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Note: all remaining AARP Tax Prep events have been cancelled. Do you shudder at the thought of April 15 and wring your hands during the annual financial ritual? You are not alone. Taxes are… continue reading Don't Panic! Get Free Tax Filing Help from AARP!

By written by Abbe K.    February 21, 2020   

If you've been in Center City recently, you can't walk 10 feet without finding Cannabidiol or CBD advertised on merchandise ranging from lotions and potions to patches and… continue reading The ABCs of CBD

By written by Abbe K.    September 24, 2019    1

It’s 11:30 a.m. on a Tuesday morning and nearly a dozen seniors at the Fumo Family Library are stretching, strengthening, and sweating to Funk, Disco, and Soul tunes. While it’s not… continue reading Senior Strength Training Big Success at Fumo Family Library

By written by Abbe K.    February 15, 2019    1

For several weeks this past summer, a group of teens from South Philly High School visited  Fumo Family Library for summer programming. One day, a teen wondered aloud where she should… continue reading Teens Collaborate to Create Dedicated Space for Themselves at Fumo Family Library

By written by Abbe K.    February 13, 2018   

The Free Library of Philadelphia is celebrating Halloween on all corners of the city from the South and the North to the Northeast and Center City . Halloween isn’t merely for children to… continue reading Free Library of Philadelphia Halloween Celebrations!

By written by Abbe K.    October 13, 2017    2

What if an entire community wrote one line each on a vintage Underwood Typewriter to create a really, really, long poem? Would it bring world peace? Would love abound? Would we become a united… continue reading Are You the Poetry 'Type'?

By written by Abbe K.    April 17, 2017   

Beginning in September 2015, several Science Leadership Academy high school students studying film and photography worked on their Independent Learning Project at our Parkway Central Branch.… continue reading Science Leadership Student 'Maps it Out.'

By written by Abbe K.    January 1, 2016