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Edible Alphabet en Español: Learn Spanish Through Cooking at the Library

Tue, May 21, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

Looking for a chance to brush up on your Spanish language skills? Interested in meeting new people, learning to cook a new recipe and have a great time? Join us in the Culinary Literacy Center for a hands-on Spanish language cooking class! Tuesday, May 21, 2019 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm Culinary…

Adult Young Adult Senior Workshops and Enrichment Community Events Discussion and Participation Other Great Programs Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition Education Free Library of Philadelphia Free Library of Philadelphia Programs & Services Language Study Literacy Bilingual Programs

Adam Gopnik | A Thousand Small Sanities: The Moral Adventure of Liberalism

Tue, May 21, 2019 7:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Cost: $15.00
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A staff writer at The New Yorker for more than three decades, Adam Gopnik is the author of Paris to the Moon , The Table Comes First , and At the Strangers’ Gate , an “elegant” memoir of his 1980s move to a peculiar New York that “effortlessly weaves in the city’s…

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Preschool Storytime

Wed, May 22, 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.

Preschool Other Great Programs Storytimes

Preschool Storytime

Wed, May 22, 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…

Preschool Toddler Other Great Programs Storytimes

Baby & Toddler Storytime (Encore)

Wed, May 22, 2019 11:00 A.M.
Children's Department at Parkway Central Library

Books, songs, rhymes and bounces for children (birth to 23 months) and their caregivers!. Wednesdays at 11 a.m. (a repeat of Monday's Storytime program)  Parkway Central Library Children's Department Ground Floor, 1901 Vine Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103 215.686.5369 ***Programs are…

Toddler Baby Family Programs Storytimes Children Education Literacy

Movie Time

Wed, May 22, 2019 1:00 P.M.
Charles L. Durham Library

Watch a good movie and participate in a short conversation about it with our movie-lover librarian.    

Adult Senior Film Screening Discussion and Participation Movies & Television

Movie Time

Wed, May 22, 2019 1:00 P.M.
Charles L. Durham Library

Watch a good movie and participate in a short conversation about it with our movie-lover librarian.    

Adult Senior Film Screening Discussion and Participation Movies & Television

Older Adult Lunch

Wed, May 22, 2019 1:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Make and enjoy a delicious plant-based lunch with Chef Char Nolan. Door prizes, recipes, and more. Try new healthy meat-free meals with AARP inspired recipes, and enjoy conversation with other adults 55+. Bring a friend! Registration required.  Call or stop by the library to sign up.

Adult Health Programs Culinary Literacy Health

Healthy Hangout

Wed, May 22, 2019 4:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Students of all ages are welcome to our Healthy Hangout! Staff from the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia will be here after school with healthy activities and information on health topics for kids.  

Young Adult School Age Health Programs Health

LEGO Day

Wed, May 22, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Blanche A. Nixon/Cobbs Creek Library

Join other children and explore your creative side with Legos. Mega-blocks available for smaller children; all materials provided.

School Age Other Great Programs Children Family LEGO STEM

Wii Wednesdays

Wed, May 22, 2019 4:30 P.M.
Frankford Library

Come play your favorite Wii games with Mr. Vince on the fourth Wednesday of the month.  For teens and school-aged kids.

Young Adult School Age Other Great Programs Games and Gaming Video Games

STEAM Wednesdays

Wed, May 22, 2019 4:30 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Join us for a new experiment or fun game that challenges your mind! LEAP (Literacy Enrichment Afterschool Program) homework help and literacy activities offered for grades K-12 while school is in session.

Young Adult School Age LEAP Games and Gaming Science

Let’s Speak English! | For International Adults

Wed, May 22, 2019 5:00 P.M.
Independence Library

Join us for a weekly conversation hour and build your confidence in speaking English. Topics may include: small talk, holidays, customs, and common slang. You can practice speaking English in a casual and relaxed environment without examinations. You will be able to make friends with other…

Adult New Americans New Americans ESL

PAWS for Reading—Read with Sophie!

Wed, May 22, 2019 5:30 P.M.
Ramonita G. de Rodriguez Library

Readers of all ages and stages are invited to read aloud to a well-trained therapy animal in order to improve their reading and communication skills. Since pets don’t correct mistakes, there is no pressure to “perform” and reading becomes a fun, positive, enjoyable experience.…

School Age Family Programs Children Family Literacy PAWS Read to a Dog

Sit and Stitch

Wed, May 22, 2019 6:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Join a circle of knitters and crocheters for an informal evening of needlecrafts.  Any skill level welcome, though formal instruction will not be guaranteed. All are welcome!

Adult Family Programs Crafts & Hobbies Crochet arts & crafts

Read, Baby, Read Walkers and Talkers Pajama Storytime

Wed, May 22, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Richmond Library

Dance, wiggle, and sing along in our fun storytime for young independent movers.  For babies and toddlers with their caregivers. Siblings welcome.  Text @Portrichmo to 81010 for text reminders!  Read, Baby, Read is a series of fun programs for babies, toddlers and their…

Toddler Baby Family Programs Storytimes Children Family

Teen Forensics

Wed, May 22, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Wynnefield Library

Helpful tips about pursuing a creer in the forensic science field, preparing for college, and how to find STEM programs.  For young people between the ages of 12 and 18   Presented by The Association of Women in Forensic Science

Young Adult Other Great Programs Teens STEM

Spring Cooking Tasting and Demo

Wed, May 22, 2019 6:30 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Savor the flavors of spring with Chef Dolores as we create crowd-pleasing sides that feature the best produce of this balmy weather season. Come ready to taste dishes that will complement any meal and might even steal the show! This Culinary Literacy Center program is presented in partnership…

Adult Young Adult Health Programs Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition Family Health

English Language Circle

Wed, May 22, 2019 6:30 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Join us for a free weekly conversation hour.  Build your confidence in speaking English while meeting other international adults, in a casual learning environment.

Adult New Americans New Americans ESL

Historic Preservation in Philadelphia

Wed, May 22, 2019 6:30 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Paul Steinke, Executive Director of the Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia, will discuss the challenges of historic preservation in a growing city with a robust development climate. He will give an overview of the Alliance’s work, and highlight gains and losses in terms of the…

Adult Speakers and Lectures Philadelphia History
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