The Philadelphia Rare Book Fair will be held in the historic Trinity Memorial Church on Spruce Street. The space was transformed into a haven for bibliophiles, with over 20 exhibitors from across the USA coming to display a broad range of books and ephemera.
Friday, December 7th: 5 pm – 8 pm: Preview Night:
Enjoy wine, beer, cocktails and canapes while having first access to the books. Tickets $50.
Friday, December 8th: 11 am – 6 pm: Free entry
Saturday, December 8th: 10am - 5 pm: Free entry
Trinity Memorial Church has been at the center of community life for over 150 years.
Address: 2212 Spruce St, Philadelphia, PA 19103
Accessibility: Facility provides an ADA compliant chair lift for our mobility-impaired patrons.
Free street parking and paid off-site garage space is available. The nearest parking garage is E-Z Park (1924 Chestnut Street 215-733-0700).
Routes 9, 21,42:
Eastbound, 22nd & Chestnut
Westbound, 22nd & Walnut
Routes 7, 12:
Northbound/Eastbound, 22nd & Spruce
Southbound/Westbound, 23rd & Spruce
Westbound: 22nd & Lombard
Eastbound: 22nd & South
Car service or public transportation is encouraged.
If you are looking for something specific or unable to attend the fair, we are happy to help try to locate what you need from our exhibitors. Please send us a note with the name of the book, author, year and edition. We will try to meet your requests.