1 hour ago

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2 hours ago

  • Bring the Writing Revolution Back to Philly!

    Ms. Smith is asking for $1468.24:
    I need to take my writing instruction to the next level! Teaching myself The Hochman Method is not the same as attending the workshops! Send this teacher to the Spring Workshops!
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10 hours 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...
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33 hours 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!

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38 hours 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!

38 hours 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.

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4 days ago

4 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...
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5 days ago

5 days ago

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.
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5 days ago

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...
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6 days ago

6 days ago

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!

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6 days ago

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.

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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!

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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!
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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!
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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.

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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...
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Nov 13

Streets Department 2017 Philly Leaf Recyclin...

Streets Department 2017 Philly Leaf Recycling Program Bagged Leaf Drop –Off Locations Bagged leaf drop-off will be offered city-wide on Saturdays (with the exception of November 11th and 25th) at 23 designated locations from 9 AM to 3 PM for the duration of the program. Bagged leaves set out at the curb will be collected as trash. Drop-Off Locations • 66th & Haverford Ave. • 54th & Woodbine Ave. • 43rd & Powelton Ave. • 72nd & Buist Ave. • Broad & Christian St. • 20th & Hartranft St. • 15th & Bigler St. • Corinthian & Poplar St. • American & Thompson St. • Graver Lane & Seminole • Cathedral & Ridge Ave. • Washington Ln. & Ardleigh • Upsal & Lowber St. • Wayne Ave. & Logan St. • Fisher & Ogontz Ave. • 5th & Chelten Ave. (water reservoir) • Castor & Foulkrod St. • 1400 Cottman - Pennway & Cottman Ave. (Jardel Rec.) • 2901 Princeton Ave. (Mayfair Rec.) • 7901 Ridgeway St. (Fox Chase Rec.) • 8101 Bustleton Ave. • 2900 Comly Rd. – Palmer Playground • 7231 Torresdale Ave. – Russo Park

    Philadelphia City Councilman At-Large Al Taubenberger
    Streets Department 2017 Philly Leaf Recycling Program Bagged Leaf Drop -Off Locations Bagged leaf drop-off will be offered city-wide on Saturdays (with the exception of November 11th and 25th) at...
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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!

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Nov 12

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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
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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.
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Nov 10

Adults not talking after toddler shoots self with stolen gun, Philadelphia police say

Iban-Kareem Lawson, 2, died when he was struck by a bullet from 9mm handgun in a home on the 200 block of West Godfrey Street.

    Police: Adults not talking after toddler shoots self with stolen gun
    Police say they are having a tough time getting information about the shooting death of a toddler who somehow got his hands on a stolen gun and accidentally pulled the trigger. Iban-Kareem Lawson, 2, died when he was struck by a bullet from 9mm handgun in a home on the 200 block of West Godfrey Street.
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Nov 10

Toddler accidentally shot himself with stolen gun, police say

...old — whom police did not identify — shot himself in the basement of home on the 200 block of West Godfrey Avenue, according to police. Ryan said other people were in the house at the time but...

    Toddler accidentally shot himself with stolen gun, police say
    A 2-year-old boy died Thursday after accidentally shooting himself in the head with a stolen firearm inside his family's Olney rowhouse, but authorities said Friday that they do not anticipate charging anyone with a crime. Homicide Capt. John Ryan said the handgun that the child fired was reported stolen in Cheltenham in 2015.
    http://www.philly.com

Nov 10

Info below!

Info below!

    Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney Branch
    Info below!
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Nov 10

Police: Stolen Gun Found In Basement Following Shooting Death Of 2-Year-Old Boy

Investigators say the gun found in the home’s basement on the 200 block of West Godfrey Avenue is a gun that was stolen.

    Police: Stolen Gun Found In Basement Following Shooting Death Of 2-Year-Old Boy
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - New details are emerging in the death of a 2-year-old boy who was shot in the head in the Olney section of Philadelphia on Thursday. Investigators say the gun found in the home's basement on the 200 block of West Godfrey Avenue is a gun that was stolen.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

Nov 10

Job fair information below --

Job fair information below --

    Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney Branch
    Job fair information below --
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Nov 10

Olney boy's fatal wound was self-inflicted, Philadelphia police say

Distraught friends and family members rushed to the scene Thursday afternoon as word spread that the 2-year-old, who lived in a home in the 200 block of West Godfrey Street, had died of a gunshot wound to the head.

