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Shakespeare in Love: Open Mic Poetry Night

Wed, February 14, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Literature Department at Parkway Central Library

Skyline Room   ~  6pm - 8pm  “The course of true love never did run smooth.” From Shakespeare, Lord Byron, Pablo Neruda, Langston Hughes, and more, we’re celebrating the greatest love poets from around the world on the most romantic day of the year! The…

Adult Senior Speakers and Lectures Shakespeare in the World

State Representative Morgan Cephas Mobile Office Hours

Thu, February 15, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Wynnefield Library

STATE REPRESENTATIVE MORGAN CEPHAS is bringing State services to YOU! Staff will be on hand to assist with any state-related issues or programs including: Property Tax/Rent Rebate LIHEAP PACE/PACENET PennDOT Applications Mobile office hours are from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more information,…

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Black History Month @ the Library! | Poetry Workshop

Sat, February 17, 2018 12:00 P.M.
West Oak Lane Library

First we will enjoy listening to recorded poems by Langston Hughes, Sonia Sanchez, Paul Lawrence Dunbar, and more.  Then we will create a wall hanging inspired by James Weldon Johnson's poem "The Creation", using felt, beads, and other embellishments.  Bring your…

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Black History Month @ the Library! | Silhouettes

Sat, February 17, 2018 12:00 P.M.
West Oak Lane Library

Silhouettes are backlit pictures of people, objects or scenes, which have been cut from black paper and mounted on a white background.  They became very popular during the mid-18th century.  We'll learn about Moses Williams, and present-day silhouette artist Kara Walker, then…

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Social Justice Roundtable

Tue, February 20, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Logan Library

Are you interested in important issues in your community, your city, and even the world?   Do you want to be a part of builidng conversations around issues of social justice? Check out our newly formed Social Justic Roundtable.  All ages are welcome, bring your enthusiasm.  

Young Adult School Age Senior Discussion and Participation Social Justice

Yoga for Adults

Tue, February 20, 2018 7:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

An inclusive yoga class for people of all skill levels and abilities.  Wear something comfortable and come to the library for wellness, stretching, and relaxation.

Adult Young Adult Senior Health Programs Workshops and Enrichment Yoga

A Look at the Harlem Renaissance: A post-slavery celebration of freedom and hope

Wed, February 21, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Senior Services at Parkway Central Library

In honor of Black History Month Central Senior Services hosts A Look at the Harlem Renaissance: A post-slavery celebration of freedom and hope. Also known as the “New Negro Movement” the Harlem Renaissance encompasses the “Great Migration” of African Americans from the…

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P.E.A.C.H. | People Eating and Cooking Healthy

Wed, February 21, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

P.E.A.C.H. (People Eating and Cooking Healthy), empower adults and youth with the tools and knowledge needed to make healthier eating choices and lead more physically active lifestyles. Through cooking, eating together, sharing recipes and ideas for healthier eating and being physically active,…

Adult Young Adult Senior Health Programs Cooking & Nutrition Health & Fitness

Look Your Best for Less!

Thu, February 22, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Logan Library

Join us for a night of fashion! Get pointers for shopping for the best, while spending less.  Learn accessory placement and how to make your outfits pop.  Get help presenting yourself in a fashionable, yet professional way.  Some topics include - date night, business attire,…

Adult Senior Discussion and Participation

Crochet and Knitting Club

Sat, February 24, 2018 1:00 P.M.
Wynnefield Library

Join Sisters Interacting through Stitches , as they create items which are donated to local, national, and international organizations.  Club members are willing to teach the art of crocheting and knitting to interested adults and teens. All skill levels welcome.

Adult Young Adult Senior Arts and Crafts Programs Crafts & Hobbies Crochet Knitting

Sundays on Stage: Two of a Kind

Sun, February 25, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

The award-winning musical duo Two of a Kind presents an interactive family concert featuring songs about reading, books and the library, with lots of singing, movement, and puppets. This series is made possible by funding from the Philadelphia City Institute Board of Managers. Montgomery…

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Old-school Motown Dance Party

Wed, February 28, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Senior Services at Parkway Central Library

Central Senior Services concludes its observance of Black History Month with an Old-school Motown Dance Party featuring music by leading African American Artists of the 60’s and 70’s.

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P.E.A.C.H. | People Eating and Cooking Healthy

Wed, February 28, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

P.E.A.C.H. (People Eating and Cooking Healthy), empower adults and youth with the tools and knowledge needed to make healthier eating choices and lead more physically active lifestyles. Through cooking, eating together, sharing recipes and ideas for healthier eating and being physically active,…

Adult Young Adult Senior Health Programs Cooking & Nutrition Health & Fitness

State Representative Morgan Cephas Mobile Office Hours

Thu, March 1, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Overbrook Park Library

STATE REPRESENTATIVE MORGAN CEPHAS is bringing State services to YOU! Staff will be on hand to assist with any state-related issues or programs including: Property Tax/Rent Rebate LIHEAP PACE/PACENET PennDOT Applications Mobile office hours are from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more information,…

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P.E.A.C.H. | People Eating and Cooking Healthy

Wed, March 7, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

P.E.A.C.H. (People Eating and Cooking Healthy), empower adults and youth with the tools and knowledge needed to make healthier eating choices and lead more physically active lifestyles. Through cooking, eating together, sharing recipes and ideas for healthier eating and being physically active,…

Adult Young Adult Senior Health Programs Cooking & Nutrition Health & Fitness

KUUMBA QUILTERS

Sat, March 10, 2018 12:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Join our new quilt group “Kuumba Quilters”.  Beginner and experienced quilters are welcome. Traditional and Art Quilting will be supported or just come and hang out while working on your own projects. Our group will meet on the 2nd Saturday of every month from 12:00 p.m. until…

Adult Young Adult Senior Arts and Crafts Programs Art Quilting

Yoga for Adults

Tue, March 13, 2018 7:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

An inclusive yoga class for people of all skill levels and abilities.  Wear something comfortable and come to the library for wellness, stretching, and relaxation.

Adult Young Adult Senior Health Programs Workshops and Enrichment Yoga

P.E.A.C.H. | People Eating and Cooking Healthy

Wed, March 14, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

P.E.A.C.H. (People Eating and Cooking Healthy), empower adults and youth with the tools and knowledge needed to make healthier eating choices and lead more physically active lifestyles. Through cooking, eating together, sharing recipes and ideas for healthier eating and being physically active,…

Adult Young Adult Senior Health Programs Cooking & Nutrition Health & Fitness

Shakespeare in the World Lecture Series: Shakespeare and Race

Wed, March 14, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Literature Department at Parkway Central Library

Room 108 Shakespeare’s England was a profoundly xenophobic culture, with most people considering the Irish an entirely different race than the English, never mind people from Africa or the New World. As acceptance and equal treatment have become hallmarks of modern Western thought,…

Adult Senior Speakers and Lectures Shakespeare in the World

State Representative Morgan Cephas Mobile Office Hours

Thu, March 15, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Haverford Library

STATE REPRESENTATIVE MORGAN CEPHAS is bringing State services to YOU! Staff will be on hand to assist with any state-related issues or programs including: Property Tax/Rent Rebate LIHEAP PACE/PACENET PennDOT Applications Mobile office hours are from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more information,…

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