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Happy New Year! We're back after the holidays and ready to kick off a brand new year of great Early Literacy programs and events that emphasis Reading, Writing, Talking, Singing, and Playing.… continue reading January 2014 Early Literacy Calendar

By written by Jennifer W.    January 2, 2014   

Baking cookies is a great activity to share with your little one.  It involves so many aspects of learning disguised as complete fun!  Literacy, mathematics, and fine motor skills are… continue reading Let's Bake Some Cookies!

By written by Megan W.    December 19, 2013   

Did you know? October is National-Adopt-A-Shelter-Dog Month , so if you’re thinking of adding a new furry member to your family, now is the perfect time to do it.  Of course, bringing a… continue reading Go, Dog, Go!

By written by Monica C.    October 2, 2013   

It's the "Back to School Edition" of the Early Literacy Calendar from the Free Library of Philadelphia's children's librarians!  We’ve been quite busy preparing… continue reading September 2013 Early Literacy Calendar

By written by Andrea Z.    September 13, 2013   

Sundays on Stage - Fall 2013 Sundays on Stage is a series of cultural programs featuring live performances by a variety of artists and entertainers. These family programs celebrate diversity… continue reading Sundays on Stage Fall Performances!

By written by Rachel F.    September 11, 2013    1

The month of September happens to be the birth month of many children’s book authors and illustrators who have created wonderful books for preschoolers. Celebrate their lives and classic… continue reading September Birthdays

By written by Ruth G.    September 9, 2013    1

It’s back-to-school month! Your young child may be starting preschool for the first time this September. Help your preschooler get excited, or calm his or her worries, with these books… continue reading It's Time for Preschool

By written by Ruth G.    September 4, 2013    2

Is your child expecting a baby sister or baby brother at any minute? Are you wondering how to bring up the topic with a preschooler, or is your first or second grader wondering how babies are… continue reading New Kids' Book about Reproduction

By written by Joel N.    August 12, 2013   

It's the first of the month and time for a new Early Literacy Calendar from the Free Library of Philadelphia's children's librarians! This month's calendar is once again full of… continue reading August 2013 Early Literacy Calendar

By written by Andrea Z.    August 1, 2013   

July is National Ice Cream Month! Celebrate with your favorite “scoop” of Children’s books all about ice cream. Here are a few suggestions: Infants and toddlers will enjoy… continue reading Hooray for Ice Cream!

By written by Susan B.    July 24, 2013    1

Get ready to rock, roll, dance, and dream this summer as our Sundays on Stage FREE perfomance series returns in July and August!   July 14 th Two of a Kind presents, “I Dig… continue reading Sundays on Stage returns for the Summer!

By written by Rachel F.    July 10, 2013    2

July is a month full of celebrations. In the United States, the most popular day in July is Independence Day, July 4th, when we celebrate the signing of the Declaration of Independence and the… continue reading Encourage Independence!

By written by Susan B.    July 1, 2013   

Summer is here!  Did you sign your child up for the Summer Reading Game ?  Take a trip to the library and be sure to sign up.  Have you been using our literacy calendar with your… continue reading Summer Fun

By written by Megan W.    June 22, 2013   

June is Great Outdoors Month, the perfect time to get outside with your little one, enjoying the beautiful late spring/early summer weather. It can be as simple as a walk around the neighborhood.… continue reading It's Great Outdoors Month!

By written by Megan W.    June 5, 2013    2

Starting in June, the Free Library of Philadelphia's children's librarians will be creating and sharing an Early Literacy Calendar! Each month, the calendar will be chock full of fun… continue reading June 2013 Early Literacy Calendar

By written by Andrea Z.    June 3, 2013    2

Did you know that last week was Children’s Book Week, the longest running literacy initiative in the US? Fear not, Free Library staff has curated “Oh, the places you’ll go”… continue reading Children's Book Week Virtual Exhibit

By written by Kate E.    May 22, 2013   

May is here with its blossoming trees and warm, elongated days that make for the most enjoyable bike rides. Did you know that May is National Bike Month? It's a great time of the year to… continue reading Break out the tricycles, May is National Biking Month!

By written by Kate E.    May 5, 2013    1

April is National Poetry Month! Sharing poems and songs with your preschool-aged children helps get them ready to read. Nursery rhymes and nonsense verse are especially great in the way they… continue reading Preschool Poetry

By written by Sarah S.    April 8, 2013    2

This year, celebrate National Library Week (April 14-20) at any of the Free Library of Philadelphia’s 54 locations city-wide. If you’re looking for literacy-rich, fun activities for… continue reading National Library Week for Preschool Children

By written by Sarah S.    April 4, 2013   

The Free Library of Philadelphia is celebrating Pennsylvania’s eight annual One Book, Every Young Child selection, The Bus for Us by Suzanne Bloom ! One Book, Every Young Child is a… continue reading Celebrate the 2013 Pennsylvania One Book Every Young Child with the Free Library of Philadelphia!

By written by Rachel F.    March 28, 2013    1