Posts in “summer-reading” (70)

There may still be a couple more days left of school this week for students throughout Philadelphia, but at the Free Library we've already jumped into The Summer of Wonder and our 2015 Summer… continue reading

By Peter SM   June 17, 2015   

What were you doing last Friday? My guess is that you were reading. Reading, reading, reading! We are delighted to declare that you have helped get us HALFWAY to our 30-Million-Minute Summer… continue reading

By Jenn D.   July 21, 2014   

This summer the Free Library of Philadelphia is hosting four groups of Philadelphia students learning the basics of cooking and nutrition in its brand new Culinary Literacy Center. The Summer… continue reading

By Liz A.   July 2, 2014    3

Summer Reading is here . For those about to take on the challenge of the School District of Philadelphia’s official lists (or anyone who knows a student who must), we’d like to salute… continue reading

By Adam F.   May 30, 2014   

Going on vacation this summer? Can’t get to your neighborhood library? You can still play Online Summer Reading! Online Summer Reading is available all summer for everyone to participate!… continue reading

By Rachel F.   May 29, 2014   

Sync is a new summer reading program, sponsored by Audio File Magazine , that offers two free audiobooks a week from May 15 - Aug 14. The audio titles are chosen specifically for teen readers, and… continue reading

By Jamie W.   May 13, 2014   

With the fall season upon us, students, their teachers, and their principals have recently returned to school.  In the School District of Philadelphia, each of those groups face immense… continue reading

By Adam F.   September 18, 2013   

Way to go, Philly! The Free Library of Philadelphia is so proud to announce that we achieved our goal of collectively reading 20 million minutes this summer!  We met the goal yesterday,… continue reading

By Eileen O.   August 8, 2013   

Welcome to the first in a series of blog posts written by the teens participating in the WorkReady Philadelphia service learning program at the Free Library of Philadelphia! Each week,… continue reading

By Michelle S.   July 12, 2013   

Online Summer Reading is in full swing right now here at the Free Library with kids, teens, and adults from all over Philadelphia reading as much as they can all summer long to meet our… continue reading

By Peter SM   June 12, 2013    1