Posts in “website” (45)

The Free Library of Philadelphia’s IT department has just completed a wireless upgrade throughout all our 53 neighborhood libraries! To paraphrase an old sci-fi show , "We have the… continue reading

By Administrator   October 24, 2016    8

The Free Library of Philadelphia IT Digital Development team has updated the “Find a Location” section of our website today with a new responsive design layout and many new features.… continue reading

By Peter SM   October 17, 2016   

The Free Library of Philadelphia is excited to announce the launch of our new Space Rental service! The Free Library's grand Beaux-Arts building on the Parkway is the perfect location for… continue reading

By Victoria G.   September 23, 2016    2

The Free Library has been hard at work upgrading our website again to make it more user-friendly, encourage exploration, and offer better customer service. Today, we are launching our newly… continue reading

By Peter SM   August 2, 2016   

The Free Library has been hard at work upgrading our website to make it more user-friendly, encourage exploration, and offer better customer service. Our most recent updates include a revamped… continue reading

By Peter SM   March 2, 2016   

Here's some news concerning the Free Library's hours of operations for the upcoming Papal Visit and World Meeting of Families: The entire Free Library of Philadelphia system will be closed… continue reading

By Samantha M.   September 15, 2015    3

Take the #FreeLibraryAnywhere! Sign up for your library card online and get ebooks, database access, streaming videos, and more—instantly! Show us where you take YOUR Free Library by… continue reading

By Samantha M.   September 2, 2015    3

Continuing our series of blog posts highlighting new features in our revamped and updated Online Catalog , today we bring you a tutorial about Online Registration . You can now sign up for a… continue reading

By Peter SM   July 20, 2015    35

It's been a little over a week now since launching our new Online Catalog and we've been hearing your feedback, thanks! Today's tutorial video goes over another useful new feature in… continue reading

By Peter SM   July 7, 2015   

The Free Library is happy to announce that we've launched our new Online Catalog ! As we mentioned on the blog and throughout social media last week, our goal was to help make our catalog more… continue reading

By Peter SM   June 24, 2015    1

The Free Library has been hard at work upgrading our online catalog to make it more user-friendly, encourage exploration, and offer better customer service. With many suggestions and feedback from… continue reading

By Peter SM   June 19, 2015    6

Beginning at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 16th, Free Library IT staff will be performing system maintenance on our website. Our online catalog , telephone renewal system, and access to electronic… continue reading

By Peter SM   May 15, 2015    2

We recently revamped our Explore section, the home to Booklist, Research and Learning guides, and Reviews & Recommendations for books, movies, and music in our catalog. So, let's go… continue reading

By Peter SM   September 24, 2014   

The Free Library of Philadelphia has now made available for request volumes recently moved to the new Free Library Regional Research and Operations Center at South Bank, located at 34th Street and… continue reading

By Andrea Z.   May 13, 2014    1

We're so pleased to announce that we've expanded our ebook and digital audiobook services with two new platforms! First, we have a new digital experience just for kids. The… continue reading

By Jamie W.   March 17, 2014    3

In keeping with the spirit of our The Year of The Bard celebration, we've published a new online exhibition and accompanying timeline to our website celebrating 450 years' worth of… continue reading

By Peter SM   February 5, 2014   

In case you didn't know, the Free Library has an ever-expanding collection of interactive online exhibitions featured on our website, with topics ranging from science fiction and brewing beer… continue reading

By Peter SM   January 17, 2014   

The Free Library is happy to announce the latest addition to our website: the integration of Google Translate ! As part of the Free Library’s strategic plans, it has been a goal to present… continue reading

By Peter SM   November 25, 2013    2

In addition to the recent design and layout updates on our blog , we've also now added social media sharing buttons and calendar features on various sections throughout the Free Library… continue reading

By Peter SM   October 29, 2013    1

If you haven't viewed our Extras page in a while, we've recently updated it again with some new autumn-themed digital images from our various digital collections , including our vast… continue reading

By Peter SM   October 8, 2013