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After too much rain the last two weeks, it’s a great night for softball at the Bridesburg Recreation Center. Freshworks Vs Chug in Men’s Slow Pitch action.
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This summer is going to be busy, and FUN at the Richmond Library and beyond! Hope you can join us for some of these programs, and please spread the word to other families with babies and toddlers! Little Movers Dance Party - first Fridays June-August at 3:30 PM Baby/toddler play group - EVERY Monday in June at 2 PM Twice/month storytimes on Monday nights at Harrowgate Park Parent Group at Porchlight every Wed in June at 11 AM ...and of course, storytimes!
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Check out the Richmond Library events this week: Monday: LEAP 3:00 – 6:00 p.m.: Ocean Week Spa Facials 5:30 p.m. Sensory Storytime 6:00 p.m. ESL for Beginners 6:00 p.m. Yoga 6:30 p.m. Tuesday: Preschool Storytime 10:30 a.m. Preschool Playtime 11:00 a.m. LEAP 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.: Jellyfish Sun Catcher Wednesday: LEAP 3:00 – 6:00 p.m.: Ocean Slime in a Bottle Read, Baby, Read Walkers & Talkers Storytime 6:00 p.m. Thursday: Read, Baby, Read My First Storytime 11:00 a.m. LEAP 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.: Edible Aquariums Friday: Construction Club 3:30 p.m. Saturday: LEAP 1:00 – 5:00 p.m.: Finding Dory Movie
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1969 Aerial view of the Rohm and Haas Company chemical manufacturing plant in Bridesburg, a neighborhood located along the Delaware River in the Northeast section of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
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The host web site of this image has the following description: 1934-Mar-01 (Date of revision) 1933-Oct-21 (Date of creation) Map depicting the facility and grounds of the Charles Lennig and Company chemical manufacturing plant in Bridesburg, a neighborhood located along the Delaware River in the Northeast section of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The map is color-coded to indicate when each building was erected between 1925 and 1936.
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MONDAY MAY 21 @ 5:30PM. Stay After for FREE YOGA at 6:30!
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A sneak peek at tonight's final demonstration for those unable to attend. If you can make it late, we may still have pool bricks for sale! Only $10, proceeds benefit the gymnastics program!
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Going on right now - tremendous display tonight! Selling pool bricks too, only $10!
Check out the Richmond Library events this week: Monday: Science in the Summer Registration opens 12:00 p.m. LEAP 3:00 – 6:00 p.m.: Create a Spy/Agent Card ESL for Beginners 6:00 p.m. Yoga 6:30 p.m. Tuesday: Preschool Storytime 10:30 a.m. Preschool Playtime 11:00 a.m. LEAP 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.: Invisible Ink Messages Wednesday: LEAP 3:00 – 6:00 p.m.: Clue Scavenger Hunt Read, Baby, Read Walkers & Talkers Storytime 6:00 p.m. Thursday: Open 2:00 – 6:00 p.m. Read, Baby, Read My First Storytime 2:30 p.m. LEAP 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.: Glow in the Dark Maze Saturday: LEAP 1:00 – 5:00 p.m.: Spy Kids Movie & Clue Game
Armed Forces Day Saturday, May 19, 2018. #KnowYourMil
Registration for Science in the Summer opens Monday, May 14 at noon. This year we are learning about the Science of Space! Level 1: For children entering grades 2 and 3. July 24 and 25, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Level 2: For children entering grades 4 through 6. July 24 and 25, 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Register at www.scienceinthesummer.com.
Pictures from Mya 9th, 2018 Trolley Bus Tour of The King's Highway
JUST A REMINDER...While Tuesday is Election Day for the primaries, all classes for programs will meet as scheduled. And parents, grandparents, and everyone over 18 years of age, please come out and vote your conscience. Thank you.
FREE SKIN CARE CONSULTATION AND DEEP CLEANSING MASK TONIGHT! 5:30 PM STAY AFTER FOR FREE YOGA CLASS!
Check out the Richmond Library events this week: Monday: LEAP 3:00 – 6:00 p.m.: Zoo Puppets Skincare Program – Free Facials! 5:30 p.m. ESL for Beginners 6:00 p.m. Yoga 6:30 p.m. Powers Park Conservancy Meeting 6:30 p.m. Tuesday: Preschool Storytime 10:30 a.m. Preschool Playtime 11:00 a.m. LEAP 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.: Zoo Animal Cages Snack Wednesday: LEAP 3:00 – 6:00 p.m.: Build a Zoo Mother’s Day Crafts 4:00 p.m. Read, Baby, Read Walkers & Talkers Storytime 6:00 p.m. Thursday: Read, Baby, Read My First Storytime 11:00 a.m. LEAP 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.: Zoo Animal Fork Paintings Friday: Construction Club 3:30 p.m. Saturday: LEAP 1:00 – 5:00 p.m.: Jumanji Movie
Still plenty of room in our cooking workshop this Saturday at noon! Fran Alloway, a registered Dietitian, will cover post-natal nutrition and cooking with young children (with opportunities for kids to participate!). Email firstname.lastname@example.org today to sign up! Or, call 215-685-9992.
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Richmond Library is closing at 4:30 due to cooling issues.
Sorry for the late posting, we've been swamped the past two weeks. We did get this in the local papers, but in case anyone missed it, registration starts 8am tomorrow morning (May 3rd).
Mother's Day Crafts next Wednesday, May 9 at 4:00 p.m.! Make a gift and a card for a special mom, grandma, or grown-up in your life! Optional: bring a photo of your family to use in the craft. For children and families.
