Upcoming Events

Notice of Event Cancellation: 

Thank you for your interest in Networks of Engravers in Early 19th-Century Philadelphia. Unfortunately, due to the unforeseen illness of the speaker, the lecture will regretfully need to be canceled.  All registrations fees will be refunded. We are sorry for any inconvenience this may have caused.

6:00 pm
The Specter of Peace: Rethinking Violence and Power in the Colonial Atlantic Tuesday, September 25 6:00pm: Lecture with Historian Michael Goode Reception to follow at Nomad Roman I 1305 Locust Street 20% of the proceeds will[...]
The Library Company of Philadelphia
2:30 pm
 The Birth of the American Political Cartoon, 1754 – 1776 Wednesday, September 26 2:30pm This collection review will excavate the broadsides, engravings, political cartoons, caricatures, and propaganda that transformed early American politics. Canvasing the African[...]
The Library Company of Philadelphia
8:00 am
William Birch and the Complexities of American Visual Culture: A Symposium Celebrating the Tenth Anniversary of the Visual Culture Program Friday, October 5 8:00am – 4:30pm Sponsored by the Visual Culture Program  In celebration of the[...]
The Library Company of Philadelphia
2:30 pm
Women and Photography: “More Work for the Ladies” Collection Review Wednesday, October 19 2:30pm As both professional and amateur photographers, women played a role in photography from its very earliest days. Drawing on the Library[...]
The Library Company of Philadelphia
5:30 pm
The First Gay American Novel: A Forgotten Book by Sarah Orne Jewett Tuesday, October 16 Sponsored by the Program in Women’s History  5:30pm: Reception 6:00pm: Talk by Dr. Don James Brown, Assistant Professor of 19th-Century American Literature[...]
The Library Company of Philadelphia
6:00 pm
Graphic Materials: Early American Political Cartoons and Propaganda October 23 / November 8 / November 20 / December 4 6:00pm – 8:00pm Led by Dr. Will Fenton, “Graphic Material” will excavate the broadsides, engravings, political[...]
The Library Company of Philadelphia
5:30 pm
  5:30 pm Reception: Lincoln Memorial 7:00 pm Dinner:  Meade Room   Join us for the Library Company’s 287th Annual Dinner on Thursday, November 15, 2018, featuring Stephen Fried, an award-winning investigative journalist, best-selling author and adjunct professor[...]
The Union League of Philadelphia

2018 Holiday Closings

Monday, February 19 Presidents’ Day

Monday, May 28 Memorial Day

Wednesday, July 4 Independence Day

Monday, September 3 Labor Day

Thursday–Friday, November 22-23 Thanksgiving

December 24- January 1, 2019 Christmas & New Year

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