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By Tuesday C., Kate G., and Sara P. Hola, bonjour, dzien dobry, ni hao! Welcome to the Kensington / Fairhill / Riverwards Community Cookbook : a treasure showcasing the cultural… continue reading The Kensington / Fairhill / Riverwards Cookbook: A North Philly Community's Labor of Love

By written by Administrator    January 24, 2024    5

December is Learn a Foreign Language Month and we’re celebrating at the Free Library. Many languages are in danger of dying out and estimates show about 3,000 languages becoming lost before… continue reading Endangered Language Spotlight: The Okinawan Languages

By written by Kim M.    December 28, 2023   

December includes International Volunteer Day — which takes place on December 5th — but here at the Free Library, we celebrate our volunteers all year round! Many of the programs… continue reading My Experience Volunteering with the Free Library

By written by Marjorie S.    December 20, 2023   

December is National Learn a Foreign Language Month, but Languages and Learning at the Free Library celebrates language learning all year! Here in Philadelphia, over 180 different languages are… continue reading December is Learn a Foreign Language Month

By written by Meredith M.    December 19, 2023   

El Field Teen Center se une a la celebración del Mes de la Herencia Hispana con el estreno de su nueva colección en español. Ahora podrás disfrutar de novelas,… continue reading ¡Nueva colección para jóvenes en español!

By written by Verónica M.    October 11, 2023   

The Languages and Learning Center offers relevant and engaging programs and resources for English language learners. Here are seven great ways we can help you learn, improve, and speak… continue reading 7 Great Ways To Improve Your English With the Free Library

By written by Lindsay S.    September 27, 2023    6

¡Leamos! es un curso gratuito de alfabetización con componentes en línea y presenciales que enseña a adultos hispanohablantes y analfabetos a leer y escribir en… continue reading Leamos! Adult Literacy for Spanish Speakers

By written by Betsy M.    August 22, 2023    1

Philadelphia is a city full of the history, culture, and contributions of numerous immigrant communities. This June, join the Free Library of Philadelphia as we celebrate Immigrant Heritage Month,… continue reading June is Immigrant Heritage Month

By written by Inaara S.    May 31, 2023   

The Office of Immigrant Affairs ’ Language Access Program team and the Free Library of Philadelphia collaborated on the creation of the Language Help Here! Campaign . The campaign’s… continue reading Get To Know Our Language Help Here! Campaign

By written by Administrator    March 23, 2023   

Did you know that studying a world language can improve your concentration and memory ? That’s good news for Europe, where most countries have national-level requirements that students study… continue reading Learn a World Language With the Free Library

By written by Jamie B.    March 21, 2023    2

We're about to embark on a new year, and even if you're not a New Year's Resolution person, you might view this time of year - and the turning of the calendar - as a chance to… continue reading What's Your New Year's Resolution for 2023?

By written by Kate C.    December 22, 2022   

The Languages and Learning Center (LLC) is excited to introduce the members of our Participant Advisory Board (PAB) to the Free Library community. Our Participant Advisory Board launched in June… continue reading Introducing the Languages and Learning Center’s Participant Advisory Board

By written by Lindsay S.    October 27, 2022    1

Do you want to learn a new language for career advancement, to speak to new acquaintances, feel more comfortable when traveling to a foreign country, understand foreign movies, or just exercise… continue reading Learn a New Language with Mango Languages

By written by Sharyl O.    October 5, 2022    6

This June, the Free Library is celebrating Philadelphia’s immigrant communities! June is Immigrant Heritage Month , a time when we celebrate the beauty and strength of our city’s… continue reading Commemorating Immigrant Heritage Month This June

By written by Inaara S.    June 3, 2022   

In the Path of Islam, in collaboration with Al-Bustan Seed of Culture, are excited to announce the return of the well-received, virtual, free Arabic conversation classes this February and… continue reading Free Virtual Arabic Language Programs Return in February and March!

By written by Joe S.    January 25, 2022    3

Words mean things. We communicate with them, express ourselves with them, define and describe our surroundings and world with them. In the 21st Century, in the absence of physical reference books,… continue reading 2021's Words of the Year

By written by Peter SM    January 7, 2022   

Can you believe we’re about to turn the page on another (long, strange, COVID-19 filled...) year? I know I can't!  While I've never really been a big New Year's… continue reading The Free Library and You: New Year’s Resolutions in 2022!

By written by Kate C.    December 20, 2021    2

Would you like to learn a new language for an upcoming vacation? Or would you like to share the love of your language with someone? As the New Year approaches, the Languages and Learning Center is… continue reading Introducing World Language Tutoring

By written by Rachel H.    December 14, 2021   

Manuscripts of the Muslim World and Al-Bustan Seeds of Cultural are offering free, virtual Arabic Conversational Classes! There are many reasons to learn conversational Arabic... There are over… continue reading Let's Speak Arabic!

By written by Joe S.    October 5, 2021    7

This fall, adults working on their English skills in Philadelphia will have several opportunities to learn and practice English with the Free Library's Languages and Learning Center and… continue reading Learn English with the Free Library and University of Pennsylvania GSE!

By written by Lindsay S.    September 3, 2021    2

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