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Navigating the Special Education System

Mon, June 25, 2018 12:00 P.M.
Walnut Street West

A free workshop for families of children with special education needs. Adrienne Arkontaky and Joseph Sulpizio from the Cuddy Law Firm will provide an overview of special education law, the individualized education program (IEP), IEP meeting tips, and a family’s legal rights. Space is…

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Navigating the Special Education System

Mon, June 25, 2018 5:00 P.M.
Walnut Street West

A free workshop for families of children with special education needs. Adrienne Arkontaky and Joseph Sulpizio from the Cuddy Law Firm will provide an overview of special education law, the individualized education program (IEP), IEP meeting tips, and a family’s legal rights. Space is…

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Preschool Storytime!

Tue, June 26, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Children's Department at Parkway Central Library

Stories, songs and movement activities for children ages 2 - 5 and their caregivers.  Younger siblings are always welcome.  Free; no reservations required.  Children's Department Story Hour Room *Programs are subject to change.* Find us on Facebook: …

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Adults Can Learn To Read

Tue, June 26, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Walnut Street West

This ongoing workshop provides one-on-one tutoring for English speaking adults who are struggling with literacy.

Adult Senior Workshops and Enrichment Education Literacy

CityLife Clinic: Adult Nutrition Workshop

Fri, June 29, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Walnut Street West

This workshop, led by a registered dietitian, is being offered by the Agatston Urban Nutrition Initiative's Adult and Senior Nutrition Program in conjunction with CityLife Clinics. The Agatston Urban Nutrition Initiative (AUNI) is a program of the Netter Center for Community Partnerships at…

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Exhibition - Pride & Picture Books: Queer Identity in Children's Literature

Now through Fri, June 29, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Children's Literature Research Collection at Parkway Central Library

LGBTQ+ people comprise a minority group that spans all societies and cultures.  In recent years, queer culture has been examined and celebrated across all reading levels in children’s literature.  In honor of Pride Month, the Children’s Literature Research Collection is…

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Exhibition - About Face: Hidden Faces in Art and Nature

Mon, July 2, 2018 9:00 A.M.
Children's Literature Research Collection at Parkway Central Library

Why do we see faces in everything?  The reason is “pareidolia” (pair-E-dole-ia), a psychological occurrence that causes people to see patterns in random stimuli.  This often leads to people seeing faces in objects where there isn't one and causes people…

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Preschool Storytime!

Tue, July 3, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Children's Department at Parkway Central Library

Stories, songs and movement activities for children ages 2 - 5 and their caregivers.  Younger siblings are always welcome.  Free; no reservations required.  Children's Department Story Hour Room *Programs are subject to change.* Find us on Facebook: …

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Preschool Storytime!

Tue, July 10, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Children's Department at Parkway Central Library

Stories, songs and movement activities for children ages 2 - 5 and their caregivers.  Younger siblings are always welcome.  Free; no reservations required.  Children's Department Story Hour Room *Programs are subject to change.* Find us on Facebook: …

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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…

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Preschool Storytime!

Tue, July 17, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Children's Department at Parkway Central Library

Stories, songs and movement activities for children ages 2 - 5 and their caregivers.  Younger siblings are always welcome.  Free; no reservations required.  Children's Department Story Hour Room *Programs are subject to change.* Find us on Facebook: …

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Preschool Storytime!

Tue, July 24, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Children's Department at Parkway Central Library

Stories, songs and movement activities for children ages 2 - 5 and their caregivers.  Younger siblings are always welcome.  Free; no reservations required.  Children's Department Story Hour Room *Programs are subject to change.* Find us on Facebook: …

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Preschool Storytime!

Tue, July 31, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Children's Department at Parkway Central Library

Stories, songs and movement activities for children ages 2 - 5 and their caregivers.  Younger siblings are always welcome.  Free; no reservations required.  Children's Department Story Hour Room *Programs are subject to change.* Find us on Facebook: …

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Get Your Diploma, or Two!

Thu, August 2, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Logan Library

Are you an adult looking to finish your high school degree? Thinking about applying to college? Are you planning on taking the GED? We'll share the info you need to accomplish your goal.  Refreshments will be provided.  Space may be limited and pre-registration is suggested. …

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Preschool Storytime!

Tue, August 7, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Children's Department at Parkway Central Library

Stories, songs and movement activities for children ages 2 - 5 and their caregivers.  Younger siblings are always welcome.  Free; no reservations required.  Children's Department Story Hour Room *Programs are subject to change.* Find us on Facebook: …

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Preschool Storytime!

Tue, August 14, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Children's Department at Parkway Central Library

Stories, songs and movement activities for children ages 2 - 5 and their caregivers.  Younger siblings are always welcome.  Free; no reservations required.  Children's Department Story Hour Room *Programs are subject to change.* Find us on Facebook: …

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Preschool Storytime!

Tue, August 21, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Children's Department at Parkway Central Library

Stories, songs and movement activities for children ages 2 - 5 and their caregivers.  Younger siblings are always welcome.  Free; no reservations required.  Children's Department Story Hour Room *Programs are subject to change.* Find us on Facebook: …

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Secrets of the Schuylkill Boat Ride, Free Library of Philadelphia

Thu, August 23, 2018 6:45 P.M.
Rare Book Department at Parkway Central Library

Join the Free Library for a fun-filled riverboat tour that highlights the past, present and future of the Schuylkill River. Discover the sights, sounds, and nearly 300 years of history of the “hidden river”. This adventure is inspired by the Library’s exhibition, In Our Nature:…

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Preschool Storytime!

Tue, August 28, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Children's Department at Parkway Central Library

Stories, songs and movement activities for children ages 2 - 5 and their caregivers.  Younger siblings are always welcome.  Free; no reservations required.  Children's Department Story Hour Room *Programs are subject to change.* Find us on Facebook: …

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The Publisher is Ambitious: William Bartram's Travels

Now through Thu, September 6, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Rare Book Department at Parkway Central Library

William Bartram’s Travels was an unprecedented mix of literary genres—part travel book, part scientific record and description — a romantic narrative, an ethnography of Southern native peoples, and an exposition by Bartram on natural and theological philosophy. When the…

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