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Read With A Dog!

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

School age kids - ages  6 to 12 - are invited to come read independently with Wally, 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.

School Age Other Great Programs PAWS Read to a Dog

Amulets Workshop

Mon, March 4, 2019 4:30 P.M.
Richmond Library

Learn how to create an amulet for power and protection-- like the gris-gris bag Jojo’s grandfather makes for him.

Adult Young Adult School Age Arts and Crafts Programs Family Programs One Book, One Philadelphia One Book, One Philadelphia arts & crafts

English Conversation Group

Mon, March 4, 2019 5:30 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Please join us for a free conversation hour as you build your confidence in speaking English. Topics may involve small talk, holidays and customs, and common slang. Participants will get to practice speaking in a casual environment and meet other international adults. This program will be held…

Adult New Americans New Americans ESL

Film Screening: O' Brother, Where Art Thou?

Mon, March 4, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Torresdale Library

Loosely based on Homer's Odyssey, this is the story of three escapees froma prison farm in Mississippi and their adventure as they travel home in hopes of recovering something buried. (Rated PG-13)

Adult Young Adult School Age Film Screening One Book, One Philadelphia One Book, One Philadelphia

Monday Poets| Fran Baird & Nausheen Eusuf

Mon, March 4, 2019 6:30 P.M.
Literature Department at Parkway Central Library

FRAN BAIRD studied with David Ignatow in the 1980s and more recently at the Antioch Writers’ Workshop with Cathy Smith Bowers, John Drury and Jamey Dunham. He was nominated for a Pushcart prize in 2009 for his poem “Neshaminy,” published in the Schuylkill Valley Journal . He…

Adult Young Adult Senior Speakers and Lectures Monday Poets Reading Series Poetry

First Monday Writers Group

Mon, March 4, 2019 6:30 P.M.
Oak Lane Library

Are you a writer who needs some motivation and encouragement? We can provide this, as well as technical skills and information that can direct you towards completing tasks for publication and discovery.  A great support group no matter what stage of the process you are in,…

Adult Senior Workshops and Enrichment Art Literature

Toddler Storytime

Tue, March 5, 2019 10:00 A.M.
Fumo Family Library

Join us for stories, songs, and activities, with time to socialize and play with the library's toys after storytime! These programs are intended for children three years old and younger, accompanied by a caregiver.  Daycares, please call for separate appointments.  For more…

Toddler Family Programs Storytimes Children

Baby Storytime

Tue, March 5, 2019 10:15 A.M.
South Philadelphia Library

A lap-sit storytime with stories, songs, and bounces for babies and their caregivers. Daycares and groups please call the children's librarian at 215-685-1866 to make an appointment.

Baby Family Programs Storytimes Children

Warm Winter Tales for Cozy Storytimes

Tue, March 5, 2019 10:30 A.M.
Independence Library

Join Miss Margaret to share new picture books and classic stories, cheery sing-alongs, and create an adorable “make and take” craft! Toddlers may apply for their first, very own library card!!  For children ages 1 to 4 yrs. with parent/caretaker. This program is not for daycare…

Toddler Family Programs Storytimes Children

Winter Storytime

Tue, March 5, 2019 10:30 A.M.
Lovett Memorial Library

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

Preschool Toddler Other Great Programs Storytimes

PreK Storytime

Tue, March 5, 2019 11:00 A.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Dance, listen, and sing along in this story time for independent movers. Stay after story time for a make and take craft. Daycares and groups please call the children's librarian at 215-685-1866 to make an appointment.

Toddler Family Programs Storytimes Children

Kids Can Cook

Tue, March 5, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Queen Memorial Library

Healthy Cooking class for school-aged children, taught by serv-safe certified cooking instructor Keisha Prosser. Learn about food safety, prepare a full meal, and then help eat what you’ve created! For additional information, please call the librarian at 215-685-1899.  

Young Adult School Age Discussion and Participation Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition Health

Family Academy: Courses & Training

Tue, March 5, 2019 5:00 P.M.
Logan Library

Learn where you live!  We have a series of courses throughout the school year where you can learn about great subjects to help you and your children excel.  The courses are free, a meal is provided, childcare is available (if you pre-register), and language interpretation is available…

Adult Discussion and Participation Education Family

Get on the Bus!

Tue, March 5, 2019 5:00 P.M.
Bushrod 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

Urban Medicine Cabinet

Tue, March 5, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Andorra Library

Make and take home first aid ointment, herbal steam, and headache lozenges, while learning about the beneficial properties of specific herbs and flowers, and using a variety of apothecary tools and seasonally fresh grown ingredients from Nyambi Naturals Farm.

Adult Young Adult Health Programs One Book, One Philadelphia Health

Super Science + Tech Tuesdays

Tue, March 5, 2019 6:30 P.M.
Logan Library

Join us on an exploration into the worlds of Astronomy, Chemistry, Energy, Music, Physics, Robotics, and the Universe in general! Each week we'll conduct a different experiment and collaborate on a differnent creation.  What will it be today? Program is for all aged scientists and…

Young Adult School Age Family Programs Science Technology STEM

Story Time at the Book Nook at Reading Terminal Market

Wed, March 6, 2019 10:00 A.M.
51 N 12th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107

Visit theReading Terminal Market for storytime, with stories, songs, rhymes, music, movement, and more! While there, enjoy all that Philadelphia’s historic public market has to offer. Located in the seating area behind Miller’s Twist. 

School Age Preschool Family Programs

Open Climb

Wed, March 6, 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…

Preschool Family Programs Health Programs Children Family Health

Holy Family University Book Discussion: Sing, Unburied, Sing

Wed, March 6, 2019 12:45 P.M.
Holy Family University Philadelphia Campus Library, 9801 Frankford Ave.

This student book club, open to the public, will discuss heritage, the future, multigenerational families, and other themes in Jesmyn Ward's novel.   

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

Last Building Bridges with Books Family Night of the School Year!

Wed, March 6, 2019 3:30 P.M.
Blanche A. Nixon/Cobbs Creek Library

Want to make reading FUN?  Come to the library and get a jump start on summer with literacy games, free books, prizes, and fun for everyone!  Families of K-3rd grade students from Add B. Anderson Elementary are invited to join us at Cobbs Creek Library for a Building Bridges with Books…

Adult School Age Family Programs Children Family Building Bridges with Books
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