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Monument City

Sat, March 2, 2019 10:30 A.M.
Falls of Schuylkill Library

Check out  Last Stop on Market Street , talk about landmarks in our neighborhood, and create your own dedication to a landmark around you.  This self-guided program will be available from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m, in the children's area.  

School Age Other Great Programs One Book, One Philadelphia One Book, One Philadelphia Philadelphia

Spanish Conversation Group

Sat, March 2, 2019 1:00 P.M.
Lovett Memorial Library

Join us for conversation and community. For intermediate Spanish speakers.  Spanish speakers who would like to improve their English are also welcome.  

Adult Young Adult Senior Discussion and Participation Other Great Programs Language Study

Shakespeare Free Read-Aloud Group: Measure for Measure

Sat, March 2, 2019 1:00 P.M.
The Rosenbach | 2008 Delancey Place, Philadelphia, PA 19103

Reading Shakespeare’s plays aloud offers not only a communal way to enjoy these great works but also promotes a deeper understanding of Shakespeare’s poetry and wordplay. No acting experience is required to participate — just bring a copy of the play we’re reading……

Adult Other Great Programs Rosenbach Museum & Library

Celebrate Read Across America Day and Dr. Seuss's Birthday!

Sat, March 2, 2019 2:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Celebrate Read Across America Day and Dr. Seuss's Birthday!   Enjoy stories, trivia contest, fun, and a surprise visit! Green Egg salad too!  Families are welcome. Preschool children must be accompanied by an adult. 

School Age Preschool Toddler Family Programs Other Great Programs Storytimes Children

Paws for Reading

Sat, March 2, 2019 2:00 P.M.
Andorra Library

Today we are hosting Paws for Reading, a program that gives children a chance to read out loud to a well-trained, certified therapy dog in order to improve their reading and communication skills.  Since dogs don't correct mistakes - and they love to hear stories - , the pressure to…

School Age Other Great Programs Read by 4th PAWS Read to a Dog

Course: Shakespeare and Identity

Sun, March 3, 2019 2:00 P.M.
The Rosenbach | 2008 Delancey Place, Philadelphia, PA 19103

To register:  https://rosenbach.org/events/course-shakespeare-and-identity/ About the Course For centuries, Shakespeare was understood as a universal poet: His contemporary Ben Jonson declared that he was “not of an age but for all time!” and Samuel Johnson deemed…

Adult Other Great Programs Literature Rosenbach Museum & Library

Read With A Dog!

Mon, March 4, 2019 4:15 P.M.
Falls of Schuylkill Library

School age kids - ages  6 to 12 - are invited to come read independently 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

Teen Book Club

Mon, March 4, 2019 5:00 P.M.
Greater Olney Library

Talk about your favorite books and find new things to read! Ages 12 and up.

Young Adult Discussion and Participation Other Great Programs Teens Book Clubs Teen Reading Lounge

Fitness @ the Library

Mon, March 4, 2019 5:30 P.M.
Frankford Library

Come burn off your weekend calories with us.  Exercise to our wonderful collection of fitness instruction DVDs.  For adults and teens.  Space may be limited. Every 1st Monday of the month

Adult Young Adult Health Programs Other Great Programs Body, Mind & Spirit Health

Drop-in Writing Help from University of Pennsylvania Faculty

Mon, March 4, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Free help with: Resumes Cover Letters Filling out Forms ( unable to help with legal, financial, or tax documents) Writing Projects College/School Papers Letters

Adult Other Great Programs Career Workshops Free Library of Philadelphia Programs & Services

Winter Storytime

Tue, March 5, 2019 10:30 A.M.
Lovett Memorial Library

Join Ms. Dana for stories, songs and silliness.  Recommended for ages 2 and up, and their parents and caregivers.

Preschool Toddler Other Great Programs Storytimes

Theatrecraft: The Hedgerow’s Moby-Dick

Tue, March 5, 2019 6:00 P.M.
The Rosenbach | 2008 Delancey Place, Philadelphia, PA 19103

Actors and the director from the new production of Moby-Dick will perform a scene and talk about their process. This event includes a ticket to see the full performance of  Moby-Dick this spring at the Hedgerow Theatre. Director Kittson O’Neill works with members of the cast to…

Adult Live Performances Other Great Programs Literature Rosenbach Museum & Library

Preschool Storytime

Wed, March 6, 2019 10:30 A.M.
Logan Library

Join us for stories, songs and fun!  For preschoolers and their families. Groups should call ahead to make sure we have room for your kids.

Preschool Other Great Programs Storytimes

AARP Tax Preparation

Wed, March 6, 2019 10:30 A.M.
West Oak Lane Library

Volunteers from AARP will be available from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. to offer free, in-person tax preparation service for seniors. Reservations required. Call 215-685-2843 to make an appointment.

Senior Other Great Programs Personal Finance & Investing

Game Day Wednesday

Wed, March 6, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Wyoming Library

Join us every Wednesday for a game day bonanza from 4:00 until 5:30 pm.  Play one of your favorite board games or find a new one. For school age children.

School Age Other Great Programs Children Games and Gaming

Gaming Garage

Wed, March 6, 2019 4:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Come and get hands on with the Nintendo Switch. Students of all ages can join us for games of Mario Kart, get on their feet with Just Dance 2018, or construct cool toys with Nintendo Labo kits. Drop-in, and no registration required.

School Age Other Great Programs Games and Gaming Video Games

Children's BINGO

Wed, March 6, 2019 4:30 P.M.
Greater Olney Library

Come play BINGO at the Library afterschool! Prizes too! Program is for school age children, ages 6 and up.  This program is intended for children and their caregivers. Day cares and other groups please call to schedule an appointment.

School Age Other Great Programs Children Games and Gaming

Yoga

Wed, March 6, 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

Disrupting The Patriarchy 2019 with Radha Agrawal

Wed, March 6, 2019 6:30 P.M.
Business Resource and Innovation Center at Parkway Central Library

Cost: $10/$25

In celebration of International Women's Day, join us for the third annual  Disrupting the Patriarchy .   This year's event will feature Radha Agrawal, author of  Belong: Find Your People, Create Community and Live a More Connected Life . We will kick off the…

Adult Business Author Events Discussion and Participation Other Great Programs Speakers and Lectures Author Events Body, Mind & Spirit Self-Help

Hands-On Tour: Dracula

Wed, March 6, 2019 6:30 P.M.
The Rosenbach | 2008 Delancey Place, Philadelphia, PA 19103

Get up close and personal with Bram Stoker’s handwritten notes (character and chapter outlines, chronologies, and more!) for  Dracula  as Rosenbach staff explore what it takes to create an enduring monster. About Hands-On Tours Hands-On Tours at The Rosenbach allow you…

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