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A Christmas Carol, performed by Philadelphia Artists Collective

Thu, December 14, 2017 6:00 P.M.
The Rosenbach

The Philadelphia Artists’ Collective brings Charles Dickens’ text to life through a Dramatic Reading of A Christmas Carol. Starting with Dickens’ own adaptation for his solo performances, the PAC presents a two-person reading event accompanied by live music and…

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Other Great Programs Literature Performing Arts

Wooden Block Party

Fri, December 15, 2017 10:30 A.M.
Oak Lane Library

Preschool children, along with an adult caregiver, are invited to play and learn with wooden blocks.   Daycares, camps and other groups should call ahead to schedule a separate visit.

Preschool Other Great Programs Wooden Block Party

Social Networking

Fri, December 15, 2017 2:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Learn how to use social networking sites such as Facebook and set up your own Facebook account.  This class is offered on a first come, first served basis. We encourage attendees to arrive 15 minutes before the start of the class to get a registration ticket at the reference desk, in…

Adult Computer Classes Discussion and Participation Other Great Programs Workshops and Enrichment Hot Spots Computers

LEGO Club

Fri, December 15, 2017 3:45 P.M.
Andorra Library

Can't keep your hands out of a tub of LEGOs?  We can't either. Do you dream of building something amazing with LEGOs?  We do too! If this is you, come join us!  Work on the building assignment, check out a project in one of our many LEGO books, or let your imagination soar…

School Age Other Great Programs LEGO

Holiday Cooking with Bernadette

Sat, December 16, 2017 1:00 P.M.
Tacony Library

Make your own No-Bake Oreo Peppermint Cheesecake in a Jar.  For ages 10+. Please sign up in advance, Supplies limited to 10 participants. 

Young Adult School Age Other Great Programs Cooking & Nutrition

Dance Club

Sat, December 16, 2017 1:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Join us every Saturday for our Teen Dance Club. Ages 12 and up. Learn new steps, play Just Dance or Dance Dance Revolution on the Wii, and get encouraged to get moving. We will focus on positive energy, exercise, and healthy choices!  

Young Adult Other Great Programs Health and Wellness Health & Fitness Music

Sisterhood Matters

Sat, December 16, 2017 1:00 P.M.
Walnut Street West

Mentoring for women between the ages of 18 and 30 years old.

Adult Young Adult Other Great Programs

Logan Library's Jumping Jamboree

Sat, December 16, 2017 2:00 P.M.
Logan Library

Make merry music with your own hand crafted musical instrument.  We will make them ourselves!  All supplies will be supplied.  Your host for this fun workshop will be Mr. Rich - your friendly, neighborhood Children's Librarian.  This program is best for…

School Age Other Great Programs Music arts & crafts

Open Computer Lab

Mon, December 18, 2017 10:00 A.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Work on a special project and get one-on-one assistance.  This class is offered on a first come, first served basis and space is limited. Register in the lab, by signing the clipboard.

Adult Computer Classes Other Great Programs Computers

Read With A Dog!

Mon, December 18, 2017 4:30 P.M.
Falls of Schuylkill Library

School age kids are invited to come read with Wally, a certified therapy dog, and share a new book or an old favorite in a judgement free space.  Dogs love to hear stories! Space may be limited.

School Age Other Great Programs PAWS Read to a Dog

Board Game

Mon, December 18, 2017 5:00 P.M.
Whitman Library

You can play Scrabble, Chess, Monopoly, and other board games.  

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

Winter Wonderland

Tue, December 19, 2017 10:30 A.M.
Lovett Memorial Library

Join Ms. Dana for winter-themed stories, crafts, and surprises!  

Preschool Toddler Other Great Programs Storytimes

Preschool Storytime

Tue, December 19, 2017 10:30 A.M.
Roxborough Library

Stories, rhymes and songs for children ages 3 - 6 (along with an adult care-giver).

Preschool Other Great Programs Storytimes

Get HYPE Philly! Healthy You. Positive Energy.

Tue, December 19, 2017 3:30 P.M.
Teen Center at Parkway Central Library

Teens roll up your sleeves, cook good food, bust a move and dig into urban agriculture. 

Young Adult Other Great Programs Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition Teens Get HYPE Philly

Get HYPE Philly! Healthy You. Positive Energy.

Tue, December 19, 2017 3:30 P.M.
McPherson Square Library

Teens roll up your sleeves, cook good food, bust a move and dig into urban agriculture. 

Young Adult Other Great Programs Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition Teens Get HYPE Philly

Winter Wonderland, Part 2!

Tue, December 19, 2017 4:00 P.M.
Lovett Memorial Library

Join Ms. Dana after school for a winter-themed craft and short movie.  Popcorn will be provided.  

School Age Other Great Programs Arts and Crafts Programs

Sensory Storytime

Tue, December 19, 2017 6:00 P.M.
Andorra Library

This interactive program is designed for children aged 10 and younger, are on the autism spectrum, or have sensory processing issues.  We will combine preschool-level books, songs, and activities to engage all five senses and develop emerging literacy, social interaction, and both…

School Age Preschool Other Great Programs Storytimes Children

Preschool Storytime

Wed, December 20, 2017 10:30 A.M.
Andorra Library

We will read a few books, dance to a few songs, and learn a new rhyme with Sign Language along with Children's Librarian Miss Molly.

Preschool Toddler Other Great Programs Storytimes

Fantasy Roleplaying Club

Wed, December 20, 2017 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

Chess Club

Wed, December 20, 2017 5:30 P.M.
Walnut Street West

Join other kids (ages 6-18), to learn and play chess. Wednesdays from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Applications are available upstairs on the Second Floor. Adult volunteers needed!  Contact: wswlibraryfriends@gmail.com. Programming coordinated through The Friends of Walnut Street West Library.

Young Adult School Age Other Great Programs Chess
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