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Family BINGO

Mon, May 20, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Greater Olney Library

Come play BINGO at the Library with the whole family! 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 Family Programs Children Games and Gaming

Spinning Yarns

Mon, May 20, 2019 6:30 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

For those who knit and crochet, bring your latest project and enjoy a relaxing, low-key evening of crafting at the library.  All fiber arts are welcome. This program is intended for adults.    

Adult Senior Arts and Crafts Programs arts & crafts

ESL Conversation Group for Adults

Mon, May 20, 2019 7:00 P.M.
Chestnut Hill Library

Chestnut Hill is offering a free English as a Second Language conversation and grammar group for people who want to improve their English Language skills.  This class is every Monday and all are welcome.  For more information, please contact the library at 215-685-9290.

Adult Discussion and Participation New Americans ESL - English as a Second Language English Language Learners

Toddler Storytime

Tue, May 21, 2019 10:00 A.M.
Fumo Family Library

Join us for stories, songs, and activities, with time to socialize and play with the library's toys after storytime! These programs are intended for children three years old and younger, accompanied by a caregiver.  Daycares, please call for separate appointments.  For more…

Toddler Family Programs Storytimes Children

Music and Movement Storytime

Tue, May 21, 2019 10:00 A.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Dance, wiggle and sing along in our fun storytime for young independent movers. Siblings are always welcome at our programs. Preschools and other groups, please call to schedule alternate visits. Please contact Liz Heideman at 215-685-6621 for further information. These programs are supported by…

Toddler Family Programs Storytimes Children

Preschool Storytime

Tue, May 21, 2019 10:30 A.M.
Richmond Library

Miss Meghan invites children ages 1 to 4 and their caregivers to join her for stories, songs, and activities. Siblings are always welcome. Daycares should call for separate appointments. For more information, please contact Miss Meghan at 215-685-9992.

Preschool Family Programs Storytimes Children

Spring Storytime

Tue, May 21, 2019 10:30 A.M.
Lovett Memorial Library

Join Ms. Dana for stories, songs and silliness.  Recommended for ages 2 and up, and their parents and caregivers.

Preschool Toddler Other Great Programs Storytimes

Preschool Story Time

Tue, May 21, 2019 10:30 A.M.
Torresdale Library

Join us for stories, songs and puppets, followed by creative playtime!  For children ages 2 to 5 with an accompanying adult.   

Preschool Toddler Family Programs Storytimes Children Family

Preschool Playtime

Tue, May 21, 2019 11:00 A.M.
Richmond Library

Come play, learn, and get to know others in our preschool area. Recommended for children ages 4 and under and their caregivers.

Preschool Family Programs Children Wooden Block Party

Music and Movement Storytime

Tue, May 21, 2019 11:00 A.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Dance, wiggle and sing along in our fun storytime for young independent movers. Siblings are always welcome at our programs. Preschools and other groups, please call to schedule alternate visits. Please contact Liz Heideman at 215-685-6621 for further information. These programs are supported by…

Toddler Family Programs Storytimes Children

Smartphone Basics

Tue, May 21, 2019 11:30 A.M.
Charles L. Durham Library

Learn the very basic of using a smart phone. Call to sign up and bring your smartphone the day of the workshop.

Adult Senior Workshops and Enrichment Technology Digital Media

Tai Chi

Tue, May 21, 2019 12:00 P.M.
Andorra Library

Join us for a healthy and stress relieving break in the middle of your day.  Our instructor, Henry Vuong, has been studying Tai Chi since childhood.  This free, 8-week program is sponsored by Friends of Andorra Library.  Space is limited and advance registration is…

Adult Senior Health Programs Health & Fitness Tai Chi

Email Basics

Tue, May 21, 2019 12:00 P.M.
Frankford Library

Learn to use e-mail and set up your own free account, upload attachments, and learn how to navigate your email with our Digital Resource Specialist.  Also, utilize our new laptops for extended time.

Adult Senior Computer Classes Hot Spots Computers Technology

Free Legal Help Available @ the Library

Tue, May 21, 2019 2:00 P.M.
Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library

Representatives from Community Legal Services will provide information on resources available and legal options. Do you have issues like these?  We can help.  Having troubly paying your property taxes, or utility bills? Having issues obtaining the deed to your home? Owe the IRS,…

Adult Senior Other Great Programs Law Social Justice

Teens Cook!

Tue, May 21, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Teens in grades 7-12, please join us for a series of free, fun-filled programs! We’ll learn simple techniques for cooking healthy and delicious meals. Registration is required; please email hoopese@freelibrary.org, call 215-685-6621, or stop by the Reference Desk to sign up. This program…

Young Adult Health Programs Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition Health

The Urban Landscape And The World Around Us

Tue, May 21, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Kingsessing Library

What does the city look like without people? How does nature reclaim these man-made environments and return them to a wild state? We’ll explore how plants and animals thrive in urban environments and how the city might change after humans. Presented by educators from Bartram's Garden

School Age Discussion and Participation Workshops and Enrichment Art Children Animals and Nature

Literacy Tuesdays

Tue, May 21, 2019 4:30 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Join Ms. Abigail for story-telling, letter-writing, poem-crunching, and crafty fun with words.  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 Literacy

Introduction to African Dance & Drumming

Tue, May 21, 2019 4:30 P.M.
Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library

This program will have participants making music and moving, along with the presenters.  We'll learn about, and experience traditional African dance and music with Camara Arts:  Keepers of the Tradition.  This is a family program.

Adult Young Adult School Age Preschool Toddler Senior Family Programs Live Performances Music History dance

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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