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Pathways Tax Prep - MUST RSVP

Sat, March 31, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Walnut Street West

To schedule an appointment, please visit or call 610-543-5022 or 800-209- 2914  You must RSVP to attend the tax prep sessions. Space is limited!  

Adult Senior Other Great Programs

A Children's Taste of African Heritage

Sat, March 31, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Widener Library

Families with children ages 8 to 12 are invited to join food educator Claire Richardson for a FREE cooking series from 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM exploring African Heritage Foods. Each class features an introductory cultural lesson and cooking activity designed to bring the African Heritage…

School Age Family Programs Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition

Annual Easter Egg Hunt

Sat, March 31, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Walnut Street West

Join us on the second floor in the children's area. Children will explore the library looking for hidden Easter eggs, take portraits with the Bunny, and participate in other fun activities. 11:00 a.m. | Pre-K Storytime with Mr. Bruce & Ms. Karen 11:30 a.m. | Pre-K Egg Hunt (ages…

School Age Preschool Toddler Community Events Family Programs Children Family

Dungeons and Dragons Club

Sat, March 31, 2018 11:30 A.M.
Fumo Family Library

Attention Dungeons and Dragons fans, the Fumo Library is starting a new club. Join us each Saturday from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Those 13 years of age and up are invited to join this fun, fantasy tabletop role-playing game.

Young Adult Other Great Programs Board Games and Role-Playing

Self Defense Class for Women

Sat, March 31, 2018 12:00 P.M.
Haverford Library

Join us for an eight class series to teach awareness strategies and tactics for preserving physical safety. The class will be taught by Grand Master William Hollman of The Southern Shaolin Academy.

Adult Young Adult Senior Other Great Programs

DIY with Dominique

Sat, March 31, 2018 12:30 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

We’ll make something new that you can take home with you every time we meet, such as bouncy balls and some fun crafts that the group suggests! For kids in grades K-12.   

Young Adult School Age Arts and Crafts Programs arts & crafts

Philly Bop Ballroom Dance Class

Sat, March 31, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

The African American community in Philadelphia created a style of dance that took the country by storm in the 1950s, called the Philly Bop. All ages and skill levels are invited to join us to learn "The Bop" in this fun dance class! Join us from 2:00 p.m. until 4:30 p.m.

Adult Young Adult Senior Other Great Programs Philadelphia dance

Egg Hunt

Sat, March 31, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Eastwick Library

Children and caregivers are invited to celebrate Spring with us and search for eggs!

School Age Preschool Family Programs

Support Group for Asian LGBTQ Community

Sat, March 31, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Independence Library

This is a group aimed at providing support for Asian LGBTQ Community. All the group sessions will be held under confidentiality. We aim to provide sound support within the group and discuss issues related to identity, relationships, stress and other problems and solutions related to the Asian…

Adult Other Great Programs LGBTQ

Family Preschool Storytime

Mon, April 2, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Lawncrest Library

Stories, Music, and Movement for children ages 2-5 and their caretakers. Day Care and Preschool Groups must contact the librarian for individual appointments.

Preschool Family Programs Storytimes Children

Baby & Toddler Story Time

Mon, April 2, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Children's Department at Parkway Central Library

Books, songs, rhymes and bounces for children (birth to 23 months) and their caregivers!. Monday at 11 a.m.  Parkway Central Library Children's Department Ground Floor, 1901 Vine Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103 215.686.5369 ***Programs are subject to change*** Find us on Facebook: …

Toddler Family Programs Children Family Literacy

Mindfulness Meditation | Chair Yoga

Mon, April 2, 2018 12:30 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Ground your mind and body with Mindfulness Meditation and Chair Yoga. Spend a peaceful half-hour with a guided meditation. Chair yoga is a twist on traditional yoga, making it accessible for any age. This program is for adults. Newcomers please attend the 12:30 p.m. class. Our 2:00 p.m. Chair…

Adult Family Programs Yoga

Wooden Block Party

Mon, April 2, 2018 3:30 P.M.
Walnut Street West

Join us to play with wooden blocks in the library. Children ages 3 to 6 and their caregivers are encouraged to imagine, build, and create!

Preschool Toddler Family Programs Children Literacy Mathematics STEM Wooden Block Party

Maker Monday

Mon, April 2, 2018 3:30 P.M.
Teen Center at Parkway Central Library

The Teen Center is home to numerous arts and craft supplies which teens can use on Monday afternoons to create take home projects. Join us for freeform activities and pre-determined crafts. 

Young Adult Arts and Crafts Programs Art Comics & Graphic Novels Crafts & Hobbies Teens arts & crafts

Software Programming for Kids

Mon, April 2, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Children's Department at Parkway Central Library

Join EPAM e-Kids - Software Programming Classes for Kids! EPAM Systems joins the Free Library to host software programming classes for children from 8 - 12 years old! The classes will introduce coding and programming, and will use Scratch, a drag-and-drop coding platform created in partnership…

School Age Computer Classes Family Programs Children Computers Education Games and Gaming Technology

Read With A Dog!

Mon, April 2, 2018 4:30 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

LEAP | Get Moving Mondays

Mon, April 2, 2018 4:30 P.M.
Thomas F. Donatucci, Sr. Library

Start your week with Mario Kart, Wii Play, Wii Sports, yoga, and more! This program is part of LEAP (Literacy Enrichment Afterschool Program) that provides homework help and literacy activities offered for grades K-12 while school is in session.

Young Adult LEAP Games and Gaming Sports & Recreation

English Conversation Group

Mon, April 2, 2018 5:45 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Please join us for a free conversation hour as you build your confidence in speaking English. Topics may involve small talk, holidays and customs, and common slang. Participants will get to practice speaking in a casual environment and meet other international adults. This program will be held…

Adult New Americans New Americans ESL

Internet and Computer Basics II-Email

Mon, April 2, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Bustleton Library

Learn how to effectively and safely search the Internet.  Some basic computer skills are helpful. Participant should have attended "Internet and Computer Basics I" before signing up for this session. Space is limited; pre-registration is required.

Adult Computer Classes Hot Spots Computers

Starlight Storytime

Mon, April 2, 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
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