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Chicken Storytime

Thu, August 17, 2017 10:30 A.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Join us for a special storytime where we will learn about and meet a live chicken!  We will be meeting outside today. This program is recommended for ages 3 to 5, and older and younger siblings are always welcome. Daycares and groups please call the children's librarian at 215-685-1866…

School Age Family Programs Storytimes Children Animals and Nature

Storytime!

Thu, August 17, 2017 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

Storytime

Thu, August 17, 2017 11:00 A.M.
Falls of Schuylkill Library

Join us for stories, rhymes and songs for children ages 3 to 6 years old, along with an adult.  Siblings are always welcome Daycares, camps and other groups should call ahead to see if there is space available.

Preschool Toddler Other Great Programs Storytimes Summer Reading

Arabic Storytime

Thu, August 17, 2017 11:30 A.M.
Walnut Street West

Join Mrs. Shirin Mohammad for storybooks read in Arabic.

Preschool Toddler Family Programs Storytimes Children Family Bilingual Programs

Tail Waggin' Tutor!

Thu, August 17, 2017 12:15 P.M.
Andorra Library

Come by the library to read to our doggy friend - Charlie.  He is a certified therapy dog who loves to have children read books to him.  Make Charlie's day by practicing your reading in a judgment-free zone!  Space is limited, first come, first served.

School Age Other Great Programs Read by 4th

Teen Lab Time

Thu, August 17, 2017 2:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Enjoy a teen-only time in our computer lab. Open teens 12 and up. Please note this program will not be held the second Thursday of each month.

School Age Family Programs Children Summer Reading

Family Movie

Thu, August 17, 2017 2:00 P.M.
Haverford Library

Escape the summer heat and watch a family friendly movie (G/PG) at the library.

Adult Young Adult School Age Preschool Toddler Film Screening Family Movies & Television

Builder Kids

Thu, August 17, 2017 3:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Exercise your creativity and engineering skills, by building with foam blocks, wooden blocks, legos, magnatiles, keva planks, lincoln logs & more! We have building toys appropriate for every developmental stage, ages infant to 12. Thursdays at 3:00 p.m. 

School Age Preschool Toddler Family Programs Children STEM

Board Game Bonanza!

Thu, August 17, 2017 4:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

From Chutes and Ladders to Connect 4, from Bingo to Twister, play some games and make some friends! 4 - 5 p.m., in the Children's Department Story Hour Room. For more information, call 215.686.5369

School Age Preschool Family Programs Children Games and Gaming

Jazz at Shakespeare Park

Thu, August 17, 2017 5:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Hear some of Philly's newest jazz voices each Thursday evening during the Oval+ (July 20 to August 20). Picnic on the lawn or grab a chair in the amphitheater of the renovated Shakespeare Park, immediately in front of Parkway Central. Supported with generous funding from Knight…

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Live Performances Music Performing Arts Shakespeare Park

Pajama Story Time

Thu, August 17, 2017 6:30 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Pajama Storytime | Tuesday evenings at 6:30 p.m.  Join us for stories, songs, rhymes, music, movement, and lots of fun!  For children ages infant to five and their caregivers. Optional: wear pajamas and bring your favorite stuffed animal.  Pajama Play Group |  Tuesday…

Preschool Toddler Family Programs Storytimes Children Family Literacy

Little Learners Monthly Play Day

Fri, August 18, 2017 10:30 A.M.
Fishtown Community Library

Read, Talk, Play, and Sing at our open play hour! For ages 0-5.

School Age Preschool Family Programs Children Summer Reading

Summer Block Parties!

Fri, August 18, 2017 10:30 A.M.
Oak Lane Library

Preschool children, along with an adult caregiver, are invited to play and learn with wooden blocks.   Daycares, camps and other groups should call ahead to schedule a separate visit.

Preschool Other Great Programs Summer Reading Wooden Block Party

Storytime with Mr. Paul

Fri, August 18, 2017 10:30 A.M.
Holmesburg Library

Children’s librarian Mr. Paul will read  “Pete the Cat and His Magic Sunglasses” and sing “Pete the Cat: The Wheels on the Bus” by James Dean.

Preschool Toddler Family Programs Storytimes Children Family

Storytime!

Fri, August 18, 2017 10:30 A.M.
Paschalville Library

Young children and their caregivers are invited to join Ms. Nyia for stories and songs!

Preschool Toddler Family Programs Storytimes Children Family Literacy

Preschool Craft Series

Fri, August 18, 2017 11:00 A.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Preschoolers ages 3 to 5, with accompanying adult, are invited to get crafty.

Preschool Arts and Crafts Programs Family Programs Summer Reading arts & crafts

Building with Blocks for Preschoolers

Fri, August 18, 2017 11:00 A.M.
Charles Santore Library

Join us for a Wooden Block Party in the library. Children ages 6 and under and their caregivers are encouraged to build, create, and play! For more information, please call 215-686-1766.

Preschool Family Programs Children Wooden Block Party

Wooden Block Party

Fri, August 18, 2017 11:00 A.M.
Wynnefield Library

Young children and their parents are invited to attend this creative play session featuring wooden blocks.

Preschool Toddler Family Programs Family Wooden Block Party

Words at Play - Play Party

Fri, August 18, 2017 11:00 A.M.
Cecil B. Moore Library

Join us each Friday for Play Parties hosted by the Philadelphia Zoo, Franklin Institute, Kimmel Center, Philadelphia Museum of Art, and Words at Play! FREE fun for children ages birth-5 years and their families. Siblings welcome. For more information, call Words at Play at 215-685-2766.

Preschool Toddler Family Programs Words at Play Vocabulary Initiative Children Family

Board Game Friday

Fri, August 18, 2017 1:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Play some games and make some friends! Drop in anytime from 1:00 to 3:00 PM.

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