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Fantasy Roleplaying Club

Wed, February 21, 2018 5:30 P.M.
Walnut Street West

CALLING ALL BRAVE WARRIORS AND WIZARDS! Are you interested in Dungeons & Dragons? Ever wanted to play a tabletop roleplaying game(RPG)? Unleash your inner-nerd and come play with us! This new group will meet weekly on Wednesday evenings from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. This is a basic introduction to…

Young Adult School Age Other Great Programs Games and Gaming

Family Reading Group: Another Brooklyn

Wed, February 21, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Falls of Schuylkill Library

To spark multigenerational conversations, we'll hear selected passages from the featured book - Another Brooklyn, companion books and other stories.  Be prepared to share your thoughts with the group.  This is a multi-age program. 

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Discussion and Participation One Book, One Philadelphia African American One Book, One Philadelphia

Museum Adventure at the Rosenbach

Thu, February 22, 2018 10:00 A.M.
The Rosenbach

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…

School Age Preschool Toddler Baby Arts and Crafts Programs Children Rosenbach Museum & Library

Make Some Noise! A Sing-Along for Toddlers

Thu, February 22, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Katharine Drexel Library

Music plays a big role for the children in Jacqueline Woodson’s books. Sing classic children’s songs and add your own twist with shakers and other fun sound-makers.

School Age Preschool Toddler Family Programs One Book, One Philadelphia Children One Book, One Philadelphia

Homeschool Book Club

Thu, February 22, 2018 1:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Meet other homeschool families and read together!  This book club is for children between the age of 5 and 11, and their parents. Every Thursday at 1:00 p.m.

School Age Other Great Programs Children Family Book Clubs

Going Forth - Jazz

Thu, February 22, 2018 3:30 P.M.
Nicetown-Tioga Library

Mr. Fred Simmons will talk about the jazz form of music from the 1960s to today.  The program will also include music by contemporary composers and his own original compositions.  Mr. Simmons is a pianist, educator and instructor.  

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Black History Month Speakers and Lectures African American Music

Around the Table

Thu, February 22, 2018 3:30 P.M.
Kingsessing 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…

School Age Arts and Crafts Programs Family Programs One Book, One Philadelphia Cooking & Nutrition One Book, One Philadelphia arts & crafts

Around the Table

Thu, February 22, 2018 3:30 P.M.
Kingsessing 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…

School Age Arts and Crafts Programs Family Programs Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition One Book, One Philadelphia arts & crafts

Around the Table

Thu, February 22, 2018 3:30 P.M.
Kingsessing 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…

Adult Young Adult School Age Preschool Senior Black History Month Culinary Literacy

Gardening Club

Thu, February 22, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Lillian Marrero Library

Children and Teens can learn gardening skills with a focus of putting in a veggie garden at the branch.

Young Adult School Age Family Programs

Lego Club

Thu, February 22, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Children's Department at Parkway Central Library

Join Miss Melissa for Lego Club every other Thursday from 4-5pm.  Build a kit or make a creation of your own design!  This program is recommended for children ages 6-12 and their caregivers.  Questions?  Call 215-686-5369.

School Age Other Great Programs LEGO

Guitar Lessons for Children

Thu, February 22, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Walnut Street West

Interested in learning to play the guitar? Looking for tips, or even just a place to practice? We welcome the Penn Music Department, as they will be helping teach students and other young people how to play the guitar. For more information, please ask at the reference desk on the second floor.…

School Age Other Great Programs Music Performing Arts

Film Screening | Tell Them we are Rising

Thu, February 22, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Logan Library

Join us to learn about the Historically Black Colleges & Universities.  For teens and school-age kids.

Young Adult School Age Black History Month Film Screening African American Education

Dance to the Music!

Thu, February 22, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Oak Lane Library

Try your hand—or rather—feet, at some dance steps of the 1960s and ‘70s, and see their influence on how you and your friends dance today!  Please arrive a little early as space may be limited.  

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Other Great Programs One Book, One Philadelphia One Book, One Philadelphia dance

Afterschool Chess Club

Thu, February 22, 2018 4:30 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Join the Fumo Family Library Chess Club.  All skill levels are welcome. Even if you have never played before, we will teach you. 

Young Adult School Age Other Great Programs Chess

Philly Then and Now

Thu, February 22, 2018 4:30 P.M.
Haddington 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

Kids Craft Club

Thu, February 22, 2018 4:30 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Get crafty every Thursday! Create a different make-and-take craft project every week. 

Young Adult School Age Arts and Crafts Programs LEAP arts & crafts

I, Too, Sing American – African American Writers Then & Now

Thu, February 22, 2018 4:40 P.M.
Haddington Library

Our LEAP After School Leader will introduce children and teens to African American writers and poets of the past and present, with a discussion of their work.

Young Adult School Age Black History Month

Cub Scouts

Thu, February 22, 2018 5:15 P.M.
Paschalville Library

Cub Scouting is fun!  Do you like to learn by doing? This is just the place. You can learn to tie knots, set up a tent, or shoot a bow and arrow (archery). Have you ever cooked a meal on a campfire? Sent a secret code to a buddy? Built a birdhouse? Hiked? Kids in first through fifth grade…

School Age Other Great Programs

Creative Crochet with Ms. Traci

Thu, February 22, 2018 5:30 P.M.
Paschalville Library

Join Ms. Traci for Creative Crochet! Beginners are welcome!

Young Adult School Age Arts and Crafts Programs Art Crafts & Hobbies Crochet Knitting
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