Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month covers such a large swath of people, experiences, histories, languages, and perspectives that it is impossible to choose just a few writers to highlight. Here are eight exciting anthologies that pack in as many types of writing and kinds of authors as possible –– poetry, speculative fiction, realistic fiction, and history through literature and research are all represented here.

Violins of Hope

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh is proud to partner with Violins of Hope to bring movement-based workshops, music performances and a panel discussion centered on themes of inclusion, hope and so much more to five library branches.

Banned Books: Adult Nonfiction

Banned Books Week is October 1-7. As CLP celebrates the right to read, check out the below is a list of adult nonfiction titles that have been challenged, banned, or censored over the past few years.  

History in Poems

These poetry collections capture the stories of the 20th century with lines that evoke the immediacy of the moment as much as they detail the facts. Grab one and get familiar with history in verse. 

Poetry Month!

From lyrical picture books and nursery rhymes to novels in verse, here is a list of poetry books for you to share with your readers.

Nature Writing

Autumn is a beautiful time of year to spend outdoors, but it’s also a perfect season to curl up with a book. Whichever you prefer, you can reconnect with nature, ponder your place in the animal kingdom, and immerse yourself in the rhythm and routines of the wilderness around us with these pieces of nature writing.