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Construction Club

Thu, August 16, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Fumo Family Library

Children aged eight and younger, accompanied by a caregiver, are invited to join us as we build with wooden blocks, magnetic tiles, Lincoln Logs, Mega Bloks, and more, with people, animals, and vehicles to inhabit their creations! In addition to being a lot of fun, construction play supports the…

School Age Preschool Family Programs Children Summer Reading LEGO

WURD Radio's Summer of Freedom Tour Returns to the Free Library!

Thu, August 16, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Wynnefield Library

Join WURD host Stephanie Renee from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. for a LIVE radio broadcast from your neighborhood library!

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Open Computer Lab

Thu, August 16, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Work on a special project and get one-on-one assistance. Lab is open for 3 hours. This class is offered on a first come, first served basis and space is limited. Register in the lab, by signing the clipboard.

Adult Computer Classes Other Great Programs Hot Spots

Movers and Shakers Storytime

Thu, August 16, 2018 10:30 A.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Dance, listen, and sing along in this active storytime for independent movers.  Please note story time will not be held the second Thursday of each month. Daycares and groups please call the children's librarian at 215-685-1866 to make an appointment.

Toddler Family Programs Storytimes Children

Storytime!

Thu, August 16, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Walnut Street West

Young children and families are invited to join us for stories, songs, and activities!

Preschool Toddler Family Programs Storytimes Children Family Literacy

Volunteer with AARP

Thu, August 16, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Meet representatives from AARP Experience Corps and learn about volunteer opportunities to assist children with reading. Interested? Contact Lavonne at 267-592-4459 or email lnichols@aarp.org

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The Watershed is An Open Book

Thu, August 16, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Cecil B. Moore Library

Join us for a new family program for children ages 3-8 and their parents or caregivers. Fairmount Water Works will present weekly workshops with a seasonal theme to help build reading readiness using “teachable” moments in your own neighborhood. Register here:…

School Age Preschool Toddler Family Programs Storytimes Children Environment & Nature Family Literacy

Resume and Job Help

Thu, August 16, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Create a resume. Get help with online job searching and applications.

Adult Computer Classes Computers Jobs & Job Seekers

Open Computer Lab

Thu, August 16, 2018 11:00 A.M.
South Philadelphia Library

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

Adult Career Workshops Computer Classes Computers

Computer Tutoring

Thu, August 16, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Join us in the Lab for individualized assistance provided by our Digital Resource Specialist.

Adult Young Adult Senior Computer Classes Digital Media

T’ai Chi

Thu, August 16, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Based on Chinese soft-style martial arts, modern T’ai Chi is best known as a gentle slow-motion exercise that improves balance, leg strength, relaxation, deep breathing, calmness, focus and alertness. Please wear comfortable clothing. Registration is required. To register, please call…

Adult Other Great Programs Health and Wellness Body, Mind & Spirit Health & Fitness

Make a Suncatcher Leaf

Thu, August 16, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Falls of Schuylkill Library

Explore the function of leaves and their role in the greater ecological web by creating a unique sun-catcher leaf.   This program is inspired by the exhibition  In Our Nature: Flora and Fauna of the Americas , on view through September 15 in the Rare Book Department, Parkway…

School Age Arts and Crafts Programs

Old Skool Game Day

Thu, August 16, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Queen Memorial Library

Chess, Checkers, Cards, Scrabble, and more! Relax and enjoy a variety of board and card games.

Young Adult Other Great Programs Summer Reading

Play Pokeno

Thu, August 16, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Eastwick Library

Program is for individual children. Groups may schedule group programs by calling the librarian.

School Age Preschool Family Programs Summer Reading

Read, Baby, Read My First Storytime

Thu, August 16, 2018 2:30 P.M.
Richmond Library

Bring your little one for lap time with stories, songs, rhymes and bounces. Siblings welcome. 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, Read is made possible by a…

Toddler Baby Family Programs Storytimes Children

Knitting for All Ages!

Thu, August 16, 2018 3:00 P.M.
Roxborough Library

Bring your needs, yarn and a project to work on (if you have one).  Knitters of all skill levels, and ages are welcome. We'll be here from 3:00 until about 5:45 p.m.

Adult Young Adult Senior Family Programs Summer Reading Knitting

Thursday Afternoon Movies

Thu, August 16, 2018 3:00 P.M.
Walnut Street West

Beat the heat and come enjoy a family-friendly movie with us!

Adult Young Adult School Age Preschool Film Screening Family Programs Summer Reading

Make It Grow!

Thu, August 16, 2018 3:45 P.M.
Andorra Library

Learn about the germination cycle of seeds with a creative craft that allows you to grow your own plant! This program is inspired by the exhibition  In Our Nature: Flora and Fauna of the Americas , on view through September 15 in the Rare Book Department, Parkway Central Library.  …

School Age Arts and Crafts Programs

Traveling Treasures

Thu, August 16, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Whitman Library

What is a book? Explore books from around the world, and how they have changed over 5,000 years of human history, from cuneiform to computer tablets! Traveling Treasures is a hands-on traveling special collection of rare literary artifacts, which participants can touch and feel. The chosen…

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