Browsing Date: May 2016 (15)

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Feeling unlucky? Next week, Chinatown’s own Philadelphia Suns plays us out for the final concert of the New Americans Spring Concert Series this season with an evening of traditional… continue reading New Americans Spring Concert Final Voyage: Philadelphia Suns | Recapping TIMBALONA

By written by Perry G.    May 27, 2016   

Our literary Christmas is almost upon us: Philadelphia’s favorite bookish holiday— Bloomsday —arrives on Thursday, June 16, and we couldn’t be more excited! This annual… continue reading Philadelphia’s Literary Christmas—Bloomsday!

By written by Julie B.    May 27, 2016   

You’re invited! Please join us for a South Philadelphia Library Open House and Block Party! The Free Library of Philadelphia welcomes the brand-new Community Health and Literacy Center ,… continue reading You're Invited! South Philadelphia Library Open House and Block Party

By written by Jenn D.    May 26, 2016    2

The Free Library’s Summer Reading Program begins Monday, June 13 ! Neighborhood libraries will offer programs and activities for all ages, as well as Bingo with a literacy twist for… continue reading Summer Reading 2016 – The Summer of Wonder!

By written by Ann P.    May 25, 2016    4

The Philadelphia Jazz Project and the Free Library of Philadelphia ’s season of concerts celebrating the Great Migration has one more show to go. This is your last chance to catch free live… continue reading Mysterious Travelers 2 Closing Curtain: Kim Pedro Headlines | Recapping Victor North

By written by Perry G.    May 20, 2016   

When everyone in Philadelphia is reading the same book as part of the One Book, One Philadelphia program, how is that work chosen? A small committee of Free Library staff, educators, and One Book… continue reading #OneBookWednesday: The Selection Process

By written by Kalela W.    May 18, 2016    1

Cat lovers and bird lovers unite! While cats and birds have a contentious relationship in nature, images of them have been living harmoniously side-by-side in the Free Library of… continue reading Fur and Feathers: A New Exhibition in the Print and Picture Collection Hallway

By written by Laura S.    May 16, 2016    2

By Alex Jones, Fair Food’s Value Chain Coordinator Fair Food is based in the heart of downtown Philadelphia, but we work to build markets for food producers all over central and eastern… continue reading Cook This Now: A Day of Cheesemaking with Valley Milkhouse

By written by Michele T.    May 13, 2016   

If you’re a local service provider, ReferenceUSA’s database U.S. New Movers/Homeowners  is a great resource for your small business. Offering hundreds of thousands of new… continue reading In the market for free sales leads? Check out the ReferenceUSA Database!

By written by CaitlinT    May 11, 2016    11

*** Update: For current information about this service, please contact the Science & Wellness Supervisor at *** Looking to discover all the hidden features of your… continue reading E-Gadget Help Desk

By written by Harry F.    May 10, 2016    4

The new South Philadelphia Library is almost ready to open its doors to the public! We were thrilled to join the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia , the Philadelphia Department of Public… continue reading The Free Library Cuts the Ribbon on the New South Philadelphia Community Health and Literacy Center

By written by Julie B.    May 9, 2016    1

Here's another seasonal treat from the blog of Leanne Brown , author of Good and Cheap: Eat Well on $4/Day . Wild ramps appear very briefly in early spring, making their way out of winter… continue reading Recipe: Ramp Pesto

By written by Michele T.    May 5, 2016   

The  World Builders Writing Club  is a diverse group of aspiring authors who meet once a month and showcase some of their work on the Free Library blog. Please enjoy this first… continue reading "Stick-Figure Bobby" - A World Builders Writing Submission

By written by Tamoul Q.    May 4, 2016    1

What better way to kick off Children's Book Week than with a new Early Literacy calendar from Free Library? This month's calendar and links, compiled by Free Library of Philadelphia's… continue reading May 2016 Early Literacy Calendar

By written by Peter SM    May 2, 2016