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Safari Party with Lynne

Wed, April 11, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Bustleton Library

Many unique animals presented to educate, entertain, and enjoy! Lynne strives to teach respect for nature and to see the beauty and wonder in all animals. Including, but not limited to: chinchillas, skunks, lizards, rabbits, snakes, prairie dogs, possums, guinea pigs, turtles, alligators, and…

Young Adult School Age Preschool Family Programs Animals and Nature

Internet Safety

Wed, April 11, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Welsh Road Library

Learn how to keep your personal information safe while online

Adult Computer Classes Computers Technology

Madeleine Albright | Fascism: A Warning | University of Pennsylvania

Wed, April 11, 2018 7:30 P.M.
Irvine Auditorium | University of Pennsylvania | 3401 Spruce St. | Philadelphia, PA 19104

Cost: $15 Orchestra, $12 Mezzanine, $10 Balcony

EVENT COMPLETELY SOLD OUT. Due to the overwhelming response to our event with Madeleine Albright, we are moving the evening to the Irvine Auditorium at the University of Pennsylvania. The date and time remain the same. All ticket purchased on the first day of sale are Orchestra seats. A limited…

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One Book Every Young Child Preschool Open House

Thu, April 12, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Join your children's librarian for a special Preschool Open House featuring  My Cousin Momo  by Zachariah Ohora, the 2018 One Book, Every Young Child selection. This series promotes the importance of reading early and often to children, as well as engaging them in conversation…

Preschool Family Programs Storytimes Children Family

Preschool Open House

Thu, April 12, 2018 10:15 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

Wooden Block Party

Thu, April 12, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Lillian Marrero Library

Join us to play with wooden blocks in the library. Children ages 3 to 6 and their caregivers are encouraged to imagine, build, and create! Groups must call to schedule an appointment. 

Preschool Toddler Family Programs Wooden Block Party

Read, Baby, Read My First Storytime

Thu, April 12, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Richmond Library

Read! Sing! Play! Bring your little one for lap time with stories, songs, rhymes and bounces. For children ages birth to 12 months with caregiver. Childcares and groups, please call the library to make an appointment. Read, Baby, Read is a series of fun programs for babies, toddlers and…

Toddler Baby Family Programs Storytimes Children

Internet Safety

Thu, April 12, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Welsh Road Library

Learn how to keep your personal information safe while online

Adult Computer Classes Computers Technology

Preschool Storytime

Thu, April 12, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Wynnefield Library

Join Ms. Susan for stories, songs, and interactive play.

Preschool Toddler Family Programs Storytimes Children Family

Preschool Open House

Thu, April 12, 2018 11:15 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

Knitting for All Ages!

Thu, April 12, 2018 3:00 P.M.
Roxborough Library

Bring your needs, yarn and a project to work on (if you have one).  Knitters of all skill levels, and ages are welcome. We'll be here from 3:00 until about 5:45 p.m.

Adult Young Adult Senior Family Programs Knitting

Let's Speak English | For International Adults

Thu, April 12, 2018 3:15 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

Tabletop Thursday

Thu, April 12, 2018 3:30 P.M.
Teen Center at Parkway Central Library

Get your game on at the Teen Center with RPG sessions and our expansive collection of board games!

Young Adult Other Great Programs Games and Gaming Teens Board Games and Role-Playing

Gardening Club

Thu, April 12, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Lillian Marrero Library

Children and Teens can learn gardening skills with a focus of putting in a veggie garden at the branch.

Young Adult School Age Family Programs Children Family

Afterschool Chess Club

Thu, April 12, 2018 4:30 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Join the Fumo Family Library Chess Club.  All skill levels are welcome. Even if you have never played before, we will teach you. 

Young Adult School Age Other Great Programs Chess

LEAP | Your Wide World

Thu, April 12, 2018 4:30 P.M.
Thomas F. Donatucci, Sr. Library

Science experiments, cultural celebrations, geography games, little known history, and other surprises that are part of your big, wide, world. This program is part of LEAP (Literacy Enrichment Afterschool Program) that provides homework help and literacy activities offered for grades K-12…

Young Adult LEAP

Richard Powers | The Overstory with William T. Vollmann | No Immediate Danger: Volume One of Carbon Ideologies

Thu, April 12, 2018 7:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Cost: FREE

A “genuine artist … who can render the intricate dazzle of it all and at the same time plumb its philosophical implications” ( Esquire ), Richard Powers explores a remarkable range of subject matters in his novels. Among them are The Echo Maker , a story of the precarious…

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Baby Rhyming Time

Fri, April 13, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Enjoy storytime with songs, tickles and bounces, followed by open play time for babies and time to talk with other adults! These programs are supported by a grant from the Philadelphia City Institute of Board Managers.

Toddler Family Programs Storytimes Children

Baby Rhyming Time

Fri, April 13, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Enjoy storytime with songs, tickles and bounces, followed by open play time for babies and time to talk with other adults! These programs are supported by a grant from the Philadelphia City Institute of Board Managers.

Toddler Family Programs Storytimes Children

David Grossman | A Horse Walks into a Bar

Fri, April 13, 2018 12:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Cost: $25 single ticket + book
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Tickets on sale January 12, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. David Grossman won the 2017 Man Booker International Prize for his novel A Horse Walks into a Bar , a “magnificently comic and sucker-punch-tragic excursion into brilliance” ( New York Times ). Born in Jerusalem, Grossman is the author…

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