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The Free Library of Philadelphia is home to a myriad of Special Collections . Since mid-March, we have been closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This means that those of us who work with the… continue reading #SpecialCollectionsAtHome

By written by Megan M.    April 27, 2020   

For literature enthusiasts and first-time readers alike,  Ulysses  can be every bit as daunting as it is thrilling. If you’ve always wanted to read James Joyce ’s… continue reading The Ulysses Every Day Reading Challenge

By written by Rosa D.    April 15, 2020    1

We know that not everyone is lucky enough to live in Philadelphia. For those who aren’t able to make it to our diverse line-up of author talks in person—no worries! You can now watch… continue reading Introducing the Free Library’s Author Events YouTube Channel!

By written by Author Events    October 25, 2019    5

All throughout September, we’ve been celebrating National Library Card Sign-Up Month by highlighting some of the amazing, often life-changing things you can do, for free, with your shiny red… continue reading Library Card Sign-Up Month | Library Stories We Love

By written by Kate C.    September 30, 2019   

"We wanna be free! We wanna be free to do what we wanna do. We wanna be free to surf the net. We wanna be free to visit websites and access information freely without being hassled by The… continue reading Banned Books Week | A Year Without Net Neutrality

By written by Peter SM    September 25, 2019   

September is Library Card Sign-up Month, and we just wanted to remind you that securing your very own Free Library of Philadelphia library card is both easy and valuable! You can sign up online or… continue reading September is Library Card Sign-Up Month!

By written by Kate C.    September 3, 2019    2

You heard right! Today is National Selfie Day, an excuse to snap a photo of yourself in the name of this glorious (fake) holiday! Looking for the perfect place to take it? How about heading to… continue reading Happy National Selfie Day!

By written by Kate C.    June 21, 2019   

If you follow us here on the blog or on social media , you may be familiar with our new #MyFreeLibrary campaign. With 54 neighborhood library locations across the city and over 30,000 events and… continue reading Springing Into Your Free Library

By written by Kate C.    May 13, 2019    1

If you’ve spent time visiting any of the Free Library’s 54 neighborhood library locations or reading this blog , you know that we’ve got something for everyone. With over 25,000… continue reading #MyFreeLibrary: What Is YOUR Free Library Story?

By written by Kate C.    April 5, 2019    3

As we turn the page on 2016 and embark on exciting new chapters in 2017, a nationwide social media movement is afoot! Led by the New York Public Library (NYPL) , libraries and cultural… continue reading Join the #ReadersUnite Movement with the Free Library!

By written by Kate C.    January 3, 2017    1

Do you have a favorite YouTuber? Maybe you love John and Hank Green and their community of Nerdfighters ?  Are you more of a Vine (RIP) enthusiast? Whomever your fave and on whatever… continue reading Social Media Stars Write Books, Don't They?

By written by Rachel F.    December 13, 2016   

This week marks my one-year anniversary working for the Free Library of Philadelphia Foundation, the non-profit organization that supports the Free Library. I was hired as the system’s… continue reading What I've Learned in a Year at the Free Library

By written by Kate C.    October 7, 2016   

by Darrian Hopson "Mom, can I stay home today?" "Mom, I overslept!" "I just don’t feel like going to school today, we’re not doing anything, anyway."… continue reading Read by 4th: Attendance Awareness Month

By written by Abby T.    September 30, 2016   

Well, it's that time of year again: The Holidays—or as I like to refer to them—The Holidaze. Whether you celebrate Christmas , Hanukkah , Kwanzaa , Winter Solstice , Festivus , or… continue reading Have a Happy Holidaze with Free Library's Spotify Channel

By written by Peter SM    December 23, 2015   

Howl-lo F(r)iends, Welcome back once again to the Free Library of Frightadelphia's bloodcurdling blog! It would seem that you have survived previous playlists and have come back for more… continue reading Read (and Listen) Between The Lines: A Halloween Playlist from Free Library's Spotify Channel

By written by Peter SM    October 30, 2015    1

Take the #FreeLibraryAnywhere! Sign up for your library card online and get ebooks, database access, streaming videos, and more—instantly! Show us where you take YOUR Free Library by… continue reading Take the Free Library Anywhere!

By written by Samantha M.    September 2, 2015    3

Let's get the "Word on the Web" and check out some recent topics of interest and discussion from the tech, literary, library, and arts and entertainment intersections of the World… continue reading Word on the Web July 2015

By written by Peter SM    July 31, 2015   

Let's get the "Word on the Web" and check out some recent topics of interest and discussion from the tech, literary, library, and arts and entertainment intersections of the World… continue reading Word on the Web June 2015

By written by Peter SM    July 1, 2015   

It's been a few months, but we're back on the blog beat, so let's get the "Word on the Web" and check out some recent topics of interest and discussion from the tech,… continue reading Word on the Web May 2015

By written by Peter SM    May 29, 2015   

When it comes to providing digital access and bridging the digital divide , public libraries have been at the forefront of the battle for years. Every day, Free Library of Philadelphia staff… continue reading Sign Up! Digital Access Drive for Philly Tech Week

By written by CaitlinT    April 15, 2015    1