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Book Arts Workshop: The Record Book

Sat, December 1, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Art Department at Parkway Central Library

The Record Book is built out of a series of cut and folded paper pockets, and the "stackability" of the pockets provides the spine and structure of the book, as well as the ability to open flat. This book makes room for housing many delights--recipes, self-portraits, love notes,…

Adult Young Adult Senior Arts and Crafts Programs Art Crafts & Hobbies Free Library of Philadelphia arts & crafts Book Arts

Crochet Club

Sat, December 1, 2018 1:30 P.M.
Kingsessing Library

Come experience the joy of crochet. Whether you’re a beginner or have been crocheting for years, you’ll have fun in this club led by a crochet artist from the community.

Adult Young Adult School Age Other Great Programs Crafts & Hobbies Crochet arts & crafts

Saturday Crafternoons

Sat, December 1, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Fox Chase Library

Calling crafters of all experience levels: come craft with us at the library! Join us for some basic instruction, idea sharing, coordinated projects, and good company. No experience necessary. Intended for adults and young adults. 

Adult Young Adult Senior Arts and Crafts Programs arts & crafts

Teen Book Club

Sat, December 1, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Logan Library

Do you love to read?  Do you like to talk about what you are reading?   We'll choose a different young adult book to read each month, form different genres, styles and authors.  Participants will help select the books.  Snacks will be provided.  Stop by and see…

Young Adult Discussion and Participation Book Clubs

Quest Film Screening

Sat, December 1, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Logan Library

Called “A Portrait of an American Family,” Quest is an intimate, moving documentary that captures ten years in the life of a North Philadelphia family. 

Adult Young Adult School Age Film Screening

The King's Highway (Film and Discussion)

Sat, December 1, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

The King’s Highway documentary is the untold story of Northeast Philadelphia’s impact on America and the historical significance of this region. The historic buildings and structures along the King’s Highway (Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route/Bristol Pike/Frankford…

Adult Young Adult School Age Film Screening Speakers and Lectures Philadelphia History History Maps architecture

Holiday Concert with Sam and Greg

Sun, December 2, 2018 1:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Start your holiday season in a musical way with local duo Sam and Greg in concert. This concert is free and open to the public.  Please register at Eventbrite: https://holconsg.eventbrite.com Parkway Central Library-Room 108 1901 Vine Street Philadelphia, PA 19103 215-686-5402

Adult Young Adult Live Performances Free Library of Philadelphia Free Library of Philadelphia Programs & Services Music

Sundays on Stage: The Nutcracker

Sun, December 2, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Presented by Pages to Pirouettes, bring the whole family to hear the story of Marie and the Nutcracker Prince and their journey to the Land of the Sweets,  then see it come to life to the enchanting music of Tchaikovsky. This Sundays on Stage tradition closes with a ballet lesson for the…

Young Adult School Age Preschool Toddler Senior Baby Family Programs Live Performances Sundays on Stage African American Children Family Music dance

TechCORE2

Mon, December 3, 2018 3:00 P.M.
Overbrook Park Library

Join presenters from TechCORE for a variety of fun activities that will improve technical skills and pique your interests in S.T.E.M (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math). Play around with Scratch Computer Coding, littleBits Code Kit, and more! Online Sign Up  or visit the Overbrook…

Young Adult Other Great Programs Technology Teens STEM

Meatless Monday

Mon, December 3, 2018 4:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Join Chef Char Nolan for an all-ages vegan cooking class. All levels of experience welcome.

Young Adult Health Programs Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition Health

Monday Poets| Raquel Salas Rivera & Wes Matthews

Mon, December 3, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Literature Department at Parkway Central Library

WES MATTHEWS was born in Detroit and began writing poetry at age 10. He is a two-time Brave New Voices competitor, a 2016 TEDx speaker, and winner of the 2018 Philly Slam League All-Star Poetry Slam. His work can be found in Detroit Free Press , Eunoia Review , Dreginald Magazine , and in other…

Adult Young Adult Senior Speakers and Lectures Monday Poets Reading Series African American Literature Poetry

A Free Tour of Philadelphia: The Changing City Exhibition

Tue, December 4, 2018 3:00 P.M.
Rare Book Department at Parkway Central Library

Come and learn about our city’s exciting, dynamic, and often forgotten history with a guided tour of Philadelphia: The Changing City exhibition. The tour will be led by an exhibition curator in the Dietrich Gallery in the Rare Book Department , which is located on the third floor of the…

Adult Young Adult School Age Other Great Programs African American Art Digital Collections Education Family Free Library of Philadelphia Programs & Services Health & Fitness Philadelphia History Rare Books, Manuscripts, & Digital Collections Special Collections Teens History printmaking architecture Changing City

Kids Can Cook

Tue, December 4, 2018 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

Teen Tuesdays: Games

Tue, December 4, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Nicetown-Tioga Library

What games will be playing this week?  

Young Adult Other Great Programs Games and Gaming

Breaking into the Baking Business for Teens

Tue, December 4, 2018 4:30 P.M.
Tacony Library

Love to bake? Do you dream about what it would be like to turn your hobby into a business? Get a taste of the baking business with Ms. Orphialasertrella Adams-Taylor -  founder of Aunt Orphia’s Pound Cake Company - as she shares tips on how to start and maintain a cake company. Have…

Young Adult Business Cooking & Nutrition Teens

Friends of Blackwell Regional Library Meeting

Tue, December 4, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Winter Planning Meeting The Friends of Blackwell Regional Library are meeting to discuss upcoming library activities. Please join us. New friends are always welcome! Questions? E-mail manionn@freelibrary.org

Adult Young Adult Senior Discussion and Participation

Super Science + Tech Tuesdays

Tue, December 4, 2018 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

Movie Day

Wed, December 5, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Blanche A. Nixon/Cobbs Creek Library

Join us at the library for a family-friendly movie each month. 

Young Adult School Age Preschool Film Screening Family Programs Movies & Television

Gorgeous Gifts

Wed, December 5, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Lovett Memorial Library

Make a gift from the heart, for someone you love.  Supplies will be provided.  For all ages.

Young Adult School Age Other Great Programs arts & crafts

Frankford's Movie Night

Wed, December 5, 2018 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
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