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LEAP Chess Club

Sat, January 26, 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…

School Age LEAP Games and Gaming Chess Board Games and Role-Playing

Sundays on Stage: Lion Dance Plus

Sun, January 27, 2019 2:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Performed by Dance China New York, Lion Dance introduces students to beloved Chinese folk art pieces, including excerpts from Beijing Opera featuring the popular Monkey King character, as well as the Chinese ribbon dance. Montgomery Auditorium Parkway Central Library 1901 Vine Street   Free…

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Grow with Google

Mon, January 28, 2019 9:00 A.M.
Business Resource and Innovation Center at Parkway Central Library

Join Google for free workshops to help you grow your skills, career, or business. Workshops include: Digital Skills for Your Community Get Found on Google Search and Maps Reach Customers Online with Google Get Started with Email, Spreadsheets, and Presentations Plus, recieve 1:1 Coaching…

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Baby & Toddler Story Time

Mon, January 28, 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!. Monday 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 Facebook: …

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Book To Movie Night-Ready Player One

Mon, January 28, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Literature Department at Parkway Central Library

Our first film series for 2019 asks the question: what was better, the book or the movie? Ready Player One  will be the first movie of this four-part series. The movie will begin promptly at 6:00 pm.  Please register at Eventbrite: https://book2movie.eventbrite.com Parkway Central…

Adult Film Screening Literature Movies & Television

Creole Cooking Class

Mon, January 28, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

The One Book, One Philadelphia 2019 featured novel,  Sing, Unburied, Sing,  is set in the heart of Creole Country on the Gulf Coast of Mississippi, east of New Orleans and south of the Delta. Join Chef Kurt Evans for a Creole-inspired cooking class, and dive into the coastal…

Adult Workshops and Enrichment Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition One Book, One Philadelphia

Creole Cooking Class

Mon, January 28, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

The novel Sing, Unburied, Sing is set in the heart of Creole Country on the Gulf Coast of Mississippi, east of New Orleans and south of the Delta. Join Chef Kurt Evans for a Creole-inspired cooking class, and dive into the coastal ingredients of this region and the many cultural influences that…

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Play Group

Tue, January 29, 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 Movie NIght

Tue, January 29, 2019 3:30 P.M.
Teen Center at Parkway Central Library

The last Teen Tuesday of every month we'll be hosting a movie day! Join us in Room 108 for snacks, a great movie, and crafts. Ages 12-18 welcome

Young Adult Community Events

Kids Yoga

Tue, January 29, 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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Bridgett M. Davis | The World According to Fannie Davis: My Mother's Life in the Detroit Numbers

Tue, January 29, 2019 7:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Cost: FREE

Bridgett M. Davis is the author of Into the Go-Slow , the acclaimed story of a young woman traveling from Detroit to Nigeria as she mourns the death of her sister, and Shifting Through Neutral , a finalist for the Hurston/Wright Legacy Award. She is a professor of journalism and the writing…

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Edible Alphabet - Learning English Through Cooking!

Wed, January 30, 2019 11:00 A.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

Adults are invited to this FREE English class.  Each week we read, write, and speak in English--and cook a meal together! Wednesdays 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m  January 30, February 6, February 13, February 20, February 27, March 6 Attendance is preferred at all six…

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Baby & Toddler Story Time Encore

Wed, January 30, 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 30, 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.

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Bear Magic Workshop

Wed, January 30, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Children's Department at Parkway Central Library

Make your own giraffe, bear, zebra, or elephant stuffed animal with Bear Magic Workshop! Join us for a read-aloud & teddy animal workshop. Ages 3-10. Children age 6 and under must be accompanied by a caregiver. Registration is required. Please contact Ms. Becky at…

School Age Preschool Family Programs Children

Nonprofit Legal Clinic

Thu, January 31, 2019 10:00 A.M.
Regional Foundation Center at Parkway Central Library

Attend this  PhillyVIP  legal clinic to ask an attorney about corporate governance issues, trademarks and logos, employees and consultants, contracts and other nonprofit legal issues. Attorneys will walk clients through PhillyVIP/LawWorks' Nonprofit Legal Assessment Checklist…

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Thursday Throwdown!!

Thu, January 31, 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

Thursday Crafternoon!

Thu, January 31, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Children's Department at Parkway Central Library

Join us for a short storytime and craft activity!  4 p.m. in the Story Hour Room.  Free.   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…

School Age Preschool Family Programs Art Children arts & crafts

The Lost Islands of the Delaware River: An illustrated lecture by Adam Levine, Environmental Historian

Thu, January 31, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Rare Book Department at Parkway Central Library

Smith’s and Windmill Islands once sat in the Delaware River channel, between Center City Philadelphia and Camden, New Jersey. Join Adam Levine as he explores the history of these islands, from the siting of a windmill in the river channel in the 1700s, to their uses for industry and…

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Ravens Book Salon: Interconnectedness

Thu, January 31, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Join this group discussion about the theme of interconnectedness, with prompts inspired by the web of relationships in Sing, Unburied, Sing . Refreshments will be served and books will be given on a first-come basis. To RSVP for this free event, email raven@freelibrary.org.  

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