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Pollination presented by Bartram’s Garden

Thu, May 31, 2018 4:30 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Learn why bees and other animals are so important to the garden and the food we like to eat. We’ll taste some honey and design the perfect living machine to pollinate our flowers. For ages 12 and under.

School Age Preschool Workshops and Enrichment Environment & Nature Science Animals and Nature STEM

Birding with Books (and Apps!)

Fri, June 1, 2018 7:45 A.M.
Andorra Library

Join us for a 6 week birding program.  We will learn to identify local bird species using our collective knowledge, field guides, and apps.  No experience necessary.  We will meet at the Wissahickon Environmental Center, also known as the Tree House, and hike through the Andorra…

Adult Senior Other Great Programs Environment & Nature Animals and Nature

Summer Reading Kick-off

Mon, June 4, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

We kick off Summer Reading with a snake party! Scott Prior Snake Party – See live snakes. Learn about their behavior and how they live. You will even get the chance to touch a snake at the end of the program!

School Age Preschool Discussion and Participation Summer Reading Animals and Nature

Snake Party!

Wed, June 6, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Richmond Library

Snake expert Scott Prior will bring some of his favorite live snakes so we can get up-close-and-personal with these fascinating creatures. You will learn about their behaviors and habitats, and have your questions answered. If you are brave enough, you can pet one!

School Age Preschool Discussion and Participation Summer Reading Animals and Nature

Birding with Books (and Apps!)

Fri, June 8, 2018 7:45 A.M.
Andorra Library

Join us for a 6 week birding program.  We will learn to identify local bird species using our collective knowledge, field guides, and apps.  No experience necessary.  We will meet at the Wissahickon Environmental Center, also known as the Tree House, and hike through the Andorra…

Adult Senior Other Great Programs Environment & Nature Animals and Nature

Zoo on Wheels!

Sat, June 9, 2018 1:00 P.M.
Queen Memorial Library

Meet live animals from four different continents at a “Zoo on Wheels: Around the World Safari” performance. This is part of the Queen Memorial Library’s Summer Kickoff Party, where you are also invited to make crafts, enjoy refreshments and live music, and learn about our…

Adult Young Adult School Age Preschool Senior Family Programs Summer Reading Animals and Nature

Snake Party!

Tue, June 12, 2018 3:00 P.M.
Torresdale Library

Kick off our Summer of Wonder with some slithery fun! Snake expert Scott Prior will bring some of his large collection of favorite live snakes - all harmless!  He'll show us some interesting traits such as shedding skin, snake eggs, and a rattlesnake's rattle.  He will…

Adult Young Adult School Age Preschool Senior Discussion and Participation Summer Reading Animals and Nature

Pajama Storytime

Tue, June 12, 2018 5:45 P.M.
Kingsessing Library

A special guest will be visiting on June 12th, bring your camera for a photo opportunity.

School Age Preschool Family Programs Storytimes Children Animals and Nature

Snake Party!

Wed, June 13, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Greater Olney Library

Snake expert Scott Prior will bring some of his favorite live snakes so we can get up-close-and-personal with these fascinating creatures.  You will learn about their behaviors and habitats, and have your questions answered.  If you are brave enough, you can pet one!  

Adult Young Adult School Age Preschool Discussion and Participation Summer Reading Animals and Nature

Zoo on Wheels

Thu, June 14, 2018 3:00 P.M.
Kingsessing Library

Learn about animals from around the world. Space is limited, please call to reserve your spot!  

School Age Preschool Toddler Family Programs Children Animals and Nature

Katrina van Grouw | Unnatural Selection

Thu, June 14, 2018 7:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Cost: FREE

The former curator of the ornithological collections at London’s Natural History Museum, Katrina van Grouw is the author of The Unfeathered Bird . A sumptuous labor of love, this hybrid of art, science, and history features 385 detailed drawings representing 200 bird species poetically…

Adult Author Events Speakers and Lectures Author Events - Free Series Art Author Events Science Animals and Nature

Saturday Stroll

Sat, June 16, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Kingsessing Library

Calling all Nature Explorers! Join us for a Saturday Stroll from Kingsessing Library to Bartram's Garden. Explore nature themes along the walk. Enjoy FREE Boating at Bartram's Garden from 11 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. Children younger than 12 must be accompanied by an adult.

Adult Young Adult School Age Preschool Toddler Senior Family Programs Environment & Nature Philadelphia Animals and Nature

Snake Party!

Mon, June 18, 2018 4:30 P.M.
Andorra Library

Kick off our Summer of Wonder with some slithery fun!  A snake expert will introduce you to a bunch of his snake friends and he'll tell you about the interesting lives they have.  Your snake questions will be answered and, if you are brave enough, you can pet one.  For…

School Age Family Programs Other Great Programs Summer Reading Animals and Nature

Snake Party!

Mon, June 18, 2018 4:30 P.M.
Andorra Library

Kick off our Summer of Wonder with some slithery fun! Snake expert Scott Prior will bring some of his large collection of favorite live snakes - all harmless!  He'll show us some interesting traits such as shedding skin, snake eggs, and a rattlesnake's rattle.  He will…

Adult Young Adult School Age Preschool Senior Discussion and Participation Summer Reading Animals and Nature

Snake Party!

Thu, June 21, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Cecil B. Moore Library

Kick off our Summer of Wonder with some slithery fun! Snake expert Scott Prior will bring some of his large collection of favorite live snakes - all harmless!  He'll show us some interesting traits such as shedding skin, snake eggs, and a rattlesnake's rattle.  He will…

Adult Young Adult School Age Preschool Senior Discussion and Participation Summer Reading Animals and Nature

Juneberry Joy Celebration

Sat, June 23, 2018 1:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Join The Philadelphia Orchard Project, Food Everyone Deserves & Fikira Bakery for a special Juneberry Joy collaboration. Commonly referred to as the Juneberry, Serviceberry, Shadbush, Saskatoon, and more, Amelanchier berries taste like a blueberry-cherry with edible almond seeds, and…

Adult Young Adult School Age Preschool Senior Workshops and Enrichment Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition Animals and Nature

Scales, Feathers, and Fur

Wed, June 27, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Greater Olney Library

Learn which adaptations make birds, mammals, and reptiles different. Students learn about classification and how animals use their unique characteristics to survive.  Presented by the Center for Aquatic Sciences at Adventure Aquarium.  Groups must call to register to ensure space.

School Age Family Programs Children Family Summer Reading Animals and Nature

Nature Storytime

Thu, July 5, 2018 5:45 P.M.
Kingsessing Library

Join us for stories inspired by the natural world.

School Age Preschool Toddler Family Programs Storytimes Children Animals and Nature
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