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Happy April! As spring is upon us, we're looking ahead to next week's event schedule for fun, no-cost, and informative events at your local Free Library branch. Enjoy a free Ben &… continue reading Free Library Event Highlights: Week of April 3, 2023

By written by Bridget G.    March 31, 2023   

Have you experienced job disruption over the past few years? Are you feeling stuck in a low-paying job or wanting a new or better employment situation? Here’s your chance to take hold of… continue reading Join Philly Career Launch for Our Career Exploration Series

By written by Annette M.    March 27, 2023    3

The Free Library of Philadelphia is thrilled to announce Saturday hours at 10 of our neighborhood library branches. Beginning Saturday, February 25, 2023 , the following branches will be open from… continue reading 10 Neighborhood Free Library Branches Will Be Open on Saturdays

By written by Administrator    February 23, 2023    25

Howdy, folks! I am one of the many Free Library of Philadelphia Library cards that Philadelphians use in their neighborhood libraries throughout the city. Because I am a part of the Free Library… continue reading Library Card Sign-Up Month | Flippy's Adventures: A Week in the Life of a Free Library Card

By written by Inaara S.    September 13, 2022    1

Free Library staff recently took the time to chat and answer some of our Library-specific Rebuild questions. Read their insights and enthusiasm about what Rebuild (Rebuilding Community… continue reading Free Library and Rebuild: Building Stronger Communities One Park, Recreation Center, and Library at a Time

By written by Jenn D.    December 17, 2021   

Howdy! I am a Free Library of Philadelphia Library Card. Since I am an important part of the Free Library of Philadelphia system, that is the F-L-P, you can call me Flippy for short. I am but one… continue reading A Week in the Life of Flippy, a Free Library Card | Library Card Sign-Up Month

By written by Inaara S.    September 23, 2021   

September is  Library Card Sign-Up Month , and while we all know that a library card grants you instant access to a treasure trove of books, CDs, DVDs, graphic novels, and audiobooks… continue reading Do More With Your Free Library Card!

By written by Kate C.    September 14, 2021    1

As Philadelphia students gear up to return to school at the end of the month, we hope you’ll join the Blanche A. Nixon/Cobbs Creek Library on Friday, August 27 from 12:00 p.m.–3:00… continue reading Join the Cobbs Creek Library for a Community Fair!

By written by Kate C.    August 25, 2021   

by Lillian B. and Jake T. Afraid of shots or needles? Have questions about protecting your health? Get excited to learn with us this National Immunization Awareness Month ! Primarily,… continue reading It’s National Immunization Awareness Month!

By written by Administrator    August 16, 2021   

The City of Philadelphia has declared a Heat Health Emergency beginning at 8:00 a.m. tomorrow, Tuesday, June 29. It will remain in effect until 11:59 p.m. on Wednesday, June 30,… continue reading Seven Free Library Locations to Serve as Cooling Centers During Heat Health Emergency

By written by Jenn D.    June 28, 2021    2

If you have been to the Lovett Memorial Library recently, you have likely seen the Black Lives Matter book walk prominently displayed in its park. The idea came from Lisa Browne of Colorful… continue reading Lovett Library's Book Walk Continues the Conversation on Race

By written by Dana G.    June 23, 2021    2

For Pride Month this year, we’re highlighting one of the most entertaining programs that we offer— Drag Queen Storytime ! I interviewed Ian Morrison (a.k.a. Brittany Lynn) and Amy… continue reading Spotlight on Drag Queen Storytime

By written by Kamilah C.    June 9, 2021   

The primary election is coming up on Tuesday, May 18, and many of our  neighborhood libraries  will again serve as designated voting locations. These libraries will be closed for library… continue reading 37 Free Library Locations to Serve as Polling Places for May 18 Primary Election

By written by Kate C.    May 3, 2021   

Becca at Whitman Library Today at Whitman Library we are baking Apple Yogurt Cake with a Cinnamon Streusel in the middle and on top! Being a baker, I had to start with my strengths. The community… continue reading Baking with Becca: Cooking Outside the Box... with Apples

By written by Rebecca M.    April 14, 2021    2

29 weeks, 374.25 miles, 56 libraries*. That’s the tremendous endeavor Free Library patron and supporter Carolyn Redmond accomplished during the COVID-19 pandemic—to travel to all of… continue reading 29 Weeks, 374.25 Miles, 56 Libraries: A Library Patron's Journey

By written by Jamie K.    March 4, 2021    6

The Logan Library is proud to host the Souls Shot: Portraits of Victims of Gun Violence portrait exhibit now through December 30, Monday through Friday from 1:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m. This exhibit will… continue reading Souls Shot: Victims of Gun Violence Portrait Exhibit On Display at Logan Library

By written by Lynne H.    November 3, 2020    2

If you do not plan to vote by mail, please plan to vote at the polls on  Election Day, Tuesday, November 3 ! Despite COVID-19, many of our neighborhood libraries will again be designated as… continue reading 37 Free Library Locations to Serve as Polling Places in 2020 Presidential Election

By written by Jenn D.    October 27, 2020    2

People have had a fascination with haunted houses for centuries. This year, the Torresdale Library has taken their Haunted House online! These spooky places fill us with chills as spirits and… continue reading The Torresdale Library... is Haunted!

By written by Mike F.    October 26, 2020   

When we reflect on the highly unusual Summer of Wonder 2020 , one highlight stands out for the staff at the North Central Cluster of Libraries – making and sharing Grab ‘n Go… continue reading Summer Outreach in the North Central Cluster

By written by Catherine M.    September 16, 2020    2

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