Upcoming Events

5:30 pm
Rescheduled Slavery and Abolition in the Creation of the Library Company of Philadelphia Lecture with Sean Moore This talk will explain the Library’s historical connections to Atlantic slavery and abolition, citing manuscripts and printed works[...]
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5:30 pm
Francis Johnson at the Roots of American Music with Brian Farrow Friday, September 13  5:30pm: Reception  The Library Company of Philadelphia, 1314 Locust Street 6:00pm: Talk & Performance District 1199C Union Hall, 1319 Locust Street[...]
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5:30 pm
Revolutionary Networks: The Business and Politics of Printing the News, 1763 – 1789 Wednesday, September 18 5:30pm Reception 6:00pm – 7:30pm Lecture with Joseph M. Adelman, Department of History, Framingham State University Hosted by the Program[...]
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5:30 pm
The Pioneer Americanists: Early Collectors, Dealers, and Bibliographers Thursday, September 25 This presentation, based on the William L. Clements Library’s new book of the same title, is a captivating look at the lives and careers of eight generations[...]
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Sep 26 @ 5:30 pm – Oct 24 @ 8:00 pm
5:30 pm
Mirror of a City: Images of Philadelphia, 1780 – 1950 September 26 / October 10 / October 24 5:30pm – 8:00pm Led By: Erika Piola, Director of the Visual Culture Program and Sarah Weatherwax, Curator[...]
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Nov 21 @ 5:30 pm – Dec 17 @ 8:00 pm
5:30 pm
Victorian Sweets: Exoticism & Agrarianism in Local Confectionery November 21 / December 5 / December 17 5:30pm – 8:00pm The final session will be followed by a dessert reception. Using 19th-century advertisements, photos, packaging, and[...]
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2019 Holiday Closings

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day  – Monday, Jan 21, 2019
President’s Day – Monday, Feb 18, 2019
Memorial Day – Monday, May 27, 2019
Independence Day – Thursday, July 4, 2019
Labor Day – Monday, September 2, 2019
Thanksgiving-  Thursday & Friday – November 28 & 29
Holiday Closing –  Tuesday, Dec 24, 2019 – Wednesday, Jan 1, 2020

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