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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    2

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    6

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    1

by Breshay Woods  (Culinary Literacy Center Intern) Edible Alphabet  is a free English Language Learning (ELL) program offered by the Free Library's  Culinary Literacy Center.… continue reading Edible Alphabet Recipe of the Week: Spinach Feta Orzo

By written by Lindsay S.    March 9, 2021    1

As we wind down 2020, I have a few choice words that I can think of to describe the year... but none that would be appropriate to print here. Luckily for us, Merriam-Webster added plenty of new… continue reading 2020's Newest Word Additions and Definitions to the Dictionary

By written by Peter SM    December 29, 2020   

The night of Thursday, December 10 begins the Jewish Festival of Lights known as Hanukkah. That much we can agree on, eh? Well, err, kind of. Yes, the holiday begins on Thursday evening, but what… continue reading The Jewish Festival of Lights

By written by Jenn D.    December 10, 2020   

Nowadays, mastering a new language is so much fun—there are so many resources available! Depending on your learning style, you can design a work plan that fits your needs and time. With only… continue reading ¿Aprendiendo Español? Check Out These Resources!

By written by Mary Marques    December 2, 2020   

by Stephanie S - Intern, Languages & Learning Center The Languages and Learning Center supports the individual literacy and learning goals of Philadelphia adults, including… continue reading Free Arabic Literacy Program - Available Virtually Now

By written by Lindsay S.    November 2, 2020   

The Languages and Learning Center supports Philadelphia adults in their individual learning goals, including language learning, basic education, and digital literacy. This fall, all of our… continue reading Join the Languages and Learning Center for Virtual English, Japanese, and Spanish Language Learning!

By written by Lindsay S.    October 27, 2020    4

HEY, SIRI! SPELL "DICTIONARY"! In an age where access to the internet is at our fingertips, we oftentimes rely on apps like Siri and AI technologies such as Alexa to provide us with… continue reading Happy Dictionary Day!

By written by Lydia M.    October 16, 2020    1

The Latin American Book Fair , in partnership with the Culinary Literacy Center , will be presenting Language Through My Kitchen: Latin Cuisine , during a virtual event broadcast on Facebook… continue reading Language Through My Kitchen: Latin Cuisine

By written by Mary Marques    October 8, 2020   

by Joanne Chu - Intern, Languages & Learning Center 你好! 最近好吗? You are invited to join the Free Library's Languages & Learning Center newest offering: the Mandarin… continue reading Join Our New Mandarin Conversation Circle!

By written by Rachel H.    September 29, 2020    1

¡hurra! 万岁 hoan hô! Ура! hourra! hooray! الصيحة! Let’s celebrate! The Free Library now offers access to ebooks and audiobooks in seven world languages: Spanish, Chinese,… continue reading Hurra! Hourra! Hoan Hô! | ebooks in 7 Languages

By written by Jamie B.    August 31, 2020   

by Khristina Spence - Intern, Languages & Learning Center Bonjour! Salut! Bonsoir! Join the Free Library's Languages and Learning Center ’s newest offering: the French… continue reading French Conversation Circle

By written by Rachel H.    August 11, 2020   

Edible Alphabet is a free English Language Learning (ELL) program offered by the Free Library's Culinary Literacy Center . The mission is to teach English language and literacy skills through… continue reading Edible Alphabet Recipe of the Week: Samosas

By written by Lindsay S.    July 14, 2020    1

Edible Alphabet is a free English Language Learning (ELL) program offered by the Free Library's Culinary Literacy Center . The mission is to teach English language and literacy skills through… continue reading Edible Alphabet Recipe of the Week: Black Bean Empanadas

By written by Lindsay S.    June 23, 2020