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In partnership with Temple University College of Education and Human Development, the Free Library of Philadelphia is excited to announce a new free digital learning series: Tech Talk:… continue reading Tech Talk: Digital Skills Classes for Adults

By written by Anthony T.    April 3, 2024    1

Philly Career Launch Career Exploration Workshop sessions will take place this April, May, and June at various Free Library locations  and community sites throughout Philadelphia. Have… continue reading Join Philly Career Launch for Our Career Exploration Workshops

By written by Annette M.    April 1, 2024   

Something very special is happening on Monday, April 8 : a total solar eclipse will cross North America from Mexico to Canada! After April 8, the next solar eclipse viewable from… continue reading Get Ready for the 2024 Solar Eclipse on Monday, April 8!

By written by Jennifer E.    April 1, 2024   

April is Autism Acceptance Month ! In 2008, the United Nations declared April 2 as  World Autism Awareness Day . Learn and explore the wide world of neurodivergent minds with great… continue reading Explore Neurodiverse Programs and More at the Free Library

By written by Yona Y.    March 26, 2024    1

William Penn’s dream of having a “Green Country Towne” inspired many generations to preserve parks and green spaces throughout the city and region. One prime example of this… continue reading Explore the Geology of the Wissahickon Park

By written by Brianna V.    March 8, 2024    2

One Book, One Philadelphia is a signature project of the Free Library of Philadelphia that promotes literacy, library usage, and civic dialogue by encouraging the entire greater Philadelphia area… continue reading Announcing the 2024 One Book, One Philadelphia Selections

By written by Terence W.    February 15, 2024   

Lunar New Year is celebrated in some parts of Asia, and is important to many Asian immigrants and communities around the world. Lunar New Year is called Chūnjié (Spring Festival) in China… continue reading Celebrate Lunar New Year with the Free Library

By written by Megan J.    February 6, 2024   

Join the Education, Philosophy, and Religion Department on Saturday, February 17 at 11 a.m. for Inaugurating the Year of James Baldwin: God’s Revolutionary Voice . The event will take… continue reading The Year of James Baldwin: Kick-Off Event and Programming

By written by Grace D.    February 5, 2024    4

You might not expect to find blenders, cutting boards, or rolling pins in a library. You probably wouldn't expect to find a full commercial kitchen in one either. But on the fourth floor… continue reading Join the Culinary Literacy Center for an Open House on February 12

By written by Meredith M.    February 2, 2024   

This month, the Business Resource and Innovation Center (BRIC) is celebrating and uplifting Black entrepreneurs and their groundbreaking achievements. Join us for one or both of our Black History… continue reading Black History Month at the Business Resource and Innovation Center

By written by Birch M.    February 1, 2024   

As we dash into 2024, the Free Library is looking forward to another season of its venerable Author Events  series. Brave the cold and warm up with a red-hot slate of talks by some of… continue reading Upcoming Author Events for Winter/Spring 2024

By written by Jason F.    January 24, 2024   

Is your 2024 New Year’s resolution finding a new or better job, or improving skills needed in your current job? Then you can count on the Free Library to help you keep this… continue reading Upcoming Programs to Jumpstart Your Job Search and Boost Workplace Skills

By written by Annette M.    January 16, 2024   

2024 marks the 75th Anniversary of the Rare Book Department of the Free Library of Philadelphia. Since its inception in 1949, Rare Books has prided itself on providing a warm and welcoming… continue reading The Rare Book Department's 75th Anniversary Event Series

By written by Joe S.    December 20, 2023   

And Now, Love (2019), the award-winning feature documentary, chronicles the amazing life of renowned psychoanalyst Dr. Bernard Bail, an important Philadelphian and Temple Medical School… continue reading Upcoming Documentary Screening on Groundbreaking Psychoanalyst Dr. Bernard Bail

By written by Phil K.    October 23, 2023   

Beginning Wednesday, April 12, 2023, the Free Library of Philadelphia launches a unique seven-part series of live evening events exploring the life and career of George Orson Welles , one of the… continue reading Special Lecture Series: Orson Welles & The Golden Age of Hollywood

By written by Administrator    October 12, 2023    10

This month’s Review Round-up features two cartoonists who frequently work on their comics in the Art Department , plus a peek inside Reptile House Comix ’s latest summer issue. Smell… continue reading Comix Club Spotlight Review, Plus a Special Event This Month!

By written by Eileen E.    September 25, 2023   

Reading and discussing books is powerful! The connections we make with stories, with ourselves, and with others can bring us closer together and help us understand more about those who… continue reading Join Something New: The Intergenerational Teen Book Club at PCI Library

By written by Erin H.    September 19, 2023    1

While it’s a bit of a bummer that summer is drawing to a close, we’re happy to welcome in some cooler weather alongside a brisk fall season of Free Library Author Events. And what a… continue reading 5 Author Events To Catch This September

By written by Jason F.    September 12, 2023   

Read, Baby, Read at the Free Library knows that early childhood matters! We also know that from day one, you want to set the stage for your baby’s lifelong learning, happiness, and success.… continue reading Read, Baby, Read: The Power of Talk For Nurturing Your Baby's Brain

By written by Kimberly G.    September 12, 2023   

Have you experienced job disruption over the past few years? Are you feeling stuck in a low-paying job or want a new or better employment situation? Here’s your chance to take hold of your… continue reading Join Philly Career Launch for Our Career Exploration Series

By written by Annette M.    September 11, 2023    3

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