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Location: Philadelphia, pa 19149-2731, United States

Little Libraries

There are 6 "Little Libraries" within 25 miles.

Local venues

2228 Cottman Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19149
6304 Castor Avenue, Philadelphia, pa 19149-2731
6742 Torresdale Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19135-2416
7810 Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19136-3047
4634 Frankford Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19124
6098 Rising Sun Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19111-6009
WALMART (2.2 miles)
4600 ROOSEVELT BLVD, Philadelphia,, PA 19124
400 Myrtle Ave, Cheltenham, PA 19012
7370 Central Avenue,, Philadelphia, PA 19111
3079 Holme Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19136
501 Rhawn St, Philadelphia, PA 19111
9233 Roosevelt Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19114-2205
306 Main Street, Riverton, New Jersey 08077
231 E Wyoming Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19120
5501 North 5th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19120-2805
6614 North 12th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19126-3299
563 Church Rd, Elkins Park, PA 19027
7605 Old York Road, Melrose Park, PA 19027
7607 Old York Road, Melrose Park, PA 19027
601 East Indiana Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19134-3042
1619 Riverton Road, Cinnaminson, New Jersey 08077
1333 Wagner Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19141-2916
2076 Red Lion Rd, Philadelphia, PA
2987 Almond Street, Philadelphia, PA 19134
7420 Sycamore Ave, La Mott, PA 19027

Local events

Mar
3
Free Library of Philadelphia - Richard Price - The Whites
Joseph Fox Bookshop, Tuesday, March 3 at 7:30pm
The Whites Richard Price Capturing “the rhythm, tone, and evanescent vocabulary of urban life” (The New York Review of Books), Richard Price’s gritty crime novels include The Wanderers, Lush Life and Clockers. He is the screenwriter of Sea of Love, Ransom, the television show The Wire, and The Color of Money, for which he received an Oscar nomination. The recipient of the 1999 American Academy of Arts and Letters Award, Price has taught writing at Columbia, Yale, and NYU. The Whites tells a story of corruption, redemption, the bad old days, and friendships forged in a crucible far beyond the Thin Blue Line. Parkway Central Library 1901 Vine Street Philadelphia, PA 19103 (between 19th and 20th Streets on the Parkway) This is a FREE event; no tickets or reservations are required. For more information, please call 215-567-4341, or click here

Location: Street: Free Library of Philadelphia Additional: 1901 Vine Street City: Philadelphia, Province: Pennsylvania Postal Code: 19103-5207 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Mar
5
Free Library of Philadelphia - Michio Kaku - The Future of the Mind: The Scientific Quest to Understand, Enhance, and Empower the Mind
Joseph Fox Bookshop, Thursday, March 5 at 7:30pm
The future of the mind: The Scientific Quest to Understand, Enhance, and Empower the Mind Michio Kaku Theoretical physicist Dr. Michio Kaku is a renowned popularizer of science and co-founder of String Field Theory, continuing Einstein’s quest to unite the four fundamental forces of nature into a single grand unified theory of everything. In his no. 1 New York Times bestseller The future of the mind, he tackles the most captivating and complex object in the known universe: the human brain. Dr. Kaku provides a look at the astonishing research being done in laboratories around the world, revealing what the future may hold and how the latest advancements in neuroscience and physics will affect our daily lives. Parkway Central Library 1901 Vine Street Philadelphia, PA 19103 (between 19th and 20th Streets on the Parkway) This is a TICKETED event; $15 General Admission, $7 Students, $25 book with ticket option. For more information, please call 215-567-4341, or click here

Location: Street: Free Library of Philadelphia Additional: 1901 Vine Street City: Philadelphia, Province: Pennsylvania Postal Code: 19103-5207 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Mar
8
Courtney Allison, Tina Carr, Caroline Laskow, Julie Peacock
Main Point Books, Sunday, March 8 at 3pm
Courtney Allison (The Soup Club Cookbook)
Tina Carr (The Soup Club Cookbook)
Caroline Laskow (The Soup Club Cookbook)
Julie Peacock (The Soup Club Cookbook) (added from Random House)
Mar
9
Eric Nelson, The Royalist Revolution: Monarchy and the American Founding
National Constitution Center, Monday, March 9 at 12pm
Eric Nelson, The Royalist Revolution: Monarchy and the American Founding

