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LEAP Chess Club

Sat, January 19, 2019 1:00 P.M.
Children's Department at Parkway Central Library

1pm-2pm in the Story Hour Room, intended for school age children. No experience necessary.   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 LEAP Games and Gaming Chess Board Games and Role-Playing

Make Slime!

Sat, January 19, 2019 2:00 P.M.
Katharine Drexel Library

 Join us as we experiment with every day ingredients to create different types of slime.

Young Adult School Age LEAP Children Science STEM

LEGO Club

Sat, January 19, 2019 2:00 P.M.
Falls of Schuylkill Library

Join Miss Siobhan for a Saturday Lego Club!  Let your imagination lead the way.  Build with our different sets of blocks and explore your creativity.  For school-age builders, bu we will also have larger blocks available for younter kids..  

School Age LEAP Other Great Programs LEGO

Science Lab - Sound Edition!

Sat, January 19, 2019 2:00 P.M.
Lillian Marrero Library

Explore the science of sound with experiments, crafts, and musical activities!

School Age LEAP Family Programs Children Education Family Free Library of Philadelphia Makers & Makerspaces Science Teens STEM

Seeing Kensington's hidden treasures

Tue, January 22, 2019 3:30 A.M.
McPherson Square Library

Come as we do activities around the One Book One Philly selection,  Last Stop on Market Street .  We will write poems, create popup pages, or make 3D models of our favorite places in Kensington.  (Stay afterward for the art show.)

School Age Family Programs LEAP One Book, One Philadelphia Children Education Family Free Library of Philadelphia Literacy Makers & Makerspaces One Book, One Philadelphia Teens children's literature

Tech Tuesday

Tue, January 22, 2019 3:00 P.M.
Widener Library

Hands on exploration of various technical devices and  applications. Learn to write a song or music to GarageBand or make a video and direct your very own  short movie!

Young Adult School Age LEAP

Paper Craft Club

Tue, January 22, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Whitman Library

Let's make origami, kirigami, and other crafts using simple materials and big imaginations. We'll even work together to build a display entry for the Bloom Philly Window & Lobby Decorating Contest that leads up to the 2019 Flower Show. This year's theme is "Flower…

Young Adult School Age LEAP Games and Gaming

Storytime

Tue, January 22, 2019 4:30 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Reading is incredibly important for our young children, so we encourage you to join us for story time for children K-5th grade. We will read a story together, discuss it to ensure comprehension, ending with a small activity based off the theme of the book.

School Age LEAP Storytimes Children

Science Wednesday

Wed, January 23, 2019 3:00 P.M.
Widener Library

Pretend to be scientists, research and experiment with basic chemistry, make paper circuits, and explore!

Young Adult School Age LEAP STEM

Let's Make Slime!

Wed, January 23, 2019 3:30 P.M.
Falls of Schuylkill Library

Let's make some slime together using different household ingredients.  For school-age kids.

School Age LEAP Arts and Crafts Programs arts & crafts

Art Club

Wed, January 23, 2019 3:30 P.M.
Ramonita G. de Rodriguez Library

Come learn to draw with us!  Our Teen Leader Assistant, Amir will host a program for the children to learn how to draw.

School Age LEAP Family Programs Art Children Family Makers & Makerspaces Teens

I have a Dream Collages

Wed, January 23, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Lillian Marrero Library

Explore the imagery and hidden meanings of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s famous speech, and create colorful collages to represent his words.

School Age LEAP Family Programs African American Art Children Education Family Free Library of Philadelphia Makers & Makerspaces Teens History Martin Luther King Jr

Make Slime!

Wed, January 23, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Fishtown Community Library

Whether you have not made slime before, or you're a slime-making guru, you are welcome to come and make slime at LEAP!

School Age LEAP Science

Building Towers with Spaghetti & Marshmallows

Wed, January 23, 2019 4:30 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Join us for a small fun physics lesson using spaghetti and marshmallow towers!  

School Age LEAP Children

Artsy Thursday

Thu, January 24, 2019 3:00 P.M.
Widener Library

Explore using various mediums and materials to create art. Paint, draw, sew, or just experiment for fun. 

Young Adult School Age LEAP Art arts & crafts

Minecraft community

Thu, January 24, 2019 3:00 P.M.
Kensington Library

Come join our Minecraft community at the Kensington library!  We host a Minecraft session in the computer lab every Thursday from 3-5:30 p.m., where we build everything from farms and villages to swank modern homes. We have our own Minecraft Realm, a persistent server which allows us all to…

School Age Family Programs LEAP Children Computers Education Family Free Library of Philadelphia Games and Gaming Makers & Makerspaces Technology Teens Minecraft Video Games

Board Games

Thu, January 24, 2019 4:30 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Join us for some fun time playing board games. We have checkers, chess, Monopoly, Clue, and many others!  

Young Adult School Age Other Great Programs LEAP Games and Gaming

DIY Snow Clouds

Thu, January 24, 2019 4:30 P.M.
Lillian Marrero Library

Make your very own snow clouds using standard household materials. 

School Age LEAP Family Programs Children Education Family Free Library of Philadelphia Literacy Makers & Makerspaces Teens arts & crafts

Yoga and Mindfulness for Kids

Thu, January 24, 2019 4:45 P.M.
Andorra Library

Join us every Thursday for yoga and mindfulness.  Please plan to wear comfortable, flexible clothing and bring a yoga mat if you have one (mats may be available for kids that do not have thier own).  Please arrive 5 minutes early to sign up for LEAP.  For kids in K-12 only (no…

School Age LEAP Other Great Programs Yoga
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