Posts in “libraries-in-the-news” (51)

Black geniuses you may or may not know Phillytrib.com Philadelphia Museum of Art and Free Library Design — Julian Abele (4/30/1881 Birth Date): He was the Chief Designer at the prestigious… continue reading

By Samantha M.   September 24, 2015   

These Public Libraries are for Snowshoes and Ukuleles New York Times Last year, the Free Library of Philadelphia pulled together city, state and private funds to open a teaching kitchen, which is… continue reading

By Samantha M.   September 18, 2015   

Turning Your Library in a Haunted House Alsc.ala.org For the last few weeks, the crickets in Philadelphia have begun playing at night. This is the signal for the end of Summer Reading, the time to… continue reading

By Samantha M.   September 11, 2015   

Free Library Welcomes Papal Visit with New Ecumenical Exhibit ( no link ) Jewish Exponent The exhibit, “Sacred Stories: The World’s Religious Traditions,” will include a wide… continue reading

By Samantha M.   August 31, 2015   

Donald Root: Beyond the Bookshelves at Free Library Epgn.com Donald Root, Chief of Central Public Services Division, talks about his life, appreciation for libraries, and all the great things… continue reading

By Samantha M.   August 21, 2015   

This week's press round-up is sparse, but gives a preview of some exciting author events happening at the Library soon and also looks back at a couple fun past events . From chick-lit… continue reading

By Samantha M.   August 7, 2015   

Top Press Mention in the News: Poet Sonia Sanchez’s life gets film treatment Philly.com Check out this film about the life of Philadelphia poet extraordinaire and Free Library Board of… continue reading

By Samantha M.   August 4, 2015   

Top Press Mention in the News: Best of Philly Philly Mag The Rosenbach of the Free Library won the Best of Philly award for the Best Bibliophile Retreat! The Rosenbach has a world-class collection… continue reading

By Samantha M.   July 28, 2015   

Top Press Mention in the News: Magnet Carter Philly.com "Kinsley, who wore a small "It's my birthday!" balloon and pin, spent most of her morning yesterday waiting with her… continue reading

By Samantha M.   July 17, 2015   

Top Press Mention of the Week: Haywood seeks to start a ‘reading revolution’ for children in Northwest Philly  from  Newsworks.org This article highlights work that the… continue reading

By Samantha M.   July 10, 2015   

‘Silver Linings Playbook’ author’s new book mentioned NJ bar Washingtontimes.com Quick will make an appearance at the Free Library of Philadelphia’s Central Branch… continue reading

By Samantha M.   June 19, 2015   

Why Public Libraries Matter Thenation.com Beyond mere fairness, there are viable economic reasons for sustaining New York City's public libraries. In 2010, the City of Philadelphia spent $33… continue reading

By Samantha M.   June 15, 2015   

There are Infinite Reasons to Love This Photographer and Her 97-year old Muse Huffingtonpost.com She spent thirty five years working at the Free Library of Philadelphia as a commercial… continue reading

By Samantha M.   May 22, 2015   

Conserving history: Conservation Center for Art and Historical Artifacts in Philadelphia repairs old paper to preserve history Nj.com On April 7, Book Conservator Rebecca Smyrl was working on a… continue reading

By Samantha M.   April 17, 2015    1

Art of Food: The Culinary Literacy Center WHYY/PBS Video clip—this mini-documentary features Culinary Literacy Specialist Liz Fitzgerald and President Siobhan Reardon For full video, click… continue reading

By Samantha M.   April 10, 2015   

Perry Genovesi & Adam Feldman | Movers & Shakers 2015—Change Agents Libraryjournal.com Music librarians Perry Genovesi (seated, l.) and Adam Feldman of the Free Library of… continue reading

By Samantha M.   March 20, 2015   

Foundation says Sendak-Rosenbach relationship had frayed Philly.com The Maurice Sendak Foundation, responding to a lawsuit filed by the Rosenbach of the Free Library of Philadelphia, is denying… continue reading

By Samantha M.   February 20, 2015   

Pa German Fraktur subject of exhibits, comprehensive catalog Auction Central News Nearby, the Free Library of Philadelphia will present an exhibition of works drawn from its own permanent… continue reading

By Samantha M.   February 13, 2015   

VOTE: Parkway Museums District, Philadelphia USA TODAY As part of its 10 Best travel awards, USA Today has nominated Philadelphia as a contender for the best art district. VOTE!   #PhillyFive… continue reading

By Samantha M.   February 6, 2015   

Literary Tourism: Philadelphia BookRiot See, Philadelphia is home to a number of awesome indie bookshops, an incredible library system, a handful of book publishers, some great authors, an awesome… continue reading

By Samantha M.   January 30, 2015