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Summer absolutely flew by and it’s now time to get back into a new school year. If you’re wondering how you’ll cope with all of the assignments and homework coming your way, the…
continue reading Back to School Resources for Teens at Parkway Central and Beyond
written by Kris L.
September 8, 2016
It’s school time again! For some, this will be their very first first day going to school. The first day of school is a day of many feelings: excitement, curiosity… and a little…
continue reading First Day of School
written by Monica C.
September 7, 2016
Is everyone ready for the start of another school year? At the Free Library of Philadelphia, we spent the last few weeks of our summer brushing up on the wonderful online resources…
continue reading Get Your School Year Off to a Great Start with These Online Resources!
written by Rachel F.
September 6, 2016
After 13 weeks of learning, building, playing, dancing, and reading all across Philadelphia, we've reached the end of this year's Summer Reading program! Our last weekly raffle winners…
continue reading Summer Reading Grand Prize Results & Reading with the Phillies
written by Becky F.
September 2, 2016
While older children are getting ready to go back to school next week here in Philadelphia, we haven't forgotten about our pre-k set! This month's Early Literacy calendar and links,…
continue reading September 2016 Early Literacy Calendar
written by Peter SM
September 1, 2016