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Volunteer with AARP

Wed, August 15, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Meet representatives from AARP Experience Corps and learn about volunteer opportunities to assist children with reading. Interested? Contact Lavonne at 267-592-4459 or email lnichols@aarp.org

Adult Young Adult Other Great Programs

Craft & Chat

Wed, August 15, 2018 5:30 P.M.
Ramonita G. de Rodriguez Library

Do you crochet, knit, cross-stitch, or do other kinds of handwork? Are you learning a new kind of craft? Please join our weekly Craft & Chat at the Rodriguez Library! Bring ongoing projects or start a new one. Limited supplies of certain materials are available.   For more information,…

Adult Young Adult Arts and Crafts Programs Crafts & Hobbies Crochet Knitting

Fantasy Roleplaying Club

Wed, August 15, 2018 5:30 P.M.
Walnut Street West

CALLING ALL BRAVE WARRIORS AND WIZARDS! Are you interested in Dungeons & Dragons? Ever wanted to play a tabletop roleplaying game(RPG)? Unleash your inner-nerd and come play with us! This new group will meet weekly on Wednesday evenings from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. This is a basic introduction to…

Young Adult School Age Other Great Programs Games and Gaming

Computer Tutoring

Wed, August 15, 2018 5:30 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Join us in the Lab for individualized assistance provided by our Digital Resource Specialist.

Adult Young Adult Senior Computer Classes Digital Media

Garden Workshop | Seed Saving 101

Wed, August 15, 2018 5:30 P.M.
Haverford Library

This workshop will teach you how to collect and save seeds from your garden so that you have a collection of seeds for next year. Classes are taught by PennState Extension Philadelphia Master Gardeners

Adult Young Adult Senior Workshops and Enrichment Environment & Nature

Philadelphia Poets Annual Award Presentation and Reading

Wed, August 15, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Philadelphia Poets proudly announces its annual award presentation and reading. The winners of the 12th Annual Amy award, whose poems appeared in the 2016 issue of Philadelphia Poets, are: Saul Zachary, for “Bedlam in Heaven” Hanoch Guy, for “Donkey’s Dung” Amy…

Adult Young Adult Other Great Programs Poetry

Conversational ESL

Wed, August 15, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Walnut Street West

Join our new Conversation Group at the Walnut Street West Library to practice your English language skills in a relaxed and informal setting. 

Adult Young Adult Senior New Americans New Americans ESL

WURD Radio's Summer of Freedom Tour Returns to the Free Library!

Thu, August 16, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Wynnefield Library

Join WURD host Stephanie Renee from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. for a LIVE radio broadcast from your neighborhood library!

Adult Young Adult Senior Live Performances Community Events African American

Volunteer with AARP

Thu, August 16, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Meet representatives from AARP Experience Corps and learn about volunteer opportunities to assist children with reading. Interested? Contact Lavonne at 267-592-4459 or email lnichols@aarp.org

Adult Young Adult Other Great Programs

Old Skool Game Day

Thu, August 16, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Queen Memorial Library

Chess, Checkers, Cards, Scrabble, and more! Relax and enjoy a variety of board and card games.

Young Adult Other Great Programs Summer Reading

Computer Tutoring

Thu, August 16, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Join us in the Lab for individualized assistance provided by our Digital Resource Specialist.

Adult Young Adult Senior Computer Classes Digital Media

Thursday Afternoon Movies

Thu, August 16, 2018 3:00 P.M.
Walnut Street West

Beat the heat and come enjoy a family-friendly movie with us!

Adult Young Adult School Age Preschool Film Screening Family Programs Summer Reading

Knitting for All Ages!

Thu, August 16, 2018 3:00 P.M.
Roxborough Library

Bring your needs, yarn and a project to work on (if you have one).  Knitters of all skill levels, and ages are welcome. We'll be here from 3:00 until about 5:45 p.m.

Adult Young Adult Senior Family Programs Summer Reading Knitting

Traveling Treasures

Thu, August 16, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Whitman Library

What is a book? Explore books from around the world, and how they have changed over 5,000 years of human history, from cuneiform to computer tablets! Traveling Treasures is a hands-on traveling special collection of rare literary artifacts, which participants can touch and feel. The chosen…

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Family Programs Other Great Programs Children Education Family Literacy Rare Books, Manuscripts, & Digital Collections Book Arts

Chief Inspector Art Matthews presents “Black in Blue”

Thu, August 16, 2018 5:00 P.M.
Overbrook Park Library

We welcome Retired Chief Inspector Art Matthews to discuss his book “Black in Blue”.  "Black in Blue" is a collection of photos and articles that commemorate some of the accomplishments of African Americans in law enforcement, who were primarily in the…

Adult Young Adult Senior Discussion and Participation Speakers and Lectures African American History

Stenton Star Gazing

Thu, August 16, 2018 7:00 P.M.
Logan Library

We'll meet at the library and then walk over to the  Stenton House , where we'll be met by Derek Pitts , Chief Astronomer at the Franklin Institute!  Together we will view stars and planets through a high powered telescope.  Refreshments will be provided.  Program may…

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Other Great Programs Environment & Nature Science Summer Reading STEM

WURD Radio's Summer of Freedom Tour Returns to the Free Library!

Fri, August 17, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Overbrook Park Library

Join WURD host Stephanie Renee from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. for a LIVE radio broadcast from your neighborhood library!

Adult Young Adult Senior Live Performances Community Events African American

Senior Cinema - Captain America: Civil War

Fri, August 17, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Senior Services at Parkway Central Library

Join Central Senior Services for our end-of-summer, family-friendly Superhero Series. This week’s feature is “ Captain America: Civil War ” starring Chris Evans as Captain America and Robert Downey Jr as Iron Man. Free and open to the public, a nice break from the summer heat.…

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Film Screening Family Programs Central Senior Services Calendar Family Movies & Television Teens Seniors

CareerLink Workshop

Fri, August 17, 2018 12:00 P.M.
Blanche A. Nixon/Cobbs Creek Library

Build Your Job Skills, Find a Career! Sign up with a certified PA CareerLink Navigator to develop your resume, search for jobs, learn about job skills training, and connect directly with PA CareerLink resources. Please speak to a staff member to sign-up or call 215.686.7502 for more information.

Adult Young Adult Senior Career Workshops Jobs & Job Seekers

Computer Basics

Fri, August 17, 2018 1:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Welcome to Computer Basics! You will learn about the monitor, control buttons, and ports. You will also improve your mouse, keyboard, and typing skills.

Adult Young Adult Senior Computer Classes Technology
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