Browsing Date: February 2017 (29)

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Is today a snow day for you or your little ones? Spend it with the Free Library! Our system is open for business, but as always, we recommend checking in with your neighborhood library location… continue reading Spend Your Snow Day With The Free Library!

By written by Kate C.    February 9, 2017   

Emphasizing the diversity and individuality expressed on the Autism Spectrum was one of the main themes that came out of the One Book, One Philadelphia panel discussion hosted at the South… continue reading #OneBookWednesday: Exploring Myths and Facts about the Autism Spectrum

By written by Will T.    February 8, 2017   

Get HYPE Philly is a city-wide initiative for youth development, funded by GSK and brought to youth by several organizations including The Food Trust and the Free Library of Philadelphia. At… continue reading What's the HYPE?

By written by Khyra L.    February 8, 2017    2

Did you know you can film your next feature film at the Free Library of Philadelphia? The Free Library is happy to work with students, novice, and professional filmmakers, as well as being a proud… continue reading Filming at the Free Library of Philadelphia

By written by Victoria G.    February 7, 2017   

February may be short on days but it is long on holidays and events to celebrate throughout Philadelphia , including Chinese New Year , Presidents' Day , Mardi Gras (Fat Tuesday), and the most… continue reading February 2017 Early Literacy Calendar

By written by Sarah S.    February 6, 2017   

February might be the shortest month, but it could be one in which you read the most books within its bounds! How is that possible? Let February inspire the length of your books. Forget about… continue reading Short Month, Short Books!

By written by Samantha M.    February 3, 2017   

Well, that cute little rodent and fellow Pennsylvanian—Punxsutawney Phil— saw his shadow this morning , which means we have to endure another six weeks of winter. I don't think… continue reading It's Groundhog Day Again...

By written by Peter SM    February 2, 2017   

Last Wednesday night, we officially closed the door on the 2016-2017 One Book, One Philadelphia reading period for  The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time (although, let’s be… continue reading #OneBookWednesday: Looking Back on 15 Years

By written by Kate C.    February 1, 2017   

It’s February, cupid is dusting off his bow and arrow, and those chalky-but-delicious conversation hearts are lining supermarket shelves. With love already in the air, we thought it would be… continue reading #LoveTheLibrary: What Do You Love About YOUR Local Library?

By written by Kate C.    February 1, 2017    24