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Storytime

Tue, January 22, 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

Play Group

Tue, January 22, 2019 10:30 A.M.
Whitman Library

Socialize and play with the library's toys after storytime! This program is intended for children 0-5 years old 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 library visit.

Preschool Family Programs Children

Read by 4th Family Workshop

Tue, January 22, 2019 1:00 P.M.
Whitman Library

Are you a parent of a birth to 3rd grade child and want help with supporting their reading? Come to a free family (for parents and kids) reading workshop. Participants receive free books, snacks, and strategies to help your child! To register: Contact Reading Captain Erme at…

Adult Other Great Programs Read by 4th

Paper Craft Club

Tue, January 22, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Whitman Library

Let's make origami, kirigami, and other crafts using simple materials and big imaginations. We'll even work together to build a display entry for the Bloom Philly Window & Lobby Decorating Contest that leads up to the 2019 Flower Show. This year's theme is "Flower…

Young Adult School Age LEAP Games and Gaming

Video Game Club

Wed, January 23, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Whitman Library

Video Game Club is a weekly group for kids and teens to play new games. For avid gamers and newbies, play different games each week for some healthy competition.  

Young Adult School Age Family Programs Children Games and Gaming

Yoga

Wed, January 23, 2019 6:30 P.M.
Whitman Library

A free, inclusive yoga class for people of all skill levels and abilities. Mats are available, or you can bring your own. Wear something comfortable and come to the library for wellness, stretching, and relaxation.

Adult Other Great Programs Yoga

Get on the Bus!

Thu, January 24, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Whitman Library

Children will read Last Stop on Market Street , discuss their own bus experiences, and create 3D paper buses to drive along a large map of Philadelphia bus routes.  

Young Adult School Age Toddler Arts and Crafts Programs Family Programs One Book, One Philadelphia Art Family Literature One Book, One Philadelphia

SmART Readers

Fri, January 25, 2019 3:30 P.M.
Whitman 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. This program is sponsored by the Philadelphia Arts in Education Partnership.

School Age Family Programs Children

Free Health Screening from Drexel Medicine

Mon, January 28, 2019 12:00 P.M.
Whitman Library

Drexel Medicine will be in the Community Meeting Room for easy, confidential, and free blood pressure screenings and rapid HIV tests. Get educational materials on topics like PrEP, HIV/AIDS, and Hep C, and more. Free condoms will be available.  

Adult Health Programs Health

Family Board Game Night

Mon, January 28, 2019 5:00 P.M.
Whitman Library

Bring your family to the library for board games! Settlers of Catan, Scrabble, and more games will be available to play in the children’s area. LEAP (Literacy Enrichment Afterschool Program) homework help and literacy activities offered for grades K-12 while school is in session.

Young Adult School Age LEAP Games and Gaming

Storytime

Tue, January 29, 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

Play Group

Tue, January 29, 2019 10:30 A.M.
Whitman Library

Socialize and play with the library's toys after storytime! This program is intended for children 0-5 years old 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 library visit.

Preschool Family Programs Children

National Puzzle Day Craft

Tue, January 29, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Whitman Library

Celebrate National Puzzle Day (January 29) by decorating your own jigsaw puzzle. Craft supplies are first come, first serve.  

School Age Other Great Programs Children

Video Game Club

Wed, January 30, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Whitman Library

Video Game Club is a weekly group for kids and teens to play new games. For avid gamers and newbies, play different games each week for some healthy competition.  

Young Adult School Age Family Programs Children Games and Gaming

Yoga

Wed, January 30, 2019 6:30 P.M.
Whitman Library

A free, inclusive yoga class for people of all skill levels and abilities. Mats are available, or you can bring your own. Wear something comfortable and come to the library for wellness, stretching, and relaxation.

Adult Other Great Programs Yoga

SmART Readers

Fri, February 1, 2019 3:30 P.M.
Whitman 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. This program is sponsored by the Philadelphia Arts in Education Partnership.

School Age Family Programs Children

Book Discussion: Sing, Unburied, Sing

Mon, February 4, 2019 6:30 P.M.
Whitman Library

Sit down at your local library to discuss this year’s One Book, One Philadelphia selection, a novel about family and time.   Reading the book beforehand is not required to join! Free books will be given out on a first-come basis.  

Adult Discussion and Participation Black History Month One Book, One Philadelphia Literature One Book, One Philadelphia

Storytime

Tue, February 5, 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

Play Group

Tue, February 5, 2019 10:30 A.M.
Whitman Library

Socialize and play with the library's toys after storytime! This program is intended for children 0-5 years old 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 library visit.

Preschool Family Programs Children

Teen Advisory Board

Tue, February 5, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Whitman Library

Young friends from 12-19 years old are invited to join our new Teen Advisory Board. These monthly meet ups will be a great way to make a difference in your community, plan events, recommend books, and earn community service credit. Snacks provided, no registration required.

Young Adult Other Great Programs Teens
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