Tagged Spotify

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?…

Harry Potter's Top of the Pops 1980 - 1999

This is really weird, but the Music Department got a call from Nicola Sturgeon , First Minister of Scotland, to come look through a mysterious box found in a dormitory room in the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry in Scotland.…

Some Alternative and Independent Music Selections from Free Library

The Free Library offers a plentiful amount of resources that are easily accessible for citizens of Philadelphia. As a result, the Library enriches individual’s worldly knowledge, increases their exposure to new information, and…

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…

Summer Highlights from New Albums

You might think, in keeping with a certain stereotype, that librarians are so old-school that the only music we listen to comes from the Library’s vinyl collection . And though there may be a kernel of truth to that sterotype of…

Snow Day Reading Favorites for Winter

Getting comfortably literary on a chilly day must be one of life’s great pleasures. Here is one librarian’s handpicked recommendations for snow day reads with an emphasis on heavy page counts and books that bring…

Seasonal Sounds - A Holiday Playlist from Free Library's Spotify Channel

With the holidays in full swing and snow on the ground throughout the city, it seemed like the perfect time to compile a new playlist on our Spotify channel. Also, in the perfect timing department: Spotify announced last week that they…

A Celebration of Nelson Mandela's Life Through Word and Song

"I have cherished the ideal of a democratic and free society in which all persons will live together in harmony and with equal opportunities. It is an ideal which I hope to live for. But, my lord, if needs be, it is an ideal for…

Do The Monster Mash with this Halloween Playlist from Free Library's Spotify Channel

Howllo Boils and Ghouls, Do you know what today is? Why, it's Halloween , of course! What better way to celebrate this haunted holiday then with songs about zombies , monsters , grim reapers , cemeteries , witches , spooky spells ,…

Live from the Music Reference Desk

Are you ever mystified by the information-sleuthing wizardry of your local librarian?  Have you sought out our powers lately?  Just about everyone has daydreamed through a state mandated lesson plan in school at some…

Summer Jams on Free Library's Spotify Channel!

Summer is in full swing right now here at the Free Library: We are well past the half way mark in our Summer Reading 20-Million-Minute Challenge. Thursday storytimes at Eakins Oval have been a big hit since the pop-up park debuted a…

Introducing... Free Library of Philadelphia Spotify

Today the Free Library unveils a new resource for listeners.  Please welcome Free Library Spotify to our community of electronic resources.  If you haven’t already registered for Spotify accounts you will need to do so…