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Why DVDs Still Matter

Binge-Watch  (verb) - "Watch multiple episodes of (a television program) in rapid succession, typically by means of DVDs or digital streaming." According to Merriam-Webster, the first known use of the term…

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…

Website Updates: Calendar, Databases, Blog, and Explore!

The Free Library has been hard at work upgrading our website to make it more user-friendly, encourage exploration, and offer better customer service. Our most recent updates include a revamped design and added features and functionality…

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…

How To Get A Library Card - New Online Registration Feature

Continuing our series of blog posts highlighting new features in our revamped and updated Online Catalog , today we bring you a tutorial about Online Registration . You can now sign up for a library card online and instantly receive a…

Request This Download - Discover and Download Digital Items in our New Catalog

It's been a little over a week now since launching our new Online Catalog and we've been hearing your feedback, thanks! Today's tutorial video goes over another useful new feature in our updated catalog: Digital Item…

Introducing The Free Library's New Online Catalog!

The Free Library is happy to announce that we've launched our new Online Catalog ! As we mentioned on the blog and throughout social media last week, our goal was to help make our catalog more user-friendly, encourage exploration,…

New Updates and Features Coming Soon to our Online Catalog!

The Free Library has been hard at work upgrading our online catalog to make it more user-friendly, encourage exploration, and offer better customer service. With many suggestions and feedback from both staff and the public, we will be…

Software Upgrade Saturday, May 16th

Beginning at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 16th, Free Library IT staff will be performing system maintenance on our website. Our online catalog , telephone renewal system, and access to electronic resources will be temporarily unavailable…

Free Library resources for term papers exploring the roots of the rage at the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. Part 2: Book Resources

[ Editorial Note: This is the second of a six part series intended to demonstrate for teachers and students the use of special Free Library of Philadelphia resources for conducting research into issues raised by events in Ferguson, MO…

Regional Research and Operations Center - Material Retrieval

The Free Library of Philadelphia has now made available for request volumes recently moved to the new Free Library Regional Research and Operations Center at South Bank, located at 34th Street and Grays Ferry Avenue. Customers will be…