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Read With A Dog!

Mon, August 20, 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

Discover Art at Your Neighborhood Library with Virtual Reality!

Mon, August 20, 2018 5:30 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Discover Art in this 2-Part Program! Visit South Philadelphia Library to look at the Barnes’ collections of art from around the world with Virtual Reality (VR) headsets. Sign up to attend one of two offered sessions. Light snacks will be provided! Session attendees and their guests…

Adult Young Adult Arts and Crafts Programs Community Events Discussion and Participation Workshops and Enrichment Art Humanities

Let's Speak English | For International Adults

Mon, August 20, 2018 5:30 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

Sensory Storytime

Mon, August 20, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Richmond Library

Join us for a Sensory Storytime geared toward children on the autism spectrum and their families. We will read picture books, sing songs, and do fun movement activities. Stay after to play with manipulatives and socialize. For more information please call Miss Meghan at 215-685-9992.

Preschool Family Programs Storytimes Children

Celebrating Summer’s Bounty: Flavor-Filled,Low Sodium Cooking

Mon, August 20, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

Come learn how to transform summer’s bounty of fruits and vegetables into simple and delicious dishes -- without all the extra sodium you’d typically find in packaged or restaurant foods. That’s now more important than ever, since nearly half of U.S. adults have high blood…

Adult Senior Health Programs Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition

Family Movie Night

Mon, August 20, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Oak Lane Library

Join us for a movie in the Meeting Room.  Refreshments will be served.  Tonight's selection is The Greatest Showman. .

School Age Preschool Family Programs Film Screening Family Movies & Television Summer Reading

Read to a therapy dog with PAWS for Reading!

Mon, August 20, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Whitman Library

Bella the French Bulldog will be at Whitman Neighborhood Library on selected Mondays for one-on-one reading sessions. She is a trained therapy dog who provides a judgement free environment and allows children to open up and feel comfortable about reading aloud. This program is geared toward ages…

School Age Family Programs Storytimes Children Pets PAWS Read to a Dog

ESL Conversation Group

Mon, August 20, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Charles Santore Library

This group is a great way to practice speaking everyday English. ALL are welcome.

Adult New Americans New Americans ESL

Yoga

Mon, August 20, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Charles Santore Library

Yoga with a certified instructor. Whether you’re new to yoga or a seasoned practitioner, you’re welcome to join us!

Adult Young Adult Health Programs Body, Mind & Spirit Yoga

Children’s Chess Club

Mon, August 20, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Charles Santore Library

Learn to play or improve your game with Chess Coach Andrew.  Ages 6-18.  

Young Adult School Age Family Programs Children Teens Chess

Bella Vista Book Club

Mon, August 20, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Charles Santore Library

Join this friendly group to discuss a new book each month.  This month’s selection is  The Dispossessed by Ursula LeGuin.   Join the conversation!  

Adult Other Great Programs Book Clubs

Summer Concert Series | Hidden Treasure Jazz Group

Mon, August 20, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Hidden Treasure is a band based out of the Philadelphia Suburbs for the last 13 years that provides a compelling blend of high quality Jazz in various styles ranging from Smooth Jazz, Traditional, Fusion, R&B, and Latin Jazz. They have performed at numerous venues, including the Berks County…

Adult Other Great Programs Family Music

Storytime

Tue, August 21, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Whitman Library

Stories, songs and rhymes for babies through preschoolers and their caregivers. Older siblings are welcome. Daycares and other groups should call the Children's Librarian at 215-685-1754 to schedule their own library visit.

Preschool Toddler Family Programs Storytimes Children

Open Computer Lab

Tue, August 21, 2018 10:00 A.M.
South Philadelphia Library

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

Adult Career Workshops Computer Classes Computers

Toddler Storytime

Tue, August 21, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Fumo Family Library

Join us for stories, songs, and activities, with time to socialize and play with the library's toys after storytime! These programs are intended for children three years old and younger, accompanied by a caregiver.  Daycares, please call for separate appointments.  For more…

Toddler Family Programs Storytimes Children Summer Reading

Intermediate Grant Writing

Tue, August 21, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Regional Foundation Center at Parkway Central Library

Intermediate Grant Writing is a working session that will provide the opportunity for grant writers to receive extensive feedback on their proposals from peers and professionals in the nonprofit field. We will review aspects of a good grant proposal, practice writing an actual grant, and…

Adult Discussion and Participation Other Great Programs Workshops and Enrichment RFC Program Calendar Fundraising Nonprofit

Baby and Toddler Storytime

Tue, August 21, 2018 10:15 A.M.
Charles Santore Library

Bring your little one for lap time with stories, songs, rhymes and bounces. This program is intended for children 0 to 14 months and their caregivers. 

Toddler Family Programs Children Family

Play Group

Tue, August 21, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Whitman Library

Socialize and play with the library's toys after storytime! This program is intended for children 0-5 years old and their caregivers; older siblings are always welcome. Daycares and other groups should call the Children's Librarian at 215-685-1754 to schedule their own library visit.

Preschool Family Programs Children Summer Reading

World Traveling Trunk Storytime

Tue, August 21, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Lillian Marrero Library

Sign, read, play, write, and talk!  Join us for a fmaily storytime utilizing the West Africa World Traveling Trunk.  The World Traveling Trunk is a cultural toolbox celebrating cultures around the globe that enrich our local communities in Philadelphia. Building cultural awareness and…

School Age Preschool Toddler Family Programs Storytimes Family World Traveling Trunk

Baby Storytime

Tue, August 21, 2018 10:30 A.M.
South Philadelphia Library

A lap-sit storytime with stories, songs, and bounces for babies and their caregivers. Daycares and groups please call the children's librarian at 215-685-1866 to make an appointment.

Toddler Family Programs Storytimes Children
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