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Friday Gaming

Fri, December 14, 2018 3:30 P.M.
Cecil B. Moore Library

Enjoy a selection of board games, card games, and Wii games after school every Friday. Intended for school-age children through teens. Day care groups must call to schedule a separate appointment.

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

Friday Games and Puzzles

Fri, December 14, 2018 3:30 P.M.
Cecil B. Moore Library

Enjoy a selection of games, puzzles, and Wii games after school every Friday. Ages 7 and up. Programs subject to change. Day care groups and schools must call ahead to schedule an appointment.

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

Knitting With Miss Merrily

Fri, December 14, 2018 3:30 P.M.
Charles Santore Library

Miss Merrily shares her knitting expertise after school on Fridays. All school age children are welcome to try their hand at this fun and creative craft. Materials provided.

School Age Arts and Crafts Programs Knitting arts & crafts

Feel Good Friday

Fri, December 14, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Children's Department at Parkway Central Library

After a long week at school, these classes will give school-aged children a safe environment to explore and reflect on the the wonderful benefits of yoga. Class is centered around a series of yoga poses that are rich in detail and technique. The sequence invites students to embody…

School Age Family Programs Children Yoga Health

Bibliococktails: Drinking with Dickens (featuring a reading of Dickens’ “The Story of the Goblins Who Stole a Sexton”)

Fri, December 14, 2018 6:00 P.M.
The Rosenbach | 2008 Delancey Place, Philadelphia, PA 19103

Before Ebenezer Scrooge, there was Gabriel Grubb. Before Marley and the Ghosts of Christmas, there were the Goblins. Come hear Charles Dickens’ original tale of Christmas, “The Story of the Goblins Who Stole a Sexton.” Philadelphia’s Dickens Ambassador, Edward G. Pettit,…

Adult Other Great Programs Rosenbach Museum & Library

Open Computer Lab

Sat, December 15, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Work on a special project and get one-on-one assistance. Lab is open for 2 hours. 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 Hot Spots

Family Cooking Class: The Perfect Omelet

Sat, December 15, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

Chef Chris Paul and nutritionist Leigh-Ann Charles-Paul are back with a family cooking class for caregivers and their children ages 8-12. As a special brunch dish or everyday breakfast staple, omelettes offer an adaptable approach to a budget-friendly and nutrient-dense meal. Participants will…

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Community Events Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition

Storytime Yoga for Preschoolers

Sat, December 15, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Children's Department at Parkway Central Library

Beth Heed from Oak and Acorn Wellness will host a class filled with stories, yoga and fun for 2- to 5-year-olds. Move, play and explore your body in creative ways as we read stories!  No prior yoga experience is necessary.  Free.  For more information, contact CCD at 215.686.5369.…

Preschool Family Programs Health Programs Body, Mind & Spirit Children Education Family Health & Fitness Yoga

Read, Baby, Read Storytime

Sat, December 15, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Read! Sing! Play! Help your child learn through stories, songs, and fun activities. All programs are for children ages birth through 24 months and their caregivers. Expecting parents and siblings welcome.  Read, Baby, Read is a series of fun programs for babies, toddlers and…

Toddler Baby Family Programs Children Family

Read, Baby, Read Play Group

Sat, December 15, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Join us for play time and connecting with other families. All programs are for children ages birth through 24 months and their caregivers. Expecting parents and siblings welcome. Childcares and groups, please call the library to make an appointment.  Read, Baby, Read is a…

Toddler Baby Family Programs Children Family

Words at Play - Finale Play Party: Let's Be Friends!

Sat, December 15, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Widener Library

Wrap up the Words at Play experience with an ode to friendship! Join the Philadelphia Museum of Art for stories, rhymes and to create your own masterpiece, while we celebrate all the friends we've made over the past few years. FREE fun for families with children ages birth-5 years.…

Preschool Toddler Family Programs Words at Play Vocabulary Initiative Children Family Free Library of Philadelphia Programs & Services Literacy arts & crafts

Yoga Storytime

Sat, December 15, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library

We'll integrate yoga, a story, songs and games in this program for children ages 6 - 10.  This approach will help children explore the art of listening, and build a stronger mind/body connection.  Dress comfortably and be prepared to move and have fun!    

School Age Other Great Programs Yoga

PAWS Read to a Dog

Sat, December 15, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Overbrook Park Library

Read aloud to a trained therapy dog! Reading to a dog takes the pressure off and makes reading a positive experience.   

School Age Family Programs Children Family PAWS Read to a Dog

Literacy Lab

Sat, December 15, 2018 12:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Literacy Lab is a small group literacy instruction program for students in 1st to 3rd grade who struggle to read on grade level. South Philadelphia Library will host two sessions of the Literacy Lab program on Saturdays from November 17th until May 18th.  12:00 to 1:30 PM –…

School Age Family Programs Children Literacy Read by 4th

Literacy Lab

Sat, December 15, 2018 12:00 P.M.
Tacony Library

Literacy Lab is a small group literacy instruction program for students in 1st to 3rd grade who struggle to read on grade level. Tacony Library will host two sessions of the Literacy Lab program on Saturdays from November 17th until May 18th.  12:00 to 1:30 PM – Session I 3:00 to…

School Age Family Programs Children Literacy Read by 4th

Literacy Lab

Sat, December 15, 2018 12:00 P.M.
Kingsessing Library

Literacy Lab is a small group literacy instruction program for students in 1st to 3rd grade who struggle to read on grade level. Kingsessing Library will host two sessions of the Literacy Lab program on Saturdays from November 17th until May 18th.  12:00 to 1:30 PM – Session I…

School Age Family Programs Children Literacy Read by 4th

Literacy Lab

Sat, December 15, 2018 12:00 P.M.
Independence Library

Literacy Lab is a small group literacy instruction program for students in 1st to 3rd grade who struggle to read on grade level. Independence Library will host two sessions of the Literacy lab program on Saturdays from November 17th until May 18th.  12:00 to 1:30 PM – Session I…

School Age Family Programs Children Literacy Read by 4th

Literacy Lab

Sat, December 15, 2018 12:00 P.M.
Logan Library

Literacy Lab is a small group literacy instruction program for students in 1st to 3rd grade who struggle to read on grade level. Logan Library will host two sessions of the Literacy Lab program on Saturdays from November 17th until May 18th.  12:00 to 1:30 PM – Session I 3:00 to…

School Age Family Programs Children Literacy Read by 4th

Literacy Lab

Sat, December 15, 2018 12:00 P.M.
McPherson Square Library

Literacy Lab is a small group literacy instruction program for students in 1st to 3rd grade who struggle to read on grade level. McPherson Square Library will host two sessions of the Literacy Lab program on Saturdays from November 17th until May 18th.  12:00 to 1:30 PM – Session…

School Age Family Programs Children Literacy Read by 4th

LEAP Chess Club

Sat, December 15, 2018 1:00 P.M.
Children's Department at Parkway Central Library

1pm-2pm in the Story Hour Room, intended for school age children. No experience necessary.   Parkway Central Library Children's Department Ground Floor, 1901 Vine Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103 215.686.5369 ***Programs are subject to change*** Find us on…

School Age LEAP Games and Gaming Chess Board Games and Role-Playing
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