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Amulets Workshop

Mon, March 4, 2019 4:30 P.M.
Richmond Library

Learn how to create an amulet for power and protection-- like the gris-gris bag Jojo’s grandfather makes for him.

Adult Young Adult School Age Arts and Crafts Programs Family Programs One Book, One Philadelphia One Book, One Philadelphia arts & crafts

Film Screening: O' Brother, Where Art Thou?

Mon, March 4, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Torresdale Library

Loosely based on Homer's Odyssey, this is the story of three escapees froma prison farm in Mississippi and their adventure as they travel home in hopes of recovering something buried. (Rated PG-13)

Adult Young Adult School Age Film Screening One Book, One Philadelphia One Book, One Philadelphia

Kids Can Cook

Tue, March 5, 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

Lankenau Live Healthy Series: Choose to be Fit

Tue, March 5, 2019 4:30 P.M.
Overbrook Park Library

Educators from Lankenau Medical Center will lead a workshop on health and wellness.

Young Adult School Age Health Programs Health & Fitness

Get on the Bus!

Tue, March 5, 2019 5:00 P.M.
Bushrod Library

Children will read Last Stop on Market Street , discuss their own bus experiences, and create 3D paper buses to drive along a large map of Philadelphia bus routes.  

Young Adult School Age Toddler Arts and Crafts Programs Family Programs One Book, One Philadelphia Art Family Literature One Book, One Philadelphia

Super Science + Tech Tuesdays

Tue, March 5, 2019 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

Story Time at the Book Nook at Reading Terminal Market

Wed, March 6, 2019 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

Last Building Bridges with Books Family Night of the School Year!

Wed, March 6, 2019 3:30 P.M.
Blanche A. Nixon/Cobbs Creek Library

Want to make reading FUN?  Come to the library and get a jump start on summer with literacy games, free books, prizes, and fun for everyone!  Families of K-3rd grade students from Add B. Anderson Elementary are invited to join us at Cobbs Creek Library for a Building Bridges with Books…

Adult School Age Family Programs Children Family Building Bridges with Books

Last Building Bridges with Books Family Night of the School Year!

Wed, March 6, 2019 3:30 P.M.
Haverford Library

Want to make reading FUN?  Come to the library and get a jump start on summer with literacy games, free books, prizes, and fun for everyone!  Families of K-3rd grade students from Commodore John Barry Elementary are invited to join us at Haverford Library for a Building Bridges with…

Adult School Age Family Programs Children Family Building Bridges with Books

Last Building Bridges with Books Family Night of the School Year!

Wed, March 6, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Ramonita G. de Rodriguez Library

Want to make reading FUN?  Come to the library and get a jump start on summer with literacy games, free books, prizes, and fun for everyone!  Families of K-3rd grade students from James R. Ludlow Elementary are invited to join us at Rodriguez Library for literacy games, free books,…

Adult School Age Family Programs Children Family Building Bridges with Books

Book Discussion: Ghost Boys

Wed, March 6, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Wynnefield 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

Elephant and Piggie Party

Wed, March 6, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Richmond Library

Celebrate Mo Willems’ Elephant and Piggie with silly stories, games, crafts, and a snack! Who knows, the Pigeon might even make an appearance.

School Age Preschool Family Programs Family

Gaming Garage

Wed, March 6, 2019 4:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Come and get hands on with the Nintendo Switch. Students of all ages can join us for games of Mario Kart, get on their feet with Just Dance 2018, or construct cool toys with Nintendo Labo kits. Drop-in, and no registration required.

School Age Other Great Programs Games and Gaming Video Games

Game Day Wednesday

Wed, March 6, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Wyoming Library

Join us every Wednesday for a game day bonanza from 4:00 until 5:30 pm.  Play one of your favorite board games or find a new one. For school age children.

School Age Other Great Programs Children Games and Gaming

Mindful Breathing Workshop

Wed, March 6, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Cecil B. Moore Library

This three-part workshop will help older kids and teens learn skills and exercises to manage the wide range of emotions we experience throughout each day. Space is limited; please contact the Children’s Librarian at hoskinsonk@freelibrary.org to register.

Young Adult School Age Health Programs LEAP Health and Wellness Body, Mind & Spirit Children Family Teens Health

Children's BINGO

Wed, March 6, 2019 4:30 P.M.
Greater Olney Library

Come play BINGO at the Library afterschool! Prizes too! Program is for school age children, ages 6 and up.  This program is intended for children and their caregivers. Day cares and other groups please call to schedule an appointment.

School Age Other Great Programs Children Games and Gaming

Film Screening: I am Not Your Negro: James Baldwin and Race in America (2016)

Wed, March 6, 2019 4:30 P.M.
Lillian Marrero Library

This Oscar-nominated documentary narrated by Samuel L. Jackson explores the continued peril America faces from institutionalized racism. In 1979, James Baldwin wrote a letter to his literary agent describing his next project, Remember This House . The book was to be a revolutionary, personal…

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Film Screening One Book, One Philadelphia Literacy Movies & Television One Book, One Philadelphia

Frankford's Movie Night

Wed, March 6, 2019 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

Get on the Bus!

Wed, March 6, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Welsh Road Library

Children will read Last Stop on Market Street , discuss their own bus experiences, and create 3D paper buses to drive along a large map of Philadelphia bus routes.  

Young Adult School Age Toddler Arts and Crafts Programs Family Programs One Book, One Philadelphia Art Family Literature One Book, One Philadelphia

Mr. Malcolm presents Dr. Seuss

Wed, March 6, 2019 6:30 P.M.
Bustleton Library

Back by popular demand! Join Mr. Malcolm for some classics to celebrate Dr. Seuss' birthday! This is a family-friendly program for ages 3 and up.

School Age Preschool Family Programs Storytimes Children Family children's literature
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