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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   

The Parkway Central Music Department ’ s getting hip to the celebrations surrounding F. Scott Fitzgerald’s 120th birthday . Visit our mini exhibition featuring printed music… continue reading Celebrating F. Scott with Foxtrots and More

By written by Perry G.    September 20, 2016   

F. Scott Fitzgerald is now considered one of the nation’s pre-eminent modern novelists and short story writers. During his lifetime, he was best known for his literary depictions of the… continue reading The Free Library Celebrates Fitzgerald at 120!

By written by Julie B.    September 15, 2016   

The Free Library of Philadelphia  and the  Philadelphia Jazz Project  invite you to a third season of free concerts:  Mysterious Travelers 3: Internal Investigations . This… continue reading Mysterious Travelers 3: Internal Investigations

By written by Perry G.    September 14, 2016   

The Atlantic Coast Opera Festival  and the Free Library of Philadelphia are excited to invite you to a special matinée performance of Verdi’s beloved opera, Otello ,… continue reading Free Sunday Matinée: Otello

By written by Leanne F.    July 26, 2016   

Update: Thank you for your comments and excitement over the new South Philadelphia Library. We regret the error of leaving out the address and location of the library. This blog post has now been… continue reading The New South Philadelphia Library Is Now Open!

By written by Julie B.    June 13, 2016    14

Feeling unlucky? Next week, Chinatown’s own Philadelphia Suns plays us out for the final concert of the New Americans Spring Concert Series this season with an evening of traditional… continue reading New Americans Spring Concert Final Voyage: Philadelphia Suns | Recapping TIMBALONA

By written by Perry G.    May 27, 2016   

The Philadelphia Jazz Project and the Free Library of Philadelphia ’s season of concerts celebrating the Great Migration has one more show to go. This is your last chance to catch free live… continue reading Mysterious Travelers 2 Closing Curtain: Kim Pedro Headlines | Recapping Victor North

By written by Perry G.    May 20, 2016   

The Philadelphia Jazz Project and the Free Library of Philadelphia ’s season of concerts meditating on what the Great Migration means for our city’s musical DNA is nearing the final… continue reading Mysterious Travelers 2 Concert Series | Up Next! Victor North | Recapping Najwa Parkins

By written by Perry G.    April 21, 2016   

Join us on Saturday, April 2 at 2:00 p.m. for a  free  performance by the Philadelphia Chinese Opera Society (PCOS) in the Montgomery Auditorium on the ground floor at the Parkway… continue reading Join Us for a Performance by the Philadelphia Chinese Opera Society

By written by Leanne F.    March 7, 2016   

Information and books and podcasts and programming and computers and Wi-Fi and a great place to hang out: All of this and more make up the Free Library of Philadelphia. But what does the Library… continue reading 7 Days of Genius Festival: Find Your Path to Genius at the Free Library

By written by Autumn M.    March 3, 2016   

On Monday, February 22, join the Free Library of Philadelphia and the Philadelphia Jazz Project for our latest installment of the Mysterious Traveler’s 2 Jazz Series. We music librarians see… continue reading Mysterious Travelers 2 Concert Series | Up Next! William Wali Bickley | Recapping Madison Rast

By written by Perry G.    February 16, 2016   

On Monday, January 25, join the Free Library of Philadelphia and the Philadelphia Jazz Project for our latest installment of the Mysterious Traveler’s 2 Jazz Series. We music librarians see… continue reading Mysterious Travelers 2 Concert Series | Up Next! Madison Rast | Recapping Anthony DeCarlo

By written by Perry G.    January 19, 2016   

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