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Preschool Storytime

Tue, September 4, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Richmond Library

Miss Meghan invites children ages 1 to 4 and their caregivers to join her for stories, songs, and activities. Siblings are always welcome. Daycares should call for separate appointments. For more information, please contact Miss Meghan at 215-685-9992.

Preschool Family Programs Storytimes Children

Preschool Playtime

Tue, September 4, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Richmond Library

Come play, learn, and get to know others in our preschool area. Recommended for children ages 4 and under and their caregivers.

Preschool Family Programs Children Wooden Block Party

Preschool Storytime

Tue, September 4, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Welsh Road Library

Have fun with stories, songs and rhymes.  For kids ages 3 to 5, along with an adult caregiver. Daycares and camps - please call to set up your own special visit.

Preschool Other Great Programs Storytimes Literacy

Music and Movement Storytime

Tue, September 4, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Dance, wiggle and sing along in our fun storytime for young independent movers. Siblings are always welcome at our programs. Preschools and other groups, please call to schedule alternate visits. Please contact Liz Heideman at 215-685-6621 for further information. These programs are supported by…

Toddler Family Programs Storytimes Children

Preschool Storytime

Tue, September 4, 2018 11:30 A.M.
Katharine Drexel Library

Join us for Back To School stories and songs for preschool children aged 2 to 5 years old, and their adult caregivers.

Preschool Family Programs Storytimes Children Family

Stay and Play!

Tue, September 4, 2018 11:30 A.M.
Welsh Road Library

Come check out our cool manipulatives and toys! Meet, talk, and play together with other families in the neighborhood! For preschoolers and their adult caregivers.

Preschool Family Programs Children

Teen Tuesdays: Games

Tue, September 4, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Nicetown-Tioga Library

What games will be playing this week?  

Young Adult Other Great Programs Games and Gaming

Make It Grow!

Tue, September 4, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Learn about the germination cycle of seeds with a creative craft that allows you to grow your own plant! This program is inspired by the exhibition  In Our Nature: Flora and Fauna of the Americas , on view through September 15 in the Rare Book Department, Parkway Central Library.  …

School Age Arts and Crafts Programs

Mock Interviews

Wed, September 5, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Workplace at Parkway Central Library

Join us for a mock interview session to conquer difficult interview questions, develop interview strategies, improve your communication skills, and reduce your stress before your next job interview! Practice your interview skills in a semiprivate space. Your mock interview will be sent to…

Adult Career Workshops RFC Program Calendar Jobs & Job Seekers

Basic Computing Skills Lab

Wed, September 5, 2018 2:30 P.M.
General Information Department at Parkway Central Library

Uncomfortable with a mouse? Need an email account?  Want to learn how to search the Internet? If you need to learn to use a computer, we can help you.  This open drop-in lab is for people who have no previous computer experience.  Location: Tech Lab, Ground Floor

Adult Computer Classes Computers

How to Spot Fake News Online

Wed, September 5, 2018 3:30 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Take this class and what will happen next will shock you! You won’t believe how informed you will become!  Seriously though, how can you tell reliable news sources online from fake ones?  In this class we will discuss the different types of fake “news” articles, how…

Adult Discussion and Participation Computer Classes Workshops and Enrichment Computers Newspapers, Magazines, & Journals

Monthly Family Health Fairs

Wed, September 5, 2018 4:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Join us at the South Philadelphia Library for a family-friendly health fair, including snacks and a nutrition lesson with Matthew Whipple, RD. Each month, you’ll have the opportunity to learn about health resources for your family from local organizations, get a lesson in hands-only CPR…

Adult Family Programs Health

Back to School Scavenger Hunt

Wed, September 5, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Richmond Library

Solve clues and find items hidden throughout the library. Everyone who completes the hunt will win a small prize. For school-age children.

School Age Family Programs

Let’s Speak English! | For International Adults

Wed, September 5, 2018 5:00 P.M.
Independence Library

Join us for a weekly conversation hour and build your confidence in speaking English. Topics may include: small talk, holidays, customs, and common slang. You can practice speaking English in a casual and relaxed environment without examinations. You will be able to make friends with other…

Adult New Americans New Americans ESL

Craft & Chat

Wed, September 5, 2018 5:30 P.M.
Ramonita G. de Rodriguez Library

Do you crochet, knit, cross-stitch, or do other kinds of handwork? Are you learning a new kind of craft? Please join our weekly Craft & Chat at the Rodriguez Library! Bring ongoing projects or start a new one. Limited supplies of certain materials are available.   For more information,…

Adult Young Adult Arts and Crafts Programs Crafts & Hobbies Crochet Knitting

Garden Workshop | Home Composting

Wed, September 5, 2018 5:30 P.M.
Haverford Library

Learn how to make your own compost and how compost can benefit your garden. Classes are taught by PennState Extension Philadelphia Master Gardeners

Adult Young Adult Senior Workshops and Enrichment Environment & Nature

Leafing Out! A Preschool Storytime and Leaf Suncatcher Craft

Wed, September 5, 2018 5:30 P.M.
Ramonita G. de Rodriguez Library

Preschoolers and their families are invited to join librarian Sara Palmer for a storytime celebrating the trees around us, followed by a craft activity where children can make their own unique suncatcher leaf. This program is inspired by the exhibition  In Our Nature: Flora and Fauna of the…

School Age Arts and Crafts Programs

Birding and Binoculars: An Introduction

Wed, September 5, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library

Learn the basics of birdwatching, and how to use binoculars, during a bird walk. You will be led by the Environmental Education Planner for Philadelphia Parks and Recreation, who is the co-host of the Urban Wildlife Podcast . We will meet at the Joseph E. Coleman library for a 20-minute…

Adult Arts and Crafts Programs

Bubbly Botanicals – making soda from herbs workshop

Wed, September 5, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Learn to make your own simple syrups for sodas using herbs you can grow in your own backyard! This demonstration workshop is presented by Urbanstead. You will be offered samples of multiple sodas for taste testing.

Adult Young Adult Other Great Programs Culinary Literacy Family

Community Diabetes Prevention Program | Lose Weight and Help Prevent Diabetes

Wed, September 5, 2018 6:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Jefferson’s Center for Urban Health has trained Lifestyle Coaches who help you lose weight, become more active, and reduce stress. Overall PREVENT TYPE 2 DIABETES. Year – long program with weekly meetings for the first 6 months, then once or twice a month for the second 6 months.16…

Adult Health Programs Health
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