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Sundays on Stage: Two of a Kind

Sun, February 25, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

The award-winning musical duo Two of a Kind presents an interactive family concert featuring songs about reading, books and the library, with lots of singing, movement, and puppets. This series is made possible by funding from the Philadelphia City Institute Board of Managers. Montgomery…

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

Maker Monday

Mon, February 26, 2018 3:30 P.M.
Teen Center at Parkway Central Library

The Teen Center is home to numerous arts and craft supplies which teens can use on Monday afternoons to create take home projects. Join us for freeform activities and pre-determined crafts. 

Young Adult Arts and Crafts Programs Art Comics & Graphic Novels Crafts & Hobbies Teens arts & crafts

Meatless Mondays

Mon, February 26, 2018 3:45 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Join Chef Char Nolan for Meatless Mondays, an interactive class on vegan cooking for all ages.

Adult Young Adult Health Programs Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition Health

Logan Library Youth Council

Mon, February 26, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Logan Library

Are you between the ages of 12 and 21?  Do you want to grow your leadership skills?  Do you want to be a part of creating youth spaces and programming at the library? If you answered "yes" to any of these questions, come join us. We will meet from 4:00 until 5:30 p.m.

Young Adult Discussion and Participation

LEAP | Get Moving Mondays

Mon, February 26, 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

Octavius V. Catto: A Legacy for the 21st Century

Mon, February 26, 2018 5:00 P.M.
Haverford Library

Interactive workshop for the whole family featuring hands-on activities, examination of primary sources, and a screening of History Making Productions' Octavius V. Catto: A Legacy for the 21st Century followed by a discussion led by local Catto experts. Octavius V. Catto was a 19th…

Adult Young Adult School Age Black History Month Family Programs African American Family Philadelphia Philadelphia History

Pomades, Butters and Balms

Mon, February 26, 2018 5:00 P.M.
Eastwick Library

In Jacqueline Woodson’s featured books, having one’s hair done by a family member or neighbor shapes sensory-rich memories. Join Nyambi Naturals, learn how to make hair and body products that fit diverse needs, and take away samples and DIY recipes. 

Adult Young Adult Black History Month Other Great Programs One Book, One Philadelphia One Book, One Philadelphia

Board Games

Mon, February 26, 2018 5:00 P.M.
Whitman Library

You can play Scrabble, Chess, Monopoly, and other board games.  

Adult Young Adult Other Great Programs Board Games and Role-Playing

Laptop Lounge

Mon, February 26, 2018 5:30 P.M.
Frankford Library

Brush up on your computer skills using our in-house laptops with our Digital Resource Specialist.  Space may be limited.

Adult Young Adult Computer Classes Computers

Anime, Manga & Gaming Meetup for Adults and Older Teens

Mon, February 26, 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

Soup for you– a two-part soup series

Mon, February 26, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Soup lovers rejoice! We’re celebrating the best seasonal veggies winter has to offer with soup-making tips and suggestions from Chef Dolores. We’ll be creating two vegetarian-friendly soups that are sure to warm your soul, whatever your food preferences. Two weeks later we’ll…

Adult Young Adult Health Programs Cooking & Nutrition Health

New Topics in Contemporary Physics

Mon, February 26, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Falls of Schuylkill Library

Presented by the Wagner Institute and Professor Paul J. Angiolillo - This course will explore the latest developments in physics, including the very recent discovery of gravity waves, the advancing field of planet hunting, and the science of biophysics. The course will also consider the…

Adult Young Adult Senior Speakers and Lectures Mathematics Science

Yoga

Mon, February 26, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Charles Santore Library

Monday night yoga for all levels with certified instructor. Adults and teens of all skill levels are welcome to participate.  Please, bring your own mat.  New participants will be asked to sign a waiver. 

Adult Young Adult Health Programs Body, Mind & Spirit Yoga

Teen Tuesday

Tue, February 27, 2018 3:30 P.M.
Teen Center at Parkway Central Library

For more than 10 years, Teen Tuesday has been an afternoon of snacks and socializing. Join us as we play our favorite board and video games, create arts and crafts projects, and enjoy some snacks! This program will be located in Room 108.

Young Adult Other Great Programs Games and Gaming Technology Teens Board Games and Role-Playing Video Games arts & crafts

Teen Game Tuesday

Tue, February 27, 2018 3:30 P.M.
Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library

Calling all teenagers!   Chess, Uno, Monopoly, and much more!  Get together with friends, meet new people, and feel free to bring your own game to share. From 3:30 to 5:30 pm.

Young Adult Other Great Programs Games and Gaming Teens

Teen Grab Bag

Tue, February 27, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Wynnefield Library

Come to the library to make fun crafts, work on poetry, or play games! Something different every week! For teens ages 12 to 17.

Young Adult Arts and Crafts Programs Crafts & Hobbies Teens

UPenn Science Fun for Kids & Teens

Tue, February 27, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Walnut Street West

Do you want to learn how make slime? What about extracting DNA from a strawberry? Graduate students and faculty from UPenn will visit our library to conduct fun and exciting hands-on science experiments. No registration necessary, just come on by!

Young Adult School Age Workshops and Enrichment Children Teens STEM

LEAP | Games Galore

Tue, February 27, 2018 4:30 P.M.
Thomas F. Donatucci, Sr. Library

Develop a new habit with our vast and rotating collection of tabletop games. Bring a friend or make some new ones! 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 School Age LEAP Board Games and Role-Playing

Ingredients Across Borders: Sumac

Tue, February 27, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

Join the Free Library's Culinary Literacy Center and Al-Bustan Seeds of Culture for a very special evening highlighting sumac, a significant ingredient in cuisines of the Americas and the Middle East. Chef Anan Zahr will show everyone how to prepare musakhan, a popular farmer's dish from…

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