Ticketed Events

Fall 2016 Ticketed Events

Tickets may be purchased by subscription or individually.

† Book included with ticket


Support the Free Library by becoming a subscriber, and create a series of events that suits your interests. Your support helps make this program possible. Each subscription package includes a tax-deductible contribution based on the price of the individual events selected. Your contribution helps the Foundation make possible many of the Library’s incredible programs—like the Author Events Series—that enrich the cultural fabric of our region.

Subscribe online using the links below. Most popular events sell out. Tickets are subject to availability. Please note the Sixer and Twelver ticket packages include donations of $75 and $145. When ordering a couples ticket, note that tix.com counts the ticket as one item, although it represents two seats.

Pick Six ($165)*

  • 6 tickets – fall season

Fall Season ($325)*

  • 12 tickets – fall season

*Additional charges may apply depending on event selection

George S. Pepper Society: Take A Front Row Seat

The Pepper Society recognizes those who give $1,000 or more annually to the Free Library Foundation. In appreciation of their generosity, the Library offers Peppers early access to and special pricing on Author Events tickets, reserved seating at ticketed lectures, exclusive access to world-renowned authors, and much more. Contact Emily Suda sudae@freelibrary.org or 215-814-3542 for more information.

Individual Ticket Orders

Individual tickets go on sale Tuesday, September 6 at 10:00 a.m. Order online at freelibrary.org/authorevents or by phone at 1-800-595-4TIX (4849).

  • $15 General Admission
    • $51/$36 Brown—couple + book/single + book
    • $49/$34 Lewis—couple + book/single + book
    • $48/$33 Robertson—couple + book/single + book
    • $47/$32 Foer/Cranston/Evanovich/Noah—couple + book/single + book
    • $35 Kidder—single + book
    • $25 Graves—single + book
  • $7 Student Admission (with current student ID from a two- or four-year accredited institution or degree program)
  • $6 Simulcast (sold-out events only)

Major credit cards accepted. Handling fees: $2 per general admission ticket or $1.25 per student/simulcast ticket purchased online; $3.50 per ticket purchased by phone; $3 mailing fee per complete order. Pick up at Will Call on event night is free. All sales are final.

Seating: Late-arriving patrons will be seated at the discretion of management.

Free Events

No tickets or reservations are required for Free Author Events. Seating is first-come, first-seated.