Browsing Date: December 2022 (12)

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We're about to embark on a new year, and even if you're not a New Year's Resolution person, you might view this time of year - and the turning of the calendar - as a chance to… continue reading What's Your New Year's Resolution for 2023?

By written by Kate C.    December 22, 2022   

The days are shorter and the temperatures have dropped. It's offcial, winter is here. It's time to bundle up, time to go out for brisk walks and nice hot chocolate. It is also a great time… continue reading Picture Book Highlights | Winter

By written by Monica C.    December 22, 2022   

The Free Library offers many unique resources and services, from musical instruments  and  cake pans  to  headshots  and  cooking classes . But did you know that… continue reading Resources and Services for Nonprofits at the Free Library

By written by Caitlin S.    December 20, 2022   

The Business Resource and Innovation Center at the Free Library is excited to announce that Philadelphia Business Journal Online is now available to all library patrons! This valuable resource… continue reading Introducing: Philadelphia Business Journal Online

By written by Claire L.    December 20, 2022    1

Which were the best books you read this year? The children’s librarians at Parkway Central Children’s Department have all the extremely specific book awards you never knew you needed!… continue reading 2022 Book Awards by Central Children’s Department Librarians

By written by Naomi S.    December 19, 2022    1

The winter season is upon us, and we're excited to spend it with you! Read on for some great ideas for family-friendly fun when the temperature starts to drop. Winter Reading Challenge… continue reading Wintertime Fun at the Free Library

By written by Emily S.    December 16, 2022   

Monday Poets is one of the longest continuously running programs at the Free Library, currently in its 28th season. Join us for a very special virtual event on Monday, December 19 at 6:30 p.m.… continue reading Virtual Monday Poets - Now in its 28th season!

By written by Natasha Smith    December 13, 2022   

The  Free Library Board of Trustees  will meet on Friday, December 16, 2022 from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. View the upcoming meeting agenda   To access the meeting: Join via Zoom… continue reading Free Library Board of Trustees Public Meeting on Friday, December 16 at 8:00 a.m.

By written by Administrator    December 9, 2022   

Books have long occupied a central place in the visual culture of the Islamic world. This seminar, held during Temple University’s Fall 2021 semester, traced the key developments in the… continue reading The Art of the Book in the Islamic World: Four Studies by Temple Graduate Students

By written by Joe S.    December 5, 2022   

Have you had a chance to check out Chronicling Resistance: The Exhibition yet? Open now at the Parkway Central Library and in its satellite location at the South Philadelphia Library (1700 S.… continue reading What's New with Chronicling Resistance?

By written by Administrator    December 1, 2022   

Did you know you have the potential to launch a career, not just find a job? A job is any paid work. But a career means building a profession over the long term. It can allow you to grow and… continue reading A Free Library Guide to Launch Your New Career

By written by Annette M.    December 1, 2022   

There’s a lot to explore this December with a mix of new titles coming to the Free Library's shelves! Young Children (up to 2nd Grade) Twelve Dinging Doorbells by Tameka Fryer Brown;… continue reading New Titles Coming to the Free Library in December!

By written by Rachel F.    December 1, 2022