9 hours ago

Free headshots available. Click the link for...

Free headshots available. Click the link for more information!

    Events: Headshots at the BRIC!
    Get a FREE headshot photo taken at the Business Resource Innovation Center (BRIC)! Headshots are a new service for entrepreneurs, nonprofit professionals, job seekers, and more! Use your photo to enhance your professional portfolio and make your LinkedIn profile stand out among the selfies! Headshots will take place on Fridays from 11:00 a.m.
    https://libwww.freelibrary.org

31 hours ago

The Free Library is closed today for Presiden...

The Free Library is closed today for President's Day but our website is always open! Visit www.freelibrary.org for a wide variety of streaming and downloadable media including ebooks, movies and music, magazines, and podcasts from our Author Events series.

    Free Library of Philadelphia
    Website for the Free Library of Philadelphia, its programs, resources, and services. One of the largest public library systems in the world, FLP has established its Internet presence to enhance and extend its services to the citizens of Philadelphia, the Delaware Valley, and beyond.
    http://www.freelibrary.org

32 hours ago

Scholarship opportunity below!

Scholarship opportunity below!

    Firstrust Samuel A. Green Scholarship Program
    Submit an essay on college education by 3/23/18 for your chance to earn a $10,000 academic scholarship! Click for more details.
    https://www.firstrustscholarship.com

36 hours ago

Things to do in Olney Presentation

Here is the presentation given at the February 2018 GOCA meeting.  It is not a final list – it is a starting list.  If you have suggestions for activities or find a link that isn’t working, please let us know through our Contact Us link.  GOCA hopes this is a work in progress so that it is a useful reference for the community.

    GOCA: The Greater Olney Civic Association " Things to do in Olney Presentation
    GOCA: The Greater Olney Civic Association - The Greater Olney Civic Association is an umbrella organization whose mission is to study, plan, coordinate and promote the overall civic, economic, ecological and cultural welfare of the community within the Olney Master Plan area.
    http://www.goca.org

44 hours ago

All Free Library of Philadelphia agencies are...

All Free Library of Philadelphia agencies are closed on Monday, 2.19.2018 in honor of Presidents' Day! Want to learn more about this holiday? http://www.history.com/topics/holidays/presidents-day

    Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney Branch
    All Free Library of Philadelphia agencies are closed on Monday, 2.19.2018 in honor of Presidents' Day! Want to learn more about this holiday? http://www.history.com/topics/holidays/presidents-day
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3 days ago

The Free Library is closed Monday, February 1...

The Free Library is closed Monday, February 19 for President's Day.

    Lawncrest Branch - Free Library of Philadelphia
    Lawncrest Branch - Free Library of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 439 likes · 6 talking about this · 408 were here. A library outranks any other thing a community can do to benefit its people. -...
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3 days ago

Remember, Philadelphia Federal Credit Union i...

Remember, Philadelphia Federal Credit Union is coming to Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney Branch on Wednesday, 2.28.2018! Details below!

    Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney Branch
    Remember, Philadelphia Federal Credit Union is coming to Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney Branch on Wednesday, 2.28.2018! Details below!
    https://www.facebook.com

4 days ago

4 days ago

Film Screening: Crooklyn Saturday, March 10, ...

Film Screening: Crooklyn Saturday, March 10, 1:00 P.M. Spike Lee’s semi-autobiographical portrait of a school teacher, her stubborn jazz-musician husband, and their five kids living in Brooklyn in 1973. (Rated PG-13)

    Lawncrest Branch - Free Library of Philadelphia
    Film Screening: Crooklyn Saturday, March 10, 1:00 P.M. Spike Lee's semi-autobiographical portrait of a school teacher, her stubborn jazz-musician husband, and their five kids living in Brooklyn in...
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4 days ago

Happy Lunar New Year! It's the year of the d...

Happy Lunar New Year! It's the year of the dog! Want to learn more about this holiday? http://www.history.com/topics/holidays/chinese-new-year

    Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney Branch
    Happy Lunar New Year! It's the year of the dog! Want to learn more about this holiday? http://www.history.com/topics/holidays/chinese-new-year
    https://www.facebook.com

4 days ago

On Wednesday, 3.28 at 6:30 pm, we are hosting...

On Wednesday, 3.28 at 6:30 pm, we are hosting an information session on our Friends of the Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney Branch! Please share!

    Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney Branch
    On Wednesday, 3.28 at 6:30 pm, we are hosting an information session on our Friends of the Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney Branch! Please share!
    https://www.facebook.com

5 days ago

5 days ago

Did you know that it is Susan B. Anthony's bi...

Did you know that it is Susan B. Anthony's birthday today? Learn more -- https://www.biography.com/people/susan-b-anthony-194905

    Susan B. Anthony
    Susan B. Anthony was a suffragist, abolitionist, author and speaker who was the president of the National American Woman Suffrage Association.
    https://www.biography.com

5 days ago

Please plan to attend the next meeting of the...

