4 min ago

Kingsessing Library shared a link.

    Another Brooklyn by Jacqueline Woodson review - dreams and danger on the streets of New York
    An allusive, less-is-more approach works beautifully in this coming-of-age novel acqueline Woodson is America's Young People's Poet Laureate. A major voice in children's literature, she is the author of more than 30 books, including her memoir-in-verse, Brown Girl Dreaming, which won multiple awards, including the 2014 National Book Award.
    https://www.theguardian.com

35 min ago

Calling all Teens and Adults to join us in di...

Calling all Teens and Adults to join us in discussing our 2018 One Book One Philadelphia Book on Tuesday, March 6 at 5:30 p.m. We will also be discussing Jacqueline Woodson's Brown Girl Dreaming!

    Another Brooklyn : a novel
    Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) > Social life and customs > 20th century > Fiction.
    https://know.freelibrary.org

57 min ago

Kingsessing Library added an event.

Take advantage of this FREE training presented by the Philadelphia Dept. of Public Health Bioterrorism & Public Health Preparedness Program. Sign up at Kingsessing Neighborhood Library or at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/EverybodyReady2018! For more info contact Chad Thomas at 215-685-6469 or chad.thomas@phila.gov

    Everybody Ready 3.0: Personal Preparedness Training
    Take advantage of this FREE training presented by the Philadelphia Dept. of Public Health Bioterrorism & Public Health Preparedness Program. Sign up at...
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1 hour ago

Cobbs Creek Neighbors shared Anthony Hardy Wi...

    Anthony Hardy Williams
    Happening Now: Governor's Wolf is proposing to update regulations that will make hundreds of thousands of salaried workers eligible for the overtime pay they deserve.
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1 hour ago

Kingsessing & Nearby shared Mariposa Food Co-...

    Mariposa Food Co-op
    We are extending our donations drive for Sankofa Community Farm at Bartram's Garden! Donate at the register through 2/1 to help fund youth programs, community gardens, and local produce distribution...
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3 hours ago

Kingsessing & Nearby shared Cobbs Creek Neigh...

    Kenney names 13 to help pick Philly's new school board
    The school board nominating panel includes parents and educators, activists and one former School Reform Commission member. It must consider applicants and nominees for the school board, presenting to Mayor Kenney by Jan. 31 a list of 27 nominees for the nine board seats.
    http://www.philly.com

10 hours ago

11 hours ago

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared a l...

    Penn student researchers dig into the University's unaddressed ties to the slave trade
    In recent years, as various universities have stepped forth to acknowledge early institutional ties to slavery, Penn has remained steadfast in asserting that it does not have a history of direct involvement with slavery or the slave trade. Now, new undergraduate research places this assertion into doubt.
    http://www.thedp.com

11 hours ago

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared AJ+...

    AJ+
    This 96-year-old park ranger has one incredible life story.
    http://www.facebook.com

11 hours ago

Cobbs Creek Neighbors shared a link.

    African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund - Preservation Leadership Forum - A Program of the National Trust for Historic Preservation
    Letters of intent for the program are due January 31, 2018 by 11:59 pm local time. Read the answers to some of our frequently asked questions here. National Trust and its partners are raising $25 million to create and invest in the African-American Cultural Heritage Action Fund-the largest preservation campaign ever undertaken on behalf of African-American history.
    http://forum.savingplaces.org

15 hours ago

Kingsessing & Nearby shared PlanPhilly's post...

    As Ben Carson signals fair housing rollback, advocates call on Mayor Kenney to put forward a 'bigger and bolder vision'
    West Philadelphia resident Vivian Bailey, 76, spent much of the second half of 2017 couchsurfing. For the prior two years, he'd been a resident of the Penn Wynn building in Wynnfield, a quiet, leafy neighborhood on the city's western border.
    http://planphilly.com

15 hours ago

Kingsessing & Nearby shared Alley Cat Allies'...

    Alley Cat Allies
    You already know that Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) is the only humane, effective approach to address community cat populations-and now there's a fun and fast way to tell others. Spread the word with our...
    http://www.facebook.com

15 hours ago

Cobbs Creek Neighbors shared PhillyFireNews.c...

