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The Astronaut’s Window: A Poetic and Musical Tribute to Black Scientists and Politicians

Mon, June 18, 2018 7:00 P.M.
Music Department at Parkway Central Library

The Astronaut’s Window: A Poetic and Musical Tribute to Black Scientists and Politicians This season marks our third year celebrating the achievements of the African American community by presenting original musical works by Dr. Cynthia Cozette Lee and Dr. Hazel Ann Lee. For this…

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Philadelphia Reads W.E.B. Du Bois

Sun, June 24, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Social Science and History Department at Parkway Central Library

Discover the power of W.E.B. Du Bois’s ideas and their significance in our time.  This reading group focuses on the “The Souls of Black Folk,” his seminal study of African-American civilization at the turn of the 20th Century.  Led by Du Bois scholar and activist, Dr.…

Adult Young Adult Senior Discussion and Participation African American Philadelphia History Social Science

Leon, Protector of the Playground

Wed, June 27, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Oak Lane Library

Jamar Nicholas, an East Oak Lane cartoonist will share the creation process for his newly published graphic novel.  He will also talk about the art of cartooning.  Fun for all ages.   

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ASALH Explorers Presents | Imagine: Beautiful in All Shades

Thu, June 28, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Oak Lane Library

This series of unique programs highlights the history and culture of African Americans.  The program is presented by the PhilaMontco branch of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH), and is brought to us by the Oak Lane Presbyterian Church Summer Day…

School Age Other Great Programs African American Summer Reading

ASALH Explorers Presents | Imagine: Beautiful in All Shades

Thu, July 5, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Oak Lane Library

This series of unique programs highlights the history and culture of African Americans.  The program is presented by the PhilaMontco branch of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH), and is brought to us by the Oak Lane Presbyterian Church Summer Day…

School Age Other Great Programs African American Summer Reading

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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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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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…

Adult Young Adult Senior Film Screening African American Movies & Television Philadelphia Social Science Teens Social Justice

ASALH Explorers Presents | Imagine: Beautiful in All Shades

Thu, July 12, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Oak Lane Library

This series of unique programs highlights the history and culture of African Americans.  The program is presented by the PhilaMontco branch of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH), and is brought to us by the Oak Lane Presbyterian Church Summer Day…

School Age Other Great Programs African American Summer Reading

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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African American Interest Book Discussion

Mon, July 16, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Philbrick Hall at Parkway Central Library

Join us as we discuss We're Going to Need More Wine: stories that are funny, complicated and true   by Gabrielle Union . The discussion will be held in Room 405. For more information or to RSVP by 6/29/18, contact Lisa Hardy at hardyl@freelbrary.org or 215-686-5320. Light refreshments…

Adult Discussion and Participation African American Book Clubs

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

ASALH Explorers Presents | Imagine: Beautiful in All Shades

Thu, July 19, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Oak Lane Library

This series of unique programs highlights the history and culture of African Americans.  The program is presented by the PhilaMontco branch of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH), and is brought to us by the Oak Lane Presbyterian Church Summer Day…

School Age Other Great Programs African American 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!

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

Fri, July 20, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia 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!

Adult Young Adult Senior Live Performances Community Events African American

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

Wed, July 25, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Kingsessing 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

ASALH Explorers Presents | Imagine: Beautiful in All Shades

Thu, July 26, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Oak Lane Library

This series of unique programs highlights the history and culture of African Americans.  The program is presented by the PhilaMontco branch of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH), and is brought to us by the Oak Lane Presbyterian Church Summer Day…

School Age Other Great Programs African American Summer Reading

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

Thu, July 26, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Roxborough 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 Community Events Live Performances African American

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

Tue, July 31, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Cecil B. Moore 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 Community Events Live Performances African American

Chat-n-Chew Book Club

Tue, July 31, 2018 6:00 P.M.
West Oak Lane Library

Do you love to read?  Do you like to talk?  If you do, please consider joining the West Oak Lane Library's book group. We will meet approximately every five weeks and have books scheduled up through September.  Stop in the library and see what we will be reading. This evening…

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