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Fall Family Movie Night | Hocus Pocus

Mon, October 23, 2017 6:00 A.M.
Oak Lane Library

We'll be watching the Halloween classic Hocus Pocus (PG, 2002).  Light refreshments will be served.

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Film Screening Movies & Television

Big and Small, Books for All

Now through Mon, October 23, 2017 9:00 A.M.
Parkway Central Library

Big and Small, Books for All From October 23, 2017 to March 24, 2018 This family-oriented exhibition features extraordinary books selected for their extreme sizes and unusual shapes. Visitors of all ages can interact with special artifacts and explore ideas of the form, function, and meaning of…

Adult Young Adult School Age Toddler Senior Other Great Programs Exhibitions Family Rare Books, Manuscripts, & Digital Collections Special Collections

Meet Author/Illustrator Eric Velasquez

Mon, October 23, 2017 10:00 A.M.
Wynnefield Library

Join us for a very special event with picture book author and illustrator Eric Velasquez as he shares his stories and creative process. Eric Velasquez is the illustrator of Looking for Bongo , My Uncle Martin’s Big Heart , Grandma’s Gift , and many other books. Classes and groups,…

School Age Preschool Family Programs Speakers and Lectures Storytimes

Story Jams in the Garden

Mon, October 23, 2017 10:00 A.M.
Thomas F. Donatucci, Sr. Library

Story Jams is a program dedicated to explorative play and positivity. Join us in the Library garden for stories, music, and a sensory craft experience! In the event of inclement weather, please look for us inside in the children’s section. This program is intended for children ages 2-4…

Preschool Family Programs Storytimes

Baby & Toddler Story Time

Mon, October 23, 2017 11:00 A.M.
Parkway Central Library

Books, songs, rhymes and bounces for children (birth to 23 months) and their caregivers!. Monday at 11 a.m.  Parkway Central Library Children's Department Ground Floor, 1901 Vine Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103 215.686.5369 ***Programs are subject to change*** Find us on Facebook: …

Toddler Family Programs Children Family Literacy

Meet Author/Illustrator Eric Velasquez

Mon, October 23, 2017 11:30 A.M.
Overbrook Park Library

Join us for a very special event with picture book author and illustrator Eric Velasquez as he shares his stories and creative process. Eric Velasquez is the illustrator of Looking for Bongo , My Uncle Martin’s Big Heart , Grandma’s Gift , and many other books. Classes and groups,…

School Age Preschool Family Programs Speakers and Lectures Storytimes

Meet Author/Illustrator Eric Velasquez

Mon, October 23, 2017 1:30 P.M.
Haverford Library

Join us for a very special event with picture book author and illustrator Eric Velasquez as he shares his stories and creative process. Eric Velasquez is the illustrator of Looking for Bongo , My Uncle Martin’s Big Heart , Grandma’s Gift , and many other books. Classes and groups,…

School Age Preschool Family Programs Speakers and Lectures Storytimes

Maker Jawn

Mon, October 23, 2017 3:00 P.M.
Cecil B. Moore Library

Community members of all ages are welcome to learn new skills, explore various projects, and create. Come and make stuff with us! Children under 6 must be accompanied by a responsible caregiver. Daycare groups and preschools must call to schedule an appointment.

School Age Family Programs Makers & Makerspaces STEM

Crafty Mondays

Mon, October 23, 2017 4:00 P.M.
Greater Olney Library

Come create something crafty at the library!

School Age Arts and Crafts Programs Children Crafts & Hobbies

Pumpkin Painting Party

Mon, October 23, 2017 4:00 P.M.
Richmond Library

Join us for spooky stories and activities then paint your own pumpkin to take home! For children and families.

School Age Family Programs

Software Programming for Kids

Mon, October 23, 2017 4:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Join EPAM e-Kids - Software Programming Classes for Kids! EPAM Systems joins the Free Library to host software programming classes for children from 8 - 12 years old! The classes will introduce coding and programming, and will use Scratch, a drag-and-drop coding platform created in partnership…

School Age Computer Classes Family Programs Children Computers Education Games and Gaming Technology

Toddler Storytime

Tue, October 24, 2017 10:00 A.M.
Fumo Family Library

Join us for stories, songs, and activities.  These programs are intended for children three years old and younger, accompanied by a caregiver.  Daycares, please call for separate appointments.  For more information, contact the children's librarian at 215-685-1758.

Toddler Family Programs Storytimes Children

Music and Movement Storytime

Tue, October 24, 2017 10:00 A.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Dance, wiggle and sing along in our fun storytime for young independent movers. Siblings are always welcome at our programs. Preschools and other groups, please call to schedule alternate visits. Please contact Liz Heideman at 215-685-6621 for further information. These programs are supported by…

Toddler Family Programs Storytimes Children

Meet Author/Illustrator Eric Velasquez

Tue, October 24, 2017 10:00 A.M.
Oak Lane Library

Join us for a very special event with picture book author and illustrator Eric Velasquez as he shares his stories and creative process. Eric Velasquez is the illustrator of Looking for Bongo , My Uncle Martin’s Big Heart , Grandma’s Gift , and many other books. Classes and groups,…

School Age Preschool Family Programs Speakers and Lectures Storytimes

Storytime

Tue, October 24, 2017 10:00 A.M.
Whitman Library

Join us for rhymes, songs, movement activities, and stories!  This program is intended for children 0-5 years old and their caregivers; older siblings are always welcome.  Daycares and other groups should call the Children's Librarian at 215-685-1754 to schedule their own storytime…

Preschool Toddler Family Programs Storytimes Children

Baby and Toddler Storytime

Tue, October 24, 2017 10:15 A.M.
Charles Santore Library

Bring your little one for lap time with stories, songs, rhymes and bounces. This program is intended for children 0 to 14 months and their caregivers.

Toddler Family Programs Storytimes Children

Toddler Storytime

Tue, October 24, 2017 10:30 A.M.
Ramonita G. de Rodriguez Library

Frolic into Fall with our Public Toddler Storytime!  Together, we'll explore stories, songs, and movement. These programs are intended primarily for children from one to three years of age and their caregivers. Siblings are always welcome. For more information, contact our Children's…

Toddler Family Programs Storytimes Children Family

Preschool Storytime

Tue, October 24, 2017 10:30 A.M.
Richmond Library

Miss Meghan invites children ages 1 to 4 and their caregivers to join her for stories, songs, and activities. Siblings are always welcome. Daycares should call for separate appointments. For more information, please contact Miss Meghan at 215-685-9992.

Preschool Family Programs Storytimes Children