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Baby & Toddler Story Time

Mon, April 23, 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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Maker Monday

Mon, April 23, 2018 3:30 P.M.
Teen Center at Parkway Central Library

The Teen Center is home to numerous arts and craft supplies which teens can use on Monday afternoons to create take home projects. Join us for freeform activities and pre-determined crafts. 

Young Adult Arts and Crafts Programs Art Comics & Graphic Novels Crafts & Hobbies Teens arts & crafts

Breaking Down the Hog: The Ham

Mon, April 23, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

Join owner and head butcher of La Divisa Meats, Nick Macri, as we break down a hog by primal cuts. Each class will focus on a different cuts, giving a better understanding of each area, including how best to prepare and cook it. This class focuses on the Ham. We will learn how to break down…

Adult Workshops and Enrichment Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition

The Future of Holocaust Commemoration: Living Memory

Mon, April 23, 2018 7:00 P.M.
Social Science and History Department at Parkway Central Library

Shoah is a Hebrew term that has come to describe the Holocaust. While this tragedy has been a defining moment of our history, the most meaningful and appropriate ways to remember and commemorate the Shoah are less certain. Join Temple University Professor, Dr. Laura Levitt, as she discusses how…

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Leslie Jamison | The Recovering: Intoxication and Its Aftermath

Mon, April 23, 2018 7:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Cost: FREE

In conversation with Marty Moss-Coane, host of Radio Times on WHYY Leslie Jamison is the author of the bestselling essay collection The Empathy Exams , a personal and probing look at pain and how we understand others’ suffering, praised for “its ethical generosity, the palpable sense…

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Project Planning for Nonprofit Organizations

Tue, April 24, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Regional Foundation Center at Parkway Central Library

Do you have a project to make happen? This workshop uses the example of planning a large Shakespearean production to help you understand how to handle the myriad details. You’ll learn how to organize, budget, and calendarize a project, and how to track all of these strands. We’ll use…

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Preschool Storytime!

Tue, April 24, 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 Tuesday

Tue, April 24, 2018 3:30 P.M.
Teen Center at Parkway Central Library

For more than 10 years, Teen Tuesday has been an afternoon of snacks and socializing. Join us as we play our favorite board and video games, create arts and crafts projects, and enjoy some snacks! This program will be located in Room 108.

Young Adult Other Great Programs Games and Gaming Technology Teens Board Games and Role-Playing Video Games arts & crafts

Putting Your Email on Steroids

Tue, April 24, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Business Resource and Innovation Center at Parkway Central Library

Many people have used email marketing at one time or another – sending monthly emails to “keep in touch." The only problem is, those emails don’t usually work to increase revenue. In this session you will learn techniques to use email to actually grow your business and…

Adult Business

Gregory Pardlo | Air Traffic: A Memoir of Ambition and Manhood in America with Kevin Young | Brown: Poems

Tue, April 24, 2018 7:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Cost: $15.00
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“Intensely personal … funny and poignant” ( New York Times) , Gregory Pardlo’s poetry collection Digest won the 2015 Pulitzer Prize. An out-of-nowhere coup for the relatively unknown Columbia University MFA student and teacher, it was also nominated for an NAACP Image…

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Baby & Toddler Story Time

Wed, April 25, 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!. Wednesday at 11 a.m. (repeat of the Monday 11 a.m. program)   ***Programs are subject to change***   Find us on Facebook:  http://tinyurl.com/parkwaycentralchildrens Follow us on…

Toddler Family Programs Children Education Family Literacy

Geekscape

Wed, April 25, 2018 3:30 P.M.
Teen Center at Parkway Central Library

Hang out in the Teen Center and geek out about all your favorite fandoms!

Young Adult Discussion and Participation Comics & Graphic Novels Games and Gaming Movies & Television Teens

Getting Results with Digital Marketing

Wed, April 25, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Business Resource and Innovation Center at Parkway Central Library

The web, social media, and the shift to mobile devices are transforming the way we live, work, shop, and do business. Consumers have integrated the web into their everyday lives and activities. Businesses and nonprofits need to do the same. In this seminar, learn how to make the most of some…

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The Legacy of the Reformation

Wed, April 25, 2018 7:00 P.M.
Education Philosophy and Religion Department at Parkway Central Library

The Free Library is proud to welcome Dr. Christopher Close of St. Joseph’s University  and  Dr. Christopher Atkins of the Philadelphia Museum of Art for a discussion of the Reformation, the revolution of mind and spirit which continues to this day! Beginning as a debate in…

Adult Speakers and Lectures Religion History Humanities

Tabletop Thursday

Thu, April 26, 2018 3:30 P.M.
Teen Center at Parkway Central Library

Get your game on at the Teen Center with RPG sessions and our expansive collection of board games!

Young Adult Other Great Programs Games and Gaming Teens Board Games and Role-Playing

Thursday Crafternoon!

Thu, April 26, 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…

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Indego Urban Riding Basics

Thu, April 26, 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

Don't Sell Yourself Short!: Establishing Your Value in the Job Market

Thu, April 26, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Workplace at Parkway Central Library

Are you tired of applying for jobs online and not getting a response? The days of applying to jobs via online postings and getting called in for an interview are waning. Attend this interactive presentation to learn how to create a marketing plan for yourself! We will discuss the…

Adult Career Workshops Jobs & Job Seekers

Tarot, Herbs, and Elemental Magic

Thu, April 26, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Education Philosophy and Religion Department at Parkway Central Library

Earth, Air, Water, and Fire have long represented forces that shape our world - both physical and emotional. In this two-part workshop, we'll look at these elements in tarot and plant magic, covering the basic how-to of tarot and incorporating plants into that practice. This workshop is…

Adult Workshops and Enrichment Body, Mind & Spirit Crafts & Hobbies

Jen Sincero | You Are a Badass at Making Money

Thu, April 26, 2018 7:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Cost: $15.00
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Jen Sincero is the no. 1 New York Times bestselling author of You Are a Badass: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life , a sass-filled self-help book for people who want better lives but don’t want to get caught reading a self-help book. She is a success coach…

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