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2021 A. Edward Newton Book Award

Apply to win cash prizes fo $1500 (1st), $1200 (2nd), and $1000 (3rd) for the best student book collection.

Application deadline: Monday, January 25 at 11:59pm

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Celebrate the end of J-term and welcome 1925 into the Public Domain!

On Jan 1, 2021, works from 1925 entered the public domain in the United States. Works in the public domain can be freely copied, distributed, sold, remixed, & reused.

Download our newest coloring book featuring botanical illustrations by Mary Vaux Walcott, a Philadelphia-born Quaker.

Download the coloring book

Join Us for a Series of Comedic Silent Shorts!

We're screening a trio of silent film comedies from 1925 to welcome them into the public domain!

Works to be screened include Chess Fever, Should Sailors Marry?, and Butter Fingers.

Friday, January 29 - 8-9pm

Watch on Facebook live