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Family Tree Workshop

Sat, March 9, 2019 2:00 P.M.
Torresdale Library

Working together, children will use finger-painting and adults will learn to construct a family tree that can be added to for years to come.

Adult Young Adult School Age Preschool Family Programs Arts and Crafts Programs One Book, One Philadelphia Art Family One Book, One Philadelphia

Teen Book Club

Sat, March 9, 2019 2:00 P.M.
Logan Library

Do you love to read?  Do you like to talk about what you are reading?   We'll choose a different young adult book to read each month, form different genres, styles and authors.  Participants will help select the books.  Snacks will be provided.  Stop by and see…

Young Adult Discussion and Participation Book Clubs

Map-Making Workshop

Sat, March 9, 2019 2:00 P.M.
Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library

What would you do without GPS? Explore old and new maps, and different forms of navigation, as we create our own maps to our favorite places.

Adult Young Adult School Age Arts and Crafts Programs Family Programs One Book, One Philadelphia Maps

Urban Medicine Cabinet

Sat, March 9, 2019 2:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Make and take home first aid ointment, herbal steam, and headache lozenges, while learning about the beneficial properties of specific herbs and flowers, and using a variety of apothecary tools and seasonally fresh grown ingredients from Nyambi Naturals Farm.

Adult Young Adult Health Programs One Book, One Philadelphia Health

Rock n' Roll Sing-Along for Toddlers

Sat, March 9, 2019 2:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

In this program, toddlers can rock out and add their own twist to classic children’s songs with shakers and other fun sound-makers.

Preschool Toddler Family Programs One Book, One Philadelphia Family Music One Book, One Philadelphia

Transform: Papermaking Workshop

Sun, March 10, 2019 2:00 P.M.
The People's Paper Co-op, Village of Arts & Humanities Community Storefront, 2558 Germantown Avenue

Join the People's Paper Co-op to make your old stories new in this writing and papermaking workshop. After handwriting and ripping up stories that we want to transform, we’ll turn torn paper into pulp then back into new sheets of paper, adding seeds so the new narratives we create can…

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Sundays on Stage: The Brave Little Tailor

Sun, March 10, 2019 2:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

With expressive masks, life-size puppets, original music and imaginative scenic effects, Enchantment Theatre Company brings this beloved story to life in its uniquely magical way! Montgomery Auditorium Doors open at 1:30 p.m. Free Admission! Seating is on a first-come, first-seated basis. This…

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Open Climb

Mon, March 11, 2019 10:30 A.M.
Cecil B. Moore Library

Come take advantage of our new play space, featuring a climbing wall! Our redesign and educational toys encourage imaginative play that boosts children’s learning and development. This program is intended for families with children ages 3-5. Closed-toe shoes required. Use of wall…

Preschool Family Programs Health Programs Children Family Health

Book Discussion: Sing, Unburied, Sing

Mon, March 11, 2019 3:00 P.M.
Welsh Road Library

Sit down at your local library to discuss this year’s One Book, One Philadelphia selection, a novel about family and time.   Reading the book beforehand is not required to join! Free books will be given out on a first-come basis.  

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Blues in Hip Hop for Teens

Mon, March 11, 2019 4:00 P.M.
McPherson Square Library

Listen to samples of early blues, soul, and contemporary hip hop to find common threads and learn to create your own blues-inspired song.

Young Adult School Age Family Programs One Book, One Philadelphia Music One Book, One Philadelphia

Read With A Dog!

Mon, March 11, 2019 4:15 P.M.
Falls of Schuylkill Library

School age kids - ages  6 to 12 - are invited to come read independently with Orchid, 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.  Groups cannot be accommodated at this…

School Age Other Great Programs PAWS Read to a Dog

English Conversation Group

Mon, March 11, 2019 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

Pop-Up Cooking Classes with the Mobile Cooking Teachers

Mon, March 11, 2019 5:30 P.M.
Fishtown Community Library

Stop by once a month for Ree & Kei’s Pop-up Mobile Cooking classes. Bringing the fun back into the kitchen! Lessons include: knife skills, team building, cooking and baking principles, food safety, healthy choices, and how to cook with less sugar and salt.  You will enjoy a…

Adult Young Adult Health Programs Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition Health

Film Screening: Down in the Delta (1998)

Mon, March 11, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Oak Lane Library

In this film directed by Maya Angelou, a single mother from a tough Chicago neighborhood spends a summer at her family's home in rural Mississippi. (Rated PG-13)

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Yoga Workshop

Mon, March 11, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Join the Friends of PCI for their next series of yoga workshops. All levels of expertise are invited. Bring your own mat or towel. Registration for each session is required; please sign up at the PCI Reference Desk.  

Adult Other Great Programs Health and Wellness Body, Mind & Spirit Yoga Health

Intelligent by Design Nonfiction Book Group | How Democracies Die by Steven Levitsky and Daniel Ziblatt

Mon, March 11, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Independence Library

Do you enjoy reading? We read critically acclaimed nonfiction old and new. All readers welcome. For additional information, please call 215- 685-1633. In this brilliant historical synthesis, Levitsky and Ziblatt (two Harvard professors of comparative political science) show how democracies…

Adult Other Great Programs Book Clubs

Book To Movie Night-

Mon, March 11, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Literature Department at Parkway Central Library

Our first film series for 2019 asks the question: what was better, the book or the movie? Jane Eyre  will be the second movie of this four-part series. The movie will begin promptly at 6:00 pm.  Please register at Eventbrite: https//moviejeyre.eventbrite.com Parkway Central…

Adult Film Screening Literature Movies & Television

Overdose Awareness and Reversal Training

Mon, March 11, 2019 6:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

FREE training on how to reverse the effects of an opioid overdose using naloxone presented by the Philadelphia Department of Public Health. To register please go to  overdose.prevention@phila.gov. Walk-ins are welcome!

Adult Health Programs Health

Book Discussion: Sing, Unburied, Sing

Mon, March 11, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Wynnefield Library

Sit down at your local library to discuss this year’s One Book, One Philadelphia selection, a novel about family and time.   Reading the book beforehand is not required to join! Free books will be given out on a first-come basis.  

Adult Discussion and Participation Black History Month One Book, One Philadelphia Literature One Book, One Philadelphia

Painted Bride Quarterly Presents: One Book, One Philadelphia

Mon, March 11, 2019 8:00 P.M.
Black Sheep Pub and Restaurant, 247 S. 17th Street

At this annual collaboration between One Book and the literary magazine Painted Bride Quarterly, an improv-writing game will be followed by a lineup of local writers sharing responses to  Sing, Unburied, Sing ,  the 2019 One Book, One Philadelphia featured selection.   

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