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May 28, 2024

Check It Out!!! Parkway Central Library Edition

A Place Where You Can Be...You!

CIO Parkway IG Square

Co-created by Sam Rise, MK Tuomanen, ILL DOOTS and John Jarboe

Original Direction by MK Tuomanen
Tour Direction by Sunflower B. Rose
Hosted by Sam Rise
Music Directed by Scott Ziegler
Produced by Mieke D
Truck and Venue Management by Harbour Edney
Stage Management by Lian Brody

Loretta the Lowly Bookworm doesn’t fit in anywhere. All she wants is a place where she is free to be herself! But where could that be? Enter Mo the Librarian and friends to introduce Loretta to the magical world of the library through original songs, stories, drag, glitter, and joy! Rolling to you on the Beardmobile – our truck turned stage on wheels. Made in collaboration with hip-hop collective ILL DOOTS and songcatcher Sam Rise, and featuring Lili St Queer.

CHECK IT OUT!!!! celebrates Philly’s libraries as places of freedom for all families, and is recommended for bookworms aged 5-10 of all orientations, genders, and genres! Stick around for kid-friendly activities after the show!

Run time: 45 minutes
This event is free and open to the public – just like the library!

Date: Tuesday, May 28, 2024 at 4 PM | Rain plan: Same date, place & time inside the library!

Location: Parkway Central Library



Parkway Central Branch
1905 Vine St
Philadelphia, PA 19103 United States
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