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Weekly Crafts

Wed, July 26, 2017 3:00 P.M.
Holmesburg Library

Join us for weekly crafts this summer. For school-aged children. Please sign up for this program with the children's librarian as space is limited.

School Age Arts and Crafts Programs Family Programs Children Crafts & Hobbies Summer Reading

ESL Class

Wed, July 26, 2017 3:00 P.M.
Walnut Street West

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

Adult Senior New Americans New Americans ESL

Storytime!

Wed, July 26, 2017 3:00 P.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 Party!

Wed, July 26, 2017 3:00 P.M.
Bustleton Library

We're going old school and playing with wooden blocks! What will you build? Children under 12 require adult caregiver with them.

School Age Family Programs

Children’s Game Day

Wed, July 26, 2017 3:00 P.M.
Haverford Library

Challenge a friend or make some new ones with an afternoon of card games and board games!

School Age Preschool Other Great Programs Children Games and Gaming Summer Reading Summer Reading 2017

Randel McGee and his dragon friend, “Groark”

Wed, July 26, 2017 3:30 P.M.
Ramonita G. de Rodriguez Library

Randel McGee and his dragon friend, “Groark” are a unique puppet/ventriloquist act providing stand-up comedy, original songs, and hilarious storytelling. Educator, author/artist, Randel and Groak have entertained children and adults across America and Asia!

Young Adult School Age Family Programs Children Family Summer Reading

Teen Scene

Wed, July 26, 2017 4:00 P.M.
Thomas F. Donatucci, Sr. Library

Calling all teens!  Join us for Teen Scene for teens in grades 6 thru 12. Poetry slams, gaming, maker space, movies, and more.

Young Adult Family Programs Summer Reading Teens

Origami Fun

Wed, July 26, 2017 4:00 P.M.
Nicetown-Tioga Library

Explore origami with us and make some incredible things - like pianos and frogs - all using folded paper.  All ages are welcome, but younger kids should be accompanied by an adult to help. From 4:00 to 5:30 p.m. Space may be limited.  If you have questions, or want more information,…

Adult Young Adult School Age Preschool Toddler Senior Arts and Crafts Programs Summer Reading

Wooden Block Party!

Wed, July 26, 2017 4:00 P.M.
Chestnut Hill Library

Spend some time on free play with good, old fashioned, wooden blocks.  The blocks will be availalbe for two hours.  Children should be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Preschool Toddler Other Great Programs Wooden Block Party

Crafternoon

Wed, July 26, 2017 4:00 P.M.
Fishtown Community Library

We'll make a different craft every week, from painting to planting!

School Age Preschool Family Programs Children Summer Reading

Teen Book Club

Wed, July 26, 2017 4:00 P.M.
Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library

This summer we will talk about The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time , by Mark Haddon.  We'll have a film screening on the last day..  We will meet for an hour-and-a-half and this program is recommended for teens, ages 12 to 16 years old.

Young Adult Other Great Programs Summer Reading Teens Book Clubs

Wacky Craft Wednesdays

Wed, July 26, 2017 4:00 P.M.
Andorra Library

What will we show you this week?  We'll have all the materials, you bring your creative genius! For school-aged kids.

Preschool Arts and Crafts Programs Makers & Makerspaces Summer Reading

ZUMBA with Hilda

Wed, July 26, 2017 4:00 P.M.
Charles Santore Library

What is ZUMBA? A super fun exercise and dance class that will fill you with positive energy.  It doesn’t matter if you do the steps right, as long as you keep moving!  This class is for adults and teens, but parents can bring their children too, if they are old enough to follow…

Adult Family Programs dance

Read to a Therapy Dog

Wed, July 26, 2017 4:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Children are invited to read to our special guests, Finn and Linus, the therapy dogs. Reading to a dog provides children with a non-judgemental audience as they practice and improve their reading skills.   First come, first served. Regretfully, we are not able to accomodate groups at this…

School Age Preschool Family Programs Children

English as a Second Language Class

Wed, July 26, 2017 4:30 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

FREE English as a second language CLASSES 8 week course for non-native English speakers provided at no cost by West Philadelphia community members Please join us for more ESL classes and English tutoring this summer! Our classes are open to all nationalities and skill levels and are…

Adult Young Adult Senior New Americans Language Study ESL

The Paperbacks: Tween Book Club

Wed, July 26, 2017 5:00 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

A summer book club for kids ages 9-12. Our first title: Book the First of "A Series of Unfortunate Events" by Lemony Snicket.

Young Adult Other Great Programs Book Clubs Summer Reading 2017

Ask Randy!

Wed, July 26, 2017 5:00 P.M.
Charles Santore Library

Need help with your smartphone or tablet?  Stop in and ask Randy.

Adult Young Adult Computer Classes Computers Digital Media

Let’s Speak English! | For International Adults

Wed, July 26, 2017 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

Teen Writers Club

Wed, July 26, 2017 5:30 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

In this six-week series of creative writing workshops for teens, we'll explore writing techniques and share our work in a supportive and fun environment. Please stop by the Reference Desk or call 215-685-6621 to sign up. Wednesday July 12 - Wednesday August 16, 5:30-7:00 pm

Young Adult Other Great Programs Summer Reading Teens

Fantasy Roleplaying Club

Wed, July 26, 2017 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
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