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Tamoul Quakhaan is a Library Supervisor 1 / Training and Development Assistant in the Human Resources Department and a participant in Cohort 1 of the Skills for Community-Centered Libraries… continue reading Go Digital! Community Access to Subscription Databases

By written by Community-Centered Libraries    April 11, 2019    4

Today as part of National Library Week , we’re joining the American Library Association (ALA) in celebrating National Library Workers Day and the real heroes behind who we are and what we… continue reading #NationalLibraryWeek: Happy National Library Workers Day!

By written by Kate C.    April 9, 2019    1

Storm Rhodes is a Library Assistant at the David Cohen Ogontz Library , and a member of Cohort 1 of the Skills for Community-Centered Libraries training. In this post, she shares what she has… continue reading Expanding Legal Literacy in Neighborhood Libraries

By written by Community-Centered Libraries    February 6, 2019    1

You’ve been reading about how libraries are increasingly moving beyond our brick and mortar structures and into the communities we serve, but how, you might ask, does this work reflect back… continue reading Strategic Planning Prioritizes Community Connections

By written by Community-Centered Libraries    January 14, 2019   

It’s back: the 1950s fast-bantered, visually stunning pop culture fever dream that is Amazon’s The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel . Well, we should all be so lucky to have fever dreams this… continue reading The Well-Read World of Mrs. Maisel

By written by Kaitlyn F.    December 20, 2018    3

December is Read a New Book Month , and we at the Free Library are all about reading new books (and old books, and re-reading new and old books, and listening to books, and talking about books… continue reading Read a New Book Month, Free Library Style!

By written by Alix G.    December 12, 2018   

In this fast-paced world of ours, it’s easy to forget to take a minute or two to slow down. Hopefully, this Thanksgiving will allow us all a chance to sit back and reflect on what’s… continue reading What We’re Thankful For This Year

By written by Kate C.    November 21, 2018   

In our ongoing series of blog posts highlighting our awesome staff throughout the Free Library of Philadelphia, today we take some time to speak with Dennis Mawson of our Materials Management… continue reading Meet Your Library Staff: Dennis Mawson - Materials Management

By written by Administrator    November 20, 2018    3

In our ongoing series of blog posts highlighting our awesome staff throughout the Free Library of Philadelphia, today we take some time to speak with Christina Patton of our Neighborhood Library… continue reading Meet Your Library Staff: Christina Patton - Neighborhood Library Services Division

By written by Administrator    October 30, 2018    4

Now more than ever , students and teachers at our schools need the information and skills that librarians and libraries can provide. This year, the Free Library is working to spread the word about… continue reading Better Together: The Free Library Partners with Schools

By written by Jess P.    October 26, 2018   

The Skills for Community-Centered Libraries initiative – a series of trainings meant to build community engagement capacities among staff – launched on October 2, so it’s a good… continue reading Defining Community Engagement and Outreach

By written by Community-Centered Libraries    October 11, 2018   

We’ll soon be bidding farewell to Library Card Sign-Up Month (although, let’s be honest, EVERY month is a good month to get your library card !), but before we do, we wanted to check… continue reading Library Card Sign-Up Month | Staff Reflections

By written by Kate C.    September 24, 2018    2

In our ongoing series of blog posts highlighting our awesome staff throughout the Free Library of Philadelphia, today we take some time to speak with Marvin DeBose - Haverford Library Branch… continue reading Meet Your Library Staff: Marvin DeBose - Haverford Library Branch Manager & Adult Teen Librarian

By written by Administrator    September 18, 2018    2

In our ongoing series of blog posts highlighting our awesome staff throughout the Free Library of Philadelphia, today we take some time to speak with Omelio Alexander - Digital Resource… continue reading Meet Your Library Staff: Omelio Alexander - Digital Resource Specialist

By written by Administrator    July 23, 2018   

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