Free Library of Philadelphia
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.
The collection of essays chronicles the program’s 30 years of influence beyond the wall.
This week on “What’s Cooking,” KYW’s Hadas Kuznits explores a late-night food option, and one that let’s you trade what you’ve made.
“We have wonderful storytelling featuring brand new picture books, favorite classics,” says the librarian, Miss Margaret.
A recent Pew Charitable Trust study found 69% of Americans preferred the traditional book to the 28% who liked ebooks.
The Free Library of Philadelphia has kicked off the “Year of the Bard: Shakespeare at 450.”
Got some down time with your kids over winter vacation? The holiday is a perfect opportunity for you to explore books and activities at The Free Library of Philadelphia.
Chuck Shechtman, of the accounting firm Shechtman Marks Devor, says, “Our goal is to maintain the culture of caring about our employees and being involved in the community.”
The book is called “The Rejected Stone: Al Sharpton and the Path to American Leadership.”
After a summer of fun at Free Library Hot Spots, children in Philadelphia got the chance Saturday to show off new tech skills they learned during the library’s so-called “Maker Movement.”