Posts by Jess P. (6)
The calendar still says August, and the weather forecast still says summer, but the new school year is just around the corner— School District of Philadelphia will ring the bell to begin… continue reading Go Back to School with the Free Library!
By written by Jess P. August 30, 2019 1
Books for Rising Readers: Strengthening Early Literacy in Philadelphia with a Shared Reading Experience
Though our One Book, One Philadelphia 2018-2019 season is now over, the Free Library will keep connecting readers through a shared text all spring long! We are thrilled to be launching an… continue reading Books for Rising Readers: Strengthening Early Literacy in Philadelphia with a Shared Reading Experience
By written by Jess P. March 20, 2019
On a recent Monday morning, Paul L. Dunbar School’s kindergarten storytime got a special guest—librarian Kayla H. from the Cecil B. Moore neighborhood library . Dunbar… continue reading Spotlight on School Storytimes: A Visit to Dunbar Elementary
By written by Jess P. December 13, 2018
On Tuesday, October 30, Parkway Central Library ’s Skyline Room was abuzz with the cheers of sixth graders, the sound of buzzers and music, and the roar of applause. The cause? A "Book… continue reading This Sixth Grade "Battle" Was One for the Books!
By written by Jess P. November 28, 2018
Now more than ever , students and teachers at our schools need the information and skills that librarians and libraries can provide. This year, the Free Library is working to spread the word about… continue reading Better Together: The Free Library Partners with Schools
By written by Jess P. October 26, 2018
This October, first and second grade students in the Building Bridges with Books program (a partnership between the Free Library and the School District of Philadelphia) got a unique glimpse into… continue reading Sister City: Students Encounter Incheon, South Korea at the Library
By written by Jess P. November 9, 2017 1