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Lankenau Live Healthy Series: Coping with Caregiver Stress

Wed, March 20, 2019 2:30 P.M.
Wynnefield Library

Educators from Lankenau Medical Center will lead a workshop on health and wellness.

Young Adult School Age Health Programs Health & Fitness

Last Building Bridges with Books Family Night of the School Year!

Wed, March 20, 2019 3:30 P.M.
Queen Memorial Library

Want to make reading FUN?  Come to the library and get a jump start on summer with literacy games, free books, prizes, and fun for everyone!  Families of K-3rd grade students from Delaplaine McDaniel Elementary School are invited to join us at Queen Memorial Library for a Building…

Adult School Age Family Programs Children Family Building Bridges with Books

Fun with Slime

Wed, March 20, 2019 3:30 P.M.
Ramonita G. de Rodriguez Library

Come do science experiments with us!   Our Teen Leader Assistant, Tianna will host a program featuring slime science.

School Age LEAP Family Programs Children Family Makers & Makerspaces Science Teens STEM

Gardening: Starting our seeds

Wed, March 20, 2019 3:30 P.M.
McPherson Square Library

It is that time of the year.  Time to plant some seeds.  Come join us as we plant seeds for the coming year.  You can take yours home or grow them here in our indoor greenhouse.  

School Age LEAP Family Programs Children Family Makers & Makerspaces Science Teens STEM

Talent Show for Kids

Wed, March 20, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Logan Library

Do you play an instrument, sing, dance, or something else you'd like to show off?  Join our afterschool crowd to perform, or cheer your friends on. Performers - please sign up with the LEAP staff.  For all school-age stars.

School Age LEAP Live Performances Performing Arts

Gaming Garage

Wed, March 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

Game Day Wednesday

Wed, March 20, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Wyoming Library

Join us every Wednesday for a game day bonanza from 4:00 until 5:30 pm.  Play one of your favorite board games or find a new one. For school age children.

School Age Other Great Programs Children Games and Gaming

Mindful Breathing Workshop

Wed, March 20, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Cecil B. Moore Library

This three-part workshop will help older kids and teens learn skills and exercises to manage the wide range of emotions we experience throughout each day. Space is limited; please contact the Children’s Librarian at hoskinsonk@freelibrary.org to register.

Young Adult School Age Health Programs LEAP Health and Wellness Body, Mind & Spirit Children Family Teens Health

STEAM Wednesdays

Wed, March 20, 2019 4:30 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Join us for a new experiment or fun game that challenges your mind! LEAP (Literacy Enrichment Afterschool Program) homework help and literacy activities offered for grades K-12 while school is in session.

Young Adult School Age LEAP Games and Gaming Science

Your Wide World

Wed, March 20, 2019 4:30 P.M.
Thomas F. Donatucci, Sr. Library

Science experiments, cultural celebrations, geography games, little known history, and other surprises that are part of your big, wide, world. This program is part of LEAP (Literacy Enrichment Afterschool Program) that provides homework help and literacy activities offered for grades K-12…

Young Adult School Age LEAP

Fantasy Roleplaying Club

Wed, March 20, 2019 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

Kids' Chess Club

Wed, March 20, 2019 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

Construction Club

Thu, March 21, 2019 10:00 A.M.
Fumo Family Library

Children aged eight and younger, accompanied by a caregiver, are invited to join us as we build with wooden blocks, magnetic tiles, Lincoln Logs, Mega Bloks, and more, with people, animals, and vehicles to inhabit their creations! In addition to being a lot of fun, construction play supports the…

School Age Preschool Family Programs Children LEGO

Dance me a Story

Thu, March 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. 

School Age Preschool Family Programs Storytimes Children Family dance

Sight Word Game Day

Thu, March 21, 2019 3:00 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

PAFA Art Class

Thu, March 21, 2019 3:30 P.M.
Lillian Marrero Library

Join PAFA education staff for free hands on art making projects. 

School Age Arts and Crafts Programs Art Children Family arts & crafts

Eyewitness Nature! with Bartram’s Garden

Thu, March 21, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Queen Memorial Library

Get up close and personal with nature in these educational workshops led by Bartram’s Garden staff. For school aged children up to 13 years old. For additional information, please call the librarian at 215-685-1899.    

School Age Other Great Programs Environment & Nature

Chess Club

Thu, March 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

Builder's Club

Thu, March 21, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Wyoming Library

Can't keep your hands out of a tub of LEGOs?  We can't either. Do you dream of building something amazing with LEGOs?  We do too! If this is you, come join us!  Work on a project in one of our many LEGO books, or let your imagination soar and build a creation all your own.…

School Age Other Great Programs LEGO

Sisters in Freedom

Thu, March 21, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Haddington Library

In honor of Women's History Month we will be watching a portion of the film Sisters in Freedom: The Daring Battle to End Slavery . This film tells the story of the brave women, both black and white, who banded together to fight slavery for decades before the Emancipatoin Proclamation. This…

School Age Discussion and Participation Film Screening Other Great Programs History Women's History Month
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