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SmART Readers

Thu, September 20, 2018 3:45 P.M.
Lovett Memorial Library

Students ages 7-12 can join us for an exciting visual art and literacy program! A visiting artist will engage students in fun art making experiences tied to literacy skills. Space may be limited. See the Children's Librarian for more information and to register. This program is…

School Age Arts and Crafts Programs Other Great Programs Art Literacy

Film Screening: Because of the War

Thu, September 20, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Paschalville Library

About the Movie In West Africa and North America, four Liberian women use their music to address injustice and inspire action for social change. By telling the stories of Fatu Gayflor, Marie Nyenabo, Zaye Tete and Tokay Tomah, the Philadelphia Folklore Project aims to link Liberians of all…

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Creative Construction

Thu, September 20, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Children's Department at Parkway Central Library

Use your imagination to build something awesome! Using Magna-Tiles, foam blocks, Lincoln Logs, and more you can create almost anything!  For all ages, family-friendly. Free.   Parkway Central Library Children's Department Ground Floor, 1901 Vine Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103…

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Chess Club

Thu, September 20, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Nicetown-Tioga Library

Do you like to play chess?  Do you want to learn how to play, or how to play better? Join us for a friendly game.  All level players are welcome and some instruction is available.  For ages 8 and up.  We'll be playing from 4:00 until 6:00 p.m.

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Yoga for adults!

Thu, September 20, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Thomas F. Donatucci, Sr. Library

Wipe away the stress of the week and get your body and mind ready for a relaxing weekend. Decompress, unwind, and relax and start your weekend off the right way. Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. except the second Thursday of every month. Please bring a mat.     

Adult Young Adult Health Programs Body, Mind & Spirit Yoga

Jill Lepore | These Truths: A History of the United States

Thu, September 20, 2018 7:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Cost: $15
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Tickets on sale September 7, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. An historian whose “discipline is worthy of a first-class detective” ( New York Review of Books ), Jill Lepore is the author of the National Book Award finalist Book of Ages , the story of Benjamin Franklin’s beloved but…

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Open Computer Lab

Fri, September 21, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Work on a special project and get one-on-one assistance. Lab is open for 2 hours. This class is offered on a first come, first served basis and space is limited. Register in the lab, by signing the clipboard.

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Play Circle

Fri, September 21, 2018 10:00 A.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Every Friday, join us for play time to connect with other families. Children and their caregivers are encouraged to imagine, build, create, and play! Drop-in anytime between 10 and 12. Blocks and other toys will be provided. Groups and daycares, please call the Children’s Librarian…

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Baby Rhyming Time

Fri, September 21, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Enjoy storytime with songs, tickles and bounces, followed by open play time for babies and time to talk with other adults! Please email Liz at heidemane@freelibrary.org with any questions. We look forward to seeing you! These programs are supported by a grant from the Philadelphia City…

Toddler Family Programs Storytimes Children

Big Kids Storytime

Fri, September 21, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Stories, songs, rhymes, music, movement, and lots of fun for children ages 2-5 and their caregivers. Siblings are welcome.

Preschool Toddler Family Programs Storytimes Children Literacy

CityLife Clinic: Adult Nutrition Workshop

Fri, September 21, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Walnut Street West

This workshop, led by a registered dietitian, is being offered by the Agatston Urban Nutrition Initiative's Adult and Senior Nutrition Program in conjunction with CityLife Clinics. The Agatston Urban Nutrition Initiative (AUNI) is a program of the Netter Center for Community Partnerships at…

Adult Senior Health Programs Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition Education Health

Storytime with Arts and Crafts

Fri, September 21, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Walnut Street West

Join us for stories followed by a craft project.

Preschool Arts and Crafts Programs Family Programs Storytimes

Storytime with Mr. Paul

Fri, September 21, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Holmesburg Library

Storytime with Mr. Paul Children’s librarian Mr. Paul will read “Fletcher and the Falling Leaves” and “Full of Fall”

Preschool Family Programs Storytimes Children

Jump, Jive and Jam!

Fri, September 21, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Roxborough Library

Join us for music and stories for all ages. This program is supported by Friends of Roxborough Library.

Adult Preschool Toddler Senior Other Great Programs Music dance

Storytime!

Fri, September 21, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Queen Memorial Library

Young children and their caregivers are invited for weekly storytime. Join us as we read, sing, dance, and learn together! Older siblings are always welcome.

Preschool Family Programs Storytimes Children Family Literacy

Big Kids Play Group (Ages 2-5)

Fri, September 21, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Creative play for children ages 2-5 and their caregivers. Siblings are welcome.

Preschool Toddler Family Programs Children Family Summer Reading

Open Computer Lab

Fri, September 21, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Tacony Library

Use a computer for up to 2 hours. Assistance from library staff is available.  

Adult Computer Classes Computers

Baby Rhyming Time

Fri, September 21, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Enjoy storytime with songs, tickles and bounces, followed by open play time for babies and time to talk with other adults! Please email Liz at heidemane@freelibrary.org with any questions. We look forward to seeing you! These programs are supported by a grant from the Philadelphia City…

Toddler Family Programs Storytimes Children

Park(ing) Day

Fri, September 21, 2018 12:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Come visit our temporary public park! Sign up for a library card at the Free Library’s Book Bike, get a mini-recipe tutorial from Chef Char Nolan, and check out our cookbook selections. Our “parklet” will be located in a parking space in front of the library on the 1700…

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Novice ESL Class

Fri, September 21, 2018 12:30 P.M.
Walnut Street West

PEDAL@GSE ESL Classes are FREE for adults (17 years+); Registration is preferred. REGISTER IN PERSON AT THE LIBRARY. Classes sponsored by the Penn GSE Educational Linguistics Division.

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