Posts in “libraries-in-the-news” (50)

It is National Library Week ! First sponsored in 1958, it is a time to celebrate the contributions of our nation's libraries and librarians and to promote library use and support. It is also a… continue reading

By Julie B.   April 10, 2017   

You’re invited! Please join us for a South Philadelphia Library Open House and Block Party! The Free Library of Philadelphia welcomes the brand-new Community Health and Literacy Center ,… continue reading

By Jenn D.   May 26, 2016    2

It is National Library Week ! First sponsored in 1958, it is a time to celebrate the contributions of our nation's libraries and librarians and to promote library use and support. It is also a… continue reading

By Julie B.   April 11, 2016    1

Lehigh University part of massive effort to turn medieval treasures into a virtual gold mine Mcall.com The partners are the Free Library of Philadelphia, Bryn Mawr College, Temple University,… continue reading

By Samantha M.   January 22, 2016   

How public art gets lost—and saved—in Philly Philly.com A collection of Alexander Calder banners, commissioned for the atrium of Centre Square, were put in storage and long thought… continue reading

By Samantha M.   January 15, 2016   

Special shout out to Gary Galvan, the Edwin A. Fleisher Collection of Orchestral Music, who has co-authored a book with long-time Fleisher Collection friend, Dr. Martha Schleifer. The book is… continue reading

By Samantha M.   January 8, 2016   

West Philadelphia Regional Library to close for maintenance for ‘many months’ Westphillylocal.com The Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library, which serves the… continue reading

By Samantha M.   December 31, 2015   

Wonderland Ball Philly.com As the storybook evening ended, Alice would have been proud - all proceeds raised by the gala will benefit the Free Library of Philadelphia Foundation, which supports… continue reading

By Samantha M.   December 18, 2015   

Alice in Wonderland Ball Action News Video clip   Free Library raises six figures at Wonderland Ball PhillyVoice.com The Library's annual fundraising gala fell down the rabbit hole by… continue reading

By Samantha M.   December 11, 2015   

“Alice and Wonderland” at 150 CBS news "She demanded that he write it down for her," said Judith Guston, a curator at Philadelphia's Rosenbach Library, home to another… continue reading

By Samantha M.   December 4, 2015   

This week in Philly: Nov. 23-Nov. 29 Philly.com Have a jamming time at the Free Library of Philadelphia Central (1901 Vine St.) when cookbook author and food blogger Marisa McClellan and… continue reading

By Samantha M.   November 30, 2015   

This week in Philly: Nov. 16-Nov.22 Philly.com Feeling up for a night of pork and beer? Local butchers will demo  hog butchering  at the  Free Library of Philadelphia  (1901… continue reading

By Samantha M.   November 20, 2015   

Around South Philly 11-5-2015 Southphillyreview.com Photo of the Fumo Family Branch, 2437 S. Broad St.., oversaw a Haunted Carnival Oct. 28.   On the Boards Philly.com The Free Library of… continue reading

By Samantha M.   November 13, 2015   

Holiday Gift Guide: Experiences Gridphilly.com The Rosenbach: Tucked away in a historic townhouse on Delancey Place is a bibliophile’s dream: a small but comprehensive library and museum… continue reading

By Samantha M.   November 6, 2015   

Free Library to Cluster, Coordinate Branches Hiddencityphila.org Attendees to a Monday night meeting at Mt. Airy’s Lovett Memorial Library were briefed on the Free Library of… continue reading

By Samantha M.   October 30, 2015   

Learn to Advance Your Career with Advice from These Philly Techies Geekadelphia.com At this Free Library event held October 28, representatives from Philadelphia’s top tech organizations… continue reading

By Samantha M.   October 23, 2015   

7 Days: Regional arts and entertainment Philly.com He's either a short-story master in the guise of a graphic artist, or vice versa. In his new book, Killing and Dying, Adrian Tomine looks at… continue reading

By Samantha M.   October 16, 2015   

Jawnts: Gatherings to spotlight Poe Philly.com Most are spearheaded by the bearded sage of Jenkintown, Edward Pettit, who is leading a reading group in the Rare Books Department of the Central… continue reading

By Samantha M.   October 9, 2015   

11 Things to Do in Philly This Week Phillymag.com Lee Child and Linda Fairstein at the Free Library (appeared 9/29)   Get Cultured on the Cheap (Your-Round) Phillybythepenny.com Tour of the… continue reading

By Samantha M.   October 2, 2015   

Black geniuses you may or may not know Phillytrib.com Philadelphia Museum of Art and Free Library Design — Julian Abele (4/30/1881 Birth Date): He was the Chief Designer at the prestigious… continue reading

By Samantha M.   September 24, 2015