Tagged online learning

Fall for Reading with Our Newest Online Reading Challenge!

This past school year, Ms. Pinkston’s second grade class from Bayard Taylor Elementary surprised the Free Library with a new way to look at our Online Reading Challenge . During the Winter and Spring Reading Challenges, they read,…

Language Learning at the Free Library During Adult Education Month!

Looking for a chance to learn or practice a world language like Spanish, Italian, or Mandarin Chinese? Interested in meeting new people, learning to cook a new recipe, and having a great time? Join us in the Culinary Literacy Center for…

Go Back to School with the Free Library!

The calendar still says August, and the weather forecast still says summer, but the new school year is just around the corner— School District of Philadelphia will ring the bell to begin classes on Tuesday, September 3! …

Digital Learning Day Engages Learners of All Ages!

If you are reading this, chances are you are doing so on a computer, tablet, or smartphone. The advancement and use of digital devices is at the forefront of everyday learning. And for that reason, today we celebrate Digital Learning…

Five New Year’s Resolutions the Free Library Can Help You Keep in 2019

‘Tis the season for setting goals and thinking about the person you want to become in the new year! Good news: the Free Library of Philadelphia can help when it comes to making that New Year’s Resolution and sticking to it.…

Here’s How The Free Library Can Help You Keep That New Year’s Resolution

It’s that time of year again! You know, that time. Your neighborhood gym is packed and everyone’s researching the latest fad diet to meet those New Year’s Resolutions as we head into 2018 in just a few short days! No…

Announcing the Free Library’s All Ages Online Winter Reading Challenge!

Beginning December 15, 2017, the Free Library will host an all ages online Winter Reading Challenge. The program encourages participants to continue reading all winter long, and also provides ideas for other fun activities. How do I…

Recap of TLC's 5th Annual Tech-Ed Conference

On Friday, October 6th, the Technology Learning Collaborative (TLC) hosted its 5th Annual Tech-Ed Conference at Parkway Central Library . This year’s theme was "Talking about i-Generation",  which showcased…

Start Your School Year Off Right with These Free Online Resources!

Is everyone ready for the start of another school year? At the Free Library of Philadelphia, we spent the last few weeks of our summer brushing up on the wonderful online resources available on our website to get up to speed for a…

Lynda.com: A New Online Learning Experience from the Free Library

The Free Library of Philadelphia is pleased to announce that beginning today we will offer free access to Lynda.com with your library card ! Lynda.com is an online training and learning tool for business, software, technology, and…

Summer of Wonder Kickoff at Parkway Central!

This week, the Free Library of Philadelphia celebrated the start of Summer of Wonder , our summer reading program, with an annual kickoff event featuring special guest visits and a whole bunch of fun activities at Parkway Central .…

Welcome to the Summer of Wonder!

It’s starting to feel like summer here at the Free Library of Philadelphia. And with the start to the best season of the year, we’re excited for three months of activities, games, dancing, crafting, and, of course, reading!…

Spend Your Snow Day With The Free Library!

Is today a snow day for you or your little ones? Spend it with the Free Library! Our system is open for business, but as always, we recommend checking in with your neighborhood library location before heading out in this blustery…

10 New Year's Resolutions the Free Library Can Help You Keep!

'Tis the season for goal-setting! You might be feeling merry and motivated right now, but as the year gallops along, don't let your resolve wane. Lean on the Free Library to keep your resolutions! Our mission, of course is to…

Click, Engage, and Involve at Technology Learning Collaborative's Conference

The Technology Learning Collaborative (TLC) , an association of service organizations from throughout Philadelphia committed to leveraging technology resources to reduce poverty, improve public health, decrease homelessness,…

Get Your School Year Off to a Great Start with These Online Resources!

Is everyone ready for the start of another school year?  At the Free Library of Philadelphia, we spent the last few weeks of our summer brushing up on the wonderful online resources available on our website to get up to speed…

Summer Reading 2016 – The Summer of Wonder!

The Free Library’s Summer Reading Program begins Monday, June 13 ! Neighborhood libraries will offer programs and activities for all ages, as well as Bingo with a literacy twist for children, and raffles for teens and adults. And…

E-Gadget Help Desk

*** Update: For current information about this service, please contact the Science & Wellness Supervisor at paquetteb@freelibrary.org. *** Looking to discover all the hidden features of your new iPad, e-reader, smart phone, or…

Philly Tech Week Is Back at the Hot Spots!

