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This week at Whitman Library  we are making a simple meal of Chicken and Potatoes that can be tweaked and flavored to your preferences! Baking with Becca at Whitman Library I prepared and… continue reading Baking with Becca: Cooking Outside the Box... Chicken and Potatoes

By written by Rebecca M.    April 26, 2021   

Earth Day is here again and while I try to do my part in reducing, reusing, and recycling all year long, I’m always looking for more ways to keep the Earth and, more specifically, the… continue reading Earth Day Project | Upcycling with Plastic Yarn

By written by Echo P.    April 22, 2021   

by Breshay Woods, Culinary Literacy Center Intern Edible Alphabet  is a free English Language Learning (ELL) program offered by the Free Library's  Culinary Literacy Center… continue reading Edible Alphabet Recipe of the Week: Chocolate Zucchini Muffins

By written by Lindsay S.    April 21, 2021   

Is it any wonder that April is National Poetry Month ? What a beautiful time of year to be in Philadelphia—a veritable poetry capital, vibrant in the face of challenges—and with April… continue reading Celebrate Poetry Month Virtually!

By written by Emily S.    April 20, 2021   

It’s easy to get blasé about Earth Day amidst the many other real concerns we face each day. But caring for the planet we live on was still a radical idea in the United States when… continue reading Why is Earth Week Important?

By written by Emily S.    April 19, 2021   

Have you ever wished you could find a resource that would practically write your business plan for you? Well, your wish has come true! Gale Small Business Builder is a step-by-step online planning… continue reading Business Librarian and Business Owner: Business Plans Made Easy with Gale Business Plan Builder

By written by Sharontina H.    April 16, 2021    1

We often emphasize distinctions between the main Abrahamic religions, but they have something culinary in common: each year Muslims, Christians, and Jews restrict their diets to mimic the fasts of… continue reading Why Did Abraham Care What We Eat? Food Restrictions in Major Religions

By written by Lane    April 16, 2021   

by Breshay Woods, Culinary Literacy Center Intern Edible Alphabet  is a free English Language Learning (ELL) program offered by the Free Library's  Culinary Literacy Center… continue reading Edible Alphabet Recipe of the Week: Bibimbap

By written by Lindsay S.    April 15, 2021   

Read, Baby, Read is a Free Library initiative focused on encouraging early literacy development among infants and young toddlers under two years old. We work with 12 participating libraries across… continue reading Read, Baby, Read Presents Early Literacy Ideas: My Body!

By written by Sarah J.    April 15, 2021   

Becca at Whitman Library Today at Whitman Library we are baking Apple Yogurt Cake with a Cinnamon Streusel in the middle and on top! Being a baker, I had to start with my strengths. The community… continue reading Baking with Becca: Cooking Outside the Box... with Apples

By written by Rebecca M.    April 14, 2021    2

This is the seventh in a series of posts  highlighting major figures in jazz history who were from Philly (even if most ended up in New York City). A virtual book discussion of Thelonious… continue reading Philly Jazz Legends: Lee Morgan

By written by Ben R.    April 14, 2021    3

Thank you to Nourishing Literacy (NL) team member Carolyn for writing this blog post! In addition to sharing her experience and findings, Carolyn has included some of the activities and approaches… continue reading Greens Across Tables

By written by Shayna M.    April 13, 2021    4

Are you thinking about starting a nonprofit organization? In the Regional Foundation Center (RFC), the Free Library’s resource center for nonprofits, we see lots of folks who are… continue reading Five Alternatives to Starting a Nonprofit

By written by Caitlin S.    April 13, 2021   

Are you a creative, engaged student who is passionate about writing, reading, performing, and experiencing poetry? Are you equally passionate about working with your peers and other students to… continue reading Are You Philadelphia’s Next Youth Poet Laureate?

By written by Autumn M.    April 12, 2021   

by Regina Schliep, Logan Library Work-Study Student During this unusual school year, some neighborhood libraries  have joined forces with local schools and community organizations to support… continue reading Virtual Tutoring Programs Flourish This Spring

By written by Catherine M.    April 12, 2021   

by Breshay Woods, Culinary Literacy Center Intern Edible Alphabet is a free English Language Learning (ELL) program offered by the Free Library's  Culinary Literacy Center . Our… continue reading Edible Alphabet Recipe of the Week: Dumplings

By written by Lindsay S.    April 9, 2021   

A Voice for Peace, Concord, and Harmony: The XV International Poetry Festival in Philadelphia will virtually congregate poets from Latin America and the United States in an evening of verse and… continue reading Poetry: The Art of Expression!

By written by Mary Marques    April 8, 2021   

Spring has sprung, and so has the Free Library’s Author Events calendar! Our events are, of course, still virtual, so you can enjoy our diverse array of authors from the comfort of wherever… continue reading Spring has Sprung with New Upcoming Author Events!

By written by Author Events    April 7, 2021    1

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