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It’s Storytime!

Fri, February 23, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Queen Memorial Library

Young children and their caregivers are invited for weekly storytime. Join us as we read, sing, dance and learn together! Older siblings are always welcome.  

School Age Family Programs Storytimes Children

Knitting With Miss Merrily

Fri, February 23, 2018 3:30 P.M.
Charles Santore Library

Miss Merrily shares her knitting expertise after school on Fridays. All school age children are welcome to try their hand at this fun and creative craft. Materials provided.

School Age Arts and Crafts Programs arts & crafts

Music Concepts

Fri, February 23, 2018 3:30 P.M.
Kensington Library

Adults, teens, and children 8 and up can learn about music concepts with Luis Cuevas of ArcoNet.

Adult Young Adult School Age Family Programs Music

LEGO Club

Fri, February 23, 2018 3:30 P.M.
Walnut Street West

Join other children and teens at our fun weekly Lego Club! Mega-blocks available for smaller children; all materials provided.

School Age Preschool Family Programs Children Family LEGO

Friday Builders

Fri, February 23, 2018 3:30 P.M.
Cecil B. Moore Library

Come build with us! We’ll use a rotating mix of Legos, Magnatiles, wooden blocks, cups, and more. Primarily intended for children ages 6-12 and their families. Siblings always welcome; soft play materials can be provided for infants and toddlers. Day care groups and preschools must call to…

School Age Family Programs LEGO STEM

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

Stories Alive: Family Story Hour for Incarcerated Parents and Their Children

Sat, February 24, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Stories Alive gives incarcerated parents the opportunity to read and connect with their children during a live videoconference call. Families who participate will get books to take home and keep! Stories Alive is available to children and caregivers with family members at the Curran-Fromhold and…

Adult Young Adult School Age Preschool Toddler Senior Family Programs Storytimes Children Family Literacy Social Justice

Stories Come Alive in Clay: Stop-Motion Animation Inspired by This Is the Rope

Sat, February 24, 2018 10:00 A.M.
The Clay Studio, 139 N. 2nd St.

Families are invited to explore Jacqueline Woodson's children's book,  This Is the Rope, through a claymation workshop, learning the basics of stop-motion animation to create their own videos. For more details, including special prices for members, please contact…

School Age Arts and Crafts Programs One Book, One Philadelphia One Book, One Philadelphia

Science Fiction Roleplaying Club

Sat, February 24, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Walnut Street West

CALLING ALL SUPER HEROES, ALIENS, AND ZOMBIE HUNTERS! Are you interested in Science Fiction? Have you ever wanted to play a tabletop role-playing game (RPG)? Unleash your inner-nerd and come play with us! Our group currently meets on Saturday mornings from 10:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. No…

Young Adult School Age Discussion and Participation Games and Gaming Board Games and Role-Playing

Postcard Writing Campaign

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

Join us to write postcards encouraging Mayor Kenney, and City Council to grant more government funding to our libraries! We will have everything you need, from 11:00 am until 2:00 pm.  All ages are welcome to participate. This program is hosted by the Friends of the Joseph E. Coleman…

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Community Events Philadelphia Politics Social Justice

Wooden Block Party!

Sat, February 24, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Children's Department at Parkway Central Library

Join us in the CCD Story Hour Room for fun with wooden blocks.  What will you build?  This is program is recommended for children of all ages.

School Age Preschool Toddler Family Programs

DIY with Dominique

Sat, February 24, 2018 12:30 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

We’ll make something new that you can take home with you every time we meet, such as bouncy balls and some fun crafts that the group suggests! For kids in grades K-12.   

Young Adult School Age Arts and Crafts Programs arts & crafts

Black History Month Essay Contest Celebration

Sat, February 24, 2018 1:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

The Walnut Hill Community Association and Friends of Blackwell Regional Library invite neighbors to celebrate and award contest winners and participants.

School Age Black History Month Family Programs African American Children

Hidden Figures

Sat, February 24, 2018 1:30 P.M.
Lovett Memorial Library

Celebrate Black History Month and watch “Hidden Figures” with us.   This the incredible untold story of Katherine G. Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson - brilliant African-American women working at NASA, who served as the brains behind one of the greatest…

School Age Film Screening Black History Month African American History

Lego Playtime

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

Come to build with our Lego collection along other kids ages 6 to 12.  Your host will be children’s librarian Mr. Pagán. Call or stop by to sign up.

School Age Family Programs LEGO

Follow Along the Great Migration

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

Learn about the Great Migration through an interactive program in which participants move through different spaces in your library, each representing a city and each offering a unique activity and facts about different points in history. 

School Age Black History Month Family Programs One Book, One Philadelphia One Book, One Philadelphia

Family Reading Group: Another Brooklyn

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

To spark multigenerational conversations, we'll hear selected passages from the featured book Another Brooklyn , as well as companion books and other stories. Share your thoughts with the group. All ages welcome. 

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Discussion and Participation One Book, One Philadelphia African American One Book, One Philadelphia

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

Octavius V. Catto: A Legacy for the 21st Century

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

Interactive workshop for the whole family featuring hands-on activities, examination of primary sources, and a screening of History Making Productions' Octavius V. Catto: A Legacy for the 21st Century followed by a discussion led by local Catto experts. Octavius V. Catto was a 19th…

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