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The Free Library is very pleased to announce the launch of a brand-new service to our cardholders. The popular on-demand video streaming service Kanopy is now available at no cost with your… continue reading Watch Streaming Movies with our Newest Digital Media Resource: Kanopy!

By written by Jamie W.    November 1, 2017    51

Howllo Boils and Ghouls!, Welcome back to the Free Library of Frightadelphia's bloodcurdling blog during this most haunted of holiday seasons, Halloween! Did you hear that unsettling sound?… continue reading Something's Skull-king Around the Free Library this Halloween...

By written by Peter SM    October 30, 2017    1

The past few years have seen tremendous growth in the popularity of  digital audiobooks . And why not? Audiobooks allow you to couple the imaginative, meditative aspects of… continue reading New Directions in Digital Audiobooks

By written by Jamie W.    October 27, 2017    14

Happy International Literacy Day ! Literacy is, of course, very near and dear to our hearts here at the Free Library, and a core tenet of our mission to serve Philadelphians. And while everyone… continue reading Celebrate International Literacy Day with the Free Library!

By written by Kate C.    September 8, 2017   

Summer absolutely flew by and it’s now time to get back into a new school year. If you’re wondering how you’ll cope with all of the assignments and homework coming your way, the… continue reading Back to School Resources for Teens at Parkway Central and Beyond!

By written by Kris L.    September 7, 2017   

2 + 2 = 4 The Earth is round. Frankenstein is the name of the doctor, not the monster. These are all indisputable facts. Unfortunately, we are currently living in some bizarro, post-truth world… continue reading Library Resources to Help Spot Fake News

By written by Peter SM    August 25, 2017   

Zinio, our digital magazine service, is now RBdigital Magazines . The great selection of currnet newsstand magazines including the New Yorker , the Economist , Bon Appetit , National… continue reading Changes Coming for Zinio, Digital Magazines, and Digital Audiobooks

By written by Jamie W.    August 4, 2017    1

PhillyCAM , in collaboration with the Free Library, has kicked-off the new People's Media Collection at Northeast Regional and West Oak Lane libraries! Over the next six months, PhillyCAM will… continue reading PhillyCAM Offers Hands-On Media Training at Select Libraries

By written by Jenn D.    July 12, 2017   

Summer is upon us, and you know what that means: road trips, vacations, relaxing afternoons on the beach, and maybe even a much-needed staycation on your couch. If you’ll be out of town and… continue reading Take The Free Library Anywhere This Summer!

By written by Kate C.    June 28, 2017   

As the weather turns warmer, schools begin to let out, and people head out of town on vacation, another summer slate of movies is being rolled out in theaters across the country. The "summer… continue reading Summer Movies 2017: Sequels and Retreads and Adaptations, Oh My!

By written by Peter SM    May 25, 2017    1

OverDrive , one of our most popular Digital Media platforms for accessing ebooks and digital audiobooks, recently made some changes to their mobile apps. These changes should make your digital… continue reading Updates to OverDrive Mobile Apps

By written by Jamie W.    February 28, 2017    4

Looking for something heartfelt and inspiring to read while supporting a worthy cause this Valentine's Day? Check out Love is Love , a 162-page graphic novel from IDW Publishing and DC Comics… continue reading Love is Love

By written by Peter SM    February 14, 2017   

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

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