Upcoming Events

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
5:00 pm
Stylish Books: Designing Philadelphia Furniture Exhibition Opening Friday, November 2 5:00pm – 7:00pm The exhibition is on view November 2, 2018 – April 26, 2019 Printed designs spread new ideas. Artisans, as well as their patrons,[...]
The Library Company of Philadelphia
3:00 pm
Guided Tour of the Center for Art in Wood  Wednesday, November 7 3:00pm Library Company exhibit Stylish Books: Designing Philadelphia Furniture examines books that artisans used in creating furniture in the 18th through 19th centuries.[...]
The Center for Art in Wood
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
5:30 pm
Join us for an evening with historian Jay Robert Stiefel as he presents his new book, The Cabinetmaker’s Account: John Head’s Record of Craft & Commerce in Colonial Philadelphia, 1718–1753 (American Philosophical Society Press, 2019).[...]
Benjamin Franklin Hall

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.