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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

Knife Skills with Chef Clara Park: Soup's On!

Wed, March 27, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

Join Chef Clara Park in learning and practicing knife skills and techniques, chopping it up in the kitchen! Beginners and more experienced cooks are all welcome! After going through a variety of cuts, Chef Clara will demonstrate how to use the cut vegetables to create two warming and comforting…

Adult Young Adult Senior Workshops and Enrichment Culinary Literacy

Yoga

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

Wipe away the stress of the week and get your body and mind ready for a relaxing weekend. Decompress, unwind, and relax and start your weekend off the right way. Brittany from Roots2Rise will be our instructor.      

Adult Young Adult Health Programs Body, Mind & Spirit Yoga

A Free Tour of Philadelphia: The Changing City Exhibition

Thu, March 28, 2019 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

Chess Club

Thu, March 28, 2019 4:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Learn to play chess or improve your game! Students of all ages, and all levels welcome.  Register with Prashant at GhoksheP@freelibrary.org.  

Young Adult School Age Other Great Programs Chess

Creative Crochet with Ms. Traci

Thu, March 28, 2019 5:30 P.M.
Paschalville Library

Join Ms. Traci for Creative Crochet! Beginners are welcome!

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

Art of the Pictorial Map

Thu, March 28, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Art Department at Parkway Central Library

Join Free Library of Philadelphia's  Map Collection  curator Megan MacCall for an exploration of the colorful art of pictorial maps! A popular trend during the 20th century, pictorial maps are creative and colorful, often imbibed with humor and historical narrative. The…

Adult Young Adult Senior Speakers and Lectures Arts and Crafts Programs Art Special Collections History Maps Hands-On History

Yoga for adults!

Thu, March 28, 2019 6:30 P.M.
Thomas F. Donatucci, Sr. Library

Wipe away the stress of the week and get your body and mind ready for a relaxing weekend. Decompress, unwind, and relax and start your weekend off the right way. Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. except the second Thursday of every month. Please bring a mat.     

Adult Young Adult Health Programs Body, Mind & Spirit Yoga

CareerLink Workshop

Fri, March 29, 2019 1:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Build Your Job Skills, Find a Career! Sign up with a certified PA CareerLink Navigator to develop your resume, search for jobs, learn about job skills training, and connect directly with PA CareerLink resources. Please speak to a staff member to sign-up or call 215.686.7502 for more information.

Adult Young Adult Senior Career Workshops Jobs & Job Seekers

Friday Games and Puzzles

Fri, March 29, 2019 3:30 P.M.
Cecil B. Moore Library

Enjoy a selection of games, puzzles, and Wii games after school every Friday. Ages 7 and up. Programs subject to change. Day care groups and schools must call ahead to schedule an appointment.

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

Macramé Plant Hanger Workshop

Sat, March 30, 2019 12:00 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Join Urbanstead for a Macramé Plant Hanger workshop. Learn to make your own natural plant hangers in this beginner class. No prior experience is needed. In this one and a half hour workshop, you will learn: How to begin a Macramé piece, including an overview of necessary materials.…

Adult Young Adult Other Great Programs Environment & Nature

DIY with Abigail

Sat, March 30, 2019 1:00 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

We’ll make something new that you can take home with you every time we meet, such as bouncy balls and some fun crafts that the group suggests! For kids in grades K-12.   

Young Adult School Age Arts and Crafts Programs arts & crafts

Teen Book Club

Mon, April 1, 2019 5:00 P.M.
Greater Olney Library

Talk about your favorite books and find new things to read! Ages 12 and up.

Young Adult Discussion and Participation Other Great Programs Teens Book Clubs Teen Reading Lounge

Monday Poets | Open Mic

Mon, April 1, 2019 6:30 P.M.
Literature Department at Parkway Central Library

MONDAY POETS at the Free Library of Philadelphia in 2018-2019 includes two open mic programs. One was held in January, and one will be held  on April 1st. It will be dedicated to hearing from poets who may or may not have published their work, but either way…

Adult Young Adult Senior Live Performances Monday Poets Reading Series Performing Arts Poetry

Kids Can Cook

Tue, April 2, 2019 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

Lankenau Live Healthy Series: Sun Safety

Tue, April 2, 2019 4:30 P.M.
Overbrook Park Library

Educators from Lankenau Medical Center will lead a workshop on health and wellness.

Young Adult School Age Health Programs Health & Fitness

Super Science + Tech Tuesdays

Tue, April 2, 2019 6:30 P.M.
Logan Library

Join us on an exploration into the worlds of Astronomy, Chemistry, Energy, Music, Physics, Robotics, and the Universe in general! Each week we'll conduct a different experiment and collaborate on a differnent creation.  What will it be today? Program is for all aged scientists and…

Young Adult School Age Family Programs Science Technology STEM

Financial Empowerment Series

Wed, April 3, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Blanche A. Nixon/Cobbs Creek Library

Bridges to Wealth will present an interactive session on credit repair, reducing debt, and building wealth. Snacks will be served, Check weather-related (and other) schedule changes on our online calendar: www.bridgestowealth.org.

Adult Young Adult Senior Workshops and Enrichment Personal Finance & Investing

Poetry Reading

Wed, April 3, 2019 6:30 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Celebrate Poetry Month with a reading by award winning poet and South Philly native, Maria Famà. Famà has written seven books of poetry, co-founded a video production company, recorded her poetry in CD compilations of music and poetry, and given readings across the United States.

Adult Young Adult Other Great Programs Family Poetry Teens
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