Exhibition Website Live through December 15:
Virtual Artists’ Talk: December 2, 6:00PM EST Register for Zoom info

For this year’s Members’ Exhibition, the Philadelphia Center for the Book wants to know: how have you responded to These Times? What work, in book form or not, have you made since the start of 2020?

Register for Virtual Artists’ Talk on December 2, 6:00PM EST

View more information on the call for entries page.

Next Artists’ Working Group

Sunday, December 13, 1:00 PM
Virtual Meeting

PCB offers members a chance to join a critical community of artists and peers, approximately every 4-6 weeks, to share ideas and feedback about works in progress or in conception.

To RSVP and for more information email

2020 Virtual Book Paper Scissors

Free, virtual event: December 12, 2020

As with many programs, Book Paper Scissors is going to be a little different this year. In lieu of gathering together we are asking you to join us in a virtual Book Paper Scissors across Instagram and Facebook. Use #bookpaperscissors #philadelphiacenterforthebook #mybookpaperscissors and tag us online with your pictures of past purchases, work you made to share at BPS, re-share posts from your favorite BPS artists, or anything you think speaks to the fun and connection of BPS.

To see a list of past participants view our page here.

Follow us on Facebook and Instagram, or RSVP to the Facebook event for reminders and more information!

Free Workshop Series 2019-2020

Sponsored by

Art Department of the
Free Library of Philadelphia
Philadelphia Center for the Book

All workshops take place at
Free Library of Philadelphia
Parkway Central, 1901 Vine Street

We offer our gratitude to the workshop instructors, participants, and the Free Library of Philadelphia for a wonderful workshop series in spite of several challenges we faced this year.

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