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The Free Library is excited to host several science-based children’s programs in 17 of our neighborhood libraries—as well as a special “Science Tellers” program at the Parkway Central Library— in conjunction with the Philadelphia Science Festival  in April and May.

On Sunday, April 27 at the Parkway Central Library, the Picarillo ScienceTellers will present their interactive “Science Tellers” program that invites children and their families to discover science in their world.   After the performance, audience members are invited to participate in more hands-on science activities presented by LEAP into Science, a program developed in partnership with The Franklin Institute.  “Science Tellers” is part of the Sundays on Stage series of programs generously supported by the Philadelphia City Institute Board of Managers. 

Plus, the Free Library’s Techmobile—a Hot Spot on wheels featuring computers, broadband, and one-on-one training—will appear at the Philadelphia Science Festival’s Science Carnival on the Parkway on Saturday, May 3rd from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.!

What better way to celebrate science than in your own backyard? Join the Philadelphia Science Festival several of our neighborhood libraries after school for a celebration of science exploration!  Scientists, engineers, and other experts will share their knowledge to provide FUN and FREE programs, including interactive activities, family-friendly experiments, and hands-on demonstrations, for all to enjoy!  Neighborhood libraries hosting Neighborhood Science Afterschool include Andorra Library, Bushrod Library, Cecil B Moore Library, Charles Durham Library, Charles Santore LibraryEastwick Library, Falls of Schuylkill Library, Fox Chase Library, Fumo Family Library,  Haddington Library, Haverford Library, Katharine Drexel Library, Logan Library, Ramonita de Rodriguez Library, Ricmond Library, Wadsworth Library, and Wyoming Library.

For more information on all of the exciting upcoming events as part of the 2014 Philadelphia Science Festival, go to http://www.philasciencefestival.org/

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