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Bending the Binary: Celebrating National Coming Out Month

Sat, October 20, 2018 2:30 P.M.
Logan Library

Explore the fluidity of gender expression from masculinity to feminity, and everything in between and outside of the gender norm.  Activities will include story sharing, fingernail painting, make up, tying ties, walking in heels and other forms of gender expression. This is a family…

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LEAP Knitting Club

Sat, October 20, 2018 3:00 P.M.
Children's Department at Parkway Central Library

3pm-5pm in the Story Hour Room, intended for school age children. No experience necessary.   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…

School Age LEAP Crafts & Hobbies Crochet Knitting arts & crafts

Philly Loves Romance

Sun, October 21, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Philbrick Hall at Parkway Central Library

Cost: FREE

Room 108 Join Philly Loves Romance for an afternoon of author talks, discussion, and romance. Wendy Gold As the Classy Badass of Romance, Wendy Gold pours passion onto every page of her books. She writes the three “S”s: Smart, Sassy, and Sexy and her sensual stories leave readers…

Adult Author Events Romance

Activate PHL

Sun, October 21, 2018 2:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

An immersive VR/AR Technology Experience! More information and registration at activatephl.com.

Young Adult Other Great Programs Games and Gaming

Poetry in the Pit

Sun, October 21, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library

Join us for our annual showcase of local and well-known poets and spoken word artists, who will be sharing their rhymes!  Event is hosted by Trapeta B. Mayson. If you are inspired, you can share the stage at the open mic (sign up day of).  Event runs from 2:00 to 4:00…

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Live Performances Performing Arts Poetry

Story Jams!

Mon, October 22, 2018 10:30 A.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Story Jams is a playgroup centered around play and positivity that includes storytime, music, dancing, and sensory exploration! This program is held outdoors at DiSilvestro Rec Center, enter on Morris St. behind the library. Rain dates TBD.  Follow Story Jams on Instagram @storyjams.  

School Age Preschool Family Programs Storytimes Children Book Bike

Family Preschool Storytime

Mon, October 22, 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, October 22, 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: …

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Baby Storytime

Mon, October 22, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Thomas F. Donatucci, Sr. Library

Sing, clap and bounce along to interactive rhymes, stories and songs. For children birth to 18 months and their caregivers. On pleasant days, we will have storytime outside in the library’s garden so please bring a blanket to sit on. *Groups, please call to schedule a separate appointment…

Baby Family Programs Storytimes Family

Job Lab

Mon, October 22, 2018 12:00 P.M.
Nicetown-Tioga Library

Are you looking for a job and finding that everyone requires online applications?  We can help you! Space may be limited; first come, first served.  From 12:00 p.m. to 2::00 p.m.

Adult Senior Other Great Programs Jobs & Job Seekers

Julián Castro | An Unlikely Journey: Waking Up From My American Dream

Mon, October 22, 2018 12:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Cost: $15
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In conversation with award-winning broadcaster and journalist Tracey Matisak Former San Antonio mayor and Secretary of Housing and Urban Development during President Obama’s second term, Julián Castro burst onto the national political stage as the keynote speaker at the 2012…

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Mindfulness Meditation | Chair Yoga

Mon, October 22, 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 Health and Wellness Body, Mind & Spirit Yoga

Beginner/Intermediate English Language Class

Mon, October 22, 2018 12:30 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

A weekly class for English learners at the Beginner and Intermediate levels. Register with the librarian at 215-685-1866.

Adult New Americans New Americans ESL

ESL Conversation Group

Mon, October 22, 2018 1:00 P.M.
Charles Santore Library

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

Adult New Americans New Americans ESL

Mindfulness Meditation | Chair Yoga

Mon, October 22, 2018 1:30 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 Health and Wellness Body, Mind & Spirit Yoga

Open Climb

Mon, October 22, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Cecil B. Moore Library

Come take advantage of our new play space, featuring a miniature rockwall! Our redesign encourages imaginative play that boosts children’s learning and development. This program is intended for families with children ages 3-5. Closed-toe shoes required. Use of wall subject to staff…

Preschool Family Programs Health Programs Children Family Health

The Mobile CPR Project

Mon, October 22, 2018 3:00 P.M.
Paschalville Library

The Mobile CPR Project will be hosting free CPR Training at Paschalville Library. To learn more, contact their office at 215-746-4631 or TheMobileCPRProject@uphs.upenn.edu www.TheMobileCPRProject.com

Adult Other Great Programs Health

Business Startup Basics

Mon, October 22, 2018 3:00 P.M.
Roxborough Library

  “Is Starting a Business For You?” This workshop will lay the groundwork to help entrepreneurs launch a business idea and understand the steps to building a business. Learn what it takes to start a successful business! This workshop is presented by Rob Goza - Lead Economic…

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TechCORE2

Mon, October 22, 2018 3:00 P.M.
Overbrook Park Library

Join presenters from TechCORE for a variety of fun activities that will improve technical skills and pique your interests in S.T.E.M (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math). Play around with Scratch Computer Coding, littleBits Code Kit, and more! Online Sign Up  or visit the Overbrook…

Young Adult Other Great Programs Technology Teens STEM

Wooden Block Party

Mon, October 22, 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!

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