Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh - Main (Oakland) will close at 3 pm on Friday, May 2. Customers may pick up holds or return items at the main entrance until 5 pm or visit other CLP locations.
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3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Summary: Women are emerging as a driving force in the bicycling community. In this talk Bike Pittsburgh will report on both local and national Women and Biking forums, and what more women biking means for Pittsburgh.
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Directions to this location: Lecture Hall - Main

Summary: Karen Morrow, Project Manager, PA Digital Newspapers & Sue Kellerman, Head of Digitization & Preservation Dept, Penn State, will discuss & demonstrate how & where to find, browse & search digitized historic PA newspapers.
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Summary: Pittsburgh resident Jacob Bacharach discusses his debut novel, The Bend of the World, a coming-of-age story reminiscent of Michael Chabon's Mysteries of Pittsburgh.
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Summary: Dave Borland will present a reading of his novel, In A Moments Time set primarily in Oakland. The novel's central theme is the positive power of forgiveness. Book signing to follow.
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Summary: Johnstown native Kathleen George comes to Writers LIVE with The Johnstown Girls, a hybrid novel combining historical themes with whodunit mystery, set in her hometown in 1989, 100 years after the great Johnstown flood.
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Summary: Barbara Johnstone, a professor at Carnegie Mellon University, will discuss her new book Speaking Pittsburghese: The Story of a Dialect. Book signing to follow.
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Summary: Award-winning Pittsburgh writer Abby Mendelson will tell the story of his new book Pittsburgh Prays: Thirty-Six House of Worship, celebrating the art, architecture, and history of this area's most renowned sacred places.
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Summary: Join the artist for a “conversation” with Andy Warhol at his grave at the St. Byzantine Cemetery in Bethel Park, Pennsylvania. Learn about the many visitors who have written notes or talked with Andy on video.
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Summary: Pittsburgh writer Thomas Sweterlitsch visits Writers LIVE with his gritty debut novel Tomorrow and Tomorrow, a Blade Runner-meets-Google Glass dystopian mystery.
 
 

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