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Afterschool Chess Club

Thu, March 8, 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

Being a Better Board Member: Basic Nonprofit Corporate Governance

Thu, March 8, 2018 5:30 P.M.
Regional Foundation Center at Parkway Central Library

What are your fiduciary duties as a nonprofit board member, and how do you fulfill them? What are your obligations and proper roles when serving as the member of the governing board of a charitable entity?  How can you best assist with strategic decision-making and organizational growth…

Adult Business Discussion and Participation Other Great Programs Speakers and Lectures Workshops and Enrichment RFC Program Calendar Fundraising Nonprofit

Music & Dance for All Ages

Fri, March 9, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Roxborough Library

Merge Dance Studio will be here to engage us with musi, dancing and stories for all ages.

Adult Preschool Toddler Senior Other Great Programs Music dance

LEGO Club

Fri, March 9, 2018 3:45 P.M.
Andorra Library

Can't keep your hands out of a tub of LEGOs?  We can't either. Do you dream of building something amazing with LEGOs?  We do too! If this is you, come join us!  Work on the building assignment, check out a project in one of our many LEGO books, or let your imagination soar…

School Age Other Great Programs Children Education LEGO

Bibliococktails: Austen vs. Brontë

Fri, March 9, 2018 6:00 P.M.
The Rosenbach

Bibliococktails The Bibliococktails series celebrates great literature and great libations. Held almost every second Friday, programs include light refreshments, themed cocktails provided by Quaker City Mercantile, and a rotation of activities such as readings, music, and…

Adult Senior Speakers and Lectures Other Great Programs Literature Women's History Month

Board Game Bonanza!

Sat, March 10, 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

Cookbook Club

Sat, March 10, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Do you enjoy cooking and sharing meals with friends? Join us one Saturday a month as we explore a new cookbook. We’ll each choose a recipe from the featured cookbook to make and bring for sharing with the group. On March 10, we will be preparing recipes from The Latin Road Home by Jose…

Adult Other Great Programs Cooking & Nutrition Health

Support Group for Asian LGBTQ Community

Sat, March 10, 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

Philly Bop Ballroom Dance Class

Sat, March 10, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

The African American community in Philadelphia created a style of dance that took the country by storm in the 1950s, called the Philly Bop. All ages and skill levels are invited to join us to learn "The Bop" in this fun dance class! Join us from 2:00 p.m. until 4:30 p.m.

Adult Young Adult Senior Other Great Programs Philadelphia dance

Read With A Dog!

Mon, March 12, 2018 4:30 P.M.
Falls of Schuylkill Library

School age kids are invited to come read 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

Intelligent by Design Nonfiction Book Group

Mon, March 12, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Independence Library

Do you enjoy reading? We read critically acclaimed nonfiction old and new. All readers welcome.  All meetings are Monday evenings at 6:00 p.m. For additional information, please call 215- 685-1633. For this month, we are reading  The color of law: a forgotten history of how our…

Adult Other Great Programs Book Clubs

Preschool Storytime

Tue, March 13, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Roxborough Library

Join us for stories, songs and rhymes. This program is designed for children ages 3 to 6 years old, along with an adult.

Preschool Other Great Programs Storytimes Literacy

Teen Tuesday

Tue, March 13, 2018 3:30 P.M.
Teen Center at Parkway Central Library

For more than 10 years, Teen Tuesday has been an afternoon of snacks and socializing. Join us as we play our favorite board and video games, create arts and crafts projects, and enjoy some snacks! This program will be located in Room 108.

Young Adult Other Great Programs Games and Gaming Technology Teens Board Games and Role-Playing Video Games arts & crafts

Around the Table

Tue, March 13, 2018 4:30 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Taking inspiration from the traditions of family reunions celebrated in This Is the Rope, participants will make reusable placemats and hear stories from Mama Carla Wiley. Wiley is a storyteller, educator and artist who weaves together multigenerational memories with activities for children that…

Young Adult School Age Other Great Programs One Book, One Philadelphia Cooking & Nutrition One Book, One Philadelphia

Around the Table

Tue, March 13, 2018 4:30 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Taking inspiration from the traditions of family reunions celebrated in This Is the Rope, participants will make reusable placemats and hear stories from Mama Carla Wiley. Wiley is a storyteller, educator and artist who weaves together multigenerational memories with activities for children that…

Young Adult School Age Other Great Programs Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition One Book, One Philadelphia

Around the Table

Tue, March 13, 2018 4:30 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Taking inspiration from the traditions of family reunions celebrated in This Is the Rope, participants will make reusable placemats and hear stories from Mama Carla Wiley. Wiley is a storyteller, educator and artist who weaves together multigenerational memories with activities for children that…

Young Adult School Age Other Great Programs Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition One Book, One Philadelphia

Preschool Storytime

Wed, March 14, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Andorra Library

We will read a few books, dance to a few songs, and learn a new rhyme with Sign Language along with Children's Librarian Miss Molly.

Preschool Toddler Other Great Programs Storytimes

Family Reading Group: Another Brooklyn

Wed, March 14, 2018 12:00 P.M.
Independence Library

“Another Brooklyn joins the tradition of studying female friendships and the families we create when our own isn’t enough, like that of Toni Morrison’s Sula, Tayari Jones’ Silver Sparrow and Zami: A New Spelling of My Name by Audre Lorde.…

Adult Young Adult Other Great Programs Family Programs One Book, One Philadelphia One Book, One Philadelphia

Wii Wednesdays!

Wed, March 14, 2018 4:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Come play video games on the big screen! Learn new steps, play Just Dance or Dance Dance Revolution on the Wii, and get encouraged to get moving. Our focus is on positive energy, exercise, and healthy choices!  For teens and school-aged children.

School Age Other Great Programs LEAP Children Games and Gaming

Become a Magician

Wed, March 14, 2018 4:30 P.M.
Tacony Library

Join magician Jim MacElroy for this series of fun lessons on how to perform real magic tricks! For kids in grades six through eight. Class size is limited. Please register in advance.

Young Adult School Age Family Programs Other Great Programs
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