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What’s In Store for the Free Library of Philadelphia?

1. Big changes at the Parkway Central Library. Six levels of stacks were recently taken down to make way for communal spaces, and the public […]

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Check It Out: The Philadelphian’s Guide to Local Libraries

Old Books Are Awesome A rare-book walking tour for aspiring literati. Read more » Five Philly-Area Libraries You’ll Have to Drag the Kids Out Of […]

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Five Philly-Area Libraries You’ll Have to Drag the Kids Out Of

Langhorne Library Head straight for Penn’s Little Village, a preschooler-size town where kids can fight (make-believe) fires, shop a grocery store, fix a car and […]

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Old Books are Awesome: Here’s Where You Can Find Them in Philly

1. The plush wood-paneled rooms are reason enough to visit the Rare Books department at the Parkway Central Library (1901 Vine Street, Fairmount), but you’ll […]

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24 Things Other Than Books to Check Out From the Library

24 things to take out and check out — no reading required: To Lend: 1. Museum passes. Many area libraries have free passes to places […]