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“La poesía es un espacio de libertad/ Poetry is a space of freedom”. Carlos José Pérez Sámano, Mexican poet and writer Poetry explores the language and its… continue reading The lyrical speaker: Finding your own voice through poetry!

By written by Mary Marques    April 7, 2022   

by Nathalie Marquez, Language and Learning Center Intern The Languages and Learning Center has launched the Leamos! ( Let’s Read! ) literacy program, with both virtual and in-person classes… continue reading Leamos! (Let’s Read!) Literacy Program

By written by Administrator    February 11, 2022   

by Germaine Ingram On Sunday, February 13, at 6:00 p.m., live on YouTube , I’ll be in conversation with the tap/jazz aficionado and irrepressible raconteur Hank Smith on his every-so-often… continue reading Hangin’ with Hank: Imagining Louise

By written by Administrator    February 8, 2022   

This February, the Free Library is proud to commemorate Black History Month , honoring the triumphs and achievements of Black Americans throughout U.S. history and celebrating Black history,… continue reading Celebrating Black History Month at the Free Library

By written by Inaara S.    February 1, 2022    1

Join the Adult Literacy Book Club, presented by the Free Library's Languages and Learning Center and Beyond Literacy . Improve your reading skills while reading and discussing interesting… continue reading Adult Literacy Book Club's Winter Book Selection

By written by Phil K.    January 12, 2022   

The Free Library has many resources and programs for Philadelphians of all ages to improve their reading skills! Read, Baby, Read is a Free Library initiative focused on encouraging early literacy… continue reading Improve Your Reading Comprehension Skills with the Free Library

By written by Lindsay S.    January 10, 2022    1

Updated Wednesday, December 15, 2021 4:20 p.m. One of the most popular attractions of the Free Library's Rare Book Department is Grip the Raven, the late lamented pet of author Charles… continue reading Grip: A Poem, Book, and Raven

By written by Chris B.    December 3, 2021   

The 1960 presidential campaign was close, hard-fought, and left both sides feeling embittered. Kennedy’s final margin of victory was less than 115,000 votes out of nearly 70 million… continue reading Frenemies: The Strange Friendship of JFK and Richard Nixon

By written by Richard L.    November 3, 2021   

Manuscripts of the Muslim World and Al-Bustan Seeds of Cultural are offering free, virtual Arabic Conversational Classes! There are many reasons to learn conversational Arabic... There are over… continue reading Let's Speak Arabic!

By written by Joe S.    October 5, 2021    7

After a successful first year, Hear Me Out is back this fall for its second season of monthly dialogues across distance and difference. Hear Me Out is the first state-wide dialogue program of its… continue reading Hear Me Out Event Series Begins a New Year of Virtual Dialogues!

By written by Irma Q.    September 29, 2021   

Join the Adult Literacy Book Club, presented by the Free Library's Languages and Learning Center and Beyond Literacy . Improve your reading skills while reading and discussing interesting… continue reading The Adult Literacy Book Club's Fall Book Selection

By written by Phil K.    September 22, 2021   

This fall, adults working on their English skills in Philadelphia will have several opportunities to learn and practice English with the Free Library's Languages and Learning Center and… continue reading Learn English with the Free Library and University of Pennsylvania GSE!

By written by Lindsay S.    September 3, 2021    1

Many students, parents, caregivers, and teachers are wondering what the upcoming school year is going to look like. The Free Library is here to help you!   Back to School Basics The first day… continue reading Back to School Resources for Students, Families, and Teachers

By written by Emily S.    August 23, 2021   

Since 2019, the Holmesburg Library's Book Club has met biweekly to discuss great modern literature, nineteenth-century classics, and historical nonfiction, to name just a few genres. Not even… continue reading 10 Great Reads from the Holmesburg Library Book Club

By written by David K.    July 13, 2021   

Summer is here, and we know you’re ready for some fun! Whether you’re looking for outdoor, in-person programs or virtual adventures, the Free Library’s Summer of Wonder has got… continue reading Summer of Wonder | Program Highlights for Families

By written by Emily S.    July 13, 2021   

Did you know that July is Anti-Boredom Month ? If your job or class schedule has eased up for the summer and you find yourself with some extra time on your hands, check out these ways to beat… continue reading Beat Boredom with the Free Library in July

By written by Kate C.    July 12, 2021   

Join the Adult Literacy Book Club, presented by the Free Library's Languages and Learning Center and Beyond Literacy . Improve your reading skills while reading and discussing interesting… continue reading The Adult Literacy Book Club's Latest Book Selection

By written by Phil K.    June 24, 2021   

Eight weeks of programs diving into The Tradition , Jericho Brown’s collection of poetry and the One Book, One Philadelphia 2021 title , have gone by in the blink of an eye. We read, we… continue reading Re-Creating Our World: Join Us for the One Book, One Philadelphia Finale

By written by Brittanie S.    June 7, 2021   

Is it any wonder that April is National Poetry Month ? What a beautiful time of year to be in Philadelphia—a veritable poetry capital, vibrant in the face of challenges—and with April… continue reading Celebrate Poetry Month Virtually!

By written by Emily S.    April 20, 2021   

It’s easy to get blasé about Earth Day amidst the many other real concerns we face each day. But caring for the planet we live on was still a radical idea in the United States when… continue reading Why is Earth Week Important?

By written by Emily S.    April 19, 2021   

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