Literature, Lectures, and Lyrics

Literature, Lectures, & Lyrics
This library program series presents people and places you thought you knew in fresh perspectives.
Immerse yourself in the Philadelphia identity, consider the people behind classic literature, and take in perspectives of distant lands. Find yourself looking at the world anew.

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The Bride Speaks! Married to the Monster
Tuesday, October 23nd at 7 PM

Conference Center, Lower Level

The preformer who brought you The Bizarre Case of Lizzie Borden and Thyphoid Mary: Dinner is Served, brings a fictionalized history of The Bride of FrankensteinThe Bride - She is Silent No More! This acclaimed and inspired preformance affords the audience an opprotunity to hear the Bride's persepective. Discover her dark secrets and confessions about life married to the Monster. 

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Unique Eats & Eateries of Philadelphia
Thursday, November 15th at 7:30 PM

Conference Center, Lower Level

Author Irene Levy Baker will present her book Unique Eats and Eateries of Philadelphia which details the sweet and spicy stories behind ninety not-to-be-missed restaurants in the Philadelphia region. From bungled mob hits to chefs finding romances, join us for an evening of tasty tales and savory stories. For a taste of what's to come, please click here for an interview with the author.

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Journey From Johannesburg

Thursday, November 29th at 7 PM 

Conference Center, Lower Level

South African-born singer-songwriter Toby Tobias presents his new show, Journey tot Johannesburg, which recounts his travels from South Africa to Isreal, and then to New York, where he would become and American citizen. He shares his life story with original songs and a unqiue visual presentation. Registration opens to CHPL cardholders on August 1. Registration opens to the public on November 1.

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Toddler New Year's Eve Dance Party

Monday, December 31st at 11:45 AM 

Conference Center, Lower Level

You don't need to stay up to midnight to ring in the New Year. Countdown to noon at the library! Best for ages four and under. More details coming soon.

 

 

 

More programs to be announced so please check back!

 

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