Monthly Event

Renovations to Libraries Throughout Philadelphia

When

Thursday, December 5, 2019

8:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Where

Center for Architecture + Design, 1218 Arch Street

What

Libraries around the city are undergoing exciting physical and programmatic changes. Siobhan A. Reardon, president and director of the Free Library of Philadelphia, will present on a new model of service where neighborhood libraries directly respond to and meets the needs of the surrounding neighborhoods. Ms. Reardon's presentation will look at dramatic renovations to libraries across the city including the reimagining of Philadelphia's Parkway Central Library, encompassing new, modern spaces for entrepreneurs, job seekers, cultural and civic engagement, and community dialogue, as well as a center exclusively for teens.

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Presenter

Siobhan A. Reardon

President and director of the Free Library of Philadelphia