42 hours ago

West Oak Lane Library added 4 new photos.

Star Party Friday evening April 20, 2018 was awesome. We had two astronomers bring their professional telescopes. We saw the moon’s surface in great detail. We also saw Venus and the Big Dipper. Thank you to astronomers Jerry, Mike and Robbin. To all who attended it was a night to remember. I heard one of our young attendees say he never liked science before until now.


3 days ago

  • PLUMBING PERMIT

    INSTALL HOUSE DRAIN, CURB TRAP, FAI & WATER SERVICE PA20181071418 "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"

    610 E PHIL ELLENA ST Issued April 18, 2018 Comment

4 days ago

  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    REPLACE 200A SERVICE CABLE, 2- GANGE METER SOCKET WITH A 3- GANG METER SOCKET. INSTALL GROUNDING/BONDING AND 2- 100A PANELS AND A HOUSE PANEL.. IN ACCORDANCE WITH 2008 NEC FOR A TWO FAMILY BUILDING

    932 VERNON RD Issued April 17, 2018 Comment

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Apr 11

Family event at the library Friday evening Ap...

Family event at the library Friday evening April 20, 2018 7:00-10:00 p.m.


Apr 10

Wet Walter, our suckermouth catfish enjoys Bi...

Wet Walter, our suckermouth catfish enjoys Bib Lettuce. Doesn't his veggie clip remind you of Nemo?


Apr 06

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Apr 05

West Oak Lane Library shared Irene Klemas's p...

Join Us at West Oak Lane!

    Citywide Star Party / Philadelphia Science Festival
    People all across the Delaware Valley turn their eyes to the skies for a one-night-only citywide celebration of the cosmos! Join your friends and...
    https://www.facebook.com

Apr 05

Important event taking place at the Parkway C...

Important event taking place at the Parkway Central branch of the Free Library!

    Justice in School Funding: A Constitutional Imperative
    Pennsylvania has the greatest gap between rich and poor school districts in the nation. This disparity is the result of one of the lowest state contributions to education in the country. Tens of thousands of students living in poverty languish in under-resourced schools as a result of inadequate and inequitable school funding.
    https://www.eventbrite.com

Apr 03

West Oak Lane Library added 3 new photos.

We had the Philadelphia Zoo on Wheels at the library this afternoon. Great program!


Apr 03

West Oak Lane Library shared Joseph E. Colema...

Are you an immigrant or refugee (or do you know someone who is)? Stop by and have some questions answered.

Mar 28

West Oak Lane Library shared Free Library of ...

West Oak Lane library is open from 12 noon to 3pm on Thursday. Make sure to stop by and pick up a book or movie for the Holiday weekend.


Mar 28

West Oak Lane Library added an event.

Learn about birds, mammals and reptiles with a visit from the Philadelphia Zoo's Little Zoo on Wheels. They will bring live animals! Space is limited, please sign up advance.

    Philadelphia Zoo on Wheels at West Oak Lane Library!
    Philadelphia Zoo on Wheels at West Oak Lane Library!
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Mar 27

Available at Andorra, Widener and Cecil B. Mo...

Available at Andorra, Widener and Cecil B. Moore.

    Blog: Experience Nature Close-Up with Our Birding Backpack Program!
    Note: The scheduled Saturday, March 18 Migrate to Discovery and Adventure event has been rescheduled to Saturday, April 1, due to inclement weather.
    https://libwww.freelibrary.org

Mar 26

Volunteers needed for the Safe Corridors prog...

Volunteers needed for the Safe Corridors program at local schools like Pennypacker. McCloskey, Hill-Friedman and Edmonds. Click here to register: Volunteer registration: https://bit.ly/safe215


Mar 26

More than just books (and internet access)!

More than just books (and internet access)!

    Checking out free produce at a North Philly library
    The Lillian Marrero Branch of the Free Library of Philadelphia is the first library to partner with Philabundance to host a weekly free produce market. Every week, tables are filled with donations from the Port of Philadelphia and area farmers. On the market's first day, folding tables bent with the weight of bananas, apples, potatoes and lettuce.
    https://whyy.org

Mar 24

Mar 23

Looking forward to this event!

