Upcoming Events

Nov 21 @ 5:30 pm – Dec 17 @ 7:30 pm
5:30 pm
Victorian Sweets: Exoticism & Agrarianism in Local Confectionery November 21 / December 5 / December 17 5:30pm – 8:00pm The first session will be followed by a dessert reception catered by the Franklin Fountain  Using[...]
The Library Company of Philadelphia
Jan 16 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
5:30 pm
Franklin & Women with Dr. Carla Mulford January 16, 2020 5:30 pm Reception 6:00 pm Lecture Carla J. Mulford, Professor of English at Pennsylvania State University, will speak on Benjamin Franklin and women—his ideas about[...]
The Library Company of Philadelphia
5:30 pm
Force & Freedom with Dr. Kellie Carter-Jackson February 12, 2020 5:30 pm Reception 6:00 pm Lecture In Force and Freedom, Kellie Carter Jackson provides the first historical analysis exclusively focused on the tactical use of violence[...]
The Library Company of Philadelphia
2:30 pm
Celebrating Black History Month: Frederick Douglass  February 19, 2020 2:30 pm: Collection Review with Jasmine Smith, African American History Specialist Join the Program in African American History for its Black History Month Collection Review as[...]
The Library Company of Philadelphia
5:30 pm
Celebrate Women’s History Month at the Library Company Rightfully Hers: American Women and the Vote March 5, 2020 5:30 pm Reception 6:00 pm Lecture Robyn Muncy is a Professor of History at the University of Maryland,[...]
The Library Company of Philadelphia
2:30 pm
The Secret History of Sappho: Re-imagining a Women-Centered Past March 10, 2020 2:30 pm: Collection Review with Connie King, Curator of Women’s History  In the latter half of the 19th century, Sappho became a common[...]
The Library Company of Philadelphia
Mar 31 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
2:30 pm
Gallery Tour of Ghost River: the Fall and Rise of the Conestoga March 31, 2020 2:30 pm Tour with Curator Dr. Will Fenton Ghost River: The Fall and Rise of the Conestoga will place original[...]
The Library Company of Philadelphia

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.