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Social dancing is back in a big way! The popularity of line dancing in recent years has renewed interest in choreographed dance and ushered in a renaissance of partner dancing. Did you know that… continue reading Can You Bop? Join Us for New Dance Classes!

By written by Jennifer W.    May 24, 2017    17

On Monday, May 22, catch the final concert in Mysterious Travelers 3: Internal Investigations , the series which saw musicians meeting minds with librarians to make concerts organized around the… continue reading Mysterious Travelers 3 Closing Curtain: Ross Bellinoit Headlines | Recapping the Season

By written by Perry G.    May 15, 2017   

In an informal conversation with Marianne Banbor, Branch Head of the Independence Library , and Sara Palmer, Children’s Librarian at the Ramonita G. de Rodríguez Library , I asked… continue reading Curious about the Free Library of Pride?

By written by Mary Marques    April 20, 2017   

Wow, what a success that was! 2017 marked our third annual Free Library of Comic Con and it was our biggest yet! To all of you who came—Thank You! You are the reason we’re able to do… continue reading Free Library of Comic Con 2017 Wrap-Up!

By written by J. Matthew C.    April 19, 2017    1

Our Get HYPE Philly! teens are ready for spring! In preparation for the warmer weather, they learned how easy it is to prepare light but flavorful snack dips. The lesson, by Food Educator… continue reading Dip into Springtime with Fresh Get HYPE Philly! Recipes

By written by Brittany B.    April 17, 2017   

Jazz and the study of Jazz are old-school standards at the Free Library. When John Coltrane studied at the Ornstein School of Music, he'd visit the Parkway Central Library Music… continue reading Mark Your Calendars for Philly Celebrates Jazz Month April Events

By written by Perry G.    April 12, 2017    1

Join us on Saturday, April 15 at 1:00 p.m for a free performance by the Philadelphia Chinese Opera Society (PCOS) in the Montgomery Auditorium on the ground floor of Parkway Central Library . The… continue reading Philadelphia Chinese Opera Society

By written by Leanne F.    April 11, 2017   

At long last, the time has come... If you’ve been longing to get out of the house after a long snow and ice bound end to winter, Free Library of Comic Con ( FLoCC ) is a great chance to go… continue reading Free Library of Comic Con

By written by J. Matthew C.    March 22, 2017   

Happy Women’s History Month ! All throughout the month of March, we’re joining in the nationwide celebration of the vital role of women throughout American history. We hope… continue reading Women’s History Month at the Free Library

By written by Kate C.    March 3, 2017   

Earlier this year, J. Matthew Catron, a Library Assistant in Phibrick Hall at  Parkway Central Library came to the Education, Philosophy, and Religion Department with a pitch: to bring Dr.… continue reading Reflections on Education and Race

By written by Sarah M.    February 16, 2017   

The Free Library is happy to host  Philadelphia Performances for Autism (PPA) on Saturday, February 18 at 2:00 p.m. in Parkway Central Library's Children's Department . Philadelphia… continue reading Philadelphia Performances for Autism (PPA)

By written by Leanne F.    February 15, 2017   

The Free Library of Philadelphia, American Heart Association , and Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia will come together at Parkway Central Library on Saturday, February 18 in honor of… continue reading We <3 Hearts: A Heart Healthy Family Day

By written by Melanie M.    February 13, 2017   

Get HYPE Philly is a city-wide initiative for youth development, funded by GSK and brought to youth by several organizations including The Food Trust and the Free Library of Philadelphia. At… continue reading What's the HYPE?

By written by Khyra L.    February 8, 2017    2

Philadelphia is a wild and weird city. There’s so much to love, to hate, to love to hate, and to hate to love. There’s also so much that we, as every day Philadelphians, have somehow… continue reading Philadelphia: City of the Uncanny and the Arcane

By written by Sarah M.    January 5, 2017   

Many of us have great, nostalgic memories of enjoying The Nutcracker as a child. Why not revisit the timeless classic this year? This holiday classic ballet based on   E.T.A.… continue reading Family Holiday Traditions: The Nutcracker!

By written by Sarah S.    December 2, 2016   

Celebrate the holiday season with these 10 free family-friendly holiday programs at your local neighborhood library . Holiday Storytimes at Christmas Village beside City Hall | 1400 John F.… continue reading Family-friendly Holiday Programs at Your Local Neighborhood Library

By written by Chris K.    November 25, 2016   

This week marks my one-year anniversary working for the Free Library of Philadelphia Foundation, the non-profit organization that supports the Free Library. I was hired as the system’s… continue reading What I've Learned in a Year at the Free Library

By written by Kate C.    October 7, 2016   

The Free Library of Philadelphia is excited to announce the launch of our new Space Rental service! The Free Library's grand Beaux-Arts building on the Parkway is the perfect location for… continue reading Host Your Next Event at Parkway Central!

By written by Victoria G.    September 23, 2016    2

With F. Scott Fitzgerald's 120th birthday approaching, we found some interesting connections between his writing and the  Rosenbach  collection hiding within our… continue reading When Fitzgerald was Literature's Biggest Fan

By written by Sara D.    September 21, 2016   

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