[SOLD OUT] Reading Moby-Dick with Hester Blum (Virtual Course)

Date / Time

  • February 7, 2023
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
  • March 14, 2023
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
  • April 11, 2023
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Registration Tuition for this course is $300. 10% off for Rosenbach members and the Delancey Society. Not a member? Learn more. This course is limited to participants who are 18 years of age or older. This is a virtual program held over Zoom. Please check your spam folder for your email confirmation. If you have questions, (more…)

19th Century Movements for Prison Reform and Anti-Slavery | Virtual and In-Person Course

Date / Time

  • February 15, 2023
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
  • March 15, 2023
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
  • April 12, 2023
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Registration Tuition for this course is $200. Members of The Athenaeum, The Library Company and The Rosenbach receive 10% off. This course is held virtually and in person at the Athenaeum of Philadelphia. This course is limited to participants who are 18 years of age or older. For questions or assistance with registration, email Tess (more…)

[SOLD OUT!] Reading Middlemarch with Dr. Sean Christopher Hughes | Virtual Course

Date / Time

  • February 15, 2023
    7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • March 15, 2023
    7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • April 19, 2023
    7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • May 24, 2023
    7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • June 21, 2023
    7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Registration Tuition for this course is $250. 10% off for Rosenbach members and the Delancey Society. Not a member? Learn more. This course is limited to participants who are 18 years of age or older. Please check your spam folder for your email confirmation. If you have questions, please call (215) 732-1600 or email [email protected] Registration opens (more…)

Shakespeare and the Fantastic (Virtual Course)

Date / Time

  • February 16, 2023
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Sponsored by Lenore H. Steiner and Perry A. Lerner Registration Tuition for this course is $250. 10% off for Rosenbach members and the Delancey Society. Not a member? Learn more. This course is limited to participants who are 18 years of age or older. This is a virtual program held over Zoom. Please check your spam folder (more…)

Romeo and Juliet | Shakespeare Read Aloud (virtual)

Date / Time

  • February 18, 2023
    1:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Reading Shakespeare’s plays aloud offers not only a communal way to enjoy these great works but also promotes a deeper understanding of Shakespeare’s poetry and wordplay. No acting experience is required to participate — just bring a copy of the play we’re reading…and your voice!

Reading The Satanic Verses with Randy Boyagoda | Virtual Course

Date / Time

  • March 14, 2023
    7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • April 4, 2023
    7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • April 25, 2023
    7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • May 16, 2023
    7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • June 6, 2023
    7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Registration Tuition for this course is $250. 10% off for Rosenbach members and the Delancey Society. Not a member? Learn more. This course is limited to participants who are 18 years of age or older. Please check your spam folder for your email confirmation. If you have questions, please call (215) 732-1600 or email [email protected] Registration opens (more…)

The Merry Wives of Windsor | Shakespeare Read Aloud (virtual)

Date / Time

  • March 18, 2023
    1:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Reading Shakespeare’s plays aloud offers not only a communal way to enjoy these great works but also promotes a deeper understanding of Shakespeare’s poetry and wordplay. No acting experience is required to participate — just bring a copy of the play we’re reading…and your voice!

Pickwick Monthly

Date / Time

  • March 25, 2023
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • April 22, 2023
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • May 20, 2023
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • June 24, 2023
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • July 15, 2023
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • August 19, 2023
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • September 23, 2023
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • October 21, 2023
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • November 18, 2023
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • December 16, 2023
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • January 20, 2024
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • February 17, 2024
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • March 16, 2024
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • April 20, 2024
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • May 18, 2024
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • June 22, 2024
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • July 20, 2024
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • August 17, 2024
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • September 21, 2024
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • October 19, 2024
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join us for a monthly journey through Charles Dickens’ The Pickwick Papers. The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club was the first serialized novel written by  Dickens and was published in 20 monthly parts (2-3 chapters per month) from March 1836-October 1837. Edward G. Pettit and a rotating set of Dickensian cohosts will talk about (more…)