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PAWS for Reading—Read with Sophie!

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

Readers of all ages and stages are invited to read aloud to a well-trained therapy animal in order to improve their reading and communication skills. Since pets don’t correct mistakes, there is no pressure to “perform” and reading becomes a fun, positive, enjoyable experience.…

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Read, Baby, Read Walkers and Talkers Pajama Storytime

Wed, December 5, 2018 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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Meet Author Hena Khan!

Thu, December 6, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Fumo Family Library

Join us for a very special event with children's book author Hena Khan as she shares her stories and creative process.  Hena Khan is the author of novels and picture books, including Amina's Voice , the Zayd Saleem series, Crescent Moons and Pointed Minarets, and many…

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Preschool Science Exploration

Thu, December 6, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Welsh Road Library

Each month, students will explore concepts of Science and do STEM activities. This is for preschoolers and their adult caregivers.  

Preschool Family Programs Family Science STEM

Preschool Storytime

Thu, December 6, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Wynnefield Library

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

Preschool Toddler Family Programs Storytimes Children Family

Meet Author Hena Khan!

Thu, December 6, 2018 11:15 A.M.
Whitman Library

Join us for a very special event with children's book author Hena Khan as she shares her stories and creative process.  Hena Khan is the author of novels and picture books, including Amina's Voice , the Zayd Saleem series, Crescent Moons and Pointed Minarets, and many…

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Family Academy: Courses & Training

Thu, December 6, 2018 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

Meet Author Hena Khan!

Fri, December 7, 2018 10:00 A.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Join us for a very special event with children's book author Hena Khan as she shares her stories and creative process.  Hena Khan is the author of novels and picture books, including Amina's Voice , the Zayd Saleem series, Crescent Moons and Pointed Minarets, and many…

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Play Circle

Fri, December 7, 2018 10:00 A.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Every Friday, join us for play time to connect with other families. Children and their caregivers are encouraged to imagine, build, create, and play! Drop-in anytime between 10 and 12. Blocks and other toys will be provided. Groups and daycares, please call the Children’s Librarian…

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Fall Tales

Fri, December 7, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Blanche A. Nixon/Cobbs Creek Library

Join us for a family friendly celebration of Fall. There will stories and fun creative crafts!  

School Age Preschool Toddler Family Programs Storytimes Family Literacy

Words at Play - Play Party: Get Creative!

Fri, December 7, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Cecil B. Moore Library

What can you make? Join the Philadelphia Museum of Art for stories, rhymes and to create your own masterpiece. FREE fun for families with children ages birth - 5 years. Siblings welcome. Healthy snacks will be provided. For more information call Youth Services and Programs: 215-686-5372

Preschool Toddler Family Programs Words at Play Vocabulary Initiative Art Children Family Free Library of Philadelphia Programs & Services Literacy Philadelphia arts & crafts

Meet Author Hena Khan!

Fri, December 7, 2018 11:15 A.M.
Queen Memorial Library

Join us for a very special event with children's book author Hena Khan as she shares her stories and creative process.  Hena Khan is the author of novels and picture books, including Amina's Voice , the Zayd Saleem series, Crescent Moons and Pointed Minarets, and many…

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Family Science Exploration!

Fri, December 7, 2018 3:30 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Join us for interactive explorations of different science concepts. Learn about sound, magnetism, balance, air, and more through simple experiments. These programs are supported by a grant from the Philadelphia City Institute Board of Managers.

School Age Family Programs Workshops and Enrichment Children Family Science

Friday Gaming

Fri, December 7, 2018 3:30 P.M.
Cecil B. Moore Library

Enjoy a selection of board games, card games, and Wii games after school every Friday. Intended for school-age children through teens. Day care groups must call to schedule a separate appointment.

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

Read, Baby, Read Storytime

Sat, December 8, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Read! Sing! Play! Help your child learn through stories, songs, and fun activities. All programs are for children ages birth through 24 months and their caregivers. Expecting parents and siblings welcome.  Read, Baby, Read is a series of fun programs for babies, toddlers and…

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Read, Baby, Read Play Group

Sat, December 8, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Join us for play time and connecting with other families. All programs are for children ages birth through 24 months and their caregivers. Expecting parents and siblings welcome. Childcares and groups, please call the library to make an appointment.  Read, Baby, Read is a…

Toddler Baby Family Programs Children Family

Words at Play - Play Party: Get Creative!

Sat, December 8, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Widener Library

What can you make? Join the Philadelphia Museum of Art for stories, rhymes and to create your own masterpiece. FREE fun for families with children ages birth - 5 years. Siblings welcome. Healthy snacks will be provided. For more information call Youth Services and Programs: 215-686-5372

Preschool Toddler Family Programs Words at Play Vocabulary Initiative Art Children Family Free Library of Philadelphia Programs & Services Literacy Philadelphia arts & crafts

PAWS Read to a Dog

Sat, December 8, 2018 1:00 P.M.
Lillian Marrero Library

Read aloud to a trained therapy dog! Reading to a dog takes the pressure off and makes reading a positive experience.  Los niños tendrán la oportunidad de leer junto con un perro de terapia entrenado. Leer con un perro le quita la presión al niño y hace que la…

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Sundays on Stage: Eda Ne Kakati (From the Past to the Present)

Sun, December 9, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Ssuuna is a dancer, drummer, singer, songwriter, and reggae artist from Uganda with a wide range of performance experience. In this interactive show, you will learn a song in Luganda, the language of Uganda! Montgomery Auditorium Doors open at 1:30 p.m. Free Admission! Seating is on a…

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Preschool Storytime

Tue, December 11, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Tacony Library

Preschool Storytimes For children ages 3-5 with an adult caregiver Enjoy stories and a themed seasonal craft Tuesdays at 10:30 Winter Holidays, make a craft you can give as a present        

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