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Family Book Club | Rising Kindergarten to 2nd grade

Wed, July 11, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Kids, it’s your turn to make a grown-up read! Pick a parent, grandparent, or other adult relative to read the following books with you. Discuss them together, then come to the library for our book club. Best of all, you get to keep the books! July 11 – Alvin Ho: Allergic to Girls,…

School Age Preschool Family Programs Book Clubs

Wooden Block Party

Wed, July 11, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Chestnut Hill Library

Spend some time on free play with good, old fashioned, wooden blocks!  Plus, bring a cardboard one of your own to decorate.  6:00 - 7:30 p.m.

School Age Preschool Toddler Other Great Programs Summer Reading Wooden Block Party

Family Fun Night

Wed, July 11, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library

Enjoy a different family-friendly activity each week.  For children of all ages (youngsters should bring their adult caregiver).

Young Adult School Age Preschool Toddler Senior Family Programs Family Summer Reading

Insectarium

Wed, July 11, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Bustleton Library

The very popular Insectarium will be bringing a variety of insects, some that you can pet and even taste! Generously paid for by The Friends of Bustleton Library from a Philadelphia Activities Fund Grant!

School Age Preschool Family Programs Family Summer Reading Animals and Nature

Read with Lacie!

Wed, July 11, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Roxborough Library

Lacie is a retired greyhound that loves to read with kids. If you are at least 6 years old, stop in to read with Lacie for 10 minutes.  Space is very limited - first come, first served. Lacie has lots of library experience and has even worked at the Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire.  

School Age Other Great Programs Literacy Summer Reading Read by 4th PAWS Read to a Dog

On Wednesdays Nights | We Kids Rock Band

Wed, July 11, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Independence Library

An engaging mix of rock ‘n roll, R&B, folk, country and gentle punk! Their Parents Choice Award C.D.’s are available for purchase!!

School Age Preschool Family Programs Family Summer Reading

Build It Club

Thu, July 12, 2018 4:00 A.M.
Chestnut Hill Library

We'll have all sorts of building toys available for free play.  For kids of all abilities.

School Age Preschool Other Great Programs Summer Reading

ASALH Explorers Presents | Imagine: Beautiful in All Shades

Thu, July 12, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Oak Lane Library

This series of unique programs highlights the history and culture of African Americans.  The program is presented by the PhilaMontco branch of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH), and is brought to us by the Oak Lane Presbyterian Church Summer Day…

School Age Other Great Programs African American Summer Reading

Science in the Summer 2018 - Science of Space!

Thu, July 12, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Fumo Family Library

GSK Science in the Summer™  is a fun and free science education program sponsored by GSK and administered by The Franklin Institute, which introduces students to the wonderful and fascinating world of science. Through classes held in local public libraries and…

School Age Family Programs Science in the Summer Children Science

Science in the Summer 2018 - Science of Space!

Thu, July 12, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Ramonita G. de Rodriguez Library

GSK Science in the Summer™  is a fun and free science education program sponsored by GSK and administered by The Franklin Institute, which introduces students to the wonderful and fascinating world of science. Through classes held in local public libraries and…

School Age Family Programs Science in the Summer Children Science

Science in the Summer 2018 - Science of Space!

Thu, July 12, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Lawncrest Library

GSK Science in the Summer™  is a fun and free science education program sponsored by GSK and administered by The Franklin Institute, which introduces students to the wonderful and fascinating world of science. Through classes held in local public libraries and…

School Age Family Programs Science in the Summer Children Science

Family Storytime

Thu, July 12, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Blanche A. Nixon/Cobbs Creek Library

Bring the whole family out for storytime.

School Age Preschool Toddler Family Programs Storytimes Summer Reading

Artsy Thursday

Thu, July 12, 2018 12:30 P.M.
Widener Library

Summer of Wonder Maker Programs:  Create art and learn about artists and expressions of art. Thursdays 12:30 - 3:30

Young Adult School Age Family Programs Other Great Programs Arts and Crafts Programs Art Makers & Makerspaces Summer Reading arts & crafts

Lil’ Filmmakers

Thu, July 12, 2018 1:00 P.M.
Paschalville Library

Children are invited to participate in this special film making series. Young people will learn the basics of video production, creative writing, and acting to develop and create a short movie.

Young Adult School Age Workshops and Enrichment

Young Writers Group

Thu, July 12, 2018 1:00 P.M.
Oak Lane Library

Write with us.  We'll be led by local author H. Victoria Hargro Atkerson.

School Age Other Great Programs Summer Reading

Game Day

Thu, July 12, 2018 2:00 P.M.
West Oak Lane Library

Play board games or the Wii or Xbox (depending on demand).  We'll have the games, you bring your team spirit... and a friend.  We'll be playing from 2 until 4 p.m.

School Age Other Great Programs Games and Gaming Summer Reading Video Games

Culinary Literacy

Thu, July 12, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Torresdale Library

Culinary Literacy Program for children going into 1st through 4th grades led by nutritionist Nancy Wicker.  Please let us know of any food allergies!   Pre-registration is required, limited to 25 children.    Please call Miss Ann at 215-685-0494 to reserve your…

School Age Family Programs Health Programs Children Cooking & Nutrition Family Summer Reading

Movie Matinee

Thu, July 12, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Cecil B. Moore Library

Join us for a family-friendly film shown each week. Snacks provided for participants when available. Groups are welcome, but must call ahead to be accommodated.

Young Adult School Age Family Programs Film Screening Family Movies & Television Summer Reading

A Wrinkle in Time Book Club

Thu, July 12, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Richmond Library

Read Madeleine L’Engle’s A Wrinkle in Time and do related crafts and activities. Sign up with Miss Meghan starting June 11th.

School Age Discussion and Participation Summer Reading Book Clubs

Jetsetter Thursdays

Thu, July 12, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Thomas F. Donatucci, Sr. Library

Get your passport stamped without leaving the library! We will set off to discover a new country each Thursday. Discover the food, music, language, culture and wildlife of faraway places.

Young Adult School Age Other Great Programs Summer Reading
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