    Operation 6abc: Save a Life kicks off in Philadelphia
    Fire safety begins with education and awareness. 6abc has teamed up with local firefighters for Operation 6abc: Save a Life for its 26th year. We all know that seconds can mean the difference between life and death and a smoke alarm can buy you that crucial time.
    http://6abc.com

19 hours ago

Kingsessing & Nearby shared Bartram's Garden'...

    Bartram's Garden
    Bartram's Garden, Philadelphia, PA. 19,038 likes · 82 talking about this · 15,370 were here. Bartram's Garden is a National Historic Landmark located along the banks of the Schuylkill River in...
    https://www.facebook.com

20 hours ago

Kingsessing & Nearby shared Citizens for a No...

    Citizens for a No-Kill Philadelphia
    Helping make Philadelphia a no-kill city
    https://www.phillynokill.org

22 hours ago

The nominating panel who will choose the upco...

The nominating panel who will choose the upcoming new school board has been named.

    Kenney names 13 to help pick Philly's new school board
    The school board nominating panel includes parents and educators, activists and one former School Reform Commission member. It must consider applicants and nominees for the school board, presenting to Mayor Kenney by Jan. 31 a list of 27 nominees for the nine board seats.
    http://www.philly.com

23 hours ago

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared Don...

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32 hours ago

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared a l...

    We Need to Honor MLK's Real Legacy, Not the One That Makes White Americans Comfortable
    OG History is a Teen Vogue series where we unearth history not told through a white, cisheteropatriarchal lens. In this installment, writer Jenn M. Jackson explores the radical nature of Martin Luther King Jr., whose legacy, she says, was whitewashed over time. The earliest lesson I learned about Martin Luther King Jr.
    https://www.teenvogue.com

33 hours ago

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared Don...

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33 hours ago

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared Mat...

    Matt Orfalea
    The most powerful #MLK speech you've never heard. https://youtu.be/UpV9vlK3bRg #MLKDay #CivilRights #History
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33 hours ago

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared I L...

    I Love Being Black
    Dr. King explaining why he's tired of marching...
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33 hours ago

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared Bla...

    A Night in Wakanda: Black Panther Premiere After Party
    Come experience A Night of Wakanda with BLM Philly at La Fusion Lounge as we celebrate the spirit of Black Joy and Afro-futurism on the opening night of...
    https://www.facebook.com

33 hours ago

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared a l...

    Community members campaign for integration of Girard College in Philadelphia, PA, USA, 1965-68
    Stephen Girard (1750 - 1831), the well known Philadelphia merchant and banker, bequeathed a large sum of money to be used in the founding of Girard College, a boarding school for orphaned youth between the ages of six and ten. The school was established in 1848 on forty acres of farmland north of Philadelphia.
    https://nvdatabase.swarthmore.edu

34 hours ago

36 hours ago

MLK Day 2 at Kingsessing Recreation Center en...

MLK Day 2 at Kingsessing Recreation Center ended with Leadership training for young women. We must continue to instill in our Young ladies Determination, Strength, Justice and the Right to be treated as a human being and admired and adored as a Queen. A flower is only as Strong as its roots. Let's nurture her to be the Best Princess she has the ability to be. As PIB always say: I am beautiful inside and out. I am learning what my world is about I have the ability to be the best I can be know one has the right to take that from Me

    Kingsessing Recreation Center
    MLK Day 2 at Kingsessing Recreation Center ended with Leadership training for young women. We must continue to instill in our Young ladies Determination, Strength, Justice and the Right to be treated...
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39 hours ago

Kingsessing & Nearby shared PhillyVoice's pos...

    West Lofts billed as luxury apartments - but residents say they're roughing it
    On a marketing website, renderings of the West Lofts depict modern apartments with a rustic flair in a building full of upscale amenities - like a brick-walled gymnasium filled with television screens and workout equipment.
    http://www.phillyvoice.com

39 hours ago

Kingsessing & Nearby shared Dontae Privette's...

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41 hours ago

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared a l...

