Summer of Wonder – Week Three: Virtual Concerts, Therapy Dog Storytimes, Summer Crafts, and Juneteenth Celebration!

By Emily S. RSS Fri, June 12, 2020

Today marks the last day of classes for School District of Philadelphia teachers and students and the beginning of summer break! It's been a challenging school year, to say the least, so let's celebrate with some fun activities as we continue our Summer of Wonder!

Join us on Facebook for Week Three, June 15 - 19!

Monday: Imagination Station
Make a fun game with a paperclip, a plastic cup, and your awesome imagination.

Tuesday: Question Connection
Learn about the earth’s water cycle by making it rain in a jar!

Wednesday: Culture Corner
Go on an online scavenger hunt through the Free Library of Philadelphia’s website.

Don’t miss our special weekly Wednesday Live Performance!
Virtual Concert: Being Bilingual Rocks!
Join Alina Celeste and Mi Amigo Hamlet to dance, sing and ROCK OUT, bilingual style.
Wednesday, June 17, 11:00 a.m.

Thursday: DIY Lit Lab
Build your vocabulary and write your own concept book.

Friday: Freestyle
Calm your mind and activate your superpowers with a short guided meditation designed for children and their grown-ups.

Follow Youth Services on Facebook for Summer of Wonder daily challenges and community resources! There will be a variety of virtual programs and presentations offered throughout the summer, so be sure to check in regularly, as well as connect with your neighborhood library through social media for even more summer fun!


Free Library Virtual Summer Program Highlights, Week 3

Virtual Baby Storytime | Join Miss Mary for a weekly Baby Storytime on Facebook live!
Monday, June 15, 10:30 a.m.

EVERY Body Yoga | Morning yoga for all bodies and abilities. For adults. Free with registration.
Tuesday, June 16, 8:00 a.m.

Mr. Dubois Play Reading | Celebrate Juneteenth by joining playwright Momo St. Clair and actors from the Philadelphia theater community for a reading of an original work, Mr. DuBois! Wednesday, June 17, 6:00 p.m.

Virtual PAWS for Reading | Practice reading aloud to a friendly therapy dog.
Thursday, June 18, 3:00 p.m.

A Taste of African Heritage | Celebrate healthy food traditions of the African Diaspora and cook along! Free with registration.
Saturday, June 20, 2:00 p.m. 

Summer Crafts Sunday | Create a fun summertime craft with few supplies needed.
Sunday, June 21, 10:30 a.m.

Explore our latest virtual program offerings on our online calendar.

Check out our weekly Summer Blog series for the scoop on virtual program highlights for the upcoming week, and sign up for the Youth Services newsletter for monthly emails featuring our favorite virtual activities, practical resources, and out-of-school learning tips to help your mind stay curious and active all summer long.

Free Library Digital Media provides library patrons online access to ebooks, audiobooks, music, movies, virtual learning, and more. Find personalized reading suggestions with the online booklists put together by Free Library staff and community members!

Find your story with Virtual Summer of Wonder at the Free Library.

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