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Drop-In Computer Help with Maryam

Fri, January 18, 2019 10:00 A.M.
Charles Santore Library

Do you need some one-on-one help using your computer, tablet or smart phone? Maryam is here 2 days a week to help beginning mid-January to May from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Adult Young Adult Senior Computer Classes Computers Technology

Fun Friday

Fri, January 18, 2019 3:00 P.M.
Teen Center at Parkway Central Library

Special projects and programs! Something different every week!

Young Adult Community Events Arts and Crafts Programs Teens

Friday Games and Puzzles

Fri, January 18, 2019 3:30 P.M.
Cecil B. Moore Library

Enjoy a selection of games, puzzles, and Wii games after school every Friday. Ages 7 and up. Programs subject to change. Day care groups and schools must call ahead to schedule an appointment.

Young Adult School Age Family Programs Games and Gaming Board Games and Role-Playing

Drop-In Computer Help with Maryam

Sat, January 19, 2019 10:00 A.M.
Charles Santore Library

Do you need some one-on-one help using your computer, tablet or smart phone? Maryam is here 2 days a week to help beginning mid-January to May from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Adult Young Adult Senior Computer Classes Computers Technology

DIY with Abigail

Sat, January 19, 2019 1:00 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

We’ll make something new that you can take home with you every time we meet, such as bouncy balls and some fun crafts that the group suggests! For kids in grades K-12.   

Young Adult School Age Arts and Crafts Programs arts & crafts

LGBTQ Teen Cafe

Sat, January 19, 2019 1:30 P.M.
Tacony Library

LGBTQ Teen Café 1:30-4:00 Air hockey!  Crafts!  Gaming!  Jigsaw puzzles!  Snacks! Learn something new, meet new friends, or come to just chill. Refreshments provided by Sawtown Tavern

Young Adult Other Great Programs LGBTQ Free Library of Pride

Crochet Club

Sat, January 19, 2019 1:30 P.M.
Kingsessing Library

Come experience the joy of crochet. Whether you’re a beginner or have been crocheting for years, you’ll have fun in this club led by a crochet artist from the community.

Adult Young Adult School Age Other Great Programs Crafts & Hobbies Crochet arts & crafts

Film Screening: I am Not Your Negro: James Baldwin and Race in America (2016)

Sat, January 19, 2019 2:00 P.M.
Kingsessing Library

This Oscar-nominated documentary narrated by Samuel L. Jackson explores the continued peril America faces from institutionalized racism. In 1979, James Baldwin wrote a letter to his literary agent describing his next project, Remember This House . The book was to be a revolutionary, personal…

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Film Screening One Book, One Philadelphia Literacy Movies & Television One Book, One Philadelphia

Portable Studio: Our Stories

Sat, January 19, 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

Make Slime!

Sat, January 19, 2019 2:00 P.M.
Katharine Drexel Library

 Join us as we experiment with every day ingredients to create different types of slime.

Young Adult School Age LEAP Children Science STEM

Beginners Hand Sewing

Sat, January 19, 2019 2:00 P.M.
Walnut Street West

Whether you are interested in embroidery or just want to learn a new skill, Miss Oumou will teach you the basics of hand sewing.

Young Adult School Age Arts and Crafts Programs

Otherworldly Mixed Media Workshops

Sun, January 20, 2019 12:00 P.M.
Paradigm Gallery + Studio, 746 S. 4th St.

Play with the puzzle pieces of dreams! This introductory mixed media workshop will teach participants how to use and layer simple techniques, such as double exposure and collage, to combine mythological worlds into one. Click to register for this free event, or call 267-266-0073 for more…

Adult Young Adult School Age Workshops and Enrichment Arts and Crafts Programs One Book, One Philadelphia One Book, One Philadelphia

Martin Luther King, Jr., Day of Service: Ghost Boys Reading and Art Parlor

Mon, January 21, 2019 11:00 A.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell Community Center, corner of 47th and Aspen Sts.

As part of activities that will take place throughout the day with the People’s Emergency Center in celebration of King’s life and legacy, join this read-aloud of Jewell Parker Rhodes’ powerful Young Adult book, Ghost Boys , and an art activity based on messages of nonviolence…

Adult Young Adult School Age Workshops and Enrichment Arts and Crafts Programs One Book, One Philadelphia One Book, One Philadelphia

Tech Tuesday

Tue, January 22, 2019 3:00 P.M.
Widener Library

Hands on exploration of various technical devices and  applications. Learn to write a song or music to GarageBand or make a video and direct your very own  short movie!

Young Adult School Age LEAP

Teen Tuesday

Tue, January 22, 2019 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. Ages 12-18 welcome.

Young Adult Community Events Teens

Kids Can Cook

Tue, January 22, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Queen Memorial Library

Healthy Cooking class for school-aged children, taught by serv-safe certified cooking instructor Keisha Prosser. Learn about food safety, prepare a full meal, and then help eat what you’ve created! For additional information, please call the librarian at 215-685-1899.  

Young Adult School Age Discussion and Participation Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition Health

Urban Medicine Cabinet

Tue, January 22, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Lillian Marrero Library

Make and take home first aid ointment, herbal steam, and headache lozenges, while learning about the beneficial properties of specific herbs and flowers, and using a variety of apothecary tools and seasonally fresh grown ingredients from Nyambi Naturals Farm.

Adult Young Adult Health Programs One Book, One Philadelphia Health

Paper Craft Club

Tue, January 22, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Whitman Library

Let's make origami, kirigami, and other crafts using simple materials and big imaginations. We'll even work together to build a display entry for the Bloom Philly Window & Lobby Decorating Contest that leads up to the 2019 Flower Show. This year's theme is "Flower…

Young Adult School Age LEAP Games and Gaming

Kensington Through Our Eyes

Now through Tue, January 22, 2019 4:00 P.M.
McPherson Square Library

A photographic exhibition in partnership with the McPherson Square Library and Kensington Voice.  All ages welcome and snacks will be provided. 

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Exhibitions Photography

Anatomy Eats, Part Three: The Musculoskeletal System

Tue, January 22, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

This class is the third in a series that explores physiological systems of the body by way of cuisine and anatomy. The third class will feature the musculoskeletal system. We will get the chance to taste diaphragm, tendon, and aspic, as prepared by chef Ari Miller, while physician Jonathan…

Adult Young Adult Senior Community Events Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition
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