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Knitting and Crocheting Circle

Wed, February 20, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Charles Santore Library

Join us for an informal get together for neighborhood people who knit and crochet. 

Adult Young Adult Senior Arts and Crafts Programs Other Great Programs Crochet Knitting

The Wagner Free Institute of Science presents Stimulating Molecules: The Biochemistry of Euphoria

Wed, February 20, 2019 6:15 P.M.
Independence Library

Every day, many of us mess with our brains. We drink coffee to wake up, we smoke cigarettes as a break, we eat spicy food to please our palates, and we have a drink to unwind at the end of the day. This course will be  biochemist Professor  Joseph B. Rucker’s  view of how…

Adult Other Great Programs General Research

Yoga

Wed, February 20, 2019 6:30 P.M.
Whitman Library

A free, 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 Other Great Programs Yoga

Open Computer Lab

Thu, February 21, 2019 10:00 A.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Work on a special project and get one-on-one assistance. Lab is open for 2 hours. 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 Hot Spots

Monthly Music Workshops for Our Youngest Friends

Thu, February 21, 2019 11:00 A.M.
Tacony Library

Monthly Music Workshops for our Youngest Friends Join us once a month for these hands-on interactive music workshops for children ages 7 and younger Listen-Learn-Play Mobile Music Education allows children the opportunity to explore instruments and sounds from around the world Thursdays at…

Preschool Other Great Programs Children Music

Laptops for Tax Time

Thu, February 21, 2019 11:00 A.M.
Tacony Library

Laptops for Tax Time Need computer access and a space to spread out and file your taxes?  We’ve got that! Reserve one of private study rooms for 3 hours.  Bring your own laptop and use our free Wifi Or use one our laptops while you’re here!  Call to reserve your…

Adult Senior Other Great Programs Computers

Careerlink Drop In Help for Job Seekers

Thu, February 21, 2019 12:00 P.M.
Whitman Library

Looking for a new job or updating your resume? Stop in to speak with a Careerlink specialist for one on one help with applications, resumes, and job resources.

Adult Other Great Programs Jobs & Job Seekers

T’ai Chi

Thu, February 21, 2019 2:00 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Based on Chinese soft-style martial arts, modern T’ai Chi is best known as a gentle slow-motion exercise that improves balance, leg strength, relaxation, deep breathing, calmness, focus and alertness. Please wear comfortable clothing. Registration is required. To register, please call…

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

E-Gadget Helpdesk

Thu, February 21, 2019 3:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Do you have a new gadget  - iPad, iPod, tablet, smart phone, etc? Come learn how to use it to download books, & magazines, stream music & movies for free from our website.  You will need to have an active library card and pin number to make use of this service.…

Adult Senior Other Great Programs Computer Classes Computers Databases & Electronic Resources ebooks

Teens! Explore Virtual Reality Gaming with Oculus Rift

Thu, February 21, 2019 3:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Experience Virtual Reality at the Free Library using the Oculus Rift! Try out cutting edge movies, video games, and interactive experiences in ways you never have before. For Teens and Adults 13+!  3-5PM. Please arrive 15 minutes early to sign up in the Computer Lab. 

Young Adult Computer Classes Other Great Programs Hot Spots Teens Video Games

Sight Word Game Day

Thu, February 21, 2019 3:00 P.M.
Walnut Street West

Game play can be a fun and exciting way to practice reading skills and sight word recognition. Each week Miss Echo will provide games for beginner readers to play that will improve fluency, pronunciation, and confidence in early readers. This activity is suggested for Pre-K through 3rd grade.

School Age Preschool Other Great Programs Literacy

Guitar Lessons for Children

Thu, February 21, 2019 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

Lego Club

Thu, February 21, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Children's Department at Parkway Central Library

Join Miss Keyoniafor 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.   *Programs are subject to change.* Find us…

School Age Other Great Programs LEGO

Chess Club

Thu, February 21, 2019 4:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Learn to play chess or improve your game! Students of all ages, and all levels welcome.  Register with Prashant at GhoksheP@freelibrary.org.  

Young Adult School Age Other Great Programs Chess

Builder's Club

Thu, February 21, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Wyoming 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 a project in one of our many LEGO books, or let your imagination soar and build a creation all your own.…

School Age Other Great Programs LEGO

Eyewitness Nature! with Bartram’s Garden

Thu, February 21, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Queen Memorial Library

Get up close and personal with nature in these educational workshops led by Bartram’s Garden staff. For school aged children up to 13 years old. For additional information, please call the librarian at 215-685-1899.    

School Age Other Great Programs Environment & Nature

Yoga and Mindfulness for Kids

Thu, February 21, 2019 4:45 P.M.
Andorra Library

Join us every Thursday for yoga and mindfulness.  Please plan to wear comfortable, flexible clothing and bring a yoga mat if you have one (mats may be available for kids that do not have thier own).  Please arrive 5 minutes early to sign up for LEAP.  For kids in K-12 only (no…

School Age LEAP Other Great Programs Yoga

Course: Walt Whitman and Emily Dickinson

Thu, February 21, 2019 6:00 P.M.
The Rosenbach | 2008 Delancey Place, Philadelphia, PA 19103

To register:  https://rosenbach.org/events/course-whitman-and-dickinson/ About the Course Walt Whitman and Emily Dickinson are universally regarded by scholars and readers alike as the greatest poets of the nineteenth-century United States. Their lives spanned roughly the same period…

Adult Other Great Programs Literature Poetry Rosenbach Museum & Library

Hands-On Tour: Founding Fathers

Thu, February 21, 2019 6:30 P.M.
The Rosenbach | 2008 Delancey Place, Philadelphia, PA 19103

From George Washington’s earliest known letter (he was just 17!) to a meticulously folded page containing a scientific observation made by Thomas Jefferson while he was walking outside on a misty day, this tour offers an intimate view of the Founding Fathers’ writings to family,…

Adult Other Great Programs Rare Books, Manuscripts, & Digital Collections Rosenbach Museum & Library History

Open Computer Lab

Fri, February 22, 2019 10:00 A.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Work on a special project and get one-on-one assistance. Lab is open for 2 hours. 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 Hot Spots Computers
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