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The Fumo Gaming Club

Sat, December 2, 2017 2:00 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

The Fumo Gaming Club is an inclusive, bully-free, and sensory-friendly club for kids who enjoy games of all kinds. Card Games, Console Games, Board Games, Tablet Games, Roleplaying Games, and more!  Bring a favorite game from home, or use the library's collection. Attendance is free, and…

Young Adult School Age Family Programs Children Games and Gaming Teens Board Games and Role-Playing

2/4 Harmony: Annamarie and Susanna Collins

Sat, December 2, 2017 3:00 P.M.
Walnut Street West

Join us for a piano recital. Annamarie Collins, age 15, and Susanna Collins, 13, are pianists from Philadelphia, PA. Both girls have played duets and solo pieces in recitals and performances in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Tennessee. Recently, they were selected by Golden Key to perform in a…

Young Adult School Age Preschool Toddler Senior Live Performances Performing Arts

Sundays on Stage: Jay Sand's All Around This World

Sun, December 3, 2017 2:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Jay Sand’s All Around This World is a multinational, multilingual sing-along and dance-along performance featuring family-friendly songs from several continents, spanning nations, cultures, genres and generations. This series is made possible by funding from the Philadelphia City Institute…

Adult Young Adult School Age Preschool Toddler Senior Family Programs Live Performances Sundays on Stage Children Family Music

E-Gadget Help Desk

Mon, December 4, 2017 12:00 P.M.
Katharine Drexel Library

Need help with your phone, tablet, E-Reader, or laptop? Want to download E-books to read at home? Bring your device to our new E-Gadget Helpdesk! Appointments are preferred but walk-ins are welcome, please call the library for details.  Mondays 12:00 - 3:00 p.m. Thursdays 3:00 to 6:00 p.m.

Adult Young Adult Computer Classes Computers

Maker Monday

Mon, December 4, 2017 3:30 P.M.
Teen Center at Parkway Central Library

The Teen Center is home to numerous arts and craft supplies which teens can use on Monday afternoons to create take home projects. Join us for freeform activities and pre-determined crafts. 

Young Adult Arts and Crafts Programs Art Comics & Graphic Novels Crafts & Hobbies Teens arts & crafts

Teen Movie

Mon, December 4, 2017 4:00 P.M.
Blanche A. Nixon/Cobbs Creek Library

Join us for an awesome teen movie screening!

Young Adult Film Screening Movies & Television Teens

Meatless Mondays

Mon, December 4, 2017 4:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Join Chef Char Nolan for Meatless Mondays, an interactive class on vegan cooking for all ages. This class session will cover vegan mac-and-cheez and carrot dawgs! You’ll get to eat everything you make!  

Adult Young Adult Health Programs Cooking & Nutrition

LEAP | Get Moving Mondays

Mon, December 4, 2017 4:30 P.M.
Thomas F. Donatucci, Sr. Library

Start your week with Mario Kart, Wii Play, Wii Sports, yoga, and more! This program is part of LEAP (Literacy Enrichment Afterschool Program) that provides homework help and literacy activities offered for grades K-12 while school is in session.

Young Adult LEAP Games and Gaming Sports & Recreation

Teen Council Meetup

Mon, December 4, 2017 4:30 P.M.
Lillian Marrero Library

Please join Ms. Mieka to discuss matters important to you! Ages 12-17  

Young Adult Discussion and Participation

Laptop Lounge

Mon, December 4, 2017 5:30 P.M.
Frankford Library

Brush up on your computer skills using our in-house laptops with our Digital Resource Specialist.  Space may be limited.

Adult Young Adult Computer Classes Computers

Teen Tuesday

Tue, December 5, 2017 3:30 P.M.
Teen Center at Parkway Central Library

For more than 10 years, Teen Tuesday has been an afternoon of snacks and socializing. Join us as we play our favorite board and video games, create arts and crafts projects, and enjoy some snacks! This program will be located in Room 108.

Young Adult Other Great Programs Games and Gaming Technology Teens Board Games and Role-Playing Video Games arts & crafts

Get HYPE Philly! Healthy You. Positive Energy.

Tue, December 5, 2017 3:30 P.M.
McPherson Square Library

Teens roll up your sleeves, cook good food, bust a move and dig into urban agriculture. 

Young Adult Other Great Programs Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition Teens Get HYPE Philly

LEAP | Games Galore

Tue, December 5, 2017 4:30 P.M.
Thomas F. Donatucci, Sr. Library

Develop a new habit with our vast and rotating collection of tabletop games. Bring a friend or make some new ones! This program is part of LEAP (Literacy Enrichment Afterschool Program) that provides homework help and literacy activities offered for grades K-12 while school is in session.

Young Adult School Age LEAP Board Games and Role-Playing

Teeny Tiny Tuesdays

Now through Tue, December 5, 2017 5:30 P.M.
Rare Book Department at Parkway Central Library

Join us after-hours in the Rare Book Department as we take out books that were just too small to be shown in our Big and Small, Books for All exhibition now on display, such as a Bible smaller than your finger nail.   No reservations are required, so please pop in! 

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Exhibitions Family Programs

In Conversation with the Rosenbach: John Bidwell

Tue, December 5, 2017 6:00 P.M.
The Rosenbach

John Bidwell and Derick Dreher explore the literary legacy of financier and collector J.P. Morgan, his formidable librarian Belle Da Costa Greene, and our own Dr. A. S. W. Rosenbach– who we’ve recently discovered were more connected than previously thought. Featuring slides and…

Adult Young Adult Senior Speakers and Lectures Rare Books, Manuscripts, & Digital Collections Rosenbach Museum & Library In Conversation with the Rosenbach

Yoga for Adults

Tue, December 5, 2017 7:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

An inclusive yoga class for people of all skill levels and abilities.  Wear something comfortable and come to the library for wellness, stretching, and relaxation.

Adult Young Adult Senior Health Programs Workshops and Enrichment Yoga

History of the Book: from Cuneiform Tablet to Computer Tablets

Wed, December 6, 2017 3:30 P.M.
David Cohen Ogontz Library

What is a book? Explore books from around the world, and learn how they have changed over 5,000 years of human history. Explore Traveling Treasures -  a hands-on, touring special collection of rare artifacts. The featured objects are from our Rare Book Department.  This one-hour…

Young Adult School Age Workshops and Enrichment Rare Books, Manuscripts, & Digital Collections Traveling Treasures

Geekscape

Wed, December 6, 2017 3:30 P.M.
Teen Center at Parkway Central Library

Hang out in the Teen Center and geek out about all your favorite fandoms!

Young Adult Discussion and Participation Comics & Graphic Novels Games and Gaming Movies & Television Teens

Poetry Writing Workshop

Wed, December 6, 2017 4:00 P.M.
Logan Library

Join us for a three-week poetry writing workshop, followed by a live Poetry Slam.  Please plan to attend all three sessions of the workshop.  For poets in grades 5 - 12.  Space may be limited. The workshops will be held on Wednesdays, from 4:00 to 5:30 p.m. on December 6, 13 &…

Young Adult School Age Discussion and Participation

Holiday Ugly Sweater Jawn

Wed, December 6, 2017 4:00 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

You provide the sweater, we provide the decorations! At 5:30 p.m. is the Ugly Sweater Parade and an award will be provided to the best/worst sweater. 

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Family Programs arts & crafts
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