15 hours ago

Wishing all of you a very happy and blessed T...

Wishing all of you a very happy and blessed Thanksgiving! All Free Library of Philadelphia locations will be closed Thursday, November 23rd. Want to learn more about Thanksgiving? http://www.history.com/topics/thanksgiving/history-of-thanksgiving

    Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney Branch
    Wishing all of you a very happy and blessed Thanksgiving! All Free Library of Philadelphia locations will be closed Thursday, November 23rd. Want to learn more about Thanksgiving?...
    https://www.facebook.com

22 hours ago

32 hours ago

More than 3.5 million spectators watch the Ma...

More than 3.5 million spectators watch the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade and 50 million view the parade on television! Learn this and more through HISTORY's infographic!

    Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney Branch
    More than 3.5 million spectators watch the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade and 50 million view the parade on television! Learn this and more through HISTORY's infographic!
    https://www.facebook.com

46 hours ago

  • Theft

    • Thefts

      5600 Block N. 05th St. November 14, 2017 @ 3:39 p.m. Comment

2 days ago

Unfortunately, our library will be closed on ...

Unfortunately, our library will be closed on Wednesday, 11.22 and Friday, 11.24, due to heating issues. All libraries are closed on Thursday, 11.23 for Thanksgiving. Please return all items to the drop box. We are so sorry for the inconvenience. The Logan Branch Library (Free Library of Philadelphia), Lawncrest Branch - Free Library of Philadelphia, and Wyoming Library - Free Library of Philadelphia are all open from 10 am to 3 pm tomorrow and 10 am to 5 pm on Friday. Hope to see you soon! Have a very happy and healthy Thanksgiving!

    Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney Branch
    Unfortunately, our library will be closed on Wednesday, 11.22 and Friday, 11.24, due to heating issues. All libraries are closed on Thursday, 11.23 for Thanksgiving. Please return all items to the...
    https://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

I am so sorry to report that Free Library of ...

I am so sorry to report that Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney Branch will be closed again, tomorrow, Tuesday, 11.20.2017. Please return items to the drop box. We are emptying it daily. We are keeping your holds until after we reopen. We are so sorry for any inconvenience this causes! The Wyoming Library - Free Library of Philadelphia is open from 10 am to 6 pm, and Logan Branch Library (Free Library of Philadelphia) and Lawncrest Branch - Free Library of Philadelphia are open from 12 to 8 pm tomorrow!

    https://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

Get ready for the holidays on North 5th in Olney

Are you shopping this Small Business Saturday? We invite you to explore North 5th Street and shop where global is local!

As a shopper, you are a vital part of our community's success. Help us spread the word about the wonderful diverse businesses, restaurants and service providers that make Olney shine!

3 days ago

We are so sorry! The Free Library of Philade...

We are so sorry! The Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney Branch will be closed today, Monday, 11.20.2017 due to a lack of heat. Please return your items to the drop box. The Logan Branch Library (Free Library of Philadelphia) and Lawncrest Branch - Free Library of Philadelphia are open from 10 am to 6 pm. Please call the Wyoming Library - Free Library of Philadelphia before coming out; they are experiencing a delayed opening.

    https://www.facebook.com

4 days ago

4 days ago

6 days ago

Good morning, everyone! Free Library of Phil...

Good morning, everyone! Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney Branch is closed today due to a building emergency! We have emptied the drop box. Please continue to return your items. Wyoming Library - Free Library of Philadelphia, Oak Lane Branch - Free Library of Philadelphia, and Lawncrest Branch - Free Library of Philadelphiais closed from 10 am to 5 pm. We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience, and we hope to see you next week!

    Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney Branch
    Good morning, everyone! Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney Branch is closed today due to a building emergency! We have emptied the drop box. Please continue to return your items. Wyoming...
    https://www.facebook.com

6 days ago

Nov 16

Remember, all Free Library of Philadelphia ag...

Remember, all Free Library of Philadelphia agencies will be closed on Thursday, 11.23.2017 for Thanksgiving.

    Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney Branch
    Remember, all Free Library of Philadelphia agencies will be closed on Thursday, 11.23.2017 for Thanksgiving.
    https://www.facebook.com

Nov 16

In honor of the Thanksgiving holiday, all age...

In honor of the Thanksgiving holiday, all agencies of the Free Library of Philadelphia will be open from 10 am to 3 pm on Wednesday, 11.22.2017 and closed on Thursday, 11.23.2017. Normal hours will resume on Friday, 11.24.2017. Thank you for your cooperation! Happy Thanksgiving!

    Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney Branch
    In honor of the Thanksgiving holiday, all agencies of the Free Library of Philadelphia will be open from 10 am to 3 pm on Wednesday, 11.22.2017 and closed on Thursday, 11.23.2017. Normal hours will...
    https://www.facebook.com

Nov 16

Commercial Robbery 442 E Wyoming Ave DC 17 25 098177

Theft 5516 N 5th St DC 17 35 026157 - Duration: 2:40. 1,651 views

This article has 15 other Philadelphia locations (Show)

Commercial Robbery 442 E Wyoming Ave DC 17 25 098177

...the bag, the suspect fled from the store and was last seen south on the 4600 block of Hurley Street, then into an alleyway on the west side of the street. The employee was not...

