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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2:00 PM
Directions to this location: Squirrel Hill

Summary: Kevin Farkas, Director of Veteran Voices of Pittsburgh Oral History Initiative, will talk about his group's work capturing, preserving and sharing the stories of local veterans.
6:30 PM
Directions to this location: Squirrel Hill

Summary: Caroline Shannon-Karasik, a local author whose new book is The Gluten-Free Revolution, will be here on Thursday, May 22 at 6:30 PM to give a Back to (Gluten-Free) Basics talk.
6:30 PM
Directions to this location: Squirrel Hill

Summary: Learn how to get the highest lifetime income stream from Social Security. Whether you're married or single, divorced or widowed, there are certain strategies women can use to maximize Social Security benefits over a lifetime.
1:00 PM
Directions to this location: Squirrel Hill

Summary: Learn how to recycle your food scraps into rich compost right in your own kitchen (odor free!), create a backyard composting system and harvest rainwater from your roof using rain barrels to use in your landscape.
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.
6:30 PM - 7:45 PM

Directions to this location: Squirrel Hill

Summary: Acclaimed author Michael Sims will present his new book The Adventures of Henry Thoreau: A Young Man’s Unlikely Path to Walden Pond. This dramatic story chronicles Thoreau’s life from his time at Harvard through the years he spent at Walden Pond.
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.
 
 

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