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Read With A Dog!

Mon, March 25, 2019 4:15 P.M.
Falls of Schuylkill Library

School age kids - ages  6 to 12 - are invited to come read independently with Orchid, a certified therapy dog, and share a new book or an old favorite in a judgement free space.  Dogs love to hear stories! Space may be limited.  Groups cannot be accommodated at this…

School Age Other Great Programs PAWS Read to a Dog

Yoga Workshop

Mon, March 25, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Join the Friends of PCI for their next series of yoga workshops. All levels of expertise are invited. Bring your own mat or towel. Registration for each session is required; please sign up at the PCI Reference Desk.  

Adult Other Great Programs Health and Wellness Body, Mind & Spirit Yoga Health

The Secret Cinema presents: Philadelphia - The Changing City

Mon, March 25, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Art Department at Parkway Central Library

The Free Library of Philadelphia is thrilled to partner with Philadelphia's beloved film screening series, The Secret Cinema , now in its 27th year.  As usual, The Secret Cinema will present selections from their collection shown on 16mm film onto a big screen. This…

Adult Young Adult Senior Film Screening Speakers and Lectures Other Great Programs Philadelphia Philadelphia History History Changing City

Drop-in Writing Help from University of Pennsylvania Faculty

Mon, March 25, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Free help with: Resumes Cover Letters Filling out Forms ( unable to help with legal, financial, or tax documents) Writing Projects College/School Papers Letters

Adult Other Great Programs Career Workshops Free Library of Philadelphia Programs & Services

The Mystery of Amelia Earhart

Tue, March 26, 2019 2:00 P.M.
Fox Chase Library

Famed aviation pioneer Amelia Earhart and her navigator, Fred Noonan, disappeared in July, 1937 while attempting to circumnavigate the globe. Exactly what happened to Amelia Earhart, where her plane went down, and whether she might have survived a crash landing has been debated for more than 80…

Adult Young Adult Senior Speakers and Lectures Other Great Programs History

Course: Pride and Prometheus: Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice and Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein

Tue, March 26, 2019 6:00 P.M.
The Rosenbach | 2008 Delancey Place, Philadelphia, PA 19103

To register:  https://rosenbach.org/events/course-austen-and-shelley/ About the Course This course will explore perhaps the two most popular English language novels of the 19th century: Jane Austen’s  Pride and Prejudice  and Mary Shelley’s  Frankenstein .…

Adult Other Great Programs Literature Rosenbach Museum & Library

Preschool Storytime

Wed, March 27, 2019 10:30 A.M.
Logan Library

Join us for stories, songs and fun!  For preschoolers and their families. Groups should call ahead to make sure we have room for your kids.

Preschool Other Great Programs Storytimes

Preschool Storytime

Wed, March 27, 2019 10:30 A.M.
Andorra Library

We will read a few books, dance to a few songs, and learn a new rhyme with Sign Language along with Children's Librarian - Miss Molly.  For kids ages 2 to 5 years old, along with an adult caregiver. Children and parents can work on listening and participation skills together.  If…

Preschool Toddler Other Great Programs Storytimes

AARP Tax Preparation

Wed, March 27, 2019 10:30 A.M.
West Oak Lane Library

Volunteers from AARP will be available from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. to offer free, in-person tax preparation service for seniors. Reservations required. Call 215-685-2843 to make an appointment.

Senior Other Great Programs Personal Finance & Investing

Game Day Wednesday

Wed, March 27, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Wyoming Library

Join us every Wednesday for a game day bonanza from 4:00 until 5:30 pm.  Play one of your favorite board games or find a new one. For school age children.

School Age Other Great Programs Children Games and Gaming

LEGO Day

Wed, March 27, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Blanche A. Nixon/Cobbs Creek Library

Join other children and explore your creative side with Legos. Mega-blocks available for smaller children; all materials provided.

School Age Other Great Programs Children Family LEGO STEM

Wii Wednesdays

Wed, March 27, 2019 4:30 P.M.
Frankford Library

Come play your favorite Wii games with Mr. Vince on the fourth Wednesday of the month.  For teens and school-aged kids.

Young Adult School Age Other Great Programs Games and Gaming Video Games

The Mystery of Amelia Earhart

Wed, March 27, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Fox Chase Library

Famed aviation pioneer Amelia Earhart and her navigator, Fred Noonan, disappeared in July, 1937 while attempting to circumnavigate the globe. Exactly what happened to Amelia Earhart, where her plane went down, and whether she might have survived a crash landing has been debated for more than 80…

Adult Young Adult Senior Speakers and Lectures Other Great Programs History

Teen Forensics

Wed, March 27, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Wynnefield Library

Helpful tips about pursuing a creer in the forensic science field, preparing for college, and how to find STEM programs.  For young people between the ages of 12 and 18   Presented by The Association of Women in Forensic Science

Young Adult Other Great Programs Teens STEM

Hands-On Tour: Book Arts

Wed, March 27, 2019 6:30 P.M.
The Rosenbach | 2008 Delancey Place, Philadelphia, PA 19103

Do you prefer to judge a book by its cover, or does the inside matter more? In this tour of book arts, we’ll take a look at various rare books in the Rosenbach collection, their aesthetics, their functions, how the processes in creating books inform how we use them today, and vice versa.…

Adult Other Great Programs Rare Books, Manuscripts, & Digital Collections Rosenbach Museum & Library

Film Screening: River Revival

Wed, March 27, 2019 6:30 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

John Randolph will discuss his short documentary film River Revival, the story of those who thought to reclaim the tidal Schuylkill River and its banks from its important industrial past to become the award winning park and trail it is today. 

Adult Other Great Programs

Yoga

Wed, March 27, 2019 6:30 P.M.
Whitman Library

A free, inclusive yoga class for people of all skill levels and abilities. Mats are available, or you can bring your own. Wear something comfortable and come to the library for wellness, stretching, and relaxation.

Adult Other Great Programs Yoga

Museum Adventures at The Rosenbach

Thu, March 28, 2019 10:00 A.M.
The Rosenbach | 2008 Delancey Place, Philadelphia, PA 19103

Calling all pre-schoolers! Come play with us on the last Thursday morning of every month. We’ll read a story together and then embark on a treasure hunt through the Rosenbach brothers’ glitzy Rittenhouse Square home to discover things that relate to the story. Afterward, families are…

Preschool Toddler Other Great Programs Children Rosenbach Museum & Library arts & crafts

Laptops for Tax Time

Thu, March 28, 2019 11:00 A.M.
Tacony Library

Laptops for Tax Time Need computer access and a space to spread out and file your taxes?  We’ve got that! Reserve one of private study rooms for 3 hours.  Bring your own laptop and use our free Wifi Or use one our laptops while you’re here!  Call to reserve your…

Adult Senior Other Great Programs Computers

T’ai Chi

Thu, March 28, 2019 2:00 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Based on Chinese soft-style martial arts, modern T’ai Chi is best known as a gentle slow-motion exercise that improves balance, leg strength, relaxation, deep breathing, calmness, focus and alertness. Please wear comfortable clothing. Registration is required. To register, please call…

Adult Other Great Programs Health and Wellness Body, Mind & Spirit Health & Fitness
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