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Employment Readiness & Your Online Presence

Wed, August 15, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Workplace at Parkway Central Library

Are you presenting yourself professionally online? If you're among the 89% of job seekers that use social networking sites, you'll want to be careful. A third of employers who scan social media profiles said they have found content that has caused them not to hire the candidate.…

Adult Career Workshops RFC Program Calendar Jobs & Job Seekers

Basic Computing Skills Lab

Wed, August 15, 2018 2:30 P.M.
General Information Department at Parkway Central Library

Uncomfortable with a mouse? Need an email account?  Want to learn how to search the Internet? If you need to learn to use a computer, we can help you.  This open drop-in lab is for people who have no previous computer experience.  Location: Tech Lab, Ground Floor

Adult Computer Classes Computers

Stone Fruit Three Ways with Marisa McClellan

Wed, August 15, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

Want to preserve summer stone fruit? Learn how to safely and deliciously can with Naturally Sweet Food in Jars author and blogger at Food in Jars, Marisa McClellan. She’ll show you how to make a batch of Nectarine Jam, Peach Chutney, and a Spiced Plum Shrub. She'll also…

Adult Senior Health Programs Workshops and Enrichment Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition

Summer Sketch Club

Thu, August 16, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Children's Department at Parkway Central Library

Learn to sketch with Ms.Melissa!  Thursday,  4:00-4:45 PM.  Recommended for ages 6-12.  Call 215-686-5369 for more information.

School Age Arts and Crafts Programs Family Programs Art Children arts & crafts Anime & Manga comics and graphic novels

Headshots at the BRIC!

Fri, August 17, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Business Resource and Innovation Center at Parkway Central Library

Get a FREE headshot photo taken at the Business Resource & Innovation Center (BRIC)! Headshots are a new service for entrepreneurs, nonprofit professionals, job seekers, and more! Use your photo to enhance your professional portfolio and make your LinkedIn profile stand out among the…

Adult Business RFC Program Calendar Business & Economics Nonprofit Jobs & Job Seekers Business & Entrepreneurs Patents & Trademarks

Senior Cinema - Captain America: Civil War

Fri, August 17, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Senior Services at Parkway Central Library

Join Central Senior Services for our end-of-summer, family-friendly Superhero Series. This week’s feature is “ Captain America: Civil War ” starring Chris Evans as Captain America and Robert Downey Jr as Iron Man. Free and open to the public, a nice break from the summer heat.…

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Fun in the Sun!

Fri, August 17, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Children's Department at Parkway Central Library

Step outside the 20th Street entrance for fun outdoor activities - in the sun and the shade!  Sunscreen provided; all ages. Parkway Central Library Children's Department Ground Floor, 1901 Vine Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103 215.686.5369 ***Programs are subject to change*** Find us on…

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Baby & Toddler Story Time

Mon, August 20, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Children's Department at Parkway Central Library

Books, songs, rhymes and bounces for children (birth to 23 months) and their caregivers!. Monday at 11 a.m.  Parkway Central Library Children's Department Ground Floor, 1901 Vine Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103 215.686.5369 ***Programs are subject to change*** Find us on Facebook: …

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Celebrating Summer’s Bounty: Flavor-Filled,Low Sodium Cooking

Mon, August 20, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

Come learn how to transform summer’s bounty of fruits and vegetables into simple and delicious dishes -- without all the extra sodium you’d typically find in packaged or restaurant foods. That’s now more important than ever, since nearly half of U.S. adults have high blood…

Adult Senior Health Programs Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition

Intermediate Grant Writing

Tue, August 21, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Regional Foundation Center at Parkway Central Library

Intermediate Grant Writing is a working session that will provide the opportunity for grant writers to receive extensive feedback on their proposals from peers and professionals in the nonprofit field. We will review aspects of a good grant proposal, practice writing an actual grant, and…

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Preschool Storytime!

Tue, August 21, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Children's Department at Parkway Central Library

Stories, songs and movement activities for children ages 2 - 5 and their caregivers.  Younger siblings are always welcome.  Free; no reservations required.  Children's Department Story Hour Room *Programs are subject to change.* Find us on Facebook: …

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Teen Writing Club

Tue, August 21, 2018 3:00 P.M.
Teen Center at Parkway Central Library

Practice your creative writing skills and find your voice! We'll have warm-up activities, take-home prompts, writing samples to talk about together, the opportunity to get constructive criticism from your peers, and snacks.   This program will be located in the Teen Center in Philbrick…

Young Adult Workshops and Enrichment Teens

Basic Computing Skills Lab

Wed, August 22, 2018 2:30 P.M.
General Information Department at Parkway Central Library

Uncomfortable with a mouse? Need an email account?  Want to learn how to search the Internet? If you need to learn to use a computer, we can help you.  This open drop-in lab is for people who have no previous computer experience.  Location: Tech Lab, Ground Floor

Adult Computer Classes Computers

In the Kitchen with Brûlée Catering

Wed, August 22, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

Join James Rodebaugh, Brûlée Catering’s Executive Pastry Chef, as he teaches us his favorite candymaking techniques for Marshmallows and Salted Cashew Brittle. Chef Rodebaugh will walk participants through the culinary processes of aeration -- resulting in the…

Adult Senior Workshops and Enrichment Community Events Discussion and Participation Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition

Summer Sketch Club

Thu, August 23, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Children's Department at Parkway Central Library

Learn to sketch with Ms.Melissa!  Thursday,  4:00-4:45 PM.  Recommended for ages 6-12.  Call 215-686-5369 for more information.

School Age Arts and Crafts Programs Family Programs Art Children arts & crafts Anime & Manga comics and graphic novels

Indego Urban Riding Basics

Thu, August 23, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Are you interested in urban bicycling but want some tips for navigating city streets? Or are you a veteran bicyclist who wants to learn how to use Indego Bike share? All are welcomed to join this free class that will give you the knowledge and confidence to start bicycling safely in…

Adult Young Adult Workshops and Enrichment Bicycling

Secrets of the Schuylkill Boat Ride, Free Library of Philadelphia

Thu, August 23, 2018 6:45 P.M.
Rare Book Department at Parkway Central Library

Join the Free Library for a fun-filled riverboat tour that highlights the past, present and future of the Schuylkill River. Discover the sights, sounds, and nearly 300 years of history of the “hidden river”. This adventure is inspired by the Library’s exhibition, In Our Nature:…

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Headshots at the BRIC!

Fri, August 24, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Business Resource and Innovation Center at Parkway Central Library

Get a FREE headshot photo taken at the Business Resource & Innovation Center (BRIC)! Headshots are a new service for entrepreneurs, nonprofit professionals, job seekers, and more! Use your photo to enhance your professional portfolio and make your LinkedIn profile stand out among the…

Adult Business RFC Program Calendar Business & Economics Nonprofit Jobs & Job Seekers Business & Entrepreneurs Patents & Trademarks

Fun in the Sun!

Fri, August 24, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Children's Department at Parkway Central Library

Step outside the 20th Street entrance for fun outdoor activities - in the sun and the shade!  Sunscreen provided; all ages. Parkway Central Library Children's Department Ground Floor, 1901 Vine Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103 215.686.5369 ***Programs are subject to change*** Find us on…

School Age Preschool Family Programs Body, Mind & Spirit Children Environment & Nature Games and Gaming Sports & Recreation Animals and Nature arts & crafts

Wooden Block Party!

Sat, August 25, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Children's Department at Parkway Central Library

Join us in the CCD Story Hour Room for fun with big wooden blocks.  What will you build?  This is program is recommended for children of all ages.

School Age Preschool Toddler Family Programs
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