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RAD Day with author Jewell Parker Rhodes

Carnegie Library Lecture Hall 4400 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh

Jewell Parker Rhodes, Award-Winning Author Presented by Pittsburgh Arts & Lectures Jewell Parker Rhodes has always loved reading and writing stories. Born and raised in Manchester, a largely African-American neighborhood on the North Side of Pittsburgh, she was a voracious reader as a child. She began college as a dance major, but when she discovered […]

Free

Julie Lythcott-Haims: “How to Raise an Adult”

Carnegie Library Lecture Hall 4400 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh

Julie Lythcott-Haims' "How to Raise an Adult" - Presented by Pittsburgh Arts & LecturesJulie Lythcott-Haims roots for humans. Humans need agency in order to make their way forward; Julie is deeply interested in what impedes us. She is the New York Times bestselling author of How to Raise an Adult, an anti-helicopter parenting manifesto which gave rise to […]

$10

Kate’s Kid Book Bash

Ace Hotel Pittsburgh 120 S. Whitfield St., Pittsburgh, PA

Kate’s Kid Book Bash! A holiday children’s book marketplace celebrating the life of beloved Pittsburgh picture book author, Kate Dopirak. Proceeds benefit Reading is FUNdamental/Pittsburgh. Buy your favorite kids books (board books, picture books, middle grade, young adult) and have them signed by dozens of authors in attendance. Pop Up Bookstore by Riverstone Books. Storytime […]

Free

Jim Rugg, author and illustrator

Carnegie Library Lecture Hall 4400 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh

Jim Rugg, Author and Illustrator Presented by Pittsburgh Arts & Lectures Jim Rugg is a Pittsburgh-based comic book artist, illustrator, and designer who collaborated with author Cecil Castellucci on the cult classic graphic novel The PLAIN Janes in 2007. The PLAIN Janes are back in a complete graphic novel collection to be released with a never-before-seen third story in […]

$10

Author Dan Gemeinhart

Carnegie Library Lecture Hall 4400 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh

Dan Gemeinhart, Middle Grade Author Presented by Pittsburgh Arts & Lectures Dan Gemeinhart is an elementary school teacher-librarian and the author of five middle grade novels. His latest heartwarming novel The Remarkable Journey of Coyote Sunrisewas named a 2019 Parents’ Choice Award Gold Medal Winner. Coyote is a young girl traveling the American countryside with her […]

$10

Sara Pipher Gilliam on ‘Reviving Ophelia’

Carnegie Library Lecture Hall 4400 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh

In 1994, Reviving Ophelia was published, and it shone a much-needed spotlight on the problems faced by adolescent girls. The book became iconic and helped to reframe the national conversation about what […]

$10

Author Linda Sue Park

Carnegie Library Lecture Hall 4400 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh

Linda Sue Park, Bestselling Author Presented by Pittsburgh Arts & Lectures Linda Sue Park is the author of more than two dozen books for young readers, including picture books, middle-grade and young-adult novels, short stories, and poetry. Among her titles are the 2002 Newbery Medal winner A Single Shard, and the New York Times-bestseller A Long Walk to […]

$10

Eileen Kenny Book Signing

Please join us Saturday, March 7th 1pm-4pm Trunk Shows boutique 1754 North Highland Rd pittsburgh Pa 15241 a block or 2 from the Galleria or South hills village Meet and greet Eileen Kenny, author of “Can You Hear Him Whisper?" A local author from the South Hills. She will sign your book if you’d like. […]

Free

Jarrett J. Krosoczka, author & illustrator

Carnegie Library Lecture Hall 4400 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh

Jarrett J. Krosoczka, Bestselling Author/Illustrator Presented by Pittsburgh Arts & Lectures New York Times best-selling author/illustrator Jarrett J. Krosoczka creates books with humor, heart, and deep respect for his young readers—qualities that have made his titles perennial favorites on the bookshelves of homes, libraries, and bookstores. First published at the age of twenty-three, Jarrett has […]

$10

Kate’s Kid Book Bash

The Kingsley 6435 Frankstown Avenue, Pittsburgh , PA

This free book festival will feature 25 children's authors and illustrators signing their books and meeting with kids and families. Book sales by Riverstone Bookstore's pop-up shop. Crafts, story times, and not one but two dogs!

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