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When Frank Stephens, Jr., passed away in March at the age of 89, many mourned the loss of a friend and colleague. Others were hearing about Frank for the first time. And it was an opportunity for…
continue reading Frank Stephens, Jr.: A Free Library Legacy
written by Administrator
May 11, 2021
What better way to celebrate Classical Music Month this September than to perform some of your own music? The Free Library’s Chamber Music Collection can provide you with the materials to…
continue reading Chamber Music Collection | Celebrate Classical Music Month!
written by Leanne F.
September 27, 2018
As you walk through the Children’s Department at Parkway Central Library , we hope you’ll stop and admire our newly-returned statue, The Young Bonaparte . We’re happy to have…
continue reading Napoleon's Return (to the Children's Department at Parkway Central Library)
written by Chris B.
May 18, 2018
If you attended any of the recent Philadelphia Book Festival events, or are planning on attending any of the remaining Philadelphia Science Week or Philly Tech Week events, you've probably…
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written by Peter SM
April 24, 2013