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Excited for the Netflix premiere of Dumplin'  starring Jennifer Aniston and Danielle MacDonald? Did you know the movie was based on the Young Adult novel also titled Dumplin’ by… continue reading What to Read While You Wait for Dumplin'

By written by Rachel F.    December 3, 2018   

If you’re looking for some seasonal gift ideas or just something to take your mind off of the holiday frenzy, check out the following new titles that will transport you to a world away.… continue reading New Titles Coming to the Free Library in December!

By written by Paul A.    November 30, 2018    1

The days have gotten shorter. We’ve dug up our coziest sweaters. We’re making hot chocolate and plenty of other steaming drinks. We’re spying twinkly lights all around,… continue reading Curl Up with a Winter Read

By written by Lo I.    November 26, 2018   

Thanksgiving reminds us to be grateful for all the little and big things that happen in our lives. And that’s a very good thing: feeling thankful helps us to stay positive! When we focus on… continue reading Thanksgiving & Giving Thanks

By written by Monica C.    November 19, 2018   

November is Native American Heritage Month—a time to celebrate the rich histories, cultures, and traditions of all First Nations. We have compiled a booklist of board books and picture books… continue reading Picture Book Highlights | Native American Heritage Month

By written by Monica C.    November 15, 2018   

Growing up in New Jersey, I was super aware that I was what my family calls a “halfie” – half Jewish, half Lutheran. There are tons of different ways to be a halfie, and that was… continue reading My Favorite Jewish (and Half Jewish) Family Children's Books!

By written by Rachel F.    November 14, 2018   

Completing a marathon is a huge accomplishment! Months of training and hard work culminating with one exciting day – running a mind-boggling 26.2 miles and testing the limits of the human… continue reading The 25th Annual Philadelphia Marathon Weekend Is Here!

By written by Kate C.    November 13, 2018    1

What Is Veterans Day and why do we celebrate it? From History.com (who says it more elegantly than I can): Veterans Day originated as "Armistice Day" on November 11, 1919, the first… continue reading Veterans Day Reads

By written by Rachel F.    November 9, 2018   

November is Picture Book Month – a whole month to share and celebrate the awesomeness of the mighty picture book! The advent of ebooks changed the publishing landscape. In those early days,… continue reading November is Picture Book Month!

By written by Monica C.    November 9, 2018   

November is Native American Heritage Month , and although "Native American" is a bit of a misnomer, Indigenous peoples have been here long before there even was an “America”.… continue reading Celebrating Native American Heritage Month with Awesome YA Books!

By written by Rachel F.    November 7, 2018   

If you’re looking for fun or interesting, then this list is for you. Our new offerings for November are all over the spectrum of genres and subjects. We have funny, fantastical, dramatic,… continue reading New Titles Coming to the Free Library in November!

By written by Paul A.    November 1, 2018   

Ah horror stories and teens – name a more iconic duo! I’ll wait... It does seem like teens are especially vulnerable to being haunted/stalked/murdered in fiction doesn’t it? If… continue reading YA Horror Stories to Keep You Up at Night

By written by Rachel F.    October 25, 2018   

Summer is over, fall is in full swing, and the weather is beginning to turn cold. Some days it almost feels like it’s winter already! That’s when we start thinking of warm comfort… continue reading Picture Book Highlights | Thank You, Omu!

By written by Monica C.    October 23, 2018   

It’s October and you know what that means – it’s time for all things haunted and spooky! I’m not generally a person who is into witches and ghosts and demons , but this is… continue reading Haunting Horror and Chilling Comics for Halloween!

By written by Rachel F.    October 17, 2018    2

I don’t know about you guys but I was really into the Archie comics as a kid. It didn’t matter what order you read them in, the digests were really cheap and you could always count on… continue reading What to Read While You Wait for New Episodes of Riverdale!

By written by Rachel F.    October 10, 2018   

You know what the world needs right now? Angry women, particularly angry teenage women. If you are looking for some enraging and satisfying tales of female rage and vengeance, I can think of no… continue reading Lady Vengeance | The Teens Are Alright

By written by Rachel F.    October 3, 2018    2

Yay October!  Celebrate the end of soggy September with new titles that fit your need for fun or thrills this fall. There’s sci-fi for kids, a teen love story, and for adults we have… continue reading New Titles Coming to the Free Library in October!

By written by Paul A.    October 1, 2018   

You probably already know about Free Comic Book Day , celebrated annually on the first Saturday in May at your local comic book store and also at your local library – but do you know about… continue reading Banned Books Week | National Comic Book Day and The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund

By written by Rachel F.    September 25, 2018    1

The world can be a pretty rough place sometimes. Sad things can happen to you or your friends, to people close by, or to people that live far, far away, all over the world. It’s easy to be… continue reading It's Not All Bad News... There Are Helpers All Around Us!

By written by Monica C.    September 20, 2018   

Hail to families, all kinds of families! And on September 16 we'll honor a very special family unit—the blended family. Families that come together: mothers, fathers, and children to… continue reading Picture Book Highlights | Happy National Stepfamily Day!

By written by Monica C.    September 14, 2018   

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