Posts by Peter L. (7)

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October is Health Literacy Month and certainly in October 2020—health is on everyone’s mind. At the Free Library, "literacy" is one of our favorite words, as it means… continue reading Health Literacy Month

By written by Peter L.    October 15, 2020   

Attention teens in Northeast Philly!  It's time to rediscover the Northeast Regional Library ! The Everything Teen Center is a brand new section of the library just for teens, ages 12 to… continue reading Introducing the Everything Teen Center at Northeast Regional Library!

By written by Peter L.    February 5, 2020    2

I don’t usually read children’s stories about ponies. Or Christian-themed mysteries. Or romance novels set during World War I. There’s nothing wrong with these types of… continue reading #FLPNoShameNovember: Mysteries, Romances, and Ponies

By written by Peter L.    November 24, 2015   

“He lists the disasters, the droughts, the storms, the fires, the encroaching seas that swallowed up so much of the land, the brutal war for what little sustenance remained. The result was… continue reading Cli-Fi: A New Literary Subgenre

By written by Peter L.    July 30, 2014   

Lycos.  Altavista.  Infoseek.  If you are over 30 these names may mean something.  They were the competing web search engines of the 90’s that became ancient history as… continue reading Searching the Web in the Age of Google

By written by Peter L.    June 11, 2014   

Aubry is the new After School Leader at the Philbrick Hall Teen Center.  Stop by, say hello, talk about comics, and learn about the activites Aubry has planned for the summer! In her own… continue reading Meet Aubry!

By written by Peter L.    May 30, 2014    1

Can anyone tell which books Malia and Sasha Obama bought recently? Tell us your best guesses in the comments section. (Look at a  larger version of this picture.)  Malia will turn 15 in… continue reading What do Malia and Sasha read?

By written by Peter L.    December 19, 2012    2