The Free Library will be expanding services at some locations beginning Tuesday, January 19, including in-building services. Our programs and events will continue virtually. Please read our website for the latest updates on services and resources.
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 !
written by Heather S.
November 8, 2017
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!
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!
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
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!
written by Kate C.
December 9, 2016
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!
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
written by Julie B.
August 31, 2015