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Poets of Fireside and Hearthside: Whittier and Dunbar

Sun, February 17, 2019 2:00 P.M.
The Rosenbach | 2008 Delancey Place, Philadelphia, PA 19103

Poets of Fireside and Hearthside: Reading Together about Race in America, with John Greenleaf Whittier and Paul Laurence Dunbar On February 17, 1866, the Quaker poet John Greenleaf Whittier published a poem titled “Snow-Bound: A Winter Idyl,” a charming tale of winter in New England.…

Adult Other Great Programs African American Poetry Rosenbach Museum & Library

Hail to the Chief! Presidents' Day Program

Sun, February 17, 2019 2:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

What do you know about your favorite President? Join the fun! For school-age children.

School Age Family Programs Other Great Programs Children

Introduction to Prospect Research

Tue, February 19, 2019 10:00 A.M.
Regional Foundation Center at Parkway Central Library

Prospect research plays a strategic role in fundraising. This workshop will outline the basics of prospect research that can help your organization uncover funding opportunities within your donor base. During this interactive workshop you will learn: how to identify individual prospects and…

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

Baby and Toddler Storytime

Tue, February 19, 2019 10:15 A.M.
Charles Santore Library

Bring your little one for lap time with stories, songs, rhymes and bounces. This program is intended for children birth to 14 months and their caregivers. 

Toddler Baby Other Great Programs Storytimes Children Family

Winter Storytime

Tue, February 19, 2019 10:30 A.M.
Lovett Memorial Library

Join Ms. Dana for stories, songs and silliness.  Recommended for ages 2 and up, and their parents and caregivers.

Preschool Toddler Other Great Programs Storytimes

Music & Yoga

Tue, February 19, 2019 10:30 A.M.
Roxborough Library

Join us for MOGA - Music infused Yoga for babies, toddlers, and parents. Preschoolers are also welcome.

Toddler Baby Other Great Programs Music Yoga

Toddler and Preschool Storytime

Tue, February 19, 2019 11:00 A.M.
Charles Santore Library

Let’s read stories, sing songs, and dance together! This program is intended for children 15 months to 4 years old, and their caregivers. 

Preschool Toddler Other Great Programs Storytimes Children

Open Computer Lab

Tue, February 19, 2019 12:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Work on a special project and get one-on-one assistance. Lab is open for 2 hours. This class is offered on a first come, first served basis and space is limited. Register in the lab, by signing the clipboard.

Adult Senior Computer Classes Other Great Programs Hot Spots Computers

Mindful Breathing for Kids

Tue, February 19, 2019 3:30 P.M.
Falls of Schuylkill Library

Breath in.... and then out.... Learn some tools to navigate and process the emotions and stresses you might feel throughout your day.  We'll practice minful breathing techniques together.  For school-age kids.

School Age Other Great Programs Health Programs Health

Story to Stage: Playwriting Classes

Tue, February 19, 2019 3:30 P.M.
Lovett Memorial Library

Are you interested in creative writing or theatre?  What about learning how to write and perform an original play for an audience? If you answered yes, then Story to Stage is the place for you!  Over the course of ten weeks, a professional theatre artist from Young Playwrights will…

Young Adult Discussion and Participation Other Great Programs Performing Arts

Rain Check Workshop

Tue, February 19, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Andorra Library

Come to this workshop to learn how you can get a free rain barrel from Philadelphia Water! Reduced pricing for downspout planters, rain gardens, depaving, and permeable pavers will also be offered. PWD’s Rain Check program gives Philadelphia residents an opportunity to reduce pollution…

Adult Senior Other Great Programs Environment & Nature House & Home

In Conversation With The Rosenbach: Amit Chaudhuri

Tue, February 19, 2019 6:00 P.M.
The Rosenbach | 2008 Delancey Place, Philadelphia, PA 19103

Amit Chaudhuri is the author of  Friend of My Youth , a novel. Books will be available for purchase from Shakespeare & Co., Booksellers. The author will sign copies after the program. In  Friend of My Youth , novelist Amit Chaudhuri visits his childhood home of Bombay. The city,…

Adult Other Great Programs Speakers and Lectures Fiction Rosenbach Museum & Library In Conversation with the Rosenbach

Preschool Storytime

Wed, February 20, 2019 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.  For kids ages 2 to 5 years old, along with an adult caregiver. Children and parents can work on listening and participation skills together.  If…

Preschool Toddler Other Great Programs Storytimes

AARP Tax Preparation

Wed, February 20, 2019 10:30 A.M.
West Oak Lane Library

Volunteers from AARP will be available from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. to offer free, in-person tax preparation service for seniors. Reservations required. Call 215-685-2843 to make an appointment.

Senior Other Great Programs Personal Finance & Investing

Preschool Storytime

Wed, February 20, 2019 10:30 A.M.
Logan Library

Join us for stories, songs and fun!  For preschoolers and their families. Groups should call ahead to make sure we have room for your kids.

Preschool Other Great Programs Storytimes

Open Computer Lab

Wed, February 20, 2019 12:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Work on a special project and get one-on-one assistance. Lab is open for 2 hours. This class is offered on a first come, first served basis and space is limited. Register in the lab, by signing the clipboard.

Adult Senior Computer Classes Other Great Programs Hot Spots Computers

Gaming Garage

Wed, February 20, 2019 4:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Come and get hands on with the Nintendo Switch. Students of all ages can join us for games of Mario Kart, get on their feet with Just Dance 2018, or construct cool toys with Nintendo Labo kits. Drop-in, and no registration required.

School Age Other Great Programs Games and Gaming Video Games

Game Day Wednesday

Wed, February 20, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Wyoming Library

Join us every Wednesday for a game day bonanza from 4:00 until 5:30 pm.  Play one of your favorite board games or find a new one. For school age children.

School Age Other Great Programs Children Games and Gaming

Kids' Chess Club

Wed, February 20, 2019 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 20, 2019 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
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