Tagged Midterms Matter

Midterms Matter: Democracy Looks Like You!

Voting is an exercise in democracy. And no matter where you fall on the political spectrum, if you’re not registered to vote, your voice won’t be heard. Midterms matter! And for these crucial 2018 elections, the deadline to…

Quest Film Screening

Called "A portrait of an American Family,"  Quest  is an intimate, moving documentary that captures ten years in the life of a North Philadelphia family. This screening is part of the Free Library's…

Quest Film Screening

Called "A portrait of an American Family,"  Quest  is an intimate, moving documentary that captures ten years in the life of a North Philadelphia family. This screening is part of the Free Library's…

This Is What Democracy Cooks Like

Try delicious, healthy food samples, learn plant-based recipes, and take part in fun, food-centered crafts. Also, hear about food justice and how the legislative process affects what's on our kitchen tables. This program is…

This Is What Democracy Reads Like: A Conversation with Wilson Goode

Join a conversation with the Honorable W. Wilson Goode, former mayor of Philadelphia, about his new book  Black Voters Mattered: A Philadelphia Story . Dr. Goode will talk about how essential voting and elections…

This Is What Democracy Reads Like: A Conversation with Wilson Goode

Join a conversation with the Honorable W. Wilson Goode, former mayor of Philadelphia, about his new book  Black Voters Mattered: A Philadelphia Story . Dr. Goode will talk about how essential voting and elections…

Quest Film Screening

Called "A portrait of an American Family,"  Quest  is an intimate, moving documentary that captures ten years in the life of a North Philadelphia family. This screening is part of the Free Library's…

This Is What Democracy Reads Like: A Conversation with Wilson Goode

Join a conversation with the Honorable W. Wilson Goode, former mayor of Philadelphia, about his new book  Black Voters Mattered: A Philadelphia Story . Dr. Goode will talk about how essential voting and elections…

This Is What Democracy Reads Like: A Conversation with Wilson Goode

Join a conversation with the Honorable W. Wilson Goode, former mayor of Philadelphia, about his new book  Black Voters Mattered: A Philadelphia Story . Dr. Goode will talk about how essential voting and elections…

This Is What Democracy Quilts Like

Decorate your own neighborhood-inspired quilt square with quilter and storyteller Mama Carla Wiley, and take part in roundtable discussions about how we can work towards a shared community vision. The squares will later be sewn together…

This Is What Democracy Reads Like: A Conversation with Wilson Goode

Join a conversation with the Honorable W. Wilson Goode, former mayor of Philadelphia, about his new book  Black Voters Mattered: A Philadelphia Story . Dr. Goode will talk about how essential voting and elections…

This Is What Democracy Moves Like

Learn elements of African and Carribean dance which originated from moves of activism or expressions of solidarity--some of which we still see in today's hip hop, during a free workshop. Also, hear from a civic engagement group…

U.S. Elections and Politics

The United States midterm general election will be held on Tuesday, November 6, 2018. In Pennsylvania, the ballot includes candidates for Governor, Lt. Governor, U.S. Senate, U.S. House of Representatives, the Pennsylvania State Senate,…