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Follow Me Through the Gates

Sat, September 16, 2017 12:00 P.M.
Independence Library

Ty has lived in America her whole life, a whole 8 years! Her grandfather has not; he was born in China. Grandfather talks about China a lot, a whole lot. Ty doesn't know much about China, and she thinks Grandfather doesn't know much about her.  Azsori has lived in America her whole life, a whole 9 years! She doesn’t know much about living someplace else, but she knows a whole lot about feeling like she doesn't always fit in where she lives. 

But this Saturday, someone goes missing in the library and everything is about to change, a whole lot. Help Ty, Grandfather, Azsori, and their favorite librarian, Ms. Layla, on their quest for knowledge and acceptance through the walls of Independence branch of the Free Library – an adventure of exploring your roots and finding your family. 

*Best enjoyed by children ages 5 to 10 and their adults*

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Follow Me Through the Gates is Independence Library's event for Welcoming Week 2017 and is part of the Philly Fringe Festival:

Independence Library
18 S. 7th Street (7th Street between Market & Chestnut)
Philadelphia, PA 19106