Posts in “tech” (138)

Beginning in September 2015, several Science Leadership Academy high school students studying film and photography worked on their Independent Learning Project at our Parkway Central Branch.… continue reading

By Abbe K.   January 1, 2016   

Well, it's that time of year again: The Holidays—or as I like to refer to them—The Holidaze. Whether you celebrate Christmas , Hanukkah , Kwanzaa , Winter Solstice , Festivus , or… continue reading

By Peter SM   December 23, 2015   

Want to learn how to download some of nearly 120,000 ebooks to your new Kindle or Nook? Looking to discover all the hidden features of your new iPad, e-reader, smart phone, or tablet? Can’t… continue reading

By Jenn D.   December 22, 2015    2

Here are the Top 10 ebooks downloaded from the Free Library's OverDrive Digital Library in November 2015. More than 82,4000 ebooks were checked out and downloaded for the month! Mystery and… continue reading

By Peter SM   December 10, 2015   

Here are the Top 10 ebooks downloaded from the Free Library's OverDrive Digital Library in October 2015. More than 84,400 ebooks were checked out and downloaded for the month! Children's… continue reading

By Peter SM   November 20, 2015   

Howl-lo F(r)iends, Welcome back once again to the Free Library of Frightadelphia's bloodcurdling blog! It would seem that you have survived previous playlists and have come back for more… continue reading

By Peter SM   October 30, 2015    1

Here are the Top 10 ebooks downloaded from the Free Library's OverDrive Digital Library in September 2015. More than 85,300 ebooks were checked out and downloaded for the month! For the third… continue reading

By Peter SM   October 15, 2015   

Here are the Top 10 ebooks downloaded from the Free Library's OverDrive Digital Library in August 2015. More than 69,400 checkouts for month ebooks were checked out and downloaded for the… continue reading

By Peter SM   September 18, 2015   

Here are the Top 10 ebooks downloaded from the Free Library's OverDrive Digital Library in July 2015. More than 90,000 ebooks were checked out and downloaded for the month! Jumping up from the… continue reading

By Peter SM   August 5, 2015   

Let's get the "Word on the Web" and check out some recent topics of interest and discussion from the tech, literary, library, and arts and entertainment intersections of the World… continue reading

By Peter SM   July 31, 2015   

So, today's the day: Microsoft has released their newest operating system, Windows 10 . After the debacle that was Windows 8 , I guess anything would be better at this point. What exactly are… continue reading

By Peter SM   July 29, 2015   

The Free Library offers a plentiful amount of resources that are easily accessible for citizens of Philadelphia. As a result, the Library enriches individual’s worldly knowledge, increases… continue reading

By Brittney M.   July 21, 2015   

Continuing our series of blog posts highlighting new features in our revamped and updated Online Catalog , today we bring you a tutorial about Online Registration . You can now sign up for a… continue reading

By Peter SM   July 20, 2015    71

Here are the Top 10 ebooks downloaded from the Free Library's OverDrive Digital Library in June 2015. More than 83,000 ebooks were checked out and downloaded for the month! Taking the number… continue reading

By Peter SM   July 15, 2015   

It's been a little over a week now since launching our new Online Catalog and we've been hearing your feedback, thanks! Today's tutorial video goes over another useful new feature in… continue reading

By Peter SM   July 7, 2015    1

Let's get the "Word on the Web" and check out some recent topics of interest and discussion from the tech, literary, library, and arts and entertainment intersections of the World… continue reading

By Peter SM   July 1, 2015   

The Free Library is happy to announce that we've launched our new Online Catalog ! As we mentioned on the blog and throughout social media last week, our goal was to help make our catalog more… continue reading

By Peter SM   June 24, 2015    1

The Free Library has been hard at work upgrading our online catalog to make it more user-friendly, encourage exploration, and offer better customer service. With many suggestions and feedback from… continue reading

By Peter SM   June 19, 2015    6

Here are the Top 10 ebooks downloaded from the Free Library's OverDrive Digital Library in May 2015. More than 62,200 ebooks were checked out and downloaded for the month! Taking the number… continue reading

By Peter SM   June 5, 2015    2

It's been a few months, but we're back on the blog beat, so let's get the "Word on the Web" and check out some recent topics of interest and discussion from the tech,… continue reading

By Peter SM   May 29, 2015