Words & Pictures

Words & Pictures presents acclaimed children’s authors and illustrators to readers of all ages.

Patricia Polacco on stage

Words & Pictures

Headshot of Lois Lowry smiling into camera, wearing a blue sweater. She is a senior white woman with short grey hair.

Lois Lowry

RADical Days Virtual Program
October 18, 2020
Headshot of Jerry Craft

Jerry Craft

Virtual Program
November 22, 2020
Headshot of Lauren Tarshis

Lauren Tarshis

Virtual Program
December 13, 2020

Laurie Halse Anderson

Virtual Program
January 28, 2021

Pam Muñoz Ryan

Virtual Program
February 7, 2021

Naomi Shihab Nye

Virtual Program
March 11, 2021
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You have to know what you stand for, not just what you stand against.”

Laurie Halse Anderson, Speak

Words & Pictures is generously supported by:



EQT Foundation
The Grable Foundation
J.B. Finley Charitable Trust through the PNC Charitable Trust Grant Review Committee

Media Sponsor


Upcoming Lectures

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Alaina E. Roberts

APR 22

Heather McGhee

Heather McGhee


Brian Broome

Brian Broome

MAY 18

S brook corfman

S. Brook Corfman

MAY 20