Learn About Philly’s “Green City, Clean Waters” Program March 16th

      Where: Fumo Family Library When: Wednesday, March 16th, 6:30pm Green City, Clean Waters is Philadelphia’s plan to reduce stormwater pollution currently entering our Combined Sewer System through the use of green infrastructure. Maggie Dunn of the Philadelphia Water Department will share information about how green stormwater infrastructure can revitalize neighborhoods. She’ll also … More Learn About Philly’s “Green City, Clean Waters” Program March 16th

Beautifying Sidewalk Planters at the Fumo Library

Brian Carney, newly employed at the library, brings his gardening talent to the neighborhood.  He has beautified the two planters in front of the library and will be nurturing the trees on the block.  Brian was able to procure the plants through his contacts at the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society.  Renee Pokorny, head librarian at the … More Beautifying Sidewalk Planters at the Fumo Library

Fumo Library Event: Introvert Survival Skills in the Workplace

When: Monday, August 3rd, 6:30 – 7:30 PM Where: Fumo Family Library, 2437 South Broad Street Finding it difficult to compete with extroverts in the workplace? Feeling overlooked or ignored for promotions? Learn how to capitalize on your strengths as an introvert.  This workshop will teach you to build team relationships with extroverts, effectively network … More Fumo Library Event: Introvert Survival Skills in the Workplace

Environmental Committee Meeting this Wednesday, July 22

When: Wednesday, July 22nd, 6:30 – 8:00 PM Where: Fumo Family Library, 2437 S. Broad St (Broad and Porter) Join us for our first Environmental Committee meeting of the year. Michelle Feldman, the Director of Keep Philadelphia Beautiful (KPB), will speak to us about how KPB helps neighborhood based organizations plan and implement community beautification. … More Environmental Committee Meeting this Wednesday, July 22

LoMo Community Meeting This Wednesday, July 15

LoMo’s first community meeting of the summer is at the Fumo Family library branch (2437 S. Broad St.) this Wednesday, July 15, at 6:45 PM. Our main topic of discussion at this meeting will be Philly Bike Share. We’ll have a representative from the city’s bike share program to discuss possible bike share locations in our … More LoMo Community Meeting This Wednesday, July 15

Meet Your Neighbors: Renee Pokorny and Lindsay Friedman of the Fumo Family Library Branch

Names: Renee Pokorny, Fumo Family Library Branch Supervisor (seated, left), and Lindsay Friedman, Children’s Librarian (right) Where are you originally from? R: I grew up in East Oak Lane.   L: I actually grew up on Long Island in New York. I moved to Philadelphia in 2003 after college. I’ve lived in a few different areas in … More Meet Your Neighbors: Renee Pokorny and Lindsay Friedman of the Fumo Family Library Branch