Posts in “teens” (108)

The Philbrick Hall teens, Teen Leadership Assistants, and After School Leader K-Fai Steele collaborated on an ambitious series of post-it murals this past month. They discovered the post-it mural… continue reading

By Dena   July 5, 2012    2

Can't get enough of Suzanne Collins's epic Hunger Games trilogy? Dying for more dystopian fiction in your life? You're in luck: Our librarians have put together a great list of… continue reading

By Michelle S.   March 23, 2012    1

Today, the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) and the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation announced the Free Library of Philadelphia as one of 12 organizations in the United… continue reading

By Eileen O.   November 17, 2011    1

There's a new online community for young writers creating quite a buzz -- figment.com . Created by Jacob Lewis, former managing editor at The New Yorker and New Yorker staff writer Dana… continue reading

By Michelle S.   January 3, 2011    2

The holiday shopping season is in full swing in Philadelphia. As you think about the children in your life, remember books can be really fun gifts, too. Below are some recommendations of books… continue reading

By Sarah S.   December 1, 2010    6

So many of us have been distressed by the recent suicides of teens bullied for being or seeming gay.  Here’s what the Free Library staff have done to help show that things can change.… continue reading

By Elizabeth H.   November 5, 2010   

I was born and raised in Philadelphia, and in my very biased way; I believe it’s the best city in the world. So whenever I watch a film and notice parts of Philadelphia I get excited.… continue reading

By Camille T.   October 15, 2010    2

What would you do if someone secretly set up your webcam to record you in private , and then streamed that video over the internet? What would you do if you couldn’t walk to school at the… continue reading

By Joel N.   October 12, 2010   

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