LIBRARY "FIBER ARTS" GROUPS:
Call before you go, to be sure these groups are still active! Also, we have started an informal ADOPT-A-LIBRARY program to assist libraries with their after-school and summer programs to teach adults or children how to knit or crochet. Please contact your neighborhood library and volunteer.
Thomas F. Donatucci Knitting & Crochet Circle meets every Tuesday at 6:30 PM. Bring your latest project and relax at the Donatucci Library for a low-key evening of crafting. All fiber arts are welcome. This program is intended for adults only. Address: 1935 W Shunk St, Philadelphia, PA 19145 / (215) 685-1755 EckertK@freelibrary.org
Blanche A. Nixon/Cobbs
Time: 6-7:30 pm
5800 Cobbs Creek Parkway
Philadelphia, PA 19143-3036
(59th St. & Baltimore Ave.)
The Ramonita de Rodriguez / Girard
Location: 600 West Girard Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19123-1311 (6th St. & Girard Ave.)
There is plenty of free street parking, and Septa route #15 stops right in front of the door.
About us: Crocheting craft & chat meeting every Wednesday at 5pm
Contact: Lisa Chianese-Lopez firstname.lastname@example.org 215-686-1768
South Philadelphia Library
Time: 6-8 pm
Location: 1700 S. Broad Street Philadelphia PA 19145 US
Lillian Marrero Library
Location: 601 West Lehigh Library
Dates: July 9 through August 13, 2015
Time: 3:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Bring your knitting, crocheting and other handiwork and enjoy an hour of relaxing listening to a good book read aloud. Enjoy cold drinks and light refreshments.
Lovett Memorial Branch Library Knitters
(closed for renovations, will re-open in 2018)
Location: 6945 Germantown Ave Philadelphia PA 19119 US
Contact: Teresa Glover, Children's Librarian email@example.com
About us: Lovett Knitters meets every Thursday in the Library's meeting room from 3:00-4:30. You are welcome to drop in any time during these hours. All skill levels (from absolute beginners to advanced knitters) and ages are welcome. For more information please call Teresa at 215-685-2095. We would love to have you join us! We make / need: Group members work on projects of their choosing. I give advice on new projects and the Library has books on knitting to borrow.
The Wynnefield Library - 4th Saturday
of the month, 1-4 pm
Location: 5325 Overbrook Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19131-1498
Contact: 215-685-0298 or https://www.facebook.com/Yarnys
About us: "Sisters Interacting Through Stitches" is a diverse group of women who crochet and knit items, that are donated to local, national and international programs.
Northeast Regional Library - Women's
Craft Circle (call for schedule)
Location: 2228 Cottman Avenue
Contact: Lisa Carpenter, Adult/Teen Librarian
(215) 685-0512 / Carpenterl@freelibrary.org