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Meditation for Beginners

Sat, March 23, 2019 2:00 P.M.
Andorra Library

This workshop will give you a good introduction into the practice of meditation. Practicing 12 to 18 minutes per day is all it takes to bring a profound transformation in your life.  Daily practice can bring health, dynamism, peace and well-being.  This program is presented by the Isha…

Adult Young Adult Senior Health Programs Other Great Programs Body, Mind & Spirit

PDPH Overdose Awareness & Reversal Training

Sat, March 23, 2019 3:00 P.M.
Nicetown-Tioga Library

With Philadelphia, and the nation, in the grips of an opioid overdose crisis, the Philadelphia Department of Public Health is now offering FREE training on overdose awareness and overdose reversal using naloxone, or Narcan. This training will teach you concrete actions you can take to help…

Adult Community Events Health Programs Health and Wellness Health

Vision 2020: Justice For All

Tue, March 26, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Social Science and History Department at Parkway Central Library

Women won the right to vote in 1920. Hear about the fight for the 19th Amendment, voting barriers that many women still face, and programs in 2020 marking 100 years of this women’s equality milestone. Panel #1 : This panel will focus on women’s history, specifically key moments…

Adult Young Adult Speakers and Lectures Discussion and Participation Law Social Science History Women's History Month

Older Adult Lunch

Wed, March 27, 2019 1:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Make and enjoy a delicious plant-based lunch with Chef Char Nolan. Door prizes, recipes, and more. Try new healthy meat-free meals with AARP inspired recipes, and enjoy conversation with other adults 55+. Bring a friend! Registration required.  Call or stop by the library to sign up.

Adult Health Programs Culinary Literacy Health

Healthy Hangout

Wed, March 27, 2019 4:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Students of all ages are welcome to our Healthy Hangout! Staff from the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia will be here after school with healthy activities and information on health topics for kids.  

Young Adult School Age Health Programs Health

PDPH Overdose Awareness & Reversal Training

Wed, March 27, 2019 5:00 P.M.
Queen Memorial Library

With Philadelphia, and the nation, in the grips of an opioid overdose crisis, the Philadelphia Department of Public Health is now offering FREE training on overdose awareness and overdose reversal using naloxone, or Narcan. Trainings will be held at the Free Library of Philadelphia. Drug abuse…

Adult Health Programs Community Events Health

Breaking Barriers: Sustainable Employment for Women

Wed, March 27, 2019 5:30 P.M.
Business Resource and Innovation Center at Parkway Central Library

Breaking Barriers turns the job seeker event upside down! Instead of employers exhibiting their organizations, this event will empower women to break down the business practices that are creating inequities for women job seekers and to speak about their strengths as potential…

Adult Business Speakers and Lectures Career Workshops RFC Program Calendar Nonprofit Jobs & Job Seekers Business & Entrepreneurs Women's History Month

Tai Chi for Adults with Darrell Bryant

Thu, March 28, 2019 1:30 P.M.
Oak Lane Library

A healthy and stress relieving break in the middle of your day: Tai Chi for Adults with Darrel Bryant, instructor.

Adult Health Programs Health & Fitness Tai Chi

PDPH Overdose Awareness & Reversal Training

Mon, April 1, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Fishtown Community Library

With Philadelphia, and the nation, in the grips of an opioid overdose crisis, the Philadelphia Department of Public Health is now offering FREE training on overdose awareness and overdose reversal using naloxone, or Narcan. Trainings will be held at the Free Library of Philadelphia. Drug abuse…

Adult Health Programs Community Events Health

Tai Chi

Tue, April 2, 2019 12:00 P.M.
Andorra Library

Join us for a healthy and stress relieving break in the middle of your day.  Our instructor, Henry Vuong, has been studying Tai Chi since childhood.  This free, 8-week program is sponsored by Friends of Andorra Library.  Space is limited and advance registration is…

Adult Senior Health Programs Health & Fitness Tai Chi

Kids Can Cook

Tue, April 2, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Queen Memorial Library

Healthy Cooking class for school-aged children, taught by serv-safe certified cooking instructor Keisha Prosser. Learn about food safety, prepare a full meal, and then help eat what you’ve created! For additional information, please call the librarian at 215-685-1899.  

Young Adult School Age Discussion and Participation Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition Health

Lankenau Live Healthy Series: Sun Safety

Tue, April 2, 2019 4:30 P.M.
Overbrook Park Library

Educators from Lankenau Medical Center will lead a workshop on health and wellness.

Young Adult School Age Health Programs Health & Fitness

Free Health Screening from Drexel Medicine

Wed, April 3, 2019 1:00 P.M.
Whitman Library

Drexel Medicine will be in the Community Room for easy, confidential, and free blood pressure screenings and rapid HIV tests. Get educational materials on topics like PrEP, HIV/AIDS, and Hep C, and more. Free condoms will be available.

Adult Other Great Programs Health

Celebrate Autism Awareness Month at Torresdale Library

Wed, April 3, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Torresdale Library

Presenters from SPIN will be on site to answer questions about accessing therapies and behavioral health services for children and youth on the Autism Spectrum.   Children can participate in sensory story time and interactive play with LEGOs, MagnaTabs and other sensory stimulating…

Adult Young Adult School Age Preschool Senior Community Events Family Programs Children Disabilites & Accessibility Family autism

Tai Chi for Adults with Darrell Bryant

Thu, April 4, 2019 1:30 P.M.
Oak Lane Library

A healthy and stress relieving break in the middle of your day: Tai Chi for Adults with Darrel Bryant, instructor.

Adult Health Programs Health & Fitness Tai Chi

Healthy Cooking Workshop

Fri, April 5, 2019 2:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Join us for a free healthy cooking workshop that includes: low cost cooking ideas, nutrition tips, food tastings, and giveaways! To register, please contact Chalise Saunders csaunders@thefoodtrust.org | 267-658-4148

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

Pop-Up Cooking Classes with the Mobile Cooking Teachers

Mon, April 8, 2019 5:30 P.M.
Fishtown Community Library

Stop by once a month for Ree & Kei’s Pop-up Mobile Cooking classes. Bringing the fun back into the kitchen! Lessons include: knife skills, team building, cooking and baking principles, food safety, healthy choices, and how to cook with less sugar and salt.  You will enjoy a…

Adult Young Adult Health Programs Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition Health

PDPH Overdose Awareness & Reversal Training

Mon, April 8, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Whitman Library

With Philadelphia, and the nation, in the grips of an opioid overdose crisis, the Philadelphia Department of Public Health is now offering FREE training on overdose awareness and overdose reversal using naloxone, or Narcan. Trainings will be held at the Free Library of Philadelphia. Drug abuse…

Adult Health Programs Community Events Health

Overdose Awareness and Reversal Training

Mon, April 8, 2019 6:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

FREE training on how to reverse the effects of an opioid overdose using naloxone presented by the Philadelphia Department of Public Health. To register please go to  overdose.prevention@phila.gov. Walk-ins are welcome!

Adult Health Programs Health

Tai Chi

Tue, April 9, 2019 12:00 P.M.
Andorra Library

Join us for a healthy and stress relieving break in the middle of your day.  Our instructor, Henry Vuong, has been studying Tai Chi since childhood.  This free, 8-week program is sponsored by Friends of Andorra Library.  Space is limited and advance registration is…

Adult Senior Health Programs Health & Fitness Tai Chi
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