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LEAP | Your Wide World

Thu, May 31, 2018 4:30 P.M.
Thomas F. Donatucci, Sr. Library

Science experiments, cultural celebrations, geography games, little known history, and other surprises that are part of your big, wide, world. This program is part of LEAP (Literacy Enrichment Afterschool Program) that provides homework help and literacy activities offered for grades K-12…

Young Adult LEAP

Explore Your Future

Thu, May 31, 2018 4:30 P.M.
Logan Library

Come learn about educational and technical career training opportunities.  These include culinary arts, emergency medical technician, pharmacy technician, nurse assistant and more.  This program is for young adults - ages 16 to 24. This program is co-sponsored by the Free Library of…

Young Adult Career Workshops Education

Pollination presented by Bartram’s Garden

Thu, May 31, 2018 4:30 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Learn why bees and other animals are so important to the garden and the food we like to eat. We’ll taste some honey and design the perfect living machine to pollinate our flowers. For ages 12 and under.

School Age Preschool Workshops and Enrichment Environment & Nature Science Animals and Nature STEM

Chess Club

Thu, May 31, 2018 4:30 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

All ages invited. We will teach you or just play with friends.

Young Adult School Age Other Great Programs Summer Reading Chess

Yoga for Kindergarten and Up!

Thu, May 31, 2018 4:45 P.M.
Andorra Library

Stretch, bend, and pose with us.  Please wear comfortable clothing (and if you happen to have a yoga mat, feel free to bring it).   For school-age kids - Kindergarten and up.

School Age Other Great Programs Yoga

Yoga for adults!

Thu, May 31, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Thomas F. Donatucci, Sr. Library

Wipe away the stress of the week and get your body and mind ready for a relaxing weekend. Decompress, unwind, and relax and start your weekend off the right way. Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. except the second Thursday of every month. Please bring a mat.     

Adult Young Adult Health Programs Body, Mind & Spirit Yoga

Exhibition - Page & Panels: A Brief Glimpse at Graphic Novels

Now through Thu, May 31, 2018 7:00 P.M.
Children's Literature Research Collection at Parkway Central Library

The world of graphic novels is all-encompassing.  Comic strips, wordless novels, and comic books have all influenced modern graphic novelists as they continue to expand the medium.  Today, stories of racial inequality, gender expression, and climate change share shelf space with…

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Exhibitions Art Children Comics & Graphic Novels Education Literacy Literature Rare Books, Manuscripts, & Digital Collections Special Collections Teens History children's literature

Birding with Books (and Apps!)

Fri, June 1, 2018 7:45 A.M.
Andorra Library

Join us for a 6 week birding program.  We will learn to identify local bird species using our collective knowledge, field guides, and apps.  No experience necessary.  We will meet at the Wissahickon Environmental Center, also known as the Tree House, and hike through the Andorra…

Adult Senior Other Great Programs Environment & Nature Animals and Nature

Exhibition - Pride & Picture Books: Queer Identity in Children's Literature

Fri, June 1, 2018 9:00 A.M.
Children's Literature Research Collection at Parkway Central Library

LGBTQ+ people comprise a minority group that spans all societies and cultures.  In recent years, queer culture has been examined and celebrated across all reading levels in children’s literature.  In honor of Pride Month, the Children’s Literature Research Collection is…

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Other Great Programs Art Children Education Literacy Literature Rare Books, Manuscripts, & Digital Collections Special Collections Teens History Free Library of Pride children's literature

Music & Dance for All Ages

Fri, June 1, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Roxborough Library

Jeannette's School of Dance will be here to engage us with music and dancing for all ages. This program is sponsored by Friends of Roxborough Library.

Adult Preschool Toddler Senior Other Great Programs Music dance

Sip & Swipe Cafe

Fri, June 1, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Learn how to access the internet, email and more at Sip & Swipe Cafe®  Sip & Swipe Café® is a free, interactive, hands-on tablet learning session with a coach that guides you step-by-step through the process of gaining access to the internet, email and more. Tablets…

Senior Discussion and Participation Digital Media Seniors

Big Kids Storytime

Fri, June 1, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Stories, songs, rhymes, music, movement, and lots of fun for children ages 2-5 and their caregivers. Siblings are welcome.

Preschool Toddler Family Programs Storytimes Children Literacy

Big Kids Play Group (Ages 2-5)

Fri, June 1, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Creative play for children ages 2-5 and their caregivers. Siblings are welcome.

Preschool Toddler Family Programs Children Family

Storytime!

Fri, June 1, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Queen Memorial Library

Young children and their caregivers are invited for weekly storytime. Join us as we read, sing, dance, and learn together! Older siblings are always welcome.

School Age Family Programs Storytimes Children

Headshots at the BRIC!

Fri, June 1, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Business Resource and Innovation Center at Parkway Central Library

Get a FREE headshot photo taken at the Business Resource & Innovation Center (BRIC)! Headshots are a new service for entrepreneurs, nonprofit professionals, job seekers, and more! Use your photo to enhance your professional portfolio and make your LinkedIn profile stand out among the…

Adult Business RFC Program Calendar Business & Economics Nonprofit Jobs & Job Seekers Business & Entrepreneurs

First Friday Genealogy

Fri, June 1, 2018 12:00 P.M.
Independence Library

Monthly brown bag discussion group with occasional speakers meets every first Friday  from 12:00 to 2 p.m.  Open to the public and anyone with an interest in genealogy or family history. Brought to you by The National Archives of Philadelphia, The Free Library, and the Genealogical…

Adult Discussion and Participation Genealogy General Research

A Taste of African Heritage

Fri, June 1, 2018 1:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Our six-week cooking program, A Taste of African Heritage, celebrates the healthy food traditions of the African diaspora. The program introduces participants to the rich cultural history of African heritage foods while providing them the tools they need to adopt this traditional way of eating…

Adult Health Programs Workshops and Enrichment Culinary Literacy African American Health & Fitness Health

Friday Builders

Fri, June 1, 2018 3:30 P.M.
Cecil B. Moore Library

Come build with us! We’ll use a rotating mix of Legos, Magnatiles, wooden blocks, cups, and more. Primarily intended for children ages 6-12 and their families. Siblings always welcome; soft play materials can be provided for infants and toddlers. Day care groups and preschools must call to…

School Age Family Programs LEGO STEM

First Fridays Interactive Arts programs

Fri, June 1, 2018 3:30 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

First Fridays Interactive Arts programs with Spiral Q Puppet Theater and other presenters, at the goat statue in Rittenhouse Square. (June 8, rain date). All programs are presented with the support of The Philadelphia City Institute Board of Managers and The Friends of Rittenhouse…

School Age Arts and Crafts Programs Performing Arts Summer Reading

Read, Baby, Read Little Movers Dance Party!

Fri, June 1, 2018 3:30 P.M.
Richmond Library

Dance! Groove! Play!  Have fun and encourage language skills using songs, instruments, stories and body movements. Expecting parents and siblings welcome. Read, Baby, Read is a series of fun programs for babies, toddlers and their families, using new library spaces and materials to help…

Baby Family Programs Storytimes Summer Reading
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