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Friends of Paschalville Library Advocate for Their Community

By Globe Times Staff | September 25, 2020 | 0 Comments

By Andrea Lemoins The Friends of Paschalville Library  is a group of community members who advocate for their library to support literacy and build community in Southwest Philadelphia. Members come […]

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Black History. Black News. Black Voices.

By Globe Times Staff | September 25, 2020 | 0 Comments

By Jamie Bowers The Free Library is pleased to announce a new digital resource that provides access to the most distinguished African American Newspapers in the United States. Cardholders now […]

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V&S Lanes

By Jackson Adams | September 25, 2020 | 1 Comment

Bowling Alley or Barbershop? V&S Lanes, currently owned by Vanessa and Steve Fred (where V&S comes from), is more than just a typical bowling alley. Located in the depths of […]

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Take a Story Stroll and Enjoy a Book in a Brand New Way

By Globe Times Staff | September 25, 2020 | 0 Comments

By Rachel Robinson, Children’s Librarian, Kingsessing Library, Free Library of Philadelphia *(Originally published as a blog post at the Free Library’s website on August 3, 2020)* Something I love about […]

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Stay Connected: Virtual Meeting Basics

By Globe Times Staff | September 25, 2020 | 0 Comments

By Jamie Bowers, Electronic Resources Coordinator, Free Library of Philadelphia *(Originally published as a blog post at the Free Library’s website on May 21, 2020)* In the age of social […]

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Looking for a job? The Library is here to help!

By Globe Times Staff | September 25, 2020 | 0 Comments

By Omelio Alexander, Digital Resource Specialist, Paschalville Library The Free Library of Philadelphia is currently only open at limited locations and on a limited schedule as we adjust to this […]

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Hurra! Hourra! Hoan Hô! | ebooks in 7 Languages

By Globe Times Staff | September 25, 2020 | 0 Comments

By Jamie Bowers Electronic Resources Coordinator, Free Library of Philadelphia (Originally published as a blog post at the Free Library’s website on August 31, 2020) ¡hurra! 万岁 hoan hô! Ура! […]

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Free Library Safely Serves Up Virtual Programs

By Globe Times Staff | September 25, 2020 | 0 Comments

Online resources and digital media available 24/7 By Kate Copp When our buildings closed to the public due to the COVID-19 pandemic back in March, we could have never imagined […]

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Back to School Resources and Programs for Students

By Globe Times Staff | September 25, 2020 | 0 Comments

By Valerie Taylor-Samuel The new school year starts this week throughout Philadelphia and whether students will be attending school in-person and / or virtually, the Free Library is ready to […]

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Rep. McClinton Calls Emergency Meeting on Gun Violence

By Ted Behr | September 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

Days after a 23-year-old man was shot and killed in broad daylight, state Rep. Joanna McClinton brought community residents, leaders and law enforcement together Thursday night to address the recent […]

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