The Philobiblon Club of Philadelphia is finishing out its 117th year. The club board consists of Steve Rothman, President (collector), Thomas M. Whitehead (librarian, Temple University, retired), Jim Green, Treasurer (librarian, Library Company of Philadelphia), , Mary Leahy (librarian, Rosemont College), Brian Stilwell (collector), Lynne Farrington, Program Chair (librarian, University of Pennsylvania), Cynthia Buffington (Bookseller), Charles Austermuhl (attorney, bookman), Carmen Valentino, Membership Chair (bookseller). Mark Darby (Librarian, Temple) serves as Secretary.
The Club meets on the second Tuesday of the month, October through April or May. We hold dinner meetings at the Franklin Inn Club of Philadelphia, and our first meeting this year will be October 8th. The slate of programs is currently being finalized; the first confirmed speaker is Nick Malgieri, cookbook author and collector, who will join us on November 12.The Club welcomes visiting FABS members to attend its meetings whenever possible. Contact club secretary Mark Darby: 215-204-1040 or firstname.lastname@example.org.