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Creative Crochet with Ms. Traci

Thu, May 17, 2018 5:30 P.M.
Paschalville Library

Join Ms. Traci for Creative Crochet! Beginners are welcome!

Young Adult School Age Arts and Crafts Programs Art Crafts & Hobbies Crochet Knitting

Storytime!

Fri, May 18, 2018 11:00 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

Build It!

Fri, May 18, 2018 3:00 P.M.
Whitman Library

Build with LEGOs, MagnaTiles, KEVA planks, Straws & Connectors, and more. This program is intended for children from 2-12 years old. Children under seven must be accompanied by an adult.

School Age Preschool Family Programs Children

Friday Builders

Fri, May 18, 2018 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

Saturday Stroll

Sat, May 19, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Kingsessing Library

Calling all Nature Explorers! Join us for a Saturday Stroll from Kingsessing Library to Bartram's Garden. Explore nature themes along the walk. Enjoy FREE Boating at Bartram's Garden from 11 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. Children younger than 12 must be accompanied by an adult.

Adult Young Adult School Age Preschool Toddler Senior Family Programs Environment & Nature Philadelphia Animals and Nature

Book Sale

Sat, May 19, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Whitman Library

Find some new treasures!  We will be selling our wares from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Community Events

Read to a therapy dog with PAWS for Reading!

Sat, May 19, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Overbrook Park Library

Children between the ages of 6 and 12 are invited to read to a therapy dog. PAWS for Reading provides a judgement free environment and allows children to open up and feel comfortable about reading aloud.   

School Age Family Programs Storytimes Children Pets PAWS Read to a Dog

Sundays on Stage: Sciencetellers: Super Heroes

Sun, May 20, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Experience Sciencetellers' powerful fusion of science and storytelling. Join us on an adventure about six inquisitive students and the cast of quirky teachers that make their school truly SUPER! This series is made possible by funding from the Philadelphia City Institute Board of Managers.…

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

Story Jams at DiSilvestro

Mon, May 21, 2018 10:30 A.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Story Jams is a playgroup centered around play and positivity that includes storytime, music, dancing, and sensory exploration! This program is held outdoors at DiSilvestro Rec Center, enter on Morris St. behind the library. Rain dates TBD.  Follow Story Jams on Instagram @storyjams.  

School Age Preschool Family Programs Storytimes Children Book Bike

Story Jams at DiSilvestro

Mon, May 21, 2018 10:30 A.M.
DiSilvestro Rec Center

Story Jams is a playgroup centered around play and positivity that includes storytime, music, dancing, and sensory exploration! This program is held outdoors at DiSilvestro Rec Center, enter on Morris St. behind the library. Rain dates TBD.

School Age Preschool Family Programs Storytimes Children

Crafty Mondays

Mon, May 21, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Greater Olney Library

Come create something crafty at the library! Welcome to all children ages 6 and above.  Children under 7 must be accompanied by an adult.

School Age Arts and Crafts Programs Children Crafts & Hobbies

Software Programming for Kids

Mon, May 21, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Children's Department at Parkway Central Library

Join EPAM e-Kids - Software Programming Classes for Kids! EPAM Systems joins the Free Library to host software programming classes for children from 8 - 12 years old! The classes will introduce coding and programming, and will use Scratch, a drag-and-drop coding platform created in partnership…

School Age Computer Classes Family Programs Children Computers Education Games and Gaming Technology

Snake Party!

Mon, May 21, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Lovett Memorial Library

Snake expert Scott Prior will bring some of his large collection of favorite live snakes - all harmless!  He'll show us some interesting traits such as shedding skin, snake eggs, and a rattlesnake;s rattle.  He will explain about their interesting and fascinating looks,…

Adult Young Adult School Age Preschool Senior Discussion and Participation Animals and Nature

Read With A Dog!

Mon, May 21, 2018 4:30 P.M.
Falls of Schuylkill Library

School age kids are invited to come read 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

Storytime!

Tue, May 22, 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

Talent Show for Kids

Tue, May 22, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Logan Library

Do you play an instrument, sing, dance, or something else you'd like to show off?  Join our afterschool crowd to perform, or cheer your friends on. Performers - please sign up with the LEAP staff.  For all school-age stars.

School Age LEAP Live Performances Performing Arts

Scott the Snake Guy

Tue, May 22, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Lillian Marrero Library

Learn about the behavior and habitats of real live snakes and bugs with Scott the Snake Guy!  After the presentation children will have the opportunity to touch a snake to ask a question.

School Age Family Programs Family Animals and Nature

Kids Can Cook!

Tue, May 22, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Queen Memorial Library

Mobile Cooking Teacher Keisha Prosser will guide us through constructing a simple, delicious family meal - from start to finish.  Learn about healthy cooking and food safety, and taste what you helped create!  This program is for school-age children. Ms. Prosser is ServSafe certified.

School Age Discussion and Participation Cooking & Nutrition

LEAP | Games Galore

Tue, May 22, 2018 4:30 P.M.
Thomas F. Donatucci, Sr. Library

Develop a new habit with our vast and rotating collection of tabletop games. Bring a friend or make some new ones! This program is part of LEAP (Literacy Enrichment Afterschool Program) that provides homework help and literacy activities offered for grades K-12 while school is in session.

Young Adult School Age LEAP Board Games and Role-Playing
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