Downtown - Philadelphia, PA


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Downtown

Rittenhouse Square
1805 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
215-665-0716

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Sun 10-9
Mon-Fri 8-10
Sat 9-10

 

14 Upcoming events at Downtown - Philadelphia, PA

February 2016

Wednesday

10

Love Is in the Air Storytime

Children's Event (Childrens)
Wednesday February 10, 2016 4:00 PM Clifford's First Valentine by Norman Bridwell starts us off. Later, we'll make cards for our special someones.

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Saturday

13

Love Monster and the Last Chocolate Storytime

Special Event, Children's Event, Storytime (Childrens)
Saturday February 13, 2016 11:00 AM Monster comes home from vacation and discovers a box of chocolates on his doorstep. He knows he should share it with his friends, but what if there's none left for him after everyone has a piece? Join us Saturday, February 13 at 11:00AM for a special Storytime featuring Love Monster and the Last Chocolate. Activities and coloring to follow.

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Second House from the Corner

Sadeqa Johnson
Author Event (Fiction)
Saturday February 13, 2016 2:00 PM

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Wednesday

17

Kittycat Storytime

Children's Event, Storytime (Childrens)
Wednesday February 17, 2016 4:00 PM John Butler's If You See a Kitten is our featured book.

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Meet Author Wendy Wilson-Fall - Memories of Madagascar and Slavery in the Black Atlantic

Author Event, Author Signing (African American, Literature)
Wednesday February 17, 2016 5:00 PM Wendy Wilson-Fall is associate professor and program chair of the African Studies Program at Lafayette College. Her research engages questions of sociocultural change, ethnic identity, and multifocal cultural narratives.

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Saturday

20

Peter Rabbit Storytime

Special Event, Children's Event, Storytime (Childrens)
Saturday February 20, 2016 11:00 AM Join us on Saturday, February 20 at 11:00AM to celebrate author Beatrix Potter's beloved and mischievous bunny with The Classic Tale of Peter Rabbit: And Other Cherished Stories. These adventure-filled stories are brought to life with vivid original illustrations from illustrator Charles Santore. Activities will round out the fun.

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Meet Author Mario Candelaria - Ashes: A Firefighter's Tale

Author Event, Author Signing
Saturday February 20, 2016 1:00 PM Ashes: A Firefighter's Tale takes readers along for the ride with a New York firefighter. Matt always had an easygoing life. Girls liked him, his friends were like family and being a firefighter came naturally. But his life changed in an instant when he lost his leg trying to save the last person trapped in a burning building. A riveting tale about perseverance, hard work, and overcoming the odds, Ashes is a gripping tale told in evocative black and white.

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Awards Party

Special Event (Film/TV/Radio/Video)
Saturday February 20, 2016 2:00 PM Join us for movie trivia, party games, prizes and entertaining tips for hosting your own awards event.

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Sunday

21

Meet Author Bernard Jacobson

Author Signing, Author Reading (Biography, Cultural Studies)
Sunday February 21, 2016 1:00 PM Star Turns and Cameo Appearances celebrates Bernard Jacobson's 56 years as a professional music critic. This compelling and entertaining narrative offers revealing portraits of the many eminent musicians he has worked with, among them Riccardo Muti, Ignat Solzhenitsyn, Sviatoslav Richter, and the great Polish composer Andrzej Panufnik

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Wednesday

24

Puppydog Storytime

Children's Event, Storytime (Childrens)
Wednesday February 24, 2016 4:00 PM Liesbet Slegers' A Puppy for Kevin teaches us about being a good pet person.

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