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Computer Basics

Thu, February 22, 2018 10:00 A.M.
South Philadelphia Library

For users with no previous computer experience. Learn to type, use the mouse & sign up for email.  

Adult Computer Classes Computers

ESL Class

Thu, February 22, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Whitman Library

English Language Class is provided by the Center for Literacy. To register, please call 215-474-1235 ext. 229 and ask for English Test Days, or speak to a librarian for more details.

Adult New Americans Language Study ESL

Museum Adventure at the Rosenbach

Thu, February 22, 2018 10:00 A.M.
The Rosenbach

Calling all pre-schoolers! Come play with us on the last Thursday morning of every month. We’ll read a story together and then embark on a treasure hunt through the Rosenbach brothers’ glitzy Rittenhouse Square home to discover things that relate to the story. Afterward, families are…

School Age Preschool Toddler Baby Arts and Crafts Programs Children Rosenbach Museum & Library

Preschool Open House

Thu, February 22, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Groups and families with children ages 3-5 are invited to our Thursday morning Open Houses. Kids will get a chance to: Read and enjoy books Play with each other in our interactive play space Register for library cards Borrow books and other library materials Attend storytime at 10:15 and 11:15…

Preschool Family Programs Children


Thu, February 22, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Walnut Street West

Young children and families are invited to join us for stories, songs, and activities!

Preschool Toddler Family Programs Storytimes Children Family Literacy

Healthy Storytime

Thu, February 22, 2018 10:30 A.M.
South Philadelphia Library

 Learn about different health topic each month through stories and activities. Presented in partnership with the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. This program is held the fourth Thursday of each month.

Preschool Health Programs Storytimes Health

Make Some Noise! A Sing-Along for Toddlers

Thu, February 22, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Katharine Drexel Library

Music plays a big role for the children in Jacqueline Woodson’s books. Sing classic children’s songs and add your own twist with shakers and other fun sound-makers.

School Age Preschool Toddler Family Programs One Book, One Philadelphia Children One Book, One Philadelphia

Read, Baby, Read My First Storytime

Thu, February 22, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Richmond Library

Read! Sing! Play! Bring your little one for lap time with stories, songs, rhymes and bounces. For children ages birth to 12 months with caregiver. Childcares and groups, please call the library to make an appointment. Read, Baby, Read is a series of fun programs for babies, toddlers and…

Toddler Baby Family Programs Storytimes Children

Open Computer Lab

Thu, February 22, 2018 11:00 A.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Use a computer for up to 2 hours. Assistance from library staff is available.  

Adult Computer Classes Career Workshops Computers

CareerLink Workshop

Thu, February 22, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Blanche A. Nixon/Cobbs Creek Library

Build Your Job Skills, Find a Career! Sign up with a certified PA CareerLink Navigator to develop your resume, search for jobs, learn about job skills training, and connect directly with PA CareerLink resources. Please speak to a staff member to sign-up or call 215.686.7502 for more information.

Adult Young Adult Career Workshops Jobs & Job Seekers

Resume Open Lab

Thu, February 22, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Frankford Library

Need help with your resume? Come to our resume open lab with extended laptop time.

Adult Young Adult Computer Classes Computers Jobs & Job Seekers

Everybody Ready 3.0 | Personal Preparedness Training for Philadelphia Community Members

Thu, February 22, 2018 12:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

This 2-hour, interactive training is being offered by the Philadelphia Department of Public Health (PDPH) Bioterrorism & Public Health Preparedness (BT) Program.  Each individual who completes the training will receive a certificate of completion, a mini preparedness kit and Everybody…

Adult Health Programs Health

Edible Alphabet: Learning English Through Cooking

Thu, February 22, 2018 12:00 P.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

Adults are invited to this FREE English class.  Each week we read, write, and speak in English--and cook a meal together! Date: Thursdays January 18, January 25, February 1, February 8, February 15, February 22 Time: 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Where: Culinary Literacy Center, Parkway…

Adult Discussion and Participation Community Events Health Programs Culinary Literacy New Americans ESL ESL - English as a Second Language

Homeschool Book Club

Thu, February 22, 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, February 22, 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, February 22, 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 & Fitness

E-Gadget Helpdesk

Thu, February 22, 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

Let's Speak English | For International Adults

Thu, February 22, 2018 3:15 P.M.
Ramonita G. de Rodriguez Library

Join us for a weekly conversation hour and build your confidence in speaking English. Topics may include: small talk, holidays, customs, and common slang. You can practice speaking English in a casual and relaxed environment without examinations. You will be able to make friends with other…

Adult Discussion and Participation New Americans New Americans ESL - English as a Second Language

Around the Table

Thu, February 22, 2018 3:30 P.M.
Kingsessing Library

Taking inspiration from the traditions of family reunions celebrated in This Is the Rope, participants will make reusable placemats and hear stories from Mama Carla Wiley. Wiley is a storyteller, educator and artist who weaves together multigenerational memories with activities for children that…

Adult Young Adult School Age Preschool Senior Black History Month Culinary Literacy

Tabletop Thursday

Thu, February 22, 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
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