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by Nourishing Literacy  staff members Shayna M. and Carolyn After reading a New Yorker article a few weeks ago, our curiosity and interest grew in how to use kitchen scraps in… continue reading Making Sense of Food Scraps

By written by Shayna M.    May 18, 2020   

Wishes have been on my mind more than usual these days. Wishes for family to be safe and healthy, wishes for friends to keep in good spirits, and a wish to be able to visit my favorite bakery,… continue reading Three Wishes for the Days Ahead

By written by Jeff B.    May 15, 2020   

We are back with another Picture ebook Highlight , a series where we put the spotlight on an ebook that you can read at home, using the Free Library's Digital Media portal . In 2005, author… continue reading Picture ebooks Highlights | Llama Llama Red Pajama

By written by Monica C.    May 13, 2020   

We're reviving our monthly blog post to highlight new titles at the Free Library, with the emphasis on featured ebooks or audiobook titles that we have recently been added to our online… continue reading New Titles Coming to the Free Library in May!

By written by Paul A.    May 11, 2020   

Although most of us will be staying home this Mother’s Day, what better way to celebrate than by enjoying breakfast in bed and cuddling up to share stories with the ones we love? The… continue reading Stories to Share for Mother's Day

By written by Leigh U.    May 8, 2020   

There’s no doubt that this pandemic has turned all of our lives upside down. For those of us with young kids, it means interrupted routines and the increased need for at-home stimulation and… continue reading Shake Things Up with Baby at Home!

By written by Leigh U.    May 7, 2020   

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed our lives in ways big and small. We are all having to adjust to and cope with uncertainty and lingering worries.  That is true for children as well. School… continue reading Talking to Children About Coronavirus

By written by Monica C.    May 5, 2020   

As we close out April and National Poetry Month, while many of us are in slow-down mode and many others of us are working extremely hard, let’s give ourselves a moment to pause and breathe… continue reading Listen to Poetry

By written by Autumn M.    April 30, 2020   

Do you miss seeing the animals at the Philadelphia Zoo ? I sure do! But guess what? You can still see their penguins anytime through the computer. The Zoo has a live feed called the Penguin Point… continue reading Penguins, Penguins, Penguins!

By written by Monica C.    April 29, 2020   

Schools are closed through the end of this school year, and children and caregivers alike are looking for high-quality reading materials and activities. It's more important than ever… continue reading Reading Resources for School-Aged Children

By written by Jamie B.    April 23, 2020   

Today we start a new series of blog post where we will highlight an ebook – a picture ebook, no less – that you can read at home, using the Free Library's Digital Media portal. The… continue reading Picture ebook Highlights | Float

By written by Monica C.    April 17, 2020    2

While everyone is stuck at home, boredom may already be setting in. One way to alleviate boredom is to read or reread a book series (the more volumes, the better!). If you don't have a full… continue reading Middle Schoolers + Epically Long Series = Match!

By written by Chris B.    April 16, 2020   

It can be hard being a big brother or a big sister. It can also be hard being a little brother or a little sister. When you’re older, the arrival of a little sibling brings both joy and huge… continue reading Celebrate Siblings Day with These ebooks!

By written by Monica C.    April 9, 2020   

April is chock full of religious celebrations: Passover starts on April 8, Easter Sunday falls on April 12, and Ramadan begins on April 24. As always, you can find books to share with your little… continue reading Celebrating in April | Passover, Easter, and Ramadan

By written by Monica C.    April 7, 2020   

While many will be embracing their Netflix accounts for the foreseeable future, this is a great time to check out its intellectual counterpart for kids from Scholastic called BookFlix ! Bookflix… continue reading Step Aside Netflix, BookFlix Rules!

By written by Sara M.    March 27, 2020   

The Free Library of Philadelphia is a great place to learn and practice English . If your English classes have been affected by closures related to COVID-19 , there are library resources available… continue reading Learn and Practice English at Home with Your Library Card

By written by Lindsay S.    March 26, 2020    2

New to ebooks? Here’s a short guide to getting started with ebooks at the Free Library. Finding ebooks Search our library catalog by title, author, subject, or another term. In your search… continue reading ebooks 101

By written by Jamie B.    March 20, 2020    3

For this month's Digital Media Spotlight , we are celebrating Black History Month and the lives and achievements of African Americans in film, music, literature, and other multimedia, all… continue reading Digital Media Spotlight: Black History Month

By written by Peter SM    February 24, 2020   

For this month's Digital Media Spotlight , we turn our attention towards ebooks and the news that in 2019, the Free Library reached the 1 million+ ebook checkout mark ! And it would seem… continue reading Digital Media Spotlight | New Year, New ebooks!

By written by Peter SM    January 30, 2020    2

As you may have read in the news, recent changes in the publishing industry will soon impact library customers’ access to some newly released ebook titles. Macmillan Publishers—one of… continue reading Changes to ebook Lending Coming to a Library Near You

By written by Administrator    September 13, 2019    3

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