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Crotchet project

Tue, February 26, 2019 3:30 P.M.
Ramonita G. de Rodriguez Library

Come learn to crotchet with us!  Elba, one of Teen Leadership Assistants, will be leading this program.  

School Age Family Programs LEAP Children Crafts & Hobbies Education Family Free Library of Philadelphia Makers & Makerspaces Teens Crochet arts & crafts

Making An African Head Dress

Tue, February 26, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Widener Library

Participants will use cardboard, felt, tape, glue, and markers to make African influenced head dresses.      

School Age LEAP Family Programs Black History Month African American Children Education Family Free Library of Philadelphia Makers & Makerspaces Teens arts & crafts

Teen Resume Workshop

Wed, February 27, 2019 3:30 P.M.
McPherson Square Library

Hey Teens, it is cold outside, but deadlines for summer jobs will be fast approaching.  Make sure that you are ready.  Starting today, come to McPherson Square and get help making a resume.  

School Age LEAP Free Library of Philadelphia Jobs & Job Seekers Makers & Makerspaces Teens

Teen Book Club

Wed, February 27, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Lillian Marrero Library

In February/March 2019, we'll be reading Ghost Boys by author Jewell Parker Rhodes with Lillian Marrero's Teen Book club! Come share and discuss your thoughts on our February book Ghost Boys with your fellow teens! Ages 12-17. 

School Age LEAP Family Programs Education Fiction Free Library of Philadelphia Literacy Literature Makers & Makerspaces One Book, One Philadelphia Teens

Minecraft community

Thu, February 28, 2019 3:00 P.M.
Kensington Library

Come join our Minecraft community at the Kensington library!  We host a Minecraft session in the computer lab every Thursday from 3-5:30 p.m., where we build everything from farms and villages to swank modern homes. We have our own Minecraft Realm, a persistent server which allows us all to…

School Age Family Programs LEAP Children Computers Education Family Free Library of Philadelphia Games and Gaming Makers & Makerspaces Technology Teens Minecraft Video Games

A Free Tour of Philadelphia: The Changing City Exhibition

Thu, February 28, 2019 3:00 P.M.
Rare Book Department at Parkway Central Library

Come and learn about our city’s exciting, dynamic, and often forgotten history with a guided tour of Philadelphia: The Changing City exhibition. The tour will be led by an exhibition curator in the Dietrich Gallery in the Rare Book Department , which is located on the third floor of the…

Adult Young Adult School Age Other Great Programs African American Art Digital Collections Education Family Free Library of Philadelphia Programs & Services Health & Fitness Philadelphia History Rare Books, Manuscripts, & Digital Collections Special Collections Teens History printmaking architecture Changing City

Essay Contest Program

Thu, February 28, 2019 3:30 P.M.
Wynnefield Library

Enjoy presentations by students in grades K-12 wo will share their essays that begin with the phrase " I want to soar like..."

School Age Preschool Family Programs Children Free Library of Philadelphia Programs & Services Literature Teens

Honoring Sculptor Kara Walker

Thu, February 28, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Widener Library

School-age participants will make various sculptures using glue, hair conditioner, and shaving cream.      

School Age LEAP Family Programs Black History Month African American Children Education Family Free Library of Philadelphia Makers & Makerspaces Teens arts & crafts

Teen Reading Lounge

Thu, February 28, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Attention teens in grades 7-12! Are you looking for a community service opportunity this year? Are you passionate about your world and your future? Then, please join us for the Winter Session of Teen Reading Lounge (TRL). We will explore the topics of racism and police…

Young Adult Discussion and Participation Teens Teen Reading Lounge

Teen Book Club

Mon, March 4, 2019 5:00 P.M.
Greater Olney Library

Talk about your favorite books and find new things to read! Ages 12 and up.

Young Adult Discussion and Participation Other Great Programs Teens Book Clubs Teen Reading Lounge

Book Discussion: Ghost Boys

Wed, March 6, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Wynnefield Library

Sit down at your local library to discuss social injustice and its role in Jewell Parker Rhodes’ novel, Ghost Boys .   Reading the book beforehand is not required to join! Free books will be given out on a first-come basis.  

Young Adult School Age Discussion and Participation Black History Month One Book, One Philadelphia Literature One Book, One Philadelphia Teens

Book Discussion: Ghost Boys

Thu, March 7, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Queen Memorial Library

Sit down at your local library to discuss social injustice and its role in Jewell Parker Rhodes’ novel, Ghost Boys .   Reading the book beforehand is not required to join! Free books will be given out on a first-come basis.  

Young Adult School Age Discussion and Participation Black History Month One Book, One Philadelphia Literature One Book, One Philadelphia Teens

A Free Tour of Philadelphia: The Changing City Exhibition

Thu, March 14, 2019 3:00 P.M.
Rare Book Department at Parkway Central Library

Come and learn about our city’s exciting, dynamic, and often forgotten history with a guided tour of Philadelphia: The Changing City exhibition. The tour will be led by an exhibition curator in the Dietrich Gallery in the Rare Book Department , which is located on the third floor of the…

Adult Young Adult School Age Other Great Programs African American Art Digital Collections Education Family Free Library of Philadelphia Programs & Services Health & Fitness Philadelphia History Rare Books, Manuscripts, & Digital Collections Special Collections Teens History printmaking architecture Changing City

Teen Talk

Thu, March 14, 2019 4:30 P.M.
Greater Olney Library

Join your friends to discuss current events, school, politics, friendship-whatever you want. Let your voice be heard! Ages 12 and up.

Young Adult Discussion and Participation Other Great Programs Teens

Movie Matinee

Mon, March 18, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Blanche A. Nixon/Cobbs Creek Library

Enjoy an after school movie at the library.

Young Adult School Age Preschool Film Screening Children Teens

Teen Advisory Board

Tue, March 19, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Whitman Library

Young friends from 12-19 years old are invited to join our new Teen Advisory Board. These monthly meet ups will be a great way to make a difference in your community, plan events, recommend books, and earn community service credit. Snacks provided, no registration required.

Young Adult Other Great Programs Teens

Teen Third Thursday

Thu, March 21, 2019 4:30 P.M.
Frankford Library

Come have fun doing various activities and games. Snacks provided. Teens Only

Young Adult Workshops and Enrichment Teens
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