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Wooden Block Party

Mon, June 18, 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

Read With A Dog!

Mon, June 18, 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 Summer Reading PAWS Read to a Dog

Snake Party!

Mon, June 18, 2018 4:30 P.M.
Andorra Library

Kick off our Summer of Wonder with some slithery fun! Snake expert Scott Prior will bring some of his large collection of favorite live snakes - all harmless!  He'll show us some interesting traits such as shedding skin, snake eggs, and a rattlesnake's rattle.  He will…

Adult Young Adult School Age Preschool Senior Discussion and Participation Summer Reading Animals and Nature

LEAP | Get Moving Mondays

Mon, June 18, 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

Snake Party!

Mon, June 18, 2018 4:30 P.M.
Andorra Library

Kick off our Summer of Wonder with some slithery fun!  A snake expert will introduce you to a bunch of his snake friends and he'll tell you about the interesting lives they have.  Your snake questions will be answered and, if you are brave enough, you can pet one.  For…

School Age Family Programs Other Great Programs Summer Reading Animals and Nature

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

Mon, June 18, 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

Advanced ESL Class

Mon, June 18, 2018 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

Family Game Night at Lovett Library

Mon, June 18, 2018 5:30 P.M.
Lovett Memorial Library

Bring your favorite board games to Family Game Night! This drop-in program will run from 5:30pm-8:30pm on Monday, June 18th.

Adult Young Adult School Age Family Programs Games and Gaming

Anime, Manga & Gaming Meetup for Adults and Older Teens

Mon, June 18, 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 palmers@freelibrary.org.

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

Teen Writers Club

Mon, June 18, 2018 5:30 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

In this six-week series of creative writing workshops for teens, we’ll explore writing techniques and share our work in a supportive and fun environment. Please stop by the Reference Desk or call 215-685-6621 to sign up. For teen in Grades 7-12. This program has been made possible with…

Young Adult Other Great Programs Teens

Pearl Harbor: Day of Infamy

Mon, June 18, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Fox Chase Library

The surprise strike on US military facilities at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii by the Imperial Japanese Navy on December 7, 1941 marked America’s entry into World War II. In less than 90-minutes, 2,403 Americans were killed, including 68 civilians. An additional 1,178 Americans were wounded,…

Adult Speakers and Lectures Workshops and Enrichment History

How I Spent My Summer @ the Movies

Mon, June 18, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Oak Lane Library

Join us for a sports-themed movie the Meeting Room. Stop by and see what this week's selection will be.  Refreshments will be served.  For adults and teens.

Adult Young Adult Film Screening Movies & Television Summer Reading

Telling Our Stories: Regional Seedkeeping and Foodways

Mon, June 18, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

The American Northeast shares an intricate and varied foodways network shaped through centuries of indigenous and cross-cultural practices. Join indigenous cuisine scholar and practitioner Rachel Sayet (Mohegan) and Philadelphia-based seedkeeper Owen Taylor as we prepare traditional New England…

Adult Discussion and Participation Workshops and Enrichment Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition

Computer Basics

Mon, June 18, 2018 6:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

For users with no previous computer experience. Learn to type, use the mouse & sign up for email.  

Adult Computer Classes Computers

Sensory Storytime

Mon, June 18, 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 Summer Reading

Pop-up library

Mon, June 18, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Book Bike at the goat statue in Rittenhouse Square

 Join the Free Library of Philadelphia Book Bike at the goat statue in Rittenhouse Square for stories, activities and the Summer Reading Game.  All programs are presented with the support of The Philadelphia City Institute Board of Managers and The Friends of Rittenhouse Square.  

School Age Preschool Toddler Baby Family Programs Summer Reading Book Bike

Queer Discoveries Film Series | Ma Vie En Rose

Mon, June 18, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Falls of Schuylkill Library

Join us for a screening of Ma Vie En Rose , a coming of age, drama which is trans specific (and in French w/subtitles).  Seven-year-old Ludovic (Georges Du Fresne) announces to his startled parents, Pierre (Jean-Philippe Écoffey) and Hanna (Michèle Laroque), that he is in fact…

Adult Senior Film Screening LGBTQ Free Library of Pride

Pop-up Pride Storytime

Mon, June 18, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Join us at the goat statue in Rittenhouse Square for a pop-up Pride storytime with the Book Bike!

School Age Family Programs Storytimes Free Library of Pride

Literatura y Migración

Mon, June 18, 2018 6:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

The South Philadelphia Library en colaboración con el Consulado de México en Filadelfia y la Red Global MX, invitan a una noche donde se discutirá el tema de la migración en la literatura. Además, tendrá la oportunidad de participar en un taller de…

Adult Other Great Programs Literature New Americans

Minecraft Mondays

Mon, June 18, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Chestnut Hill Library

We'll play at all levels.  Beginner and advanced players are welcome to join us.  From 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.

Young Adult School Age Other Great Programs Summer Reading Minecraft
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