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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

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

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

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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!

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

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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

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    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
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Further listings…

Feb. 22-          State Reps. Isabella Fitzgerald, Jason Dawkins & Jared Solomon with Councilwoman Chderelle Parker host family Fun Night at Olney Rec Ctr., 6001 A St., 6-8:30 p.m.

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Feb. 20-          Judge Marsha Neifield leads Panel on Human Trafficking at Union League, 140 S. Broad St., 5:30 p.m. For info: (215) 563-6500.

Feb. 20-          State Rep. Joanna McClinton hosts Energy Forum at 18th Dist. Police Sta., 5510 Pine St., 6 p.m. For info: (215) 748-6712.

Feb. 21-          State rep candidate Jeff Curry hosts Fundraiser at McGillin’s Olde Ale House, 1310 Drury St., 5:30-8:30 p.m. Open bar, buffet. Hosts $500, Friends $250, Supporters $100, Guests $50. Payable to “Friends of Jeff Curry,” 219 St. Marks Pl., Phila., PA 19104 or VoteforJeffCurry.com.

Feb. 21-          DA Larry Krasner hosts “W. Philly Community Collaboration Listening Session” at Mt. Pisgah Ch., 428 N. 41st St., 6-8 p.m. Refreshments. For info: Lauren.Townsend@phila.gov or (215) 686-8934.

Feb. 22-          Green Party of Phila. hosts Membership Mtg. at Shissler Rec Ctr., 1800 Blair St., 7 p.m. Election of City Committee. For info: (215) 843-4256 or gpop@gpop.org.

Feb. 22-          Phila.’s Democratic Women hold Mtg. at Irish Pub, 2007 Walnut St., Happy Hour 5 p.m., Mtg. 6 p.m. Guest speaker: State Rep. Donna Bullock. For info: Rania Major (215) 837-3250 or Shantale Galloway (267) 467-0995.

Feb. 23-          State rep candidate Maggie Borski hosts Fundraiser at Harmonia Cl., 2404 Orthodox St., 7-10 p.m. Donations $25. RSVP: votemaggienborski@gmail.com or (267) 415-6438.

Feb. 24-          State Rep. Morgan Cephas hosts Youth Employment Workshop at Shepard Rec Ctr., 5700 Haverford Ave., 10 a.m.-12 m. 192nd Legislative Dist. youths 14-18 seeking summer jobs & state programs. Parent or guardian must accompany. To register: Donna (215) 879-6625.

Feb. 27-          Mt. Hebron Baptist Ch. hosts Community Feeding Day, Clothing & Items Giveaway at 1417 Wharton St., 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Kids, ladies, men, home. Free. For info: (215) 336-8163

Mar. 1-           State Rep. Jason Dawkins hosts Workshop on Apprenticeship Opportunities at 4667 Paul St., 6-7 p.m. For info: (215) 744-7901.

Mar. 2-           State Sen. John Sabatina & Fox Chase Cancer Ctr. host Breast Cancer Screening at district office, 12361 Academy Rd., 10 a.m. Must be 40+, with prescription. To make app’t or for info: Linda Hammell (215) 728-3554 or Linda.Hammel@fccc.edu.

Mar. 3-           State Rep. Morgan Cephas hosts Youth Employment Workshop at Rose Plg., 1300 N. 75th St., 10 a.m.-12 m. 192nd Legislative Dist. youths 14-18 seeking summer jobs & state programs. Parent or guardian must accompany. To register: Donna (215) 879-6625.

Mar. 3-           State Sen. Anthony Williams hosts Birthday Party at Hilton City Line Hotel, 4200 City Line Ave., VIP Reception 6 p.m., party 7-12 p.m. Young Professionals $75, Supporters $100, Friends $250, Hosts $1,000. For info: Portia Fullard, Chavous Consulting (267) 888-4165.

Mar. 9-           State Rep. Emilio Vázquez hosts Career Expo for persons with criminal records at Temple U., Gittis Stud. Activities Ctr., 1755 N. 13th St., 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Must register: (215) 425-5708.

Mar. 10-         State Rep. Morgan Cephas hosts Youth Employment Workshop at John Anderson Cultural Ctr., 5301 Overbrook Ave.10 a.m.-12 m. 192nd Legislative Dist. youths 14-18 seeking summer jobs & state programs. Parent or guardian must accompany. To register: Donna (215) 879-6625.

Mar. 16-         Pat Parkinson hosts 57th Ward St. Patrick’s Party at Paddy Whack’s, 9241 Roosevelt Blvd., 7 p.m. Tickets $35. For info: (267) 773-3251.

