2 hours ago

Free Library of Philadelphia - Richmond Branc...

We are open so slushies are a go!

    Free Library of Philadelphia - Richmond Branch
    If we are open tomorrow we will be making homemade blender-less slushies at STEAM Wednesday! It's a science experiment AND a snack! 1:00 p.m.
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22 hours ago

Police search for man who robbed 2 women within minutes of each other in Port Richmond

Police say the same man threw a 53-year-old woman to the ground and stole her purse along the 3600 block of Belgrade Street just five minutes earlier.

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In the video, you can see the thief following the 88-year-old as she walked with a cane down the 3200 block of Edgemont Street.

    Police search for man who robbed 2 women within minutes
    Philadelphia police are looking for a man who is accused of mugging two women within five minutes in Port Richmond last month. They have released surveillance video from the second robbery, that occurred back on the morning of June 30.
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24 hours ago

If we are open tomorrow we will be making hom...

If we are open tomorrow we will be making homemade blender-less slushies at STEAM Wednesday! It’s a science experiment AND a snack! 1:00 p.m.

    Free Library of Philadelphia - Richmond Branch
    If we are open tomorrow we will be making homemade blender-less slushies at STEAM Wednesday! It's a science experiment AND a snack! 1:00 p.m.
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25 hours ago

DUE TO HIGH TEMPERATURES INSIDE THE LIBRARY, ...

DUE TO HIGH TEMPERATURES INSIDE THE LIBRARY, WE WILL CLOSE AT 3PM TODAY. WE WILL RE-OPEN TOMORROW AT NOON. OUR SINCERE APOLOGIES.

    Free Library of Philadelphia - Richmond Branch
    DUE TO HIGH TEMPERATURES INSIDE THE LIBRARY, WE WILL CLOSE AT 3PM TODAY. WE WILL RE-OPEN TOMORROW AT NOON. OUR SINCERE APOLOGIES.
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25 hours ago

Multiple Strongarm Robberies 3600 Belgrade St DC 18 24 055348 3200 Edgemont St DC 18 24 055365

Multiple Strongarm Robberies 3600 Belgrade St DC 18 24 055348 3200 Edgemont St DC 18 24 055365

...suspect then ran back to a dark colored SUV getting fleeing the wrong way down Belgrade Street towards Castor Avenue and was last seen in the area of Edgemont and Venango Streets.Incident #2:DC...

Commercial Burglary 2267 Butler St DC 18 24 052599 - Duration: 1:53. PhiladelphiaPolice 206 views

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Multiple Strongarm Robberies 3600 Belgrade St DC 18 24 055348 3200 Edgemont St DC 18 24 055365

Commercial Robbery 4800 Chestnut St DC 18 18 042956 - Duration: 1:48.

Robbery Gun 5501 Chestnut St DC 18 18 040602 - Duration: 1:59.

Multiple Commercial Robberies 532 W Lehigh Ave DC 18 26 026067 2649 Germantown Ave DC 18 26 27876 - Duration: 2:32.

Multiple Commercial Robberies 532 W Lehigh Ave DC 18 26 026067 2649 Germantown Ave DC 18 26 27876 - Duration: 2:32.

Commercial Robbery Pattern 2931 Welsh Rd DC 18 08 020850 DC 18 08 022857 - Duration: 1:17.

Shooting Incident 1700 Mayland St DC 18 14 057941 - Duration: 1:10. PhiladelphiaPolice 522 views

Commercial Robbery 1812 W Cheltenham Ave DC 18 14 055453 - Duration: 0:42. PhiladelphiaPolice 163 views

    Multiple Strongarm Robberies 3600 Belgrade St DC 18 24 055348 3200 Edgemont St DC 18 24 055365
    Incident #1: DC 18-24-055348 On June 30, 2018, at 8:05 am, the victim a 53 year-old-female, was walking on the 3600 block of Belgrade Street when an unknown white male approached her from behind and threw the victim, to the ground and taking her purse.
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25 hours ago

Wanted: Suspect for Multiple Robberies in the 24th District [VIDEO]

...at 8:05 am, the victim a 53 year-old-female, was walking on the 3600 block of Belgrade Street when an unknown white male approached her from behind and threw the victim, to the...

...suspect then ran back to a dark colored SUV getting fleeing the wrong way down Belgrade Street towards Castor Avenue and was last seen in the area of Edgemont and Venango Streets...

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...am, the victim, an 88 year-old-female, after leaving church, was walking on the 3200 Edgemont Street when an unknown white male approached her from behind taking her wrist wallet then fleeing...

