Upcoming Events


02jun11:00 am12:00 pmLibrary Company History & Exhibitions TourTOUR

07jun6:00 pm7:00 pmVirtual EventCurating Queer Collections: An LGBT Archivist RoundtableFree

15jun7:00 pm8:00 pmVirtual EventFIRESIDE CHAT: Benjamin Rush, Civic Health, and Human Illness in the Early American Republic Free

16jun6:00 pm7:30 pmVirtual/ Physical EventThe Sounds of Freedom: A Juneteenth Celebration with Dr. Scot BrownFree


07jul11:00 am12:00 pmLibrary Company History & Exhibitions TourTOUR

11jul7:00 pm8:00 pmVirtual Event"A Stupendous Folly:" Philadelphia Celebrates America's Sesquicentennial, Presented by Sarah WeatherwaxMember Event

20jul7:00 pm8:00 pmVirtual EventFIRESIDE CHAT: Faith in Exposure: Privacy and Secularism in the Nineteenth-Century United StatesFree


04aug11:00 am12:00 pmLibrary Company History & Exhibitions TourTOUR

09aug7:00 pm8:00 pmVirtual EventDirector's Hour with Michael Barsanti: "A Dukedom Large Enough:" Shakespeare and the Library Company of PhiladelphiaMember Event

17aug7:00 pm8:00 pmVirtual EventFIRESIDE CHAT: Under the Skin: Tattoos, Scalps, and the Contested Language of Bodies in Early AmericaFree


01sep11:00 am12:00 pmLibrary Company History & Exhibitions TourTOUR

14sep7:00 pm8:00 pmVirtual EventWrap it Up: Wrappers of All Shapes, Sizes, and Forms in the Graphic Arts Collection, Presented by Erika PiolaMember Event

21sep7:00 pm8:00 pmVirtual EventFIRESIDE CHAT: Beauty and the Brain: The Science of Human Nature in Early AmericaFree

2023 Holiday Closings

The Library Company will observe the following holidays in 2023:

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day  – Jan 16, 2023
President’s Day – Feb 20, 2023
Memorial Day – May 29, 2023
Juneteenth – June 19, 2023
Independence Day – July 4, 2023
Labor Day – September 4, 2023
Thanksgiving-  November 23 & 24, 2023
Christmas Day – December 25, 2022
Winter Break –  December 26, 2023 – January 1, 2024

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