All Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh locations will be closed on Wednesday, December 24, Thursday, December 25 and Thursday, January 1, 2015. In addition, the Library will close at 5 pm Wednesday, December 31, 2014.
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Literary & Writing Organizations

Pittsburgh Area

Check out the Pittsburgh Literary Calendar to find out what's happening in the area.



  • Pennsylvania Center for the Book
    The mission of the Pennsylvania Center for the Book is to study, honor, celebrate, and promote books, reading, libraries, and literacy to the citizens and residents of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Their website features sections on Book News, Pennsylvania Book World, Reference, and an online Literary Map of Pennsylvania, and a Family Literacy Activity Guide (Playing with Words).
  • Pennsylvania Outdoor Writers Association (POWA)
    The Pennsylvania Outdoor Writers Association (POWA) is an organization of professional writers, artists, photographers, broadcasters, telecasters, lecturers and other communicators with a common interest in the outdoors.