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Wednesday Tabletop Games

Wed, August 16, 2017 2:00 P.M.
Queen Memorial Library

Swing by the library and enjoy an array of classic and modern tabletop games (everything from chess and scrabble to RPGs!) Bring your friends and let the good times roll!  Tabletop games are available all day! Please ask the librarian.

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

You Be the Judge

Wed, August 16, 2017 3:00 P.M.
Teen Center at Parkway Central Library

Do you like to read the latest and best books published for teens? Do you like to share your opinions about what you read? Join You Be the Judge and become a book critic for your library this summer! Sign up for this program and you'll get: Free copies of popular, newly published books for…

Young Adult Discussion and Participation Summer Reading Teens

English as a Second Language Class

Wed, August 16, 2017 4:30 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

FREE English as a second language CLASSES 8 week course for non-native English speakers provided at no cost by West Philadelphia community members Please join us for more ESL classes and English tutoring this summer! Our classes are open to all nationalities and skill levels and are…

Adult Young Adult Senior New Americans Language Study ESL

Teen Writers Club

Wed, August 16, 2017 5:30 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

In this six-week series of creative writing workshops for teens, we'll explore writing techniques and share our work in a supportive and fun environment. Please stop by the Reference Desk or call 215-685-6621 to sign up. Wednesday July 12 - Wednesday August 16, 5:30-7:00 pm

Young Adult Other Great Programs Summer Reading Teens

Fiber Craft Group

Wed, August 16, 2017 6:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Fiber artists are invited to join us every Wednesday from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.  Bring your latest project and enjoy an evening of crafting and conversation with fellow artists. Assistance with knitting and crochet projects usually available. All skill levels welcome. 

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

WURD's Summer of Freedom Library Tour

Thu, August 17, 2017 10:00 A.M.
Wynnefield Library

WURD 900am celebrates their seventh annual Summer of Freedom tour at Free Library! Join The Mojo host Stephanie Renee, broadcasting LIVE, as she explores topical issues, plays great tunes, and interviews insightful people, including Library folks! Upcoming broadcasts, listed below, run from…

Adult Young Adult Community Events African American

Edible Alphabet: English as a Second Language

Thu, August 17, 2017 12:00 P.M.
Whitman Library

Learn English at the Whitman Library with Edible Alphabet, a FREE class that teaches English through cooking.  This class runs on Thursdays, from 12:00 - 3:00 p,m.  Edible Alphabet is a comprehensive program that seeks to fulfill the need in Philadelphia for…

Adult Young Adult New Americans Culinary Literacy New Americans ESL

Family Movie

Thu, August 17, 2017 2:00 P.M.
Haverford Library

Escape the summer heat and watch a family friendly movie (G/PG) at the library.

Adult Young Adult School Age Preschool Toddler Film Screening Family Movies & Television

E-Gadget Help Desk

Thu, August 17, 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

Jazz at Shakespeare Park

Thu, August 17, 2017 5:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Hear some of Philly's newest jazz voices each Thursday evening during the Oval+ (July 20 to August 20). Picnic on the lawn or grab a chair in the amphitheater of the renovated Shakespeare Park, immediately in front of Parkway Central. 

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Live Performances Music Performing Arts Shakespeare Park

Volunteer with AARP

Fri, August 18, 2017 10:00 A.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Meet representatives from AARP Experience Corps and learn about volunteer opportunities to assist children with reading. Interested? Contact Nadiyah at 267-592-4459 or email nowens@aarp.org

Adult Young Adult Other Great Programs

Stories Alive: Family Story Hour for Incarcerated Parents and Their Children

Sat, August 19, 2017 10:00 A.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Stories Alive gives incarcerated parents the opportunity to read and connect with their children during a live videoconference call. Families who participate will get books to take home and keep! Stories Alive is available to children and caregivers with family members at the Curran-Fromhold and…

Adult Young Adult School Age Preschool Toddler Senior Family Programs Storytimes Children Family Literacy Social Justice

Sundays on Stage: Horn's Punch & Judy Show

Sun, August 20, 2017 2:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Professor Horn captures the wonder and pure imagination of childhood with his clever comedy magic, novelty routines, and his laugh-out-loud funny Punch & Judy puppet show. Montgomery Auditorium Parkway Central Library 1901 Vine Street All programs begin at 2:00 p.m. Doors open at 1:30 p.m.…

Adult Young Adult School Age Preschool Toddler Senior Family Programs Sundays on Stage Children Family

Movie Mondays!

Mon, August 21, 2017 4:00 P.M.
Queen Memorial Library

Come enjoy a fun family film and munch on popcorn! Enjoy coloring pages themed for each movie following the showing.

Young Adult School Age Family Programs Movies & Television Summer Reading

Anime, Manga & Gaming Meetup for Adults and Older Teens

Mon, August 21, 2017 5:30 P.M.
Ramonita G. de Rodriguez Library

Adults and teens 16 and up are invited to meet up for ongoing screenings, conversation and gaming sessions! Bring your love for different series and get to know new titles. For more information, contact Sara Palmer, Librarian, at 215-686-1768 or palmers@freelibrary.org.

Adult Young Adult Discussion and Participation Film Screening Movies & Television Anime & Manga

E-Gadget Help Desk

Tue, August 22, 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

WURD's Summer of Freedom Library Tour

Wed, August 23, 2017 10:00 A.M.
Overbrook Park Library

WURD 900am celebrates their seventh annual Summer of Freedom tour at Free Library! Join The Mojo host Stephanie Renee, broadcasting LIVE, as she explores topical issues, plays great tunes, and interviews insightful people, including Library folks! Friday, August 25, Parkway Central Library,…

Adult Young Adult Community Events African American

Wednesday Tabletop Games

Wed, August 23, 2017 2:00 P.M.
Queen Memorial Library

Swing by the library and enjoy an array of classic and modern tabletop games (everything from chess and scrabble to RPGs!) Bring your friends and let the good times roll!  Tabletop games are available all day! Please ask the librarian.

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

You Be the Judge

Wed, August 23, 2017 5:00 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Do you like to read the latest and best books published for teens? Do you like to share your opinions about what you read? Join You Be the Judge and become a book critic for your library this summer! Sign up for this program and you'll get: Free copies of popular, newly published books for teens…

Young Adult Discussion and Participation Fiction Summer Reading Teens

Fiber Craft Group

Wed, August 23, 2017 6:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Fiber artists are invited to join us every Wednesday from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.  Bring your latest project and enjoy an evening of crafting and conversation with fellow artists. Assistance with knitting and crochet projects usually available. All skill levels welcome. 

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