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Are you passionate about serving diverse populations in an urban public library setting? Are you ready for all that Philadelphia has to offer? If so, than please consider this community-focused… continue reading Are You a Librarian? We are HIRING!

By written by Jenn D.    June 3, 2019    7

As we close out our Banned Books Week 2018 coverage , here's a "Fun" fact: According to the American Library Association’s Office for Intellectual Freedom , at least 46 of the… continue reading Banned Books Week | Conflagration

By written by Jenn D.    September 28, 2018   

Not only does Banned Books Week celebrate and advocate for the fREADom to express and share all types of knowledge of the written word, but also raises awareness of another type of censorship that… continue reading Banned Books Week | Internet Censorship and Banned Websites Awareness Day

By written by Peter SM    September 26, 2018   

From Tuesday, September 25 through Tuesday, October 30, the Public Library Association (PLA) – a division of the American Library Association (ALA) – will be accepting submissions of… continue reading Submit Your Short Story for the PLA's National Writing Contest!

By written by Kate C.    September 21, 2018    2

This week, as we join the American Library Association (ALA) in recognizing Banned Books Week , we are reminded that the Free Library of Philadelphia—and all public libraries—serves as… continue reading Banned Books Week with the Free Library

By written by Kate C.    September 26, 2016    2

Jerry Pinkney is a rock star. His fans tend to be of the toddler-variety, but he has legions of older die-hard devotees of his work as well—mostly parents, nannies, and a lot of… continue reading Jerry Pinkney Day

By written by Chris B.    July 19, 2016   

As I wrote back in May, the fight for Net Neutrality has picked up considerable steam with the recent FCC proposal that would allow a “fast lane” of preferential treatment through… continue reading Make Your Voice Heard Today On Net Neutrality

By written by Peter SM    July 15, 2014   

Here in the Communications and Development department, we’ve got Yo-Yo Ma, Oprah, Rosie O’Donnell, and Denzel Washington hanging out. Okay, fine, not literally - they’re on our… continue reading READ On

By written by Shannon G    August 19, 2008    2