Resources about public schools and libraries, early childhood education, and continuing education. Become a substitute teacher Instructions for applying to become a substitute teacher for the School District of Philadelphia. Charter schools Information on charter schools, including school profiles and annual charter evaluations. Early childhood education Resources for accessing and affording early childhood education in Philadelphia. Enroll in PHLpreK PHLpreK offers free, quality pre-K to children ages 3–4 across Philadelphia. The Philadelphia Beverage Tax funds this program. Find affordable childcare Eligibility details for subsidized child care in Philadelphia, and how to contact Child Care Information Services. Find your designated neighborhood school Tools and resources for finding your school catchment, determining your neighborhood school, and exploring charter school options. Get a library card Sign up for a library card to borrow books, movies, music, and more from the Free Library of Philadelphia. Learn English How to find classes and other resources for people who do not speak English fluently. Take a free class Information on free adult education classes supported by the Free Library and the Office of Adult Education.