Lecture and signing, National Constitution Center (added from Harvard University Press)
Mar
9
Katie Cotugno will be promoting How to Love
Katie Cotugno will be promoting How to love (added from HarperCollins)
Mar
10
Free Library of Philadelphia - Phil Klay - Redeployment - Atticus Lish - Preparation for the Next Life
Joseph Fox Bookshop, Tuesday, March 10 at 7:30pm
Redeployment Phil Klay Redeployment, Phil Klay’s debut story collection, is “the best literary work thus far written by a veteran of America’s recent wars” (The New Yorker). A former Marine officer who served thirteen months in Iraq, Klay has been rewarded by critics and readers for his encapsulation of the profane, mundane, gritty nature of the war. The virtuosic Redeployment is a New York Times bestseller and is the winner of the 2014 National Book Award. Preparation for the Next Life Atticus Lish Atticus Lish has been a Chinese-English translator, United States Marine, Styrofoam factory worker, and security guard, among sundry other vocations. He is also the author of Life Is With People, a book of captioned drawings. Lish’s debut novel is “perhaps the finest and most unsentimental love story of the new decade” (New York Times). In Preparation for the Next Life, the lives of a troubled veteran and an oppressed illegal alien intersect in a story of violence, madness, and tenderness. Parkway Central Library 1901 Vine Street Philadelphia, PA 19103 (between 19th and 20th Streets on the Parkway) This is a FREE event; no tickets or reservations are required. For more information, please call 215-567-4341, or click here

Location: Street: 1724 Sansom St City: Philadelphia, Province: Pennsylvania Postal Code: 19103-5207 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Mar
10
Phil Klay
Phil Klay (Redeployment)

Phil Klay is a Dartmouth grad and a veteran of the US Marine Corps. He served in Iraq during the Surge and subsequently received an MFA from Hunter College, where he studied with Colum McCann and Peter Carey, and worked as Richard Ford’s research assistant. His first published story, “Redeployment”, appeared in Granta’s Summer 2011 issue. That story led to the sale of his forthcoming collection, which will be published in seven countries. His writing has also appeared in the New York Times, the New York Daily News, Tin House, and in The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2012. (added from Random House)… (more)
Mar
11
Free Library of Philadelphia - Jeff Benjamin - Front of the House: Restaurant Manners, Misbehaviors & Secrets
Joseph Fox Bookshop, Wednesday, March 11 at 7:30pm
Front of the House: Restaurant Manners, Misbehaviors & Secrets Jeff Benjamin Managing partner of Philadelphia’s celebrated Marc Vetri family of restaurants, for over 15 years Jeff Benjamin has helped make the Vetri brand synonymous with quality fine-dining with his impeccable standards, attention to detail, wide range of taste, and strong work ethic. He also supports many philanthropic causes and nonprofit organizations, including Little Smiles and The Great Chef’s Event, which benefits Alex’s Lemonade Stand. In 2008, Benjamin and Vetri created the Vetri Foundation for Children, a charity that focuses on promoting healthy eating and the childhood obesity crisis. Including observations about reserving tables, what your server truly thinks about you, and what it takes to get kicked out, Front of the House is a behind-the-scenes look at the art of exceptional restaurant service. Parkway Central Library 1901 Vine Street Philadelphia, PA 19103 (between 19th and 20th Streets on the Parkway) This is a FREE event; no tickets or reservations are required. For more information, please call 215-567-4341, or click here

Location: Street: 1724 Sansom St City: Philadelphia, Province: Pennsylvania Postal Code: 19103-5207 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Mar
12
Robert A. M. Stern, Peter Pennoyer, Anne Walker
The Athenaeum of Philadelphia, Thursday, March 12 at 6pm
Mar
12
Book Club Happy Hour with Bryan Reardon!
Harleysville Books, Thursday, March 12 at 7pm
Time to Mix, Mingle and Laugh! Join us for another great Book Club Happy Hour! Grab the gals from book club, your sister and your best friend and join us for a fun evening of drinks, snacks and great conversation about the Perfect-for-Book-Clubs novel, Finding Jake, with author, Bryan Reardon. This book is unputdownable! Cost for the evening is $5 per person, but if you purchase the novel with us at the event we will take $5 off the cost of the book. Registration is a must and space is limited. Desserts will be catered by our friends at the Java Good Day Cafe.

