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You Be the Judge

Thu, September 7, 2017 4:30 P.M.
Charles L. Durham Library

Become a book critic for your library this summer! Participants get free copies of books and community service hours, plus the opportunity to be a teen critic at the Free Library's Teen Book Blast in October 2017 (more free books and giveaways!).

Young Adult Discussion and Participation Summer Reading Teens

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

Sat, September 9, 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

Live TV Broadcast—People's Media Collection

Sat, September 9, 2017 12:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

The People's Media Collection amplifies the voices of the communities near Northeast Regional Library about the issues that matter most to them. This PhillyCAM project supports libraries as places where residents can access local information in new ways by creating media right in…

Adult Young Adult School Age Discussion and Participation Live Performances Workshops and Enrichment Movies & Television

Anime & Manga Discussion Group for Kids & Teens

Mon, September 11, 2017 4:00 P.M.
Ramonita G. de Rodriguez Library

Children ages 11 and up and teens are invited to explore Japanese animation, comics and pop culture! Get to know different anime and manga series and try your hand at fan activities. For more information, contact Sara Palmer, Children's Librarian, at 215-686-1768 or palmers@freelibrary.org.

Young Adult School Age Discussion and Participation Film Screening Children Movies & Television Anime & Manga

Edible Alphabet: English as a Second Language

Thu, September 14, 2017 12:00 P.M.
Whitman Library

Learn English at the Whitman Library with Edible Alphabet, a FREE class that teaches English through cooking.  This class runs on Thursdays, from 12:00 - 3:00 p,m.  Edible Alphabet is a comprehensive program that seeks to fulfill the need in Philadelphia for…

Adult Young Adult New Americans Culinary Literacy New Americans ESL

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

Sat, September 16, 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

Live TV Broadcast—People's Media Collection

Sat, September 16, 2017 12:00 P.M.
West Oak Lane Library

The People's Media Collection amplifies the voices of the communities near West Oak Lane Library about the issues that matter most to them. This PhillyCAM project supports libraries as places where residents can access local information in new ways by creating media right in their…

Adult Young Adult School Age Discussion and Participation Live Performances Workshops and Enrichment Movies & Television

Anime, Manga & Gaming Meetup for Adults and Older Teens

Mon, September 18, 2017 5:30 P.M.
Ramonita G. de Rodriguez Library

Adults and teens 16 and up are invited to meet up for ongoing screenings, conversation and gaming sessions! Bring your love for different series and get to know new titles. For more information, contact Sara Palmer, Librarian, at 215-686-1768 or palmers@freelibrary.org.

Adult Young Adult Discussion and Participation Film Screening Movies & Television Anime & Manga

Literary Evening of Mexican Authors | Noche Literaria de Autores Mexicanos

Mon, September 18, 2017 6:00 P.M.
Charles Santore Library

The Charles Santore Library in conjunction with the Consulate of Mexico in Philadelphia is proud to invite you to a Literary Evening on Monday, September 18th and join us for a cultural Literary Evening to discuss Mexican authors through the ages. We will discuss authors like…

Adult Young Adult Workshops and Enrichment Art Literacy

Storytelling Workshop Series

Tue, September 19, 2017 6:30 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Join Storyteller Denise McCormack and adults and teens from the community for a fun and interactive workshop series on the art and benefits of storytelling.  In this workshop we will explore the rudiments of story and storytelling using traditional tales. For more information and to sign-up…

Adult Young Adult Discussion and Participation Workshops and Enrichment Teens

Live, Eat, Breathe, Sleep, Be Healthy

Wed, September 20, 2017 12:00 P.M.
Haverford Library

Stop by the library and have  a member of the Lankenau Medical Center staff check your blood pressure. Knowing your numbers can help you take the right steps to protect your heart.

Adult Young Adult Senior Health Programs Culinary Literacy Health & Fitness

You Be the Judge

Wed, September 20, 2017 5:00 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Do you like to read the latest and best books published for teens? Do you like to share your opinions about what you read? Join You Be the Judge and become a book critic for your library this summer! Sign up for this program and you'll get: Free copies of popular, newly published books for teens…

Young Adult Discussion and Participation Fiction Summer Reading Teens

Yellow Butterflies in Autumn: Celebrating the 50 Years of the publication of “One Hundred Years of Solitude” by Gabriel García Márquez (Room 108)

Wed, September 20, 2017 6:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Gabriel García Márquez  from  anecdotal, journalistic, scenic, musical  perspective and his experience in Mexico. Discussion topics: Anecdotal Chronicles . S. Jenny Potes- Curci, (Cali-Colombia), MA in Spanish & Literature. The Reporter: Transition from…

Adult Young Adult Family Programs Speakers and Lectures Fiction Literature

A - Z MAGIC

Wed, September 20, 2017 6:30 P.M.
Bustleton Library

Join us for a family magic program with A-Z Magic! Children ages 12 and under require an adult caregiver present.

Young Adult School Age Family Programs Children Family Performing Arts

Edible Alphabet: English as a Second Language

Thu, September 21, 2017 12:00 P.M.
Whitman Library

Learn English at the Whitman Library with Edible Alphabet, a FREE class that teaches English through cooking.  This class runs on Thursdays, from 12:00 - 3:00 p,m.  Edible Alphabet is a comprehensive program that seeks to fulfill the need in Philadelphia for…

Adult Young Adult New Americans Culinary Literacy New Americans ESL

Immigration Resources Fair | New Americans

Sat, September 23, 2017 11:00 A.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Are you a new immigrant to the Philadelphia area? Would you like to learn about resources available to you? Stop by and you can learn about employment, housing, health, English classes, and more! PARTIAL LIST OF EXHIBITORS: Esperanza Immigration Legal Services Welcoming Center for New…

Adult Young Adult Family Programs Family New Americans

History of the Book

Tue, September 26, 2017 1:00 P.M.
Oak Lane Library

The Free Library's Traveling Treasures program is a one-hour,hands-on exploration of book history.  Participants will be encouraged to touch and feel rare materials, as they explore books from around the world, and learn how they have changed over 5,000 years.  For tweens and up.

Adult Young Adult Other Great Programs Rare Books, Manuscripts, & Digital Collections

Edible Alphabet: English as a Second Language

Thu, September 28, 2017 12:00 P.M.
Whitman Library

Learn English at the Whitman Library with Edible Alphabet, a FREE class that teaches English through cooking.  This class runs on Thursdays, from 12:00 - 3:00 p,m.  Edible Alphabet is a comprehensive program that seeks to fulfill the need in Philadelphia for…

Adult Young Adult New Americans Culinary Literacy New Americans ESL

Indego Bicycle Street Skills

Thu, September 28, 2017 6:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Do you want to try Indego , but need to build a little more confidence in your city biking skills? Indego Street Skills is a FREE 90 minute class that will give you the knowledge to start bicycling safely in Philadelphia. We cover everything you need to know to have fun and be safe. Includes: ?…

Adult Young Adult Health Programs Environment & Nature Health & Fitness Sports & Recreation Bicycling

Anime & Manga Discussion Group for Kids & Teens

Mon, October 2, 2017 4:00 P.M.
Ramonita G. de Rodriguez Library

Children ages 11 and up and teens are invited to explore Japanese animation, comics and pop culture! Get to know different anime and manga series and try your hand at fan activities. For more information, contact Sara Palmer, Children's Librarian, at 215-686-1768 or palmers@freelibrary.org.

Young Adult School Age Discussion and Participation Film Screening Children Movies & Television Anime & Manga
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