Baking with Becca began at Whitman Library , nestled between 2nd and 3rd Streets on Snyder Avenue in South Philly. When COVID hit, we had to take a long break. I continued to grow and learn to…
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written by Rebecca M.
April 8, 2021
Are you interested in reading new authors? Are you looking for a safe place to discuss literature and culture? Then this book club is for you! The YA / Adult Multicultural Book Club has a focus on…
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written by Kayla J.
October 7, 2020
Since 1971, Women’s Equality Day has been celebrated in the United States on August 26. This date was chosen to commemorate both the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment granting women…
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written by Susanna W.
August 26, 2019
When we think of food, many of us recall the well-worn kitchen tables at which our families welcome friends and neighbors to share dishes that tell our stories. As a first generation American, I…
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written by Suzanna U.
November 7, 2018
We know the Free Library is one of the most heavily used cultural and educational institutions in our city. We’ve got the numbers: In fiscal year 2017, 640,000 people in Philadelphia held a…
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written by Julie B.
April 12, 2018