Browsing Date: November 2012 (6)

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Every year at this time, it seems like billions of “best of” lists start peppering blogs, newspapers, magazines, and morning news television shows. I gobble them up, despite the fact… continue reading The "Best of" Lists Are Here!

By written by Alix G.    November 28, 2012   

Book Paper Scissors December 8, 2012 10 am - 4 pm Parkway Central Library Book Paper Scissors is an artists' book fair, free and open to the public, accompanied by book and paper workshops.… continue reading Book Paper Scissors Artists' Book Fair

By written by Karen L.    November 27, 2012    2

This is the first part in a multi-part series looking at tech news and issues relevant to the Free Library of Philadelphia’s customers and patrons. One of the more recent buzzwords gaining… continue reading The Open Data Initiative and GIS Technology

By written by Peter SM    November 27, 2012   

There's a new face in Philbrick Hall at Central this week - Michael R. has joined the team to be the After School Leader in the Teen Center.  Michael graduated from Vassar College in… continue reading Introducing Michael - Central's New Teen Center After School Leader!

By written by Dena    November 20, 2012   

The Free Library was saddened to hear about the passing of Michael McGonigle, film lecturer at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Michael was very generous with his time and talents and donated his… continue reading In Memoriam: Michael McGonigle

By written by Daniel S.    November 19, 2012    1

The Free Library of Philadelphia is moving on to the next phase of renovations at our Parkway Central location, which includes extensive work in the Rare Book Department. This work will include… continue reading Rare Book Department, Theatre Collection to be Closed in Preparation for Renovations

By written by Alix G.    November 16, 2012