Free Library of Philadelphia
The two-year, $1.5 million grant gives each of the ten schools 30 iPads so that students in kindergarten, first and second grades can access e-books from the Free Library.
The Philadelphia-based Food Trust heads the new initiative, called “Get Hype Philly.”
Three Philadelphia city employees have been honored for outstanding service. They are the winners of this year’s Richardson Dilworth Awards.
There were times, after Siobhan Reardon took the reins of Philadelphia’s Free Library, when she wondered, “What did I do?”
One Book, One Philadelphia kicked off its annual push of reading, literacy, and libraries.
KYW’s Hadas Kuznits reports on one pizza shop’s novel approach to crowdfunding, the Free Library’s efforts toward “culinary literacy,” and a coffee shop with something extra.
The Free Library of Philadelphia has hosted its second monthly session of “Chow Down with Veterans” in its fourth-floor culinary literacy center kitchen.
City officials will be all ears tonight the Free Library, as Philadelphia residents get a chance to weigh in on their vision for a new Love Park.
450 years since his birth, and Shakespeare’s work continues to be exciting. 2014 has become known as the Year of the Bard.
There was a standing ovation from library, civic, and community leaders as Janet Haas of the William Penn Foundation delivered the news.
The Philadelphia public library system will undergo $25 million in renovations thanks to funds from a local philanthropy.
The Free Library of Philadelphia has organized a reading ‘race to prevent the “summer slide,” skills that are lost when kids don’t read over the vacation months.
The signing, this Friday at 11:30am, hosted by the Central Parkway branch of the Free Library, on Logan Circle, is already sold out.
To punctuate a program titled “The Year of the Bard: Shakespeare at 450,” the Free Library teamed up with the Philadelphia Shakespeare Theatre for a birthday party with cake, jugglers, and action sequences.
Thousands of Philadelphia school kids will begin getting city library cards, starting Wednesday.