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Author Event | Richard Schwartz

Tue, August 7, 2018 7:00 P.M.
Andorra Library

Richard Schwarz will discuss his latest book, The Man Who Lit Lady Liberty:  The Extraordinary RIse and Fall of Actor M. B. Curtis . As the Statue of Liberty stood unlit and unloved by American politicians in 1886, one of her saviors was creating a theatrical sensation at New…

Adult Senior Other Great Programs History

Fun with Food!

Wed, August 8, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Haverford Library

Expand your culinary knowledge through hands on experience and then eat the results! Open to kids 12 and younger. Children under 7 must be accompanied by a caregiver.

School Age Other Great Programs Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition

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

Read with Lacie!

Wed, August 8, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Roxborough Library

Lacie is a retired greyhound that loves to read with kids. If you are at least 6 years old, stop in to read with Lacie for 10 minutes.  Space is very limited - first come, first served. Lacie has lots of library experience and has even worked at the Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire.  

School Age Other Great Programs Literacy Summer Reading Read by 4th PAWS Read to a Dog

ASALH Explorers Presents | Imagine: Beautiful in All Shades

Thu, August 9, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Oak Lane Library

This series of unique programs highlights the history and culture of African Americans.  The program is presented by the PhilaMontco branch of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH), and is brought to us by the Oak Lane Presbyterian Church Summer Day…

School Age Other Great Programs African American Summer Reading

CADEkids

Thu, August 9, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Lillian Marrero Library

Team Building Make Smart Decisions Handle Peer Pressure Stay SAFE! For more informaiton call CADEkids:  215-925-0643

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T’ai Chi

Thu, August 9, 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

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

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

Stenton Star Gazers Astronomy Club

Thu, August 9, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Logan Library

Do you want to learn more about the stars, space and other worlds? Join us for fun activities that will help us understand what's up there. We'll be creating origami constellations and play dough planets, exploring with telescopes, playing space travel games, and looking at interesting…

School Age Other Great Programs Environment & Nature Science Summer Reading STEM

CADEkids

Fri, August 10, 2018 11:00 A.M.
McPherson Square Library

Team Building Make Smart Decisions Handle Peer Pressure Stay SAFE! For more informaiton call CADEkids:  215-925-0643

School Age Other Great Programs Children Family

Author Talk: Deborah Spence

Fri, August 10, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Roxborough Library

Local realtor and author Deborah Spence will be on hand to discuss her book, Burning Desire .  Ms. Spence, an award winning real estate agent, will share her motivational story of staying the course, surviving her first year in real estate sales, and ultimately coming out on top.

Adult Senior Other Great Programs

Saturday Games

Sat, August 11, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Come learn a new game from the library's collection and play with our teen volunteers. For school-age children.

School Age Family Programs Other Great Programs Children Games and Gaming Summer Reading Board Games and Role-Playing

We (Too) Are Philly Poetry Festival

Sat, August 11, 2018 7:00 P.M.
Norris Square Park

Cost: FREE

A summer poetry festival in six parts, inspired by Langston Hughes's poem "I, Too" and featuring poets of color committed to shared creative spaces. Organized by the 2018-2019 Philadelphia Poet Laureate Raquel Salas Rivera and poets Ashley Davis, Kirwyn Sutherland, and Raena…

Adult Author Events Other Great Programs Poetry

Read With A Dog!

Mon, August 13, 2018 4:15 P.M.
Falls of Schuylkill Library

School age kids are invited to come read with Orchid, a certified therapy dog, and share a new book or an old favorite in a judgement free space.  Dogs love to hear stories! Space may be limited.

School Age Other Great Programs Summer Reading PAWS Read to a Dog

Intelligent by Design Nonfiction Book Group

Mon, August 13, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Independence Library

Do you enjoy reading? We read critically acclaimed nonfiction old and new. All readers welcome.  All meetings are Monday evenings at 6:00 p.m. For additional information, please call 215- 685-1633. For this month, we are reading  The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic and Madness…

Adult Other Great Programs Book Clubs

The Best Way to Buy a Home

Mon, August 13, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Roxborough Library

Are you considering purchasing a home?  Not sure about the process? Local Real Estate Agent, Steve Buzogany will be here to discuss: What to expect from the process How to become a qualified buyer Options for your down payment Finding great mortgage rates Common paperwork involved Much…

Adult Senior Discussion and Participation Other Great Programs House & Home

Summer Concert Series | Phil Goldenberg

Mon, August 13, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Phil Goldenberg is an award-winning classical guitarist, lauded by critics for his “considerable sense of drama and varied color and dynamic range,” as well as his sense of “pleasing calm, juxtaposed by moments of technical brilliance.” He will be playing virtuosic…

Adult Other Great Programs Family Music

Introduction to Proposal Writing

Tue, August 14, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Regional Foundation Center at Parkway Central Library

This class will provide you with an overview of how to write a standard project proposal and will include hands-on exercises to help you develop a proposal outline. Advance registration is required as space is limited; please contact the RFC at erefrfc@freelibrary.org . Tuesday, August…

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Volunteer with AARP

Tue, August 14, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Meet representatives from AARP Experience Corps and learn about volunteer opportunities to assist children with reading. Interested? Contact Lavonne at 267-592-4459 or email lnichols@aarp.org

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