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Stay and Play!

Tue, November 20, 2018 11:30 A.M.
Welsh Road Library

Come check out our cool manipulatives and toys! Meet, talk, and play together with other families in the neighborhood! For preschoolers and their adult caregivers.

Preschool Family Programs Children

Chinese Language Storytime

Tue, November 20, 2018 11:30 A.M.
Walnut Street West

All storybooks are read in Chinese by local parents and volunteers. If you are interested in helping us provide other multilingual story time activities, please contact Jackie our Children's Librarian on the 2nd floor.

Preschool Toddler Family Programs New Americans Storytimes Children Bilingual Programs

Preschool Storytime

Tue, November 20, 2018 11:45 A.M.
Katharine Drexel Library

Join us for  FALL Storytime  for preschool children aged 3 and up, and their adult caregivers.

Preschool Family Programs Storytimes Children Family

Open Computer Lab

Tue, November 20, 2018 12:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Work on a special project and get one-on-one assistance. Lab is open for 2 hours. 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

CareerLink

Tue, November 20, 2018 12:00 P.M.
Frankford Library

Looking for a job? Or a better one? Stop in to see CareerLink! Browse jobs and apply. 12-2PM

Adult Career Workshops Jobs & Job Seekers

New and Expectant Parents Group

Tue, November 20, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Queen Memorial Library

Bring baby and meet new families in your neighborhood! Get support and education from other parents. Iced tea and snacks provided. For additional information, please call the librarian at 215-685-1899.  

Adult Discussion and Participation Health

SmART Readers

Tue, November 20, 2018 3:00 P.M.
Blanche A. Nixon/Cobbs Creek Library

Students ages 7-12 can join us for an exciting visual art and literacy program! A visiting artist will engage students in fun art making experiences tied to literacy skills. Space is limited and registration is encouraged! See the Children's Librarian for more information and to register.…

School Age Family Programs Art Children

A Free Tour of Philadelphia: The Changing City Exhibition

Tue, November 20, 2018 3:00 P.M.
Rare Book Department at Parkway Central Library

Come and learn about our city’s exciting, dynamic, and often forgotten history with a guided tour of Philadelphia: The Changing City exhibition. The tour will be led by an exhibition curator in the Dietrich Gallery in the Rare Book Department , which is located on the third floor of the…

Adult Young Adult School Age Other Great Programs African American Art Digital Collections Education Family Free Library of Philadelphia Programs & Services Health & Fitness Philadelphia History Rare Books, Manuscripts, & Digital Collections Special Collections Teens History printmaking architecture Changing City

Computer Boot Camp

Tue, November 20, 2018 3:00 P.M.
West Oak Lane Library

Take a crash course in computer basics with us - so you can become more comfortable using a computer.  Space is limited and advance registration is suggested; sign up by contacting Ms. Robinson, at the library. 3:00 to 4:30  p.m.  

Adult Computer Classes Computers

Teen Tuesdays: Teen Reads

Tue, November 20, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Nicetown-Tioga Library

What will be reading this week?  

Young Adult Other Great Programs Book Clubs

Stories and STEM

Tue, November 20, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Children's Department at Parkway Central Library

Join us as we engineer technological marvels, ponder mathematical puzzles and conduct scientific experiments inspired by your favorite picture books. Stories are for all ages, activities are best suited to school age patrons. Come for the story, stay for the science.    *Programs are…

School Age LEAP Literacy STEM

Computer Basics

Tue, November 20, 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

UPenn Science for Kids & Teens

Tue, November 20, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Walnut Street West

Graduate students from UPenn will visit our library to conduct fun and exciting science experiments. No registration necessary, just come on by!

Young Adult School Age Workshops and Enrichment Science STEM

Gobble Gobble Movie and Crafts

Tue, November 20, 2018 4:30 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Join us for a Thanksgiving movie and crafts to celebrate the season. Open to children and families of all ages.

School Age Arts and Crafts Programs Family

STEAM Tuesdays

Tue, November 20, 2018 4:30 P.M.
Thomas F. Donatucci, Sr. Library

Try your hand at simple circuits, engineering challenges, video games, and slime recipes, oh my!  For additional information, please contact the librarian at 215-685-1755. LEAP (Literacy Enrichment Afterschool Program) homework help and literacy activities offered for grades K-12…

Young Adult School Age LEAP Games and Gaming

Computer Tutoring

Tue, November 20, 2018 5:30 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Join us in the Lab for individualized assistance provided by our Digital Resource Specialist.

Adult Young Adult Senior Computer Classes Digital Media

Microsoft Excel Intermediate

Tue, November 20, 2018 5:45 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Learn how to format text, create tables and work with rows and columns beyond a beginner level.  This class is offered on a first come, first served basis. We encourage attendees to come 15 minutes before the start of the class to get a registration ticket at the reference desk, in the…

Adult Computer Classes Computers

Town Hall Meeting: Bethel Burying Ground

Tue, November 20, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Logan Library

Join us to hear about the history of the site - a forgotten burying ground underneath Weccacoe playground in South Philadelphia - and offer suggestions and ideas about how to memorialize this location, and remember the individuals interred there.   Light refreshment will be served.

Adult Senior Discussion and Participation African American Philadelphia History

Anatomy Eats, Part Two: The Digestive System

Tue, November 20, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

This class is the second in a series that explores physiological systems of the body by way of cuisine and anatomy. The second class will feature the digestive system. We will get the chance to taste the liver, stomach, intestine, and tongue, as prepared by chef Ari Miller, while physician…

Adult Young Adult Senior Community Events Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition

Jabari Asim | We Can't Breathe: On Black Lives, White Lies, and the Art of Survival

Tue, November 20, 2018 7:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Cost: FREE

Editor-in-chief of The Crisis magazine, the NAACP’s flagship periodical, and a former editor and syndicated columnist at the The Washington Post , Jabari Asim is a professor of creative writing at Emerson College. His  many books include The N Word ; What Obama Means...For Our…

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