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Garden Time with Miss Goda

Wed, May 22, 2019 3:30 P.M.
Widener Library

Join us in making our library and neighborhood greener and more beautiful.  Ages 7-12.

School Age Other Great Programs Children

Storytime!

Wed, May 22, 2019 3:30 P.M.
Walnut Street West

Young children and families are invited to join us for stories, songs, and activities!

Preschool Toddler Family Programs Storytimes Children Family Literacy

Healthy Hangout

Wed, May 22, 2019 4:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Students of all ages are welcome to our Healthy Hangout! Staff from the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia will be here after school with healthy activities and information on health topics for kids.  

Young Adult School Age Health Programs Health

LEGO Day

Wed, May 22, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Blanche A. Nixon/Cobbs Creek Library

Join other children and explore your creative side with Legos. Mega-blocks available for smaller children; all materials provided.

School Age Other Great Programs Children Family LEGO STEM

Traveling Treasures: From Cuneiform Tablets to Computer Tablets

Wed, May 22, 2019 4:00 P.M.
McPherson Square Library

What is a book? Explore books from around the world, and how they have changed over 5,000 years of human history, from cuneiform to computer tablets! Traveling Treasures is a hands-on traveling special collection of rare literary artifacts, which participants can touch and feel. The chosen…

Young Adult School Age Discussion and Participation Children Teens Traveling Treasures

Kids' Chess Club

Wed, May 22, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Widener Library

Learn or hone your chess skills with other kids!  Ages 7-12.

School Age Other Great Programs Children Chess

LEAP: Monster Plants!

Wed, May 22, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Learn about exotic jungle plants and make your own jungle plant craft to take home.

School Age LEAP Children Crafts & Hobbies Environment & Nature Literacy Science Animals and Nature STEM arts & crafts

STEAM Wednesdays

Wed, May 22, 2019 4:30 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Join us for a new experiment or fun game that challenges your mind! LEAP (Literacy Enrichment Afterschool Program) homework help and literacy activities offered for grades K-12 while school is in session.

Young Adult School Age LEAP Games and Gaming Science

Wii Wednesdays

Wed, May 22, 2019 4:30 P.M.
Frankford Library

Come play your favorite Wii games with Mr. Vince on the fourth Wednesday of the month.  For teens and school-aged kids.

Young Adult School Age Other Great Programs Games and Gaming Video Games

PAWS for Reading—Read with Sophie!

Wed, May 22, 2019 5:30 P.M.
Ramonita G. de Rodriguez Library

Readers of all ages and stages are invited to read aloud to a well-trained therapy animal in order to improve their reading and communication skills. Since pets don’t correct mistakes, there is no pressure to “perform” and reading becomes a fun, positive, enjoyable experience.…

School Age Family Programs Children Family Literacy PAWS Read to a Dog

Read, Baby, Read Walkers and Talkers Pajama Storytime

Wed, May 22, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Richmond Library

Dance, wiggle, and sing along in our fun storytime for young independent movers.  For babies and toddlers with their caregivers. Siblings welcome.  Text @Portrichmo to 81010 for text reminders!  Read, Baby, Read is a series of fun programs for babies, toddlers and their…

Toddler Baby Family Programs Storytimes Children Family

PreK Music & Movement

Thu, May 23, 2019 12:30 A.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Join us for Music & Movement with Mr. Ray! This is a time to sing, dance, and share stories. Free and no registration required. Groups please call the children's librarian for an appointment at 215-685-1866.    

Preschool Family Programs Children Music

Preschool Open House

Thu, May 23, 2019 10:00 A.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Groups and families with children ages 3-5 are invited to our Thursday morning Open Houses. Kids will get a chance to: Read and enjoy books Play with each other in our interactive play space Register for library cards Borrow books and other library materials Attend storytime at 10:15 and 11:15…

Preschool Family Programs Children

Music & Movement with Mr. Ray

Thu, May 23, 2019 10:00 A.M.
Fumo Family Library

Music & Movement is a time for the youngest children to sing, dance, and share stories.  

Preschool Family Programs Children Music

Preschool Storytime

Thu, May 23, 2019 10:00 A.M.
Fox Chase Library

. All preschool aged children are welcome to attend the Fox Chase Library story time Thursday mornings at 10:00, except for the third Thursday of the month Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and fun! For more information contact Christine Casperson at 215-685-0547

Preschool Other Great Programs Storytimes Literacy

Hatch and Care for Chickens at the Library!

Thu, May 23, 2019 10:00 A.M.
Queen Memorial Library

We're partnering with 4-H (via Penn State Extensions) again this year to experience nature firsthand through their Embryology program! Come see the eggs when they arrive on May 13th, helping to turn them and keep them warm, until the most exciting day, May 21 (Election Day!), when…

Young Adult School Age Discussion and Participation Animals and Nature

Storytime: Fairies and Other Garden Friends!

Thu, May 23, 2019 10:30 A.M.
Chestnut Hill Library

Join us for books, songs and rhymes about fairies, flowers and other sprintime friends.

Preschool Other Great Programs Storytimes

Storytime!

Thu, May 23, 2019 10:30 A.M.
Walnut Street West

Young children and families are invited to join us for stories, songs, and activities!

Preschool Toddler Family Programs Storytimes Children Family Literacy

Read, Baby, Read My First Storytime

Thu, May 23, 2019 11:00 A.M.
Richmond Library

Bring your little one for lap time with stories, songs, rhymes and bounces. Siblings welcome. Text @Portrichmo to 81010 for text reminders.  Read, Baby, Read is a series of fun programs for babies, toddlers and their families, using new library spaces and materials to help develop language…

Toddler Baby Family Programs Storytimes Children Family

Read, Baby, Read Little Friends Play Group

Thu, May 23, 2019 11:30 A.M.
Richmond Library

Join us for play and great conversation for babies, toddlers, and grown-ups alike. Text @Portrichmo to 81010 for text reminders. Read, Baby, Read is a series of fun programs for babies, toddlers and their families, using new library spaces and materials to help develop language and literacy.…

Toddler Baby Family Programs Storytimes Children