DATE: Friday, October 11 TIME: 8PM TO 10PM PLACE: The Study at University City, 20 S. 33rd Street | Philadelphia, PA 19104 Join us for this celebration of the written word! The Open Book Author Cabaret is a literary evening with a social twist. If you haven’t been...read more
DATE: Wednesday, September 25, 2019 TIME: 9:30am - 11:30am* LOCATION: Congregation Keneseth Israel, Elkins Park, PA** Reading & Conversation with Author Ann Patchett Join us and meet author Ann Patchett as she presents her new novel, The Dutch House! A masterpiece...read more
In this class, participants will write a new short story and, in doing so, will learn more about the elements of fiction. We’ll discuss choosing a genre, plotting, setting the scene, creating characters, writing effective dialogue, and building a story arc in three...read more
Booked Up Monthly Subscription Book Club
Sign up for a monthly dose of literature. Join our club and you’ll receive a book a month carefully chosen for you by the loving literary minds who curate the collection at the Open Book Bookstore.
Makes a great gift for the readers in your life!
Hot off the PressJoin us for a series of lively, monthly book discussions led by Lynn Rosen.
Participants read and discuss new literary fiction. We talk serious book talk, but have a lot of laughs too!
7900 High School Road
Elkins Park, PA 19027
(inside The Frame House and across the street from Creekside Co-op)
Book Store Hours
Tue/Wed/Fri: noon to 6pm
Thursday: noon to 8pm
Saturday: 11am to 5pm
Sunday: 11am to 3pm
We are also open by appointment.
Open Book in Elkins Park, PA stocks a carefully curated collection of literary and classic fiction and nonfiction, young adult & children’s books, including books by local authors in the Greater Philadelphia area.
Open Book Bookstore hours 11-5
September 21, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Open Book Bookstore hours
September 22, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Open Book Writers (members only)
September 22, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
What the neighbors are saying…
“Love this bookstore!! Lynn and Evan are incredibly knowledgeable and helpful!”
“This bookstore is like being welcomed into the warmest home. Thanks Lynn and Evan for keeping the love of books alive.”
“I love my neighborhood bookstore and your amazing ability to help me find the books I want!”
“Open Book Bookstore is the best, hands down.”