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Is today a snow day for you or your little ones? Spend it with the Free Library! Our system is open for business, but as always, we recommend checking in with your neighborhood library location… continue reading Spend Your Snow Day With The Free Library!

By written by Kate C.    February 9, 2017   

While most media attention surrounding films in December is about which ones are vying for Oscar consideration , I always await the announcement of the latest additions to the National Film… continue reading Latest Additions to the National Film Registry

By written by Peter SM    January 13, 2017    1

It's a few days before Christmas, Hanukkah, and Kwanzaa , and all through my house, not a creature is stirring, not even a mouse. Why? Because it's freezing outside! So, what better time… continue reading Happy Hoopla Holidaze!

By written by Peter SM    December 23, 2016   

2016 will be remembered for many things in the history books and one of those top historical moments will be the 2016 Presidential Election. No matter which candidate you voted for or what… continue reading Bernie Sanders: Progressivism, Social Democracy, and Political Revolution

By written by Peter SM    November 23, 2016    4

We're a week away from the scariest, spookiest, most superstitious night of the year— Halloween ! If you are looking for something to watch to get you in the holiday spirit, look no… continue reading Stream Screams with Hoopla this Halloween!

By written by Peter SM    October 25, 2016    1

The Technology Learning Collaborative (TLC) , an association of service organizations from throughout Philadelphia committed to leveraging technology resources to reduce poverty, improve… continue reading Click, Engage, and Involve at Technology Learning Collaborative's Conference

By written by Harry F.    October 19, 2016    1

Here are the Top 10 ebooks downloaded from the Free Library's OverDrive Digital Library in February 2016. More than 86,290 ebooks were checked out and downloaded for the month! Only one new… continue reading Top 10 ebooks Downloaded in February 2016

By written by Peter SM    March 15, 2016    1

Here are the Top 10 ebooks downloaded from the Free Library's OverDrive Digital Library in January 2016. More than 93,000 ebooks were checked out and downloaded for the month! New entries to… continue reading Top 10 ebooks Downloaded in January 2016

By written by Peter SM    February 12, 2016   

Here are the Top 10 ebooks downloaded from the Free Library's OverDrive Digital Library in December 2015 to close out last year. More than 85,000 ebooks were checked out and downloaded for the… continue reading Top 10 ebooks Downloaded in December 2015

By written by Peter SM    January 8, 2016    2

Here are the Top 10 ebooks downloaded from the Free Library's OverDrive Digital Library in November 2015. More than 82,4000 ebooks were checked out and downloaded for the month! Mystery and… continue reading Top 10 ebooks Downloaded in November 2015

By written by Peter SM    December 10, 2015   

My name is Peter and I LOVE bad movies. I say—the worse, the better! Schlocky scripts, rubber monsters, awful acting, melodramatic bio pics, big budget special fx-laden flops—I'll… continue reading #FLPNoShameNovember: Nothing Better Than A Bad Movie

By written by Peter SM    November 27, 2015    2

Here are the Top 10 ebooks downloaded from the Free Library's OverDrive Digital Library in October 2015. More than 84,400 ebooks were checked out and downloaded for the month! Children's… continue reading Top 10 ebooks Downloaded in October 2015

By written by Peter SM    November 20, 2015   

There aren’t many books whose covers I am ashamed to bare to the world as I read. I read a lot of self-help ( Gretchen Rubin ), pop culture ( Chuck Klosterman ), and anything I am drawn to… continue reading #FLPNoShameNovember: PEOPLE Magazine

By written by Kate C.    November 12, 2015    1

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

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