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Photography is a powerful outlet for expression and creativity in young people. Teens aged 12–18 can explore their abilities as photographers at the Kensington  and Lillian Marrero… continue reading View Life Through the Lens: Photography Without Borders at the Free Library

By written by Anthony T.    July 23, 2024   

Are you an inventor, small business owner, or non-profit looking to better understand how to protect your business or invention? Do you want to learn what type of intellectual property will best… continue reading Free Workshop: Intellectual Property Basics at the Free Library

By written by Lonnie J.    July 23, 2024   

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you know that the United States has an upcoming election . Have you ever wondered how the election system works here in Philadelphia? You can learn… continue reading Your Vote, Your Voice at the Free Library

By written by Ben R.    July 18, 2024   

Introducing a new book club at the Parkway Central Library  — on the second Monday of each month, the Short Story Book Club will meet from 6:00–7:30 p.m. in Philbrick Hall… continue reading Short Story Book Club Coming to Parkway Central Library

By written by Francis B.    July 10, 2024    1

In Languages and Learning , the adult education department of the Free Library, a number of our programs couldn’t run without the hard work of our dedicated volunteers — so… continue reading Languages and Learning Volunteer Lunch

By written by Meredith M.    June 28, 2024   

Small businesses and career professionals are invited to a Professional Development Day with the Free Library's Business Resource and Innovation Center . Join us on June 27, 2024, at… continue reading Take The Stage: Professional Development Day

By written by Lonnie J.    June 24, 2024    1

School may be out, but the future of public education is still in session. Pennsylvania courts recently deemed the state’s underfunding of public schools unconstitutional . The State House… continue reading Book Release and Author Visit: Jennifer C. Berkshire and The Education Wars

By written by Eileen E.    June 17, 2024   

On Wednesday, June 26, at 6:00 p.m. , the Newspapers and Microfilm Center is proud to present Black and Queer in Philadelphia  — a program with Gary Hines in conversation with… continue reading Black and Queer in Philadelphia: A Conversation

By written by Hal T.    June 14, 2024   

June is African American Music Appreciation Month and a celebration of “African American musical influences that comprise an essential part of our nation’s treasured cultural… continue reading Beyond Books: Celebrating Music at the Free Library

By written by Free Library Foundation    June 10, 2024   

To build an enlightened community devoted to lifelong learning, The Free Library is an advocate and valuable resource for students in and around the City of Philadelphia. The Free Library… continue reading Summertime Fun and STEM Enrichment at the Free Library

By written by Free Library Foundation    June 3, 2024   

Join us Wednesday, June 5, 2024 in the Print and Picture Collection for a hands-on history event inspired by We Are What We Eat , the latest exhibition from the Free Library's Special… continue reading One More Bite

By written by Karen K.    May 31, 2024   

The Community College of Philadelphia and the Free Library partnered to provide English as a Second Language (ESL) and High School Equivalency (HSE) classes in neighborhood libraries ! … continue reading Community College Classes at the Library

By written by Betsy M.    May 31, 2024    1

Philadelphia has the highest incarceration rate of any city in Pennsylvania, and the most locked-up census tracts in North Philadelphia have 17 times as many people behind bars as census tracts in… continue reading Author Event: The Warehouse: A Visual Primer on Mass Incarceration

By written by Ben R.    May 30, 2024   

Every June the Free Library celebrates LGBTQIA+ Pride Month. The Free Library aims to be a place where everyone belongs. We value the LGBTQIA+ community, including transgender people and… continue reading Celebrate Pride Month with the Free Library

By written by Administrator    May 29, 2024    2

Summer of Wonder is the Free Library's flagship summer reading challenge for all ages. Participants can attend library programs, find new books to read, and explore activities to stay engaged… continue reading Get Ready for an Exciting Summer of Wonder at the Free Library!

By written by Administrator    May 29, 2024    4

The 2024 One Book, One Philadelphia season is coming to a close with an exciting finale event ! Join True Biz author Sara Nović and poet Ilya Kaminsky — author of… continue reading Join Us for the One Book, One Philadelphia Finale Celebration

By written by Administrator    May 15, 2024   

The Print and Picture Collection is proud to present a program highlighting the work of artist and Master Printer Chen Lok Lee on Wednesday, May 15 at 4:30 p.m. Born in China in 1927, Lee studied… continue reading Celebrating Printmaker Chen Lok Lee

By written by Laura S.    May 8, 2024   

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.    May 6, 2024    9

The Free Library’s Author Events program recently added numerous events to its spring and summer lineups. Here are ten events we’re excited about — along with some… continue reading Author Events Upcoming Spring and Summer Highlights

By written by Jason F.    April 25, 2024   

From classics like In Cold Blood and Helter Skelter to recent bestsellers like In Light of All Darkness and If You Tell , readers love true crime. In addition to generating chills and thrills, a… continue reading 19th Century True Crime at the Free Library

By written by Ben R.    April 19, 2024   

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