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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

Nov
6
Anne Rice (Thursday, November 6 at 7:15pm)
Anne Rice (Angel Time, Anne Rice Value Collection, Belinda, Blackwood Farm, Blood and Gold, Blood Canticle, Called out of darkness, Christ the Lord: Out of Egypt, Christ the Lord: The Road to Cana, Cry to heaven, Exit to Eden, The Feast of All Saints, Interview with Anne Rice, Interview With The Vampire, Lasher)

Anne Rice is the author of thirty-two books. She lives in Palm Desert, California.www.annerice.com (added from Random House)… (more)
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
Richard McGuire (Tuesday, December 2 at 00am)
Richard McGuire (Here)

Richard McGuire is a regular contributor to The New Yorker. His work has appeared in The New York Times, McSweeney’s, Le Monde, and Libération. He has written and directed for two omnibus feature films: Loulou et Autre Loups (Loulou and Other Wolves, 2003) and Peur(s) du Noir (Fears of the Dark, 2007). He has also designed and manufactured his own line of toys, and he is the founder and bass player of the no-wave band Liquid Liquid. The six-page comicHere, which appeared in 1989 in Raw magazine, volume 2, number 1, was immediately recognized as a transformative work that would expand the possibilities of the comic medium. Its influence continues to be felt twenty-five years after its publication. (added from Random House)… (more)
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 (The Autobiography and Other Writings, Blindspot, A Is for American, New York Burning, THE NAME OF WAR, The Mansion of Happiness, Book of Ages, The Secret History of Wonder Woman)

Jill Lepore is the David Woods Kemper ’41 Professor of American History at Harvard University and a staff writer at The New Yorker. Her Book of Ages was a finalist for the National Book Award. She lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts. (added from Random House)… (more)
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
6
Ian Bostridge (Friday, February 6, 2015 at 7:30pm)
Ian Bostridge (Schubert's Winter Journey)

IAN BOSTRIDGE performs regularly throughout Europe, North America and the Far East to outstanding critical acclaim. He read Modern History at Oxford and received a D.Phil in 1990. He is the author ofWitchcraft and Its Transformations c.1650-c.1750 and A Singer's Notebook. He is Humanitas Professor of Music at the University of Oxford and a regular contributor to The Guardian and the TLS. He is married to the writer and critic Lucasta Miller. They live in London with their two children. (added from Random House)… (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)
May
7
Francine Prose will be promoting Lovers at the Chameleon Club, Paris 1932 (Thursday, May 7, 2015 at 7:30pm)
Francine Prose will be promoting Lovers at the Chameleon Club, Paris 1932 (added from HarperCollins)
May
15
Christopher Buckley (Friday, May 15, 2015 at 7:30pm)
Christopher Buckley is the pen name of Christopher Buckley. He divides his time between the bedroom, kitchen, bathroom, and the koi pond, which serves as a sushi bar for the benefit of herons. When not cursing herons, he plants expensive bulbs for the winter nourishment of the abundant local squirrel population. His next book is Game of Drones, a candid and sure-to-be-controversial account of his experiences deploying miniature unmanned aerial vehicles in his yard “for purposes of deterrence and, to be honest, revenge.” (added from Simon & Schuster)… (more)
Jun
19
Jennifer Weiner (Friday, June 19, 2015 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)
Oct
22
Untitled event (Thursday, October 22, 2015 at unknown time)
Oct
22
S. C. Gwynne (Thursday, October 22, 2015 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, 2015 at 7:30pm)

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