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Preschool Storytime with Miss Leigh!

Tue, March 20, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Children's Department at Parkway Central Library

Stories, songs and movement activities for children ages 2 - 5 and their caregivers.  Younger siblings are always welcome.  Free; no reservations required.  Children's Department Story Hour Room *Programs are subject to change.* Find us on Facebook: …

Preschool Family Programs Storytimes Children Education Family Literacy

Social Justice Read Aloud

Tue, March 20, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Cecil B. Moore Library

Practice your reading skills and explore the library’s books with Miss Kayla. We will feature books and stories that showcase and reflect current social issues. All readers are welcome to listen, read aloud, and participate in group discussions. This program is intended for children ages 8…

School Age Discussion and Participation Social Justice

Teen Tuesdays Real Talk—Is there something on your mind?

Tue, March 20, 2018 5:00 P.M.
Thomas F. Donatucci, Sr. Library

Join the Teen Leaders every 3rd Tuesday to talk about real issues that matter to you. From relationships to the environment, school anxieties to current events. A new teen-chosen discussion topic is selected every month. (Teens 12 and up.)

Young Adult LEAP Teens

Social Justice Roundtable

Tue, March 20, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Logan Library

Are you interested in important issues in your community, your city, and even the world?   Do you want to be a part of builidng conversations around issues of social justice? Check out our newly formed Social Justic Roundtable.  All ages are welcome, bring your enthusiasm.  

Young Adult School Age Senior Discussion and Participation Social Justice

Yoga for Adults

Tue, March 20, 2018 7:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

An inclusive yoga class for people of all skill levels and abilities.  Wear something comfortable and come to the library for wellness, stretching, and relaxation.

Adult Young Adult Senior Health Programs Workshops and Enrichment Yoga

Community Storytimes

Wed, March 21, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Cecil B. Moore Library

Join us for our family & community story time! Children ages 0-5, their siblings, and their caregivers are invited for stories, songs, and movement. Day care groups and preschools must call to schedule an appointment.

Preschool Toddler Family Programs Storytimes

Baby & Toddler Story Time

Wed, March 21, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Children's Department at Parkway Central Library

Books, songs, rhymes and bounces for children (birth to 23 months) and their caregivers!. Wednesday at 11 a.m. (repeat of the Monday 11 a.m. program)   ***Programs are subject to change***   Find us on Facebook:  http://tinyurl.com/parkwaycentralchildrens Follow us on…

Toddler Family Programs Children Education Family Literacy

ESL Class

Wed, March 21, 2018 1:30 P.M.
Independence Library

Free weekly ESL class for English language learners every Wednesday from 1:30 to 3:00 p.m. All are welcome! Please email instructor Nad Rosenberg for more information at twnad@techw.com.

Adult New Americans New Americans ESL

PAWS for Reading—Read with Sophie!

Wed, March 21, 2018 5:30 P.M.
Ramonita G. de Rodriguez Library

We are delighted to host Library PAWS for Reading, a series of programs of PAWS for People that gives children a chance to read aloud to a well-trained therapy animal in order to improve their reading and communication skills. Since pets don't correct mistakes, the pressure to…

School Age Family Programs Children Family PAWS Read to a Dog

Big and Small, Books for All: Hands-On

Now through Wed, March 21, 2018 5:30 P.M.
Rare Book Department at Parkway Central Library

Join us after-hours  in the Rare Book Department as we take out books that were just too large (or too small!) to be shown in our Big and Small, Books for All exhibition. Examples include a Bible smaller than your finger nail, and a handwritten scroll from the 15th century over…

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Family Programs Exhibitions Special Collections Big and Small, Books for All

Healthy Storytime

Thu, March 22, 2018 10:30 A.M.
South Philadelphia Library

 Learn about different health topic each month through stories and activities. Presented in partnership with the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. This program is held the fourth Thursday of each month.

Preschool Health Programs Storytimes Health

Friday Builders

Fri, March 23, 2018 3:30 P.M.
Cecil B. Moore Library

Come build with us! We’ll use a rotating mix of Legos, Magnatiles, wooden blocks, cups, and more. Primarily intended for children ages 6-12 and their families. Siblings always welcome; soft play materials can be provided for infants and toddlers. Day care groups and preschools must call to…

School Age Family Programs LEGO STEM

Sensory Storytime

Sat, March 24, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Fumo Family Library

Sensory Storytime is a thirty-minute long interactive storytime for children six and younger who are on the autism spectrum, have sensory processing issues, or feel overwhelmed by noise or crowds. Sensory Storytime uses preschool-level books, songs, and activities to engage all five senses in…

Preschool Family Programs Children

Yoga Storytime

Sat, March 24, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library

We'll integrate yoga, a story, songs and games in this program for children ages 4 - 6.  This approach will help children explore the art of listening, and build a stronger mind/body connection.  Dress comfortably and be prepared to move and have fun!    

Preschool Other Great Programs Yoga

Book Discussion Group

Sat, March 24, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Join us for a book discussion. This month we'll discuss Art Spiegelman's powerful graphic novel  "Maus".   To register and borrow a copy of the book, please see Mr. Kessler in the Humanities Department, or call 215-685-0513.  Most sessions will take place in the conference room.

Adult Discussion and Participation Literature Book Clubs

Learn to Knit with Jenn

Sat, March 24, 2018 12:00 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Students must supply their own needles. 8" to 10" US Size 8 (5mm) in wood, metal, or plastic though wood is preferred, practice yarn will be provided. You will learn basic knitting stitches and finishing techniques. Class size is limited to 10 students so please register. If you have…

Adult Young Adult Family Programs Knitting

Crochet and Knitting Club

Sat, March 24, 2018 1:00 P.M.
Wynnefield Library

Join Sisters Interacting through Stitches , as they create items which are donated to local, national, and international organizations.  Club members are willing to teach the art of crocheting and knitting to interested adults and teens. All skill levels welcome.

Adult Young Adult Senior Arts and Crafts Programs Crafts & Hobbies Crochet Knitting

The Fumo Gaming Club

Sat, March 24, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

The Fumo Gaming Club is an inclusive, bully-free, and sensory-friendly club for kids who enjoy games of all kinds. Card Games, Console Games, Board Games, Tablet Games, Roleplaying Games, and more!  Bring a favorite game from home, or use the library's collection. Attendance is free,…

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

Board Game Bonanza!

Sat, March 24, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Come play at the library! Board games are back and we’ve got games galore for kids, teens and adults.  Learn to play Chess, Checkers, Scrabble, Settlers of Catan, Connect 4, banana grams, Jenga and more.  Bring your friends. You can even bring your own game – new or old,…

Young Adult School Age Other Great Programs Games and Gaming

Support Group for Asian LGBTQ Community

Sat, March 24, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Independence Library

This is a group aimed at providing support for Asian LGBTQ Community. All the group sessions will be held under confidentiality. We aim to provide sound support within the group and discuss issues related to identity, relationships, stress and other problems and solutions related to the Asian…

Adult Other Great Programs LGBTQ
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