Rosenbach-Free Library of Philadelphia merger is complete

A belated update: this story at reports on the completion on December 24, 2013 of the acquisition of the Rosenbach Library by the Free Library of Philadelphia. The state attorney general had no objection to the merger. The April 2013 story didn’t go into detail about the board changes, described in this article, which […]

Update on the Rosenbach-Philadelphia Free Library merger

This is an update to my previous story posted about the merger of the Philadelphia Free Library and the Rosenbach Library. My article noted involvement of the Pew Memorial Trusts in the merger. There’s more to this than meets the eye. An opinion article from 2007 by Marie C. Malara, “The New Goals at the […]

Rosenbach Library and Museum to merge with Philadelphia Free Library [updated]

The Rosenbach Library & Museum of Philadelphia, and the Philadelphia Free Library have announced plans to merge. The press release notes that bridge funding for the merger (the details of which have not been announced) has been provided in part by the Pew Charitable Trust.Rosenbach Museum and Library 2008-2010 Delancey Place Philadelphia, PA 19103 Home […]