Family-friendly Holiday Programs at Your Local Neighborhood Library

By Chris K. Fri, November 25, 2016

Celebrate the holiday season with these 10 free family-friendly holiday programs at your local neighborhood library.

Holiday Storytimes at Christmas Village beside City Hall | 1400 John F. Kennedy Boulevard
November 25 through December 23
Every Friday at 3:00 p.m.
Librarians from the Free Library share festive tales for the whole family at the North Broad Street Arcade in the Christmas Village.

Winter Holiday Celebration at Torresdale Library | 3079 Holme Avenue
Wednesday, November 30
6:00 p.m.
Enjoy a concert, refreshments, and an early visit from Santa.

Winterfest 2016 on the grounds of Holy Innocents St. Paul Episcopal Church | 7001 Torresdale Avenue
Saturday, December 3
10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Join us for a festive celebration with holiday food, crafts, music, trolley tours, a visit from Santa, and fun activities for the whole family.

Santa Claus is Coming to the Kingsessing Library | 1201 South 51st Street
Tuesday, December 6
4:00 p.m..
Enjoy holiday storytime before a special visitor arrives with hot chocolate and cookies. Bring your camera!

Tree Trimming at Northeast Regional Library | 2228 Cottman Avenue
Wednesday, December 7
3:30 p.m.
All are invited to help decorate the Christmas tree in the Children’s Department. All helpers will receive a candy cane!

Pre-Kwanzaa Celebration at Cecil B. Moore Library | 2320 Cecil B. Moore Avenue
Saturday, December 10
1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Celebrate family, community, and culture with a Kwanzaa ceremony that will include food, family photos, and more fun activities for the entire family.

Holiday Cookie Decorating Party at Blanche A. Nixon/Cobbs Creek Library | 5800 Cobbs Creek Parkway
Monday, December 19
4:00 p.m.
Join us for a gingerbread cookie storytime and decorate your own gingerbread cookie.

Holiday Crafts for Teens at Nicetown-Tioga Library | 3720 North Broad Street
Tuesday, December 20
4:00 p.m.
Teens can explore their creative side in holiday craft projects led by Miss Naya.

PJ Storytime: Celebrate the Season at David Cohen Ogontz Library | 6017 Ogontz Avenue
Wednesday, December 21
6:00 p.m.
Listen to favorite holiday stories and enjoy some cookies and hot chocolate.

Kwanzaa Celebration and Crafts at Widener Library | 2808 West Lehigh Avenue
Thursday, December 22
4:00 p.m.
Learn about Kwanzaa, the seven principles (Nguzo Saba), and the meaning behind the symbols. Patricipants can also create a Kwanzaa craft.

These are just a sampling of the many great programs and events we hold throughout the holiday season and all year through! Browse our Calendar of Events and join us for an event today!

Winter is coming.
Winter is coming.

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