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Intermediate Grant Writing

Tue, January 22, 2019 10:00 A.M.
Regional Foundation Center at Parkway Central Library

Intermediate Grant Writing is a working session that will provide the opportunity for grant writers to receive extensive feedback on their proposals from peers and professionals in the nonprofit field. We will review aspects of a good grant proposal, practice writing an actual grant, and…

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Big Kids (age 2-5) Story Time

Tue, January 22, 2019 11:00 A.M.
Children's Department at Parkway Central Library

Stories, songs, rhymes, music, movement, and lots of fun for children ages 2-5 and their caregivers. Tuesdays at 11:00 a.m. Stay for Play Group on Tuesdays at 11:30 a.m. 

Preschool Toddler Family Programs Storytimes Children Family Free Library of Philadelphia Literacy

Play Group

Tue, January 22, 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. 

Preschool Toddler Family Programs Children Family

Teen Tuesday

Tue, January 22, 2019 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.

Young Adult Community Events Teens

Kids Yoga

Tue, January 22, 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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Anatomy Eats, Part Three: The Musculoskeletal System

Tue, January 22, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

This class is the third in a series that explores physiological systems of the body by way of cuisine and anatomy. The third class will feature the musculoskeletal system. We will get the chance to taste diaphragm, tendon, and aspic, as prepared by chef Ari Miller, while physician Jonathan…

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Dani Shapiro | Inheritance: A Memoir of Genealogy, Paternity, and Love

Tue, January 22, 2019 7:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Cost: FREE

In conversation with Beth Kephart , the award-winning author of nineteen books, including Going Over , Handling the Truth: On the Writing of Memoir , and Flow: The Life and Times of Philadelphia’s Schuylkill River . Delivering “an eviscerating, raw honesty” ( New York Times…

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Baby & Toddler Story Time Encore

Wed, January 23, 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…

Toddler Family Programs Children Family Literacy

Geekscape!

Wed, January 23, 2019 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.

Young Adult Community Events Teens

Teacher Café

Wed, January 23, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Philadelphia educators are invited to an interactive program highlighting Free Library resources and activities to strengthen and support classroom plans for Black History Month. To register, visit tinyurl.com/y7ceurwy Can’t make it this time, but still interested in teacher events…

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Shakespeare in the World Lecture Series: Shakespeare and Love

Wed, January 23, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Literature Department at Parkway Central Library

Lecture will be held in Room 405. “What is love?” Feste sings in Twelfth Night. It is a question that Shakespeare keeps coming back to in his plays and poems. Where does love come from? How does one fall in love? Why do we become so crazy in love? What are the different kinds of…

Adult Young Adult Senior Speakers and Lectures Literature Shakespeare in the World

A Free Tour of Philadelphia: The Changing City Exhibition

Thu, January 24, 2019 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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Thursday Throwdown!!

Thu, January 24, 2019 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, January 24, 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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E-Resources for Adult Literacy Educators

Fri, January 25, 2019 10:00 A.M.
Education Philosophy and Religion Department at Parkway Central Library

The Free Library's databases complement classroom instruction and tutoring for adult literacy students. Lean about GED, HiSET Test Prep, English language learning, workforce development, and basic literact skills. REGISTRATION: adultlearningdatabases.eventbrite.com

Adult Workshops and Enrichment Databases & Electronic Resources Education Free Library of Philadelphia Free Library of Philadelphia Programs & Services Homework Help & Study Aids Online Learning Test Preparation GED ESL

Fun Friday

Fri, January 25, 2019 3:00 P.M.
Teen Center at Parkway Central Library

Special projects and programs! Something different every week!

Young Adult Community Events Arts and Crafts Programs Teens

Book Arts Workshop: Illuminated Letters

Sat, January 26, 2019 10:00 A.M.
Art Department at Parkway Central Library

Registration for this free workshop opens at 12:00 noon on Wednesday, January 2 Before the printing press, hand-written manuscript pages were adorned with golden letters, decorative borders, and intricate illustrations. In this workshop, we’ll draw Medieval-style versal letters,…

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Chinese New Year Celebration and Performances

Sat, January 26, 2019 10:30 A.M.
Parkway Central Library

Join the Free Library of Philadelphia and WE Cultural Exchange Institute to celebrate the Chinese New Year at the Parkway Central Library! Experience martial arts, folk music, and the dances of various cultures. Performances will include Tai-Chi, Yoga dance and song, Tibetan dance, Chinese folk…

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Wooden Block Party!

Sat, January 26, 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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