Tagged Business Science and Industry

What About Vaccinations?

Do you have questions about vaccinations? Many people do! We know many of you visit the Free Library (in person and online) searching for health information. A new series of blog posts will share ways you can access our materials and…

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…

Tech Week 2015!

Can’t wait for Philly Tech Week 2015 ?  Neither can we!  The Free Library of Philadelphia is a proud partner of PTW2015, organized by Technical.ly Philly , coming to the city April 17-25 this year.  Special…

Surprising Stuff about Patents and Trademarks

Did you know that Eddie Van Halen, Michael Jackson, and Abraham Lincoln were issued patents by the United States Patent and Trademark Office?  Eddie Van Halen (US4656917) patented a guitar support mechanism that would leave both…

Spring Clean Your Finances!

As the snow clears, and temperatures finally begin to warm up, you’re likely preparing to tackle the yearly spring cleaning.  While you are probably thinking of clearing out the clutter in your basement, you should also…

Curious about investing? Wondering what financial resources the Free Library has to offer?

The Business, Science & Industry Department at Parkway Central Library offers resources for all types of investors- from absolute beginners to financial gurus.  Whether you’re looking for information on opening a…