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Read, Baby, Read Walkers and Talkers Pajama Storytime

Wed, February 27, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Richmond Library

Dance, wiggle, and sing along in our fun storytime for young independent movers. All programs are for children ages birth through 24 months and their caregivers. Siblings welcome.  Read, Baby, Read is a series of fun programs for babies, toddlers and their families, using new…

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Author Talk: Laura Little

Wed, February 27, 2019 6:30 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Professor Laura E. Little will present her book Guilty Pleasures:  Law and Comedy in America  and sign copies of the book, which will be available for purchase.  Guilty Pleasures  is a multifaceted account of American law and humor that explores the constraints on humor,…

Adult Senior Speakers and Lectures Author Events Law

Time Travel Workshop

Wed, February 27, 2019 6:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Dive more deeply into ideas about the past, the future, and the relationship between them in  Sing, Unburied, Sing . Through the lens of Afrofuturism, a cultural movement that combines elements of science fiction to re-examine historical events, use everyday creative writing tools…

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Preschool Open House

Thu, February 28, 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, February 28, 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

Get on the Bus!

Thu, February 28, 2019 10:30 A.M.
Lovett Memorial Library

Children will read Last Stop on Market Street , discuss their own bus experiences, and create 3D paper buses to drive along a large map of Philadelphia bus routes.  

Young Adult School Age Toddler Arts and Crafts Programs Family Programs One Book, One Philadelphia Art Family Literature One Book, One Philadelphia

Read, Baby, Read My First Storytime

Thu, February 28, 2019 11:00 A.M.
Richmond Library

Bring your little one for lap time with stories, songs, rhymes and bounces. Siblings welcome. 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. Read, Baby, Read is made possible by a…

Toddler Baby Family Programs Storytimes Children

Read, Baby, Read Little Friends Play Group

Thu, February 28, 2019 11:30 A.M.
Richmond Library

Join us for play and great conversation for babies, toddlers, and grown-ups alike. 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. Read, Baby, Read is made possible by a generous…

Toddler Baby Family Programs Storytimes Children

Book Discussion: Sing, Unburied, Sing

Thu, February 28, 2019 2:00 P.M.
Logan Library

Sit down at your local library to discuss this year’s One Book, One Philadelphia selection, a novel about family and time.   Reading the book beforehand is not required to join! Free books will be given out on a first-come basis.  

Adult Discussion and Participation Black History Month One Book, One Philadelphia Literature One Book, One Philadelphia

Book Discussion: Sing, Unburied, Sing

Thu, February 28, 2019 2:00 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Sit down at your local library to discuss this year’s One Book, One Philadelphia selection, a novel about family and time.   Reading the book beforehand is not required to join! Free books will be given out on a first-come basis.  

Adult Discussion and Participation Black History Month One Book, One Philadelphia Literature One Book, One Philadelphia

Teen Reading Lounge

Thu, February 28, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Attention teens in grades 7-12! Are you looking for a community service opportunity this year? Are you passionate about your world and your future? Then, please join us for the Winter Session of Teen Reading Lounge (TRL). We will explore the topics of racism and police…

Young Adult Discussion and Participation Teens Teen Reading Lounge

Book Discussion: Sing, Unburied, Sing

Thu, February 28, 2019 5:00 P.M.
Bushrod Library

Sit down at your local library to discuss this year’s One Book, One Philadelphia selection, a novel about family and time.   Reading the book beforehand is not required to join! Free books will be given out on a first-come basis.  

Adult Discussion and Participation Black History Month One Book, One Philadelphia Literature One Book, One Philadelphia

Rock n' Roll Sing-Along for Toddlers

Fri, March 1, 2019 10:30 A.M.
Roxborough Library

In this program, toddlers can rock out and add their own twist to classic children’s songs with shakers and other fun sound-makers.

Preschool Toddler Family Programs One Book, One Philadelphia Family Music One Book, One Philadelphia

Friday Games and Puzzles

Fri, March 1, 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

Good Morning Yoga

Sat, March 2, 2019 10:30 A.M.
Kingsessing Library

A yoga class for people of all skill levels and abilities, made possible by the generous support of Studio 34. Mats are available, or you can bring your own. Must be 16 or older. 

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Prison Labor Tour and Book Discussion

Sat, March 2, 2019 11:00 A.M.
Eastern State Penitentiary, 2027 Fairmount Avenue

In the early 20th-century Jim Crow South, Parchman Farm—the Mississippi State Penitentiary—was created as a model for inmate labor, which impacted the economy of the state of Mississippi. Here in Philadelphia,  Eastern State Penitentiary  also served as a model prison,…

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The Wagner Free Institute of Science Presents: Environmental Geology: Humans and the Earth

Sat, March 2, 2019 12:00 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

This course will introduce environmental geology—the study of the interaction between humans and their geological environments. It will focus on topics in geology that are most relevant to the human experience, including geological impacts on human health, economics and culture, as well as…

Adult Workshops and Enrichment

Book Discussion: Sing, Unburied, Sing

Sat, March 2, 2019 3:00 P.M.
Kingsessing Library

Sit down at your local library to discuss this year’s One Book, One Philadelphia selection, a novel about family and time.   Reading the book beforehand is not required to join! Free books will be given out on a first-come basis.  

Adult Discussion and Participation Black History Month One Book, One Philadelphia Literature One Book, One Philadelphia

Prison Labor Tour and Book Discussion

Sun, March 3, 2019 11:00 A.M.
Eastern State Penitentiary, 2027 Fairmount Avenue

In the early 20th-century Jim Crow South, Parchman Farm—the Mississippi State Penitentiary—was created as a model for inmate labor, which impacted the economy of the state of Mississippi. Here in Philadelphia,  Eastern State Penitentiary  also served as a model prison,…

Adult Community Events Discussion and Participation Speakers and Lectures One Book, One Philadelphia One Book, One Philadelphia

Open Climb

Mon, March 4, 2019 10:30 A.M.
Cecil B. Moore Library

Come take advantage of our new play space, featuring a climbing wall! Our redesign and educational toys encourage imaginative play that boosts children’s learning and development. This program is intended for families with children ages 3-5. Closed-toe shoes required. Use of wall…

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