Exhibitions and Events
April 4 - October 21, 2016
Exhibition Hours: M-F, 9:00 am to 4:45 pm
Major support for Common Touch: The Art of the Senses has been provided by The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage.
A Musical Meeting of the Minds
September 14, 2016
Concert: 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Featuring Philadelphia’s Master Percussionist Pablo Batista
Enjoy a special performance by this world-renowned and award-winning musician, and listen as he shares his experiences with visual impairment and the magical gift of creation. Expect an evening of fireworks, dialogue, humor, passion, and community. Produced in partnership with the Philadelphia Jazz Project.
Challenges and Opportunities
September 15, 2016
Panel Discussion: 6:00pm - 7:00pm
A Panel Discussion with the Common Touch Vision Council
Join the Library Company for this culminating reception and panel discussion addressing the challenges and opportunities presented by Common Touch. Expert panelists include the advisors to the project: Henry Butler, renowned musician; Suzanne Erb, social activist; Katherine Allen, consultant on accessibility; Dorrie Rush, the Director of Accessible Technology at Lighthouse International; and Edery Herrera, advocate and digital platform educator to the visually impaired.
Please check back for further details and registration links.
The Library Company will observe the following holidays in 2016/2017:
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - Monday, January 18
George Washington's Birthday - Monday, February 15
Good Friday: March 25
Memorial Day - Monday, May 30
Independence Day - Monday, July 4
Labor Day - Monday, September 5
Columbus Day - Monday, October 10
Thanksgiving - Thursday, November 24 & Friday, November 25
Holiday Closure: Monday, December 26, 2016 to January 1, 2017 (normal hours resume Monday, January 2, 2017)
For membership information, visit https://support.librarycompany.org/membership.
For more information on these events please call 215-546-3181 or email Clarissa Lowry, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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