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Make Some Noise! A Sing-Along for Toddlers

Thu, February 22, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Katharine Drexel Library

Music plays a big role for the children in Jacqueline Woodson’s books. Sing classic children’s songs and add your own twist with shakers and other fun sound-makers.

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Around the Table

Thu, February 22, 2018 3:30 P.M.
Kingsessing Library

Taking inspiration from the traditions of family reunions celebrated in This Is the Rope, participants will make reusable placemats and hear stories from Mama Carla Wiley. Wiley is a storyteller, educator and artist who weaves together multigenerational memories with activities for children that…

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Book Discussion: Brown Girl Dreaming

Thu, February 22, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Jacqueline Woodson, one of today's finest writers, tells the moving story of her childhood in mesmerizing verse. 

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Dance to the Music!

Thu, February 22, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Oak Lane Library

Try your hand—or rather—feet, at some dance steps of the 1960s and ‘70s, and see their influence on how you and your friends dance today!  Please arrive a little early as space may be limited.  

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Philly Then and Now

Thu, February 22, 2018 4:30 P.M.
Haddington Library

What did Philadelphia look like in your parent’s generation? What about their parents? And how has the city changed? Explore Philadelphia with pictures, maps, and stories of in the past and today, then make a colorful collage. 

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Stories Come Alive in Clay: Stop-Motion Animation Inspired by This Is the Rope

Sat, February 24, 2018 10:00 A.M.
The Clay Studio, 139 N. 2nd St.

Families are invited to explore Jacqueline Woodson's children's book,  This Is the Rope, through a claymation workshop, learning the basics of stop-motion animation to create their own videos. For more details, including special prices for members, please contact…

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Follow Along the Great Migration

Sat, February 24, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Learn about the Great Migration through an interactive program in which participants move through different spaces in your library, each representing a city and each offering a unique activity and facts about different points in history. 

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Family Reading Group: Another Brooklyn

Sat, February 24, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Logan Library

To spark multigenerational conversations, we'll hear selected passages from the featured book Another Brooklyn , as well as companion books and other stories. Share your thoughts with the group. All ages welcome. 

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Kids Dance to the Music!

Sat, February 24, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Andorra Library

Try your hand—or rather—feet, at some dance steps of the 1960s and ‘70s, and see their influence on how you and your friends dance today!  Please arrive a little early as space may be limited.  This program is for school-age dancers.

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Pomades, Butters and Balms

Mon, February 26, 2018 5:00 P.M.
Eastwick Library

In Jacqueline Woodson’s featured books, having one’s hair done by a family member or neighbor shapes sensory-rich memories. Join Nyambi Naturals, learn how to make hair and body products that fit diverse needs, and take away samples and DIY recipes. 

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Bella Vista Book Club

Mon, February 26, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Charles Santore Library

This month's book is the One Book One Philadelphia selection, Another Brooklyn, by Jacqueline Woodson. Join the Conversation!

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Bella Vista Book Club

Mon, February 26, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Charles Santore Library

Join this friendly group to discuss a new book each month.  This month’s selection is The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion.

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Falls Book Group

Mon, February 26, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Falls of Schuylkill Library

For our February selection we will be discussing Another Brooklyn, by Jacqueline Woodson.  

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Live at the Writers House

Mon, February 26, 2018 7:00 P.M.
Kelly Writers House, 3805 Locust Walk

Exploring themes raised in Another Brooklyn , LGTBQ+ writers will share their work for a recording of the WXPN/Kelly Writers House collaboration series.Curated by IMANI DAVIS, readers include RUJA BALLARD, VERONICA NOCELLA, SHIRMINA SMITH, and ROBYN ESPPAILLAT, featuring performances…

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Genre, Inspiration, and Process: A Conversation with Jacqueline Woodson

Tue, February 27, 2018 9:30 A.M.
Community College of Philadelphia, Center for Business & Industry, Room C2-28, Corner of 18th and Callowhill Streets, 215-751-8346

Jacqueline Woodson's Another Brooklyn is a novel that reads like prose poetry, while Brown Girl Dreaming is a memoir in verse. Discover how she melds genres in her works. Large groups should RSVP to kmcquain@ccp.edu for this free event. 

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Sidewalk Chalk Art with Maureen Peters

Tue, February 27, 2018 4:30 P.M.
Bushrod Library

With colored chalk and your imagination, create letters, vines, flowers and doodles in sketchbooks, or, if the weather cooperates, outside on the sidewalk! This workshop is for children of all ages.

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Havertown Community Event with Jacqueline Woodson

Tue, February 27, 2018 7:00 P.M.
Haverford Middle School, 1701 Darby Rd., Havertown, PA

The Haverford Township Free Library will host Jacqueline Woodson for a reading and discussion of Another Brooklyn , the 2018 One Book, One Philadelphia selection.  RSVP for this free event is encouraged: www.haverfordlibrary.org/event/onebook 

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Make a Friendship Bracelet

Wed, February 28, 2018 4:30 P.M.
Tacony Library

Popular in the U.S. in the 1970s and into the next decade, the fun of making this simple macramé craft has never gone out of style. Make your own for someone special! 

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Fences

Wed, February 28, 2018 5:00 P.M.
Wynnefield Library

Join us for a screening of Fences. This film, based on the play by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright August Wilson, examines a working-class African American family.

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Follow Along the Great Migration

Wed, February 28, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Oak Lane Library

Learn about the Great Migration through an interactive program in which participants move through different spaces in the library, each representing a city and each offering a unique activity and facts about different points in history. Refreshments will be provided.  This program runs…

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