Tag Archives: Newtown Library Company

Bringing Back The Athenaeum

Before there were free public libraries in North America, there were membership funded libraries. Often called Athenaeums, these literary associations were supported by dues paying members whose fees were used to buy books, pay librarians, and lease space. You probably … Continue reading

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Bringing Art to the People

Our little town rarely experiences public art happenings, but this past week a wonderful pop-upĀ  art installation quietly appeared around the village. “Inside Out” is an exciting project from the Philadelphia Museum of Art which aims to bring a taste … Continue reading

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