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WURD Radio's Summer of Freedom Tour Returns to the Free Library!

Wed, July 25, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Kingsessing Library

Join WURD host Stephanie Renee from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. for a LIVE radio broadcast from your neighborhood library!

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Wednesday Showcase: Box of Light: Burble, Fizz, Kaboom!

Wed, July 25, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Children's Department at Parkway Central Library

In Box of Light's playful performance Burble, Fizz Kaboom! , Rand Whipple combines chemical reactions, solutions, molecules and phase changes with a great sense of humor, and a lot of help from the audience.  Students help make liquid lasagna, shatter a marshmallow, and learn what…

School Age Preschool Toddler Family Programs Live Performances

Preschool Storytime

Wed, July 25, 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.  For kids ages 2 to 5 years old, along with an adult caregiver.

Preschool Toddler Other Great Programs Storytimes Summer Reading

Preschool & Toddler Storytime

Wed, July 25, 2018 10:30 A.M.
West Oak Lane Library

Bring the little ones and hear stories, songs, and move around...

Preschool Toddler Other Great Programs Storytimes Literacy Summer Reading

Computer Basics

Wed, July 25, 2018 11:00 A.M.
General Information Department at Parkway Central Library

For users with no previous computer experience learn to use the mouse, search the internet, and sign up for email.

Adult Computer Classes Computers

Community Storytime

Wed, July 25, 2018 11:00 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. Groups are welcome, but must call ahead to be accommodated.

Preschool Toddler Family Programs Storytimes Children Family Summer Reading

Preschool Storytime

Wed, July 25, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Thomas F. Donatucci, Sr. Library

Join Miss Jackie for stories, songs, finger plays and movement activities every Wednesday morning at the library! On pleasant days, we will have storytime outside in the library’s garden, so please bring a blanket to sit on. *Groups, please call to schedule a separate appointment…

Preschool Family Programs Storytimes Children

Science Wednesday

Wed, July 25, 2018 12:30 P.M.
Widener Library

Summer of Wonder Maker Programs:  Basic science and experiments to enrich and expand our knowledge of Earth Science and basic Chemistry. Wednesdays 12:30 - 3:30

Young Adult School Age Family Programs Other Great Programs Makers & Makerspaces Summer Reading STEM

“Snackchat”-A Summer Book Club for Tweens

Wed, July 25, 2018 12:30 P.M.
Independence Library

Get a taste of new books, new authors, and new genres! Book tastings: We’ll read the first pages of several different titles by a popular author to see if club members possibly want to read it.  We’ll discuss the author and genre, too.  We’ll talk about using the…

School Age Other Great Programs Summer Reading Book Clubs

Adventures in Virtual Reality! (13+)

Wed, July 25, 2018 1:00 P.M.
Queen Memorial Library

Demo cutting edge virtual reality technology – the Oculus Rift – in a drop-in session guided by library staff. Board the International Space Station, get up close and personal with wildlife, travel the globe instantly, and more!

Adult Young Adult Other Great Programs Summer Reading

Around the World Adventures with Books

Wed, July 25, 2018 1:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Book club for grades 1 through 3rd. Take an adventure around the world with books. 

School Age Discussion and Participation Summer Reading Book Clubs

Family Movie

Wed, July 25, 2018 1:00 P.M.
Welsh Road Library

Come watch a family friendly movie in the meeting room. Snacks provided.

School Age Film Screening Family Programs Children Family Movies & Television Summer Reading

Movie Wednesday: Jumanji

Wed, July 25, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Greater Olney Library

Join us for a blockbuster!  Camps must call to register to ensure space.

School Age Film Screening Family Programs Children Family Movies & Television Summer Reading

Chapter Book Read-Aloud

Wed, July 25, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Reading aloud is beneficial for all ages. Did you know that a child reading at a first grade level can listen at a 4th grade level? Come listen to stories at the library, and help your child grow their vocabulary, develop a love of books, and build their comprehension skills. Children of all…

School Age Other Great Programs Storytimes Literacy Summer Reading

Science Squad: Science Surprise

Wed, July 25, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Torresdale Library

Join us as we have fun with science! For children going into 2nd to 6th grade. Sponsored by the Friends of Torresdale Library.    Pre-registration is required, limited to 25 children.  Please call Miss Ann at 215-685-0494 to reserve your seat.  

School Age Other Great Programs Family Programs Children Science Summer Reading STEM

Teens Write Wednesdays

Wed, July 25, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Wynnefield Library

Sponsored by Saint Joseph’s University Writing Center

Young Adult Workshops and Enrichment Teens

Wonder Kit Wednesdays

Wed, July 25, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Falls of Schuylkill Library

We will dive into a different kit each week - crafts, games, and other fun activities.  From 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.

School Age Other Great Programs Summer Reading STEM

Teen Board Gaming

Wed, July 25, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Blanche A. Nixon/Cobbs Creek Library

Come play board games at the library! Bring your own or play some of the classics from our collection. Featured games include: King of Tokyo, Apples to Apples, Scrabble, and more!

Young Adult Other Great Programs Games and Gaming Teens

Game Day

Wed, July 25, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Wynnefield Library

Board games, puzzles, charades, oh my!

Young Adult School Age Other Great Programs Games and Gaming Summer Reading

Exploring Bots

Wed, July 25, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Wadsworth Library

Robots are invading the library! Watch Hugo with us, and then let's talk about robots - past, present.... and future.  After that, we'll make our very own working robots and automatons!  This two-hour program is presented by Mind the Gap.

School Age Other Great Programs Summer Reading STEM
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