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Write Home | A Poetry Workshop with Trapeta Mayson

Sun, March 18, 2018 1:00 P.M.
Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library

Inspired by Al-Bustan Seeds of Culture's An Immigrant Alphabet installation, this workshop invites teens and adults to read and write poems about migrations - new beginnings, transitional periods, immigration, family histories, displacement and citizenship. Led by Germantown-based poet and…

Adult Young Adult Senior Discussion and Participation Other Great Programs New Americans Poetry

Sundays on Stage: The Fisherman and the Flounder

Sun, March 18, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

With expressive masks, life-size puppets, original music and imaginative scenic effects, Enchantment Theatre Company brings this beloved Grimm fairytale to life in its uniquely magical way! This series is made possible by funding from the Philadelphia City Institute Board of Managers. Montgomery…

Adult Young Adult School Age Preschool Toddler Senior Family Programs Live Performances Sundays on Stage Children Family Music

Maker Monday

Mon, March 19, 2018 3:30 P.M.
Teen Center at Parkway Central Library

The Teen Center is home to numerous arts and craft supplies which teens can use on Monday afternoons to create take home projects. Join us for freeform activities and pre-determined crafts. 

Young Adult Arts and Crafts Programs Art Comics & Graphic Novels Crafts & Hobbies Teens arts & crafts

LEAP | Get Moving Mondays

Mon, March 19, 2018 4:30 P.M.
Thomas F. Donatucci, Sr. Library

Start your week with Mario Kart, Wii Play, Wii Sports, yoga, and more! This program is part of LEAP (Literacy Enrichment Afterschool Program) that provides homework help and literacy activities offered for grades K-12 while school is in session.

Young Adult LEAP Games and Gaming Sports & Recreation

Creative Composition Books

Mon, March 19, 2018 4:30 P.M.
Thomas F. Donatucci, Sr. Library

A simple marbled composition book sparked a life devoted to writing for Jacqueline Woodson. With some colorful scrapbook paper and notions like sequins, buttons, and cloth, create a composition book that expresses you.

Young Adult School Age Family Programs One Book, One Philadelphia One Book, One Philadelphia

Board Games

Mon, March 19, 2018 5:00 P.M.
Whitman Library

You can play Scrabble, Chess, Monopoly, and other board games.  

Adult Young Adult Other Great Programs Board Games and Role-Playing

Laptop Lounge

Mon, March 19, 2018 5:30 P.M.
Frankford Library

Brush up on your computer skills using our in-house laptops with our Digital Resource Specialist.  Space may be limited.

Adult Young Adult Computer Classes Computers

Anime, Manga & Gaming Meetup for Adults and Older Teens

Mon, March 19, 2018 5:30 P.M.
Ramonita G. de Rodriguez Library

Adults and teens 16 and up are invited to meet up for ongoing screenings, conversation and gaming sessions! Bring your love for different series and get to know new titles. For more information, contact Sara Palmer, Librarian, at 215-686-1768 or

Adult Young Adult Discussion and Participation Film Screening Movies & Television Anime & Manga

Time's Up! The Women's Rights Movement - Successes, Lessons Learned, and How We Can Move Forward Together

Mon, March 19, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Social Science and History Department at Parkway Central Library

Fourth Floor, Skyline Room Women in the United States have a history of fighting for their rights, from the Women’s Rights Convention in Seneca Falls and the women’s liberation movement of the 1960s and 1970s to today’s #MeToo movement and the call for recognizing and embracing…

Adult Young Adult Speakers and Lectures History Women's History Month

Running & Hiking in Newfoundland

Mon, March 19, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Falls of Schuylkill Library

Looking for a unique place for your next running or hiking adventure?  How do seaside cliffs, whales, icebergs, small fishing villages, and Vikings sound?  Come learn about Newfoundland and hear what the island has to offer from local Philadelphian Dan Flickenger, who recently spent a…

Adult Young Adult Senior Speakers and Lectures Other Great Programs Environment & Nature Health & Fitness


Mon, March 19, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Charles Santore Library

Monday night yoga for all levels with certified instructor. Adults and teens of all skill levels are welcome to participate.  Please, bring your own mat.  New participants will be asked to sign a waiver. 

Adult Young Adult Health Programs Body, Mind & Spirit Yoga

Teen Tuesday

Tue, March 20, 2018 3:30 P.M.
Teen Center at Parkway Central Library

For more than 10 years, Teen Tuesday has been an afternoon of snacks and socializing. Join us as we play our favorite board and video games, create arts and crafts projects, and enjoy some snacks! This program will be located in Room 108.

Young Adult Other Great Programs Games and Gaming Technology Teens Board Games and Role-Playing Video Games arts & crafts

Zoo on Wheels | Fur, Feathers, Scales & Skin

Tue, March 20, 2018 4:00 P.M.
West Oak Lane Library

Learn about birds, mammals and reptiles with a visit from the Philadelphia Zoo's Little Zoo on Wheels .  They will bring live animals!  Space is limited, so please sign up in advance.

Adult Young Adult School Age Preschool Toddler Senior Family Programs Animals and Nature

LEAP | Games Galore

Tue, March 20, 2018 4:30 P.M.
Thomas F. Donatucci, Sr. Library

Develop a new habit with our vast and rotating collection of tabletop games. Bring a friend or make some new ones! This program is part of LEAP (Literacy Enrichment Afterschool Program) that provides homework help and literacy activities offered for grades K-12 while school is in session.

Young Adult School Age LEAP Board Games and Role-Playing

Teen Tuesdays Real Talk—Is there something on your mind?

Tue, March 20, 2018 5:00 P.M.
Thomas F. Donatucci, Sr. Library

Join the Teen Leaders every 3rd Tuesday to talk about real issues that matter to you. From relationships to the environment, school anxieties to current events. A new teen-chosen discussion topic is selected every month. (Teens 12 and up.)

Young Adult LEAP Teens

Social Justice Roundtable

Tue, March 20, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Logan Library

Are you interested in important issues in your community, your city, and even the world? Do you want to be a part of builidng conversations around issues of social justice? Check out our newly formed Social Justice Roundtable. All ages are welcome. Bring your enthusiasm!    

Young Adult School Age Senior Discussion and Participation Social Justice

Friends of Blackwell Regional Library Meeting

Tue, March 20, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Guest presenters from Mural Arts of Philadelphia will review the initial design for the exterior mural. Following the presentation, the Friends will have a brief meeting to discuss upcoming activity and advocacy. Questions? E-mail

Adult Young Adult Senior Discussion and Participation

Yoga for Adults

Tue, March 20, 2018 7:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

An inclusive yoga class for people of all skill levels and abilities.  Wear something comfortable and come to the library for wellness, stretching, and relaxation.

Adult Young Adult Senior Health Programs Workshops and Enrichment Yoga

Exhibition - Hello, Isabel: Artwork from Hello, Universe

Tue, March 20, 2018 9:00 P.M.
Children's Literature Research Collection at Parkway Central Library

In February of 2018, the Association for Library Service to Children , a division of the American Library Association honored Erin Entrada Kelly 's Hello, Universe with the Newbery Medal .  The Newbery Medal is awarded annually for the most distinguished American children's…

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Other Great Programs Art Education Literature Special Collections children's literature

ESL Class - Intermediate

Wed, March 21, 2018 12:30 P.M.
Charles Santore Library

This 2 hour long class runs twice a week on Wednesdays and Fridays in February.  Class will return to meeting on Wednesday only in March and April.  This class is free and registration is not required, however, regular attendance is recommended. Questions?  Call the librarian at…

Adult Young Adult Senior New Americans New Americans ESL
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