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Pets

Philly artist's dog drawing spawns coloring book of Fishtown canines

Fishtown Dogs Coloring Book

Books

Readers can pick up free banned books from Black authors through the Little Free(dom) Library initiative

Joyce Abbott Little Free(dom) Libraries

Books

Philly expat and best-selling author Kiley Reid explores pettiness and money in second novel

Kiley Reid Come and Get It

Celebrities

Amanda Seyfried joins Philly police on ride-along to prep for TV series based on Temple professor's book

Amanda Seyfried Philly Police

Books

Philly writer's new book 'Disillusioned' explores changes in America's suburbs

Disillusioned Benjamin Herold

Books

Free Library community cookbook shares recipes from River Wards residents

Free Library Cookbook

Books

The Free Library to resume Saturday hours at 12 more branches

Free Library Saturday Hours

Entertainment

Film crews working on Ridley Scott's 'Sinking Spring' spotted in Philly, including at the Franklin Institute

Franklin Institute Ridley Scott

Weekend

Ice sculptures, rare books and a hot chocolate crawl: Your weekend guide to things to do

Gritty ice sculpture

Books

10 Free Library branches are set to resume Saturday hours

Free Library Saturday hours

Shopping

Philadelphia Rare Book Fair invites bibliophiles to browse literary gems inside an historic church

Philadelphia Rare Book Fair

Books

Free Library of Philadelphia to adjust hours, open Saturdays at all branches

Free Library Philadelphia

History

Story of a pioneering queer writer's audacious love life is preserved in the Rosenbach collection

rosenbach Mercedes de Acosta

Books

Penn professor, the first woman to translate 'The Odyssey' into English, now breathes new life into 'The Iliad'

Iliad translation penn

Shopping

Indie bookstore Lot 49 moves to Fishtown amid a revival of small booksellers in the neighborhood

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History

New book explores folklore from the Delaware Valley's first people

Delaware women

Books

'It's Always Sunny' cookbook shares recipes for rum ham, milk steak

'It's Always Sunny' cookbook

Education

After rejecting a request to ban books, one Chester County school district now hears an appeal

Oxford book ban

Arts & Culture

Sheryl Lee Ralph to discuss memoir, sign books at Parkway Central Library

sheryl lee ralph free library

Shopping

The Philly Bookstore Crawl promises free books, zines and totes

Philly Bookstore Crawl

Books

Questlove writing book about hip-hop history, plans to release it in 2024

History

In the '70s, a con man from Ghana swindled Philadelphians out of millions in the 'biggest scam' the city has seen

Anansi's Gold con man

Arts & Culture

Filmmaker interviews one author from each state for documentary, including Pa.'s Carmen Maria Machado

carmen maria machado documentary

Books

Peloton instructor Robin Arzon to publish new self-help journal

Arts & Culture

Giovanni's Room, America's longest-running LGBTQ bookstore, celebrates 50 years with a block party

Giovanni's Room Anniversary

Government

With book bans on the rise nationally, New Jersey lawmakers look to stop them in their state

Weekend

'90s book fairs and Memorial Day at the shore: Your weekend guide to things to do

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Movies

Japanese Breakfast's Michelle Zauner seeks actress to play her in 'Crying In H Mart' movie

Michelle Zauner Crying In H Mart

Entertainment

Take a trip down memory lane and dress like a millennial middle schooler during an adult book fair

Celebrities

Black Thought to chronicle his childhood and career in memoir 'The Upcycled Self'

Books

'Beyond Magenta,' Susan Kuklin's profile of 6 trans teens, has become one of the most banned books in America

Beyond Magenta Kuklin

Celebrities

Tom Hanks gifts 1950s typewriter from personal collection to South Philly repair shop

Tom Hanks Typewriter

Books

Questlove to discuss his children's book 'The Rhythm of Time' at the Free Library

Books

Questlove gets into the book publishing business with new company and forthcoming Sly Stone memoir

Books

Free Library chooses satire 'Interior Chinatown' as One Book, One Philadelphia pick

Interior Chinatown Philadelphia

Books

Over 175 years ago, an enslaved couple escaped to Philadelphia through a daring disguise

william ellen craft escape

Books

Holiday shopping for a bookworm? Here are 23 gift ideas from Philly book stores

book store

Books

Questlove's first children's book takes readers – and a main character – back to 1990s Philly

Holiday

Donate toys to children with incarcerated parents this holiday season at Eastern State Penitentiary

Eastern State Penitentiary Toy Drive

Shopping

Philadelphia Rare Book Fair to feature dealers from across the country

Philadelphia Rare Book Fair

History

WWII memories and South Philly’s Italian-American heritage explored in family memoir

WWII Italians South Philly

Arts & Culture

Drexel to host book signing with Brian Baumgartner, actor who played Kevin on 'The Office'

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