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Advancing literacy, guiding learning, and inspiring curiosity
Advancing literacy, guiding learning, and inspiring curiosity

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Make your smile count towards a donation to the Free Library from Wells Fargo! Today is the LAST DAY to smile at 123 S. Broad Street. It's simple: Each smile = $1 for the Free Library!

http://libwww.freelibrary.org/blog/index.cfm?postid=2294

#smileWellsFargo #lovethelibrary  
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Happy Independence Day!

The Free Library will close at 2:00 p.m. today and remained closed through Sunday. We'll be open for regular hours on Monday, July 6.

(The image is a woodcut from our Digital Collections. Learn more here: http://bit.ly/1RVWP4C)

#july4th205 #happyindependenceday #lovethelibrary  
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On today's blog, the Top 10 ebooks Downloaded from OverDrive Digital Library in May 2015
http://libwww.freelibrary.org/blog/index.cfm?postid=2265
What's on your weekend to-read list?

#ebooks #overdrivelibrary #lovethelibrary  
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It's TED Talk Tuesday! Learn about why free playtime is oh so good (for kids and adults alike).

#tedx #tedtalks #lovethelibrary  
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The newest Early Literacy calendar has been posted to our blog, full of fun suggestions that parents and caregivers can engage in with their children to help nurture and develop necessary early literacy skills.
Download the calendar today!
http://libwww.freelibrary.org/blog/index.cfm?postid=2263
#earlyliteracy #prek #lovethelibrary  
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It's coming towards the end of the month and the start of the weekend, so let's get the Word on the Web and check out some recent topics of interest and discussion from the tech, literary, library, and arts and entertainment intersections of the World Wide Web that happened in May 2015.
http://libwww.freelibrary.org/blog/index.cfm?postid=2258

#freelibrarywordontheweb #tech #libraries  
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Here's a great opportunity for rising 5th and 6th graders to enter a contest sponsored by the Library of Congress and reflect on an impactful book they've read. Today on our blog, learn about the "A Book that Shaped Me" contest.
http://libwww.freelibrary.org/blog/index.cfm?postid=2260
#bookthatshapedmylife #libraryofcongress #lovethelibrary  
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Blues legend B.B. King died on May 14 at age 89. Today on our blog, one of our music librarians tells what resources the Free Library has so that you can learn more about and celebrate this musical icon. http://libwww.freelibrary.org/blog/index.cfm?postid=2254

#bbking #bluesmusic #freelibrarymusicdept  
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You've heard all the hype about coloring books for adults. Well, The Free Library has you covered with these Framing Fraktur inspired coloring sheets! Download and print them out here: http://bit.ly/1AxU5HJ

#fraktur #framingfraktur #coloringbooks #lovethelibrary  
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Just a reminder that the Free Library system will be closed on Monday, May 25 in observance of Memorial Day.

But we're always open online 24/7 @ freelibrary.org!

#memorialday2015 #lovethelibrary  
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