    Philly Police Blog | Wanted: Suspect for Multiple Robberies in the 24th District [VIDEO]
    On June 30, 2018, at 8:10 am, the victim, an 88 year-old-female, after leaving church, was walking on the 3200 Edgemont Street when an unknown white male approached her from behind taking her wrist wallet then fleeing back towards a black SUV parked at the corner of Edgemont and Madison Streets.
    https://blog.phillypolice.com

45 hours ago

Free Library of Philadelphia - Richmond Branc...

Sadly, due to heat and small chance of rain at 6p, there will be no storytime tonight at Harrowgate Park. The next one will be Monday, August 13! Or, join us for storytimes/programs at other locations =). To sign up for text reminders for Baby/Toddler programs in and around Port Richmond, text @Portrichmo to 81010.* *Standard messaging rates apply.

    Free Library of Philadelphia - Richmond Branch
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2 days ago

Check out the Richmond Library events this we...

Check out the Richmond Library events this week. Be sure to keep an eye out for any potential closings due to the heat! Monday: Board Game Mondays 12:00 p.m. Read, Baby, Read Play Café 2:00 p.m. Sensory Storytime 6:00 p.m. Yoga 6:30 p.m. Tuesday: Preschool Storytime 10:30 a.m. Preschool Playtime 11:00 a.m. Teen Tuesdays: Scary Movie 1:00 p.m. Wednesday: STEAM Wednesdays: Homemade Slushies 1:00 p.m. Read, Baby, Read Walkers & Talkers Storytime 6:00 p.m. Book Club (adults) 6:30 p.m. Thursday: Open 2:00 – 6:00 p.m. A Wrinkle in Time Book Club (registration required) 2:00 p.m. Read, Baby, Read My First Storytime 2:30 p.m. Friday: Construction Club 3:30 p.m.

    Free Library of Philadelphia - Richmond Branch
    Check out the Richmond Library events this week. Be sure to keep an eye out for any potential closings due to the heat! Monday: Board Game Mondays 12:00 p.m. Read, Baby, Read Play Café 2:00 p.m....
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5 days ago

Free Library of Philadelphia - Richmond Branc...

Join us at Powers Park on July 27 for some outdoor fun!

    Powers Park Conservancy
    The Powers Park Conservancy in partnership with the Philadelphia Film Society, the Richmond Branch of the Free Library, and Port Richmond Town Watch presents Eleanor's Secret. Movie starts at dusk...
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5 days ago

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      3600 Block Aramingo Av July 10, 2018 @ 7:34 a.m. Comment

5 days ago

  • MECHANICAL PERMIT

    FOR MECHANICAL ALTERATIONS TO TAKEOUT RESTAURANT, TO INCLUDE THE INSTALLATION OF FIVE (5) RTU'S, NEW REGISTERS/DIFFUERS AND ASSOCIATED DUCTWORK, AS PER APPROVED PLANS.

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  • MECHANICAL PERMIT

    FOR MECHANICAL ALTERATIONS TO TAKEOUT RESTAURANT, TO INCLUDE THE INSTALLATION OF TWO (2) KITCHEN HOODS, WITH EXHAUST FAN, MAKE UP AIR FAN AND ASSOCIATED DUCTWORK, AS PER APPROVED PLANS. SEE APP# 861953 FOR APPROVED PLANS.

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6 days ago

A Wrinkle in Time Book Club, today at 2 pm! W...

A Wrinkle in Time Book Club, today at 2 pm! We're discussing chapters 4-6.

6 days ago

Jul 11

WE ARE SORRY TO SAY THAT THE LIBRARY IS CLOSI...

WE ARE SORRY TO SAY THAT THE LIBRARY IS CLOSING AT 2PM. WE ARE STILL FUNCTIONING WITHOUT AIR CONDITIONING! WE HOPE TO BE OPEN TOMORROW AT 10AM.

    Free Library of Philadelphia - Richmond Branch
    WE ARE SORRY TO SAY THAT THE LIBRARY IS CLOSING AT 2PM. WE ARE STILL FUNCTIONING WITHOUT AIR CONDITIONING! WE HOPE TO BE OPEN TOMORROW AT 10AM.
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Jul 10

LEARN HOW BEES CAN HELP SUSTAIN AND BEAUTIFY ...

LEARN HOW BEES CAN HELP SUSTAIN AND BEAUTIFY YOUR YARDS! CHECK OUT OUR NEW BEE HIVE! TOMORROW AT 6PM! RICHMOND LIBRARY!

    Free Library of Philadelphia - Richmond Branch
    LEARN HOW BEES CAN HELP SUSTAIN AND BEAUTIFY YOUR YARDS! CHECK OUT OUR NEW BEE HIVE! TOMORROW AT 6PM! RICHMOND LIBRARY!
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Jul 10

Free Library of Philadelphia - Richmond Branc...

join us!

