Free Library of Philadelphia
“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.”
Folks at the Free Library of Philadelphia were treated to some surprise performances by members of Dance Philadelphia Argentine Tango.
Check out these top summer reading events for kids in the City of Brotherly Love.
The Rosenbach Library and Museum will become part of the Free Library of Philadelphia Foundation.
“We have a long, long, long, long way before you will see the tactile material disappear,” Free Library president Siobhan Reardon told a Philadelphia City Council hearing.
Septa commuters will be able to pass the time on trains this month with a good book, thanks to a “virtual” library.
This spring, there are numerous festivals and events throughout the city and surrounding suburbs.You might want to start planning your calendar now.
Open the website of the Free Library of Philadelphia and find a ten-year list of wonderful One Book One Philadelphia selections and you’ll bet that the program will survive the next ten years.
Philadelphia’s Chinatown — the fourth largest in the nation — promises the ideal location to celebrate and learn more about the holiday and Asian heritage, but it’s not the only option this year.