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Read With A Dog!

Mon, January 14, 2019 4:15 P.M.
Falls of Schuylkill Library

School age kids - ages  6 to 12 - are invited to come read independently with Orchid, 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.  Groups cannot be accommodated at this…

School Age Other Great Programs PAWS Read to a Dog

Intelligent by Design Nonfiction Book Group | The Water Will Come: Rising Seas, Sinking Cities, and the Remaking of the Civilized World by Jeff Goodell

Mon, January 14, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Independence Library

Do you enjoy reading? We read critically acclaimed nonfiction old and new. All readers welcome. For additional information, please call 215- 685-1633. Deeply reported, very well-written and compulsively readable. This journalist known for focusing on energy and environmental issues narrates…

Adult Other Great Programs Book Clubs

Going Zero Waste

Mon, January 14, 2019 6:30 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Lynn Landes, publisher of ZeroWasteAmerica.org, will talk about how we can all live a more “zero waste” lifestyle.  Lynn promotes the cloth handkerchief, has a “just take it off” make-up mantra, uses Ground Ivy (a common mint) to clean her floors and repel rodents,…

Adult Other Great Programs

Winter Storytime

Tue, January 15, 2019 10:30 A.M.
Lovett Memorial Library

Join Ms. Dana for stories, songs and silliness.  Recommended for ages 2 and up, and their parents and caregivers.

Preschool Toddler Other Great Programs Storytimes

Eyewitness Nature! with Bartram’s Garden

Thu, January 17, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Queen Memorial Library

Get up close and personal with nature in these educational workshops led by Bartram’s Garden staff. For school aged children up to 13 years old. For additional information, please call the librarian at 215-685-1899.    

School Age Other Great Programs Environment & Nature

Chess Club

Thu, January 17, 2019 4:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Learn to play chess or improve your game! Students of all ages, and all levels welcome.  Register with Prashant at GhoksheP@freelibrary.org.  

Young Adult School Age Other Great Programs Chess

T.S. Eliot’s Four Quartets, performed by John Farrell

Thu, January 17, 2019 6:00 P.M.
The Rosenbach | 2008 Delancey Place, Philadelphia, PA 19103

An unquestioned masterpiece of 20th-century literature, T.S. Eliot’s  Four Quartets  is a complex, deeply moving meditation on time, memory, and human striving toward the divine. Eliot completed  Four Quartets  in 1941, as Britain slid into the abyss of World War II,…

Adult Live Performances Other Great Programs Poetry Rosenbach Museum & Library

Hands-On Tour at The Rosenbach: Dracula

Fri, January 18, 2019 3:00 P.M.
The Rosenbach | 2008 Delancey Place, Philadelphia, PA 19103

Get up close and personal with Bram Stoker’s handwritten notes (character and chapter outlines, chronologies, and more!) for  Dracula  as Rosenbach staff explore what it takes to create an enduring monster. About Hands-On Tours at The Rosenbach Offered almost every Friday at 3:00…

Adult Other Great Programs Rosenbach Museum & Library

LGBTQ Teen Cafe

Sat, January 19, 2019 1:30 P.M.
Tacony Library

LGBTQ Teen Café 1:30-4:00 Air hockey!  Crafts!  Gaming!  Jigsaw puzzles!  Snacks! Learn something new, meet new friends, or come to just chill. Refreshments provided by Sawtown Tavern

Young Adult Other Great Programs LGBTQ Free Library of Pride

Winter Storytime

Tue, January 22, 2019 10:30 A.M.
Lovett Memorial Library

Join Ms. Dana for stories, songs and silliness.  Recommended for ages 2 and up, and their parents and caregivers.

Preschool Toddler Other Great Programs Storytimes

Teen Forensics

Wed, January 23, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Wynnefield Library

Helpful tips about pursuing a creer in the forensic science field, preparing for college, and how to find STEM programs.  For young people between the ages of 12 and 18   Presented by The Association of Women in Forensic Science

Young Adult Other Great Programs Teens STEM

Chess Club

Thu, January 24, 2019 4:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Learn to play chess or improve your game! Students of all ages, and all levels welcome.  Register with Prashant at GhoksheP@freelibrary.org.  

Young Adult School Age Other Great Programs Chess

In Conversation With The Rosenbach Mini-Series: The Legacy of the Thirteenth Amendment, with Eric Motley

Thu, January 24, 2019 6:00 P.M.
The Rosenbach | 2008 Delancey Place, Philadelphia, PA 19103

Eric L. Motley, Ph.D., is an executive vice president at the Aspen Institute, responsible for Institutional Advancement and governance. He previously served as Vice President and Executive Director of National Programs and prior to that he served as Vice President and Managing Director of…

Adult Other Great Programs Speakers and Lectures Rosenbach Museum & Library

Burns Night at The Rosenbach

Fri, January 25, 2019 6:00 P.M.
The Rosenbach | 2008 Delancey Place, Philadelphia, PA 19103

Celebrate the Bard of Ayrshire, Robert Burns, with a raucous evening of readings, music, and whisky!  This event is for ages 21 and up. A whisky tasting will be included with admission. Seating is limited, and advance registration is strongly recommended. For tickets, visit …

Adult Other Great Programs Music Poetry Rosenbach Museum & Library

Read With A Dog!

Mon, January 28, 2019 4:15 P.M.
Falls of Schuylkill Library

School age kids - ages  6 to 12 - are invited to come read independently with Orchid, 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.  Groups cannot be accommodated at this…

School Age Other Great Programs PAWS Read to a Dog

Winter Storytime

Tue, January 29, 2019 10:30 A.M.
Lovett Memorial Library

Join Ms. Dana for stories, songs and silliness.  Recommended for ages 2 and up, and their parents and caregivers.

Preschool Toddler Other Great Programs Storytimes

READYHome Emergency Preparedness Workshop

Wed, January 30, 2019 5:00 P.M.
Queen Memorial Library

What kind of emergency may affect you? What supplies will you need? How do you make an emergency Go Bag? Where will you go if you need to evacuate?

Adult Senior Other Great Programs

Preventing Fraud & ID Theft

Thu, January 31, 2019 2:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Scam artists defraud millions of people a year.  You will lean ways to protect your personal information, and stop a scam. We’ll also discuss the laws that exist to protect you and help you understand the correct way to tackle Identity Theft. This workshop is presented by Philadelphia…

Adult Senior Other Great Programs Personal Finance & Investing

Chess Club

Thu, January 31, 2019 4:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Learn to play chess or improve your game! Students of all ages, and all levels welcome.  Register with Prashant at GhoksheP@freelibrary.org.  

Young Adult School Age Other Great Programs Chess

Good Morning Yoga

Sat, February 2, 2019 10:30 A.M.
Kingsessing Library

A yoga class for people of all skill levels and abilities, made possible by the generous support of Studio 34. Mats are available, or you can bring your own. Must be 16 or older. 

Adult Other Great Programs Yoga
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