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“We are the leaders we have been waiting for.” Grace Lee Boggs, Philosopher and Activist   The Free Library of Philadelphia is full of leaders, and so are the neighborhoods in… continue reading The Leaders We Have Been Waiting For

By written by Community-Centered Libraries    July 6, 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 Link Ross - Children's Librarian at South… continue reading Meet Your Library Staff: Link Ross - Children's Librarian at South Philadelphia Library

By written by Administrator    June 13, 2018    2

In what we hope will be an ongoing series of blog posts highlighting our awesome staff throughout the Free Library of Philadelphia, today we take some time to speak with Abbe Klebanoff, Branch… continue reading Meet Your Library Staff: Abbe Klebanoff - Branch Manager of Fumo Family Library

By written by Administrator    May 11, 2018    1

The Aspen Institute’s influential report, Rising to the Challenge: Re-Envisioning Public Libraries , predicts that in the coming years, the most successful public libraries will be the ones… continue reading New Training on Community-Centered Libraries Starts in October

By written by Community-Centered Libraries    May 2, 2018    2

Happy National Bookmobile Day ! Today we celebrate bookmobiles and those who ride/drive them and provide mobile library services to their communities. The Free Library has two different mobile… continue reading National Library Week: Ride Along with the Book Bike!

By written by Link R.    April 11, 2018   

National Library Week , held annually during the 2nd week of April, recognizes the values of libraries in our communities. This national observance, which is sponsored by the American Library… continue reading National Library Week: Celebrate National Library Workers Day!

By written by Christina P.    April 10, 2018    2

Did you know that December is Read A New Book Month ? It’s perfect timing, really, as the temperature drops and we reaaaaaaaaally don’t want to think about leaving the couch if we… continue reading Celebrate Read A New Book Month with The Free Library!

By written by Kate C.    December 13, 2017   

Two Free Library of Philadelphia programs have teamed up to create new ways to advance literacy, guide learning, and inspire curiosity! Get HYPE Philly! and the Literacy Enrichment After-School… continue reading LEAP into HYPE!

By written by Khyra L.    November 21, 2017   

The Free Library of Philadelphia is celebrating Halloween on all corners of the city from the South and the North to the Northeast and Center City . Halloween isn’t merely for children to… continue reading Free Library of Philadelphia Halloween Celebrations!

By written by Abbe K.    October 13, 2017    2

Earlier this week, Librarian of Congress Dr. Carla Hayden made a whirlwind visit to the Rosenbach and the Parkway Central Library , and we couldn't have been more thrilled to have her! On her… continue reading Librarian of Congress Dr. Carla Hayden Visits the Free Library of Philadelphia!

By written by Sandy H.    September 22, 2017    1

When I came aboard at the Free Library of Philadelphia in March of this year as Chief of Staff, I set a goal to make it to all 54 neighborhood library locations . It was important to me to do so… continue reading I Visited Every Free Library Location and Here’s What I Learned...

By written by Leslie W.    September 15, 2017   

by Emma Seeley The Free Library of Philadelphia recently opened a new office, the Center for Public Life (CPL), to coordinate cultural and civic programs for adults across the library system. At… continue reading A Conversation with Andrew Nurkin, Head of Our New Center for Public Life (CPL)

By written by Administrator    August 24, 2017    3

That's right, today is Book Lovers Day, and you know the Free Library wouldn’t miss the chance to celebrate! In honor of such a momentous occasion, our staff shared what a perfect day of… continue reading Happy Book Lovers Day!

By written by Kate C.    August 9, 2017   

A baker browses through dozens of cake pans to plan confectionary creations of her wildest imagination. Meanwhile, a man chooses the perfect tie from more than 60 to wear to his graduation.… continue reading Focus On: Unique Lending

By written by Samantha M.    April 26, 2017   

What if an entire community wrote one line each on a vintage Underwood Typewriter to create a really, really, long poem? Would it bring world peace? Would love abound? Would we become a united… continue reading Are You the Poetry 'Type'?

By written by Abbe K.    April 17, 2017   

Did you know that December is Read A New Book Month ? That’s right, the perfect excuse to dig into something you haven’t read before, especially as the temperatures continue to drop… continue reading December is Read A New Book Month!

By written by Kate C.    December 12, 2016    1

We here at the Free Library, along with Drexel University, love to celebrate and honor our local partners who are dedicated to promoting high-quality children’s literature and… continue reading The 2016 Free Library of Philadelphia / Drexel University Children’s Literature Citation Recipients Are...

By written by Sarah S.    November 1, 2016    4

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 team at The Free Library of Philadelphia was deeply saddened to hear of the passing earlier today of our former president and director Elliot L. Shelkrot. Elliot was a wonderful and dynamic… continue reading The Free Library Mourns the Loss of Former President Elliot Shelkrot

By written by Julie B.    March 21, 2016    6

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