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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

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

Calling all tech enthusiasts, digital strategists, web entrepreneurs, online editors, software developers, web designers, engineers, bloggers, hackers, gamers, students, and gadget geeks all… continue reading Philly Tech Week 2013 Featured Events @ Free Library

By written by Peter SM    April 16, 2013    1

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   

Some sad news came across the internet last week as Google posted on their official blog that as of July 1st, 2013 they would be shutting down their Google Reader service . Google Reader is--or… continue reading Google Reader Service Ending July 1st, 2013

By written by Peter SM    March 21, 2013    1

The Free Library of Philadelphia yesterday released its first batch of raw data to the OpenDataPhilly project. As discussed in previous blog posts , the "Open Data" initative's goal… continue reading Free Library of Philadelphia Contributes First Batch of Data to OpenDataPhilly Project

By written by Peter SM    February 5, 2013   

The Free Library of Philadelphia has released the newest version of our mobile site ! The new mobile site (version 3.0) uses responsive web design and provides an optimal viewing experience on all… continue reading Free Library of Philadelphia Mobile Site 3.0

By written by Peter SM    December 11, 2012   

This is the first part in a multi-part series looking at tech news and issues relevant to the Free Library of Philadelphia’s customers and patrons. One of the more recent buzzwords gaining… continue reading The Open Data Initiative and GIS Technology

By written by Peter SM    November 27, 2012   

Hang out, make new friends, eat snacks - Teen Tuesday is back! Every Tuesday during the school year from 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. join us in the Skyline Room on the 4th floor at Parkway Central.… continue reading Teen Tuesdays are Back!

By written by Rachel F.    October 2, 2012   

  The Free Library of Philadelphia is honored to host a special exhibition from the Philadelphia Holocaust Remembrance Foundation that highlights the power of the human spirit even in the… continue reading Transcending Their Boundaries: The Children of Terezin

By written by Gabrielle F.    September 12, 2012    5

Tonight's opening of Paint The American Eagle marks the Free Library's first foray into hosting and co-producing a production for the Philadelphia Fringe Festival.  The… continue reading "Paint The American Eagle" - Dickens + Free Library + Philadelphia Fringe Festival

By written by Karin S.    September 10, 2012   

THURSDAY, May 31, 2012 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Parkway Central Library Terrace Free Library of Philadelphia 1901 Vine Street, 4 th Floor Looking for a great way to take advantage of the warmer… continue reading Ravens on the Rooftop

By written by Kayleigh M.    May 2, 2012   

When Charles Dickens died suddenly of stroke in 1870 he had written half of a novel, The Mystery of Edwin Drood .  Dickens published all of his novels in serial format and wrote the chapters… continue reading Boz Bicentenary Speaker Series - Matthew Pearl

By written by Caitlin G.    March 2, 2012    1

SATURDAY, November 19, 2011 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Parkway Central Library Free Library of Philadelphia 1901 Vine Street Free and open to the public! This festive book fair features… continue reading Book Paper Scissors Artists' Book Fair

By written by Karen L.    November 14, 2011   

This past weekend, the Free Library of Philadelphia and the Rosenbach Museum and Library hosted an event for the Beatrix Potter Society . “Preserving Beatrix Potter’s Legacy:… continue reading Preserving Beatrix Potter's Legacy: Collectors & Collections

By written by Caitlin G.    September 22, 2011   

When I turned 21, I knew a few things about beer: it was generally the color of straw, it was carbonated, served cold, contained a mild amount of alcohol and I thought it tasted ok.  Then… continue reading Cracking the Barley Code: How the Free Library Helped Me Become a Homebrewer

By written by Daniel S.    August 29, 2011    3

You might already know that the Children’s Literature Research Collection archivists are a little nutty about Tomi Ungerer . Ever since we processed his papers last year, it seems like… continue reading Tomi Ungerer is COMING HERE!

By written by Caitlin G.    June 8, 2011   

The 4th Annual Book Paper Scissors Artists’ Book Fair will be held on Saturday, Dec. 4th from 10-4 at the Parkway Central Library. It's free and open to the public. This festive event… continue reading Book Paper Scissors Artists' Book Fair

By written by Karen L.    November 29, 2010    4

September 25 - October 2 is Banned Books Week, sponsored by the American Library Association. Banned Books Week calls attention to issues of censorship while celebrating the freedom to… continue reading Top ten most frequently challenged books of 2009

By written by Camille T.    September 29, 2010    3

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