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I’ll let constellations form and fall off this tongue Mold planets out of clay with clay with these hands, Create a whole universe behind these eyes I’ll spread myself across the sky… continue reading Meet the 2019-2020 Youth Poet Laureate!

By written by Andrew N.    September 4, 2019    3

On Saturday, June 29, join us in Germantown's Vernon Park from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. for the inaugural Unity Day ! On Unity Day, the North Central Philadelphia community will to come… continue reading Join Us for Unity Day on June 29!

By written by Andrea S.    June 20, 2019    2

It is the absolute pleasure of the Free Library of Philadelphia to add our congratulations to Benjamin Volta . His work Diligence was recently recognized by the Americans for the Arts as one of 50… continue reading Congratulations to Artist Benjamin Volta on Award-Winning Mural at Tacony Library!

By written by Jenn D.    June 19, 2019   

The Free Library of Philadelphia’s Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (LBPH) and Culinary Literacy Center (CLC) will receive a Community Partner Award from Associated Services… continue reading Associated Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired (ASB) to Honor the Free Library

By written by Kate C.    May 1, 2019   

Here's some exciting news to close out National Poetry Month : Philadelphia Poet Laureate Raquel Salas Rivera has been selected by the Academy of American Poets as one of 13 recipients of a… continue reading Raquel Salas Rivera Receives Academy of American Poets Laureate Fellowship

By written by Kate C.    April 30, 2019   

The winners of the 2019 Pulitzer Prizes were announced at Columbia University in New York City on Monday, April 15. The Pulitzers recognize achievements in newspaper, magazine and online… continue reading The 2019 Pulitzer Prize Winners Are...

By written by Peter SM    April 18, 2019   

Dublin 2019: An Irish Worldcon announced the finalists for the 2019 Hugo Awards on April 2. The awards are the most prestigious in the science fiction genre, honoring literature and media as well… continue reading Hugo Awards Finalists Announced for 2019

By written by Kim B.    April 17, 2019   

The Women’s Prize for Fiction is the UK’s most prestigious annual book award celebrating & honoring women’s fiction. Founded in 1996, the Prize was set up to celebrate… continue reading The 2019 Women's Prize for Fiction Longlist Announced

By written by Kim B.    March 4, 2019   

The newest batch of must-read titles for children and young adults has been chosen once again to receive the Youth Media Awards ! The American Library Association's yearly event , held this… continue reading And the 2019 Youth Media Award Winners Are...

By written by Peter SM    January 29, 2019   

The Recording Academy will hold the 61st Grammy Awards on February 10, 2019. First round voting in October placed two CDs of particular note one step closer to official nominations in two… continue reading The Fleisher Collection: From Page to Stage to Grammys?

By written by Fleisher Collection    November 15, 2018    3

If you are looking for the future of poetry, look in Philadelphia. Young people in this city love poetry— writing it , reading it , and performing it on stage . Even as poetry readership is… continue reading Introducing Philadelphia’s Next Youth Poet Laureate...

By written by Andrew N.    August 27, 2018    1

The 2018 Will Eisner Comic Book Industry Awards took place on July 20 in San Diego at the yearly Comic-Con. The awards, now in their 30th year, honor creative achievement in comic books from… continue reading This Year's Eisner Award-Winning Comic Book Titles and Creators Are...

By written by Peter SM    July 25, 2018   

One of the biggest nights in the food world, The James Beard Foundation Media Awards , took place April 27 at Chelsea Piers in New York City. Hailed as “the Oscars of the food world,”… continue reading Culinary Literacy Center Presenters Win Big at "The Oscars of the Food World"

By written by Paul M.    May 23, 2018   

There’s something about writing poetry that sparks the need to shape the community around us. It inspires us to engage with others, it encourages reflection—and it incites change.… continue reading Passion = Poetry: Be the Next Youth Poet Laureate!

By written by Kalela W.    May 14, 2018    5

The GLAAD (Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation) Media Awards took place on April 12 in Los Angeles and were broadcast on the LOGOtv network last night. The awards, now in their 29th… continue reading This Year's GLAAD Media Award Winners Are...

By written by Peter SM    April 19, 2018   

2018 marks the 38th time little golden statues have been awarded to films of a certain competence... and no, I'm not talking about the Oscars—I'm referring to the Razzies ! The… continue reading Best of the Worst in Film: The 2018 Razzie Awards

By written by Peter SM    March 9, 2018    1

Another year, another Academy Awards. This Sunday, March 4 marks the 90th(!) Oscars ceremony, sure to have plenty of pomp , pageantry , and now more than ever, politics . Some will tune in for the… continue reading Oscars 2018: From Book to Screen and Back Again

By written by Peter SM    March 2, 2018   

Earlier this month in Denver, CO, a room full of children's and teen librarians erupted in cheers, gasps, and wild applause for the newest batch of books chosen to receive Youth Media Awards .… continue reading Here are the 2018 Youth Media Awards Winners!

By written by Peter SM    February 27, 2018   

I was so excited when I heard the announcement that Matthew Cordell had won the 2018 Caldecott Medal for Wolf in the Snow . While not a retelling of the fairy tale Little Red Riding Hood , the… continue reading Wolf in the Snow & Little Red Riding Hood

By written by Monica C.    February 20, 2018