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GED Class for Adults

Sun, February 17, 2019 1:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

TutorMe Adult Education will be holding on-going GED classes at Northeast Regional Library for students 16 and up every Saturday 10am-12pm and Sunday 1pm to 3pm.  TutorMe Adult Education offers a GED experience that goes beyond the average GED classroom to help you get closer to your…

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ESL Class

Sun, February 17, 2019 1:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

A weekly class for English learners at the Beginner and Intermediate levels. Register with the librarian at 215-685-1866.      

Adult New Americans New Americans ESL

Literacy Lab

Sun, February 17, 2019 1:15 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Literacy Lab is a small group literacy instruction program for students in 1st to 3rd grade who struggle to read on grade level. Northeast Regional Library will host two sessions of the Literacy lab program on Sundays from January 6th – May 19th. Session I – 1:15 to 2:45…

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Literacy Lab

Sun, February 17, 2019 1:15 P.M.
Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library

Literacy Lab is a small group literacy instruction program for students in 1st to 3rd grade who struggle to read on grade level. Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library will host two sessions of the Literacy Lab program on Sundays from November 18th until May 19th.  Session I…

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Literacy Lab

Sun, February 17, 2019 1:15 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Literacy Lab is a small group literacy instruction program for students in 1st to 3rd grade who struggle to read on grade level. Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library will host two sessions of the Literacy Lab program on Sundays from November 18th until May 19th. …

School Age Family Programs Children Family Literacy Read by 4th Literacy Lab

Poets of Fireside and Hearthside: Whittier and Dunbar

Sun, February 17, 2019 2:00 P.M.
The Rosenbach | 2008 Delancey Place, Philadelphia, PA 19103

Poets of Fireside and Hearthside: Reading Together about Race in America, with John Greenleaf Whittier and Paul Laurence Dunbar On February 17, 1866, the Quaker poet John Greenleaf Whittier published a poem titled “Snow-Bound: A Winter Idyl,” a charming tale of winter in New England.…

Adult Other Great Programs African American Poetry Rosenbach Museum & Library

Hail to the Chief! Presidents' Day Program

Sun, February 17, 2019 2:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

What do you know about your favorite President? Join the fun! For school-age children.

School Age Family Programs Other Great Programs Children

Communal Read-Aloud: A Wreath for Emmett Till

Sun, February 17, 2019 2:00 P.M.
Big Blue Marble Bookstore, 551 Carpenter Ln.

Jerome, the main character in Ghost Boys , is guided by the ghost of Emmett Till. Join Big Blue Marble Bookstore for this read-aloud and discussion of Marilyn Nelson’s profound and chilling book-length poem,  A Wreath for Emmett Till , a powerful elegy for the boy whose brutal killing…

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Literacy Lab

Sun, February 17, 2019 3:15 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Literacy Lab is a small group literacy instruction program for students in 1st to 3rd grade who struggle to read on grade level. Northeast Regional Library will host two sessions of the Literacy lab program on Sundays from January 6th – May 19th. Session I – 1:15 to 2:45…

School Age Family Programs Children Family Literacy Read by 4th Literacy Lab

Literacy Lab

Sun, February 17, 2019 3:15 P.M.
Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library

Literacy Lab is a small group literacy instruction program for students in 1st to 3rd grade who struggle to read on grade level. Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library will host two sessions of the Literacy Lab program on Sundays from November 18th until May 19th.  Session I…

School Age Family Programs Children Family Literacy Read by 4th Literacy Lab

Literacy Lab

Sun, February 17, 2019 3:15 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Literacy Lab is a small group literacy instruction program for students in 1st to 3rd grade who struggle to read on grade level. Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library will host two sessions of the Literacy Lab program on Sundays from November 18th until May 19th. …

School Age Family Programs Children Family Literacy Read by 4th Literacy Lab

Poetry Workshop: Using Forms to Contain Trauma

Sun, February 17, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Big Blue Marble Bookstore, 551 Carpenter Lane

This workshop will begin by studying poems that utilize form as a “container” for strong or traumatic content. Elliott batTzedek —a poet, activist, and teacher—will then lead participants through writing practice in three different short forms, considering how each form…

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Blue Stoop Happy Hour

Sun, February 17, 2019 5:00 P.M.
W/N W/N Coffee Bar, 931 Spring Garden Street

Join community-driven literary project Blue Stoop at W/N W/N Coffee Bar for a reading by Philadelphia writers whose work relates to themes in Jesmyn Ward's Sing, Unburied, Sing . Beer, tea, and cocktails will be available for purchase. For more information about this free event, email…

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Music and Movement Storytime

Tue, February 19, 2019 10:00 A.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Dance, wiggle and sing along in our fun storytime for young independent movers. Siblings are always welcome at our programs. Preschools and other groups, please call to schedule alternate visits. Please contact Liz Heideman at 215-685-6621 for further information. These programs are supported by…

Toddler Family Programs Storytimes Children

Storytime

Tue, February 19, 2019 10:00 A.M.
Whitman Library

Join us for rhymes, songs, movement activities, and stories! This program is intended for babies thru preschoolers and their caregivers; older siblings are always welcome. Daycares and other groups should call the Children's Librarian at 215-685-1754 to schedule their own storytime session.

Preschool Toddler Family Programs Storytimes Children

Introduction to Prospect Research

Tue, February 19, 2019 10:00 A.M.
Regional Foundation Center at Parkway Central Library

Prospect research plays a strategic role in fundraising. This workshop will outline the basics of prospect research that can help your organization uncover funding opportunities within your donor base. During this interactive workshop you will learn: how to identify individual prospects and…

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Toddler Storytime

Tue, February 19, 2019 10:00 A.M.
Fumo Family Library

Join us for stories, songs, and activities, with time to socialize and play with the library's toys after storytime! These programs are intended for children three years old and younger, accompanied by a caregiver.  Daycares, please call for separate appointments.  For more…

Toddler Family Programs Storytimes Children

Baby Storytime

Tue, February 19, 2019 10:15 A.M.
South Philadelphia Library

A lap-sit storytime with stories, songs, and bounces for babies and their caregivers. Daycares and groups please call the children's librarian at 215-685-1866 to make an appointment.

Baby Family Programs Storytimes Children

Toddler Storytime

Tue, February 19, 2019 10:15 A.M.
Eastwick Library

Young children and caregivers are invited to join us for stories and songs. Groups should contact the librarian to schedule seperately.

Toddler Family Programs Storytimes Children Family

Baby and Toddler Storytime

Tue, February 19, 2019 10:15 A.M.
Charles Santore Library

Bring your little one for lap time with stories, songs, rhymes and bounces. This program is intended for children birth to 14 months and their caregivers. 

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