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A Race To Keep Philadelphia’s Kids Reading Through The Summer

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.

06/16/2014

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Top Alternatives To Shopping On Black Friday In Philadelphia

If shopping, crowds and mayhem just aren’t enjoyable to you, here are some alternatives for how to spend your Black Friday in the Philadelphia area.

11/15/2013

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Celebrating Martin Delany

Martin Delany founded one of the first black newspapers and was one of the first blacks admitted to Harvard Medical School. The Moonstone Arts Center is commemorating his 200th birthday with several events.

05/01/2012

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A Year Of Dickens At The Free Library Of Philadelphia

Writer Charles Dickens would have been 200-years-old on February 7th. The Philadelphia Free Library and a Center City restaurant are celebrating with special events.

01/29/2012

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Money For College

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.

12/14/2011

Not Just Numbers – It’s Impact That Counts

Penn’s Fels Institute of Government recently produced a report on the economic value of the Free Library of Philadelphia’s services.

12/07/2010

Philadelphia’s Top Stuff For Toddlers

That golden age from eighteen months to three years is a fun time with your children, and it’s important to be on the lookout for things that will challenge, stimulate, and entertain your kids.

09/30/2010

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