Browsing Date: February 2008 (9)

A reporter for more than 20 years, including more than a decade at the Baltimore Sun , Laura Lippman infuses her Tess Monaghan Mysteries with the authenticity of experience. Ms. Lippman will be… continue reading

By Communications Office   February 27, 2008   

Whether you like it or not, Wikipedia matters. According to Web information company Alexa, Wikipedia is currently the eighth most popular website in the United States --six spots ahead of… continue reading

By Communications Office   February 25, 2008    1

This week's edition of the Philadelphia City Paper includes a piece on the Free Library's Automobile Reference Collection . Managed by librarian Kim Bravo, who is featured prominently in the… continue reading

By Communications Office   February 21, 2008   

Excited about the three-month exhibition of more than 40 works by Frida Kahlo opening tomorrow at the Philadelphia Museum of Art? Just in time to prepare for your visit, the Free Library’s… continue reading

By Communications Office   February 19, 2008   

Today's edition of the New York Times features a piece on Susan Jacoby’s new book , The Age of American Unreason , which the author’s website describes as a “tough-minded work of… continue reading

By Communications Office   February 14, 2008   

While deciphering handwritten manuscripts, letters, and journals may challenge fewer and fewer editors as we move forward into the age of new media , there’s still plenty of head-scratching… continue reading

By Communications Office   February 12, 2008   

Test your typographic recognition skills with Sara Newton's Fontastic Quiz . continue reading

By Communications Office   February 8, 2008    1

According to an essay by Rachel Donadio in the most recent edition of the New York Time s Sunday Book Review, "Technology may be speeding up the news cycle, but in publishing, things actually seem… continue reading

By Communications Office   February 6, 2008   

A new two-week film education program in partnership with One Book, One Philadelphia whose mission is to promote film literacy and critical thinking by encouraging all Philadelphians to watch,… continue reading

By Communications Office   February 5, 2008   

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