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Baby Storytime

Mon, August 20, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Thomas F. Donatucci, Sr. Library

Sing, clap and bounce along to interactive rhymes, stories and songs. For children birth to 18 months and their caregivers. On pleasant days, we will have storytime outside in the library’s garden so please bring a blanket to sit on. *Groups, please call to schedule a separate appointment…

Baby Family Programs Storytimes Family

Baby & Toddler Story Time

Mon, August 20, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Children's Department at Parkway Central Library

Books, songs, rhymes and bounces for children (birth to 23 months) and their caregivers!. Monday at 11 a.m.  Parkway Central Library Children's Department Ground Floor, 1901 Vine Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103 215.686.5369 ***Programs are subject to change*** Find us on Facebook: …

Toddler Family Programs Children Family Literacy

Board Game Mondays

Mon, August 20, 2018 12:00 P.M.
Richmond Library

Children and teens are welcome to drop in and play board games all day.

School Age Family Programs Children Summer Reading Board Games and Role-Playing

Open Computer Lab

Mon, August 20, 2018 12:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Use a computer for up to 2 hours. Assistance from library staff is available.  

Adult Career Workshops Computer Classes Computers

Mindfulness Meditation | Chair Yoga

Mon, August 20, 2018 12:30 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Ground your mind and body with Mindfulness Meditation and Chair Yoga. Spend a peaceful half-hour with a guided meditation. Chair yoga is a twist on traditional yoga, making it accessible for any age. This program is for adults. Newcomers please attend the 12:30 p.m. class. Our 2:00 p.m. Chair…

Adult Family Programs Health and Wellness Body, Mind & Spirit Yoga

ESL Conversation Group

Mon, August 20, 2018 1:00 P.M.
Charles Santore Library

This group is a great way to practice speaking everyday English. ALL are welcome.

Adult New Americans New Americans ESL

Resume and Job Help

Mon, August 20, 2018 1:00 P.M.
Tacony Library

Create a resume. Get help with online job searching and applications.   Classes are limited to 12. No registration required, please arrive 10 minutes prior to class start time.

Adult Computer Classes Computers Jobs & Job Seekers

Mindfulness Meditation | Chair Yoga

Mon, August 20, 2018 1:30 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Ground your mind and body with Mindfulness Meditation and Chair Yoga. Spend a peaceful half-hour with a guided meditation. Chair yoga is a twist on traditional yoga, making it accessible for any age. This program is for adults. Newcomers please attend the 12:30 p.m. class. Our 2:00 p.m. Chair…

Adult Family Programs Health and Wellness Body, Mind & Spirit Yoga

Read, Baby, Read Play Café

Mon, August 20, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Richmond Library

Join us for play and great conversation for babies, toddlers, and grown-ups alike. Light refreshments will be served. Read, Baby, Read is a series of fun programs for babies, toddlers and their families, using new library spaces and materials to help develop language and literacy. Read, Baby,…

Toddler Baby Family Programs Storytimes Children

Movie Madness

Mon, August 20, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Overbrook Park Library

Join us on Monday afternoons in the summer for a feature film.

Adult Young Adult School Age Film Screening Movies & Television Summer Reading

Movie Mondays

Mon, August 20, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Queen Memorial Library

Watch a different movie each week (G or PG), popcorn included!

School Age Film Screening Summer Reading

Board Games

Mon, August 20, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Eastwick Library

Play fun board games like Monopoly, Clue, Connect Four, and many others with friends. Program is for individual children. Groups may schedule group programs with the librarian.

School Age Other Great Programs Games and Gaming Summer Reading

Wooden Block Party

Mon, August 20, 2018 3:30 P.M.
Walnut Street West

Join us to play with wooden blocks in the library. Children ages 3 to 6 and their caregivers are encouraged to imagine, build, and create!

Preschool Toddler Family Programs Children Literacy Mathematics STEM Wooden Block Party

Anime (Japanese cartoons) and manga (Japanese comics)!

Mon, August 20, 2018 3:30 P.M.
Widener Library

Are you already a fan, or are you curious? Older children and young teens are invited to join Sara Palmer from the Rodriguez Library for an introduction to anime/manga and to talk about popular series and trends. Art supplies will be available—try your hand at fanart!

Young Adult School Age Family Programs arts & crafts Anime & Manga

Read With A Dog!

Mon, August 20, 2018 4:15 P.M.
Falls of Schuylkill Library

School age kids are invited to come read with Wally, a certified therapy dog, and share a new book or an old favorite in a judgement free space.  Dogs love to hear stories! Space may be limited.

School Age Other Great Programs PAWS Read to a Dog

Let's Speak English | For International Adults

Mon, August 20, 2018 5:30 P.M.
Ramonita G. de Rodriguez Library

Join us for a weekly conversation hour and build your confidence in speaking English. Topics may include: small talk, holidays, customs, and common slang. You can practice speaking English in a casual and relaxed environment without examinations. You will be able to make friends with other…

Adult Discussion and Participation New Americans New Americans ESL - English as a Second Language

Discover Art at Your Neighborhood Library with Virtual Reality!

Mon, August 20, 2018 5:30 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Discover Art in this 2-Part Program! Visit South Philadelphia Library to look at the Barnes’ collections of art from around the world with Virtual Reality (VR) headsets. Sign up to attend one of two offered sessions. Light snacks will be provided! Session attendees and their guests…

Adult Young Adult Arts and Crafts Programs Community Events Discussion and Participation Workshops and Enrichment Art Humanities

Read to a therapy dog with PAWS for Reading!

Mon, August 20, 2018 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

Sensory Storytime

Mon, August 20, 2018 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

Celebrating Summer’s Bounty: Flavor-Filled,Low Sodium Cooking

Mon, August 20, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

Come learn how to transform summer’s bounty of fruits and vegetables into simple and delicious dishes -- without all the extra sodium you’d typically find in packaged or restaurant foods. That’s now more important than ever, since nearly half of U.S. adults have high blood…

Adult Senior Health Programs Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition
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