Browsing Date: April 2012 (27)

A shout out to YA favorite John Green makes up another one of our favorite Free Library Reading Journal entries:     continue reading

By Alix G.   April 10, 2012   

Below, find another in our series of favorite entries from the Free Library Reading Journal project - A young reader shares her love of books and of our Oak Lane Library!     continue reading

By Alix G.   April 9, 2012   

Earlier this year, we launched a campaign in which we left Free Library Reading Journals all around Philadelphia for people to fill out and share their thoughts on books, reading, and libraries… continue reading

By Alix G.   April 9, 2012   

T.S. Eliot may have dubbed April the cruelest month, but we’re pretty sure he didn’t take the Free Library into account when he did. This month, the Philadelphia Book Festival returns… continue reading

By Eileen O.   April 4, 2012    1

Just in time for a stretch of bicycling-friendly weather, the Free Library presents an evening with Steven Rea , who will be at the Parkway Central library on Monday, April 9 at 7:30 p.m. to talk… continue reading

By Grace R.   April 4, 2012   

There's a whole lotta "free" in the title of this blog post! The Free Library is working with the Free University of Philadelphia to host free writing-based classes in branches… continue reading

By Michelle S.   April 3, 2012    1

To commemorate the birthday of Hans Christian Andersen on April 2, the International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY) has celebrated International Children's Book Day on this day since… continue reading

By Sarah S.   April 2, 2012