    Powers Park Conservancy
    Powers Park Conservancy added a new photo.
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Jul 10

Learn how to make sun prints at STEAM Wednesd...

Learn how to make sun prints at STEAM Wednesday, tomorrow at 1:00 pm! We will be outside part of the time, so wear sunscreen!

    Free Library of Philadelphia - Richmond Branch
    Learn how to make sun prints at STEAM Wednesday, tomorrow at 1:00 pm! We will be outside part of the time, so wear sunscreen!
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Jul 09

Check out the Richmond Library events this we...

Check out the Richmond Library events this week: Monday: Board Game Mondays 12:00 p.m. Read, Baby, Read Play Café 2:00 p.m. Spa Facials 5:30 p.m. Medicare Information 5:30 p.m. Yoga 6:30 p.m. Powers Park Conservancy Meeting 6:30 p.m. Tuesday: Preschool Storytime 10:30 a.m. Preschool Playtime 11:00 a.m. CareerLink 12:00 – 2:00 p.m. Teen Tuesdays: Scary Movie 1:00 p.m. Wednesday: STEAM Wednesdays: Sun Prints 1:00 p.m. Planting for Pollinators Workshop 6:00 p.m. Read, Baby, Read Walkers & Talkers Storytime 6:00 p.m. Thursday: Read, Baby, Read My First Storytime 11:00 a.m. A Wrinkle in Time Book Club (registration required) 2:00 p.m. Friday: Construction Club 3:30 p.m.

    Free Library of Philadelphia - Richmond Branch
    Check out the Richmond Library events this week: Monday: Board Game Mondays 12:00 p.m. Read, Baby, Read Play Café 2:00 p.m. Spa Facials 5:30 p.m. Medicare Information 5:30 p.m. Yoga 6:30 p.m. Powers...
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Jul 07

  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    SINGLE SYSTEM CURB TRAP/MAIN DRAIN PA20181831163(SFD)"SELF-CERTIFICATION'S ARE NO LONGER PERMITTED" - "ALL EXCAVATIONS AND PLUMBING TRENCHES IN EXCESS OF 5 FEET IN DEPTH MUST HAVE APPROVED SHORING IN PLACE AT THE TIME OF INSPECTION"

    2736 E VENANGO ST Issued July 3, 2018 Comment

Jul 06

EACH MONDAY! 6:30 PM (3.00 suggested donation...

EACH MONDAY! 6:30 PM (3.00 suggested donation)

    Free Library of Philadelphia - Richmond Branch
    EACH MONDAY! 6:30 PM (3.00 suggested donation)
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Jul 06

TUESDAY, JULY 10! 12-2PM RICHMOND LIBRARY!

TUESDAY, JULY 10! 12-2PM RICHMOND LIBRARY!

    Free Library of Philadelphia - Richmond Branch
    TUESDAY, JULY 10! 12-2PM RICHMOND LIBRARY!
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Jul 06

Free Library of Philadelphia - Richmond Branc...

    Free Library of Philadelphia - Richmond Branch
    JOIN US ON MONDAY JULY 9!
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Jul 06

IT'S BACK! MONDAY JULY 9! Quick Fix Summer Sk...

IT'S BACK! MONDAY JULY 9! Quick Fix Summer Skin Care! 5:30PM Richmond Library! FREE! Please reply to this if interested in attending! We need a number count.

    Free Library of Philadelphia - Richmond Branch
    IT'S BACK! MONDAY JULY 9! Quick Fix Summer Skin Care! 5:30PM Richmond Library! FREE! Please reply to this if interested in attending! We need a number count.
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Jul 05

THE RICHMOND BRANCH WILL BE OPEN TOMORROW, FR...

THE RICHMOND BRANCH WILL BE OPEN TOMORROW, FRIDAY JULY 6! 10AM-5PM

    Free Library of Philadelphia - Richmond Branch
    THE RICHMOND BRANCH WILL BE OPEN TOMORROW, FRIDAY JULY 6! 10AM-5PM
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Jul 05

Free Library of Philadelphia - Richmond Branc...

The Richmond Library will be OPEN tomorrow, Fri 7/6 from 10a-5p. Little Movers Dance Party is ON for 3:30p. Hope you can join us! Text @Portrichmo to 81010 for reminders.* *Standard messaging rates apply.

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    Free Library of Philadelphia - Richmond Branch added a new photo.
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Jul 05

JOIN US ON MONDAY JULY 9!

JOIN US ON MONDAY JULY 9!

    Free Library of Philadelphia - Richmond Branch
    JOIN US ON MONDAY JULY 9!
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Jul 03

Richmond Library is closed, but baby/toddler ...

