Free Library of Philadelphia
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.
Gerald Dickens is in the United States to perform a one-man show of his great-great-grandfather’s famous work, “A Christmas Carol.”
The Free Library of Philadelphia has great expectations for a Charles Dickens impersonator, to be hired for next’s year bicentenary of the writer’s birth.
Concerned with our students’ academic performance, 5 Washington lawmakers introduced the Time for Innovation Matters in Education, the TIME Act, to accelerate school improvement.
Philadelphia’s dive bars will be the subject of a free program, tonight, at the Free Library of Philadelphia. Two recent books by local authors focus on those institutions and library officials are hoping to attract some younger patrons by having them speak.
Reading with a youngster, stopping for questions, interjecting experiences, is not just delightful, but is also really important.
Law Week begins Monday and one of its standard offerings is a way for you to get some time with a lawyer for free.
One Book One Philadelphia is in its ninth year and this year’s choices are two books by Sherman Alexie, War Dances and The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian.