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Looking for some scream-enducing movies for this scariest of weekends? Head over to IndieFlix, one of our partners for streaming video that specializes in indies, shorts, and classic films,… continue reading Streaming FEAR!!!!

By written by Jamie W.    October 30, 2015   

Here are the Top 10 ebooks downloaded from the Free Library's OverDrive Digital Library in September 2015. More than 85,300 ebooks were checked out and downloaded for the month! For the third… continue reading Top 10 ebooks Downloaded in September 2015

By written by Peter SM    October 15, 2015   

The Free Library's mission is to "advance literacy, guide learning, and inspire curiosity," and few of our digital resources hit that mark as squarly as Tumblebooks.… continue reading Featured Resource: Tumblebooks

By written by Jamie W.    September 30, 2015   

Downloading got you down? Overdrive driving you crazy? Through our Digital Media portal and Online Catalog , we offer nearly 120,000 streaming or downloadable ebooks, more than 19,000 streaming or… continue reading Downloadable Media Helpline at Your Service

By written by Lori M.    September 21, 2015    4

Frequent visitors to our Overdrive site may have noticed a few changes this week. After months of planning, Overdrive has discontinued the much maligned WMA and WMV formats for audiobooks, videos,… continue reading Digital Audiobooks Are Now Easier Than Ever

By written by Jamie W.    May 21, 2015    9

It's new comic book day across the United States today and you can flip through some new comics without even leaving your house to head down to your local comic shop. Hoopla , one of our most… continue reading Hoopla Makes A Splash (Page), Now Offering Comic Book Downloads!

By written by Peter SM    May 20, 2015    1

Hoopla is the Free Library's online source for streaming movies, television, music, and audiobooks. It's all available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and it's all free when you create… continue reading Find Family Favorites from Disney and More at Hoopla

By written by Jamie W.    April 14, 2015   

Today Hoopla unveiled a slick new interface that puts you in touch with the streaming movies, television, music, and audiobooks you love even faster. The new interface, which the company calls,… continue reading Checkout the New Hoopla Interface

By written by Jamie W.    March 6, 2015    4

Library users in the know are already using Hoopla . It's the place for free streaming movies, television, audiobooks, and music -- all you need is your library card. If you've never… continue reading Get In the Holiday Spirit with Hoopla

By written by Jamie W.    December 24, 2014    2

This winter break, the Free Library of Philadelphia encourages you to spend some quality time with your children reading some great books together! Shared reading time is great way for your child… continue reading Read with your children this winter break!

By written by Michelle S.    December 18, 2014    2

Want to learn how to download some of nearly 120,000 ebooks to your new Kindle or Nook? Looking to discover all the hidden features of your new iPad, e-reader, smart phone, or tablet? Can’t… continue reading How Does This Thing Work? Free Library to Offer Extended E-Gadget Helpdesk Holiday Hours

By written by Michelle S.    December 11, 2014   

Over the past year, Zinio , our digital magazine collection, has quickly become one of our most popular resources. And why not? With Zinio and your Free Library card, you can download current… continue reading New Digital Magazines and Other Changes at Zinio

By written by Jamie W.    November 24, 2014    1

Watching scary movies during the month of October is a tradition almost as ancient as the Halloween holiday itself. You can't surf around the television dial without seeing any number of… continue reading Streaming Screams and Scares on Hoopla this Halloween

By written by Peter SM    October 22, 2014   

With the Labor Day weekend coming up, you may have plans to get together with friends, take a trip down the shore, get out of the city and go camping, or maybe just relax. But after all of that,… continue reading Labor Day Weekend Hoopla-thon

By written by Peter SM    August 29, 2014   

*** Update - 11/1/2017 - Our Hoopla policies have changed. So that we can bring you more content on more platforms, we have changed the number of checkouts per person to 4 titles a… continue reading Stream Movies, TV, Music, and Audiobooks Free with Hoopla!

By written by Jamie W.    July 28, 2014    46

Magazines. They're papery, crinkly, and sometimes they smell like purfume. Who needs 'em, right?  Just kidding. We love magazines! Love them so much we sometimes like to get a bit… continue reading Digital Magazines To Go!

By written by Jamie W.    July 15, 2014    4

Input  was a Philadelphia panel discussion program hosted by John S. Stokes, Jr. that aired Sunday mornings on WCAU-TV10 from 1968 through early 1971. The program is a window in to the people… continue reading Streaming Philadelphia History - Introducing Input with Marion Stokes & John S. Stokes, Jr

By written by Jamie W.    May 5, 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

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