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In just a week and a half, the third annual Free Library Festival will be taking over the Benjamin Franklin Parkway and the Parkway Central Library for a burst of books, music, and inspiration for everyone! During the free, two-day event, the Free Library of Philadelphia will host bestselling authors and award-winning performers, as well as feature tasty treats from Stephen Starr Events, Chaddsford Winery, and Cabot Cheese. Visit the Festival’s site for details on visiting authors and performers, as well as Library tours and Festival information.

In the meantime, check out these can’t-miss author highlights:

Kristin Chenoweth | A Little Bit Wicked: Life, Love, and Faith in Stages
Saturday, April 18 at 1:00 p.m.; Bank of America Main Stage

Molly O’Neill | American Food Writing: An Anthology: With Classic Recipes
Saturday, April 18 at 1:00 p.m.; Skyline Salon

John Green | Paper Towns
Saturday, April 18 at 3:30 p.m.; Target Children's Stage

Joyce Carol Oates | Dear Husband: Stories
Saturday, April 18 at 4:00 p.m.; Bank of America Main Stage

Dara Torres | Age is Just a Number: Achieve Your Dreams at Any Stage in Your Life
Sunday, April 19 at 1:00 p.m.; Bank of America Main Stage

Jane Hamilton | Laura Rider's Masterpiece
Sunday, April 19 at 3:00 p.m.; Bank of America Main Stage

Vicki Myron | Dewey: The Small-Town Library Cat Who Touched the World
Sunday, April 19, at 4:00 p.m.; Bank of America Main Stage
 

Tags: Events at the Library, Free Library Festival

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Thu, April 09, 2009
Thank you very much for the information. Keep great posted.
Agatha - Abeerden
Mon, April 13, 2009
Cool info, this is most helpful. Keep up the great work you've made our life a little easier.
John - Philadelphia
Thu, April 23, 2009
Very helpful info! Thanks a lot.
Omega-3 - Philadelphia
Thu, April 23, 2009
Very helpful info! Thanks a lot. Omega3
Omega-3 - Philadelphia
Sun, May 10, 2009
I am glad to see this is made available to everyone. Music is the life of every generation and something we can pass on. Thank You Tuc
Tuc - Baltimore
Wed, June 24, 2009
This list is perfect, thank you for sharing it with us.
Jonas - Philadelphia
Sat, January 09, 2010
There should be more events like this in the future! Especially for the young generation. Cheers, Mike @
Mike IJ - California
Tue, October 12, 2010
I Think this is a good Event. Very good info
Rheza - Indonesia
Wed, March 09, 2011
Hello. I'll be short and share a website, where you can find Library. New ebooks are added constantly and they are totally free to download. For anybody. I am writing here, because I think it's related to your post. Regards, Dan.
Dan Brown - New York
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