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Movie of the Month: The Princess and the Frog

Wed, November 8, 2017 5:00 P.M.
Frankford Library

Come the second Wednesday of every month and watch a fun family movie hosted by librarian Mr. Pagán.

School Age Film Screening Family Programs Movies & Television

Block Building Party

Wed, November 8, 2017 5:00 P.M.
Frankford Library

Join librarian Mr. Pagan and build whatever you can imagine with our collection of over 2,000 blocks, signs, and figures.  Children ages 4 and up with their caregivers are encouraged to build, create and play!  We'll meet on the first Wednesday of the month - come one time, or all…

School Age Preschool Other Great Programs Wooden Block Party

PAWS for Reading—Read with Sophie!

Wed, November 8, 2017 5:30 P.M.
Ramonita G. de Rodriguez Library

We are delighted to host Library PAWS for Reading, a series of programs of PAWS for People that gives children a chance to read aloud to a well-trained therapy animal in order to improve their reading and communication skills. Since pets don't correct mistakes, the pressure to "perform" is off…

School Age Family Programs Children Family PAWS Read to a Dog

Fantasy Roleplaying Club

Wed, November 8, 2017 5:30 P.M.
Walnut Street West

CALLING ALL BRAVE WARRIORS AND WIZARDS! Are you interested in Dungeons & Dragons? Ever wanted to play a tabletop roleplaying game(RPG)? Unleash your inner-nerd and come play with us! This new group will meet weekly on Wednesday evenings from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. This is a basic introduction to…

Young Adult School Age Other Great Programs Games and Gaming

Maker Jawn

Thu, November 9, 2017 3:00 P.M.
Cecil B. Moore Library

Community members of all ages are welcome to learn new skills, explore various projects, and create. Come and make stuff with us! Children under 6 must be accompanied by a responsible caregiver. Daycare groups and preschools must call to schedule an appointment.

School Age Family Programs Makers & Makerspaces STEM

Friends of the Wynnefield Library - Books & Bake Sale

Thu, November 9, 2017 3:00 P.M.
Wynnefield Library

Join us between 3:00 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. to buy home baked treats and fabulous books.

Adult Young Adult School Age Preschool Toddler Senior Other Great Programs Fundraising

Diary of a Wimpy Kid Party

Thu, November 9, 2017 4:00 P.M.
Whitman Library

Celebrate the release of The Getaway, the twelfth book in the popular Diary of a Wimpy Kid series, with games, snacks, and prizes. Everyone in attendance will have the chance to win a copy of this new book!

School Age Family Programs Children

Balloon Twisting!

Thu, November 9, 2017 4:00 P.M.
Nicetown-Tioga Library

Learn how to make balloon animals, and more!   For school-aged kids age 8 and up.

School Age Arts and Crafts Programs arts & crafts

Guitar Lessons for Children

Thu, November 9, 2017 4:00 P.M.
Walnut Street West

Interested in learning to play the guitar? Looking for tips, or even just a place to practice? We welcome the Penn Music Department, as they will be helping teach students and other young people how to play the guitar. For more information, please ask at the reference desk on the second floor.

Young Adult School Age Other Great Programs Music Performing Arts

Plant in the Fall, Bloom in the Spring

Thu, November 9, 2017 4:00 P.M.
Logan Library

Plant spring-blooming bulbs with us outside our newly renovated library. Bulbs and some garden tools will be provided.  If you have your own gloves or garden tools, please bring them along.  All age helpers are welcome.

Adult Young Adult School Age Preschool Senior Community Events

Science Time! Science Surprises

Thu, November 9, 2017 4:00 P.M.
Children's Department at Parkway Central Library

Learn some surprising science facts, with hands-on experiments!  4 p.m. in the Story Hour Room.  Free.   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…

School Age Preschool Family Programs Children Science STEM

Builder’s Club

Thu, November 9, 2017 4:30 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Join us for some building fun for school aged children. Wooden blocks, legos and more! We can't wait to see what will you construct! 

School Age Family Programs Children

Sensory Storytime

Thu, November 9, 2017 6:00 P.M.
Andorra Library

This interactive program is designed for children aged 10 and younger, are on the autism spectrum, or have sensory processing issues.  We will combine preschool-level books, songs, and activities to engage all five senses and develop emerging literacy, social interaction, and both…

School Age Preschool Other Great Programs Storytimes Children

Friday Builders

Fri, November 10, 2017 3:30 P.M.
Cecil B. Moore Library

Come build with us! We’ll use a rotating mix of Legos, Magnatiles, wooden blocks, cups, and more. Primarily intended for children ages 6-12 and their families. Siblings always welcome; soft play materials can be provided for infants and toddlers. Day care groups and preschools must call to…

School Age Family Programs LEGO STEM

LEGO Club

Fri, November 10, 2017 3:30 P.M.
Walnut Street West

Join other children and teens at our fun weekly Lego Club! Mega-blocks available for smaller children; all materials provided.

School Age Preschool Family Programs Children Family LEGO

LEGO Club

Fri, November 10, 2017 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

My Art, My Voice with Mr. O

Fri, November 10, 2017 4:00 P.M.
Children's Department at Parkway Central Library

Join artist Arthur Ostroff for stories and art.  Free.  Fridays at 4 p,m, Children's Department, Parkway Central Library 1901 Vine Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103 *Programs are subject to change.* For more information, call 215.686.5369

School Age Arts and Crafts Programs Family Programs Art Children Education Family arts & crafts

Kitchen Science: Cookie Lab with Peter Scarola, Pastry Chef at R2L Restaurant

Sun, November 12, 2017 1:00 P.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

A cup of butter, a pinch of salt, three teaspoons of vanilla extract; baking is a science and every step is crucial—especially when making the classic chocolate chip cookie. Led by R2L’s pastry chef Peter Scarola and The Franklin Institute’s resident food scientist, Shanna…

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Family Programs Workshops and Enrichment Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition Science

Sundays on Stage: Didgeridoo Down Under

Sun, November 12, 2017 2:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Didgeridoo Down Under is a high-energy, Australia-themed show that combines music, culture, science,  comedy, character building and audience participation. This series is made possible by funding from the Philadelphia City Institute Board of Managers. Montgomery Auditorium Parkway Central…

Adult Young Adult School Age Preschool Toddler Senior Family Programs Live Performances Sundays on Stage Children Family Music

Kitchen Science: Cookie Lab with Peter Scarola, Pastry Chef at R2L Restaurant

Sun, November 12, 2017 3:30 P.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

A cup of butter, a pinch of salt, three teaspoons of vanilla extract; baking is a science and every step is crucial—especially when making the classic chocolate chip cookie. Led by R2L’s pastry chef Peter Scarola and The Franklin Institute’s resident food scientist, Shanna…

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Family Programs Workshops and Enrichment Community Events Other Great Programs Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition Science
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