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This article was originally published in PennCurrent, 05/12/2016. It can be viewed here in its original form.  Commemorating the deaths of legendary writers William Shakespeare and...
PHILADELPHIA, PA         A century after its appearance, T.S. Eliot’s “The Love Song of J. WelschAlfred Prufrock continues to inspire new presentations of the work across...
For Washington, D.C.,-based book collector Joanna Banks, one of the proudest moments in her life was when she received her own library card. Now, her connection to libraries has reached a new level...
PHILADELPHIA, PA, April 15, 2014 - The Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts will celebrate the Bard's 450th birthday at 5:30pm on April 23rd. Along with the opening of...
Philadelphia, PA          Beloved children’s book character Madeline has grown up to overshadow everything else her creator, Ludwig Bemelmans, accomplished during his long,...
Matthew Kirschenbaum’s “Bitstreams: The Future of Digital Literary Heritage” Philadelphia, PA       The Penn Libraries is proud to announce that Matthew Kirschenbaum will deliver...
PHILADELPHIA, PA Visitors to the exhibit “OK, I’ll Do It Myself: Narratives of Intrepid Women in the American Wilderness” will be greeted by items illustrating the experiences of intelligent,...
In honor of the 350th anniversary of Jonathan Swift’s birth, the Penn Libraries is hosting an exhibition and academic conference exploring his legacy as a traveler both in his imagination and in real...
PHILADELPHIA, PA   The discovery and settlement of the Americas is a history not often considered from a woman’s perspective.  This fall, the Penn Libraries is proud to have acquired a...
This article was originally published in Business Wire, 9/24/2014. It can be viewed here in its original form.  Katie Gallup This fall, the Penn Libraries explores the world of children’s books...

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