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Mental Health, Trauma, and the African American Community: A Panel Discussion

Wed, February 21, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Join in a conversation about mental health issues in the African American community, including the impacts of traumatic experiences, disparity in access to mental health care, and the stigma around mental illnesses.  The panel, moderated by Jaynay Johnson, Co-founder of the Black Brain…

Adult Speakers and Lectures Career Workshops Black History Month One Book, One Philadelphia One Book, One Philadelphia

Healthy Storytime

Thu, February 22, 2018 10:30 A.M.
South Philadelphia Library

 Learn about different health topic each month through stories and activities. Presented in partnership with the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. This program is held the fourth Thursday of each month.

Preschool Health Programs Storytimes Health

Everybody Ready 3.0 | Personal Preparedness Training for Philadelphia Community Members

Thu, February 22, 2018 12:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

This 2-hour, interactive training is being offered by the Philadelphia Department of Public Health (PDPH) Bioterrorism & Public Health Preparedness (BT) Program.  Each individual who completes the training will receive a certificate of completion, a mini preparedness kit and Everybody…

Adult Health Programs Health

CityLife Clinic: Adult Nutrition Workshop

Fri, February 23, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Walnut Street West

This workshop, led by a registered dietitian, is being offered by the Agatston Urban Nutrition Initiative's Adult and Senior Nutrition Program in conjunction with CityLife Clinics. The Agatston Urban Nutrition Initiative (AUNI) is a program of the Netter Center for Community Partnerships at…

Adult Senior Health Programs Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition Education Health

Ending the Silence: A Mental Health Awareness Program for Teens

Fri, February 23, 2018 3:30 P.M.
West Oak Lane Library

Are you a middle or high school student struggling with issues of mental health?  Do you have questions about what you can do to help yourself or someone else?  Join us for a presentation by NAMI - the National Aliance on Mental Illness.  

Young Adult Discussion and Participation Teens Health

Women's Wellness Circle

Sat, February 24, 2018 11:30 A.M.
Lillian Marrero Library

The Women’s Wellness Circle is a six-week wellness program at Lillian Marrero Branch promoting physical, social, intellectual, spiritual and environmental health and well-being for the women of North Philadelphia. We aim to embolden, empower, and mobilize each other through life-changing…

Adult Workshops and Enrichment Body, Mind & Spirit Health

Everybody Ready 3.0 | Personal Preparedness Training for Philadelphia Community Members

Sat, February 24, 2018 2:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

This 2-hour, interactive training is being offered by the Philadelphia Department of Public Health (PDPH) Bioterrorism & Public Health Preparedness (BT) Program.  Each individual who completes the training will receive a certificate of completion, a mini preparedness kit and Everybody…

Adult Health Programs Health

Family Cooking for Black History Month

Tue, February 27, 2018 4:30 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Join Chef Chris Paul for a hands-on cooking program for Black History Month. Create healthy and nutritious versions of common Soul Food recipes. This program is geared towards school-aged children and their families. 

Adult Black History Month Health Programs Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition Family Health

P.E.A.C.H. | People Eating and Cooking Healthy

Wed, February 28, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

P.E.A.C.H. (People Eating and Cooking Healthy), empower adults and youth with the tools and knowledge needed to make healthier eating choices and lead more physically active lifestyles. Through cooking, eating together, sharing recipes and ideas for healthier eating and being physically active,…

Adult Young Adult Senior Health Programs Cooking & Nutrition Health & Fitness

Wii Wednesdays!

Wed, February 28, 2018 4:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Come play video games on the big screen! Learn new steps, play Just Dance or Dance Dance Revolution on the Wii, and get encouraged to get moving. Our focus is on positive energy, exercise, and healthy choices!  For teens and school-aged children.

