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Baby & Toddler Story Time

Mon, October 22, 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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Julián Castro | An Unlikely Journey: Waking Up From My American Dream

Mon, October 22, 2018 12:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Cost: $15
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In conversation with award-winning broadcaster and journalist Tracey Matisak Former San Antonio mayor and Secretary of Housing and Urban Development during President Obama’s second term, Julián Castro burst onto the national political stage as the keynote speaker at the 2012…

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Mitch Albom | The Next Person You Meet in Heaven: The Sequel to The Five People You Meet in Heaven

Mon, October 22, 2018 7:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Cost: $45/$30—couple + book/single + book
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Tickets on sale September 7, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. Couples Ticket “A writer with soul” (Los Angeles Times) who captures the delicacies of the human condition, author, journalist, screenwriter, and nationally syndicated columnist Mitch Albom is best known for the phenomenon that is …

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Preschool Storytime!

Tue, October 23, 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, October 23, 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. Ages 12-18 welcome.

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Stories and STEM

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

Join us as we engineer technological marvels, ponder mathematical puzzles and conduct scientific experiments inspired by your favorite picture books. Stories are for all ages, activities are best suited to school age patrons. Come for the story, stay for the science.    *Programs are…

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Brews & Views: Rooftop Beer Garden Pop-up

Tue, October 23, 2018 5:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Enjoy drinks on the Skyline Terrace and take in spectacular views of the city at the spring rooftop beer garden at the Free Library on the Parkway! Beers, wine, and refreshing cocktails are available to purchase along with a menu of snacks from Brûlée Catering. The seasonal menu…

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Brews & Views: Rooftop Beer Garden Pop-up

Tue, October 23, 2018 5:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Enjoy drinks on the Skyline Terrace and take in spectacular views of the city at the spring rooftop beer garden at the Free Library on the Parkway! Beers, wine, and refreshing cocktails are available to purchase along with a menu of snacks from Brûlée Catering. The seasonal menu…

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Michael Solomonov and Steve Cook | Israeli Soul: Easy, Essential, Delicious

Tue, October 23, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Cost: FREE

In conversation with Sam Sifton Acclaimed for “cooking that bursts with freshly ground spices and complex flavors” ( New York Times ), Michael Solomonov brought Middle Eastern, North African, Mediterranean, and Eastern European influences to bear in his Philadelphia flagship…

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Achieving Immortality Series – Four Great Poets and the Cultures that Shaped Them

Wed, October 24, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Senior Services at Parkway Central Library

Who Was William Blake? Swarthmore College Professor Betsy Bolton explores the world of William Blake. The second lecture in the series of four! Montgomery Auditorium

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Baby & Toddler Story Time Encore

Wed, October 24, 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!. Encore Wednesday 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…

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Geekscape!

Wed, October 24, 2018 3:30 P.M.
Teen Center at Parkway Central Library

GEEK OUT! Hang out in the Teen Center and geek out about all your favorite fandoms! Play Dungeons and Dragons, Yugi-oh, Magic the Gathering, board games, and more. Work on a cosplay or a decorate a deck box. try a game you've never played before. Ages 12-18 welcome.

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Beyond the Book: Kid Elections - Poster Making

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

CCD's core LEAP school-age program. Sometimes we read, sometimes we create, but we always stretch our minds to inspire curiosity beyond the book.   *Programs are subject to change.* Find us on Facebook:  http://tinyurl.com/parkwaycentralchildrens Follow us on…

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Nonprofit Job Fair

Wed, October 24, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Regional Foundation Center at Parkway Central Library

The Free Library is excited to announce a series of Job Fairs for 2018, made possible by the generous support of Citizens Charitible Foundation. Join us at Parkway Central Library on Wednesday, October 24 from 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. to meet with nonprofit employers and other local support…

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Brews & Views: Rooftop Beer Garden Pop-up

Wed, October 24, 2018 5:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Enjoy drinks on the Skyline Terrace and take in spectacular views of the city at the spring rooftop beer garden at the Free Library on the Parkway! Beers, wine, and refreshing cocktails are available to purchase along with a menu of snacks from Brûlée Catering. The seasonal menu…

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Let's Speak English! For International Adults

Wed, October 24, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Senior Services at Parkway Central Library

Join our weekly conversation hour. Topics may involve small talk, holidays and customs, and common slang.  Practice speaking in a casual environment-no exams!  Meet other international adults.  The program is free.  Regristration is required.  Call the Senior…

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Grow with Google

Wed, October 24, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Business Resource and Innovation Center at Parkway Central Library

Explore Google My Business , a free tool, to connect with your customers on Google Search and Maps and get hands-on help with your listing. Presented by Randi Penfil , public speaker for Google’s Get Your Business Online Program , and Donna Botti , owner of Delos Incorporated . The event…

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Fall for Chamber Music

Wed, October 24, 2018 7:00 P.M.
Music Department at Parkway Central Library

Dolce Suono Ensemble launches “Fall for Chamber Music”, their new 3-year project supported by the William Penn Foundation to engage new audiences in chamber music. They will present performances, coachings, and other interactive events in some of Philadelphia’s…

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René Redzepi and David Zilber | The Noma Guide to Fermentation

Wed, October 24, 2018 7:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Cost: $55/$40—couple + book/single + book
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  EVENT COMPLETELY SOLD OUT. René Redzepi is chef and co-owner of Copenhagen’s Michelin two-star restaurant Noma, recognized an astounding four times as the best in the world. He is one of Time ’s 100 Most Influential People in the World and the subject of two…

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Building Food and Farm Policy from the Ground Up

Thu, October 25, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

BUILDING FOOD AND FARM POLICY FROM THE GROUND UP: Working collectively to advance food and farm policies by and for our communities Price: $30* Pre-registration is required by October 17 via Eventbrite: https://tinyurl.com/ya56gdbe *Includes lunch How does public policy affect your work,…

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