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UPenn Science Fun for Kids & Teens

Tue, May 29, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Walnut Street West

Do you want to learn how make slime? What about extracting DNA from a strawberry? Graduate students and faculty from UPenn will visit our library to conduct fun and exciting hands-on science experiments. No registration necessary, just come on by!

Young Adult School Age Workshops and Enrichment Children Teens STEM

Storytime and Block Play

Thu, May 31, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Falls of Schuylkill Library

Stories and songs followed by playtime with our wooden blocks.  Recommended for ages 2 to 6, accompanied by an adult; siblings are always welcome.  Imagine, build, and create!   Groups must call the children's librarian to schedule separate appointments (216-685-2093).

Preschool Toddler Workshops and Enrichment Family Programs Children Literacy Mathematics STEM Wooden Block Party

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

Friday Builders

Fri, June 1, 2018 3:30 P.M.
Cecil B. Moore Library

Come build with us! We’ll use a rotating mix of Legos, Magnatiles, wooden blocks, cups, and more. Primarily intended for children ages 6-12 and their families. Siblings always welcome; soft play materials can be provided for infants and toddlers. Day care groups and preschools must call to…

School Age Family Programs LEGO STEM

Storytime and Block Play

Thu, June 7, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Falls of Schuylkill Library

Stories and songs followed by playtime with our wooden blocks.  Recommended for ages 2 to 6, accompanied by an adult; siblings are always welcome.  Imagine, build, and create!   Groups must call the children's librarian to schedule separate appointments (216-685-2093).

Preschool Toddler Workshops and Enrichment Family Programs Children Literacy Mathematics STEM Wooden Block Party

TechGirlz! Designing Mobile Apps

Sat, June 9, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

** A program for girls in Middle School ** Create and develop your own mobile app prototype.

School Age Other Great Programs Technology Teens STEM

Slime Time

Wed, June 13, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Kingsessing Library

Slime lab for kids ages 7 to 11. Call to pre-register, space is limited.

School Age Other Great Programs Summer Reading STEM

STEAM Wednesdays

Wed, June 13, 2018 1:00 P.M.
Richmond Library

Art projects, science experiments, and other fun activities. Groups, please call to make a separate appointment.

School Age Arts and Crafts Programs Children Summer Reading STEM

STEM Wednesdays

Wed, June 13, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Thomas F. Donatucci, Sr. Library

Discover the scientist and inventor in you and explore the world of robots, mazes, building challenges, science experiments and so much more!

Young Adult School Age Other Great Programs Summer Reading STEM

Wonder Kit Wednesdays

Wed, June 13, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Falls of Schuylkill Library

We will dive into a different kit each week - crafts, games, and other fun activities.  From 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.

School Age Other Great Programs Summer Reading STEM

Slime, Stress Balls, and other Squishy DIYs

Thu, June 14, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Kids age 12 & under are invited to make fun sensory DIYs, including slime, stress balls, oobleck, and more! Young makers will take home their tactile creations to extend creative playtime. Children ages 6 & under must be accompanied by a caregiver.

School Age Preschool Other Great Programs Summer Reading STEM

Builder Kids

Fri, June 15, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Building fun for children ages infant to 12! Foam blocks, wooden blocks, LEGO, Magna Tiles, and Keva Planks!

School Age Preschool Other Great Programs Summer Reading LEGO STEM

TechGirlz! Solving Genetic Mysteries

Sat, June 16, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

** A program for girls in Middle School ** Solve Genetic Mysteries with Family Histories  

School Age Other Great Programs Technology Teens STEM

Building Challenges

Tue, June 19, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Cecil B. Moore Library

Put your skills to the test with different building materials and challenges each week. How tall can you build a tower? How many blocks can you balance on top of one tiny cup? What’s the strangest Lego creation you can imagine? Open for children ages 7 and up and their families; softer…

Young Adult School Age Family Programs Children Family Summer Reading LEGO STEM

Slime Time

Wed, June 20, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Kingsessing Library

Slime lab for kids ages 7 to 11. Call to pre-register, space is limited.

School Age Other Great Programs Summer Reading STEM

STEAM Wednesdays

Wed, June 20, 2018 1:00 P.M.
Richmond Library

Art projects, science experiments, and other fun activities. Groups, please call to make a separate appointment.

School Age Arts and Crafts Programs Children Summer Reading STEM

STEM Wednesdays

Wed, June 20, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Thomas F. Donatucci, Sr. Library

Discover the scientist and inventor in you and explore the world of robots, mazes, building challenges, science experiments and so much more!

Young Adult School Age Other Great Programs Summer Reading STEM

Reading and Crafting

Wed, June 20, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Cecil B. Moore Library

Inspired by our favorite books and popular Maker projects, participants will learn new skills and flex their creativity using a variety of materials. Suitable for ages 9 and up, unless accompanied by a caregiver.   Scheduled programs are for individual participants and families. Groups must…

Young Adult School Age Family Programs Family Makers & Makerspaces Summer Reading STEM

Wonder Kit Wednesdays

Wed, June 20, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Falls of Schuylkill Library

We will dive into a different kit each week - crafts, games, and other fun activities.  From 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.

School Age Other Great Programs Summer Reading STEM

Preschool Science Exploration

Thu, June 21, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Lillian Marrero Library

Each month, students will explore concepts of Science and do STEM activities. This is for preschool/kindergarten children ages 3 to 7. Groups must call to schedule a visit.

Preschool Family Programs Family Science STEM
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