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Celebrate the 183rd Birthday of Robert W. Ryerss

robert ryerssSaturday-March 8th @ 1 pm

Ryerss Museum and Library

7370 Central Ave., Philadelphia, Pa. 19111


Join Ryerss in celebrating the birth of the man who donated his home to house a library and museum for the people of Philadelphia. There will be games, refreshments, birthday themed crafts for adults and children. Poet in Residence Diane Sahms-Guarnieri will read a poem in honor of Robert W. Ryerss.  This event is free!

For Book Lovers ….


On Saturday June 1st ,The Friends of Ryerss, holds their monthly used book sale in the basement of Ryerss Museum and Library from 11 am to 2 pm.  Stop in, get a bag of books and chat with the friendly volunteers.

Book Collectors Alert!

Ryerss Vintage Book Sale courtesy of Ryerss Museum and Library

The vintage book sale continues in the main library at Ryerss. Books are selling for a buck a piece and you just may find a gem in publications for sale. The vintage book sale is ongoing when the museum is open on Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 10 am to 4 pm – 7370 Central Avenue, Philadelphia, Pa. 19111.

For more information on Ryerss Museum and Library please visit: http://www.ryerssmuseum.org/

1st Saturday of Every Month- Used/Rare Book Sale at Ryerss

Nestled in the basement of Ryerss Museum and Library is the Ryerss Used Book Store managed by Nora. The Store is open between 10am and 4pm on the first Saturday of every month. You just may find that book you were looking for or a rare collectable that slipped into the store. Proceeds benefit The Friends of Ryerss.  The book store also accepts donations of gently read books.

For more information on Ryerss Museum and Library visit: http://www.ryerssmuseum.org/

Come on out to Ryerss Museum and Library

Ryerss Museum and Library is located on Central Ave. in Fox Chase.  We highly recommend a visit to Ryerss. The Museum and Library are only open on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. It is a remarkable facility to visit and the staff is wonderful. You can visit Ryerss Museum and Library on line by following this link: 

Ryerss Museum and Library  and hopefully will head on over to say hello. You can also enjoy the picnic areas and expansive Burholme park area in addition to a local batting cage and golf range. Directions and events are on the Ryerss website.

Photographs of Ryerss Museum and Library, Burholme Park can be viewed at this Link: http://www.flickr.com/photos/12065560@N04/sets/72157602669224015/