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Headshots at the BRIC!

Fri, December 1, 2017 11:00 A.M.
Business Resource and Innovation Center at Parkway Central Library

Get a FREE headshot photo taken at the Business Resource & Innovation Center (BRIC)! Headshots are a new service for entrepreneurs, nonprofit professionals, job seekers, and more! Use your photo to enhance your professional portfolio and make your LinkedIn profile stand out among the…

Adult Business RFC Program Calendar Business & Economics Nonprofit Jobs & Job Seekers Business & Entrepreneurs

First Friday Genealogy

Fri, December 1, 2017 12:00 P.M.
Independence Library

Monthly brown bag discussion group with occasional speakers meets every first Friday  from 12:00 to 2 p.m.  Open to the public and anyone with an interest in genealogy or family history. Brought to you by The National Archives of Philadelphia, The Free Library, and the Genealogical…

Adult Discussion and Participation Genealogy General Research

Laptop Lab and Computer Help

Fri, December 1, 2017 12:30 P.M.
Walnut Street West

From 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Work-study students are available to assist patrons in need of computer tutoring and instruction. The laptop lab can accommodate up to six patrons at a time, with laptops made available for use on a walk-in basis. For more information, please call 215-685-7671.

Adult Young Adult Senior Computer Classes Computers

LEGO Fridays

Fri, December 1, 2017 3:30 P.M.
Greater Olney Library

You bring your imagination; we supply the LEGOs. Program is for school age children, ages 7 and up. 

School Age Arts and Crafts Programs Children LEGO

Friday Builders

Fri, December 1, 2017 3:30 P.M.
Cecil B. Moore Library

Come build with us! We’ll use a rotating mix of Legos, Magnatiles, wooden blocks, cups, and more. Primarily intended for children ages 6-12 and their families. Siblings always welcome; soft play materials can be provided for infants and toddlers. Day care groups and preschools must call to…

School Age Family Programs LEGO STEM


Fri, December 1, 2017 3:45 P.M.
Andorra Library

Can't keep your hands out of a tub of LEGOs?  We can't either. Do you dream of building something amazing with LEGOs?  We do too! If this is you, come join us!  Work on the building assignment, check out a project in one of our many LEGO books, or let your imagination soar…

School Age Other Great Programs LEGO

My Art, My Voice with Mr. O

Fri, December 1, 2017 4:00 P.M.
Children's Department at Parkway Central Library

Join artist Arthur Ostroff for stories and art.  Free.  Fridays at 4 p,m, Children's Department, Parkway Central Library 1901 Vine Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103 *Programs are subject to change.* For more information, call 215.686.5369

School Age Arts and Crafts Programs Family Programs Art Children Education Family arts & crafts

Stories Alive: Family Story Hour for Incarcerated Parents and Their Children

Sat, December 2, 2017 10:00 A.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Stories Alive gives incarcerated parents the opportunity to read and connect with their children during a live videoconference call. Families who participate will get books to take home and keep! Stories Alive is available to children and caregivers with family members at the Curran-Fromhold and…

Adult Young Adult School Age Preschool Toddler Senior Family Programs Storytimes Children Family Literacy Social Justice

Book Paper Scissors, Artists' Book Fair

Sat, December 2, 2017 10:00 A.M.
Art Department at Parkway Central Library

Don’t miss Philadelphia Center for the Book’s signature event! Book Paper Scissors is an artists’ book fair, free and open to the public. This festive event features prints, artists’ books, handmade paper, zines, origami, blank books, and paper sculpture and jewelry. If…

Adult Young Adult Senior Other Great Programs Arts and Crafts Programs Art Photography arts & crafts Book Arts

Create Your Own Minicomic!

