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A neighborhood bookstore for Mt Airy and beyond


Community Room


Does your group need a cozy place to gather? To schedule an event in our community room, email outreach@bigbluemarblebooks.com, with the words "Community Room" in the subject line, or call 215-844-1870.


Who Has Used Our Community Room? (A Sampling)

community room
  • Carpenter Woods Town Watch
  • Census Bureau
  • Charter School Alliance
  • Asian Art Initiative
  • jkidphilly, a program of Jewish Learning Venture
  • Philadelphia Family Pride
  • The Nesting House
  • Sign with Me Baby Sign Language Class
  • New Mom and Baby Group
  • Cloth Diaper Workshop
  • Wicca 101 with Karen Schlechter
  • Dharma People of Color Lecture
  • GreySheeters Anonymous
  • Debtors Anonymous
  • Tarot Card Readings with Carol Pomplun
  • Life Stories Writing Classes with Minter Krotzer
  • Story Corners Writing Classes for Kids with Cordelia Jensen
  • Time to Write Poetry Classes with Jane Cassady
  • Blowing Up Barriers Writing Workshops with Dr. Niama Williams
  • Erotic Writing Workshops for Survivors with Samantha Barrow
Please see our Classes page for information on current and upcoming writing classes.

Please see our Book Clubs page for information on the Young Adult Book Discussion and the Women of the World Book Club.


Visit Us

ADDRESS:
551 Carpenter Lane
Philadelphia, PA 19119

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HOURS:
Mon: 11-6
Tue-Wed: 10-6
Thurs-Fri: 10-7
Sat-Sun: 10-6


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PHONE:
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  • Book Clubs

    WOMEN OF THE WORLD BOOK CLUB
    Final Tuesday, 7:15pm.

    BIG BLUE YOUNG ADULT BOOK DISCUSSION
    Fourth Thursday, 7:00pm.

    LIFE STORIES BOOK GROUP
    Final Wednesday, 7:15pm.

    READ THE MOVIE BOOK CLUB
    Second Wednesday, 7:00pm.

    Coming Soon! MYSTERY BOOK CLUB

    Visit our book clubs page


    Other Monthly Events

    New! WRITERS' GROUP FOR CAREGIVERS
    First Tuesday, 7:00pm.

    POETRY ALOUD AND ALIVE
    Fourth Friday, 7:30pm.

    Read our full events listing


    Just for Kids

    New Time! BIG BLUE MARBLE STORY TIME
    Wednesdays, 10:00am.

    New! SHABBAT WARMUP STORY TIME
    Alternate Fridays, 2:30pm.

    Read events for kids