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Socrates Cafe

Socrates Cafe is a leader facilitated dialogue exploring life's great questions using the Socratic Method. No preparation is required of participants, just an open mind and willingness to share your thoughts with others.  Please check the event calendar for the next meeting date.

Facilitator: Gil Feinberg




Genealogy Group

Athenaeum members who are at any stage of their family history research from beginner to advanced are welcome to participate in this group, facilitated by Librarian Jill LeMin Lee. Bring your own laptop or tablet computer to log in to the Athenaeum's subscription to Ancestry Library Edition and trade tips with your fellow genealogy enthusiasts. Participation is free.

Facilitator: Jill Lee

RSVP: or 215-925-2688


Writers' Group

This is an opportunity for writers of fiction (short stories, novels, novellas) and creative non-fiction (memoirs, personal essays). Participation is free.

Facilitator: Concha Alborg