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LEGO Play!

Tue, August 14, 2018 3:30 P.M.
Roxborough Library

Can't keep your hands out of a bucket full of LEGOs?  We can't either so join us!  For school-age builders.

School Age Other Great Programs Summer Reading LEGO

Tail Waggin' Tutor!

Tue, August 14, 2018 3:45 P.M.
Andorra Library

Come by the library to read to our doggy friend - Charlie.  He is a certified therapy dog who loves to have children read books to him.  Make Charlie's day bypracticing your reading in a judgment-free zone!  Dogs love to hear stories.  Space is limited, first come, first…

School Age Other Great Programs Summer Reading Read by 4th

Volunteer with AARP

Wed, August 15, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Meet representatives from AARP Experience Corps and learn about volunteer opportunities to assist children with reading. Interested? Contact Lavonne at 267-592-4459 or email lnichols@aarp.org

Adult Young Adult Other Great Programs

Philadelphia Poets Annual Award Presentation and Reading

Wed, August 15, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Philadelphia Poets proudly announces its annual award presentation and reading. The winners of the 12th Annual Amy award, whose poems appeared in the 2016 issue of Philadelphia Poets, are: Saul Zachary, for “Bedlam in Heaven” Hanoch Guy, for “Donkey’s Dung” Amy…

Adult Young Adult Other Great Programs Poetry

Read with Lacie!

Wed, August 15, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Roxborough Library

Lacie is a retired greyhound that loves to read with kids. If you are at least 6 years old, stop in to read with Lacie for 10 minutes.  Space is very limited - first come, first served. Lacie has lots of library experience and has even worked at the Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire.  

School Age Other Great Programs Literacy Summer Reading Read by 4th PAWS Read to a Dog

ASALH Explorers Presents | Imagine: Beautiful in All Shades

Thu, August 16, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Oak Lane Library

This series of unique programs highlights the history and culture of African Americans.  The program is presented by the PhilaMontco branch of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH), and is brought to us by the Oak Lane Presbyterian Church Summer Day…

School Age Other Great Programs African American Summer Reading

Volunteer with AARP

Thu, August 16, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Meet representatives from AARP Experience Corps and learn about volunteer opportunities to assist children with reading. Interested? Contact Lavonne at 267-592-4459 or email lnichols@aarp.org

Adult Young Adult Other Great Programs

T’ai Chi

Thu, August 16, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Based on Chinese soft-style martial arts, modern T’ai Chi is best known as a gentle slow-motion exercise that improves balance, leg strength, relaxation, deep breathing, calmness, focus and alertness. Please wear comfortable clothing. Registration is required. To register, please call…

Adult Other Great Programs Health and Wellness Body, Mind & Spirit Health & Fitness

Old Skool Game Day

Thu, August 16, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Queen Memorial Library

Chess, Checkers, Cards, Scrabble, and more! Relax and enjoy a variety of board and card games.

Young Adult Other Great Programs Summer Reading

Traveling Treasures

Thu, August 16, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Whitman Library

What is a book? Explore books from around the world, and how they have changed over 5,000 years of human history, from cuneiform to computer tablets! Traveling Treasures is a hands-on traveling special collection of rare literary artifacts, which participants can touch and feel. The chosen…

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Family Programs Other Great Programs Children Education Family Literacy Rare Books, Manuscripts, & Digital Collections Book Arts

Stenton Star Gazing

Thu, August 16, 2018 7:00 P.M.
Logan Library

We'll meet at the library and then walk over to the  Stenton House , where we'll be met by Derek Pitts , Chief Astronomer at the Franklin Institute!  Together we will view stars and planets through a high powered telescope.  Refreshments will be provided.  Program may…

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Other Great Programs Environment & Nature Science Summer Reading STEM

Summer Block Party!

Fri, August 17, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Oak Lane Library

What can you build with wooden blocks? Come find out at this wooden block party! This  program is for preschool children (along with an adult). Children and adults will participate and build together. Preschools, daycares, and other groups must call the Children's Librarian to schedule…

Preschool Toddler Other Great Programs Children Summer Reading Wooden Block Party

Saturday Games

Sat, August 18, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Come learn a new game from the library's collection and play with our teen volunteers. For school-age children.

School Age Family Programs Other Great Programs Children Games and Gaming Summer Reading Board Games and Role-Playing

Board Games

Mon, August 20, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Eastwick Library

Play fun board games like Monopoly, Clue, Connect Four, and many others with friends. Program is for individual children. Groups may schedule group programs with the librarian.

School Age Other Great Programs Games and Gaming Summer Reading

Read With A Dog!

Mon, August 20, 2018 4:15 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

Summer Concert Series | Hidden Treasure Jazz Group

Mon, August 20, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Hidden Treasure is a band based out of the Philadelphia Suburbs for the last 13 years that provides a compelling blend of high quality Jazz in various styles ranging from Smooth Jazz, Traditional, Fusion, R&B, and Latin Jazz. They have performed at numerous venues, including the Berks County…

Adult Other Great Programs Family Music

Intermediate Grant Writing

Tue, August 21, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Regional Foundation Center at Parkway Central Library

Intermediate Grant Writing is a working session that will provide the opportunity for grant writers to receive extensive feedback on their proposals from peers and professionals in the nonprofit field. We will review aspects of a good grant proposal, practice writing an actual grant, and…

Adult Discussion and Participation Other Great Programs Workshops and Enrichment RFC Program Calendar Fundraising Nonprofit

Solve the Mystery!

Tue, August 21, 2018 1:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Sleuths! We need your help solving these mysteries! Join us for clues, crafts, and fun in the library. For detectives ages 12 and younger. Children younger than 6 must be accompanied by a parent/caregiver. 

School Age Other Great Programs Children Summer Reading

Tail Waggin' Tutor!

Tue, August 21, 2018 3:45 P.M.
Andorra Library

Come by the library to read to our doggy friend - Charlie.  He is a certified therapy dog who loves to have children read books to him.  Make Charlie's day bypracticing your reading in a judgment-free zone!  Dogs love to hear stories.  Space is limited, first come, first…

School Age Other Great Programs Summer Reading Read by 4th

Yoga Storytime!

Tue, August 21, 2018 4:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Join certified yoga teacher Amanda Hendricks from Roots 2 Rise for yoga storytimes at the library this summer! Together we will explore children’s story through yoga poses and song. This event will be filled with fun, laughter, noises of all kinds, and a few special quiet moments too. For…

School Age Other Great Programs Children Yoga
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