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Intermediate Grant Writing

Tue, January 22, 2019 10:00 A.M.
Regional Foundation Center at Parkway Central Library

Intermediate Grant Writing is a working session that will provide the opportunity for grant writers to receive extensive feedback on their proposals from peers and professionals in the nonprofit field. We will review aspects of a good grant proposal, practice writing an actual grant, and…

Adult Discussion and Participation Other Great Programs Workshops and Enrichment RFC Program Calendar Fundraising Nonprofit

Baby and Toddler Storytime

Tue, January 22, 2019 10:15 A.M.
Charles Santore Library

Bring your little one for lap time with stories, songs, rhymes and bounces. This program is intended for children birth to 14 months and their caregivers. 

Toddler Baby Other Great Programs Storytimes Children Family

Winter Storytime

Tue, January 22, 2019 10:30 A.M.
Lovett Memorial Library

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

Preschool Toddler Other Great Programs Storytimes

Toddler and Preschool Storytime

Tue, January 22, 2019 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, January 22, 2019 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

Read by 4th Family Workshop

Tue, January 22, 2019 1:00 P.M.
Whitman Library

Are you a parent of a birth to 3rd grade child and want help with supporting their reading? Come to a free family (for parents and kids) reading workshop. Participants receive free books, snacks, and strategies to help your child! To register: Contact Reading Captain Erme at…

Adult Other Great Programs Read by 4th

Creative Learning Group - for Preschoolers

Wed, January 23, 2019 10:30 A.M.
Andorra Library

Join other kids by gathering at the C r eative Learning Area in the Children’s Department. Miss Molly has put out many new, colorful, and fun manipulatives to play with! In addition to our wooden train set, puppets, and animals, the Creative Learning Area now has star builders, waffle…

Preschool Toddler Baby Other Great Programs Literacy Read by 4th

Open Computer Lab

Wed, January 23, 2019 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

Teacher Café

Wed, January 23, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Philadelphia educators are invited to an interactive program highlighting Free Library resources and activities to strengthen and support classroom plans for Black History Month. To register, visit tinyurl.com/y7ceurwy Can’t make it this time, but still interested in teacher events…

Adult Black History Month Other Great Programs Workshops and Enrichment Education Free Library of Philadelphia Programs & Services

Gaming Garage

Wed, January 23, 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.

School Age Other Great Programs Games and Gaming Video Games

Theater and Storytelling Workshops

Wed, January 23, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Logan Library

Come take part in free theater workshops led by the Wilma Theater's team of professional artists, as part of the theater's Portable Studio!  Meet and work with professional Wilma artists in our library Share stories and ideas.  No prevous acting experience is required. Sessions…

Adult Senior Discussion and Participation Other Great Programs Performing Arts

Wii Wednesdays

Wed, January 23, 2019 4:30 P.M.
Frankford Library

Come play your favorite Wii games with Mr. Vince on the fourth Wednesday of the month.  For teens and school-aged kids.

Young Adult School Age Other Great Programs Games and Gaming Video Games

Lakeshore: Strategies for Maximizing Your Child's Learning

Wed, January 23, 2019 5:00 P.M.
Holmesburg Library

Wednesday January 23 from 5pm-7pm Join this workshop, hosted by the School District of Philadelphia’s Family Academy: Courses and Training!  Register for this class by calling (215)400-4180, Option #5 or at www.philasd.org/face/FACT .  Call now as space is limited.  

Adult Young Adult School Age Family Programs Other Great Programs Children Family

Kids' Chess Club

Wed, January 23, 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, January 23, 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

Teen Forensics

Wed, January 23, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Wynnefield Library

Helpful tips about pursuing a creer in the forensic science field, preparing for college, and how to find STEM programs.  For young people between the ages of 12 and 18   Presented by The Association of Women in Forensic Science

Young Adult Other Great Programs Teens STEM

Knitting and Crocheting Circle

Wed, January 23, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Charles Santore Library

Join us for an informal get together for neighborhood people who knit and crochet.  Due to popular demand, this program now meets every week.  Bring a project to work on with us.  

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

The Wagner Free Institute of Science presents Stimulating Molecules: The Biochemistry of Euphoria

Wed, January 23, 2019 6:15 P.M.
Independence Library

Every day, many of us mess with our brains. We drink coffee to wake up, we smoke cigarettes as a break, we eat spicy food to please our palates, and we have a drink to unwind at the end of the day. This course will be  biochemist Professor  Joseph B. Rucker’s  view of how…

Adult Other Great Programs General Research

Yoga

Wed, January 23, 2019 6:30 P.M.
Whitman Library

A free, inclusive yoga class for people of all skill levels and abilities. Mats are available, or you can bring your own. Wear something comfortable and come to the library for wellness, stretching, and relaxation.

Adult Other Great Programs Yoga

Open Computer Lab

Thu, January 24, 2019 10:00 A.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
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