Posts in “libraries-in-the-news” (51)

Five Libraries that Go Beyond Books Huffington Post Most libraries have hosted authors for book discussions, but the  Free Library of Philadelphia  takes it one step furthur. They record… continue reading

By Samantha M.   January 23, 2015    2

Free Library in the News Press on Siobhan Reardon as Library Journal’s Librarian of the Year Siobhan A. Reardon: LJ’s 2015 Librarian of the Year Library Journal She engineered the… continue reading

By Samantha M.   January 9, 2015   

  Kwanzaa Celebration Kicks Off NBC10 News The above story about the Kwanzaa Celebration at Parkway Central ran throughout the weekend (12/26 and 12/27) on NBC 10.   Get help with your… continue reading

By Samantha M.   January 2, 2015   

Massive Upgrades for Central Library Philly Mag In addition to having a scheduled  fresh pedestrian-friendly redesign  right outside its doors, the Parkway Central Library at 1901 Vine… continue reading

By Samantha M.   December 29, 2014   

Construction Underway at Former South Philly Branch of Free Library Philly.curbed.com After vibration monitors were installed in neighboring houses, the site of the former South Philadelphia… continue reading

By Samantha M.   December 19, 2014   

Free Library in the News My Daughter's Kitchen: Chicken on skewers impresses the founder Inquirer Laurada Byers later wrote me how valuable she thought the cooking classes were for these… continue reading

By Samantha M.   December 12, 2014   

Bits of Oscar Wilde, hiding in plain sight at the Free Library Philadelphia Inquirer Three previously unknown Oscar Wilde items have surfaced in the Free Library of Philadelphia's rare-book… continue reading

By Samantha M.   December 1, 2014   

Find a book, and much more, at local library Philadelphia Inquirer It was at the Free Library of Philadelphia that I located, first, the river artifacts that wove their way into  Flow: The… continue reading

By Samantha M.   November 7, 2014   

The Kids Of Ramonita de Rodriguez Branch Of The Library Say: HAPPY HALLOWEEN! Philebrity As part of the Free Library of Philadelphia‘s most excellent  MakerJawn  program… continue reading

By Samantha M.   October 31, 2014   

This week's news coverage of all things Free Library: More students cook as program grows Philadelphia Inquirer This fall, we also begin a partnership with the Free Library of Philadelphia,… continue reading

By Samantha M.   October 24, 2014   

  We love hearing about the many ways the Free Library has impacted individuals across our city and about how much they value our treasured institution. Recently, we were delighted to read an… continue reading

By Alix G.   June 17, 2010    7