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If you plan to open a business, you'll need information about your competition for your business plan. If you're in sales, you'll need a list of businesses that will want to buy… continue reading Featured Resource: ReferenceUSA

By written by Jamie W.    February 12, 2015    1

We have a new online resource available to you over at our database page -- Driver's Permit Practice Tests Online   offers practice tests for the general Pennsylvania driver's… continue reading Online Practice Tests for Drivers Now Available

By written by Jamie W.    December 17, 2014    2

Last year we announced a new digital resource for digital learning focused on tech skills called Treehouse. While Treehouse was embraced by some eager to learn coding and web design,… continue reading Changes Coming for Treehouse and Our Digital Learning Resources

By written by Jamie W.    December 15, 2014    6

Everyone knows that finding a job is hard. In your job search, you'll hear a lot of advice and will likely follow a few dead ends before you succeed, but it is possible to find valuable help… continue reading Owning Your Job Search

By written by Jamie W.    September 29, 2014    1

Another school year is upon us, and like students everywhere, we too are wearing brand new outfits we'll likely regret by New Years, sharpening our #2 pencils, and cursing the ungodly… continue reading The Back to School Special!

By written by Jamie W.    September 2, 2014    1

Magazines. They're papery, crinkly, and sometimes they smell like purfume. Who needs 'em, right?  Just kidding. We love magazines! Love them so much we sometimes like to get a bit… continue reading Digital Magazines To Go!

By written by Jamie W.    July 15, 2014    4

Some light housekeeping today as a new fiscal year has just begun and we’ve made a few changes to our collection of electronic resources. First, based on feedback from the librarians in our… continue reading Housekeeping: Changes To Our Databases and Electronic Resources

By written by Jamie W.    July 8, 2014    3

Access to FREE Auto Repair Resources   All you need is a library card and POWER Library   (PHILADELPHIA) - Before your next trip to the mechanic, take an online detour and check out… continue reading Access to FREE Auto Repair Resources

By written by Kim B.    June 24, 2014    29

Tired of yelling at your TV during the World Cup like an ugly American? Of course you are. (Do people in other countries even yell at their TVs? Somehow this feels like it might be one of those… continue reading Let us help you yell at a ref like a local! Learn Brazilian Portuguese online

By written by Jamie W.    June 13, 2014   

Lycos.  Altavista.  Infoseek.  If you are over 30 these names may mean something.  They were the competing web search engines of the 90’s that became ancient history as… continue reading Searching the Web in the Age of Google

By written by Peter L.    June 11, 2014   

A recent piece in the Washington Post got me thinking about jobs and the recovery. By most accounts the worst of the Great Recession is behind us. The unemployment rate , while it's still… continue reading Jump Start Your Own Economic Recovery

By written by Jamie W.    April 23, 2014   

Two big announcements today: First, we've added streaming movies and video to the ebook and audiobook selection through our Overdrive platform. You'll find all different genres of movies… continue reading Now Showing: Streaming Movies from the Free Library

By written by Jamie W.    April 15, 2014    5

OneClick Digital is a popular source for downloadable audiobooks from the Free Library of Philadelphia. While OneClick is fairly straightforward and easy-to-use, we've compiled the following… continue reading OneClick Digital Audiobook Help and FAQs

By written by Jamie W.    April 3, 2014    1

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