Browsing Date: December 2015 (28)

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Charles Frazier’s Cold Mountain , which was his debut novel, received critical acclaim when it was published in 1997, ultimately receiving the National Book Award and topping the New York… continue reading #OneBookWednesday: Cold Mountain Reimagines The Odyssey

By written by Julie B.    December 9, 2015    1

Edible Alphabet is an English-as-a-Second-Language program offered by the Free Library's Culinary Literacy Center. The mission is twofold: to teach participants how to cook nutritious… continue reading Edible Alphabet: Learning English and Connecting to Culture Through Cooking

By written by Liz A.    December 9, 2015    20

The Free Library continually seeks ways to provide the best health information and resources for our users. One of our exciting ventures is the newly established Health Corners in three… continue reading Check Out Our New Health Corners!

By written by Autumn M.    December 8, 2015   

“Alice and Wonderland” at 150 CBS news "She demanded that he write it down for her," said Judith Guston, a curator at Philadelphia's Rosenbach Library, home to another… continue reading Free Library in the News: November 30-December 4, 2015

By written by Samantha M.    December 4, 2015   

As the holiday season is upon us, I have started looking forward to one of my favorite holiday rituals: revisiting Little Women . This may not be on most people’s lists of traditional… continue reading Little Women: A Holiday Tradition

By written by Ann P.    December 4, 2015   

Hanukkah , Winter Solstice , Christmas , Kwanzaa , and New Years are all up on the horizon, with many chances to spend quality time with family and friends. What better way to engage with the… continue reading December 2015 Early Literacy Calendar

By written by Sarah S.    December 3, 2015   

It is hard to talk about the Civil War without talking about race and slavery. Whether or not one believes it was the primary driver of the war, or only a side issue to the matter of states’… continue reading #OneBookWednesday: Race in Our Selections

By written by Julie B.    December 2, 2015   

The HOUR OF CODE is coming! The Hour of Code is a one-hour introduction to computer science, designed to demystify code and show that anybody can learn the basics. There is no experience… continue reading The Library Wants YOU to Learn How to Code—for FREE!

By written by Jenn D.    December 2, 2015    4