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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History of the Jersey Shore
Monday, September 24th at 7 PM

Join us for this colorful tour of our coastal history, from the long-ago days of pirates, shipwrecks, and lighthouses to the founding of today's most popular summer resorts. Presented by Kevin Woyce.

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Philly Special
Tuesday, October 2nd at 7 PM

Join us for an evening of all things E-A-G-L-E-S as we relive the glory of the Eagles’ championship season with ESPN correspondent, Sal Paolantonio for a discussion and signing of his new book, Philly Special. Through exclusive interviews, readers will learn how the Eagles overcame Carson Wentz’s season-ending injury, how the team defied the odds and the critics and how they beat the greatest dynasty in modern pro football.

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

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. 

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More programs to be announced so please check back!