Fall 2019 Ticketed Events
Tickets may be purchased by subscription or individually.
Support the Free Library by becoming a subscriber, and create a series of events that suits your interests. Each subscription package includes a tax-deductible contribution based on the price of the individual events selected. Your contribution helps the Free Library of Philadelphia Foundation make possible many of the Library's incredible programs—like the Author Events Series—that enrich the cultural fabric of our region.
Beginning on Friday, September 6, at 10:00 a.m., 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 $75.00 and $145.00. When ordering a two-seat ticket, note that tix.com counts the ticket as one item, although it represents two seats.
6 tickets – fall season
12 tickets – fall season
George S. Pepper Society: Take A Front-Row Seat
Members of the Pepper Society receive early access to Author Events tickets, reserved seating at ticketed lectures, exclusive access to world-renowned authors, and much more. Contact the Free Library of Philadelphia Foundation at email@example.com or 215-567-7710 for more information about joining the Pepper Society with a contribution of $1,500 or more.
Individual Ticket Orders
Individual tickets go on sale Monday, September 9, at 10:00 a.m. Order online at freelibrary.org/authorevents or by phone at 1-800-595-4TIX (4849).
$15 General Admission
- $60/$45 Coates - Orchestra—two seats + book/seat + book
- $35 Coates - Mezzanine—seat + book
- $30 Coates - Balcony—seat + book
- $60/$45 Gladwell - Orchestra—two seats + book/seat + book
- $35 Gladwell - Mezzanine—seat + book
- $30 Gladwell - Balcony—seat + book
- $55/$40 Brock - two seats + book/seat + book
- $50/$35 Bryson - two seats + book/seat + book
- $47/$32 O'Brien - two seats + book/seat + book
- $47/$32 Patchett - two seats + book/seat + book
- $46/$44 Harry - Orchestra—seat + book/Balcony—seat + book
- $45/$30 Foer - two seats + book/seat + book
- $44/$42 Smith - Orchestra—seat + book/Balcony—seat + book
- $38 Atlas Obscura - optional book + ticket
- $35 Rice - optional book + ticket
- $34 Rippon - optional book + ticket
- $34 Rushdie - optional book + ticket
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.
No tickets or reservations are required for free Author Events unless otherwise noted. Seating is first-come, first-seated.