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Open Computer Lab

Sat, April 21, 2018 10:00 A.M.
South Philadelphia Library

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

Adult Computer Classes Career Workshops Computers

Saturday Stroll

Sat, April 21, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Kingsessing Library

Calling all Nature Explorers! Join us for a Saturday Stroll from Kingsessing Library to Bartram's Garden. Explore nature themes along the walk. Enjoy FREE Boating at Bartram's Garden from 11 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. Children younger than 12 must be accompanied by an adult.

Adult Young Adult School Age Preschool Toddler Senior Family Programs Environment & Nature Philadelphia Animals and Nature

Pathways Tax Prep - MUST RSVP

Sat, April 21, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Walnut Street West

To schedule an appointment, please visit or call 610-543-5022 or 800-209- 2914  You must RSVP to attend the tax prep sessions. Space is limited!  

Adult Senior Other Great Programs

Singing City at the Library

Sat, April 21, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Lovett Memorial Library

Enjoy a free choral performance by Singing City. Join an audience-participation song and meet the performers at a short reception afterwards. For singers (and non-singers!) of all ages. This program will take place outside, weather permitting.

Adult Young Adult School Age Preschool Toddler Senior Live Performances Family Programs Family Music

A Taste of African Heritage

Sat, April 21, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Lillian Marrero Library

A Taste of African Heritage brings the African Heritage Diet Pyramid to life, showing people how to eat and cook healthfully, traditionally, and enjoyably. With lesson plans that simultaneously teach history, nutrition, and cooking techniques, the program introduces participants to the rich…

Adult Community Events Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition

Knitting with Jenn - Intermediate Class

Sat, April 21, 2018 12:00 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

In this 6 week course, you will learn how to swatch for both flat pieces and in the round pieces, learn to knit in the round on both circular and double pointed needles, and learn how to cable and knit lace. Projects include a hat, a cabled coffee cup cozy, and a cable and lace cowl. You will be…

Adult Young Adult School Age Arts and Crafts Programs Knitting

Self Defense Class for Women

Sat, April 21, 2018 12:00 P.M.
Blanche A. Nixon/Cobbs Creek Library

Join us for an eight class series to teach awareness strategies and tactics for preserving physical safety. The class will be taught by Grand Master William Hollman of The Southern Shaolin Academy.

Adult Young Adult Senior Other Great Programs

Read, Baby, Read: Babywearing 101

Sat, April 21, 2018 12:00 P.M.
Richmond Library

Join Lottie Hanson from Babywearing International of Southeastern Pennsylvania for this event to learn the benefits of babywearing, and to try out different types of carriers! Childcares and groups, please call the library to make an appointment. Read, Baby, Read is a series of fun programs for…

Adult Toddler Baby Family Programs

Chair Yoga

Sat, April 21, 2018 12:00 P.M.
Queen Memorial Library

Janet Faulls is a Classical Vinyasa Yoga teacher who will lead a simple chair yoga program for adults and seniors.

Adult Other Great Programs Health & Fitness Yoga

Earth Day Community Cleanup

Sat, April 21, 2018 1:00 P.M.
Lillian Marrero Library

Join us in celebrating Earth Day by helping clean up around the library and our soon to be garden space.  Contact Ms. Tuesday to sign up!

Adult Young Adult School Age Community Events Family Programs Environment & Nature

Earth Day Block Party

Sat, April 21, 2018 1:00 P.M.
Lillian Marrero Library

Join us for a Block Party celebrating Earth Day and the residents of Fairhill! We'll have music, dancing, food, crafts, face painting and more for all ages! Stop by any time between 1:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. to take part in the festivities.  The event will also kick off the Healthy…

Adult Young Adult School Age Preschool Toddler Senior Baby Health Programs New Americans Family Programs Community Events Health and Wellness

Philly Celebrates Jazz: Umar Raheem

Sat, April 21, 2018 1:30 P.M.
Torresdale Library

Celebrate Jazz Appreciation Month in a free, family-friendly program with New York Connection featuring Umar Raheem. A composer and saxaphonist, Raheem, along with his band, will play tunes that highlight the history of jazz music. Philly Celebrates Jazz is a program of Lifeline Music…

Adult Young Adult Live Performances Other Great Programs Performing Arts

Saturday Concert Series | Dave D'Arville Trio

Sat, April 21, 2018 3:00 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Dave D’Arville Trio performs the music of Thelonious Monk, featuring Ben Schachter on Saxophone and Matt Scarano on Drums. Dave D’Arville is a versatile guitarist, composer, and songwriter currently studying Jazz Guitar Performance at Temple University.  Dave's most recent…

Adult Family Programs Music

English as a Second Language Class

Sat, April 21, 2018 3:15 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

FREE English as a second language CLASSES Please join us for ESL classes and English tutoring. Our classes are open to all nationalities and skill levels and are completely free. Even if you can't attend every class, please come when you can! Childcare will be offered at all…

Adult Young Adult Senior New Americans Language Study ESL

2018 Family Event

Sat, April 21, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

The Free Library of Philadelphia Is Celebrating the Benjamin Franklin Parkway Centennial ...  Family Style! Experience the Library as never before as you enjoy art projects, games, storytelling, a scavenger hunt, a kid-friendly dinner buffet, and—of course—plenty of books! All…

Adult School Age Preschool Toddler Baby Family Programs Foundation Events Children Family Free Library of Philadelphia Fundraising Nonprofit Philadelphia Philadelphia History

Sundays on Stage: MOVE! with Lolly and Yoyo

Sun, April 22, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Join Lolly and Yoyo, authors of the hit book MOVE for a singing, dancing good time. This series is made possible by funding from the Philadelphia City Institute Board of Managers. Montgomery Auditorium Parkway Central Library 1901 Vine Street   All programs begin at 2:00 p.m. Doors open at…

Adult Young Adult School Age Preschool Toddler Senior Family Programs Live Performances Sundays on Stage Children Family Music

Philadelphia Reads W.E.B. Du Bois

Sun, April 22, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Social Science and History Department at Parkway Central Library

Discover the power of W.E.B. Du Bois’s ideas and their significance in our time.  This reading group focuses on the “The Souls of Black Folk,” his seminal study of African-American civilization at the turn of the 20th Century.  Led by Du Bois scholar and activist, Dr.…

Adult Young Adult Senior Discussion and Participation African American Philadelphia History Social Science

Mindfulness Meditation | Chair Yoga

Mon, April 23, 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 Yoga

Urban League Career Development | Rediscover yourself, Find your future, Make New Choices!

Mon, April 23, 2018 12:30 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

This FREE Career Development course will include the following topics: Identifying your gifts or talents Job or education placement assistance Creating an impactful resume Strengthening interviewing skills Assertiveness training Assistance with job placement, creating a resume, and strengthening…

Adult Career Workshops

ESL Conversation Group

Mon, April 23, 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
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