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Yoga

Wed, March 6, 2019 6:30 P.M.
Fishtown Community Library

Wipe away the stress of the week and get your body and mind ready for a relaxing weekend. Decompress, unwind, and relax and start your weekend off the right way. Brittany from Roots2Rise will be our instructor.      

Adult Young Adult Health Programs Body, Mind & Spirit Yoga

Author Talk: Marjorie Jones

Wed, March 6, 2019 6:30 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Marjorie Jones will present her book In the Cards: Murder and Magic in the Library (A Frances Yates Mystery).  The book features renowned proponent of the Hermetic Tradition and martyred priest Giordano Bruno, British historian Frances Yates who employs her unique scholarship and the…

Adult Speakers and Lectures Fiction

Fiber Craft Group

Wed, March 6, 2019 6:30 P.M.
Blanche A. Nixon/Cobbs Creek Library

Bring your latest project and enjoy an evening of crafting and conversation with fellow artists. Assistance with knitting and crochet projects usually available. All skill levels welcome. 

Adult Young Adult Senior Arts and Crafts Programs Crochet Knitting

Disrupting The Patriarchy 2019 with Radha Agrawal

Wed, March 6, 2019 6:30 P.M.
Business Resource and Innovation Center at Parkway Central Library

Cost: $10/$25

In celebration of International Women's Day, join us for the third annual  Disrupting the Patriarchy .   This year's event will feature Radha Agrawal, author of  Belong: Find Your People, Create Community and Live a More Connected Life . We will kick off the…

Adult Business Author Events Discussion and Participation Other Great Programs Speakers and Lectures Author Events Body, Mind & Spirit Self-Help

Preschool Open House

Thu, March 7, 2019 10:00 A.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Groups and families with children ages 3-5 are invited to our Thursday morning Open Houses. Kids will get a chance to: Read and enjoy books Play with each other in our interactive play space Register for library cards Borrow books and other library materials Attend storytime at 10:15 and 11:15…

Preschool Family Programs Children

Construction Club

Thu, March 7, 2019 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 LEGO

PreK Yoga Class

Thu, March 7, 2019 10:30 A.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Join yoga teacher Danielle Pramick for a free children’s yoga class at the library. This class will give kids a safe environment to play, explore and experience the wonderful benefits of yoga including grounding, self-expression, balance and flexibility. Class is centered around…

Preschool Health Programs Health and Wellness Body, Mind & Spirit Yoga Health

Read, Baby, Read My First Storytime

Thu, March 7, 2019 11:00 A.M.
Richmond Library

Bring your little one for lap time with stories, songs, rhymes and bounces. Siblings welcome. Text @Portrichmo to 81010 for text reminders.  Read, Baby, Read is a series of fun programs for babies, toddlers and their families, using new library spaces and materials to help develop language…

Toddler Baby Family Programs Storytimes Children Family

ShopRite Presents Nutrition: Diabetes Nutrition

Thu, March 7, 2019 11:00 A.M.
Torresdale Library

McMenamin ShopRite's Dietician Nikita will be here to show us carbohydrate counting, glucose management, and meal planning! Program lasts approximately 90 minutes, and space is limited.

Adult Young Adult Senior Health Programs Workshops and Enrichment Cooking & Nutrition

Laptops for Tax Time

Thu, March 7, 2019 11:00 A.M.
Tacony Library

Laptops for Tax Time Need computer access and a space to spread out and file your taxes?  We’ve got that! Reserve one of private study rooms for 3 hours.  Bring your own laptop and use our free Wifi Or use one our laptops while you’re here!  Call to reserve your…

Adult Senior Other Great Programs Computers

Read, Baby, Read Little Friends Play Group

Thu, March 7, 2019 11:30 A.M.
Richmond Library

Join us for play and great conversation for babies, toddlers, and grown-ups alike. Text @Portrichmo to 81010 for text reminders. Read, Baby, Read is a series of fun programs for babies, toddlers and their families, using new library spaces and materials to help develop language and literacy.…

Toddler Baby Family Programs Storytimes Children

Frankenstein Day Two

Thu, March 7, 2019 12:00 P.M.
Literature Department at Parkway Central Library

Frankenstein has been tantalizing readers since its publication in January, 1818. The novel not only raises moral and ethical questions, it challenges scientific thought. The Literature Department of the Free Library of Philadelphia, in partnership with Pure Expression, invites you to journey…

Adult Young Adult Live Performances Free Library of Philadelphia Free Library of Philadelphia Programs & Services Literature Humanities

Resume Assistance

Thu, March 7, 2019 12:00 P.M.
Frankford Library

Receive help building a resume or improving your current one utilizing our new laptops for extended time.

Adult Career Workshops Jobs & Job Seekers

T’ai Chi

Thu, March 7, 2019 2:00 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Based on Chinese soft-style martial arts, modern T’ai Chi is best known as a gentle slow-motion exercise that improves balance, leg strength, relaxation, deep breathing, calmness, focus and alertness. Please wear comfortable clothing. Registration is required. To register, please call…

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

Let's Speak English | For International Adults

Thu, March 7, 2019 3:00 P.M.
Ramonita G. de Rodriguez Library

Join us for a weekly conversation hour and build your confidence in speaking English. Topics may include: small talk, holidays, customs, and common slang. You can practice speaking English in a casual and relaxed environment without examinations. You will be able to make friends with other…

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

Camden County College Book Discussion: Sing, Unburied, Sing

Thu, March 7, 2019 3:30 P.M.
Camden County College Bookstore, Starbucks, 600 Cooper Street

Everyone is welcome to join a conversation about Sing, Unburied, Sing ,  the 2019 One Book, One Philadelphi a featured selection. For more information, email Lis Bass at LBass@camdencc.edu.   

Adult Community Events Discussion and Participation One Book, One Philadelphia One Book, One Philadelphia

Sisters in Freedom

Thu, March 7, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Logan Library

In honor of Women's History Month we will be watching a portion of the film Sisters in Freedom: The Daring Battle to End Slavery . This film tells the story of the brave women, both black and white, who banded together to fight slavery for decades before the Emancipatoin Proclamation. This…

School Age Discussion and Participation Film Screening Other Great Programs History Women's History Month

Sisters in Freedom

Thu, March 7, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Oak Lane Library

In honor of Women's History Month we will be watching a portion of the film Sisters in Freedom: The Daring Battle to End Slavery . This film tells the story of the brave women, both black and white, who banded together to fight slavery for decades before the Emancipatoin Proclamation. This…

School Age Discussion and Participation Film Screening Other Great Programs History Women's History Month

Book Discussion: Ghost Boys

Thu, March 7, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Queen Memorial Library

Sit down at your local library to discuss social injustice and its role in Jewell Parker Rhodes’ novel, Ghost Boys .   Reading the book beforehand is not required to join! Free books will be given out on a first-come basis.  

Young Adult School Age Discussion and Participation Black History Month One Book, One Philadelphia Literature One Book, One Philadelphia Teens

Family Academy Courses & Training | Raising Confident Children

Thu, March 7, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Queen Memorial Library

Learn where you live!  We have a series of courses throughout the school year where you can learn about great subjects to help you and your children excel.  The courses are free, a meal is provided, childcare is available (if you pre-register), and language interpretation is available…

Adult Discussion and Participation Education Family
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