Tagged Voting and Elections

28 Libraries Will Serve As Polling Places for the April 23, 2024 Primary Election

Primary Election Day is  Tuesday, April 23, 2024 , and 28 of our neighborhood libraries will serve as designated voting locations. Polls are open from 7:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. Remember: anyone in line by 8:00 p.m. is…

30 Libraries Will Serve As Polling Places for the November 7, 2023 Municipal Election

Municipal Election Day is Tuesday, November 7, 2023 , and 30 of our neighborhood libraries will serve as designated voting locations. Polls are open from 7 a.m. until 8 p.m. Remember: anyone in line by 8 p.m. will be…

Don't Forget to Register to Vote by Monday, October 23

Did you know that Pennsylvania makes it easy for you to register to vote? You can find voter registration forms at public libraries, state park offices, state-run Veterans Homes, and many other places. This is part of a big effort to…

32 Libraries Will Serve as Polling Places for the May 16, 2023 Primary Election

Primary Election Day is Tuesday, May 16, 2023, and 32 of our neighborhood libraries will serve as designated voting locations. Polls are open from 7:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. Remember: anyone in line by 8:00 p.m. will be able to vote, so…

35 Library Locations Will Serve as Polling Places for the November 8, 2022 General Election

General Election Day is Tuesday, November 8, 2022 and many of our neighborhood libraries will again serve as designated voting locations. Polls are open from 7:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m.; anyone in line by 8:00 p.m. will be able to vote.…

36 Free Library Locations Will Serve as Polling Places for the Tuesday, May 17 Primary Election

Primary Election Day is Tuesday, May 17, 2022 and many of our neighborhood libraries will again serve as designated voting locations. Polls are open from 7:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m.; anyone in line by 8:00 p.m. will be able to vote. Most…

35 Free Library Locations Will Serve as Polling Places for November 2, 2021 General Election

General Election Day is Tuesday, November 2, 2021 and many of our  neighborhood libraries  will again serve as designated voting locations. These locations will be closed for library services and will only be…

37 Free Library Locations to Serve as Polling Places for May 18 Primary Election

The primary election is coming up on Tuesday, May 18, and many of our  neighborhood libraries  will again serve as designated voting locations. These libraries will be closed for library services and will be open only for voting. Polls…

Information and Resources to Vote in the May 2021 Primary

Whether you’re a first-time voter or someone who’s experienced some transitions since you last voted, now is the time to check your voter status at votesPA.com/status . Do you live in a new neighborhood? Has your name…

Making Her Mark Spotlight: Poetry and Movement Building

by Suzanna Urminska and Sam Perduta Our words carry power—whether as balm or as burnish, our words have the power to come together to form poetry that recalls and reconnects a range of human experiences both personal and…

Reimagining a Recipe for Radical Self Care

by Jena Harris and Suzanna Urminska "In every race, in every nation and in every clime in every period of history there is always an eager-eyed group of youthful patriots who seriously set themselves to right the wrongs done to…

Online Exhibition Experiences to Welcome in the New Year

While the days of immersing ourselves at an in-person exhibit at a favorite gallery or museum are still out of reach for so many of us, as we continue to follow health guidelines to help manage the spread of COVID-19, online versions…

Making Her Mark: Philadelphia Women Fight for the Vote Digital Exhibition Launches

I still remember as a child, coming along as my mother cast her ballot. Standing side by side with my mother, the first person in my family to vote in the U.S., left me with wide-eyed curiosity. The wait in line culminating in a thick…

Know Your Voting Rights on Election Day

With the Election right around the corner, making sure that our voices are heard is now more important than ever. Knowing your voting rights allows you to spot, report and block voter disenfranchisement efforts that may occur in your…

37 Free Library Locations to Serve as Polling Places in 2020 Presidential Election

If you do not plan to vote by mail, please plan to vote at the polls on  Election Day, Tuesday, November 3 ! Despite COVID-19, many of our neighborhood libraries will again be designated as voting locations. These libraries will be…

Your Complete Guide to Mail-In Voting

With Election Day coming up on November 3, it is critical that all citizens are aware of how to make their voices safely and properly heard. This post will cover the basics of mail-in voting and how you can make sure your vote counts…

Voting by Mail? Avoid "Naked Ballots"!

Updated Tuesday, October 20, 2020 12:15 p.m. Spanish and Chinese translations have been added to this blog post. In the real world, small technical details count for a lot. How many checks were never cashed because the person who wrote…

Making Her Mark: Philadelphia Women Fight for the Vote Exhibition Opens Fall 2020

As we find ourselves weeks away from Election Day, consider this question:  Who was the first person in your family to vote?  The stories of Philadelphia women who built and sustained movements dedicated to voting rights is…

The Philadelphia City Commissioners' Office 2024 Elections Resource

Have you ever wondered how the election system works in Philadelphia? The Philadelphia City Commissioners' Office will be at the Northeast Regional Library on Thursday, October 17, from 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. to answer your…

The Philadelphia City Commissioners' Office 2024 Elections Resource

Have you ever wondered how the election system works in Philadelphia? The Philadelphia City Commissioners' Office will be at the Northeast Regional Library on Thursday, September 26, from 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. to answer your…

Your Call to Civic Action. ("Power Up!" Civics & Citizenship Month Program)

SESSION 5. Now that you have all this information, what to do next? Learn how to share your gifts and talents to make Philadelphia a better place to live, learn, and thrive. Part 5 of the Power Up! Civics & Citizenship Month…

The Philadelphia City Commissioners' Office 2024 Elections Resource

Have you ever wondered how the election system works in Philadelphia? The Philadelphia City Commissioners' Office will be at the Northeast Regional Library on Thursday, August 22, from 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. to answer…

The Philadelphia City Commissioners' Office 2024 Elections Resource

Have you ever wondered how the election system works in Philadelphia? The Philadelphia City Commissioners' Office will be in the Parkway Central lobby on Wednesday, July 31, from 2:00 p.m.-4 :00 p.m. to answer…

The Philadelphia City Commissioners' Office 2024 Elections Resource

Have you ever wondered how the election system works in Philadelphia? The Philadelphia City Commissioners' Office will be at the Independence Library on Friday, July 26, from 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. to answer your questions…

The Philadelphia City Commissioners' Office 2024 Elections Resource

Have you ever wondered how the election system works in Philadelphia? The Philadelphia City Commissioners' Office will be at the Northeast Regional Library on Thursday, July 26, from 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. to answer your…

The Philadelphia City Commissioners' Office 2024 Elections Resource

Have you ever wondered how the election system works in Philadelphia? The Philadelphia City Commissioners' Office will be in the Parkway Central lobby on Monday, July 15, from 12:00 p.m.-2 :00 p.m. to answer your…

Presidents of the United States

Under the United States Constitution, the President of the United States is the head of state and head of government of the United States. As chief of the executive branch and face of the federal government as a whole, the presidency is…

U.S. Elections and Politics

This list offers a comprehensive exploration of the intricate world of American elections and politics. Covering a wide range of topics, from historical perspectives to contemporary issues, these titles provide valuable insights into the…

Voting and Elections

Discover information on voter registration, elections, and the different ways to cast your ballot in Pennsylvania. You'll also find comprehensive guides on understanding your rights as a voter, tips for researching candidates and issues,…