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Preschool Playtime

Tue, March 26, 2019 11:00 A.M.
Richmond Library

Come play, learn, and get to know others in our preschool area. Recommended for children ages 4 and under and their caregivers.

Preschool Family Programs Children Wooden Block Party

Music and Movement Storytime

Tue, March 26, 2019 11:00 A.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Dance, wiggle and sing along in our fun storytime for young independent movers. Siblings are always welcome at our programs. Preschools and other groups, please call to schedule alternate visits. Please contact Liz Heideman at 215-685-6621 for further information. These programs are supported by…

Toddler Family Programs Storytimes Children

Big Kids (age 2-5) Story Time

Tue, March 26, 2019 11:00 A.M.
Children's Department at Parkway Central Library

Stories, songs, rhymes, music, movement, and lots of fun for children ages 2-5 and their caregivers. Tuesdays at 11:00 a.m. Stay for Play Group on Tuesdays at 11:30 a.m. 

Preschool Toddler Family Programs Storytimes Children Family Free Library of Philadelphia Literacy

PreK Storytime

Tue, March 26, 2019 11:00 A.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Dance, listen, and sing along in this story time for independent movers. Stay after story time for a make and take craft. Daycares and groups please call the children's librarian at 215-685-1866 to make an appointment.

Toddler Family Programs Storytimes Children

Play Group

Tue, March 26, 2019 11:30 A.M.
Children's Department at Parkway Central Library

Creative Play for children ages 2-5 and their caregivers. Tuesdays at 11:30 a.m., after Storytime. Socialize with other families, make new friends, and develop early literacy skills through play. 

Preschool Toddler Family Programs Children Family

Email Basics

Tue, March 26, 2019 12:00 P.M.
Frankford Library

Learn to use e-mail and set up your own free account, upload attachments, and learn how to navigate your email with our Digital Resource Specialist.  Also, utilize our new laptops for extended time.

Adult Computer Classes Computers Technology

The Mystery of Amelia Earhart

Tue, March 26, 2019 2:00 P.M.
Fox Chase Library

Famed aviation pioneer Amelia Earhart and her navigator, Fred Noonan, disappeared in July, 1937 while attempting to circumnavigate the globe. Exactly what happened to Amelia Earhart, where her plane went down, and whether she might have survived a crash landing has been debated for more than 80…

Adult Young Adult Senior Speakers and Lectures Other Great Programs History

Yoga for Adults

Tue, March 26, 2019 7:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

An inclusive yoga class for people of all skill levels and abilities.  Wear something comfortable and come to the library for wellness, stretching, and relaxation.

Adult Young Adult Senior Health Programs Workshops and Enrichment Yoga

Albert Woodfox | Solitary: Unbroken by Four Decades in Solitary Confinement. My Story of Transformation and Hope

Tue, March 26, 2019 7:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Cost: $15.00
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Falsely accused and convicted of a 1972 robbery in which a white guard was killed, Albert Woodfox served more than four decades in solitary confinement in Louisiana’s notoriously brutal Angola prison. Finding solidarity and inspiration behind bars with members of the Black Panther Party,…

Adult Author Events Speakers and Lectures Author Events - Ticketed Series African American Author Events Biography & Autobiography Body, Mind & Spirit General Research Social Science History

Open Climb

Wed, March 27, 2019 10:30 A.M.
Cecil B. Moore Library

Come take advantage of our new play space, featuring a climbing wall! Our redesign and educational toys encourage imaginative play that boosts children’s learning and development. This program is intended for families with children ages 3-5. Closed-toe shoes required. Use of wall…

Preschool Family Programs Health Programs Children Family Health

ESL (English as a Second Language) Class

Wed, March 27, 2019 12:30 P.M.
Wyoming Library

Mondays and Wednesdays from 12:30 - 3:30 pm. Testing every second Wednesday of the month. *New students must be tested before starting ESL Classes      

Adult New Americans New Americans ESL

Older Adult Lunch

Wed, March 27, 2019 1:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Make and enjoy a delicious plant-based lunch with Chef Char Nolan. Door prizes, recipes, and more. Try new healthy meat-free meals with AARP inspired recipes, and enjoy conversation with other adults 55+. Bring a friend!

Adult Health Programs Health

Healthy Hangout

Wed, March 27, 2019 4:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Students of all ages are welcome to our Healthy Hangout! Staff from the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia will be here after school with healthy activities and information on health topics for kids.  

Young Adult School Age Health Programs Health

Wii Wednesdays

Wed, March 27, 2019 4:30 P.M.
Frankford Library

Come play your favorite Wii games with Mr. Vince on the fourth Wednesday of the month.  For teens and school-aged kids.

Young Adult School Age Other Great Programs Games and Gaming Video Games

Let’s Speak English! | For International Adults

Wed, March 27, 2019 5:00 P.M.
Independence Library

Join us for a weekly conversation hour and build your confidence in speaking English. Topics may include: small talk, holidays, customs, and common slang. You can practice speaking English in a casual and relaxed environment without examinations. You will be able to make friends with other…

Adult New Americans New Americans ESL

PAWS for Reading—Read with Sophie!

Wed, March 27, 2019 5:30 P.M.
Ramonita G. de Rodriguez Library

Readers of all ages and stages are invited to read aloud to a well-trained therapy animal in order to improve their reading and communication skills. Since pets don’t correct mistakes, there is no pressure to “perform” and reading becomes a fun, positive, enjoyable experience.…

School Age Family Programs Children Family Literacy PAWS Read to a Dog

Sit and Stitch

Wed, March 27, 2019 6:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Join a circle of knitters and crocheters for an informal evening of needlecrafts.  Any skill level welcome, though formal instruction will not be guaranteed. All are welcome!

Adult Family Programs Crafts & Hobbies Crochet arts & crafts

The Mystery of Amelia Earhart

Wed, March 27, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Fox Chase Library

Famed aviation pioneer Amelia Earhart and her navigator, Fred Noonan, disappeared in July, 1937 while attempting to circumnavigate the globe. Exactly what happened to Amelia Earhart, where her plane went down, and whether she might have survived a crash landing has been debated for more than 80…

Adult Young Adult Senior Speakers and Lectures Other Great Programs History

Read, Baby, Read Walkers and Talkers Pajama Storytime

Wed, March 27, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Richmond Library

Dance, wiggle, and sing along in our fun storytime for young independent movers.  For babies and toddlers with their caregivers. Siblings welcome.  Text @Portrichmo to 81010 for text reminders!  Read, Baby, Read is a series of fun programs for babies, toddlers and their…

Toddler Baby Family Programs Storytimes Children Family

Teen Forensics

Wed, March 27, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Wynnefield Library

Helpful tips about pursuing a creer in the forensic science field, preparing for college, and how to find STEM programs.  For young people between the ages of 12 and 18   Presented by The Association of Women in Forensic Science

Young Adult Other Great Programs Teens STEM
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