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April 13, 2022

The Greater Pittsburgh Festival of Books to be Held in May

The first-ever Greater Pittsburgh Festival of Books is coming to East Liberty on May 14 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

About

The festival is an all-day, free event spread across six venues in East Liberty, paying tribute to Pittsburgh’s rich literary community and love of reading.

The festival will feature more than 30 nationally renowned authors with ties to Pittsburgh, dozens amazing poets, kid’s story times and activities, entertainment, books and comic stores, publishers, and more.

Location

Festival activities will be held at the following locations:

  • Bakery Square, 6425 Penn Avenue
  • Carnegie Library (East Liberty branch), 130 South Whitefield Street
  • Duolingo, 5900 Penn Avenue
  • East Liberty Presbyterian Church, 116 South Highland Avenue
  • Kelly Strayhorn Theater, 5941 Penn Avenue
  • The Maverick. 120 South Whitefield Street

More Information

Details and schedules can be found on the festival’s website.

 

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October 27, 2021

East Liberty Farmer’s Market

Attend the East Liberty Farmer’s Market on Mondays through November 22, 2021. The marketing will take place on N. Euclid Ave. & Broad St. (in the Garland Parklet lot next to firehouse). Note that the farmer’s market will close at 6 p.m. beginning on November 8th.

About City of Pittsburgh Farmers’ Markets

All markets sell farm-fresh fruits, vegetables, meats, cheese and baked goods, while several locations also sell flowers, small gifts and gardening items. All markets accept food stamps (SNAP), credit and debit cards as part of Just Harvest’s Fresh Access program. For additional information, please visit the City of Pittsburgh website.

 

News

East Liberty Farmer’s Market

Attend the East Liberty Farmer’s Market on Mondays through November 22, 2021. The marketing will take place on N. Euclid Ave. & Broad St. (in the Garland Parklet lot next to firehouse). Note that the farmer’s market will close at 6 p.m. beginning on November 8th.

About City of Pittsburgh Farmers’ Markets

All markets sell farm-fresh fruits, vegetables, meats, cheese and baked goods, while several locations also sell flowers, small gifts and gardening items. All markets accept food stamps (SNAP), credit and debit cards as part of Just Harvest’s Fresh Access program. For additional information, please visit the City of Pittsburgh website.

 

News

East Liberty Farmer’s Market

Attend the East Liberty Farmer’s Market on Mondays through November 22, 2021. The marketing will take place on N. Euclid Ave. & Broad St. (in the Garland Parklet lot next to firehouse). Note that the farmer’s market will close at 6 p.m. beginning on November 8th.

About City of Pittsburgh Farmers’ Markets

All markets sell farm-fresh fruits, vegetables, meats, cheese and baked goods, while several locations also sell flowers, small gifts and gardening items. All markets accept food stamps (SNAP), credit and debit cards as part of Just Harvest’s Fresh Access program. For additional information, please visit the City of Pittsburgh website.

 

News

East Liberty Farmer’s Market

Attend the East Liberty Farmer’s Market on Mondays through November 22, 2021. The marketing will take place on N. Euclid Ave. & Broad St. (in the Garland Parklet lot next to firehouse). Note that the farmer’s market will close at 6 p.m. beginning on November 8th.

About City of Pittsburgh Farmers’ Markets

All markets sell farm-fresh fruits, vegetables, meats, cheese and baked goods, while several locations also sell flowers, small gifts and gardening items. All markets accept food stamps (SNAP), credit and debit cards as part of Just Harvest’s Fresh Access program. For additional information, please visit the City of Pittsburgh website.

 

News

June 3, 2019

Carnegie Library Serving Summer Meals for Children

Beginning June 17, the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh will offer free summer meals/snacks to Pittsburgh youth on weekdays through August 23.

About

In summer 2019, the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh will continue its participation in the Summer Food Service Program in order to ensure even more Pittsburgh youth have access to free food during summer vacation. Meals and activities will be provided during times listed below while supplies last and are for youth ages 18 and younger, and for persons with disabilities up to age 21.

Meals are being offered locally in collaboration with Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank and Pittsburgh CitiParks as part of the federally funded Summer Food Service Program.

Program Schedule

This program is available Monday – Friday at the following locations (unless otherwise specified):

More Information

For questions, contact the Library of Pittsburgh via phone at 412.622.3114.

*Information provided by the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh

News

March 12, 2019

OpenStreetsPGH

About

Grab your walking shoes and come play on car-free streets of Homewood, Larimer, East Liberty, Shadyside, and North Point Breeze on Saturday, May 25th!

Explore the longest OpenStreetsPGH route ever with 4.4 mile loop traveling through the East End.

OpenStreetsPGH is a free, all-ages event that’s building healthier, more connected communities. OpenStreetsPGH invites the community to get outside and be active, providing an opportunity to reimagine our streets as places for people, not just cars.

Activities

Join us for fitness workshops, kids activities, shopping, brunch, community arts, and special promotions presented by over 100 local businesses and organizations.

There are three event hubs along the route: two hubs will feature free fitness classes by the YMCA of Greater Pittsburgh and one hub will feature a brand new BikePGH Kids Bicycling Education classes.

Visit OpenStreetsPGH.org for more info!

Organizers & Supporters

The event is organized by Bike Pittsburgh and is made possible through major support from UPMC Health Plan. Additional support is provided by, Peoples, The Benter Foundation, The Heinz Endowments, Wahilia Creative, AARP, Port Authority, Uber, and PNC.