Posts in “tech” (138)

If you are reading this on March 14th at 1:59 p.m., then it must be Pi Day ! (Pi at 5 decimal places = 3.14159 : ) What is Pi Day, you ask? Only an annual celebration of the mathematical constant… continue reading

By Peter SM   March 14, 2014    1

View and listen to the Top 10 Author Event Podcasts Downloaded in February 2014 . Authors coming to the Free Library soon include Kevin Powers , Max Brooks , Bob Mankoff , Pat and Gina Neely ,… continue reading

By Peter SM   March 12, 2014   

Here are the Top 10 ebooks downloaded from the Free Library's OverDrive Digital Library in February 2014. With the Polar Vortex (hey, there's a GREAT name for a suspense thriller !)… continue reading

By Peter SM   March 6, 2014   

Let's surf "Around the Blogs" and check out some recent topics of interest from the tech, literary, library, and arts and entertainment sections of the World Wide Web in February… continue reading

By Peter SM   February 25, 2014   

Here are the Top 10 ebooks downloaded from the Free Library's OverDrive Digital Library in January 2014. There were more than 58,700 ebooks checked out and downloaded for the first month of… continue reading

By Peter SM   February 19, 2014   

View and listen to the Top 10 Author Event Podcasts Downloaded in January 2014 . Don't forget to view our schedule for upcoming Winter and Spring 2014 author events! Jane Pauley | Your Life… continue reading

By Peter SM   February 12, 2014   

On Monday, February 10th, the Free Library broadcast its first ever Google+ Hangouts On Air with Dena, Camille, and Karin discussing romance books and what they love about the genre. Live… continue reading

By Dena   February 12, 2014   

In case you didn't know, the Free Library has an ever-expanding collection of interactive online exhibitions featured on our website, with topics ranging from science fiction and brewing beer… continue reading

By Peter SM   January 17, 2014   

View and listen to the Top 10 Author Event Podcasts Downloaded in December 2013 . Don't forget to view our schedule for upcoming Winter and Spring 2014 author events! Blaine Harden | Escape… continue reading

By Peter SM   January 14, 2014   

Here are the Top 10 ebooks downloaded from the Free Library's OverDrive Digital Library in December to close out 2013. There were more than 48,000 ebooks checked out and downloaded for the… continue reading

By Peter SM   January 10, 2014    1

View and listen to the Top 10 Author Event Podcasts Downloaded in November 2013 . There were more than 28,500 podcast downloads from our website for the month of November. Don't forget to view… continue reading

By Peter SM   December 19, 2013   

With the holidays in full swing and snow on the ground throughout the city, it seemed like the perfect time to compile a new playlist on our Spotify channel. Also, in the perfect timing… continue reading

By Peter SM   December 17, 2013   

Kindles, tablets, laptops, and smartphones will top many holiday gift lists this season. Sadly though, lessons are not included with these devices. If you or someone you know needs a little help… continue reading

By Jamie W.   December 16, 2013    1

Here are the Top 10 ebooks downloaded from the Free Library's OverDrive Digital Library in November 2013. There were more than 45,000 ebooks checked out and downloaded for the month! Donna… continue reading

By Peter SM   December 10, 2013    2

The Free Library is happy to announce the latest addition to our website: the integration of Google Translate ! As part of the Free Library’s strategic plans, it has been a goal to present… continue reading

By Peter SM   November 25, 2013    2

Here are the Top 10 ebooks downloaded from the Free Library's OverDrive Digital Library in October 2013. There were more than 46,000 ebooks checked out and downloaded from both our website and… continue reading

By Peter SM   November 12, 2013   

Howllo Boils and Ghouls, Do you know what today is? Why, it's Halloween , of course! What better way to celebrate this haunted holiday then with songs about zombies , monsters , grim reapers ,… continue reading

By Peter SM   October 31, 2013    1

In addition to the recent design and layout updates on our blog , we've also now added social media sharing buttons and calendar features on various sections throughout the Free Library… continue reading

By Peter SM   October 29, 2013    1

The Technology Learning Collaborative , an association of service organizations from throughout Philadelphia committed to leveraging technology resources to reduce poverty, improve public… continue reading

By Peter SM   October 23, 2013    3

View the Top 10 Author Event Podcasts Downloaded in September 2013 . There were more than 34,000 podcast downloads from our website for the month of September! View our full Fall schedule and… continue reading

By Peter SM   October 15, 2013