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Autumn Storytime

Tue, October 2, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Lovett Memorial Library

Join Ms. Dana for stories, songs and silliness.   Recommended for children ages 2 and up, and their parents and caregivers.

Preschool Other Great Programs Storytimes

Preschool Storytime

Tue, October 2, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Welsh Road 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 Other Great Programs Storytimes Literacy

SmART Readers

Tue, October 2, 2018 3:45 P.M.
Lovett Memorial Library

Students ages 7-12 can join us for an exciting visual art and literacy program! A visiting artist will engage students in fun art making experiences tied to literacy skills. Space may be limited. See the Children's Librarian for more information and to register. This program is…

School Age Arts and Crafts Programs Other Great Programs Art Literacy

Teen Tuesdays: Games

Tue, October 2, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Nicetown-Tioga Library

What games will be playing this week?  

Young Adult Other Great Programs Games and Gaming

Bat Night: An International Celebration of the Role of Bats in Nature

Tue, October 2, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Andorra Library

Join us for some batty fun!  This is your chance to learn more about these fascinating nocturnal creatures.  We'll listen to thier chirping on our Bat Seeker - Echolocation device.  Learn why bats matter and how we can support the habitat they depend on, and, participate in a…

Adult Young Adult Senior Other Great Programs Animals and Nature

The Birds & The Bee: A Raven Society Spelling Bee

Wed, October 3, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Johnny Brenda's, 2012 Frankford Ave

Relive your elementary school glory days (or humiliation) and support the Free Library of Philadelphia at the same time! Join the Raven Society, the Free Library’s young member group, and Emcee Icon Ebony Fierce for The Birds & The Bee: A Raven Society Spelling Bee! Attend as a…

Adult Senior Other Great Programs Free Library of Philadelphia Nonprofit Raven Society

The Wagner Free Institute of Science presents:A History of Cartography: From Antiquity to Longitude

Wed, October 3, 2018 6:15 P.M.
Independence Library

When we interact with maps through our in-dash GPS systems or on Google Earth on our phones, we rarely think about how maps actually work. Maps are complicated and confusing instruments that function on many levels, silently shaping how we view the world. Rather than consider maps as more or…

Adult Other Great Programs History

Preschool Storytime

Thu, October 4, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Fox Chase Library

. All preschool aged children are welcome to attend the Fox Chase Library story time Thursday mornings at 10:00, except for the third Thursday of the month Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and fun! For more information contact Christine Casperson at 215-685-0547

Preschool Other Great Programs Storytimes Literacy

T’ai Chi

Thu, October 4, 2018 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

SmART Readers

Thu, October 4, 2018 3:45 P.M.
Lovett Memorial Library

Students ages 7-12 can join us for an exciting visual art and literacy program! A visiting artist will engage students in fun art making experiences tied to literacy skills. Space may be limited. See the Children's Librarian for more information and to register. This program is…

School Age Arts and Crafts Programs Other Great Programs Art Literacy

Chess Club

Thu, October 4, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Nicetown-Tioga Library

Do you like to play chess?  Do you want to learn how to play, or how to play better? Join us for a friendly game.  All level players are welcome and some instruction is available.  For ages 8 and up.  We'll be playing from 4:00 until 6:00 p.m.

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Other Great Programs Chess

SmART Readers

Fri, October 5, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Roxborough Library

Join us for an exciting visual art and literacy program! A visiting artist will engage young children in fun art making experiences tied to literacy skills. Space may be limited. This program is sponsored by the Philadelphia Arts in Education Partnership. We'll meet on Fridays - October…

Preschool Arts and Crafts Programs Other Great Programs Art Literacy

LEGO Club

Fri, October 5, 2018 3:45 P.M.
Andorra Library

Can't keep your hands out of a tub of LEGOs?  We can't either. Do you dream of building something amazing with LEGOs?  We do too! If this is you, come join us!  Work on the building assignment, check out a project in one of our many LEGO books, or let your imagination soar…

School Age Other Great Programs LEGO

Nia Workshop

Sat, October 6, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Nia is about stepping into your body to discover ease, joy, health and self-expression through dance. Great music and simple choreography make this class delightful and energizing for all fitness levels. This workshop will be led by Rebecca Narva, who has been teaching dance, drama, fitness and…

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

What your ADHD child wishes you knew: Working Together to Empower Kids for Success in School and Life

Sat, October 6, 2018 1:00 P.M.
Independence Library

Veteran psychologist Sharon Saline shares the words and inner struggles of children and teens living with ADHD, and creates a blueprint for achieving lasting success by emphasizing cooperation and compassion. Based on more than 25 years of experience counseling young people and their families,…

Adult Other Great Programs Health

Preschool Storytime

Tue, October 9, 2018 10:15 A.M.
Greater Olney Library

Join us on Tuesdays for themed read-alouds and interactive fingerplays, songs, and more!  For kids ages 2 to 5, along with an adult caregiver. Daycares and camps - please call to set up your own special visit.

Preschool Other Great Programs Storytimes Literacy

Autumn Storytime

Tue, October 9, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Lovett Memorial Library

Join Ms. Dana for stories, songs and silliness.   Recommended for children ages 2 and up, and their parents and caregivers.

Preschool Other Great Programs Storytimes

Preschool Storytime

Tue, October 9, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Welsh Road 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 Other Great Programs Storytimes Literacy

SmART Readers

Tue, October 9, 2018 3:45 P.M.
Lovett Memorial Library

Students ages 7-12 can join us for an exciting visual art and literacy program! A visiting artist will engage students in fun art making experiences tied to literacy skills. Space may be limited. See the Children's Librarian for more information and to register. This program is…

School Age Arts and Crafts Programs Other Great Programs Art Literacy

African American Museum in Philadelphia

Tue, October 9, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Join representatives from the African American Museum in Philadelphia to learn more about the volunteer docent program as well as the new exhibit, Audacious Freedom: African Americans in Philadelphia 1776-1876. Questions? Contact AAMP’s Education Coordinator at (215) 274-0380 ext. 249

Adult Young Adult Senior Discussion and Participation Workshops and Enrichment Other Great Programs African American Philadelphia History
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