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Knitting for All Ages!

Thu, March 1, 2018 3:00 P.M.
Roxborough Library

Bring your needs, yarn and a project to work on (if you have one).  Knitters of all skill levels, and ages are welcome. We'll be here from 3:00 until about 5:45 p.m.

Adult Young Adult Senior Family Programs Knitting

Tabletop Thursday

Thu, March 1, 2018 3:30 P.M.
Teen Center at Parkway Central Library

Get your game on at the Teen Center with RPG sessions and our expansive collection of board games!

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

Gardening Club

Thu, March 1, 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.

Young Adult School Age Family Programs

Break into Baking for Teens

Thu, March 1, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Logan Library

Find out what it takes to start your own baking business.  Ms. O (Founder and CEO of Aunt Orphia's Pound Cake Company) will tell the story of her pound cake company. We'll also decorate a dollop!  Using a slice of pound cake and a dollop of icing (provided), we'll decorate…

Young Adult Career Workshops Other Great Programs Cooking & Nutrition Business & Entrepreneurs

Afterschool Chess Club

Thu, March 1, 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

LEAP | Your Wide World

Thu, March 1, 2018 4:30 P.M.
Thomas F. Donatucci, Sr. Library

Science experiments, cultural celebrations, geography games, little known history, and other surprises that are part of your big, wide, world. This program is part of LEAP (Literacy Enrichment Afterschool Program) that provides homework help and literacy activities offered for grades K-12…

Young Adult LEAP

Kids Craft Club

Thu, March 1, 2018 4:30 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Get crafty every Thursday! Create a different make-and-take craft project every week. 

Young Adult School Age Arts and Crafts Programs LEAP arts & crafts

Creative Crochet with Ms. Traci

Thu, March 1, 2018 5:30 P.M.
Paschalville Library

Join Ms. Traci for Creative Crochet! Beginners are welcome!

Young Adult School Age Arts and Crafts Programs Art Crafts & Hobbies Crochet Knitting

Artist lecture: Emily Erb

Thu, March 1, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Art Department at Parkway Central Library

A Richmond, Virginia native, textile painter Emily Erb (b. 1982) has lived and worked in Philadelphia, PA since 2001. In 2005, Erb completed her BFA in painting at the Tyler School of Art and later earned her MFA from the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts in 2012. Although she was first…

Adult Young Adult Senior Speakers and Lectures Art Free Library of Philadelphia

Music Concepts

Fri, March 2, 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

Philly Slam League

Fri, March 2, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Teen Center at Parkway Central Library

Join Teen Central as we host the 8th season of the Philly Slam League. The Philly Slam League (PSL) is a non-profit organization that hosts poetry teams from Philadelphia-area high schools in a five-month intellectual and artistic competition.  Teams come together weekly throughout the…

Adult Young Adult Live Performances Performing Arts Poetry Teens

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

Sat, March 3, 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

Quick Dinners with Matthew Whipple, RD

Sat, March 3, 2018 11:00 A.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Join Matthew Whipple, Registered Dietitian at ShopRite Whitman Plaza, to learn some tips and tricks for getting a healthy dinner on the table at the end of a busy day!

Adult Young Adult Health Programs Cooking & Nutrition Health

Hearty and Heart Healthy!

Sat, March 3, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Fumo Family Library

Come join us to prepare a midwinter’s meal that showcases the fruits and vegetables of the season. Learn how to transform the ordinary vegetables that are readily available this time of year into a winter celebration dinner for you and your loved ones. Our menu includes a colorful Mixed…

Adult Young Adult Family Programs Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition

SATurdays: SAT and College Prep Workshops for Teens

Sat, March 3, 2018 12:00 P.M.
Teen Center at Parkway Central Library

Join Teen Central for a series of college prep and standardized testing workshops led by our team of college Workstudy students under the guidance of expert librarians. The program's structure will vary depending on the areas wehre teen attendees need the most help, so please come prepared…

Young Adult Workshops and Enrichment Homework Help & Study Aids Literacy Teens Test Preparation

DIY with Dominique

Sat, March 3, 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

Shakespeare Free Read-Aloud Group: Julius Caesar

Sat, March 3, 2018 1:00 P.M.
The Rosenbach

Reading Shakespeare plays aloud not only offers a communal way to enjoy these great works but promotes a deeper understanding of Shakespeare’s poetry and wordplay. No acting experience is required to participate—just bring your voice! This event is completely free with advance…

Adult Young Adult Senior Speakers and Lectures Other Great Programs Shakespeare in the World

Movie Screening | Fences

Sat, March 3, 2018 1:00 P.M.
Falls of Schuylkill Library

A working-class African-American father tries to raise his family while coming to terms with the events of his life. 2017. Rated PG-13. 2 hours and 19 minutes.  

Adult Young Adult Senior Film Screening One Book, One Philadelphia African American One Book, One Philadelphia

Film Screening: Fences

Sat, March 3, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Ramonita G. de Rodriguez Library

Join us for Saturday matinee screenings and discussions of Fences (2014) 2 hours, 19 minutes, Rated PG-13. A working-class African-American father tries to raise his family while coming to terms with the events of his life.  

Adult Young Adult Film Screening One Book, One Philadelphia Movies & Television One Book, One Philadelphia

Philly Bop Ballroom Dance Class

Sat, March 3, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Blanche A. Nixon/Cobbs Creek Library

The African American community in Philadelphia created a style of dance that took the country by storm in the 1950s, called the Philly Bop. All ages and skill levels are invited to join us to learn "The Bop" in this fun dance class! Join us from 2:00 p.m. until 4:30 p.m.

Adult Young Adult Senior Other Great Programs Philadelphia dance
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