Richmond Library is closed, but baby/toddler storytime is ON for Thursday, July 5 at 2:30 PM at Lillian Marrero Branch Library! Hope you can join us!

    Free Library of Philadelphia - Richmond Branch
    Richmond Library is closed, but baby/toddler storytime is ON for Thursday, July 5 at 2:30 PM at Lillian Marrero Branch Library! Hope you can join us!
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Jul 03

Mom, teen learning to drive charged in Philadelphia crash that killed 2

Authorities say the sport utility vehicle driven by the teen was pulling into a parking spot June 4 at the shopping center at Aramingo and Castor avenues in Port Richmond when it lunged forward, hitting two homeless men who were nearby.

    Mom, teen learning to drive charged in crash that killed 2
    Police say vehicular homicide charges have been filed in the deaths of two people struck and killed by a 15-year-old girl learning to drive at a Philadelphia shopping center. Stephanie Hernandez, 32, and the teenager were both charged with vehicular homicide and involuntary manslaughter.
    http://6abc.com

Jul 03

Mom, Teen Learning to Drive Charged in Deadly Crash

Police say the teen was driving a 2008 black Ford Explorer back on June 4 around 8:45 p.m. in the parking lot of a shopping center at the intersection of Aramingo and Castor avenues. Hernandez was inside the vehicle with her, police said.

Jul 03

Mom, teen daughter charged in double fatal shopping center accident

Authorities say the sport utility vehicle driven by the teen was pulling into a parking spot June 4 at the shopping center at Aramingo and Castor avenues when it lunged forward, hitting two men who were nearby and knocking them back into the wall of a store.

    Mom, teen daughter charged in double fatal shopping center accident
    Police say vehicular homicide charges have been filed in the deaths of two people struck and killed by a 15-year-old girl learning to drive at a Philadelphia shopping center.
    http://6abc.com

Jul 02

Police: Mother, Teen Daughter Charged In Deaths Of 2 Men Struck By Girl Learning How To Drive

It happened in the 3600 block of Aramingo Avenue around 8:45 p.m.

    Police: Mother, Teen Daughter Charged In Deaths Of 2 Men Struck By Girl Learning How To Drive
    Follow CBSPHILLY Facebook Man Calls 911 When Apartment Gets Unbearably Hot After Air Conditioning Goes Down In Building | Twitter PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - A teenage girl and her mother have been charged in the deaths of two men after the girl struck them when learning how to drive at a shopping center, Philadelphia police say.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

Jul 02

LIBRARY IS CLOSED!!! NO AIR CONDITIONING! WE ...

LIBRARY IS CLOSED!!! NO AIR CONDITIONING! WE HOPE TO RE-OPEN on MONDAY JULY 9! We are all sorry to close, waiting on the city of fix our A/C.

    Free Library of Philadelphia - Richmond Branch
    LIBRARY IS CLOSED!!! NO AIR CONDITIONING! WE HOPE TO RE-OPEN on MONDAY JULY 9! We are all sorry to close, waiting on the city of fix our A/C.
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Jul 01

Jun 29

Thanks to all the teens who participated in t...

Thanks to all the teens who participated in this week's TEEN TUESDAY nail salon!

    Free Library of Philadelphia - Richmond Branch
    Thanks to all the teens who participated in this week's TEEN TUESDAY nail salon!
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Jun 29

Jun 28

If you signed up for A Wrinkle in Time Book C...

If you signed up for A Wrinkle in Time Book Club the first meeting is today at 2:00 p.m.!

    Free Library of Philadelphia - Richmond Branch
    If you signed up for A Wrinkle in Time Book Club the first meeting is today at 2:00 p.m.!
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Jun 28

Hey everybody. Bad news: our air conditioner ...

Hey everybody. Bad news: our air conditioner has broken. We will stay open to the public until it gets unbearable in here. We do not want to close the branch and will do anything we can to stay open. Please call ahead to check if we are here: 215-685-9992.

    Free Library of Philadelphia - Richmond Branch
    Hey everybody. Bad news: our air conditioner has broken. We will stay open to the public until it gets unbearable in here. We do not want to close the branch and will do anything we can to stay open....
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Jun 27

We are in the news! https://starnewsphilly.co...

We are in the news! https://starnewsphilly.com/home-sweet-home-50db605ef8a0

    Home sweet home - Star news
    By Melissa Komar While libraries are often perceived as quiet places, there's quite a buzz at the Richmond Branch of the Free Library of Philadelphia. On Thursday, June 7, a colony of approximately 10,000 honey bees, with one queen, arrived at the Port Richmond library, and was installed in an observation box fitted in a window to the far right of the entrance.
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