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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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Wet Walter is movin' on up!

Wet Walter is movin' on up!

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    Wet Walter is movin' on up!
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5 days ago

West Oak Lane Library updated their cover pho...

    West Oak Lane Library
    West Oak Lane Library updated their cover photo.
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5 days ago

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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    West Oak Lane Library, Philadelphia, PA. 433 likes. Show your appreciation for your local library - become a fan of West Oak Lane today! Want your updates in 140 characters or less? Check out our...
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6 days ago

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

May 12

May 11

Nom, nom, nom, nom. Wet Walter the Pleco love...

Nom, nom, nom, nom. Wet Walter the Pleco loves zucchini. Keep this in mind summer gardeners!

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    Nom, nom, nom, nom. Wet Walter the Pleco loves zucchini. Keep this in mind summer gardeners!
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May 11

Weather is fine for Pokemon Go

Weather is fine for Pokemon Go

    What the Free Library learned about civic engagement from Pokémon Go - Generocity Philly
    Yes, Pokémon Go is still a thing. The augmented reality game for smartphones exploded in Summer 2016 and while its popularity has certainly dwindled, it still had 65 million active monthly users a year out (and still prompts meetups in Philadelphia). The game can obviously bring people together.
    https://generocity.org

May 09

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    EZ PERMIT DECKS- FOR NEW DECKS ACCESSORY TO AN EXISTING ONE FAMILY DWELLING AS PER ATTACHED STANDARD. DEVIATIONS FROM THIS STANDARD WILL RESULT IN PERMIT REVOCATION AND REQUIRE SUBMISSION OF CONSTRUCTION PLANS.

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  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    EZ PERMIT DECKS- FOR NEW DECKS ACCESSORY TO AN EXISTING ONE FAMILY DWELLING AS PER ATTACHED STANDARD. DEVIATIONS FROM THIS STANDARD WILL RESULT IN PERMIT REVOCATION AND REQUIRE SUBMISSION OF CONSTRUCTION PLANS.

    2005 74TH AVE Issued May 7, 2018 Comment

May 07

Not just books and databases at the Free Libr...

Not just books and databases at the Free Library of Philadelphia

    Get cooking at the Free Library's Culinary Literacy Center
    Get out of a cooking rut and try one of a free and low cost cooking class. Plus, see how the CLC brings together the intersection of literacy, food, and nutrition in its various offerings. - Anna Nguyen, Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News
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May 07

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May 05

  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    REPLACEMENT OF DOUBLE SYSTEM CURB TRAPS WITH FAI AS PER PHILADELPHIA 2004 PLUMBING CODE.

    7420 BEVERLY RD Issued May 3, 2018 Comment

May 02

Toddler storytime this morning featured "My C...

Toddler storytime this morning featured "My Cousin Momo", the Pennsylvania One Book Every Young Child title for 2018. We followed the story with a craft that gave the children an opportunity to explore creating and positive self-expression.

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    Toddler storytime this morning featured "My Cousin Momo", the Pennsylvania One Book Every Young Child title for 2018. We followed the story with a craft that gave the children an opportunity to...
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Apr 27

Great news!

Great news!

    Vanguard donates $3M to Free Library of Philadelphia for child literacy
    The Free Library of Philadelphia received the largest corporate grant in its history from the Vanguard Strong Start for Kids Program, the library said on Thursday. The $3 million grant over three years aims to improve early childhood literacy and language development in low-income communities by partnering with local child care sites.
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Apr 25

West Oak Lane Library shared Free Library of ...

Come be inspired at your neighborhood library too!

    Poetry conveys sense of Philadelphia community : Community : WHYY
    Fresh Air opens the window on contemporary arts and issues with guests from worlds as diverse as literature and economics. Terry Gross hosts this multi-award-winning daily interview and features program. Listen 5:34 National Poetry Month is winding down. A few weeks ago, Morning Edition host Jennifer Lynn did a call out for poems penned by WHYY listeners about their communities.
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Apr 25

Apr 21

West Oak Lane Library added 4 new photos.

Star Party Friday evening April 20, 2018 was awesome. We had two astronomers bring their professional telescopes. We saw the moon’s surface in great detail. We also saw Venus and the Big Dipper. Thank you to astronomers Jerry, Mike and Robbin. To all who attended it was a night to remember. I heard one of our young attendees say he never liked science before until now.


Apr 21

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Family event at the library Friday evening Ap...

Family event at the library Friday evening April 20, 2018 7:00-10:00 p.m.


Apr 11

Apr 10

Wet Walter, our suckermouth catfish enjoys Bi...

Wet Walter, our suckermouth catfish enjoys Bib Lettuce. Doesn't his veggie clip remind you of Nemo?


Apr 08

  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    REPLACE CURB TRAP, MAIN DRAIN AND RAIN LEADER PA ONE CALL# 2018-0874053

    7221 BRIAR RD Issued April 5, 2018 Comment

Apr 05

West Oak Lane Library shared Irene Klemas's p...

Join Us at West Oak Lane!

    Citywide Star Party / Philadelphia Science Festival
    People all across the Delaware Valley turn their eyes to the skies for a one-night-only citywide celebration of the cosmos! Join your friends and...
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Apr 05

Important event taking place at the Parkway C...

Important event taking place at the Parkway Central branch of the Free Library!

    Justice in School Funding: A Constitutional Imperative
    Pennsylvania has the greatest gap between rich and poor school districts in the nation. This disparity is the result of one of the lowest state contributions to education in the country. Tens of thousands of students living in poverty languish in under-resourced schools as a result of inadequate and inequitable school funding.
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Apr 04

  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    INTERIOR DEMO NON-BEARING WALLS, FLOORING, CABINETRY, REPLACEMENT OF WINDOWS IN EXISTING LOCATIONS.FOR ALTERATIONS TO AN EXISTING ONE FAMILY DWELLING AS PER ATTACHED STANDARD. DEVIATIONS FROM THIS STANDARD WILL RESULT IN PERMIT REVOCATION AND REQUIRE SUBMISSION OF CONSTRUCTION PLANS.

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Apr 03

West Oak Lane Library added 3 new photos.

We had the Philadelphia Zoo on Wheels at the library this afternoon. Great program!


Apr 03

West Oak Lane Library shared Joseph E. Colema...

Are you an immigrant or refugee (or do you know someone who is)? Stop by and have some questions answered.

Mar 29

Mar 28

West Oak Lane Library shared Free Library of ...

West Oak Lane library is open from 12 noon to 3pm on Thursday. Make sure to stop by and pick up a book or movie for the Holiday weekend.


Mar 28

West Oak Lane Library added an event.

Learn about birds, mammals and reptiles with a visit from the Philadelphia Zoo's Little Zoo on Wheels. They will bring live animals! Space is limited, please sign up advance.

    Philadelphia Zoo on Wheels at West Oak Lane Library!
    Philadelphia Zoo on Wheels at West Oak Lane Library!
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Mar 28

Mar 27

Available at Andorra, Widener and Cecil B. Mo...

Available at Andorra, Widener and Cecil B. Moore.

    Blog: Experience Nature Close-Up with Our Birding Backpack Program!
    Note: The scheduled Saturday, March 18 Migrate to Discovery and Adventure event has been rescheduled to Saturday, April 1, due to inclement weather.
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Mar 26

Volunteers needed for the Safe Corridors prog...

Volunteers needed for the Safe Corridors program at local schools like Pennypacker. McCloskey, Hill-Friedman and Edmonds. Click here to register: Volunteer registration: https://bit.ly/safe215


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