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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 WiFi Upgrades: Better, Stronger, Faster

By written by Administrator    October 24, 2016    10

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 New Updates and Features in Our Locations Section!

By written 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 Host Your Next Event at Parkway Central!

By written 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 Browse Our Redesigned and Updated Digital Collections!

By written 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 Website Updates: Calendar, Databases, Blog, and Explore!

By written 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 Library Closures During the World Meeting of Families and the Papal Visit

By written 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 Take the Free Library Anywhere!

By written 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 How To Get A Library Card - New Online Registration Feature

By written by Peter SM    July 20, 2015    94

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 Request This Download - Discover and Download Digital Items in our New Catalog

By written by Peter SM    July 7, 2015    1

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 Introducing The Free Library's New Online Catalog!

By written by Peter SM    June 24, 2015    2

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 New Updates and Features Coming Soon to our Online Catalog!

By written 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 Software Upgrade Saturday, May 16th

By written 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 Go On An Adventure Through Our New Explore Section!

By written 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 Regional Research and Operations Center - Material Retrieval

By written 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 Introducing Two New eBook and Audiobook Services: OneClick Digital and Overdrive Kid's eReading Room!

By written 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 Through The Years with William Shakespeare

By written 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 Take a Trip Back in Time with Ben Franklin and Our New Timeline Feature

By written 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 Google Translate Helps to Break Language Barriers on Free Library Website

By written 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 Social Media Sharing Buttons and Calendar Functions Newest Additions to Free Library Website

By written 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 Fall into these cool web extras!

By written by Peter SM    October 8, 2013