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.


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.


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.