In honor of our new library pets, we will be doing fish-themed books for all Read, Baby, Read storytimes this week! Hope you can join us for one of them! Wednesday, May 2 @ 6:00 PM Thursday, May 3 @ 11:00 AM I don't know any fish dances, but maybe I can learn some for Friday's dance party as well! Friday, May 4 @ 3:30 PM
PERSONALIZED SKINCARE PROGRAM NEXT MONDAY BEFORE YOGA! FREE! 5:30 PM RICHMOND LIBRARY!
Check out the Richmond Library events this week: Monday: LEAP 3:00 – 6:00 p.m.: Sugar Skulls Sensory Storytime 6:00 p.m. ESL for Beginners 6:00 p.m. Yoga 6:30 p.m. Tuesday: Preschool Storytime 10:30 a.m. Preschool Playtime 11:00 a.m. LEAP 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.: Sombreros Wednesday: LEAP 3:00 – 6:00 p.m.: Maracas Read, Baby, Read Walkers & Talkers Storytime 6:00 p.m. Thursday: Read, Baby, Read My First Storytime 11:00 a.m. LEAP 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.: Taco Craft Friday: Read, Baby, Read Little Movers Dance Party! 3:30 p.m. Saturday: Parent Workshop: Nutrition and Family Cooking 12:00 p.m. LEAP 1:00 – 5:00 p.m.: Piñatas
Does your baby/toddler love to dance? Do you just need a little physical activity? Join us at the Richmond Library this Friday, May 4 at 3:30 PM for our first ever Baby Dance Party! Participants will be led in a warm-up designed to stimulate the connection between the two halves of the brain (don't worry, it's easy!). Open dancing will follow. Scarves, shakers, music, snacks, water, and inspiration provided. To request a song for the playlist, email email@example.com.
Come in and check out our new additions!
Sign-up today for Nutrition and Family Cooking this Saturday, 4/28 at noon! Sign-up for one or both sessions! This week’s class will focus on pre-natal nutrition and baby’s first foods. The second class on Saturday, May 5 will focus on post-natal nutrition and cooking with young children, and include opportunities for kids to participate. Call us at 215-685-9992 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to sign-up!
It's another busy week at Richmond Library! Check out the events we are having: Monday: LEAP 3:00 – 6:00 p.m.: Ladybug Craft ESL for Beginners 6:00 p.m. Yoga 6:30 p.m. Tuesday: Preschool Storytime (with free books!) 10:30 a.m. Preschool Playtime 11:00 a.m. LEAP 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.: Tie Dye Butterflies Wednesday: LEAP 3:00 – 6:00 p.m.: Firefly Bowling Book Club (adults) 6:00 p.m. Read, Baby, Read Walkers & Talkers Storytime 6:00 p.m. Thursday: Read, Baby, Read My First Storytime 11:00 a.m. LEAP 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.: Caterpillar Clips Friday: Construction Club 3:30 p.m. Saturday: Read, Baby, Read My First Storytime 11:00 a.m. Parent Workshop: Nutrition and Family Cooking 12:00 p.m. LEAP 1:00 – 5:00 p.m.: A Bug’s Life Movie
Families with babies and toddlers: need some new ideas in the kitchen? Join us at the Richmond Library next Saturday, 4/28 at noon for a FREE session focusing on healthy and affordable cooking for families, presented by the Free Library's Culinary Literacy Center with guest Fran Alloway! Fran Alloway is a registered dietitian who enjoys working with all ages, from Moms-to-be, our adorable babies taking their first bites to making sure that seniors are eating what they need to stay healthy. She has written curriculum for Penn State Extension, appeared on local cable stations discussing topics from feeding fussy eaters to diabetes diets and presently is a nutrition consultant with Maternity Care Coalition and the Early Head Start program. Sign up today! Call the library at 215-685-9992 or email Barbara at Taitb@freelibrary.org. This event is designed for adults, but kids of all ages are welcome. Light refreshments provided, as well as tastes of all the food!
Don't miss Preschool Storytime this Tuesday! Each family that attends will receive a free copy of My Cousin Momo (while supplies last). April 24 at 10:30 am!
TOMORROW! Saturday, 4/21 at noon - join us for a free Babywearing 101 session with Lottie Hansen of Babywearing International! Learn the benefits of babywearing, try on different carriers, and/or get help with a carrier you already have! Babies/children welcome. Coffee/tea provided. The workshop will last about 1.5 to 2 hours.
Here are the events for the rest of the week! Thursday: Open 2:00 – 6:00 p.m. Read, Baby, Read My First Storytime 2:30 p.m. LEAP 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.: Earth Slime Saturday: Parent Workshop: Babywearing 101 12:00 p.m. LEAP 1:00 – 5:00 p.m.: Movie Day
ALL Free Library Locations are closed tomorrow, Wednesday April 18. Richmond Library will RE-OPEN on THURSDAY at 2PM.
Families with babies and/or toddlers! Some reminders about upcoming Read, Baby, Read programs: Wed 4/18 - LIBRARIES CLOSED; NO STORYTIME Thurs 4/19 - Richmond Library opens at 2:00 PM, Baby Storytime (My First Storytime) at 2:30 PM! Sat 4/21 - Babywearing 101 workshop with Lottie Hansen of Babywearing International (at Richmond Library). Coffee/tea provided! Bring baby and try out different carriers! Hope to see you at one or both of these events! Questions? Email Barbara at Taitb-at-freelibrary.org.