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The school year may be ending, but activities for teens are just starting to heat up at Parkway Central.    We’re bringing back old favorites and doing some new things to keep the… continue reading Teen Summer Activities at Philbrick Hall

By written by Daniel S.    June 10, 2013   

2013 marks the 6th annual Philly Beer Week . What began as a “what if discussion” between a Daily News reporter and some bar owners has now grown into an annual event with more than… continue reading Celebrate Philly Beer Week at the Free Library

By written by Daniel S.    May 20, 2013   

March 10-16 is Teen Tech Week @ The Free Library of Philadelphia and we’re calling on all Philadelphia teens to take a minute to check in at their Library or Hot Spot. We have tons of fun… continue reading It's Teen Tech Week!

By written by Daniel S.    March 8, 2013   

Every year, teen poets and spoken word artists come together to blow us away with their words and performances-- Teen Poetry Slam returns to the Free Library on Friday, April 5! If you’re… continue reading Teen Poetry Slam!

By written by Daniel S.    March 5, 2013   

If you’re reading this blog, you probably know that the Library is a great place to go when you’re looking for something.  It’s also a great place to go if you’re… continue reading Spend Valentine’s Day with Someone who Appreciates You for Your Bookshelves

By written by Daniel S.    January 18, 2013   

The Free Library was saddened to hear about the passing of Michael McGonigle, film lecturer at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Michael was very generous with his time and talents and donated his… continue reading In Memoriam: Michael McGonigle

By written by Daniel S.    November 19, 2012    1

  On Friday, October 26, Philadelphia Photo Arts Center will host their third annual Philly Photo Day .   On Philly Photo Day, Philadelphia Photo Arts Center asks everyone in… continue reading October 26 is Philly Photo Day!

By written by Daniel S.    October 22, 2012   

The Free Library’s Living Library event is coming up this Wednesday, June 20 at 7:00 p.m. in Room 108 of the Parkway Central Library. At this event, human “books” will be… continue reading The Free Library’s Living Library: Creativity and the Common Good

By written by Daniel S.    June 18, 2012    3

Philly Beer Week  begins this Friday, June 1 st  and continues through Sunday, June 10th.  To many in our area, especially Philly Beer Geeks, it’s the most exciting ten days… continue reading Get Ready for Beer Week

By written by Daniel S.    May 30, 2012   

  Written by Helen Azar May, 2010. " You should have it back in a few days ", I am told by my primary care physician  whose office I am sitting in a few days after recovering… continue reading Senseless Life, or A Year With No Sense of Smell or Taste.

By written by Daniel S.    September 15, 2011    27

When I turned 21, I knew a few things about beer: it was generally the color of straw, it was carbonated, served cold, contained a mild amount of alcohol and I thought it tasted ok.  Then… continue reading Cracking the Barley Code: How the Free Library Helped Me Become a Homebrewer

By written by Daniel S.    August 29, 2011    3