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Teen Tuesday

Tue, January 23, 2018 3:30 P.M.
Teen Center at Parkway Central Library

For more than 10 years, Teen Tuesday has been an afternoon of snacks and socializing. Join us as we play our favorite board and video games, create arts and crafts projects, and enjoy some snacks! This program will be located in Room 108.

Young Adult Other Great Programs Games and Gaming Technology Teens Board Games and Role-Playing Video Games arts & crafts

Social Justice Read Aloud

Tue, January 23, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Cecil B. Moore Library

Practice your reading skills and explore the library’s books with Miss Kayla. We will feature books and stories that showcase and reflect current social issues. All readers are welcome to listen, read aloud, and participate in group discussions. This program is intended for children ages 8…

School Age Discussion and Participation Social Justice

Basic Computer Skills Workshop

Tue, January 23, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library

A hands-on, introductory class designed for individuals with no previous computer skills. It is helpful if you have some typing skills.  This class runs from 4:00 until 5:00 p.m.

Adult Computer Classes Computers

Teen Grab Bag

Tue, January 23, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Wynnefield Library

Come to the library to make fun crafts, work on poetry, or play games! Something different every week! For teens ages 12 to 17.

Young Adult Arts and Crafts Programs Crafts & Hobbies Teens

Winter Celebration with LEAP

Tue, January 23, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Lillian Marrero Library

Join us for stories, games and snacks.

School Age Family Programs

Construction Club

Tue, January 23, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Fishtown Community Library

Build with Legos, connectors, blocks and more! This program will take place in the meeting room on the library's 3rd floor level and we regret there is no working elevator. Great for grades 1-8!

Preschool Family Programs Children

Kids Can Cook!

Tue, January 23, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Queen Memorial Library

Mobile Cooking Teacher Keisha Prosser will guide us through constructing a simple, delicious family meal - from start to finish.  Learn about healthy cooking and food safety, and taste what you helped create!  This program is for school-age children. Ms. Prosser is ServSafe certified.

School Age Discussion and Participation Cooking & Nutrition

Me In My World Story-Making Activity

Tue, January 23, 2018 4:30 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Join us for a story-time with crafts and storytelling activities inspired by Matt de la Peña and Christian Robinson’s Last Stop on Market Street. Families and children of all ages are welcome.  

School Age Arts and Crafts Programs Storytimes arts & crafts

Follow Along the Great Migration

Tue, January 23, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Charles L. Durham Library

Learn about the Great Migration through an interactive program in which participants move through different spaces in your library, each representing a city and each offering a unique activity and facts about different points in history. 

Young Adult School Age Family Programs One Book, One Philadelphia One Book, One Philadelphia

Vegan Basics for Non-Vegans

Tue, January 23, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

Have you heard about all the benefits of a plant-based diet but aren't sure where to start? The good news you don't need to go full vegan to get many of the health benefits, and you don't have to overhaul your entire fridge and pantry. In this class Joy Manning and Marisa McClellan…

Adult Young Adult Senior Health Programs Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition

Millennials in Action: How to Run for Committee Person

Tue, January 23, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Join us for a civic engagement workshop. You will learn: where to start, how to circulate a petition, paperwork requirements, important dates and deadlines, and much more.

Adult Young Adult Discussion and Participation Government Information Philadelphia

Pajama Storytime

Tue, January 23, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Pajama Storytime | Tuesday evenings at 6:30 p.m.  Join us for stories, songs, rhymes, music, movement, and lots of fun!  For children ages infant to five and their caregivers. Optional: wear pajamas and bring your favorite stuffed animal.  Pajama Play Group |  Tuesday…

Preschool Toddler Family Programs Storytimes Children Family Literacy

Dr. Nadine Burke Harris | The Deepest Well: Healing the Long-Term Effects of Childhood Adversity

Tue, January 23, 2018 7:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Cost: FREE

Pioneering physician Dr. Nadine Burke Harris is a longtime crusader for targeting care to vulnerable and traumatized children. Her prolific work on the link between toxic stress and chronic illnesses includes more than 17,000 surveys of adult patients’ adverse childhood experiences. She is…

Adult Author Events Speakers and Lectures Author Events - Free Series African American Author Events Health & Fitness Psychology General Research Social Science Hearing Loop

Hiring, firing, and being a boss!

Wed, January 24, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Business Resource and Innovation Center at Parkway Central Library

When a start-up or small business does well, it often means that it can begin to add talent and alleviate at least some of the labor burden on its founders.  But, failure to do so carefully is fraught with legal risk.  This session will discuss the differences between an independent…

Adult Business Career Workshops RFC Program Calendar Nonprofit Jobs & Job Seekers Business & Entrepreneurs

English as a Second Language Class

Wed, January 24, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Paschalville Library

The Paschalville Community Group provides English as a Second Language Classes for students of all levels. Registration for new students is held on Tuesday at 12:30 p.m.

Adult New Americans ESL

Community Storytimes

Wed, January 24, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Cecil B. Moore Library

Join us for our family & community story time! Children ages 0-5, their siblings, and their caregivers are invited for stories, songs, and movement. Day care groups and preschools must call to schedule an appointment.

Preschool Toddler Family Programs Storytimes

Preschool Storytime

Wed, January 24, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Andorra Library

We will read a few books, dance to a few songs, and learn a new rhyme with Sign Language along with Children's Librarian Miss Molly.

Preschool Toddler Other Great Programs Storytimes

Baby & Toddler Story Time

Wed, January 24, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Children's Department at Parkway Central Library

Books, songs, rhymes and bounces for children (birth to 23 months) and their caregivers!. Wednesday at 11 a.m. (repeat of the Monday 11 a.m. program)   ***Programs are subject to change***   Find us on Facebook:  http://tinyurl.com/parkwaycentralchildrens Follow us on…

Toddler Family Programs Children Education Family Literacy

ESL Class - Intermediate

Wed, January 24, 2018 12:30 P.M.
Charles Santore Library

This two hour long class runs once a week on Wednesdays from January to early May.  This class is free and registration is not required, however, regular attendance is recommended. Questions?  Call the librarian at 215-686-1766  

Adult Young Adult Senior New Americans New Americans ESL

Novice ESL Class

Wed, January 24, 2018 12:30 P.M.
Walnut Street West

PEDAL@GSE ESL Classes are FREE for adults (17 years+); Registration is preferred. Advanced Class: Mondays from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Novice Class: Wednesdays from 3:00 p.m to 5:00 p.m Intermediate Class: Fridays from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. REGISTER IN PERSON AT THE LIBRARY. Classes…

Adult Senior New Americans New Americans ESL
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