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Martial Arts Demonstration

Tue, August 1, 2017 2:30 P.M.
Holmesburg Library

Interested in learning about Martial Arts? Instructors will be here to answer any questions.

Young Adult Other Great Programs Summer Reading Teens

Fantasy Role-playing club

Tue, August 1, 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

LEGO Time!

Tue, August 1, 2017 3:00 P.M.
Bustleton Library

Let's build with LEGOs! Children under 12 require adult caregiver with them.

School Age Family Programs

I Scream, You Scream, We all Scream for Ice Cream!

Tue, August 1, 2017 3:30 P.M.
Nicetown-Tioga Library

Do you love ice cream as much as we do?  Sample delicious flavors with library staff and learn more about this sweet treat. Space may be limited.  If you have questions, or want more information, please contact us at the branch.

School Age Other Great Programs Culinary Literacy Summer Reading

E-Gadget Help Desk

Tue, August 1, 2017 3:30 P.M.
Katharine Drexel Library

Need help with your phone, tablet, E-Reader, or laptop? Want to download E-books to read at home? Bring your device to our new E-Gadget Helpdesk! No appointment necessary. Tuesdays and Thursdays 3:30 to 6:00 p.m.

Adult Young Adult Computer Classes Computers

Drawing and Painting

Tue, August 1, 2017 4:00 P.M.
West Oak Lane Library

Learn drawing and painting skills from one of the best artists in the library!  Each session will focus on a different activity.  We'll provide all the supplies but you are welcome to bring your favorite materials to work with.  Come one time, or all the time.

Adult Young Adult Senior Other Great Programs Art Summer Reading

Get Your Game On!

Tue, August 1, 2017 4:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Socialize with other teens while playing board games and putting your problem-solving skills to the test! A program for teens.

Young Adult Other Great Programs Games and Gaming Summer Reading Teens

Totally Science Tuesdays

Tue, August 1, 2017 4:00 P.M.
Andorra Library

There will be a different science experiment each week.  For school-age kids

School Age Other Great Programs Science Summer Reading STEM

Science Time! Chemistry

Tue, August 1, 2017 4:00 P.M.
Children's Department at Parkway Central Library

What makes stuff stick together?  What makes two substances change into something completely different?  Join us for some fun experiments.  Free.  4 p.m. in the Story Hour Room. Parkway Central Library Children's Department Ground Floor, 1901 Vine Street, Philadelphia, PA…

School Age Preschool Family Programs Children Science STEM

Teen Books and the Immigrant Experience

Tue, August 1, 2017 4:00 P.M.
Lawncrest Library

How are the experiences of immigrant and first-generation teens portrayed in modern YA literature? How do their experiences relate to what you and your family have encountered? What do you see or not see when you read YA books like American Street, The Sun is Also a Star, and others? What do you…

Young Adult Discussion and Participation Summer Reading Teens

Teen Tuesdays

Tue, August 1, 2017 4:00 P.M.
Whitman Library

Teens, come make, watch, or do something cool at the library!

Young Adult Family Programs Summer Reading Teens

English as a Second Language Class

Wed, August 2, 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, August 2, 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

Preschool Storytime

Wed, August 2, 2017 10:30 A.M.
Andorra Library

We will read a few books, listen and dance to a few songs, and learn a new fingerplay rhyme with out Children's Librian Miss Molly.

Preschool Toddler Other Great Programs Storytimes Summer Reading

The Story Time Jam presented by the Philadelphia Jazz Project

Wed, August 2, 2017 10:30 A.M.
Children's Department at Parkway Central Library

Performer extraordinaire Rrenda Fearrington heads up an ensemble of performers, bringing stories to life through jazz. Parkway Central Library, Montgomery Auditorium. Free: presented as part of the Margaret S. Halloran Family Literacy Programming Series.

Young Adult School Age Preschool Toddler Community Events Family Programs Live Performances African American Children Education Family Music Performing Arts

Live, Eat, Breathe, Sleep, Be Healthy

Wed, August 2, 2017 12:00 P.M.
Haverford Library

Stop by the library and have  a member of the Lankenau Medical Center staff check your blood pressure. Knowing your numbers can help you take the right steps to protect your heart.

Adult Young Adult Senior Health Programs Culinary Literacy Health & Fitness

Crafty Wednesdays

Wed, August 2, 2017 12:30 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Get crafty! Join us for a different craft every week this summer for school aged children. Camps and groups please call the children's librarian at 215-685-1866 to make an appointment.

School Age Family Programs Children Crafts & Hobbies Summer Reading

YouTube-Inspired DIYs for Kids

Wed, August 2, 2017 1:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Make your own slime, stress balls, oobleck, and other fun DIY projects! For ages 12 and under. Children ages 6 and under must be accompanied by a caregiver. 

School Age Preschool Family Programs Children Science STEM

LEGO Club Wednesdays

Wed, August 2, 2017 1:00 P.M.
David Cohen Ogontz Library

Build with us! Groups must call in advance to assure there is enough space for you.

School Age Other Great Programs Summer Reading LEGO
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