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Chess Club

Wed, May 30, 2018 5:30 P.M.
Walnut Street West

Join other kids (ages 6-18), to learn and play chess. Wednesdays from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Applications are available upstairs on the Second Floor. Adult volunteers needed!  Contact: wswlibraryfriends@gmail.com. Programming coordinated through The Friends of Walnut Street West Library.

Young Adult School Age Other Great Programs Chess

Fantasy Roleplaying Club

Wed, May 30, 2018 5:30 P.M.
Walnut Street West

CALLING ALL BRAVE WARRIORS AND WIZARDS! Are you interested in Dungeons & Dragons? Ever wanted to play a tabletop roleplaying game(RPG)? Unleash your inner-nerd and come play with us! This new group will meet weekly on Wednesday evenings from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. This is a basic introduction to…

Young Adult School Age Other Great Programs Games and Gaming

Fiber Craft Group

Wed, May 30, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Fiber artists are invited to join us every Wednesday from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.  Bring your latest project and enjoy an evening of crafting and conversation with fellow artists. Assistance with knitting and crochet projects usually available. All skill levels welcome. 

Adult Young Adult Arts and Crafts Programs Art Crafts & Hobbies Crochet Knitting

Wesley Stace’s Cabinet of One

Wed, May 30, 2018 6:00 P.M.
The Rosenbach

Wesley Stace’s Cabinet of One riffs on the singer-songwriter’s New York variety show, which features musicians, poets, writers and comedians. Cabinet of One distills the vaudevillian spirit of these monthly showcases into a unique solo performance created…

Adult Young Adult Senior Other Great Programs Music Rosenbach Museum & Library

Author Natalie and Photographer Tricia Pompilio Discuss Their Book, Walking Philadelphia

Wed, May 30, 2018 6:15 P.M.
Independence Library

Author Natalie and photographer Tricia Pompilio will discuss their guide book, Walking Philadelphia:  30 Walking Tours Exploring Art, Architecture, History and Little-Known Gems.  Walking Philadelphia, is the only guide to the city that will make you feel like you’re…

Young Adult Discussion and Participation Author Events - Free Series Author Events

Fiber Craft Group

Wed, May 30, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Blanche A. Nixon/Cobbs Creek Library

Bring your latest project and enjoy an evening of crafting and conversation with fellow artists. Assistance with knitting and crochet projects usually available. All skill levels welcome. 

Adult Young Adult Senior Arts and Crafts Programs Crochet Knitting

Opening Reception! Tripod : People, Places, Portraits

Wed, May 30, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Art Department at Parkway Central Library

Drexel University , Canon Solutions America , and Canon USA have collaborated to introduce an innovative year-long project series with Writers Room and Mighty Writers called Tripod . During the 2017-2018 school year, six groups of three writers--drawn from the community, Drexel, and local high…

Adult Young Adult Senior Community Events Live Performances Art Literature Performing Arts Philadelphia Photography Poetry

Chess Club

Wed, May 30, 2018 7:30 P.M.
Lovett Memorial Library

Play chess with us.  For all ages, and skill levels.

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Other Great Programs Chess

Resume and Job Search Help

Thu, May 31, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Learn how to create, edit, and update your resume and cover letter. Learn online job searching skills.  

Adult Young Adult Senior Computer Classes Jobs & Job Seekers Technology

Tabletop Thursday

Thu, May 31, 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

Gardening Club

Thu, May 31, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Lillian Marrero Library

Children and Teens can learn gardening skills with a focus of putting in a veggie garden at the branch.

Young Adult School Age Family Programs Children Family

Choosing A High School

Thu, May 31, 2018 4:00 P.M.
McPherson Square Library

Parents, need help with choosing a high school for your child?  McPherson Square Library would like to help.  Come and hear about the admission process.  Learn about the different high school choices. Open to all parents and children in 6th and 7th grades. Snacks provided.

Adult Young Adult Family Programs Other Great Programs Education

Chess Club

Thu, May 31, 2018 4:30 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

All ages invited. We will teach you or just play with friends.

Young Adult School Age Other Great Programs Summer Reading Chess

Explore Your Future

Thu, May 31, 2018 4:30 P.M.
Logan Library

Come learn about educational and technical career training opportunities.  These include culinary arts, emergency medical technician, pharmacy technician, nurse assistant and more.  This program is for young adults - ages 16 to 24. This program is co-sponsored by the Free Library of…

Young Adult Career Workshops Education

LEAP | Your Wide World

Thu, May 31, 2018 4:30 P.M.
Thomas F. Donatucci, Sr. Library

Science experiments, cultural celebrations, geography games, little known history, and other surprises that are part of your big, wide, world. This program is part of LEAP (Literacy Enrichment Afterschool Program) that provides homework help and literacy activities offered for grades K-12…

Young Adult LEAP

Kids Craft Club

Thu, May 31, 2018 4:30 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Get crafty every Thursday! Create a different make-and-take craft project every week. 

Young Adult School Age Arts and Crafts Programs LEAP arts & crafts

Yoga for adults!

Thu, May 31, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Thomas F. Donatucci, Sr. Library

Wipe away the stress of the week and get your body and mind ready for a relaxing weekend. Decompress, unwind, and relax and start your weekend off the right way. Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. except the second Thursday of every month. Please bring a mat.     

Adult Young Adult Health Programs Body, Mind & Spirit Yoga

Exhibition - Page & Panels: A Brief Glimpse at Graphic Novels

Now through Thu, May 31, 2018 7:00 P.M.
Children's Literature Research Collection at Parkway Central Library

The world of graphic novels is all-encompassing.  Comic strips, wordless novels, and comic books have all influenced modern graphic novelists as they continue to expand the medium.  Today, stories of racial inequality, gender expression, and climate change share shelf space with…

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Exhibitions Art Children Comics & Graphic Novels Education Literacy Literature Rare Books, Manuscripts, & Digital Collections Special Collections Teens History children's literature

Exhibition - Pride & Picture Books: Queer Identity in Children's Literature

Fri, June 1, 2018 9:00 A.M.
Children's Literature Research Collection at Parkway Central Library

LGBTQ+ people comprise a minority group that spans all societies and cultures.  In recent years, queer culture has been examined and celebrated across all reading levels in children’s literature.  In honor of Pride Month, the Children’s Literature Research Collection is…

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Other Great Programs Art Children Education Literacy Literature Rare Books, Manuscripts, & Digital Collections Special Collections Teens History Free Library of Pride children's literature
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