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Kyle Chilluti is the resident "book whisperer" at the Free Library of Philadelphia’s Bustleton Library . The 17-year-old aspiring filmmaker from MaST Community Charter School gives… continue reading Free Library Internship Prepares Special Needs Students for Life After High School

By written by Jenn D.    June 3, 2016   

You’re invited! Please join us for a South Philadelphia Library Open House and Block Party! The Free Library of Philadelphia welcomes the brand-new Community Health and Literacy Center ,… continue reading You're Invited! South Philadelphia Library Open House and Block Party

By written by Jenn D.    May 26, 2016    2

The Free Library of Philadelphia is delighted to announce four new site-specific public art commissions at neighborhood libraries across the city. The art will be placed at four of the libraries… continue reading Public Art Commissions at Four Neighborhood Libraries

By written by Jenn D.    April 6, 2016    1

The Free Library of Philadelphia is BUILDING INSPIRATION at four neighborhood libraries: Lillian Marrero Library (601 W. Lehigh Avenue) Logan Library (1333 Wagner Avenue) Lovett Memorial Library… continue reading BUILDING INSPIRATION: 21st Century Libraries Initiative

By written by Jenn D.    April 1, 2016    2

Want to learn how to download some of nearly 120,000 ebooks to your new Kindle or Nook? Looking to discover all the hidden features of your new iPad, e-reader, smart phone, or tablet? Can’t… continue reading Holiday eGadget Help Desk Returns to Parkway Central Library

By written by Jenn D.    December 22, 2015    2

The HOUR OF CODE is coming! The Hour of Code is a one-hour introduction to computer science, designed to demystify code and show that anybody can learn the basics. There is no experience… continue reading The Library Wants YOU to Learn How to Code—for FREE!

By written by Jenn D.    December 2, 2015    4

There is an EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING in Philadelphia. The following Free Library locations will serve as cooling sites . Here are their addresses and hours for Wednesday, July 29 : Andorra Library,… continue reading Stay Cool at the Library! Hours for Wednesday, July 29

By written by Jenn D.    July 29, 2015   

There is an EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING in Philadelphia. The following Free Library locations will serve as cooling sites . Here are their addresses and hours for Monday, July 20 : Andorra Library, 705… continue reading Stay Cool at the Library! Hours for Monday, July 20

By written by Jenn D.    July 20, 2015    2

The Hour of Code is a one-hour introduction to computer science, designed to demystify code and show that anybody can learn the basics. There are 63,610 Hour of Code events taking place around the… continue reading Gone Global! The Hour of Code and Computer Science Education Week, December 8-14, 2014

By written by Jenn D.    December 4, 2014    2

What were you doing last Friday? My guess is that you were reading. Reading, reading, reading! We are delighted to declare that you have helped get us HALFWAY to our 30-Million-Minute Summer… continue reading Halfway to our Summer Reading Challenge Goal!

By written by Jenn D.    July 21, 2014   

Transforming neighborhood libraries like Lovett Memorial is the essence of the Free Library of Philadelphia’s 21st Century Libraries Initiative. The 21st Century Libraries Initiative will… continue reading Building Inspiration: Lovett Memorial Library

By written by Jenn D.    July 9, 2014    4

Calling All of Philly’s Technology Enthusiasts!   Where will you be during the week of April 4-12, 2014? If you are interested in technology and community, Technically Philly’s… continue reading Get Ready! Philly Tech Week 2014

By written by Jenn D.    March 31, 2014   

Have you seen them around town? On subway concourses, sides of buses and within SEPTA bus shelters, KEYSPOTS ads have premiered. KEYSPOTS is a citywide initiative bringing internet access,… continue reading KEYSPOTS and Hot Spots

By written by Jenn D.    January 26, 2012   

The first Free Library Hot Spot officially opens today! Deputy Mayor Mike DiBerardinis and Free Library President and Director Siobhan Reardon will cut the ribbon on the Hot Spot at Heavenly… continue reading Free Library Hot Spots

By written by Jenn D.    April 13, 2011   

In response to broad audience demand, the Foundation Center has created this spectacular interactive mapping tool.  Designed for all persons interested in the impact of philanthropy around… continue reading Philanthropy In/Sight: Every Picture Tells a Story

By written by Jenn D.    January 24, 2011    2

The Regional Foundation Cente r of the Free Library of Philadelphia is celebrating our 36th year of informing the nonprofit community.  If you are a new or emerging nonprofit organization,… continue reading Starting a Nonprofit Organization

By written by Jenn D.    April 28, 2010    2

The Regional Foundation Center (RFC) of the Free Library of Philadelphia is celebrating our 36th year of informing the nonprofit community.  Please join us for our 6th annual Nonprofit… continue reading Nonprofit Technical Assistance Day

By written by Jenn D.    April 15, 2010    2