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Blog post author Ben Remsen is a Library Supervisor at Kingsessing Library and a participant in Cohort 2 of the Skills for Community-Centered Libraries trainings. November 29, 2019, marked the…
continue reading Kingsessing Library Celebrates 100 Years with Fine Forgiveness Jubilee!
written by Community-Centered Libraries
March 5, 2020
It’s our valentine to the city we love: We’ve gone fine-free! That’s right: As of today, the Free Library of Philadelphia no longer charges fines for overdue materials! The new…
continue reading Say Goodbye to Overdue Fines at the Free Library!
written by Kate C.
February 14, 2020
Can you believe 2019 is almost in the books? It has been a big year for us here at the Free Library of Philadelphia, and with December winding down I wanted to take this opportunity to reflect on…
continue reading My Top Five Free Library Moments of 2019
written by Siobhan Reardon
December 31, 2019
Guess what, Philadelphia? We have great news! Drumroll, please... Today, the Free Library of Philadelphia Board of Trustees voted to approve a measure that will eliminate most overdue fines…
continue reading We're Going Fine-Free!
written by Administrator
December 11, 2019