Filters On:

Clear filters

Showing 161 to 180 of 1482

Last Building Bridges with Books Family Night of the School Year!

Thu, March 28, 2019 3:30 P.M.
McPherson Square Library

Want to make reading FUN?  Come to the library and get a jump start on summer with literacy games, free books, prizes, and fun for everyone!  Families of K-3rd grade students from Lewis Elkin Elementary are invited to join us at McPherson Square Library for a Building Bridges with…

Adult School Age Family Programs Children Family Building Bridges with Books

Wooden Block Party

Thu, March 28, 2019 3:30 P.M.
Cecil B. Moore Library

Let your imagination grow with books and play! Join us for a story, then discover what you can build with wooden blocks! This program is intended for children 3-6 and their families. Older siblings are welcome; soft blocks can be provided for younger siblings. Daycares and other large…

Preschool Toddler Family Programs Storytimes Children Family Wooden Block Party

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Family Art Workshops

Thu, March 28, 2019 3:30 P.M.
Wyoming Library

PAFA staff provides community-based art lessons during out of school time to participating students, families and community members. Workshops are held during after-school hours using a drop in model, with no registration required providing an out-of-school setting for families to…

School Age Arts and Crafts Programs Family Programs Art Children Family

Children's Book Author: Floyd Cooper

Thu, March 28, 2019 3:30 P.M.
Logan Library

Floyd Cooper is an award-winning author who will be with us to read from his book Max and the Tag-Along Moon, and talk about how he works.  All ages are welcome!  This program is part of Books for Rising Readers, which is supported by the William Penn Foundation and Read by 4th.

Adult School Age Preschool Toddler Senior Family Programs Other Great Programs Author Events Literacy Read by 4th

Ukulele for Children

Thu, March 28, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Walnut Street West

Children are invited to participate in Ukulele for Beginners.

School Age Workshops and Enrichment Children Music

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

Sisters in Freedom

Thu, March 28, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

In honor of Women's History Month we will be watching a portion of the film Sisters in Freedom: The Daring Battle to End Slavery . This film tells the story of the brave women, both black and white, who banded together to fight slavery for decades before the Emancipatoin Proclamation. This…

School Age Discussion and Participation Film Screening Other Great Programs History Women's History Month

Guitar Lessons for Children

Thu, March 28, 2019 4:00 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

Thursday Crafternoon!

Thu, March 28, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Children's Department at Parkway Central Library

Join us for a short storytime and craft activity with Ms. Mary!  Children's Story Hour Room. Free. All materials are provided. Ages 12 and under. Children ages 6 & under must be accompanied by a caregiver.   Part of the Margaret S. Halloran Family Literacy…

School Age Preschool Arts and Crafts Programs Family Programs Workshops and Enrichment Art Children Crafts & Hobbies Education arts & crafts

Build it Club!

Thu, March 28, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Chestnut Hill Library

Join us on Thursdays for LEGOs, Magnatiles, K'Nex and other STEM building toys for Free Play with kids of all ages.  We also have pre-Duplo, Duplo and big kid LEGOs for kids at all stages and capabilities.  There is an optional snack after LEGO club.

School Age Family Programs Children STEM

Literacy Thursdays

Thu, March 28, 2019 4:30 P.M.
Thomas F. Donatucci, Sr. Library

Cooking classes, story times, poem-crunching, & crafty fun. For additional information, please contact the librarian at 215-685-1755. LEAP (Literacy Enrichment Afterschool Program) homework help and literacy activities offered for grades K-12 while school is in session.

Young Adult School Age LEAP Literacy

Game Time Thursdays!

Thu, March 28, 2019 4:30 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Enjoy our large and rotating collection of tabletop games with our friendly LEAP staff.  LEAP (Literacy Enrichment Afterschool Program) homework help and literacy activities offered for grades K-12 while school is in session.  

School Age Family Programs LEAP Children Games and Gaming Board Games and Role-Playing

Yoga and Mindfulness for Kids

Thu, March 28, 2019 4:45 P.M.
Andorra Library

Join us every Thursday for yoga and mindfulness.  Please plan to wear comfortable, flexible clothing and bring a yoga mat if you have one (mats may be available for kids that do not have thier own).  Please arrive 5 minutes early to sign up for LEAP.  For kids in K-12 only (no…

School Age LEAP Other Great Programs Yoga

Book Discussion: Sing, Unburied, Sing

Thu, March 28, 2019 5:00 P.M.
Bushrod Library

Sit down at your local library to discuss this year’s One Book, One Philadelphia selection, a novel about family and time.   Reading the book beforehand is not required to join! Free books will be given out on a first-come basis.  

Adult Discussion and Participation Black History Month Literature One Book, One Philadelphia

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

Design Your Park

Thu, March 28, 2019 5:30 P.M.
Charles L. Durham Library

Attention Teens! Help design your park. Free food and drinks will be provided.

Young Adult Discussion and Participation Teens

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

In Conversation With The Rosenbach: Nathaniel Popkin

Thu, March 28, 2019 6:00 P.M.
The Rosenbach | 2008 Delancey Place, Philadelphia, PA 19103

To Reach The Spring: The Banality of Evil and the Climate Crisis Nathaniel Popkin will read and discuss a new work,  To Reach the Spring , which asks, what do we owe our children and grandchildren if the greenhouse gases we contributed to global warming cause extreme suffering or death?…

Adult Other Great Programs Speakers and Lectures Rosenbach Museum & Library In Conversation with the Rosenbach

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
Narrow Events

Add Our Events to your Google Calendar: Author Events | Adult | Teen | Children