Branching out 6-9-2016


Charles Santore Branch: One-on-one computer tutoring for seniors daily by appointment; Children’s Chess 1 p.m. June 11; English as a Second Language Conversation Group 1 p.m. and Yoga for All Levels 6:30 p.m. June 13; Baby and Toddler Storytime 10:15 a.m., Toddler and Preschool Storytime 11 a.m., and Indego en Español 4:30 p.m. June 14; Jams in the Park at Dickinson Square Park, East Moyamensing Avenue and Tasker Street, 10 a.m., Intermediate English as a Second Language Class 12:30 p.m., Summer Reading Kick Off Party for Children 3:30 p.m., and Beginner English as a Second Language Class 6 p.m. June 15. 932 S. Seventh St. 215-686-1766.

Fumo Branch: Lego League Junior Robotics 4 p.m. June 9; Minecraft Club 2 p.m. June 11; Toddler Storytime 10 a.m. and Lego League Junior Robotics 4 p.m. June 14. 2437 S. Broad St. 215-685-1758.

Parkway Central Branch: E-Gadget Help Desk 3 p.m., Thursday Crafternoons 4 p.m., A Critique of the Moral Defense of Vegetarianism 6 p.m., and Barbara Boxer reads from “The Art of Tough: Fearlessly Facing Politics and Life” 7:30 p.m. June 9. Cost: $7-$15; Teen Chess Club 3:30 p.m. and SMART Readers: Reading Stories and Making Art 4 p.m. June 10; Baby and Toddler Storytime 11 a.m., Digital Learning Classroom 3 p.m., Afternoon of Wonder 4 p.m., Free Yoga Workshop 5:30 p.m., and Terry McMillan reads from “I Almost Forgot About You” 7:30 p.m. June 13; Securing Federal Grants: How to Compete 10 a.m., Preschool Storytime with Miss Leigh 11 a.m., E-Gadget Help Desk 3 p.m., A Taste of African Heritage 6 p.m., and Adam Hochschild reads from “Spain in Our Hearts: Americans in the Spanish Civil War, 1936–1939” 7:30 p.m. June 14; Foundation Maps and Foundation Center Updates 10:30 a.m., The Joy of Android 2 p.m., and Alain de Botton reads from “The Course of Love” and The American Presidency: Matea Gold, Follow the Money: Citizens United and the 2016 Election 7:30 p.m. June 15. 1901 Vine St. 215-686-5322.

Queen Memorial Branch: Storytime for all ages 10:30 a.m. June 14; Wednesday Matinee 1 p.m. June 15. 1201 S. 23rd St. 215-685-1899.

Thomas F. Donatucci Sr. Branch: LEAP Afterschool activities 3 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays; End-Of-LEAP BBQ 4 p.m. June 13; Summer Reading Kickoff with The Amazing Mr. Q 4 p.m. June 14; Knitting club for teens and tweens and Summer of Wonder Crafts and Games 2 p.m. June 15. 1935 W. Shunk St. 215-685-1755.

Whitman Branch: Literacy Enrichment Afterschool Program 3 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays and 1 p.m. Saturdays; Comic Book Art Class 4 p.m. June 9; Summer Reading Kickoff Party 3:30 p.m. June 13. 200 Snyder Ave. 215-685-1754.