Upcoming Events


30may6:00 pm8:30 pmA Black Speculative History CourseFree


07jun11:00 am12:00 pmLibrary Company History & Exhibitions TourTOUR

10jun5:30 pm9:00 pmThe 10th Annual Lecture in Honor of John C. Van Horne, featuring Alan TaylorHybrid Event

14jun6:00 pm7:30 pmGenerations of Progress: A Juneteenth Celebration Exploring Frederick Douglass’s LegacyFree

20jun7:00 pm8:00 pmFIRESIDE CHAT: William James, American Influencer: History, Challenges, ModelsFree


18jul7:00 pm8:00 pmFIRESIDE CHAT: Almost Dead: Slavery and Social Rebirth in the Black Urban Atlantic, 1680-1807 Free

25jul1:00 pm2:00 pmFor the Common Good: Reviewing the Library Company’s First 150 Years


02aug11:00 am12:00 pmLibrary Company History & Exhibitions TourTOUR

06aug5:30 pm7:30 pm Dolls of our Lives : Exploring American Girlhood Then and NowFree

15aug7:00 pm8:00 pmFIRESIDE CHAT: The Memory of ’76: The Revolution in American History Free


06sep11:00 am12:00 pmLibrary Company History & Exhibitions TourTOUR

19sep5:30 pm7:30 pmTangled Journeys: One Family's Story and the Making of American History Book LaunchFree

26sep7:00 pm8:00 pmFIRESIDE CHAT: Speculation Nation: Land Mania in the Revolutionary American Republic Free

2024 Holiday Closings

The Library Company will observe the following holidays in 2024:

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day  – Jan 15, 2024
President’s Day – Feb 19, 2024
Memorial Day – May 27, 2024
Juneteenth – June 19, 2024
Independence Day – July 4, 2024
Labor Day – September 2, 2024
Thanksgiving-  November 28 & 29, 2024
Christmas Eve – December 24, 2024
Christmas Day – December 25, 2024
Winter Break –  December 26, 2024 – January 1, 2025

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