Upcoming Events

5:30 pm
Civil War, Civil Rights: African American Women in Civil War-Era Philadelphia 5:30pm -6:30pm: Lecture Reception to follow In conjunction with the Library Company’s NEH Summer Seminar “What Did Independence Mean for Women: 1776 – 1876?”[...]
The Library Company of Philadelphia
Jul 25 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
1:30 pm
Book Club: On the Map Join us as we explore the unique way that maps relate and realign our history—and reflect the best and worst of what makes us human. In his book, Simon Garfield[...]
The Library Company of Philadelphia
12:00 pm
The Library Company welcomes author Thom Nickels to discuss and answer questions about his book. Literary Philadelphia maps the history of several talented and well-known writers from Philadelphia and the places they lived, spent time,[...]
The Library Company of Philadelphia
2:30 pm
African American Musicians Collection Library Company Print & Photograph Department Curator, Sarah Weatherwax, and Associate Curator of Prints & Photographs, Erika Piola, will present special collection items highlighting the rich history of African American music[...]
The Library Company of Philadelphia

2017 Holiday Closings

Monday, May 29 Memorial Day

Tuesday, July 4 Independence Day

Monday, September 4 Labor Day

Thursday–Friday, Nov 23-24 Thanksgiving

Monday-Friday, Dec 25-29 Christmas

For more information on these events please call 215-546-3181 or email Clarissa Lowry, clowry@librarycompany.org.