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Employment Training orientation on Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at 10 am!
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Live band, fun games, and of course, your fav librarians! Come say hi!
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We are at Literacy Day at Thurgood Marshall! Come say hi!
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May is Mental Health Month, but help is available any time you or someone you know needs it.
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All Free Library of Philadelphia locations will be closed Monday, 5.28.2018 in honor of Memorial Day.
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The man was shot Saturday night in the 300 block of Delphine Street.
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It happened around 3 a.m. Sunday on the 300 block of Delphine Street.
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Today is Armed Forces Day. It is traditionally the third Saturday in May. Thank you to all who have given and served! We salute you! Want to learn more?? -- https://www.cnn.com/2013/08/16/us/armed-forces-day-fast-facts/index.html
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Our chefs made English muffin pizza today, using pizza sauce, cheese, English muffins, and oregano!
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Early Childhood Education Job Fair at the School District of Philadelphia building on Thursday, 6.7 from 4:30 to 7 pm! This is a great opportunity to explore or pursue a career serving very important Philadelphians: our children! Careers in ECE are not limited to teaching; find out how you can get involved. The fair will feature positions such as: •Teacher Assistant •Teachers •Early Intervention Providers •Education Specialist •Home Visitor •Social Worker •Center Director •Program Coordinator •Early Intervention Service Coordinator •Evaluation Specialist •Trainers and Advocate https://www.eventbrite.com/e/early-childhood-job-fair-tickets-44447369278?aff=es2
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Do you need a smoke detector?? Call 3-1-1 today!
"Ramadan will take place between May 15 and June 14 this year. [The Conscious Kid Library] created a list of children’s books about the holy month — and have included some additional titles celebrating Muslim life and culture. All of the books are written by Muslim authors. The books featuring content about Ramadan are noted as #RamadanReads in the book descriptions." https://medium.com/@katieishizukastephens/13-recommended-ownvoices-reads-for-ramadan-6dea354b3eb0
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Wishing you a joyous and blessed Ramadan! Learn more about Ramadan -- http://www.history.com/topics/holidays/ramadan
The Free Library of Philadelphia is hiring for many part time opportunities! Check it out today! https://libwww.freelibrary.org/jobs/JobList.cfm
Our LEAP - Free Library of Philadelphia team was busy today! They made awesome bubble makers out of pipe cleaners! Good job!!!
We explored negative space today. Our students used contact paper hearts and painted the canvas. When they are dry, we will remove the heart!
The FBI/PPD Violent Crimes Task Force is seeking the public’s assistance to identify and locate the subject responsible for the April 9, 2018, attempted robbery of the PNC Bank branch located at 401 West Tabor Road.
Thank you, moms, for all that you do! Learn more about Mother's Day -- http://www.history.com/topics/holidays/mothers-day
He then got out of the vehicle and continued to flee on foot, police said. SkyForce10 captured the man scaling a fence and then climbing onto the rooftop of a building on the 5300 block of North 5th Street.This article has 1 other Philadelphia location (Show)
Police were conducting surveillance on Rivera-Ortiz at 9th Street and Lehigh Avenue in the Kensington section of Philadelphia Wednesday night when, investigators said, he ran into a van, backed into an unmarked police car and nearly ran over two officers before speeding off.
He then drove back onto the Boulevard where he was nearly struck by an oncoming vehicle. Finally, he pulled into a parking lot in the 5300 block of 5th Street and made a run for it with foot patrols in pursuit.This article has 2 other Philadelphia locations (Show)
Luis Rivera-Ortiz, 25, of the 3700 block of Percy Street, was the man who rammed a police car with a van and tried to make a fast getaway, police say. He is charged with Aggravated Assault, Possession of an Instrument of Crime and related offenses.
Rivera-Ortiz was being sought on an active arrest warrant on Wednesday evening. The incident began with Rivera-Ortiz ramming an unmarked police car at 9th and Lehigh streets.
Unfortunately, Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney Branch will be closed through Monday, 5.14.2018 due to cooling issues. Please return all items to the drop box. We apologize for any inconvenience, and hope to see you on Tuesday, 5.15.2018! Please visit Wyoming Library - Free Library of Philadelphia, Lawncrest Branch - Free Library of Philadelphia, Logan Branch Library (Free Library of Philadelphia), or Oak Lane Branch - Free Library of Philadelphia!
...flee on foot, scaling a fence and hopping on top of a building on the 5300 block of 5th Street. Video from news choppers shows the man attempting to jump off the roof before an...This article has 1 other Philadelphia location (Show)
Officers were conducting surveillance in the area of 9th Street and Lehigh Avenue in Kensington when they spotted the suspect around 5 p.m. Police say the man...
The Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney Branch will be open from 2 to 6 pm on Thursday, 5.10.2018. Please return items to the drop box, and we apologize for any inconvenience.
Finally, he pulls into a parking lot in the 5300 block of 5th Street and makes a run for it with foot patrols in pursuit.This article has 1 other Philadelphia location (Show)
Chopper 6HD was over the scene as the 25-year-old suspect tried to make his latest getaway. Officials said this chase began after he rammed an unmarked police car at 9th and Lehigh streets.