Richmond Library Neighborhood Science After School
No reservation required
2987 Almond Street
Philadelphia, PA, 19134
PartnersFree Library of PhiladelphiaFree Library of PhiladelphiaIn 1891, the Free Library of Philadelphia was chartered as "a general library which shall be free to all." Since its establishment, the Free Library has grown to become a city-wide system that includes 49 branches, the Parkway Central Library, the Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, and three regional libraries. The Free Library offers one of the country's most extensive collections as well as a series of educational programs, including adult education classes, author events, career services, after-school programs, and the Philadelphia Book Festival. With more than 6 million visits a year and 25 million Web hits a month, the Free Library is one of the most widely used educational and cultural institutions in the city.Independence Seaport MuseumIndependence Seaport MuseumIndependence Seaport Museum maintains one of the largest maritime collections in North America, combining more than 25,000 artifacts with hands-on exhibits and large-scale models. In addition to exhibits, the Museum has a traditional wooden boat shop, the J. Welles Henderson Archives and Library and a concert hall with sound stage quality acoustics. The Museum also includes two National Historic Landmark ships—the Spanish-American War Cruiser, Olympia, and the World War II Submarine Becuna. Located at Philadelphia’s Penn’s Landing Waterfront, the museum is open year round. Visit www.phillyseaport.org for more information.LEAP Academy Charter SchoolLEAP Academy Charter SchoolThe Leadership, Education, and Partnership (LEAP) Academy University Charter School is a Preschool–12 public charter school in Camden, NJ that is dedicated to creating opportunities and improving conditions for the children and families of the city.Drexel UniversityDrexel UniversityDrexel University enrolls more than 22,000 students and offers 96 bachelor’s programs, 88 master’s programs, 35 doctoral programs, a doctor of medicine program, a juris doctorate and 45 graduate-level certificate programs. Drexel is ranked among the best national doctoral universities by U.S.News & World Report in its “America’s Best Colleges 2011,” and many of Drexel’s other programs across its colleges and schools are consistently ranked among the nation’s best.
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