Event Calendar

November 2022

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Book Launch: THE ITALIAN LEGACY IN PHILADELPHIA
Thu, Nov 3rd, 2:00 pm -- 3:30 pm
Charles Library - Temple University Main Campus

The Italian Legacy in Philadelphia: History, Culture, People, and Ideas
edited by Andrea Canepari and Judith Goode, published by Temple University Press

Join us for a panel discussion moderated by Chancellor Englert
• Andrea Canepari, editor and ambassador
• Judith Goode, editor and professor emerita of anthropology
• Inga Saffron, contributor and Pulitzer Prize-winning architecture critic for the Philadelphia Inquirer
• William Valerio, contributor and director of the Woodmere Art Museum

Featuring commentary from University of Pennsylvania Professor of Urban Studies - Domenic Vitiello

03
JUST CARE book conversation @ CUNY
Thu, Nov 3rd, 5:00 pm -- 6:30 pm CT
Online

An online event and discussion about the book Just Care: Messy Entanglements of Disability, Dependence, and Desire with author Dr. Akemi Nishida, joined by Dr. Hosu Kim, and Dr. Andrew Marcum, hosted by City University of New York (The Graduate Center, School of Professional Studies, and Kingsborough Community College). Please register and receive zoom link at: https://bit.ly/3s5XQlN

04
James Wolfinger online lecture @ OLLI
Fri, Nov 4th, 1:00 pm ET
Online via Zoom

James Wolfinger discusses his new book If There Is No Struggle There Is No Progress: Black Politics in Twentieth-Century Philadelphia, online at the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute.  Register here for the seminar, free to OLLI Members

05
Nature Walk with Billy Brown
Sat, Nov 5th, 2:00 pm -- 3:30 pm ET
E Tabor Rd and E Olney Ave Philadelphia, PA 19120

Billy Brown, author of Exploring Philly Nature: A Guide for All Four Seasons,  will lead a walk through Tacony Creek Park on Saturday November 5th. Hosted by the Tookany/Tacony-Frankford Watershed Partnership. Sign up here.

15
Jennifer Lin @ Cherry Hill Library
Tue, Nov 15th, 7:00 pm -- 8:30 pm
Conference Center, Lower Level, 1100 Kings Highway North, Cherry Hill, NJ 08034

Jennifer Lin discusses her book Beethoven in Beijing: Stories from the Philadelphia Orchestra's historic journey to China with Anthony Orlando, a musician from the 1973 tour, at the Cherry Hill Public Library. Register for the event.

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Virtual Book Event: JUST CARE
Wed, Nov 16th, 7:00 pm CT
Online via Zoom

Join author Akemi Nishida in discussion with Ashley Volion for a virtual celebration of Just Care: Messy Entanglements of Disability, Dependence, and Desire. Please register and receive zoom link at Eventbite. Hosted by Access Living and Women & Children First at Chicago

17
Jennifer Lin @ Westwood Public Library
Thu, Nov 17th, 7:00 pm
Community Meeting Room, 660 High Street Westwood, MA 02090

Jennifer Lin discusses her book Beethoven in Beijing: Stories from the Philadelphia Orchestra's historic journey to China at the Westwood Public Library. Books will be available for sale.

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Temple University Press Annual Holiday Book Sale
Tue, Nov 29th, 11:00 am -- Thu, Dec 1st, 2:00 pm
Event Space, Charles Library 1900 N. 13th Street, Philadelphia PA 19122

Meet Ray Didinger Thursday, Dec 1st from 11am to noon, who will be signing copies of Finished Business and The Eagles Encyclopedia: Champions Edition.

Also available, copies of The Mouse Who Played Football, Exploring Philly Nature, The Real Philadelphia Book, BLAM!,  and many more!

December 2022

07
Holiday Sale @ Puddlers Kitchen
Wed, Dec 7th, 6:00 pm
3 DEKALB ST BRIDGEPORT, PA 19405

Join Ray Didinger for a Holiday Sale at Puddler's Kitchen & Tap in Bridgeport.  Copies of Finished Business, The Eagles Encyclopedia: Champions Edition will be on sale.

10
Sports Legends of Delaware County Museum Holiday Book Sale
Sat, Dec 10th, 11:00 am
Radnor Township Municipal Building • 301 Iven Avenue, Wayne PA 19087

Join Ray Didinger at the Sports Legends of Delaware County Museum Holiday Book Sale.  Copies of Finished Business, The Eagles Encyclopedia: Champions Edition will be on sale.

10
THE MOUSE WHO PLAYED FOOTBALL signings
Sat, Dec 10th, 1:00 pm
1991 Sproul Rd Broomall, PA 19008

Meet Brian Westbrook, Lesley Van Arsdall and Mr. Tom for an in-person signing of The Mouse Who Played Football at Barnes and Noble in Broomall, PA.

10
THE MOUSE WHO PLAYED FOOTBALL signings
Sat, Dec 10th, 4:00 pm
4209 Concord Pike in Wilmington, DE

Meet Brian Westbrook, Lesley Van Arsdall and Mr. Tom for an in-person signing of The Mouse Who Played Football at Barnes and Noble in Wilmington, DE.

17
Ray Didinger @ B&N Broomall, PA
Sat, Dec 17th, 1:00 pm ET
1991 Sproul Rd Broomall, PA 19008

Meet Ray Didinger for an in-person signing of Finished Business: My Fifty Years of Headlines, Heroes, and Heartaches at Barnes and Noble in Broomall, PA.

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WINTER BREAK - Offices Closed
Fri, Dec 23rd -- Mon, Jan 2nd

January 2023

09
Book talk @ Historical Society of Pennsylvania
Mon, Jan 9th
1300 Locust Street Philadelphia, PA 19107

James Wolfinger, Stan Arnold, David Canton, and Abby Perkiss discuss their book If There Is No Struggle There Is No Progress: Black Politics in Twentieth-Century Philadelphia, at Historical Society of Pennsylvania