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Craft & Chat

Wed, December 27, 2017 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

PAWS for Reading—Read with Sophie!

Wed, December 27, 2017 5:30 P.M.
Ramonita G. de Rodriguez Library

We are delighted to host Library PAWS for Reading, a series of programs of PAWS for People that gives children a chance to read aloud to a well-trained therapy animal in order to improve their reading and communication skills. Since pets don't correct mistakes, the pressure to "perform" is off…

School Age Family Programs Children Family PAWS Read to a Dog

Pajama Party Storytimes

Wed, December 27, 2017 6:30 P.M.
Torresdale Library

Join us for songs, stories and a bedtime snack.  Wear your pajamas to the library and bring your favorite stuffed toy.  For children ages 2 to 5 years old, with an accompanying adult. 

Preschool Toddler Family Programs Storytimes Children Family

Preschool Storytime

Thu, December 28, 2017 10:00 A.M.
Fox Chase Library

All preschool aged children are welcome to attend the Fox Chase Library story time Thursday mornings at 10:00, except for the third Thursday of the month Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and fun! For more information contact Christine Casperson at 215-685-0547

Preschool Toddler Family Programs Storytimes Children Family

Preschool Storytime

Thu, December 28, 2017 11:00 A.M.
Wynnefield Library

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

Preschool Toddler Family Programs Storytimes Children Family

Tai Chi for Adults with Darrell Bryant

Thu, December 28, 2017 1:30 P.M.
Oak Lane Library

A healthy and stress relieving break in the middle of your day: Tai Chi for Adults with Darrel Bryant, instructor.

Adult Health Programs Health & Fitness Tai Chi

Book Discussion Group

Thu, December 28, 2017 2:00 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Please join our book discussion group for Adults at the Philadelphia City Institute.  We meet on the last Thursday of every month, at 2:00 p.m. in the meeting room.  For our current title and a copy of the book, please inquire at the Reference Desk. All book discussions will be held in…

Adult Other Great Programs Fiction Book Clubs

LEGO Club

Thu, December 28, 2017 4:00 P.M.
Children's Department at Parkway Central Library

LEGO Club: Create with Ms. Melissa For children ages 6-12 in the Parkway Central Children’s Department. Children's Department at Parkway Central Library Join us for a short storytime and craft for the whole family! Children's Department, Parkway Central Library 1901 Vine…

School Age Family Programs Children Education Family LEGO

Book Discussion Group

Sat, December 30, 2017 11:00 A.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Join us for a book discussion. This month we'll discuss Markus Zuzak's "The Book Thief".  This program includes an audio lecture from The Skeptic's Guide to Great Books and a film screening. To register and borrow a copy of the book, please see Mr. Kessler in the Humanities Department, or…

Adult Discussion and Participation Literature Book Clubs

Bernstein the Conductor

Now through Tue, January 2, 2018 5:00 P.M.
Fleisher Collection at Parkway Central Library

The Free Library of Philadelphia and the Edwin A. Fleisher Collection of Orchestral Music are pleased to be a part of the global celebration BERNSTEIN AT 100. Kicking off August 25, 2017 and ending August 25, 2019, the Bernstein Office’s worldwide initiative will commemorate the…

Adult Young Adult Senior Exhibitions Special Collections

Friday Builders

Fri, January 5, 2018 3:30 P.M.
Cecil B. Moore Library

Come build with us! We’ll use a rotating mix of Legos, Magnatiles, wooden blocks, cups, and more. Primarily intended for children ages 6-12 and their families. Siblings always welcome; soft play materials can be provided for infants and toddlers. Day care groups and preschools must call to…

School Age Family Programs LEGO STEM

Cookbook Club: Tasting Rome

Sat, January 6, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Do you enjoy cooking and sharing meals with friends? Join us one Saturday a month as we explore a new cookbook. We'll each choose a recipe from the featured cookbook to make and bring for sharing with the group. Registration is limited; please stop by the Reference Desk, call 215-685-6621,…

Adult Family Programs Cooking & Nutrition

Intelligent by Design Nonfiction Book Group

Mon, January 8, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Independence Library

Do you enjoy reading? We read critically acclaimed nonfiction old and new. All readers welcome.  All meetings are Monday evenings at 6:00 p.m. For additional information, please call 215- 685-1633. For this month, we are reading  Age of ambition: chasing fortune, truth, and faith in…

Adult Other Great Programs Book Clubs

MONDAY POETS| Philadelphia Poet Laureate

Mon, January 8, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Literature Department at Parkway Central Library

Room 108, 1st Floor, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Poet Laureate Reading Poet Laureate of Philadelphia -- To be announced in December 2017 Youth Poet Laureate of Philadelphia -- Husnaa Hashim -- In her role as Youth Poet Laureate, Husnaa will promote poetry as a means of storytelling and social change. She…

Adult Young Adult Speakers and Lectures Monday Poets Reading Series African American Author Events Poetry

Social Justice Read Aloud

Tue, January 9, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Cecil B. Moore Library

Practice your reading skills and explore the library’s books with Miss Kayla. We will feature books and stories that showcase and reflect current social issues. All readers are welcome to listen, read aloud, and participate in group discussions. This program is intended for children ages 8…

School Age Discussion and Participation Social Justice

Community Storytimes

Wed, January 10, 2018 10:30 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 to schedule an appointment.

Preschool Toddler Family Programs Storytimes

Snowy & Blowy

Fri, January 12, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Kingsessing Library

The weather might be frightful, but our stories are heart-warming.  

Preschool Toddler Family Programs Storytimes

Friday Builders

Fri, January 12, 2018 3:30 P.M.
Cecil B. Moore Library

Come build with us! We’ll use a rotating mix of Legos, Magnatiles, wooden blocks, cups, and more. Primarily intended for children ages 6-12 and their families. Siblings always welcome; soft play materials can be provided for infants and toddlers. Day care groups and preschools must call to…

School Age Family Programs LEGO STEM

MLK Day of Service Celebration with Sisters Interacting through Stitches

Sat, January 13, 2018 1:00 P.M.
Wynnefield Library

Join Sisters Interacting through Stitches , as they create items which are donated to local, national, and international organizations.  Club members are willing to teach the art of crocheting and knitting to interested adults and teens. All skill levels welcome.

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

Community Storytimes

Wed, January 17, 2018 10:30 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 to schedule an appointment.

Preschool Toddler Family Programs Storytimes
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