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Jazz at Shakespeare Park with Benjamin Appel (solo jazz piano)

Thu, July 20, 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. 

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

Tail Waggin' Tutor!

Thu, July 20, 2017 6:00 P.M.
Andorra Library

Come by the library to read to our doggy friend - Charlie.  He is a certified therapy dog who loves to have children read books to him.  Make Charlie's day by practicing your reading in a judgment-free zone!  Space is limited, first come, first served.

School Age Other Great Programs Read by 4th

Computer Lab: Open Lab

Thu, July 20, 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

Debut Author at the Library

Thu, July 20, 2017 6:30 P.M.
West Oak Lane Library

Local author Marlene Archie will be with us to read from her celebrated debut novel "Knew Eyes".  We will also be treated to watching the book trailer, and our purchased copies will be autographed.  

Adult Other Great Programs Author Events

Ethics in the Pursuit of Profits

Thu, July 20, 2017 7:00 P.M.
Education Philosophy and Religion Department at Parkway Central Library

In recent years, a number of high-profile business ethics scandals have received a great deal of media attention: Volkswagen used "defeat devices" to cheat emissions testing. Wells Fargo defrauded thousands of customers by opening accounts in their names without their knowledge. These…

Adult Speakers and Lectures Business & Economics Social Science

STEM Fun

Fri, July 21, 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

Baby Rhyming Time

Fri, July 21, 2017 10:00 A.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Enjoy storytime with songs, tickles and bounces, followed by open play time for babies and time to talk with other adults!

Toddler Family Programs Storytimes Children

Computer Lab: Open Lab

Fri, July 21, 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 21, 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

CityLife Clinic: Adult Nutrition Workshop

Fri, July 21, 2017 10:30 A.M.
Walnut Street West

FREE Cooking and Nutrition Workshops every Friday in January from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. This workshop, led by a registered dietitian, is being offered by the Agatston Urban Nutrition Initiative's Adult and Senior Nutrition Program in conjunction with CityLife Clinics. The Agatston Urban…

Adult Discussion and Participation Health Programs Workshops and Enrichment Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition Education Health

Arts & Craft Storytime!

Fri, July 21, 2017 10:30 A.M.
Walnut Street West

Arts & Craft Storytime! Ms. Taylor will host a seasonal or "book themed" craft project for kids, coupled with a read-aloud storybook.

Preschool Toddler Arts and Crafts Programs Family Programs Storytimes Children arts & crafts

Financial Literacy: A wealth of knowledge

Fri, July 21, 2017 10:30 A.M.
Thomas F. Donatucci, Sr. Library

Teaching children how to save, spend, and be charitable can be as 1, 2, 3. Join us for a fun and educational lesson teaching children the importance of developing good money habits from an early age. We will also be holding a credit lesson for interested parents after the children’s program.

Adult Young Adult School Age Family Programs Children Personal Finance & Investing

Summer Block Parties!

Fri, July 21, 2017 10:30 A.M.
Oak Lane Library

Preschool children, along with an adult caregiver, are invited to play and learn with wooden blocks.   Daycares, camps and other groups should call ahead to schedule a separate visit.

Preschool Other Great Programs Summer Reading Wooden Block Party

Storytime

Fri, July 21, 2017 10:30 A.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Join us for stories and more! For children, infant through 5, and their caregivers.

Preschool Toddler Family Programs Storytimes Children Family Literacy

Little Learners Monthly Play Day

Fri, July 21, 2017 10:30 A.M.
Fishtown Community Library

Read, Talk, Play, and Sing at our open play hour! For ages 0-5.

School Age Preschool Family Programs Children Summer Reading

Play Group

Fri, July 21, 2017 11:00 A.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Young children and their caregivers can socialize and play with the library's toys after storytime!

Preschool Toddler Family Programs Children Family

Baby Rhyming Time

Fri, July 21, 2017 11:00 A.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Enjoy storytime with songs, tickles and bounces, followed by open play time for babies and time to talk with other adults!

Toddler Family Programs Storytimes Children

Building with Blocks for Preschoolers

Fri, July 21, 2017 11:00 A.M.
Charles Santore Library

Join us for a Wooden Block Party in the library. Children ages 6 and under and their caregivers are encouraged to build, create, and play! For more information, please call 215-686-1766.

Preschool Family Programs Children Wooden Block Party

Preschool Story Hour

Fri, July 21, 2017 11:00 A.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Enjoy stories, songs, and fingerplays. For children ages 3-5, with an accompanying adult.

Preschool Family Programs Storytimes Children Summer Reading

Bricks & Blocks

Fri, July 21, 2017 11:00 A.M.
Fox Chase Library

Fun for all ages - Wooden blocks and Lego Duplos for the younger kids, and Legos for our bigger builders!  What will you construct?

School Age Preschool Toddler Family Programs Summer Reading LEGO STEM
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