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May 06, 2019, 12:40 ET Parkway Central Library Invites Families to Explore the Five Senses with Fully Interactive Exhibition

Touch, see, hear, taste, and smell your way through the Free Library of Philadelphia with its newest family-friendly exhibition, Our 5 Senses—an...


Oct 16, 2018, 13:00 ET Announcing the 2019 One Book, One Philadelphia Selection: "Sing, Unburied, Sing" by Jesmyn Ward

The Free Library of Philadelphia and the Mayor's Office today announced the novel Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward—a staggering road-trip tale of...