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Philadelphia Science Festival - Science After School!

Thu, April 26, 2018 3:30 P.M.
Chestnut Hill Library

Spark your student’s passion for science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) learning when local engineers, scientists, and other experts visit your neighborhood library to lead FREE after-school programs. Take part in these exciting experiments, animal encounters, and kid-…

School Age LEAP Children Family Free Library of Philadelphia Science STEM

Philadelphia Science Festival - Science After School!

Thu, April 26, 2018 3:30 P.M.
Blanche A. Nixon/Cobbs Creek Library

Spark your student’s passion for science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) learning when local engineers, scientists, and other experts visit your neighborhood library to lead FREE after-school programs. Take part in these exciting experiments, animal encounters, and kid-…

School Age LEAP Children Family Free Library of Philadelphia Science STEM

Tabletop Thursday

Thu, April 26, 2018 3:30 P.M.
Teen Center at Parkway Central Library

Get your game on at the Teen Center with RPG sessions and our expansive collection of board games!

Young Adult Other Great Programs Games and Gaming Teens Board Games and Role-Playing

Guitar Lessons for Children

Thu, April 26, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Walnut Street West

Interested in learning to play the guitar? Looking for tips, or even just a place to practice? We welcome the Penn Music Department, as they will be helping teach students and other young people how to play the guitar. For more information, please ask at the reference desk on the second floor.…

School Age Other Great Programs Music Performing Arts

Microsoft Word Basics

Thu, April 26, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library

This class is for beginner users to learn core aspects of this popular word processing program.  We'll introduce basic page setup, editing, cut/copy and paste, saving (especially to a flash drive), printing and more.  It will be useful to have some basic computer skills…

Adult Computer Classes Computers

Thursday Crafternoon!

Thu, April 26, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Children's Department at Parkway Central Library

Join us for a short storytime and craft activity!  4 p.m. in the Story Hour Room.  Free.   Parkway Central Library Children's Department Ground Floor, 1901 Vine Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103 215.686.5369 ***Programs are subject to change*** Find us on…

School Age Preschool Family Programs Art Children arts & crafts

Gardening Club

Thu, April 26, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Lillian Marrero Library

Children and Teens can learn gardening skills with a focus of putting in a veggie garden at the branch.

Young Adult School Age Family Programs Children Family

Youth Council

Thu, April 26, 2018 4:30 P.M.
Lovett Memorial Library

Have a say in what happens here at the library.  Learn leadership skills, make new friends and impact your community.  Snacks will be provided.  For ages 12 to 18.  Bring a friend!  Questions? Contact Mr. Fred, or Ms. Erin at the library.

Young Adult Discussion and Participation

Afterschool Chess Club

Thu, April 26, 2018 4:30 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Join the Fumo Family Library Chess Club.  All skill levels are welcome. Even if you have never played before, we will teach you. 

Young Adult School Age Other Great Programs Chess

Kids Craft Club

Thu, April 26, 2018 4:30 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Get crafty every Thursday! Create a different make-and-take craft project every week. 

Young Adult School Age Arts and Crafts Programs LEAP arts & crafts

LEAP | Your Wide World

Thu, April 26, 2018 4:30 P.M.
Thomas F. Donatucci, Sr. Library

Science experiments, cultural celebrations, geography games, little known history, and other surprises that are part of your big, wide, world. This program is part of LEAP (Literacy Enrichment Afterschool Program) that provides homework help and literacy activities offered for grades K-12…

Young Adult LEAP

Yoga for Kindergarten and Up!

Thu, April 26, 2018 4:45 P.M.
Andorra Library

Stretch, bend, and pose with us.  Please wear comfortable clothing (and if you happen to have a yoga mat, feel free to bring it).   For school-age kids - Kindergarten and up.

School Age Other Great Programs Yoga

Computer Tutoring

Thu, April 26, 2018 5:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Join us in the Lab for individualized assistance provided by our Digital Resource Specialist.

Adult Young Adult Senior Other Great Programs Digital Media

Cub Scouts

Thu, April 26, 2018 5:15 P.M.
Paschalville Library

Cub Scouting is fun!  Do you like to learn by doing? This is just the place. You can learn to tie knots, set up a tent, or shoot a bow and arrow (archery). Have you ever cooked a meal on a campfire? Sent a secret code to a buddy? Built a birdhouse? Hiked? Kids in first through fifth grade…

School Age Other Great Programs

Creative Crochet with Ms. Traci

Thu, April 26, 2018 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

Indego Urban Riding Basics

Thu, April 26, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Are you interested in urban bicycling but want some tips for navigating city streets? Or are you a veteran bicyclist who wants to learn how to use Indego Bike share? All are welcomed to join this free class that will give you the knowledge and confidence to start bicycling safely in…

Adult Young Adult Workshops and Enrichment Bicycling

Don't Sell Yourself Short!: Establishing Your Value in the Job Market

Thu, April 26, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Workplace at Parkway Central Library

Are you tired of applying for jobs online and not getting a response? The days of applying to jobs via online postings and getting called in for an interview are waning. Attend this interactive presentation to learn how to create a marketing plan for yourself! We will discuss the…

Adult Career Workshops Jobs & Job Seekers

Tarot, Herbs, and Elemental Magic

Thu, April 26, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Education Philosophy and Religion Department at Parkway Central Library

Earth, Air, Water, and Fire have long represented forces that shape our world - both physical and emotional. In this two-part workshop, we'll look at these elements in tarot and plant magic, covering the basic how-to of tarot and incorporating plants into that practice. This workshop is…

Adult Workshops and Enrichment Body, Mind & Spirit Crafts & Hobbies

Yoga for adults!

Thu, April 26, 2018 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

Jen Sincero | You Are a Badass at Making Money

Thu, April 26, 2018 7:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Cost: $15.00
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Auditorium sold out. In house simulcast tickets available Jen Sincero is the no. 1 New York Times bestselling author of You Are a Badass: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life , a sass-filled self-help book for people who want better lives but don’t want to…

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