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Rise and Thrive Art Collective

Sat, October 20, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Walnut Street West

The Rise & Thrive Art Collective (formerly known as Sanctuary Poets) is a 13-member artist collective in Philly exploring the intersections of craft and migration in poetry. 

Adult Other Great Programs Art

Spanish for Beginners

Sat, October 20, 2018 12:00 P.M.
Walnut Street West

Interested in learning Spanish? Come join our free ongoing Spanish Language workshop, led by workstudy students from the University of Pennsylvania.

Adult Young Adult School Age Workshops and Enrichment Language Study

Eat Smart, Live Strong: Good Nutrition for Adults

Sat, October 20, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Walnut Street West

Stephanie Dumpson, BSN, RN, will give a presentation on healthy cooking for adults.

Adult Senior Health Programs Health & Fitness

Wooden Block Party

Mon, October 22, 2018 3:30 P.M.
Walnut Street West

Join us to play with wooden blocks in the library. Children ages 3 to 6 and their caregivers are encouraged to imagine, build, and create!

Preschool Toddler Family Programs Children Literacy Mathematics STEM Wooden Block Party

Advanced ESL Class

Mon, October 22, 2018 5:00 P.M.
Walnut Street West

PEDAL@GSE ESL Classes are FREE for adults (17 years+); Registration is preferred. REGISTER IN PERSON AT THE LIBRARY. Classes sponsored by the Penn GSE Educational Linguistics Division.

Adult Senior New Americans New Americans ESL

Storytime!

Tue, October 23, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Walnut Street West

Young children and families are invited to join us for stories, songs, and activities!

Preschool Toddler Family Programs Storytimes Children Family Literacy

Chinese Language Storytime

Tue, October 23, 2018 11:30 A.M.
Walnut Street West

All storybooks are read in Chinese by local parents and volunteers. If you are interested in helping us provide other multilingual story time activities, please contact Jackie our Children's Librarian on the 2nd floor.

Preschool Toddler Family Programs New Americans Storytimes Children Bilingual Programs

UPenn Science Fun for Kids & Teens

Tue, October 23, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Walnut Street West

Do you want to learn how make slime? What about extracting DNA from a strawberry? Graduate students and faculty from UPenn will visit our library to conduct fun and exciting hands-on science experiments. No registration necessary, just come on by!

Young Adult School Age Workshops and Enrichment Children Teens STEM

Intermediate ESL Class

Wed, October 24, 2018 12:30 P.M.
Walnut Street West

PEDAL@GSE ESL Classes are FREE for adults (17 years+); Registration is preferred. REGISTER IN PERSON AT THE LIBRARY. Classes sponsored by the Penn GSE Educational Linguistics Division.

Adult Senior New Americans New Americans ESL

Storytime!

Wed, October 24, 2018 3:00 P.M.
Walnut Street West

Young children and families are invited to join us for stories, songs, and activities!

Preschool Toddler Family Programs Storytimes Children Family Literacy

Fantasy Roleplaying Club

Wed, October 24, 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

Kid's Chess Club

Wed, October 24, 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

Conversational ESL

Wed, October 24, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Walnut Street West

Join our new Conversation Group at the Walnut Street West Library to practice your English language skills in a relaxed and informal setting. 

Adult Young Adult Senior New Americans New Americans ESL

Guitar Lessons for Children

Thu, October 25, 2018 3:00 P.M.
Walnut Street West

Interested in learning to play the guitar? Looking for tips, or even just a place to practice? We welcome the Penn Music Department, as they will be helping teach students and other young people how to play the guitar. For more information, please ask at the reference desk on the second floor.…

School Age Other Great Programs Music Performing Arts

Sight Word Game Day

Thu, October 25, 2018 3:30 P.M.
Walnut Street West

Game play can be a fun and exciting way to practice reading skills and sight word recognition. Each week Miss Echo will provide games for beginner readers to play that will improve fluency, pronunciation, and confidence in early readers. This activity is suggested for Pre-K through 3rd grade.

School Age Preschool Other Great Programs Literacy

Storytime with Arts and Crafts

Fri, October 26, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Walnut Street West

Join us for stories followed by a craft project.

Preschool Family Programs Arts and Crafts Programs Storytimes

CityLife Clinic: Adult Nutrition Workshop

Fri, October 26, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Walnut Street West

This workshop, led by a registered dietitian, is being offered by the Agatston Urban Nutrition Initiative's Adult and Senior Nutrition Program in conjunction with CityLife Clinics. The Agatston Urban Nutrition Initiative (AUNI) is a program of the Netter Center for Community Partnerships at…

Adult Senior Health Programs Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition Education Health

Novice ESL Class

Fri, October 26, 2018 12:30 P.M.
Walnut Street West

PEDAL@GSE ESL Classes are FREE for adults (17 years+); Registration is preferred. REGISTER IN PERSON AT THE LIBRARY. Classes sponsored by the Penn GSE Educational Linguistics Division.

Adult Senior New Americans New Americans ESL

LEGO Club

Fri, October 26, 2018 3:30 P.M.
Walnut Street West

Join other children and teens at our fun weekly Lego Club! Mega-blocks available for smaller children; all materials provided.

School Age Preschool Family Programs Children Family LEGO

Spanish for Beginners

Sat, October 27, 2018 12:00 P.M.
Walnut Street West

Interested in learning Spanish? Come join our free ongoing Spanish Language workshop, led by workstudy students from the University of Pennsylvania.

Adult Young Adult School Age Workshops and Enrichment Language Study
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