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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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CityLife Clinic: Adult Nutrition Workshop

Fri, August 24, 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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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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Navigating the Special Education System

Thu, August 30, 2018 5:00 P.M.
Nicetown-Tioga Library

Are you interested in obtaining better special education services for your children? Joseph Sulpizio, an attorney from the Cuddy Law Firm, will provide information on how to obtain better educational services for children with special needs.  Mr. Sulpizio will share tips on navigating the…

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CityLife Clinic: Adult Nutrition Workshop

Fri, August 31, 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…

Adult Senior Health Programs Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition Education Health

Exhibition - Dog Days

Now through Fri, August 31, 2018 5:00 P.M.
Children's Literature Research Collection at Parkway Central Library

Originally named by the ancient Greeks for the appearance of the dog star Sirius in late July, the “dog days” of summer are often associated with the lazy heat of August and the heavy panting of our four-legged friends. Take a break from the heat inside the Free Library’s air…

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The Publisher is Ambitious: William Bartram's Travels

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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Drag Queen Storytime!

Wed, October 3, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Andorra Library

We hope to inspire safe places for inclusive dialogue and to promote children's literacy by hosting drag queen Brittany Lynn to share some incredible children's books about diversity and self-love.  This special storytime is for children of all ages.

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Choosing a High School

Tue, October 16, 2018 4:00 P.M.
McPherson Square Library

Parents, need help with choosing a high school for your child? McPherson Square Library would like to help.  Come and hear about the admission process.  Learn about the different high school choices.  Open to all parents and children in 7th and 8th grade.  Snacks provided.

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The Picture Book Masterclass: A Six-Month Intensive Workshop (Part III)

Sat, October 20, 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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