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Last week, the Drexel University Autism Support Program presented a panel discussion highlighting issues raised about autism in this year’s One Book, One Philadelphia selection , The Curious… continue reading #OneBookWednesday: Stage vs. Page and Other Takeaways

By written by Sandy H.    March 1, 2017   

You don’t understand how much I love burgers. I  love  them. Give me a big fat burger on a bun with a couple slices of tomato, pickles, and cheese, and you’ll see the… continue reading #OneBookWednesday: One Book…Wow, Burger

By written by Kalela W.    February 22, 2017   

There were no dog-related mysteries at last Wednesday evening’s One Book, One Philadelphia event . In fact, the message was quite clear: working and service dogs from across the city are… continue reading #OneBookWednesday: The Curious Incidence of the Dogs in our Lifetimes

By written by Eileen O.    February 15, 2017   

The Free Library is happy to host  Philadelphia Performances for Autism (PPA) on Saturday, February 18 at 2:00 p.m. in Parkway Central Library's Children's Department . Philadelphia… continue reading Philadelphia Performances for Autism (PPA)

By written by Leanne F.    February 15, 2017   

Emphasizing the diversity and individuality expressed on the Autism Spectrum was one of the main themes that came out of the One Book, One Philadelphia panel discussion hosted at the South… continue reading #OneBookWednesday: Exploring Myths and Facts about the Autism Spectrum

By written by Will T.    February 8, 2017   

Last Wednesday night, we officially closed the door on the 2016-2017 One Book, One Philadelphia reading period for  The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time (although, let’s be… continue reading #OneBookWednesday: Looking Back on 15 Years

By written by Kate C.    February 1, 2017   

The 2017 One Book, One Philadelphia kickoff event is set for tonight and marks the 15th year of this beloved Philadelphia tradition. Can you believe it? The very first One Book, One Philadelphia… continue reading Celebrate 15 Years of One Book, One Philadelphia!

By written by Kalela W.    January 25, 2017   

We are just one week away from the kickoff event to the One Book, One Philadelphia 2017 season ! On Wednesday night, January 25, at 7:30 p.m., you are invited to join us in Parkway Central Library… continue reading #OneBookWednesday: Book Discussion Tips

By written by Julie B.    January 18, 2017   

Why do I so enjoy working with One Book, One Philadelphia each year? Let me count the ways! For me, this program combines many of the components that I consider to be critical to contemporary… continue reading #OneBookWednesday: A Neighborhood Library Perspective

By written by Deborah A.    January 11, 2017   

While our 2017 One Book, One Philadelphia selection is often speculated to be a book about Autism Spectrum Disorder or Asperger’s Syndrome (something we've discussed in a previous… continue reading #OneBookWednesday: Companion Books about Children with Disabilities

By written by Joy K.    January 4, 2017   

The following is a guest blog post by Frances Egler, who serves as the Director of Programming and Presentations at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts . Egler is responsible for booking the… continue reading #OneBookWednesday: Broadway Booking and The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

By written by Administrator    December 28, 2016   

In which I become obsessed with physics… Despite having a super non-scientific brain, I really related to Christopher’s love of math, physics, and astronomy in The Curious Incident of… continue reading #OneBookWednesday: Obsessed with Physics

By written by Alix G.    December 21, 2016   

In The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time , Christopher Boone’s investigation into the death of a neighborhood dog is inspired by his love of detective fiction. In particular, he… continue reading #OneBookWednesday: The Curious Appeal of Sherlock Holmes

By written by Sara D.    December 14, 2016   

We often assume that the novels we read contain some element of autobiographical information. Especially for those of us who aren’t blessed with creative writing talent, it can be hard to… continue reading #OneBookWednesday: The Motivation Behind The Curious Incident

By written by Julie B.    December 7, 2016    1

One of the joys of reading The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time is experiencing the world through the eyes of Christopher Boone, whose powers of logic and perception work so… continue reading #OneBookWednesday: How Does Your Mind Work?

By written by Sara D.    November 30, 2016   

I have written of my deep and abiding love of mysteries on the Free Library’s blog many times over ( Exhibits A and B ). I just can’t help myself! So when I heard the title of this… continue reading #OneBookWednesday: Is Our Selection A Mystery Book?

By written by Alix G.    November 23, 2016   

The One Book, One Philadelphia 2017 featured selection, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time , is often described as a book about a unique teen on a quest. When trying to describe… continue reading #OneBookWednesday: Understanding Autism Spectrum Disorder

By written by Julie B.    November 16, 2016    1

This year's One Book, One Philadelphia selection has a bright cover you just can't miss. It's hard to even think of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time  without the… continue reading #OneBookWednesday: A Curious Cover Design

By written by Samantha M.    November 9, 2016   

In choosing Mark Haddon 's The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time as this year's One Book, One Philadelphia featured selection, the One Book Selection Committee clearly signaled… continue reading #OneBookWednesday: What the Critics Have to Say

By written by Julie B.    November 2, 2016   

The 2017 One Book, One Philadelphia selection was announced this morning! We are very excited to share that for its 15th anniversary season, One Book will dive into Mark Haddon’s The Curious… continue reading This Year's One Book, One Philadelphia Selection Is...

By written by Julie B.    October 27, 2016    4