Libby Rosof of roberta fallon and libby rosof's artblog interviewed Karen Lightner, head of the Print and Pictures Department at the Free Library, for a piece entitled "Treasure trove at the Free Library" that posted on June 3. Chock-full of information about the Library's Print and Picture Collections as well as the photography exhibition currently on view in the West Gallery at the Central Library, you can read the entire post here .
The Philadelphia Inquirer's Carlin Romano interviewed John Updike and wrote an article on the esteemed author's appearance at the Central Library on June 6. Romano describes a charming character who isn't afraid to help himself to an oncology conference's continental breakfast. Read the whole thing here .
Last week the Institute of Museum and Library Services announced $28 million in grants to 43 universities, libraries, and library organizations across the country to recruit and educate librarians. The Free Library is honored to be among them. Read all about these grants here .