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West Oak Lane Library is on the REBUILD list!...

West Oak Lane Library is on the REBUILD list!

    City Council approves first 64 Rebuild sites: Here's what's coming! | Office of the Mayor
    In early June 2018, City Council approved the first round of sites for Rebuild! Here's what that means and why that's important. Rebuild is the City's program to improve parks, rec centers, playgrounds, and libraries across Philly's neighborhoods. Most sites will be funded through bonds paid for by the Philadelphia Beverage Tax.
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person walking trying to open all automobiles doors which are left unlocked.

There's a man walking down 7500 block of Limekiln Pike and he's checking all doors to your automobiles to see if they were left unlocked. 2 people have had things taken from their automobiles due to their own negligence. He's a petty thief who takes cartons of water and paper towels toilet paper and any change you may have in your car. He even took handicapped placards left in the glove compartment.Please take a moment and lock your doors.He goes from car to car. I witnessed him doing this but he moves quickly.

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Free Library of Pride For the second year, th...

Free Library of Pride For the second year, the Free Library of Philadelphia is going all out for Pride, with neary 50 LGBTQ-related events at its more than 20 branches. “The Free Library of Pride program is really driven by librarians, and the the librarians are really responding to the needs that they see from their patrons,” says Andrew Nurkin, head of the Free Library’s Center for Public Life. That means events for all ages, ranging from the scholarly to the silly. Here are a few highlights and the entire lineup of events: https://libwww.freelibrary.org/calendar/main/home/page/1/terms/free-library-of-pride

    Celebrate Pride Month by returning to its roots
    June is Pride Month, which means celebrations of the LGBTQ community all month long, including the 30th annual Philadelphia Pride Parade this weekend. Pride has become synonymous with rainbow flags, day drinking, and glitter, but it began with the riots at the Stonewall Inn in 1969 and was fueled by decades of activism - raising awareness about AIDS, agitating for equal rights and marriage equality.
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West Oak Lane Library shared Free Library You...

Summer of Wonder is HERE! Come on down and see us at West Oak Lane Library.

    Free Library Youth Services
    Free Library Youth Services added a new photo.
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Jun 05

We had a great time today making rainbow slim...

We had a great time today making rainbow slime!

    West Oak Lane Library
    We had a great time today making rainbow slime!
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Jun 03

Jun 03

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    EZ PLUMBING PERMIT - REPLACE STORM & SANITARY TRAPS, BUILDING DRAIN IF NECCESARY, ALL EXCAVATIONS AND PLUMBING TRENCHES IN EXCESS OF 5' IN DEPTH MUST HAVE APPROVED SHORING IN PLACE AT THE TIME OF INSPECTION PER 2004 PHILADELPHIA PLUMBING CODE. OPENING PMT #201806281.

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    REPLACE CURB TRAP AND FAI AS PER PHILADELPHIA 2004 PLUMBING CODE.

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While there are many different formats these ...

While there are many different formats these days - it looks like traditional books may be best for some children.

    What's Going On In Your Child's Brain When You Read Them A Story?
    "I want The Three Bears!" These days parents, caregivers and teachers have lots of options when it comes to fulfilling that request. You can read a picture book, put on a cartoon, play an audiobook, or even ask Alexa. A newly published study gives some insight into what may be happening inside young children's brains in each of those situations.
    https://www.npr.org

May 30

Online Summer of Wonder programming starts Ju...

Online Summer of Wonder programming starts June 1!

    Summer of Wonder
    Summer is a great time to visit the Free Library! For children and teens, a summer at the library forms a bridge between grade levels so that learning doesn't stop when the weather heats up. Visit the library or participate online for a summer full of fun books and activities.
    https://libwww.freelibrary.org

May 29

More than just books!

More than just books!

    Why Philly's crumbling libraries aren't just libraries anymore | Mike Newall
    In a 103-year-old library in Southwest Philadelphia, where the roof is leaky, the windows are drafty, and the heating and cooling system is as finicky as an old crank, three men sat under dull lights at a bank of computers, trying to land a job.
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May 23

May 23

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    COMPLETE 3/4" WATER SERVICE-PA1#20181373696-"SELF-CERTIFICATION'S ARE NO LONGER PERMITTED" - "ALL EXCAVATIONS AND PLUMBING TRENCHES IN EXCESS OF 5 FEET IN DEPTH MUST HAVE APPROVED SHORING IN PLACE AT THE TIME OF INSPECTION"

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May 22

Commercial Burglary 2580 Frankford Ave DC 18 26 020821

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Homicide 4500 Melrose St DC 17 15 003410 - Duration: 3:34. PhiladelphiaPolice 28,182 views

Homicide 3300 block of N 2nd St DC 17 25 025839 - Duration: 3:06. 27,274 views

Aggravated Assaut Shooting 4401 N 5th St DC# 13 25 075033 - Duration: 2:35. 41,070 views

