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Since its official designation in March of 1987, Women’s History Month has become a time to celebrate the valuable contributions and achievements of women throughout American history, across… continue reading Celebrating Women’s History Month with Philadelphia Authors

By written by Free Library Foundation    March 6, 2024   

Parenting is a journey filled with surprises, and toddlers have a remarkable knack for turning the ordinary into the extraordinary . One such memorable moment in our household occurred when our… continue reading The Wall of Creativity: Embracing Your Toddler’s Creativity One Scribble at a Time!

By written by Kimberly G.    February 26, 2024   

November is National Novel Writing Month. That’s right, the goal is to write a whole novel in a month. For more information about National Novel Writing Month, check out  NaNoWriMo.org… continue reading Elevate Your Writing: 10 Author Events Podcasts Perfect for NaNoWriMo

By written by Jason F.    November 17, 2023    1

If you’re a teen who likes to read and write fan fiction, or if you know a teen who does, you’re in good company at the Field Teen Center . Fan fiction, also called "fanfic"… continue reading Indulge Yourself: Exploring Fanfic and Fan Culture with Field Teen Center

By written by Yona Y.    March 8, 2023   

Ever wondered what it’s like to be a book editor? Or how to become a better storyteller? To answers these questions and more, Field Teen Center interviewed a professional book editor, the… continue reading Exploring More Careers with Field Teen Center: Book Editor!

By written by Yona Y.    November 29, 2022   

“La poesía es un espacio de libertad/ Poetry is a space of freedom”. Carlos José Pérez Sámano, Mexican poet and writer Poetry explores the language and its… continue reading The lyrical speaker: Finding your own voice through poetry!

By written by Mary Marques    April 7, 2022   

Nourish your literacy by creating stories from scratch—with a seed starter! Chrissy loves to read, write, and tell stories. Her suggested steps for creating folklore were offered back when… continue reading Nourishing Literacy | Planting Story Seeds with Madame Marie and Her Magic Garden

By written by Shayna M.    January 11, 2022   

by Tyler Williams, Logan Library Work-Study Student Since the beginning of time, people have loved to hear the narratives and experiences of others. Memoirs make it possible for many to share in… continue reading Happy National Memoir Day

By written by Administrator    August 31, 2021   

I always wanted to explore creative writing! It’s fascinating to understand what tools and mechanisms writers use to craft a story or a poem. Creating with words is an amazing and fun… continue reading Creative Writing: Discovering Your Inner Voice

By written by Mary Marques    May 13, 2021    3

by Breshay Woods — Languages and Learning Center Intern Writing is an important part of daily life. We are expected to communicate clearly through writing in many different situations.… continue reading Improve Your Writing with the Free Library

By written by Lindsay S.    March 15, 2021    1

January 23 happens to be a date of importance for two similar reasons: it is the birthday of John Hancock , who was the first person to sign the Declaration of Independence , with his name… continue reading Celebrate National Handwriting Day!

By written by Linda Y.    January 22, 2021   

Last spring, once a week for three weeks, students at the Greater Olney Library played guitars and wrote their own songs. Laughter could be heard from our upstairs meeting room as the students… continue reading Mighty Writers Workshops Help Teach Kids How To Write at Greater Olney Library

By written by Joy K.    March 4, 2020   

NaNoWriMo, or National Novel Writing Month , is a creative exercise in perseverance for writers everywhere. It is a challenge to write 50,000 words of a novel during the 30 days of November.… continue reading NaNoWriMo = National Novel Writing Month!

By written by Kelly D.    November 18, 2019    12

¿Conoces a un adulto hispanohablante que necesita ayuda para aprender a leer y escribir? Estamos aceptando estudiantes adultos en la biblioteca de Kensington para un curso gratuito de… continue reading Leamos en la Biblioteca: ¡Clases de Alfabetización! Leamos @ The Library: Spanish Literacy Class!

By written by Lindsay S.    August 27, 2019   

A zine (pronounced zeen) is a small-circulation, self-published work of original or appropriated texts and images. Usually hand-made using found materials and simple supplies, zines can be about… continue reading Get Creative Through the DIY Method of Zine Making!

By written by Michelle Z.    May 20, 2019    2

Turn the page to a new season with the Free Library’s Spring Reading Challenge ! Readers of all ages—whether individually or as part of a classroom or group —can create accounts… continue reading Look to Spring with the Spring Reading Challenge

By written by Molly B.    March 11, 2019    3

If you totaled up all your tweets, comments, texts, and Facebook posts for one day, do you think they might add up to 1,667 words? They might very well – in which case, why not try… continue reading It's National Novel Writing Month—Get Motivated to Start Writing Your Own Book!

By written by Violet L.    November 6, 2018   

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