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Free Library of Philadelphia - Central Library

1901 Vine Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103

United States

215-686-5322

Type: Library

Web site: http://www.freelibrary.org/

Events: http://libwww.freelibrary.org/calendar/calbyd…

Twitter account: @FreeLibrary

Amenities: wifi, food/drink

Description: between 19th and 20th Streets on the Parkway

Wifi Access: http://www.freelibrary.org/libserv/wirelessconnect.htm

Monday - Wednesday 9 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Thursday - Saturday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sunday 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Added by: froggie.  Contacted: Not contacted.  Venue ID: 3303

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Garrison Keillor will be at the Library on Sunday, October 5 at 7:30 p.m. Website: www.freelibrary.org, click on Author Events.
September 2008 by librarybkworm
I'm a little confused, the website has Garrison Keillor listed as coming on October 5th.
September 2008 by biblioholic29

Upcoming events

Oct
10
Al Sharpton (Friday, October 10 at unknown time)
Al Sharpton is a political and social activist in the fight against injustice. (added from Simon & Schuster)
Oct
14
Jane Smiley (Tuesday, October 14 at 00am)
Jane Smiley (added from Random House)
Oct
14
Colm Toibin (Tuesday, October 14 at 7:30pm)
Colm Tóibín is the author of seven novels, including The Blackwater Lightship;The Master, winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize; Brooklyn, winner of the Costa Book Award; and The Testament of Mary, as well as two story collections. Twice shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize, Tóibín lives in Dublin and New York. (added from Simon & Schuster)
Oct
15
Ben Urwand, The Collaboration: Hollywood’s Pact with Hitler (Wednesday, October 15 at 7:30pm)
Ben Urwand, The collaboration: Hollywood’s Pact with Hitler

