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LEAP | DIY

Wed, April 25, 2018 4:30 P.M.
Thomas F. Donatucci, Sr. Library

Get your hands dirty with Maker projects, building challenges, snack-making, robots, and more! Materials provided. This program is part of LEAP (Literacy Enrichment Afterschool Program) that provides homework help and literacy activities offered for grades K-12 while school is in session.

Young Adult LEAP Crafts & Hobbies

Wii Wednesdays

Wed, April 25, 2018 4:30 P.M.
Frankford Library

Come play your favorite Wii games with Mr. Vince on the fourth Wednesday of the month.  For teens and school-aged kids.

Young Adult School Age Other Great Programs Games and Gaming Video Games

English as a Second Language Class

Wed, April 25, 2018 4:30 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

FREE English as a second language CLASSES Please join us for ESL classes and English tutoring. Our classes are open to all nationalities and skill levels and are completely free. Even if you can't attend every class, please come when you can! Childcare will be offered at all…

Adult Young Adult Senior New Americans Language Study ESL

POKENO Game Party!

Wed, April 25, 2018 4:30 P.M.
Eastwick Library

Learn how to play the POKENO game and make new friends!

School Age Family Programs Children Games and Gaming

Family Game Night

Wed, April 25, 2018 5:00 P.M.
Lillian Marrero Library

Enjoy some of your favorite board games such as UNO, Scrabble, or Connect 4 with your family. Light snacks provided.

School Age Family Programs Family Games and Gaming Board Games and Role-Playing

Let’s Speak English! | For International Adults

Wed, April 25, 2018 5:00 P.M.
Independence Library

Join us for a weekly conversation hour and build your confidence in speaking English. Topics may include: small talk, holidays, customs, and common slang. You can practice speaking English in a casual and relaxed environment without examinations. You will be able to make friends with other…

Adult New Americans New Americans ESL

Email Basics | Part 2

Wed, April 25, 2018 5:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Learn how to stay safe online. We will review the following topics: Virus, Phishing, Spam, Email Scams, Spyware Emails, Strong Passwords, and Security Symbols for Web Addresses.

Adult Young Adult Senior Computer Classes Technology

Craft & Chat

Wed, April 25, 2018 5:30 P.M.
Ramonita G. de Rodriguez Library

Do you crochet, knit, cross-stitch, or do other kinds of handwork? Are you learning a new kind of craft? Please join our weekly Craft & Chat at the Rodriguez Library! Bring ongoing projects or start a new one. Limited supplies of certain materials are available.   For more information,…

Adult Young Adult Arts and Crafts Programs Crafts & Hobbies Crochet Knitting

Chess Club

Wed, April 25, 2018 5:30 P.M.
Walnut Street West

Join other kids (ages 6-18), to learn and play chess. Wednesdays from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Applications are available upstairs on the Second Floor. Adult volunteers needed!  Contact: wswlibraryfriends@gmail.com. Programming coordinated through The Friends of Walnut Street West Library.

Young Adult School Age Other Great Programs Chess

Fantasy Roleplaying Club

Wed, April 25, 2018 5:30 P.M.
Walnut Street West

CALLING ALL BRAVE WARRIORS AND WIZARDS! Are you interested in Dungeons & Dragons? Ever wanted to play a tabletop roleplaying game(RPG)? Unleash your inner-nerd and come play with us! This new group will meet weekly on Wednesday evenings from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. This is a basic introduction to…

Young Adult School Age Other Great Programs Games and Gaming

PAWS for Reading—Read with Sophie!

Wed, April 25, 2018 5:30 P.M.
Ramonita G. de Rodriguez Library

We are delighted to host Library PAWS for Reading, a series of programs of PAWS for People that gives children a chance to read aloud to a well-trained therapy animal in order to improve their reading and communication skills. Since pets don't correct mistakes, the pressure to…

School Age Family Programs Children Family PAWS Read to a Dog

Read, Baby, Read Walkers & Talkers Pajama Storytime

Wed, April 25, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Richmond Library

Dance, wiggle and sing along in our fun storytime for young independent movers. For children ages 12 months to 24 months with caregiver. Childcares and groups, please call the library to make an appointment. Pajamas optional. Read, Baby, Read is a series of fun programs for babies, toddlers and…

Toddler Baby Family Programs Storytimes Children

Knitting and Crocheting Circle

Wed, April 25, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Charles Santore Library

This is an informal get together for neighborhood people who knit and crochet. Due to popular demand, this program now meets weekly.  

Adult Family Programs Crafts & Hobbies Crochet Knitting

Conversational ESL

Wed, April 25, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Walnut Street West

Join our new Conversation Group at the Walnut Street West Library to practice your English language skills in a relaxed and informal setting. 

Adult Young Adult Senior New Americans New Americans ESL

Sit and Stitch

Wed, April 25, 2018 6:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Join a circle of knitters and crocheters for an informal evening of needlecrafts.  Any skill level welcome, though formal instruction will not be guaranteed. All are welcome!

Adult Family Programs Crafts & Hobbies Crochet arts & crafts

Self Defense Class for Women

Wed, April 25, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Haverford Library

Join us for an eight class series to teach awareness strategies and tactics for preserving physical safety. The class will be taught by Grand Master William Hollman of The Southern Shaolin Academy.

Adult Young Adult Senior Other Great Programs

Scenes from The Importance of Being Earnest, performed by Hedgerow Theatre Company

Wed, April 25, 2018 6:00 P.M.
The Rosenbach

Hedgerow Theatre is gearing up to do the clever comedy The Importance of Being Earnest by the irreverent Oscar Wilde. As a sneak peek, we are bringing a scene with a few of our core company actors to the Rosenbach museum. Our Barrymore award-winning director, Dan Hodge, will also be in…

Adult Young Adult Discussion and Participation Other Great Programs Speakers and Lectures Fiction Rare Books, Manuscripts, & Digital Collections Rosenbach Museum & Library Special Collections

Community Diabetes Prevention Program | Lose Weight and Help Prevent Diabetes

Wed, April 25, 2018 6:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Jefferson’s Center for Urban Health has trained Lifestyle Coaches who help you lose weight, become more active, and reduce stress. Overall PREVENT TYPE 2 DIABETES. Year – long program with weekly meetings for the first 6 months, then once or twice a month for the second 6 months.16…

Adult Health Programs Health

Wednesday Jazz Concert Series | Jack Saint Claire

Wed, April 25, 2018 6:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Please join us for a Jazz Concert presented by JOTSS-Jazz and Other Soulful Sounds. Free admission.

Adult Young Adult Other Great Programs Music

Yoga for Adults

Wed, April 25, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Whitman Library

An inclusive yoga class for people of all skill levels and abilities. Mats are available, or you can bring your own. Wear something comfortable and come to the library for wellness, stretching, and relaxation.

Adult Family Programs Yoga
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