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Choosing a Medicare Plan

Wed, October 24, 2018 12:30 P.M.
Independence Library

Join us for an educational seminar by Benefits Consultant Dan Yody.  Understand  your options when enrolling with Medicare, retiring, or reviewing your benefits each year.

Adult Discussion and Participation

Let’s Speak English! | For International Adults

Wed, October 24, 2018 5:00 P.M.
Independence Library

Join us for a weekly conversation hour and build your confidence in speaking English. Topics may include: small talk, holidays, customs, and common slang. You can practice speaking English in a casual and relaxed environment without examinations. You will be able to make friends with other…

Adult New Americans New Americans ESL

The Wagner Free Institute of Science presents:A History of Cartography: From Antiquity to Longitude

Wed, October 24, 2018 6:15 P.M.
Independence Library

When we interact with maps through our in-dash GPS systems or on Google Earth on our phones, we rarely think about how maps actually work. Maps are complicated and confusing instruments that function on many levels, silently shaping how we view the world. Rather than consider maps as more or…

Adult Other Great Programs History

Toddler Halloween Party!

Tue, October 30, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Independence Library

Join us for an “Oh so sweet, not so scary.” Adorable costumes and healthy snacks (without nuts) are appreciated!! 

Toddler Family Programs Children

Tween Halloween Party!

Tue, October 30, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Independence Library

Scary Students (1st thru 8th grade) are invited to a horribly fun TWEEN HALLOWEEN PARTy! Join us for terribly tasty treats and horrific games!

School Age Family Programs Children

Let’s Speak English! | For International Adults

Wed, October 31, 2018 5:00 P.M.
Independence Library

Join us for a weekly conversation hour and build your confidence in speaking English. Topics may include: small talk, holidays, customs, and common slang. You can practice speaking English in a casual and relaxed environment without examinations. You will be able to make friends with other…

Adult New Americans New Americans ESL

The Wagner Free Institute of Science presents:A History of Cartography: From Antiquity to Longitude

Wed, October 31, 2018 6:15 P.M.
Independence Library

When we interact with maps through our in-dash GPS systems or on Google Earth on our phones, we rarely think about how maps actually work. Maps are complicated and confusing instruments that function on many levels, silently shaping how we view the world. Rather than consider maps as more or…

Adult Other Great Programs History

First Friday Genealogy

Fri, November 2, 2018 12:00 P.M.
Independence Library

Monthly brown bag discussion group with occasional speakers meets every first Friday  from 12:00 to 2 p.m.  Open to the public and anyone with an interest in genealogy or family history. Brought to you by The National Archives of Philadelphia, The Free Library, and the Genealogical…

Adult Discussion and Participation Genealogy General Research

Quest Film Screening

Mon, November 5, 2018 5:30 P.M.
Independence Library

Called "A portrait of an American Family,"  Quest  is an intimate, moving documentary that captures ten years in the life of a North Philadelphia family. This screening is part of the Free Library's #midtermsmatter program series, which are an opportunity to learn…

Adult Young Adult School Age Film Screening Midterms Matter

Toddler Storytimes

Tue, November 6, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Independence Library

Miss Margaret for stories (new and classic), cheery songs, and an adorable “make and take” craft activity!  Register your child for their very own first library card!!  This program is not for childcare groups.  Please call Miss Margaret @215-685-1633 to…

Toddler Family Programs Children

Let’s Speak English! | For International Adults

Wed, November 7, 2018 5:00 P.M.
Independence Library

Join us for a weekly conversation hour and build your confidence in speaking English. Topics may include: small talk, holidays, customs, and common slang. You can practice speaking English in a casual and relaxed environment without examinations. You will be able to make friends with other…

Adult New Americans New Americans ESL

The Wagner Free Institute of Science presents:A History of Cartography: From Antiquity to Longitude

Wed, November 7, 2018 6:15 P.M.
Independence Library

When we interact with maps through our in-dash GPS systems or on Google Earth on our phones, we rarely think about how maps actually work. Maps are complicated and confusing instruments that function on many levels, silently shaping how we view the world. Rather than consider maps as more or…

Adult Other Great Programs History

Toddler Storytimes

Tue, November 13, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Independence Library

Miss Margaret for stories (new and classic), cheery songs, and an adorable “make and take” craft activity!  Register your child for their very own first library card!!  This program is not for childcare groups.  Please call Miss Margaret @215-685-1633 to…

Toddler Family Programs Children

Let’s Speak English! | For International Adults

Wed, November 14, 2018 5:00 P.M.
Independence Library

Join us for a weekly conversation hour and build your confidence in speaking English. Topics may include: small talk, holidays, customs, and common slang. You can practice speaking English in a casual and relaxed environment without examinations. You will be able to make friends with other…

Adult New Americans New Americans ESL

Intelligent by Design Nonfiction Book Group | Little Soldiers: An American Boy, a Chinese School, and the Global Race to Achieve by Lenora Chu

Mon, November 19, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Independence Library

Do you enjoy reading? We read critically acclaimed nonfiction old and new. All readers welcome. For additional information, please call 215- 685-1633. This provocative investigation combined with an engaging personalized narrative examines cultural differences between the East and West, and…

Adult Other Great Programs Book Clubs

Toddler Storytimes

Tue, November 20, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Independence Library

Miss Margaret for stories (new and classic), cheery songs, and an adorable “make and take” craft activity!  Register your child for their very own first library card!!  This program is not for childcare groups.  Please call Miss Margaret @215-685-1633 to…

Toddler Family Programs Children

Toddler Storytimes

Tue, November 27, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Independence Library

Miss Margaret for stories (new and classic), cheery songs, and an adorable “make and take” craft activity!  Register your child for their very own first library card!!  This program is not for childcare groups.  Please call Miss Margaret @215-685-1633 to…

Toddler Family Programs Children

Let’s Speak English! | For International Adults

Wed, November 28, 2018 5:00 P.M.
Independence Library

Join us for a weekly conversation hour and build your confidence in speaking English. Topics may include: small talk, holidays, customs, and common slang. You can practice speaking English in a casual and relaxed environment without examinations. You will be able to make friends with other…

Adult New Americans New Americans ESL

Let’s Speak English! | For International Adults

Wed, December 5, 2018 5:00 P.M.
Independence Library

Join us for a weekly conversation hour and build your confidence in speaking English. Topics may include: small talk, holidays, customs, and common slang. You can practice speaking English in a casual and relaxed environment without examinations. You will be able to make friends with other…

Adult New Americans New Americans ESL

First Friday Genealogy

Fri, December 7, 2018 12:00 P.M.
Independence Library

Monthly brown bag discussion group with occasional speakers meets every first Friday  from 12:00 to 2 p.m.  Open to the public and anyone with an interest in genealogy or family history. Brought to you by The National Archives of Philadelphia, The Free Library, and the Genealogical…

Adult Discussion and Participation Genealogy General Research
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