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Sat, Feb 19


Central Branch of the Free Library of Ph

Books & Cooks: Family Wellness Saturday!

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Books & Cooks: Family Wellness Saturday!
Books & Cooks: Family Wellness Saturday!

Time & Location

Feb 19, 2022, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Central Branch of the Free Library of Ph, 1901 Vine St, Philadelphia, PA 19103, USA

About the event

Join us in a family wellness event celebrating Black History Month with the local author of Princess of Picky EatingStacey Woodson, MS, RD, LDN. Stacey will lead a read-aloud and share meaningful insights as the author and as a dietitian. In addition to our storytime, we will have family-friendly tastes, mindfulness, art, and movement time together. This gathering is recommended for ages 5 through 12 and their caregivers.

Tickets include a Princess of Picky Eating activity book and are available on a sliding scale, with a recommended donation of $20 per family.

We have limited tickets available to ensure a physically distanced and safe event. If unable to attend after registering, please contact to make your space available for another family.


In compliance with the City of Philadelphia Department of Public Health mandate, all attendees of this class must show proof of full vaccination or medical or religious exemption. This mandate applies to all attendees 5 years and 3 months of age or older. Masks are required at all times, except when eating or drinking. Please contact with any questions or concerns.


This event is a Books & Cooks collaboration hosted by Nourishing Literacy and the Parkway Central Children's Department.

Nourishing Literacy provides food, literacy, wellness, and life skills programming to children, youth, and intergenerational groups, as part of the Free Library of Philadelphia's Culinary Literacy Center. Nourishing Literacy is made possible in part by a generous grant from the Edna G. Kynett Memorial Foundation.

All proceeds from ticket sales support the Culinary Literacy's Center programs for youth, neighborhood engagement, and English language learning. To learn more, please visit Please email for more information.

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