The Free Library has expanded available services at some locations, including in-building services, and programs are proceeding virtually. Please read our website for the latest service updates and available resources.
Earlier this summer, we kicked off an exciting new series in collaboration with Mural Arts Philadelphia . Each Artists in Conversation event brought two artists to the library,…
continue reading Artist Talks Hosted by the Free Library's Art Department
written by Alina J.
October 1, 2019
Parkway Central Library Senior Services will commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Coretta Scott King Awards for excellence in African American children’s literature with a five-part…
continue reading Conversations in Color: The Coretta Scott King Awards Celebrate 50 Years of Excellence
written by Lisa-Jane E.
May 29, 2019
The Fool in King Lear advised "Speak less than thou knowest" – but it's good the speakers at this year’s Shakespeare in the World lecture series aren’t…
continue reading Shakespeare In the World Lecture Series
written by Violet L.
November 5, 2018
Relatively few Americans have ever visited or know much about Russia, North Korea, and Turkey. Yet, each passing day seems to bring additional evidence that these nations are working to thwart…
continue reading Looking Beyond the Headlines: What You Should Know About Russia, North Korea, and Turkey
written by Richard L.
August 14, 2017