Click a button in the library search tool below to search for libraries nearby or around the world. It is the thlargest public library system in the united states. Friends of the free library book corner in philadelphia. In this valentine to readers, librarians, and booklovers the world over, the new york timesbestselling author of little beach street bakery returns with a funny, moving. Attractions near book corner friends of the free library. Both locations accept books of all genres and formats that are gently used andor in good condition. Engross yourself in the imaginary worlds of classic and contemporary literature when you buy from book corners bookstore in philadelphia. The free library of philadelphia is the public library system that serves philadelphia, pennsylvania. We are operated by the nonprofit friends of the free library in philadelphia. Unique among public libraries in the united states, it is neither a city agency nor a nonprofit organization.
Ill be appearing sounds like a magic act in the target tent at 2pm on sunday. Nominees like retold tales booksellers, 2nd chance books, book corner friends of the free library. Philadelphia reads book bank provides educators with books and supplemental classroom supplies. Additionally an overheard book scanner is available free of charge. This weekend is the free library festival at the philadelphia central library. Always nice to get donations although i have used my own money for books also. The bookshop on the corner the free library of philadelphia. I also just found out that they partner with the free library of philadelphia for the author series and sell the books for them. The library is a closedstack nonbrowsing, noncirculating collection.
The map does not automatically display any little free library locations. The library also hosts the citywide one book, one philadelphia program. The founding father once started his own lending library in 1731 in philadelphia called the library company. How to download an ebook from the free library of philadelphia. Little free library map little free library take a book. Items, including food, to be used for events or programs sponsored by the free library of philadelphia, e. Best bookstore in the philadelphia area philly alist. I called about 5 or 6 independent bookstores in the city and this was the only one that had the book i was looking for in stock. Book corner friends of the free library, philadelphia. All dallas public library locations will be closed until further notice. The book corner 311 n 20th st, logan square, philadelphia, pa. Please call us ahead of time to schedule your appointment and learn about our. Book corner is one of those rare used book store gems where all paperbacks are a. Out of an abundance of caution, some little free library volunteer stewards are choosing to temporarily close their libraries.
Book corner friends of the free library philadelphia. Browse, borrow, and enjoy titles from the the free library of philadelphia digital collection. Manuscript overview references binding images abstract. You can indulge your passion for used books, and support the philadelphia public library and its literacy programs, at the book corner, run by the friends of the free library. The free library of philadelphias rare book department has a fascinating collection of bonds permits including the ones pictured above.
Port richmond books, mollys for tolkien books and rare miles davis records and joseph fox books for strong world history, history, architecture, arts, gardens, and other social studies and humanities collections. They are part of the librarys mary wickham bond archive, and they will be on display when i present my real james bond talk there. Digital images may be taken with a camera, cell phone, or tablet, as long as the flash is turned off and no tripod is used. The free library of philadelphia is the public library system that serves philadelphia. It takes place on saturday and sunday april 18 and 19 at 19th street at vine. Librarything local covers bookstores and libraries, and book events of all kinds. I have a little free library we take on camping trips. Joseph fox bookshop rittenhouse square philadelphia, pa. A walking tour of philadelphia book stores perspectives. On april 12, 2019, parkway central unveils its first renovation since its construction. Summer reading or to volunteers at a free library sponsored event. Researchers may bring their own portable usb or save to the cloud. Please call us ahead of time to schedule your appointment and learn about our full donation policy so that we can be sure to. Website for the free library of philadelphia, its programs, resources, and services.
Anchoring the local reading scene is the parkway central library, the main branch of the philadelphia free library, on the historic benjamin franklin parkway. In fact everything is in my laptop, but also safely backed up online and that includes my ebook collection too in case the worst. Started in 2009, its a nonprofit that seeks to place these small, accessible book exchange boxes right in front of a house or on a street corner. Each purchase at the book corner helps support the free library of philadelphia. Youll have to create a new account with ebscohost, but it should automatically link. All books are donated by the community, and profits go to support and advocate for the libraries in philadelphia. Philadelphias literary legacy makes for a novel visit. A new pageturning journey is waiting for you at book corner in philadelphia so head over today and discover a new read. Find book corner friends of the free library in philadelphia with address, phone number from yahoo us local. Philadelphia free library page 4 mobileread forums.
Friends of the free library 311 n 20th st philadelphia, pa. It features deluxe gospel books from armenia, ethiopia, byzantium, and. Street parking is always accessible for those dining at book corner. Lets talk about the free library of philadelphia for a moment. All proceeds support the free librarys mission to advocate for library services in philly. Friends of the free library of philadelphia will host their popular big book. One of the largest public library systems in the world, flp has established its internet presence to enhance and extend its services to the citizens of philadelphia, the delaware valley, and beyond. The idea is that ill be reading from the judy sierra book i. Find something to read at friends of the free librarys big book sale. Many libraries offer free music thats yours to keep. Check out this thread on our favorite used book stores in 2017 some of us like book corner behind the free library for cheap reads.
Author events free library free library of philadelphia. Literary roots run deep in philadelphia, a city that has inspired writers and continues to nurture their legacies. Book corner friends of the free library philadelphia 2020 all. Renovated free library branches aim to get more people in the door. He was born in south philadelphia in 1881 and died in 1950. The prices are amazingly low and they support the free library. Visit the free librarys companion ebscohost ebook search section. If you need something new to read, head to the book corner on. You must first enter search criteria and click the search button. I volunteer in the books corner at a thrift store, and we get a lot of books that come through the store more than once often our price stickers are still on them. Photo via visit philly, free library is upper right w colorful banners. Donation of books andor materials may be delivered to the book corner. In addition to online sales, we operate the book corner, 311 n.
See 26 photos and 10 tips from 414 visitors to book corner. View all attractions near book corner friends of the free library on tripadvisor. Find 5 listings related to book corner in philadelphia on. With more than 900 illuminated manuscripts, 1,250 of the first printed books ca. Friends of the free library book corner in philadelphia, pa. Summer reading or to volunteers at a free librarysponsored event.
Due to the ongoing impact of covid19, all free library locations will remain closed to the public until safety concerns have subsided. Book corner and friends of the free library to host popup summer. Friends of the free librarys used bookstore at 311 north 20th street, philadelphia. With the spread of covid19, remember that your health and the health of those in your community is whats most important. The collection is from all over the world, and from ancient to modern times. The free library of philadelphia shop offers charming literary gifts for any occasion, including autographed books, signed posters, mugs, and tote bags. Book corner friends of the free library in philadelphia. Book corner 311 n 20th st next to the free library.
If youve got a favorite bookstore in philadelphia or the philadelphiaregion, please sound off in the comments. Completely dependent on donations, the store boasts an interesting and well rounded selection, ranging. Buy books online, new and used online bookstore from alibris. How to make a free little library for the neighborhood. The modernized branches of the philadelphia free library lovett, logan, tacony, and marrero are less about books and more about social experience. Cheap used books, friendly bibliocats and all proceeds go to the free library. Inkind gifts free library free library of philadelphia. On december 1, 1910, the library was moved again, to the northeast corner of th and. We would like to show you a description here but the site wont allow us.1161 1092 1500 1039 192 292 216 698 1444 1389 150 425 1077 382 519 962 355 1347 65 702 645 590 714 696 1447 1196 608 708 611 982 378 848 852 1125