This holiday season is crucial for bookstores weathering the financial challenges of 2020, but you can make the choice to shop local, invest in your community, and ensure a brighter, book-filled future.

TODO: Bluestockings

When we’re open, we carry over 6,000 titles on topics such as feminism, queer and gender studies, global capitalism, climate & environment, political theory, police and prisons, race and black studies, radical education, plus many more!


When you make the #AudiobookSwitch from Audible to, you’ll support your local bookstore and get two audiobooks for the price of one when you start your membership. That’s two audiobooks for $14.99 when you use the code SWITCH.


Philly AIDS Thrift

Our goal is to sell the lovely, useful, interesting, amusing, and sometimes mysterious stuff generous people donate to our thrift store and then distribute the proceeds to local organizations involved in the fight against HIV/AIDS.

Performing arts

Colonial Theatre

The theatre is owned and operated by the Association for the Colonial Theatre (ACT), a nonprofit corporation, which re-opened the theatre in 1999. The Colonials programming includes art and independent films seven nights a week, classic films, programs for young audiences, live concerts, and community events.


FringeArts is Philadelphia’s home for contemporary performance, presenting progressive, world-class art that expands the imagination and boldly defies expectations.