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Smith's Structures: Guild of Book Workers, Delaware Valley Chapter members exhibit

Now through Fri, July 6, 2018 9:00 A.M.
Art Department at Parkway Central Library

An exhibition inspired by the bookbinding structures of Keith Smith To honor Keith Smith's contribution to the book arts community, participants from the Delaware Valley Chapter of the Guild of Book Workers have responded to a structure or technique found in his five volume set,…

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WURD Radio's Summer of Freedom Tour Returns to the Free Library!

Fri, July 6, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Parkway Central Library

Join WURD host Stephanie Renee from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. for a LIVE radio broadcast in the grand lobby to kick-off another Summer of Freedom Tour!

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Sundays on Stage: Charlotte Blake Alston

Sun, July 8, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Master storyteller Charlotte Blake Alston will share stories and songs from the African and African American oral traditions. Come ready to clap, sing, and help tell the stories! This series is made possible by funding from the Philadelphia City Institute Board of Managers. Montgomery Auditorium…

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WURD Radio's Summer of Freedom Tour Returns to the Free Library!

Tue, July 10, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Oak Lane Library

Join WURD host Stephanie Renee from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. for a LIVE radio broadcast from your neighborhood library!

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Movies at the Library

Tue, July 10, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library

Watch a kid-friendly film with us - all rated PG!  Kids of all ages are welcome.

Young Adult School Age Preschool Toddler Senior Film Screening Movies & Television Summer Reading

Afternoon Book Club

Wed, July 11, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Andorra Library

Love to read?  LIke to talk about what you've read?  Join us on the second Wednesday of the month from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. Stop by and see what we are reading next.  

Adult Senior Discussion and Participation Book Clubs

Family Fun Night

Wed, July 11, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library

Enjoy a different family-friendly activity each week.  For children of all ages (youngsters should bring their adult caregiver).

Young Adult School Age Preschool Toddler Senior Family Programs Family Summer Reading

Fiber Craft Group

Wed, July 11, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Blanche A. Nixon/Cobbs Creek Library

Bring your latest project and enjoy an evening of crafting and conversation with fellow artists. Assistance with knitting and crochet projects usually available. All skill levels welcome. 

Adult Young Adult Senior Arts and Crafts Programs Crochet Knitting

Quest Film Screening Event

Wed, July 11, 2018 7:00 P.M.
Social Science and History Department at Parkway Central Library

This intimate, critically acclaimed documentary captures eight years in the life of an African-American family living in North Philadelphia.  Christopher "Quest" Rainey, and his wife, Christine'a "Ma Quest" raise a family while nurturing a community of…

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WURD Radio's Summer of Freedom Tour Returns to the Free Library!

Thu, July 12, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library

Join WURD host Stephanie Renee from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. for a LIVE radio broadcast from your neighborhood library!

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Knitting for All Ages!

Thu, July 12, 2018 3:00 P.M.
Roxborough Library

Bring your needs, yarn and a project to work on (if you have one).  Knitters of all skill levels, and ages are welcome. We'll be here from 3:00 until about 5:45 p.m.

Adult Young Adult Senior Family Programs Summer Reading Knitting

Painting with Miss Irene

Thu, July 12, 2018 4:00 P.M.
West Oak Lane Library

Unlease your inner artist with us.  Drawing and color instruction, as well as supplies, will be provided.  Enjoy yourself and get in the creativity zone. Space is limited to 14 (from school-aged to adult).

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Workshops and Enrichment Art Summer Reading

The Picture Book Masterclass: A Six-Month Intensive Workshop (Part II)

Sat, July 14, 2018 9:30 A.M.
Children's Literature Research Collection at Parkway Central Library

“The Picture Book Masterclass” is an intensive mentoring program for intermediate to advanced illustrators who wish to develop their manuscript into a submission-ready dummy in six months. This Workshop series is divided into three full-day sessions.  The faculty for the…

Adult Senior Career Workshops Workshops and Enrichment Art Education Book Arts

Sundays on Stage: Magic by Poly

Sun, July 15, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Everyone is invited to this fun filled magic program. Poly’s performance includes a dazzling display of illusions, comedy, live animals, music, and lots of audience participation! This series is made possible by funding from the Philadelphia City Institute Board of Managers. Montgomery…

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The Grid & the River: Philadelphia's Green Places, 1682-1876

Mon, July 16, 2018 7:00 P.M.
Social Science and History Department at Parkway Central Library

Cost: FREE

Please join us as distinguished author and scholar, Dr. Elizabeth Milroy , discusses her latest work, "The Grid and the River: Philadelphia's Green Places" which was released in 2016 to wide critical acclaim.  It was there that Dr. Milroy provided a fresh…

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Movies at the Library

Tue, July 17, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library

Watch a kid-friendly film with us - all rated PG!  Kids of all ages are welcome.

Young Adult School Age Preschool Toddler Senior Film Screening Movies & Television Summer Reading

WURD Radio's Summer of Freedom Tour Returns to the Free Library!

Wed, July 18, 2018 10:00 A.M.
West Oak Lane Library

Join WURD host Stephanie Renee from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. for a LIVE radio broadcast from your neighborhood library!

Adult Young Adult Senior Live Performances Community Events African American

Family Fun Night

Wed, July 18, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library

Enjoy a different family-friendly activity each week.  For children of all ages (youngsters should bring their adult caregiver).

Young Adult School Age Preschool Toddler Senior Family Programs Family Summer Reading

WURD Radio's Summer of Freedom Tour Returns to the Free Library!

Thu, July 19, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Blanche A. Nixon/Cobbs Creek Library

Join WURD host Stephanie Renee from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. for a LIVE radio broadcast from your neighborhood library!

Adult Young Adult Senior Live Performances Community Events African American
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