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Introduction to Prospect Research

Tue, February 19, 2019 10:00 A.M.
Regional Foundation Center at Parkway Central Library

Prospect research plays a strategic role in fundraising. This workshop will outline the basics of prospect research that can help your organization uncover funding opportunities within your donor base. During this interactive workshop you will learn: how to identify individual prospects and…

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Play Group

Tue, February 19, 2019 11:30 A.M.
Children's Department at Parkway Central Library

Creative Play for children ages 2-5 and their caregivers. Tuesdays at 11:30 a.m., after Storytime. Socialize with other families, make new friends, and develop early literacy skills through play. 

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Kids Yoga

Tue, February 19, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Children's Department at Parkway Central Library

Children are invited to practice yoga with us through exciting activities like yoga stories, yoga songs, yoga games, yoga adventures, hands-on mindfulness activities, guided meditation, and more. Have fun, build strength and learn relaxation techniques at this hour-long yoga class for…

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Pete Buttigieg | Shortest Way Home: One Mayor’s Challenge and a Model for America’s Future

Tue, February 19, 2019 7:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Cost: $15.00
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In conversation with Tamala Edwards , anchor, 6ABC Action News morning edition The multifaceted, 36-year-old progressive mayor of South Bend, Indiana, Pete Buttigieg is a Rhodes Scholar and Harvard graduate. Nearly a decade ago he left a successful career in business to return to his…

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Baby & Toddler Story Time Encore

Wed, February 20, 2019 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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Marriage Patterns of Black Women

Wed, February 20, 2019 11:00 A.M.
Senior Services at Parkway Central Library

African American women have long stood at the intersection of the gender-race cultural wars. They often feel compelled to break ranks with women, particularly white feminists, in order to support Black men. But, for various and sundry reasons, they don’t necessarily feel like that support…

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Business Plan Toolkit

Wed, February 20, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Business Resource and Innovation Center at Parkway Central Library

Learn to use free library resources to research your business plan professionally! Get an introduction to business plans and industry codes Start researching the competition Target your audience by learning to find and use demographic information Gain executive perspective by learning…

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The Secret Cinema presents: Philadelphia - The Changing City

Wed, February 20, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Art Department at Parkway Central Library

The Free Library of Philadelphia is thrilled to partner with Philadelphia's beloved film screening series, The Secret Cinema , now in its 27th year.  As usual, The Secret Cinema will present selections from their collection shown on 16mm film onto a big screen. This…

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Lunch & Learn: Trademark Your Logo

Thu, February 21, 2019 12:00 P.M.
Business Resource and Innovation Center at Parkway Central Library

Learn how to trademark your logo at the BRIC, a  Patent and Trademark Resource Center . Some computers will be available for hands-on practice but we strongly encourage you to bring your own (fully-charged) laptop, tablet, or mobile device. A Free Library library card is required…

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Lego Club

Thu, February 21, 2019 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…

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Seed Swap

Thu, February 21, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

Calling all gardeners, seed keepers, and heirloom enthusiasts! Join the Culinary Literacy Center and the Philadelphia Seed Exchange at Parkway Central Library on February 21. Hear from farmers from Mill Creek Farm (West Philly), Sankofa Community Farm at Bartram's Garden (Southwest Philly),…

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Steve Luxenberg | Separate: The Story of Plessy v. Ferguson, and America’s Journey from Slavery to Segregation

Thu, February 21, 2019 7:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Cost: FREE

A 30-year writer and senior editor at The Washington Post , Steve Luxenberg has overseen reportage that has won a host of awards, including two Pulitzer Prizes for explanatory journalism. He is the author of Annie’s Ghosts: A Journey in a Family Secret , the tale of his eponymous aunt who…

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Electric Dance!

Fri, February 22, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Children's Department at Parkway Central Library

Let's explore the thrilling excitement of dance! Join us for a read-aloud story & dane workshop. Ages 2-12. Children age 6 & under must be accompanied by a caregiver. 

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Wooden Block Party!

Sat, February 23, 2019 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.     Parkway Central Library Children's Department Ground Floor, 1901 Vine Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103 215.686.5369…

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LEAP Chess Club

Sat, February 23, 2019 1:00 P.M.
Children's Department at Parkway Central Library

1pm-2pm in the Story Hour Room, intended for school age children. No experience necessary.   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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Donut Making for Families with Federal Donuts chef Matt Fein #2

Sat, February 23, 2019 2:00 P.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

Due to popular demand, we are offering a second class! Caregivers with children ages 5 to 12 are invited to participate in our sweetest family cooking class yet! We will be learning how to make donuts from scratch with Philadelphia’s own Federal Donuts chef Matt Fein. Together, we’ll…

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Suite Talk I: Prelude

Sat, February 23, 2019 3:00 P.M.
Music Department at Parkway Central Library

Free talk and performance. February 23rd, 3pm-4pm, Music Department How to listen like Bach . We will examine how historically informed listening can deepen our experience of a piece in the concert hall. Excerpts by Gabrieli, Bach, and others will reveal the rich 350-year history of the cello.…

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Sundays on Stage: Titans of Song: A Musical Tribute to Paul Robeson and Marian Anderson

Sun, February 24, 2019 2:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Hear their dramatic stories - and glorious music - in this unique multimedia tribute created and performed by the musical group Follow the Drinking Gourd, which is composed of singers Ivan Woods and Beverly Owens and pianist Diane Goldsmith. Montgomery Auditorium Parkway Central Library 1901…

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Philly Loves Romance | Terri Brisbin and Rayna Vause

Sun, February 24, 2019 2:00 P.M.
Philbrick Hall at Parkway Central Library

Cost: FREE

Fourth Floor - Room 405 Award-winning, USA Today best-selling author Terri Brisbin has sold more than 3 million copies of her historical and paranormal romance novels and novellas in more than 25 countries and 20 languages around the world. Terri’s previous, current or…

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