Please plan to attend the next meeting of the Lawncrest Community Association on Tuesday, February 20th, 2018 at 7:00PM at St. William’s Social Hall. Doors open at 6:30PM.

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6 days ago

6 days ago

6 days ago

Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney B...

Another Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) position ...

    The Delaware Valley Is Hiring
    Happy Tuesday!!! At this time SEPTA is recruiting for a Customer Service Specialist(IBT) in its Customer Service Department. The starting salary for this position is $25.01 an hour. APPLY HERE:...
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6 days ago

Happy Valentine's Day! Want to learn about t...

Happy Valentine's Day! Want to learn about this holiday? http://www.history.com/topics/valentines-day

    Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney Branch
    Happy Valentine's Day! Want to learn about this holiday? http://www.history.com/topics/valentines-day
    https://www.facebook.com

6 days ago

Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney B...

Info below

    The Delaware Valley Is Hiring
    Happy Sunday! SEPTA is seeking a Dispatcher - CCT (Customized Community Transportation). Salary Range: -$43,108 - $53,872 - Apply⬇️⬇️...
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Feb 13

Free tax prep at Free Library of Philadelphia...

Free tax prep at Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central on Saturday, 3.3.2018 from 9 am to 3 pm! Information can be found in the link below! https://libwww.freelibrary.org/blog/post/3222

    Blog: Free Tax Preparation and Resource Fair
    On Saturday, March 3, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m., Parkway Central Library welcomes back the United Way and the Campaign for Working Families for our second annual Free Tax Prep & Resource Fair. Community organizations will be available to connect tax filers to local, state, and national resources that help individuals and families to grow their financial assets.
    https://libwww.freelibrary.org

Feb 13

May you be blessed with success, prosperity, ...

May you be blessed with success, prosperity, and happiness on Mahashivarati and always! Want to learn more about this holiday? http://www.hindustantimes.com/art-and-culture/why-do-we-celebrate-maha-shivaratri-shiva-s-wedding-emergence-of-shivalinga-and-other-mythical-stories/story-vx4jExwU8yju1AsXkK7XFJ.html

    Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney Branch
    May you be blessed with success, prosperity, and happiness on Mahashivarati and always! Want to learn more about this holiday?...
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Feb 13

Happy Mardi Gras! Happy Fat Tuesday! Happy ...

Happy Mardi Gras! Happy Fat Tuesday! Happy Pączki Day! Want to learn more about this holiday? http://www.history.com/topics/holidays/mardi-gras

Feb 12

Our 215.685.2846 phone line is out. Please c...

Our 215.685.2846 phone line is out. Please call us on 215.685.2845. Thank you, and we apologize for any inconvenience!

    Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney Branch
    Our 215.685.2846 phone line is out. Please call us on 215.685.2845. Thank you, and we apologize for any inconvenience!
    https://www.facebook.com

Feb 12

The Free Library is closed Monday, February 1...

The Free Library is closed Monday, February 19 for President's Day.

    Lawncrest Branch - Free Library of Philadelphia
    Lawncrest Branch - Free Library of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 439 likes · 6 talking about this · 408 were here. A library outranks any other thing a community can do to benefit its people. -...
    https://www.facebook.com

Feb 12

Philadelphia police: Man abducted, held for ransom, set on fire

A burned-out shell was all that remained of the victim's 2006 Pontiac Grand Prix, which was parked along the 5400 block of Westford Road.

This article has 2 other Philadelphia locations (Show)

Police say the victim left his job working with people with special needs at Harbison and Benner in Wissinoming around 11:30 p.m. Sunday.

He did suffer 2nd and 3rd degree burns over 50 percent of his body and remains in critical condition tonight.

    Philly police: Man abducted, held for ransom, set on fire
    Philadelphia police say a 34-year-old man was abducted while leaving work on Sunday night, held for ransom, then set on fire in the Olney section of the city. A burned-out shell was all that remained of the victim's 2006 Pontiac Grand Prix, which was parked along the 5400 block of Westford Road.
    http://6abc.com

Feb 12

About 8 billion Sweethearts Candies are produ...

About 8 billion Sweethearts Candies are produced annually! Most are sold between January 1 and February 14! Want to learn more? Check out HISTORY's infographic!

    Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney Branch
    About 8 billion Sweethearts Candies are produced annually! Most are sold between January 1 and February 14! Want to learn more? Check out HISTORY's infographic!
    https://www.facebook.com

Feb 12

Remember, all Free Library of Philadelphia ag...

Remember, all Free Library of Philadelphia agencies will be closed Monday, 2.19.2018!

    Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney Branch
    Remember, all Free Library of Philadelphia agencies will be closed Monday, 2.19.2018!
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Feb 12

Man abducted, bound, set afire in car, Philadelphia police say

The Pontiac was then driven to the 5400 block of Westford Road in Olney, where gasoline was poured on the man and the car set afire, police said.

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The three male assailants grabbed the 33-year-old about 5:40 a.m. at Benner Street and Harbison Avenue in Wissinoming, bound his hands and put him in his 2006 Pontiac, police said.

    Man abducted, bound, set afire in car, Philadelphia police say - Philly
    Police are looking for three attackers who abducted a man at gunpoint, bound him and then sent him afire in his car Monday morning in Philadelphia's Olney section. The victim is reported in critical condition at Temple University Hospital. The three male assailants grabbed the 33-year-old about 5:40 a.m.
    http://www.philly.com

Feb 12

Man Pulled From Burning Car in North Philadelphia

The victim, who has not been identified, was rescued around 5:30 a.m. near Westford Road near Geneva Avenue in Olney.

    Man Pulled From Burning Car in North Philadelphia
    A man trapped inside a burning car was rescued early Monday morning after being spotted by local witnesses in North Philadelphia, fire officials said.
    https://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

Feb 12

Preschool Storytime Mondays at 10:30 A.M. St...

Preschool Storytime Mondays at 10:30 A.M. Stop in for stories and an activity. Stories are for 2-5 year olds and their caregivers. Daycare and preschool groups should contact the children’s librarian for individual appointments.

    Lawncrest Branch - Free Library of Philadelphia
    Lawncrest Branch - Free Library of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 439 likes · 6 talking about this · 408 were here. A library outranks any other thing a community can do to benefit its people. -...
    https://www.facebook.com

Feb 12

Please join us at 7pm, Tuesday, February 13 a...

Please join us at 7pm, Tuesday, February 13 at the first Rec Advisory Council Meeting of the year.

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Feb 12

Man Seriously Injured In Car Fire

It happened on the 5400 block of Westford Road in Olney, just after 6 a.m.

    Police: Man Found Seriously Burned In Car
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - Philadelphia police are investigating a car fire after a man was found seriously burned Monday morning. It happened on the 5400 block of Westford Road in Olney, just after 6 a.m. The man was taken to Temple Hospital in serious but stable condition. No further information has been released.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

Feb 12

Man burned in suspicious car fire in Olney

Crews were called around 5:30 a.m. Monday to the 5400 block of Westford Road.

    Man burned in suspicious car fire in Olney
    A man suffered serious burns in a suspicious car fire in the Olney section of Philadelphia.
    http://6abc.com

Feb 11

Feb 11

Feb 10

Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney B...

Next class is THIS Monday, 2.12.2018 at 6:30 pm! Sponsored by The North 5th Street Revitalization Project

    The North 5th Street Revitalization Project
    Mark your calendars. Next Monday, 2/12 at 6:30pm. Don't miss our FREE Entrepreneurship Class at the Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney Branch. #entrepreneur #startups #smallbusiness
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Feb 09

Film Screening: Crooklyn Saturday, March 10, ...

Film Screening: Crooklyn Saturday, March 10, 1:00 P.M. Spike Lee’s semi-autobiographical portrait of a school teacher, her stubborn jazz-musician husband, and their five kids living in Brooklyn in 1973. (Rated PG-13)

    Lawncrest Branch - Free Library of Philadelphia
    Film Screening: Crooklyn Saturday, March 10, 1:00 P.M. Spike Lee's semi-autobiographical portrait of a school teacher, her stubborn jazz-musician husband, and their five kids living in Brooklyn in...
    https://www.facebook.com

Feb 09

Preschool Storytime Mondays at 10:30 A.M. St...

Preschool Storytime Mondays at 10:30 A.M. Stop in for stories and an activity. Stories are for 2-5 year olds and their caregivers. Daycare and preschool groups should contact the children’s librarian for individual appointments.

    Lawncrest Branch - Free Library of Philadelphia
    Lawncrest Branch - Free Library of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 439 likes · 6 talking about this · 408 were here. A library outranks any other thing a community can do to benefit its people. -...
    https://www.facebook.com

Feb 07

Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney B...

Great tips for tomorrow's Philadelphia Eagles parade! If you're going, be safe!

    Jane Ellen
    We hope that everyone has a great and safe time celebrating the Eagles tomorrow. Please take time to read these safety tips!
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Feb 07

Feb 06

Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney B...

Just another busy LEAP - Free Library of Philadelphia afternoon at Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney Branch! Thank goodness for our three dedicated TLAs and volunteers. Our children are so appreciative!

    Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney Branch
    Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney Branch, Philadelphia, PA. 908 likes · 25 talking about this · 603 were here. Located in the Fifth Street shopping district one block south of Olney Avenue,...
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