Posts in “how-to” (48)
Earlier this month Microsoft dropped support for the Windows XP operating system . This means that Windows XP will no long receive software updates. Most importantly, there will be no new security… continue reading Extend the Life of your Windows XP Computer with Ubuntu
By written by Scott P. April 21, 2014 2
What students (and often their teachers and their principals) don’t know about research and an enriching liberal education
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 What students (and often their teachers and their principals) don’t know about research and an enriching liberal education
By written by Adam F. September 18, 2013 1
The saying goes, "Everyone loves a good mystery". And a recent mystery in the literary world has people rushing to libraries and bookstores to pick up a book called The Cuckoo’s… continue reading Author Pseudonyms and Pen Names and Aliases, Oh My!
By written by Peter SM July 23, 2013
The Memorial Day holiday weekend is here and with it the unofficial start of the summer season! Besides most people being off from work, "goin' down the shore" for some sun and fun,… continue reading Friday Five: How-To's for Your B-B-Q!
By written by Peter SM May 24, 2013
The Free Library Mobile Services page has recently been updated! There are new step-by-step instructions and screenshots illustrating how to access and bookmark the Free Library's mobile… continue reading Free Library Mobile Services at the Tap of Your Finger!
By written by Peter SM May 14, 2013 1
If the previous year’s statistics are any indication of what consumers spent money on during the holidays , there is a good chance that you or someone you know may be receiving some sort of… continue reading Have Yourself A Happy High-Tech Holiday!
By written by Peter SM December 18, 2012
The Free Library will host students from Philadelphia's celebrated Science Leadership Academy for a ladies-only program about cars, their care, and the role they play in our lives. With Special… continue reading Learning By Doing meets Ladies, Start Your Engines
By written by Kim B. October 18, 2010 2
How To Be Useful : A Beginner’s Guide to Not Hating Work / Megan Hustad Admission: I picked up this book because of its cover. I don’t take much stock in the whole… continue reading Surviving Your First Job
By written by Liz A. September 3, 2008 75