Tagged Family

Family Academy: Courses & Training

Learn where you live!  We have a series of courses throughout the school year where you can learn about great subjects to help you and your children excel.  The courses are free, a meal is provided, childcare is available (if…

Sundays on Stage: Colors of India

Join the four dancers of AATMA Performing Arts on an epic journey charting the exciting evolution of Indian dance. This dynamic performance focuses on the explosive rhythms found in Indian classical and folk dance, which eventually gave…

Sundays on Stage: Soul Steps

Enjoy the engaging, high-energy step choreography which started among African-American fraternities and sororities as a means of unity and self-expression, and has deep roots in the migrant labor culture of South African gold mines.…

Family Academy: Courses & Training

Learn where you live!  We have a series of courses throughout the school year where you can learn about great subjects to help you and your children excel.  The courses are free, a meal is provided, childcare is available (if…

Sundays on Stage: Puppet Theatre Inside and Out

Spark imaginations and encourage creative risks with this wonderful introduction to the puppet world, including an expert presentation of Aesop’s Fables with Steve Abrams. Montgomery Auditorium Parkway Central Library 1901 Vine…

Last Building Bridges with Books Family Night of the School Year!

Want to make reading FUN?  Come to the library and get a jump start on summer with literacy games, free books, prizes, and fun for everyone!  Families of K-3rd grade students from Lewis Elkin Elementary are invited to join us…

Last Building Bridges with Books Family Night of the School Year!

Want to make reading FUN?  Come to the library and get a jump start on summer with literacy games, free books, prizes, and fun for everyone!  Families of K-3rd grade students from Delaplaine McDaniel Elementary School are…

Rock n' Roll Sing-Along for Toddlers

In this program, toddlers can rock out and add their own twist to classic children’s songs with shakers and other fun sound-makers.

Get on the Bus!

Children will read Last Stop on Market Street , discuss their own bus experiences, and create 3D paper buses to drive along a large map of Philadelphia bus routes.  

Road Trip Workshop

Dreamers of all ages are invited to discuss where we’ve been, where we want to go, and map out future road trips in the form of a collage.

Last Building Bridges with Books Family Night of the School Year!

Want to make reading FUN?  Come to the library and get a jump start on summer with literacy games, free books, prizes, and fun for everyone! Families of K-3rd grade students from General George Meade Elementary and Robert Morris…

Last Building Bridges with Books Family Night of the School Year!

Want to make reading FUN?  Come to the library and get a jump start on summer with literacy games, free books, prizes, and fun for everyone!  Families of K-3rd grade students from John B. Kelly Elementary are invited to join…

Sundays on Stage: The Brave Little Tailor

With expressive masks, life-size puppets, original music and imaginative scenic effects, Enchantment Theatre Company brings this beloved story to life in its uniquely magical way! Montgomery Auditorium Doors open at 1:30 p.m. Free…

Family Tree Workshop

Working together, children will use finger-painting and adults will learn to construct a family tree that can be added to for years to come.

Rock n' Roll Sing-Along for Toddlers

In this program, toddlers can rock out and add their own twist to classic children’s songs with shakers and other fun sound-makers.

Road Trip Workshop

Dreamers of all ages are invited to discuss where we’ve been, where we want to go, and map out future road trips in the form of a collage.

Last Building Bridges with Books Family Night of the School Year!

Want to make reading FUN?  Come to the library and get a jump start on summer with literacy games, free books, prizes, and fun for everyone!  Families of K-3rd grade students from W. C. Bryant Promise Academy are invited to…

Last Building Bridges with Books Family Night of the School Year!

Want to make reading FUN?  Come to the library and get a jump start on summer with literacy games, free books, prizes, and fun for everyone!  Families  of K-3rd grade students from James J. Sullivan Elementary are invited…

Get on the Bus!

Children will read Last Stop on Market Street , discuss their own bus experiences, and create 3D paper buses to drive along a large map of Philadelphia bus routes.  

Last Building Bridges with Books Family Night of the School Year!

Want to make reading FUN?  Come to the library and get a jump start on summer with literacy games, free books, prizes, and fun for everyone!  Families of K-3rd grade students from James R. Ludlow Elementary are invited to join…

Returning Citizens - Resources

Resources for Returning Citizens.

Returning Citizens - Prison Memoirs

Books written by and about former prisoners, both famous and infamous.