Tagged Five Senses

Our Five Senses: A Family Friendly, Interactive Exhibition On Display until February 1, 2020

Our Five Senses connects the science of the senses with the mind and the literary experience. Unique materials in the exhibition cross three centuries of human discovery. Visitors will learn about their identity, perceptions, and…

ShopRite Presents: Better Baking

McMenamin ShopRite's Dietician Nikita will be here to show us how to bake healthier desserts! Program lasts approximately 90 minutes, and space is limited.  

Charles Dickens: Part of the Hands-on History Series at The Free Library, Parkway Central

Charles Dickens: Part of the Hands-on History at The Free Library, Parkway Central Charles Dickens (1812-1870) was one of the most successful writers of the nineteenth century, achieving international fame during his own lifetime. The…

ShopRite Presents: Healthy Holiday Dishes

McMenamin ShopRite's Dietician Nikita will be here to show us how to make healthy holiday dishes! Program lasts approximately 90 minutes, and space is limited.  

Artist talk: Gail Gaines

The Art Department is home to a monumental boot-shaped sculpture entitled Every Little Detail , created by local fashion designer, couturiere and educator Gail Gaines for the 160th anniversary of Moore College of Art…

The Art of Suggestion: American Propaganda in Times of War and Peace. Part of the Hands-on History Series at The Free Library Parkway, Central

The Art of Suggestion: American Propaganda in Times of War and Peace Published as a method to inform the public, propaganda can be used as a tool—either intentionally or unintentionally—to influence public opinion,…

Read to a Therapy Dog

Read to a Therapy Dog. Bring your summer reading to the Library, and read to Honey, a registered Therapy dog. Call 215-685-0547 to sign up. Children ages 7 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

ShopRite Presents: Flavors of Fall

McMenamin ShopRite's Dietician Nikita will be here to show us how to use Fall harvests to make healthy meals! Program lasts approximately 90 minutes, and space is limited.  

Preschool Storytimes

 Join us for stories, crafts, and play!  Children ages 3 to 5 and their adult caregiver.    

Tacony Halloween Celebration

Costume contest, crafts, scary stories, music, and a Trunk or Treat block party Monday, October 21  4:00-7:30   (raindate Mon. Oct. 28)

Bead n' Go Workshop

This fun family workshop is open to adults, teens, and children ages 7 and up. Make your own beautiful piece of beaded jewelry! Presented by Juanita Howard

Life at Sea: A Rare Book Voyage

Life at Sea: A Rare Book Voyage Join us for an afternoon voyage into the Free Library of Philadelphia’s rare book collections. We’ll page through books about pirates printed in the 1600s and 1700s, look at children’s…

Preschool Storytimes

 Join us for stories, crafts, and play!  Children ages 3 to 5 and their adult caregiver.    

Read to a Therapy Dog

Read to a Therapy Dog. Bring your summer reading to the Library, and read to Honey, a registered Therapy dog. Call 215-685-0547 to sign up. Children ages 7 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Our Five Senses: Bonus Material

Inspired by the exhibition Our Five Senses (currently on display on the third floor), the Print and Picture Collection and Map Collection have teamed up to showcase additional materials related to the themes of the exhibition and…

ShopRite Presents: Healthy Family Meals

McMenamin ShopRite's Dietician Nikita will be here to show us how to make healthy family meals! Program lasts approximately 90 minutes, and space is limited.  

Preschool Storytimes

 Join us for stories, crafts, and play!  Children ages 3 to 5 and their adult caregiver.