7900 High School Rd, Elkins Park, PA


Pop-Up Book Club with Janet Benton

Join us at Open Book on Monday, September 18th at 7pm for this special Pop-Up Book Club with Janet Benton- local author of the new novel Lilli De Jong!  If you've read the novel, come join us for a discussion about the book. When you RSVP please send us a discussion...

Talking about Writing Memoir with Author Andrea Jarrell

Join us at Open Book on Thursday, October 12th at 7pm for this author event with Andrea Jarrell! We'll discuss Andrea's new memoir, "I'm The One Who Got Away", as well as get author tips on writing memoir, and enjoy light refreshments. Admission will be $5 per person,...

Storytime is coming back!

We're getting ready to bring back our popular story time. But first, we want to hear from you. How old is your child, and what times work best for you to bring them by Open Book Bookstore for story time? Email me at lynn@openbookphilly.com and let me...

Lit Chat: Janet Benton & Liz Moore

Thursday, June 29, 7pm – Join us for wine, chocolate, and great conversation with authors Janet Benton & Liz Moore! Join our host Lynn Rosen as she interviews these two local novelists about the joys and challenges of writing fiction and leading a literary life,...

Matthew Quick is coming to Open Book Bookstore on July 7 at 7pm

Meet the bestselling author of "The Silver Linings Playbook" MATTHEW QUICK to celebrate the publication of his new novel "The Reason You're Alive." Quick's new novel introduces one of his most compelling protagonists yet. David Granger, a soldier in Vietnam who became...

Middle Grade Fiction with Author Jake Gerhardt

SATURDAY, MAY 13, 2PM AUTHOR VISIT AND MINI-WRITING CLASS FOR MIDDLE GRADE KIDS AND THEIR PARENTS! Meet author Jake Gerhardt as he introduces his 2nd middle grade novel, MY FUTURE EX-GIRLFRIEND, the sequel to the popular ME AND MIRANDA MULLALY. Gerhardt, who is...

Wine & Chocolate with author Jennifer Haigh

Friday, April 21st, 7pm
Wine & Cheese with author Jennifer Haigh
The author of Heat & Light and Baker Towers joins us for literary conversation. (Book cover is in uploaded files.)

Dinner with a Book à la Française

Paris to the Moon

Dec. 6, 2016
 7 PM – 9 PM
Our popular French-themed dinner discussions at Spring Mill Café continue this fall with two dinners to celebrate Paris. Dinner #2 will feature “Paris to the Moon” by Adam Gopnick.

 Dinner and Discussion

Genre Writing Classes

Open Book presents Genre writing classes, offering you the opportunity to try your hand at writing in a variety of genres. Each workshop is taught by an expert in a different genre. You can take a class in a genre you’re already working in, or something new, and try one, or try a few.

COST: Classes cost $30 each.

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