Due to the ongoing impact of COVID-19, all Free Library locations will remain closed to the public until safety concerns have subsided, but many programs are proceeding virtually. Learn more.
Feeling at a loss for learning this summer? Looking for fun ways to expand your mind and keep your summer fresh and engaging—even indoors? The Free Library has a new virtual Summer of Wonder…
continue reading Find Your Story with the Free Library’s Virtual Summer of Wonder!
written by Emily S.
May 29, 2020
This is a time of great uncertainty and anxiety for everyone. But if you're a teenager, you may be feeling especially vulnerable. The Free Library is bringing you a series of workshops over…
continue reading Workshops and Resources for Teens Navigating Uncertain Times
written by Erin H.
May 28, 2020
Edible Alphabet is a free English Language Learning (ELL) program offered by the Free Library's Culinary Literacy Center. The mission is to teach English language and literacy skills through…
continue reading Edible Alphabet Recipe of the Week: Thai Citrus Salad
written by Lindsay S.
May 19, 2020
There’s no doubt that this pandemic has turned all of our lives upside down. For those of us with young kids, it means interrupted routines and the increased need for at-home stimulation and…
continue reading Shake Things Up with Baby at Home!
written by Leigh U.
May 7, 2020
Many Philadelphians are struggling to feel secure and confident when it comes to controlling personal finances. Especially in these current times of uncertainty, financial empowerment and literacy…
continue reading Money Mondays at the Free Library!
written by Kalela W.
May 4, 2020
As Salaamu Alikum and Ramadan Mubarak! Yes, Ramadan is finally here! The Free Library of Philadelphia wishes our Muslim friends in Philadelphia and all over a blessed holiday! For those…
continue reading Ramadan Mubarak and QURAN TEEN Virtual Event!
written by Shahadah A.
April 27, 2020
Free Library staff at Tacony Today as part of National Library Week , we’re joining with the American Library Association (ALA) in celebrating National Library…
continue reading We Love Our Free Library Staff!
written by Kate C.
April 21, 2020
We miss being with our library friends for in-person visits, but until our neighborhood libraries open again, we’re excited to bring you some of your favorite offerings online! …
continue reading Find Online Events with Our New Virtual Program Listings!
written by Kate C.
April 15, 2020