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Lego Club

Thu, February 22, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Children's Department at Parkway Central Library

Join Miss Melissa for Lego Club every other Thursday from 4-5pm.  Build a kit or make a creation of your own design!  This program is recommended for children ages 6-12 and their caregivers.  Questions?  Call 215-686-5369.

School Age Other Great Programs LEGO

Guitar Lessons for Children

Thu, February 22, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Walnut Street West

Interested in learning to play the guitar? Looking for tips, or even just a place to practice? We welcome the Penn Music Department, as they will be helping teach students and other young people how to play the guitar. For more information, please ask at the reference desk on the second floor.…

School Age Other Great Programs Music Performing Arts

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

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

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

Cub Scouts

Thu, February 22, 2018 5:15 P.M.
Paschalville Library

Cub Scouting is fun!  Do you like to learn by doing? This is just the place. You can learn to tie knots, set up a tent, or shoot a bow and arrow (archery). Have you ever cooked a meal on a campfire? Sent a secret code to a buddy? Built a birdhouse? Hiked? Kids in first through fifth grade…

School Age Other Great Programs

Open Computer Lab

Fri, February 23, 2018 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

Music & Dance for All Ages

Fri, February 23, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Roxborough Library

Merge Dance Studio will be here to engage us with musi, dancing and stories for all ages.

Adult Preschool Toddler Senior Other Great Programs Music dance

Online Job Searching

Fri, February 23, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Want to apply for jobs through company web sites or popular job search sites such as CareerBuilder and Pa Career Link?  Please note:  Basic computer skills are required.   This class is offered on a first come, first served basis. We encourage attendees to come…

Adult Career Workshops Computer Classes Discussion and Participation Other Great Programs Workshops and Enrichment Computers Jobs & Job Seekers

LEGO Club

Fri, February 23, 2018 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 Children Education LEGO

Board Game Bonanza!

Fri, February 23, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Children's Department at Parkway Central Library

From Chutes and Ladders to Connect 4, from Bingo to Twister, play some games and make some friends! 4 - 5 p.m., in the Children's Department Story Hour Room. For more information, call 215.686.5369

School Age Other Great Programs Children Board Games and Role-Playing

Happy Hour and Book Discussion

Fri, February 23, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

The Raven Society invites you to join us for a book club and happy hour celebrating this year’s One Book, One Philadelphia selection, Jacqueline Woodson’s  Another Brooklyn . Come mingle with the Library’s young professionals group in Parkway Central's…

Adult One Book Author and Featured Events Other Great Programs Discussion and Participation Foundation Events One Book, One Philadelphia Philadelphia Book Clubs

Yoga Storytime

Sat, February 24, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library

We'll integrate yoga, a story, songs and games in this program for children ages 4 - 6.  This approach will help children explore the art of listening, and build a stronger mind/body connection.  Dress comfortably and be prepared to move and have fun!    

Preschool Other Great Programs Yoga

Board Game Bonanza!

Sat, February 24, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Come play at the library! Board games are back and we’ve got games galore for kids, teens and adults.  Learn to play Chess, Checkers, Scrabble, Settlers of Catan, Connect 4, banana grams, Jenga and more.  Bring your friends. You can even bring your own game – new or old,…

Young Adult School Age Other Great Programs Games and Gaming

Support Group for Asian LGBTQ Community

Sat, February 24, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Independence Library

This is a group aimed at providing support for Asian LGBTQ Community. All the group sessions will be held under confidentiality. We aim to provide sound support within the group and discuss issues related to identity, relationships, stress and other problems and solutions related to the Asian…

Adult Other Great Programs LGBTQ

Kids Dance to the Music!

Sat, February 24, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Andorra 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.  This program is for school-age dancers.

School Age Other Great Programs One Book, One Philadelphia One Book, One Philadelphia dance

Tail Waggin' Tutor

Mon, February 26, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Lovett Memorial Library

School age kids are invited to read a story with Lexie, a certified therapy dog!  We know that kids can gain confidence by reading out loud in a judgement-free zone.  And dogs love to hear stories.  Space may be limited.

School Age Other Great Programs PAWS Read to a Dog

Read With A Dog!

Mon, February 26, 2018 4:30 P.M.
Falls of Schuylkill Library

School age kids are invited to come read with Orchid, 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 Games

Mon, February 26, 2018 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

Pomades, Butters and Balms

Mon, February 26, 2018 5:00 P.M.
Eastwick 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. 

Adult Young Adult Black History Month Other Great Programs One Book, One Philadelphia One Book, One Philadelphia
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