Tagged games and gaming

Skills Training for Community-Centered Libraries: Building Your Library Team

Our first cohort of staff members participating in the Skills for Community-Centered Libraries training recently learned about and explored team roles and dynamics. Staff reflected on their own strengths and what attributes they bring…

Summer Hours and Cool Activities at the Free Library!

It's almost officially summer here in Philadelphia, as the sun finally breaks through all the recent rain clouds and schools will be letting out early next week. No matter what your plans are this summer, the Free Library is here to…

Get Your Game On with These Video Game-influenced Graphic Novels!

Games? We love games! Board games , video games , card games , fantasy role playing games —we'll probably play hundreds of different games throughout our lifetime, but what about the people behind the creation of these…

Scrabble Club

Build vocabulary, spelling, critical thinking, and math skills through Scrabble!  All ages and levels are welcome.  

Scrabble Club

Build vocabulary, spelling, critical thinking, and math skills through Scrabble!  All ages and levels are welcome.  

Scrabble Club

Build vocabulary, spelling, critical thinking, and math skills through Scrabble!  All ages and levels are welcome.  

Scrabble Club

Build vocabulary, spelling, critical thinking, and math skills through Scrabble!  All ages and levels are welcome.  

Geekscapes

Hang out in the Field Teen Center and geek out about all your favorite fandoms! Play Dungeons and Dragons, Yugi-oh, Magic the Gathering, board games, and more.  Program for teens ages 12-18 only. Contact TeenCenter@freelibrary.org…

Scrabble Club

Build vocabulary, spelling, critical thinking, and math skills through Scrabble!  All ages and levels are welcome.  

Teen Chess Club

Teens of any skill level are welcome to join us for Chess Club. Tuesdays in the Field Teen Center from 12pm-2pm.   Program for teens ages 12-18 only. Contact TeenCenter@freelibrary.org or call 215-686-5395 for more info. Follow…

Board Game Day

Have fun and make friends playing classic board games during this fun children’s program! ** teachers and group leaders  - please call to schedule a special individualized program **

Board Game Buddies

It's game time! All ages welcome to learn, play, and share! 

End of the Summer Celebration

Come join us for an End of the Summer Celebration.  There will be food, music, and games.  Our teen clubs will be giving back to the community doing things like fixing bikes and face painting.  We will be joined by the…

Game Night!

Bring the family! Light snacks will be served. Play nostalgic board games like Checkers or Sorry and explore contemporary games like Dominion, Exploding Kittens, or Catan.  In partnership with Haven Philly www.havenphilly.com

Game Night with Mr. Vince

3rd Wednesdays at 4:30PM

Geekscapes

Hang out in the Field Teen Center and geek out about all your favorite fandoms! Play Dungeons and Dragons, Yugi-oh, Magic the Gathering, board games, and more.  Program for teens ages 12-18 only. Contact TeenCenter@freelibrary.org…

Scrabble Club

Build vocabulary, spelling, critical thinking, and math skills through Scrabble!  All ages and levels are welcome.  

Teen Chess Club

Teens of any skill level are welcome to join us for Chess Club. Mondays in the Field Teen Center from 3pm-5pm.   Program for teens ages 12-18 only. Contact TeenCenter@freelibrary.org or call 215-686-5395 for more info. Follow…

Board Game Buddies

It's game time! All ages welcome to learn, play, and share! 

Geekscapes

Hang out in the Field Teen Center and geek out about all your favorite fandoms! Play Dungeons and Dragons, Yugi-oh, Magic the Gathering, board games, and more.  Program for teens ages 12-18 only. Contact TeenCenter@freelibrary.org…

Scrabble Club

Build vocabulary, spelling, critical thinking, and math skills through Scrabble!  All ages and levels are welcome.  

Teen Chess Club

Teens of any skill level are welcome to join us for Chess Club. Tuesdays in the Field Teen Center from 12pm-2pm. Program for teens ages 12-18 only. Contact TeenCenter@freelibrary.org or call 215-686-5395 for more info. Follow…

Board Game Day

Have fun and make friends playing classic board games during this fun children’s program! ** teachers and group leaders  - please call to schedule a special individualized program **

Bridgett M. Davis | The World According to Fannie Davis: My Mother's Life in the Detroit Numbers

Bridgett M. Davis is the author of Into the Go-Slow , the acclaimed story of a young woman traveling from Detroit to Nigeria as she mourns the death of her sister, and Shifting Through Neutral , a finalist for the Hurston/Wright Legacy…