Looking forward to this event!

    Mitch Landrieu, mayor of New Orleans, toppler of statues, comes to the Free Library on Wednesday - Philly
    Mitch Landrieu, mayor of New Orleans, comes to the Free Library of Philadelphia at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday to speak about his book, "In the Shadow of Statues: A White Southerner Confronts History." - John Timpane, Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News
    http://www.philly.com

Mar 20

  • ALTERATION PERMIT

    TO RESOLVE CASE # 606751 (WORKING WITHOUT PERMITS) LEGALIZE ALTRATION WORK ALREADY DONE ON THIS PROPERTY INCLUDING A FINISHED BASEMENT 3000SF TOTAL APPLICANT UNDERSTANDS THAT INSPECTOR MAY REQUIRE WALLS TO BE EXPOSED TO SEE WORK AND INSULATION. PLUMBING AND ELECTRICAL PERMITS ALSO REQUIRE TO RESOLE WORK DONE WITHOUT PERMIS SEPERATE REAR DECK PERMIT ALSO REQUIRED

    728 E PHIL ELLENA ST Issued March 19, 2018 Comment

Mar 16

West Oak Lane Library shared their post.

    West Oak Lane Library
    We still have free tickets left to see the Black panther at AMC Plymouth meeting tomorrow 11am contact miss Shelly 215-941-4369 if you would like to go kids preferred adults welcomed.
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Mar 16

We still have free tickets left to see the Bl...

We still have free tickets left to see the Black panther at AMC Plymouth meeting tomorrow 11am contact miss Shelly 215-941-4369 if you would like to go kids preferred adults welcomed.

    West Oak Lane Library
    West Oak Lane Library, Philadelphia, PA. 433 likes. Show your appreciation for your local library - become a fan of West Oak Lane today! Want your updates in 140 characters or less? Check out our...
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Mar 16

West Oak Lane Library shared Leomar Cooper's ...

Coming up tomorrow in Roxborough! Free program with raffle and refreshments.

    What's That Smell!
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Mar 16

Mar 14

West Oak Lane Library shared Free Library of ...

Everyone loves Pi!

    List - Pi Day
    No number has captured the attention and imagination of people throughout the ages as much as the ratio of a circle's circumference to its diameter: Pi or 3.14 as it is symbolically known. Here's a list for all things relating to Pi, mathematical and beyond!
    https://know.freelibrary.org

Mar 14

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Mar 12

Carnegie libraries get all the attention, but...

Carnegie libraries get all the attention, but 1950's libraries like the West Oak Lane Library can be regarded as architectural treasures.

    AIA gold medal winning library is now boarded up and covered in graffiti
    Sydney E. Martin's Mercantile Library was awarded the gold medal in 1954 by the American Institute of Architects (AIA). Inspired by modern retail buildings, Martin designed the library with a transparent glass facade to display the books as merchandise. This innovative design is hailed as one of...
    https://archinect.com

Mar 11

  • ELECTRICAL PERMIT

    INSTALL 12- FIXTURES, 6- SWITCHES, 20- RECEPTACLES, 1- GFI RECEPTACLE AND RELOCATE WASHER AND DRYER RECEPTACLES.... IN ACCORDANCE WITH 2008 NEC FOR A ONE FAMILY BUILDING

    828 E PHIL ELLENA ST Issued March 9, 2018 Comment

Mar 11

Mar 07

West Oak Lane Library shared Free Library of ...

See you soon and stay safe neighbors!

    Get a Library Card
    The Free Library system will be closed on Wednesday, March 7 due to inclement weather.
    https://know.freelibrary.org

Mar 07

Mar 07

Mar 06

A big THANK YOU to our partner 6ABC for donat...

A big THANK YOU to our partner 6ABC for donating books to support the "Read By 4th" campaign!

    Share the magic of books and give children a chance to reach for the stars!
    Share the magic of books and give children a chance to reach for the stars! Through the 2018 Magic of Storytelling campaign, Disney Worldwide Publishing will donate up to 1 million books to FirstBook.org - a non-profit organization that provides new, high quality books and educational resources to communities serving children need.
    http://6abc.com

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