17 hours ago
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
2 days ago
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!
2 days ago
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!
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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.
4 days ago
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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
6 days ago
ALL Free Library Locations are closed tomorrow, Wednesday April 18. Richmond Library will RE-OPEN on THURSDAY at 2PM.
6 days ago
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.
6 days ago
Sorry, no Storytime today. Miss Meghan is out sick.
NO YOGA TONIGHT! TEACHER CAN'T MAKE IT!
No Sensory Storytime today. Miss Meghan is out sick. :( Rescheduled for Monday, April 30 at 6:00 p.m.
LOOKING FOR A NEW CAREER? A SUMMER JOB? COME INTO THE LIBRARY ON TUESDAY AND GET JOB LEADS, RESUME ADVICE AND MORE!
Mark your calendars. BHS is going on this Trolley Tour of The King's Highway on May 9th. Full details will be published soon.
Updated Apr 11
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So many great programs for families with babies and toddlers this week at Richmond Library! Wednesday 4/11 @ 6 PM - Pajama Storytime (ages 12-24 months) Thursday 4/12 @ 11 AM - My First Storytime (ages 0-12 months) Saturday 4/14 @ 12 PM - Learn about Lead Exposure with the City of Philadelphia's Lead and Healthy Homes Program staff! ALL FREE!
Christina from the Ukraine Cultural Society will share the art of pysanki, the decorating and designing of keepsake eggs.
Good morning Bridesburg! The Bulletin hit your step yesterday and we hope we're doing a good job. The Burg wishes our favorite mail lady Lisa Barron a very Happy Birthday and she's retiring from the USPS! we also give a big birthday wish to our very own State Rep John J Taylor! Don't forget to buy your cow chip bingo tickets for $20 to benefit the Memorial Day parade!
We painted and we planted! Now we wait for them to grow!
While our pool will be out of commission this summer, there are still opportunities city wide for anyone who aspires to be a lifeguard. In this recruitment video, lifeguard Sean Devlin, who worked the last four summers at Bridesburg, explains why he wanted to be a lifeguard. If you are interested in being a lifeguard, contact the Aquatics office at 215-683-3663. https://youtu.be/K7vKICG2irQ
Today at 4:00! We have room for 24 children, so be sure to arrive on time to participate!
Check out the Richmond Library events this week: Monday: LEAP 3:00 – 6:00 p.m. Paint & Plant 4:00 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.: Flower Experiment Wednesday: LEAP 3:00 – 6:00 p.m.: Flower Thumbprint Painting 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.: Flower Origami Friday: Construction Club 3:30 p.m. Saturday: Parent Workshop: Learning about Lead Exposure 12:00 p.m. LEAP 1:00 – 5:00 p.m.: Tie Dye Shirts
Did any of our local businesses sponsor teams, Allied Chemical, Rohm & Haas? Any online resources?
We've got parent groups every Saturday in April at the Richmond Library! Join us for one, a few, or all four informative sessions! All free! Light refreshments will be served. This Saturday 4/7 at noon - bring your baby/toddler and explore 5 informal stations on different aspects of language development. Solo caregivers and siblings also welcome! To sign up for text message reminders for Read, Baby, Read events at the Richmond Library, @portrichmo to the number 81010.† †standard message rates may apply
Paint and Plant next Monday, April 9th at 4:00 p.m.! Decorate a flower pot then plant seeds to take home with you. For children and families.
The demolition of the pool has commenced, a necessary step before the construction of the new pool. Here is up to the hour footage from today.
Check out the Richmond Library events this week: Monday: LEAP 3:00 – 6:00 p.m.: Candy Egg Hunt ESL for Beginners 6:00 p.m. Yoga 6:30 p.m. Powers Park Conservancy/Friends 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.: Cup Plants Wednesday: LEAP 3:00 – 6:00 p.m.: Paint Eggs 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.: Rain in a Bottle Saturday: Parent Workshop: Baby Stay and Play Stations 12:00 p.m. LEAP 1:00 – 5:00 p.m.
DON'T FORGET TO CHECK OUT OUR LARGE SELECTION OF MUSIC CDs!
ALL CITY LIBRARIES WILL BE CLOSING AT 3PM TOMORROW, THURSDAY MARCH 29. ALL LIBRARIES WILL BE CLOSED FRIDAY MARCH 30 FOR GOOD FRIDAY.
Check out the Richmond Library events this week: Monday: LEAP 3:00 – 6:00 p.m.: World People Crowns 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.: Dreamcatchers Wednesday: LEAP 3:00 – 6:00 p.m.: Boomerangs 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.: Lanterns & Fortune Cookies Friday: Closed for Good Friday Saturday: LEAP 1:00 – 5:00 p.m.: Tie Dye Earth
Thank you, Powers Park Conservancy for all you do! We love you!
DON'T FORGET THE EASTER HAT AND TIE CONTEST & CANDY SCRAMBLE Tomorrow Sat. March 24th at 2:10 pm for Boys and Girls 10 and under
If you were sad to miss this morning's baby storytime at Richmond Library, don't worry - we've got one this Saturday, 3/24 at 11 AM! Hope to see you there! Also, save your Saturdays in April - we've got some great workshops lined up for parents (flier attached).
As of 9pm this evening, the Bridesburg Recreation Center will be open on Thursday, March 22nd. As the School District of Philadelphia is opening on a 2 hour delay, please note the following programs schedules: OPEN - After School Program POSTPONED - Tot Recreation, Tumbling/Gymnastics, and Dance. If there is any further change (ex., School District opts to close schools), we will update everyone via this page. Stay warm and stay safe.
ALL FREE LIBRARY OF PHILADELPHIA LOCATIONS WILL BE CLOSED TOMORROW, MARCH 21 DUE TO SNOW.
The Bridesburg Recreation Center, along with other city facilities, will be CLOSED on Wednesday, March 21st, due to the snow storm. Please be safe. We will resume programming on Thursday. Be alert to this page for any changes.
Afternoon programs for Tuesday, March 20th are STILL ON. For evening programs, please keep referring to this page for updates.