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Teen Tuesday

Tue, February 20, 2018 3:30 P.M.
Teen Center at Parkway Central Library

For more than 10 years, Teen Tuesday has been an afternoon of snacks and socializing. Join us as we play our favorite board and video games, create arts and crafts projects, and enjoy some snacks! This program will be located in Room 108.

Young Adult Other Great Programs Games and Gaming Technology Teens Board Games and Role-Playing Video Games arts & crafts

Teen Game Tuesday

Tue, February 20, 2018 3:30 P.M.
Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library

Calling all teenagers!   Chess, Uno, Monopoly, and much more!  Get together with friends, meet new people, and feel free to bring your own game to share. From 3:30 to 5:30 pm.

Young Adult Other Great Programs Games and Gaming Teens

Ready to Change the World: Mural Arts Teen Workshop

Tue, February 20, 2018 4:00 P.M.
McPherson Square Library

If Jacqueline Woodson already has you inspired, come hang out with Mural Arts for activities centered around finding your voice through art-making. This event is organized by the Porch Light program, a collaboration between Mural Arts Philadelphia and the Department of Behavioral Health and…

Young Adult Arts and Crafts Programs One Book, One Philadelphia One Book, One Philadelphia

A Celebration of Stories in the African-American Tradition

Tue, February 20, 2018 4:00 P.M.
West Oak Lane Library

Join storyteller Audrey Roll and follow a journey in stories, from Africa to America.  All ages are welcome!

Young Adult School Age Preschool Toddler Senior Black History Month Family Programs African American Family

LEAP | Games Galore

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

Develop a new habit with our vast and rotating collection of tabletop games. Bring a friend or make some new ones! This program is part of LEAP (Literacy Enrichment Afterschool Program) that provides homework help and literacy activities offered for grades K-12 while school is in session.

Young Adult School Age LEAP Board Games and Role-Playing

Teen Tuesdays Real Talk—Is there something on your mind?

Tue, February 20, 2018 5:00 P.M.
Thomas F. Donatucci, Sr. Library

Join the Teen Leaders every 3rd Tuesday to talk about real issues that matter to you. From relationships to the environment, school anxieties to current events. A new teen-chosen discussion topic is selected every month. (Teens 12 and up.)

Young Adult LEAP Teens

Social Justice Roundtable

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

Are you interested in important issues in your community, your city, and even the world? Do you want to be a part of builidng conversations around issues of social justice? Check out our newly formed Social Justice Roundtable. All ages are welcome. Bring your enthusiasm!  

Young Adult School Age Senior Discussion and Participation Social Justice

Yoga for Adults

Tue, February 20, 2018 7:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

An inclusive yoga class for people of all skill levels and abilities.  Wear something comfortable and come to the library for wellness, stretching, and relaxation.

Adult Young Adult Senior Health Programs Workshops and Enrichment Yoga

Heroes of Harlem: Zora Neale Hurston & James Weldon Johnson

Wed, February 21, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Senior Services at Parkway Central Library

Temple University Professor Roland Williams, Jr . provides a compelling second look at the lives and work of two of the most remarkable writers that the Harlem Renaissance produced.  Hurston , an anthropologist and folklorist as well as a novelist, produced a timeless classic, Their Eyes…

Adult Young Adult Senior Black History Month Discussion and Participation Other Great Programs Speakers and Lectures Central Senior Services Calendar African American Art Seniors

ESL Class - Intermediate

Wed, February 21, 2018 12:30 P.M.
Charles Santore Library

This 2 hour long class runs twice a week on Wednesdays and Fridays in February.  Class will return to meeting on Wednesday only in March and April.  This class is free and registration is not required, however, regular attendance is recommended. Questions?  Call the librarian at…

Adult Young Adult Senior New Americans New Americans ESL

P.E.A.C.H. | People Eating and Cooking Healthy

Wed, February 21, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

P.E.A.C.H. (People Eating and Cooking Healthy), empower adults and youth with the tools and knowledge needed to make healthier eating choices and lead more physically active lifestyles. Through cooking, eating together, sharing recipes and ideas for healthier eating and being physically active,…

Adult Young Adult Senior Health Programs Cooking & Nutrition Health & Fitness

Geekscape

Wed, February 21, 2018 3:30 P.M.
Teen Center at Parkway Central Library

Hang out in the Teen Center and geek out about all your favorite fandoms!

Young Adult Discussion and Participation Comics & Graphic Novels Games and Gaming Movies & Television Teens

Intro to Encryption – How to Protect Your Information

Wed, February 21, 2018 4:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Whether it is your teacher’s test questions or your parent’s credit card number, this information must be privacy protected. During this TechShop, you will learn how information is protected online. Throughout the workshop students will work on puzzles, encryption and code breaking.…

Young Adult Other Great Programs Computers

Pomades, Butters and Balms

Wed, February 21, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Paschalville Library

In Jacqueline Woodson’s featured books, having one’s hair done by a family member or neighbor shapes sensory-rich memories. Join Nyambi Naturals, learn how to make hair and body products that fit diverse needs, and take away samples and DIY recipes. 

Adult Young Adult Family Programs One Book, One Philadelphia One Book, One Philadelphia

Film Screening | Tell Them we are Rising

Wed, February 21, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Logan Library

Join us to learn about the Historically Black Colleges & Universities.  For teens and school-age kids.

Young Adult School Age Black History Month Film Screening African American Education

LEAP | DIY

Wed, February 21, 2018 4:30 P.M.
Thomas F. Donatucci, Sr. Library

Get your hands dirty with Maker projects, building challenges, snack-making, robots, and more! Materials provided. This program is part of LEAP (Literacy Enrichment Afterschool Program) that provides homework help and literacy activities offered for grades K-12 while school is in session.

Young Adult LEAP Crafts & Hobbies

Craft & Chat

Wed, February 21, 2018 5:30 P.M.
Ramonita G. de Rodriguez Library

Do you crochet, knit, cross-stitch, or do other kinds of handwork? Are you learning a new kind of craft? Please join our weekly Craft & Chat at the Rodriguez Library! Bring ongoing projects or start a new one. Limited supplies of certain materials are available.   For more information,…

Adult Young Adult Arts and Crafts Programs Crafts & Hobbies Crochet Knitting

Chess Club

Wed, February 21, 2018 5:30 P.M.
Walnut Street West

Join other kids (ages 6-18), to learn and play chess. Wednesdays from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Applications are available upstairs on the Second Floor. Adult volunteers needed!  Contact: wswlibraryfriends@gmail.com. Programming coordinated through The Friends of Walnut Street West Library.

Young Adult School Age Other Great Programs Chess

Fantasy Roleplaying Club

Wed, February 21, 2018 5:30 P.M.
Walnut Street West

CALLING ALL BRAVE WARRIORS AND WIZARDS! Are you interested in Dungeons & Dragons? Ever wanted to play a tabletop roleplaying game(RPG)? Unleash your inner-nerd and come play with us! This new group will meet weekly on Wednesday evenings from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. This is a basic introduction to…

Young Adult School Age Other Great Programs Games and Gaming

In Conversation with the Rosenbach: Kermit Roosevelt on Federalist Paper No. 46

Wed, February 21, 2018 6:00 P.M.
The Rosenbach

Federalist Paper No. 46 and the Relationship Between the States and the Nation Kermit Roosevelt will focus on Federalist Paper No. 46 as a means of addressing the failure of the authors of The Federalist Papers (and the drafters of the Constitution) to foresee…

Adult Young Adult Senior Other Great Programs Speakers and Lectures Government Information Politics Rosenbach Museum & Library History
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