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Stories Alive: Family Story Hour for Incarcerated Parents and Their Children

Sat, July 29, 2017 10:00 A.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Stories Alive gives incarcerated parents the opportunity to read and connect with their children during a live videoconference call. Families who participate will get books to take home and keep! Stories Alive is available to children and caregivers with family members at the Curran-Fromhold and…

Adult Young Adult School Age Preschool Toddler Senior Family Programs Storytimes Children Family Literacy Social Justice

Saturday Block Parties!

Sat, July 29, 2017 11:00 A.M.
Children's Department at Parkway Central Library

Create a neighborhood with blocks, then add the people and animals!   11 a.m. to noon Parkway Central Children's Department, Story Hour Room

School Age Preschool Family Programs Wooden Block Party

Saturday Stories

Sat, July 29, 2017 11:00 A.M.
Children's Department at Parkway Central Library

Join talented storytellers from the Parkway Central Children's Department and Keepers of the Culture for interactive storytimes for all ages, followed by craft activities. Meet by the Oval+ column in Shakespeare Park . Made possible by generous support from the Knight Foundation. 

Adult Young Adult School Age Preschool Toddler Senior Family Programs Storytimes African American Children Family arts & crafts Shakespeare Park

Open Computer Lab

Sat, July 29, 2017 12:00 P.M.
Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library

Work on your own project in our computer lab.

Adult Computer Classes Hot Spots Computers

Saturday Games

Sat, July 29, 2017 2:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Come learn a new game from the library's collection and play with our teen volunteers. For school-age children.

School Age Family Programs Other Great Programs Children Games and Gaming Summer Reading Board Games and Role-Playing

Working with Watercolor!

Sat, July 29, 2017 2:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Explore the techniques of painting with watercolor. A program for teens.

Young Adult Arts and Crafts Programs Art Summer Reading

English as a Second Language Class

Sat, July 29, 2017 3:15 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

Storytheater with StoryUP!

Sun, July 30, 2017 11:00 A.M.
Parkway Central Library

Philly’s finest improvisers present an interactive storytelling show based on ideas and suggestions from the children in the audience, with the kids taking part the whole way. A host and team of performers use props, costumes, music and improvisation to create stories onstage, with…

School Age Preschool Family Programs Storytimes Children Family Shakespeare Park

Flawless Self-Made Skills

Sun, July 30, 2017 3:30 P.M.
Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library

Crafts, games, and more, for teens ages 12 to 15.  We will meet for 1.5 hours.  What will we be doing today? 

Young Adult Other Great Programs Crafts & Hobbies Summer Reading Teens

Storytime in the Garden

Mon, July 31, 2017 10:00 A.M.
Thomas F. Donatucci, Sr. Library

Join us for stories, songs, and dancing in the garden! This program is intended for children ages 2-4 accompanied by a caregiver. For preschools and daycares with groups over 10 children, please call the children's librarian at 215-685-1755 for an appointment.

Preschool Toddler Family Programs Storytimes Children Summer Reading

Computer Lab: Open Lab

Mon, July 31, 2017 10:00 A.M.
West Oak Lane Library

Work on a project or enjoy some quiet time to practice.  Our Digital Resources Specialist will be available to assist. Seating is limited; first come, first seated. Don't forget to bring along your library card or valid ID.  Call the library for more details.

Adult Computer Classes Hot Spots Computers

Wooden Block Party

Mon, July 31, 2017 10:00 A.M.
Kingsessing Library

Young children and their parents are invited to attend this creative play session featuring wooden blocks. Children under 7 need to be accompanied by a responsible adult. Interested groups please call the librarian to register, 215-685-2690.

Preschool Toddler Family Programs Children Summer Reading Wooden Block Party Summer Reading 2017

Baby & Toddler Story Time

Mon, July 31, 2017 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!. Monday at 11 a.m.  Parkway Central Library Children's Department Ground Floor, 1901 Vine Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103 215.686.5369 ***Programs are subject to change*** Find us on Facebook: …

Toddler Family Programs Children Family Literacy

Board Game Mondays

Mon, July 31, 2017 12:00 P.M.
Richmond Library

Children and teens are welcome to drop in and play board games all day.

Young Adult School Age Family Programs Children Summer Reading Teens Board Games and Role-Playing

Open Computer Lab

Mon, July 31, 2017 12:00 P.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

Guided Reading for Early Grades

Mon, July 31, 2017 12:30 P.M.
Katharine Drexel Library

Meet with a certified teacher for some guided reading for early grades; Level K to entering 3rd grade. Appointmets are given as 20 minute sessions. Please call the library to make an appointment.

School Age Other Great Programs Children

Movies Mondays

Mon, July 31, 2017 12:30 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Start your week with a family friendly movie at the Library. Movies will be rated G or PG.

School Age Family Programs Children Movies & Television Summer Reading

Movie Matinee

Mon, July 31, 2017 1:00 P.M.
Blanche A. Nixon/Cobbs Creek Library

Enjoy an afternoon movie at the library.

Young Adult School Age Preschool Film Screening Children Teens

Get Crafty!

Mon, July 31, 2017 1:00 P.M.
Haverford Library

Children ages 12 and under can make a fun new craft or piece of art each week!

School Age Preschool Toddler Arts and Crafts Programs Art Children Summer Reading arts & crafts Summer Reading 2017

ESL Conversation Group

Mon, July 31, 2017 1:00 P.M.
Charles Santore Library

This group is a great way to practice speaking everyday English. ALL are welcome.

Adult New Americans New Americans ESL
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