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Mad Scientists Club

Thu, July 27, 2017 3:00 P.M.
Greater Olney Library

Back by popular demand!  Complete science experiments while having fun!  We may make a mess, so don't dress to impress!  Groups cannot be accommodated.

School Age Family Programs Children Family Science Summer Reading STEM

Board Gaming

Thu, July 27, 2017 3:00 P.M.
Welsh Road Library

Come play board games at Welsh Road.  Intended for Teens and friends.

Young Adult Other Great Programs Games and Gaming Summer Reading Teens Board Games and Role-Playing

Builder Kids

Thu, July 27, 2017 3:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Exercise your creativity and engineering skills, by building with foam blocks, wooden blocks, legos, magnatiles, keva planks, lincoln logs & more! We have building toys appropriate for every developmental stage, ages infant to 12. Thursdays at 3:00 p.m. 

School Age Preschool Toddler Family Programs Children STEM

E-Gadget Help Desk

Thu, July 27, 2017 3:30 P.M.
Katharine Drexel Library

Need help with your phone, tablet, E-Reader, or laptop? Want to download E-books to read at home? Bring your device to our new E-Gadget Helpdesk! No appointment necessary. Tuesdays and Thursdays 3:30 to 6:00 p.m.

Adult Young Adult Computer Classes Computers

Thursday Crafternoons!

Thu, July 27, 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

Games Day

Thu, July 27, 2017 4:00 P.M.
West Oak Lane Library

Turn your "bored day" into  a board game day!  We have many games for your to play. Bring a friend!

School Age Other Great Programs Games and Gaming Summer Reading

Family “Drive-In” Movie

Thu, July 27, 2017 4:00 P.M.
Walnut Street West

Children will decorate cardboard boxcars and enjoy a short children’s movie to be screened “under the stars” in our large meeting room!

School Age Preschool Toddler Film Screening Children Family Summer Reading

Computer Lab: Beginner Class

Thu, July 27, 2017 4:00 P.M.
West Oak Lane Library

Learn about computers and how to use them in a slow-paced class. Seating is Limited; first come, first seated. Call the library for more details.

Adult Computer Classes Hot Spots Computers

Healthy Habits with Rite Aid

Thu, July 27, 2017 4:00 P.M.
Whitman Library

Whitman's local Rite Aid Ambassador will be here on Thursdays this month to share tips for staying healthy this summer. Free coupons and samples! This program is for adults.

Adult Speakers and Lectures Cooking & Nutrition

Sign Language for Kids

Thu, July 27, 2017 4:00 P.M.
Andorra Library

Learn some American Sign Language with us.  Handouts and word-of-the-day will be available all day (soyou can practice).  Program is for school-age kids.

School Age Other Great Programs Summer Reading Sign Language

Tween Book Club

Thu, July 27, 2017 4:30 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Are you a book lover between the ages of 10 and 14? Join our Tween Book Club this summer to discuss cool books and meet new friends who like to read! We will meet on the following Thursdays at 4:30 p.m.: July 6 -  Welcome & Introductions July 13 - One Crazy Summer by Rita Williams Garcia…

Young Adult Family Programs Children Summer Reading Book Clubs

Wooden Block Party

Thu, July 27, 2017 5:00 P.M.
Andorra Library

What can you build with wooden blocks? Come find out at this wooden block party! This family program is for children ages 3-7 and their caregivers, older siblings are welcome to attend.  Children and adults will participate and build together. Preschools, daycares, and other groups must…

Preschool Toddler Family Programs Children Family Wooden Block Party

Jazz at Shakespeare Park with Ben Seltzer & Friends

Thu, July 27, 2017 5:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Hear some of Philly's newest jazz voices each Thursday evening during the Oval+ (July 20 to August 20). Picnic on the lawn or grab a chair in the amphitheater of the renovated Shakespeare Park, immediately in front of Parkway Central. Supported with generous funding from Knight…

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Live Performances Music Performing Arts Shakespeare Park

Indego Bicycle Street Skills

Thu, July 27, 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

Computer Lab: Open Lab

Thu, July 27, 2017 6:00 P.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

Lawrence Wright | The Terror Years: From al-Qaeda to the Islamic State

Thu, July 27, 2017 7:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Cost: FREE

In conversation with Dick Polman, "Writer in Residence" at the University of Pennsylvania, and national political columnist at WHYY's Newsworks.org A longtime staff writer for The New Yorker , Lawrence Wright won the Pulitzer Prize for The Looming Tower , a “wrenchingly…

Adult Author Events Speakers and Lectures Author Events - Free Series Author Events Literature Politics Hearing Loop September 11th

STEM Fun

Fri, July 28, 2017 2:00 A.M.
Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library

Explore some basic science concepts and ideas, along with hands-on, interactive experiments. Did we mention... fun? Daycares, Camps, and other groups - please call to set up your own special visit!

School Age Other Great Programs Science Summer Reading STEM

Computer Lab: Open Lab

Fri, July 28, 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

Open Computer Lab

Fri, July 28, 2017 10:00 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

Open Computer Lab

Fri, July 28, 2017 10:00 A.M.
Northeast Regional Library

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

Adult Computer Classes Other Great Programs Hot Spots Computers
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