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Archives shield us from a world saturated with fake news and misinformation. But what are archives? How are they different from libraries? Where are they? How do they work? How are they… continue reading Design in the Archives: A Free Evening of Fun and Learning for All Ages!

By written by Joe S.    October 21, 2019   

You are about to enter another dimension, a dimension not only of sight and sound but of mind. A journey into a wondrous land of entertainment. Next stop, the Free Library of Philadelphia's… continue reading Library Card Sign-Up Month | Take a Trip Through Our Digital Media Portal

By written by Peter SM    September 18, 2019   

In addition to Library Card Sign-Up Month (woo-hoo!), September is National Literacy Month! As you would expect, literacy is very near and dear to our hearts here at the Free Library, and a core… continue reading We're Here For You During National Literacy Month!

By written by Kate C.    September 10, 2019   

If you’re getting your news mostly from social media, your information diet is probably a little lacking. You might even be consuming fake news , which the New York Times defines as "a… continue reading Are You Reading Fake News?

By written by Jamie B.    August 20, 2019    2

The winners of the 2019 Pulitzer Prizes were announced at Columbia University in New York City on Monday, April 15. The Pulitzers recognize achievements in newspaper, magazine and online… continue reading The 2019 Pulitzer Prize Winners Are...

By written by Peter SM    April 18, 2019   

As we continue through National Library Card Sign-Up Month, we've already discussed how a library card grants you instant access to a treasure trove of books, DVDs, and audiobooks from our… continue reading Library Card Sign-up Month | Digital Media at Your Fingertips and On a Screen Near You!

By written by Peter SM    September 17, 2018    9

Unless you've turned off all avenues of media and have been hiding under a proverbial rock (and really, no judgement here!), you may have noticed Russia has been in the news a bit recently...… continue reading Conspiracy? Intrigue? Collusion? Read Some Russian History and Fantasy!

By written by Rachel F.    July 18, 2018    3

National Library Week , held annually during the 2nd week of April, recognizes the values of libraries in our communities. This national observance, which is sponsored by the American Library… continue reading National Library Week: Celebrate National Library Workers Day!

By written by Christina P.    April 10, 2018    2

Updated January, 16, 2018 Watch our interview with Michael Wolff tonight LIVE starting @ 7:30 p.m. A week from today, in what is sure to be one of our more interesting Author Events to ever take… continue reading Our Spring 2018 Author Events Series Is Full of Fire and Fury!

By written by Author Events    January 9, 2018    1

2 + 2 = 4 The Earth is round. Frankenstein is the name of the doctor, not the monster. These are all indisputable facts. Unfortunately, we are currently living in some bizarro, post-truth world… continue reading Library Resources to Help Spot Fake News

By written by Peter SM    August 25, 2017   

2016 will be remembered for many things in the history books and one of those top historical moments will be the 2016 Presidential Election. No matter which candidate you voted for or what… continue reading Bernie Sanders: Progressivism, Social Democracy, and Political Revolution

By written by Peter SM    November 23, 2016    4