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English Language Circle

Wed, February 27, 2019 6:30 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Join us for a free weekly conversation hour.  Build your confidence in speaking English while meeting other international adults, in a casual learning environment.

Adult New Americans New Americans ESL


Wed, February 27, 2019 6:30 P.M.
Fishtown Community 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. Brittany from Roots2Rise will be our instructor.      

Adult Young Adult Health Programs Body, Mind & Spirit Yoga

ESL Conversation Group

Wed, February 27, 2019 6:30 P.M.
Charles Santore Library

This group is a great way to practice speaking everyday English.  ALL are welcome.

Adult Young Adult Senior New Americans New Americans ESL - English as a Second Language


Wed, February 27, 2019 6:30 P.M.
Whitman Library

A free, inclusive yoga class for people of all skill levels and abilities. Mats are available, or you can bring your own. Wear something comfortable and come to the library for wellness, stretching, and relaxation.

Adult Other Great Programs Yoga

Sisters in Freedom : Screening and Panel Discussion

Wed, February 27, 2019 6:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Sisters in Freedom is a new documentary from History Making Productions that tells the story of the brave black and white women who banded together to fight slavery before abolition. The filmmakers will bring the movie, discussion, and some historymaking lessons to Philadelphia’s…

Adult Young Adult Senior Black History Month African American Philadelphia History History Women's History Month

Author Talk: Laura Little

Wed, February 27, 2019 6:30 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Professor Laura E. Little will present her book Guilty Pleasures:  Law and Comedy in America  and sign copies of the book, which will be available for purchase.  Guilty Pleasures  is a multifaceted account of American law and humor that explores the constraints on humor,…

Adult Senior Speakers and Lectures Author Events Law

Woke & Well-read Book Club: Sing, Unburied, Sing

Wed, February 27, 2019 7:00 P.M.
Big Blue Marble Bookstore, 551 Carpenter Lane

All are welcome at the Woke & Well-Read book club, which meets twice a month to discuss books that explore life through African American eyes. PLEASE NOTE: Two discussions of Sing, Unburied, Sing will take place; once on February 19 and once on February 27 (both at 7:00 p.m.)  …

Adult Young Adult Discussion and Participation One Book, One Philadelphia One Book, One Philadelphia

PreK Music & Movement

Thu, February 28, 2019 12:30 A.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Join us for Music & Movement with Mr. Ray! This is a time to sing, dance, and share stories. Free and no registration required. Groups please call the children's librarian for an appointment at 215-685-1866.    

Preschool Family Programs Children Music

Open Computer Lab

Thu, February 28, 2019 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.

Adult Computer Classes Other Great Programs Hot Spots Computers

Music & Movement with Mr. Ray

Thu, February 28, 2019 10:00 A.M.
Fumo Family Library

Music & Movement is a time for the youngest children to sing, dance, and share stories.  

Preschool Family Programs Children Music

Preschool Open House

Thu, February 28, 2019 10:00 A.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Groups and families with children ages 3-5 are invited to our Thursday morning Open Houses. Kids will get a chance to: Read and enjoy books Play with each other in our interactive play space Register for library cards Borrow books and other library materials Attend storytime at 10:15 and 11:15…

Preschool Family Programs Children

Museum Adventures at The Rosenbach

Thu, February 28, 2019 10:00 A.M.
The Rosenbach | 2008 Delancey Place, Philadelphia, PA 19103

Calling all pre-schoolers! Come play with us on the last Thursday morning of every month. We’ll read a story together and then embark on a treasure hunt through the Rosenbach brothers’ glitzy Rittenhouse Square home to discover things that relate to the story. Afterward, families are…

Preschool Toddler Other Great Programs Children Rosenbach Museum & Library arts & crafts

Get on the Bus!

Thu, February 28, 2019 10:30 A.M.
Lovett Memorial Library

Children will read Last Stop on Market Street , discuss their own bus experiences, and create 3D paper buses to drive along a large map of Philadelphia bus routes.  

Young Adult School Age Toddler Arts and Crafts Programs Family Programs One Book, One Philadelphia Art Family Literature One Book, One Philadelphia

Laptops for Tax Time

Thu, February 28, 2019 11:00 A.M.
Tacony Library

Laptops for Tax Time Need computer access and a space to spread out and file your taxes?  We’ve got that! Reserve one of private study rooms for 3 hours.  Bring your own laptop and use our free Wifi Or use one our laptops while you’re here!  Call to reserve your…

Adult Senior Other Great Programs Computers

Read, Baby, Read My First Storytime

Thu, February 28, 2019 11:00 A.M.
Richmond Library

Bring your little one for lap time with stories, songs, rhymes and bounces. 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 develop language and literacy. Read, Baby, Read is made possible by a…

Toddler Baby Family Programs Storytimes Children

Storytime and Block Play

Thu, February 28, 2019 11:00 A.M.
Falls of Schuylkill Library

Join us for stories followed by playtime with our wooden blocks.  Recommended for ages 2 to 6, accompanied by an adult; siblings are always welcome.  Imagine, build, and create!   Groups must call the children's librarian to schedule separate appointments…

Preschool Toddler Workshops and Enrichment Family Programs Children Literacy Mathematics STEM Wooden Block Party

Gone but not forgotten: A celebration of four Grammy-award winning African American singers who left us in 2018

Thu, February 28, 2019 11:00 A.M.
Senior Services at Parkway Central Library

Facilitated by local DJ, producer, and music journalist John Morrison , we conclude this year’s celebration of Black History Month with a Listening Party and discussion of the artistry and impact of Dennis Edwards of The Temptations, Yvonne Staples of the Staple Singers, Aretha Franklin…

Adult Young Adult Senior Black History Month Discussion and Participation Speakers and Lectures Central Senior Services Calendar African American Music

GWHS Tech Squad Help

Thu, February 28, 2019 11:10 A.M.
Bustleton Library

Do you need help with your email, social media accounts (facebook, instagram, twitter, snapchat), smartphone, tablet, laptop, or the internet? Come and see our community partners from GWHS! Students will be here to help on their lunch period for approximately 30 minutes on selected…

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