18 hours ago

We will stay closed for building safety, toda...

We will stay closed for building safety, today 12/16. We'll see you on Monday at noon! Please use our drop boxes to return materials, or visit Katharine Drexel, Welsh Rd, or NE Regional for in-house service.

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20 hours ago

Volunteer shoveling residential snow off local senior citizens sidewalks in your neighborhood.

Volunteer shoveling residential snow off local senior citizens sidewalks in your neighborhood.

20 hours ago

We are having a building issue and may not op...

We are having a building issue and may not open. We are waiting to be checked for safety. Stay tuned!

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32 hours ago

Wishing those who celebrate a Happy Hanukkah!...

Wishing those who celebrate a Happy Hanukkah!

    Bustleton Branch-Free Library of Philadelphia
    Wishing those who celebrate a Happy Hanukkah!
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46 hours ago

Torresdale Branch Library shared USA TODAY's ...

R.I.P AIM. 12.15.17

    RIP AIM: AOL Instant Messenger is gone
    The AOL logo is posted on a sign in front of the AOL Inc. offices on February 7, 2011 in Palo Alto, California. (Photo: Justin Sullivan, Getty Images) Friday marks a sad day for fans of AOL's Instant Messenger: the service has been discontinued.
    https://www.usatoday.com

2 days ago

Bustleton Branch-Free Library of Philadelphia...

You may have been in these places! Where is your favorite place to look at holiday decorations? Some synagogues and churches have amazing displays!

    17 old photos of Philly decked out for the holidays
    Editor's note: This article was originally published in December 2016 and has been updated with the most recent information. Philly does the holidays well, as evidenced by all of these places that have really gone above and beyond to deck themselves out for the special season.
    https://philly.curbed.com

2 days ago

Our good friend Katie Plunkett and her adorab...

Our good friend Katie Plunkett and her adorable son Zach came out to see Santa last night! Ain't he just the cutest?

    Torresdale Branch Library
    Our good friend Katie Plunkett and her adorable son Zach came out to see Santa last night! Ain't he just the cutest?
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2 days ago

Santa Claus paid us a visit last night at our...

Santa Claus paid us a visit last night at our Winterfest 2017!

    Torresdale Branch Library
    Santa Claus paid us a visit last night at our Winterfest 2017!
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3 days ago

Bustleton Branch-Free Library of Philadelphia...

    Crime log: Nov. 27 - Dec. 10 - Northeast Times
    2nd Police District There were 27 robberies reported during the time period, a large increase from last month. Sixteen of the incidents happened on the street, including 7100 Castor Ave. (Nov. 27); 6100 Tyson Ave. (Nov. 28); 5300 Claridge St. (Nov. 29); 2000 St. Vincent St. (Nov. 29); 900 Bridge St.
    https://northeasttimes.com

3 days ago

Torresdale Branch Library shared their post.

It's cold out there! Warm up this evening with a visit from Santa and some great holiday tunes!

    Torresdale Branch Library
    Torresdale Branch Library, Philadelphia, PA. 706 likes. The Far Northeast Neighborhood Libraries are committed to providing excellent customer service, developing informative and dynamic programming,...
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5 days ago

Torresdale Branch Library shared Thunderbird ...

    Blind bowlers find their own lane in NE Philly
    The league is a local chapter of the national American Blind Bowlers Association. Bowlers convene at Thunderbird Lanes on Holme Avenue in the Northeast, start practice at 12:15 and start scoring shortly after, playing three games. - Colt Shaw, Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News
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5 days ago

Bustleton Branch-Free Library of Philadelphia...

CHECK OUT THIS EVENT

    Animal Detectives Open House
    9:00am- 12:00pm "Who Done It" 12:00pm "Groundhog Weather School" This fun family program will have you working as a team as you visit different stations...
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6 days ago

6 days ago

Bustleton Branch-Free Library of Philadelphia...

