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Preschool Storytime

Thu, October 25, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Fox Chase Library

. All preschool aged children are welcome to attend the Fox Chase Library story time Thursday mornings at 10:00, except for the third Thursday of the month Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and fun! For more information contact Christine Casperson at 215-685-0547

Preschool Other Great Programs Storytimes Literacy

Fall Storytime

Thu, October 25, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Chestnut Hill Library

Enjoy some spooky stories, songs and rhymes. For children of all ages.  Young children must be accompanied by an adult care-giver.

School Age Preschool Toddler Other Great Programs Storytimes Family Literacy

T’ai Chi

Thu, October 25, 2018 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

Book Discussion Group

Thu, October 25, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Please join our book discussion group for Adults at the Philadelphia City Institute.  We meet on the last Thursday of every month, at 2:00 p.m. in the meeting room.  For our current title and a copy of the book, please inquire at the Reference Desk. All book discussions will be held in…

Adult Other Great Programs Fiction Book Clubs

Spooky Storytime

Fri, October 26, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Falls of Schuylkill Library

Join Ms. Meredith for fun Halloween themed stories, songs, dancing and a craft.  Be sure to wear a costume!.  For ages 2 to 7 years old, along with an adult.  Siblings are always welcome. Groups must call ahead to ensure space.

Preschool Toddler Other Great Programs Storytimes Holiday Storytimes

SmART Readers

Fri, October 26, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Roxborough Library

Join us for an exciting visual art and literacy program! A visiting artist will engage young children in fun art making experiences tied to literacy skills. Space may be limited. This program is sponsored by the Philadelphia Arts in Education Partnership. We'll meet on Fridays - October…

Preschool Arts and Crafts Programs Other Great Programs Art Literacy

Teen Advisory Council

Fri, October 26, 2018 3:30 P.M.
Nicetown-Tioga Library

Do you want to have a say in what type of programs happen at your library?  Attend a meeting - your opinions matter!  Bring a friend, and your great ideas.  

Young Adult Other Great Programs

LEGO Club

Fri, October 26, 2018 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

Halloween Bash

Sat, October 27, 2018 1:00 P.M.
Logan Library

Come celebrate Halloween at Philadelphia's most haunted library! Be lead on a Spooky Specter Story Walk, zap some zombies with Nuclear Nerf Balls, and view a terrifically terrifying twist to Thriller. Taste some deliciously creepy refreshments.  Fun for all ages - from 1:00 to 4:00…

Young Adult School Age Preschool Other Great Programs Children

Halloween Party for Young Children!

Sat, October 27, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Torresdale Library

Come enjoy some "scary" stories, songs, and treats, followed by Halloween tunes by Jessica Carroll.  Ms. Carroll will encourage children to sing along with her as she returns to entertain us with her collection of Halloween songs.  Children are encouraged to come dressed…

Preschool Toddler Other Great Programs Storytimes

Paramita Meditation Workshop Series

Sat, October 27, 2018 2:30 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Please join Beth Adelson for a free, six-session Paramita Meditation workshop series. The Buddha taught us how to find contentment by dispelling any suffering that life events may bring. In this series, we will learn about and try out the Paramita practices, the practices which build consistent…

Adult Senior Other Great Programs Health & Fitness Yoga

Job Lab

Mon, October 29, 2018 12:00 P.M.
Nicetown-Tioga Library

Are you looking for a job and finding that everyone requires online applications?  We can help you! Space may be limited; first come, first served.  From 12:00 p.m. to 2::00 p.m.

Adult Senior Other Great Programs Jobs & Job Seekers

Neighborhood in Action

Mon, October 29, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Fishtown Community Library

This workshop will help participants identify how they may organize service projects and other activities in their communities to address needs. Global Citizen is a non-profit organization dedicated to civic engagement among diverse groups through volunteering, education, community building,…

Adult Other Great Programs

Read With A Dog!

Mon, October 29, 2018 4:15 P.M.
Falls of Schuylkill Library

School age kids are invited to come read with Orchid, a certified therapy dog, and share a new book or an old favorite in a judgement free space.  Dogs love to hear stories! Space may be limited.  Groups cannot be accommodated at this program.

School Age Other Great Programs Summer Reading PAWS Read to a Dog

Philly Bop! Ballroom Dance Class

Mon, October 29, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Walnut Street West

Mr. Willie Bryant, professional dance instructor, will be teaching us the Philly Bop Dance which is based upon the 1920’s era of Lindy Hop, Jitterbug and East Coast Swing tradition. Everyone is welcome to participate.

Adult Young Adult Senior Other Great Programs Philadelphia dance

The Wagner Free Institute of Science presents: Entomological Musings: The Wondrous World of Insects

Mon, October 29, 2018 6:15 P.M.
Fishtown Community Library

This new course will introduce Entomology, the study of insects, and continue discussion of the Insect Orders, the groups in which insects are divided. Students will learn about the evolution of insect groups across geologic time, classification, morphology, diversity, and behavior. Each week…

Adult Other Great Programs History

Scary Story Festival

Mon, October 29, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Fox Chase Library

Come spin your spookiest tale at the library! Storytellers of all ages welcome. You can tell your own original story, or share your favorite folk tale or written work. We're dying to hear what you have to share! For information, please call 215-685-0547. 

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Other Great Programs Holiday Storytimes

Preschool Storytime

Tue, October 30, 2018 10:15 A.M.
Greater Olney Library

Join us on Tuesdays for themed read-alouds and interactive fingerplays, songs, and more!  For kids ages 2 to 5, along with an adult caregiver. Daycares and camps - please call to set up your own special visit.

Preschool Other Great Programs Storytimes Literacy

Not-So-Scary Storytime

Tue, October 30, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Lovett Memorial Library

Join Ms. Dana for seasonal stories, and even get a treat!  Wear your favorite costume! For children ages 3 to 5 years and their parents and caregivers.

Preschool Other Great Programs Storytimes

Preschool Storytime

Tue, October 30, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Welsh Road 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 Other Great Programs Storytimes Literacy
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