26 min ago

Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney B...

    City of Philadelphia Prepares for Winter Snow | Department of Streets
    PHILADELPHIA - The Streets Department and related agencies are mobilizing staffing and resources for the arrival of snow this afternoon. Current forecasts call for 1 to 3 inches of snow with temperatures between 27 to 28 degrees throughout the afternoon. The Streets Department will have 85 trucks ready to treat the streets with over 45,000 tons of salt available.
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1 hour ago

Looked all over for this elf today, and he wa...

Looked all over for this elf today, and he was hiding in the tree! #Marshmallow The Elf on the Shelf #GreaterOlney

    Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney Branch
    Looked all over for this elf today, and he was hiding in the tree! #Marshmallow The Elf on the Shelf #GreaterOlney
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19 hours ago

Winter Reading Challenge: December 15, 2017 t...

Winter Reading Challenge: December 15, 2017 through February 28, 2018 Beginning December 15, 2017, the Free Library will host an all ages online Winter Reading Challenge. The program encourages participants to continue reading all winter long, and also provides ideas for other fun activities. How do I sign-up? Visit https://freelibrary.beanstack.org on or after December 15 to sign-up. If you already have a Beanstack account, you simply need to sign-in and then register for the 2018 Winter Reading Challenge for your age group. How does the program work? Earn points and badges for reading and doing activities this winter! For every 100 minutes you read, you will earn 100 points. Activities earn 100 points as well. There are suggested point-based goals for each age group, or you can make your own goal! Is there a prize? Yes! For every 100 points you earn, you will receive 1 entry into a raffle for a mystery fun pack! One mystery fun pack will be given out for each age group. Winners will be contacted by March 15, 2018.

    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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21 hours ago

Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney B...

Looking forward to this event! Check it out from 12 to 3 pm!

    The North 5th Street Revitalization Project
    He's making a list and checkin it twice, going to find out who's naughty or nice, Santa Clause is coming to 5th Street! Come out and join us this Saturday, December 16th, 12pm-3pm at La Calenita...
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27 hours ago

We are so sorry to report that Free Library o...

We are so sorry to report that Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney Branch is closed today due to a building emergency! We are hoping it is fixed tomorrow! Please return all items to the drop box, and we apologize for any inconvenience. Hope to see you tomorrow! :) Stay warm and safe!

    Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney Branch
    We are so sorry to report that Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney Branch is closed today due to a building emergency! We are hoping it is fixed tomorrow! Please return all items to the...
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29 hours ago

The Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Oln...

The Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney Branch will open today, 12.14.2017, from 2-6 pm. We apologize for any inconvenience.

    Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney Branch
    The Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney Branch will open today, 12.14.2017, from 2-6 pm. We apologize for any inconvenience.
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36 hours ago

41 hours ago

I am so sorry! We had a building emergency t...

I am so sorry! We had a building emergency today, 12.13.2017 and had to close at 6 pm. We apologize for any inconvenience!

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2 days ago

Marshmallow is above the bookshelves today! ...

Marshmallow is above the bookshelves today! Hi, Marshmallow! #Marshmallow #GreaterOlney The Elf on the Shelf

    Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney Branch
    Marshmallow is above the bookshelves today! Hi, Marshmallow! #Marshmallow #GreaterOlney The Elf on the Shelf
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3 days ago

Warmth of joy, glow of prosperity, sparkle of...

Warmth of joy, glow of prosperity, sparkle of happiness ... may you be blessed with all of these and more! Happy Hanukkah! Want to learn about Hanukkah? http://www.history.com/topics/holidays/hanukkah

    Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney Branch
    Warmth of joy, glow of prosperity, sparkle of happiness ... may you be blessed with all of these and more! Happy Hanukkah! Want to learn about Hanukkah?...
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3 days ago

Marshmallow is feeling sick! He came to visi...

Marshmallow is feeling sick! He came to visit Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney Branch but needs to stay in bed. Feel better, Marshmallow! #Marshmallow #GreaterOlney The Elf on the Shelf

    Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney Branch
    Marshmallow is feeling sick! He came to visit Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney Branch but needs to stay in bed. Feel better, Marshmallow! #Marshmallow #GreaterOlney The Elf on the Shelf
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3 days ago

Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney B...

