Tagged Philadelphia

Words at Play - Play Party

Join the Philadelphia Museum of Art and the Kimmel Center to discover featrued artwork from the museum, create your own masterpiece, and explore the performing arts! FREE fun for families with children ages birth - 5 years.…

Words at Play - Play Party

Join the Philadelphia Zoo and the Franklin Institute for exploration of animals and science! FREE fun for families with children ages birth - 5 years. Siblings welcome. Healthy snacks will be provided. For more information call…

The Devil Inside Me

Join us— if you dare —for a retrospective discussion of the infamous serial killers and mass murderers that have walked and stalked the streets of Philadelphia. When one thinks of Philadelphia over the centuries, one…

From Proposal to Project: Philadelphia’s Parkway, 1884–1937

Highlighting materials from the Library’s Map Collection, this exhibition delves into the complicated history of the Parkway’s initial proposal, its iterations of building plans, and its triumphant renaming. Learn about the…

Jennifer Weiner | Little Bigfoot, Big City

Jennifer Weiner is the “funny, fierce, feisty” ( Glamour ) no. 1  New York Times  bestselling author of more than a dozen novels that dive headlong into the ups and downs of relationships, careers, and family…

Author Talk: Thom Nickels

Author Thom Nickels will discuss his book Literary Philadelphia. Thom Nickels is the author of 11 published books, the theater critic for ICON Magazine, a weekly columnist for Philadelphia Magazine, Spirit Newspapers, and a Huff Post…

Words at Play - Play Party

Join the Philadelphia Art Museum to discover featured artwork from the museum and create your own masterpiece. FREE fun for families with children ages birth - 5 years. Siblings welcome. Healthy snacks will be provided. For more…

A Tale of Two Sister Cities: Photographs from Philadelphia and Tianjin, China

Since 1979, Philadelphia and Tianjin, China have been sister cities. This photography exhibition explores the connections and difference between these two vibrant cultural capitals. Through 60 original images displayed alongside…

Meet the Authors | Natalie and Tricia Pompilio

Authors Natalie and Tricia Pompilio will discuss their new book, Walking Philadelphia:  30 Walking Tours Exploring Art, Architecture, History and Little-Known Gems.  This book contains 30 self-guided tours, each jammed with…

Words at Play - Play Party

Join the Kimmel Center to explore the perfoming arts around the world! FREE fun for families with children ages birth - 5 years. Siblings welcome. Healthy snacks will be provided. For more information call Words at Play:…

Spotlight on Incheon: Gimbap with JaeHee Cho, Executive Chef of the 76ers

The long-standing tradition of sister cities encourages global citizenship and an understanding of cultural keystones such as culinary customs to encourage multidisciplinary cooperation between two cities. Philadelphia’s Sister…

Words at Play - Play Party

Join the Philadelphia Zoo for an exploration of animals, and find out how you can learn more! FREE fun for families with children ages birth - 5 years. Siblings welcome. Healthy snacks will be provided. For more information call Words…

Words At Play - BLOCK PARTY

Come celebrate with us at our annual Words at Play Vocabulary Initiaitve Block Party! There will be Books! Food! and Art! The fun starts at 12:00 p.m. and ends at 3:00 p.m. Hope to see you there!

Michael Solomonov and Steven Cook | Federal Donuts: The (Partially) True Spectacular Story

Lauded for bringing the Middle Eastern, North African, Mediterranean, and Eastern European influences from Solomonov’s titular Philadelphia restaurant to readers’ home kitchens, Michael Solomonov and Steven Cook’s…

Notable African Americans From Philadelphia

Notable African Americans from the City of Brotherly Love.

Philadelphia Inquirer Digital Archive 1860-2001

This historical newspaper provides genealogists, researchers and scholars with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts and unparalleled coverage of the politics, society and events of the time.

BusinessDecision

Based on Synergos Technologies, Inc. (STI) data and mapping technologies, BusinessDecision combines extensive consumer household data, market segmentation data, population forecasts and demographic data with state of the art mapping…

Archive-It

Archive-It, a web archiving service, to collect and store the websites of Philadelphia government agencies and selected cultural institutions, such as the Philadelphia Museum of Art and the American Philosophical Society. You can search…