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GWHS Tech Squad Help

Tue, December 18, 2018 11:10 A.M.
Bustleton Library

Do you need help with your email, social media accounts (facebook, instagram, twitter, snapchat), smartphone, tablet, laptop, or the internet? Come and see our community partners from GWHS! Students will be here to help on their lunch period for approximately 30 minutes on selected…

Adult Senior Workshops and Enrichment Community Events Computer Classes Computers Databases & Electronic Resources Digital Collections ebooks Technology Digital Media Seniors Digital Magazines

Chinese Language Storytime

Tue, December 18, 2018 11:15 A.M.
Walnut Street West

All storybooks are read in Chinese by local parents and volunteers. If you are interested in helping us provide other multilingual story time activities, please contact Jackie our Children's Librarian on the 2nd floor.

Preschool Toddler Family Programs New Americans Storytimes Children Bilingual Programs

Stay and Play!

Tue, December 18, 2018 11:30 A.M.
Welsh Road Library

Come check out our cool manipulatives and toys! Meet, talk, and play together with other families in the neighborhood! For preschoolers and their adult caregivers.

Preschool Family Programs Children

Open Computer Lab

Tue, December 18, 2018 2:30 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Work on a special project and get one-on-one assistance. Lab is open for 3 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

A Free Tour of Philadelphia: The Changing City Exhibition

Tue, December 18, 2018 3:00 P.M.
Rare Book Department at Parkway Central Library

Come and learn about our city’s exciting, dynamic, and often forgotten history with a guided tour of Philadelphia: The Changing City exhibition. The tour will be led by an exhibition curator in the Dietrich Gallery in the Rare Book Department , which is located on the third floor of the…

Adult Young Adult School Age Other Great Programs African American Art Digital Collections Education Family Free Library of Philadelphia Programs & Services Health & Fitness Philadelphia History Rare Books, Manuscripts, & Digital Collections Special Collections Teens History printmaking architecture Changing City

SmART Readers

Tue, December 18, 2018 3:00 P.M.
Blanche A. Nixon/Cobbs Creek Library

Students ages 7-12 can join us for an exciting visual art and literacy program! A visiting artist will engage students in fun art making experiences tied to literacy skills. Space is limited and registration is encouraged! See the Children's Librarian for more information and to register.…

School Age Family Programs Art Children

Computer Boot Camp: Saving Files

Tue, December 18, 2018 3:00 P.M.
West Oak Lane Library

Take a crash course in computer basics with us - so you can become more comfortable using a computer.   Space is limited and advance registration is suggested; sign up by contacting Ms. Robinson, at the library. 3:00 to 4:30  p.m.  

Adult Computer Classes Computers

Teen Tuesday

Tue, December 18, 2018 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. Ages 12-18 welcome.

Young Adult Community Events Teens

Winter Solstice Celebration

Tue, December 18, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Lillian Marrero Library

Celebrate the start of the winter season by learning about how we winterize our garden at Lillian Marrero Library. We'll build habitats and feeders to help our local animals survive the food scarcity of the colder months.

School Age Family Programs LEAP Children Family Free Library of Philadelphia Makers & Makerspaces Teens STEM arts & crafts

Teens Cook!

Tue, December 18, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Teens in grades 7-12, please join us for a series of free, fun-filled programs! We’ll learn simple techniques for cooking healthy and delicious meals. We will meet on the following Tuesdays at 4:00 pm: October 9, November 13, December 18 AND the following Saturdays at 10:00 am: October 27,…

Young Adult Health Programs Cooking & Nutrition Health

Stories and STEM - Slime

Tue, December 18, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Children's Department at Parkway Central Library

Join us as we engineer technological marvels, ponder mathematical puzzles and conduct scientific experiments inspired by your favorite picture books. Stories are for all ages, activities are best suited to school age patrons. Come for the story, stay for the science.    *Programs are…

School Age LEAP Literacy STEM

Winter Party!

Tue, December 18, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Whitman Library

Come celebrate winter by making your own snow globe and listening to live holiday music provided by a local musician. For children and families.

School Age Family Programs Children

UPenn Science for Kids & Teens

Tue, December 18, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Walnut Street West

Graduate students from UPenn will visit our library to conduct fun and exciting science experiments. No registration necessary, just come on by!

Young Adult School Age Workshops and Enrichment Science STEM

Teen Tuesdays: Teen Reads

Tue, December 18, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Nicetown-Tioga Library

What will be reading this week?  

Young Adult Other Great Programs Book Clubs

Kids Can Cook

Tue, December 18, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Queen Memorial Library

Healthy Cooking class for school-aged children, taught by serv-safe certified cooking instructor Keisha Prosser. Learn about food safety, prepare a full meal, and then help eat what you’ve created! For additional information, please call the librarian at 215-685-1899.  

Young Adult School Age Discussion and Participation Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition Health

SmART Readers

Tue, December 18, 2018 4:30 P.M.
Richmond Library

Students ages 7-12 can join us for an exciting visual art and literacy program! A visiting artist will engage students in fun art making experiences tied to literacy skills. This program is sponsored by the Philadelphia Arts in Education Partnership.

School Age Family Programs Art Children

Wake Work

Tue, December 18, 2018 5:30 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

"Wake Work" is the new edition in the Robeson House's LOVE/STUDY/STRUGGLE event series, aimed at creating powerful spaces for Black study. For this session, we shall explore Christina Sharpe's In the Wake alongside short film screenings and interactive discussion.

Adult Discussion and Participation Workshops and Enrichment

Computer Tutoring

Tue, December 18, 2018 5:30 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Join us in the Lab for individualized assistance provided by our Digital Resource Specialist.

Adult Young Adult Senior Computer Classes Digital Media

Learn About Northwest Victim Services

Tue, December 18, 2018 6:00 P.M.
West Oak Lane Library

In the wake of recent losses to our community, we wanted our neighbors to know that they do not have to cope alone.  Melanie P. Nelson will be on hand to introduce us to her organization - Northwest Victim Services, and how they can help.

Adult Young Adult Senior Discussion and Participation

Yoga for Adults

Tue, December 18, 2018 7:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

An inclusive yoga class for people of all skill levels and abilities.  Wear something comfortable and come to the library for wellness, stretching, and relaxation.

Adult Young Adult Senior Health Programs Workshops and Enrichment Yoga
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