Browsing Date: September 2012 (7)

Shel Silverstein was a very interesting and creative man. He is best known for his popular children’s books, such as The Giving Tree , Where the Sidewalk Ends and A Light in the Attic . His… continue reading

By Camille T.   September 25, 2012    8

Be part of a select group!  The Free Library invites you to help us test a new, national survey designed to learn more about reading habits and the many ways people use their public… continue reading

By Anne L.    September 17, 2012    7

Lots of kids I know love tablet computers: the bright displays, the multi-touch interfaces and the endless supply of media, games and books available make them big hits with the preschool set.… continue reading

By Joel N.   September 13, 2012    3

  The Free Library of Philadelphia is honored to host a special exhibition from the Philadelphia Holocaust Remembrance Foundation that highlights the power of the human spirit even in the… continue reading

By Gabrielle F.   September 12, 2012    5

Tonight's opening of Paint The American Eagle marks the Free Library's first foray into hosting and co-producing a production for the Philadelphia Fringe Festival.  The… continue reading

By Karin S.   September 10, 2012   

Maisy is a much beloved character of the PreK crowd – what’s not to love about sweet Maisy Mouse?  In Lucy Cousins' new book, Create with Maisy , the author shares17 easy… continue reading

By Monica C.   September 7, 2012    1

What's it like to volunteer at the Free Library? Listen in as one of our volunteers, Matt, speaks about his experience:     And find out more at freelibrary.org/volunteer continue reading

By Eileen O.   September 5, 2012    1