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Welcome! From craft to college prep, from movie screenings to film making the Free Library has it all for teens! Check out an event at your local library or visit the Teen Space at the Parkway Central Library on Vine Street. Find awesome programs around the city and find your next great read!

Need homework help? Get access to tutoring services available for Math, Science, English, Social Studies (in Spanish and English), skills building, and a 24-hour writing lab.

Upcoming Events

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Quilting Workshop: Raw Edge Applique Class

Thu, December 8, 2022 11:00 A.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Join us for a beginner friendly quilting class to explore raw edge applique. We will use fabric and sewing techniques to create a different wall hanging in each workshop.  For more information and to register for the workshops, please contact Leslie G. Harris…

Virtual - One on One Resume Review and Mock Interviews with Day and Zimmermann

Thu, December 8, 2022 1:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Looking for an extra boost to aid in the search for your next career?  Come partner with Talent Acquisition Partners from Day & Zimmermann to receive expert advice on your resume, search tips, or even conduct a mock interview.  Whatever support you need, we are here to help! …

Free Library Chess Club

Thu, December 8, 2022 1:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Are you looking for a place to play chess, or are you interested in learning how to play? Join us on Tuesdays from 1:00-4:00 pm in the Heim Center on the First Floor. We have 20 chess sets and a limited amount of clocks available for use, or feel free to bring your own. RSVP at Facebook…

Bike Light Give-Away

Thu, December 8, 2022 2:00 P.M.
Whitman Library

Light up the night and be safe with our bike light giveaway, while they last. Thank you to Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia for the lights. .

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Blog Posts

Exploring More Careers with Field Teen Center: Book Editor!

Ever wondered what it’s like to be a book editor? Or how to become a better storyteller? To answers these questions and more, Field Teen Center interviewed a professional book editor, the latest in a video series exploring creative careers.… continue reading

By Yona Y.    November 29, 2022   

It's Time for High School Choice!

Do you have teens in your life who will be attending high school in Philly next year? They’ve got options. It is time for High School choice selection! The Philadelphia High School system is large, diverse, and has much to offer. Finding… continue reading

By Emily S.    October 13, 2022   

Empathy Versus Misinformation Wrap-Up

Thank you to everyone who came out to our Empathy Versus Misinformation: Transgender Youth series of panels. There has been a lot of interest in transgender youth in the media, and yet so few easy ways to access reliable answers to questions… continue reading

By Shelley R.    September 7, 2022   

Explore Creative Careers with Field Teen Center!

Throughout the month of July, Field Teen Center recorded interviews with a voice actor, four game designers, and a comic book writer. If you’re interested in creative jobs or if you just want to learn more about how your favorite TV shows,… continue reading

By Yona Y.    August 5, 2022