Free Library of Philadelphia
In the upcoming year, officials at the Free Library say, they would like everyone in the city to read “Buddha in the Attic,” a novel about the Japanese immigrant experience from the early 20th century through the internment camps of World War II.
A documentary film on male survivors of child sexual abuse will be screened Wednesday at the Free Library of Philadelphia and the public is invited.
A concentration camp used as a tool to cover up mass exterminations is the subject of a daring exhibit now open at the Free Library of Philadelphia.
Change up your routine a bit by attending one of these upcoming fall events in Philadelphia.
The OIG uncovered that Natalie Collins, Linda Robinson and Patricia Finley had stolen more than $9,000 in library funds in three separate schemes from May 2009 to November 2010.
The book, Don’t Forget, God Bless Our Troops, is about the Bidens’ granddaughter and her experiences when her father, Beau Biden, was in Iraq with the Delaware National Guard.
Powell acknowledged he has been peppered with questions this week about the 2012 presidential candidates and his endorsement of President Obama in the 2008 race.
“Every rec center open, every library open, every park open, every pool open this summer,” he said.
Hundreds were at the central branch of the Free Library of Philadelphia Wednesday morning for a job fair that connected applicants with entry-level positions. However, there are still opportunities available.
It should come as no surprise that almost all the libraries of Philadelphia have stories that are as historically rich as the materials within the buildings.
The 10th anniversary season for the One Book, One Philadelphia program at the Free Library of Philadelphia came to a close on Friday night with an interview with author, Edwidge Danticat.
A Pew study of the Free Library of Philadelphia found it’s struggling to cope with changing needs and declining funding.
Jan met her husband, Stan, in their native Philadelphia in 1941, on their first day at the Museum School of Industrial Art. They went on to build a life, and a publishing empire, with their gentle stories about a family of bears inspired by their own lives.
Gov. Tom Corbett wants the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to move Philadelphia’s much-used audio (“talking books”) collection to Pittsburgh.
In February, Black History Month, many books for young people focusing on the black experience are showcased.