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Read, Baby, Read Storytime

Sat, August 17, 2019 10:30 A.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Read! Sing! Play! Help your child learn through stories, songs, and fun activities. All programs are for children ages birth through 24 months and their caregivers. Expecting parents and siblings welcome.  Read, Baby, Read is a series of fun programs for babies, toddlers and…

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Read, Baby, Read Play Group

Sat, August 17, 2019 11:00 A.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Join us for play time and connecting with other families. All programs are for children ages birth through 24 months and their caregivers. Expecting parents and siblings welcome. Childcares and groups, please call the library to make an appointment.  Read, Baby, Read is a…

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Sundays on Stage: Thunderbird American Indian Dancers - Yah-Oh-Way

Sun, August 18, 2019 2:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Performed by the Thunderbird American Indian Dancers, Yah-Oh-Way, meaning "it is good" in Hopi, highlights the depth anf complexity of Native American societies with traditional dances and songs, along with explanations of their origins and meanings.  Seating is on a first-come,…

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Peace

Now through Sun, August 18, 2019 5:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

In partnership with the Free Library of Philadelphia,  Friends, Peace, and Sanctuary  invites you to experience this groundbreaking exhibition, available for quiet contemplation surrounding the true meaning of peace and tranquility. Featuring artists’ books by individual…

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Baby & Toddler Storytime

Mon, August 19, 2019 11:00 A.M.
Parkway Central Library

Books, songs, rhymes and bounces for children (birth to 23 months) and their caregivers!

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Baby & Toddler Storytime

Mon, August 19, 2019 11:00 A.M.
Parkway Central Library

Books, songs, rhymes and bounces for children (birth to 23 months) and their caregivers!

Toddler Baby Family Programs Storytimes Children Education Family Free Library of Philadelphia Literacy Literature Summer Reading children's literature Five Senses

Game Day Mondays

Mon, August 19, 2019 1:00 P.M.
Richmond Library

Indoor and outdoor fun and games for children and teens.

School Age Family Programs Children Summer Reading Board Games and Role-Playing

Movement Monday

Mon, August 19, 2019 1:30 P.M.
Lillian Marrero Library

Come join us each Monday as move, play, and have fun.  We will be doing activities like Simon Says, Obstacle Courses, Dance games with the PS4, Yoga, and Hot Potato.  Meet us in the downstairs meeting room.

School Age LEAP Children Family Health & Fitness Makers & Makerspaces Teens Yoga

Bartram's Garden

Mon, August 19, 2019 2:00 P.M.
Eastwick Library

Learn about the natural world with educators from Bartram's Garden

School Age Discussion and Participation Workshops and Enrichment Art Children Summer Reading STEM

Theater Workshop

Mon, August 19, 2019 2:00 P.M.
Queen Memorial Library

Learn the fundamentals of theater in an ASAP Drama workshop for children, 3rd-6th grade! Imagine, create, improvise, collaborate, and have fun! This program culminates with a performance for friends, family, and the library community. Participants are encouraged to attend the entire week.

School Age Workshops and Enrichment Children Performing Arts Summer Reading

Baby's First Foods

Mon, August 19, 2019 2:00 P.M.
Richmond Library

Is your baby ready to eat solid food? Learning to eat has developmental steps just like walking and reading. Join a registered dietitian to learn more about first foods, baby-led weaning, addressing potential allergies, the importance of breastmilk or formula, and how to make your own baby…

Adult Toddler Baby Family Programs Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition

Eco Art

Mon, August 19, 2019 2:00 P.M.
Ramonita G. de Rodriguez Library

Come join our make a jug bird feeder or basic basket with us.

School Age LEAP Children Family Makers & Makerspaces Teens STEM arts & crafts

Knitting With Miss Merrily

Mon, August 19, 2019 2:30 P.M.
Charles Santore Library

Miss Merrily shares her knitting expertise after school on Fridays. All school age children (and parents) are welcome to try their hand at this fun and creative craft. Materials provided.

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Chess Club

Mon, August 19, 2019 3:00 P.M.
Nicetown-Tioga Library

Do you like to play chess?  Do you want to learn how to play, or how to play better? Join us for a friendly game.  All level players are welcome and some instruction is available.  For ages 8 and up.  We'll be playing from 3:00 until 5:00 p.m.

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Games: Unplugged

Mon, August 19, 2019 3:00 P.M.
Bushrod Library

Games and cards available for use. No electricity required. Come join the fun! Children ages 7 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Groups must call to make an appointment. 215-685-1474

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Wooden Block Party

Mon, August 19, 2019 3:30 P.M.
Walnut Street West

Join us to play with wooden blocks in the library. Children ages 3 to 6 and their caregivers are encouraged to imagine, build, and create!

Preschool Toddler Family Programs Children Literacy Mathematics STEM Wooden Block Party

Monday Market

Mon, August 19, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Lovett Memorial Library

Join us on selected Mondays for live music, kids stuff, vendors, food trucks and a beer garden.  Stroll through between 4:00 and 10:00 p.m. (the library closes at 9:00 pm.) and enjoy.  This event takes place in Lovett Park and there is no rain date;  inclement weather…

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Read With A Dog!

Mon, August 19, 2019 4:15 P.M.
Falls of Schuylkill Library

Independent readers are invited to read with Wally, a certified therapy dog.  Share a new book or an old favorite in a judgement free space.  Space may be limited.

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Family Movie Night

Mon, August 19, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Oak Lane Library

Join us for a family-friendly movie in the Community Meeting Room.  Tonight - Wonder Park. Refreshments will be served and you may also bring your own snacks.  

School Age Preschool Family Programs Film Screening Family Movies & Television

Pajama Storytime

Mon, August 19, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Walnut Street West

Wear your pajamas and bring your favorite stuffed animal friend to the library for an extra special story time with Miss Echo.

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