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Welcome! From craft to college prep, from movie screenings to film making the Free Library has it all for teens! Check out an event at your local library or visit the Teen Space at the Parkway Central Library on Vine Street. Find awesome programs around the city and find your next great read!

Need homework help? Get access to tutoring services available for Math, Science, English, Social Studies (in Spanish and English), skills building, and a 24-hour writing lab.

Inauguration Day Civic Engagement Fair

Fri, January 20, 2017 11:00 A.M.

Wondering how you can get involved in your community to effect change? Looking for help finding social services? Want to start meaningful conversations with your neighbors to make Philadelphia even better? The lobby will be flooded with local and national groups that, like the Free Library, welcome and celebrate individuals of all backgrounds. Join us as we celebrate inclusivity and civic engagement on Inauguration Day. All ages welcome. 

Parkway Central Library
1901 Vine Street (between 19th and 20th Streets on the Parkway)
Philadelphia, PA 19103
1-833-TALK FLP (825-5357)

Upcoming Events at Parkway Central Library

Wednesday, December 7, 2022
Thursday, December 8, 2022

Blog Posts

Exploring More Careers with Field Teen Center: Book Editor!

Ever wondered what it’s like to be a book editor? Or how to become a better storyteller? To answers these questions and more, Field Teen Center interviewed a professional book editor, the latest in a video series exploring creative careers.… continue reading

By Yona Y.    November 29, 2022   

It's Time for High School Choice!

Do you have teens in your life who will be attending high school in Philly next year? They’ve got options. It is time for High School choice selection! The Philadelphia High School system is large, diverse, and has much to offer. Finding… continue reading

By Emily S.    October 13, 2022   

Empathy Versus Misinformation Wrap-Up

Thank you to everyone who came out to our Empathy Versus Misinformation: Transgender Youth series of panels. There has been a lot of interest in transgender youth in the media, and yet so few easy ways to access reliable answers to questions… continue reading

By Shelley R.    September 7, 2022   

Explore Creative Careers with Field Teen Center!

Throughout the month of July, Field Teen Center recorded interviews with a voice actor, four game designers, and a comic book writer. If you’re interested in creative jobs or if you just want to learn more about how your favorite TV shows,… continue reading

By Yona Y.    August 5, 2022