Free Library of Philadelphia
Where do I start? These lists of books are specially selected by our Librarians.
Autumn for Kids: Recommended books you can check out from the Free Library.
Ben Franklin: Read from the Franklin bookshelf.
Books Aloud!: Recommended titles from the Books Aloud! program.
Frosty Fun for Kids: Excellent books about winter.
Harry Potter: Books about your favorite young wizard.
Holiday Reading Lists: Books to read and share about the winter holidays.
Immigration: Explore immigration issues of the United States from the founding of the country to the present day political debates. Immigration is also the theme of the 2007 One Book, One Philadelphia literacy program - check out related workshops, performances, and discussions held at all of the Free Library's locations.
Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts: Explore the Free Library of Philadelphia’s resources related to the theme of the inaugural Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts: early 20th century French culture.
Read Baby Read!: Books, materials, and inspiration for parents of children under the age of six to support the development of early literacy skills and foster the love of reading.
Staff Picks for Children: Kid tested... librarian approved!
Thanksgiving: Books about harvests, feasts and giving thanks for all good things.
The Price of a Child: One Book, One Philadelphia 2003
The Things They Carried: Our 2005 One Book, One Philadelphia selection.
Vikings: Learn about this fascinating seafaring culture.