    Blue Christmas service in Somerton - Northeast Times
    Immanuel Lutheran Church, 14100 Worthington Road, will host a Blue Christmas service on Tuesday, Dec. 19, at 2 p.m. The service is designed to be an experience of encouragement and hope for those...
    https://northeasttimes.com

Dec 08

History Buffs will really want to check out t...

History Buffs will really want to check out this bus tour which will debut this Spring. Tickets on sale now. Highlights history and sights in Northeast Philly including Far Northeast. **Anyone with a local business willing to take some flyers to hand out to customers, please notify me or contact the foundations through the King's Highway page** From the King's Highway Page We are happy to announce that the Mayfair Business Improvement District is partnering with the King’s Highway Foundation to launch the Mayfair Business Improvement District’s King’s Highway Initiative to promote, fundraise, sponsor, and collaborate with Director Jason Sherman and the King’s Highway Foundation on events surrounding the compelling documentary, “The King’s Highway”, and the upcoming King’s Highway Bus Tour. Anyone interested in joining or helping, a good start would be to write a comment with a business name, address, and contact in Northeast Philadelphia who wouldn't mind having us drop off some flyers so that they can hand them to customers to help promote the upcoming bus tour. We appreciate all of your support!

    Cathy Reynolds
    History Buffs will really want to check out this bus tour which will debut this Spring. Tickets on sale now. Highlights history and sights in Northeast Philly including Far Northeast. **Anyone...
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Dec 08

Holiday Decorating Contest Nominations Update...

Holiday Decorating Contest Nominations Update WOW!! Keep Those Nominations Coming Deadline is 12 noon on December 15 Here is the link to our google map with the nominations received to date. Click on or hover over an address on the list to pinpoint on the map. We will post an updated link as new nominations come in. https://goo.gl/maps/1xpSCano4LH2 **Have the Google Maps app downloaded for the map and list to work best on your phone**

    Google Maps
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Dec 08

Read and download your favorite magazines onl...

Read and download your favorite magazines online for FREE! All you need is your library card! Find out more! https://www.rbdigital.com/freelibrary/service/magazines/landing?

    Torresdale Branch Library
    Read and download your favorite magazines online for FREE! All you need is your library card! Find out more! https://www.rbdigital.com/freelibrary/service/magazines/landing?
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Dec 08

A current topic of conversation in the neighb...

A current topic of conversation in the neighborhood today: https://www.philasd.org/studentrights/programsservices/attendance-truancy/

    Attendance & Truancy
    The School District of Philadelphia is responsible for enforcing the compulsory school attendance laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and for properly recording student attendance and maintaining student records. The School District of Philadelphia is dedicated to the academic achievement and success for all students. Regular school attendance is an integral part of that success.
    https://www.philasd.org

Dec 08

Stream FREE movies, TV, music, and audiobooks...

Stream FREE movies, TV, music, and audiobooks directly to your computer or mobile device!

    hoopla | streaming audiobooks, music, video & ebooks
    hoopla is a groundbreaking digital media service offered by your local public library that allows you to borrow movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics and TV shows to enjoy on your computer, tablet, or phone - and even your TV! With no waiting, titles can be streamed immediately, or downloaded to phones or tablets for offline enjoyment later.
    https://www.hoopladigital.com

Dec 07

Stream four movies per month at no cost with ...

Stream four movies per month at no cost with your library card! Choose from over 30,000 films. You'll find classics, indies, foreign, and hit movies!

    Welcome to Free Library Of Philadelphia | Kanopy
    https://freelibrary.kanopystreaming.com

Dec 07

Torresdale Branch Library shared a post.

    Elsie Stevens
    Lambie Funeral Home's Live Nativity is Saturday, December 16th from 4 to 6 pm--don't forget to bring a non-perishable food item for Feast of Justice or a new, unwrapped toy for U.S. Marines Reserves'...
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Dec 06

Torresdale Branch Library shared Thunderbird ...

