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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.

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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!

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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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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!

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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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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.
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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.
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Nov 22

We will have special holiday hours today, fro...

We will have special holiday hours today, from 10-3 and be closed tomorrow for Thanksgiving! Normal hours resume on Friday.

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    We will have special holiday hours today, from 10-3 and be closed tomorrow for Thanksgiving! Normal hours resume on Friday.
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Nov 14

5:30 p.m. Stop in tonight for a panel discuss...

5:30 p.m. Stop in tonight for a panel discussion about the experience of foster parenting. Hear stories from current foster parents about how they've impacted a child's life by opening their heart and their home.

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    5:30 p.m. Stop in tonight for a panel discussion about the experience of foster parenting. Hear stories from current foster parents about how they've impacted a child's life by opening their heart...
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Nov 13

Rec Advisory Meeting, Tuesday 11/14 at 7PM. C...

Rec Advisory Meeting, Tuesday 11/14 at 7PM. Come and join us!

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Nov 04

Lawncrest Rec Center added 5 new photos.

A big thanks to everyone who came out for the "love your Rec Center" clean up today!

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    Lawncrest Rec Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 1,554 likes · 36 talking about this. Lawncrest Recreation Center is a Philadelphia Parks and Recreation facility and serves the Lawndale and...
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Nov 04

Lawncrest Rec Center updated their profile pi...

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    Lawncrest Rec Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 1,554 likes · 36 talking about this. Lawncrest Recreation Center is a Philadelphia Parks and Recreation facility and serves the Lawndale and...
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Nov 04

Lawncrest Rec Center updated their cover phot...

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    Lawncrest Rec Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 1,554 likes · 30 talking about this. Lawncrest Recreation Center is a Philadelphia Parks and Recreation facility and serves the Lawndale and...
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Nov 03

Lawncrest Community Garden shared Pennsylvani...

Has anyone seen this bug?

    PA Agriculture Department Adds Seven Counties to Spotted Lanternfly Quarantine Zone
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Oct 31

Lawncrest Rec Center added an event.

Love Your Rec Center! Join us for a clean-up day 9am, Saturday, November 4 We'll focus on cleaning up outside around the Rec Center building and in the Grove. Bring your own gloves. We'll provide rakes, bags, etc. We'll also have doughnuts and coffee to jumpstart your energy.

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    Love Your Rec Center! Join us for a clean-up day 9am, Saturday, November 4 We'll focus on cleaning up outside around the Rec Center building and in the...
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Oct 31

Have a spooktacular day, Lawncrest!

Have a spooktacular day, Lawncrest!

    Skull-king Around the Free Library...
    Happy Halloween from Free Library of Philadelphia! Stop-motion animation by Leanna Culver
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Oct 31

Join us Saturday 11/4 at 9:00 AM for a fall c...

Join us Saturday 11/4 at 9:00 AM for a fall clean-up. We'll be raking leaves and picking up litter to make the park look nice for the Veteran's Day Memorial next week. Hope to see you there.

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Oct 31

Police: Bank robber hits two banks on Monday, one earlier this month

Police said just after 12:30 p.m. on Monday, the man entered the Bank of America branch located at 6425 Rising Sun Avenue. He approached the counter and handed a teller a threatening demand note. Shortly thereafter, the man left the bank empty-handed, exiting through the back door.

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Then, just before 3 p.m., he allegedly entered the M&T Bank branch located at 6500 Castor Avenue, where he presented a teller a threatening demand note. After obtaining an undisclosed amount of cash, the subject fled the area of the bank on foot, according to authorities.

Officials said the same man is believed to be responsible for the October 5 robbery of the Wells Fargo Bank branch located at 6611 Castor Avenue.

    Police: Bank robber hits two banks on Monday, one earlier this month
    The FBI/PPD Violent Crimes Task Force is seeking the public's assistance to identify and locate a serial bank robber who targeted two Philadelphia banks Monday afternoon and another earlier this month. Police said just after 12:30 p.m. on Monday, the man entered the Bank of America branch located at 6425 Rising Sun Avenue.
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Oct 27

Lawncrest Branch - Free Library of Philadelph...

Star Wars Reads Day at the Lawncrest Library! Stop in at 1 p.m. for fun Star Wars Reads themed activities and stay for a 2 p.m. showing of Rogue One, A Star Wars Story.

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