Free Library of Philadelphia

'One Book, One Philadelphia' Events Kick OffFor the last 14 years, the program has encouraged literacy throughout the city by picking one book for people to read over a six-week span, and then having them discuss it.
The Free Library Of Philadelphia To Host Block Party This WeekendThe Free Library of Philadelphia is holding a block party Saturday.
Learning How To Speak 'American'Every language has its idioms and slang; but how do you learn to speak like an American? In a casual setting at the Philadelphia Free Library.
At Free Library Of Philadelphia, Class Offers Tips On How To Incorporate Seasonal Produce Into Everyday CookingCulinary literacy took center stage at the Free Library of Philadelphia Tuesday night.
Free Library Hosts Swearing-In Ceremony For 50 New U.S. CitizensFifty area residents became United States citizens during a naturalization ceremony today at the Free Library of Philadelphia.
Free Library Of Philadelphia Launches Vocabulary Initiative For Underprivileged Kids'Words At Play.' That's the name of a vocabulary initiative launched Saturday for pre-kindergarten kids in socioeconomic disadvantaged neighborhoods.
First Public Hearing on Comcast Franchises in Philadelphia Draws Scathing CommentsAt the Free Library branch on West Rittenhouse Square, during this first of six public forums this week, Comcast customers with pent-up frustrations sounded off.
Art of Food: The Culinary Literacy Center
Big Federal Grant To Help Link Some Of Philly’s Neediest Elementary Schools With Library ServiceThe 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.
Philadelphia Launches New Program To Get Schoolkids Focused on FitnessThe Philadelphia-based Food Trust heads the new initiative, called "Get Hype Philly."
Philadelphia City Employees Recognized For Going Above And BeyondThree Philadelphia city employees have been honored for outstanding service. They are the winners of this year's Richardson Dilworth Awards.
Philadelphia's Head Librarian Honored As Best In The BusinessThere were times, after Siobhan Reardon took the reins of Philadelphia's Free Library, when she wondered, "What did I do?"

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