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Summer of Wonder Storytime

Mon, July 22, 2019 10:30 A.M.
Haddington Library

Listen to a story with Ms. Jessica and sign up for the Summer Reading Game.

Young Adult School Age Other Great Programs Summer Reading

Game Day Mondays

Mon, July 22, 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

Maker Mondays

Mon, July 22, 2019 1:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

This hands on class taught by UPenn graduate students will give young engineers a chance to tinker and experiment with a variety of building techniques based on the book of the week. All activities are for young learners ages 9-12. This program is presented by the UPenn’s Urban…

School Age Other Great Programs Summer Reading STEM

Maker Mondays

Mon, July 22, 2019 1:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

This hands on class taught by UPenn graduate students will give young engineers a chance to tinker and experiment with a variety of building techniques based on the book of the week.  In Conjunction with UPenn's Urban Teaching Apprenticeship Program

School Age Preschool Arts and Crafts Programs Family Programs Workshops and Enrichment Art Children Crafts & Hobbies Education Family Fiction Free Library of Philadelphia Literacy Literature STEM

DIY Crafting for Kids & Teens

Mon, July 22, 2019 1:00 P.M.
Thomas F. Donatucci, Sr. Library

Join Mr. Bun for a new and creative craft every Monday during the Summer of Wonder.

Young Adult School Age Arts and Crafts Programs Crafts & Hobbies Summer Reading arts & crafts

Play Fit with Mr. Bey

Mon, July 22, 2019 1:30 P.M.
Cecil B. Moore Library

Join our LEAP Maker Mentor, Mr. Bey, for weekly fun and exercise using our climbing wall and play space.

Young Adult School Age Health Programs LEAP Summer Reading Health

Movement Monday

Mon, July 22, 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

Tabletop Game Time

Mon, July 22, 2019 2:00 P.M.
Oak Lane Library

Learn a newboard game or play an old favorite with your friends. Best for children ages 9 and up.  

School Age Other Great Programs Games and Gaming Summer Reading

Snacks & Snippets

Mon, July 22, 2019 2:00 P.M.
Walnut Street West

Kids ages 6-18: do you have a story to tell? Are you the next big playwright, screenwriter, graphic novelist, or poet? Whether you already have story ideas or still need inspiration, come enjoy some snacks and brainstorm! All forms of creative writing are welcome and snacks will be provided.

School Age Preschool Toddler Family Programs Children Summer Reading

Board Game Day

Mon, July 22, 2019 2:00 P.M.
Eastwick Library

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 **

School Age Other Great Programs Games and Gaming Summer Reading

Knitting With Miss Merrily

Mon, July 22, 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.

Young Adult School Age Arts and Crafts Programs Summer Reading Teens Knitting arts & crafts

Summer of Wonder Kits

Mon, July 22, 2019 2:30 P.M.
Ramonita G. de Rodriguez Library

Come join us as we explore the Summer of Wonder materials; play Code Names, or Marble Run, try Blockus or Chain Reactions, or one of our other fun activities.  

School Age LEAP Children Family Makers & Makerspaces Teens STEM

Kids Crafts

Mon, July 22, 2019 3:00 P.M.
Holmesburg Library

Create your own craft!  We supply the materials, you bring the creativity.  Children ages 7 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

School Age Family Programs Other Great Programs Children Summer Reading arts & crafts Five Senses

Chess Club

Mon, July 22, 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.

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Other Great Programs Summer Reading Chess

Games: Unplugged

Mon, July 22, 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

School Age Family Programs Other Great Programs Children Games and Gaming Summer Reading Five Senses

Mystery Monday

Mon, July 22, 2019 3:30 P.M.
Greater Olney Library

Join us on Mondays for a Mystery activity! What will it be? For ages 6-12. ***Groups cannot be accommodated***

School Age Other Great Programs Summer Reading

Wooden Block Party

Mon, July 22, 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

Maker Monday

Mon, July 22, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Lovett Memorial Library

We will have an exciting weekly STEAM-based activity.  Best for ages 5 and up.  

School Age Other Great Programs Summer Reading STEM