Grundy Fest

There are so many activities lined up for you to enjoy!

Now that the Grundy Library is fully open, it’s time to celebrate being back in the Library. You’re invited to participate in the festivities throughout June that lead up to the Grand Reopening Celebration on Saturday, June 24 from 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Below, you can find a list of ways to participate and how you can win prizes! If you have any questions, please visit us in person, call (215) 788-7891 or email us.

A schedule of Grundy Fest Events in June can be found here.

The Grand Reopening Celebration Day Schedule can be found here.


Visit the Library during Grundy Fest and explore special exhibits including:

  • Grundy Library’s 1966 Grand Reopening Retrospective
  • “Coming Together” Community Art Exhibit
  • A Place for All People: Introducing the National Museum of African American History and Culture
  • Fans & Florals: A Grundy Museum Exhibit
  • Made in America: The Grundy Mill and the Business of Spinning Wool

Golden Ticket

Somewhere, hidden in a Grundy Library material, is a Golden Ticket. Will you be the one to find it?

Call for Submissions – Radical Readers: A Grundy Zine

The Grundy Library is creating a zine to commemorate the Library’s grand reopening! Submissions will be accepted Monday, May 29th through Monday, June 12th in-person and online. 

Library Love Letters

What’s your favorite Library memory or experience? Submitted Love Letters will be displayed in the main entry!

Spirit Week

Spirit Week will take place from Monday, June 19 – Friday, June 23. Participate daily and be entered to win a Grundy Prize Pack!

Oldest Grundy Library Card Contest

Think you’ve got the oldest Grundy Library Card? Come to our service desk during our Grand Reopening Celebration on June 24th and present your card to be considered.

Prize Details

There are so many opportunities to win! This is what you can expect:

Grand Reopening Celebration Prize Packs

Fill out an entry form for a chance to win a prize pack at the Grand Reopening Celebration! Entry forms will be available from June 1 to June 23. All you have to do is visit us at the Library and check out materials from the collection! Plus, extra chances to win!

What’s included in a Prize Pack?

  • Gift Certificate to a Local Restaurant
  • Grundy Tote Bag
  • #GrundyFest T-Shirt
  • Grundy Mug
  • And More!

Find a Golden Ticket

Stop by the Library and say “Hello!” While you’re here, don’t forget to check out an item or two – you might find a Golden Ticket! If you do, you get a free copy of the item plus a chance to win a membership to the Grounds for Sculpture.

Learn more here.

Oldest Grundy Library Card Contest

Think you have the oldest Grundy Library card? Bring it to the Grand Reopening Celebration on June 24 for a chance to win! The card must be physical and active.

The winner will be announced the following week and win a Calm Waters gift card and Grundy Library mug!

Learn more here.