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Sit and Stitch

Wed, April 24, 2019 6:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Join a circle of knitters and crocheters for an informal evening of needlecrafts.  Any skill level welcome, though formal instruction will not be guaranteed. All are welcome!

Adult Family Programs Crafts & Hobbies Crochet arts & crafts

Read, Baby, Read Walkers and Talkers Pajama Storytime

Wed, April 24, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Richmond Library

Dance, wiggle, and sing along in our fun storytime for young independent movers.  For babies and toddlers with their caregivers. Siblings welcome.  Text @Portrichmo to 81010 for text reminders!  Read, Baby, Read is a series of fun programs for babies, toddlers and their…

Toddler Baby Family Programs Storytimes Children Family

Author Talk: James Chesbro

Wed, April 24, 2019 6:30 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

A Lion in the Snow: Essays on a Father's Journey Home.  When his wife was pregnant, James M. Chesbro he felt more like a son, still grieving over the early loss of his own father, rather than a prepared expectant-dad. In these essays, Chesbro finds himself disoriented and bewildered by…

Adult Speakers and Lectures Self-Help

English Language Circle

Wed, April 24, 2019 6:30 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Join us for a free weekly conversation hour.  Build your confidence in speaking English while meeting other international adults, in a casual learning environment.

Adult New Americans New Americans ESL

Yoga

Wed, April 24, 2019 6:30 P.M.
Whitman Library

A free, inclusive yoga class for people of all skill levels and abilities. Mats are available, or you can bring your own. Wear something comfortable and come to the library for wellness, stretching, and relaxation.

Adult Other Great Programs Yoga

Yoga

Wed, April 24, 2019 6:30 P.M.
Fishtown Community 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. Brittany from Roots2Rise will be our instructor.      

Adult Young Adult Health Programs Body, Mind & Spirit Yoga

Chestnut Hill Library Contemporary Book Group

Wed, April 24, 2019 7:00 P.M.
Chestnut Hill Library

This group meets the 4th Wednesday of every month.  For more information and to reserve a copy of the month's selection, please contact the library at 215-685-9290. Spring book selections are: March 27th - In Extemis: The Life and Death of the War Correspondent Marie Colvin by Lindsey…

Adult Discussion and Participation Literature Book Clubs

Pajama Storytime

Wed, April 24, 2019 7:00 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Children seven years old and younger are invited to snuggle in with their parents or caregiver for an evening of stories and songs, with milk and cookies to follow! Wear your pajamas, and bring along your favorite stuffed animal to snuggle with!

Preschool Family Programs Storytimes Children

I Voted, Now What?

Wed, April 24, 2019 7:00 P.M.
Education Philosophy and Religion Department at Parkway Central Library

Kendra Cochran, POWER’s Voter Engagement Coordinator, will educate and empower voters to make great decisions, and keep their elected officials accountable. She will highlight the voting process from registration to the voting poll and how the census is related.   POWER is…

Adult Young Adult Speakers and Lectures Citizenship Social Justice

Mark Bowden | The Last Stone: A Masterpiece of Criminal Interrogation

Wed, April 24, 2019 7:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Cost: FREE

“One of the most intense, visceral” ( Philadelphia Inquirer ) writers of our time, Mark Bowden is a national correspondent for The Atlantic and Vanity Fair and is the author of numerous New York Times bestselling books of investigative journalism, including Black Hawk Down . His…

Adult Author Events Speakers and Lectures Author Events - Free Series Author Events Biography & Autobiography Newspapers, Magazines, & Journals History Hearing Loop

Museum Adventures at The Rosenbach

Thu, April 25, 2019 10:00 A.M.
The Rosenbach | 2008 Delancey Place, Philadelphia, PA 19103

Calling all pre-schoolers! Come play with us on the last Thursday morning of every month. We’ll read a story together and then embark on a treasure hunt through the Rosenbach brothers’ glitzy Rittenhouse Square home to discover things that relate to the story. Afterward, families are…

Preschool Toddler Other Great Programs Children Rosenbach Museum & Library arts & crafts

Preschool Storytime

Thu, April 25, 2019 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

Preschool Open House

Thu, April 25, 2019 10:00 A.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Groups and families with children ages 3-5 are invited to our Thursday morning Open Houses. Kids will get a chance to: Read and enjoy books Play with each other in our interactive play space Register for library cards Borrow books and other library materials Attend storytime at 10:15 and 11:15…

Preschool Family Programs Children

Music & Movement with Mr. Ray

Thu, April 25, 2019 10:00 A.M.
Fumo Family Library

Music & Movement is a time for the youngest children to sing, dance, and share stories.  

Preschool Family Programs Children Music

Dance me a Story

Thu, April 25, 2019 10:30 A.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Listen, move, and learn at this special storytime with the School of the Pennsylvania Ballet. This program is limited to children ages 3 and older. 

School Age Preschool Family Programs Storytimes Children Family dance

Read, Baby, Read My First Storytime

Thu, April 25, 2019 11:00 A.M.
Richmond Library

Bring your little one for lap time with stories, songs, rhymes and bounces. Siblings welcome. Text @Portrichmo to 81010 for text reminders.  Read, Baby, Read is a series of fun programs for babies, toddlers and their families, using new library spaces and materials to help develop language…

Toddler Baby Family Programs Storytimes Children Family

Ancient Wisdom & Modern Heartbreak: How Rome Helped Shape the U.S.

Thu, April 25, 2019 11:00 A.M.
Senior Services at Parkway Central Library

Explore the Roman world with distinguished professors from Princeton University and the University of Pennsylvania, who will weave together the connections between this ancient empire and our democratic republic today. Part 2: The Daily Life of Ordinary Romans One can know Rome through the…

Adult Young Adult Senior Speakers and Lectures Central Senior Services Calendar Politics History

Read, Baby, Read Little Friends Play Group

Thu, April 25, 2019 11:30 A.M.
Richmond Library

Join us for play and great conversation for babies, toddlers, and grown-ups alike. Text @Portrichmo to 81010 for text reminders. Read, Baby, Read is a series of fun programs for babies, toddlers and their families, using new library spaces and materials to help develop language and literacy.…

Toddler Baby Family Programs Storytimes Children

Parenting Workshop Series

Thu, April 25, 2019 12:00 P.M.
McPherson Square Library

A FREE 12-Week Program for parents that provides the following: Workshops and materials Refreshments Cash stipend of $100 upon completion of program Occasional door prizes Parenting Certificate upon completion of program Use letter or certificate for Court requirements. Please contact the…

Adult Family Programs Children Family

Tai Chi

Thu, April 25, 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
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