Filters On: Type: Family Programs

Clear filters

Showing 161 to 180 of 541

Open Climb

Wed, October 10, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Cecil B. Moore Library

Come take advantage of our new play space, featuring a miniature rockwall! Our redesign encourages imaginative play that boosts children’s learning and development. This program is intended for families with children ages 3-5. Closed-toe shoes required. Use of wall subject to staff…

Preschool Family Programs Health Programs Children Family Health

Community Story Time

Wed, October 10, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Cecil B. Moore Library

Join us for our family & community story time! Children ages 0-5, their siblings, and their caregivers are invited for stories, songs, and movement. Day care groups and preschools must call ahead.

Preschool Toddler Baby Family Programs Storytimes Children Family

Preschool Storytime

Wed, October 10, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Thomas F. Donatucci, Sr. Library

Join Miss Jackie for stories, songs, finger plays and movement activities every Wednesday morning at the library! On pleasant days, we will have storytime outside in the library’s garden, so please bring a blanket to sit on. *Groups, please call to schedule a separate appointment…

Preschool Family Programs Storytimes Children

Hora de cuentos en español para familias

Wed, October 10, 2018 11:15 A.M.
Ramonita G. de Rodriguez Library

Visite nuestra biblioteca para compartir cuentos, rimas y canciones, así como otras actividades. Se da la bienvenida a todos los miembros de la familia; el programa se dirige principalmente a niños y niñas pre-escolares. Si necesita más información al respecto,…

Preschool Toddler Family Programs Storytimes Children Family Bilingual Programs

PAWS for Reading—Read with Sophie!

Wed, October 10, 2018 5:30 P.M.
Ramonita G. de Rodriguez Library

Readers of all ages and stages are invited to read aloud to a well-trained therapy animal in order to improve their reading and communication skills. Since pets don’t correct mistakes, there is no pressure to “perform” and reading becomes a fun, positive, enjoyable experience.…

School Age Family Programs Children Family Literacy PAWS Read to a Dog

Sit and Stitch

Wed, October 10, 2018 6:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Join a circle of knitters and crocheters for an informal evening of needlecrafts.  Any skill level welcome, though formal instruction will not be guaranteed. All are welcome!

Adult Family Programs Crafts & Hobbies Crochet arts & crafts

Read, Baby, Read Little Movers Dance Party!

Wed, October 10, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Richmond Library

Dance! Groove! Play!  Have fun and encourage language skills using songs, instruments, stories and body movements. Expecting parents and 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…

Toddler Baby Family Programs Storytimes Children

Pajama Storytime

Wed, October 10, 2018 7:00 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Children seven years old and younger are invited to snuggle in with their parents or caregiver for an evening of stories and songs, with milk and cookies to follow! Wear your pajamas, and bring along your favorite stuffed animal to snuggle with!

Preschool Family Programs Storytimes Children

Read, Baby, Read My First Storytime

Thu, October 11, 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

Read, Baby, Read Play Group

Thu, October 11, 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

Read to a Therapy Dog!

Thu, October 11, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Welsh Road Library

Dogs love to hear stories!  School age children are invited to read with a certified therapy dog.  Space may be limited.  First come, first serve.  

School Age Family Programs

Play Circle

Fri, October 12, 2018 10:00 A.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Every Friday, join us for play time to connect with other families. Children and their caregivers are encouraged to imagine, build, create, and play! Drop-in anytime between 10 and 12. Blocks and other toys will be provided. Groups and daycares, please call the Children’s Librarian…

Preschool Toddler Family Programs Children Family

Wooden Block Party

Fri, October 12, 2018 10:30 A.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 3-5 and their families. Older siblings are welcome; soft blocks can be provided for younger siblings. Daycares and other large groups…

Preschool Toddler Family Programs Storytimes Children Family Wooden Block Party

Sign Language Storytime for Babies and Toddlers

Fri, October 12, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Charles Santore Library

Want to learn basic sign language to help your baby communicate? The class is geared toward babies and toddlers and their grown-ups, but children of all ages are welcome.  Ms. Stephanie will be happy to answer questions about the class.  I look forward to engaging little ones and their…

School Age Preschool Family Programs Storytimes Children

SmART Readers

Fri, October 12, 2018 3:00 P.M.
Lawncrest 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 Children

Friday Gaming

Fri, October 12, 2018 3:30 P.M.
Cecil B. Moore Library

Enjoy a selection of board games, card games, and Wii games after school every Friday. Intended for school-age children through teens. Day care groups must call to schedule a separate appointment.

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

John Cena and Elbow Grease

Fri, October 12, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Children's Literature Research Collection at Parkway Central Library

Cost: FREE

Wrestler, actor, and humanitarian John Cena will visit the Free Library to discuss and read from his new picture book, Elbow Grease .  This exciting debut guides readers to understanding the importance of perseverance and believing in yourself.  The event includes a moderated…

Adult Young Adult School Age Preschool Author Events Family Programs Other Great Programs Speakers and Lectures Author Events Children Family Literacy Performing Arts Special Collections children's literature

Sensory Storytime

Sat, October 13, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Fumo Family Library

Sensory Storytime is a thirty-minute long interactive storytime for children six and younger who: Are on the autism spectrum …or… Have sensory processing issues …or… Feel overwhelmed by noise or crowds. Sensory Storytime uses preschool-level books, songs, and…

School Age Preschool Family Programs Storytimes Children

Words at Play - Play Party: We Love Nature!

Sat, October 13, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Widener Library

Join the Philadelphia Museum of Art for a fun exploration of nature. FREE fun for families with children ages birth - 5 years. Siblings welcome. Healthy snacks will be provided. For more information call Youth Services and Programs: 215-686-5372

Preschool Toddler Family Programs Words at Play Vocabulary Initiative Art Children Family Free Library of Philadelphia Programs & Services Literacy Philadelphia arts & crafts

PAWS Read to a Dog

Sat, October 13, 2018 1:00 P.M.
Lillian Marrero Library

Read aloud to a trained therapy dog! Reading to a dog takes the pressure off and makes reading a positive experience.  Los niños tendrán la oportunidad de leer junto con un perro de terapia entrenado. Leer con un perro le quita la presión al niño y hace que la…

School Age Family Programs Children Family PAWS Read to a Dog
Narrow Events

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