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English Conversation Group

Mon, April 2, 2018 5:30 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Please join us for a free conversation hour as you build your confidence in speaking English. Topics may involve small talk, holidays and customs, and common slang. Participants will get to practice speaking in a casual environment and meet other international adults. This program will be held…

Adult New Americans New Americans ESL

Sensory Storytime

Mon, April 2, 2018 7:00 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Sensory Storytime is a thirty-minute long interactive storytime for children six and younger who: Are on the autism spectrum …or… Have sensory processing issues …or… Feel overwhelmed by noise or crowds. Sensory Storytime uses preschool-level books, songs, and…

School Age Preschool Family Programs Children

Toddler Storytime

Tue, April 3, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Fumo Family Library

Join us for stories, songs, and activities.  These programs are intended for children three years old and younger, accompanied by a caregiver.  Daycares, please call for separate appointments.  For more information, contact the children's librarian at 215-685-1758.

Toddler Family Programs Storytimes Children

Social Justice Read Aloud

Tue, April 3, 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

Community Storytimes

Wed, April 4, 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

ESL Class

Wed, April 4, 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

Monthly Family Health Fairs

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

Join us at the South Philadelphia Library for a family-friendly health fair, including snacks and a nutrition lesson with Matthew Whipple, RD. Each month, you’ll have the opportunity to learn about health resources for your family from local organizations, get a lesson in hands-only CPR…

Adult Family Programs Health

Monthly Mobile CPR Project

Wed, April 4, 2018 5:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Learning CPR can help keep you and your family safe. The Mobile CPR Project will offer FREE hands-only CPR training on the first Wednesday of each month at 5pm. This class will train you how to recognize a cardiac arrest and how to administer CPR. This 45-minute session is NOT a certification…

Adult Family Programs Health

Construction Club

Thu, April 5, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Fumo Family Library

Children aged eight and younger, accompanied by a caregiver, are invited to join us as we build with wooden blocks, magnetic tiles, Lincoln Logs, Mega Bloks, and more, with people, animals, and vehicles to inhabit their creations! In addition to being a lot of fun, construction play supports the…

School Age Preschool Family Programs Children

State Representative Morgan Cephas Mobile Office Hours

Thu, April 5, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Wynnefield Library

STATE REPRESENTATIVE MORGAN CEPHAS is bringing State services to YOU! Staff will be on hand to assist with any state-related issues or programs including: Property Tax/Rent Rebate LIHEAP PACE/PACENET PennDOT Applications Mobile office hours are from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more information,…

Adult Young Adult Senior Other Great Programs Government Information

Preschool Storytime

Thu, April 5, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Wynnefield Library

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

Preschool Toddler Family Programs Storytimes Children Family

Kids’ First Fridays: Exploring the Arts!

Fri, April 6, 2018 3:30 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Be a creative thinker! Children will have the opportunity to explore the arts with these interactive programs.  For additional information please call Liz Heideman at 215-685-6621. Today’s program: Learn juggling, plate spinning and feather balancing with The Philadelphia School…

School Age Arts and Crafts Programs Art Children Music arts & crafts

Friday Builders

Fri, April 6, 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

Quick Dinners with Matthew Whipple, RD

Sat, April 7, 2018 11:00 A.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Join Matthew Whipple, Registered Dietitian at ShopRite Whitman Plaza, to learn some tips and tricks for getting a healthy dinner on the table at the end of a busy day!

Adult Young Adult Health Programs Cooking & Nutrition Health

The Fumo Gaming Club

Sat, April 7, 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, April 7, 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

Sundays on Stage: Taikoza Japanese Drummers

Sun, April 8, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Power, Grace, Pulse, and Driving Rhythm. This electrifying aural and visual display consists of three drummers and a dancer. The huge taiko drums (“big drums”) were originally used in Japan to drive away evil spirits and the plague—today they keep audiences glued to their…

Adult Young Adult School Age Preschool Toddler Senior Family Programs Live Performances Sundays on Stage Children Family Music

English Conversation Group

Mon, April 9, 2018 5:30 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Please join us for a free conversation hour as you build your confidence in speaking English. Topics may involve small talk, holidays and customs, and common slang. Participants will get to practice speaking in a casual environment and meet other international adults. This program will be held…

Adult New Americans New Americans ESL

Monday Poets | Olga Dugan & Amy Barone

Mon, April 9, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Literature Department at Parkway Central Library

Cost: FREE

Room 108, 1st Floor, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Olga Dugan is a Cave Canem poet and Lindback Professor of English at Community College of Philadelphia. Her award-winning poems appear or are forthcoming in Typehouse Literary Magazine , Kweli , The Southern Quarterly , Pirene’s Fountain , Tipton Poetry…

Adult Speakers and Lectures Author Events Monday Poets Reading Series African American Poetry

Toddler Storytime

Tue, April 10, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Fumo Family Library

Join us for stories, songs, and activities.  These programs are intended for children three years old and younger, accompanied by a caregiver.  Daycares, please call for separate appointments.  For more information, contact the children's librarian at 215-685-1758.

Toddler Family Programs Storytimes Children
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