Mount Airy: Lovett Memorial Library Getting Closer to Completion

Mount Airy: Lovett Memorial Library Getting Closer to Completion

In 2013, the Lovett Memorial Library on Germantown Avenue in Mount Airy was selected as one of four Philadelphia branches to be a part of the Free Library of Philadelphia’s Building Inspiration: 21st Century Libraries Initiative. For more than 130 years it has been a staple of the Mount Airy community. Now, nearly four years […]

 

Germantown: 5 Places Where You Can Serve the Community

Germantown: 5 Places Where You Can Serve the Community

Formerly a point of interest for indigenous Americans, a battleground in the American revolutionary war and a settling point for African-American and Italian-American communities, Germantown is one of the most historic places to live in America. Diverse waves of residents have been attracted to this Northwest Philadelphia neighborhood. In more recent times it has also […]

 

Northwest Philadelphia: The Joseph E. Coleman Library Closes For Repair

Northwest Philadelphia: The Joseph E. Coleman Library Closes For Repair

Sitting on the corner, at the intersection of Greene Street and Chelten Avenue, lies the Joseph E. Coleman library. Since January 25 of this year, the library has been closed due to electrical issues causing a lack of power and heat in the building. According to library officials, this is not the first time this […]

 By Haley Kmetz and Taisje Claiborne

Germantown: Local Author Discusses New Book Set in Texas

Germantown: Local Author Discusses New Book Set in Texas

It took a 1,700-mile move to Philadelphia for Texas native Kevin Grauke to write about his past. On Tuesday, the local author will read from his new book and discuss the process of writing and publication at Joseph E. Coleman Library on West Chelten Avenue and Greene Street. His book, Shadows of Men, is a […]