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Construction Underway at Former South Philly Branch of Free Library Philly.curbed.com After vibration monitors were installed in neighboring houses, the site of the former South Philadelphia… continue reading Free Library in the News: December 15-19, 2014

By written by Samantha M.    December 19, 2014   

Free Library in the News My Daughter's Kitchen: Chicken on skewers impresses the founder Inquirer Laurada Byers later wrote me how valuable she thought the cooking classes were for these… continue reading Free Library in the News: December 8-12, 2014

By written by Samantha M.    December 12, 2014   

Free Library in the News   Imagining the library of the future The News Journal Add to the all of this the continual squeeze on state and local funding. Libraries rarely top the list of… continue reading Free Library in the News: December 1-5, 2014

By written by Samantha M.    December 5, 2014    1

Bits of Oscar Wilde, hiding in plain sight at the Free Library Philadelphia Inquirer Three previously unknown Oscar Wilde items have surfaced in the Free Library of Philadelphia's rare-book… continue reading Free Library in the News: November 24-28, 2014

By written by Samantha M.    December 1, 2014   

We’re excited to share our newly digitized Oscar Wilde manuscripts, part of the rich collection of literary manuscripts and first editions in the Rare Book Department. The draft of The… continue reading Oscar Wilde Manuscripts

By written by Samantha M.    November 25, 2014    2

The School District of Philadelphia is excited to announce that for the first time the School Selection Process has moved entirely online. In order to apply to schools, students and families… continue reading School District of Philadelphia School Selection Application Now Online

By written by Samantha M.    November 25, 2014    10

Building the library of the future here in philadelphia Flying Kite Media If you think of the library and think of people at the circulation desk hissing "sshh!", then you're not in… continue reading Free Library in the News: November 17-21, 2014

By written by Samantha M.    November 21, 2014   

Maker Jawn Initiative at Free Library of Philadelphia to Expand to Adults with IMLS Grant Library Journal “We certainly haven’t finished exploration of on-the-floor Maker programming… continue reading Free Library in the News: November 10-14, 2014

By written by Samantha M.    November 14, 2014   

Find a book, and much more, at local library Philadelphia Inquirer It was at the Free Library of Philadelphia that I located, first, the river artifacts that wove their way into  Flow: The… continue reading Free Library in the News: November 3-7, 2014

By written by Samantha M.    November 7, 2014   

The Kids Of Ramonita de Rodriguez Branch Of The Library Say: HAPPY HALLOWEEN! Philebrity As part of the Free Library of Philadelphia‘s most excellent  MakerJawn  program… continue reading Free Library in the News: October 27-31, 2014

By written by Samantha M.    October 31, 2014   

This week's news coverage of all things Free Library: More students cook as program grows Philadelphia Inquirer This fall, we also begin a partnership with the Free Library of Philadelphia,… continue reading Free Library in the News: October 20-24, 2014

By written by Samantha M.    October 24, 2014   

It’s almost time for the 23rd Annual Philadelphia Film Festival ! This year, the Free Library of Philadelphia is happy to partner with the Philadelphia Film Society to provide special… continue reading The 23rd Philadelphia Film Festival

By written by Samantha M.    September 30, 2014   

It’s an exciting time of transformation at the Free Library of Philadelphia! The Free Library of Philadelphia is proud to announce Building Inspiration: 21 st Century Libraries , a… continue reading Announcing Building Inspiration: 21st Century Libraries

By written by Samantha M.    September 9, 2014