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Book and Bake Sale

Sat, October 20, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library

Support our library by attending our seasonal book and bake sale Saturday, October 20th! We will have various books (new and used) for sale at low prices from multiple genres (i.e., Nonfiction, Fiction, Children, Religion/Spirituality, Mystery and Suspense, Romance, etc), along with baked goods…

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This Is What Democracy Moves Like

Sat, October 20, 2018 1:00 P.M.
Logan Library

Learn elements of African and Carribean dance which originated from moves of activism or expressions of solidarity--some of which we still see in today's hip hop, during a free workshop. Also, hear from a civic engagement group about the issues at stake during the upcoming election.…

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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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Business Startup Basics

Mon, October 22, 2018 3:00 P.M.
Roxborough Library

  “Is Starting a Business For You?” This workshop will lay the groundwork to help entrepreneurs launch a business idea and understand the steps to building a business. Learn what it takes to start a successful business! This workshop is presented by Rob Goza - Lead Economic…

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PDPH Overdose Awareness & Reversal Training

Mon, October 22, 2018 5:30 P.M.
Ramonita G. de Rodriguez Library

With Philadelphia, and the nation, in the grips of an opioid overdose crisis, the Philadelphia Department of Public Health is now offering FREE training on overdose awareness and overdose reversal using naloxone, or Narcan. This training will teach you concrete actions you can take to help…

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Teen Tuesday

Tue, October 23, 2018 3:30 P.M.
Teen Center at Parkway Central Library

For more than 10 years, Teen Tuesday has been an afternoon of snacks and socializing. Join us as we play our favorite board and video games, create arts and crafts projects, and enjoy some snacks! This program will be located in Room 108. Ages 12-18 welcome.

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Geekscape!

Wed, October 24, 2018 3:30 P.M.
Teen Center at Parkway Central Library

GEEK OUT! Hang out in the Teen Center and geek out about all your favorite fandoms! Play Dungeons and Dragons, Yugi-oh, Magic the Gathering, board games, and more. Work on a cosplay or a decorate a deck box. try a game you've never played before. Ages 12-18 welcome.

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Nonprofit Job Fair

Wed, October 24, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Regional Foundation Center at Parkway Central Library

The Free Library is excited to announce a series of Job Fairs for 2018, made possible by the generous support of Citizens Charitible Foundation. Join us at Parkway Central Library on Wednesday, October 24 from 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. to meet with nonprofit employers and other local support…

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Building Food and Farm Policy from the Ground Up

Thu, October 25, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

BUILDING FOOD AND FARM POLICY FROM THE GROUND UP: Working collectively to advance food and farm policies by and for our communities Price: $30* Pre-registration is required by October 17 via Eventbrite: https://tinyurl.com/ya56gdbe *Includes lunch How does public policy affect your work,…

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Thrusday Throwdown!!

Thu, October 25, 2018 3:00 P.M.
Teen Center at Parkway Central Library

Join us for a mix of activities: workshops, games, chilling out, and more. The lineup changes from week to week! Ages 12-18 welcome.

Young Adult Community Events Teens

Fun Friday

Fri, October 26, 2018 3:00 P.M.
Teen Center at Parkway Central Library

Special projects and programs! Something different every week!

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Go-To Greens with Chef Valerie Erwin

Fri, October 26, 2018 4:30 P.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

Inspired by quick Chinese greens cooking methods, chef Valerie Erwin of  EAT Café  will demonstrate a favorite collards recipe rich in nutrients and flavor. Enjoy tastings and leave with recipes featuring a whole new take on seasonal cooking greens from your garden, grocery, or…

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Spooky Saturday

Sat, October 27, 2018 1:00 P.M.
Mifflin triangle (East Passyunk Avenue + Mifflin St.)

Leaves are falling, a chill in the air and the days are shorter... it must be time for the Fall Fest and Spooky Saturday! Join us for a day of spooktacular fun with free activities for the kids, adults and even Fido, too! Shop from dozens of crafters, enjoy fall fare, participate in a costume…

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A Taste of Syria: Kibbeh and Tabbouleh for Families with Asmaa Diab

Sat, October 27, 2018 1:00 P.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

This family-friendly class for children and their caregivers is the second in our Taste of Syria series, a collaboration between the Free Library's Culinary Literacy Center and Swarthmore College's Friends, Peace, and Sanctuary. Asmaa Diab, a multi-talented cook and…

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Virtual Reality @ the Library | Activate PHL

Sun, October 28, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library

Immerse yourself in interactive Virtual Reality (VR) experiences provided by the Free Library's VR Team. We will also have arts & crafts for kids, special BINGO games, refreshments, and drawings for a smartwatch or museum memberships.  From 2:00 to 4:30 p.m. Preregistration is not…

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Teen Tuesday Movie NIght

Tue, October 30, 2018 3:30 P.M.
Teen Center at Parkway Central Library

The last Teen Tuesday of every month we'll be hosting a movie day! Join us in Room 108 for snacks, a great movie, and crafts. Ages 12-18 welcome

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Costume Party!

Tue, October 30, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Paschalville Library

Please join us for fun and food! Don’t forget your costume!

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Mr. Burns

Wed, October 31, 2018 2:00 P.M.
The Wilma Theater 265 S. Broad Street

Curated in collaboration with the Wilma’s Literary Department, the Free Library’s Book Bike will be rolling INTO The Wilma Theater stocked with books related to the Wilma’s 2018/19 season - this time for Mr. Burn, A Post-Electric Play. Facing an uncertain future, survivors…

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Zombie Prom

Wed, October 31, 2018 3:00 P.M.
Teen Center at Parkway Central Library

Music, costume contest (Prom Thing and Zombae), candy/prizes, riddles and quest stations ages 12-18

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Thrusday Throwdown!!

Thu, November 1, 2018 3:00 P.M.
Teen Center at Parkway Central Library

Join us for a mix of activities: workshops, games, chilling out, and more. The lineup changes from week to week! Ages 12-18 welcome.

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