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Computer Basics

Fri, October 26, 2018 1:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Welcome to Computer Basics! You will learn about the monitor, control buttons, and ports. You will also improve your mouse, keyboard, and typing skills.

Adult Young Adult Senior Computer Classes Technology

Quest Film Screening

Fri, October 26, 2018 1:00 P.M.
Queen Memorial Library

Called "A portrait of an American Family,"  Quest  is an intimate, moving documentary that captures ten years in the life of a North Philadelphia family. This screening is part of the Free Library's #midtermsmatter program series, which are…

Adult Young Adult School Age Film Screening Midterms Matter

Open Computer Lab

Fri, October 26, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Work on a special project and get one-on-one assistance. Lab is open for 3 hours. This class is offered on a first come, first served basis and space is limited. Register in the lab, by signing the clipboard.

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Healthy Cooking Workshop

Fri, October 26, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Join us for a free healthy cooking workshop that includes: low cost cooking ideas, nutrition tips, food tastings, and giveaways! To register, please contact Chalise Saunders csaunders@thefoodtrust.org | 267-658-4148

Adult Young Adult Senior Health Programs Cooking & Nutrition Health & Fitness

Explore games and more with Oculus Rift!

Fri, October 26, 2018 3:00 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

For ages 13 plus, this drop-in program is a way for you to spend up to 15 minutes using the Oculus Rift Virtual Reality headset! Lots of fun games! Lots of cool education programs.

Young Adult LEAP Teens Video Games

Don’t skip out! Get wild with Uno at Fumo!

Fri, October 26, 2018 3:00 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Play Uno with us every Friday, from 3:00 to 4:30 PM. For kids 7-12 years old.  

School Age Other Great Programs Children Games and Gaming

SmART Readers

Fri, October 26, 2018 3:00 P.M.
Lawncrest Library

Students ages 7-12 can join us for an exciting visual art and literacy program! A visiting artist will engage students in fun art making experiences tied to literacy skills. Space is limited and registration is encouraged! See the Children's Librarian for more information and to register.…

School Age Family Programs Children

Fun Friday

Fri, October 26, 2018 3:00 P.M.
Teen Center at Parkway Central Library

Special projects and programs! Something different every week!

Young Adult Community Events Arts and Crafts Programs Teens

LEGO Club

Fri, October 26, 2018 3:30 P.M.
Walnut Street West

Join other children and teens at our fun weekly Lego Club! Mega-blocks available for smaller children; all materials provided.

School Age Preschool Family Programs Children Family LEGO

SmART Readers

Fri, October 26, 2018 3:30 P.M.
Whitman Library

Students ages 7-12 can join us for an exciting visual art and literacy program! A visiting artist will engage students in fun art making experiences tied to literacy skills. This program is sponsored by the Philadelphia Arts in Education Partnership.

School Age Family Programs Children

Friday Gaming

Fri, October 26, 2018 3:30 P.M.
Cecil B. Moore Library

Enjoy a selection of board games, card games, and Wii games after school every Friday. Intended for school-age children through teens. Day care groups must call to schedule a separate appointment.

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

Teen Advisory Council

Fri, October 26, 2018 3:30 P.M.
Nicetown-Tioga Library

Do you want to have a say in what type of programs happen at your library?  Attend a meeting - your opinions matter!  Bring a friend, and your great ideas.  

Young Adult Other Great Programs

Knitting With Miss Merrily

Fri, October 26, 2018 3:30 P.M.
Charles Santore Library

Miss Merrily shares her knitting expertise after school on Fridays. All school age children are welcome to try their hand at this fun and creative craft. Materials provided.

School Age Arts and Crafts Programs Knitting arts & crafts

Family Science Exploration!

Fri, October 26, 2018 3:30 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Join us for interactive explorations of different science concepts. Learn about sound, magnetism, balance, air, and more through simple experiments. These programs are supported by a grant from the Philadelphia City Institute Board of Managers.

School Age Family Programs Workshops and Enrichment Children Family Science

Feel Good Friday

Fri, October 26, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Children's Department at Parkway Central Library

After a long week at school, these classes will give school-aged children a safe environment to explore and reflect on the the wonderful benefits of yoga. Class is centered around a series of yoga poses that are rich in detail and technique. The sequence invites students to embody…

School Age Family Programs Children Yoga Health

Go-To Greens with Chef Valerie Erwin

Fri, October 26, 2018 4:30 P.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

Inspired by quick Chinese greens cooking methods, chef Valerie Erwin of  EAT Café  will demonstrate a favorite collards recipe rich in nutrients and flavor. Enjoy tastings and leave with recipes featuring a whole new take on seasonal cooking greens from your garden, grocery, or…

Adult Young Adult Senior Community Events Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition

Brews & Views: Rooftop Beer Garden Pop-up

Fri, October 26, 2018 5:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

We will end our celebration of Parkway 100 with this final beer garden that will go until 10:00 p.m.! Enjoy drinks on the Skyline Terrace and take in spectacular views of the city at the spring rooftop beer garden at the Free Library on the Parkway! Beers, wine, and refreshing cocktails are…

Adult Young Adult Other Great Programs Beer Gardens

Open Computer Lab

Sat, October 27, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Work on a special project and get one-on-one assistance. Lab is open for 2 hours. This class is offered on a first come, first served basis and space is limited. Register in the lab, by signing the clipboard.

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Teens Cook!

Sat, October 27, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Teens in grades 7-12, please join us for a series of free, fun-filled programs! We’ll learn simple techniques for cooking healthy and delicious meals. We will meet on the following Tuesdays at 4:00 pm: October 9, November 13, December 18 AND the following Saturdays at 10:00 am: October 27,…

Young Adult Health Programs Cooking & Nutrition Health

Preschool Storytime

Sat, October 27, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Northeast Regional 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 Toddler Other Great Programs Storytimes Children Family Literacy
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