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Learn to Knit with Jenn

Sat, March 10, 2018 12:00 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Students must supply their own needles. 8" to 10" US Size 8 (5mm) in wood, metal, or plastic though wood is preferred, practice yarn will be provided. You will learn basic knitting stitches and finishing techniques. Class size is limited to 10 students so please register. If you have…

Adult Young Adult Family Programs Knitting

KUUMBA QUILTERS

Sat, March 10, 2018 12:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Join our new quilt group “Kuumba Quilters”.  Beginner and experienced quilters are welcome. Traditional and Art Quilting will be supported or just come and hang out while working on your own projects. Our group will meet on the 2nd Saturday of every month from 12:00 p.m. until…

Adult Young Adult Senior Arts and Crafts Programs Art Quilting

SATurdays: SAT and College Prep Workshops for Teens

Sat, March 10, 2018 12:00 P.M.
Teen Center at Parkway Central Library

Join Teen Central for a series of college prep and standardized testing workshops led by our team of college Workstudy students under the guidance of expert librarians. The program's structure will vary depending on the areas wehre teen attendees need the most help, so please come prepared…

Young Adult Workshops and Enrichment Homework Help & Study Aids Literacy Teens Test Preparation

Film Screening: Crooklyn

Sat, March 10, 2018 1:00 P.M.
Lawncrest Library

Join us for Saturday matinee screening and discussions of Crooklyn (1994) 1 hour, 55 minutes, Rated PG-13. Spike Lee's vibrant semi-autobiographical portrait of a school teacher, her stubborn jazz musician husband and their five kids living in Brooklyn in 1973.  

Adult Young Adult Film Screening One Book, One Philadelphia Movies & Television One Book, One Philadelphia

Pomades, Butters and Balms

Sat, March 10, 2018 1:00 P.M.
Queen Memorial Library

In Jacqueline Woodson’s featured books, having one’s hair done by a family member or neighbor shapes sensory-rich memories. Join Nyambi Naturals, learn how to make hair and body products that fit diverse needs, and take away samples and DIY recipes. 

Adult Young Adult Family Programs One Book, One Philadelphia One Book, One Philadelphia

The Fumo Gaming Club

Sat, March 10, 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

Board Game Bonanza!

Sat, March 10, 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

Philly Then and Now

Sat, March 10, 2018 2:00 P.M.
McPherson Square Library

What did Philadelphia look like in your parent’s generation? What about their parents? And how has the city changed? Explore Philadelphia with pictures, maps, and stories of in the past and today, then make a colorful collage. 

Young Adult School Age Family Programs One Book, One Philadelphia One Book, One Philadelphia

Maker Monday

Mon, March 12, 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

Anime & Manga Discussion Group for Kids & Teens

Mon, March 12, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Ramonita G. de Rodriguez Library

Children ages 11 and up and teens are invited to explore Japanese animation, comics and pop culture! Get to know different anime and manga series and try your hand at fan activities. For more information, contact Sara Palmer, Children's Librarian, at 215-686-1768 or palmers@freelibrary.org.

Young Adult School Age Discussion and Participation Film Screening Children Movies & Television Anime & Manga

Craft | Make a Friendship Bracelet

Mon, March 12, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Popular in the U.S. in the 1970s and into the next decade, the fun of making this simple macramé craft has never gone out of style. Make your own for someone special! 

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

Laptop Lounge

Mon, March 12, 2018 5:30 P.M.
Frankford Library

Brush up on your computer skills using our in-house laptops with our Digital Resource Specialist.  Space may be limited.

Adult Young Adult Computer Classes Computers

Soup for you– a two-part soup series

Mon, March 12, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Soup lovers rejoice! We’re celebrating the best seasonal veggies that winter season has to offer.  Please cal 215-685-1758 to register.  

Adult Young Adult Health Programs Cooking & Nutrition Health

Teen Tuesday

Tue, March 13, 2018 3:30 P.M.
Teen Center at Parkway Central Library

For more than 10 years, Teen Tuesday has been an afternoon of snacks and socializing. Join us as we play our favorite board and video games, create arts and crafts projects, and enjoy some snacks! This program will be located in Room 108.

Young Adult Other Great Programs Games and Gaming Technology Teens Board Games and Role-Playing Video Games arts & crafts

Teen Grab Bag

Tue, March 13, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Wynnefield Library

Come to the library to make fun crafts, work on poetry, or play games! Something different every week! For teens ages 12 to 17.

Young Adult Arts and Crafts Programs Crafts & Hobbies Teens

Pomades, Butters and Balms

Tue, March 13, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Lillian Marrero Library

In Jacqueline Woodson’s featured books, having one’s hair done by a family member or neighbor shapes sensory-rich memories. Join Nyambi Naturals, learn how to make hair and body products that fit diverse needs, and take away samples and DIY recipes. 

Adult Young Adult Family Programs One Book, One Philadelphia One Book, One Philadelphia

Around the Table

Tue, March 13, 2018 4:30 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Taking inspiration from the traditions of family reunions celebrated in This Is the Rope, participants will make reusable placemats and hear stories from Mama Carla Wiley. Wiley is a storyteller, educator and artist who weaves together multigenerational memories with activities for children that…

Young Adult School Age Other Great Programs One Book, One Philadelphia Cooking & Nutrition One Book, One Philadelphia

Teen Tuesdays Art Club-Is art your thing?

Tue, March 13, 2018 5:00 P.M.
Thomas F. Donatucci, Sr. Library

LEAP at the Donatucci Library is calling all notebook doodlers, secret comic book creators, illustration enthusiasts, and art fans. Every 2nd Tuesday of the month, come by to sketch, learn a new skill, do round table portraits, or practice blind contour. Bring a project or start a new one. No…

Young Adult LEAP Teens

Yoga for Adults

Tue, March 13, 2018 7:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

An inclusive yoga class for people of all skill levels and abilities.  Wear something comfortable and come to the library for wellness, stretching, and relaxation.

Adult Young Adult Senior Health Programs Workshops and Enrichment Yoga

Family Reading Group: Another Brooklyn

Wed, March 14, 2018 12:00 P.M.
Independence Library

“Another Brooklyn joins the tradition of studying female friendships and the families we create when our own isn’t enough, like that of Toni Morrison’s Sula, Tayari Jones’ Silver Sparrow and Zami: A New Spelling of My Name by Audre Lorde.…

Adult Young Adult Other Great Programs Family Programs One Book, One Philadelphia One Book, One Philadelphia
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