Mar. 17-         State Rep. Morgan Cephas hosts Youth Employment Workshop at Sweet Union Baptist Ch., 1536 N. 59th St.,10 a.m.-12 m. 192nd Legislative Dist. youths 14-18 seeking summer jobs & state programs. Parent or guardian must accompany. To register: Donna (215) 879-6625.

Mar. 22-         Councilman Derek Green hosts Cocktail Reception at Estia, 1405 Locust St., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Benefactors $2,500, Friends $1,000, Supporters $500, Guests...

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    Feb. 20- Judge Marsha Neifield leads Panel on Human Trafficking at Union League, 140 S. Broad St., 5:30 p.m. For info: (215) 563-6500. Feb. 20- State Rep. Joanna McClinton hosts Energy Forum at 18th Dist. Police Sta., 5510 Pine St., 6 p.m. For info: (215) 748-6712. Feb.
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3 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!

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    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!
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4 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

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    Susan B. Anthony was a suffragist, abolitionist, author and speaker who was the president of the National American Woman Suffrage Association.
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Updated Feb. 15th

Feb. 22-          State Reps. Isabella Fitzgerald, Jason Dawkins & Jared Solomon with Councilwoman Chderelle Parker host family Fun Night at Olney Rec Ctr., 6001 A St., 6-8:30 p.m.

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Feb. 15-          State Rep. Jason Dawkins hosts Workshop on Apprenticeship Opportunities at 4667 Paul St., 6-7 p.m. For info: (215) 744-7901.

Feb. 15-           Viewing for Ward Leader Ropsanne Pauciello atBaldi Funeral Ho., 1331 S. Broad St., 6-9 p.m. Ample ;parking.

Feb. 15-          Young Democrats hold Officers’ Elections at DCC, 219 Spring Garden St., 6:30 p.m.

Feb. 15-          5th Ward Democratic Committee hosts Annual Dinner at Hahnko, 444 N. 4th St., 7-11 p.m. $100. Candidates welcome. RSVP: mpboylelaw@verizon.net.

Feb. 16-          Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell hosts African American History Month at Kingsessing Rec Ctr., 50th St. & Kingsessing Ave., 6-8:30 p.m. Free dinner, positive entertainment, giveaways for the family. For info: Mike Ross (484) 250-9055.

Feb. 17-          State Rep. Joanna McClinton hosts Petition Party at Myers Rec Ctr., 5801 Kingsessing Ave., 11 a.m.

Feb. 17-          34th Ward Democratic Committee hosts Tom Wolf for Governor Petition Party at 403 N. 64th St., 1 p.m.

Feb. 17-          Pa. Veteran Boxers Ass’n hosts Fundraiser at VBA Cl., 2733 E. Clearfield St., 7-11 p.m. $5 cover, drink specials. For info: Fred Druding, Jr. (215) 221-2374.

Feb. 20-          Judge Marsha Neifield leads Panel on Human Trafficking at Union League, 140 S. Broad St., 5:30 p.m. For info: (215) 563-6500.

Feb. 20-          State Rep. Joanna McClinton hosts Energy Forum at 18th Dist. Police Sta., 5510 Pine St., 6 p.m. For info: (215) 748-6712.

Feb. 21-          State rep candidate Jeff Curry hosts Fundraiser at McGillin’s Olde Ale House, 1310 Drury St., 5:30-8:30 p.m. Open bar, buffet. Hosts $500, Friends $250, Supporters $100, Guests $50. Payable to “Friends of Jeff Curry,” 219 St. Marks Pl., Phila., PA 19104 or VoteforJeffCurry.com.

Feb. 21-          DA Larry Krasner hosts “W. Philly Community Collaboration Listening Session” at Mt. Pisgah Ch., 428 N. 41st St., 6-8 p.m. Refreshments. For info: Lauren.Townsend@phila.gov or (215) 686-8934.

Feb. 22-          Green Party of Phila. hosts Membership Mtg. at Shissler Rec Ctr., 1800 Blair St., 7 p.m. Election of City Committee. For info: (215) 843-4256 or gpop@gpop.org.

Feb. 22-          Phila.’s Democratic Women hold Mtg. at Irish Pub, 2007 Walnut St., Happy Hour 5 p.m., Mtg. 6 p.m. Guest speaker: State Rep. Donna Bullock. For info: Rania Major (215) 837-3250 or Shantale Galloway (267) 467-0995.

