7900 High School Rd, Elkins Park, PA

Kids Write! Story Class

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...

The Open Book Author Cabaret is back for 2019!

DATE: Friday, June 7 TIME: 8PM TO 10PM PLACE: St. Paul’s Elkins Park, 7809 Old York Road   Join us for this celebration of the written word! The Open Book Author Cabaret a literary evening with a social twist. We launched this event in 2018, and it has been a...

Capturing the Muse: A One-Day Retreat for Writers

DATE: Saturday, May 4 TIME: 9am – 5:00pm LOCATION: The Manor House at Whitpain Farm, Blue Bell, PA, 19422 Join an Open Book one-day writing retreat and focus on your important creative work! Give yourself the gift of a day of writing: a quiet day in a bucolic setting,...

Rena Potok speaking on “The Collected Plays of Chaim Potok”

DATE: Thursday, May 23 TIME: 7pm – 8:30pm LOCATION: Open Book Bookstore Join Rena Potok as she discusses her new edited volume of her father’s work, The Collected Plays of Chaim Potok. Following her talk, two actors will read two scenes from Potok’s...

Saturday Storytime with author Rachel Dougherty!

DATE: Saturday, April 6 TIME: 10am – 11am LOCATION: Open Book Bookstore Free event! Join us for storytime with Rachel Dougherty, author of the new book Secret Engineer: How Emily Roebling Built the Brooklyn Bridge. Join the author as she reads her story, tells...

A Fine Line… and a little Wine: A Night of Poetry and Art

DATE: Friday, May 3 TIME: 7pm – 9pm LOCATION: Cheltenham Center for the Arts, 439 Ashbourne Road Cheltenham, PA 19012   Open Book is pleased to be partnering with the Cheltenham Center for the Arts for their spring fundraiser to present a night of shared poetry....

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