Tagged Social Media

Join the #ReadersUnite Movement with the Free Library!

As we turn the page on 2016 and embark on exciting new chapters in 2017, a nationwide social media movement is afoot! Led by the New York Public Library (NYPL) , libraries and cultural institutions across the nation are highlighting the…

Social Media Stars Write Books, Don't They?

Do you have a favorite YouTuber? Maybe you love John and Hank Green and their community of Nerdfighters ?  Are you more of a Vine (RIP) enthusiast? Whomever your fave and on whatever platform, there is a really good chance that a…

What I've Learned in a Year at the Free Library

This week marks my one-year anniversary working for the Free Library of Philadelphia Foundation, the non-profit organization that supports the Free Library. I was hired as the system’s social media manager, to use the digital…

Read by 4th: Attendance Awareness Month

by Darrian Hopson "Mom, can I stay home today?" "Mom, I overslept!" "I just don’t feel like going to school today, we’re not doing anything, anyway." We’ve all heard these statements…

Have a Happy Holidaze with Free Library's Spotify Channel

Well, it's that time of year again: The Holidays—or as I like to refer to them—The Holidaze. Whether you celebrate Christmas , Hanukkah , Kwanzaa , Winter Solstice , Festivus , or nothing at all, life in general around…

Read (and Listen) Between The Lines: A Halloween Playlist from Free Library's Spotify Channel

Howl-lo F(r)iends, Welcome back once again to the Free Library of Frightadelphia's bloodcurdling blog! It would seem that you have survived previous playlists and have come back for more maddening music for your aural amusement?…

Take the Free Library Anywhere!

Take the #FreeLibraryAnywhere! Sign up for your library card online and get ebooks, database access, streaming videos, and more—instantly! Show us where you take YOUR Free Library by using #FreeLibraryAnywhere and we’ll…

Word on the Web July 2015

Let's get the "Word on the Web" and check out some recent topics of interest and discussion from the tech, literary, library, and arts and entertainment intersections of the World Wide Web that happened in July 2015. The…

Word on the Web June 2015

Let's get the "Word on the Web" and check out some recent topics of interest and discussion from the tech, literary, library, and arts and entertainment intersections of the World Wide Web that happened in June 2015. First…

Word on the Web May 2015

It's been a few months, but we're back on the blog beat, so let's get the "Word on the Web" and check out some recent topics of interest and discussion from the tech, literary, library, and arts and entertainment…

Sign Up! Digital Access Drive for Philly Tech Week

When it comes to providing digital access and bridging the digital divide , public libraries have been at the forefront of the battle for years. Every day, Free Library of Philadelphia staff champion these efforts by providing public…

Word on the Web February 2015

Let's get the "Word on the Web" and check out some recent topics of interest and discussion from the tech, literary, library, and arts and entertainment intersections of the World Wide Web that happened in February 2015.…

Word on the Web January 2015

Let's get the "Word on the Web" and check out some recent topics of interest and discussion from the tech, literary, library, and arts and entertainment intersections of the World Wide Web that happened in January 2015.…

Word on the Web December 2014

Let's get the "Word on the Web" and check out some recent topics of interest and discussion from the tech, literary, library, and arts and entertainment intersections of the World Wide Web that happened in December 2014.…

Word on the Web November 2014

Let's get the "Word on the Web" and check out some recent topics of interest and discussion from the tech, literary, library, and arts and entertainment intersections of the World Wide Web that happened in November 2014.…

Macabre Movies and Sinematic Sounds: A Halloween Playlist from Free Library's Spotify Channel

Howllo Boils and Ghouls, Welcome back to the Free Library of Frightadelphia's bloodcurdling blog on this most haunted of holidays, Halloween ! If you survived last year's playlist , then you're in for a (trick or) treat this…

Word on the Web October 2014

Let's get the "Word on the Web" and check out some recent topics of interest and discussion from the tech, literary, library, and arts and entertainment intersections of the World Wide Web in October 2014. We Need Diverse…

Word on the Web September 2014

Let's get the "Word on the Web" and check out some recent topics of interest and discussion from the tech, literary, library, and arts and entertainment intersections of the World Wide Web in September 2014. In the…

Word on the Web August 2014

Let's get the "Word on the Web" and check out some recent topics of interest and discussion from the tech, literary, library, and arts and entertainment sections of the World Wide Web in August 2014. Yes, they are…

Word on the Web July 2014

Let's get the "Word on the Web" and check out some recent topics of interest and discussion from the tech, literary, library, and arts and entertainment sections of the World Wide Web in July 2014. Can it really be true?…