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Screening & Art Activities for Elementary/Middle Schoolers

Wed, March 27, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Queen Memorial Library

Screening of the opening five minutes of Sisters in Freedom, discussion, and hands-on art activities led by youth arts educator Valerie Anderson. 

School Age Black History Month Women's History Month

Book Discussion: Sing, Unburied, Sing

Thu, March 28, 2019 5:00 P.M.
Bushrod Library

Sit down at your local library to discuss this year’s One Book, One Philadelphia selection, a novel about family and time.   Reading the book beforehand is not required to join! Free books will be given out on a first-come basis.  

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Through this Lens: African American Photographers

Now through Fri, March 29, 2019 10:00 A.M.
Art Department at Parkway Central Library

This exhibition of books and other materials from the collections of the Art Department offers a look at the camera work of African American artists from the earliest days of photography to today. In addition to photographers like Augustus Washington, Gordon Parks and Lorna Simpson, this…

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Mysterious Traveler All Stars - Spring 2019 Concert

Mon, May 6, 2019 7:00 P.M.
Music Department at Parkway Central Library

The  Mysterious Travelers  are back! After March's magnificent Winter Concert and the  One Book - Report performance back in July, the Mysterious Traveler All Stars take the stage once again at the Montgomery Auditorium at the  Parkway Central Library…

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At These Crossroads: The Legacies of Frederick Douglass and W.E.B. Du Bois

Now through Sat, August 3, 2019 6:51 P.M.
First Floor Gallery West at Parkway Central Library

Like others of their generations, and ours, Frederick Douglass and W. E. B. Du Bois found themselves at the crossroads of belonging and not, of loving their nation and feeling rejected by it, of being both black and American. This special exhibition, on display in the West Gallery, invites you…

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