What a great program! Thanks, Citizens Against Greyhound Racing - CAGR and Lacie for visiting the Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney Branch!!

    Free Library of Philadelphia
    Reading with Lacie the greyhound at the Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney Branch! ❤️🐶
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4 days ago

Look! Our new doors are installed! We are s...

Look! Our new doors are installed! We are so excited!

    Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney Branch
    Look! Our new doors are installed! We are so excited!
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4 days ago

We walked in today, and Marshmallow was in ou...

We walked in today, and Marshmallow was in our plant! He can watch everyone as they walk through our doors! #Marshmallow The Elf on the Shelf #GreaterOlney

    Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney Branch
    We walked in today, and Marshmallow was in our plant! He can watch everyone as they walk through our doors! #Marshmallow The Elf on the Shelf #GreaterOlney
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5 days ago

We are so excited to have the greyhounds visi...

We are so excited to have the greyhounds visiting us on Monday, 12.11.2017 at 4 pm!

    Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney Branch
    We are so excited to have the greyhounds visiting us on Monday, 12.11.2017 at 4 pm!
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6 days ago

  • Theft

    • Thefts

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6 days ago

PennDOT is hiring equipment operators, diesel...

PennDOT is hiring equipment operators, diesel mechanics, clerks/radio dispatchers, tradesman helpers, welders and semi-skilled laborers, custodial workers and stock clerks. https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/pabureau/jobs/1730213/penndot-winter-maintenance-program?pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs#

    Commonwealth of PA Job Opportunities | Working for the Commonwealth is Working for the Common Good!
    When applying, remember it is important that your application includes all your relevant education and experience. You may also upload and attach your resume or other relevant documents. You will be unable to make changes to an application once you submit it. Applications may be rejected if incomplete or you do not qualify.
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Dec 08

Wow! Look where Marshmallow is today! He mu...

Wow! Look where Marshmallow is today! He must really like this spot; I guess he gets a great view from the circulation desk. #Marshmallow The Elf on the Shelf #GreaterOlney

    Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney Branch
    Wow! Look where Marshmallow is today! He must really like this spot; I guess he gets a great view from the circulation desk. #Marshmallow The Elf on the Shelf #GreaterOlney
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Dec 08

Dec 07

The Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Oln...

The Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney Branch will have a delayed opening on Thursday, 12.14.2017. We will open from 2-6 pm. We apologize for any inconvenience.

    Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney Branch
    The Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney Branch will have a delayed opening on Thursday, 12.14.2017. We will open from 2-6 pm. We apologize for any inconvenience.
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Dec 07

Uh oh! Marshmallow was naughty! He is hangi...

Uh oh! Marshmallow was naughty! He is hanging out in the Adult New Books Department, AND he played around with our copier machine! The Elf on the Shelf #Marshmallow #GreaterOlney

    Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney Branch
    Uh oh! Marshmallow was naughty! He is hanging out in the Adult New Books Department, AND he played around with our copier machine! The Elf on the Shelf #Marshmallow #GreaterOlney
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Dec 07

Thank you, Thurgood Marshall Headstart, for t...

Thank you, Thurgood Marshall Headstart, for the lovely holiday card! This will look great hanging up in the library! Happy holidays and happy new year!

    Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney Branch
    Thank you, Thurgood Marshall Headstart, for the lovely holiday card! This will look great hanging up in the library! Happy holidays and happy new year!
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Dec 07

Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney B...

Check it out!!

    Open Mic Night in Olney
    Whooohooo!! It's that time again! Come out and join us this 2nd Friday, bring your talent, flow and friends to another open-mic night in Olney....
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Dec 07

  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    INTERIOR LEVEL 2 ALTERATION AND FIT OUT FOR NEW SELF SERVICE LAUNDROMAT IN AN EXISTING ONE STORY BUILDING AS PER PLANS. SEPARATE PERMITS REQUIRED FOR ALL MECHANICAL, ELECTRICAL AND PLUMBING WORK.

