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Yaa Gyasi | Homegoing with Kei Miller | Augustown

Thu, June 8, 2017 7:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Cost: FREE

Yaa Gyasi’s breakout debut novel Homegoing , a multigenerational tale that “brims with compassion” ( NPR Books ), follows two half-sisters on opposite sides of the 18th-century Ghanaian slave trade and their descendants. It was a New York Times bestseller and 2016 Notable Book…

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Dance at the Library

Fri, June 9, 2017 10:30 A.M.
Fishtown Community Library

Have fun moving and grooving with Merge Dance Studio! Recommended for ages 2 and up.

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Storytime!

Fri, June 9, 2017 10:30 A.M.
Paschalville Library

Young children and their caregivers are invited to join Ms. Nyia for stories and songs!

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Story Time

Fri, June 9, 2017 10:30 A.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes, music, movement, and lots of fun! Children ages infant to five and their caregivers. 

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Dance & Sing Storytime

Fri, June 9, 2017 10:30 A.M.
Fishtown Community Library

Join Merge Dance Studio in storytime singing and dancing!

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Play Group

Fri, June 9, 2017 11:00 A.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Creative play time for children ages infant to five and their caregivers.

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Community Storytime

Fri, June 9, 2017 11:00 A.M.
Widener Library

All are welcome at a storytime geared for early childhood.

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Words at Play - Play Party

Fri, June 9, 2017 11:00 A.M.
Widener Library

Join the Philadelphia Museum of Art to discover featured artwork from the museum and create your own masterpiece. FREE fun for families with children ages birth - 5 years. Siblings welcome. Healthy snacks will be provided! For more information call Words at Play: 215-686-5372 ext. 348

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LGBTQ Storytime!

Fri, June 9, 2017 11:00 A.M.
Queen Memorial Library

Join Miss Liz for a fun-filled family storytime. We will read, dance, sing, and play, all while exploring LGBTQ themes.

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Reading Out Loud

Fri, June 9, 2017 1:00 P.M.
Independence Library

A reading of selections from the works of LGBTQ writers.  Join us in front of the Barbara Gittings Gay/Lesbian Collection. #30DaysofGay

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Fitness Friday: Tai Chi

Fri, June 9, 2017 3:00 P.M.
Central Senior Services at Parkway Central Library

The Senior Center at Parkway Central Library is hosting a seven week series of Friday afternoon Tai Chi classes: June 2 - July 14, 2017. Sessions are free and open to adults (and young adults) of all ages. Call ahead to reserve a spot. Check-in at Central Senior Services for exact…

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Go Wild @ your Library!

Fri, June 9, 2017 3:30 P.M.
Wyoming Library

Join us for a Safari Party where you can see and touch live animals! Space may be limited.

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Lego Club

Fri, June 9, 2017 3:30 P.M.
Cecil B. Moore Library

Children age 7 and up are invited to join Miss Kayla every Friday after school for all things Lego. Challenge yourself with over 500 different projects from the Lego Ideas Book!

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LEGO Club

Fri, June 9, 2017 3:45 P.M.
Andorra Library

Can't keep your hands out of a tub of LEGOs?  We can't either. Do you dream of building something amazing with LEGOs?  We do too! If this is you, come join us!  Work on the building assignment, check out a project in one of our many LEGO books, or let your imagination soar and…

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My Art, My Voice with Mr. O

Fri, June 9, 2017 4:00 P.M.
Children's Department at Parkway Central Library

Join artist Arthur Ostroff for stories and art.  Free.  Fridays at 4 p,m, Children's Department, Parkway Central Library 1901 Vine Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103 *Programs are subject to change.* For more information, call 215.686.5369

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Wooden Block Party!

Sat, June 10, 2017 10:00 A.M.
Thomas F. Donatucci, Sr. Library

Join us for a Wooden Block Party in the library. Children ages 6 and under and their caregivers are encouraged to build, create, and play! For more information, please contact Miss Kate at 215-685-1755.

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The Science of Baking

Sat, June 10, 2017 10:00 A.M.
Fumo Family Library

Find out what happens and why when you combine cooking ingredients. This is an interactive, fun workshop for all ages.

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Wooden Block Party

Sat, June 10, 2017 10:30 A.M.
Haddington Library

Young children and their parents are invited to attend this creative play session featuring wooden blocks.

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Wooden Block Party

Sat, June 10, 2017 10:30 A.M.
Paschalville Library

Young children and their parents are invited to attend this creative play session featuring wooden blocks.

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Storytime Yoga for Preschoolers

Sat, June 10, 2017 11:00 A.M.
Children's Department at Parkway Central Library

Beth Heed from Oak and Acorn Wellness will host a class filled with stories, yoga and fun for 2- to 5-year-olds. Move, play and explore your body in creative ways as we read stories!  No prior yoga experience is necessary, but bring a mat if possible.  Free; 11 a.m. to noon.  For…

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