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Wii Wednesdays!

Wed, May 30, 2018 4:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Come play video games on the big screen! Learn new steps, play Just Dance or Dance Dance Revolution on the Wii, and get encouraged to get moving. Our focus is on positive energy, exercise, and healthy choices!  For teens and school-aged children.

School Age Other Great Programs LEAP Children Games and Gaming

Chess Club

Wed, May 30, 2018 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: Programming coordinated through The Friends of Walnut Street West Library.

Young Adult School Age Other Great Programs Chess

Fantasy Roleplaying Club

Wed, May 30, 2018 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

Wesley Stace’s Cabinet of One

Wed, May 30, 2018 6:00 P.M.
The Rosenbach

Wesley Stace’s Cabinet of One riffs on the singer-songwriter’s New York variety show, which features musicians, poets, writers and comedians. Cabinet of One distills the vaudevillian spirit of these monthly showcases into a unique solo performance created…

Adult Young Adult Senior Other Great Programs Music Rosenbach Museum & Library

Chess Club

Wed, May 30, 2018 7:30 P.M.
Lovett Memorial Library

Play chess with us.  For all ages, and skill levels.

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Other Great Programs Chess

Open Computer Lab

Thu, May 31, 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

Homeschool Book Club

Thu, May 31, 2018 1:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Meet other homeschool families and read together!  This book club is for children between the age of 5 and 11, and their parents. Every Thursday at 1:00 p.m.

School Age Other Great Programs Children Family Book Clubs

Book Discussion Group

Thu, May 31, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Please join our book discussion group for Adults at the Philadelphia City Institute.  We meet on the last Thursday of every month, at 2:00 p.m. in the meeting room.  For our current title and a copy of the book, please inquire at the Reference Desk. All book discussions will be held in…

Adult Other Great Programs Fiction Book Clubs

E-Gadget Helpdesk

Thu, May 31, 2018 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 Other Great Programs Computer Classes Computers Databases & Electronic Resources ebooks

Tabletop Thursday

Thu, May 31, 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

Choosing A High School

Thu, May 31, 2018 4:00 P.M.
McPherson Square Library

Parents, need help with choosing a high school for your child?  McPherson Square Library would like to help.  Come and hear about the admission process.  Learn about the different high school choices. Open to all parents and children in 6th and 7th grades. Snacks provided.

Adult Young Adult Family Programs Other Great Programs Education

Chess Club

Thu, May 31, 2018 4:30 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

All ages invited. We will teach you or just play with friends.

Young Adult School Age Other Great Programs Summer Reading Chess

Yoga for Kindergarten and Up!

Thu, May 31, 2018 4:45 P.M.
Andorra Library

Stretch, bend, and pose with us.  Please wear comfortable clothing (and if you happen to have a yoga mat, feel free to bring it).   For school-age kids - Kindergarten and up.

School Age Other Great Programs Yoga

Birding with Books (and Apps!)

Fri, June 1, 2018 7:45 A.M.
Andorra Library

Join us for a 6 week birding program.  We will learn to identify local bird species using our collective knowledge, field guides, and apps.  No experience necessary.  We will meet at the Wissahickon Environmental Center, also known as the Tree House, and hike through the Andorra…

Adult Senior Other Great Programs Environment & Nature Animals and Nature

Exhibition - Pride & Picture Books: Queer Identity in Children's Literature

Fri, June 1, 2018 9:00 A.M.
Children's Literature Research Collection at Parkway Central Library

LGBTQ+ people comprise a minority group that spans all societies and cultures.  In recent years, queer culture has been examined and celebrated across all reading levels in children’s literature.  In honor of Pride Month, the Children’s Literature Research Collection is…

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Other Great Programs Art Children Education Literacy Literature Rare Books, Manuscripts, & Digital Collections Special Collections Teens History Free Library of Pride children's literature

Music & Dance for All Ages

Fri, June 1, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Roxborough Library

Jeannette's School of Dance will be here to engage us with music and dancing for all ages. This program is sponsored by Friends of Roxborough Library.

Adult Preschool Toddler Senior Other Great Programs Music dance


Fri, June 1, 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 LEGO

The Friends of Tacony Library Flea Market and Big Book Sale

Sat, June 2, 2018 9:00 A.M.
Tacony Library

The Friends of Tacony Library Flea Market and Big Book Sale 9:00 p.m.  (raindate Saturday, June 9, 2018) $10 reserves a space; $15 day of the event All proceeds benefit programming at Tacony Library.  

Adult Young Adult Community Events Other Great Programs

Children's Yoga

Sat, June 2, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Roxborough Library

Beth Heed - from Oak & Acorn Wellness - will host a program filled with yoga and fun for the young ones.  Children will be encouraged to move, play, and explore their bodies in creative ways as stories are read out loud.  Wear comfy clothing.

Preschool Toddler Family Programs Other Great Programs Yoga
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