    Artist creates "Letter from a Birmingham Jail" memes to stop people from whitewashing MLK
    One graphic designer is taking a stand during Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Artist Daniel Rarela designed a series of memes to stop the late civil rights leader from getting whitewashed this year. On Sunday, Rarela took to to share black and white images - old and new - with quotes from Martin Luther King Jr.
    https://mic.com

41 hours ago

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared Don...

    Martin Luther King Jr.'s speech at 39th and Lancaster
    This is "Martin Luther King Jr.'s speech at 39th and Lancaster" by Philadelphia Neighborhoods 2 on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the...
    https://vimeo.com/

44 hours ago

Cobbs Creek Neighbors shared a link.

    40 small ways to make Philly a better place
    In today's world, it can be easy to feel either under- or overwhelmed-or both-by all the good and bad that's happening around us. But before you throw up your hands and toss in the towel, consider the words of Martin Luther King, Jr.: "If you can't fly then run, if you can't run then walk, if you can't walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward."
    https://philly.curbed.com

46 hours ago

Kingsessing & Nearby shared Dontae Privette's...

    Dontae Privette
    BREAKING: Free Science Fair today at 1PM in the Athletic Recreation Center! Turn right in on 45th & Woodland. 🔬⚛️⚗️
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2 days ago

Kingsessing & Nearby shared Cobbs Creek Neigh...

    MLK DAY of Service in Wellness
    Two FUN & FREE events to celebrate Dr.Martin Luther King, Jr. Day with wellness, community and self-care! 11AM - NOON: "I Have a Dream" Creative Vision...
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2 days ago

Kingsessing & Nearby shared Philadelphia Park...

The Laura Sims Skate House on Cobbs Creek Parkway is one of these!

    City of Philadelphia: Ice Rinks
    Official site of the City of Philadelphia, includes information on municipal services, permits, licenses, records for citizens and businesses
    http://www.phila.gov

2 days ago

Kingsessing & Nearby shared Philly School New...

    Police Searching For Missing North Philadelphia Teenager
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - Philadelphia police are asking for the public's help in locating a missing teenager. Sixteen-year-old Aniyah Hamilton was last seen Friday, December 29th on the 1400 block of North Franklin Street. Hamilton is described as being five feet six inches tall with a medium build, brown eyes, medium complexion, and straight black hair.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

2 days ago

Kingsessing & Nearby shared Southwest Job Rea...

    Employment Boot Camp
    A four day workforce development course that will instruct attendees holistically in preparation for job search and placement.
    https://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

Kingsessing & Nearby shared Ahimsa House's ev...

    Winter Vegan Baking: Week 3 What is Savory? [Baking]
    Do you enjoy vegan baked goods but sometimes they're just too sweet?!? Well look no further because they're are savory vegan goods!! And you can learn...
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2 days ago

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared a l...

    Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at Stanford - "The other America" 1967
    Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. speech at Stanford on April 14, 1967. This speech is known as "The other America".
    https://www.youtube.com/

2 days ago

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared The...

    The Hall Exeter
    Fred Astaire once called this "the greatest dance number ever filmed." A clip from the movie "Stormy Weather" (1943) featuring Cab Calloway and his orchestra performing "Jumpin Jive" with the...
    http://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared Kin...

    Kingsessing Recreation Center
    Kingsessing Recreation Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 410 likes · 70 talking about this · 1,353 were here. The Philadelphia Parks & Recreation, Kingsessing Recreation Center offers a host of...
    https://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

Kingsessing & Nearby shared Village of Arts &...

    Village of Arts & Humanities
    WINTER YOUTH PROGRAM JANUARY 22 - MARCH 28! After-School Programs + PAID Teen Internships The Village of Arts and Humanities is excited to share our WINTER 2018 applications for Creative Impact...
    https://www.facebook.com

2 days ago

Kingsessing & Nearby shared American Foundati...

    American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
    We proudly support the #LGBTQ+ community. If you're struggling today, please reach out to any one of these resources at The Trevor Project, SAGE, Trans Lifeline, National Suicide Prevention Lifeline...
    https://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

Kingsessing & Nearby shared a post.

    Film Screening: Paul Robeson
    Paul Leroy Robeson was a Renaissance man who spent most of his life fighting injustice, for which he was roundly persecuted. He was an actor, orator,...
    https://www.facebook.com

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