    Police: Olney boy's fatal wound was self-inflicted
    Investigators now say it is clear that the 2-year-old boy who died from a gunshot wound to the head Thursday in Philadelphia's Olney section pulled the trigger himself. Police Commissioner Richard Ross told Action News investigators have determined from the trajectory of the bullet that the boy's wound was self-inflicted.
    http://6abc.com

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!
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Nov 09

Toddler shot in head, killed in Olney

The circumstances of the shooting are not yet known. It occurred about 2:15 p.m. on the 200 block of West Godfrey Avenue, police said.

    Toddler shot in head, killed in Olney
    A 2-year-old boy was shot in the head and killed Thursday in Philadelphia's Olney section, police said The circumstances of the shooting are not yet known. It occurred about 2:15 p.m. on the 200 block of West Godfrey Avenue, police said.
    http://www.philly.com

Nov 09

Toddler Dies After Being Shot in Head in Philly Home

The shooting happened around 2:15 p.m. in the 200 block of West Godfrey Avenue, police said.

    Toddler Dies After Being Shot in Head in Philly Home
    A boy died after being shot in the head Thursday while inside a home in Philadelphia's Olney neighborhood.
    https://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

Nov 09

Police: 2-Year-Old Boy Dies After Being Shot In Head

Police say a 2-year-old boy was struck in the head by a bullet in the 200 block of Godfrey Avenue around 2 p.m.

    Police: 2-Year-Old Boy Dies After Being Shot In Head
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - A young child has died after being shot in the head in the Olney section of Philadelphia on Thursday afternoon. Police say a 2-year-old boy was struck in the head by a bullet in the 200 block of Godfrey Avenue around 2 p.m.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

Nov 09

2-year-old boy dies after shooting in Olney section of Philadelphia

It happened before 2 p.m. Thursday in the 200 block of West Godfrey Street.

    2-year-old boy dies after shooting in Olney
    Today's Top Stories WATCH NOW BREAKING NEWS 2-year-old boy dies after shooting in Olney TOP VIDEOS BREAKING NEWS 2-year-old boy dies after shooting in Olney A young child has died after a shooting in Philadelphia's Olney section. It happened before 2 p.m. Thursday in the 200 block of West Godfrey Street.
    http://6abc.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!
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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!
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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!
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Nov 08

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 --...
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Nov 06

Our next FREE Entrepreneurship Class will tak...

Our next FREE Entrepreneurship Class will take place Wednesday, 11.8 at 6:30 pm!

    Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney Branch
    Our next FREE Entrepreneurship Class will take place Wednesday, 11.8 at 6:30 pm!
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Nov 06

Where to Recycle (aka Compost) Leaves in Philadelphia 2017

<li>5th & Chelten Ave. (water reservoir)</li>

This article has 25 other Philadelphia locations (Show)

<li><span style="letter-spacing: 0em;">66th & Haverford Ave.</span></li>

<li>54th & Woodbine Ave.</li>

<li>43rd & Powelton Ave.</li>

<li>72nd & Buist Ave.</li>

<li>Broad & Christian St.</li>

<li>20th & Hartranft St.</li>

<li>15th & Bigler St.</li>

<li>Corinthian & Poplar St.</li>

<li>Cathedral & Ridge Ave.</li>

<li>Washington Ln. & Ardleigh</li>

<li>Wayne Ave. & Logan St.<br>

Fisher & Ogontz Ave.</li>

<li>Castor & Foulkrod St.</li>

<li>1400 Cottman – Pennway & Cottman Ave. (Jardel Rec.)</li>

<li>1400 Cottman – Pennway & Cottman Ave. (Jardel Rec.)</li>

<li>2901 Princeton Ave. (Mayfair Rec.)</li>

<li>7901 Ridgeway St. (Fox Chase Rec.)</li>

<li>8101 Bustleton Ave.</li>

<li>2900 Comly Rd. – Palmer Playground</li>

<li>7231 Torresdale Ave. – Russo Park</li>

<li>3033 S. 63rd Street (63rd & Passyunk Ave.)</li>

<li>Domino Lane and Umbria Street</li>

<li>State Road and Ashburner Street</li>

<li>2601 W. Glenwood Avenue</li>

<li>51st and Grays Avenue</li>

    Where to Recycle (aka Compost) Leaves in Philadelphia 2017
    It's that time of year again. It's getting colder and the leaves are changing colors. It's beautiful. Then the leaves fall off and we have to rake them - but in the city that often ends up on...
    http://www.greenphillyblog.com

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