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We’ve been having some fun around here celebrating the Dog Days of Summer—library-style , but did you know there’s a way you can make a big impact this month? August 18 is this… continue reading Make a Difference During these Dog Days of Summer and Adopt a Furry, Four-legged Friend!

By written by Kate C.    August 13, 2018    2

Badum-bum… All bad puns aside, today is Herman Melville's birthday (his 199th – next year will be a big one!) and the Free Library is paying tribute to the American Homer! Our… continue reading Have a Whale of a Time Celebrating Herman Melville!

By written by Kate C.    August 1, 2018   

The summer is heating up, and as we all try our best to deal with the rising temperatures, don’t forget that the Free Library of Philadelphia is a great place to cool off! From books and… continue reading Celebrate Those Dog Days of Summer with the Free Library!

By written by Kate C.    July 27, 2018    2

For the past 25 years, America’s birthplace (Philly, of course!) has celebrated America’s birthday (July 4, of course!) with Wawa Welcome America – a multi-day festival of FREE… continue reading Join the Free Library for Wawa Welcome America Festivities!

By written by Kate C.    June 19, 2018   

Back in September, the city of Philadelphia unveiled the first new statue at City Hall since 1923 and the first of an African American on any city-owned public property – that of… continue reading #BlackHistoryMonth: Celebrating The Life Of Octavius Catto

By written by Kate C.    February 5, 2018    2

If you’re anything like us, you’re still flying high after the Eagles’ big win over the Vikings on Sunday in the NFC Championship Game. Now we’ve got two weeks to celebrate… continue reading Fly, Eagles, Fly! Get Ready for the Big Game with the Free Library!

By written by Kate C.    January 23, 2018   

Did you know that December is Read A New Book Month ? It’s perfect timing, really, as the temperature drops and we reaaaaaaaaally don’t want to think about leaving the couch if we… continue reading Celebrate Read A New Book Month with The Free Library!

By written by Kate C.    December 13, 2017   

November 14 is Young Readers Day, and while we believe that every day should be spent celebrating and encouraging our city’s littlest learners, we’re happy to take this opportunity to… continue reading Happy Young Readers Day!

By written by Kate C.    November 14, 2017   

Last week was a big week over here at the Free Library – we announced the 2018 One Book, One Philadelphia featured title , marking the start of the 16th season of One Book ! So as we sit… continue reading #OneBookWednesday: Choosing The Book

By written by Kate C.    October 25, 2017   

Did you know that October is Computer Learning Month? The Free Library wants to help you celebrate! Here’s a reminder of all the ways we can help you gain confidence in your computer skills… continue reading Celebrate Computer Learning Month with The Free Library!

By written by Kate C.    October 16, 2017   

In response to the National Endowment for the Humanities ’ call for public programming on humanities and the legacy of race in the United States, the Free Library of Philadelphia will host a… continue reading Free Library to Host Panel Discussion On Race and Policing

By written by Kate C.    October 12, 2017    1

We at the Free Library love celebrating monthly themes, especially when they tie in to our resources! September – in addition to being National Library Card Sign-Up Month – is… continue reading How the Free Library Can Help During Self-Improvement Month

By written by Kate C.    September 11, 2017   

Happy International Literacy Day ! Literacy is, of course, very near and dear to our hearts here at the Free Library, and a core tenet of our mission to serve Philadelphians. And while everyone… continue reading Celebrate International Literacy Day with the Free Library!

By written by Kate C.    September 8, 2017   

That's right, today is Book Lovers Day, and you know the Free Library wouldn’t miss the chance to celebrate! In honor of such a momentous occasion, our staff shared what a perfect day of… continue reading Happy Book Lovers Day!

By written by Kate C.    August 9, 2017   

August is Family Fun Month , and the Free Library has some ideas for you and your family to celebrate together, library-style! Check it out: Enjoy Oval+ programs in the newly-reopened Right… continue reading Celebrate Family Fun Month with the Free Library!

By written by Kate C.    August 2, 2017    2

It’s getting hot out there, huh? As we all try our best to deal with the rising temperatures, don’t forget that the Free Library of Philadelphia is a great place to cool off during… continue reading Enjoy the Dog Days of Summer with the Free Library!

By written by Kate C.    August 1, 2017   

When you think about a library and the sorts of events you might find scheduled between its walls, you may think of storytimes, lectures, maybe even job fairs and computer classes. While the Free… continue reading Knitting and Biking and Magic, Oh My!

By written by Kate C.    July 5, 2017    1

Did you miss the live performance of GUMSHOE ? We’re sorry! BUT, don’t fret. You can still experience the immersive adventure using your mobile phone, now through September 1 at the… continue reading #MysteryMonday: Experience GUMSHOE On Your Mobile Device

By written by Kate C.    July 3, 2017   

Summer is upon us, and you know what that means: road trips, vacations, relaxing afternoons on the beach, and maybe even a much-needed staycation on your couch. If you’ll be out of town and… continue reading Take The Free Library Anywhere This Summer!

By written by Kate C.    June 28, 2017   

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