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Celebrate Wonder Woman

Sat, June 3, 2017 2:00 P.M.
Tacony LAB (Library & Arts Building)

Wonder Woman has been fighting evil for 75 years! Come for a fun afternoon of games, activities, and prizes. Come in costume for a special gift. For ages 5-15

Young Adult School Age Family Programs Children Comics & Graphic Novels Teens


Sat, June 3, 2017 2:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

This film presents three defining chapters in the life of Chiron, a young African-American, gay male growing up in Miami.  His journey to embracing his manhood is guided by his experiences of love and support and the realities of life in the community that helps raise him. Read more at…

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LEAP Science Club

Sat, June 3, 2017 2:00 P.M.
West Oak Lane Library

Hands-on experiments, watch science programs, build telescopes, and more! Saturdays 2-4 until mid-June 2017  Ages 6-12

School Age LEAP STEM

Philly Bop Ballroom Dance Class

Sat, June 3, 2017 2:30 P.M.
Blanche A. Nixon/Cobbs Creek Library

Join us to learn the "Philly Bop," a style of dance created by African Americans out of 1920's Lindy Hop, Jitterbug, and East Coast Swing traditions.  Please sign up in advance by calling Marvin DeBose at 215.685.1964 or register in person at Haverford Library.

Adult Young Adult Senior Family Programs Family Teens dance

English as a Second Language

Sat, June 3, 2017 3:00 P.M.
Kingsessing Library

FREE English as a Second Language CLASSES Join us for an 8 week course for non-native English speakers provided at no cost by West Philadelphia community members. All skill levels and nationalities welcome! The Wednesday class meet from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. The Saturday class meets from…

Adult Young Adult New Americans Literacy ESL

Art Club!

Sun, June 4, 2017 1:30 P.M.
Tacony LAB (Library & Arts Building)

Join the Art Club - open to all kids who like making art! Every Sunday, the Art Club will hold free art activities in the artist's studio at the Tacony-LAB (here!).  Stop in anytime from 1:30 - 4:30 p.m. to draw, paint and create!  Artists from Mural Arts Philadelphia will…

Young Adult School Age Arts and Crafts Programs Art Tacony LAB

Finance 50+

Mon, June 5, 2017 10:00 A.M.
Business Resource and Innovation Center at Parkway Central Library

Everyone can benefit from smart money habits! Finance 50+ is a three-part program designed to help you build habits that can improve your financial situation. The sessions will give you a good handle on where you stand financially, plus simple, hands-on ways to make measurable progress toward…

Adult Senior Business Business & Economics Personal Finance & Investing Seniors

Baby & Toddler Story Time

Mon, June 5, 2017 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!. Monday at 11 a.m.  Parkway Central Library Children's Department Ground Floor, 1901 Vine Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103 215.686.5369 ***Programs are subject to change*** Find us on Facebook: …

Toddler Family Programs Children Family Literacy

Computer Boot Camp

Mon, June 5, 2017 12:00 P.M.
West Oak Lane Library

Take a crash course in computer basics with us. We will be holding an eight-week course that you can attend to become more comfortable using a computer.  Please plan to attend all eight sessions. Space is limited and advance registration is required; sign up by contacting Ms.…

Adult Computer Classes Hot Spots Computers

Pizza Party with Attic Youth Center

Mon, June 5, 2017 3:30 P.M.
David Cohen Ogontz Library

The Attic Youth Center will hold a discussion on the topic of how we can create safe spaces for LGBTQ students in the classroom, and at our libraries.  Discussion will focus on gaining a greater understanding of, and empathy for the LGBTQ community.  They will also share the…

Young Adult School Age Discussion and Participation LGBTQ 30 Days of Gay

Crafty Mondays

Mon, June 5, 2017 4:00 P.M.
Greater Olney Library

Come and show off your creative side! We'll provide the supplies, you bring your imagination.

School Age Arts and Crafts Programs

Philadelphia Soda Tax & Soda Tasting

Mon, June 5, 2017 5:30 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

What is the Philadelphia Soda Tax and what drinks will be taxed? What are the benefits? Bring all your questions  and a straw to this informative presentation. If you like sugary drinks, your sweet tooth will be rewarded, so bring a straw. To answer questions we will have representatives…

Adult Discussion and Participation

Fitness @ the Library

Mon, June 5, 2017 5:30 P.M.
Frankford Library

Come burn off your weekend calories with us.  Exercise to our wonderful collection of fitness instruction DVDs.  For adults and teens.  Space may be limited. Every Monday

Adult Young Adult Health Programs Other Great Programs Body, Mind & Spirit Health

Philadelphia Stories

Mon, June 5, 2017 6:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

As part of the Free Library of Philadelphia's 30 Days of Gay series, join Philadelphia gay historian Bob Skiba and chef Stephanie Thaw to learn more about Thaw’s Philadelphia Stories: A Dining Out For Life Cookbook (1993) and sample featured recipes. This program interweaves…

Adult Senior Health Programs Speakers and Lectures Workshops and Enrichment Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition 30 Days of Gay

Storytime in the Park

Mon, June 5, 2017 6:15 P.M.
Falls of Schuylkill Library

Join Miss Meredith for stories and songs in McMichael Park this summer!  Meet us by the turtle and be sure to bring a blanket.  This program is jointly sponsored by the Free Library of Philadelphia and Friends of McMichael Park.  Snacks will be provided.  Please call the…

Adult School Age Preschool Toddler Senior Community Events Storytimes Family

Pajama Storytime

Mon, June 5, 2017 6:30 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Families are invited to wear their favorite pajamas to the library and cuddle up for this evening story time. This storytime is held the first Monday of every month.

School Age Family Programs Children Summer Reading

English Language Conversation Group

Mon, June 5, 2017 6:30 P.M.
Chestnut Hill Library

Are you looking for a place to practice English?  Join us for a weekly group, where all levels are welcome.  We'll meet on Mondays, from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m.  Come one time, or all the time.  This group is for adults.  

Adult New Americans New Americans ESL

The Challenge Club: Structured Activities for Kids with Social Challenges

Mon, June 5, 2017 7:00 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

A welcoming environment for kids and their caregivers to come together, foster friendships, and expand their social horizons. The Challenge Club is a social club for children and adolescents, aged 10 to 15, who are on the autistic spectrum or have difficulty interacting socially with their…

Young Adult School Age Family Programs Family Minecraft LEGO Board Games and Role-Playing Video Games

Arab Classical and Contemporary Music with Hanna Khoury and Hafez Kotain

Mon, June 5, 2017 7:00 P.M.
Music Department at Parkway Central Library

Join us for an evening of Arab Classical and Contemporary Music with Hanna Khoury and Hafez Kotain of the Al-Bustan Takht Ensemble.  Al-Bustan (Arabic for The Garden) promotes cross-cultural understanding of all ethnic, religious, and socio-economic backgrounds through artistic and…

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Janet Benton | Lilli de Jong

Mon, June 5, 2017 7:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Cost: FREE

In conversation with Sam Katz, civic entrepreneur and executive producer of History Making Productions. Janet Benton’s writing has appeared in some of America’s most prestigious periodicals and literary journals, including The New York Times, The Philadelphia Inquirer , and Glimmer…

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