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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   

I know what you are thinking about comics and superheroes – it's all just white dudes, right? Nope! Surely we’ve all seen Black Panther , right? And  Wonder Woman , I… continue reading Latinx Superheroes Take Flight!

By written by Rachel F.    September 12, 2018   

Did you know? The first Sunday after Labor Day is National Grandparents Day ! The relationship between grandparents and grandkids is a very special one. For grandparents, it brings back memories… continue reading Celebrate Grandparents Day with Some Grand Picture Books!

By written by Monica C.    September 7, 2018   

Are you as obsessed with Lara Jean as I am? Have you spent all week dreaming about Peter and finding all of those crushes and embarrassment so relatable? Join the club, friend! If you loved Jenny… continue reading What to Read if You Loved To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before

By written by Rachel F.    September 6, 2018   

September already!?! What happened to the summer? Are you mourning the end of long, lazy days? Or maybe you’re happily anticipating the coming of cooler temps and Fall fun? Whatever your… continue reading New Titles Coming to the Free Library in September!

By written by Paul A.    August 31, 2018    1

Headed to college this fall? Wish you were still in school? Totally over school but still want to read about it? Live vicariously through some strong ladies starting college in these sometimes… continue reading Comic Books Go To College!

By written by Rachel F.    August 28, 2018   

It's that time of year again—the start of a new school year! For all little ones, this is always a time of excitement and some nervousness. It’s only natural though, as new… continue reading Picture Book Highlights | Back to School Edition

By written by Monica C.    August 27, 2018   

In the summertime I love reading biographies and I always love reading graphic novels, so when my two loves coincide you better believe I’m extra excited! Luckily for me there have been… continue reading Explore the Lives of Famous Singers in Graphic Novel Biographies!

By written by Rachel F.    August 22, 2018   

"For two centuries," writes The New Yorker essayist Adam Gopnik in the preface of his 2004 collection Americans in Paris: A Literary Anthology , "Paris has been attached for… continue reading An American Author in Paris

By written by Violet L.    August 16, 2018   

We started out with 32 blockbuster best-selling books from a variety of genres ... over 5 weeks, the books were voted upon by you, our faithful blog readers and library patrons... as each week… continue reading Our Summer Madness Blockbuster Reads Online Bracket Game Winner Is...

By written by Peter SM    August 14, 2018    1

We're now into the fifth and final round of our Summer Madness blockbuster reads online bracket game! Amongst 32 titles vying for the prize, our finalists Life of Pi and The Hitchhiker's… continue reading Two Shall Enter, One Shall Leave a.k.a. the 5th and Final Round of Summer Madness!

By written by Peter SM    August 10, 2018   

Ah, Book Lovers Day —a day to celebrate the love of the written word. While many of us are book lovers every day , the Free Library wouldn’t miss the chance to officially celebrate.… continue reading Happy Book Lovers Day!

By written by Lo I.    August 9, 2018   

Have you heard the good news? There is a new baby giraffe at the Philadelphia Zoo ! His name is Beau and he was born Sunday, June 10th to Stella and Gus. Beau joins sister Abigail, born in 2010.… continue reading My Favorite Giraffe Picture Books

By written by Monica C.    August 6, 2018   

We're now into round 4 of our Summer Madness blockbuster reads online bracket game! The Final Four battle is ON! Here's some stats on each title to see how they match up against each… continue reading The Final Four Book Battle Is ON a.k.a. Round 4 of Summer Madness!

By written by Peter SM    August 3, 2018   

It's officially National Simplify Your Life Week , and I'm sure we can all use some tips to make our lives simpler all year round! When I reflect on how to simply my life, I think about… continue reading Simplify Your Life with a Little Help from the Free Library!

By written by Kamilah C.    August 2, 2018   

The dog days of summer may be upon us, but shake off that I’ll-just-lie-on-the-couch attitude and head out to your neighborhood library to find a good book ... then you can lie on the couch… continue reading New Titles Coming to the Free Library in August!

By written by Paul A.    July 31, 2018    2

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