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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

Savvy entrepreneurs and nonprofit leaders already know about Business Decision, but did you know this resource can help you create thematic maps and datasets that will guide your business… continue reading Featured Resource: Business Decision

By written by Jamie W.    February 24, 2014   

UPDATE - 8/12/2015 - The Free Library no longer offers Treehouse to our card holders. This change went into effect in December 2014 . We apologize for any confusion.    One newest… continue reading FLP Now Offering Online Technology Education with Treehouse

By written by Jamie W.    February 21, 2014    7

You'll find some new features at www.freelibrary.org today! We're pleased to introduce our new Digital Learning Portal . We've also redesigned our Download Media page to make it… continue reading Introducing Our New Digital Learning Portal and Redesigned Digital Media Page

By written by Jamie W.    January 28, 2014   

The latest version of one of our most popular and useful online resources is here. LearningExpress Library 3.0 supports academic and career development as well as lifelong learning through… continue reading Introducing LearningExpress Library 3.0

By written by Jamie W.    January 14, 2014    5

If you are looking to get ahead at work or at school, interested in learning something new or brushing up on your existing skills, the Free Library is pleased to offer you access to Universal… continue reading Take Online Classes Through the Free Library with Universal Class

By written by Jamie W.    December 23, 2013    70

With Zinio the Free Library is pleased to offer you free access to current issues of popular magazines to read on your tablet, smartphone, or computer. Your SEPTA ride to work just got so much… continue reading Download Digital Magazines with Zinio and the Free Library!

By written by Jamie W.    December 20, 2013    18

With luck, the government shutdown will be a thing of the past very soon, but until then, remember that you can rely on the Free Library for many of your information needs.  For… continue reading Online Census Data during the Government Shutdown

By written by Jamie W.    October 15, 2013   

Over the summer we blogged about a number of changes coming to our electronic resources and databases . The last of those changes has finally gone into effect. The Free Library will no long… continue reading UPDATE - Changes to Our Electronic Resources and Databases

By written by Jamie W.    September 12, 2013   

Last month we blogged about  changes coming to our electronic resources and databases .  A few of those changes will take effect this week. First of all though, we are happy to report… continue reading UPDATE - Changes Coming to Our Electronic Resources and Databases

By written by Jamie W.    June 28, 2013   

We've all been there: One chapter from the end of a great book, and the pile of on-deck reads atop the bedside table looking awfully slim. The anxiety of not having something to read starts to… continue reading Attention Readers: Your New Favorite Book Is Here

By written by Jamie W.    June 24, 2013    1

Our streaming Music Online collections, powered by Alexander Street Press, have recently added tons of great new content. You'll find these collections listed on both our Digital… continue reading Tons of New Music Added to FLP's Streaming Music Collections

By written by Jamie W.    June 11, 2013    1

Many of our ebook readers have already discovered Freading. It's a great alternative to our Overdrive collection with a wide selection of titles from a growing list of publishers. Freading… continue reading Now Get Even More from Freading!

By written by Jamie W.    June 7, 2013    1

Google recently announced updates to their Maps API script, with more updates planned this summer for their overall Maps platform. The Free Library uses this API to display Google Maps in various… continue reading Free Library Google Maps Upgrade and New Features

By written by Peter SM    May 21, 2013   

In our continual effort to better serve you, a team of librarians has recently taken a fresh look at our many electronic resources and databases, and has recommended some changes. Public… continue reading Changes Coming to Our Electronic Resources and Databases

By written by Jamie W.    May 15, 2013    32

This is a great time for music lovers. Not so long ago, we had relatively few choices when it came to how we heard our music. We could buy it, which is ideal if you’re sure you’re… continue reading Music Everywhere

By written by Jamie W.    May 15, 2013    17

Another resource and ally in the Open Data movement (as I've written about in previous blog posts ) has popped up online as of last week: CultureBlocks.com . CultureBlocks is a free web-based… continue reading Arts, Culture, and Creativity Mapped Out on CultureBlocks

By written by Peter SM    May 8, 2013   

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