11 hours ago
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!
19 hours ago
Marshmallow is above the bookshelves today! Hi, Marshmallow! #Marshmallow #GreaterOlney The Elf on the Shelf
42 hours ago
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
44 hours ago
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
2 days ago
What a great program! Thanks, Citizens Against Greyhound Racing - CAGR and Lacie for visiting the Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney Branch!!
2 days ago
Look! Our new doors are installed! We are so excited!
2 days ago
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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4 days ago
The shooting took place just after 4 p.m. Saturday on the 100 block of West Chew Avenue.
4 days ago
We are so excited to have the greyhounds visiting us on Monday, 12.11.2017 at 4 pm!
5 days ago
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#
5 days ago
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
6 days ago
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.
6 days ago
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
6 days ago
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!
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!
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/
Look where Marshmallow was found today!! Guess he's exhausted from keeping an eye on all our children! #Marshmallow #ElfontheShelf #GreaterOlney
Look at the mischief Marshmallow got into overnight! He's hiding in Olaf! #Marshmallow #GreaterOlney The Elf on the Shelf
Look who's hanging about? Marshmallow is here! Come say hello! The Elf on the Shelf #Marshmallow #GreaterOlney
Today is Jan Brett's birthday! He wrote "The Mitten," "Gingerbread Baby," and other great children's books!
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!
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!
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!
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 is closed again, November 30, 2017, due to a heating issue. We apologize for any inconvenience.
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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!
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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!
We are so sorry to report that Free Library of Philadelphia, Greater Olney Branch is closed today and will be closed tomorrow, Tuesday, 11.28.2017. Please return all your items to the drop box! We are emptying it everyday. If you need library services, please visit Wyoming Library - Free Library of Philadelphia, open from 10 am to 6 pm tomorrow. The Lawncrest Branch - Free Library of Philadelphia and Logan Branch Library (Free Library of Philadelphia) branches are open from 12 to 8 pm tomorrow. We apologize for the inconvenience.
Our final FREE business class will be taking place on Wednesday, 11.29 at 6:30 pm! Thank you to The North 5th Street Revitalization Project for these amazing classes!!!!
Today is Marc Brown's birthday! He is the author of the Arthur series!
Wishing all of you a very happy and blessed Thanksgiving! All Free Library of Philadelphia locations will be closed Thursday, November 23rd. Want to learn more about Thanksgiving? http://www.history.com/topics/thanksgiving/history-of-thanksgiving
More than 3.5 million spectators watch the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade and 50 million view the parade on television! Learn this and more through HISTORY's infographic!