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Frankenstein: An Interactive Experience

Wed, March 6, 2019 12:00 P.M.
Literature Department at Parkway Central Library

Frankenstein has been tantalizing readers since its publication in January, 1818. The novel not only raises moral and ethical questions, it challenges scientific thought. The Literature Department of the Free Library of Philadelphia, in partnership with Pure Expression, invites you to journey…

Adult Young Adult Live Performances Free Library of Philadelphia Free Library of Philadelphia Programs & Services Literature Humanities

Book Discussion: Ghost Boys

Wed, March 6, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Wynnefield Library

Sit down at your local library to discuss social injustice and its role in Jewell Parker Rhodes’ novel, Ghost Boys .   Reading the book beforehand is not required to join! Free books will be given out on a first-come basis.  

Young Adult School Age Discussion and Participation Black History Month One Book, One Philadelphia Literature One Book, One Philadelphia Teens

Film Screening: I am Not Your Negro: James Baldwin and Race in America (2016)

Wed, March 6, 2019 4:30 P.M.
Lillian Marrero Library

This Oscar-nominated documentary narrated by Samuel L. Jackson explores the continued peril America faces from institutionalized racism. In 1979, James Baldwin wrote a letter to his literary agent describing his next project, Remember This House . The book was to be a revolutionary, personal…

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Film Screening One Book, One Philadelphia Literacy Movies & Television One Book, One Philadelphia

Frankford's Movie Night

Wed, March 6, 2019 5:00 P.M.
Frankford Library

Join us for a Family-Friendly Film the first Wednesday of the month at 5PM.

Young Adult School Age Preschool Family Programs Film Screening Children Family Movies & Television

Get on the Bus!

Wed, March 6, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Welsh Road Library

Children will read Last Stop on Market Street , discuss their own bus experiences, and create 3D paper buses to drive along a large map of Philadelphia bus routes.  

Young Adult School Age Toddler Arts and Crafts Programs Family Programs One Book, One Philadelphia Art Family Literature One Book, One Philadelphia

Yoga

Wed, March 6, 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

ShopRite Presents Nutrition: Diabetes Nutrition

Thu, March 7, 2019 11:00 A.M.
Torresdale Library

McMenamin ShopRite's Dietician Nikita will be here to show us carbohydrate counting, glucose management, and meal planning! Program lasts approximately 90 minutes, and space is limited.

Adult Young Adult Senior Health Programs Workshops and Enrichment Cooking & Nutrition

Frankenstein: An Interactive Experience

Thu, March 7, 2019 12:00 P.M.
Literature Department at Parkway Central Library

Frankenstein has been tantalizing readers since its publication in January, 1818. The novel not only raises moral and ethical questions, it challenges scientific thought. The Literature Department of the Free Library of Philadelphia, in partnership with Pure Expression, invites you to journey…

Adult Young Adult Live Performances Free Library of Philadelphia Free Library of Philadelphia Programs & Services Literature Humanities

Chess Club

Thu, March 7, 2019 4:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Learn to play chess or improve your game! Students of all ages, and all levels welcome.  Register with Prashant at GhoksheP@freelibrary.org.  

Young Adult School Age Other Great Programs Chess

Book Discussion: Ghost Boys

Thu, March 7, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Queen Memorial Library

Sit down at your local library to discuss social injustice and its role in Jewell Parker Rhodes’ novel, Ghost Boys .   Reading the book beforehand is not required to join! Free books will be given out on a first-come basis.  

Young Adult School Age Discussion and Participation Black History Month One Book, One Philadelphia Literature One Book, One Philadelphia Teens

Road Trip Workshop

Thu, March 7, 2019 4:30 P.M.
Haddington Library

Dreamers of all ages are invited to discuss where we’ve been, where we want to go, and map out future road trips in the form of a collage.

Adult Young Adult School Age Arts and Crafts Programs Family Programs One Book, One Philadelphia Art Family One Book, One Philadelphia

Creative Crochet with Ms. Traci

Thu, March 7, 2019 5:30 P.M.
Paschalville Library

Join Ms. Traci for Creative Crochet! Beginners are welcome!

Young Adult School Age Arts and Crafts Programs Art Crafts & Hobbies Crochet Knitting

Film Screening: Down in the Delta (1998)

Thu, March 7, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Lawncrest Library

In this film directed by Maya Angelou, a single mother from a tough Chicago neighborhood spends a summer at her family's home in rural Mississippi. (Rated PG-13)

Adult Young Adult School Age Film Screening One Book, One Philadelphia One Book, One Philadelphia

Yoga for adults!

Thu, March 7, 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

CareerLink Workshop

Fri, March 8, 2019 1:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Build Your Job Skills, Find a Career! Sign up with a certified PA CareerLink Navigator to develop your resume, search for jobs, learn about job skills training, and connect directly with PA CareerLink resources. Please speak to a staff member to sign-up or call 215.686.7502 for more information.

Adult Young Adult Senior Career Workshops Jobs & Job Seekers

Go Digital

Fri, March 8, 2019 3:00 P.M.
Widener Library

Looking for sample CDL tests? Studying for the ASVB? Want to update your resume or learn new skills? You can start here and go everywhere with our free Digital Learning Databases. If you don't have a Library card, we'll help you apply during our event. Your card is the key to a wealth of…

Adult Young Adult Senior Computer Classes Databases & Electronic Resources

Friday Games and Puzzles

Fri, March 8, 2019 3:30 P.M.
Cecil B. Moore Library

Enjoy a selection of games, puzzles, and Wii games after school every Friday. Ages 7 and up. Programs subject to change. Day care groups and schools must call ahead to schedule an appointment.

Young Adult School Age Family Programs Games and Gaming Board Games and Role-Playing

Book Arts Workshop: Longstitch

Sat, March 9, 2019 10:00 A.M.
Art Department at Parkway Central Library

Registration will open Tuesday, February 19th at 12:00pm Called long-stitch because of the long stitches visible on the spine of the book, this non-adhesive binding technique dates back to the Middle Ages. Participants will be taught the basic sewing technique and will make an…

Adult Young Adult Senior Arts and Crafts Programs Art Crafts & Hobbies arts & crafts Book Arts

DIY with Abigail

Sat, March 9, 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
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