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Teen Book Club

Mon, May 6, 2019 5:00 P.M.
Greater Olney Library

Talk about your favorite books and find new things to read! Ages 12 and up.

Young Adult Discussion and Participation Other Great Programs Teens Book Clubs Teen Reading Lounge

English Conversation Group

Mon, May 6, 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

Fitness @ the Library

Mon, May 6, 2019 5:30 P.M.
Frankford Library

Come burn off your weekend calories with us.  Exercise to our wonderful collection of fitness instruction DVDs.  For adults and teens.  Space may be limited. Every 1st Monday of the month

Adult Young Adult Health Programs Other Great Programs Body, Mind & Spirit Health

Read to a PAWS Therapy Dog

Mon, May 6, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Whitman Library

Bella the French Bulldog will be at Whitman Neighborhood Library for one-on-one reading sessions. She is a PAWS trained therapy dog who provides a judgement free environment and allows children to open up and feel comfortable about reading aloud. This program is geared toward ages 6-12, but…

School Age Family Programs Storytimes Children Pets PAWS Read to a Dog

PDPH Overdose Awareness & Reversal Training

Mon, May 6, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Whitman Library

With Philadelphia, and the nation, in the grips of an opioid overdose crisis, the Philadelphia Department of Public Health is now offering FREE training on overdose awareness and overdose reversal using naloxone, or Narcan. Trainings will be held at the Free Library of Philadelphia. Drug abuse…

Adult Health Programs Community Events Health

Indian-ish with Priya Krishna

Mon, May 6, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

Cost: $30 single / $45 couple

Priya Krishna grew up eating a special kind of food. Born and Raised in Dallas, Texas by Indian immigrants, Priya’s mother Ritu cooked meals redolent of her Indian heritage, but infused with American ingredients that made for a specific kind of fusion cuisine that Priya lovingly classifies…

Adult Young Adult Senior Author Events Workshops and Enrichment Culinary Literacy

Drop-in Writing Help from University of Pennsylvania Faculty

Mon, May 6, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Free help with: Resumes Cover Letters Filling out Forms ( unable to help with legal, financial, or tax documents) Writing Projects College/School Papers Letters

Adult Other Great Programs Career Workshops Free Library of Philadelphia Programs & Services

Spinning Yarns

Mon, May 6, 2019 6:30 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

For those who knit and crochet, bring your latest project and enjoy a relaxing, low-key evening of crafting at the library.  All fiber arts are welcome. This program is intended for adults.    

Adult Senior Arts and Crafts Programs arts & crafts

First Monday Writers Group

Mon, May 6, 2019 6:30 P.M.
Oak Lane Library

Are you a writer who needs some motivation and encouragement? We can provide this, as well as technical skills and information that can direct you towards completing tasks for publication and discovery.  A great support group no matter what stage of the process you are in,…

Adult Senior Workshops and Enrichment Art Literature

Monday Poets | “Whitman @ 200: Art and Democracy, featuring Leonard Gontarek and poets from the Poetry in Common Workshop.”

Mon, May 6, 2019 6:30 P.M.
Literature Department at Parkway Central Library

Walt Whitman's poetry spanned 19th century American life, and it is fitting that a bridge that crosses the Delaware river connecting Philadelphia and Camden, where he spent the last eighteen years of his life, is named for him. Although he travelled less in America in his…

Adult Young Adult Senior Speakers and Lectures Monday Poets Reading Series Poetry

ESL Conversation Group for Adults

Mon, May 6, 2019 7:00 P.M.
Chestnut Hill Library

Chestnut Hill is offering a free English as a Second Language conversation and grammar group for people who want to improve their English Language skills.  This class is every Monday and all are welcome.  For more information, please contact the library at 215-685-9290.

Adult Discussion and Participation New Americans ESL - English as a Second Language English Language Learners

Mysterious Traveler All Stars - Spring 2019 Concert

Mon, May 6, 2019 7:00 P.M.
Music Department at Parkway Central Library

The  Mysterious Travelers  are back! After March's magnificent Winter Concert and the  One Book - Report performance back in July, the Mysterious Traveler All Stars take the stage once again at the Montgomery Auditorium at the  Parkway Central Library…

Adult Community Events Black History Month Mysterious Travelers Music Hearing Loop

Toddler Storytime

Tue, May 7, 2019 10:00 A.M.
Fumo Family Library

Join us for stories, songs, and activities, with time to socialize and play with the library's toys after storytime! These programs are intended for children three years old and younger, accompanied by a caregiver.  Daycares, please call for separate appointments.  For more…

Toddler Family Programs Storytimes Children

Baby Storytime

Tue, May 7, 2019 10:15 A.M.
South Philadelphia Library

A lap-sit storytime with stories, songs, and bounces for babies and their caregivers. Daycares and groups please call the children's librarian at 215-685-1866 to make an appointment.

Baby Family Programs Storytimes Children

Preschool Storytime

Tue, May 7, 2019 10:30 A.M.
Richmond Library

Miss Meghan invites children ages 1 to 4 and their caregivers to join her for stories, songs, and activities. Siblings are always welcome. Daycares should call for separate appointments. For more information, please contact Miss Meghan at 215-685-9992.

Preschool Family Programs Storytimes Children

Spring Storytime

Tue, May 7, 2019 10:30 A.M.
Lovett Memorial Library

Join Ms. Dana for stories, songs and silliness.  Recommended for ages 2 and up, and their parents and caregivers.

Preschool Toddler Other Great Programs Storytimes

Preschool Playtime

Tue, May 7, 2019 11:00 A.M.
Richmond Library

Come play, learn, and get to know others in our preschool area. Recommended for children ages 4 and under and their caregivers.

Preschool Family Programs Children Wooden Block Party

PreK Storytime

Tue, May 7, 2019 11:00 A.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Dance, listen, and sing along in this story time for independent movers. Stay after story time for a make and take craft. Daycares and groups please call the children's librarian at 215-685-1866 to make an appointment.

Toddler Family Programs Storytimes Children

Smartphone Basics

Tue, May 7, 2019 11:30 A.M.
Charles L. Durham Library

Learn the very basic of using a smart phone. Call to sign up and bring your smartphone the day of the workshop.

Adult Senior Workshops and Enrichment Technology Digital Media

Email Basics

Tue, May 7, 2019 12:00 P.M.
Frankford Library

Learn to use e-mail and set up your own free account, upload attachments, and learn how to navigate your email with our Digital Resource Specialist.  Also, utilize our new laptops for extended time.

Adult Senior Computer Classes Hot Spots Computers Technology
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