Posts Tagged ‘Free Library of Philadelphia’

Neighborhood Libraries Step Into The 21st Century

Neighborhood Libraries Step Into The 21st Century

August 22, 2017  |  Vantage

One of the city's most important assets is our sprawling system of neighborhood libraries. These indispensable, community hubs, 52 in all, are beginning to receive desperately needed TLC after years of financial and structural neglect. Contributor Grace Diliberto gives us the details on two citywide initiatives to revive and reboot libraries for contemporary uses, followed by an extensive survey of some of the city's most architecturally distinct book lenders > more

My Favorite Place: Rare Book Department At FLP

My Favorite Place: Rare Book Department At FLP

November 23, 2016  |  My Favorite Place

Join Charles Dickens, Edgar Allen Poe, and Grip the raven inside the Rare Book Department of the Free Library in the newest installment of My Favorite Place > more

Penn’s “Robot-Friendly Environment” Across The Schuylkill

Penn’s “Robot-Friendly Environment” Across The Schuylkill

October 7, 2016  |  Morning Blend

Saffron on Pennovation Center, Tacony Library artwork approved, and zoning changes around 30th Street Station > more

Previewing The City’s Updated Sustainability Plan

Previewing The City’s Updated Sustainability Plan

August 11, 2016  |  Morning Blend

Greenworks to be simplified and geared toward communities, high commercial vacancy rate along Frankford Ave, charter school changes hands, Free Library to highlight early Mormon history, and relocated garden center to open > more

Parks & Rec To Activate Spaces With Mobile Bar & Garden Program

Parks & Rec To Activate Spaces With Mobile Bar & Garden Program

February 11, 2016  |  Morning Blend

Parks & Rec to get in the beer garden game, Mt. Airy residents to miss Lovett Memorial Library during renovations, Tacony-Disston nominated to National Historic Register, and the School District finds temporary space for Science Leadership Academy in Drexel building > more