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The Watershed is An Open Book

Thu, August 16, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Cecil B. Moore Library

Join us for a new family program for children ages 3-8 and their parents or caregivers. Fairmount Water Works will present weekly workshops with a seasonal theme to help build reading readiness using “teachable” moments in your own neighborhood. Register here:…

School Age Preschool Toddler Family Programs Storytimes Children Environment & Nature Family Literacy

Stenton Star Gazing

Thu, August 16, 2018 7:00 P.M.
Logan Library

We'll meet at the library and then walk over to the  Stenton House , where we'll be met by Derek Pitts , Chief Astronomer at the Franklin Institute!  Together we will view stars and planets through a high powered telescope.  Refreshments will be provided.  Program may…

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Other Great Programs Environment & Nature Science Summer Reading STEM

Fun in the Sun!

Fri, August 17, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Children's Department at Parkway Central Library

Step outside the 20th Street entrance for fun outdoor activities - in the sun and the shade!  Sunscreen provided; all ages. Parkway Central Library Children's Department Ground Floor, 1901 Vine Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103 215.686.5369 ***Programs are subject to change*** Find us on…

School Age Preschool Family Programs Body, Mind & Spirit Children Environment & Nature Games and Gaming Sports & Recreation Animals and Nature arts & crafts

Saturday Stroll

Sat, August 18, 2018 9:00 A.M.
Kingsessing Library

Calling all Nature Explorers! Join us for a Saturday Stroll from Kingsessing Library to Bartram's Garden. Explore nature themes along the walk. Enjoy FREE Boating at Bartram's Garden from 11 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. Children younger than 12 must be accompanied by an adult.

Adult Young Adult School Age Preschool Toddler Senior Family Programs Environment & Nature Philadelphia Animals and Nature

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:…

Adult School Age Senior Other Great Programs Education Environment & Nature Family Philadelphia Philadelphia History Special Collections Book Bike

Fun in the Sun!

Fri, August 24, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Children's Department at Parkway Central Library

Step outside the 20th Street entrance for fun outdoor activities - in the sun and the shade!  Sunscreen provided; all ages. Parkway Central Library Children's Department Ground Floor, 1901 Vine Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103 215.686.5369 ***Programs are subject to change*** Find us on…

School Age Preschool Family Programs Body, Mind & Spirit Children Environment & Nature Games and Gaming Sports & Recreation Animals and Nature arts & crafts

Garden Workshop | Home Composting

Wed, September 5, 2018 5:30 P.M.
Haverford Library

Learn how to make your own compost and how compost can benefit your garden. Classes are taught by PennState Extension Philadelphia Master Gardeners

Adult Young Adult Senior Workshops and Enrichment Environment & Nature

Garden Workshop | Eating from your Garden Year Round

Wed, September 12, 2018 5:30 P.M.
Haverford Library

Classes are taught by PennState Extension Philadelphia Master Gardeners

Adult Young Adult Senior Workshops and Enrichment Environment & Nature

Saturday Stroll

Sat, September 15, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Kingsessing Library

Calling all Nature Explorers! Join us for a Saturday Stroll from Kingsessing Library to Bartram's Garden. Explore nature themes along the walk. Enjoy FREE Boating at Bartram's Garden from 11 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. Children younger than 12 must be accompanied by an adult.

Adult Young Adult School Age Preschool Toddler Senior Family Programs Environment & Nature Philadelphia Animals and Nature

The Arborists of Philadelphia's Parks & Recreation

Now through Sat, September 15, 2018 5:00 P.M.
Business Resource and Innovation Center at Parkway Central Library

An Exhibition in the Business Resource and Innovation Center (2nd floor) April 24 - September 15, 2018 Throughout Spring and Summer every corner of the Free Library of Philadelphia will be taking inspiration from In Our Nature: Flora and Fauna of the Americas - an exhibition in our Rare Book…

Adult Young Adult Senior Discussion and Participation Exhibitions Art Environment & Nature Science Animals and Nature

In Our Nature: Flora and Fauna of the Americas

Now through Sat, September 15, 2018 5:00 P.M.
Rare Book Department at Parkway Central Library

An Exhibition in the Rare Book Department's William B. Dietrich Gallery (3rd floor) April 9 - September 15, 2018 The ecology of the Western Hemisphere has been shaped by human intervention. Landscapes and wildlife have been helped, hindered, moved, lost, displaced, and replaced, including a…

Adult Young Adult Senior Exhibitions Art Environment & Nature Literacy Rare Books, Manuscripts, & Digital Collections Science Social Science Special Collections History Animals and Nature Humanities Book Arts

The Appalachian Trail: A Great American Pilgrimage

Tue, October 16, 2018 7:00 P.M.
Social Science and History Department at Parkway Central Library

Long distance walks have gained popular attention in recent years, intriguing many armchair travelers to commence their own pilgrimage journeys to sites around the world, including the Appalachian Trail. Beyond popular representation, what does it actually mean to travel on foot for months at a…

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