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Here are the Top 10 ebooks downloaded from the Free Library's OverDrive Digital Library in October 2013. There were more than 46,000 ebooks checked out and downloaded from both our website and… continue reading Top 10 ebooks OverDrive Digital Library October 2013

By written by Peter SM    November 12, 2013   

Howllo Boils and Ghouls, Do you know what today is? Why, it's Halloween , of course! What better way to celebrate this haunted holiday then with songs about zombies , monsters , grim reapers ,… continue reading Do The Monster Mash with this Halloween Playlist from Free Library's Spotify Channel

By written by Peter SM    October 31, 2013    1

In addition to the recent design and layout updates on our blog , we've also now added social media sharing buttons and calendar features on various sections throughout the Free Library… continue reading Social Media Sharing Buttons and Calendar Functions Newest Additions to Free Library Website

By written by Peter SM    October 29, 2013    1

The Technology Learning Collaborative , an association of service organizations from throughout Philadelphia committed to leveraging technology resources to reduce poverty, improve public… continue reading Poverty, Digital Literacy, and Digital Inclusion Topics of Discussion at TLC Conference

By written by Peter SM    October 23, 2013    3

View the Top 10 Author Event Podcasts Downloaded in September 2013 . There were more than 34,000 podcast downloads from our website for the month of September! View our full Fall schedule and… continue reading Top 10 Author Event Podcasts Downloaded in September 2013

By written by Peter SM    October 15, 2013   

If you haven't viewed our Extras page in a while, we've recently updated it again with some new autumn-themed digital images from our various digital collections , including our vast… continue reading Fall into these cool web extras!

By written by Peter SM    October 8, 2013   

Here are the Top 10 ebooks downloaded from the Free Library's OverDrive Digital Library in September 2013. There were more than 44,450 ebooks checked out and downloaded from both our website… continue reading Top 10 ebooks OverDrive Digital Library September 2013

By written by Peter SM    October 2, 2013   

Let's go "Around the Blogs" and check out some recent topics of interest from the tech, literary, library, and arts and entertainment sections of the World Wide Web. It's Banned… continue reading Around the Blogs

By written by Peter SM    September 24, 2013   

Checkout the Top 10 Author Event Podcasts Downloaded in August 2013 . There were more than 19,400 podcasts downloaded from our website for the month of August! View our full Fall schedule and… continue reading Top 10 Author Event Podcasts Downloaded in August 2013

By written by Peter SM    September 17, 2013   

If you're looking at this blog, you may notice something different: more stories, more color, more pictures. We've redesigned our blog ! When you go to Free Library's blog now, you… continue reading Check Out Our New Blog Redesign!

By written by Peter SM    September 13, 2013    1

Want to have a fun-filled day of creativity, learning, and making cool stuff courtesy of Free Library and SparkFun ? The SparkFun tour bus and staff will visit the Cecil B. Moore Library  at… continue reading SparkFun Brings Maker Movement to Cecil B. Moore Library

By written by Peter SM    September 10, 2013   

Here are the Top 10 ebooks downloaded from the Free Library's OverDrive Digital Library in August 2013. There were more than 47,000 ebooks checked out and downloaded for the month! The… continue reading Top 10 ebooks OverDrive Digital Library August 2013

By written by Peter SM    September 4, 2013    1

There have been a number of news stories over the past few weeks discussing the digital divide that still exists around the world. Studies and statistics show that access to the internet has… continue reading Helping to Bridge the Digital Divide

By written by Peter SM    August 27, 2013   

Back in May we posted about the Google+ redesign , which included a multiple column layout, consistency across devices (desktop, tablet, and mobile), an emphasis on visual content with the ability… continue reading Free Library of Philadelphia's Google+ Page Sees Increased Number of Followers

By written by Peter SM    August 20, 2013   

Here are the Top 10 ebooks downloaded from the Free Library's OverDrive Digital Library in July 2013. There were more than 54,300 ebooks checked out and downloaded for the month! The following… continue reading Top 10 ebooks OverDrive Digital Library July 2013

By written by Peter SM    August 6, 2013   

The Maker Ed Initiative , embedded in five Free Library locations in some of Philadelphia’s most underserved communities, is mentoring teens and youth in a variety of maker activities from… continue reading Making as a Celebration: Increasing Access to Creative Technology at the Free Library of Philadelphia

By written by K-Fai S.    July 31, 2013   

The saying goes, "Everyone loves a good mystery". And a recent mystery in the literary world has people rushing to libraries and bookstores to pick up a book called The Cuckoo’s… continue reading Author Pseudonyms and Pen Names and Aliases, Oh My!

By written by Peter SM    July 23, 2013   

Here are the Top 10 ebooks downloaded from the Free Library's OverDrive Digital Library in June 2013. Taking the top spot for the month was Neil Gaiman's newest novel The Ocean at the End… continue reading Top 10 ebooks OverDrive Digital Library June 2013

By written by Peter SM    July 9, 2013   

As reported on this blog back in March, Google Reader announced that they were shutting down their Google Reader service as of July 1st, 2013 . Once we went through the five stages of grief, we… continue reading Alternative RSS Readers to Replace Google Reader

By written by Peter SM    June 25, 2013   

Online Summer Reading is in full swing right now here at the Free Library with kids, teens, and adults from all over Philadelphia reading as much as they can all summer long to meet our… continue reading Find Summer Reading Booklists Instantly In Our Online Catalog

By written by Peter SM    June 12, 2013    1

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