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Laptops for Tax Time

Thu, March 7, 2019 11:00 A.M.
Tacony Library

Laptops for Tax Time Need computer access and a space to spread out and file your taxes?  We’ve got that! Reserve one of private study rooms for 3 hours.  Bring your own laptop and use our free Wifi Or use one our laptops while you’re here!  Call to reserve your…

Adult Senior Other Great Programs Computers

Careerlink Drop In Help for Job Seekers

Thu, March 7, 2019 12:00 P.M.
Whitman Library

Looking for a new job or updating your resume? Stop in to speak with a Careerlink specialist for one on one help with applications, resumes, and job resources.

Adult Other Great Programs Jobs & Job Seekers

Frankenstein: An Interactive Experience

Thu, March 7, 2019 12:00 P.M.
Literature Department at Parkway Central Library

A unique experience retelling the story of Frankenstein and exploring his world through a series of extraordinary objects. Frankenstein is an intimate audio and hands-on experience that takes you on a journey through the life and memories of Dr. Frankenstein and allows you to explore his…

Adult Young Adult Live Performances Workshops and Enrichment Other Great Programs Free Library of Philadelphia Free Library of Philadelphia Programs & Services Literature Humanities

T’ai Chi

Thu, March 7, 2019 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 and Wellness Body, Mind & Spirit Health & Fitness

Chess Club

Thu, March 7, 2019 4:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Learn to play chess or improve your game! Students of all ages, and all levels welcome.  Register with Prashant at GhoksheP@freelibrary.org.  

Young Adult School Age Other Great Programs Chess

Sisters in Freedom

Thu, March 7, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Oak Lane Library

In honor of Women's History Month we will be watching a portion of the film Sisters in Freedom: The Daring Battle to End Slavery . This film tells the story of the brave women, both black and white, who banded together to fight slavery for decades before the Emancipatoin Proclamation. This…

School Age Discussion and Participation Film Screening Other Great Programs History Women's History Month

Yoga and Mindfulness for Kids

Thu, March 7, 2019 4:45 P.M.
Andorra Library

Join us every Thursday for yoga and mindfulness.  Please plan to wear comfortable, flexible clothing and bring a yoga mat if you have one (mats may be available for kids that do not have thier own).  Please arrive 5 minutes early to sign up for LEAP.  For kids in K-12 only (no…

School Age LEAP Other Great Programs Yoga

Preschool Storytime

Fri, March 8, 2019 10:30 A.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Have fun with stories, songs and rhymes.  For kids ages 3 to 5, along with an adult caregiver. Daycares and camps - please call to set up your own special visit.

Preschool Toddler Other Great Programs Storytimes Children Family Literacy

AARP Tax Preparation

Fri, March 8, 2019 10:30 A.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Volunteers from AARP offer free in-person tax preparation service for seniors. Reservations required. Call 215-803-6402 for appointment.

Senior Other Great Programs

Laptops for Tax Time

Fri, March 8, 2019 11:00 A.M.
Tacony Library

Laptops for Tax Time Need computer access and a space to spread out and file your taxes?  We’ve got that! Reserve one of private study rooms for 3 hours.  Bring your own laptop and use our free Wifi Or use one our laptops while you’re here!  Call to reserve your…

Adult Senior Other Great Programs Computers

Hands-On Tour: Women Novelists at The Rosenbach

Fri, March 8, 2019 3:00 P.M.
The Rosenbach | 2008 Delancey Place, Philadelphia, PA 19103

“To you I am neither man nor woman—I come before you as an author only. It is the sole standard by which you have a right to judge me—the sole ground on which I accept your judgement.” —From a letter by Charlotte Brontë to her editor, W.S. Williams, August 1849…

Adult Other Great Programs Literature Rare Books, Manuscripts, & Digital Collections Rosenbach Museum & Library

Bibliococktails: Samuel Johnson’s A Dictionary of the English Language

Fri, March 8, 2019 6:00 P.M.
The Rosenbach | 2008 Delancey Place, Philadelphia, PA 19103

First published in 1755, Samuel Johnson’s  Dictionary  was the standard English language reference for over a century. Johnson wrote definitions for 40,000 words and with six helpers, amassed over 114,000 quotations to illustrate the entries. That kind of feat deserves a good…

Adult Other Great Programs Rosenbach Museum & Library

Preschool Storytime

Sat, March 9, 2019 11:00 A.M.
Greater Olney Library

Join us on selected Saturdays for stories and songs!  For children ages 3 to 5, along with an adult caregiver. Daycares and camps - please call to set up your own special visit.

Preschool Other Great Programs Family Programs Storytimes Children Literacy

Cub Scouts

Sat, March 9, 2019 2:00 P.M.
Paschalville Library

Cub Scouting is fun! You can learn to tie knots, set up a tent, or shoot a bow and arrow, send a secret code, hike, and more.  Start your adventure! Kids in first through fifth grade are welcome to join.

School Age Other Great Programs

LEAP into Building

Sat, March 9, 2019 2:00 P.M.
Falls of Schuylkill Library

LEGOs, Keva Planks, Magnatiles... what can you build? Try your hand with one of our block sets and let your imagination lead the way.  Best for school-age children.  Young children should be supervised as there will be small pieces.

School Age Other Great Programs LEAP

Read With A Dog!

Mon, March 11, 2019 4:15 P.M.
Falls of Schuylkill Library

School age kids - ages  6 to 12 - are invited to come read independently with Orchid, 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.  Groups cannot be accommodated at this…

School Age Other Great Programs PAWS Read to a Dog

Wooden Block Party and LEGO Playtime

Mon, March 11, 2019 5:00 P.M.
Frankford Library

Wooden Block Party and LEGO free play time every 2nd Monday of the month at 5PM

School Age Preschool Other Great Programs Wooden Block Party

Yoga Workshop

Mon, March 11, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Join the Friends of PCI for their next series of yoga workshops. All levels of expertise are invited. Bring your own mat or towel. Registration for each session is required; please sign up at the PCI Reference Desk.  

Adult Other Great Programs Health and Wellness Body, Mind & Spirit Yoga Health

Intelligent by Design Nonfiction Book Group | How Democracies Die by Steven Levitsky and Daniel Ziblatt

Mon, March 11, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Independence Library

Do you enjoy reading? We read critically acclaimed nonfiction old and new. All readers welcome. For additional information, please call 215- 685-1633. In this brilliant historical synthesis, Levitsky and Ziblatt (two Harvard professors of comparative political science) show how democracies…

Adult Other Great Programs Book Clubs

Book Talk and Craft Hour

Mon, March 11, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Greater Olney Library

Bring a craft project you're working on and create while you chat about books! Limited craft supplies available.

Adult Senior Discussion and Participation Other Great Programs Book Clubs arts & crafts
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