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Introduction to Corporate Giving

Tue, February 20, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Regional Foundation Center at Parkway Central Library

Is your organization ready to seek corporate support? Corporate grantmakers are different from traditional foundations in many ways. This class provides a basic overview of: The different types of corporate giving What motivates corporations to give How to find potential corporate partners Prior…

Adult Discussion and Participation Other Great Programs Workshops and Enrichment RFC Program Calendar Fundraising Nonprofit

Teen Tuesday

Tue, February 20, 2018 3:30 P.M.
Teen Center at Parkway Central Library

For more than 10 years, Teen Tuesday has been an afternoon of snacks and socializing. Join us as we play our favorite board and video games, create arts and crafts projects, and enjoy some snacks! This program will be located in Room 108.

Young Adult Other Great Programs Games and Gaming Technology Teens Board Games and Role-Playing Video Games arts & crafts

Teen Game Tuesday

Tue, February 20, 2018 3:30 P.M.
Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library

Calling all teenagers!   Chess, Uno, Monopoly, and much more!  Get together with friends, meet new people, and feel free to bring your own game to share. From 3:30 to 5:30 pm.

Young Adult Other Great Programs Games and Gaming Teens

Preschool Storytime

Wed, February 21, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Andorra Library

We will read a few books, dance to a few songs, and learn a new rhyme with Sign Language along with Children's Librarian Miss Molly.

Preschool Toddler Other Great Programs Storytimes

Heroes of Harlem: Zora Neale Hurston & James Weldon Johnson

Wed, February 21, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Senior Services at Parkway Central Library

Temple University Professor Roland Williams, Jr . provides a compelling second look at the lives and work of two of the most remarkable writers that the Harlem Renaissance produced.  Hurston , an anthropologist and folklorist as well as a novelist, produced a timeless classic, Their Eyes…

Adult Young Adult Senior Black History Month Discussion and Participation Other Great Programs Speakers and Lectures Central Senior Services Calendar African American Art Seniors

Open Computer Lab

Wed, February 21, 2018 12:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Work on a special project and get one-on-one assistance.  This class is offered on a first come, first served basis and space is limited. Register in the lab, by signing the clipboard.

Adult Computer Classes Other Great Programs Computers

Celebrate Chinese New Year and Welcome the Year of the Dog

Wed, February 21, 2018 12:30 P.M.
Independence Library

Join us as we celebrate the Chinese New Year and usher in the Year of the Dog. Students from Holy Redeemer Elementary School will perform exquisite traditional Chinese folk dances. The students will perform the traditional Lion Dance with drummers to chase away evil spirits and also usher a year…

Adult School Age Preschool Toddler Senior Family Programs Other Great Programs New Americans Bilingual Programs

Intro to Encryption – How to Protect Your Information

Wed, February 21, 2018 4:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Whether it is your teacher’s test questions or your parent’s credit card number, this information must be privacy protected. During this TechShop, you will learn how information is protected online. Throughout the workshop students will work on puzzles, encryption and code breaking.…

Young Adult Other Great Programs Computers

LEGO Club

Wed, February 21, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Blanche A. Nixon/Cobbs Creek Library

Children are invited to build, create, and play.

School Age Other Great Programs Children Family LEGO

Wii Wednesdays!

Wed, February 21, 2018 4:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Come play video games on the big screen! Learn new steps, play Just Dance or Dance Dance Revolution on the Wii, and get encouraged to get moving. Our focus is on positive energy, exercise, and healthy choices!  For teens and school-aged children.

School Age Other Great Programs LEAP Children Games and Gaming

Tune in, Rock Out!

Wed, February 21, 2018 4:30 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Join Ali Richardson and check out music from the sixties, seventies, and today--then compose your own beats and sounds!

School Age Preschool Other Great Programs One Book, One Philadelphia Children Music One Book, One Philadelphia

Chess Club

Wed, February 21, 2018 5:30 P.M.
Walnut Street West

Join other kids (ages 6-18), to learn and play chess. Wednesdays from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Applications are available upstairs on the Second Floor. Adult volunteers needed!  Contact: wswlibraryfriends@gmail.com. Programming coordinated through The Friends of Walnut Street West Library.

Young Adult School Age Other Great Programs Chess

Fantasy Roleplaying Club

Wed, February 21, 2018 5:30 P.M.
Walnut Street West

CALLING ALL BRAVE WARRIORS AND WIZARDS! Are you interested in Dungeons & Dragons? Ever wanted to play a tabletop roleplaying game(RPG)? Unleash your inner-nerd and come play with us! This new group will meet weekly on Wednesday evenings from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. This is a basic introduction to…

Young Adult School Age Other Great Programs Games and Gaming

In Conversation with the Rosenbach: Kermit Roosevelt on Federalist Paper No. 46

Wed, February 21, 2018 6:00 P.M.
The Rosenbach

Federalist Paper No. 46 and the Relationship Between the States and the Nation Kermit Roosevelt will focus on Federalist Paper No. 46 as a means of addressing the failure of the authors of The Federalist Papers (and the drafters of the Constitution) to foresee…

Adult Young Adult Senior Other Great Programs Speakers and Lectures Government Information Politics Rosenbach Museum & Library History

Open Computer Lab

Thu, February 22, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Work on a special project and get one-on-one assistance.  This class is offered on a first come, first served basis and space is limited. Register in the lab, by signing the clipboard.

Adult Computer Classes Other Great Programs Computers

Homeschool Book Club

Thu, February 22, 2018 1:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Meet other homeschool families and read together!  This book club is for children between the age of 5 and 11, and their parents. Every Thursday at 1:00 p.m.

School Age Other Great Programs Children Family Book Clubs

T’ai Chi

Thu, February 22, 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 & Fitness

Book Discussion Group

Thu, February 22, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Please join our book discussion group for Adults at the Philadelphia City Institute.  We meet on the last Thursday of every month, at 2:00 p.m. in the meeting room.  For our current title and a copy of the book, please inquire at the Reference Desk. All book discussions will be held in…

Adult Other Great Programs Fiction Book Clubs

E-Gadget Helpdesk

Thu, February 22, 2018 3:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Do you have a new gadget  - iPad, iPod, tablet, smart phone, etc? Come learn how to use it to download books, & magazines, stream music & movies for free from our website.  You will need to have an active library card and pin number to make use of this service.…

Adult Other Great Programs Computer Classes Computers Databases & Electronic Resources ebooks

Tabletop Thursday

Thu, February 22, 2018 3:30 P.M.
Teen Center at Parkway Central Library

Get your game on at the Teen Center with RPG sessions and our expansive collection of board games!

Young Adult Other Great Programs Games and Gaming Teens Board Games and Role-Playing
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