Posts in “tech” (138)

By Lisa C. In honor of Philly Tech week last month, Northeast Regional Library hosted their first ever TechXpo where attendees could get a first-hand look at some of the latest technology in… continue reading

By Michelle S.   May 29, 2015   

It's new comic book day across the United States today and you can flip through some new comics without even leaving your house to head down to your local comic shop. Hoopla , one of our most… continue reading

By Peter SM   May 20, 2015    1

Beginning at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 16th, Free Library IT staff will be performing system maintenance on our website. Our online catalog , telephone renewal system, and access to electronic… continue reading

By Peter SM   May 15, 2015    2

Know anyone who'd like some free computer lessons?  Parkway Central librarians have announced their new roster of computer courses for May 2015.  Librarians lead these classes… continue reading

By Perry G.   May 8, 2015   

When it comes to providing digital access and bridging the digital divide , public libraries have been at the forefront of the battle for years. Every day, Free Library of Philadelphia staff… continue reading

By CaitlinT   April 15, 2015    1

Can’t wait for Philly Tech Week 2015 ?  Neither can we!  The Free Library of Philadelphia is a proud partner of PTW2015, organized by Technical.ly Philly , coming to the city… continue reading

By CaitlinT   April 8, 2015   

Take a look at Parkway Central's computer class schedule for the month of April 2015. You're welcome to share these with your community! This month we're debuting Be Your Own… continue reading

By Perry G.   April 4, 2015   

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) recently thrilled many internet enthusiasts (and enraged others) in finally ruling on the question of the “ open internet .” The verdict?… continue reading

By Timothy F.   March 6, 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   February 27, 2015   

Here are the Top 10 ebooks downloaded from the Free Library's OverDrive Digital Library in January 2015. More than 69,000 ebooks were checked out and downloaded last month! The first month of… continue reading

By Peter SM   February 13, 2015    2

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   January 30, 2015   

Here are the Top 10 ebooks downloaded from the Free Library's OverDrive Digital Library in December 2014. More than 62,000 ebooks were checked out and downloaded last month! The month of… continue reading

By Peter SM   January 23, 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   December 30, 2014   

Here are the Top 10 ebooks downloaded from the Free Library's OverDrive Digital Library in November 2014. More than 60,000 ebooks were checked out and downloaded for the month! It… continue reading

By Peter SM   December 18, 2014   

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 Michelle S.   December 11, 2014   

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   November 28, 2014   

Here are the Top 10 ebooks downloaded from the Free Library's OverDrive Digital Library in October 2014. More than 62,000 ebooks were checked out and downloaded for the month! Taking… continue reading

By Peter SM   November 7, 2014   

Howllo Boils and Ghouls, Welcome back to the Free Library of Frightadelphia's bloodcurdling blog on this most haunted of holidays, Halloween ! If you survived last year's playlist , then… continue reading

By Peter SM   October 31, 2014   

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   October 29, 2014   

Here are the Top 10 ebooks downloaded from the Free Library's OverDrive Digital Library in September 2014. More than 61,480 ebooks were checked out and downloaded for the month! Taking the… continue reading

By Peter SM   October 10, 2014