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How to Save Energy In Your Home

Wed, February 20, 2019 6:30 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Please join us for a panel discussion on how to save energy in your home and reduce your energy bills. The discussion will include resources for a home energy assessment, financial programs to improve the energy performance of homes, and guidance on shopping for low cost electricity.…

Adult Discussion and Participation Environment & Nature

Teen Reading Lounge

Thu, February 21, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Attention teens in grades 7-12! Are you looking for a community service opportunity this year? Are you passionate about your world and your future? Then, please join us for the Winter Session of Teen Reading Lounge (TRL). We will explore the topics of racism and police…

Young Adult Discussion and Participation Teens Teen Reading Lounge

Baby Rhyming Time

Fri, February 22, 2019 11:00 A.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Enjoy storytime with songs, tickles and bounces, followed by open play time for babies and time to talk with other adults! Please email Liz at heidemane@freelibrary.org with any questions. We look forward to seeing you! These programs are supported by a grant from the Philadelphia City…

Baby Family Programs Storytimes Children

The Wagner Free Institute of Science Presents: Environmental Geology: Humans and the Earth

Sat, February 23, 2019 12:00 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

This course will introduce environmental geology—the study of the interaction between humans and their geological environments. It will focus on topics in geology that are most relevant to the human experience, including geological impacts on human health, economics and culture, as well as…

Adult Workshops and Enrichment

English Conversation Group

Mon, February 25, 2019 5:30 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Please join us for a free conversation hour as you build your confidence in speaking English. Topics may involve small talk, holidays and customs, and common slang. Participants will get to practice speaking in a casual environment and meet other international adults. This program will be held…

Adult New Americans New Americans ESL

Yoga Workshop

Mon, February 25, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Join the Friends of PCI for their next series of yoga workshops. All levels of expertise are invited. Bring your own mat or towel. Registration for each session is required; please sign up at the PCI Reference Desk.  

Adult Other Great Programs Health and Wellness Body, Mind & Spirit Yoga Health

Music and Movement Storytime

Tue, February 26, 2019 10:00 A.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Dance, wiggle and sing along in our fun storytime for young independent movers. Siblings are always welcome at our programs. Preschools and other groups, please call to schedule alternate visits. Please contact Liz Heideman at 215-685-6621 for further information. These programs are supported by…

Toddler Family Programs Storytimes Children

Music and Movement Storytime

Tue, February 26, 2019 11:00 A.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Dance, wiggle and sing along in our fun storytime for young independent movers. Siblings are always welcome at our programs. Preschools and other groups, please call to schedule alternate visits. Please contact Liz Heideman at 215-685-6621 for further information. These programs are supported by…

Toddler Family Programs Storytimes Children

Teens Cook!

Tue, February 26, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Teens in grades 7-12, please join us for a series of free, fun-filled programs! We’ll learn simple techniques for cooking healthy and delicious meals. Registration is required; please email hoopese@freelibrary.org, call 215-685-6621, or stop by the Reference Desk to sign up. This program…

Young Adult Health Programs Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition Health

Author Talk: Laura Little

Wed, February 27, 2019 6:30 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Professor Laura E. Little will present her book Guilty Pleasures:  Law and Comedy in America  and sign copies of the book, which will be available for purchase.  Guilty Pleasures  is a multifaceted account of American law and humor that explores the constraints on humor,…

Adult Senior Speakers and Lectures Author Events Law

Preschool Open House

Thu, February 28, 2019 10:00 A.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Groups and families with children ages 3-5 are invited to our Thursday morning Open Houses. Kids will get a chance to: Read and enjoy books Play with each other in our interactive play space Register for library cards Borrow books and other library materials Attend storytime at 10:15 and 11:15…

Preschool Family Programs Children

Book Discussion: Sing, Unburied, Sing

Thu, February 28, 2019 2:00 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Sit down at your local library to discuss this year’s One Book, One Philadelphia selection, a novel about family and time.   Reading the book beforehand is not required to join! Free books will be given out on a first-come basis.  

Adult Discussion and Participation Black History Month One Book, One Philadelphia Literature One Book, One Philadelphia

Teen Reading Lounge

Thu, February 28, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Attention teens in grades 7-12! Are you looking for a community service opportunity this year? Are you passionate about your world and your future? Then, please join us for the Winter Session of Teen Reading Lounge (TRL). We will explore the topics of racism and police…

Young Adult Discussion and Participation Teens Teen Reading Lounge

Baby Rhyming Time

Fri, March 1, 2019 10:00 A.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Enjoy storytime with songs, tickles and bounces, followed by open play time for babies and time to talk with other adults! Please email Liz at heidemane@freelibrary.org with any questions. We look forward to seeing you! These programs are supported by a grant from the Philadelphia City…

Toddler Family Programs Storytimes Children

Baby Rhyming Time

Fri, March 1, 2019 11:00 A.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Enjoy storytime with songs, tickles and bounces, followed by open play time for babies and time to talk with other adults! Please email Liz at heidemane@freelibrary.org with any questions. We look forward to seeing you! These programs are supported by a grant from the Philadelphia City…

Baby Family Programs Storytimes Children

The Wagner Free Institute of Science Presents: Environmental Geology: Humans and the Earth

Sat, March 2, 2019 12:00 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

This course will introduce environmental geology—the study of the interaction between humans and their geological environments. It will focus on topics in geology that are most relevant to the human experience, including geological impacts on human health, economics and culture, as well as…

Adult Workshops and Enrichment

English Conversation Group

Mon, March 4, 2019 5:30 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Please join us for a free conversation hour as you build your confidence in speaking English. Topics may involve small talk, holidays and customs, and common slang. Participants will get to practice speaking in a casual environment and meet other international adults. This program will be held…

Adult New Americans New Americans ESL

Music and Movement Storytime

Tue, March 5, 2019 10:00 A.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Dance, wiggle and sing along in our fun storytime for young independent movers. Siblings are always welcome at our programs. Preschools and other groups, please call to schedule alternate visits. Please contact Liz Heideman at 215-685-6621 for further information. These programs are supported by…

Toddler Family Programs Storytimes Children

Music and Movement Storytime

Tue, March 5, 2019 11:00 A.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Dance, wiggle and sing along in our fun storytime for young independent movers. Siblings are always welcome at our programs. Preschools and other groups, please call to schedule alternate visits. Please contact Liz Heideman at 215-685-6621 for further information. These programs are supported by…

Toddler Family Programs Storytimes Children

Author Talk: Marjorie Jones

Wed, March 6, 2019 6:30 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Marjorie Jones will present her book In the Cards: Murder and Magic in the Library (A Frances Yates Mystery).  The book features renowned proponent of the Hermetic Tradition and martyred priest Giordano Bruno, British historian Frances Yates who employs her unique scholarship and the…

Adult Speakers and Lectures Fiction
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