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Since Parkway Central Library opened in 1927, patrons have had free and open access to its rich and unique collections, expanding services, and professionally trained and welcoming staff. The… continue reading Library Department Highlights: Field Teen Center

By written by Yona Y.    July 17, 2024   

The Free Library of Philadelphia’s Summer of Wonder program is a reading challenge for all ages that allows participants to attend fun Free Library events, find new books to read, and… continue reading Summer of Wonder: 3 Ways to Get Kids Reading This Summer

By written by Free Library Foundation    July 2, 2024   

There is so much to love about the Free Library of Philadelphia. As one of the most important educational and cultural institutions in the city, the Library goes beyond books to strengthen local… continue reading Programs Supported by the Free Library Foundation

By written by Free Library Foundation    May 21, 2024    1

May is National Small Business Month , according to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, and a time to celebrate the contributions of small businesses in communities across the country. Like the… continue reading Resources for Small Business Owners and Job Seekers

By written by Free Library Foundation    May 7, 2024    1

The Free Library’s mission is to advance literacy, guide learning, and inspire curiosity for all Philadelphians. You’re probably familiar with our many branches and departments, along… continue reading Languages and Learning: Adult Education at the Free Library

By written by Meredith M.    April 11, 2024    4

We are so excited to announce that American Sign Language is now available on Mango Languages ! American Sign Language (often called ASL) is used by Deaf and hard-of-hearing people to… continue reading Learn American Sign Language with Mango Languages

By written by Meredith M.    March 7, 2024    4

The Free Library’s most powerful grant-finding tool just got a lot easier to use. Before, to access the Library’s premier fundraising tool, Foundation Directory, you had to travel to… continue reading Foundation Directory Has Expanded

By written by Jamie B.    February 27, 2024   

Recognized with 132 Pulitzer Prizes and appreciated by over nine million subscribers globally, we are happy to announce that the Free Library's daily New York Time s subscription has… continue reading Our PressReader Database Now Includes The New York Times

By written by Sharyl O.    January 29, 2024   

The Free Library is pleased to announce the addition of three full-time social workers to its Social Services roster. The newly formed Social Services team will provide open office… continue reading Social Services Offered by the Free Library

By written by Administrator    January 8, 2024   

Free college and test prep programs continue at Parkway Central Library through the spring semester! Field Teen Center in partnership with The Alexander Advantage is offering… continue reading Free SAT Workshops and Other College Prep Resources

By written by Yona Y.    January 2, 2024    2

We were pleased to offer our community so many new Electronic Resources/Databases this year! Here are all of the new resources introduced since January 1, 2023:   Films to Stream : Kanopy… continue reading Celebrating Our New Electronic Resources of 2023

By written by Sharyl O.    December 18, 2023   

Did you know December is National Write a Business Plan Month? The Business Resource and Innovation Center (BRIC) is a great place to start your business planning journey. What is the BRIC? The… continue reading December is Write A Business Plan Month!

By written by Birch M.    December 5, 2023   

Are you an inventor, artist, entrepreneur, or small business owner interested in learning how to protect your idea and business assets? The Free Library of Philadelphia's  Patent and… continue reading Patent and Trademark Resource Center Appointments Now Available

By written by Raymond W.    November 3, 2023    1

Did you know that Pennsylvania makes it easy for you to register to vote? You can find voter registration forms at public libraries, state park offices, state-run Veterans Homes, and many other… continue reading Don't Forget to Register to Vote by Monday, October 23

By written by Bridget G.    October 12, 2023   

The JSTOR database, which provides more than 12 million scholarly journal articles, books, images, and primary sources in 75 disciplines, has changed its access policies.… continue reading JSTOR Database Access Has Changed

By written by Sharyl O.    September 25, 2023   

We are happy to announce the return of four popular electronic resources that are no longer carried by POWER Library, Pennsylvania’s Electronic Library. The Free Library of… continue reading 4 Gale Databases Return to the Free Library

By written by Sharyl O.    September 13, 2023   

As patrons may know, the Free Library has been expanding staffing efforts throughout the library system in recent months. With all the hiring excitement, there’s a mix of both new and… continue reading Faces of the Free Library: Meet Rebecca!

By written by Bridget G.    September 8, 2023    3

Looking for learning resources to help you and your family prepare for kindergarten, conquer the back-to-school routine, or explore a new adult learning path? The Free Library has plenty to offer,… continue reading Online Resources for Learners of All Ages

By written by Emily S.    September 8, 2023    2

As the leaves begin to change and the air turns crisp, September arrives with a delightful reminder that it's not just a month of transition from summer to fall — it's also Library… continue reading Happy Library Card Signup Month!

By written by Bridget G.    September 1, 2023    9

The Business Resource and Innovation Center hosts several monthly events for business professionals and entrepreneurs, including free headshots , resume reviews, and office hours with experts.… continue reading Office Hours for Business Professionals and Entrepreneurs at the Library

By written by Birch M.    September 1, 2023    2

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