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Author Talk: David Alan Johnson

Wed, December 12, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

David Alan Johnson will present his book Diploma Mill: The Rise and Fall of Dr. John Buchanan and the Eclectic Medical College of Pennsylvania and sign copies of the book, which will be available for purchase. Diploma Mill recounts the true story of America’s largest medical diploma mill…

Adult Speakers and Lectures Philadelphia History

Preschool Open House

Thu, December 13, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Groups and families with children ages 3-5 are invited to our Thursday morning Open Houses. Kids will get a chance to: Read and enjoy books Play with each other in our interactive play space Register for library cards Borrow books and other library materials Attend storytime at 10:15 and 11:15…

Preschool Family Programs Children

Baby Rhyming Time

Fri, December 14, 2018 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! Please email Liz at heidemane@freelibrary.org with any questions. We look forward to seeing you! These programs are supported by a grant from the Philadelphia City…

Baby Family Programs Storytimes Children

Family Science Exploration!

Fri, December 14, 2018 3:30 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Join us for interactive explorations of different science concepts. Learn about sound, magnetism, balance, air, and more through simple experiments. These programs are supported by a grant from the Philadelphia City Institute Board of Managers.

School Age Family Programs Workshops and Enrichment Children Family Science

Paramita Meditation Workshop Series

Sat, December 15, 2018 2:30 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Please join Beth Adelson for a free, six-session Paramita Meditation workshop series. The Buddha taught us how to find contentment by dispelling any suffering that life events may bring. In this series, we will learn about and try out the Paramita practices, the practices which build consistent…

Adult Senior Other Great Programs Health & Fitness Yoga

English Conversation Group

Mon, December 17, 2018 5:30 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Please join us for a free conversation hour as you build your confidence in speaking English. Topics may involve small talk, holidays and customs, and common slang. Participants will get to practice speaking in a casual environment and meet other international adults. This program will be held…

Adult New Americans New Americans ESL

Music and Movement Storytime

Tue, December 18, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Dance, wiggle and sing along in our fun storytime for young independent movers. Siblings are always welcome at our programs. Preschools and other groups, please call to schedule alternate visits. Please contact Liz Heideman at 215-685-6621 for further information. These programs are supported by…

Toddler Family Programs Storytimes Children

Music and Movement Storytime

Tue, December 18, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Dance, wiggle and sing along in our fun storytime for young independent movers. Siblings are always welcome at our programs. Preschools and other groups, please call to schedule alternate visits. Please contact Liz Heideman at 215-685-6621 for further information. These programs are supported by…

Toddler Family Programs Storytimes Children

Teens Cook!

Tue, December 18, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Teens in grades 7-12, please join us for a series of free, fun-filled programs! We’ll learn simple techniques for cooking healthy and delicious meals. We will meet on the following Tuesdays at 4:00 pm: October 9, November 13, December 18 AND the following Saturdays at 10:00 am: October 27,…

Young Adult Health Programs Cooking & Nutrition Health

Author Talk: Nelson Díaz

Wed, December 19, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Judge Nelson Díaz will present his book Not from Here, Not from There/No Soy de Aquí ni de Allá and sign copies of the book, which will be available for purchase. “No soy de aquí ni de allá” is a mantra for Puerto Ricans who feel like foreigners…

Adult Speakers and Lectures Biography & Autobiography

Preschool Open House

Thu, January 3, 2019 10:00 A.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Groups and families with children ages 3-5 are invited to our Thursday morning Open Houses. Kids will get a chance to: Read and enjoy books Play with each other in our interactive play space Register for library cards Borrow books and other library materials Attend storytime at 10:15 and 11:15…

Preschool Family Programs Children

Baby Rhyming Time

Fri, January 4, 2019 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! Please email Liz at heidemane@freelibrary.org with any questions. We look forward to seeing you! These programs are supported by a grant from the Philadelphia City…

Toddler Family Programs Storytimes Children

Baby Rhyming Time

Fri, January 4, 2019 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! Please email Liz at heidemane@freelibrary.org with any questions. We look forward to seeing you! These programs are supported by a grant from the Philadelphia City…

Baby Family Programs Storytimes Children

Three Kings Day

Sat, January 5, 2019 10:00 A.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Share stories and activities and learn how Three Kings Day is celebrated in Puerto Rico, with Miss Kat.

School Age Other Great Programs Children

English Conversation Group

Mon, January 7, 2019 5:30 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Please join us for a free conversation hour as you build your confidence in speaking English. Topics may involve small talk, holidays and customs, and common slang. Participants will get to practice speaking in a casual environment and meet other international adults. This program will be held…

Adult New Americans New Americans ESL

Yoga Workshop

Mon, January 7, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Join the Friends of PCI for their next series of yoga workshops. All levels of expertise are invited. Bring your own mat or towel. Registration for each session is required; please sign up at the PCI Reference Desk.  

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

Music and Movement Storytime

Tue, January 8, 2019 10:00 A.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Dance, wiggle and sing along in our fun storytime for young independent movers. Siblings are always welcome at our programs. Preschools and other groups, please call to schedule alternate visits. Please contact Liz Heideman at 215-685-6621 for further information. These programs are supported by…

Toddler Family Programs Storytimes Children

Music and Movement Storytime

Tue, January 8, 2019 11:00 A.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Dance, wiggle and sing along in our fun storytime for young independent movers. Siblings are always welcome at our programs. Preschools and other groups, please call to schedule alternate visits. Please contact Liz Heideman at 215-685-6621 for further information. These programs are supported by…

Toddler Family Programs Storytimes Children

Concert | The Eric McGarry Quartet

Wed, January 9, 2019 6:30 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Eric McGarry (guitarist/composer), will be performing a program consisting of his original compositions . While being rooted in the jazz tradition, Eric’s writing contains a modern approach. His music strives to be authentic of himself, while creating a genuine connection with the…

Adult Other Great Programs Music

Preschool Open House

Thu, January 10, 2019 10:00 A.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Groups and families with children ages 3-5 are invited to our Thursday morning Open Houses. Kids will get a chance to: Read and enjoy books Play with each other in our interactive play space Register for library cards Borrow books and other library materials Attend storytime at 10:15 and 11:15…

Preschool Family Programs Children
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