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Mural Dedication: Legacy by Wale Oyejide

Sat, October 20, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Blackwell Library and Mural Arts invite you to the Mural Dedication Day of Legacy by Wale Oyejide. Please call 215-685-7429 to RSVP or ask questions,  

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This Is What Democracy Reads Like: A Conversation with Wilson Goode

Tue, October 23, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Paschalville Library

Join a conversation with the Honorable W. Wilson Goode, former mayor of Philadelphia, about his new book  Black Voters Mattered: A Philadelphia Story . Dr. Goode will talk about how essential voting and elections are to our communities. Learn the history of an era of…

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This Is What Democracy Reads Like: A Conversation with Wilson Goode

Wed, October 24, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library

Join a conversation with the Honorable W. Wilson Goode, former mayor of Philadelphia, about his new book  Black Voters Mattered: A Philadelphia Story . Dr. Goode will talk about how essential voting and elections are to our communities. Learn the history of an era of…

Adult Young Adult School Age Speakers and Lectures African American Literature Philadelphia Philadelphia History Politics Midterms Matter

This Is What Democracy Reads Like: A Conversation with Wilson Goode

Thu, October 25, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Kingsessing Library

Join a conversation with the Honorable W. Wilson Goode, former mayor of Philadelphia, about his new book  Black Voters Mattered: A Philadelphia Story . Dr. Goode will talk about how essential voting and elections are to our communities. Learn the history of an era of…

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Philly Bop! Ballroom Dance Class

Sat, October 27, 2018 1:00 P.M.
Walnut Street West

Mr. Willie Bryant, professional dance instructor, will be teaching us the Philly Bop Dance which is based upon the 1920’s era of Lindy Hop, Jitterbug and East Coast Swing tradition. Everyone is welcome to participate.

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Philly Bop! Ballroom Dance Class

Mon, October 29, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Walnut Street West

Mr. Willie Bryant, professional dance instructor, will be teaching us the Philly Bop Dance which is based upon the 1920’s era of Lindy Hop, Jitterbug and East Coast Swing tradition. Everyone is welcome to participate.

Adult Young Adult Senior Other Great Programs Philadelphia dance

This Is What Democracy Reads Like: A Conversation with Wilson Goode

Mon, October 29, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Wynnefield Library

Join a conversation with the Honorable W. Wilson Goode, former mayor of Philadelphia, about his new book  Black Voters Mattered: A Philadelphia Story . Dr. Goode will talk about how essential voting and elections are to our communities. Learn the history of an era of…

Adult Young Adult School Age Speakers and Lectures African American Literature Philadelphia Philadelphia History Politics Midterms Matter

This Is What Democracy Reads Like: A Conversation with Wilson Goode

Tue, October 30, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Join a conversation with the Honorable W. Wilson Goode, former mayor of Philadelphia, about his new book  Black Voters Mattered: A Philadelphia Story . Dr. Goode will talk about how essential voting and elections are to our communities. Learn the history of an era of…

Adult Young Adult School Age Speakers and Lectures African American Literature Philadelphia Philadelphia History Politics Midterms Matter

Words at Play - Play Party: Food, Glorious Food!

Fri, November 2, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Cecil B. Moore Library

Yum! Join the Philadelphia Museum of Art for stories, rhymes and an art project about delicious food. FREE fun for families with children ages birth - 5 years. Siblings welcome. Healthy snacks will be provided. For more information call Youth Services and Programs: 215-686-5372

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Words at Play - Play Party: Food, Glorious Food!

Sat, November 10, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Widener Library

Yum! Join the Philadelphia Museum of Art for stories, rhymes and an art project about delicious food. FREE fun for families with children ages birth - 5 years. Siblings welcome. Healthy snacks will be provided. For more information call Youth Services and Programs: 215-686-5372

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Author Talk: Irene Levy Baker

Wed, November 14, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

  Author Irene Levy Baker will present her book Unique Eats and Eateries of Philadelphia and sign copies of the book, which will be available for purchase. The book tells the sweet and spicy stories behind 90 Philadelphia’s restaurants and Irene will share some of those stories plus…

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Comforting Fall Side Dishes

Mon, November 19, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Fall is all about cozy sweaters and warm, comforting foods. Savor the flavors of fall with Chef Dolores as we create crowd-pleasing sides that feature the best produce of this chilly-weather season. Come ready to taste dishes that will complement any meal and might even steal the show!

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Adult Diabetes Education Program

Wed, December 5, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Join us for an educational program on Diabetes. Topics include What is going on inside your body when you have diabetes What are the common medications used for diabetes Day to day management of diabetes How to prevent the complications of diabetes Tips on Healthy Eating and Overall Wellness…

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Words at Play - Play Party: Get Creative!

Fri, December 7, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Cecil B. Moore Library

What can you make? Join the Philadelphia Museum of Art for stories, rhymes and to create your own masterpiece. FREE fun for families with children ages birth - 5 years. Siblings welcome. Healthy snacks will be provided. For more information call Youth Services and Programs: 215-686-5372

Preschool Toddler Family Programs Words at Play Vocabulary Initiative Art Children Family Free Library of Philadelphia Programs & Services Literacy Philadelphia arts & crafts

Words at Play - Play Party: Get Creative!

Sat, December 8, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Widener Library

What can you make? Join the Philadelphia Museum of Art for stories, rhymes and to create your own masterpiece. FREE fun for families with children ages birth - 5 years. Siblings welcome. Healthy snacks will be provided. For more information call Youth Services and Programs: 215-686-5372

Preschool Toddler Family Programs Words at Play Vocabulary Initiative Art Children Family Free Library of Philadelphia Programs & Services Literacy Philadelphia arts & crafts

Adult Diabetes Education Program

Wed, December 12, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Join us for an educational program on Diabetes. Topics include What is going on inside your body when you have diabetes What are the common medications used for diabetes Day to day management of diabetes How to prevent the complications of diabetes Tips on Healthy Eating and Overall Wellness…

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Author Talk: David Alan Johnson

Wed, December 12, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

David Alan Johnson will present his book Diploma Mill: The Rise and Fall of Dr. John Buchanan and the Eclectic Medical College of Pennsylvania and sign copies of the book, which will be available for purchase. Diploma Mill recounts the true story of America’s largest medical diploma mill…

Adult Speakers and Lectures Philadelphia History

Adult Diabetes Education Program

Wed, December 19, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Join us for an educational program on Diabetes. Topics include What is going on inside your body when you have diabetes What are the common medications used for diabetes Day to day management of diabetes How to prevent the complications of diabetes Tips on Healthy Eating and Overall Wellness…

Adult Senior Health Programs Health and Wellness Philadelphia Seniors Health

Survivors and Casualties: Domestic Housing in Philadelphia During the 18th and 19th Centuries

Now through Mon, December 31, 2018 5:00 P.M.
Art Department at Parkway Central Library

Explore the long history of working-class housing in Philadelphia including the ubiquitous row home and the many residences that have disappeared in the name of progress. On display in the Art Department Hallway Gallery until December 31st, 2018

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Author Talk: Bill Double

Wed, January 16, 2019 6:30 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Author Bill Double will present his book Charles E. Hires and the Drink That Wowed a Nation, which is an effervescent biography of Charles Elmer Hires, the Philadelphia pharmacist who introduced root beer to the American public. Books will be available for purchase. Bill Double is a…

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