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Gun Buy-back & Bucks for Bullets – October 24

By Evon Burton | October 16, 2020 | 0 Comments

Sponsors:  Phila. FIGHT & Mann Up Assoc.  Philadelphia Fight will co-produce a Gun Buyback and Bucks for Bullets event at the Moore’s Memorial Baptist Church, 1421 W Dauphin Street on […]

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You Can Still Register to Vote! Deadline: October 19

By Ted Behr | October 16, 2020 | 0 Comments

Online Registration is easy and quick! Election Day is just 18 days away, and former President Barack Obama is urging voters to register, request online vote-by-mail ballot, and cast their […]

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Mütter Medical Museum Opens Again For In-Person Tours

By Ted Behr | September 30, 2020 | 0 Comments

Philadelphia’s unique Mütter medical museum has opened again for in-person tours, seven days a week from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.   Located at 19 South 22nd Street, the Mütter invites […]

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The Barnes to Display Artwork of Elijah Pierce

By Ted Behr | September 30, 2020 | 0 Comments

 Exhibit of African American Artist Begins September 27  The Barnes Foundation will begin what it terms a landmark exhibition featuring the work of African American woodcarver Elijah Pierce in its […]

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Registration for Election 2020 Will Close: October 19

By Ted Behr | September 30, 2020 | 0 Comments

Michelle Obama stresses importance of this year’s election Michelle Obama said it best!  “This current crisis is a clear reminder of how critical it is to have competent leadership at […]

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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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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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