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Storytime in the Park

Mon, June 4, 2018 6:15 P.M.
Falls of Schuylkill Library

Meet at the Turtle statue in McMichael Park and we'll enjoy a summer evening storytime.  Feel free to wear your pajamas and bring a favorite stuffed toy, along with a blanket to sit on.  Best for ages 2 to 6, and siblings are always welcome.  Rain date will be the 2nd…

Adult School Age Preschool Toddler Senior Community Events Storytimes Family Summer Reading

Kickoff Party!

Wed, June 6, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Lovett Memorial Library

Start the summer off in style! Sign up for Summer Reading and be dazzled by Ed the Magician.  For all ages.

Adult Young Adult School Age Preschool Senior Family Programs Children Summer Reading

Summer Nights Unplugged

Wed, June 6, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Singer and Ukulele player, Ray Verna leads this open mic night.

Adult Other Great Programs Music Summer Reading

Bibliophiles Reading Group

Wed, June 6, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Oak Lane Library

Join us as we discuss Forging Freedom:  The Formation of Philadelphia's Black Community, by Gary B. Nash. Branch staff can assist you to obtain copies of the books, from the Free Library system. Are you interested in leading the discussion?  Do you have questions?  Contact Ms.…

Adult Discussion and Participation Summer Reading Humanities Book Clubs

Line Dancing with Gloria Kincade

Thu, June 7, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Lawncrest Library

Join us for a  multigenerational dance program to celebrate Summer Reading.  Wear comfortable clothes and shoes so you can get your boogie on. After the program, sign up for summer reading program!

Adult Young Adult School Age Family Programs Summer Reading dance

Zoo on Wheels!

Sat, June 9, 2018 1:00 P.M.
Queen Memorial Library

Meet live animals from four different continents at a “Zoo on Wheels: Around the World Safari” performance. This is part of the Queen Memorial Library’s Summer Kickoff Party, where you are also invited to make crafts, enjoy refreshments and live music, and learn about our…

Adult Young Adult School Age Preschool Senior Family Programs Summer Reading Animals and Nature

Summer of Wonder Kick-Off Party

Sat, June 9, 2018 1:00 P.M.
Walnut Street West

Help us kick-off our Summer Program at Walnut Street West! We will have face-painting, snacks, and games.

Adult Young Adult School Age Preschool Toddler Family Programs Summer Reading

Bazmati Vice Live Performance

Sat, June 9, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Queen Memorial Library

Bazmati Vice is a local band with a far-reaching sound—funk, rock, jazz, and blues. They will join us to kick off the Summer of Wonder in wonderful, creative style!  

Adult Young Adult Live Performances Music Summer Reading

Summer of Wonder Kick-off Party

Mon, June 11, 2018 6:30 A.M.
Chestnut Hill Library

Sign-up for Summer Reading while celebrating with a fun, family concert featuring local favorite- Music with Gina and Band! Stop by between 6:30 and 8:00 p.m. Refreshments will be available.

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Summer Reading Kick-off

Mon, June 11, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Thomas F. Donatucci, Sr. Library

Discover the Magic of Summer at the Donatucci Library.  

Adult Young Adult School Age Preschool Toddler Family Programs Summer Reading

Summer of Wonder Kick-off Celebration

Mon, June 11, 2018 3:30 P.M.
Paschalville Library

Join us for a fun filled celebration with food and face painting!

Adult Young Adult School Age Preschool Toddler Family Programs Summer Reading

Line Dancing with Gloria Kincade

Mon, June 11, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Lillian Marrero Library

Join us for a  multigenerational dance program to celebrate Summer Reading.  Wear comfortable clothes and shoes so you can get your boogie on. After the program, sign up for summer reading program!

Adult Young Adult School Age Family Programs Summer Reading dance

Summer of Wonder Kick-Off Party

Mon, June 11, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Wynnefield Library

Featuring:  Scott Prior Snake Party at 4:00 p.m. and Jane Lashner Face Painting from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Sponsored by the Friends of Wynnefield Library

Adult Young Adult School Age Preschool Toddler Senior Family Programs Summer Reading

Snake Party!

Tue, June 12, 2018 3:00 P.M.
Torresdale Library

Kick off our Summer of Wonder with some slithery fun! Snake expert Scott Prior will bring some of his large collection of favorite live snakes - all harmless!  He'll show us some interesting traits such as shedding skin, snake eggs, and a rattlesnake's rattle.  He will…

Adult Young Adult School Age Preschool Senior Discussion and Participation Summer Reading Animals and Nature

Wednesday Movie | The Watermelon Woman

Wed, June 13, 2018 12:00 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

The Watermelon Woman unrated (1996)Determined to find out who the actress she knows only as the "Watermelon Woman" was and make her the subject of a documentary, she starts researching and is bowled over to discover that not only was Fae Richards (Lisa Marie Bronson) a fellow…

Adult Film Screening Summer Reading

Adventures in Virtual Reality! (13+)

Wed, June 13, 2018 1:00 P.M.
Queen Memorial Library

Demo cutting edge virtual reality technology – the Oculus Rift – in a drop-in session guided by library staff. Board the International Space Station, get up close and personal with wildlife, travel the globe instantly, and more!

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Snake Party!

Wed, June 13, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Greater Olney Library

Snake expert Scott Prior will bring some of his favorite live snakes so we can get up-close-and-personal with these fascinating creatures.  You will learn about their behaviors and habitats, and have your questions answered.  If you are brave enough, you can pet one!  

Adult Young Adult School Age Preschool Discussion and Participation Summer Reading Animals and Nature

Summer Reading Kickoff with Magic by Ed

Wed, June 13, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Holmesburg Library

Join us for an interactive comedy magic show great for kids and adults.  Show includes audience participation, music, and live animals.

Adult Young Adult School Age Preschool Family Programs Summer Reading
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