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Maker Monday

Mon, April 23, 2018 3:30 P.M.
Teen Center at Parkway Central Library

The Teen Center is home to numerous arts and craft supplies which teens can use on Monday afternoons to create take home projects. Join us for freeform activities and pre-determined crafts. 

Young Adult Arts and Crafts Programs Art Comics & Graphic Novels Crafts & Hobbies Teens arts & crafts

Thursday Crafternoon!

Thu, April 26, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Children's Department at Parkway Central Library

Join us for a short storytime and craft activity!  4 p.m. in the Story Hour Room.  Free.   Parkway Central Library Children's Department Ground Floor, 1901 Vine Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103 215.686.5369 ***Programs are subject to change*** Find us on…

School Age Preschool Family Programs Art Children arts & crafts

Creative Crochet with Ms. Traci

Thu, April 26, 2018 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

Maker Monday

Mon, April 30, 2018 3:30 P.M.
Teen Center at Parkway Central Library

The Teen Center is home to numerous arts and craft supplies which teens can use on Monday afternoons to create take home projects. Join us for freeform activities and pre-determined crafts. 

Young Adult Arts and Crafts Programs Art Comics & Graphic Novels Crafts & Hobbies Teens arts & crafts

Exhibition - Page & Panels: A Brief Glimpse at Graphic Novels

Tue, May 1, 2018 8:45 A.M.
Children's Literature Research Collection at Parkway Central Library

The world of graphic novels is all-encompassing.  Comic strips, wordless novels, and comic books have all influenced modern graphic novelists as they continue to expand the medium.  Today, stories of racial inequality, gender expression, and climate change share shelf space with…

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Other Great Programs Art Children Comics & Graphic Novels Education Literacy Literature Rare Books, Manuscripts, & Digital Collections Special Collections Teens History children's literature

The Libraries Are Appreciated

Now through Tue, May 1, 2018 9:00 P.M.
Art Department at Parkway Central Library

This exhibition takes its name from a 1943 painting by Jacob Lawrence that honors the library’s active role in providing free education for all. In celebration of Black History Month, the selection focuses on the work of African American artists. A wide range of resources accessible…

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Paint Nite at the Library

Wed, May 2, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Katharine Drexel Library

Kids Ages 6-12 are invited to start spring with a creative twist. Paint your own canvas masterpiece to decorate your room or give as a gift. Space is limited you must pre-register for this event. Unfortuantely younger siblings cannot accompany participants.

School Age Arts and Crafts Programs Art Children

Creative Crochet with Ms. Traci

Thu, May 3, 2018 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

Kids’ First Fridays: Exploring the Arts!

Fri, May 4, 2018 3:30 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Be a creative thinker! Children will have the opportunity to explore the arts with these interactive programs.  For additional information please call Liz Heideman at 215-685-6621. Today’s program: Make stamps and learn print-making skills. These programs are supported by a grant…

School Age Arts and Crafts Programs Art Children Music arts & crafts

Words at Play - Play Party (Art All Around Us)

Sat, May 5, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Cecil B. Moore Library

Join the Philadelphia Museum of Art to discover art around us, plus stories, rhymes and creating your own masterpiece. FREE fun for families and children ages birth - 5 years. Siblings welcome. Healthy snacks will be provided. For more information call Youth Services and Program:…

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

Line by Logan | Fashion Show

Sat, May 5, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Logan Library

Are you a fashion-loving kid?  Whether you are new to fashion or already a style-maker, join us! Explore color palettes, fuel you passion for design, and more.  Experience clothing conceptualized and brought to life, on the red carpet, by talented local designers. Starts at 2:00 p.m.

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Maker Monday

Mon, May 7, 2018 3:30 P.M.
Teen Center at Parkway Central Library

The Teen Center is home to numerous arts and craft supplies which teens can use on Monday afternoons to create take home projects. Join us for freeform activities and pre-determined crafts. 

Young Adult Arts and Crafts Programs Art Comics & Graphic Novels Crafts & Hobbies Teens arts & crafts

Mother's Day Plants

Wed, May 9, 2018 4:30 P.M.
Eastwick Library

Plant some flowers in a pot and bring them home for Mom!

School Age Arts and Crafts Programs Family Programs Art Children

Thursday Crafternoon!

Thu, May 10, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Children's Department at Parkway Central Library

Join us for a short storytime and craft activity!  4 p.m. in the Story Hour Room.  Free.   Parkway Central Library Children's Department Ground Floor, 1901 Vine Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103 215.686.5369 ***Programs are subject to change*** Find us on…

School Age Preschool Family Programs Art Children arts & crafts

Creative Crochet with Ms. Traci

Thu, May 10, 2018 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

Philadelphia's Centaur Book Shop and Press, 1921-1942: a talk by Lynne Farrington

Thu, May 10, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Art Department at Parkway Central Library

"Up on my back and I will take you thither" Bookshops have long been a determining factor in the availability of texts. The early twentieth century saw the emergence of bookshops specializing in contemporary avant-garde literature with an international scope. These bookshops played a…

Adult Senior Speakers and Lectures Art Literature Philadelphia Philadelphia History History

Words at Play - Play Party (Art All Around Us)

Sat, May 12, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Cecil B. Moore Library

Join the Philadelphia Museum of Art to discover art around us, plus stories, rhymes and creating your own masterpiece. FREE fun for families and children ages birth - 5 years. Siblings welcome. Healthy snacks will be provided. For more information call Youth Services and Program:…

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

KUUMBA QUILTERS

Sat, May 12, 2018 12:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Join our new quilt group “Kuumba Quilters”.  Beginner and experienced quilters are welcome. Traditional and Art Quilting will be supported or just come and hang out while working on your own projects. Our group will meet on the 2nd Saturday of every month from 12:00 p.m. until…

Adult Young Adult Senior Arts and Crafts Programs Art Quilting

Chinese Brush Painting

Sat, May 12, 2018 1:30 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Learn the art of brush and ink painting - - a unique art form with a long history. This special three hour workshop will include a brief introduction to the basic concepts and history of Chinese art followed by a demonstration of the Brush and Ink technique. Following the demonstration,…

Adult Arts and Crafts Programs Art

Maker Monday

Mon, May 14, 2018 3:30 P.M.
Teen Center at Parkway Central Library

The Teen Center is home to numerous arts and craft supplies which teens can use on Monday afternoons to create take home projects. Join us for freeform activities and pre-determined crafts. 

Young Adult Arts and Crafts Programs Art Comics & Graphic Novels Crafts & Hobbies Teens arts & crafts
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