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Tabletop Thursday

Thu, February 15, 2018 3:30 P.M.
Teen Center at Parkway Central Library

Get your game on at the Teen Center with RPG sessions and our expansive collection of board games!

Young Adult Other Great Programs Games and Gaming Teens Board Games and Role-Playing

Teen Comic Book Club

Thu, February 15, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Blanche A. Nixon/Cobbs Creek Library

For fans of Comics, Graphic Novels, and Manga. Come hang out and discuss your favorite titles, recommend new books, make crafts and more!

Young Adult Discussion and Participation Comics & Graphic Novels Teens Anime & Manga

Teen Third Thursdays

Thu, February 15, 2018 4:30 P.M.
Frankford Library

Crafts, games and fun for Teens Only. 

Young Adult Other Great Programs Games and Gaming arts & crafts

Octavius V. Catto: A Legacy for the 21st Century

Thu, February 15, 2018 4:30 P.M.
Haddington Library

Interactive workshop for the whole family featuring hands-on activities, examination of primary sources, and a screening of History Making Productions' Octavius V. Catto: A Legacy for the 21st Century followed by a discussion led by local Catto experts. Octavius V. Catto was a 19th…

Adult Young Adult School Age Black History Month Family Programs African American Family Philadelphia Philadelphia History

Lunar New Year Celebration

Thu, February 15, 2018 4:30 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Celebrate the Lunar New Year at the library! Families and children of all ages are welcome. 

Young Adult School Age Arts and Crafts Programs LEAP New Americans arts & crafts

CareerLink Workshop

Fri, February 16, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Build Your Job Skills, Find a Career! Sign up with a certified PA CareerLink Navigator to develop your resume, search for jobs, learn about job skills training, and connect directly with PA CareerLink resources. Please speak to a staff member to sign-up or call 215.686.7502 for more information.

Adult Young Adult Career Workshops Jobs & Job Seekers

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

Sat, February 17, 2018 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

SATurdays: SAT and College Prep Workshops for Teens

Sat, February 17, 2018 12:00 P.M.
Teen Center at Parkway Central Library

Join Teen Central for a series of college prep and standardized testing workshops led by our team of college Workstudy students under the guidance of expert librarians. The program's structure will vary depending on the areas wehre teen attendees need the most help, so please come prepared…

Young Adult Workshops and Enrichment Homework Help & Study Aids Literacy Teens Test Preparation

Intergenerational Story Day

Sat, February 17, 2018 12:00 P.M.
African American Museum in Philadelphia, 701 Arch St.

Celebrate the inheritance of stories through generations in an interactive session including all three of Jacqueline Woodson’s One Book, One Philadelphia selections. Ties between the books will rise to the surface through discussion of Another Brooklyn and readings from Brown Girl Dreaming…

Young Adult School Age Preschool Family Programs One Book, One Philadelphia One Book, One Philadelphia

Movie Screening | Crooklyn

Sat, February 17, 2018 1:00 P.M.
Falls of Schuylkill Library

Spike Lee's vibrant semi-autobiographical portrait of a school teacher, her stubborn jazz musician husband and their five kids living in Brooklyn in 1973. 1994. Rated PG-13. 1 hour and 55 minutes.

Adult Young Adult Senior Film Screening One Book, One Philadelphia African American One Book, One Philadelphia

Film Screening: Paul Robeson

Sat, February 17, 2018 1:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Paul Leroy Robeson was a Renaissance man who spent most of his life fighting injustice, for which he was roundly persecuted. He was an actor, orator, athlete, lawyer, singer, author, scholar, activist and linguist. In 1966, Robeson came to Philadelphia, and remained here under the…

Adult Young Adult Senior Black History Month African American Philadelphia Philadelphia History

Teen Tuesday

Tue, February 20, 2018 3:30 P.M.
Teen Center at Parkway Central Library

For more than 10 years, Teen Tuesday has been an afternoon of snacks and socializing. Join us as we play our favorite board and video games, create arts and crafts projects, and enjoy some snacks! This program will be located in Room 108.

Young Adult Other Great Programs Games and Gaming Technology Teens Board Games and Role-Playing Video Games arts & crafts

Ready to Change the World: Mural Arts Teen Workshop

Tue, February 20, 2018 4:00 P.M.
McPherson Square Library

If Jacqueline Woodson already has you inspired, come hang out with Mural Arts for activities centered around finding your voice through art-making. This event is organized by the Porch Light program, a collaboration between Mural Arts Philadelphia and the Department of Behavioral Health and…

Young Adult Arts and Crafts Programs One Book, One Philadelphia One Book, One Philadelphia

Teen Tuesdays Real Talk—Is there something on your mind?

Tue, February 20, 2018 5:00 P.M.
Thomas F. Donatucci, Sr. Library

Join the Teen Leaders every 3rd Tuesday to talk about real issues that matter to you. From relationships to the environment, school anxieties to current events. A new teen-chosen discussion topic is selected every month. (Teens 12 and up.)

Young Adult LEAP Teens

Social Justice Roundtable

Tue, February 20, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Logan Library

Are you interested in important issues in your community, your city, and even the world?   Do you want to be a part of builidng conversations around issues of social justice? Check out our newly formed Social Justic Roundtable.  All ages are welcome, bring your enthusiasm.  

Young Adult School Age Senior Discussion and Participation Social Justice

Yoga for Adults

Tue, February 20, 2018 7:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

An inclusive yoga class for people of all skill levels and abilities.  Wear something comfortable and come to the library for wellness, stretching, and relaxation.

Adult Young Adult Senior Health Programs Workshops and Enrichment Yoga

A Look at the Harlem Renaissance: A post-slavery celebration of freedom and hope

Wed, February 21, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Senior Services at Parkway Central Library

In honor of Black History Month Central Senior Services hosts A Look at the Harlem Renaissance: A post-slavery celebration of freedom and hope. Also known as the “New Negro Movement” the Harlem Renaissance encompasses the “Great Migration” of African Americans from the…

Adult Young Adult Senior Black History Month Discussion and Participation Other Great Programs Speakers and Lectures Central Senior Services Calendar African American Art Seniors

P.E.A.C.H. | People Eating and Cooking Healthy

Wed, February 21, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

P.E.A.C.H. (People Eating and Cooking Healthy), empower adults and youth with the tools and knowledge needed to make healthier eating choices and lead more physically active lifestyles. Through cooking, eating together, sharing recipes and ideas for healthier eating and being physically active,…

Adult Young Adult Senior Health Programs Cooking & Nutrition Health & Fitness

Geekscape

Wed, February 21, 2018 3:30 P.M.
Teen Center at Parkway Central Library

Hang out in the Teen Center and geek out about all your favorite fandoms!

Young Adult Discussion and Participation Comics & Graphic Novels Games and Gaming Movies & Television Teens

Intro to Encryption – How to Protect Your Information

Wed, February 21, 2018 4:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Whether it is your teacher’s test questions or your parent’s credit card number, this information must be privacy protected. During this TechShop, you will learn how information is protected online. Throughout the workshop students will work on puzzles, encryption and code breaking.…

Young Adult Other Great Programs Computers
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