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Tonight is the finale event for One Book, One Philadelphia. Don't miss the conclusion of this season with an appearance by Christina Baker Kline, author of the 2015 featured selection, Orphan Train, as well as a musical tribute led by cellist Udi Bar-David, a world-renowned cross-cultural performer and a member of the Philadelphia Orchestra, and featuring composer and percussionist Rolando Morales Matos. This event starts at 7:30pm at the Parkway Central Library.

http://libwww.freelibrary.org/calendar/calbydateobop.cfm?ID=48855&SeriesID=OBOP

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What better way to celebrate Dr. Seuss' bday than with a new Early Literacy Calendar from from the Free Library of Philadelphia's children's librarians?! Head on over to our blog to download this month's calendar and find lots of great and fun suggestions for early literacy activities that parents, family, and caregivers can engage in with their children to help nurture and develop the necessary skills of Reading, Writing, Talking, Singing, and Playing.

http://libwww.freelibrary.org/blog/index.cfm?postid=2183

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Via today's blog, check out January's Top 10 most downloaded ebooks:
http://libwww.freelibrary.org/blog/index.cfm?postid=2170

What's on your to-read list this weekend?

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Chase away those winter blahs with this month's Early Literacy Calendar from the Free Library of Philadelphia's children's librarians!
http://libwww.freelibrary.org/blog/index.cfm?postid=2168

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Here are the Top 10 ebooks downloaded through our OverDrive Digital Library in December 2014.
http://libwww.freelibrary.org/blog/index.cfm?postid=2156

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Here are the Top 10 ebooks downloaded from the Free Library's OverDrive Digital Library in December 2014. More than 62,000 ebooks were checked out and downloaded last month! The month of December found female authors reigning supreme with Lisa Scottoline having two book appearances in the top 10, Susan Mallery having three
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Framing Fraktur is here, a three-month celebration of historic Pennsylvania German folk art and its relationship to contemporary art! Read today's blog for more info!
http://libwww.freelibrary.org/blog/index.cfm?postid=2188

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The Free Library of Philadelphia is proud to present Framing Fraktur, a three-month celebration of historic Pennsylvania German folk art and its relationship to contemporary art, opening today and running through June 14, 2015! In addition to bringing fraktur to life with a wide range of public programming, the Free
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The Free Library will be closed on Monday, February 16 in observance of Presidents' Day. You can however access the library 24/7 365 online @ freelibrary.org

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Due to inclement weather, the Free Library will close at 2:00 p.m. today, Monday, January 26. You can however access the library 24/7 365 online @ freelibrary.org Stay Warm!
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Our Sundays on Stage Winter and Spring 2015 events series kicks on this weekend! Check out our blog for this year's full schedule:
http://libwww.freelibrary.org/blog/index.cfm?postid=2165

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TODAY IS THE DAY: One Book, One Philadelphia kicks off tonight at the Parkway Central Library! Join us at 7:30 P.M. for a discussion with Christina Baker Kline about her inspirations in writing Orphan Train, in an interview with Peter Crimmins of WHYY. Then, enjoy an original musical work, composed by TJ Cole of the Curtis Institute of Music and performed by the Singing City Children's Choir under the direction of Steven Fisher!

http://libwww.freelibrary.org/onebook/obop15/index.cfm

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Can't imagine where I'd be without libraries. I spent so many wonderful hours discovering the world through library books!
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