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Woke & Well-read Book Club: Sing, Unburied, Sing

Tue, February 19, 2019 7:00 P.M.
Big Blue Marble Bookstore, 551 Carpenter Lane

All are welcome at the Woke & Well-Read book club, which meets twice a month to discuss books that explore life through African American eyes. PLEASE NOTE: Two discussions of Sing, Unburied, Sing will take place; once on February 19 and once on February 20 (both at 7:00 p.m.)   Sing,…

Adult Young Adult Discussion and Participation One Book, One Philadelphia One Book, One Philadelphia

Workforce Wednesday –Resume Help

Wed, February 20, 2019 11:30 A.M.
McPherson Square Library

Resume Help from 11:30 to 1:30 p.m. with Ms. Tuesday.

Adult Young Adult Career Workshops Jobs & Job Seekers

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

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

Free Library of Circuity!

Wed, February 20, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Kingsessing 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

Urban Medicine Cabinet

Wed, February 20, 2019 5:00 P.M.
Haverford Library

Make and take home first aid ointment, herbal steam, and headache lozenges, while learning about the beneficial properties of specific herbs and flowers, and using a variety of apothecary tools and seasonally fresh grown ingredients from Nyambi Naturals Farm.

Adult Young Adult Health Programs One Book, One Philadelphia Health

Kids' Chess Club

Wed, February 20, 2019 5:30 P.M.
Walnut Street West

Join other kids (ages 6-18), to learn and play chess. Wednesdays from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Applications are available upstairs on the Second Floor. Adult volunteers needed!  Contact: wswlibraryfriends@gmail.com. Programming coordinated through The Friends of Walnut Street West Library.

Young Adult School Age Other Great Programs Chess

Fantasy Roleplaying Club

Wed, February 20, 2019 5:30 P.M.
Walnut Street West

CALLING ALL BRAVE WARRIORS AND WIZARDS! Are you interested in Dungeons & Dragons? Ever wanted to play a tabletop roleplaying game(RPG)? Unleash your inner-nerd and come play with us! This new group will meet weekly on Wednesday evenings from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. This is a basic introduction to…

Young Adult School Age Other Great Programs Games and Gaming

The Secret Cinema presents: Philadelphia - The Changing City

Wed, February 20, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Art Department at Parkway Central Library

The Free Library of Philadelphia is thrilled to partner with Philadelphia's beloved film screening series, The Secret Cinema , now in its 27th year.  As usual, The Secret Cinema will present selections from their collection shown on 16mm film onto a big screen. This…

Adult Young Adult Senior Film Screening Speakers and Lectures Other Great Programs Philadelphia Philadelphia History History Changing City

Knitting and Crocheting Circle

Wed, February 20, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Charles Santore Library

Join us for an informal get together for neighborhood people who knit and crochet. 

Adult Young Adult Senior Arts and Crafts Programs Other Great Programs Crochet Knitting

Writing Assistance

Wed, February 20, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Charles Santore Library

Do you want to make your resume stand out, or put the finishing touches on college essay?   Or, maybe you need help filling out forms.  Never fear! Faculty members from the University of Pennsylvania will be on hand to help, on Wednesday evenings.  Drop by!

Adult Young Adult Career Workshops

Conversational ESL

Wed, February 20, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Walnut Street West

Join our new Conversation Group at the Walnut Street West Library to practice your English language skills in a relaxed and informal setting. 

Adult Young Adult Senior New Americans New Americans ESL

Yoga

Wed, February 20, 2019 6:30 P.M.
Fishtown Community Library

Wipe away the stress of the week and get your body and mind ready for a relaxing weekend. Decompress, unwind, and relax and start your weekend off the right way. Brittany from Roots2Rise will be our instructor.      

Adult Young Adult Health Programs Body, Mind & Spirit Yoga

ESL Conversation Group

Wed, February 20, 2019 6:30 P.M.
Charles Santore Library

This group is a great way to practice speaking everyday English.  ALL are welcome.

Adult Young Adult Senior New Americans New Americans ESL - English as a Second Language

Africa Storytime Expedition

Thu, February 21, 2019 11:00 A.M.
Blanche A. Nixon/Cobbs Creek Library

Children and their families are invited for a special storytime featuring Anansi the Spider: A Tale from the Ashanti by Gerald McDermott, and an up-close look at touchable artifacts from the Penn Museum.  

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Black History Month Discussion and Participation Storytimes African American Children Family

Artsy Thursday

Thu, February 21, 2019 3:00 P.M.
Widener Library

Explore using various mediums and materials to create art. Paint, draw, sew, or just experiment for fun. 

Young Adult School Age LEAP Art arts & crafts

Teens! Explore Virtual Reality Gaming with Oculus Rift

Thu, February 21, 2019 3:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Experience Virtual Reality at the Free Library using the Oculus Rift! Try out cutting edge movies, video games, and interactive experiences in ways you never have before. For Teens and Adults 13+!  3-5PM. Please arrive 15 minutes early to sign up in the Computer Lab. 

Young Adult Computer Classes Other Great Programs Hot Spots Teens Video Games

Mobile CPR Project

Thu, February 21, 2019 3:30 P.M.
McPherson Square Library

Join The Mobile CPR Project for a hands on CPR class.  Learning CPR can keep you and your family safe. Most of the time when someone experiences a cardiac arrest, it is in their home. If your family member experiences a cardiac arrest the best thing you can do is perform CPR, it can save…

Adult Young Adult Health Programs Health
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