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Book Discussion Group

Thu, September 27, 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

T’ai Chi

Thu, September 27, 2018 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, September 27, 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

Sight Word Game Day

Thu, September 27, 2018 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

SmART Readers

Thu, September 27, 2018 3:45 P.M.
Lovett Memorial Library

Students ages 7-12 can join us for an exciting visual art and literacy program! A visiting artist will engage students in fun art making experiences tied to literacy skills. Space may be limited. See the Children's Librarian for more information and to register. This program is…

School Age Arts and Crafts Programs Other Great Programs Art Literacy

Chess Club

Thu, September 27, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Nicetown-Tioga Library

Do you like to play chess?  Do you want to learn how to play, or how to play better? Join us for a friendly game.  All level players are welcome and some instruction is available.  For ages 8 and up.  We'll be playing from 4:00 until 6:00 p.m.

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Other Great Programs Chess

Make Money by Doing Good: Exploring Jobs in the Social Sector

Thu, September 27, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Regional Foundation Center at Parkway Central Library

Nonprofits have long served a need in their communities that the private sector or government have been unable address. But as more individuals and businesses start to think about how they can give back to their communities, nonprofits are no longer the gold standard for doing good. With this…

Adult Other Great Programs RFC Program Calendar Nonprofit Jobs & Job Seekers

Open Computer Lab

Fri, September 28, 2018 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

Welcome Fall - Preschool Party!

Fri, September 28, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Roxborough Library

Join us for music, games, crafts, snacks and  more! For all ages.

Preschool Toddler Other Great Programs Music arts & crafts

Teen Advisory Council

Fri, September 28, 2018 3:30 P.M.
Nicetown-Tioga Library

Do you want to have a say in what type of programs happen at your library?  Attend a meeting - your opinions matter!  Bring a friend, and your great ideas.  

Young Adult Other Great Programs

Board Game Bonanza!

Fri, September 28, 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!   Parkway Central Library Children's Department Ground Floor, 1901 Vine Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103 215.686.5369 ***Programs are subject to change*** Find us on…

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

Open Computer Lab

Sat, September 29, 2018 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

Author Event | Alisa Melekhina

Sat, September 29, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Alisa Melekhina, internationally ranked chess master and author of Reality Check: What the Ancient Game of Chess Can Teach You About Success in Modern Competitive Settings will share insights from her inspirational book that can be adopted and used by anyone wishing to create a more successful…

Adult Young Adult Senior Other Great Programs Chess Humanities

Job Lab

Mon, October 1, 2018 12:00 P.M.
Nicetown-Tioga Library

Are you looking for a job and finding that everyone requires online applications?  We can help you! Space may be limited; first come, first served.  From 12:00 p.m. to 2::00 p.m.

Adult Senior Other Great Programs Jobs & Job Seekers

Spelling Bee | First Meeting

Mon, October 1, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Nicetown-Tioga Library

Do people tell you that you are a great speller?  Show off your skills by participating in our Spelling Bee, later this fall.  But first, let's test your level, determine the number of participants, get to know each other and enjoy some light refreshments.  For good spellers…

School Age Other Great Programs Children

Read With A Dog!

Mon, October 1, 2018 4:15 P.M.
Falls of Schuylkill Library

School age kids are invited to come read with Wally, 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

The Wagner Free Institute of Science presents: Entomological Musings: The Wondrous World of Insects

Mon, October 1, 2018 6:15 P.M.
Fishtown Community Library

This new course will introduce Entomology, the study of insects, and continue discussion of the Insect Orders, the groups in which insects are divided. Students will learn about the evolution of insect groups across geologic time, classification, morphology, diversity, and behavior. Each week…

Adult Other Great Programs History

Conversations with the Pennsylvania Ballet

Mon, October 1, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Get a behind-the-scenes look at Pennsylvania Ballet! Hear from a dancer or member of Pennsylvania Ballet’s artistic staff about their preparations for “Romeo & Juliet.” Bring your questions for a lively and intimate Q&A. This event is FREE and open to the public. This…

Adult Other Great Programs Speakers and Lectures

Good Talk! Turning Board Members Into Brand Advocates

Tue, October 2, 2018 9:00 A.M.
Regional Foundation Center at Parkway Central Library

Your Board of Directors is a critical internal audience, yet too often, Board Members may have a limited understanding of their nonprofit's unique brand attributes, positioning, or messaging. And sometimes, it can be difficult to explain the value of new marketing ideas and outreach…

Adult Other Great Programs Speakers and Lectures Workshops and Enrichment RFC Program Calendar Fundraising Nonprofit

Preschool Storytime

Tue, October 2, 2018 10:15 A.M.
Greater Olney Library

Join us on Tuesdays for themed read-alouds and interactive fingerplays, songs, and more!  For kids ages 2 to 5, along with an adult caregiver. Daycares and camps - please call to set up your own special visit.

Preschool Other Great Programs Storytimes Literacy
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