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Healthy Hangout

Wed, February 27, 2019 4:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Students of all ages are welcome to our Healthy Hangout! Staff from the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia will be here after school with healthy activities and information on health topics for kids.  

Young Adult School Age Health Programs Health

PDPH Overdose Awareness & Reversal Training

Wed, February 27, 2019 5:00 P.M.
Queen Memorial Library

With Philadelphia, and the nation, in the grips of an opioid overdose crisis, the Philadelphia Department of Public Health is now offering FREE training on overdose awareness and overdose reversal using naloxone, or Narcan. Trainings will be held at the Free Library of Philadelphia. Drug abuse…

Adult Health Programs Community Events Health

Open Climb

Mon, March 4, 2019 10:30 A.M.
Cecil B. Moore Library

Come take advantage of our new play space, featuring a climbing wall! Our redesign and educational toys encourage 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…

Preschool Family Programs Health Programs Children Family Health

Fitness @ the Library

Mon, March 4, 2019 5:30 P.M.
Frankford Library

Come burn off your weekend calories with us.  Exercise to our wonderful collection of fitness instruction DVDs.  For adults and teens.  Space may be limited. Every 1st Monday of the month

Adult Young Adult Health Programs Other Great Programs Body, Mind & Spirit Health

PDPH Overdose Awareness & Reversal Training

Mon, March 4, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Whitman Library

With Philadelphia, and the nation, in the grips of an opioid overdose crisis, the Philadelphia Department of Public Health is now offering FREE training on overdose awareness and overdose reversal using naloxone, or Narcan. Trainings will be held at the Free Library of Philadelphia. Drug abuse…

Adult Health Programs Community Events Health

Senior Strength Training

Tue, March 5, 2019 11:30 A.M.
Fumo Family Library

Senior Strength Training will teach gentle energizing movements to help increase strength, improve balance and support daily living activities. Personal Trainer Lee Scottlorde will lead this class. Registration required. Limited class size. To register or for more information, please…

Senior Health Programs Health and Wellness Body, Mind & Spirit Health & Fitness Health

Kids Can Cook

Tue, March 5, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Queen Memorial Library

Healthy Cooking class for school-aged children, taught by serv-safe certified cooking instructor Keisha Prosser. Learn about food safety, prepare a full meal, and then help eat what you’ve created! For additional information, please call the librarian at 215-685-1899.  

Young Adult School Age Discussion and Participation Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition Health

Urban Medicine Cabinet

Tue, March 5, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Andorra Library

Make and take home first aid ointment, herbal steam, and headache lozenges, while learning about the beneficial properties of specific herbs and flowers, and using a variety of apothecary tools and seasonally fresh grown ingredients from Nyambi Naturals Farm. Space is limited and preregistration…

Adult Young Adult Health Programs One Book, One Philadelphia Health

Open Climb

Wed, March 6, 2019 10:30 A.M.
Cecil B. Moore Library

Come take advantage of our new play space, featuring a climbing wall! Our redesign and educational toys encourage 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…

Preschool Family Programs Health Programs Children Family Health

PreK Yoga Class

Thu, March 7, 2019 10:30 A.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Join yoga teacher Danielle Pramick for a free children’s yoga class at the library. This class will give kids a safe environment to play, explore and experience the wonderful benefits of yoga including grounding, self-expression, balance and flexibility. Class is centered around…

Preschool Health Programs Health and Wellness Body, Mind & Spirit Yoga Health

Overdose Awareness and Reversal Training

Thu, March 7, 2019 5:30 P.M.
Kingsessing Library

FREE training on how to reverse the effects of an opioid overdose using naloxone presented by the Philadelphia Department of Public Health. To register please go to  overdose.prevention@phila.gov. Walk-ins are welcome!

Adult Health Programs Health

Cookbook Club

Sat, March 9, 2019 12:30 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Do you enjoy cooking and eating with friends? Join us one Saturday a month as we explore a new cookbook. We’ll each choose a recipe from the featured cookbook, prepare it at home, and bring it to the library, where we will share a meal together. Registration is required and space is…

Adult Health Programs Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition Health

Urban Medicine Cabinet

Sat, March 9, 2019 2:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Make and take home first aid ointment, herbal steam, and headache lozenges, while learning about the beneficial properties of specific herbs and flowers, and using a variety of apothecary tools and seasonally fresh grown ingredients from Nyambi Naturals Farm.

Adult Young Adult Health Programs One Book, One Philadelphia Health

Open Climb

Mon, March 11, 2019 10:30 A.M.
Cecil B. Moore Library

Come take advantage of our new play space, featuring a climbing wall! Our redesign and educational toys encourage 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…

Preschool Family Programs Health Programs Children Family Health

Kids’ Yoga Class

Mon, March 11, 2019 4:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Join yoga teacher Danielle Pramick for a free children’s yoga class at the library. This class will give kids a safe environment to play, explore and experience the wonderful benefits of yoga including grounding, self-expression, balance and flexibility. Class is centered around…

School Age Health Programs Health and Wellness Body, Mind & Spirit Yoga Health

Pop-Up Cooking Classes with the Mobile Cooking Teachers

Mon, March 11, 2019 5:30 P.M.
Fishtown Community Library

Stop by once a month for Ree & Kei’s Pop-up Mobile Cooking classes. Bringing the fun back into the kitchen! Lessons include: knife skills, team building, cooking and baking principles, food safety, healthy choices, and how to cook with less sugar and salt.  You will enjoy a…

Adult Young Adult Health Programs Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition Health

Overdose Awareness and Reversal Training

Mon, March 11, 2019 6:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

FREE training on how to reverse the effects of an opioid overdose using naloxone presented by the Philadelphia Department of Public Health. To register please go to  overdose.prevention@phila.gov. Walk-ins are welcome!

Adult Health Programs Health

Yoga Workshop

Mon, March 11, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Join the Friends of PCI for their next series of yoga workshops. All levels of expertise are invited. Bring your own mat or towel. Registration for each session is required; please sign up at the PCI Reference Desk.  

Adult Other Great Programs Health and Wellness Body, Mind & Spirit Yoga Health

Senior Strength Training

Tue, March 12, 2019 11:30 A.M.
Fumo Family Library

Senior Strength Training will teach gentle energizing movements to help increase strength, improve balance and support daily living activities. Personal Trainer Lee Scottlorde will lead this class. Registration required. Limited class size. To register or for more information, please…

Senior Health Programs Health and Wellness Body, Mind & Spirit Health & Fitness Health

Open Climb

Wed, March 13, 2019 10:30 A.M.
Cecil B. Moore Library

Come take advantage of our new play space, featuring a climbing wall! Our redesign and educational toys encourage 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…

Preschool Family Programs Health Programs Children Family Health
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