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Virtual Community Design Workshop

Virtual Community Design Workshop

We are inviting all community members to take part in a virtual design workshop for the Frankford Library.  The upcoming workshop will be hosted online via Zoom on Thursday, May 6 from 6:30 pm – 8pm.  During the workshop, community members will meet with the project team. This includes the project manager, architect and Free Library staff. Community members will be able to share their priorities and goals for an updated building design with the team.

All are welcome! If you, or someone you know, needs interpretation in a language other than English, please let us know as soon as possible by emailing
To RSVP and receive the zoom workshop information, please email
We look forward to seeing you there!

Community Initiative Specialist
Northeast Neighborhood Libraries

267-334-5646 |

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Coming Up at the Frankford Library This Fall

School Age

Frankford’s Movie Night
Every 1st Wednesday of the month at 5:00 p.m.
Sept 5, Oct 3, Nov 7, Dec 5

Block Building and Lego Playtime
Wooden Block Party and Lego free play time at the library.
Every 3rd Monday of the month at 5:00 p.m.
Sept 17, Oct 15, Nov 19, Dec 17

Wii Wednesdays with Mr. Vince
Play Wii and other games at the library.
Every 4th Wednesday of the month at 4:30 p.m.
Sept 26, Oct 24, Nov 28, Dec 26

Teens and Adults

Teens and Adults
Teen Third Thursdays
Come have fun doing various activities and games. Snacks provided. Teens Only
Every 3rd Thursday of the month at 4:30 pm.
Sept 20, Oct 18, Nov 15, Dec 20

Email Basics
Create an email, upload attachments and learn how to navigate your email with our Digital Resource Specialist.
Every Tuesday at 12pm
Sept 4, 11; Oct 2, 9, 16, 30; Nov 6, 20, 27; Dec 4, 11, 18

Resume Help
Create and edit your resume with our Digital Resource Specialist.
Every Thursday at 12pm
Sept 6, 20, 27; Oct 4, 11, 25,; Nov 8, 29; Dec 6, 13, 27

LaBae Daniels
Branch Manager & Adult/Teen Librarian
Frankford Neighborhood Library
4634 Frankford Avenue
Phone: 215-685-1473Email:

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Silent Auction of Frankford Memorabilia

Coming up in December and exciting event and just in time for Christmas shopping.

The Friends of the Frankford Library will hold a silent auction of Frankford memorabilia from December 2nd to December 20th 2013.  Stop by the library, 4634 Frankford Avenue, to place your bid on paintings of Frankford area landmarks, books of local historical interest, and other small items.  You just might find that unique holiday gift for someone on your list.  Winners will be announced on Monday, December 23, 2013.  For more information, contact Betsy Baxter, Branch Head, at 215-685-1473, or email

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Decoupage Workshop at the Library

Mark your calendar!!!

Learn techniques for turning ordinary objects into works of art (or a unique Valentine’s Day gift) using found paper and glue!  Free and open to adults. Most materials are provided, but please bring in an ordinary vase or bottle from home.  Instructor Pamela Thomas has conducted many workshops, on a variety of topics, for other organizations.

Wednesday, February 13, 2013  3:00 pm – 4:15 pm at the Frankford Branch of the Free Library of Philadelphia, 4634 Frankford Avenue.

Preregister to save a spot!

Sign up in person, call 215-685-1473 or email


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Celebrate Philly Photo Day at Frankford Branch Library

On Philly Photo Day the Philadelphia Photo Arts Center invites everyone in the city to take a photograph. Every single picture received will be printed and hung for exhibition in December in the Crane Arts Building. Some of the best pictures will be selected for exhibition on local billboards, buses and trains!

The Free Library of Philadelphia will partner with the Philadelphia Photo Arts Center to present a digital photography workshop on Philly Photo Day. You’ll learn the basic foundations of photography, such as composition, elements of art and how to use a point-and-shoot digital camera. Then you’ll go on a guided tour of the neighborhood with a professional photographer who will help you create interesting photographs out of your everyday environment. At the end of the session, you’ll select one photo to submit for the Philly Photo Day 2012 exhibition.

The workshop will take place at Frankford Branch Library, 4634 Frankford Avenue on Philly Photo Day, Friday, October 26, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM.  Participation is free and all ages are welcome.  Preregistration is recommended A permission slip signed by a parent or guardian is required for participants under 12.  Permission slips are available at the library.  For more information or to register call 215-685-1473 or email,  The workshop will also be offered at the Frankford Community Development Corporation; call 215- 743-6580 for more information.