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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

Yoga

Wed, May 22, 2019 6:30 P.M.
Fishtown Community Library

Wipe away the stress of the week and get your body and mind ready for a relaxing weekend. Decompress, unwind, and relax and start your weekend off the right way. Brittany from Roots2Rise will be our instructor.      

Adult Young Adult Health Programs Body, Mind & Spirit Yoga

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

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

Chestnut Hill Library Contemporary Book Group

Wed, May 22, 2019 7:00 P.M.
Chestnut Hill Library

This group meets the 4th Wednesday of every month.  For more information and to reserve a copy of the month's selection, please contact the library at 215-685-9290. Spring book selections are: March 27th - In Extemis: The Life and Death of the War Correspondent Marie Colvin by Lindsey…

Adult Discussion and Participation Literature Book Clubs

PreK Music & Movement

Thu, May 23, 2019 12:30 A.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Join us for Music & Movement with Mr. Ray! This is a time to sing, dance, and share stories. Free and no registration required. Groups please call the children's librarian for an appointment at 215-685-1866.    

Preschool Family Programs Children Music

Music & Movement with Mr. Ray

Thu, May 23, 2019 10:00 A.M.
Fumo Family Library

Music & Movement is a time for the youngest children to sing, dance, and share stories.  

Preschool Family Programs Children Music

Preschool Open House

Thu, May 23, 2019 10:00 A.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Groups and families with children ages 3-5 are invited to our Thursday morning Open Houses. Kids will get a chance to: Read and enjoy books Play with each other in our interactive play space Register for library cards Borrow books and other library materials Attend storytime at 10:15 and 11:15…

Preschool Family Programs Children

Preschool Storytime

Thu, May 23, 2019 10:00 A.M.
Fox Chase Library

. All preschool aged children are welcome to attend the Fox Chase Library story time Thursday mornings at 10:00, except for the third Thursday of the month Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and fun! For more information contact Christine Casperson at 215-685-0547

Preschool Other Great Programs Storytimes Literacy

Ancient Wisdom & Modern Heartbreak: How Rome Helped Shape the U.S.

Thu, May 23, 2019 11:00 A.M.
Senior Services at Parkway Central Library

Explore the Roman world with distinguished professors from Princeton University and the University of Pennsylvania, who will weave together the connections between this ancient empire and our democratic republic today. Part 4: Roman Consolations for Calamitous Times University of Pennsylvania…

Adult Young Adult Senior Speakers and Lectures Central Senior Services Calendar Politics History

Read, Baby, Read My First Storytime

Thu, May 23, 2019 11:00 A.M.
Richmond Library

Bring your little one for lap time with stories, songs, rhymes and bounces. Siblings welcome. Text @Portrichmo to 81010 for text reminders.  Read, Baby, Read is a series of fun programs for babies, toddlers and their families, using new library spaces and materials to help develop language…

Toddler Baby Family Programs Storytimes Children Family

Read, Baby, Read Little Friends Play Group

Thu, May 23, 2019 11:30 A.M.
Richmond Library

Join us for play and great conversation for babies, toddlers, and grown-ups alike. Text @Portrichmo to 81010 for text reminders. Read, Baby, Read is a series of fun programs for babies, toddlers and their families, using new library spaces and materials to help develop language and literacy.…

Toddler Baby Family Programs Storytimes Children

Resume Assistance

Thu, May 23, 2019 12:00 P.M.
Frankford Library

Receive help building a resume or improving your current one utilizing our new laptops for extended time.

Adult Career Workshops Jobs & Job Seekers

Parenting Workshop Series

Thu, May 23, 2019 12:00 P.M.
McPherson Square Library

A FREE 12-Week Program for parents that provides the following: Workshops and materials Refreshments Cash stipend of $100 upon completion of program Occasional door prizes Parenting Certificate upon completion of program Use letter or certificate for Court requirements. Please contact the…

Adult Family Programs Children Family

Careerlink Drop In Help for Job Seekers

Thu, May 23, 2019 12:00 P.M.
Whitman Library

Looking for a new job or updating your resume? Stop in to speak with a Careerlink specialist for one on one help with applications, resumes, and job resources.

Adult Other Great Programs Jobs & Job Seekers

Tai Chi

Thu, May 23, 2019 2:00 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Based on Chinese soft-style martial arts, modern T’ai Chi is best known as a gentle slow-motion exercise that improves balance, leg strength, relaxation, deep breathing, calmness, focus and alertness. Please wear comfortable clothing. Registration is required. To register, please call…

Adult Other Great Programs Health and Wellness Body, Mind & Spirit Health & Fitness

Wooden Block Party

Thu, May 23, 2019 3:30 P.M.
Cecil B. Moore Library

Let your imagination grow with books and play! Join us for a story, then discover what you can build with wooden blocks! This program is intended for children 3-6 and their families. Older siblings are welcome; soft blocks can be provided for younger siblings. Daycares and other large…

Preschool Toddler Family Programs Storytimes Children Family Wooden Block Party

Read, Baby, Read Sensory Play Group

Thu, May 23, 2019 3:30 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

See! Touch! Listen! Baby Sensory Play Group is a chance for your baby to explore different materials using all of their senses. For children ages 3 to 24 months and their caregivers. The program will take place in the Story Hour Room. Expecting parents and siblings welcome. Childcares and…

Toddler Baby Family Programs Children Family

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Family Art Workshops

Thu, May 23, 2019 3:30 P.M.
Wyoming Library

PAFA staff provides community-based art lessons during out of school time to participating students, families and community members. Workshops are held during after-school hours using a drop in model, with no registration required providing an out-of-school setting for families to…

School Age Arts and Crafts Programs Family Programs Art Children Family

Build it Club!

Thu, May 23, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Chestnut Hill Library

Join us on Thursdays for LEGOs, Magnatiles, K'Nex and other STEM building toys for Free Play with kids of all ages.  We also have pre-Duplo, Duplo and big kid LEGOs for kids at all stages and capabilities.  There is an optional snack after LEGO club.

School Age Family Programs Children STEM
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