The festival concludes today, inside and outside the Free Library at 19th and Vine Streets, with writers, exhibitor tents, live music and children's entertainment.

Among the highlights are appearances by authors Mark Bowden ("The Best Game Ever") at 1 p.m.; James McBride ("Song Yet Sung") at 3; and Jerry Spinelli ("Smiles to Go") at 3:30; and an interview with television journalist Barbara Walters ("Audition") at 5 p.m.

For information, call 215-567-4341 or visit

festival.org or