Assault 2049 S 23rd St DC 17 01 042806 - Duration: 3:26. 220 views

Robbery 4860 N Broad St DC 17 35 058312 - Duration: 1:25. 4,964 views

Aggravated Assault 6757 N 5th St DC 17 35 090484 - Duration: 2:51. 782 views

Commercial Robbery 4001 Kensington Ave DC 17 24 073296 - Duration: 1:35. 1,394 views

Aggravated Assault 501 W Lehigh Ave DC 17 25 096427 - Duration: 2:53. 1,910 views

Commercial Burglary 208 S 13th St DC 17 06 030556 - Duration: 4:14. 3,487 views

Commercial Burglary 2301 E Butler St DC 17 24 019940 - Duration: 4:00. 1,100 views

Commercial Robbery 6300 Wheeler St DC 17 12 037409 - Duration: 2:01. 397 views

Robbery 409 E Wyoming Ave DC 16 25 042573 - Duration: 2:42. 906 views

Commercial Robbery 5800 Rising Sun Ave DC 17 02 024975 - Duration: 2:34. 1,002 views

Commercial Robbery 444 E Wyoming Ave DC 16 25 081775 - Duration: 2:15. PhiladelphiaPolice 946 views

Assault 1172 S 9th St DC 17 03 057190 - Duration: 1:33. PhiladelphiaPolice 763 views

Commercial Robbery 1100 Girard Ave DC 16 22 094186 - Duration: 2:27. PhiladelphiaPolice 379 views

    Commercial Robbery 442 E Wyoming Ave DC 17 25 098177
    On Sunday, November 12, 2017, at 2:22 pm, an unknown black male entered the 215 Express cell phone store. Once inside the suspect immediately jumped over the sales counter pointing a handgun at an employee, a 29 year-old male, forcing him toward the cash register demanding him to place the money inside a black school bag.
    https://www.youtube.com/

Nov 16

  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    NEW 100A SERVICE WITH GROUND ROD AND CONTINUOUS GROUNDS... IN ACCORDANCE WITH 2008 NEC FOR A ONE FAMILY BUILDING

    5435 N LAWRENCE ST Issued November 14, 2017 Comment

Nov 15

Sorry to say that Free Library of Philadelphi...

Sorry to say that Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney Branch will be closed again, tomorrow, Thursday, 11.16.2017 due to a building emergency. We are so sorry for any inconvenience, and please return items to the drop box!

    https://www.facebook.com

Nov 15

The Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Oln...

The Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney Branch is having a building emergency. We are waiting for a technician and hope to open soon. Thank you for your patience and understanding. Please call us before visiting us.

    https://www.facebook.com

Nov 15

Nov 14

Another FREE Business Class will be taking pl...

Another FREE Business Class will be taking place on Wednesday, 11.15 at 6:30 pm at Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney Branch, sponsored by The North 5th Street Revitalization Project!

    https://www.facebook.com

Nov 14

Councilwoman Cherelle L. Parker added 3 new p...

Talking with some amazing young people from Olney who are part of the Young City Planners Initiative, run by The Advocacy Institute. Their energy and passion for creating sustainable change in their neighborhood is inspiring. The North 5th Street Revitalization Project #olney

    Councilwoman Cherelle L. Parker
    Councilwoman Cherelle L. Parker, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 430 likes. Lifelong Philadelphian working to close the gap between the "haves" and the "have-nots." Grad of Lincoln, Fels at UPenn. Mom....
    https://www.facebook.com

Nov 14

Lacie, this gorgeous greyhound, is visiting F...

Lacie, this gorgeous greyhound, is visiting Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney Branch on Monday, 12.11.2017 at 4 pm!

    Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney Branch
    Lacie, this gorgeous greyhound, is visiting Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney Branch on Monday, 12.11.2017 at 4 pm!
    https://www.facebook.com

Nov 14

Check out this neat program offered at the Fr...

Check out this neat program offered at the Free Library of Philadelphia Culinary Literacy Center, located at 19th and Vine!

    Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney Branch
    Check out this neat program offered at the Free Library of Philadelphia Culinary Literacy Center, located at 19th and Vine!
    https://www.facebook.com

Nov 14

Due to building repairs, Free Library of Phil...

Due to building repairs, Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney Branch is closed today, Tuesday, 11.14.2017. We apologize for any inconvenience. Please return all items in the dropbox. Wyoming Library - Free Library of Philadelphia is open today from 10 am to 6 pm, and Lawncrest Branch - Free Library of Philadelphia is open from 12 to 8 pm.

    https://www.facebook.com

Nov 14

Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney B...

This Thursday, 11.16.2017, join Councilwoman Cindy Bass at Oasis City Church.

    Replacing the School Reform Commission: What's Next?
    There will be five hearings in five different areas of the 8th District. Check back to this event page for location updates!!! SCHEDULED HEARING DATES...
    https://www.facebook.com

Nov 13

Nov 13

Police: 1 Person Critically Injured In Olney Double Shooting

Authorities say the shooting took place around 8:45 p.m. Sunday along the 100 block of W. Clarkson Avenue near Mascher Street.

