Tagged Humanities

Author Event | Alisa Melekhina

Alisa Melekhina, internationally ranked chess master and author of Reality Check: What the Ancient Game of Chess Can Teach You About Success in Modern Competitive Settings will share insights from her inspirational book that can be…

In Our Nature: Flora and Fauna of the Americas

An Exhibition in the Rare Book Department's William B. Dietrich Gallery (3rd floor) April 9 - September 15, 2018 The ecology of the Western Hemisphere has been shaped by human intervention. Landscapes and wildlife have been helped,…

Bibliophiles Reading Group

Join us as we discuss How Dare the Sun Rise:  Memoires of a War Child, by Sandra Uwiringiyimana. Branch staff can assist you to obtain copies of the books, from the Free Library system. Are you interested in leading the discussion?…

Mystery Book Club

Are you interested in discussing murder, mystery and mayhem?  This new summer book club will be led by librarian Deb Ahrens.  Tonight we'll be discussing A Beautiful Blue Death , by Charles Finch.  We'll have…

Discover Art at Your Neighborhood Library with Virtual Reality!

Discover Art in this 2-Part Program! Visit South Philadelphia Library to look at the Barnes’ collections of art from around the world with Virtual Reality (VR) headsets. Sign up to attend one of two offered sessions. Light…

Discover Art at Your Neighborhood Library with Virtual Reality!

Discover Art in this 2-Part Program! Visit South Philadelphia Library to look at the Barnes’ collections of art from around the world with Virtual Reality (VR) headsets. Sign up to attend one of two offered sessions. Light…

Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy

The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy is an authoritative, comprehensive Web-based reference work about philosophy, useful to scholars of all levels as well as the general public. Published through Stanford University‚Äôs Center for the…