The Citizen Recommends: A Conversation with Emma Copley Eisenberg
Join the director of Philly writers hub Blue Stoop as she debuts her new book, a coming-of-age tale about murder, self-discovery and being a woman in America
Not Your Grandma’s Library
Like every generation before them, today’s teens just want a place to call their own. The basement of 1901 Vine Street provides just that
The Cure For Fake News?
A trustworthy media is key to a healthy democracy. That’s why, instead of wringing his hands over the death of facts, entrepreneurial journalist Steven Brill just might have a solution.
I is for Immigrant
It’s Welcoming Week in Philly and America. Al-Bustan’s Immigrant Alphabet offers 26 stories to honor it
The Citizen Recommends: Social Justice Symposium for Teens
The annual Free Library event, started by librarian Erin Hoopes, returns this weekend with an agenda for change
Beyond the Books
Fairhill’s Lillian Marrero library branch brings the poorest Philadelphians services that expand the definition of literacy far beyond the stacks. It’s a model for the future of libraries
The Citizen Recommends: Steven Brill at The Free Library
His new book, Tailspin, may be the most important explanation yet of just how we got here
Dinner … At The Library?
The Culinary Literacy Center teaches cooking—and fosters community—among Philadelphians of all stripes