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Library Pop-Ups


Sep 13, 2019 to Dec 13, 2019
12:00 PM until 02:00 PM

This event occurs monthly, on the second Friday of September, October, November and December.


Curious about the treasures held in our Othmer Library? Want to see the books and archives that researchers travel around the world to investigate at the Science History Institute?

Join the librarians and curators from the Othmer Library as they share highlights from our collections.

September 13 | Friday the 13th
Join our curator of rare books for some spine-tingling selections of occult books from the Othmer Library.

October 11 | Library Pop-Up: Lions and Manticores and Dragons, Oh My!
Join our librarians as they explore the many beasts that appear in the Othmer Library’s collections.

November 8 | Library Pop-Up: Into the Woods
Join the Othmer librarians for a fun and educational walk in the autumnal forest.

December 13 | Library Pop-Up: Notes on Art
Take an in-depth look at the notes on artistic techniques and paint recipes found in the margins and flyleaves of a few rare books in our collections.




View map Science History Institute
315 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA

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Alexis Pedrick

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