Summer of Wonder Hub

Need more ideas to fill your summer with fun? Check out our Summer of Wonder Hub to find all of our activities from this summer and past years, as well as read-aloud guides, videos, and more!

Read by 4th Reading Promise

Read by 4th is a citywide coalition of parents and partners making the promise to protect every child's right to read.

Free Library Early Literacy YouTube channel

Free Library of Philadelphia + Child Care Programs + Families = Literacy for Little Ones!

After School Activities Partnerships

ASAP coordinates citywide programs that engage Philadelphia youth (grades K-12) in fun, enriching out-of-school time (OST) activities and also maintains a directory of OST programs across the city.

Conquering Kindergarten

Provides resources for families and teachers to help them support children's development of these skills so they can succeed in school.

Philadelphia Free Food Distribution Sites

Find free food and meals during COVID-19 this summer.

Philly Food Finder Map

A project of the Food Policy Advisory Council to find food resources.


Internet access is a necessary tool for students to stay engaged for the school year and beyond! If you are an eligible pre-K–12 family in need of reliable internet access, you can get connected to free internet through PHLConnectED. To learn more and sign up for the program, dial 2-1-1. For language services, press 8.


The City of Philadelphia and partners are committed to providing fun, safe, and enriching activities for children and families this summer. Staying active, engaged, and safe this summer is important for your child and family's well-being. PlayItSafePHL is your guide to this summer's activities and events.