Local Authors on Mister Rogers’ Lessons

Join Pittsburgh Arts & Lectures for a virtual event with Gregg Behr and Ryan Rydzewski, authors of “When You Wonder, You’re Learning: Mister Rogers’ Enduring Lessons for Raising Creative, Curious, […]

Words & Pictures: Naomi Shihab Nye

Join us for a virtual poetry reading and Q&A by current Young People’s Poet Laureate, Naomi Shihab Nye, presented by Pittsburgh Arts & Lectures. Beloved and acclaimed poet Naomi Shihab […]

Jarrett J. Krosoczka, author & illustrator

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 […]

Author Linda Sue Park

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 […]

Sara Pipher Gilliam on ‘Reviving Ophelia’

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 […]

Author Dan Gemeinhart

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 […]

Jim Rugg, author and illustrator

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 […]

Grace Lin, author and illustrator

Grace Lin, Author and Illustrator Presented by Pittsburgh Arts & Lectures Grace Lin is the award-winning and bestselling author and illustrator of A Big Mooncake for Little Star, a gorgeous Caldecott Honor-winning […]

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

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 […]

Youth Author Event with Paige Reddig

Please join us Saturday, July 20th at 11:00 am, for an event with youth author, Paige Reddig. Register Here ‘Paige Reddig, a seventh-grader at Ephrata Middle School, is having an […]

BAM! Saturday

The BAM! (Because Academics Matter) Summer Enrichment Program, Central Catholic’s two-week summer academics program for boys entering 7th and 8th grades, will return on Saturday mornings throughout the year. Each […]

Children’s Writer Jennifer Holm

Jennifer Holm – Children’s Writer Presented by Pittsburgh Arts & Lectures The Third Mushroom is the hilarious, heartwarming, and much-anticipated sequel to The Fourteenth Goldfish by three-time Newbery Medalist Jennifer L. Holm. Jenni […]

STEM Fair with Emily Calandrelli – The Space Gal

‘The Space Gal’ and author of the Ada Lace book series, Emily Calandrelli & Mystery Lovers Bookshop present a: FREE STEM FAIR February 24th 10am-2pm @ Riverview Jr/Sr High School […]

Jonah Winter – Children’s Book Biographer

Jonah Winter – Children’s Book Biographer Presented by Pittsburgh Arts & Lectures Jonah Winter is the award-winning author of more than 30 nonfiction picture books which promote social justice, facts, […]

Story time with author Aryanna Berringer

Mystery Lovers Bookshop welcomes first time children’s author, Aryanna Berringer, as she joins us for story time to read her debut book: My Place in the World.  At a pivotal […]

Erin Entrada Kelly, author of “Hello, Universe”

2018 Newbery Medalist Erin Entrada Kelly’s bestselling book Hello, Universe celebrates friendship, bravery, being different, and finding your inner bayani (or hero in Tagalog). In addition to winning the Newbery Medal for Hello, Universe, Erin […]

Sharon G. Flake, Author of The Skin I’m In – Presented by Pittsburgh Arts & Lectures

Sharon Flake’s award-winning and bestselling debut YA novel, The Skin I’m In is celebrating its 20th anniversary with the release of a Special Edition of the book. It received the Coretta Scott […]

Jason Reynolds – Track Series Bestselling Author Presented by Pittsburgh Arts & Lectures

Jason Reynolds is a New York Times bestselling author, a Newbery Award Honoree, a Printz Award Honoree, National Book Award Honoree, a Kirkus Award winner, a two time Walter Dean Myers Award winner, an […]

Weekly Storytime at Riverstone Books

Riverstone Books is pleased to host free weekly storytimes that are best suited for ages 6 and younger, but children of all ages are welcome! Each week, we will read […]