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In the midst of a heat wave, Science in the Summer continues to spark young minds! For over thirty years, the program has demystified the sciences with free, hands-on learning for students… continue reading Delving into the Science of Me

By written by Emily S.    July 24, 2019    1

I’ve always loved this expression – probably because it includes two of my favorite things: the summer season and dogs! As an idiom, the dog days are the hottest, most humid days of… continue reading More Dog Days of Summer!

By written by Monica C.    July 18, 2019   

The Free Library is delighted that WURD Radio (96.1FM | 900AM) is returning with LIVE broadcasts as part of their Summer of Freedom Tour. This marks the ninth year that WURD will broadcast from… continue reading WURD's Summer of Freedom Library Tour Returns!

By written by Jenn D.    July 2, 2019   

The summer is heating up, and as we all try our best to deal with the rising temperatures, don't forget that the Free Library of Philadelphia is a great place to cool off! From books and… continue reading Celebrate Those Dog Days of Summer with the Free Library!

By written by Kate C.    June 27, 2019   

Another Summer of Wonder is here and The Rosenbach is again excited to offer free admission for families to the museum ! Once you step through the museum’s stately front doors, you’ll… continue reading Summer of Wonder at The Rosenbach

By written by Emilie P.    June 25, 2019   

Wawa Welcome America —the annual festival marking the birthday of the United States here in its very own hometown, Philadelphia—returns once again. From Saturday, June 29, to Thursday,… continue reading Visit the Free Library and The Rosenbach During Wawa Welcome America

By written by Clare F.    June 24, 2019    1

Now that summer is upon us, we hope you’ve got the Free Library on your mind! Whether you’re looking for something fun to do outside, plan to cool off at your neighborhood library… continue reading Summer at the Free Library!

By written by Kate C.    June 13, 2019   

Summer is in full swing: temperatures are high, days are long, school is out for break, and the Ravens are on the rooftop! Join the Raven Society, the Free Library’s community of young… continue reading Ravens on the Rooftop: A Summer Celebration Atop the Parkway Central Library!

By written by Alexa L.    June 5, 2019   

Today marks the last day of classes for School District of Philadelphia teachers and students and the beginning of summer break! Most thoughts and activities will turn to the outdoors, and when… continue reading School's Out for Summer! Keep Cool at a City Pool, Sprayground, and Your Neighborhood Library!

By written by Peter SM    June 4, 2019    3

Summer is finally here – and that means it’s time for another Summer of Wonder with the library! Visit your local neighborhood library or visit us online to earn prizes for reading and… continue reading Attend Free Summer Camps and Workshops in August at Your Neighborhood Library!

By written by Shari K.    June 4, 2019    12

The unofficial start of the summer season begins again this Memorial Day weekend and there will certainly be plenty of activities available for your attention, including all the new blockbusters… continue reading Summer Movies 2019: Cool Celluloid for a Sweltering Summer

By written by Peter SM    May 24, 2019   

Dreaming of summer? We know your children and students are, too. But did you know that over the summer, students can lose three months of reading skills gained in school? This loss can make it… continue reading Preparing for Summer with the Summer Camp Challenge!

By written by Elizabeth K.    April 9, 2019   

The summer is heating up, and as we all try our best to deal with the rising temperatures, don’t forget that the Free Library of Philadelphia is a great place to cool off! From books and… continue reading Celebrate Those Dog Days of Summer with the Free Library!

By written by Kate C.    July 27, 2018    2

The Free Library of Philadelphia is continuing our efforts to make the Summer of Wonder program as available and accessible as possible. In addition to offering Summer of Wonder in all 54 library… continue reading Taking Summer of Wonder Out of the Library

By written by Elizabeth K.    July 19, 2018    1

Are you ready for the new school year? Do you have a child  entering 1st, 2nd, or 3rd grade in the Fall? Get a back-to-school boost with Camp Play and Learn! At Camp Play and Learn, children… continue reading Camp Play and Learn

By written by Elizabeth K.    July 12, 2018   

Ah yes, it's Beach Reads season once again. But really, what does it even mean to call a book a ‘beach read’? Are they books with wintery themes, or set in chilly locations, to… continue reading Beach Reads | Adult Fiction Edition

By written by Kim B.    July 5, 2018   

Ah, summer... The sun is out, the fountains are on, school is out, energy is high, and let's face it—for parents, this can be a challenging time. Here’s a list of things that are… continue reading Five Things To Do With Your Little Kids This Summer in Philadelphia

By written by Sarah S.    June 21, 2018    1

Do you want to improve your English skills? Are you interested in cooking new recipes and eating delicious food? If so, the Culinary Literacy Center has the class for you! Edible Alphabet is a… continue reading Edible Alphabet: Summer 2018 ESOL Cooking Classes Starting Soon!

By written by Lindsay S.    June 18, 2018    1

As summer is approaching and the season of dinner parties and cookouts are among us, it is imperative that one must stack up on cookbooks. There are numerous new cookbooks out on shelves, but this… continue reading Summer Cookbooks: Diversity, Seasonality, and Personality

By written by Paul M.    June 12, 2018   

Maybe you've seen the posters around your local library or neighborhood and thought, "Who created that artwork?" The Free Library of Philadelphia is thrilled that award-winning… continue reading Meet This Year's Summer of Wonder Artist... Ekua Holmes!

By written by Valerie S.    June 8, 2018