    649 FOULKROD ST Issued December 5, 2017 Comment
  • MECHANICAL PERMIT

    FOR THE INSTALL OF A MECHANICAL SYSTEM TO INCLUDE TWO (2) ROOF TOP UNITS, DUCTWORK, REGISTERS/DIFFUSERS, EXHAUST FANS, SUPPORTS, AND ALL OTHER WORK AS PER APPROVED PLANS. SEPARATE PERMIT REQUIRED FOR ANY ELECTRICAL AND PLUMBING WORK

    555 ADAMS AVE Issued December 5, 2017 Comment

Dec 06

I know it's early, but place this one on your...

I know it's early, but place this one on your calendars! Philadelphia Federal Credit Union is visiting Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney Branch on Wednesday, 2.28 to share with us how to prevent fraud and identity theft!

    Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney Branch
    I know it's early, but place this one on your calendars! Philadelphia Federal Credit Union is visiting Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney Branch on Wednesday, 2.28 to share with us how to...
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Dec 06

Happy Saint Nicholas Day! Want to learn mo...

Happy Saint Nicholas Day! Want to learn more about how this holiday is celebrated around the world? http://www.stnicholascenter.org/pages/around-the-world/

    Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney Branch
    Happy Saint Nicholas Day! Want to learn more about how this holiday is celebrated around the world? http://www.stnicholascenter.org/pages/around-the-world/
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Dec 06

Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney B...

Look where Marshmallow was found today!! Guess he's exhausted from keeping an eye on all our children! #Marshmallow #ElfontheShelf #GreaterOlney

    Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney Branch
    Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney Branch, Philadelphia, PA. 902 likes · 19 talking about this · 573 were here. Located in the Fifth Street shopping district one block south of Olney Avenue,...
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Dec 05

Look at the mischief Marshmallow got into ove...

Look at the mischief Marshmallow got into overnight! He's hiding in Olaf! #Marshmallow #GreaterOlney The Elf on the Shelf

    Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney Branch
    Look at the mischief Marshmallow got into overnight! He's hiding in Olaf! #Marshmallow #GreaterOlney The Elf on the Shelf
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Dec 04

Look who's hanging about? Marshmallow is her...

Look who's hanging about? Marshmallow is here! Come say hello! The Elf on the Shelf #Marshmallow #GreaterOlney

    Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney Branch
    Look who's hanging about? Marshmallow is here! Come say hello! The Elf on the Shelf #Marshmallow #GreaterOlney
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Dec 04

A reminder- Today and tomorrow The Free Libra...

A reminder- Today and tomorrow The Free Library of Philadelphia will be performing maintenance on our library catalog. Most services will remain available. You will still be able to search the catalog, check out and return library materials, renew your books online or in person, pay fines, use library computers and our wi-fi, and use electronic resources like Overdrive, Kanopy, and Hoopla. However, during these two days, you will not be able to place holds, sign up for a new library card, or use our automated telephone renewal service. There will also be a short period after 9 p.m. on Tuesday that The Free Library catalog will be completely unavailable. Regular library operations expect to resume by Wednesday morning, December 6. Thank you for your patience!

    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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Dec 02

Check it out!

Check it out!

    Check out the inside of these newly renovated neighborhood libraries
    As part of the Free Library of Philadelphia's Building Inspiration: 21st Century Libraries Initiative, the Lillian Marrero, Logan, Lovett Memorial and Tacony libraries received extensive modernization and expansion. Both the Lillian Marrero and Logan libraries reopened in November. The Tacony librar y will reopen Saturday, Dec.
    http://www.phillyvoice.com

Dec 02

On Monday, December 4 and Tuesday, December 5...

On Monday, December 4 and Tuesday, December 5, The Free Library of Philadelphia will be performing maintenance on our library catalog. Most services will remain available. You will still be able to search the catalog, check out and return library materials, renew your books online or in person, pay fines, use library computers and our wi-fi, and use electronic resources like Overdrive, Kanopy, and Hoopla. However, during these two days, you will not be able to place holds, sign up for a new library card, or use our automated telephone renewal service. There will also be a short period after 9 p.m. on Tuesday that The Free Library catalog will be completely unavailable. Regular library operations expect to resume by Wednesday morning, December 6. Thank you for your patience!

    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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Dec 02

Dec 01

Today is Jan Brett's birthday! He wrote "The...

