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Craft & Chat

Wed, November 1, 2017 5:30 P.M.
Ramonita G. de Rodriguez Library

Do you crochet, knit, cross-stitch, or do other kinds of handwork? Are you learning a new kind of craft? Please join our weekly Craft & Chat at the Rodriguez Library! Bring ongoing projects or start a new one. Limited supplies of certain materials are available.   For more information,…

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

Resume Open Lab

Thu, November 2, 2017 11:00 A.M.
Frankford Library

Need help with your resume? Come to our resume open lab with extended laptop time.

Adult Young Adult Computer Classes Computers Jobs & Job Seekers

Tabletop Thursday

Thu, November 2, 2017 3:30 P.M.
Teen Center at Parkway Central Library

Get your game on at the Teen Center with RPG sessions and our expansive collection of board games!

Young Adult Other Great Programs Games and Gaming Teens Board Games and Role-Playing

Teen Reading Lounge: An Interactive Book Club for Teenagers

Thu, November 2, 2017 4:00 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Are you looking for a community service opportunity this year? Are you passionate about your world and your future? Do you enjoy reading, and want to hang out with other teens who also enjoy reading and talking about books? If you answered yes to any of these questions, consider joining Teen…

Young Adult Discussion and Participation Teen Reading Lounge

Kitchen Science: Crickets with Adam Brody

Sat, November 4, 2017 1:00 P.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

Insects have been an important part of the human diet for millennia. Join Adam Brody, founder of Brooklyn's CricketFarm, for a hands-on experience in cooking with crickets. Currently, crickets and other insects are eaten around the world and prized for being tasty, healthy and incredibly…

Adult Young Adult Senior Community Events Workshops and Enrichment Speakers and Lectures Family Programs Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition Environment & Nature Science Animals and Nature

The Fumo Gaming Club

Sat, November 4, 2017 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, and…

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

Sundays on Stage: Thunderbird American Indian Dancers

Sun, November 5, 2017 2:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Yah-Oh-Way, meaning “it is good” in Hopi, features dances of various Native American nations. Accompanied by song and drumming, the Thunderbird American Indian Dancers don beautiful costumes and explain the meaning behind each movement. This series is made possible by funding from…

Adult Young Adult School Age Preschool Toddler Senior Family Programs Live Performances Sundays on Stage Children Family Music dance

From Proposal to Project: Philadelphia’s Parkway, 1884–1937

Now through Sun, November 5, 2017 5:00 P.M.
Map Collection at Parkway Central Library

Highlighting materials from the Library’s Map Collection, this exhibition delves into the complicated history of the Parkway’s initial proposal, its iterations of building plans, and its triumphant renaming. Learn about the inspiration and reasons for its development, the groups and…

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Exhibitions Philadelphia Philadelphia History Special Collections History Maps

Pepper Hall: The Founder’s Legacy

Now through Sun, November 5, 2017 5:11 P.M.
Art Department at Parkway Central Library

Named after the Free Library’s founder, Dr. William Pepper, Pepper Hall is a large, bright room on the north side of the Parkway Central Library that originally housed the Free Library’s art and architecture collections. In celebration of Parkway Central’s 90th anniversary,…

Adult Young Adult Senior Exhibitions Art Free Library of Philadelphia History architecture

Maker Monday

Mon, November 6, 2017 3:30 P.M.
Teen Center at Parkway Central Library

The Teen Center is home to numerous arts and craft supplies which teens can use on Monday afternoons to create take home projects. Join us for freeform activities and pre-determined crafts. 

Young Adult Arts and Crafts Programs Art Comics & Graphic Novels Crafts & Hobbies Teens arts & crafts

Anime & Manga Discussion Group for Kids & Teens

Mon, November 6, 2017 4:00 P.M.
Ramonita G. de Rodriguez Library

Children ages 11 and up and teens are invited to explore Japanese animation, comics and pop culture! Get to know different anime and manga series and try your hand at fan activities. For more information, contact Sara Palmer, Children's Librarian, at 215-686-1768 or palmers@freelibrary.org.

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

Laptop Lounge

Mon, November 6, 2017 5:30 P.M.
Frankford Library

Brush up on your computer skills using our in-house laptops with our Digital Resource Specialist.  Space may be limited.

Adult Young Adult Computer Classes Computers

Kitchen Science: Mozzarella Making with Alex Jones

Mon, November 6, 2017 6:00 P.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

Learn the simple and delicious joy of making mozzarella cheese at home with this class taught by cheesemonger and food writer Alex Jones. In just a few quick steps, you can make your own mozzarella cheeses at home. You will learn about the benefits of grassfed milk and the culture and science…

Adult Young Adult Senior Community Events Speakers and Lectures Workshops and Enrichment Family Programs Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition Science

Teen Tuesday

Tue, November 7, 2017 3:30 P.M.
Teen Center at Parkway Central Library

For more than 10 years, Teen Tuesday has been an afternoon of snacks and socializing. Join us as we play our favorite board and video games, create arts and crafts projects, and enjoy some snacks! This program will be located in Room 108.

Young Adult Other Great Programs Games and Gaming Technology Teens Board Games and Role-Playing Video Games arts & crafts

Geekscape

Wed, November 8, 2017 3:30 P.M.
Teen Center at Parkway Central Library

Hang out in the Teen Center and geek out about all your favorite fandoms!

Young Adult Discussion and Participation Comics & Graphic Novels Games and Gaming Movies & Television Teens

Teen Movie

Wed, November 8, 2017 4:00 P.M.
Blanche A. Nixon/Cobbs Creek Library

Join us for an awesome teen movie screening!

Young Adult Film Screening Movies & Television Teens

3-D Printing Workshop

Wed, November 8, 2017 4:30 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

What is 3D printing? Have you ever seen a 3D printer in action? What can you do with a 3D printer? This workshop is for anyone curious about 3D printing and its applications, from making simple figurines, to even building artificial limbs!

Adult Young Adult Senior Family Programs arts & crafts

Craft & Chat

Wed, November 8, 2017 5:30 P.M.
Ramonita G. de Rodriguez Library

Do you crochet, knit, cross-stitch, or do other kinds of handwork? Are you learning a new kind of craft? Please join our weekly Craft & Chat at the Rodriguez Library! Bring ongoing projects or start a new one. Limited supplies of certain materials are available.   For more information,…

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

Resume Open Lab

Thu, November 9, 2017 11:00 A.M.
Frankford Library

Need help with your resume? Come to our resume open lab with extended laptop time.

Adult Young Adult Computer Classes Computers Jobs & Job Seekers

Tabletop Thursday

Thu, November 9, 2017 3:30 P.M.
Teen Center at Parkway Central Library

Get your game on at the Teen Center with RPG sessions and our expansive collection of board games!

Young Adult Other Great Programs Games and Gaming Teens Board Games and Role-Playing
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