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Thu, May 25, 2017 10:30 A.M.
Walnut Street West

Young children and families are invited to join us for stories, songs, and activities!

Preschool Toddler Family Programs Storytimes Children Family Literacy

Wooden Block Play

Thu, May 25, 2017 10:30 A.M.
David Cohen Ogontz Library

Join us to play with wooden blocks in the library. Children ages 3 to 6 and their caregivers are encouraged to imagine, build, and create! Preschools, daycares, and other groups must call the Children's Librarian to schedule a separate library visit.

Preschool Family Programs Children Family STEM Wooden Block Party

Movers & Shakers Storytime

Thu, May 25, 2017 10:30 A.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Toddlers and their caretakers are invited to sing, dance, listen, and laugh as we share stories and movement activities. Older and younger siblings are always welcome. Daycares and preschools must contact the children's librarian for their own storytime appointment. Thursdays at 10:30 am (Please…

Toddler Family Programs Storytimes Children

Storytime with Miss Meredith

Thu, May 25, 2017 11:00 A.M.
Falls of Schuylkill Library

Join Miss Meredith for stories, songs and fun!  For children ages 2 to 6 years old, along with an adult caregiver.

Preschool Toddler Other Great Programs Storytimes

Open Computer Lab

Thu, May 25, 2017 11:30 A.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Visit the lab during this period to work on a special project or browse the internet. One-on-one assistance is available on a first-come, first served basis.

Adult Computer Classes Computers Technology

Tai Chi for Adults with Darrell Bryant

Thu, May 25, 2017 1:30 P.M.
Oak Lane Library

A healthy and stress relieving break in the middle of your day: Tai Chi for Adults with Darrel Bryant, instructor.

Adult Health Programs Health & Fitness Tai Chi

Book Discussion Group/ Underground Airlines, by Ben Winters

Thu, May 25, 2017 2:00 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Please join us to discuss Underground Airlines, by Ben Winters.  Our book discussion group will meet on the last Thursday of every month, at 2:00 p.m. in the meeting room.  "An immersive thriller as well as a provocative alternative history, 'Underground Airlines'…

Adult Other Great Programs Fiction Book Clubs

Resume Workshop

Thu, May 25, 2017 2:30 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Learn how to create or improve your resume. We'll help you answer these questions: What do recruiters look for in a resume? What is the best resume format for you? What are common mistakes to avoid? What can set your resume apart from others? It is highly recommended that you have basic typing…

Adult Career Workshops Computer Classes Discussion and Participation Hot Spots Jobs & Job Seekers

E-Gadget Help Desk

Thu, May 25, 2017 3:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Bring your smart phones, tablets, e-readers and laptops to the e-gadget help desk every Tuesday and Thursday. A gadget guru will be in the lobby to give tutorials, troubleshooting tips, advice and hands-on help with your technology. No registration required. Gurus…

Adult Computer Classes Hot Spots Computers Databases & Electronic Resources ebooks Technology

Teen Laptop Time

Thu, May 25, 2017 3:30 P.M.
Frankford Library

Teens are invited to use our pop-up laptop computer lab. Space is limited, see librarian for details.

Young Adult Computer Classes Computers Teens

Thursday Crafternoons!

Thu, May 25, 2017 4:00 P.M.
Children's Department at Parkway Central Library

Join us for a short storytime and craft for the whole family! Children's Department, Parkway Central Library 1901 Vine Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103 *Programs are subject to change.* For more information, call 215.686.5369

School Age Preschool Arts and Crafts Programs Family Programs Children Crafts & Hobbies Family arts & crafts

Lego Club

Thu, May 25, 2017 4:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Join our afterschool Lego building club! Open to children 7 and older.

School Age Family Programs Children LEGO

Comics and Manga Club

Thu, May 25, 2017 4:15 P.M.
Lawncrest Library

Calling all teen fans of comics... graphic novels... cartoons... manga... or anime! Come to our new Comics and Manga Club on the 4th Thursday of the month.  Meet your fellow fans, talk about what you're reading or watching, get recommendations, make something cool, and more.  Of…

School Age Discussion and Participation Comics & Graphic Novels Teens

Kids Yoga

Thu, May 25, 2017 4:30 P.M.
Andorra Library

The Andorra Library will be offering free Kids Yoga every Thursday starting at 4:30 p.m. All children in Kindergarten or older are welcome to join. Please wear flexible clothing and bring a mat. Yoga mats are available for use for kids that do not have their own

School Age Health Programs Children Health & Fitness Yoga

Teen Book Chat

Thu, May 25, 2017 5:00 P.M.
Thomas F. Donatucci, Sr. Library

Love books? Join us for Teen Book Chat! No genre rules. Just teens talking about books they like.

Young Adult Family Programs Teens

Indego Bicycle Street Skills

Thu, May 25, 2017 6:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Do you want to try Indego , but need to build a little more confidence in your city biking skills? Indego Street Skills is a FREE 90 minute class that will give you the knowledge to start bicycling safely in Philadelphia. We cover everything you need to know to have fun and be safe. Includes: ?…

Adult Young Adult Health Programs Environment & Nature Health & Fitness Sports & Recreation Bicycling

PJ Story Time – Stuffed Animal Sleepover edition!

Thu, May 25, 2017 6:00 P.M.
Thomas F. Donatucci, Sr. Library

Don your PJs, grab your favorite stuffed animal, and hop over to the library for some relaxing bedtime stories with Ms. Kate. This program is intended for children of all ages and their caregivers.

School Age Family Programs Storytimes Children

Creating Your Business Plan, Part 2

Thu, May 25, 2017 6:30 P.M.
Business Resource and Innovation Center at Parkway Central Library

Part 2: The Nuts and Bolts of Any Business Plan In Part 1 in February, we discussed the challenges of learning the language and lingo of business.  Part 2 will concentrate on the planning process and the content of the written plan. They say every business needs a business plan.…

Adult Business Business & Entrepreneurs

Thomas E. Ricks | Churchill and Orwell: The Fight for Freedom

Thu, May 25, 2017 7:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Cost: FREE

Military historian and journalist Thomas E. Ricks won the Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting for his Wall Street Journal series on U.S. defense spending in the post-Cold War era. His books include The Generals, The Gamble , and the Pulitzer Prize finalist Fiasco , a bestselling account of…

Adult Author Events Speakers and Lectures Author Events - Free Series Author Events Literature Politics History Hearing Loop

Open Lab & E-Gadget Help

Fri, May 26, 2017 10:00 A.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Bring your phone, tablet or laptop for troubleshooting. Learn to download E-books from the library.

Adult Computer Classes Computers
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