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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   

by Regina Schliep, Logan Library Work-Study Student During this unusual school year, some neighborhood libraries  have joined forces with local schools and community organizations to support… continue reading Virtual Tutoring Programs Flourish This Spring

By written by Catherine M.    April 12, 2021   

A Voice for Peace, Concord, and Harmony: The XV International Poetry Festival in Philadelphia will virtually congregate poets from Latin America and the United States in an evening of verse and… continue reading Poetry: The Art of Expression!

By written by Mary Marques    April 8, 2021   

Spring has sprung, and so has the Free Library’s Author Events calendar! Our events are, of course, still virtual, so you can enjoy our diverse array of authors from the comfort of wherever… continue reading Spring has Sprung with New Upcoming Author Events!

By written by Author Events    April 7, 2021    1

What are the most popular Googled questions about Ramadan? Here's what we found: When does Ramadan begin and end in 2021? What is allowed and not allowed during Ramadan? What does Ramadan… continue reading Happy Ramadan: Manuscripts of the Muslim World and Beyond!

By written by Joe S.    April 6, 2021   

Coinciding with Women’s History Month, the newest episode of Book Feast uses the luncheon in Virginia Woolf ’s proto-feminist essay A Room of One’s Own (1929) to discuss… continue reading Newest Episode of "Book Feast" Invites Women to the Table

By written by Katherine L.    March 31, 2021   

What happens when you bring together five book-loving kids with the author of the book they just read? We found out on December 16, 2020, when five young readers met virtually with Philadelphia… continue reading Philly Tweens Interview Middle Grade Author Christine Kendall

By written by Jane E.    March 26, 2021   

by Breshay Woods, Culinary Literacy Center Intern Edible Alphabet  is a free English Language Learning (ELL) program offered by the Free Library's  Culinary Literacy Center… continue reading Edible Alphabet Recipe of the Week: Pizza

By written by Lindsay S.    March 24, 2021    1

Every year, one of the most anticipated parts of the One Book, One Philadelphia program is the opportunity for Philadelphians to meet an incredible author. And though we're doing… continue reading Upcoming Virtual Events with One Book Author Jericho Brown (and More!)

By written by Brittanie S.    March 22, 2021   

Today, on March 10—or Mar10 , if you will—we celebrate everything about the red-and-blue-suspendered plumber with extraordinary jumping abilities and a knack for exciting… continue reading Digital Media Spotlight | MAR10 Day and the World of Video Games

By written by Peter SM    March 10, 2021   

‘Tis the season for thawing, Shamrock Shakes, and Spring (finally!). It’s also tax season, so we’re hitting you with some hard truths about everyone’s favorite topic:… continue reading Ask an Accountant: Business Edition

By written by Gillian R.    March 8, 2021   

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

By written by Phil K.    March 5, 2021   

This blog post was written by Becky Shaknovich, Department Head of Parkway Central Library's Children's Department and Field Teen Center . Becky was a member of Cohort 7 of the Skills… continue reading Storytime Pivots During COVID Times

By written by Community-Centered Libraries    March 3, 2021   

Lies. Alternative facts. Demonize and Destroy Your Opponents. Does this sound familiar? Former Senator Joseph R. McCarthy (R-Wisconsin) has been dead for 63 years, but the political tools and… continue reading Trust No One: Joe McCarthy and the Politics of Fear

By written by Richard L.    March 1, 2021    1

“Give women more power in the government offices if the desire is for peace and prosperity." - Gertrude Bustill Mossell Become inspired by stories of perseverance and accomplishment… continue reading Celebrate Women’s History Month with the Free Library!

By written by Andrew N.    March 1, 2021    1

by Evan Guerra, LEAP Maker Mentor  Earthdate August 2020...  I crash landed on this planet. I’m in bad need of repairs. My name is Cheerio B. McBoxface. I am a robot, and I am here… continue reading Meet Cheerio B. McBoxface, the Free Library's First Interactive Robot!

By written by Administrator    February 18, 2021    3

The Art Department is now hosting a virtual book and art-making club and we're excited to kick off our next topic! Art Book Club Online: Picturing Information starts Tuesday, February 2,… continue reading Art Book Club Online

By written by Alina J.    February 2, 2021    1

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