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Upcoming Events at the Free Library

Upcoming Events at the Free Library of Philadelphia!

Last Build Date: 02/19/2018

Copyright: Copyright 2018 Free Library of Philadelphia

02/20/18: Toddler Storytime - 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#39;s librarian at 215-685-1758.

02/20/18, 10:00 A.M. - Fumo Family Library

02/20/18: ESL Class - Whitman Library

English Language Class is provided by the Center for Literacy. To register, please call 215-474-1235 ext. 229 and ask for English Test Days, or speak to a librarian for more details.

02/20/18, 10:00 A.M. - Whitman Library

02/20/18: Introduction to Corporate Giving - Parkway Central Library

Is your organization ready to seek corporate support? Corporate grantmakers are different from traditional foundations in many ways. This class provides a basic overview of:

  • The different types of corporate giving
  • What motivates corporations to give
  • How to find potential corporate partners

Prior attendance at Introduction to Finding Grants and Introduction to Proposal Writing is strongly recommended. If you have not attended these programs please click on the links above to watch the free webinar versions of these programs.

Advance registration is required as space is limited; please contact the RFC at

Tuesday, February 20 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Parkway Central Library 4th Floor Rooms 405/406/407

02/20/18, 10:00 A.M. - Parkway Central Library

02/20/18: Music and Movement Storytime - 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 a grant from The Philadelphia City Institute Board of Managers.

02/20/18, 10:00 A.M. - Philadelphia City Institute

02/20/18: Introduction to MS Word - South Philadelphia Library

Learn to use the program Microsoft Word to type format documents.

02/20/18, 10:00 A.M. - South Philadelphia Library

02/20/18: Baby and Toddler Storytime - 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.

02/20/18, 10:15 A.M. - Charles Santore Library

02/20/18: Warm Winter Tales for Cozy Storytimes - Independence Library

Let's share new picture books and classic stories, cheery sing-alongs, movement activities, and adorable "make and take" crafts! You can apply for your child's very first library card!! For children ages 1 to 4 yrs. with parent/caretaker.

Childcare groups: please arrange an individual group story time by contacting Miss Margaret at 215-685-1633 or email with preferred dates and times.

02/20/18, 10:30 A.M. - Independence Library

02/20/18: Storytime! - Walnut Street West

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

02/20/18, 10:30 A.M. - Walnut Street West

02/20/18: Toddler Storytime - Ramonita G. de Rodriguez Library

Skate into spring 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 Librarian, Sara Palmer, at 215-686-1768 or via email at

02/20/18, 10:30 A.M. - Ramonita G. de Rodriguez Library

02/20/18: Typing Tutorial - Kensington Library

Want to know the basics of touch typing?

Learn, then practice your skills with in this seven-week series of online interactive exercises.

Sign Up! Call 215-685-9996 or visit Kensington Library's front desk before January 16, 2017. It's free to participate, and no computer experience is necessary!

02/20/18, 10:30 A.M. - Kensington Library