Lecture and signing, Free Library of Philadelphia (added from Harvard University Press)
Oct
17
Cornel West (Friday, October 17 at 12pm)
Cornel West (added from Random House)
Oct
21
Lila (Tuesday, October 21 at 7:30pm)
Meet Pulitzer Prize-winning author Marilynne Robinson as she reads from her new novel Lila. (added from Macmillan)
Oct
22
S. C. Gwynne (Wednesday, October 22 at 7pm)
S.C. Gwynne is the author of the New York Times bestseller Empire of the Summer Moon, which was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award. He spent most of his career as a journalist, including stints with Time as bureau chief, national correspondent, and senior editor, and with Texas Monthly as executive editor. He lives in Austin, Texas, with his wife and daughter. (added from Simon & Schuster)… (more)
Oct
22
S. C. Gwynne (Wednesday, October 22 at 7:30pm)
S.C. Gwynne is the author of the New York Times bestseller Empire of the Summer Moon, which was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and the National BookCritics Circle Award. He spent most of his career as a journalist, including stintswith Time as bureau chief, national correspondent, and senior editor, and with Texas Monthly as executive editor. He lives in Austin, Texas, with his wife anddaughter. (added from Simon & Schuster)… (more)
Oct
28
Simon Winchester will be promoting The Men Who United the States (Tuesday, October 28 at 7:30pm)
Simon Winchester will be promoting The Men Who United the States (added from HarperCollins)
Nov
13
Anjelica Huston (Thursday, November 13 at 7:30pm)
Academy Award-winning actress and director Anjelica Huston has received honors from the National Society of Film Critics; the Independent Spirit Awards; and the Golden Globe Awards; as well as multiple Oscar, BAFTA, and Emmy awards or nominations. Huston most recently starred on the hit TV show Smash. She is the author of the memoirs A Story Lately Told and Watch Me. (added from Simon & Schuster)
Nov
14
Amy Tan will be promoting The Valley of Amazement (Friday, November 14 at 7:30pm)
Amy Tan will be promoting The Valley of Amazement (added from HarperCollins)
Nov
19
Ann Patchett will be promoting This Is the Story of a Happy Marriage (Wednesday, November 19 at 7:30pm)
Ann Patchett will be promoting This Is the Story of a Happy Marriage (added from HarperCollins)
Nov
21
Anjelica Huston (Friday, November 21 at 12pm)
Academy Award-winning actress and director Anjelica Huston has received honors from the National Society of Film Critics; the Independent Spirit Awards; a Golden Globe Award; as well as multiple Oscar, Golden Globe, BAFTA, and Emmy awards and nominations. Anjelica most recently starred on the hit TV show Smash. (added from Simon & Schuster)
Dec
2
Doris Kearns Goodwin (Tuesday, December 2 at 7:30pm)
Doris Kearns Goodwin is the author of the runaway bestseller Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln. She won the Pulitzer Prize in history for No Ordinary Time: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt: The Home Front in World War II and is also the author of the bestsellers Wait Till Next Year, The Fitzgeralds and the Kennedys, and Lyndon Johnson and the American Dream. She lives in Concord, Massachusetts, with her husband, Richard N. Goodwin. (added from Simon & Schuster)… (more)
Dec
4
Jill Lepore (Thursday, December 4 at 7:30pm)
Jill Lepore (added from Random House)
Dec
6
Untitled event (Saturday, December 6 at 00am)
Dec
6
Untitled event (Saturday, December 6 at 00am)
Jan
21
Jane Pauley (Wednesday, January 21, 2015 at unknown time)
Jane Pauley has been a familiar face on TV for more than thirty years. She served as cohost of Today from 1976 to 1989, anchored Dateline NBC for eleven years, and in 2004 became the host of her own daytime program, The Jane Pauley Show. Her memoir, Skywriting: A Life Out of the Blue, was a New York Times bestseller. She lives with her husband, Doonesbury cartoonist Garry Trudeau, in New York City. (added from Simon & Schuster)… (more)
Feb
9
Armistead Maupin will be promoting The Days of Anna Madrigal (Monday, February 9, 2015 at 7:30pm)
Armistead Maupin will be promoting The Days of Anna Madrigal (added from HarperCollins)
Feb
17
Matthew Quick will be promoting The Good Luck of Right Now (Tuesday, February 17, 2015 at 6:45pm)
Matthew Quick will be promoting The Good Luck of Right Now (added from HarperCollins)
Feb
17
Matthew Quick will be promoting The Good Luck of Right Now (Tuesday, February 17, 2015 at 7:30pm)
Matthew Quick will be promoting The Good Luck of Right Now (added from HarperCollins)
Mar
24
Wendy Ruderman will be promoting Busted (Tuesday, March 24, 2015 at 7:30pm)
Wendy Ruderman will be promoting Busted (added from HarperCollins)
Apr
2
Simon Schama will be promoting Story of the Jews, The (Thursday, April 2, 2015 at 7:30pm)
Simon Schama will be promoting Story of the Jews, The (added from HarperCollins)
Apr
22
Marlo Thomas (Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at unknown time)
Marlo Thomas is the author of six bestselling books, Free to Be…You and Me, Free to Be…a Family, The Right Words at the Right Time (Volumes 1 and 2), Thanks and Giving: All Year Long, and her memoir, Growing Up Laughing: My Story and the Story of Funny. She has won four Emmys, a Golden Globe, a Grammy, and the Peabody Award, and has been inducted into the Broadcasting Hall of Fame. She lives in New York with her husband, Phil Donahue. (added from Simon & Schuster)… (more)
Apr
22
Marlo Thomas (Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at 7:30pm)
Marlo Thomas is the author of six bestselling books, Free to Be…You and Me, Free to Be…a Family, The Right Words at the Right Time (Volumes 1 and 2), Thanks and Giving: All Year Long, and her memoir, Growing Up Laughing: My Story and the Story of Funny. She has won four Emmys, a Golden Globe, a Grammy, and the Peabody Award, and has been inducted into the Broadcasting Hall of Fame. She lives in New York with her husband, Phil Donahue. (added from Simon & Schuster)… (more)

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