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 […]

 By Brianna Michelle Bosak and Elizabeth Diane Sim

Mount Airy: Volunteers Bring Free Summer Lunch Program to Library

Mount Airy: Volunteers Bring Free Summer Lunch Program to Library

For most children in Philadelphia, summer means the ends of tests, homework and studying. Yet, for thousands of children from low-income families, it can also mean no more lunch. But thankfully for the Summer Food Service Program, children throughout the city can continue to receive a healthy lunch even when school is no longer in […]

 By Nichole Baldino

Mount Airy: Lovett Park Revitalization Brings Collaboration

Mount Airy: Lovett Park Revitalization Brings Collaboration

[vimeo 63706307] The grass field next to Lovett Memorial Library at 6945 Germantown Ave. is an open lot. Currently, only a few benches and unkempt gardens occupy the area. In 2007, Mount Airy USA took notice of the area’s potential and began plans to revitalize it. Since then, they have worked with the Free Library of […]

 By Jennifer Lee and Trey Shields

Mt. Airy: Lovett’s is a Place the Community Can Rely On

Mt. Airy: Lovett’s is a Place the Community Can Rely On

Opened for more than 122 years, Lovett Memorial Library is more than just a place where people can check out books. Located on the 6900 block of Germantown Avenue, Lovett’s a haven that the community can rely on. Lovett Memorial Library was named after Thomas Robert Lovett, a Mt. Airy resident who had an interest […]