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Jamie Bowers, electronic resources coordinator for the Free Library of Philadelphia, shows off the library card, your passport to the Experience Pass program.
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Mark Abrams
December 08, 2019 - 4:00 am
Your library card from the Free Library of Philadelphia is now your passport to some choice museums and other attractions in the city. And, it could also qualify you for a shot at tickets to a Sixers or Flyers game, tickets right in Mayor Kenney's box. Read more here.
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Books in library.
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Pat Loeb
November 18, 2019 - 4:30 am
A movement is growing to eliminate overdue book fines from the Philadelphia library system, and the idea recently got a high-level endorsement.
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Justin Udo
June 11, 2019 - 7:02 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Banning books is nothing new, but a recent study shows one genre is targeted more than others. LGBTQ books make up more than half of the 11 most banned books in the United States, according to the American Library Association. "I think it's a type of bigotry and...
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David Madden
June 10, 2019 - 4:00 am
CAMDEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — In Camden County, officials are forgiving thousands of dollars in overdue library book fines starting next month. The decision to rescind over $76,000 in pending fines won’t really cost much. The overdue fees constitute less than one half of one percent of the county...
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Mike DeNardo
June 03, 2019 - 12:20 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Kids, of course, have access to their class textbooks and school library, but with the launch of a project in 10 Philly schools, kindergarten through third-graders have been able to pick out books they're truly interested in — and keep it in their personal home...
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Students read at the re-opened library at Bache-Martin Elementary in Fairmount.
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Mike DeNardo
January 14, 2019 - 1:08 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — With a snip from a pair of oversized scissors, the ribbon was cut ceremonially on Monday morning, reopening the library at Bache-Martin Elementary in Fairmount. With a snip, the crowdfunded library at Bache-Martin Elementary School is ceremonially reopened. pic...
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