Downtown - Philadelphia, PA


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Downtown

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

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Sun 10-8
Mon-Sat 9-10

 

23 Upcoming events at Downtown - Philadelphia, PA

October 2017

Friday

20

Fatally Flawless

Saleem Roberts
Author Event (Fiction)
Friday October 20, 2017 7:00 PM A gritty urban drama set in West Philadelphia during the late 1990's, where drugs, sex, money, and materialism were all in abundance. This fast-paced story revolves around the lives of three beautiful seniors at Overbrook High School and the individual men in their lives.

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Saturday

21

Good Day, Good Night Storytime

Special Event, Children's Event, Storytime (Childrens)
Saturday October 21, 2017 11:00 AM In this previously unpublished picture book by Margaret Wise Brown, author of the beloved children's book Goodnight Moon, readers will take comfort in the reassuring world of the little bunny and delight at the attention to detail and hidden surprises on every page. Join us for Storytime, with activities to follow.

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Laurel Hill Cemetery, Pennsylvania (Images of America Series)

Rachel Wolgemuth, Carol Yaster
Author Signing (Cultural Studies, History, Local Interest)
Saturday October 21, 2017 1:00 PM Established in 1836, Philadelphia's Laurel Hill Cemetery was one of the earliest rural cemeteries in America. Laurel Hill became the desired place of burial for Philadelphia's elite and the final resting place of burial for those with last names like Widener, Wharton, Meade, and Elkins. The cemetery is regarded as an important part of the community, and a worthy destination for visitors.

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Monday

23

Unjustifiable Means: The Inside Story of How the CIA, Pentagon, and the US Government Conspired to Torture

Mark Fallon
Author Signing (Current Affairs)
Monday October 23, 2017 7:00 PM Mark Fallon is an international security consultant and career national security professional. He spent more than 30 years in government, 27 of them with NCIS and two as a member of the Senior Executive Service within the Department of Homeland Security. Fallon has spoken publicly on the subject of criminal detention and continues to be a vocal advocate for human rights.

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Tuesday

24

Sun Warrior

P.C. Cast
Author Event (Teens)
Tuesday October 24, 2017 7:00 PM

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Wednesday

25

Halloween Storytime!

Storytime (Childrens)
Wednesday October 25, 2017 4:00 PM Halloween Storytime! Wear your costume and join us as we listen to not-so-scary books like Llama Llama Trick or Treat by Anna Dewdney and other Halloween-y tales!

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Friday

27

The Storm Before the Storm: The Beginning of the End of the Roman Empire

Mike Duncan
Author Signing (History)
Friday October 27, 2017 7:00 PM The creator of the massively popular, award-winning podcast series The History of Rome brings to life the story of the tumultuous years that set the stage for the fall of the Roman Republic. A stark warning for modern readers about what happens to a civilization driven by increasing economic inequality, political polarization, and ruthless ambition.

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Saturday

28

Mary McScary and Creepy Pair of Underwear! Storytime

Special Event, Children's Event, Storytime (Childrens)
Saturday October 28, 2017 11:00 AM Join us for a special Halloween Storytime! First, in Mary McScary, bestselling authors R.L. Stine and Marc Brown join forces again in a funny story featuring a fearless anti-heroine that will have kids and their parents cheering. Then, in Creepy Pair of Underwear!, Aaron Reynolds and Peter Brown team up for a hilarious and creepy story of a brave rabbit and a very weird pair of underwear.

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November 2017

Wednesday

01

Not-So-Scary Storytime!

Storytime (Childrens)
Wednesday November 01, 2017 4:00 PM Not-So-Scary Storytime! Spooky Old Tree by the Berenstains sets the mood.

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Saturday

04

Bruce's Big Move Storytime

Special Event, Children's Event, Storytime (Childrens)
Saturday November 04, 2017 11:00 AM Our favorite curmudgeonly bear now shares his home with not only his four geese, but three rowdy mice, too! Fed up with their shenanigans, Bruce sets off to find a rodent-free household. As usual, nothing goes quite according to plan. Join us for this hilarious Storytime that is sure to keep kids giggling.

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