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Can you believe the holidays are here already? We can't! Although it can be the most wonderful time of the year in many ways, this time of year can also bring stress as you ponder your… continue reading Last-Minute Gift Ideas from the Free Library Foundation

By written by Kate C.    December 20, 2023   

Happy Giving Tuesday ! This worldwide movement is an opportunity for people everywhere to use their individual power of generosity to remain connected and support their communities. Here at the… continue reading Support the Free Library of Philadelphia Foundation on Giving Tuesday

By written by Kate C.    November 28, 2023   

With the spirit of giving on our minds, we want to remind you that November 28 is Giving Tuesday ! Founded in 2012, Giving Tuesday has grown into a worldwide movement. It is a powerful way for you… continue reading Giving Tuesday is Coming!

By written by Kate C.    November 21, 2023   

Can you believe the holiday season is almost upon us? While families are preparing to celebrate their favorite holiday traditions, we invite you to join the Free Library of Philadelphia… continue reading Take Part in a Free Library Holiday Tradition: Dedicate a Bookplate!

By written by Kate C.    November 14, 2023   

November is here, and the Free Library of Philadelphia Foundation is excited to soak up the last full month of autumn with programs and events at the Free Library! Browse the  event… continue reading It's the Season of Giving!

By written by Kate C.    November 8, 2023   

Happy Library Giving Day! Today is a day to recognize the incredible work done in library systems throughout North America. Here in Philadelphia, the Free Library serves as a center… continue reading Support the Free Library on Library Giving Day!

By written by Kate C.    April 4, 2023   

November is almost upon us, and it already has us thinking about Thanksgiving and the spirit of giving as the holiday season approaches! Here at the Free Library, we're thankful for … continue reading Give Thanks with the Free Library this November!

By written by Administrator    October 27, 2021   

This  National Library Week , we have reflected on the many fantastic resources, programs, and events the Free Library offers. This past year, staff faced the challenges brought on by… continue reading It’s Library Giving Day!

By written by Laura K.    April 7, 2021   

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

Each holiday season, the Free Library of Philadelphia Foundation creates a festive commemorative bookplate that members of the community can gift in honor or in memory of those they care most… continue reading Take Part in a Free Library Holiday Tradition: Dedicate a Bookplate

By written by Jamie K.    December 8, 2020    1

Passed in March 2020, the CARES Act (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act) includes several provisions designed to bolster the United States economy in response to the COVID-19… continue reading How the CARES Act Impacts Your Charitable Giving

By written by Jamie K.    December 3, 2020    1

It’s Giving Tuesday and the Free Library of Philadelphia Foundation is participating! Giving Tuesday is a global giving movement that was created in 2012 as a simple idea: a day that… continue reading Support the Free Library of Philadelphia on #GivingTuesday!

By written by Jamie K.    December 1, 2020   

You already know that the Free Library offers vital  early literacy  programs,  afterschool  programming, and world-class  civic and cultural  programming – but… continue reading Support the Free Library through the Education Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) Program!

By written by Rebecca G.    August 27, 2020   

This National Library Week , we have reflected on the many fantastic resources, programs, and events the Free Library offers. Even though our doors are temporarily closed and many of our programs… continue reading It's Library Giving Day!

By written by Jamie K.    April 23, 2020   

So many people revel in the spirit of giving this time of year—from giving gifts to loved ones to giving back to their communities. The Free Library and all of our supporters get in the… continue reading Give a Gift to the Free Library Fund this Holiday Season

By written by Jamie K.    December 23, 2019   

Can you believe the holidays are already upon us? Although it's the *most* wonderful time of the year in many ways, from office parties to time away from work to celebrating with loved ones… continue reading Holiday Gift Ideas from the Free Library!

By written by Kate C.    December 10, 2019   

Deciding what holiday gifts to get friends and family is always tricky, especially since this time of year can be so hectic. And once you finally figure that out, you have to worry about actually… continue reading Give a Special Free Library Gift to Someone this Season: Dedicate a Bookplate!

By written by Jamie K.    December 9, 2019   

It’s right around the corner! Join us at Parkway Central Library on Saturday, December 14 at 7:00 p.m. for Music in the Air: A Free Library Fête . The Free Library’s annual gala… continue reading Join us for Music in the Air: A Free Library Fête!

By written by Jamie K.    December 4, 2019    1

It’s Giving Tuesday ! Celebrated on the Tuesday after all of the chaos of Thanksgiving, Black Friday, and Cyber Monday, Giving Tuesday is a time to step back from consumerism and deals.… continue reading It's Giving Tuesday!

By written by Jamie K.    December 3, 2019   

With National Philanthropy Day just a few days ago and Thanksgiving fast approaching, it’s a great time to think about what philanthropy is and what it means to each and every one of… continue reading The Meaning of Philanthropy

By written by Jamie K.    November 21, 2019