Posts by Michelle S. (191)

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As the Free Library of Exploration, we’re proud to be a place where people come to seek out information, from complex research inquiries to “Where’s a good place to eat around… continue reading Parkway Central Tourist Information

By written by Michelle S.    August 5, 2010    4

This is the second year that my dad and I have planted a garden together. Last year, we came up with increasingly inventive ways to eat the massive amounts of zucchini we grew, but we lost our… continue reading On Gardening and Getting Started

By written by Michelle S.    August 4, 2010    1

From the gorgeous, stark white baby quilt sewn for me by a family friend to the bright and colorful quilt gracing my college roommate’s bed that her mother made from old summer camp… continue reading The Book and the Quilt

By written by Michelle S.    August 2, 2010    2

Late summer Sundays, when time seems to run like molasses and the air is thick with stagnant heat—it’s not always the most inspiring time of year, is it? But the Free Library is… continue reading Sundays on the Parkway Offers Something for Everyone

By written by Michelle S.    July 29, 2010    4

Maybe you’ve seen him hanging out on the front steps of Parkway Central Library as you stop by to check out the latest bestseller, attend an author event, or listen to classical… continue reading Call for Phanatic Photos!

By written by Michelle S.    July 28, 2010    1

A tour de force in children’s literature not only for the Free Library of Philadelphia, but also for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and library systems nationwide, Children's Services… continue reading In Memoriam: Carolyn W. Field, Coordinator of Work with Children

By written by Michelle S.    July 26, 2010    5

Veteran broadcast and print journalist Daniel Schorr passed away today in Washington, D.C. at the age of 93. A tenacious and respected reporter, Schorr received three Emmy Awards for his coverage… continue reading In memoriam, Daniel Schorr

By written by Michelle S.    July 23, 2010   

Starting today, you will find a new link for "Book Description & Reviews" for items in our catalog. When you click the link, a new window will open, displaying reviews from our… continue reading Find Book Descriptions & Reviews in our Catalog

By written by Michelle S.    July 22, 2010   

Library services may be free, but their value to users is enormous. The Free Library of Philadelphia is working with the Fels Institute of Government to put a value on the resources and services… continue reading Help the Library Demonstrate Its Impact: Complete a Brief Survey, and Enter to Win a $50 Gift Card

By written by Michelle S.    July 21, 2010    2

We have some exciting news for smart phone users! If you access the Free Library's website using a web-enabled device, you will find new features tailored for view on your iPhone, Blackberry,… continue reading New Mobile Web Features

By written by Michelle S.    July 20, 2010    1

“You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view, until you climb into his skin and walk around in it.” These words of compassion spoken by… continue reading In Appreciation of To Kill a Mockingbird

By written by Michelle S.    July 16, 2010    1