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The Free Library Board of Trustees will be holding its last meeting of FY24 on Thursday, June 20, 2024, from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. The meeting will be held in person in rooms 405/406/407 at… continue reading Free Library Board of Trustees Public Meeting on June 20 at 4:00 p.m.

By written by Administrator    June 17, 2024   

In partnership with Visit Philadelphia  and Little Free Library , the Little Free(dom) Library initiative encourages residents and visitors of Philadelphia to pick up a free banned book at… continue reading Check Out A Banned Book From Our Little Free(dom) Libraries

By written by Administrator    June 11, 2024    2

Are you a student in (or entering) high school passionate about writing, reading, performing, and experiencing poetry? Are you equally passionate about working with your peers and other students… continue reading Are You The Next Youth Poet Laureate?

By written by Administrator    June 3, 2024    1

Every June the Free Library celebrates LGBTQIA+ Pride Month. The Free Library aims to be a place where everyone belongs. We value the LGBTQIA+ community, including transgender people and… continue reading Celebrate Pride Month with the Free Library

By written by Administrator    May 29, 2024    2

Summer of Wonder is the Free Library's flagship summer reading challenge for all ages. Participants can attend library programs, find new books to read, and explore activities to stay engaged… continue reading Get Ready for an Exciting Summer of Wonder at the Free Library!

By written by Administrator    May 29, 2024    2

The Free Library is excited to announce the addition of video games to its vast catalog of borrowable materials! Why video games at the library, you ask? Well, stories aren't confined to books… continue reading New Achievement Unlocked: Video Game Circulation!

By written by Administrator    May 20, 2024    5

Now you can win great prizes and access special offers just for being a patron of the Free Library of Philadelphia!     Arden Theatre Company:  Once On This Island In search of her… continue reading Patron Perks: Save on Great Shows and Win Cool Prizes

By written by Administrator    May 16, 2024    29

The 2024 One Book, One Philadelphia season is coming to a close with an exciting finale event ! Join True Biz author Sara Nović and poet Ilya Kaminsky — author of… continue reading Join Us for the One Book, One Philadelphia Finale Celebration

By written by Administrator    May 15, 2024   

The Free Library's newest exhibition from the Special Collections Division,  We Are What We Eat , explores the intersection of food, community, and identity. On view in the… continue reading We Are What We Eat: Recipes and Resources

By written by Administrator    April 1, 2024    1

We Are What We Eat  is on view from  Monday, April 1–Friday, August 30, 2024  on the Third Floor of Parkway Central Library  in the Dietrich Gallery. "Food is more… continue reading We Are What We Eat: An Exhibition from Special Collections

By written by Administrator    April 1, 2024    1

The  Free Library Board of Trustees  will be holding its third meeting of FY24 on  Friday, March 15, 2024, from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. View the upcoming meeting agenda.   To… continue reading Free Library Board of Trustees Public Meeting on March 15 at 8:00 a.m.

By written by Administrator    March 8, 2024   

The Free Library of Philadelphia’s efforts to restore Frankford Library in Northeast Philadelphia are on track for completion in 2024. Renovations to the library will include updates to the… continue reading Frankford Library Renovations Set for Completion in 2024

By written by Administrator    March 6, 2024    2

The Free Library of Philadelphia is actively restoring six-day service to more of our neighborhood library locations throughout the city. Saturday hours are being rolled out in waves; more… continue reading Six-Day Service Beginning at More Neighborhood Free Library Branches

By written by Administrator    February 15, 2024    11

In honor of Black History Month, the Free Library released another Mini Jawns series exploring important moments in Philadelphia's Black History.   Check out more Mini Jawns episodes on… continue reading Mini Jawns: Black History in Philadelphia

By written by Administrator    February 13, 2024   

It’s the 50 Anniversary of the blaxploitation film Foxy Brown starring Pam Grier . The film is credited for revolutionizing the way women were portrayed in cinema. To celebrate this… continue reading Pam's Picks: Favorite Books of Legendary Actress Pam Grier

By written by Administrator    February 9, 2024    6

By Tuesday C., Kate G., and Sara P. Hola, bonjour, dzien dobry, ni hao! Welcome to the Kensington / Fairhill / Riverwards Community Cookbook : a treasure showcasing the cultural… continue reading The Kensington / Fairhill / Riverwards Cookbook: A North Philly Community's Labor of Love

By written by Administrator    January 24, 2024    5

The Free Library is pleased to announce the addition of three full-time social workers to its Social Services roster. The newly formed Social Services team will provide open office… continue reading Social Services Offered by the Free Library

By written by Administrator    January 8, 2024   

The Parkway Central Children’s Department has a fun tradition of giving our favorite books very specific awards crafted just for them, and here they are! These are our best reads of 2023.… continue reading The Central Children's Department Best Books for 2023

By written by Administrator    December 27, 2023    1

The  Free Library Board of Trustees  will be holding its second meeting of FY24 on Friday, December 8, 2023, from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. View the upcoming meeting agenda.   To… continue reading Free Library Board of Trustees Public Meeting on Friday, December 8 at 8 a.m.

By written by Administrator    December 1, 2023   

The Free Library of Philadelphia is excited to announce the return of six-day service at 10 of our neighborhood library locations throughout the city. Saturday hours are being rolled out in waves,… continue reading Six-Day Service Beginning at 10 Neighborhood Free Library Branches

By written by Administrator    November 15, 2023    9

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