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December 11, 2013

The Raven Society’s Twelfth Night On Friday The Thirteenth Party Celebrates Shakespeare With Beer, Music And More, Friday, December 13

The Raven Society's Twelfth Night On Friday The Thirteenth Party Celebrates Shakespeare With Beer, Music And More, Friday, December 13

The Raven Society of the Free Library presents its annual holiday soiree this weekend and this year, the party raises a hat to the library’s year-long celebration of Shakespeare’s 450th birthday, The Year of the Bard: Shakespeare at 450, in 2014. The masquerade-style party, Twelfth Night on Friday the Thirteenth, will take place at the […]

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November 29, 2012

The Free Library’s Borrowers’ Ball Is Back This Saturday, December 1

The Free Library's Borrowers' Ball Is Back This Saturday, December 1

The Free Library’s Borrowers’ Ball and Raven Society Black Tie Holiday Fête will take place this Saturday, December 1. At the smashingest literary party of the year, the Borrowers’ Ball, guests will enjoy a full open bar, dinner by Brulee Catering and dancing beginning at 7 p.m. Plus, the knowledge that they’re contributing to one […]

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November 5, 2012

The Free Library’s Raven Society Presents A “Drinking With Dickens” Pub Crawl, Saturday, November 10

The Free Library's Raven Society Presents A "Drinking With Dickens" Pub Crawl, Saturday, November 10

The Free Library of Philadelphia is continuing its Year of Dickens theme with a pub crawl to honor the 200-year anniversary of Charles Dickens’ birth with a spirited, beer-filled celebration. On Saturday, November 10, the Free Library’s young friends group, the Raven Society, will host the pub crawl, aimed at raising money for the library. […]

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September 12, 2012

Tonight Picks, Gorgeous Weather Alert: Center City Sips Continues, Outdoor Dining Across Town, Feastival, Oktoberfest In The International House Courtyard And More

Tonight Picks, Gorgeous Weather Alert: Center City Sips Continues, Outdoor Dining Across Town, Feastival, Oktoberfest In The International House Courtyard And More

[Evenings in Philadelphia are always action-packed, and we want to help you cherry-pick from all the events and activities going on. On certain days that promise particularly bustling evenings, we round up our selections for the most can’t-miss pursuits with which to fill your schedule. See you out there!] The weather is completely gorgeous, with […]

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August 23, 2012

The Free Library’s Raven Society To Host A Fall Kick-Off Movie Night At Nomad Pizza, Wednesday, September 12

The Free Library's Raven Society To Host A Fall Kick-Off Movie Night At Nomad Pizza, Wednesday, September 12

Join the Raven Society, the Free Library of Philadelphia’s membership group for supporters in their 20s and 30s, on Wednesday, September 12 at 6 p.m. for pizza and a movie night at Nomad Pizza. Delicious pizza and craft beer will be available for purchase, followed by a free movie screening of a literary classic (TBD). […]

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May 24, 2012

The Free Library To Host “Ravens On The Rooftop,” May 31: All-You-Can-Eat BBQ, Unlimited Local Beer, Silent Auction, Live Music, All With A 360-Degree View Of The City

The Free Library To Host "Ravens On The Rooftop," May 31: All-You-Can-Eat BBQ, Unlimited Local Beer, Silent Auction, Live Music, All With A 360-Degree View Of The City

“Ravens On The Rooftop” hits the Free Library next Thursday, May 31 with all-you-can-eat gourmet cookout fare; an open bar featuring Yards beer, wine and a specialty cocktail; an entry into a drawing for a great door prize; and the chance to win some fabulous silent auction items. The night’s live entertainment is music from […]

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April 9, 2012

The Free Library’s Raven Society Spring Bookswap Set For Thursday, April 12 At Sidecar Bar & Grille

The Free Library's Raven Society Spring Bookswap Set For Thursday, April 12 At Sidecar Bar & Grille

Grab a few paperbacks this Thursday, April 12 to bring to the Free Library Foundation’s Raven Society spring bookswap at Sidecar Bar & Grille. The bookswap starts at 5:30 p.m. and will run through Sidecar’s happy hour, which ends at 7 p.m. As part of happy hour, all of the amazing beers on tap will […]

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December 14, 2011

Tonight Picks: East Passyunk Santa Bar Crawl, Chestnut Hill’s Stag & Doe Nights, Free Library Raven Society Holiday Fete And More

Tonight Picks:  East Passyunk Santa Bar Crawl, Chestnut Hill’s Stag & Doe Nights, Free Library Raven Society Holiday Fete And More

[Evenings during the holiday season in Philadelphia are always action-packed, and we want to help you cherry-pick from all the events and activities going on. On certain days that promise particularly bustling evenings, we round up our selections for the most can’t-miss pursuits with which to fill your schedule. See you out there!] • Raven […]

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December 2, 2011

The Free Library’s Raven Society To Host Its 6th Annual Holiday Fete Wednesday, December 14: Drinks, Music, Hors D’oeuvres And More

The Free Library's Raven Society To Host Its 6th Annual Holiday Fete Wednesday, December 14: Drinks, Music, Hors D'oeuvres And More

The Raven Society, the Free Library of Philadelphia’s membership group for supporters in their 20s and 30s, is hosting its 6th Annual Holiday Fete inside the Central Branch’s newly renovated Popular Library, on Wednesday, December 14, 6 p.m. Besides the great view of the city skyline, you’ll be able to enjoy drinks, hors d’oeuvres, live […]

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October 13, 2011

Tonight Picks: DesignPhiladelphia Kick-Off, USO Canteen Party At The National Constitution Center, Sustainable Oyster Dinner At Fork And More

Tonight Picks: DesignPhiladelphia Kick-Off, USO Canteen Party At The National Constitution Center, Sustainable Oyster Dinner At Fork And More

[Evenings in Philadelphia are always action-packed, and we want to help you cherry-pick from all the events and activities going on. On certain days that promise particularly bustling evenings, we round up our selections for the most can’t-miss pursuits with which to fill your schedule. See you out there!] • 1940s USO Canteen Party at […]

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