Stabbing 5527 Lansdowne Ave DC# 14 19 075894 - Duration: 3:01. PhiladelphiaPolice 55,916 views

Commercial Burglary 1851 S Columbus Blvd DC 17 03 000076 - Duration: 4:59. PhiladelphiaPolice 2,882 views

Robbery 5608 N Broad St DC 18 35 013818 - Duration: 2:30. PhiladelphiaPolice 902 views

Shooting 3100 N 6th St DC 15 25 029442 - Duration: 2:29. PhiladelphiaPolice 10,345 views

Robbery Assault 1101 Filbert St DC 17 06 028004 - Duration: 5:13. PhiladelphiaPolice 17,001 views

Shooting 6328 Rising Sun Ave DC# 14 02 036898 - Duration: 2:26. PhiladelphiaPolice 4,881 views

Commerical Robbery 1535 S Broad St DC 18 03 023569 - Duration: 2:01. PhiladelphiaPolice 69 views

Commercial Burglary 7252 Roosevelt Blvd DC 17 02 040814 - Duration: 2:34. PhiladelphiaPolice 1,076 views

Aggravated Assault 501 W Lehigh Ave DC 17 25 096427 - Duration: 2:53. PhiladelphiaPolice 3,563 views

Robbery 8012 Frankford Ave DC# 14 08 002354 - Duration: 2:40. PhiladelphiaPolice 3,771 views

Robbery 4901 N Broad St DC 16 35 008320 - Duration: 2:58. PhiladelphiaPolice 24,105 views

Robbery 3967 Kensington Ave DC 15 24 060357 - Duration: 2:29. PhiladelphiaPolice 2,339 views

    Commercial Burglary 2580 Frankford Ave DC 18 26 020821
    On May 21, 2018, at 4:48 am, an unknown white male gained entry to a business located at 2580 Frankford Avenue through a side window. Once inside the suspect took a MacBook computer, Cannon camera, and tattoo equipment then fled the area in an unknown direction.
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May 22

Commercial Robbery 300 N 63rd St DC 18 19 040146

Robbery Shooting 7228 Ogontz Ave DC#13 14 064873 - Duration: 3:28. PhiladelphiaPolice 165,181 views

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Homicide 1800 W Oxford Ave DC 18 22 018239 - Duration: 2:02. PhiladelphiaPolice 6,520 views

Aggravated Assaut Shooting 4401 N 5th St DC# 13 25 075033 - Duration: 2:35. PhiladelphiaPolice 41,070 views

Shooting 3100 N 6th St DC 15 25 029442 - Duration: 2:29. PhiladelphiaPolice 10,345 views

Aggravated Assault 6757 N 5th St DC 17 35 090484 - Duration: 2:51. 6,946 views

Shooting Incident 1800 E Orleans St DC 15 24 091334 - Duration: 1:54. PhiladelphiaPolice 281,508 views

Homicide 1900 N 25th St DC 16 22 092529 - Duration: 1:38. PhiladelphiaPolice 25,464 views

Shooting 58 W Girard Ave DC# 15 26 000402 - Duration: 1:19. PhiladelphiaPolice 468,215 views

Homicide 2400 South 63rd Street DC# 13 12 074248 - Duration: 1:22. PhiladelphiaPolice 9,788 views

Shooting 2000 S 21st St DC 16 01 035150 - Duration: 1:51. PhiladelphiaPolice 19,995 views

Citizens Bank Robbery 10650 Bustleton Ave DC 15 07 019724 - Duration: 2:04. PhiladelphiaPolice 4,888 views

Homicide 4700 Hoopes St DC 18 16 018133 - Duration: 1:13. 1,357 views

Robbery 100 N 22nd St DC 17 09 006707 - Duration: 2:20. PhiladelphiaPolice 983 views

    Commercial Robbery 300 N 63rd St DC 18 19 040146
    On May 18, 2018, at 7:43 pm, an unknown black male entered Walgreens located at 300 North 63rd Street in West Philadelphia armed with a handgun demanding money. After taking nearly $700 the suspect fled in an unknown direction. There were no injuries reported during this incident.
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All kinds of fun things to do at West Oak Lan...

All kinds of fun things to do at West Oak Lane Library!

