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One Book Every Young Child Pajama Storytime

Mon, April 30, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Torresdale Library

Join your children's librarian for a special pajama storytime featuring  My Cousin Momo  by Zachariah Ohora, the 2018 One Book, Every Young Child selection. Wear pajamas and bring your favorite stuffed animal (optional).  This series promotes the importance of…

Preschool Family Programs Storytimes Children Family

Spinning Yarns

Mon, April 30, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

For those who knit and crochet, bring your latest project and enjoy a relaxing, low-key evening of crafting at the library.  All fiber arts are welcome. This program is intended for adults.    

Adult Senior Arts and Crafts Programs arts & crafts

ESL Conversation Group

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

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

Adult New Americans New Americans ESL


Mon, April 30, 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

Mysterious Travelers Featuring Rob Martino

Mon, April 30, 2018 7:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Arts on 1/8/87  Featuring Rob Martino Co-starring the collection & expertise of the librarians in the  Newspapers and Microfilm Center Rob Martino is Philadelphia based drummer, composer, and educator. Rob has studied with some world-class musicians, including Ralph…

Adult Live Performances Mysterious Travelers Free Library of Philadelphia Music Hearing Loop

John Sandford | Twisted Prey: A Lucas Davenport Novel

Mon, April 30, 2018 7:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Cost: FREE

John Sanford is the nom de plume of Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist John Camp, a respected Midwestern newspaperman with a decades-long career. He is the author of the  no. 1 New York Times -bestselling Prey series of books, featuring maverick Minnesota detective Lucas Davenport. His other…

Adult Author Events Speakers and Lectures Author Events - Free Series Author Events Fiction

Exhibition - Page & Panels: A Brief Glimpse at Graphic Novels

Tue, May 1, 2018 8:45 A.M.
Children's Literature Research Collection at Parkway Central Library

The world of graphic novels is all-encompassing.  Comic strips, wordless novels, and comic books have all influenced modern graphic novelists as they continue to expand the medium.  Today, stories of racial inequality, gender expression, and climate change share shelf space with…

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Other Great Programs Art Children Comics & Graphic Novels Education Literacy Literature Rare Books, Manuscripts, & Digital Collections Special Collections Teens History children's literature

ESL Class

Tue, May 1, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Whitman Library

English Language Class is provided by the Center for Literacy. To register, please call 215-474-1235 ext. 229 and ask for English Test Days, or speak to a librarian for more details.

Adult New Americans Language Study ESL

Play Group

Tue, May 1, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Whitman Library

Socialize and play with the library's toys after storytime! This program is intended for children 0-5 years old and their caregivers; older siblings are always welcome. Daycares and other groups should call the Children's Librarian at 215-685-1754 to schedule their own library visit.

Preschool Family Programs Children

Urban League Career Development | Rediscover yourself, Find your future, Make New Choices!

Tue, May 1, 2018 10:00 A.M.
The Urban League of Philadelphia

This FREE Career Development course will include the following topics: Identifying your gifts or talents Job or education placement assistance Creating an impactful resume Strengthening interviewing skills Assertiveness training Assistance with job placement, creating a resume, and strengthening…

Adult Career Workshops

Toddler Storytime

Tue, May 1, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Fumo Family Library

Join us for stories, songs, and activities, with time to socialize and play with the library's toys after storytime! These programs are intended for children three years old and younger, accompanied by a caregiver.  Daycares, please call for separate appointments.  For more…

Toddler Family Programs Storytimes Children Summer Reading

Music and Movement Storytime

Tue, May 1, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Dance, wiggle and sing along in our fun storytime for young independent movers. Siblings are always welcome at our programs. Preschools and other groups, please call to schedule alternate visits. Please contact Liz Heideman at 215-685-6621 for further information. These programs are supported by…

Toddler Family Programs Storytimes Children

Introduction to Finding Grants

Tue, May 1, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Regional Foundation Center at Parkway Central Library

Discover what funders are looking for in nonprofits seeking grants. During this interactive workshop you will learn: who funds nonprofits, what funders want to know about organizations they are interested in funding, how to identify potential funders and make the first approach. Advance…

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Internet and Computer Basics III-Websearching

Tue, May 1, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Bustleton Library

Learn how to effectively and safely search the Internet.  Some basic computer skills are helpful. Participant should have attended "Internet and Computer Basics I and II" before signing up for this session. Space is limited; pre-registration is required.

Adult Computer Classes Hot Spots Computers

Preschool Storytime

Tue, May 1, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Richmond Library

Miss Meghan invites children ages 1 to 4 and their caregivers to join her for stories, songs, and activities. Siblings are always welcome. Daycares should call for separate appointments. For more information, please contact Miss Meghan at 215-685-9992.

Preschool Family Programs Storytimes Children

Preschool Storytime

Tue, May 1, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Roxborough Library

Join us for stories, songs and rhymes.  This program is designed for children ages 3 to 6 years old, along with an adult.

Preschool Toddler Family Programs Storytimes Children

Baby Storytime

Tue, May 1, 2018 10:30 A.M.
South Philadelphia Library

A lap-sit storytime with stories, songs, and bounces for babies and their caregivers. Daycares and groups please call the children's librarian at 215-685-1866 to make an appointment.

Toddler Family Programs Storytimes Children

Spring Storytime

Tue, May 1, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Lovett Memorial Library

Storytime fun for children ages 3 to 5 years and their parents and caregivers.

Preschool Family Programs Storytimes


Tue, May 1, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Queen Memorial Library

Young children and their caregivers are invited for weekly storytime. Join us as we read, sing, dance, and learn together! Older siblings are always welcome.

School Age Family Programs Storytimes Children

Toddler Storytimes

Tue, May 1, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Independence Library

Miss Margaret for stories (new and classic), cheery songs, and an adorable “make and take” craft activity!  Register your child for their very own first library card!!  This program is not for childcare groups.  Please call Miss Margaret @215-685-1633 to…

Toddler Family Programs Children
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