Posts by Jamie K. (11)

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29 weeks, 374.25 miles, 56 libraries*. That’s the tremendous endeavor Free Library patron and supporter Carolyn Redmond accomplished during the COVID-19 pandemic—to travel to all of… continue reading 29 Weeks, 374.25 Miles, 56 Libraries: A Library Patron's Journey

By written by Jamie K.    March 4, 2021    5

Each holiday season, the Free Library of Philadelphia Foundation creates a festive commemorative bookplate that members of the community can gift in honor or in memory of those they care most… continue reading Take Part in a Free Library Holiday Tradition: Dedicate a Bookplate

By written by Jamie K.    December 8, 2020    1

Passed in March 2020, the CARES Act (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act) includes several provisions designed to bolster the United States economy in response to the COVID-19… continue reading How the CARES Act Impacts Your Charitable Giving

By written by Jamie K.    December 3, 2020    1

It’s Giving Tuesday and the Free Library of Philadelphia Foundation is participating! Giving Tuesday is a global giving movement that was created in 2012 as a simple idea: a day that… continue reading Support the Free Library of Philadelphia on #GivingTuesday!

By written by Jamie K.    December 1, 2020   

This National Library Week , we have reflected on the many fantastic resources, programs, and events the Free Library offers. Even though our doors are temporarily closed and many of our programs… continue reading It's Library Giving Day!

By written by Jamie K.    April 23, 2020   

Do you long for the days of Nick at Nite , TRL , the Spice Girls , and Fresh Prince ? Do you catch yourself saying "as if" and "talk to the hand" in casual conversation? Do you… continue reading The Raven Society and Field Teen Center are Throwing it Back to the '90s!

By written by Jamie K.    March 11, 2020   

So many people revel in the spirit of giving this time of year—from giving gifts to loved ones to giving back to their communities. The Free Library and all of our supporters get in the… continue reading Give a Gift to the Free Library Fund this Holiday Season

By written by Jamie K.    December 23, 2019   

Deciding what holiday gifts to get friends and family is always tricky, especially since this time of year can be so hectic. And once you finally figure that out, you have to worry about actually… continue reading Give a Special Free Library Gift to Someone this Season: Dedicate a Bookplate!

By written by Jamie K.    December 9, 2019   

It’s right around the corner! Join us at Parkway Central Library on Saturday, December 14 at 7:00 p.m. for Music in the Air: A Free Library Fête . The Free Library’s annual gala… continue reading Join us for Music in the Air: A Free Library Fête!

By written by Jamie K.    December 4, 2019    1

It’s Giving Tuesday ! Celebrated on the Tuesday after all of the chaos of Thanksgiving, Black Friday, and Cyber Monday, Giving Tuesday is a time to step back from consumerism and deals.… continue reading It's Giving Tuesday!

By written by Jamie K.    December 3, 2019   

With National Philanthropy Day just a few days ago and Thanksgiving fast approaching, it’s a great time to think about what philanthropy is and what it means to each and every one of… continue reading The Meaning of Philanthropy

By written by Jamie K.    November 21, 2019