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NASA Week at the Darby Free Library from Sept. 17 to Sept. 22, 2018 The Darby Free Library was given permission to borrow moon rocks, meteorite samples and an Apollo Spacesuit Mockup through the NASA@MY Library Grant. Moon rocks and meteorite samples visited every classroom...

Darby Free Library has added a Butterfly garden and is developing Butterflies from caterpillars. When the Butterflies mature and the garden blooms the butterflies will be set free. This summer long activity includes stories, crafts and caring for the garden and future butterflies....

Darby Library celebrated 275 Years of providing Library service by returning to its parent, The Philadelphia Library Company. On display is William Bartram’s own book, Travels Of William Bartram. This volume contains an original illustration not found in any other copy.  On...

Darby Free Library will have an Indoor Block Party for the Darby Community and neighbors on May 12 from 11am to 3pm to celebrate 275 years of service and NASA@MYLIBRARY. Events include, games, science experiments, community support representatives, 275 book give-a-way and...

The Darby Free Library, Margaret R. Grundy Memorial Library and the Monroeville Public Library have been selected to receive resources, training and support through NASA@ My Library, a STEM education initiative.  Read more.   ...