Posts in “21st-century-libraries” (26)

The Free Library of Philadelphia is delighted to announce four new site-specific public art commissions at neighborhood libraries across the city. The art will be placed at four of the libraries… continue reading

By Jenn D.   April 6, 2016    1

The Free Library of Philadelphia is BUILDING INSPIRATION at four neighborhood libraries: Lillian Marrero Library (601 W. Lehigh Avenue) Logan Library (1333 Wagner Avenue) Lovett Memorial Library… continue reading

By Jenn D.   April 1, 2016    2

Today’s episode of The Pulse on WHYY  takes a look at the future of libraries—and features not only an interview with our president and director Siobhan Reardon  but the… continue reading

By Peter R.   January 15, 2016   

The role of the library in the 21 st century is a question we think about a lot—and we aren't the only ones asking. The Knight Foundation is continuing the success of the… continue reading

By Peter R.   January 13, 2016   

Andrew Carnegie was born in 1835 and grew up poor in Scotland. When he was 12 years old his father moved the family to Allegheny City, Pennsylvania, a suburb of Pittsburgh, where young Andy got a… continue reading

By Kim B.   June 11, 2015    1

Transforming neighborhood libraries like Lovett Memorial is the essence of the Free Library of Philadelphia’s 21st Century Libraries Initiative. The 21st Century Libraries Initiative will… continue reading

By Jenn D.   July 9, 2014    4