Philadelphia received rave reviews following the Democratic National Convention, and I want to offer a personal thanks to the residents of South Philadelphia for welcoming all the visitors into your neighborhood.
Thomas F. Donatucci Sr. Branch: Star Party 6 p.m. Aug. 4; End of Summer Reading Finale: Pizza Party & Face Painting! 2 p.m. Aug. 5; Crochet and Knitting Circle 6:30 p.m. Aug. 9. 1935 W. Shunk St. 215-685-1755.