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Tech Tuesday

Tue, February 19, 2019 3:00 P.M.
Widener Library

Hands on exploration of various technical devices and  applications. Learn to write a song or music to GarageBand or make a video and direct your very own  short movie!

Young Adult School Age LEAP

Mindful Breathing for Kids

Tue, February 19, 2019 3:30 P.M.
Falls of Schuylkill Library

Breath in.... and then out.... Learn some tools to navigate and process the emotions and stresses you might feel throughout your day.  We'll practice minful breathing techniques together.  For school-age kids.

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Guess What This Is?

Tue, February 19, 2019 3:30 P.M.
Widener Library

Participants will guess at what various liquids are by using their senses of smell and feel to see if they can correctly name them.      

School Age LEAP Family Programs Children Education Family Free Library of Philadelphia Makers & Makerspaces Teens STEM

LEAP into Science

Tue, February 19, 2019 3:30 P.M.
Ramonita G. de Rodriguez Library

Come do science experiments with us!   Our Teen Leader Assistant, Tianna will host a program featuring one of our LEAP into Science kits.

School Age LEAP Family Programs Children Family Makers & Makerspaces Science Teens STEM

DIY Virtual Reality Glasses

Tue, February 19, 2019 3:30 P.M.
McPherson Square Library

McPherson Square is hosting a virtual reality program on today.  If you enjoy that program, stay afterward and make a pair of VR glass to take home.  

School Age LEAP Family Programs Children Education Family Free Library of Philadelphia Makers & Makerspaces Technology Teens STEM

Virtual Reality Program

Tue, February 19, 2019 3:30 P.M.
McPherson Square Library

McPherson Square is excited to host a virtual reality program.  We will have two virtual reality glasses and several choices of programs to run.  Come join us.    

School Age Family Programs Children Education Family Free Library of Philadelphia Technology Teens STEM

Kids Can Cook

Tue, February 19, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Queen Memorial Library

Healthy Cooking class for school-aged children, taught by serv-safe certified cooking instructor Keisha Prosser. Learn about food safety, prepare a full meal, and then help eat what you’ve created! For additional information, please call the librarian at 215-685-1899.  

Young Adult School Age Discussion and Participation Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition Health

Book Discussion: Ghost Boys

Tue, February 19, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Nicetown-Tioga Library

Sit down at your local library to discuss social injustice and its role in Jewell Parker Rhodes’ novel, Ghost Boys .   Reading the book beforehand is not required to join! Free books will be given out on a first-come basis.  

Young Adult School Age Discussion and Participation Black History Month One Book, One Philadelphia Literature One Book, One Philadelphia Teens

Kids Yoga

Tue, February 19, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Children's Department at Parkway Central Library

Children are invited to practice yoga with us through exciting activities like yoga stories, yoga songs, yoga games, yoga adventures, hands-on mindfulness activities, guided meditation, and more. Have fun, build strength and learn relaxation techniques at this hour-long yoga class for…

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Quaker Philadelphia with Bartram's Garden

Tue, February 19, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Kingsessing Library

Who were the Quakers who helped shape our garden and our city? How does their culture impact us today? We’ll tackle place-based history and the art of urban planning, working together as a class to construct a full-fledged city of our own. Presented by educators from Bartram's Garden

School Age Discussion and Participation Workshops and Enrichment Children Philadelphia

Free Library of Circuity!

Tue, February 19, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Find out why polar opposites attract and how to make electricity flow! This program explores circuitry using a set of batteries, LEDs, mini motors and more! This program is open to youth during LEAP.

Young Adult School Age LEAP Science Technology STEM

Literacy

Tue, February 19, 2019 4:30 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Join us for fun story times this month as we play Kahoot games to test your reading comprehension and make story cubes so we can construct our own stories.  

Young Adult School Age LEAP Literacy

Science Wednesday

Wed, February 20, 2019 3:00 P.M.
Widener Library

Pretend to be scientists, research and experiment with basic chemistry, make paper circuits, and explore!

Young Adult School Age LEAP STEM

Tech Club

Wed, February 20, 2019 3:30 P.M.
Ramonita G. de Rodriguez Library

Come learn about technology with us!  Our Teen Leader Assistant, Elba and Damon will host a program for the children to learn and work with technology.

School Age LEAP Family Programs Children Family Makers & Makerspaces Technology Teens STEM

Teen Resume Workshop

Wed, February 20, 2019 3:30 P.M.
McPherson Square Library

Hey Teens, it is cold outside, but deadlines for summer jobs will be fast approaching.  Make sure that you are ready.  Starting today, come to McPherson Square and get help making a resume.  

School Age LEAP Free Library of Philadelphia Jobs & Job Seekers Makers & Makerspaces Teens

DIY Virtual Reality Glasses

Wed, February 20, 2019 3:30 P.M.
McPherson Square Library

McPherson Square has a pair of VR glasses this week.  Come try them.  If you enjoy using the VR glass, make a pair of VR glass out of cardboard to take home.  

School Age LEAP Family Programs Children Education Family Free Library of Philadelphia Makers & Makerspaces Technology Teens STEM

Blues in Hip Hop for Teens

Wed, February 20, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Cecil B. Moore Library

Listen to samples of early blues, soul, and contemporary hip hop to find common threads and learn to create your own blues-inspired song.

Young Adult School Age Family Programs One Book, One Philadelphia Music One Book, One Philadelphia

Gaming Garage

Wed, February 20, 2019 4:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Come and get hands on with the Nintendo Switch. Students of all ages can join us for games of Mario Kart, get on their feet with Just Dance 2018, or construct cool toys with Nintendo Labo kits. Drop-in, and no registration required.

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