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Fiber Craft Group

Wed, May 31, 2017 6:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Fiber artists are invited to join us every Wednesday from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.  Bring your latest project and enjoy an evening of crafting and conversation with fellow artists. Assistance with knitting and crochet projects usually available. All skill levels welcome. 

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

A Taste of African Heritage

Wed, May 31, 2017 6:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Diabetes is not a part of African heritage. Neither is heart disease. Together, we can reclaim health by reclaiming history. Traditionally, African American ancestors ate a delicious, plant-based diet that was high in flavor and naturally low in cholesterol, sugars, and excess sodium. A Taste of…

Adult Senior Health Programs Workshops and Enrichment Culinary Literacy African American Cooking & Nutrition Health & Fitness Health

Live From the Parklet

Wed, May 31, 2017 6:30 P.M.
Tacony LAB (Library & Arts Building)

Local musicians and Philly-wide favorites will perform for free in the Solar Art Parklet. Every other Wednesday, 6:30-8 p.m. May 31: Boy Wonder (rock/funk/new wave) June 14: The SB Deluxe (gypsy jazz/rock) June 28: Evan Cory Levine ( old time jazz) July 12: Neon and Shy (pop/folk accordian) July…

Adult Young Adult School Age Preschool Toddler Senior Live Performances Music

Wednesday Art Workshop

Wed, May 31, 2017 7:00 P.M.
Tacony LAB (Library & Arts Building)

Enjoy a free evening art workshop for adults and older teens (age 16 and up).  This program runs in partnership with Mural Arts Philadelphia and the Mayfair Arts Initiative.  RSVP is required, by e-mail to  For a schedule of workshops, please visit…

Adult Young Adult Senior Arts and Crafts Programs Art Tacony LAB

Movers and Shakers Storytime

Thu, June 1, 2017 10:30 A.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Toddlers and their caretakers are invited to sing, dance, listen, and laugh as we share stories and movement activities. Older and younger siblings are always welcome. Please note storytime will not be held the second Thursday of each month. Daycares and groups please call the…

School Age Family Programs Storytimes Children

Preschool Science Exploration Series

Thu, June 1, 2017 10:30 A.M.
David Cohen Ogontz Library

Science for the First Time on First Thursdays: Preschoolers explore basic science concepts and ideas with hands-on, interactive experiments. For ages 3-5 and their caregivers. Daycare groups and preschool classes please call Ms. Chalmers at the library before visiting.  (All Sessions Start…

Preschool Family Programs Other Great Programs Science STEM

State Rep. Morgan Cephas - Mobile Office Hours

Thu, June 1, 2017 11:00 A.M.
Haverford Library

State Rep. Morgan Cephas will hold mobile offices hours from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in libraries throughout the 192nd Legislative District.  Her staff will provide assistance with a variety of topics including: the Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program, PACE/PACENET, applying or renewing state…

Adult Other Great Programs Government Information

Preschool Storytime

Thu, June 1, 2017 11:00 A.M.
Wynnefield Library

Join Ms. Susan for stories, songs, and interactive play.

Preschool Toddler Family Programs Storytimes Children Family

Arabic Storytime

Thu, June 1, 2017 11:30 A.M.
Walnut Street West

Join Mrs. Shirin Mohammad for storybooks read in Arabic.

Preschool Toddler Family Programs Storytimes Children Family

Board Game Bonanza!

Thu, June 1, 2017 4:00 P.M.
Children's Department at Parkway Central Library

From Chutes and Ladders to Connect 4, from Bingo to Twister, play some games and make some friends! 4 - 5 p.m., in the Children's Department Story Hour Room. For more information, call 215.686.5369

School Age Preschool Family Programs Children Games and Gaming

Lego Club

Thu, June 1, 2017 4:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Join our afterschool Lego building club! Open to children 7 and older.

School Age Family Programs Children LEGO

Food for Thought | Cook, Chat, Chew

Thu, June 1, 2017 4:00 P.M.
Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library

Learn a recipe, make it, and then eat it! This program is for young people ages 12 to 18, and runs from 4:00 - 5:30 p.m, on the first Thursday of the month.  Space may be limited.  For questions, please contact Betsy or Alex.

Young Adult Discussion and Participation Cooking & Nutrition Teens

“Get Your Gayme On” …we supply the games, you bring the Fabulous!

Thu, June 1, 2017 5:00 P.M.
Bushrod Library

Come enjoy; bring your friends!  Open to all adults and older teens. Playing for PRIDE, not prizes. We’ll also be handing out a different Flash Fiction story (each with a gay twist) every day on the month.

Adult Young Adult Other Great Programs Games and Gaming 30 Days of Gay

Creative Crochet with Ms. Traci

Thu, June 1, 2017 5:30 P.M.
Paschalville Library

Join Ms. Traci for Creative Crochet! Beginners are welcome!

Young Adult School Age Arts and Crafts Programs Crafts & Hobbies Crochet

Tail Waggin' Tutor!

Thu, June 1, 2017 5:30 P.M.
Andorra Library

Come by the library to read to our doggy friend - Charlie.  He is a certified therapy dog who loves to have children read books to him.  Make Charlie's day bypracticing your reading in a judgment-free zone!  Space is limited, first come, first served.

School Age Other Great Programs Read by 4th

Market Challenge: Lettuce Entertain You!

Thu, June 1, 2017 6:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Lettuce: a rite of spring that’s easy to do right!   Our leafy favorites from around the world and down the block: Light and creamy butter leaf lettuce and spring peas, a passel of lettuce wraps, baby iceberg wedges Russian style, Lyon’s famous frisee, and a mustard slaw from…

Adult Young Adult Community Events Health Programs Workshops and Enrichment Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition

Introduction to Crowdfunding

Thu, June 1, 2017 6:30 P.M.
Business Resource and Innovation Center at Parkway Central Library

This workshop will provide an introduction to crowdfunding including: What crowdfunding is and how it works The various forms of crowdfunding platforms How to build your crowdfunding campaign What you need to do to be successful Presented in partnership with SCORE Philadelphia by  E.…

Adult Business Business & Entrepreneurs

The Tobacco Industry: Behind the Smoke and Mirrors of The Insidiously Ordinary

Thu, June 1, 2017 7:00 P.M.
Education Philosophy and Religion Department at Parkway Central Library

Ryan Coffman , MPH, CHES, CTTS-M will join us on Thursday, June 1st  to discuss the Tobacco Industry' s extensive prior and current history of deception and manipulation to promulgate the tobacco epidemic domestically and globally. This includes denying that nicotine is addictive…

Adult Young Adult Health Programs Health & Fitness Science Health

Job Fair

Fri, June 2, 2017 10:00 A.M.
Northeast Regional Library

The Free Library is excited to announce a series of Job Fairs for 2017, made possible by the generous support of Citizens Bank. Join us at Northeast Regional Library on Friday, June 2nd from 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. to meet with employers recruiting for customer service, sales, administration,…

Adult Career Workshops Jobs & Job Seekers Job Fairs
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