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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

Jun
4
H.W. Brands (Thursday, June 4 at 00am)
H.W. Brands (added from Random House)
Jun
8
Jonathan Galassi (Monday, June 8 at 12pm)
Jonathan Galassi (added from Random House)
Jun
11
Steve Inskeep (Thursday, June 11 at 7:30pm)
Steve Inskeep (added from Random House)
Jun
15
Jonathan Kozol (Monday, June 15 at 7:30pm)
Jonathan Kozol (Amazing Grace, Illiterate America, Fire In The Ashes, Letters to a Young Teacher, Ordinary Resurrections, Rachel and her children, Savage Inequalities, The Shame of the Nation, The Theft of Memory)

Jonathan Kozol is the author of Death at an Early Age, Savage Inequalities, Amazing Grace, and other award-winning books about young children and their public schools. (added from Random House)… (more)
Jun
19
Jennifer Weiner (Friday, June 19 at 7:30pm)
Jennifer Weiner is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of ten books, including Good in Bed, In Her Shoes, which was made into a major motion picture, and The Next Best Thing. A graduate of Princeton University, she lives with her family in Philadelphia. Visit her online at JenniferWeiner.com. (added from Simon & Schuster)
Jun
23
Gretchen Carlson (Tuesday, June 23 at 7pm)
Gretchen Carlson

Gretchen Carlson is an award-winning journalist and host of FOX News channel’s The Real Story with Gretchen Carlson. She previously co-hosted Fox & Friends and served as a correspondent and co-anchor on the CBS Saturday Early Show. She was crowned Miss America in 1989. She lives in Greenwich, Connecticut. (added from Random House)
Jul
21
Gary Hart (Tuesday, July 21 at 7:30pm)
Gary Hart

Gary Hart is an American politician and a former Colorado senator, serving in Congress from 1975 to 1987. Since retiring from the Senate, Hart resumed his private law practice and has written several books on U.S. history and politics. In 2014, President Barack Obama named Hart as the new United States Special Envoy for Northern Ireland. (added from Random House)… (more)
Jul
23
Frank Wilczek (Thursday, July 23 at 00am)
Frank Wilczek (added from Random House)
Jul
28
Kathy Reichs (Tuesday, July 28 at 7:30pm)
Kathy Reichs (added from Random House)
Jul
30
Untitled event (Thursday, July 30 at 7:30pm)
Oct
22
Untitled event (Thursday, October 22 at unknown time)
Oct
22
S. C. Gwynne (Thursday, 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)
Oct
22
Untitled event (Thursday, October 22 at 7:30pm)
Nov
12
Untitled event (Thursday, November 12 at 7:30pm)
Nov
13
Anjelica Huston (Friday, 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)
Apr
7
Untitled event (Thursday, April 7, 2016 at 3:30pm)
Apr
8
Untitled event (Friday, April 8, 2016 at unknown time)
Jul
30
Untitled event (Saturday, July 30, 2016 at 7:30pm)
Nov
12
Untitled event (Saturday, November 12, 2016 at 7:30pm)
Apr
7
Untitled event (Friday, April 7, 2017 at 3:30pm)
Apr
8
Untitled event (Saturday, April 8, 2017 at unknown time)
Nov
12
Untitled event (Sunday, November 12, 2017 at 7:30pm)

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