Comic Con
May 12, 2018

An annual event full of art displays and workshops, discussion panels, gaming, cosplay, and community-building at the Parkway Central Library.

Good Food for All
May 10, 2018

Good Food for All provides education and resources on issues surrounding food insecurity to those who are facing and fighting hunger.

21st Century Literacies in Public Libraries

August 10 – 11, 2016
What role does the public library have in developing and delivering these services? This is the question we will address through our exciting program, 21st Century Literacies in Public Libraries, which will comprise a combination of keynote speakers and targeted papers.


September 17, 2014
TEDxFreeLibraryofPhiladelphia (an independently organized TED event) was the starting point for a wide range of community programs and collaborations between the library and Philadelphia’s innovative thinkers.