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Philly Family Pride Picnic & Arts Festival

Sat, June 23, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Lovett Memorial Library

Spend the afternoon with us and enjoy original fine art & handcraft, family specific entertainment, music, food and resource tables from a variety of organizations and nonprofits that provide services and support to LGBTQ parents and youth.  From 11 am to 5:00 pm. outside at Lovett…

Adult Young Adult School Age Preschool Senior Other Great Programs Community Events Free Library of Pride

Juneberry Joy Celebration

Sat, June 23, 2018 1:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Join The Philadelphia Orchard Project, Food Everyone Deserves & Fikira Bakery for a special Juneberry Joy collaboration. Commonly referred to as the Juneberry, Serviceberry, Shadbush, Saskatoon, and more, Amelanchier berries taste like a blueberry-cherry with edible almond seeds, and…

Adult Young Adult School Age Preschool Senior Workshops and Enrichment Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition Animals and Nature

Philadelphia Reads W.E.B. Du Bois

Sun, June 24, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Social Science and History Department at Parkway Central Library

Discover the power of W.E.B. Du Bois’s ideas and their significance in our time.  This reading group focuses on the “The Souls of Black Folk,” his seminal study of African-American civilization at the turn of the 20th Century.  Led by Du Bois scholar and activist, Dr.…

Adult Young Adult Senior Discussion and Participation African American Philadelphia History Social Science

Advanced ESL Class

Mon, June 25, 2018 5:00 P.M.
Walnut Street West

PEDAL@GSE ESL Classes are FREE for adults (17 years+); Registration is preferred. Advanced Class: Mondays from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Novice Class: Wednesdays from 3:00 p.m to 5:00 p.m Intermediate Class: Fridays from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. REGISTER IN PERSON AT THE LIBRARY. Classes…

Adult Senior New Americans New Americans ESL

Queer Discoveries Film Series | The Incredibly True Adventures of Two Girls in Love

Mon, June 25, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Oak Lane Library

Join us for a screening of The Incredibly True Adventures of Two Girls in Love , a coming of age romantic comedy. Randy Dean (Laurel Holloman), a boyish lesbian who works at a gas station, has trouble performing in high school and is treated badly by bigoted locals because of her sexual…

Adult Senior Film Screening LGBTQ Free Library of Pride

Spinning Yarns

Mon, June 25, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

For those who knit and crochet, bring your latest project and enjoy a relaxing, low-key evening of crafting at the library.  All fiber arts are welcome. This program is intended for adults.    

Adult Senior Arts and Crafts Programs arts & crafts

Adults Can Learn To Read

Tue, June 26, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Walnut Street West

This ongoing workshop provides one-on-one tutoring for English speaking adults who are struggling with literacy.

Adult Senior Workshops and Enrichment Education Literacy

Healthy Cooking Workshop

Tue, June 26, 2018 1:30 P.M.
Kingsessing Library

Join the Food Trust for a series of free healthy cooking workshops that includes: Low-cost Cooking Ideas Nutrition Tips Food Tastings Giveaways For more information and to register, please contact: Chalise Saunders | csaunders@thefoodtrust.org Funded by USDA's Supplemental Nutrition…

Adult Senior Health Programs Health and Wellness Cooking & Nutrition

Movies at the Library

Tue, June 26, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library

Watch a kid-friendly film with us - all rated PG!  Kids of all ages are welcome.

Young Adult School Age Preschool Toddler Senior Film Screening Movies & Television Summer Reading

Balance and Fall Prevention

Tue, June 26, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Fox Chase Library

A representative from Jefferson Health will help to advise changes that can be made at home to ensure your house is a safer, easier to navigate environment.

Adult Senior Workshops and Enrichment Health Programs Health

Mystery Book Club

Tue, June 26, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Andorra Library

Love a good mystery?  Enjoy talking about books?  Join us for a Mystery Book Club.  We will be meeting on the last Tuesday of the month, from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. Stop by to see what we are reading next.

Adult Senior Discussion and Participation Book Clubs

Look Your Best for Less!

Tue, June 26, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Logan Library

Skin care on a dime!  Chrissy Dress, Aestetician and owner of Cure de Repos Spa, will be here to teach us tips and tricks on looking your best without spending a lot of money.  There will be a demonstration on how to make your own facial mask.  Space may be limited.  

Adult Senior Other Great Programs

Yoga for Adults

Tue, June 26, 2018 7:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

An inclusive yoga class for people of all skill levels and abilities.  Wear something comfortable and come to the library for wellness, stretching, and relaxation.

Adult Young Adult Senior Health Programs Workshops and Enrichment Yoga

Are Animal Companions the Answer to Human Loneliness?

Wed, June 27, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Senior Services at Parkway Central Library

Dr. Holly Peltz is a local veterinarian who is devoted to cats. She treats them at the VCA Cat Hospital of Philadelphia and lives with four cats at home.  Dr. Peltz believes in the power of animals to enrich human lives. Montgomery Auditorium|

Senior Speakers and Lectures Central Senior Services Calendar Body, Mind & Spirit Pets Psychology

Intermediate ESL Class

Wed, June 27, 2018 12:30 P.M.
Walnut Street West

PEDAL@GSE ESL Classes are FREE for adults (17 years+); Registration is preferred. REGISTER IN PERSON AT THE LIBRARY. Classes sponsored by the Penn GSE Educational Linguistics Division.

Adult Senior New Americans New Americans ESL

Leon, Protector of the Playground

Wed, June 27, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Oak Lane Library

Jamar Nicholas, an East Oak Lane cartoonist will share the creation process for his newly published graphic novel.  He will also talk about the art of cartooning.  Fun for all ages.   

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Other Great Programs African American Art Author Events Summer Reading

Garden Workshop | Grow Vegetables

Wed, June 27, 2018 5:30 P.M.
Haverford Library

Learn which fruits and vegetables do best in containers, and learn how to grow your own veggies. Participants will get a free plant to take home. Classes are taught by PennState Extension Philadelphia Master Gardeners

Adult Young Adult Senior Workshops and Enrichment Environment & Nature

Family Fun Night

Wed, June 27, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library

Enjoy a different family-friendly activity each week.  For children of all ages (youngsters should bring their adult caregiver).

Young Adult School Age Preschool Toddler Senior Family Programs Family Summer Reading

Mystery Book Club

Wed, June 27, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Oak Lane Library

Are you interested in discussing murder, mystery and mayhem?  This new summer book club will be led by librarian Deb Ahrens.  Tonight we'll be discussing Murder at the Brightwell , by Ashley Weaver.  Stop in to borrow a copy.

Adult Senior Discussion and Participation Summer Reading Humanities Book Clubs

Queer Discoveries Film Series | Tongues Untied

Wed, June 27, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library

Join us for a screening of Tongues Untied , a documentary. Filmmaker Marlon Riggs gives a voice to communities of gay black men, presenting their cultures and perspectives on the world as they confront racism, homophobia and marginalization. Note -This has several historic Philadelphia…

Adult Senior Film Screening LGBTQ Free Library of Pride
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