Posts in “leap” (33)
Type "slime" into any search engine and you’re bound to find a variety of slime-making kits sold through major retailers, links to several YouTube accounts dedicated to slime, and… continue reading It's Time for Slime!
By written by Khyra L. December 7, 2018 1
We’ve been busy making friends and creating fun ways to learn together this Fall! Share stories, enjoy family time, and build memories with these 4 reading, writing, and technology events:… continue reading 4 Ways to Jump into Fall Learning with the Free Library!
By written by Elizabeth K. October 1, 2018
The calendar still says August, and the weather forecast still says summer, but the new school year starts earlier this year on Monday, August 27 ! After a summer full of books and fun… continue reading Back to School Resources from the Free Library
By written by Ann P. August 24, 2018
In Philadelphia, April means the Philadelphia Science Festival ! The week-long festival, hosted by the Franklin Institute, includes hundreds of free and low-cost programs across the city for… continue reading #GetNerdyPHL at the Philadelphia Science Festival!
By written by Valerie S. April 20, 2018
Two Free Library of Philadelphia programs have teamed up to create new ways to advance literacy, guide learning, and inspire curiosity! Get HYPE Philly! and the Literacy Enrichment After-School… continue reading LEAP into HYPE!
By written by Khyra L. November 21, 2017
November 14 is Young Readers Day, and while we believe that every day should be spent celebrating and encouraging our city’s littlest learners, we’re happy to take this opportunity to… continue reading Happy Young Readers Day!
By written by Kate C. November 14, 2017
Today is National STEM Day , a day that is meant to inspire young people to explore and pursue interests in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. LEAP , the Free Library of… continue reading Make and Learn at your Neighborhood Library on National STEM Day !
By written by Heather S. November 8, 2017 1
Is everyone ready for the start of another school year? At the Free Library of Philadelphia, we spent the last few weeks of our summer brushing up on the wonderful online resources available… continue reading Start Your School Year Off Right with These Free Online Resources!
By written by Rachel F. September 6, 2017
Now that the summer is drawing to a close, children, teens, and even adults are prepping for the start of the coming school year. We at the Free Library of Philadelphia are prepping, too! That is,… continue reading Hit the Books with the Free Library!
By written by Becky F. September 1, 2017
Summer is fast approaching, and the Free Library’s Literacy Enrichment Afterschool Program (LEAP) will be winding down this month after another successful year of providing literacy… continue reading Citywide Out-of-School Time Survey
By written by Valerie S. June 5, 2017
The City of Philadelphia has announced that it is expanding free, quality pre-K for 6,500 three- and four-year-olds over the next five years, with the first 2,000 seats available now! Families… continue reading Quality Pre-K Is Expanding In Philadelphia!
By written by Kate C. December 9, 2016 2
Is everyone ready for the start of another school year? At the Free Library of Philadelphia, we spent the last few weeks of our summer brushing up on the wonderful online resources… continue reading Get Your School Year Off to a Great Start with These Online Resources!
By written by Rachel F. September 6, 2016
As you get in gear for the new school year, know that the Free Library has your back! We, too, are gearing up for the homework, projects, and papers the school year brings—not to boost our… continue reading Heading Back to School in a Library State of Mind
By written by Julie B. August 31, 2015