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The Picture Book Masterclass: A Six-Month Intensive Workshop (Part III)

Sat, October 20, 2018 9:30 A.M.
Children's Literature Research Collection at Parkway Central Library

“The Picture Book Masterclass” is an intensive mentoring program for intermediate to advanced illustrators who wish to develop their manuscript into a submission-ready dummy in six months. This Workshop series is divided into three full-day sessions.  The faculty for the…

Adult Senior Career Workshops Workshops and Enrichment Art Education Book Arts

Tangled Deed/Title Transfer, Property Rights, Tax Issue and Estate Planning Workshop

Sat, October 20, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Charles Santore Library

If you have questions regarding any of the above listed issues, representatives from the City of Philadelphia Revenue Bureau, Water Department, Department of Deeds and Records, Philadelphia Corporation for Aging and estate planning attorney will be on hand to assist.  Open to all. …

Adult Senior Workshops and Enrichment Seniors

Book and Bake Sale

Sat, October 20, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library

Support our library by attending our seasonal book and bake sale Saturday, October 20th! We will have various books (new and used) for sale at low prices from multiple genres (i.e., Nonfiction, Fiction, Children, Religion/Spirituality, Mystery and Suspense, Romance, etc), along with baked goods…

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Saturday Crafternoons

Sat, October 20, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Fox Chase Library

Calling crafters of all experience levels: come craft with us at the library! Join us for some basic instruction, idea sharing, coordinated projects, and good company. No experience necessary. Intended for adults and young adults. 

Adult Young Adult Senior Arts and Crafts Programs arts & crafts

Mural Dedication: Legacy by Wale Oyejide

Sat, October 20, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Blackwell Library and Mural Arts invite you to the Mural Dedication Day of Legacy by Wale Oyejide. Please call 215-685-7429 to RSVP or ask questions,  

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Eat Smart, Live Strong: Good Nutrition for Adults

Sat, October 20, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Walnut Street West

Stephanie Dumpson, BSN, RN, will give a presentation on healthy cooking for adults.

Adult Senior Health Programs Health & Fitness

Bending the Binary: Celebrating National Coming Out Month

Sat, October 20, 2018 2:30 P.M.
Logan Library

Explore the fluidity of gender expression from masculinity to feminity, and everything in between and outside of the gender norm.  Activities will include story sharing, fingernail painting, make up, tying ties, walking in heels and other forms of gender expression. This is a family…

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Other Great Programs

Poetry in the Pit

Sun, October 21, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library

Join us for our annual showcase of local and well-known poets and spoken word artists, who will be sharing their rhymes!  Event is hosted by Trapeta B. Mayson. If you are inspired, you can share the stage at the open mic (sign up day of).  Event runs from 2:00 to 4:00…

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Live Performances Performing Arts Poetry

Job Lab

Mon, October 22, 2018 12:00 P.M.
Nicetown-Tioga Library

Are you looking for a job and finding that everyone requires online applications?  We can help you! Space may be limited; first come, first served.  From 12:00 p.m. to 2::00 p.m.

Adult Senior Other Great Programs Jobs & Job Seekers

Advanced ESL Class

Mon, October 22, 2018 5:00 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

Monday Meditation

Mon, October 22, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Falls of Schuylkill Library

This simple workshop will provide a foundation for gaining mindfulness through meditation.  The meditations will utilize calming and energizing techniques to introduce ways to gain self-awareness, and a peaceful state of mind.  Join us courtesy of the KIND Institute and the Urban…

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Discussion and Participation Health Programs Health

Spinning Yarns

Mon, October 22, 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

Smartphone Basics

Tue, October 23, 2018 11:30 A.M.
Charles L. Durham Library

Learn the very basics of using a smart phone. Call to sign up and bring your smartphone the day of the workshop.

Adult Senior Other Great Programs Technology

Computer Tutoring

Tue, October 23, 2018 5:30 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Join us in the Lab for individualized assistance provided by our Digital Resource Specialist.

Adult Young Adult Senior Computer Classes Digital Media

Know Your Courts! Court Basics 101

Tue, October 23, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Learn about the organization and procedures of the PA Judicial System. Topics: the different subject matters of each court, knowing your way around the courtroom, how judges are selected and how you can be an informed citizen.   Presented by Pennsylvanians for Modern Courts

Adult Young Adult Senior Discussion and Participation

Chat-n-Chew Book Club

Tue, October 23, 2018 6:00 P.M.
West Oak Lane Library

Do you love to read?  Do you like to talk?  If you do, please consider joining the West Oak Lane Library's book group. We will meet approximately every five weeks.  Stop in the library and see what we will be reading. This evening we will be discussing Elaine T.…

Adult Senior Discussion and Participation African American Book Clubs

Please Eat the Daisies

Tue, October 23, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Bushrod Library

Want to wow your guests at your next gathering? Learn how to make these creative and fun edible Vegetable and Fruit Centerpieces!      * Melon Carousel      * Squash terrine      * Tomato roses      * Zucchini and…

Adult Young Adult Senior Workshops and Enrichment Cooking & Nutrition Crafts & Hobbies

Achieving Immortality Series – Four Great Poets and the Cultures that Shaped Them

Wed, October 24, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Senior Services at Parkway Central Library

Who Was William Blake? Swarthmore College Professor Betsy Bolton explores the world of William Blake. The second lecture in the series of four! Montgomery Auditorium

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Intermediate ESL Class

Wed, October 24, 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

Computer Tutoring

Wed, October 24, 2018 5:30 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Join us in the Lab for individualized assistance provided by our Digital Resource Specialist.

Adult Young Adult Senior Computer Classes Digital Media
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