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Virtual Preschool Storytime

Tue, January 18, 2022 10:30 A.M.
Richmond Library

Join Ms. Meghan on our Facebook page each Tuesday for a virtual storytime full of stories, songs, and fun activities. Geared toward children ages 4 and under.   Text @ricprescho to 81010 for reminders.

Virtual Storytime with Ms. Dana

Tue, January 18, 2022 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.  She will be conducting this storytime using Facebook live.  Click here:   https://www.facebook.com/LovettBranchFreeLibrary/ This program is…

Read Baby Read! Virtual Storytime for Babies and Toddlers

Tue, January 18, 2022 10:30 A.M.
Wynnefield Library

Join Ms. Susan on Wynnefield Library's Facebook Page.  Bring your little one for lap time with stories and songs! Read, Baby, read is a series of programs focused on language and literacy development for babies and toddlers (*0-24 months) and their caregivers. Read, Baby, Read is made…

Take-and-Make Kits

Tue, January 18, 2022 12:00 P.M.
Richmond Library

Stop in to pick up a craft kit on Tuesdays starting at 12:00 p.m. Kits contain instructions and supplies plus bonus activity ideas! Recommended for ages 5 and up. Supplies are limited and are first-come, first-served. Text @ricschool to 81010 for reminders.  

Take It and Make It

Tue, January 18, 2022 1:00 P.M.
Logan Library

Stop in to pick up a craft kit! We will have different ones to choose from - they all include instructions and supplies.  Kits are limited, and will be available from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. First come, first served. Also, January 21.

Virtual- Seasonal Crafts

Tue, January 18, 2022 3:30 P.M.
Greater Olney Library

Tuesdays and Thursdays Join us on Facebook and Instagram for a craft suggestion! 

Science Fun!

Tue, January 18, 2022 4:00 P.M.
Roxborough Library

Come build and design, program and create - STEAM activities for all!

Virtual Bite-Sized Baby & Toddler Storytime

Wed, January 19, 2022 2:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Do you or your child have a favorite board book Miss Mary reads? Or perhaps a favorite song or fingerplay? Join Miss Mary virtually for a bite-sized Baby & Toddler Storytime video of one book and one song!  This program is intended for our friends 2 and under.  Instagram:…

Martin Luther King Literacy Station

Wed, January 19, 2022 2:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Come read books about the great Dr. Martin Luther King Jr and learn how he changed a nation using his greatest tool, his words! Decorate a Peace Dove and write a word that reminds you of Dr. King. All doves can be hung up for display on the Children’s Department “Powerful…

Virtual-5-Minute Storybreak

Wed, January 19, 2022 3:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Join us Wednesday and Friday afternoons on our Facebook page Northeast Children's for a quick pre-recorded story! All are invited to watch! https://www.facebook.com/northeast.childrens

Virtual-This or That?

Wed, January 19, 2022 3:30 P.M.
Greater Olney Library

Virtual This or That Wednesdays What is This or That?   This or That is an easy-to-play word game in which you must choose between two things.  Tell us how you feel on Facebook and Instagram when given two options!

Meditation and Gentle Movement

Wed, January 19, 2022 4:00 P.M.
West Oak Lane Library

Are you looking for ways to relax?  Join us (virtually) for guided meditation and gentle stretching.  Use this link to participate via Zoom:  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85180898642 This program is for all ages and will also meet January 19 and 26, and February 3.  Come…

Register for FREE Pre-K

Thu, January 20, 2022 2:00 P.M.
Kingsessing Library

Come to Kingsessing Library on Thursday, January 20 between 2:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. to register your child for full-day FREE Pre-K for the 2022-2023 school year. Register now. Don’t wait until the last minute. Spots are not guaranteed! 

Rook(ie) Chess Club for Kids

Thu, January 20, 2022 3:00 P.M.
Walnut Street West

  Stop by the first floor meeting room on Thursdays from 3pm to 5pm to learn the basics of chess. Each week we will go over a different strategy before putting it into practice with casual gameplay. Recommended for ages 7 through 12. Questions? Email Sam Hafferty:…

Virtual- Seasonal Crafts

Thu, January 20, 2022 3:30 P.M.
Greater Olney Library

Tuesdays and Thursdays Join us on Facebook and Instagram for a craft suggestion! 

Thursday Crafternoons!

Thu, January 20, 2022 4:00 P.M.
Nicetown-Tioga Library

Drop in and have fun making simple crafts w/Ms. Miralee via Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/nicetowntioga .  If you like, you can pick up the "make-and-take" version in advance.  This program is for kids ages 5 to 10 years old. We will meet most Thursdays - January 6, 20…

Virtual Read, Baby, Read Storytime

Fri, January 21, 2022 10:30 A.M.
Richmond Library

Join Ms. Meghan on our Facebook page each Friday for a short virtual baby storytime full of stories, songs, rhymes, and bounces. Geared toward children ages 2 and under. Text @ricbaby to 81010 for reminders. Read, Baby, Read is made possible by a generous grant from the William Penn Foundation.

Read Baby Read Storytime

Fri, January 21, 2022 10:30 A.M.
Logan Library

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes, and bounces in the childrens area!  This program is designed for babies and toddlers aged 0-24 months. Space is limited. To save your spot, call the Library at 215-685-9156, or stop by.  Please remember it is required to wear a mask…

Storytime with Mr. Paul

Fri, January 21, 2022 10:30 A.M.
Holmesburg Library

Join Mr. Paul for a couple of seasonal stories   Mr. Paul will be reading ‘Tacky the Penguin’ and ‘About Penguins.’ Registration is not required.  This program is for preschool aged children 3-5 years old.  Adults and children 3 years old and up must wear a…

Read Baby Read! Virtual Storytime for Babies and Toddlers

Fri, January 21, 2022 11:00 A.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

New videos posted every Friday at 11AM on Facebook   and Instagram @freelibraryofwestphilly. Read, Baby, Read is a series of programs focused on language and literacy development for babies and toddlers (0-24 months) and their caregivers.   Read, Baby, Read is made possible by a grant…