Tagged Free Library of Philadelphia

Edible Alphabet en Español: Learn Spanish Through Cooking at the Library

Looking for a chance to brush up on your Spanish language skills? Interested in meeting new people, learning to cook a new recipe and have a great time? Join us in the Culinary Literacy Center for a hands-on Spanish language cooking…

Suite Talk III: Resonance

Free talk and performance. June 16th, 1:30pm workshop, 3pm recital, Main Lobby How to follow in Bach’s footsteps. We will dive into the world of contemporary cello music , hearing the many ways composers today are pushing the…

Edible Alphabet en Español: Learn Spanish Through Cooking at the Library

Looking for a chance to brush up on your Spanish language skills? Interested in meeting new people, learning to cook a new recipe and have a great time? Join us in the Culinary Literacy Center for a hands-on Spanish language cooking…

Suite Talk II: Dance

Free talk and performance. May 19th, 3pm-4:30pm, Music Department How to dance like Bach. We will discuss Bach’s dance suites in detail, how the form evolved through time, and how it influenced the featured commissions. This is…

Spanish Language Learning Circle - Information Session

Are you interested in learning Spanish or brushing up on your existing Spanish language skills? Have you ever started an online course only to lose motivation a few sessions in and never finish? Do you want to meet new people and…

Edible Alphabet en Español: Learn Spanish Through Cooking at the Library

Looking for a chance to brush up on your Spanish language skills? Interested in meeting new people, learning to cook a classic Latin American dish and have a great time? Join us in the Culinary Literacy Center for our first ever Spanish…

2019 Family Fest

Join the Free Library of Philadelphia for the annual Family Fest , a fun-filled, family-friendly evening! This very special fundraising event at the Parkway Central Library supports the Free Library while giving children and families a…

Coalition to Save the Libraries, 10 Years Later

Ten years ago, neighbors from Kingsessing and all across Philadelphia came together to save eleven library branches from being closed. Come celebrate with a panel of folks involved in that victory while considering how it relates to…

Meet the Author: Rachel Dougherty

Children & families, celebrate Women's History Month with us! Join us for a reading of Secret Engineer: How Emily Roebling Built The Brooklyn Bridge  with author and illustrator Rachel Dougherty in the Story Hour Room.…

Teen Resume Workshop

Hey Teens, it is cold outside, but deadlines for summer jobs will be fast approaching.  Make sure that you are ready.  Come to McPherson Square and get help making a resume.  

Knitting project

Come learn to knit with us!  Elba, one of Teen Leadership Assistants, will be leading this program.  

Big Kids (age 2-5) Story Time

Stories, songs, rhymes, music, movement, and lots of fun for children ages 2-5 and their caregivers. Tuesdays at 11:00 a.m. Stay for Play Group on Tuesdays at 11:30 a.m.