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Government

South Jersey library apologizes for possibly handing out fake eclipse glasses

Fake Eclipse Glasses

Books

The Free Library to resume Saturday hours at 12 more branches

Free Library Saturday Hours

Education

Villanova to demolish Kennedy Hall to make way for new library building

Villanova Falvey Library

Books

10 Free Library branches are set to resume Saturday hours

Free Library Saturday hours

Books

Free Library of Philadelphia to adjust hours, open Saturdays at all branches

Free Library Philadelphia

Arts & Culture

Sheryl Lee Ralph to discuss memoir, sign books at Parkway Central Library

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Arts & Culture

New limited-edition Free Library card celebrates 50 years of hip-hop

Free Library hip hop

Government

With book bans on the rise nationally, New Jersey lawmakers look to stop them in their state

Books

'Beyond Magenta,' Susan Kuklin's profile of 6 trans teens, has become one of the most banned books in America

Beyond Magenta Kuklin

Streaming

How to use Kanopy, the streaming service that comes with your Free Library card

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Authors

Eagles legend Brian Westbrook publishes inspirational new children's book based on his experiences

Brian Westbrook children's book

Books

One Book, One Philadelphia selects Quiara Alegría Hudes' 'My Broken Language' as this year's title

One Book One Philadelphia

Government

New Philly library director to take charge in aftermath of discrimination allegations

Free Library of Philadelphia

Development

Cape May to turn historic Franklin Street School into county library

Cape May Library School

Arts & Culture

City seeks public input on artwork proposals for North Philly Rebuild site

Mann Rivera Center artwork

Government

Advocate group rallies to increase Free Library of Philadelphia budget beyond pre-pandemic levels

Free Library Funding

Libraries

Free Library of Philadelphia to expand in-person services after two-month shutdown

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Libraries

Free Library of Philadelphia to continue offering limited services despite citywide COVID-19 restrictions

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Government

Philly imposes sweeping new COVID-19 restrictions through rest of 2020

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Appointments

Free Library of Philadelphia taps interim director

Free Library Philadelphia

Libraries

Select Philadelphia Free Library locations beginning to offer limited in-person services

Free Library Philadelphia

Libraries

Free Library director resigns amid accusations of workplace discrimination

Free Library Philadelphia

Government

Face masks will be mandatory in New Jersey as more indoor activities set to get green light

New Jersey indoor activities

Petitions

Philly librarians petition against National Guard being housed in city branches

Free Library Wadsworth Petition

Free Library of Philadelphia

Free Library of Philadelphia eliminates late fees for overdue books

Free Library eliminates late fees

Free Library of Philadelphia

Free Library's new 'Experience Pass' grants free entry to museums, historical sites around Philly

Free Library experience pass

Government

Philly councilwoman supports eliminating Free Library late fees

Free Library Late

Education

Touring book truck to stop at Free Library this week

Philly Free Library bus tour

Controversies

Despite opposition, Lansdale library will host 'Drag Queen Story Fun Time' this weekend

Annie Christ

Community

What you can borrow at Philly libraries besides books: baking pans, blood pressure cuffs, birding bags and more

Central Branch Free Library of Philadelphia

Infrastructure

Philadelphia announces second round of Rebuild sites

Lawncrest Rec

Neighbors

Good neighbors: Toasting special people who quietly help others

Good neighbors

Colleges

Temple names new library after trustee who donated $10 million

Temple Library

Development

Philly reveals proposed sites for citywide Rebuild initiative

Philadelphia Playground

Libraries

Check out the inside of these newly renovated neighborhood libraries

Lillian Marrero Library

Libraries

Drag Queen Storytime set at Philly and Cherry Hill libraries

Drag queen storytime bearded ladies

Education

Curtis Institute digitizing library of historic recordings

Carroll - MLK Day of Service

Budgets

Philly's $500M effort to improve parks, libraries on hold until soda tax litigation resolved

Philadelphia Playground

Author Events

South Jersey author to discuss 'Worst. President. Ever.'

Carroll - Robert Strauss

Videos

WATCH: Woman stops at all 54 Philly libraries in a single day

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Services

Renovations underway to modernize four Philly libraries

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Politics

Philadelphia woman's augmented reality app takes aim at George W. Bush legacy

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