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The Barnes to Display Artwork of Elijah Pierce

By Ted Behr | September 30, 2020 | Comments Off on The Barnes to Display Artwork of Elijah Pierce

 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 | Comments Off on Registration for Election 2020 Will Close: October 19

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 | Comments Off on Black History. Black News. Black Voices.

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 | Comments Off on Stay Connected: Virtual Meeting Basics

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 | Comments Off on Looking for a job? The Library is here to help!

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 | Comments Off on Hurra! Hourra! Hoan Hô! | ebooks in 7 Languages

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 | Comments Off on Free Library Safely Serves Up Virtual Programs

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 | Comments Off on Back to School Resources and Programs for Students

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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Mütter Medical History Museum Reopens

By Ted Behr | September 1, 2020 | Comments Off on Mütter Medical History Museum Reopens

Philadelphia’s unique Mütter medical museum is opening 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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New Guidance on Social Gatherings at Colleges and Universities

By Ted Behr | September 1, 2020 | Comments Off on New Guidance on Social Gatherings at Colleges and Universities

Issued by Phila. Health Dept.  August 29, 2020 The Philadelphia Health Department issued today new guidance for college and university students to avoid all social gatherings with people outside of […]

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