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Sharing cross-cultural stories is so important to developing civic engagement and participation in our communities. Creating safe environments is essential to discovering, exploring, and learning… continue reading Multicultural Fair: Empowering Communities, Quilting Stories

By written by Mary Marques    November 5, 2019    1

It’s 11:30 a.m. on a Tuesday morning and nearly a dozen seniors at the Fumo Family Library are stretching, strengthening, and sweating to Funk, Disco, and Soul tunes. While it’s not… continue reading Senior Strength Training Big Success at Fumo Family Library

By written by Abbe K.    February 15, 2019    1

It’s been said that "everybody has a past." Would you like to delve into yours? If so, we can help you find links to the unknowns in your life and the life of your family with our… continue reading Who's Your Granddaddy?

By written by Lisa-Jane E.    October 4, 2018   

Today, it seems that more Americans than ever before are writing poetry, participating in poetry slams, and entering poetry contests. But as we dive (back?) into poetry and draw inspiration from… continue reading Poetry Is Hot – Again!

By written by Richard L.    October 2, 2018   

Today is Senior Citizens Day , the perfect time to reflect on the Free Library’s myriad offerings for our city’s older residents! As noted when we celebrated Older Americans Month back… continue reading Happy Senior Citizens Day!

By written by Kate C.    August 21, 2018   

Last week, One Book, One Philadelphia joined a session of The Best Day of My Life So Far , which brings together older Philadelphians to write and share their stories. Younger folks are invited to… continue reading #OneBookWednesday: The Best Stories – A Day at Philadelphia’s Senior Center

By written by Brittanie S.    January 31, 2018   

For the members of our Military History Club, each monthly meeting leads to a passionate and well-informed discussion about the major personalities and battles of World War II. The group is led by… continue reading Monthly Military History Club Discusses Major Personalities and Battles of World War II

By written by Richard L.    July 17, 2017    1

What if an entire community wrote one line each on a vintage Underwood Typewriter to create a really, really, long poem? Would it bring world peace? Would love abound? Would we become a united… continue reading Are You the Poetry 'Type'?

By written by Abbe K.    April 17, 2017