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Baby & Toddler Story Time

Mon, June 18, 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: …

Toddler Family Programs Children Family Literacy

Telling Our Stories: Regional Seedkeeping and Foodways

Mon, June 18, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

The American Northeast shares an intricate and varied foodways network shaped through centuries of indigenous and cross-cultural practices. Join indigenous cuisine scholar and practitioner Rachel Sayet (Mohegan) and Philadelphia-based seedkeeper Owen Taylor as we prepare traditional New England…

Adult Discussion and Participation Workshops and Enrichment Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition

The Astronaut’s Window: A Poetic and Musical Tribute to Black Scientists and Politicians

Mon, June 18, 2018 7:00 P.M.
Music Department at Parkway Central Library

The Astronaut’s Window: A Poetic and Musical Tribute to Black Scientists and Politicians This season marks our third year celebrating the achievements of the African American community by presenting original musical works by Dr. Cynthia Cozette Lee and Dr. Hazel Ann Lee. For this…

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Family Programs Live Performances African American Music Performing Arts Poetry History

Introduction to Foundation Directory Online

Tue, June 19, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Regional Foundation Center at Parkway Central Library

Learn how to use everyone's favorite foundationg funding database, Foundation Directory Online . The user-friendly interface makes it easy to find funders that are interested in supporting your organization's mission. During this workshop we will explore the database…

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Preschool Storytime!

Tue, June 19, 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, June 19, 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 Room 108.

Young Adult Workshops and Enrichment Teens

Tuesday Crafternoon!

Tue, June 19, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Children's Department at Parkway Central Library

Join us for a short storytime and craft activity!  4 p.m. in the Story Hour Room.  Free.   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 Art Children arts & crafts

Speaking Forward, Looking Back: An Intergenerational Pride Panel

Tue, June 19, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Join us in the Skyline Room for a discussion of LGBTQIA+ history, identity, language, and what Pride means to folx from a multitude of generations at this moment. Panelists include Elizabeth Coffey Williams, Richard Moten, Ruth Thornton, and Kendall Stevens.  Organized in partnership with…

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Michael A. Smerconish | Clowns to the Left of Me, Jokers to the Right: American Life in Columns

Tue, June 19, 2018 7:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Cost: FREE

Michael A. Smerconish is the host of  The Michael Smerconish Program  on SiriusXM Channel 124, the host of CNN’s  Smerconish  on Saturday mornings, a Sunday  Philadelphia Inquirer  columnist, and a  New York Times  bestselling author. His books…

Adult Author Events Speakers and Lectures Author Events - Free Series Author Events Newspapers, Magazines, & Journals Politics

Organize Your Job Search Using FREE Google Tools!

Wed, June 20, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Workplace at Parkway Central Library

Do you have a Gmail or YouTube account? If so, you already have access to a powerful and free tool for your job search - Google! Google Drive is a useful, free tool that job seekers can use to create resumes, keep job search records, and more.  Join us for a workshop on using FREE…

Adult Career Workshops Workshops and Enrichment Databases & Electronic Resources Jobs & Job Seekers Technology

The Soul of the Machine: Can Robots Become Our Friends & Companions?

Wed, June 20, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Senior Services at Parkway Central Library

Dr. Douglas Blank , Associate Professor of Computer Science, Bryn Mawr College, offers an insider’s perspective on the long-term future of robots and their potential to change our lives. Montgomery Auditorium

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Computer Basics

Wed, June 20, 2018 11:00 A.M.
General Information Department at Parkway Central Library

For users with no previous computer experience learn to use the mouse, search the internet, and sign up for email.

Adult Computer Classes Computers

Jamie Bernstein | Famous Father Girl: A Memoir of Growing Up Bernstein

Wed, June 20, 2018 7:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Cost: FREE

Jamie Bernstein is the oldest daughter of Leonard Bernstein, one of the 20th century’s best known musicians. Chief conductor of the New York Philharmonic, composer of such scores as West Side Story, Candide, On the Waterfront , and On the Town , Renaissance artist in a variety of musical…

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Lunch & Learn: Google Drive 101

Thu, June 21, 2018 12:00 P.M.
Business Resource and Innovation Center at Parkway Central Library

Need to collaborate with colleagues or friends? Looking for an online space to store your resumes or photos? Learn how Google Drive can be used as the ultimate collaboration, creation, and storage tool. Some computers will be available for hands-on practice but we strongly encourage you to bring…

Adult Business Career Workshops RFC Program Calendar Nonprofit Jobs & Job Seekers Business & Entrepreneurs

Summer Sketch Club

Thu, June 21, 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

Make Music Philly Day Harmonica Huddle!

Thu, June 21, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Seize the longest day of the year with an al-fresco* event in the Free Library's Shakespeare Park - a Make Music Philly Day Jam Session devoted to the harmonica! Hohner is once again hooking us up with 100 harmonicas, so the first 100 folks get a free Hohner! Come early for your very own!…

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Ravens on the Rooftop Solstice Soirée

Thu, June 21, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Kick off the summer on Parkway Central's rooftop terrace with the Raven Society! June 21 is the summer solstice - the longest day of the year! Come celebrate the start of the season with the Raven Society on Parkway Central's amazing Rooftop Terrace. Enjoy an open bar featuring Goose…

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Author Event: Brad Windhauser

Thu, June 21, 2018 7:00 P.M.
Literature Department at Parkway Central Library

Cost: Free

The Literature Department of the Free Library of Philadelphia presents a night with local author Brad Windhauser who will discuss his latest novel The Intersection: When a white driver critically injures a black bicyclist, the residents in a tense, gentrifying South Philadelphia…

Adult Young Adult Author Events Fiction Free Library of Philadelphia Literature

Elin Hildebrand | The Perfect Couple

Thu, June 21, 2018 7:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Cost: FREE

“The queen of the summer beach read” ( New York Post ), Elin Hildebrand has captured the flavor, scenery, and people of Nantucket in more than 20 New York Times bestselling novels, including The Beach Club, The Matchmaker , and The Identicals .  A Pennsylvania native, a graduate…

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Science in the Summer 2018 - Science of Space!

Sat, June 23, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Children's Department at Parkway Central Library

GSK Science in the Summer™  is a fun and free science education program sponsored by GSK and administered by The Franklin Institute, which introduces students to the wonderful and fascinating world of science. Through classes held in local public libraries and…

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