Posts by Jennifer E. (8)

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Happy Children’s Book Week, Philadelphia! Founded in 1919 — thus marking its 105th anniversary this year — Children’s Book Week is the nation’s longest-running… continue reading No Rules, Just Read: Children's Book Week

By written by Jennifer E.    May 3, 2024   

Something very special is happening on Monday, April 8 : a total solar eclipse will cross North America from Mexico to Canada! After April 8, the next solar eclipse viewable from… continue reading Get Ready for the 2024 Solar Eclipse on Monday, April 8!

By written by Jennifer E.    April 1, 2024   

Happy Women’s History Month , Philadelphia! What began as a local educational initiative in Sonoma, California 46 years ago, has evolved into a month-long celebration "commemorating and… continue reading It's Women's History Month in March!

By written by Jennifer E.    March 1, 2024    2

Bright and early on January 22, while many of us were still sleeping, breakfasting, or commuting, librarians and other youth literature enthusiasts gathered excitedly in person at the… continue reading The 2024 Youth Media Award-Winners

By written by Jennifer E.    January 26, 2024   

As the pandemic enters its second year, online platforms and virtual learning continue to serve a critical role in our children’s education. Are you the caregiver of a currently enrolled… continue reading Stay Connected with the School District of Philadelphia Parent and Family Portal

By written by Jennifer E.    February 25, 2021   

We are big fans of teachers here at the Free Library! From class visits , helping plan lessons, and reading suggestions to participating in professional development opportunities for… continue reading Raise Your Hand for Teacher Appreciation Week!

By written by Jennifer E.    May 8, 2020   

While we all practice social distancing with schools and libraries closed for at least two weeks to help flatten the curve of COVID-19 , what exactly are you (and your kids!) going to do with… continue reading Keeping You and the Kids Busy While Social Distancing

By written by Jennifer E.    March 25, 2020    1

Even if you’re not a big reader of comics and graphic novels, there’s a good chance that you’re familiar with graphic novel memoirs . After all, these are the books that have won… continue reading Illustrating Life: Graphic Memoir Recommendations

By written by Jennifer E.    April 4, 2018