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A Free Tour of Philadelphia: The Changing City Exhibition

Tue, December 11, 2018 3:00 P.M.
Rare Book Department at Parkway Central Library

Come and learn about our city’s exciting, dynamic, and often forgotten history with a guided tour of Philadelphia: The Changing City exhibition. The tour will be led by an exhibition curator in the Dietrich Gallery in the Rare Book Department , which is located on the third floor of the…

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Teen Tuesday

Tue, December 11, 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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Young Authors' Club

Tue, December 11, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Children's Department at Parkway Central Library

Practice creative writing. Build storytelling skills. Play goofy games. Collaborate on an original story, and hear your writing read aloud. 4pm-5pm in the Story Hour Room, intended for school age children.   Parkway Central Library Children's Department Ground Floor, 1901 Vine Street,…

School Age LEAP Children Literacy

Workplace Wednesday: Resume Review

Wed, December 12, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Workplace at Parkway Central Library

Stop by the Workplace between 10:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. to have your resume reviewed by a hiring manager with over two decades of experience hiring, firing, and managing employees.  No registration is required! You will be seen on a first-come first-served basis. Wednesday, December…

Adult Career Workshops Jobs & Job Seekers

Baby & Toddler Story Time Encore

Wed, December 12, 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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Left On The Cutting Room Floor: Jefferson’s Original Version of the Declaration of Independence

Wed, December 12, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Senior Services at Parkway Central Library

Join us in Room 108 as Professor Rogers Smith of the University of Pennsylvania discusses edits to Jefferson's early drafts of the Declaration of Independence.  

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Expert Office Hours: Board Development

Wed, December 12, 2018 11:30 A.M.
Regional Foundation Center at Parkway Central Library

The Regional Foundation Center is pleased to offer Expert Office Hours with Volunteer Executive Consultants (VEC) from  RSVP . On the second Wednesday of each month, VECs will be available for 45-minute management one-on-one consulting sessions to assist you with a project or goal…

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Geekscape!

Wed, December 12, 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 - Mural Art

Wed, December 12, 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…

School Age LEAP Literacy

Trademark Basics 2018

Wed, December 12, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Business Resource and Innovation Center at Parkway Central Library

Should you be concerned about intellectual property? If you want to create long-term business value and better protect your business, then YES! Increase your understanding of: • How trademarks, copyrights, patents, domain names, and business name registrations all differ • Why…

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Let's Speak English! For International Adults

Wed, December 12, 2018 6:30 P.M.
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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Let's Speak English! For International Adults

Wed, December 12, 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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English Conversation group

Wed, December 12, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Senior Services at Parkway Central Library

Let's Speak English Join our weekly conversation hour. Topics may involve smaill talk, holidays and customs, and common slang. Practice speaking in a casual environment--no exams! Meet other international adults. The Program is free.  Registration  is required

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Thursday Throwdown!!

Thu, December 13, 2018 3:00 P.M.
Teen Center at Parkway Central Library

Join us for a mix of activities: workshops, games, chilling out, and more. The lineup changes from week to week! Ages 12-18 welcome.

Young Adult Community Events Teens

Lego Club

Thu, December 13, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Children's Department at Parkway Central Library

Join Miss Keyoniafor Lego Club every other Thursday from 4-5pm.  Build a kit or make a creation of your own design!  This program is recommended for children ages 6-12 and their caregivers.  Questions?  Call 215-686-5369.   *Programs are subject to change.* Find us…

School Age Other Great Programs LEGO

Play on, Philly! Plays in the Music Department!

Thu, December 13, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Music Department at Parkway Central Library

Join us on Thursday, December 13th from 4pm-5pm for a pop-up concert in the Music Department ! Students at Play on, Philly!  will perform in small ensembles to showcase their talents! Play On, Philly! (POP) provides high-quality music education to students, who would typically lack access,…

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Quick Milk Ricotta and Fresh Mozzarella with Alex Jones

Thu, December 13, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

Just in time for the holiday season! Learn the simple and delicious joy of making fresh cheeses at home with this class taught by cheesemonger and food writer Alex Jones. In just a few quick steps and with simple ingredients you may already have in your kitchen, you can make your own quick milk…

Adult Young Adult Senior Community Events Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition

Kirsten Gillibrand | Bold and Brave: Ten Heroes Who Won Women the Right to Vote

Thu, December 13, 2018 7:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Cost: $15 or $27 - optional book with ticket
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UPDATE: ALL BOOKS WILL BE PRE-SIGNED BY SENATOR GILLIBRAND. THERE WILL NOT BE A SIGNING FOLLOWING THE EVENT. EVENT SOLD OUT On the eve of the one-hundredth anniversary of the Nineteenth Amendment, which granted women the right to vote, New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand introduces children to…

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Feel Good Friday

Fri, December 14, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Children's Department at Parkway Central Library

After a long week at school, these classes will give school-aged children a safe environment to explore and reflect on the the wonderful benefits of yoga. Class is centered around a series of yoga poses that are rich in detail and technique. The sequence invites students to embody…

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Family Cooking Class: The Perfect Omelet

Sat, December 15, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

Chef Chris Paul and nutritionist Leigh-Ann Charles-Paul are back with a family cooking class for caregivers and their children ages 8-12. As a special brunch dish or everyday breakfast staple, omelettes offer an adaptable approach to a budget-friendly and nutrient-dense meal. Participants will…

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