The Free Library will close at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, June 18 in observance of Juneteenth. Learn more about our expanded services.
Worm bins and books alike inspire curiosity! During the summer, Get HYPE Philly! set up compost bins at neighborhood libraries , filling them up with scraps of raw fruits and vegetables, soil…
continue reading Get HYPE Philly!: From Bookworms to Earthworms
written by Khyra L.
September 27, 2017
Some great news right before the upcoming Welcome to America July 4th holiday festivities get under way in Philadelphia this weekend... Shakespeare Park has finally reopened! If you've tried…
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written by Peter SM
June 30, 2017
Note: The scheduled Saturday, March 18 Migrate to Discovery and Adventure event has been rescheduled to Saturday, April 1, due to inclement weather. While books, CDs, and DVDs are still among the…
continue reading Experience Nature Close-Up with Our Birding Backpack Program!
written by JoAnne W.
March 13, 2017