The Free Library will close at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 23, and remain closed through Thursday, November 24, in observance of Thanksgiving. All locations will also be closing at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, November 25.
Baking with Becca began at Whitman Library , nestled between 2nd and 3rd Streets on Snyder Avenue in South Philly. When COVID hit, we had to take a long break. I continued to grow and learn to…
continue reading Baking with Becca: Cooking Outside the Box
written by Rebecca M.
April 8, 2021
Are you a renter who has lost income due to COVID-19? You may qualify for rental assistance through the City of Philadelphia's Emergency Rental Assistance Program . Phase 2 of this program is…
continue reading How to Apply for Emergency Rental Assistance: A Walk-through for Tenants and Landlords
written by Michael R.
October 19, 2020
Did you know the Free Library has trained mental health professionals on site at Parkway Central Library to help patrons who are in need of social services and other referrals? Because of all the…
continue reading Spotlight on Michael Rabb for National Social Work Month
written by Autumn M.
March 15, 2018