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Singing Whitman: Songs from the Drinker Collection with Craft Works Music

Thu, May 30, 2019 6:00 P.M.
The Rosenbach | 2008 Delancey Place, Philadelphia, PA 19103

Working in conjunction with the Free Library of Philadelphia’s archives, Craft Works Music, in partnership with the Rosenbach Museum, presents a program of choral works drawn from the Drinker Collection set to and inspired by the poetry of American Transcendentalist Walt Whitman. This…

Adult Other Great Programs Live Performances Music Rosenbach Museum & Library

Yoga for adults!

Thu, May 30, 2019 6:30 P.M.
Thomas F. Donatucci, Sr. 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. Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. except the second Thursday of every month. Please bring a mat.     

Adult Young Adult Health Programs Body, Mind & Spirit Yoga

Play Circle

Fri, May 31, 2019 10:00 A.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Every Friday, join us for play time to connect with other families. Children and their caregivers are encouraged to imagine, build, create, and play! Drop-in anytime between 10 and 12. Blocks and other toys will be provided. Groups and daycares, please call the Children’s Librarian…

Preschool Toddler Family Programs Children Family

Baby Rhyming Time

Fri, May 31, 2019 10:00 A.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Enjoy storytime with songs, tickles and bounces, followed by open play time for babies and time to talk with other adults! Please email Liz at heidemane@freelibrary.org with any questions. We look forward to seeing you! These programs are supported by a grant from the Philadelphia City…

Toddler Family Programs Storytimes Children

Infant and Toddler Playgroup

Fri, May 31, 2019 10:30 A.M.
Chestnut Hill Library

Infants and toddlers along with their parents, grandparents or caregivers are invited to join us at the library for some fun activities.  Play, talk, read and listen to music as the kids explore and interact with one another

Toddler Baby Family Programs Children

Baby Rhyming Time

Fri, May 31, 2019 11:00 A.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Enjoy storytime with songs, tickles and bounces, followed by open play time for babies and time to talk with other adults! Please email Liz at heidemane@freelibrary.org with any questions. We look forward to seeing you! These programs are supported by a grant from the Philadelphia City…

Baby Family Programs Storytimes Children

Whitman Illustrated

Now through Fri, May 31, 2019 11:34 A.M.
Literature Department at Parkway Central Library

A selection of Walt Whitman illustrated editions and other works by artists inspired by the American poet, from the callections of the Art & Literature Departments on the occasion of his 200 year anniversary. In collaboration with the  Art Department . Pictured: Woodblock print by…

Adult Young Adult Senior Exhibitions Art LGBTQ Poetry printmaking Book Arts

Construction Club

Fri, May 31, 2019 3:30 P.M.
Richmond Library

Build with LEGOs, MagnaTiles, KEVA planks, Straws & Connectors, and more. All ages welcome. Children under seven must be accompanied by an adult.

School Age Preschool Family Programs Children

Whitman Illustrated

Now through Fri, May 31, 2019 3:40 P.M.
Art Department at Parkway Central Library

A selection of Walt Whitman illustrated editions and other works by artists inspired by the American poet, from the callections of the Art & Literature Departments on the occasion of his 200 year anniversary. In collaboration with the Literature Department Pictured: Woodblock print by…

Adult Young Adult Senior Exhibitions Art LGBTQ Literature Poetry printmaking Book Arts

LEGO Club

Fri, May 31, 2019 3:45 P.M.
Andorra Library

Can't keep your hands out of a tub of LEGOs?  We can't either. Do you dream of building something amazing with LEGOs?  We do too! If this is you, come join us!  Work on the building assignment, check out a project in one of our many LEGO books, or let your imagination soar…

School Age Other Great Programs LEGO

Good Morning Yoga

Sat, June 1, 2019 10:30 A.M.
Kingsessing Library

A yoga class for people of all skill levels and abilities, made possible by the generous support of Studio 34. Mats are available, or you can bring your own. Must be 16 or older. 

Adult Other Great Programs Yoga

Preschool Storytime

Sat, June 1, 2019 11:00 A.M.
Greater Olney Library

Join us on selected Saturdays for stories and songs!  For children ages 3 to 5, along with an adult caregiver. Daycares and camps - please call to set up your own special visit.

Preschool Other Great Programs Family Programs Storytimes Children Literacy

Beginner's Knitting Class

Sat, June 1, 2019 11:30 A.M.
Fumo Family Library

Leap into spring by learning how to knit! Class starts on Saturday, April 27th from 11:30-1 for 6 weeks.  Students need to supply their own needles, 8" to 10" US Size 8 (5mm) straight needles in wood/bamboo, metal, or plastic though wood/bamboo is preferred. Practice yarn will be…

Adult Young Adult Arts and Crafts Programs Family Teens Knitting

Cookbook Club

Sat, June 1, 2019 12:30 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Do you enjoy cooking and eating with friends? Join us one Saturday a month as we explore a new cookbook. We’ll each choose a recipe from the featured cookbook, prepare it at home, and bring it to the library, where we will share a meal together. Registration is required and space is…

Adult Health Programs Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition Health

Shakespeare Free Read-Aloud Group: Love’s Labour’s Lost

Sat, June 1, 2019 1:00 P.M.
The Rosenbach | 2008 Delancey Place, Philadelphia, PA 19103

Reading Shakespeare’s plays aloud offers not only a communal way to enjoy these great works but also promotes a deeper understanding of Shakespeare’s poetry and wordplay. No acting experience is required to participate — just bring a copy of the play we’re reading……

Adult Other Great Programs Rosenbach Museum & Library

DIY with Abigail

Sat, June 1, 2019 1:00 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

We’ll make something new that you can take home with you every time we meet, such as bouncy balls and some fun crafts that the group suggests! For kids in grades K-12.   

Young Adult School Age Arts and Crafts Programs arts & crafts

Spanish Conversation Group

Sat, June 1, 2019 1:00 P.M.
Lovett Memorial Library

Join us for conversation and community. For intermediate Spanish speakers.  Spanish speakers who would like to improve their English are also welcome.  

Adult Young Adult Senior Discussion and Participation Other Great Programs Language Study

Let's Make Slime!

Sat, June 1, 2019 2:00 P.M.
Falls of Schuylkill Library

Let's make some slime together using different household ingredients.  For school-age kids.

School Age LEAP Arts and Crafts Programs arts & crafts

ESL Class

Sun, June 2, 2019 1:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

A weekly class for English learners at the Beginner and Intermediate levels. Register with the librarian at 215-685-1866.      

Adult New Americans New Americans ESL

Beginner/Intermediate English Language Class

Mon, June 3, 2019 12:30 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

A weekly class for English learners at the Beginner and Intermediate levels. Register with the librarian at 215-685-1866.

Adult New Americans New Americans ESL
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