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Beowulf Mead-Aloud

Sat, November 17, 2018 1:00 P.M.
The Rosenbach | 2008 Delancey Place, Philadelphia, PA 19103

Hwaet! Join us as we turn The Rosenbach into an Anglo-Saxon Mead-Hall. We'll drink a batch of mead and Scandinavian ale from local brewer George Hart and read selections from the epic poem Beowulf in both Old and Modern English. This event is age 21 and up. Admission…

Adult Other Great Programs Rosenbach Museum & Library

LGBTQ Teen Cafe

Sat, November 17, 2018 1:30 P.M.
Tacony Library

LGBTQ Teen Café 1:30-4:00 Air hockey!  Crafts!  Gaming!  Jigsaw puzzles!  Snacks! Learn something new, meet new friends, or come to just chill. Refreshments provided by Sawtown Tavern

Young Adult Other Great Programs LGBTQ Free Library of Pride

Crochet Club

Sat, November 17, 2018 1:30 P.M.
Kingsessing Library

Come experience the joy of crochet. Whether you’re a beginner or have been crocheting for years, you’ll have fun in this club led by a crochet artist from the community.

Adult Young Adult School Age Other Great Programs Crafts & Hobbies Crochet arts & crafts

Portable Studio: Our Stories

Sat, November 17, 2018 2:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Portable Studio Artists Jess Conda and Bethlehem Roberson are professional Philadelphia artists who use theater and music to inspire and explore the boundless ways we all can tell stories, real or imagined, and from different perspectives. In the Wilma Theater’s Portable Studio, you will:…

Adult Young Adult Other Great Programs Discussion and Participation Children

Paramita Meditation Workshop Series

Sat, November 17, 2018 2:30 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Please join Beth Adelson for a free, six-session Paramita Meditation workshop series. The Buddha taught us how to find contentment by dispelling any suffering that life events may bring. In this series, we will learn about and try out the Paramita practices, the practices which build consistent…

Adult Senior Other Great Programs Health & Fitness Yoga

Job Lab

Mon, November 19, 2018 12:00 P.M.
Nicetown-Tioga Library

Are you looking for a job and finding that everyone requires online applications?  We can help you! Space may be limited; first come, first served.  From 12:00 p.m. to 2::00 p.m.

Adult Senior Other Great Programs Jobs & Job Seekers

TechCORE2

Mon, November 19, 2018 3:00 P.M.
Overbrook Park Library

Join presenters from TechCORE for a variety of fun activities that will improve technical skills and pique your interests in S.T.E.M (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math). Play around with Scratch Computer Coding, littleBits Code Kit, and more! Online Sign Up  or visit the Overbrook…

Young Adult Other Great Programs Technology Teens STEM

Exploring Color in Food!

Mon, November 19, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Oak Lane Library

Ms. Karen will share a story about colors, and then we will make popcorn together, and enjoy some colorful toppings. Children under 7 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

School Age Other Great Programs Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition

Board Game Bonanza!

Mon, November 19, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Children's Department at Parkway Central Library

From Chutes and Ladders to Connect 4, from Bingo to Twister, play some games and make some friends!   Parkway Central Library Children's Department Ground Floor, 1901 Vine Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103 215.686.5369 ***Programs are subject to change*** Find us on…

School Age Other Great Programs Children Board Games and Role-Playing

Read With A Dog!

Mon, November 19, 2018 4:15 P.M.
Falls of Schuylkill Library

School age kids - ages  6 to 12 - are invited to come read independently with Wally, a certified therapy dog, and share a new book or an old favorite in a judgement free space.  Dogs love to hear stories! Space may be limited.

School Age Other Great Programs PAWS Read to a Dog

Game Time Mondays

Mon, November 19, 2018 4:30 P.M.
Thomas F. Donatucci, Sr. Library

Enjoy our large and rotating collection of tabletop games with our friendly LEAP staff. For additional information, please contact the librarian at 215-685-1755. LEAP (Literacy Enrichment Afterschool Program) homework help and literacy activities offered for grades K-12 while school is…

Young Adult School Age Other Great Programs Games and Gaming

Intelligent by Design Nonfiction Book Group | Little Soldiers: An American Boy, a Chinese School, and the Global Race to Achieve by Lenora Chu

Mon, November 19, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Independence Library

Do you enjoy reading? We read critically acclaimed nonfiction old and new. All readers welcome. For additional information, please call 215- 685-1633. This provocative investigation combined with an engaging personalized narrative examines cultural differences between the East and West, and…

Adult Other Great Programs Book Clubs

Drop-in Writing Help from University of Pennsylvania Faculty

Mon, November 19, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Free help with: Resumes Cover Letters Filling out Forms ( unable to help with legal, financial, or tax documents) Writing Projects College/School Papers Letters

Adult Other Great Programs Career Workshops Free Library of Philadelphia Programs & Services

Preschool Storytime

Tue, November 20, 2018 10:15 A.M.
Greater Olney Library

Join us on Tuesdays for themed read-alouds and interactive fingerplays, songs, and more!  For kids ages 2 to 5, along with an adult caregiver. Daycares and camps - please call to set up your own special visit.

Preschool Other Great Programs Storytimes Literacy

Autumn Storytime

Tue, November 20, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Lovett Memorial Library

Join Ms. Dana for stories, songs and silliness.  Recommended for ages 2 and up.

Preschool Other Great Programs Storytimes

Preschool Storytime

Tue, November 20, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Welsh Road Library

Have fun with stories, songs and rhymes.  For kids ages 3 to 5, along with an adult caregiver. Daycares and camps - please call to set up your own special visit.

Preschool Other Great Programs Storytimes Literacy

Toddler and Preschool Storytime

Tue, November 20, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Charles Santore Library

Let’s read stories, sing songs, and dance together! This program is intended for children 15 months to 4 years old, and their caregivers. 

Preschool Toddler Other Great Programs Storytimes Children

Open Computer Lab

Tue, November 20, 2018 12:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Work on a special project and get one-on-one assistance. Lab is open for 2 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

A Free Tour of Philadelphia: The Changing City Exhibition

Tue, November 20, 2018 3:00 P.M.
Rare Book Department at Parkway Central Library

Come and learn about our city’s exciting, dynamic, and often forgotten history with a guided tour of Philadelphia: The Changing City exhibition. The tour will be led by an exhibition curator in the Dietrich Gallery in the Rare Book Department , which is located on the third floor of the…

Adult Young Adult School Age Other Great Programs African American Art Digital Collections Education Family Free Library of Philadelphia Programs & Services Health & Fitness Philadelphia History Rare Books, Manuscripts, & Digital Collections Special Collections Teens History printmaking architecture Changing City

Teen Tuesdays: Teen Reads

Tue, November 20, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Nicetown-Tioga Library

What will be reading this week?  

Young Adult Other Great Programs Book Clubs
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