    Police: 1 Person Critically Injured In Olney Double Shooting
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - - Philadelphia police are investigating after a shooting leaves two men injured in the Olney section of the city. Authorities say the shooting took place around 8:45 p.m. Sunday along the 100 block of W. Clarkson Avenue near Mascher Street. Two men were transported to Einstein Hospital with gun shot wounds.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

Nov 12

We are so sorry about the emergency closing o...

We are so sorry about the emergency closing on Friday, 11.10.2017. Before you come visit us tomorrow, please give us a call! Have a great Sunday!

    https://www.facebook.com

Nov 11

Thank you to all of our veterans and their fa...

Thank you to all of our veterans and their families! Want to learn more about Veterans' Day? http://www.history.com/topics/holidays/history-of-veterans-day

    Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney Branch
    Thank you to all of our veterans and their families! Want to learn more about Veterans' Day? http://www.history.com/topics/holidays/history-of-veterans-day
    https://www.facebook.com

Nov 11

Nov 11

  • USE PERMIT

    FAMILY DAY CARE FOR A MAXIMUM SIX(6) CHILDREN WITH ACCESSORY PREPARING AND SERVING OF FOOD, INCIDENTIAL TO AND PART OF A SINGLE FAMILY DWELLING.(NO SIGNS ON THIS PERMIT)

    5826 N FAIRHILL ST Issued November 9, 2017 Comment

Nov 10

Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney B...

First code blue of the season! Info below if you see someone who needs help.

    City of Philadelphia Government
    The Office of Homeless Services has declared the first Code Blue of the cold weather season. Call 215-232-1984 if you see someone who needs shelter.
    https://www.facebook.com

Nov 10

Info below!

Info below!

    Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney Branch
    Info below!
    https://www.facebook.com

Nov 10

Job fair information below --

Job fair information below --

    Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney Branch
    Job fair information below --
    https://www.facebook.com

Nov 10

Nov 09

Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney B...

Our LEAP - Free Library of Philadelphia students said farewell to Ms. Arlene today! She will be returning to her home location. She will be missed!

    Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney Branch
    Our LEAP - Free Library of Philadelphia signed a card for Ms. Arlene!
    https://www.facebook.com

Nov 09

The greyhounds are visiting Free Library of P...

The greyhounds are visiting Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney Branch on Monday, 12.11 at 4 pm!

    Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney Branch
    The greyhounds are visiting Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney Branch on Monday, 12.11 at 4 pm!
    https://www.facebook.com

Nov 09

The Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Oln...

The Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney Branch will open today, 11.9.2017, from 2-6 pm, due to professional development. We apologize for any inconvenience!

    Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney Branch
    The Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney Branch will open today, 11.9.2017, from 2-6 pm, due to professional development. We apologize for any inconvenience!
    https://www.facebook.com

Nov 08

Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney B...

Our LEAP - Free Library of Philadelphia students were given a challenge -- build a holder only using tape, straws, and index cards, enough to hold 100 pennies! Good work, everyone!

    Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney Branch
    Our LEAP - Free Library of Philadelphia students were given a challenge -- build a holder only using tape, straws, and index cards, enough to hold 100 pennies! Good work, everyone!
    https://www.facebook.com

Nov 08

Our LEAP - Free Library of Philadelphia teens...

Our LEAP - Free Library of Philadelphia teens made these awesome turkeys with our students yesterday!

    Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney Branch
    Our LEAP - Free Library of Philadelphia teens made these awesome turkeys with our students yesterday!
    https://www.facebook.com

Nov 08

Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney B...

Our students worked on positive and negative painting techniques yesterday! Then, they enjoyed painting their own picture!

    Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney Branch
    Our students worked on positive and negative painting techniques yesterday! Then, they enjoyed painting their own picture!
    https://www.facebook.com

Nov 07

Remember to go out today and vote! Here are ...

Remember to go out today and vote! Here are the candidates running for office -- https://www.philadelphiavotes.com/en/voters/candidates-for-office Find out where you vote -- https://www.philadelphiavotes.com/index.php?option=com_voterapp&tmpl=component

    Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney Branch
    Remember to go out today and vote! Here are the candidates running for office -- https://www.philadelphiavotes.com/en/voters/candidates-for-office Find out where you vote --...
    https://www.facebook.com

Nov 07

About

EveryBlock collects 20 types of news in Philadelphia — including articles, real estate listings, meetups and conversations neighbors are having — and organizes it by location. Here is all the recent news and discussion near 5600-5699 N. 3rd St.

Upcoming events

Fri

Sat

View full calendar →

Thousands of neighbors connect and get their news via EveryBlock, including:

Xu Ren Ralph Whitehead Chena Saunders Jhon Smth Kiddie Carriage Danielle Worrell Stephanie Prosinski Brandon McDonald Gwynn Reed richardcarter

You're 60 seconds from creating an account and joining them…

or
Enter your email address