Posts in “school” (36)

Back to school (BTS) is in full swing. How will you fund BTS next year?  Now is the time for many families across the Philadelphia area to begin evaluating the best possible financial… continue reading

By CaitlinT   September 17, 2015   

At the dawn of every school year, all the librarians put on their letterman jackets, sew days of the week labels into our socks, and start thinking really hard about we can help… continue reading

By Jamie W.   September 4, 2015   

We hope you've all been having a great summer! At least we know you have been reading, as we just wrapped up another wonder-filled Summer Reading season . We've also added another… continue reading

By Sarah S.   September 3, 2015   

Going to school is an exciting, nerve-wracking experience—whether it’s your first day of Kindergarten or you’re a wise, experienced third grader. Either way, having good… continue reading

By Sarah S.   September 1, 2015   

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

By Julie B.   August 31, 2015   

A Free Library card is your key to countless resources, but few are as valuable to students as Homework Help Online .  Login with your Free Library card and PIN, register a username, and… continue reading

By Jamie W.   August 27, 2015    2

Back to School Jumpstart Camp is a summer learning program for children entering first through third grade. They attend a  three-week camp-style academic enrichment program designed to… continue reading

By Joel N.   August 25, 2015    1

Sometimes you've got to take a test. It's a fact of life. Some of us struggle with tests while others breeze by, but we could all benefit from a little preparation. So before you… continue reading

By Jamie W.   August 6, 2015    1

On Monday, June 1, the School Discipline Advocacy Service will give a free presentation at the Parkway Central Library for any students (and parents of students) facing formal disciplinary… continue reading

By Timothy F.   May 28, 2015   

The School District of Philadelphia is excited to announce that for the first time the School Selection Process has moved entirely online. In order to apply to schools, students and families… continue reading

By Samantha M.   November 25, 2014    10

The School District of Philadelphia is proud to present a new tool that parents and family members will be able to use to stay connected to their child and their school. The School District of… continue reading

By Michelle S.   October 15, 2014    1

Another school year is upon us, and like students everywhere, we too are wearing brand new outfits we'll likely regret by New Years, sharpening our #2 pencils, and cursing the ungodly… continue reading

By Jamie W.   September 2, 2014    1

Do you know a child who will be 5 years old on or before September 1, 2014? If you do, it is time to enroll for Kindergarten! The School District of Philadelphia is currently enrolling children… continue reading

By Jennifer W.   February 6, 2014   

With the fall season upon us, students, their teachers, and their principals have recently returned to school.  In the School District of Philadelphia, each of those groups face immense… continue reading

By Adam F.   September 18, 2013   

It’s back-to-school month! Your young child may be starting preschool for the first time this September. Help your preschooler get excited, or calm his or her worries, with these books… continue reading

By Ruth G.   September 4, 2013    2

Another school year is on the horizon for thousands of Philadelphia’s school students, and the Free Library has the resources they need to achieve great things in and out of the classroom.… continue reading

By Michelle S.   August 26, 2013