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by Andrew DePass, Intern,  Languages and Learning Center Have you started taking a GED or HiSET course before the pandemic that has been put on hold and want to continue your studies? Need an… continue reading Prepare for Your High School Diploma and More With These Free Online Courses

By written by Rachel H.    November 25, 2020   

Local author Hallee Adelman is the creator of the Way Past... books series , which helps children learn how to cope with their emotions in a literacy-focused way. And you can now watch an… continue reading Virtual Children’s Author Visit: Hallee Adelman

By written by Becky S.    November 24, 2020    1

Written by Alex Evenson, Philabundance Nutrition Educator, with additions from Caity Rietzen, Culinary Literacy Center Supervisor   Cooking is a wonderful way to bring people together, and… continue reading Brighten Up Your Thanksgiving Table

By written by Caity R.    November 24, 2020   

In the world of entrepreneurship, one of the most challenging aspects of business ownership is finding ways to let the most people know that your business exists, i.e. visibility. There are many… continue reading Business Librarian and Business Owner: Gaining Visibility

By written by Sharontina H.    November 23, 2020   

As COVID-19 cases surge in our city, Philadelphia health officials have announced a new Safer at Home plan, which aims to limit the spread of this virus through this difficult period. Vaccines for… continue reading Using the City's Online Maps to Find Free Food Distribution and COVID-19 Testing Sites

By written by Michael R.    November 19, 2020   

In response to rising COVID-19 cases in Philadelphia, the City and Department of Public Health have announced changes to restrictions on businesses, events, and gatherings, and other activities to… continue reading Philadelphia Announces New "Safer at Home" Restrictions and Closures to Fight Rising COVID-19 Cases

By written by Administrator    November 17, 2020   

Kindness is a gentle, hopeful act. Being kind is one of the easiest ways to have an impact on the world.  A simple act of kindness can grow exponentially, from one person to many, many… continue reading Picture Book Highlights | World Kindness Day

By written by Monica C.    November 13, 2020   

Are you looking for a healthy snack and way to fuel your body as the fall and winter days get shorter? Try some trail mix! Trail mix can be packed with nutrients that fuel the body longer, and… continue reading Trail Mix and Hiking Trails Can Cure the Blues

By written by Naquawna L.    November 12, 2020    2

I still remember as a child, coming along as my mother cast her ballot. Standing side by side with my mother, the first person in my family to vote in the U.S., left me with wide-eyed curiosity.… continue reading Making Her Mark: Philadelphia Women Fight for the Vote Digital Exhibition Launches

By written by Suzanna U.    November 10, 2020   

Happy Diwali Season! At Donatucci Library , we will be celebrating the Indian Festival of Lights on Friday, November 13, at 3:00 p.m. with stories, songs, crafts, and a stroll through our… continue reading Celebrate Diwali, the Indian Festival of Lights!

By written by Sunita B.    November 10, 2020   

This is the fifth in a series of posts highlighting major figures in jazz history who were in some sense from Philly. Every one of the bolded album titles below can be streamed for free with your… continue reading Philly Jazz Legends: Archie Shepp

By written by Ben R.    November 9, 2020   

Join the Adult Literacy Book Club, presented by the Free Library's Languages & Learning Center and the Center for Literacy , by improving your reading skills while reading and discussing… continue reading Introducing the Adult Literacy Book Club!

By written by Phil K.    November 6, 2020   

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

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