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“Reade him, therefore; and againe, and againe" 5/14/14 5:30PM - 7:30PM 2014-05-14 17:30:00 2014-05-14 19:30:00

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“Reade him, therefore; and againe, and againe”: The Free Library of Philadelphia’s First Folio in Context   Claire M. L....

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Archives Month Tour 10/25/13 3PM - 4PM

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The Tour: A public tour of the Rare Book Department has been in operation since 1949. Rare book librarians on staff provide a basic...

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Free Library of Philadelphia, Rare Book Department

Archives Month Tour 10/8/13 3PM - 4PM

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The Tour: A public tour of the Rare Book Department has been in operation since 1949. Rare book librarians on staff provide a basic...

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Free Library of Philadelphia, Rare Book Department

Dickens Literary Salon - A Christmas Carol 12/20/12 6:30PM - 7:30PM

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Join us for a discussion of A Christmas Carol, which Dickens wrote over the course of two months in late 1843. The book tapped into an...

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Dickens Literary Salon - Our Mutual Friend 11/15/12 6:30PM - 7:30PM

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Join us as we discuss Dickens’s last completed novel, Our Mutual Friend, one of the most complexly plotted of his works. It begins with the...

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Dickens Literary Salon - Bleak House 10/18/12 6:30PM - 7:30PM

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Join us as we discuss Bleak House, which was published in monthly parts between March 1852 and September 1853. Although not his most...

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Dickens Literary Salon - Nicholas Nickleby 9/20/12 6:30PM - 7:30PM

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Join us for a discussion of Dickens's third novel, Nicholas Nickleby. In early 1838 when he had finished Pickwick  Papers and while still...

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Dickens in Philadelphia Tour 9/15/12 12PM - 2:30PM

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Led by our Dickens Literary Ambassador Edward Pettit, we retrace Dickens's 1842 visit to the City of Brotherly Love and learn about Charles...

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Dickens Literary Salon - Barnaby Rudge 8/16/12 6:30PM - 7:30PM

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Join us for a discussion of Barnaby Rudge, first published weekly in Master Humphrey's Clock after the conclusion of The Old Curiosity...

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Dickens Literary Salon - A Tale of Two Cities 7/19/12 6:30PM - 7:30PM

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Join us for a discussion of Dickens's twelfth novel: “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.” The book with perhaps the most...

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Boz Bicentenary Speaker Series: Sandra Sokowski 7/10/12 7PM - 8PM

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"Charles Dickens' A Tale of Two Cities:  Dr. Manette and the Prisoner at Eastern State Penitentiary." Just in time for Bastille Day Dr....

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Dickens Literary Salon - Great Expectations 6/21/12 6:30PM - 7:30PM

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Join us for a discussion of Great Expectations, Dickens's thirteenth novel, originally published in weekly parts in his journal All the...

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Dickens Literary Salon - David Copperfield 5/17/12 6:30PM - 7:30PM

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Join us for a discussion of Dickens's eighth and most autobiographical novel, originally published as a serial between May 1849 and...

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Boz Bicentenary Speaker Series: Wesley Stace 5/9/12 7:30PM

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Join us in the Elkins Room for a presentation on David Copperfield. Wesley Stace was born in Hastings, Sussex, in 1965, and educated at the...

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Dickens Literary Salon - The Old Curiosity Shop 4/19/12 6:30PM - 7:30PM

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First published as part of the periodical Master Humphrey’s Clock, The Old Curiosity Shop centers on Nell Trent, who wanders England with...

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Dickens Literary Salon - Edwin Drood 3/15/12 6:30PM - 7:30PM

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Join us for a discussion of The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Dickens's final, but incomplete novel.  He had finished the sixth of the...

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Free Library of Philadelphia, Rare Book Department

Boz Bicentenary Speaker Series: Matthew Pearl 3/6/12 7:30PM - 8:30PM

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Join us in the Elkins Room for a presentation by Matthew Pearl on The Mystery of Edwin Drood. Matthew Pearl is the author of the novel The...

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Free Library of Philadelphia, Rare Book Department

Dickens Literary Salon - Oliver Twist 2/16/12 6:30PM - 7:30PM

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Join us in the Elkins Room of the Rare Book Department for a discussion of Oliver Twist; or The Parish Boy's Progress, Charles Dickens's...

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Dickens Literary Salon - The Pickwick Papers 1/19/12 6:30PM - 7:30PM

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Join us in the Elkins Room of the Rare Book Department for a discussion of The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club, Charles Dickens's...

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Boz Bicentenary Series - Rick Bravo on Pickwick 1/11/12 7:30PM - 8:30PM

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Join us in the Elkins Room for a presentation on The Pickwick Papers. Richard Bravo is an actor, director and all-round gadabout,...

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