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Job Lab

Mon, December 17, 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

TechCORE2

Mon, December 17, 2018 3:00 P.M.
Overbrook Park Library

Join presenters from TechCORE for a variety of fun activities that will improve technical skills and pique your interests in S.T.E.M (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math). Play around with Scratch Computer Coding, littleBits Code Kit, and more! Online Sign Up  or visit the Overbrook…

Young Adult Other Great Programs Technology Teens STEM

Read With A Dog!

Mon, December 17, 2018 4:15 P.M.
Falls of Schuylkill Library

School age kids - ages  6 to 12 - are invited to come read independently with Wally, 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.

School Age Other Great Programs PAWS Read to a Dog

Drop-in Writing Help from University of Pennsylvania Faculty

Mon, December 17, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Free help with: Resumes Cover Letters Filling out Forms ( unable to help with legal, financial, or tax documents) Writing Projects College/School Papers Letters

Adult Other Great Programs Career Workshops Free Library of Philadelphia Programs & Services

Winter Wonderland Storytime

Tue, December 18, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Lovett Memorial Library

Listen to snowy stories, make a fun craft, and more!  Recommended for ages 2 and up.

Preschool Toddler Other Great Programs Storytimes Literacy

Preschool Storytime

Tue, December 18, 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

A Free Tour of Philadelphia: The Changing City Exhibition

Tue, December 18, 2018 3:00 P.M.
Rare Book Department at Parkway Central Library

Come and learn about our city’s exciting, dynamic, and often forgotten history with a guided tour of Philadelphia: The Changing City exhibition. The tour will be led by an exhibition curator in the Dietrich Gallery in the Rare Book Department , which is located on the third floor of the…

Adult Young Adult School Age Other Great Programs African American Art Digital Collections Education Family Free Library of Philadelphia Programs & Services Health & Fitness Philadelphia History Rare Books, Manuscripts, & Digital Collections Special Collections Teens History printmaking architecture Changing City

Teen Tuesdays: Teen Reads

Tue, December 18, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Nicetown-Tioga Library

What will be reading this week?  

Young Adult Other Great Programs Book Clubs

Escape the Library – Teen Edition

Wed, December 19, 2018 3:30 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

You’ve fallen asleep in the library and when you wake up, you find that you’ve been locked in! There’s only one way out, and only twenty minutes to find it. Can you solve the clues, discover the key, and escape the library?

Young Adult Other Great Programs Teens

LEGO Day

Wed, December 19, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Blanche A. Nixon/Cobbs Creek Library

Join other children and explore your creative side with Legos. Mega-blocks available for smaller children; all materials provided.

School Age Other Great Programs Children Family LEGO

T’ai Chi

Thu, December 20, 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

A Free Tour of Philadelphia: The Changing City Exhibition

Thu, December 20, 2018 3:00 P.M.
Rare Book Department at Parkway Central Library

Come and learn about our city’s exciting, dynamic, and often forgotten history with a guided tour of Philadelphia: The Changing City exhibition. The tour will be led by an exhibition curator in the Dietrich Gallery in the Rare Book Department , which is located on the third floor of the…

Adult Young Adult School Age Other Great Programs African American Art Digital Collections Education Family Free Library of Philadelphia Programs & Services Health & Fitness Philadelphia History Rare Books, Manuscripts, & Digital Collections Special Collections Teens History printmaking architecture Changing City

Chess Club

Thu, December 20, 2018 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

Afterschool Chess Club

Thu, December 20, 2018 4:30 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Fumo Family Library seeks students in grades K-8 to join our Chess Cub. All skill levels are welcome. Even if you have never played before, we will teach you.

Young Adult School Age Other Great Programs Chess

A Taste of African Heritage

Fri, December 21, 2018 1:00 P.M.
Queen Memorial Library

Our six-week cooking program, A Taste of African Heritage, celebrates the healthy food traditions of the African diaspora. The program introduces participants to the rich cultural history of African heritage foods while providing them the tools they need to adopt this traditional way of eating…

Adult Other Great Programs Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition Health

Don’t skip out! Get wild with Uno at Fumo!

Fri, December 21, 2018 3:00 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Play Uno with us every Friday, from 3:00 to 4:30 PM. For kids 7-12 years old.  

School Age Other Great Programs Children Games and Gaming

Hands-On Tour at The Rosenbach: Sleuths and Spies

Fri, December 21, 2018 3:00 P.M.
The Rosenbach | 2008 Delancey Place, Philadelphia, PA 19103

The game is afoot to ferret out the realm of detective and spy literature at The Rosenbach. Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to explore early mystery stories, examine an original cypher belonging to a female Civil War spy, and exercise your sleuthing skills to detect a forgery.…

Adult Other Great Programs Rosenbach Museum & Library

Family Storytime

Sat, December 22, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library

Have fun with stories, songs and rhymes.  For kids ages 3 to 5, along with an adult caregiver.  

Preschool Other Great Programs Storytimes Literacy

Museum Adventure at The Rosenbach

Thu, December 27, 2018 10:00 A.M.
The Rosenbach | 2008 Delancey Place, Philadelphia, PA 19103

Calling all pre-schoolers! Come play with us on the last Thursday morning of every month. We’ll read a story together and then embark on a treasure hunt through the Rosenbach brothers’ glitzy Rittenhouse Square home to discover things that relate to the story. Afterward, families are…

Preschool Toddler Family Programs Other Great Programs Children Rosenbach Museum & Library

Preschool Storytime

Thu, December 27, 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
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