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Songs and Stories: an Evening of Storytelling from Veteran Artists

Journaling the Pandemic

Amanda Headlee, “Till We Become Monsters” Book Launch

Rachel Beanland, “Florence Adler Swims Forever” paperback release launch

Social Justice Book Club – A Queer History of the United States

Sebastian Junger | Freedom

Teen Workshop: Take the Mic

Wednesdays on the Stoop: Alisha Berry

Infrastructure is the New Black

Shakespeare 4 Ways: Four Teachers Share Their Take on the Bard

Uncle Bobbie’s Presents: Zakiya Dalila Harris “The Other Black Girl”

The Tradition Workshop: Teaching a poem to “serve you”

Ebony & Ivy: Craig Steven Wilder

Sabbat School: Litha (Midsommar)

Sinéad O’Connor | Rememberings

The Philly Pigeon Poetry Slam, ft. Tariq Thompson

June Community Drafts Open Mic

Flash Fiction Reading to Benefit A Novel Idea

Brown Brainy Brilliant Book Festival

Monday Poets: Tariq Thompson, Dilruba Ahmed, Kayleb Candrilli

She is a Beast: Writing the Monstrous Female w/ Christina Rosso-Schneider

She is a Beast: Writing the Monstrous Female

The Art of Publishing Your First Book with Jaclyn Gilbert

A Novel Witch Book Club – The Near Witch

Livin’ on Luck featuring Katch Campbell, Fereshteh Sholevar, and Bill Van Buskirk

Kiese Laymon | Long Division

One Book Wednesday on the Stoop with Blue Stoop

Wednesdays on the Stoop: Michelle Chikaonda

Centering Queer Joy: A Poetry Workshop with Sam Herschel Wein

E-Verse Equinox Reading Series, with Thaddeus Rutkowski, Micheline Maylor, and Daisy Fried

The Will to Forget: Memory, the Nation, and Ulysses | In Conversation with Vincent Cheng

Re-Creating a New World: One Book Finale with Jericho Brown

Madam C.J. Walker’s Gospel of Giving: The AME Church’s Role in Her Life and Legacy

Charles Fergus In Conversation with Cathy Miles Grant

Carol Anderson | The Second: Race and Guns in a Fatally Unequal America

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Philadelphia Writers’ Conference 2021

Philadelphia Writers’ Conference 2021

Poets in Pajamas: Melissa Fite Johnson

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Books with Beth: Parable of the Sower by Octavia Butler

From Pitch to Print: Making Your First Graphic Novel w/ Jack Fitzsimmons

Krys Malcolm Belc w/ Alex Marzano-Lesnevich

CITIES, RACE AND GUN VIOLENCE/CITIZEN BOOK CLUB

The Premiere of I Said Yes: A Celebration of Bloomsday at The Rosenbach

Katelyn Detweiler, “The People We Choose”

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From Music to Memoir: Using Jazz to Build Personal Essays with Athena Dixon

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HOW TO BE WHERE YOUR FEET ARE/CITIZEN BOOK CLUB

Book Launch: “What Makes You Think You are Awake,” By Maegan Poland

Love’s Old Sweet Song: The Music of James Joyce | Virtual Behind the Bookcase Tour

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Yoga in the Park with Eclipse Lit

“Let Me Begin Again”: A Workshop on Reimagination w/ Devin Gael Kelly

Poets in Pajamas: Akua Lezli Hope

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Athenaeum Mystery Book Club: No Man’s Nightingale

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