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Uncle Bobbie's Events

Featuring author talks, new releases, community events, and more.

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UPCOMING EVENTS

AUG 1ST AT 7:00PM

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JAY ELLIS - BOOK TOUR

NAACP Image Award winning actor, Jay Ellis joins us to discuss his first book, Did Everyone Have an Imaginary Friend (or Just Me)?. He will talk about his life, and his journey from being a kid in South Carolina to starring in one of the biggest and most culturally impactful shows on TV.


Jay will be joined in conversation with Uncle Bobbie's owner, Marc Lamont Hill.


A Q&A will follow the conversation because we know you will definitely have your questions.


All copies of Jay's book will be signed.


Don't miss out!
 

 

SEPT 11TH AT 7:00PM

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WALLO267 - BOOK TOUR

We are so excited to welcome entrepreneur, philanthropist, motivational speaker and host of the #1-rated podcast, Million Dollaz Worth of Game, Wallo267 for the release of his newest book, Armed With Good Intentions.

Get ready to be inspired.

All copies of Wallo's book will be signed.
 

 

EARLIER THIS YEAR

2ND ANNUAL bell hooks SYMPOSIUM

Join us for the 2nd Annual bell hooks Symposium at Uncle Bobbie’s Coffee & Books. A panel of leading intellectual, cultural, and political voices will discuss bell hooks’ unparalleled impact as a scholar, writer, teacher, mentor, comrade, sister, and friend. Powered by thoughtful critique and deep love, the wide-ranging discussion will include topics such as Black feminism, radical politics, critical education, spirituality, masculinity, and love.

JONATHAN ABRAMS THE COME UP

Check out our Instagram Live conversation with the author of "The Come Up", Jonathan Abrams. We discuss 50 years of Hip-Hop history and culture and the impact that it has had on all of us.

6TH ANNUAL MALCOLM X SYMPOSIUM

Check out the replay of our 6th Annual Malcolm X symposium.

Upcoming Events
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FREE LIBRARY AUTHOR EVENTS

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Uncle Bobbie's — The Official Bookseller for Free Library of Philadelphia Author Events

The Author Events program at the Free Library of Philadelphia offers the opportunity to engage in meaningful dialogue with today’s most celebrated voices in the humanities and sciences. Called “the region’s preeminent forum for writers and ideas” by the Philadelphia Inquirer, the Free Library’s Author Events program has earned three “Best of Philly” designations from Philadelphia magazine (in 1997, 2001, and 2009). Since its inception, the Author Events program has grown and now presents more than 125 authors each year in addition to the Field Family Teen Author Series.

Free Library Author Events
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