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Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Family Art Workshops

Thu, April 25, 2019 3:30 P.M.
Wyoming Library

PAFA staff provides community-based art lessons during out of school time to participating students, families and community members. Workshops are held during after-school hours using a drop in model, with no registration required providing an out-of-school setting for families to…

School Age Arts and Crafts Programs Family Programs Art Children Family

Wooden Block Party

Thu, April 25, 2019 3:30 P.M.
Cecil B. Moore Library

Let your imagination grow with books and play! Join us for a story, then discover what you can build with wooden blocks! This program is intended for children 3-6 and their families. Older siblings are welcome; soft blocks can be provided for younger siblings. Daycares and other large…

Preschool Toddler Family Programs Storytimes Children Family Wooden Block Party

Read, Baby, Read Sensory Play Group

Thu, April 25, 2019 3:30 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

See! Touch! Listen! Baby Sensory Play Group is a chance for your baby to explore different materials using all of their senses. For children ages 3 to 24 months and their caregivers. The program will take place in the Story Hour Room. Expecting parents and siblings welcome. Childcares and…

Toddler Baby Family Programs Children Family

Ukulele for Children

Thu, April 25, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Walnut Street West

Children are invited to participate in Ukulele for Beginners.

School Age Workshops and Enrichment Children Music

Teen Craft: D.I.Y. Button Making

Thu, April 25, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Blanche A. Nixon/Cobbs Creek Library

Learn how to design and create your own buttons! Decorate your hat, bag or jacket with your own unique style!

Young Adult Arts and Crafts Programs Teens

Chess Club

Thu, April 25, 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

Build it Club!

Thu, April 25, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Chestnut Hill Library

Join us on Thursdays for LEGOs, Magnatiles, K'Nex and other STEM building toys for Free Play with kids of all ages.  We also have pre-Duplo, Duplo and big kid LEGOs for kids at all stages and capabilities.  There is an optional snack after LEGO club.

School Age Family Programs Children STEM

Game Time Thursdays!

Thu, April 25, 2019 4:30 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Enjoy our large and rotating collection of tabletop games with our friendly LEAP staff.  LEAP (Literacy Enrichment Afterschool Program) homework help and literacy activities offered for grades K-12 while school is in session.  

School Age Family Programs LEAP Children Games and Gaming Board Games and Role-Playing

Yoga and Mindfulness for Kids

Thu, April 25, 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

Creative Crochet with Ms. Traci

Thu, April 25, 2019 5:30 P.M.
Paschalville Library

Join Ms. Traci for Creative Crochet! Beginners are welcome!

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

In Conversation With The Rosenbach: Christine Nelson

Thu, April 25, 2019 6:00 P.M.
The Rosenbach | 2008 Delancey Place, Philadelphia, PA 19103

On Handwriting, Love, and Secrets Christine Nelson is the Drue Heinz Curator of Literary and Historical Manuscripts at the Morgan Library & Museum. The Austrian author and autograph collector Stefan Zweig once said that “the gift of a manuscript is also the gift of a secret — a…

Adult Other Great Programs Speakers and Lectures Rosenbach Museum & Library In Conversation with the Rosenbach

Yoga for adults!

Thu, April 25, 2019 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

Melinda Gates | The Moment of Lift: How Empowering Women Changes the World

Thu, April 25, 2019 7:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Cost: $47/$32 couple + book/single + book; $30/$24 simulcast—couple + book/single + book
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AUDITORIUM SOLD OUT; SIMULCAST SEATS AVAILABLE Couples Ticket Ranked by  Forbes  as the third most powerful woman in the world, Melinda Gates has been on a 20-year mission to solve some of the world’s most pressing problems. Through her work as co-chair of the Bill & Melinda…

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Edible Alphabet - Learning English Through Cooking!

Fri, April 26, 2019 9:15 A.M.
Independence Library

Adults are invited to this FREE English class.  Each week we read, write, and speak in English--and cook a meal together! Fridays 9:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m Saturdays 1:15 pm - 4:15 pm  April 26, 2019 - June 15, 2019 Attendance is preferred at all 16 classes.  Where:…

Adult Senior New Americans Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition Education Language Study Literacy New Americans ESL ESL - English as a Second Language English Language Learners

Big Kids Storytime

Fri, April 26, 2019 10:30 A.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Stories, songs, rhymes, music, movement, and lots of fun for children ages 2-5 and their caregivers. Siblings are welcome.

Preschool Toddler Family Programs Storytimes Children Literacy

Infant and Toddler Playgroup

Fri, April 26, 2019 10:30 A.M.
Chestnut Hill Library

Infants and toddlers along with their parents, grandparents or caregivers are invited to join us at the library for some fun activities.  Play, talk, read and listen to music as the kids explore and interact with one another

Toddler Baby Family Programs Children

Big Kids Play Group (Ages 2-5)

Fri, April 26, 2019 11:00 A.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Creative play for children ages 2-5 and their caregivers. Siblings are welcome.

Preschool Toddler Family Programs Children Family

Friday Games and Puzzles

Fri, April 26, 2019 3:30 P.M.
Cecil B. Moore Library

Enjoy a selection of games, puzzles, and Wii games after school every Friday. Ages 7 and up. Programs subject to change. Day care groups and schools must call ahead to schedule an appointment.

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

Book Arts Workshop: Storage books

Sat, April 27, 2019 9:00 A.M.
Art Department at Parkway Central Library

In this workshop you will construct a simple storage book made of folded card stock in which windows have been cut, held together with a spine. What is stored need not be flat, although it is easier to work with pieces that are less than about 1/16 inch thick. We will be making a model and then,…

Adult Young Adult Senior Arts and Crafts Programs Art Crafts & Hobbies arts & crafts Book Arts

Read, Baby, Read Storytime

Sat, April 27, 2019 10:30 A.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Read! Sing! Play! Help your child learn through stories, songs, and fun activities. All programs are for children ages birth through 24 months and their caregivers. Expecting parents and siblings welcome.  Read, Baby, Read is a series of fun programs for babies, toddlers and…

Toddler Baby Family Programs Children Family Literacy
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