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We're reviving our monthly blog post to highlight new titles at the Free Library, with the emphasis on featured ebooks or audiobook titles that we have recently been added to our online… continue reading New Titles Coming to the Free Library in May!

By written by Paul A.    May 11, 2020   

Philadelphia teachers have been tasked with teaching digitally during the COVID-19 pandemic and the Philadelphia School District has embraced Google Classroom for this switch. Online platforms now… continue reading Supporting Teachers Using Google Classrooms

By written by Lu F.    May 7, 2020   

Edible Alphabet is a free English Language Learning (ELL) program offered by the Free Library's Culinary Literacy Center . The mission is to teach English language and literacy skills through… continue reading Edible Alphabet Recipe of the Week: Arroz con Leche

By written by Lindsay S.    May 5, 2020   

by Dr. Gary Galván In early March 2020, orchestras around the world began contacting the Fleisher Collection to let us know they were canceling concerts for which they had borrowed music.… continue reading Going Under COVID: How the Shows Still Go On

By written by Fleisher Collection    May 4, 2020   

Are you missing out on the latest issue of your favorite magazine or looking for a way to read today’s copy of the Inquirer without leaving your house? The Free Library is here to help! Our… continue reading Enjoy Online Periodicals from the Comfort of Your Couch

By written by Leigh U.    May 1, 2020    1

Across Philadelphia, businesses are experiencing unexpected challenges as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic . If you’re currently thinking about entrepreneurship for the first time or… continue reading At Home with BRIC: Access Business Resources Anywhere!

By written by Gillian R.    April 30, 2020   

As we close out April and National Poetry Month, while many of us are in slow-down mode and many others of us are working extremely hard, let’s give ourselves a moment to pause and breathe… continue reading Listen to Poetry

By written by Autumn M.    April 30, 2020   

“Earthrise,” taken by astronaut Bill Anders in 1968, was the first widely published image of our planet from outer space. It helped spark the environmental movement in the United… continue reading Could Every Day Be Earth Day?

By written by Clare F.    April 22, 2020   

We miss being with our library friends for in-person visits, but until our neighborhood libraries open again, we’re excited to bring you some of your favorite offerings online! … continue reading Find Online Events with Our New Virtual Program Listings!

By written by Kate C.    April 15, 2020    8

For literature enthusiasts and first-time readers alike,  Ulysses  can be every bit as daunting as it is thrilling. If you’ve always wanted to read James Joyce ’s… continue reading The Ulysses Every Day Reading Challenge

By written by Rosa D.    April 15, 2020    1

Have you seen a rainbow lately? Maybe you have noticed one after a recent April shower, or maybe you have spotted rainbow artwork displayed in windows of buildings and homes. For many people,… continue reading The Rainbow Pantry... with an Equally Colorful Playlist!

By written by Shayna M.    April 14, 2020   

From Whitman to Bustleton, Mantua to Nicetown, people in Philadelphia and the surrounding areas are hunkering down and looking for diversions. During these challenging times, many of us have… continue reading How to Get the Most from the Free Library's Digital Audiobook Collections

By written by Jamie W.    April 8, 2020    1

Hello, Author Events friends, While our event season has so far been a bit truncated, we’re willing to bet you haven’t heard or seen the vast majority of the writers we’ve hosted… continue reading Listen to Over 1,800 Podcasts and Watch Almost 500 Videos from Our Author Events Series!

By written by Author Events    April 2, 2020    3

While you’re checking out the library’s amazing collection of ebooks, movies and music , don’t forget about one of our most vibrant options- magazines! With RBdigital Magazine ,… continue reading Check Out Online Magazines for some Home Cooking Inspiration!

By written by Caity R.    March 25, 2020   

While we all practice social distancing with schools and libraries closed for at least two weeks to help flatten the curve of COVID-19 , what exactly are you (and your kids!) going to do with… continue reading Keeping You and the Kids Busy While Social Distancing

By written by Jennifer E.    March 25, 2020    1

Audiobooks offer a great way to escape while you’re working, cooking, or cleaning. They have also been proven to help struggling readers access literature . But a battle still rages:… continue reading Audiobooks 101

By written by Jamie B.    March 24, 2020    3

**Upated to reflect new virtual programs on March 26 at 3:23 p.m.** While we’re sad that our buildings are closed for now , our Free Library librarians and staff members are taking… continue reading Join the Free Library for Online Storytimes and Virtual Activities!

By written by Kate C.    March 23, 2020    7

New to ebooks? Here’s a short guide to getting started with ebooks at the Free Library. Finding ebooks Search our library catalog by title, author, subject, or another term. In your search… continue reading ebooks 101

By written by Jamie B.    March 20, 2020    3

Involving youth of all ages in the kitchen is a great way to help open up young minds to new foods. Check out our ideas that don’t need a knife or other sharp tools. And remember,… continue reading In the Kitchen with Children and Youth

By written by Liz A.    March 20, 2020    2

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