Sat, December 2, 2017 10:00 A.M.
Art Department at Parkway Central Library

Through a guided creative writing session, we will write our own 8-page, easily reproducible minicomics using a single sheet of paper. No writing or drawing experience necessary--just a the courage to dive into the stories you already have inside you. To sign up please click HERE . We usually…

Adult Young Adult Arts and Crafts Programs Workshops and Enrichment Art Comics & Graphic Novels Book Arts

AAUW Work Smart: Salary Negotiation Workshop for Women

Sat, December 2, 2017 11:00 A.M.
Queen Memorial Library

Women working full time in the United States typically are paid just 80 percent of what white men are paid, a gap of 20 percent — and it’s even worse for women of color. Attend this FREE salary negotiation workshop to gain the skills and confidence to successfully negotiate your…

Adult Workshops and Enrichment Jobs & Job Seekers

Words at Play - Play Party

Sat, December 2, 2017 11:00 A.M.
Cecil B. Moore Library

Join the Philadelphia Zoo and the Franklin Institute for exploration of animals and science! FREE fun for families with children ages birth - 5 years. Siblings welcome. Healthy snacks will be provided. For more information call Words at Play: 215-686-5372 ext. 348

Preschool Toddler Family Programs Words at Play Vocabulary Initiative Children Education Family Free Library of Philadelphia Literacy Philadelphia arts & crafts

Therapy Dog Story Time

Sat, December 2, 2017 11:00 A.M.
Children's Department at Parkway Central Library

Special Doggie Story Time starring Nessie, a Certified Therapy Dog If you live in Center City or have ever visited Children’s Hospital, you may have met Nessie and her owner and best friend, Elena Cappella.  Nessie is a Certified Therapy Dog, which means she is trained to be gentle…

School Age Preschool Toddler Family Programs Body, Mind & Spirit Children Education Family Animals and Nature

A Taste of African Heritage

Sat, December 2, 2017 11:00 A.M.
South Philadelphia Library

A Taste of African Heritage, brings the  African Heritage Diet Pyramid  to life, showing people how to eat and cook healthfully, traditionally, and enjoyably through hands-on experience. With lesson plans that simultaneously teach history, nutrition, and cooking techniques, the…

Adult Health Programs Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition Health

DIY with Dominique

Sat, December 2, 2017 12:30 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

We’ll make something new that you can take home with you every time we meet, such as Kaleidoscopes, bouncy balls and some fun crafts that the group suggests! For kids in grades K-12. 

Young Adult School Age Arts and Crafts Programs arts & crafts

Make Your Own Body Butters and Balms with Nyambi Naturals

Sat, December 2, 2017 1:30 P.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

Winter weather can be rough on the skin. Bitter winds and expensive holidays can leave you feeling dry! Treat yourself and your family to eco-friendly, hand-crafted body products by making butters and balms infused with locally grown, organic Calendula, Marsmallow Root and Plaintain…

Adult Young Adult Arts and Crafts Programs Workshops and Enrichment Culinary Literacy Body, Mind & Spirit

Lego Playtime

Sat, December 2, 2017 2:00 P.M.
Frankford Library

Come to build with our Lego collection along other kids ages 6 to 12.  Your host will be children’s librarian Mr. Pagán. Call or stop by to sign up.

School Age Family Programs LEGO

The Fumo Gaming Club

Sat, December 2, 2017 2:00 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

The Fumo Gaming Club is an inclusive, bully-free, and sensory-friendly club for kids who enjoy games of all kinds. Card Games, Console Games, Board Games, Tablet Games, Roleplaying Games, and more!  Bring a favorite game from home, or use the library's collection. Attendance is free, and…

Young Adult School Age Family Programs Children Games and Gaming Teens Board Games and Role-Playing

2/4 Harmony: Annamarie and Susanna Collins

Sat, December 2, 2017 3:00 P.M.
Walnut Street West

Join us for a piano recital. Annamarie Collins, age 15, and Susanna Collins, 13, are pianists from Philadelphia, PA. Both girls have played duets and solo pieces in recitals and performances in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Tennessee. Recently, they were selected by Golden Key to perform in a…

Young Adult School Age Preschool Toddler Senior Live Performances Performing Arts

Sundays on Stage: Jay Sand's All Around This World

Sun, December 3, 2017 2:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Jay Sand’s All Around This World is a multinational, multilingual sing-along and dance-along performance featuring family-friendly songs from several continents, spanning nations, cultures, genres and generations. This series is made possible by funding from the Philadelphia City Institute…

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