Posts by Khyra L. (7)

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Following an early dismissal on Wednesdays, students from a local middle school pack the floor of the McPherson Square library . With students flocking in prior to regularly scheduled afterschool… continue reading Robots? Where? McPherson Square!

By written by Khyra L.    December 19, 2019   

Type "slime" into any search engine and you’re bound to find a variety of slime-making kits sold through major retailers, links to several YouTube accounts dedicated to slime, and… continue reading It's Time for Slime!

By written by Khyra L.    December 7, 2018   

Two Free Library of Philadelphia programs have teamed up to create new ways to advance literacy, guide learning, and inspire curiosity! Get HYPE Philly! and the Literacy Enrichment After-School… continue reading LEAP into HYPE!

By written by Khyra L.    November 21, 2017   

Worm bins and books alike inspire curiosity! During the summer, Get HYPE Philly! set up compost bins at neighborhood libraries , filling them up with scraps of raw fruits and vegetables, soil… continue reading Get HYPE Philly!: From Bookworms to Earthworms

By written by Khyra L.    September 27, 2017    3

Ordering Pizza? Our Get HYPE Philly! teens recently built environment-friendly pizza ovens to reheat leftover pizza. All you have to do to make your own is hang on to your delivery box! They… continue reading Powered-Up Pizza!

By written by Khyra L.    March 14, 2017    1

Get HYPE Philly is a city-wide initiative for youth development, funded by GSK and brought to youth by several organizations including The Food Trust and the Free Library of Philadelphia. At… continue reading What's the HYPE?

By written by Khyra L.    February 8, 2017    2

Get HYPE Philly! team and teen participants alike learn new things all the time about the benefits of different foods and how to prepare them. At a recent HYPE program with culinary educator… continue reading For the Love of Avocado!

By written by Khyra L.    October 13, 2016    17