Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Quite A Great Lineup - Be Sure To Check This Out!

Free Library of Philadelphia - Author Events!

Author Events are held in the Montgomery Auditorium at the Parkway Central Library, 1901 Vine Street, unless noted. Events generally consist of a talk by the author and a Q & A period with the audience followed by a book signing. Books are sold on-site. Seating begins 45 minutes prior to event start times. No tickets or reservations are required for Free Author Events. 

Live American Sign Language translation of Author Events is provided upon request. Please call the Author Events Office at least two weeks in advance to request this service.

Joe Beddia | Pizza Camp: Recipes from Pizzeria Beddia   
Monday, April 24, 2017 at 7:30 PM  

FREE | No tickets or reservations required
The owner and chef of Philly's own Pizzeria Beddia, named by Bon Appétit as the best pizza in America, presents his debut cookbook. In conversation with Andrew Knowlton, Bon Appétit

David Grann | Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI  
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at 7:30 PM  

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The chilling story of one of the most sinister conspiracies in American history from the no. 1 New York Times bestselling author of The Lost City of Z.

Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant | Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience and Finding Joy   
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at 7:00 PM
Irvine Auditorium | 3401 Spruce Street

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Option B combines Sheryl Sandberg's emotional insights after her husband's sudden death and Wharton psychologist Adam Grant's eye-opening research on finding strength in the face of adversity. *Each ticket includes a book. PLEASE NOTE EVENT LOCATION: Irvine Auditorium | 3401 Spruce Street | Philadelphia, PA 19104 

David Callahan | The Givers: Wealth, Power, and Philanthropy in a New Gilded Age   
Thursday, April 27, 2017 at 7:30 PM  

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The founder of the website Inside Philanthropy delves into the secretive realm of elite philanthropists and the extensive ways they shape governmental policy.

John Waters | Make Trouble     
Saturday, April 29, 2017 at 7:30 PM  
Auditorium sold out! In-house simulcast tickets available!
"The Pope of Trash" offers a manifesto for all those who seek happiness on their own terms. Auditorium ticket includes a book. In conversation with Jason Freeman
Of Interest

Predicting The Future: Medicine & Healthcare in 2107     
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at 11:00 AM  
Parkway Central Library | Room 108 | FREE
Dr. Reed, Associate Chief Medical Director of Temple University Hospital, will speak about the future of healthcare. For more information: 215-686-5331
Free Library Author Events
Andy Kahan, Ruth W. and A. Morris Williams Director, Author Events
Laura Kovacs, Associate Producer & Director
Jason Freeman, Production Associate

phone: 215-567-4341

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