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Building Food and Farm Policy from the Ground Up

Thu, October 25, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

BUILDING FOOD AND FARM POLICY FROM THE GROUND UP: Working collectively to advance food and farm policies by and for our communities Price: $30* Pre-registration is required by October 17 via Eventbrite: https://tinyurl.com/ya56gdbe *Includes lunch How does public policy affect your work,…

Adult Senior Community Events Discussion and Participation Workshops and Enrichment Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition Health

Open Computer Lab

Thu, October 25, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Work on a special project and get one-on-one assistance. Lab is open for 2 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

Preschool Storytime

Thu, October 25, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Fox Chase Library

. All preschool aged children are welcome to attend the Fox Chase Library story time Thursday mornings at 10:00, except for the third Thursday of the month Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and fun! For more information contact Christine Casperson at 215-685-0547

Preschool Other Great Programs Storytimes Literacy

Preschool Open House

Thu, October 25, 2018 10:15 A.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Groups and families with children ages 3-5 are invited to our Thursday morning Open Houses. Kids will get a chance to: Read and enjoy books Play with each other in our interactive play space Register for library cards Borrow books and other library materials Attend storytime at 10:15 and 11:15…

Preschool Family Programs Children

Fall Storytime

Thu, October 25, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Chestnut Hill Library

Enjoy some spooky stories, songs and rhymes. For children of all ages.  Young children must be accompanied by an adult care-giver.

School Age Preschool Toddler Other Great Programs Storytimes Family Literacy

Movers and Shakers Storytime

Thu, October 25, 2018 10:30 A.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Dance, listen, and sing along in this active storytime for independent movers. Storytime followed by a craft.  Please note storytime will not be held the second Thursday of each month. Daycares and groups please call the children's librarian at 215-685-1866 to make an appointment.

Toddler Family Programs Storytimes Children

Read, Baby, Read My First Storytime

Thu, October 25, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Richmond Library

Bring your little one for lap time with stories, songs, rhymes and bounces. Siblings welcome. Read, Baby, Read is a series of fun programs for babies, toddlers and their families, using new library spaces and materials to help develop language and literacy. Read, Baby, Read is made possible by a…

Toddler Baby Family Programs Storytimes Children

Storytime and Block Play

Thu, October 25, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Falls of Schuylkill Library

Stories and songs followed by playtime with our wooden blocks.  Recommended for ages 2 to 6, accompanied by an adult; siblings are always welcome.  Imagine, build, and create!   Groups must call the children's librarian to schedule separate appointments (216-685-2093).

Preschool Toddler Workshops and Enrichment Family Programs Children Literacy Mathematics STEM Wooden Block Party

Preschool Open House

Thu, October 25, 2018 11:15 A.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Groups and families with children ages 3-5 are invited to our Thursday morning Open Houses. Kids will get a chance to: Read and enjoy books Play with each other in our interactive play space Register for library cards Borrow books and other library materials Attend storytime at 10:15 and 11:15…

Preschool Family Programs Children

Read, Baby, Read Play Group

Thu, October 25, 2018 11:30 A.M.
Richmond Library

Join us for play and great conversation for babies, toddlers, and grown-ups alike. Read, Baby, Read is a series of fun programs for babies, toddlers and their families, using new library spaces and materials to help develop language and literacy. Read, Baby, Read is made possible by a generous…

Toddler Baby Family Programs Storytimes Children

T’ai Chi

Thu, October 25, 2018 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

Book Discussion Group

Thu, October 25, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Please join our book discussion group for Adults at the Philadelphia City Institute.  We meet on the last Thursday of every month, at 2:00 p.m. in the meeting room.  For our current title and a copy of the book, please inquire at the Reference Desk. All book discussions will be held in…

Adult Other Great Programs Fiction Book Clubs

Thrusday Throwdown!!

Thu, October 25, 2018 3:00 P.M.
Teen Center at Parkway Central Library

Join us for a mix of activities: workshops, games, chilling out, and more. The lineup changes from week to week! Ages 12-18 welcome.

Young Adult Community Events Teens

Guitar Lessons for Children

Thu, October 25, 2018 3:00 P.M.
Walnut Street West

Interested in learning to play the guitar? Looking for tips, or even just a place to practice? We welcome the Penn Music Department, as they will be helping teach students and other young people how to play the guitar. For more information, please ask at the reference desk on the second floor.…

School Age Other Great Programs Music Performing Arts

Chair Yoga

Thu, October 25, 2018 3:00 P.M.
Queen Memorial Library

Center your body and mind and improve balance in this FREE yoga class led by certified instructor Janet Faulls. All levels and abilities are welcome.  

Adult Other Great Programs Health & Fitness Yoga

E-Gadget Helpdesk

Thu, October 25, 2018 3:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Do you have a new gadget  - iPad, iPod, tablet, smart phone, etc? Come learn how to use it to download books, & magazines, stream music & movies for free from our website.  You will need to have an active library card and pin number to make use of this service.…

Adult Other Great Programs Computer Classes Computers Databases & Electronic Resources ebooks

Keyboard Shortcuts: Copy + Paste

Thu, October 25, 2018 3:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Learn to use the power in your keyboard to simplify computer tasks.  This class is offered on a first come, first served basis. We encourage attendees to come 15 minutes before the start of the class to get a registration ticket at the reference desk, in the Magazines and Newspapers…

Adult Computer Classes Computers

Sight Word Game Day

Thu, October 25, 2018 3:30 P.M.
Walnut Street West

Game play can be a fun and exciting way to practice reading skills and sight word recognition. Each week Miss Echo will provide games for beginner readers to play that will improve fluency, pronunciation, and confidence in early readers. This activity is suggested for Pre-K through 3rd grade.

School Age Preschool Other Great Programs Literacy

Thursday Crafternoon!

Thu, October 25, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Children's Department at Parkway Central Library

Join us for a short storytime and craft activity!  4 p.m. in the Story Hour Room.  Free.   Parkway Central Library Children's Department Ground Floor, 1901 Vine Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103 215.686.5369 ***Programs are subject to change*** Find us on…

School Age Preschool Family Programs Art Children arts & crafts

Pumpkin Storytime & Craft

Thu, October 25, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Whitman Library

Listen to fall stories and decorate a stand-up wooden pumpkin to take home.  

School Age Preschool Family Programs Storytimes
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