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

Thu, August 16, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Wynnefield 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

Chief Inspector Art Matthews presents “Black in Blue”

Thu, August 16, 2018 5:00 P.M.
Overbrook Park Library

We welcome Retired Chief Inspector Art Matthews to discuss his book “Black in Blue”.  "Black in Blue" is a collection of photos and articles that commemorate some of the accomplishments of African Americans in law enforcement, who were primarily in the…

Adult Young Adult Senior Discussion and Participation Speakers and Lectures African American History

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

Fri, August 17, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Overbrook Park 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, August 23, 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

African American Interest Book Discussion

Mon, September 10, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Philbrick Hall at Parkway Central Library

The African American Interest Book Discussion Group will hold its next session on September 10, 2018. We will discuss Bad Men and Wicked Women by Eric Jerome Dickey. Light refreshment will be served, but please RSVP by September 6th to Lisa Hardy by email to hardyl@freelibrary.org or at…

Adult Discussion and Participation African American Book Clubs

Chat-n-Chew Book Club

Tue, September 11, 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…

Adult Senior Discussion and Participation African American Book Clubs

Local Filmmaker at the Library!

Wed, September 19, 2018 3:00 P.M.
Logan Library

Tony Chennault, a young Philly filmmaker, will share his new documentary with us.  In Transition talks about the importance of overcoming adversity, and how to use sports as a vehicle to lead to other opportunities.  After the screening, Tony will conduct a leadership workshop for…

Young Adult Film Screening Discussion and Participation African American

Sundays on Stage: Keepers of the Culture

Sun, October 28, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

The rich legacy of the African Oral Tradition has been preserved in the stories told among the African American communities that survived and thrive in Philadelphia.  Come hear this rich tapestry of tales told by members of Keepers of the Culture. Montgomery Auditorium Doors open at 1:30…

Young Adult School Age Preschool Toddler Senior Baby Family Programs Live Performances Sundays on Stage African American Children Family Music

Sundays on Stage: Yogapalooza! with Bari Koral

Sun, November 4, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Learn yoga with a dancing bear, pop like popcorn, “sleep” like a pony in the barn, fly like rocket ships, run with a gingerbread  man, relax in the garden and much more as we dance, stretch, sing and play to Bari’s award winning songs. Montgomery Auditorium Doors open at…

Young Adult School Age Preschool Toddler Senior Baby Family Programs Live Performances Sundays on Stage African American Children Family Music

Sundays on Stage: The Nutcracker

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

Presented by Pages to Pirouettes, bring the whole family to hear the story of Marie and the Nutcracker Prince and their journey to the Land of the Sweets,  then see it come to life to the enchanting music of Tchaikovsky. This Sundays on Stage tradition closes with a ballet lesson for the…

Young Adult School Age Preschool Toddler Senior Baby Family Programs Live Performances Sundays on Stage African American Children Family Music dance

Sundays on Stage: Eda Ne Kakati (From the Past to the Present)

Sun, December 9, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Ssuuna is a dancer, drummer, singer, songwriter, and reggae artist from Uganda with a wide range of performance experience. In this interactive show, you will learn a song in Luganda, the language of Uganda! Montgomery Auditorium Doors open at 1:30 p.m. Free Admission! Seating is on a…

Young Adult School Age Preschool Toddler Senior Baby Family Programs Live Performances Sundays on Stage African American Children Family Music dance

Sundays on Stage: The Brave Little Tailor

Sun, March 10, 2019 2:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

With expressive masks, life-size puppets, original music and imaginative scenic effects, Enchantment Theatre Company brings this beloved story to life in its uniquely magical way! Montgomery Auditorium Doors open at 1:30 p.m. Free Admission! Seating is on a first-come, first-seated basis. This…

Young Adult School Age Preschool Toddler Senior Baby Family Programs Live Performances Sundays on Stage African American Children Family Music dance
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