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Democracy and Truth: a Short Philadelphia History

Wed, March 20, 2019 6:30 P.M.
Literature Department at Parkway Central Library

What is democracy?  It's a word often debated; a word we often overhear; a word with many subtleties and connotations; a word held dear by many throughout the world.  Join University of Pennsylvania's Walter H. Annenberg Professor of History Dr. Sophia Rosenfeld as she presents…

Adult Young Adult Discussion and Participation Other Great Programs Speakers and Lectures Free Library of Philadelphia Free Library of Philadelphia Programs & Services Philadelphia Philadelphia History Social Science History

Yoga

Wed, March 20, 2019 6:30 P.M.
Whitman Library

A free, inclusive yoga class for people of all skill levels and abilities. Mats are available, or you can bring your own. Wear something comfortable and come to the library for wellness, stretching, and relaxation.

Adult Other Great Programs Yoga

Laptops for Tax Time

Thu, March 21, 2019 11:00 A.M.
Tacony Library

Laptops for Tax Time Need computer access and a space to spread out and file your taxes?  We’ve got that! Reserve one of private study rooms for 3 hours.  Bring your own laptop and use our free Wifi Or use one our laptops while you’re here!  Call to reserve your…

Adult Senior Other Great Programs Computers

Monthly Music Workshops for Our Youngest Friends

Thu, March 21, 2019 11:00 A.M.
Tacony Library

Monthly Music Workshops for our Youngest Friends Join us once a month for these hands-on interactive music workshops for children ages 7 and younger Listen-Learn-Play Mobile Music Education allows children the opportunity to explore instruments and sounds from around the world Thursdays at…

Preschool Other Great Programs Children Music

Careerlink Drop In Help for Job Seekers

Thu, March 21, 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

T’ai Chi

Thu, March 21, 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

Chess Club

Thu, March 21, 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

Builder's Club

Thu, March 21, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Wyoming 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 a project in one of our many LEGO books, or let your imagination soar and build a creation all your own.…

School Age Other Great Programs LEGO

Eyewitness Nature! with Bartram’s Garden

Thu, March 21, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Queen Memorial Library

Get up close and personal with nature in these educational workshops led by Bartram’s Garden staff. For school aged children up to 13 years old. For additional information, please call the librarian at 215-685-1899.    

School Age Other Great Programs Environment & Nature

Yoga and Mindfulness for Kids

Thu, March 21, 2019 4:45 P.M.
Andorra Library

Join us every Thursday for yoga and mindfulness.  Please plan to wear comfortable, flexible clothing and bring a yoga mat if you have one (mats may be available for kids that do not have thier own).  Please arrive 5 minutes early to sign up for LEAP.  For kids in K-12 only (no…

School Age LEAP Other Great Programs Yoga

Hands-On Tour: Discovering Native American History

Thu, March 21, 2019 6:00 P.M.
The Rosenbach | 2008 Delancey Place, Philadelphia, PA 19103

American history is the history of dialogues among the many peoples who have called—and call—America home. Highlighting The Rosenbach’s remarkable collection of books, manuscripts, and printed documents that reveal how Native Americans engaged with European and Euro-American…

Adult Other Great Programs Rare Books, Manuscripts, & Digital Collections Rosenbach Museum & Library History

The Future of Transportation in Philadelphia: Perspectives from Industry Leaders

Thu, March 21, 2019 7:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

How we move throughout the city and beyond is changing. How and when goods are delivered to us is changing, too. Could new transportation technology and services deliver solutions to long-standing problems? Could congestion, unproductive commute times, and dangerous crashes be a thing of the…

Adult Discussion and Participation Other Great Programs Speakers and Lectures Changing City

Preschool Storytime

Fri, March 22, 2019 10:30 A.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Have fun with stories, songs and rhymes.  For kids ages 3 to 5, along with an adult caregiver. Daycares and camps - please call to set up your own special visit.

Preschool Toddler Other Great Programs Storytimes Children Family Literacy

Preschool Storytime

Fri, March 22, 2019 10:30 A.M.
Logan Library

Join us for stories, songs and fun!  For preschoolers and their families. Groups should call ahead to make sure we have room for your kids.

Preschool Other Great Programs Storytimes

Laptops for Tax Time

Fri, March 22, 2019 11:00 A.M.
Tacony Library

Laptops for Tax Time Need computer access and a space to spread out and file your taxes?  We’ve got that! Reserve one of private study rooms for 3 hours.  Bring your own laptop and use our free Wifi Or use one our laptops while you’re here!  Call to reserve your…

Adult Senior Other Great Programs Computers

Hands-On Tour: Lewis Carroll

Fri, March 22, 2019 3:00 P.M.
The Rosenbach | 2008 Delancey Place, Philadelphia, PA 19103

Mathematician and cleric Charles Lutwidge Dodgson published children’s books under the pen name Lewis Carroll. This tour will explore both the man and the author, drawing on letters from Dodgson to his publishers, original drawings by John Tenniel (the illustrator of the Alice books)…

Adult Other Great Programs Literature Rare Books, Manuscripts, & Digital Collections Rosenbach Museum & Library

Spring Face Painting

Sat, March 23, 2019 10:30 A.M.
Lovett Memorial Library

Celebrate the beginning of Spring with Stacy's Face Painting!  Crafts and games will be available while you wait your turn.  For ages 2 - 12.  space is limited; first come, first served.  10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Supported by The Friends of Lovett Library

School Age Preschool Toddler Arts and Crafts Programs Other Great Programs arts & crafts

Preschool Storytime

Sat, March 23, 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

Women's History: Literacy Stations for Kids

Sat, March 23, 2019 12:15 P.M.
Walnut Street West

Sponsored by The West Philly Reading Captains, part of Readby4th.org, this event will be exploring Women's History through games, activities, book giveaways, and theatrical performance! Children and families will meet famous historical women at one of several literacy stations, and are…

School Age Family Programs Other Great Programs Women's History Month

Cub Scouts

Sat, March 23, 2019 2:00 P.M.
Paschalville Library

Cub Scouting is fun! You can learn to tie knots, set up a tent, or shoot a bow and arrow, send a secret code, hike, and more.  Start your adventure! Kids in first through fifth grade are welcome to join.

School Age Other Great Programs
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