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Open Computer Lab

Thu, February 21, 2019 10:00 A.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

Construction Club

Thu, February 21, 2019 10:00 A.M.
Fumo Family Library

Children aged eight and younger, accompanied by a caregiver, are invited to join us as we build with wooden blocks, magnetic tiles, Lincoln Logs, Mega Bloks, and more, with people, animals, and vehicles to inhabit their creations! In addition to being a lot of fun, construction play supports the…

School Age Preschool Family Programs Children LEGO

Storytime!

Thu, February 21, 2019 10:30 A.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

Dance me a Story

Thu, February 21, 2019 10:30 A.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Listen, move, and learn at this special storytime with the School of the Pennsylvania Ballet. This program is limited to children ages 3 and older. Please register your child at https://goo.gl/forms/uMGGbPhGOydKkPsx2 or by calling Link at 215-685-1866. 

School Age Preschool Family Programs Storytimes Children Family dance

Wooden Block Party

Thu, February 21, 2019 10:30 A.M.
Wyoming Library

Join us to play with wooden blocks in the library. Children ages 3 to 6 and their caregivers are encouraged to imagine, build, and create! Third Thursday of the month.

Preschool Toddler Family Programs Children Literacy Mathematics STEM Wooden Block Party

Storytime and Block Play

Thu, February 21, 2019 11:00 A.M.
Falls of Schuylkill Library

Join us for stories followed by playtime with our wooden blocks.  Recommended for ages 2 to 6, accompanied by an adult; siblings are always welcome.  Imagine, build, and create!   Groups must call the children's librarian to schedule separate appointments…

Preschool Toddler Workshops and Enrichment Family Programs Children Literacy Mathematics STEM Wooden Block Party

Monthly Music Workshops for Our Youngest Friends

Thu, February 21, 2019 11:00 A.M.
Tacony Library

Monthly Music Workshops for our Youngest Friends Join us once a month for these hands-on interactive music workshops for children ages 7 and younger Listen-Learn-Play Mobile Music Education allows children the opportunity to explore instruments and sounds from around the world Thursdays at…

Preschool Other Great Programs Children Music

Preschool Storytime

Thu, February 21, 2019 11:00 A.M.
Wynnefield Library

Join Ms. Susan for stories, songs, and interactive play.

Preschool Toddler Family Programs Storytimes Children Family Literacy

Laptops for Tax Time

Thu, February 21, 2019 11:00 A.M.
Tacony Library

Laptops for Tax Time Need computer access and a space to spread out and file your taxes?  We’ve got that! Reserve one of private study rooms for 3 hours.  Bring your own laptop and use our free Wifi Or use one our laptops while you’re here!  Call to reserve your…

Adult Senior Other Great Programs Computers

Africa Storytime Expedition

Thu, February 21, 2019 11:00 A.M.
Blanche A. Nixon/Cobbs Creek Library

Children and their families are invited for a special storytime featuring Anansi the Spider: A Tale from the Ashanti by Gerald McDermott, and an up-close look at touchable artifacts from the Penn Museum.  

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Black History Month Discussion and Participation Storytimes African American Children Family

Careerlink Drop In Help for Job Seekers

Thu, February 21, 2019 12:00 P.M.
Whitman Library

Looking for a new job or updating your resume? Stop in to speak with a Careerlink specialist for one on one help with applications, resumes, and job resources.

Adult Other Great Programs Jobs & Job Seekers

Resume Assistance

Thu, February 21, 2019 12:00 P.M.
Frankford Library

Receive help building a resume or improving your current one utilizing our new laptops for extended time.

Adult Career Workshops Jobs & Job Seekers

Lunch & Learn: Trademark Your Logo

Thu, February 21, 2019 12:00 P.M.
Business Resource and Innovation Center at Parkway Central Library

Learn how to trademark your logo at the BRIC, a  Patent and Trademark Resource Center . Some computers will be available for hands-on practice but we strongly encourage you to bring your own (fully-charged) laptop, tablet, or mobile device. A Free Library library card is required…

Adult Business Career Workshops RFC Program Calendar Nonprofit Jobs & Job Seekers Business & Entrepreneurs

T’ai Chi

Thu, February 21, 2019 2:00 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Based on Chinese soft-style martial arts, modern T’ai Chi is best known as a gentle slow-motion exercise that improves balance, leg strength, relaxation, deep breathing, calmness, focus and alertness. Please wear comfortable clothing. Registration is required. To register, please call…

Adult Other Great Programs Health and Wellness Body, Mind & Spirit Health & Fitness

Read, Baby, Read My First Storytime

Thu, February 21, 2019 2:30 P.M.
Richmond Library

Bring your little one for lap time with stories, songs, rhymes and bounces. Siblings welcome. Read, Baby, Read is a series of fun programs for babies, toddlers and their families, using new library spaces and materials to help develop language and literacy. Read, Baby, Read is made possible by a…

Toddler Baby Family Programs Storytimes Children

Let's Speak English | For International Adults

Thu, February 21, 2019 3:00 P.M.
Ramonita G. de Rodriguez 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 Discussion and Participation New Americans New Americans ESL - English as a Second Language

Minecraft community

Thu, February 21, 2019 3:00 P.M.
Kensington Library

Come join our Minecraft community at the Kensington library!  We host a Minecraft session in the computer lab every Thursday from 3-5:30 p.m., where we build everything from farms and villages to swank modern homes. We have our own Minecraft Realm, a persistent server which allows us all to…

School Age Family Programs LEAP Children Computers Education Family Free Library of Philadelphia Games and Gaming Makers & Makerspaces Technology Teens Minecraft Video Games

E-Gadget Helpdesk

Thu, February 21, 2019 3:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Do you have a new gadget  - iPad, iPod, tablet, smart phone, etc? Come learn how to use it to download books, & magazines, stream music & movies for free from our website.  You will need to have an active library card and pin number to make use of this service.…

Adult Senior Other Great Programs Computer Classes Computers Databases & Electronic Resources ebooks

Teens! Explore Virtual Reality Gaming with Oculus Rift

Thu, February 21, 2019 3:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Experience Virtual Reality at the Free Library using the Oculus Rift! Try out cutting edge movies, video games, and interactive experiences in ways you never have before. For Teens and Adults 13+!  3-5PM. Please arrive 15 minutes early to sign up in the Computer Lab. 

Young Adult Computer Classes Other Great Programs Hot Spots Teens Video Games

Sight Word Game Day

Thu, February 21, 2019 3:00 P.M.
Walnut Street West

Game play can be a fun and exciting way to practice reading skills and sight word recognition. Each week Miss Echo will provide games for beginner readers to play that will improve fluency, pronunciation, and confidence in early readers. This activity is suggested for Pre-K through 3rd grade.

School Age Preschool Other Great Programs Literacy
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