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Gaming Garage

Wed, February 20, 2019 4:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Come and get hands on with the Nintendo Switch. Students of all ages can join us for games of Mario Kart, get on their feet with Just Dance 2018, or construct cool toys with Nintendo Labo kits. Drop-in, and no registration required.

School Age Other Great Programs Games and Gaming Video Games

Sit and Stitch

Wed, February 20, 2019 6:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Join a circle of knitters and crocheters for an informal evening of needlecrafts.  Any skill level welcome, though formal instruction will not be guaranteed. All are welcome!

Adult Family Programs Crafts & Hobbies Crochet arts & crafts

English Language Circle

Wed, February 20, 2019 6:30 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Join us for a free weekly conversation hour.  Build your confidence in speaking English while meeting other international adults, in a casual learning environment.

Adult New Americans New Americans ESL

Dance me a Story

Thu, February 21, 2019 10:30 A.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Listen, move, and learn at this special storytime with the School of the Pennsylvania Ballet. This program is limited to children ages 3 and older. Please register your child at https://goo.gl/forms/uMGGbPhGOydKkPsx2 or by calling Link at 215-685-1866. 

School Age Preschool Family Programs Storytimes Children Family dance

Chess Club

Thu, February 21, 2019 4:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Learn to play chess or improve your game! Students of all ages, and all levels welcome.  Register with Prashant at GhoksheP@freelibrary.org.  

Young Adult School Age Other Great Programs Chess

Play Circle

Fri, February 22, 2019 10:00 A.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Every Friday, join us for play time to connect with other families. Children and their caregivers are encouraged to imagine, build, create, and play! Drop-in anytime between 10 and 12. Blocks and other toys will be provided. Groups and daycares, please call the Children’s Librarian…

Preschool Toddler Family Programs Children Family

AARP Tax Preparation

Fri, February 22, 2019 10:30 A.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Volunteers from AARP offer free in-person tax preparation service for seniors. Reservations required. Call 215-803-6402 for appointment.

Senior Other Great Programs

Literacy Lab

Sat, February 23, 2019 12:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Literacy Lab is a small group literacy instruction program for students in 1st to 3rd grade who struggle to read on grade level. South Philadelphia Library will host two sessions of the Literacy lab program on Saturdays from November 17th until May 18th.  Session…

School Age Family Programs Children Family Literacy Read by 4th Literacy Lab

Literacy Lab

Sat, February 23, 2019 2:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Literacy Lab is a small group literacy instruction program for students in 1st to 3rd grade who struggle to read on grade level. South Philadelphia Library will host two sessions of the Literacy lab program on Saturdays from November 17th until May 18th.  Session…

School Age Family Programs Children Family Literacy Read by 4th Literacy Lab

Portable Studio: Our Stories

Sat, February 23, 2019 2:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Portable Studio Artists Jess Conda and Bethlehem Roberson are professional Philadelphia artists who use theater and music to inspire and explore the boundless ways we all can tell stories, real or imagined, and from different perspectives. In the Wilma Theater’s Portable Studio, you will:…

Adult Young Adult Other Great Programs Discussion and Participation Children

ESL Class

Sun, February 24, 2019 1:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

A weekly class for English learners at the Beginner and Intermediate levels. Register with the librarian at 215-685-1866.      

Adult New Americans New Americans ESL

Beginner/Intermediate English Language Class

Mon, February 25, 2019 12:30 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

A weekly class for English learners at the Beginner and Intermediate levels. Register with the librarian at 215-685-1866.

Adult New Americans New Americans ESL

Kids’ Yoga Class

Mon, February 25, 2019 4:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Join yoga teacher Danielle Pramick for a free children’s yoga class at the library. This class will give kids a safe environment to play, explore and experience the wonderful benefits of yoga including grounding, self-expression, balance and flexibility. Class is centered around…

School Age Health Programs Health and Wellness Body, Mind & Spirit Yoga Health

Moonstone Poetry Presents: New Voices: Philadelphia’s Emerging Poets

Mon, February 25, 2019 6:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

A voice for everyone, listen, share, and connect with other writers. Join us for readings by emerging poets under the age of 25. An open reading follows the featured poets.  

Adult Young Adult Discussion and Participation Poetry

Career Lab

Tue, February 26, 2019 12:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

CareerLink will host a session to answer questions and provide support to job-seekers, as well as introduce you to CareerLink Services. We highly recommend bringing a digital copy of your resume (flash drive or e-mail)!

Adult Career Workshops

One Book, One Philadelphia

Tue, February 26, 2019 4:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

A special program inspired by Matt de la Peña and Christian Robinson’s Last Stop on Market Street, 2019’s One Book, One Philadelphia for Very Young Readers. Families and children grades K-6 are welcome.    

School Age Family Programs One Book, One Philadelphia Children One Book, One Philadelphia

Older Adult Lunch

Wed, February 27, 2019 1:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Make and enjoy a delicious plant-based lunch with Chef Char Nolan. Door prizes, recipes, and more. Try new healthy meat-free meals with AARP inspired recipes, and enjoy conversation with other adults 55+. Bring a friend! Registration required.  Call or stop by the library to sign up.

Adult Health Programs Culinary Literacy Health

Healthy Hangout

Wed, February 27, 2019 4:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Students of all ages are welcome to our Healthy Hangout! Staff from the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia will be here after school with healthy activities and information on health topics for kids.  

Young Adult School Age Health Programs Health

Sit and Stitch

Wed, February 27, 2019 6:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Join a circle of knitters and crocheters for an informal evening of needlecrafts.  Any skill level welcome, though formal instruction will not be guaranteed. All are welcome!

Adult Family Programs Crafts & Hobbies Crochet arts & crafts

English Language Circle

Wed, February 27, 2019 6:30 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Join us for a free weekly conversation hour.  Build your confidence in speaking English while meeting other international adults, in a casual learning environment.

Adult New Americans New Americans ESL
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