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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Mon, July 24
@ 11 a.m.
Supervised Lab
Technology Open Lab
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and individualized assistance from a library staff member! Assistance is offered on a first-come first-served basis.
Port Richmond Library, Main FloorAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, July 25
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Preschool Storytime @ the Port Richmond Library
A library program for preschoolers 3 to 5 years old and their parents/caregivers, focusing on developing early literacy skills through reading of picture books.
Port Richmond LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Tue, July 25
@ 11 a.m.
All About Computers
Photo Editing for Beginners Using PIXLR
Learn to use PIXLR, an online photo editor, to improve the look of your photos. Please bring a flash drive or SD card with pictures to be edited.
Port Richmond Library, AuditoriumAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Tue, July 25
@ 3:30 p.m.
Early Literacy
Afternoon Storytime and Craft
Children and their parents/caregivers are invited to join us for read aloud stories, followed by a craft! For children ages 3-11.
Port Richmond LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, July 25
@ 4:30 p.m.
Teen Writing Group
Meet with other teen writers to write together, discuss ideas, get tips, and share your work. Illustrators also welcome! Materials are provided, but bring your own notebook if you'd like.
Port Richmond LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, July 26
@ 4:30 p.m.
Music with Garageband for Teens
Learn how to make music with the Garageband app on the iPad. Each week, we'll cover a different aspect of the app. No experience necessary; for ages 12 and up.
Port Richmond LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Thu, July 27
@ 2 p.m.
Early Literacy
What is Transportation?
In this 4-session series, Pre-K and Kindergarten age children will learn about transportation and how we get around by land, by air, and by water. They will engage in hands-on activities including creating boats and airplanes!
Port Richmond LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, July 27
@ 4 p.m.
Book Discussion: Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Join us as we discuss Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. Winner of the 2013 National Book Critics Circle Fiction award. A story of of love and race centered around a young man and woman from Nigeria who face difficult choices and challenges in the countries they come to call home. The novel traces the story of Ifemelu’s life in Nigeria and the U.S., weaving together the love story of her high school love Obinze. A librarian and/or trained book discussion leader will facilitate discussion.
Port Richmond Library, Main FloorAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Fri, July 28
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime & Fun Activities
Toddlers from 18 months to 4 years old, and their parents/caregivers, can enjoy interactive stories, activities, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood.
Port Richmond LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Fri, July 28
@ 12 noon
Early Literacy
Family Literacy Workshop: Encourage Literacy at Home
Parents and caregivers, come learn about fun, easy ways to encourage literacy at home! Through these workshops you will learn how to develop your child pre-literacy skills to help prepare them to become successful readers at an early age!
Port Richmond LibraryAdults,
Families,
Parents/Caregivers
Fri, July 28
@ 3 p.m.
Lego Club
Join us for some Lego fun! Try a building challenge or just free play. For ages 10 and up.
Port Richmond LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Sat, July 29
@ 1 p.m.
Learn to Read Music
Whether you are an amateur musician or a professional in need of a refresher, anyone can learn to read music. Learn to read the notes on the treble staff and how to clap basic rhythms.
Port Richmond LibraryAdults,
50+,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Mon, July 31
@ 11 a.m.
Supervised Lab
Technology Open Lab
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and individualized assistance from a library staff member! Assistance is offered on a first-come first-served basis.
Port Richmond Library, Main FloorAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, August 3
@ 2 p.m.
Early Literacy
What is Transportation?
In this 4-session series, Pre-K and Kindergarten age children will learn about transportation and how we get around by land, by air, and by water. They will engage in hands-on activities including creating boats and airplanes!
Port Richmond LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, August 4
@ 2 p.m.
Summer Reading
Abracadabra
A Summer Reading Celebration! Children’s magician, Evan Paquette performs his magic show, and even shares a few tricks of the trade with a mini magic lesson. Best for children ages 4 and older. Presented by Urban Stages.
Port Richmond LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, August 7
@ 10:30 a.m.
Understanding Social Security and Benefits
Understanding Social Security and Benefits A general overview of Social Security as a foundation for planning your future. When should you take benefits? How can married couples maximize them? In this session, you will learn how to get the most out of what you have put in.
Port Richmond LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, August 21
@ 3 p.m.
Summer Reading
Build a Better World with UNICEF
A Summer Reading Program! For 70 years, across 190 countries and territories, UNICEF protects the rights of every child. UNICEF can offer branches a free workshop for children or teens that will cover life-saving programs in health, water, education, emergencies and much more! In keeping with the "BUILD A BETTER WORLD" theme for Summer Reading 2017, workshops will highlight how we can all work together to create a better world for children! Through hands-on activities and interactive discussio…
Port Richmond LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, August 25
@ 2 p.m.
Summer Reading
Wildlife at the Library
A Summer Reading Program Animals in the library? Join Andrew Simmons and his traveling zoo as he introduces you to a golden eagle, eagle owl, barn owl, alligator, black throat monitor, burmese python, canadian lynx. Learn about the fierce competitors in the wild. For ages 13-18 years old.
Port Richmond LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
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