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Big and Small, Books For All | Miniature Albums

Thu, February 1, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Whitman Library

A miniature book is a book smaller than 3 inches in size. These tiny books have been worn and carried in pockets for hundreds of years. In this workshop, children will make a miniature album using traditional book binding techniques. All supplies will be provided. Big and Small, Books For All…

Young Adult School Age Other Great Programs Arts and Crafts Programs Children Family Special Collections Book Arts Big and Small, Books for All

Firefly Jars

Thu, February 1, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Lawncrest Library

Brown Girl Dreaming recalls the joy of catching fireflies in a jar. Using craft supplies, create your own beautiful, miniature glow jars that light up the dark.  

Adult Young Adult Arts and Crafts Programs Family Programs One Book, One Philadelphia Crafts & Hobbies One Book, One Philadelphia

Kids Craft Club

Thu, February 1, 2018 4:30 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Get crafty every Thursday! Create a different make-and-take craft project every week. 

Young Adult School Age Arts and Crafts Programs LEAP arts & crafts

Teen Poetry Slam

Fri, February 2, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Rare Book Department at Parkway Central Library

In celebration of Black History Month, Philly Slam League and Teen Central are throwing a poetry slam in the Dietrich Gallery of the Rare Book Department’s Dietrich Gallery. Join us, have fun, and share your talent! Poetry Slam Friday February 2, 2018 | 4:00 P.M.

Young Adult Black History Month Poetry Special Collections Teens

Stories Alive: Family Story Hour for Incarcerated Parents and Their Children

Sat, February 3, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Stories Alive gives incarcerated parents the opportunity to read and connect with their children during a live videoconference call. Families who participate will get books to take home and keep! Stories Alive is available to children and caregivers with family members at the Curran-Fromhold and…

Adult Young Adult School Age Preschool Toddler Senior Family Programs Storytimes Children Family Literacy Social Justice

Quick Dinners with Matthew Whipple, RD

Sat, February 3, 2018 11:00 A.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Join Matthew Whipple, Registered Dietitian at ShopRite Whitman Plaza, to learn some tips and tricks for getting a healthy dinner on the table at the end of a busy day!

Adult Young Adult Health Programs Cooking & Nutrition Health

SATurdays: SAT and College Prep Workshops for Teens

Sat, February 3, 2018 12:00 P.M.
Teen Center at Parkway Central Library

Join Teen Central for a series of college prep and standardized testing workshops led by our team of college Workstudy students under the guidance of expert librarians. The program's structure will vary depending on the areas wehre teen attendees need the most help, so please come prepared…

Young Adult Workshops and Enrichment Homework Help & Study Aids Literacy Teens Test Preparation

Film Screening | Brooklyn

Sat, February 3, 2018 1:00 P.M.
Falls of Schuylkill Library

An Irish immigrant lands in 1950s Brooklyn, where she quickly falls into a romance with a local.  When her past catches up with her, however, she must choose between two countries and the lives that exist within.  2015.  Rated PG-13.  1 hour and 57 minutes.

Adult Young Adult Senior Film Screening One Book, One Philadelphia One Book, One Philadelphia

Octavius V. Catto: A Legacy for the 21st Century

Sat, February 3, 2018 1:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Interactive workshop for the whole family featuring hands-on activities, examination of primary sources, and a screening of History Making Productions' Octavius V. Catto: A Legacy for the 21st Century followed by a discussion led by local Catto experts. Octavius V. Catto was a 19th…

Adult Young Adult School Age Black History Month Family Programs African American Family Philadelphia Philadelphia History

Movie Screening | Fences (2014)

Sat, February 3, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Haverford Library

A working-class African-American father tries to raise his family while coming to terms with the events of his life.  Rated PG-13.  

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

Film Screening: Crooklyn

Sat, February 3, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Ramonita G. de Rodriguez Library

Join us for Saturday matinee screenings and discussions of Crooklyn (1994) 1 hour, 55 minutes, Rated PG-13. Spike Lee's vibrant semi-autobiographical portrait of a school teacher, her stubborn jazz musician husband and their five kids living in Brooklyn in 1973.

Adult Young Adult Film Screening One Book, One Philadelphia Movies & Television One Book, One Philadelphia

Meet the Author | Yani

Sat, February 3, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Logan Library

Join us for a discussion of two of author Yani's books.   "Love's Deadly Masquerade"  centers around domestic violence, and "Hoop Dreams Deflated" deals with many of the issues facing young inner city males, every day, while trying to stay focused on…

Adult Young Adult Senior Speakers and Lectures African American

Mighty Poets Workshop

Sun, February 4, 2018 3:30 P.M.
Mighty Writers South, 1501 Christian St.

Using the memoir-in-poems Brown Girl Dreaming as a guide, young poets are invited to tell their life stories through spoken word over the course of five sessions, and present their works in a culminating Poetry Slam. Click here to register.  Sunday, January 14 Sunday, January 21 Sunday,…

Young Adult Workshops and Enrichment One Book, One Philadelphia One Book, One Philadelphia

Maker Monday

Mon, February 5, 2018 3:30 P.M.
Teen Center at Parkway Central Library

The Teen Center is home to numerous arts and craft supplies which teens can use on Monday afternoons to create take home projects. Join us for freeform activities and pre-determined crafts. 

Young Adult Arts and Crafts Programs Art Comics & Graphic Novels Crafts & Hobbies Teens arts & crafts

Meatless Mondays

Mon, February 5, 2018 3:45 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Join Chef Char Nolan for Meatless Mondays, an interactive class on vegan cooking for all ages.

Adult Young Adult Health Programs Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition Health

Logan Library Youth Council

Mon, February 5, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Logan Library

Are you between the ages of 12 and 21?  Do you want to grow your leadership skills?  Do you want to be a part of creating youth spaces and programming at the library?  If you answered yes to any of these questions, come join us.  We will meet from 4 until 5:30 p.m.

Young Adult Discussion and Participation

Tune in, Rock Out!

Mon, February 5, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Richmond Library

In this activity that’s especially for tweens and teens, check out music from the sixties, seventies, and today--then compose your own beats and sounds!

Young Adult Other Great Programs One Book, One Philadelphia Music One Book, One Philadelphia

Laptop Lounge

Mon, February 5, 2018 5:30 P.M.
Frankford Library

Brush up on your computer skills using our in-house laptops with our Digital Resource Specialist.  Space may be limited.

Adult Young Adult Computer Classes Computers
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