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It's that time again: We reflect on the past year and think about what we want to do for the next year. For most of us, our resolutions have to do with health: getting fit and eating… continue reading Resolve to be healthy in 2016—the Free Library can help!

By written by Samantha M.    January 4, 2016   

On Monday, December 28th, join the Free Library of Philadelphia and the Philadelphia Jazz project for our latest installment of the Mysterious Traveler’s Concert Series .  One of our… continue reading Mysterious Travelers' Concert Series | Up Next! Anthony DeCarlo | Recapping Bernard Samuels

By written by Perry G.    December 21, 2015   

The Free Library is proud to be a part of Craft NOW Philadelphia , an organization whose mission is to celebrate Philadelphia’s rich legacy of craft, its internationally-recognized… continue reading A Crafty Celebration from Craft NOW Philadelphia

By written by Samantha M.    November 9, 2015   

Patti Smith —poet, punk, and provocateur all rolled into one scorching soul, will be appearing at the Free Library this evening for a waaaaaaaay sold out Author Event to discuss her new book… continue reading Patti Smith - Anything Is Possible

By written by Peter SM    November 6, 2015   

The Print and Picture Collection is pleased to announce a new exhibition in the Print and Picture Collection Hallway Gallery. The exhibition,  Robin Brewer and Sinéad Cahill , features… continue reading Robin Brewer and Sinéad Cahill Exhibition and Opening Reception

By written by Laura S.    September 15, 2015   

On Monday, June 1, the School Discipline Advocacy Service will give a free presentation at the Parkway Central Library for any students (and parents of students) facing formal disciplinary… continue reading Facing Suspension or Expulsion from School?

By written by Timothy F.    May 28, 2015   

Celebrate the coming of summer with a rooftop biergarten ! Mingle atop the Skyline Terrace and have an excellent view of the city with other young Philadelphia professionals, while you… continue reading Join us for the Raven Society Rooftop Biergarten!

By written by Samantha M.    May 6, 2015   

Can’t wait for Philly Tech Week 2015 ?  Neither can we!  The Free Library of Philadelphia is a proud partner of PTW2015, organized by Technical.ly Philly , coming to the city… continue reading Tech Week 2015!

By written by CaitlinT    April 8, 2015   

The Print & Picture Collection is pleased to announce two artist talks in conjunction with the current exhibition in the Print & Picture Collection Hallway Gallery. Join us Wednesday April… continue reading Krupp + Nelson : Two Artist Talks at the Print and Picture Collection

By written by Laura S.    March 24, 2015   

Up Next! Three Bassists + One Drummer On Monday April 13 at 7:00 p.m., the Free Library of Philadelphia, the Producers’ Guild, and the Philadelphia Jazz Project will present the final… continue reading Mysterious Travelers' Concert Series | Up Next! Three Bassists + One Drummer | Recapping Karen Smith’s showcase

By written by Adam F.    March 23, 2015    2

Join us Saturday March 7th for the opening reception of Krupp + Nelson, the current exhibition in the Print & Picture Collection Hallway Gallery.  Meet the artists and… continue reading Krupp + Nelson Exhibition and Opening Reception

By written by Laura S.    March 4, 2015   

The Free Library of Philadelphia is proud to present Framing Fraktur , a three-month celebration of historic Pennsylvania German folk art and its relationship to contemporary art, opening today… continue reading Announcing Framing Fraktur!

By written by Michelle S.    March 2, 2015   

Up Next! Karen Smith On Monday, March 9 at 7:00 p.m., audiences at the Montgomery Auditorium at the Parkway Central Library will have an opportunity to welcome percussionist Karen Smith and her… continue reading Mysterious Travelers' Concert Series | Up next: Karen Smith | Video recap of Anwar Marshall Trio

By written by Adam F.    February 23, 2015    1

Get ready to rock, roll, dance, and dream this summer as our Sundays on Stage FREE performance series returns this weekend! This series of free performances for children, families, and adults is… continue reading Sundays on Stage Winter/Spring Calendar of events!

By written by Rachel F.    January 23, 2015    1

Over the past year, the Free Library—along with The Philadelphia Shakespeare Theatre and many other partners throughout the city—has been celebrating the Year of the Bard: Shakespeare… continue reading Celebrate the Grand Finale of the Year of the Bard: Shakespeare at 450

By written by Michelle S.    November 20, 2014   

On Monday Dec 8 at 7:00 p.m ., audiences will welcome the return of Wayne Smith, Jr. to Montgomery Auditorium at the Free Library of Philadelphia’s Parkway Central Branch. We last heard from… continue reading Mysterious Travelers' Concert Series | Up next: Wayne Smith Jr | Video recap of Vince Turnbull

By written by Adam F.    November 20, 2014   

On October 29th, Saxophonist Mike Cemprola led a jazz quartet on an intimate, often humorous, and forward looking set of his original compositions framed within a few contrasting takes on a pair… continue reading Mysterious Travelers' Concert Series - from Mike Cemprola to Vince Turnbull

By written by Adam F.    November 10, 2014   

The Free Library of Philadelphia’s Music Department is a free and open conservatory-quality music library supporting several generations’ worth of local musicians and fans. We can show… continue reading Free Library of Improvisation

By written by Adam F.    September 5, 2014   

From Night of the Living Dead to World War Z , the fascination with zombies surfaces in every generation. Maybe its roots in folklore make them seem a bit more plausible, horrible, and utterly… continue reading Zombies, Zombies, and all things Zombie!

By written by Rachel F.    May 14, 2014    1

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