    4th Annual FOP Survivors Fund Benefit
    Join us for our 4th Annual FOP Survivors Fund Benefit. $80 per lane includes shoes, pitcher of soda, pizza...and bowling! The best part? $30 of your...
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Dec 06

Torresdale Branch Library updated their cover...

    Torresdale Branch Library
    Torresdale Branch Library, Philadelphia, PA. 703 likes. The Far Northeast Neighborhood Libraries are committed to providing excellent customer service, developing informative and dynamic programming,...
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Dec 06

Torresdale Branch Library shared Catholic Com...

    Catholic Community Services-CCS Strengthening Families, Uniting Communities
    Hello Friends! We've already started planning quality programming for you in the new year of 2018 ...SAVE the DATE for this important resource fair focused on connecting families of special needs...
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Dec 06

Torresdale Branch Library shared Torresdale P...

Santa is making his rounds in our area this coming week! He'll be here at our library Wednesday 12.13, and at Torresdale Playground on Thursday 12.14. We only get to see him during the holidays, why not pay him a visit twice!

    Torresdale Playground
    Santa Clause is coming to town!!
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Dec 06

Dec 05

Holiday Decorating Contest WOW!! Keep Those N...

Holiday Decorating Contest WOW!! Keep Those Nominations Coming Here is the link to our google map with the nominations received to date. Click on or hover over an address on the list to pinpoint on the map. We will post an updated link as new nominations come in. https://goo.gl/maps/1xpSCano4LH2

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Dec 05

Tomorrow night! Wednesday 12/6 at 6:30PM! SAN...

Tomorrow night! Wednesday 12/6 at 6:30PM! SANTA!!!!! We know him!

    Bustleton Branch-Free Library of Philadelphia
    Tomorrow night! Wednesday 12/6 at 6:30PM! SANTA!!!!! We know him!
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Dec 02

Torresdale Branch Library added 12 new photos...

    Torresdale Branch Library
    Torresdale Branch Library, Philadelphia, PA. 702 likes. The Far Northeast Neighborhood Libraries are committed to providing excellent customer service, developing informative and dynamic programming,...
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Dec 02

Bustleton Branch-Free Library of Philadelphia...

    'Winter Fountains' celebrates a Ben Franklin discovery through art
    A new art installation on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway aims to get travelers and visitors to reflect on one of Franklin's important discoveries. "Winter Fountains" is a digital art animation piece of icy particles projected onto four domes on the Parkway.
    https://whyy.org

Dec 01

Bragging Rights Up For Grabs!!! Hey re...

Bragging Rights Up For Grabs!!! Hey residents of the 8th Police District - it’s on!! The 8th District PDAC is holding our first annual Holiday House Decorating Contest Winners will have a year of bragging rights and be awarded with beautifully designed lawn signs indicating the “2017 8th Police District Holiday Decorating Contest Winner” - sponsored by Maria Zimmerman-Culp at RE/MAX Eastern & Bill Culp at All-risk Public Adjusters Prizes will be awarded in the following Three (3) Categories: Category 1 - Top 3 Best Decorated Corner homes or Twin homes Category 2 - Top 3 Best Decorated Row homes Category 3 - Top 3 Best Decorated Single homes How it works: Starting on December 1, you can nominate your home, or a neighbor's home that you feel best captures the Spirit of Christmas and the Holidays. You can nominate as many friends and neighbors as you wish. Nominations can be submitted via Facebook by sending a message to this Facebook page (8th Police District Advisory Council) or you can email the nomination to 8thPDACholidaycontest@gmail.com. As nominations come in, we will create and add them to a google map which will be updated regularly. The map will be posted to the 8th Police District Advisory Council Facebook page so, throughout the contest, pack up the car with kids an celebrate the season and our community. So get your decorations up with all things Christmas and Holidays Nomination deadline will be 12:00pm noon on Friday, December 15. Our judges will be cruising the district on Saturday, December 16th and Sunday 17th to view all nominations and logging their scores. The 9 winning homes will be announced on our Facebook page Monday, December 18, with delivery of the “contest winner” lawn signs shortly after. The Rules 1. All entries must reside within the boundaries of the 8th Police District ( loosely - from the river to the northbound side of the boulevard and from Rhawn street to the city line north of Southampton road). If we are unsure if a nomination is within the boundaries, we will need to verify address with the district. 2. All addresses and displays must be clearly visible from the street! (If your address isn't easily visible from the street, your home may be overlooked by our judges) 3. All nominations must include an address number and street name. Also, please indicate if your nomination is a Single, Twin/Corner, or Row. 4. Since the Judges have several homes to score, all entries MUST remain lit until 11pm on December 16th and December 17th. Good Luck! Have Fun! Light it UP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Cathy Reynolds
    Bragging Rights Up For Grabs!!! Hey residents of the 8th Police District - it's on!! The 8th District PDAC is holding our first annual Holiday House Decorating Contest Winners will have a...
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Dec 01

