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.
Haitian drummers and dancers will perform Wednesday night at the library’s main branch, on Logan Circle, to celebrate the selection of a book by the Haitian-American writer Edwidge Danticat.
Starting now is the 200th anniversary of the birthday of Charles John Huffam Dickens, whose Victorian works have continued to live though generations.
The education department of the Central branch of the Free Library of Philadelphia has hundreds of ‘quirky’ one-of-a-kind listings for financial aid for college.