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Discover, Read, Make

Tue, July 24, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Independence Library

Discover, Read, Make! Younger siblings welcome!

Preschool Other Great Programs Summer Reading

Discover, Read, Make

Wed, July 25, 2018 3:15 P.M.
Independence Library

With multicultural crafts and activities!

School Age Other Great Programs Summer Reading

Let’s Speak English! | For International Adults

Wed, July 25, 2018 5:00 P.M.
Independence 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 New Americans New Americans ESL

Sharon Katz & the Peace Train are rollin’ into

Wed, July 25, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Independence Library

Born in South Africa, Sharon Katz created The Peace Train, a multicultural  band of musicians and singers,  to help Nelson Mandela end Apartheid and encourage people of all races, cultures, ages and political affiliations to peacefully transition to a non-racial democracy. …

Adult Young Adult School Age Family Programs Music

On Wednesdays Nights | Sharon Katz & the Peace Train

Wed, July 25, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Independence Library

Global multicultural, multiethnic South African band that spreads a message of peace and reconciliation through collaborative music and dance! Rich harmonies, African songs, guitar melodies, drumming and compelling lyrics tell South Africa’s story-past and present!!

School Age Preschool Family Programs Family Summer Reading

Discover, Read, Make

Fri, July 27, 2018 10:15 A.M.
Independence Library

With weekly activities that spark creativity, allow exploration, and encourage discovery!

School Age Other Great Programs Summer Reading

Teen Fridays

Fri, July 27, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Independence Library

For teens 13 to 19 only.  Join us for fun board games, ping pong, arts and crafts projects, and enjoy some snacks!

Young Adult Other Great Programs Summer Reading

Pen Calligraphy Workshops by Chinatown Calligraphy Club

Fri, July 27, 2018 3:00 P.M.
Independence Library

During the summer, pen calligraphy workshops will be offered for those  who want to learn the basics of writing Chinese characters.  No paint brushes/ink are allowed since we will be meeting on the main floor of the library at the tables in front of the Information Desk. We have…

Adult Young Adult Family Programs

Good Fiction Book Group

Mon, July 30, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Independence Library

Join us the last Monday of the month from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. We read critically acclaimed fiction, old and new.  No stress. No tests. Just congenial conversation with other fiction lovers.  Please call or email librarian Marianne Banbor to sign up for the book group, and get the title…

Adult Other Great Programs Book Clubs

Discover, Read, Make

Tue, July 31, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Independence Library

Discover, Read, Make! Younger siblings welcome!

Preschool Other Great Programs Summer Reading

Discover, Read, Make

Wed, August 1, 2018 3:15 P.M.
Independence Library

With multicultural crafts and activities!

School Age Other Great Programs Summer Reading

On Wednesdays Nights | Around the World Safari

Wed, August 1, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Independence Library

Philadelphia Zoo presents Around the World Safari with LIVE animals!!

School Age Preschool Family Programs Family Summer Reading

Discover, Read, Make

Fri, August 3, 2018 10:15 A.M.
Independence Library

With weekly activities that spark creativity, allow exploration, and encourage discovery!

School Age Other Great Programs Summer Reading

First Friday Genealogy

Fri, August 3, 2018 12:00 P.M.
Independence Library

Monthly brown bag discussion group with occasional speakers meets every first Friday  from 12:00 to 2 p.m.  Open to the public and anyone with an interest in genealogy or family history. Brought to you by The National Archives of Philadelphia, The Free Library, and the Genealogical…

Adult Discussion and Participation Genealogy General Research

Discover, Read, Make

Tue, August 7, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Independence Library

Discover, Read, Make! Younger siblings welcome!

Preschool Other Great Programs Summer Reading

Let’s Speak English! | For International Adults

Wed, August 8, 2018 5:00 P.M.
Independence 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 New Americans New Americans ESL

Pen Calligraphy Workshops by Chinatown Calligraphy Club

Fri, August 10, 2018 3:00 P.M.
Independence Library

During the summer, pen calligraphy workshops will be offered for those  who want to learn the basics of writing Chinese characters.  No paint brushes/ink are allowed since we will be meeting on the main floor of the library at the tables in front of the Information Desk. We have…

Adult Young Adult Family Programs

Intelligent by Design Nonfiction Book Group

Mon, August 13, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Independence Library

Do you enjoy reading? We read critically acclaimed nonfiction old and new. All readers welcome.  All meetings are Monday evenings at 6:00 p.m. For additional information, please call 215- 685-1633. For this month, we are reading  The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic and Madness…

Adult Other Great Programs Book Clubs

Let’s Speak English! | For International Adults

Wed, August 15, 2018 5:00 P.M.
Independence 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 New Americans New Americans ESL

Let’s Speak English! | For International Adults

Wed, August 22, 2018 5:00 P.M.
Independence 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 New Americans New Americans ESL
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