Bustleton Branch-Free Library of Philadelphia...

    Iron workers plant Billy Penn atop new Comcast tower to help Eagles avoid curse
    The aim is to avoid the "Curse of Billy Penn" which purportedly arose when the great man's statue atop City Hall was eclipsed by other buildings. The iron workers on the new Comcast tower, now Philly's tallest structure, aren't taking any chances.
    http://www.philly.com

Nov 30

Stay safe!

Stay safe!

    Crime log: Nov. 29, 2017 - Northeast Times
    Nov. 13 through 26 As reported by Northeast Detectives. Does not include homicides, sexual assaults, narcotics offenses or other specific crimes investigated by special police units. All locations listed by block, not by exact address. 2nd Police District There were seven reported robberies in the time period, three of which happened on the street (5200 Howland St.
    https://northeasttimes.com

Nov 29

Bustleton Branch-Free Library of Philadelphia...

    How to Winterize Your Lawn Mower
    If you didn't read the owner's manual for your mower, don't skip these maintenance tips before stowing your mower. Here's how to winterize your lawn mower, from the pros at Consumer Reports.
    https://www.consumerreports.org

Nov 29

Nov 28

Bustleton Branch-Free Library of Philadelphia...

    7th Police District Advisory Council
    MISSING JUVENILE - Terrance Taylor The Philadelphia Police Department needs the public's assistance in locating Missing Juvenile 11 year-old Terrance Taylor. He was last seen at Baldi Middle School...
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Nov 28

Torresdale Branch Library shared The King's H...

    The King's Highway
    Since we are 100% transparent in everything that we are doing to help the various Northeast Philadelphia neighborhoods, here's some information about our upcoming bus tour (of which we sold our first...
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Nov 27

Bustleton Branch-Free Library of Philadelphia...

    6 Easy Opt-Outs to Protect Your Privacy
    With these 6 easy opt-outs, says Consumer Reports, you can protect your privacy while cutting down on telemarketing calls, bulky catalogs, and unwanted emails.
    https://www.consumerreports.org

Nov 25

Nov 24

Bustleton Branch-Free Library of Philadelphia...

    Put Down That Cake Batter: Uncooked Flour May Have E. coli
    PHILADELPHIA (CNN) - Think twice before licking that spoon as you prepare cake batter or cookie dough for holiday treats. Salmonella from raw eggs is no longer the only concern in baking. A study published this week in the New England Journal of Medicine details an outbreak of E.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

Nov 24

Nov 22

All Free Library of Philadelphia locations wi...

All Free Library of Philadelphia locations will close today, Wednesday 11/22, at 3PM. We will also be closed on Thursday, 11/23, for the Thanksgiving holiday. Please use our drop boxes to return materials. Have a safe holiday! 🦃🦃🦃

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Nov 21

We are finally getting our security cameras i...

We are finally getting our security cameras installed! Unfortunately, that means that there may be a delay checking in/out, an area may be closed off for your safety, or you may not be able to hear too well. Please be gentle with us while we are "under construction".

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