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Read, Baby, Read My First Storytime

Sat, February 24, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Richmond Library

Read! Sing! Play! Bring your little one for lap time with stories, songs, rhymes and bounces. For children ages birth to 12 months with caregiver. Childcares and groups, please call the library to make an appointment. Read, Baby, Read is a series of fun programs for babies, toddlers and…

Toddler Baby Family Programs Storytimes Children

Women's Wellness Circle

Sat, February 24, 2018 11:30 A.M.
Lillian Marrero Library

The Women’s Wellness Circle is a six-week wellness program at Lillian Marrero Branch promoting physical, social, intellectual, spiritual and environmental health and well-being for the women of North Philadelphia. We aim to embolden, empower, and mobilize each other through life-changing…

Adult Workshops and Enrichment Body, Mind & Spirit Health

Friends of the Logan Library

Sat, February 24, 2018 12:00 P.M.
Logan Library

Are you interested in taking on a leadership role at your library?  Do you want to help us secure additional resources?  Do you want to help plan programs here?  If yes, come and check out our Friends Group meeting and learn how you can help.  The meeting will run…

Adult Senior Discussion and Participation

Learn to Knit with Jenn

Sat, February 24, 2018 12:00 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Students must supply their own needles. 8" to 10" US Size 8 (5mm) in wood, metal, or plastic though wood is preferred, practice yarn will be provided. You will learn basic knitting stitches and finishing techniques. Class size is limited to 10 students so please register. If you have…

Adult Young Adult Family Programs Knitting

Cooking Class for Families and Teens

Sat, February 24, 2018 12:00 P.M.
Blanche A. Nixon/Cobbs Creek Library

Learn Knife Skills, Cooking, Baking, Food Safety, and Team Building with Ms. Kei the Mobile Cooking Teacher!

Adult Young Adult Senior Health Programs Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition

Todos Preparados 3.0 Entrenamiento de Preparación Personal para Miembros de la Comunidad de Filadelfia

Sat, February 24, 2018 12:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

​Este entrenamiento interactivo de 2 horas es ofrecido por el Programa de Bioterrorismo y Preparación para Emergencias de Salud Pública del Departamento de Salud de Filadelfia (PDPH). Cada individuo que complete el entrenamiento recibirá un certificado de…

Adult Health Programs New Americans Health

SATurdays: SAT and College Prep Workshops for Teens

Sat, February 24, 2018 12:00 P.M.
Teen Center at Parkway Central Library

Join Teen Central for a series of college prep and standardized testing workshops led by our team of college Workstudy students under the guidance of expert librarians. The program's structure will vary depending on the areas wehre teen attendees need the most help, so please come prepared…

Young Adult Workshops and Enrichment Homework Help & Study Aids Literacy Teens Test Preparation

DIY with Dominique

Sat, February 24, 2018 12:30 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

We’ll make something new that you can take home with you every time we meet, such as bouncy balls and some fun crafts that the group suggests! For kids in grades K-12.   

Young Adult School Age Arts and Crafts Programs arts & crafts

Crochet and Knitting Club

Sat, February 24, 2018 1:00 P.M.
Wynnefield Library

Join Sisters Interacting through Stitches , as they create items which are donated to local, national, and international organizations.  Club members are willing to teach the art of crocheting and knitting to interested adults and teens. All skill levels welcome.

Adult Young Adult Senior Arts and Crafts Programs Crafts & Hobbies Crochet Knitting

Black History Month Essay Contest Celebration

Sat, February 24, 2018 1:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

The Walnut Hill Community Association and Friends of Blackwell Regional Library invite neighbors to celebrate and award contest winners and participants.

School Age Black History Month Family Programs African American Children

Let's Speak English | For International Adults

Sat, February 24, 2018 1:00 P.M.
Ramonita G. de Rodriguez 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 Discussion and Participation New Americans New Americans ESL - English as a Second Language

Hidden Figures

Sat, February 24, 2018 1:30 P.M.
Lovett Memorial Library

Celebrate Black History Month and watch “Hidden Figures” with us.   This the incredible untold story of Katherine G. Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson - brilliant African-American women working at NASA, who served as the brains behind one of the greatest…

School Age Film Screening Black History Month African American History

Board Game Bonanza!

Sat, February 24, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Come play at the library! Board games are back and we’ve got games galore for kids, teens and adults.  Learn to play Chess, Checkers, Scrabble, Settlers of Catan, Connect 4, banana grams, Jenga and more.  Bring your friends. You can even bring your own game – new or old,…

Young Adult School Age Other Great Programs Games and Gaming

Film Screening: Akeelah and the Bee

Sat, February 24, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

In honor of Black History Month, please join us for a free screening of the family-friendly film Akeelah and the Bee. This program will be held in the meeting room on the library’s lower level and we regret there is no elevator.

Adult Young Adult Black History Month Family Programs

Everybody Ready 3.0 | Personal Preparedness Training for Philadelphia Community Members

Sat, February 24, 2018 2:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

This 2-hour, interactive training is being offered by the Philadelphia Department of Public Health (PDPH) Bioterrorism & Public Health Preparedness (BT) Program.  Each individual who completes the training will receive a certificate of completion, a mini preparedness kit and Everybody…

Adult Health Programs Health

Support Group for Asian LGBTQ Community

Sat, February 24, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Independence Library

This is a group aimed at providing support for Asian LGBTQ Community. All the group sessions will be held under confidentiality. We aim to provide sound support within the group and discuss issues related to identity, relationships, stress and other problems and solutions related to the Asian…

Adult Other Great Programs LGBTQ

The Fumo Gaming Club

Sat, February 24, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

The Fumo Gaming Club is an inclusive, bully-free, and sensory-friendly club for kids who enjoy games of all kinds. Card Games, Console Games, Board Games, Tablet Games, Roleplaying Games, and more!  Bring a favorite game from home, or use the library's collection. Attendance is free,…

Young Adult School Age Family Programs Children Games and Gaming Teens Board Games and Role-Playing

Octavius V. Catto: A Legacy for the 21st Century

Sat, February 24, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Oak Lane Library

Interactive workshop for the whole family featuring hands-on activities, examination of primary sources, and a screening of History Making Productions' Octavius V. Catto: A Legacy for the 21st Century followed by a discussion led by local Catto experts. Octavius V. Catto was a 19th…

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Black History Month Family Programs African American Family Philadelphia Philadelphia History

English Club

Sat, February 24, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Torresdale Library

Join our new group to meet people and practice speaking english in a relaxed atmosphere.  For more informaiton call Ann at 215.685.0494.

Adult New Americans New Americans ESL - English as a Second Language

Lego Playtime

Sat, February 24, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Frankford Library

Come to build with our Lego collection along other kids ages 6 to 12.  Your host will be children’s librarian Mr. Pagán. Call or stop by to sign up.

School Age Family Programs LEGO
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