Today is Jan Brett's birthday! He wrote "The Mitten," "Gingerbread Baby," and other great children's books!

    Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney Branch
    Today is Jan Brett's birthday! He wrote "The Mitten," "Gingerbread Baby," and other great children's books!
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Dec 01

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! Hope to see you there!

    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! Hope to see you there!
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Dec 01

Look who returned to Free Library of Philadel...

Look who returned to Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney Branch to welcome back the children!!! Marshmallow the Elf will be visiting us daily to report back to Santa. If you see him, just look. Don't touch, or he will lose his magic! Come say hi to Marshmallow!

    Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney Branch
    Look who returned to Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney Branch to welcome back the children!!! Marshmallow the Elf will be visiting us daily to report back to Santa. If you see him, just...
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Dec 01

The Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Oln...

The Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney Branch is open today from 10 am to 5 pm! Our heat is working! Wear layers; it's toasty in here! Thank you to Wyoming Library - Free Library of Philadelphia, Lawncrest Branch - Free Library of Philadelphia, and Logan Branch Library (Free Library of Philadelphia) for welcoming our patrons and staff during our closure! Hope to see you soon!

    Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney Branch
    The Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney Branch is open today from 10 am to 5 pm! Our heat is working! Wear layers; it's toasty in here! Thank you to Wyoming Library - Free Library of...
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Dec 01

Our Northeast neighbors at Tacony will be cel...

Our Northeast neighbors at Tacony will be celebrating their grand re-opening tomorrow, along with the annual Winterfest celebration in the neighborhood. Be sure to stop by if you get the chance - we've seen the renovated Tacony Library and it's pretty amazing! https://libwww.freelibrary.org/blog/post/3153

    Blog: Tacony Library Grand Reopening Celebration!
    It's a fest! Tacony's annual Winterfest, of course, and this year also a library-fest! After a year and a half of undergoing extensive renovation and expansion, Tacony Library will reopen its doors on Saturday, December 2-coinciding with the neighborhood's Winterfest celebration.
    https://libwww.freelibrary.org

Nov 30

Remember, the greyhounds are visiting Free Li...

Remember, the greyhounds are visiting Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney Branch on Monday, 12.11.2017 at 4 pm!

    Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney Branch
    Remember, the greyhounds are visiting Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney Branch on Monday, 12.11.2017 at 4 pm!
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Nov 30

Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney B...

Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney Branch is closed again, November 30, 2017, due to a heating issue. We apologize for any inconvenience.

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Nov 30

Nov 29

Good afternoon, all, The Free Library of Phi...

Good afternoon, all, The Free Library of Philadelphia is moving to a new server on Monday, 12.4 and Tuesday, 12.5. You can return/renew your materials and check items out at any of our locations; however, we cannot process new card applications and place holds. We are sorry for the inconvenience, and we hope to be up and running again by Wednesday, 12.6.2017!

    Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney Branch
    Good afternoon, all, The Free Library of Philadelphia is moving to a new server on Monday, 12.4 and Tuesday, 12.5. You can return/renew your materials and check items out at any of our locations;...
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Nov 29

Doing any Amazon shopping this holiday season...

Doing any Amazon shopping this holiday season? Let your purchases count for more, by choosing the Free Library Foundation on AmazonSmile.

    AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know. Same products, same prices, same service.
    https://smile.amazon.com

Nov 29

Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney B...

Great opportunity. Check it out.

    The Delaware Valley Is Hiring
    Regional Rail Conductor / Engineer - Trainee Positions. CLOSE DATE:12/1/2017 APPLY HERE: http://autohire.careershop.com/septajobs/JobSearch/JobCenterViewCndt.asp?JobAd_Id=964164...
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Nov 28

The Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Oln...

The Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney Branch will be closed tomorrow, November 29, 2017, due to no heat. The Business Class, provided by The North 5th Street Revitalization Project, will be canceled. :( Please visit the Wyoming Library - Free Library of Philadelphia from 12 to 8 pm. The Logan Branch Library (Free Library of Philadelphia) and Lawncrest Branch - Free Library of Philadelphia branches are open from 10 am to 6 pm. We are emptying the drop box daily. We apologize for any inconvenience. We hope to see you soon!

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