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Thank you to Nourishing Literacy (NL) team member Carolyn for writing this blog post! In addition to sharing her experience and findings, Carolyn has included some of the activities… continue reading Noodles Across Tables

By written by Shayna M.    November 6, 2020   

November 1, 1884, is an important date to remember, as it was when 25 countries decided to establish what became known as the Prime Meridian , starting at 0 degrees from Greenwich, UK. An… continue reading Learn More About Prime Meridian Day!

By written by Linda Y.    November 5, 2020   

Have you been meaning to revise your resume, but are not sure how to get started? Would you like to learn new skills to conquer your next job interview? Are you interested in… continue reading New Virtual Career Workshops

By written by Margaret T.    November 5, 2020   

COVID-19 has changed the way we perform on the job. For several months, the silence of everyday life has transformed the way we interact, at all levels, and in our community. Now, our home is not… continue reading Working Remotely? Ask Lynda!

By written by Mary Marques    November 4, 2020   

The Business Resource and Innovation Center’s (BRIC) free business resources are accessible anywhere! That means you can conduct business research at your leisure from the comfort of your… continue reading At Home with BRIC: Compiling Free Sales Lists

By written by Gillian R.    November 4, 2020   

The Logan Library is proud to host the Souls Shot: Portraits of Victims of Gun Violence portrait exhibit now through December 30, Monday through Friday from 1:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m. This exhibit will… continue reading Souls Shot: Victims of Gun Violence Portrait Exhibit On Display at Logan Library

By written by Lynne H.    November 3, 2020    1

by Stephanie S - Intern, Languages & Learning Center The Languages and Learning Center supports the individual literacy and learning goals of Philadelphia adults, including… continue reading Free Arabic Literacy Program - Available Virtually Now

By written by Lindsay S.    November 2, 2020   

We have quite an interesting list of new titles for you this month—there’s a re-telling of the Little Mermaid tale, the beginning of a new children’s Native American series, teen… continue reading New Titles Coming to the Free Library in November!

By written by Paul A.    November 2, 2020    2

With the Election right around the corner, making sure that our voices are heard is now more important than ever. Knowing your voting rights allows you to spot, report and block voter… continue reading Know Your Voting Rights on Election Day

By written by Irma Q.    October 30, 2020   

Howllo Boils and Ghouls!, Welcome back to the Free Library of Phrightadelphia's boo-log, on this most haunted of holidays— Halloween ! Usually, during this time of year, we'd be… continue reading Halloween 2020: I Want Candy!

By written by Peter SM    October 30, 2020    1

High School selection season is upon us—the window for students to select a Philadelphia School District High School is open now through November 6. The Literacy Enrichment Afterschool… continue reading The Philly High School Choice Website Is Now Online!

By written by Bryan B.    October 29, 2020   

The fall season is upon us, and along with turning leaves and back-to-school resources, the Free Library is here to help you and your family learn, grow, and play every day. For the Whole Family… continue reading Fall Programming for Children and Families

By written by Emily S.    October 28, 2020   

If you do not plan to vote by mail, please plan to vote at the polls on  Election Day, Tuesday, November 3 ! Despite COVID-19, many of our neighborhood libraries will again be designated as… continue reading 37 Free Library Locations to Serve as Polling Places in 2020 Presidential Election

By written by Jenn D.    October 27, 2020    1

The Languages and Learning Center supports Philadelphia adults in their individual learning goals, including language learning, basic education, and digital literacy. This fall, all of our… continue reading Join the Languages and Learning Center for Virtual English, Japanese, and Spanish Language Learning!

By written by Lindsay S.    October 27, 2020   

People have had a fascination with haunted houses for centuries. This year, the Torresdale Library has taken their Haunted House online! These spooky places fill us with chills as spirits and… continue reading The Torresdale Library... is Haunted!

By written by Mike F.    October 26, 2020   

Managing the finances of a small business can be one of the most intimidating and challenging aspects of running a business. If you’re just not that into numbers (like me), it can be… continue reading Business Librarian and Business Owner: Let's Talk Money

By written by Sharontina H.    October 26, 2020   

Are you getting ready for Halloween? It’s going to be a bit different this year, I know. But what never changes are the books that help us celebrate this fun (and spooky!) holiday. You will… continue reading Picture Book Highlights | Happy Halloween

By written by Monica C.    October 23, 2020   

Each October, the Young Adult Library Services Association celebrates TeenTober . It’s a nationwide celebration which "aims to celebrate teens, promote year-round, innovative teen… continue reading Check Out All of the Field Teen Center's Virtual Programs and Online Resources This TeenTober!

By written by Kris L.    October 23, 2020   

A few years back, when I was an Afterschool Program Facilitator ( LEAP Leader) at my neighborhood library, one of the mothers of a student who regularly attended came in and asked if I could help… continue reading G.E.D. Test Prep

By written by Rich T.    October 22, 2020   

With Election Day coming up on November 3, it is critical that all citizens are aware of how to make their voices safely and properly heard. This post will cover the basics of mail-in voting and… continue reading Your Complete Guide to Mail-In Voting

By written by Irma Q.    October 21, 2020   

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