Posts in “free-library-announcements” (15)

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Residents can get out of the heat and into an air-conditioned space at a neighborhood library with access to books, computers, wireless internet, and other Free Library amenities. The… continue reading Cooling Centers Open at Select Libraries from June 20–23, 2024

By written by Administrator    June 20, 2024    1

Throughout the Summer of 2024, select Free Library locations will remain open on Saturdays starting July 6, 2024. The following neighborhood branches, along with Parkway Central Library , will be… continue reading Updated Hours of Service at the Free Library

By written by Administrator    June 18, 2024    2

The Free Library is excited to announce the addition of video games to its vast catalog of borrowable materials! Why video games at the library, you ask? Well, stories aren't confined to books… continue reading New Achievement Unlocked: Video Game Circulation!

By written by Administrator    May 20, 2024    6

Now you can win great prizes and access special offers just for being a patron of the Free Library of Philadelphia!     Arden Theatre Company:  Once On This Island In search of her… continue reading Patron Perks: Save on Great Shows and Win Cool Prizes

By written by Administrator    May 16, 2024    29

The Free Library of Philadelphia’s efforts to restore Frankford Library in Northeast Philadelphia are on track for completion in 2024. Renovations to the library will include updates to the… continue reading Frankford Library Renovations Set for Completion in 2024

By written by Administrator    March 6, 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   

The Free Library of Philadelphia is actively restoring six-day service to more of our neighborhood library locations throughout the city. Saturday hours are being rolled out in waves; more… continue reading Six-Day Service Beginning at More Neighborhood Free Library Branches

By written by Administrator    February 15, 2024    11

As the holiday season bears down upon us with what feels like (almost) no warning, we will soon ring in 2024 as if this past calendar year were just a blink of an eye. While it may feel like it… continue reading The Top Titles Checked Out from the Free Library in 2023

By written by Bridget G.    December 13, 2023    1

The Free Library of Philadelphia is excited to announce the return of six-day service at 10 of our neighborhood library locations throughout the city. Saturday hours are being rolled out in waves,… continue reading Six-Day Service Beginning at 10 Neighborhood Free Library Branches

By written by Administrator    November 15, 2023    9

The Free Library of Philadelphia is conducting research on patrons' use of  freelibrary.org to help improve the current website experience. We would love to hear from you! Patrons… continue reading Help Improve the Free Library's Website!

By written by Administrator    October 31, 2023    1

The Free Library is excited to announce an update to our hours of operation in many neighborhood libraries, as well as Parkway Central and its departments! These changes are in effect as… continue reading New Hours at Free Library Locations Now in Effect

By written by Administrator    September 26, 2023    39

The Free Library of Philadelphia is celebrating the 50th anniversary of hip hop with a limited-edition art card available at ALL Free Library locations — while supplies last! This… continue reading Introducing the Free Library's 50th Anniversary of Hip Hop Art Card

By written by Bridget G.    September 5, 2023    61

The Free Library of Philadelphia is thrilled to announce Saturday hours at 10 of our neighborhood library branches for the summer. Beginning Saturday, July 8 to August 26, 2023 , the following… continue reading 10 Neighborhood Free Library Branches Will Be Open on Saturdays

By written by Administrator    June 29, 2023    37

Hip hop's 50th anniversary represents a milestone for an American genre of music and art that began in the 1970s at block parties in New York City — specifically the Bronx. Born out of… continue reading The Free Library Observes the 50th Anniversary of Hip Hop

By written by Bridget G.    June 5, 2023   

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 2023 One Book, One Philadelphia Selections

By written by Bridget G.    February 15, 2023    5