Browsing Date: November 2009 (7)

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Ever wonder how a book is made, outside of the huge factory production of regular publishing? This video by Abigail Uhteg, a 2007 graduate of the Maryland Institute College of Art, shows how. She… continue reading How is an artists' book made?

By written by Shannon G    November 30, 2009    20

Head over to Children’s Book World in Haverford on Sunday, November 22 for A Novel Idea , a benefit for the Free Library of Philadelphia. Nationally renowned young adult authors will be on… continue reading Meet Your Favorite Young Adult Authors!

By written by Shannon G    November 20, 2009    1

It’s that time of year again—not a day full of turkey and football, but the announcement of the 2009 National Book Award winners! In addition to the winners in fiction, nonfiction,… continue reading The Most Magical Time of the Year

By written by Shannon G    November 20, 2009    1

Two months ago, we announced the 2010 One Book, One Philadelphia featured reading selection, Marjane Satrapi’s The Complete Persepolis . The programming period officially kicks off in… continue reading One Book Blog: On Social Class and Forgiveness

By written by Shannon G    November 12, 2009    2

Looking for some great kid-tested, librarian-approved books for Thanksgiving?  The children's librarians at the Free Library have put together a list of their favorites.  Their… continue reading Thanksgiving Books, Songs, and Rhymes for Kids

By written by Carolyn P.    November 12, 2009    4

Today marks the 40th Anniversary of Sesame Street , the educational children’s television show that bridged the gap between education and entertainment. Check out one of our favorites here… continue reading Happy 40th Anniversary Sesame Street!

By written by Camille T.    November 10, 2009    9

Learn and listen to Science@Central, where you’ll hear podcasts from some of today’s best known scientists and science writers, including: Buzz Aldrin James Watson Richard Dawkins… continue reading Science@Central - Featured Podcasts

By written by Camille T.    November 9, 2009