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LEAP Slime Time

Thu, December 13, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Fishtown Community Library

Join us as we experiment with common household ingredients to create squishy, fluffy, glittery, and scented slime! 

Young Adult School Age LEAP Children Science STEM

Slime Science

Thu, December 13, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Frankford Library

Learn about the chemical properties of slime and use different ingredients to experiment with ways to create slime!

Young Adult School Age LEAP Children Science STEM

Play on, Philly! Plays in the Music Department!

Thu, December 13, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Music Department at Parkway Central Library

Join us on Thursday, December 13th from 4pm-5pm for a pop-up concert in the Music Department ! Students at Play on, Philly!  will perform in small ensembles to showcase their talents! Play On, Philly! (POP) provides high-quality music education to students, who would typically lack access,…

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Family Academy Courses & Training | Basic Household Budgeting

Thu, December 13, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Whitman 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

Lego Club

Thu, December 13, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Children's Department at Parkway Central Library

Join Miss Keyoniafor Lego Club every other Thursday from 4-5pm.  Build a kit or make a creation of your own design!  This program is recommended for children ages 6-12 and their caregivers.  Questions?  Call 215-686-5369.   *Programs are subject to change.* Find us…

School Age Other Great Programs LEGO

Teen Winter Craft

Thu, December 13, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Blanche A. Nixon/Cobbs Creek Library

Make a winter-themed craft. Snacks provided.

Young Adult Arts and Crafts Programs Art Teens

Chess Club

Thu, December 13, 2018 4:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Learn to play chess or improve your game! Students of all ages, and all levels welcome.  Register with Prashant at GhoksheP@freelibrary.org.  

Young Adult School Age Other Great Programs Chess

SmART Readers

Thu, December 13, 2018 4:30 P.M.
Richmond 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. This program is sponsored by the Philadelphia Arts in Education Partnership.

School Age Family Programs Art Children

Afterschool Chess Club

Thu, December 13, 2018 4:30 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Fumo Family Library seeks students in grades K-8 to join our Chess Cub. All skill levels are welcome. Even if you have never played before, we will teach you.

Young Adult School Age Other Great Programs Chess

In Conversation With The Rosenbach Mini-Series: The Legacy of the Thirteenth Amendment, with Hosea H. Harvey

Thu, December 13, 2018 6:00 P.M.
The Rosenbach | 2008 Delancey Place, Philadelphia, PA 19103

About the Legacy of the Thirteenth Amendment Mini-Series The Rosenbach collection includes an 1865 commemorative copy — signed by members of both houses of the United States Congress — of the proposal for Thirteenth Amendment to the Constitution, which abolished slavery. This series…

Adult Other Great Programs Speakers and Lectures Rosenbach Museum & Library

All Aboard the Polar Express!

Thu, December 13, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Logan Library

Calling all Logan neighborhood families - put your pajamas on and join us to make some cozy memories.  We'll read The Polar Express and make some healthy snacks.  Space is limited and pre-registration is required. Stop by the library to get your round-trip ticket/rsvp by December…

School Age Preschool Toddler Family Programs Storytimes Health Holiday Storytimes

Quick Milk Ricotta and Fresh Mozzarella with Alex Jones

Thu, December 13, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

Just in time for the holiday season! Learn the simple and delicious joy of making fresh cheeses at home with this class taught by cheesemonger and food writer Alex Jones. In just a few quick steps and with simple ingredients you may already have in your kitchen, you can make your own quick milk…

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Kirsten Gillibrand | Bold and Brave: Ten Heroes Who Won Women the Right to Vote

Thu, December 13, 2018 7:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Cost: $15 or $27 - optional book with ticket
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UPDATE: ALL BOOKS WILL BE PRE-SIGNED BY SENATOR GILLIBRAND. THERE WILL NOT BE A SIGNING FOLLOWING THE EVENT. EVENT SOLD OUT On the eve of the one-hundredth anniversary of the Nineteenth Amendment, which granted women the right to vote, New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand introduces children to…

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Play Circle

Fri, December 14, 2018 10:00 A.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Every Friday, join us for play time to connect with other families. Children and their caregivers are encouraged to imagine, build, create, and play! Drop-in anytime between 10 and 12. Blocks and other toys will be provided. Groups and daycares, please call the Children’s Librarian…

Preschool Toddler Family Programs Children Family

Wooden Block Party

Fri, December 14, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Cecil B. Moore Library

Let your imagination grow with books and play! Join us for a story, then discover what you can build with wooden blocks! This program is intended for children 3-5 and their families. Older siblings are welcome; soft blocks can be provided for younger siblings. Daycares and other large groups…

Preschool Toddler Family Programs Storytimes Children Family Wooden Block Party

Big Kids Storytime

Fri, December 14, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Stories, songs, rhymes, music, movement, and lots of fun for children ages 2-5 and their caregivers. Siblings are welcome.

Preschool Toddler Family Programs Storytimes Children Literacy

CareerLink

Fri, December 14, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Bustleton Library

Looking for a job? Or a better one? Stop in to see CareerLink! Browse jobs and apply. 10:30 AM-12PM

Adult Career Workshops Jobs & Job Seekers

Adult Book Club

Fri, December 14, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library

Do love reading and talking about what you are reading?  Join us on the 2nd Friday of the month for our book club - we'll be meeting from 10:30 a.m. until noon. This month's selection is Salvage the Bones , by Jesmyn Ward.  A hurricane builds over a town in the Gulf of…

Adult Senior Discussion and Participation Literature Book Clubs

Storytime with Mr. Paul

Fri, December 14, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Holmesburg Library

Storytime with Mr. Paul Children’s librarian Mr. Paul will be reading various picture books this December including "Bear Stays Up for Christmas" by Karma Wilson and "The Little Drummer Boy" by Ezra Jack Keats. For preschool children and their adult caregivers.

Preschool Family Programs Storytimes Children

Pre-K Storytime

Fri, December 14, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Queen Memorial Library

Join us as we read, sing, dance, and learn together! Older siblings are always welcome. For additional information, please call the librarian at 215-685-1899.  

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