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Special Gifts from Special Collections Libraries
Online Shopping for Book Lovers

Shop for a gift or shop for yourself -- right from this one page of links to PACSCL members' online stores. Not only will you find great gifts, but you'll know that you've helped to support some of our region's most important cultural institutions.

2003 CalendarAcademy of
Natural Sciences

Get your cuddly roaring dinosaur here! Books, videos, dvds; children's toys and games; exhibit-related items, gifts. Library special: Lewis & Clark Herbarium CD

LightingThe Athenaeum of Philadelphia
A choice collection of books about Philadelphia's buildings and builders, plus important works on paint, lighting, and furnishing for older buildings.
CardBryn Mawr College Library
Notecards and greeting cards featuring selections from the library's collections.
Everybody winsChemical Heritage Foundation
Books by chemists. Books about chemists. Books about chemistry for children and their teachers.
Mutter Museum bookCollege of Physicians of Philadelphia
From the College's famed Mütter Museum, books, graphics, novelty items.
NASCAR monopolyHagley Museum & Library
Order your copy of NASCAR-opoly, or call the store for personal shopper service -- the ultimate in pain-free gift-giving.
Civil WarHistorical Society of Pennsylvania
Books on Pennsylvania history, in association with
Join or die T-shirtThe Library Company
Books, catalogs, t-shirts, posters, cards Museum of Art
Publications, posters, works of art, jewelry, clothing, gifts. Be sure to check out their bargains in exhibition catalogs.
Stewards of our HeritagePresbyterian Historical Society
A selection of books that document the history of the Presbyterian church in the United States.

Rosenbach Museum & Library
Exhibition catalogs, autographed works by children's author Maurice Sendak, facsimile editions of rare manuscripts, toys, stationary, gifts and collectibles. Limited number online, but the store accepts telephone orders too.

winterthur - celadon urnWinterthur Museum, Garden & Library
From one of America's premier museums of decorative arts, a wide range of items for home, table and garden, jewelry, gifts and collectibles, holiday decorations.

Browsing for Bargains -- not online, but in a real store! The Friends of the Free Library of Philadelphia maintain a large new and used bookstore, "The Book Corner," right behind the library at 20th and Wood Street. When you've finished shopping among its thousands of books, cassettes, CDs and musical scores, you can examine your treasures over coffee at the Starbucks at 20th and Callowhill, or get a healthy meal at the Fresh Fields Supermarket's eat-in cafeteria just around the corner.


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