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‘Twas the weekend before Free Library's Summer Reading Kickoff and all through the city Children were stirring, eager to jump in to summer activity. The banner was hung in front of the… continue reading 'Twas the Weekend Before Free Library's 2016 Summer Reading Kickoff!

By written by Ann P.    June 10, 2016   

This summer, the Free Library of Philadelphia is excited to celebrate The Summer of Lauren Castillo! Okay, technically, it’s The Summer of Wonder—our annual Summer Reading program for… continue reading The Summer of Lauren Castillo

By written by Chris B.    June 8, 2016    3

How do you celebrate summer? Be sure to join us at the Free Library for Summer Reading ! Kids of all ages can visit their local neighborhood library beginning on Monday, June 13 to earn… continue reading Fun Summer Books for Kids

By written by Sarah S.    June 7, 2016   

The sun is out and it's time once again for Summer Reading ! Not only is this month's Early Literacy calendar full of fun suggestions that parents and caregivers can engage in with their… continue reading June 2016 Early Literacy Calendar

By written by Peter SM    June 1, 2016   

The Free Library’s Summer Reading Program begins Monday, June 13 ! Neighborhood libraries will offer programs and activities for all ages, as well as Bingo with a literacy twist for… continue reading Summer Reading 2016 – The Summer of Wonder!

By written by Ann P.    May 25, 2016    4

This sticky, humid weather makes it hard to believe that Summer Reading is over! This year, kids and teens all over the city of Philadelphia explored, created, and, of course, read a ton… continue reading Our Wonder-ful Summer is Over!

By written by Sarah S.    August 21, 2015   

"My name is Shanae. I am a Class of 2015 graduate of Philadelphia High School for Girls, and I will be attending Penn State University in the fall. I attribute my foundation for learning to… continue reading My High School Experience - From Summer Reading to LEAP to College!

By written by Aisha A.    June 30, 2015    4

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 The Summer of Wonder Has Begun - Summer Reading 2015!

By written 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 Halfway to our Summer Reading Challenge Goal!

By written 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 Summer Thyme Cooking at the Parkway Central Library

By written 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 Mobile Summer Reading

By written 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 Summer Reading - Online!

By written 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 Sync Free YA Audiobooks to Your Earphones

By written by Jamie W.    May 13, 2014   

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 Congratulations Philadelphia on reading 20 Million Minutes this Summer!

By written 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 Introducing the Philadelphia Youth Network Bloggers!

By written 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 Find Summer Reading Booklists Instantly In Our Online Catalog

By written by Peter SM    June 12, 2013    1

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