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Stories Come Alive in Clay: Stop-Motion Animation Inspired by This Is the Rope

Sat, February 24, 2018 10:00 A.M.
The Clay Studio, 139 N. 2nd St.

Families are invited to explore Jacqueline Woodson's children's book,  This Is the Rope, through a claymation workshop, learning the basics of stop-motion animation to create their own videos. For more details, including special prices for members, please contact…

School Age Arts and Crafts Programs One Book, One Philadelphia One Book, One Philadelphia

Board Game Bonanza!

Sat, February 24, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Come play at the library! Board games are back and we’ve got games galore for kids, teens and adults.  Learn to play Chess, Checkers, Scrabble, Settlers of Catan, Connect 4, banana grams, Jenga and more.  Bring your friends. You can even bring your own game – new or old,…

Young Adult School Age Other Great Programs Games and Gaming

The Fumo Gaming Club

Sat, February 24, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

The Fumo Gaming Club is an inclusive, bully-free, and sensory-friendly club for kids who enjoy games of all kinds. Card Games, Console Games, Board Games, Tablet Games, Roleplaying Games, and more!  Bring a favorite game from home, or use the library's collection. Attendance is free,…

Young Adult School Age Family Programs Children Games and Gaming Teens Board Games and Role-Playing

Sundays on Stage: Two of a Kind

Sun, February 25, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

The award-winning musical duo Two of a Kind presents an interactive family concert featuring songs about reading, books and the library, with lots of singing, movement, and puppets. This series is made possible by funding from the Philadelphia City Institute Board of Managers. Montgomery…

Adult Young Adult School Age Preschool Toddler Senior Family Programs Live Performances Sundays on Stage Children Family Music

Crafty Mondays

Mon, February 26, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Greater Olney Library

Come create something crafty at the library!

School Age Arts and Crafts Programs Children Crafts & Hobbies

Sensory Storytime

Mon, February 26, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Torresdale Library

Sensory storytimes are geared for children ages 10 and under who have a hard time in large groups, are on the autism spectrum, or are sensitive to sensory overload. Attendees may be on the autistic spectrum, have ADD/ADHD. or other conditions. We will use preschool-level books, songs, and…

School Age Preschool Toddler Family Programs Storytimes Children Family

Warm Winter Tales for Cozy Storytimes

Tue, February 27, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Independence Library

Let’s share new picture books and classic stories, cheery sing-alongs, movement activities, and adorable “make and take” crafts! You can apply for your child’s very first library card!! For children ages 1 to 4 yrs. with parent/caretaker. Childcare groups : please arrange…

School Age Family Programs Storytimes Children

Social Justice Read Aloud

Tue, February 27, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Cecil B. Moore Library

Practice your reading skills and explore the library’s books with Miss Kayla. We will feature books and stories that showcase and reflect current social issues. All readers are welcome to listen, read aloud, and participate in group discussions. This program is intended for children ages 8…

School Age Discussion and Participation Social Justice

Wii Wednesdays

Wed, February 28, 2018 4:30 P.M.
Frankford Library

Come play your favorite Wii games with Mr. Vince on the fourth Wednesday of the month.  For teens and school-aged kids.

Young Adult School Age Other Great Programs Games and Gaming Video Games

Family Game Night

Wed, February 28, 2018 5:00 P.M.
Lillian Marrero Library

Enjoy some of your favorite board games such as UNO, Scrabble, or Connect 4 with your family. Light snacks provided.

School Age Family Programs Family Games and Gaming Board Games and Role-Playing

Construction Club

Thu, March 1, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Fumo Family Library

Children aged eight and younger, accompanied by a caregiver, are invited to join us as we build with wooden blocks, magnetic tiles, Lincoln Logs, Mega Bloks, and more, with people, animals, and vehicles to inhabit their creations! In addition to being a lot of fun, construction play supports the…

School Age Preschool Family Programs Children

Kids’ First Fridays: Exploring the Arts!

Fri, March 2, 2018 3:30 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Be a creative thinker! Children will have the opportunity to explore the arts with these interactive programs.  For additional information please call Liz Heideman at 215-685-6621. Today’s program: Paint like Michelangelo. These programs are supported by a grant from the…

School Age Arts and Crafts Programs Art Children Music arts & crafts

Friday Builders

Fri, March 2, 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

LEGO Fridays

Fri, March 2, 2018 3:30 P.M.
Greater Olney Library

You bring your imagination; we supply the LEGOs. Program is for school age children, ages 7 and up. 

School Age Arts and Crafts Programs Children LEGO

PAWS Read to a Dog

Sat, March 3, 2018 12:00 P.M.
Lillian Marrero Library

Children have the opportunity to read aloud to a trained therapy dog. Reading to a dog takes the pressure off and makes reading a positive experience. PAWS will be here on the 1st and 3rd Saturday of the Month at noon.   Los niños tendrán la oportunidad de leer junto con un…

School Age Family Programs Children Family PAWS Read to a Dog

Maker Fashion Show

Sat, March 3, 2018 3:00 P.M.
Logan Library

Come enjoy the amazing clothes we've been working on since January. Really!  We made them!

Young Adult School Age Other Great Programs Art

Starlight Storytime

Mon, March 5, 2018 6:30 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Cuddle up for this evening storytime! Open to all ages. This program is held the first Monday of every month.

School Age Preschool Toddler Family Programs Storytimes

Sensory Storytime

Mon, March 5, 2018 7:00 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Sensory Storytime is a thirty-minute long interactive storytime for children six and younger who: Are on the autism spectrum …or… Have sensory processing issues …or… Feel overwhelmed by noise or crowds. Sensory Storytime uses preschool-level books, songs, and…

School Age Preschool Family Programs Children

Warm Winter Tales for Cozy Storytimes

Tue, March 6, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Independence Library

Let’s share new picture books and classic stories, cheery sing-alongs, movement activities, and adorable “make and take” crafts! You can apply for your child’s very first library card!! For children ages 1 to 4 yrs. with parent/caretaker. Childcare groups : please arrange…

School Age Family Programs Storytimes Children

Miniature Pocket Albums with Valeria Kremser

Tue, March 6, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Lillian Marrero Library

A miniature book is a book smaller than 3 inches in size. These tiny books have been worn and carried in pockets for hundreds of years. In this workshop children will make miniature pocket albums using traditional book binding techniques. All supplies will be provided. Big and Small, Books For…

School Age Arts and Crafts Programs Family Programs Workshops and Enrichment Rare Books, Manuscripts, & Digital Collections arts & crafts Big and Small, Books for All
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