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Discover Art at Your Neighborhood Library with Virtual Reality!

Mon, August 20, 2018 5:30 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Discover Art in this 2-Part Program! Visit South Philadelphia Library to look at the Barnes’ collections of art from around the world with Virtual Reality (VR) headsets. Sign up to attend one of two offered sessions. Light snacks will be provided! Session attendees and their guests…

Adult Young Adult Arts and Crafts Programs Community Events Discussion and Participation Workshops and Enrichment Art Humanities

Discover Art at Your Neighborhood Library with Virtual Reality!

Wed, August 22, 2018 5:30 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Discover Art in this 2-Part Program! Visit South Philadelphia Library to look at the Barnes’ collections of art from around the world with Virtual Reality (VR) headsets. Sign up to attend one of two offered sessions. Light snacks will be provided! Session attendees and their guests…

Adult Young Adult Arts and Crafts Programs Community Events Discussion and Participation Workshops and Enrichment Art Humanities

Mystery Book Club

Wed, August 29, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Oak Lane Library

Are you interested in discussing murder, mystery and mayhem?  This new summer book club will be led by librarian Deb Ahrens.  Tonight we'll be discussing A Beautiful Blue Death , by Charles Finch.  We'll have 10 free books to give away for this discussion.  First…

Adult Senior Discussion and Participation Summer Reading Humanities Book Clubs

Bibliophiles Reading Group

Wed, September 5, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Oak Lane Library

Join us as we discuss How Dare the Sun Rise:  Memoires of a War Child, by Sandra Uwiringiyimana. Branch staff can assist you to obtain copies of the books, from the Free Library system. Are you interested in leading the discussion?  Do you have questions?  Contact Ms. Ahrens, the…

Adult Discussion and Participation Summer Reading Humanities Book Clubs

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…

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Author Event | Alisa Melekhina

Sat, September 29, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Alisa Melekhina, internationally ranked chess master and author of Reality Check: What the Ancient Game of Chess Can Teach You About Success in Modern Competitive Settings will share insights from her inspirational book that can be adopted and used by anyone wishing to create a more successful…

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