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It will be called: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows . continue reading Final Harry Potter Title Announced!

By written by Emily    December 21, 2006    3

If you want to treat your inner bookworm, here is a great recipe to make with book-shaped cookie cutters: HOLIDAY COOKIES 2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1… continue reading Library Holiday Cookies

By written by Emily    December 21, 2006    1

"I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library." - Jorge Luis Borges (1899-1986) continue reading A Very Smart Man

By written by Emily    December 20, 2006    1

The New York Times has an online book group where authors often post answers to readers' questions. continue reading Read This Book

By written by Emily    December 20, 2006   

Art Blog - Art reviews, deep thoughts, and gossip from Philadelphia and beyond. Blinq - Inquirer Blog. Broad & Market - Broad & Market showcases street fashion and street art in… continue reading Philly Blogs

By written by Emily    December 19, 2006    1

Check out this article about the Library on this Philly-based blog. continue reading UWISHUNU features the Library

By written by Emily    December 18, 2006   

On Friday, December 15 th a new exhibit entitled Jump Start: Launching an Artists’ Books Collection opens on the 2 nd floor at the Central Library. The exhibition takes place in the cases in… continue reading Jump Start: Launching an Artists' Book Collection at the Free Library of Philadelphia

By written by Emily    December 14, 2006   

Filmmaker and Temple student, John Snowden, made a documentary about the Friends of the Free Library. Thanks John! continue reading Friends of the Free Library Movie

By written by Emily    December 13, 2006   

The Free Library publishes book recommendations and reviews of Children's books each month as part of its series, Highlights of Children's Books . New titles are examined and added to the Free… continue reading Books to Give to Children this Holiday Season

By written by Emily    December 12, 2006   

Each year, the James Beard Foundation gives out is annual culinary awards. Here is a link to their 2006 winners -- not only do cookbooks provide guidance for stressful holiday cooking, they make… continue reading 2006 James Beard Foundation/KitchenAid Book Awards

By written by Emily    December 11, 2006   

The Washington Post 's Favorite Books of 2006 . Slate Magazine's Best Books of 2006 . The Economist 's Books of the Year . continue reading More Best Of....Lists

By written by Emily    December 8, 2006    1

The Free Library is pleased to announce that a number of new databases and electronic resources are available to us now through POWERLibrary. Please take a moment to try these out! Business… continue reading Perusing POWERLibrary

By written by Emily    December 8, 2006   

Check out the Iraq Study Group Report ! continue reading Breaking News!!!

By written by Emily    December 6, 2006   

In honor of the holiday season, we compiled a special Children's Booklist for your convenience. With titles representing Christmas, Kwanzaa, Hanukkah, and the Chinese New Year, we hope you'll stop… continue reading Children's Holiday Reading List

By written by Emily    December 6, 2006   

Are you interested in learning more about the history of people who lived in Europe between 500 and 1500 A.D.? Take a look at this amazing webpage and have access to 500 of the 3,000 images in the… continue reading Get Close and Personal With Medieval Manuscripts

By written by Emily    December 5, 2006   

There is currently an exhibition in the Main Lobby of Central detailing plans to renovate and expand the existing Beaux Arts building. Panels discuss the history and future of the Free Library,… continue reading Visit the New Central Exhibition

By written by Emily    December 4, 2006   

It's that time again--from now until the Oscars, annual best-of lists of start to grace the arts pages of magazines and newspapers across the country. Today, the New York Times published its 10… continue reading 10 Best Books of 2006?

By written by Emily    November 30, 2006   

Ever want to hear the sound of Dylan Thomas reading "In My Craft or Sullen Art" in his famously rumbly voice? Check out The Poetry Archive , an online collection of poets reading their work aloud… continue reading Straight from the Horse's Mouth

By written by Emily    November 30, 2006   

The feedback we've gotten back from the Free Library Blog has been fantastic. Lots of you have been leaving comments. However, we have been unable to publish them because no one has posted their… continue reading Commenting on the Blog

By written by Emily    November 29, 2006   

Due to illness, the December 12th event with Harry Frankfurt has been cancelled. Patrons with tickets will receive a letter from the Lectures Office this week offering the following options: -… continue reading Harry Frankfurt Lecture Cancelled

By written by Emily    November 29, 2006