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In Conversation with the Rosenbach: Kermit Roosevelt on Federalist Paper No. 46

Wed, February 21, 2018 6:00 P.M.
The Rosenbach

Federalist Paper No. 46 and the Relationship Between the States and the Nation Kermit Roosevelt will focus on Federalist Paper No. 46 as a means of addressing the failure of the authors of The Federalist Papers (and the drafters of the Constitution) to foresee…

Adult Young Adult Senior Other Great Programs Speakers and Lectures Government Information Politics Rosenbach Museum & Library History

Fiber Craft Group

Wed, February 21, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Blanche A. Nixon/Cobbs Creek Library

Fiber artists and those wanting to learn are invited to join us. Bring your latest project and enjoy an evening of crafting and conversation with fellow artists. Assistance with knitting and crochet projects usually available. All skill levels welcome. 

Adult Young Adult Senior Arts and Crafts Programs Crochet Knitting

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

Volunteer Orientation

Thu, February 22, 2018 4:00 A.M.
Lovett Memorial Library

Do you love the Lovett library?  Have you ever wondered about getting involved in what happens at your library?  Do you want to give back to our Mt. Airy Community? If you answered yes to any of these questions, join us for a volunteer orientation at our 21st Century library. …

Adult Young Adult Senior Discussion and Participation Free Library of Philadelphia

CareerLink Workshop

Thu, February 22, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Blanche A. Nixon/Cobbs Creek Library

Build Your Job Skills, Find a Career! Sign up with a certified PA CareerLink Navigator to develop your resume, search for jobs, learn about job skills training, and connect directly with PA CareerLink resources. Please speak to a staff member to sign-up or call 215.686.7502 for more information.

Adult Young Adult Career Workshops Jobs & Job Seekers

Resume Open Lab

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

Need help with your resume? Come to our resume open lab with extended laptop time.

Adult Young Adult Computer Classes Computers Jobs & Job Seekers

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

Tabletop Thursday

Thu, February 22, 2018 3:30 P.M.
Teen Center at Parkway Central Library

Get your game on at the Teen Center with RPG sessions and our expansive collection of board games!

Young Adult Other Great Programs Games and Gaming Teens Board Games and Role-Playing

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

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

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

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

Book Discussion: Brown Girl Dreaming

Thu, February 22, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Jacqueline Woodson, one of today's finest writers, tells the moving story of her childhood in mesmerizing verse. 

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

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

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

LEAP | Your Wide World

Thu, February 22, 2018 4:30 P.M.
Thomas F. Donatucci, Sr. Library

Science experiments, cultural celebrations, geography games, little known history, and other surprises that are part of your big, wide, world. This program is part of LEAP (Literacy Enrichment Afterschool Program) that provides homework help and literacy activities offered for grades K-12…

Young Adult LEAP

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

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

Yoga for adults!

Thu, February 22, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Thomas F. Donatucci, Sr. 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. Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. except the second Thursday of every month. Please bring a mat.     

Adult Young Adult Health Programs Body, Mind & Spirit Yoga
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