Location: Street: 674 Main Street Additional: Salford Square City: Harleysville, Province: Pennsylvania Postal Code: 19438-1665 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Mar
12
Free Library of Philadelphia - Jennifer Senior - All Joy and No Fun: The Paradox of Modern Parenthood
Joseph Fox Bookshop, Thursday, March 12 at 7:30pm
All Joy and No Fun: The Paradox of Modern Parenthood Jennifer Senior A contributing editor at New York Magazine, Jennifer Senior writes about politics, mental health, and social sciences, and in 2014 she delivered a TED Talk on happiness and parenting. Her “excellent” New York Times bestselling debut book, All Joy and No Fun: The Paradox of Modern Parenthood is “salted with insights and epigrams, the book is argued with bracing honesty and flashes of authentic wisdom” (The New York Times Book Review). Senior received the GLAAD award in 2002 and the Newswomen’s Club of New York award in 1999 and 2014, and she has appeared on Anderson Cooper 360, Morning Joe, and Good Morning America. Parkway Central Library 1901 Vine Street Philadelphia, PA 19103 (between 19th and 20th Streets on the Parkway) This is a FREE event; no tickets or reservations are required. For more information, please call 215-567-4341, or click here

Location: Street: Free Library of Philadelphia Additional: 1901 Vine Street City: Philadelphia, Province: Pennsylvania Postal Code: 19103-5207 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Mar
16
Rachel Hartman
Children's Book World, Monday, March 16 at 7pm
Rachel Hartman (Seraphina, Shadow Scale)

Rachel was born in Kentucky, but has lived a variety of places including Chicago, Philadelphia, St. Louis, England, and Japan. She has a BA in Comparative Literature, although she insists it should have been a BS because her undergraduate thesis was called "Paradox and Parody in Don Quixote and the satires of Lucian." She eschewed graduate school in favor of drawing comic books. She now lives in Vancouver, BC, with her family, their whippet, and a talking frog and salamander.Rachel Hartman is the recipient of the 2013 William C. Morris YA Debut Award which honors a debut book published by a first-time author writing for teens and celebrating impressive new voices in young adult literature. (added from Random House)… (more)
Mar
20
Jenny Bowen will be promoting Wish You Happy Forever
Main Point Books, Friday, March 20 at 7pm
Jenny Bowen will be promoting Wish You Happy Forever (added from HarperCollins)
Mar
20
Kazuo Ishiguro
Kazuo Ishiguro (An Artist of the Floating World, A pale view of hills, Never let me go, Nocturnes, The Remains of the Day, The Unconsoled, The Buried Giant, When We Were Orphans, Nunca Me Abandones)

Kazuo Ishiguro's seven previous books have won him wide renown and numerous honors. His work has been translated into more than forty languages. Both The Remains of the Day and Never let me go have more than 1,000,000 copies in print across platforms, and both were adapted into highly acclaimed films. (added from Random House)… (more)
Mar
24
Wendy Ruderman will be promoting Busted
Wendy Ruderman will be promoting Busted (added from HarperCollins)
Mar
24
Richard S. Dunn, A Tale of Two Plantations: Slave Life and Labor in Jamaica and Virginia
Richard S. Dunn, A tale of two plantations: Slave Life and Labor in Jamaica and Virginia

Lecture at the David Library of the American Revolution (added from Harvard University Press)
Mar
25
Wendy Ruderman will be promoting Busted
Barnes & Noble Booksellers - Cherry Hill, Wednesday, March 25 at 7pm
Wendy Ruderman will be promoting Busted (added from HarperCollins)
Mar
31
Anne de Courcy will be promoting The Fishing Fleet
The Union League of Philadelphia, Tuesday, March 31 at 6pm
Anne de Courcy will be promoting The Fishing Fleet (added from HarperCollins)
Apr
1
Daniel Jones will be promoting Love Illuminated
WRITERS HOUSE AT UPENN, Wednesday, April 1 at 12pm
Daniel Jones will be promoting Love Illuminated (added from HarperCollins)
Apr
1
Daniel Jones will be promoting Love Illuminated
Kelly Writers House at the University of Pennsylvania, Wednesday, April 1 at unknown time
Daniel Jones will be promoting Love Illuminated (added from HarperCollins)
Apr
2
Simon Schama will be promoting Story of the Jews, The
Simon Schama will be promoting Story of the Jews, The (added from HarperCollins)
Apr
3
Marie Bostwick
Quilts For Kids, Friday, April 3 at 00am
Marie Bostwick (added from Random House)
Apr
7
Untitled event
Apr
10
David Walton
David Walton (Superposition, Supersymmetry)

David Walton is the author of Superposition, Quintessence, and the Philip K. Dick award-winning novel Terminal Mind. He lives near Philadelphia with his wife, seven children, and three hamsters. By day, he works on classified defense technology, which not even the hamsters are allowed to know about. David's fiction explores themes that skirt the edges of science and religion, such as human origins, the nature of truth, the certainty of death, and the nature of the soul. (added from Random House)… (more)
Apr
10
Wendy Ruderman will be promoting Busted
Wendy Ruderman will be promoting Busted (added from HarperCollins)
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