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Queer Lit Lunch Club

Fri, August 3, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

LGBTQ teens and allies are invited to enjoy lunch and a discussion of recently published young adult books with queer characters and themes. Free books will be distributed! Please register for this program by emailing hoopese@freelibrary.org, calling 215-685-6621, or stopping by the Reference…

Young Adult Discussion and Participation LGBTQ Free Library of Pride

End of Summer Reading Party

Fri, August 3, 2018 3:00 P.M.
Greater Olney Library

Celebrate your accomplishments this summer!  Groups cannot be accommodated.

Young Adult School Age Preschool Family Programs Summer Reading

Sundays on Stage: Traditions of Chinese Acrobatics

Sun, August 5, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

The history of acrobatics in China goes back more than 2000 years! In this mesmerizing one-woman acrobatic performance, Li Liu performs hand balancing, plate spinning, artistic cycling, ribbon dancing, diabolos, and foot juggling. This series is made possible by funding from the Philadelphia…

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

Movie Madness

Mon, August 6, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Overbrook Park Library

Join us on Monday afternoons in the summer for a feature film.

Adult Young Adult School Age Film Screening Movies & Television Summer Reading

Game Day

Mon, August 6, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Haverford Library

Get your game on! Bring a friend or make a new one when you play board games and card games at the library. Parents are encouraged to join in the fun!

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

Anime & Manga Discussion Group for Kids & Teens

Mon, August 6, 2018 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

WURD Radio's Summer of Freedom Tour Returns to the Free Library!

Tue, August 7, 2018 10:00 A.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Join WURD host Stephanie Renee from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. for a LIVE radio broadcast from your neighborhood library!

Adult Young Adult Senior Live Performances Community Events African American

Teens Cook!

Tue, August 7, 2018 1:00 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Teens entering grades 7-12, please join us for four free, fun-filled afternoons of preparing food and eating together! We’ll learn simple techniques for cooking healthy and delicious meals. Registration is required; please email hoopese@freelibrary.org, call 215-685-6621, or stop by the…

Young Adult Health Programs Cooking & Nutrition Health

Teen Writing Club

Tue, August 7, 2018 3:00 P.M.
Teen Center at Parkway Central Library

Practice your creative writing skills and find your voice! We'll have warm-up activities, take-home prompts, writing samples to talk about together, the opportunity to get constructive criticism from your peers, and snacks.   This program will be located in the Teen Center in Philbrick…

Young Adult Workshops and Enrichment Teens

Math Confidence Workshop - Get Ready for College Math!

Wed, August 8, 2018 5:00 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Get ready for Graduate! Philadelphia's Field Guide to Math, otherwise known as the Math-O-Saurus! Your Graduate! Philadelphia team has created a guide to essential math terms, key study strategies, and explanations of important concepts, to help you find answers for all of your math…

Young Adult Other Great Programs Mathematics

Friends' Family Night in the Garden

Wed, August 8, 2018 5:30 P.M.
Holmesburg Library

Enjoy an evening of fun outside! Bring a blanket and mingle with friends, get your face painted, do an art activity, and enjoy refreshments with us. 5:30 p.m. Listen to Stories in the Children’s Reading Garden 6:00 p.m. Aesop’s Tales with Steve Abrams 7:00 p.m. Children’s…

Adult Young Adult School Age Preschool Senior Family Programs Community Events Children Family Summer Reading

Book Discussion Group for Adults & Older Teens

Wed, August 8, 2018 5:30 P.M.
Ramonita G. de Rodriguez Library

Save the date for our monthly conversations about books—funny, serious, and everything in between. Titles for each month will be chosen by the group. Both teens and adults are welcome.  Contact the library to borrow a copy of each month’s selection. For more information,…

Adult Young Adult Discussion and Participation Book Clubs

Craft & Chat

Wed, August 8, 2018 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

WURD Radio's Summer of Freedom Tour Returns to the Free Library!

Thu, August 9, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Walnut Street West

Join WURD host Stephanie Renee from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. for a LIVE radio broadcast from your neighborhood library!

Adult Young Adult Senior Live Performances Community Events African American

CareerLink Workshop

Thu, August 9, 2018 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

Old Skool Game Day

Thu, August 9, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Queen Memorial Library

Chess, Checkers, Cards, Scrabble, and more! Relax and enjoy a variety of board and card games.

Young Adult Other Great Programs Summer Reading

Knitting for All Ages!

Thu, August 9, 2018 3:00 P.M.
Roxborough Library

Bring your needs, yarn and a project to work on (if you have one).  Knitters of all skill levels, and ages are welcome. We'll be here from 3:00 until about 5:45 p.m.

Adult Young Adult Senior Family Programs Summer Reading Knitting

Teen Make and Take Thursdays

Thu, August 9, 2018 3:00 P.M.
Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library

Hang out, meet new friends, make delicious snacks, and create! Free!  All materials and ingredients will be provided. From 3:00 until 4:30 p.m.   Sponsored by the Friends of Joseph E. Coleman Library

Young Adult Arts and Crafts Programs Other Great Programs Cooking & Nutrition Teens arts & crafts

CareerLink Workshop

Fri, August 10, 2018 12:00 P.M.
Paschalville 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

CareerLink Workshop

Fri, August 10, 2018 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
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