School Age Other Great Programs LEAP Children Games and Gaming

CityLife Clinic: Adult Nutrition Workshop

Fri, March 2, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Walnut Street West

This workshop, led by a registered dietitian, is being offered by the Agatston Urban Nutrition Initiative's Adult and Senior Nutrition Program in conjunction with CityLife Clinics. The Agatston Urban Nutrition Initiative (AUNI) is a program of the Netter Center for Community Partnerships at…

Adult Senior Health Programs Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition Education Health

Words at Play - Play Party (Our Amazing Moon)

Sat, March 3, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Cecil B. Moore Library

Our Amazing Moon - Curious about the moon? Join the Philadelphia Museum of Art for stories, rhymes and an art project. FREE fun for families and children ages birth - 5 years. Siblings welcome. Healthy snacks will be provided. For more information call Youth Services and Program: 215-686-5372

Preschool Toddler Family Programs Words at Play Vocabulary Initiative Art Children Family Free Library of Philadelphia Programs & Services Literacy Philadelphia arts & crafts

Quick Dinners with Matthew Whipple, RD

Sat, March 3, 2018 11:00 A.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Join Matthew Whipple, Registered Dietitian at ShopRite Whitman Plaza, to learn some tips and tricks for getting a healthy dinner on the table at the end of a busy day!

Adult Young Adult Health Programs Cooking & Nutrition Health

Hearty and Heart Healthy!

Sat, March 3, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Fumo Family Library

Come join us to prepare a midwinter’s meal that showcases the fruits and vegetables of the season. Learn how to transform the ordinary vegetables that are readily available this time of year into a winter celebration dinner for you and your loved ones. Our menu includes a colorful Mixed…

Adult Young Adult Family Programs Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition

Kids Can Cook!

Tue, March 6, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Queen Memorial Library

Mobile Cooking Teacher Keisha Prosser will guide us through constructing a simple, delicious family meal - from start to finish.  Learn about healthy cooking and food safety, and taste what you helped create!  This program is for school-age children. Ms. Prosser is ServSafe certified.

School Age Discussion and Participation Cooking & Nutrition

Hepatitis 101 for Refugee and Immigrant Communities

Wed, March 7, 2018 1:30 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Make your community healthier by learning about Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C. Participants will learn: Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C basics including: Signs and symptoms  Prevention strategies  Testing and treatment How Hepatitis B and C affect refugee and immigrant communities…

Adult Health Programs Health

P.E.A.C.H. | People Eating and Cooking Healthy

Wed, March 7, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

P.E.A.C.H. (People Eating and Cooking Healthy), empower adults and youth with the tools and knowledge needed to make healthier eating choices and lead more physically active lifestyles. Through cooking, eating together, sharing recipes and ideas for healthier eating and being physically active,…

Adult Young Adult Senior Health Programs Cooking & Nutrition Health & Fitness

Monthly Family Health Fairs

Wed, March 7, 2018 4:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Join us at the South Philadelphia Library for a family-friendly health fair, including snacks and a nutrition lesson with Matthew Whipple, RD. Each month, you’ll have the opportunity to learn about health resources for your family from local organizations, get a lesson in hands-only CPR…

Adult Family Programs Health

Another Brooklyn Nerd Nite

Wed, March 7, 2018 7:30 P.M.
Frankford Hall, 1210 Frankford Ave.

Join Nerd Nite Philadelphia for an intellectual inquiry into urban and brain-science themes in Another Brooklyn . After a lightning-round book talk and trivia, three speakers will present brief, lively talks, with time for questions and answers, around the topics of memory, public health, and…

Adult Workshops and Enrichment Discussion and Participation One Book, One Philadelphia One Book, One Philadelphia

Words at Play - Play Party (Our Amazing Moon)

Sat, March 10, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Widener Library

Our Amazing Moon - Curious about the moon? Join the Philadelphia Museum of Art for stories, rhymes and an art project. FREE fun for families and children ages birth - 5 years. Siblings welcome. Healthy snacks will be provided. For more information call Youth Services and Program: 215-686-5372

Preschool Toddler Family Programs Words at Play Vocabulary Initiative Art Children Family Free Library of Philadelphia Programs & Services Literacy Philadelphia arts & crafts
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