Feb. 23-          State rep candidate Maggie Borski hosts Fundraiser at Harmonia Cl., 2404 Orthodox St., 7-10 p.m. Donations $25. RSVP: votemaggienborski@gmail.com or (267) 415-6438.

Feb. 24-          State Rep. Morgan Cephas hosts Youth Employment Workshop at Shepard Rec Ctr., 5700 Haverford Ave., 10 a.m.-12 m. 192nd Legislative Dist. youths 14-18 seeking summer jobs & state programs. Parent or guardian must accompany. To register: Donna (215) 879-6625.

Feb. 27-          Mt. Hebron Baptist Ch. hosts Community Feeding Day, Clothing & Items Giveaway at 1417 Wharton St., 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Kids, ladies, men, home. Free. For info: (215) 336-8163

Mar. 2-           State Sen. John Sabatina & Fox Chase Cancer Ctr. host Breast Cancer Screening at district office, 12361 Academy Rd., 10 a.m. Must be 40+, with prescription. To make app’t or for info: Linda Hammell (215) 728-3554 or Linda.Hammel@fccc.edu.

Mar. 3-           State Rep. Morgan Cephas hosts Youth Employment Workshop at Rose Plg., 1300 N. 75th St., 10 a.m.-12 m. 192nd Legislative Dist. youths 14-18 seeking summer jobs & state programs. Parent or guardian must accompany. To register: Donna (215) 879-6625.

Mar. 3-           State Sen. Anthony Williams hosts Birthday Party at Hilton City Line Hotel, 4200 City Line Ave., VIP Reception 6 p.m., party 7-12 p.m. Young Professionals $75, Supporters $100, Friends $250, Hosts $1,000. For info: Portia Fullard, Chavous Consulting (267) 888-4165.

Mar. 9-           State Rep. Emilio Vázquez hosts Career Expo for persons with criminal records at Temple U., Gittis Stud. Activities Ctr., 1755 N. 13th St., 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Must register: (215) 425-5708.

Mar. 10-         State Rep. Morgan Cephas hosts Youth Employment Workshop at John Anderson Cultural Ctr., 5301 Overbrook Ave.10 a.m.-12 m. 192nd Legislative Dist. youths 14-18 seeking summer jobs & state programs. Parent or guardian must accompany. To register: Donna (215) 879-6625.

Mar. 16-         Pat Parkinson hosts 57th Ward St. Patrick’s Party at Paddy Whack’s, 9241 Roosevelt Blvd., 7 p.m. Tickets $35. For info: (267) 773-3251.

Mar. 17-         State Rep. Morgan Cephas hosts Youth Employment Workshop at Sweet Union Baptist Ch., 1536 N. 59th St.,10 a.m.-12 m. 192nd Legislative Dist. youths 14-18 seeking summer jobs & state programs. Parent or guardian must accompany. To register: Donna (215) 879-6625.

Mar. 22-         Councilman Derek Green hosts Cocktail Reception at Estia, 1405 Locust St., 5:30-7:30 p.m. Benefactors $2,500, Friends $1,000, Supporters $500, Guests...

    Updated Feb. 15th
    Feb. 15- State Rep. Jason Dawkins hosts Workshop on Apprenticeship Opportunities at 4667 Paul St., 6-7 p.m. For info: (215) 744-7901. Feb. 15- Viewing for Ward Leader Ropsanne Pauciello atBaldi Funeral Ho., 1331 S. Broad St., 6-9 p.m. Ample ;parking. Feb. 15- Young Democrats hold Officers' Elections at DCC, 219 Spring Garden St., 6:30 p.m.
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4 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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4 days ago

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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

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5 days ago

Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney B...

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5 days ago

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.
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6 days ago

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

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    May you be blessed with success, prosperity, and happiness on Mahashivarati and always! Want to learn more about this holiday?...
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6 days ago

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

6 days ago

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!

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    Our 215.685.2846 phone line is out. Please call us on 215.685.2845. Thank you, and we apologize for any inconvenience!
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6 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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6 days ago

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!
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6 days ago

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

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.

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    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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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 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

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.

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    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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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...
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Feb 07

Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney B...

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

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    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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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!

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    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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Feb 06

Free tax service available through PathWays P...

Free tax service available through PathWays PA! Information & eligibility requirements below! Call 1.800.209.2914 for more information, or visit PathWaysVITA.com!

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    Free tax service available through PathWays PA! Information & eligibility requirements below! Call 1.800.209.2914 for more information, or visit PathWaysVITA.com!
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