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History of the Book

Tue, September 26, 2017 1:00 P.M.
Oak Lane Library

The Free Library's Traveling Treasures program is a one-hour,hands-on exploration of book history.  Participants will be encouraged to touch and feel rare materials, as they explore books from around the world, and learn how they have changed over 5,000 years.  For tweens and up.

Adult Young Adult Other Great Programs Rare Books, Manuscripts, & Digital Collections

ESL Classes at the Library

Tue, September 26, 2017 2:00 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Join us to practice your english skills. No need to register, walk-ins welcome.

Adult Senior Discussion and Participation New Americans

Open Computer Lab

Tue, September 26, 2017 3:00 P.M.
Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library

Work on your own project in our computer lab.

Adult Computer Classes Hot Spots Computers

Fantasy Role-playing club

Tue, September 26, 2017 3:00 P.M.
Kensington Library

Join your fellow adventurers on a journey through the magical world of imagination, as we play popular tabletop fantasy role-playing games such as Dungeons & Dragons, Pathfinder, and more! Ages 7-12

School Age Other Great Programs Children Games and Gaming Board Games and Role-Playing

Open Computer Lab

Tue, September 26, 2017 3:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Work on a special project and get one-on-one assistance.  This class is offered on a first come, first served basis and space is limited. Register in the lab, by signing the clipboard.

Adult Computer Classes Other Great Programs Computers

Open Computer Lab

Tue, September 26, 2017 3:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Use a computer for up to 2 hours. Assistance from library staff is available.  

Adult Computer Classes Career Workshops Computers

Youth Anime & Manga Club

Tue, September 26, 2017 3:30 P.M.
Walnut Street West

Do you like to read or create Comics or Manga? Do you like to watch Anime? If the answer is YES, than this club is the place for you! We will get together to view anime, discuss manga, play games, create comics, and so much more! Would you like to have a say in planning our teen programs? Then…

Young Adult School Age Workshops and Enrichment Comics & Graphic Novels Anime & Manga

Teen Tuesday with Get HYPE!

Tue, September 26, 2017 3:30 P.M.
Teen Center at Parkway Central Library

Join us for a special Teen Tuesday with our friends at  Get HYPE Philly!  This Teen Tuesday will feature a cooking element where we learn to make healthy food and snacks! This program will be located in Room 108. Get HYPE! is a high-energy collective impact initiative…

Young Adult Health Programs Body, Mind & Spirit Cooking & Nutrition Health & Fitness Teens Get HYPE Philly Health

Game-a-Palooza!

Tue, September 26, 2017 4:00 P.M.
Children's Department at Parkway Central Library

Group games to develop strength, balance, coordination and social skills.  Fun for everyone!  For ages 4 through 12 and their caregivers. Children's Department, Parkway Central Library 1901 Vine Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103 *Programs are subject to change.* For more information,…

School Age Preschool Family Programs Body, Mind & Spirit Education Games and Gaming

Basic Computer Skills Workshop

Tue, September 26, 2017 4:00 P.M.
Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library

A hands-on, introductory class designed for individuals with no previous computer skills. It is helpful if you have some typing skills.  This class runs from 4:00 until 6:00 p.m.

Adult Computer Classes Hot Spots Computers

Social Justice Read Aloud

Tue, September 26, 2017 4:00 P.M.
Cecil B. Moore Library

Practice your reading skills and explore the library’s books with Miss Kayla. We will feature books and stories that showcase and reflect current social issues. All readers are welcome to listen, read aloud, and participate in group discussions. This program is intended for children ages 8…

School Age Discussion and Participation Social Justice

Teen Grab Bag

Tue, September 26, 2017 4:00 P.M.
Wynnefield Library

Come to the library to make fun crafts, work on poetry, or play games! Something different every week! For teens ages 12 to 17.

Young Adult Arts and Crafts Programs Crafts & Hobbies Teens

In Conversation with the Rosenbach: Hans Walter Gabler

Tue, September 26, 2017 6:00 P.M.
The Rosenbach

The first edition of  Ulysses , published in 1922, carried a note of apology: “The publisher asks the reader’s indulgence for typographical errors unavoidable in the exceptional circumstances.” Beyond these typographical errors, the published novel departed widely…

Adult Young Adult Senior Speakers and Lectures Literature Rosenbach Museum & Library In Conversation with the Rosenbach

Pajama Story Time

Tue, September 26, 2017 6:30 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Pajama Storytime | Tuesday evenings at 6:30 p.m.  Join us for stories, songs, rhymes, music, movement, and lots of fun!  For children ages infant to five and their caregivers. Optional: wear pajamas and bring your favorite stuffed animal.  Pajama Play Group |  Tuesday…

Preschool Toddler Family Programs Storytimes Children Family Literacy

Pajama Play Group

Tue, September 26, 2017 7:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Enjoy creative play in your pajamas! Bring your favorite stuffed animal if you like (NOT REQUIRED). Meet, talk, and play together with other families in your community.

Preschool Toddler Family Programs Family

Yoga for Adults

Tue, September 26, 2017 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

William Taubman | Gorbachev with Yuri Slezkine | House of Government

Tue, September 26, 2017 7:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Cost: FREE

William Taubman won the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award for Khrushchev: The Man and His Era , a portrait of the Soviet leader “unlikely to be surpassed any time soon in either richness or complexity” ( New York Times Book Review ). The Bertrand Snell…

Adult Author Events Speakers and Lectures Author Events - Free Series Author Events Fiction Literature Politics History Hearing Loop

Jams! in the Park

Wed, September 27, 2017 10:00 A.M.
Charles Santore Library

We are going back to the park! Come out every fair weather Wednesday for stories, music and dancing in the Dickinson Square Park. Located on Moyamensing and Tasker Streets, the librarians from the South Philly Branches will join forces with Meesh for a Story Jams! party. We will have storytime…

School Age Preschool Family Programs Storytimes Children Family

English as a Second Language Class

Wed, September 27, 2017 10:00 A.M.
Paschalville Library

The Paschalville Community Group provides English as a Second Language Classes for students of all levels. Registration for new students is held on Tuesday at 12:30 p.m.

Adult New Americans ESL

Toddler Storytime

Wed, September 27, 2017 10:30 A.M.
Kensington Library

Bring your little ones every Wednesday morning for a storytime full of laughter and learning! Ages 0-6

Preschool Toddler Family Programs Storytimes Children Family
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