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Baby & Toddler Story Time

Wed, February 21, 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!. Wednesday at 11 a.m.    ***Programs are subject to change***   Find us on Facebook:  http://tinyurl.com/parkwaycentralchildrens Follow us on Twitter:  https://twitter.com/ParkwayCCD…

Toddler Family Programs Children Education Family Literacy

Celebrate Chinese New Year and Welcome the Year of the Dog

Wed, February 21, 2018 12:30 P.M.
Independence Library

Join us as we celebrate the Chinese New Year and usher in the Year of the Dog. Students from Holy Redeemer Elementary School will perform exquisite traditional Chinese folk dances. The students will perform the traditional Lion Dance with drummers to chase away evil spirits and also usher a year…

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Storytime!

Wed, February 21, 2018 3:00 P.M.
Walnut Street West

Young children and families are invited to join us for stories, songs, and activities!

Preschool Toddler Family Programs Storytimes Children Family Literacy

Building Bridges with Books Family Night!

Wed, February 21, 2018 3:30 P.M.
Queen Memorial Library

Families  of K-3rd grade students from Delaplaine McDaniel Elementary School are invited to join us at Queen Memorial Library for literacy games, free books, prizes, and fun for everyone! Please contact the Building Bridges with Books program at 215-686-5372 for more information.

School Age Family Programs Building Bridges with Books

Celebrate Chinese New Year and Welcome the Year of the Dog

Wed, February 21, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Join us as we celebrate the Chinese New Year and usher in the Year of the Dog. Students from Holy Redeemer Elementary School will perform exquisite traditional Chinese folk dances. The students will perform the traditional Lion Dance with drummers to chase away evil spirits and also usher a year…

Adult School Age Preschool Toddler Senior Family Programs New Americans Bilingual Programs

Gaming!

Wed, February 21, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Whitman Library

Come play video games on the big screen! Get on your feet with Wii games. For teens and school-aged children.

School Age Family Programs Children Games and Gaming

Pomades, Butters and Balms

Wed, February 21, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Paschalville Library

In Jacqueline Woodson’s featured books, having one’s hair done by a family member or neighbor shapes sensory-rich memories. Join Nyambi Naturals, learn how to make hair and body products that fit diverse needs, and take away samples and DIY recipes. 

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Dance to the Music

Wed, February 21, 2018 5:00 P.M.
Haverford 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! 

School Age Family Programs One Book, One Philadelphia One Book, One Philadelphia

Read, Baby, Read Walkers & Talkers Pajama Storytime

Wed, February 21, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Richmond Library

Dance, wiggle and sing along in our fun storytime for young independent movers. For children ages 12 months to 24 months with caregiver. Childcares and groups, please call the library to make an appointment. Pajamas optional. Read, Baby, Read is a series of fun programs for babies, toddlers and…

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Knitting and Crocheting Circle

Wed, February 21, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Charles Santore Library

This is an informal get together for neighborhood people who knit and crochet. Due to popular demand, this program now meets weekly.  

Adult Family Programs Crafts & Hobbies Crochet Knitting

Sit and Stitch

Wed, February 21, 2018 6:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Join a circle of knitters and crocheters for an informal evening of needlecrafts.  Any skill level welcome, though formal instruction will not be guaranteed. All are welcome!

Adult Family Programs Crafts & Hobbies Crochet arts & crafts

Bilingual Storytime/Lectura de Cuentos Bilingüe

Wed, February 21, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Frankford Library

Spanish/English storytime. For children and their parents.  Stories read by Librarian Mr.Pagán. Para niños y sus padres. Leido por el bibliotecario Sr. Pagán.   

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Yoga for Adults

Wed, February 21, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Whitman Library

An inclusive yoga class for people of all skill levels and abilities. Mats are available, or you can bring your own. Wear something comfortable and come to the library for wellness, stretching, and relaxation.

Adult Family Programs Yoga

Preschool Open House

Thu, February 22, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Groups and families with children ages 3-5 are invited to our Thursday morning Open Houses. Kids will get a chance to: Read and enjoy books Play with each other in our interactive play space Register for library cards Borrow books and other library materials Attend storytime at 10:15 and 11:15…

Preschool Family Programs Children

Storytime!

Thu, February 22, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Walnut Street West

Young children and families are invited to join us for stories, songs, and activities!

Preschool Toddler Family Programs Storytimes Children Family Literacy

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

Read, Baby, Read My First Storytime

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

Read! Sing! Play! Bring your little one for lap time with stories, songs, rhymes and bounces. For children ages birth to 12 months with caregiver. Childcares and groups, please call the library to make an appointment. Read, Baby, Read is a series of fun programs for babies, toddlers and…

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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…

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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

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.

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