Community Resources

Art-Reach

Did you know that any Pennsylvania ACCESS or EBT cardholders can visit over 50 different museums and historic sites in Philadelphia for only $2 per ticket?! Alex Boyle, Manager of Member Programs and ADA Coordinator at Art-Reach, shares information on how to use your ACCESS/EBT cards to access venues in Philadelphia. Additionally, Art-Reach also offers a special card for purchase called Art-Reach ACCESS for anybody that is disabled and this card can be used to access many sites at a discount!

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Art-Reach: ACCESS Philly

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Free Library of Philadelphia

Did you know that the Free Library of Philadelphia doesn’t only offer books but they also offer adult education classes (including computer and literacy classes), author events/signings, job Search assistance, storytimes and equipment rentals …AND MUCH MORE.  

Join Peter Lehu, Regional Librarian and Alyson Bauer, Children’s Department Supervisor, for a virtual tour of the Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library, in Germantown, and find out all that the Philadelphia libraries throughout the city have to offer!

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Free Library’s website
Get a Free Library card
Free Library programs and events
Ask a Librarian feature (Chat/Email/Text)

PSD Library

Please join Daniel Brucker, our PSD School Library Manager, for a virtual tour of the PSD library. You will discover all the cool collections at the library and even learn how you and your PSD student can check out books and online resources via PSD’s online library catalog… from the comfort of your own home!

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PSD Library website

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TechOWL

Did you know that TechOWL (Technology for Our Whole Lives), part of the Institute on Disabilities at Temple University, provides free tools and technology for people with disabilities, including deaf/hard of hearing individuals? In this video, Thomas DiAgostino, Outreach and Training Coordinator at TechOWL, shares more information about the programs and projects offered through TechOWL including an assistive technology lending library, free training, free equipment and special phone program…. and much more!

 

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TechOWL

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