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Philly Career Launch Career Exploration Workshop sessions will take place this April, May, and June at various Free Library locations  and community sites throughout Philadelphia. Have… continue reading Join Philly Career Launch for Our Career Exploration Workshops

By written by Annette M.    April 1, 2024   

The Free Library of Philadelphia’s efforts to restore Frankford Library in Northeast Philadelphia are on track for completion in 2024. Renovations to the library will include updates to the… continue reading Frankford Library Renovations Set for Completion in 2024

By written by Administrator    March 6, 2024    2

The Free Library of Philadelphia is actively restoring six-day service to more of our neighborhood library locations throughout the city. Saturday hours are being rolled out in waves; more… continue reading Six-Day Service Beginning at More Neighborhood Free Library Branches

By written by Administrator    February 15, 2024    11

The Free Library is pleased to announce the addition of three full-time social workers to its Social Services roster. The newly formed Social Services team will provide open office… continue reading Social Services Offered by the Free Library

By written by Administrator    January 8, 2024   

The Free Library of Philadelphia is excited to announce the return of six-day service at 10 of our neighborhood library locations throughout the city. Saturday hours are being rolled out in waves,… continue reading Six-Day Service Beginning at 10 Neighborhood Free Library Branches

By written by Administrator    November 15, 2023    9

Municipal Election Day is Tuesday, November 7, 2023 , and 30 of our neighborhood libraries will serve as designated voting locations. Polls are open from 7 a.m. until 8 p.m.… continue reading 30 Libraries Will Serve As Polling Places for the November 7, 2023 Municipal Election

By written by Bridget G.    November 6, 2023   

The Free Library is excited to announce an update to our hours of operation in many neighborhood libraries, as well as Parkway Central and its departments! These changes are in effect as… continue reading New Hours at Free Library Locations Now in Effect

By written by Administrator    September 26, 2023    39

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

By written by Annette M.    September 11, 2023    3

Residents can get out of the heat and into an air-conditioned space at a neighborhood library with access to books, computers, wireless internet, and other library amenities. The… continue reading Cooling Centers Open at Select Libraries from July 27–29, 2023

By written by Bridget G.    July 26, 2023    1

The Free Library of Philadelphia is thrilled to announce Saturday hours at 10 of our neighborhood library branches for the summer. Beginning Saturday, July 8 to August 26, 2023 , the following… continue reading 10 Neighborhood Free Library Branches Will Be Open on Saturdays

By written by Administrator    June 29, 2023    37

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    4

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

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