We are excited to announce that each of our three Hot Spot locations will offer digital-literacy workshops during Philly Tech Week (PTW) , April 29 – May 7. These workshops will delve into storing your data in the cloud…

Featured Resource: Gale Virtual Reference Library

A strong collection of reference material is one of the hallmarks of a good library, and the effective use of reference materials is the hallmark of a good researcher. At the Free Library, we strive to provide you with access…

9 Week Intermediate Spanish Learning Circle

CLASS IS FULL.  TO JOIN THE WAITLIST, EMAIL ADULTLEARNING@FREELIBRARY.ORG Are you interested in learning Spanish or brushing up on your existing Spanish language skills? Have you ever started an online course only to lose…

9 Week Intermediate Spanish Learning Circle

CLASS IS FULL.  TO JOIN THE WAITLIST, EMAIL ADULTLEARNING@FREELIBRARY.ORG Are you interested in learning Spanish or brushing up on your existing Spanish language skills? Have you ever started an online course only to lose…

9 Week Intermediate Spanish Learning Circle

 CLASS IS FULL.  TO JOIN THE WAITLIST, EMAIL ADULTLEARNING@FREELIBRARY.ORG Are you interested in learning Spanish or brushing up on your existing Spanish language skills? Have you ever started an online course only to lose…

Teen Center Language Lab

Come join us Fridays for our language learning lab! Program for teens ages 12-18 only. Contact TeenCenter@freelibrary.org or call 215-686-5395 for more info. Follow @FLPTeenCenter on Facebook and Instagram.

9 Week Intermediate Spanish Learning Circle

CLASS IS FULL.  TO JOIN THE WAITLIST, EMAIL ADULTLEARNING@FREELIBRARY.ORG Are you interested in learning Spanish or brushing up on your existing Spanish language skills? Have you ever started an online course only to lose…

Teen Center Language Lab

Come join us Fridays for our language learning lab! Program for teens ages 12-18 only. Contact TeenCenter@freelibrary.org or call 215-686-5395 for more info. Follow @FLPTeenCenter on Facebook and Instagram.

9 Week Intermediate Spanish Learning Circle

CLASS IS FULL.  TO JOIN THE WAITLIST, EMAIL ADULTLEARNING@FREELIBRARY.ORG Are you interested in learning Spanish or brushing up on your existing Spanish language skills? Have you ever started an online course only to lose…

Teen Center Language Lab

Come join us Fridays for our language learning lab! Program for teens ages 12-18 only. Contact TeenCenter@freelibrary.org or call 215-686-5395 for more info. Follow @FLPTeenCenter on Facebook and Instagram.

9 Week Intermediate Spanish Learning Circle

CLASS IS FULL.  TO JOIN THE WAITLIST, EMAIL ADULTLEARNING@FREELIBRARY.ORG Are you interested in learning Spanish or brushing up on your existing Spanish language skills? Have you ever started an online course only to lose…

Teen Center Language Lab

Come join us Fridays for our language learning lab! Program for teens ages 12-18 only. Contact TeenCenter@freelibrary.org or call 215-686-5395 for more info. Follow @FLPTeenCenter on Facebook and Instagram.

9 Week Intermediate Spanish Learning Circle

CLASS IS FULL.  TO JOIN THE WAITLIST, EMAIL ADULTLEARNING@FREELIBRARY.ORG Are you interested in learning Spanish or brushing up on your existing Spanish language skills? Have you ever started an online course only to lose…

Teen Center Language Lab

Come join us Fridays for our language learning lab! Program for teens ages 12-18 only. Contact TeenCenter@freelibrary.org or call 215-686-5395 for more info. Follow @FLPTeenCenter on Facebook and Instagram.

9 Week Intermediate Spanish Learning Circle

CLASS IS FULL.  TO JOIN THE WAITLIST, EMAIL ADULTLEARNING@FREELIBRARY.ORG Are you interested in learning Spanish or brushing up on your existing Spanish language skills? Have you ever started an online course only to lose…

Mango Languages

Mango Languages is an online language-learning system teaching actual conversation skills for a wide variety of languages.

Lynda.com

Lynda.com is a leading online learning platform that helps anyone learn business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals. Library cardholders have access to the Lynda.com video library of…

Internet Skills for Jobseekers from Generations on Line

Homework Help Online

Get live, online tutoring in English and Spanish, every day from 10 a.m. to midnight for K-12, college students, adult learners, and job seekers. Upload an essay or resume and get feedback. Access a library of study, test prep and career…

Generations on Line Tablet Help

Generations on Line (en Español)

Duolingo

Web-based language learning software.

Bryan Caplan | The Case Against Education: Why the Education System Is a Waste of Time and Money

Watch the video here . Dubbed the “anti-Tiger Mom,” contrarian economist Bryan Caplan is the author of the “wickedly subversive” ( Wall Street Journal ) parenting manifesto Selfish Reasons to Have More Kids , which argues that parenting…

Wayne Pacelle | The Humane Economy: How Innovators and Enlightened Consumers Are Transforming the Lives of Animals

Renowned animal-rights advocate Wayne Pacelle, president and CEO of the Humane Society of the United States, has worked for the passage of more than 500 new state laws and helped to pass more than 25 federal statutes to protect animals…