Browsing Date: June 2010 (9)

Want to learn about the culture, history, and politics in Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Central Asia? Then listen to newsmakers@Central including: Andrew Bacevich | The Limits of Power: The End of… continue reading

By Camille T.   June 30, 2010   

You may have heard about the 2010 World Expo that opened in Shanghai in May. Did you know that there was a world expo in Philadelphia in 1876? That exposition celebrated the centennial of the… continue reading

By Karen L.   June 18, 2010    6

Nobel Prize-winning author José Saramago passed away today at the age of 87. The first Portuguese-language writer to win the Nobel Prize, Saramago reached international acclaim with… continue reading

By Shannon G   June 18, 2010    1

I am an iPhone user and recently decided that I had to invest in an iPad as well.  For two weeks I have been exploring everything about my new gadget and have a few tips for Library lovers… continue reading

By Jen W.   June 18, 2010    21

  We love hearing about the many ways the Free Library has impacted individuals across our city and about how much they value our treasured institution. Recently, we were delighted to read an… continue reading

By Alix G.   June 17, 2010    7

Aspiring writers and avid readers, take note! Next Tuesday, Oak Lane Branch is hosting an evening with the Liars Club , a group of local authors. Don’t miss your chance to learn about the… continue reading

By Shannon G   June 17, 2010    4

It’s the summer time and I’m sure you’re eager to pull the grill out of the garage or lug it from the basement, but you know what goes best with a barbeque (besides being with… continue reading

By Camille T.   June 11, 2010    12

Have you had the chance to be a part of the discussion about the Free Library of the 21st Century this spring? If not, be sure to make it the June 9th event at the Martin Luther King, Jr. High… continue reading

By Shannon G   June 4, 2010    4

As you may have noticed, we recently revamped our homepage . Today, our beta-testing period has come to an end, and the homepage is now permanent! We appreciate all of the feedback you’ve… continue reading

By Shannon G   June 3, 2010