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Mindful Breathing for Kids

Tue, February 19, 2019 3:30 P.M.
Falls of Schuylkill Library

Breath in.... and then out.... Learn some tools to navigate and process the emotions and stresses you might feel throughout your day.  We'll practice minful breathing techniques together.  For school-age kids.

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Free Library of Circuity!

Tue, February 19, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Find out why polar opposites attract and how to make electricity flow! This program explores circuitry using a set of batteries, LEDs, mini motors and more! This program is open to youth during LEAP.

Young Adult School Age LEAP Science Technology STEM

Kids Yoga

Tue, February 19, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Children's Department at Parkway Central Library

Children are invited to practice yoga with us through exciting activities like yoga stories, yoga songs, yoga games, yoga adventures, hands-on mindfulness activities, guided meditation, and more. Have fun, build strength and learn relaxation techniques at this hour-long yoga class for…

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Quaker Philadelphia with Bartram's Garden

Tue, February 19, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Kingsessing Library

Who were the Quakers who helped shape our garden and our city? How does their culture impact us today? We’ll tackle place-based history and the art of urban planning, working together as a class to construct a full-fledged city of our own. Presented by educators from Bartram's Garden

School Age Discussion and Participation Workshops and Enrichment Children Philadelphia

Computer Basics: Keyboard & Mouse

Tue, February 19, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library

Learn computer terms and how to operate a keyboard and mouse.  

Adult Computer Classes Computers

Book Discussion: Ghost Boys

Tue, February 19, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Nicetown-Tioga 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

Kids Can Cook

Tue, February 19, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Queen Memorial Library

Healthy Cooking class for school-aged children, taught by serv-safe certified cooking instructor Keisha Prosser. Learn about food safety, prepare a full meal, and then help eat what you’ve created! For additional information, please call the librarian at 215-685-1899.  

Young Adult School Age Discussion and Participation Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition Health


Tue, February 19, 2019 4:30 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Join us for fun story times this month as we play Kahoot games to test your reading comprehension and make story cubes so we can construct our own stories.  

Young Adult School Age LEAP Literacy

Introduction to Microsoft Word

Tue, February 19, 2019 5:45 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Learn to use this popular computer program.  This class is offered on a first come, first served basis. We encourage attendees to come 15 minutes before the start of the class to get a registration ticket at the reference desk, in the Magazines and Newspapers Department. Space is…

Adult Senior Computer Classes Hot Spots Computers

Rain Check Workshop

Tue, February 19, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Andorra Library

Come to this workshop to learn how you can get a free rain barrel from Philadelphia Water! Reduced pricing for downspout planters, rain gardens, depaving, and permeable pavers will also be offered. PWD’s Rain Check program gives Philadelphia residents an opportunity to reduce pollution…

Adult Senior Other Great Programs Environment & Nature House & Home

In Conversation With The Rosenbach: Amit Chaudhuri

Tue, February 19, 2019 6:00 P.M.
The Rosenbach | 2008 Delancey Place, Philadelphia, PA 19103

Amit Chaudhuri is the author of  Friend of My Youth , a novel. Books will be available for purchase from Shakespeare & Co., Booksellers. The author will sign copies after the program. In  Friend of My Youth , novelist Amit Chaudhuri visits his childhood home of Bombay. The city,…

Adult Other Great Programs Speakers and Lectures Fiction Rosenbach Museum & Library In Conversation with the Rosenbach

Woke & Well-read Book Club: Sing, Unburied, Sing

Tue, February 19, 2019 7:00 P.M.
Big Blue Marble Bookstore, 551 Carpenter Lane

All are welcome at the Woke & Well-Read book club, which meets twice a month to discuss books that explore life through African American eyes. PLEASE NOTE: Two discussions of Sing, Unburied, Sing will take place; once on February 19 and once on February 20 (both at 7:00 p.m.)   Sing,…

Adult Young Adult Discussion and Participation One Book, One Philadelphia One Book, One Philadelphia

Pete Buttigieg | Shortest Way Home: One Mayor’s Challenge and a Model for America’s Future

Tue, February 19, 2019 7:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Cost: $15.00
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In conversation with Tamala Edwards , anchor, 6ABC Action News morning edition The multifaceted, 36-year-old progressive mayor of South Bend, Indiana, Pete Buttigieg is a Rhodes Scholar and Harvard graduate. Nearly a decade ago he left a successful career in business to return to his…

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English as a Second Language Class

Wed, February 20, 2019 10:00 A.M.
Paschalville Library

The Paschalville Community Group provides English as a Second Language Classes for students of all levels. Registration for new students is held on Tuesday at 12:30 p.m.

Adult New Americans New Americans ESL

AARP Tax Preparation

Wed, February 20, 2019 10:30 A.M.
West Oak Lane Library

Volunteers from AARP will be available from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. to offer free, in-person tax preparation service for seniors. Reservations required. Call 215-685-2843 to make an appointment.

Senior Other Great Programs Personal Finance & Investing

Open Climb

Wed, February 20, 2019 10:30 A.M.
Cecil B. Moore Library

Come take advantage of our new play space, featuring a climbing wall! Our redesign and educational toys encourage 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…

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Preschool Storytime

Wed, February 20, 2019 10:30 A.M.
Andorra Library

We will read a few books, dance to a few songs, and learn a new rhyme with Sign Language along with Children's Librarian - Miss Molly.  For kids ages 2 to 5 years old, along with an adult caregiver. Children and parents can work on listening and participation skills together.  If…

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Preschool Storytime

Wed, February 20, 2019 10:30 A.M.
Logan Library

Join us for stories, songs and fun!  For preschoolers and their families. Groups should call ahead to make sure we have room for your kids.

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