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Maker Jawn

Mon, November 20, 2017 3:00 P.M.
Cecil B. Moore Library

Community members of all ages are welcome to learn new skills, explore various projects, and create. Come and make stuff with us! Children under 6 must be accompanied by a responsible caregiver. Daycare groups and preschools must call to schedule an appointment.

School Age Family Programs Makers & Makerspaces STEM

E-Gadget Help Desk

Mon, November 20, 2017 3:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

3:00-6:00 PM  One- on-one assistance with learning more about how to use your own portable e- device: laptops, phones, tablets and more. Located 1st Floor Home Page Café

Adult Computer Classes Computers Databases & Electronic Resources ebooks

Pre-K Wooden Block Party

Mon, November 20, 2017 3:30 P.M.
Walnut Street West

Preschool children and their parents are welcome to come use their imagination to build new worlds with our wooden blocks in this creative play session.

Preschool Toddler Workshops and Enrichment Family Programs Children Literacy Mathematics STEM Wooden Block Party

Maker Monday

Mon, November 20, 2017 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

Turkey Day

Mon, November 20, 2017 4:00 P.M.
Blanche A. Nixon/Cobbs Creek Library

Join us for a Thanksgiving themed story time and snacks. Each child will create their own paper turkey.

School Age Preschool Toddler Family Programs Storytimes Holiday Storytimes

Computer Class

Mon, November 20, 2017 4:00 P.M.
Wynnefield Library

A Digital Resource Specialist is available to help you develop your computer skills and provide guidance on email basics, resume writing, e-gadgets, and more.  

Adult Senior Computer Classes Technology

Software Programming for Kids

Mon, November 20, 2017 4:00 P.M.
Children's Department at Parkway Central Library

Join EPAM e-Kids - Software Programming Classes for Kids! EPAM Systems joins the Free Library to host software programming classes for children from 8 - 12 years old! The classes will introduce coding and programming, and will use Scratch, a drag-and-drop coding platform created in partnership…

School Age Computer Classes Family Programs Children Computers Education Games and Gaming Technology

Art Splash!

Mon, November 20, 2017 4:00 P.M.
Roxborough Library

Have fun doing art activities with us.  For art lovers ages 6 and older.

School Age Preschool Arts and Crafts Programs Art

Teen Council Meetup

Mon, November 20, 2017 4:30 P.M.
Lillian Marrero Library

Please join Ms. Mieka to discuss matters important to you! Ages 12-17  

Young Adult Discussion and Participation

LEAP | Get Moving Mondays

Mon, November 20, 2017 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

ESL Class

Mon, November 20, 2017 5:00 P.M.
Walnut Street West

PEDAL@GSE ESL Classes are FREE for adults (17 years+); Registration is preferred. Advanced Class: Mondays from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Novice Class: Wednesdays from 3:00 p.m to 5:00 p.m Intermediate Class: Fridays from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. REGISTER IN PERSON AT THE LIBRARY. Classes…

Adult Senior New Americans New Americans ESL

Anime, Manga & Gaming Meetup for Adults and Older Teens

Mon, November 20, 2017 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

English Conversation Group

Mon, November 20, 2017 5:30 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Please join us for a free conversation hour as you build your confidence in speaking English. Topics may involve small talk, holidays and customs, and common slang. Participants will get to practice speaking in a casual environment and meet other international adults. This program will be held…

Adult New Americans New Americans ESL

Laptop Lounge

Mon, November 20, 2017 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

Read to a therapy dog with PAWS for Reading!

Mon, November 20, 2017 6:00 P.M.
Whitman Library

Bella the French Bulldog will be at Whitman Neighborhood Library on selected Mondays for one-on-one reading sessions. She is a trained therapy dog who provides a judgement free environment and allows children to open up and feel comfortable about reading aloud. This program is geared toward ages…

School Age Family Programs Storytimes Children Pets PAWS Read to a Dog

Introduction to Excel

Mon, November 20, 2017 6:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Class covers how to work with rows & columns, format sheets and apply simple math formulas.  

Adult Computer Classes Computers

Sensory Storytime

Mon, November 20, 2017 6:00 P.M.
Richmond Library

Join us for a Sensory Storytime geared toward children on the autism spectrum and their families. We will read picture books, sing songs, and do fun movement activities. Stay after to play with manipulatives and socialize. For more information please call Miss Meghan at 215-685-9992.

Preschool Family Programs Storytimes Children

Reading by Poet Elaine Terranova

Mon, November 20, 2017 6:00 P.M.
Independence Library

Poet Elaine Terranova is author of six full-length poetry collections, most recently, Dollhouse, which won the 2013 Off the Grid Press Award, and two chapbooks. Her poems have appeared in The New Yorker, The American Poetry Review, Prairie Schooner, Virginia Quarterly Review, Ploughshares,…

Adult Other Great Programs Poetry

Spinning Yarns

Mon, November 20, 2017 6:30 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Bring your latest project and enjoy a relaxing, low-key evening of crafting at the library.  All fiber arts are welcome.  This program is intended for adults. Mondays at 6:30 p.m.     

Adult Senior Arts and Crafts Programs arts & crafts

E-book Workshop

Mon, November 20, 2017 6:30 P.M.
Bustleton Library

Learn how easy it is to start enjoying E-books!  Bring your dedicated e-reader and learn how to access, and start downloading free E-books (or audiobooks, movies and music) from the Free Library's website.  You will also need your library card and PIN to participate.  Space…

Adult Computer Classes Hot Spots Databases & Electronic Resources
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