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Follow Along the Great Migration

Sat, February 24, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Learn about the Great Migration through an interactive program in which participants move through different spaces in your library, each representing a city and each offering a unique activity and facts about different points in history. 

School Age Black History Month Family Programs One Book, One Philadelphia One Book, One Philadelphia

Lego Playtime

Sat, February 24, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Frankford Library

Come to build with our Lego collection along other kids ages 6 to 12.  Your host will be children’s librarian Mr. Pagán. Call or stop by to sign up.

School Age Family Programs LEGO

Octavius V. Catto: A Legacy for the 21st Century

Sat, February 24, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Oak Lane Library

Interactive workshop for the whole family featuring hands-on activities, examination of primary sources, and a screening of History Making Productions' Octavius V. Catto: A Legacy for the 21st Century followed by a discussion led by local Catto experts. Octavius V. Catto was a 19th…

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Black History Month Family Programs African American Family Philadelphia Philadelphia History

A Wrinkle In Time Book Club

Sat, February 24, 2018 2:30 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Weekly reading of the famous book and other activities. Read the book before the movie release! Pre-registration required.

School Age Family Programs Children Family Book Clubs

Black History Month Film Screening: The Watsons Go to Birmingham

Sat, February 24, 2018 3:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Join us for a screening of the film adaptation of The Watsons Go to Birmingham – 1963, the story of an African-American family’s road trip from Flint, Michigan to Birmingham, Alabama in 1963 and the tragic events that take place. Based on the book by Christopher Paul Curtis.

Adult Young Adult School Age Black History Month Film Screening Family Programs

Builders Club

Sun, February 25, 2018 1:30 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

We provide blocks, LEGOs, and other building supplies, you bring your imagination! Open to children of all ages.

School Age Preschool Family Programs Children

Sundays on Stage: Two of a Kind

Sun, February 25, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

The award-winning musical duo Two of a Kind presents an interactive family concert featuring songs about reading, books and the library, with lots of singing, movement, and puppets. This series is made possible by funding from the Philadelphia City Institute Board of Managers. Montgomery…

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

Family Preschool Storytime

Mon, February 26, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Lawncrest Library

Stories, Music, and Movement for children ages 2-5 and their caretakers. Day Care and Preschool Groups must contact the librarian for individual appointments.

Preschool Family Programs Storytimes Children

Baby & Toddler Story Time

Mon, February 26, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Children's Department at Parkway Central Library

Books, songs, rhymes and bounces for children (birth to 23 months) and their caregivers!. Monday at 11 a.m.  Parkway Central Library Children's Department Ground Floor, 1901 Vine Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103 215.686.5369 ***Programs are subject to change*** Find us on Facebook: …

Toddler Family Programs Children Family Literacy

Mindfulness Meditation | Chair Yoga

Mon, February 26, 2018 12:30 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Ground your mind and body with Mindfulness Meditation and Chair Yoga. Spend a peaceful half-hour with a guided meditation. Chair yoga is a twist on traditional yoga, making it accessible for any age. This program is for adults. Newcomers please attend the 12:30 p.m. class. Our 2:00 p.m. Chair…

Adult Family Programs Yoga

Wooden Block Party

Mon, February 26, 2018 3:30 P.M.
Walnut Street West

Join us to play with wooden blocks in the library. Children ages 3 to 6 and their caregivers are encouraged to imagine, build, and create!

Preschool Toddler Family Programs Children Literacy Mathematics STEM Wooden Block Party

Software Programming for Kids

Mon, February 26, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Children's Department at Parkway Central Library

Join EPAM e-Kids - Software Programming Classes for Kids! EPAM Systems joins the Free Library to host software programming classes for children from 8 - 12 years old! The classes will introduce coding and programming, and will use Scratch, a drag-and-drop coding platform created in partnership…

School Age Computer Classes Family Programs Children Computers Education Games and Gaming Technology

Movie of the Month

Mon, February 26, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Lillian Marrero Library

Come watch some of your favorite children’s movies. Popcorn provided. Bring your own drink. 

School Age Film Screening Family Programs Movies & Television

Octavius V. Catto: A Legacy for the 21st Century

Mon, February 26, 2018 5:00 P.M.
Haverford Library

Interactive workshop for the whole family featuring hands-on activities, examination of primary sources, and a screening of History Making Productions' Octavius V. Catto: A Legacy for the 21st Century followed by a discussion led by local Catto experts. Octavius V. Catto was a 19th…

Adult Young Adult School Age Black History Month Family Programs African American Family Philadelphia Philadelphia History

Read to a therapy dog with PAWS for Reading!

Mon, February 26, 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

Pajama Party Storytime

Mon, February 26, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Torresdale Library

Join us for stories, songs, and a bedtime snack. Wear your pajamas to the library and bring your favorite stuffed toy! For children ages 2-5 years old with an accompanying adult.  

Preschool Toddler Family Programs Storytimes Children Family

Music and Movement Storytime

Tue, February 27, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Dance, wiggle and sing along in our fun storytime for young independent movers. Siblings are always welcome at our programs. Preschools and other groups, please call to schedule alternate visits. Please contact Liz Heideman at 215-685-6621 for further information. These programs are supported by…

Toddler Family Programs Storytimes Children

Toddler Storytime

Tue, February 27, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Fumo Family Library

Join us for stories, songs, and activities.  These programs are intended for children three years old and younger, accompanied by a caregiver.  Daycares, please call for separate appointments.  For more information, contact the children's librarian at 215-685-1758.

Toddler Family Programs Storytimes Children

Baby and Toddler Storytime

Tue, February 27, 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

Storytime!

Tue, February 27, 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
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