    West Oak Lane Library
    All kinds of fun things to do at West Oak Lane Library!
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May 21

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Homicide 3300 block of N 2nd St DC 17 25 025839 - Duration: 3:06. 27,274 views

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Robbery 1000 W Susquehanna St DC 15 22 067262 - Duration: 2:42. 1,807 views

Robbery 2101 W Lehigh Ave DC# 12-39-042544 - Duration: 2:17. 4,657 views

Theft 800 Chestnut St DC 16 06 002527 - Duration: 2:17. 3,159 views

Robbery 5610 Lancaster Ave DC# 14 19 004884 - Duration: 2:32. 4,108 views

Robbery 8012 Frankford Ave DC# 14 08 002354 - Duration: 2:40. 3,771 views

Shooting Incident Victim 300 S 54th St DC 18 18 027296 - Duration: 1:18. 12,176 views

Robbery 6645 Woodland Ave DC# 14 12 085473 - Duration: 2:19. 4,060 views

Police Incident 15th and Girard Ave 01-07-14 - Duration: 1:05:00. 21,208 views

Robbery 4700 N Broad St DC #15 35 087828 - Duration: 3:17. 2,136 views

Commercial Robbery 3731 Walnut St DC 18 18 030444 - Duration: 1:55. PhiladelphiaPolice 39 views

Robbery 7329 Elmwood Ave DC 16 12 020210 - Duration: 2:35. 1,068 views

Commercial Robbery 6705 Torresdale Ave DC 17 15 088141 - Duration: 2:22. PhiladelphiaPolice 1,583 views

Burglary 2008 Oregon Ave DC 15 01 035720 - Duration: 3:21. PhiladelphiaPolice 1,853 views

    Robbery 4101 Lancaster Ave DC 18 16 020734
    Police are looking for a group of five people involved in a violent robbery on May 17, 2018, in West Philadelphia. The unprovoked attack occurred shortly after 1:30 AM, outside a Chinese restaurant located at 4101 Lancaster Avenue. Two males assaulted and robbed the victim, a 55 year-old-male, while two other males and a female looked on.
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May 19

The West Oak Lane Jazz and Arts Festival upda...

    The West Oak Lane Jazz and Arts Festival
    The West Oak Lane Jazz and Arts Festival updated their cover photo.
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May 19

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May 16

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Robbery Assault 1101 Filbert St DC 17 06 028004 - Duration: 5:13. PhiladelphiaPolice 17,001 views

Commercial Robbery 5540 N 5th St DC 17 35 67761 - Duration: 4:53. PhiladelphiaPolice 4,495 views

Robbery 532 W Lehigh Ave DC 15 26 034929 - Duration: 3:00. PhiladelphiaPolice 1,372 views

Commercial Burglary 1851 S Columbus Blvd DC 17 03 000076 - Duration: 4:59. 2,882 views

Burglary 1 Franklin Mills Cir DC# 14 08 029406 - Duration: 3:06. 4,546 views

Commercial Robbery 5262 Walnut St DC 16 18 043741 - Duration: 3:38. PhiladelphiaPolice 2,312 views

Homicide 915 North Front St DC# 14 26-002713 - Duration: 3:40. PhiladelphiaPolice 138,723 views

    Commerical Robbery 1535 S Broad St DC 18 03 023569
    On April 29, 2018, at approximately 4:30 PM, the two unknown black males were captured on surveillance video entering the Philly Wireless store located 1535 South Broad Street. While inside the suspects surveyed the store and after approximately thirty (30) minutes they left.
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May 16

Wet Walter is movin' on up!

Wet Walter is movin' on up!

    West Oak Lane Library
    Wet Walter is movin' on up!
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May 16

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Homicide 4500 Melrose St DC 17 15 003410 - Duration: 3:34. PhiladelphiaPolice 27,827 views

Homicide 3300 block of N 2nd St DC 17 25 025839 - Duration: 3:06. PhiladelphiaPolice 27,274 views

Stabbing 5527 Lansdowne Ave DC# 14 19 075894 - Duration: 3:01. PhiladelphiaPolice 55,786 views

    Commercial Robbery 2115 N 22nd St DC 18 22 036508
    On May 12, 2018, at 8:40 pm, an unknown black male entered the Wine and Spirits Store at 2115 North 22nd Street armed with a handgun demanding money from the cash register. After an employee, a 20 year-old-male, the suspect approximately $110 inside a plastic bag, the suspect fled on foot and was last seen west on Edgley Street.
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May 16

West Oak Lane Library updated their cover pho...

    West Oak Lane Library
    West Oak Lane Library updated their cover photo.
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May 15

Please join Art Matthews in a discussion of h...

Please join Art Matthews in a discussion of his book, Historical Commemoration of the Black in Blue. The book is a collection of photos and articles that commemorate some of the accomplishments of African Americans in law enforcement; primarily in the Philadelphia Police Department. Mr. Matthews has researched the ten-year campaign (from 1871 to 1881) by the African American citizens of the historic 7th Ward, to hire African Americans as police officers. Copies of the book will be available. Thursday, May 17, 2018 6:30 P.M.

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May 14

Learn more about the Free Library's Culinary ...

Learn more about the Free Library's Culinary Literacy Center!

    Through Cooking, Immigrants Better Understand English, America
    Food and conversation go together like love and marriage; they are a natural pairing, one that evokes home and comfort. That is exactly why the Free Library of Philadelphia offers cooking classes to immigrants and refugees. They learn American cooking, sure, but they also learn the English language.
    https://www.voanews.com

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