Browsing Date: May 2013 (26)

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Another resource and ally in the Open Data movement (as I've written about in previous blog posts ) has popped up online as of last week: CultureBlocks.com . CultureBlocks is a free web-based… continue reading Arts, Culture, and Creativity Mapped Out on CultureBlocks

By written by Peter SM    May 8, 2013   

Congratulations on your new e-reader, tablet, or mobile device! We hope you enjoy borrowing digital items from the Free Library of Philadelphia. Here's a quick guide to get you on your… continue reading New to Ebooks? Start Here

By written by Jamie W.    May 7, 2013    18

May is here with its blossoming trees and warm, elongated days that make for the most enjoyable bike rides. Did you know that May is National Bike Month? It's a great time of the year to… continue reading Break out the tricycles, May is National Biking Month!

By written by Kate E.    May 5, 2013    1

Iron Man 3 rockets onto screens today and ushers in the 2013 summer movie season. Superheroes are at the forefront of the box office again this summer with Man of Steel , the newest entry in the… continue reading Friday Five: Superhero Movies

By written by Peter SM    May 3, 2013   

See update to this story (10/2/2013) Yesterday, we were pleased to learn that Hachette, one of the “Big 6” publishers in the United States, will now sell their full catalog of ebook… continue reading Publishers Warming to Library Ebook Lending

By written by Jamie W.    May 2, 2013   

Here are the Top 10 ebooks downloaded from Free Library's OverDrive Digital Library in April 2013. There were more than 850 ebooks checked out and downloaded for the month! This following list… continue reading Top 10 ebooks OverDrive Digital Library April 2013

By written by Peter SM    May 1, 2013