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Patricia Marx and Roz Chast | Why Don't You Write My Eulogy Now So I Can Correct It?: A Mother's Suggestions

Thu, April 11, 2019 7:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Cost: $43/$28 couple + book/single + book
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Couples Ticket A 30-year contributor to The New Yorker , Patricia Marx is the author of several books including Starting From Happy and Him Her Him Again the End of Him , both of which were Thurber Prize finalists. A former writer for Saturday Night Live and Rugrats , she has taught…

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Resume Review

Fri, April 12, 2019 10:00 A.M.
Business Resource and Innovation Center at Parkway Central Library

Stop by the Business Resource and Innovation Center (BRIC) between 10:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. to have your resume reviewed by a hiring manager with over two decades of experience hiring, firing, and managing employees.  No registration is required! You will be seen on a first-come…

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Headshots at the BRIC!

Fri, April 12, 2019 11:00 A.M.
Business Resource and Innovation Center at Parkway Central Library

Get a FREE headshot photo taken at the Business Resource and Innovation Center (BRIC)! Headshots are a new service for entrepreneurs, nonprofit professionals, job seekers, and more! Use your photo to enhance your professional portfolio and make your LinkedIn profile stand out among the…

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Pitch Corner Open Hours

Fri, April 12, 2019 2:00 P.M.
Business Resource and Innovation Center at Parkway Central Library

Do you need to polish your pitch? The Pitch Corner is a tool for entrepreneurs, nonprofits, and job seekers. It is a semi-private space in the Business Resource and Innovation Center (BRIC) at Parkway Central Library where you can practice and record your pitch in front of a video camera. The…

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Chess Club

Sat, April 13, 2019 1:00 P.M.
Children's Department at Parkway Central Library

Learn to play or improve your game! Chess Club meets every Satruday, 1:00 p.m. -2:00 p.m. in the Story Hour Room. School-age children. No experience necessary. All materials provided. Chess coaches are here to help. Brought to you by LEAP (Free Library of Philadelphia Literacy Enrichment…

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Percussion and Drum Workshops

Sat, April 13, 2019 2:00 P.M.
Music Department at Parkway Central Library

The Free Library’s Music Department presents a new series of FREE workshops. The series will kick off with a visit from the  Sistahs Laying Down Hands  ensemble, led by Karen Smith (also of Weez the Peeples Collective), an all-woman percussive poetry, storytelling,…

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Hands-on History at The Free Library, Parkway Central

Sat, April 13, 2019 2:00 P.M.
Rare Book Department at Parkway Central Library

Take history in the palm of your hand: turn pages, hold manuscripts, and handle artifacts with the Hands-on History series from the Free Library's Special Collections. Curiosity seekers age 13 and up are welcome! Registration is free, but required.  In this month's Hands-on History…

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2019 Family Fest

Sat, April 13, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Join the Free Library of Philadelphia for the annual Family Fest , a fun-filled, family-friendly evening! This very special fundraising event at the Parkway Central Library supports the Free Library while giving children and families a unique experience in the iconic Beaux-Arts building.…

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Philadelphia: The Changing City

Now through Sat, April 13, 2019 5:00 P.M.
Rare Book Department at Parkway Central Library

October 10, 2018 – April 13, 2019 From river to skyline and stoop to stoop, Philadelphia has been re-formed and re-shaped throughout its history. Its transformation from bustling port to workshop of the world to World Heritage City and hub for education, medicine, and entrepreneurship has…

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Survivors and Casualties: Domestic Housing in Philadelphia During the 18th and 19th Centuries

Now through Sat, April 13, 2019 5:00 P.M.
Art Department at Parkway Central Library

Explore the long history of working-class housing in Philadelphia including the ubiquitous row home and the many residences that have disappeared in the name of progress. On display in the Art Department Hallway Gallery until mid-April, 2019

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Philly Loves Romance | J.R. Wesley and USA Today Bestselling Author Connor Peterson co-writing as P.W. Davies | Rachell Nichole | Jacqueline Jayne

Sun, April 14, 2019 2:00 P.M.
Philbrick Hall at Parkway Central Library

Cost: FREE

First Floor Heim Center - Room 131   J.R. Wesley and USA Today Bestselling Author Connor Peterson co-writing as P.W. Davies J.R. Wesley is one half of P.W. Davies, usually the one ironing out plot points, tracking character arcs, and wringing hands over word counts. They produce stories…

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Baby & Toddler Storytime

Mon, April 15, 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!. Mondays at 11 a.m. (with an encore on Wednesdays at 11:00 a.m.)  Parkway Central Library Children's Department Ground Floor, 1901 Vine Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103 215.686.5369 ***Programs are…

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Ravioli Workshop

Mon, April 15, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

Join local chef Joan Jablonoski for a pasta making and tasting class. In a group setting, you will receive hands-on instruction on how to use pasta sheeters and your own hands to create ravioli from scratch. The class will focus on a fresh-made ravioli with a lemon ricotta asparagus filling and…

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Mary Norris | Greek to Me: Adventures of the Comma Queen

Mon, April 15, 2019 7:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Cost: $15.00
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“A rollicking adventure into the origins of the apostrophe, the proliferation of profanity in American culture, and everything in between” ( San Francisco Chronicle ), Mary Norris’s bestselling Between You and Me: Confessions of a Comma Queen was a raucous, cheery memoir about…

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Kids Yoga

Tue, April 16, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Children's Department at Parkway Central Library

Kids yoga with instructor Danielle Pramick. FREE! Mats are available, or bring your own.  This class will give kids a safe environment to play, explore and experience the wonderful benefits of yoga including grounding, self-expression, balance and flexibility. Class is centered…

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Bill McKibben | Falter: Has the Human Game Begun to Play Itself Out?

Tue, April 16, 2019 7:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Cost: $15.00
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“The world’s best green journalist” ( Time ), Bill McKibben gave one of the earliest cautions about global warming with his 1989 book The End of Nature . His many other bestselling books about the environment include Deep Economy , Eaarth , and Oil and Honey ; as well as a…

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Baby & Toddler Storytime (Encore)

Wed, April 17, 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!. Wednesdays at 11 a.m. (a repeat of Monday's Storytime program)  Parkway Central Library Children's Department Ground Floor, 1901 Vine Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103 215.686.5369 ***Programs are…

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Business Plan Toolkit

Wed, April 17, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Business Resource and Innovation Center at Parkway Central Library

Learn to use free library resources to research your business plan professionally! Get an introduction to business plans and industry codes Start researching the competition Target your audience by learning to find and use demographic information Gain executive perspective by learning…

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Lunch & Learn: Networking & LinkedIn

Thu, April 18, 2019 12:00 P.M.
Business Resource and Innovation Center at Parkway Central Library

Up your networking game! Some computers will be available for hands-on practice but we strongly encourage you to bring your own (fully-charged) laptop, tablet, or mobile device. A Free Library library card is required to access wifi. All sessions are free but registration is…

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Emily Bazelon | Charged: The New Movement to Transform American Prosecution and End Mass Incarceration

Thu, April 18, 2019 7:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Cost: FREE

Emily Bazelon is the author of Sticks and Stones , “a humane and closely reported exploration” ( Wall Street Journal ) of school bullying and the empathetic steps students, parents, and teachers can take to mitigate this cruel phenomenon. A staff writer at The New York Times Magazine…

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