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Super Science + Tech Tuesdays

Tue, December 4, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Logan Library

Join us on an exploration into the worlds of Astronomy, Chemistry, Energy, Music, Physics, Robotics, and the Universe in general! Each week we'll conduct a different experiment and collaborate on a differnent creation.  What will it be today? Program is for all aged scientists and…

Young Adult School Age Family Programs Science Technology STEM

Gary Giddins | Bing Crosby: Swinging on a Star: The War Years, 1940-1946

Tue, December 4, 2018 7:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Cost: FREE

Gary Giddins is the author of the National Book Critics Circle Award-winning Visions of Jazz: The First Century , “a grand, brilliant history" ( The New York Times Book Review ). Jazz columnist at The Village Voice for 30 years, his other books include Weatherbird: Jazz at the Dawn of…

Adult Author Events Speakers and Lectures Author Events - Free Series Author Events Biography & Autobiography Music

Story Time at the Book Nook at Reading Terminal Market

Wed, December 5, 2018 10:00 A.M.
51 N 12th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107

Visit theReading Terminal Market for storytime, with stories, songs, rhymes, music, movement, and more! While there, enjoy all that Philadelphia’s historic public market has to offer. Located in the seating area behind Miller’s Twist. 

School Age Preschool Family Programs

Open Climb

Wed, December 5, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Cecil B. Moore Library

Come take advantage of our new play space, featuring a miniature rockwall! Our redesign encourages 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 subject to staff…

Preschool Family Programs Health Programs Children Family Health

Community Story Time

Wed, December 5, 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. Day care groups and preschools must call ahead.

Preschool Toddler Baby Family Programs Storytimes Children Family

Let's Speak English | For International Adults

Wed, December 5, 2018 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

How to Spot Fake News Online

Wed, December 5, 2018 3:30 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Take this class and what will happen next will shock you! You won’t believe how informed you will become!  Seriously though, how can you tell reliable news sources online from fake ones?  In this class we will discuss the different types of fake “news” articles, how…

Adult Discussion and Participation Workshops and Enrichment Computer Classes Computers Newspapers, Magazines, & Journals

LEGO Day

Wed, December 5, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Blanche A. Nixon/Cobbs Creek Library

Join other children and explore your creative side with Legos. Mega-blocks available for smaller children; all materials provided.

School Age Other Great Programs Children Family LEGO

Movie Day

Wed, December 5, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Blanche A. Nixon/Cobbs Creek Library

Join us at the library for a family-friendly movie each month. 

Young Adult School Age Preschool Film Screening Family Programs Movies & Television

Adult Diabetes Education Program

Wed, December 5, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Join us for an educational program on Diabetes. Topics include What is going on inside your body when you have diabetes What are the common medications used for diabetes Day to day management of diabetes How to prevent the complications of diabetes Tips on Healthy Eating and Overall Wellness…

Adult Senior Health Programs Health and Wellness Philadelphia Seniors Health

Beyond the Book

Wed, December 5, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Children's Department at Parkway Central Library

CCD's core LEAP school-age program. Sometimes we read, sometimes we create, but we always stretch our minds to inspire curiosity beyond the book.   *Programs are subject to change.* Find us on Facebook:  http://tinyurl.com/parkwaycentralchildrens Follow us on…

School Age LEAP Literacy

Gorgeous Gifts

Wed, December 5, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Lovett Memorial Library

Make a gift from the heart, for someone you love.  Supplies will be provided.  For all ages.

Young Adult School Age Other Great Programs arts & crafts

SmART Readers

Wed, December 5, 2018 4:30 P.M.
Torresdale Library

Students ages 7-12 can join us for an exciting visual art and literacy program! A visiting artist will engage students in fun art making experiences tied to literacy skills. Space is limited and registration is encouraged! See the Children's Librarian for more information and to register.…

School Age Family Programs Children

Let’s Speak English! | For International Adults

Wed, December 5, 2018 5:00 P.M.
Independence 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 New Americans New Americans ESL

Frankford's Movie Night

Wed, December 5, 2018 5:00 P.M.
Frankford Library

Join us for a Family-Friendly Film the first Wednesday of the month at 5PM.

Young Adult School Age Preschool Family Programs Film Screening Children Family Movies & Television

PAWS for Reading—Read with Sophie!

Wed, December 5, 2018 5:30 P.M.
Ramonita G. de Rodriguez Library

Readers of all ages and stages are invited to read aloud to a well-trained therapy animal in order to improve their reading and communication skills. Since pets don’t correct mistakes, there is no pressure to “perform” and reading becomes a fun, positive, enjoyable experience.…

School Age Family Programs Children Family Literacy PAWS Read to a Dog

Craft & Chat

Wed, December 5, 2018 5:30 P.M.
Ramonita G. de Rodriguez Library

Do you crochet, knit, cross-stitch, or do other kinds of handwork? Are you learning a new kind of craft? Please join our weekly Craft & Chat at the Rodriguez Library! Bring ongoing projects or start a new one. Limited supplies of certain materials are available.   For more information,…

Adult Young Adult Arts and Crafts Programs Crafts & Hobbies Crochet Knitting

English Classes

Wed, December 5, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Tacony Library

Free English Classes in Tacony for New Americans provided by the IndoChinese-American Council  Call 215-457-0272 ext 108 for information or to register. All levels welcome!  

Adult New Americans New Americans ESL ESL - English as a Second Language

Yoga

Wed, December 5, 2018 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: Fran Costigan

Wed, December 5, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Fran Costigan will present her cookbook Vegan Chocolate: Unapologetically Luscious and Decadent Dairy-Free Desserts and sign copies of the book, which will be available for purchase. Fran Costigan, chef, cookbook author and director of Vegan Baking and Pastry at Rouxbe cooking school, is…

Adult Speakers and Lectures Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition
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