Browsing Date: December 2009 (5)

  The Rare Book Department of the Free Library of Philadelphia presents The Spirit of Satire in the Rare Book Department  an exhibition that explores the various dimensions of the… continue reading

By Joe S.   December 23, 2009    6

Those words were never spoken by the character Sherlock Holmes in the novels by Conan Doyle . But like many wonderful literary characters, they often take on a life of their own. Sherlock Holmes… continue reading

By Camille T.   December 23, 2009    14

A new study might make you think twice before you threaten to take away your child’s cell phone or limit their computer use. The National Literacy Trust has published findings that… continue reading

By Shannon G   December 3, 2009    20

The New York Times recently revealed its line-up of 2009’s best fiction, nonfiction, and poetry in its annual 100 Notable Books list. Many of the authors that we hosted at the Parkway… continue reading

By Shannon G   December 2, 2009    13

Don't miss the third annual  Book Paper Scissors Artists' Book Fair at the Parkway Central Library on Saturday, December 5, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.—it's free and open to the… continue reading

By Karen L.   December 1, 2009    9