Neighborhood Science Afterschool: Philadelphia City Institute
Mon, Apr 27
No reservation required
Philadelphia City Institute Library
1905 Locust St
Philadelphia, PA, 19103
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.GreenTreks Network, Inc.GreenTreks Network, Inc.GreenTreks Network is a non-profit organization dedicated to environmental education and communications. Our inspiring documentaries cover a variety of environmental topics that are relevant to our local region. Currently, GreenTreks is focused on two main initiatives. EcoExpress.org is an environmental education website that provides short documentary videos, lesson plan content, and connections to experiential-learning opportunities to teachers and students in Pennsylvania. StormwaterPA.org provides video case studies that address stormwater and watershed issues in Pennsylvania.Thomas Jefferson UniversityThomas Jefferson UniversityThomas Jefferson University is dedicated to the health sciences and committed to three areas: educating professionals who will form and lead the integrated healthcare delivery and research teams of tomorrow; discovering new knowledge that will define the future of clinical care through investigation from the laboratory to the bedside and into the community; and setting the standard for quality, compassionate and efficient patient care for our community and for the nation.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.