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Red Cross Blood Drive

Wed, August 15, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library

There is a critical need for blood donations in the region.  Can you help? The event will  run from 2:00 until 7:00 pm.  Appointments are required.  You can register by calling the Red Cross (1-800-RED-CROSS), online (www.redcrossblood.org,  code COLEMAN), or in person…

Adult Senior Community Events Health

Computer Tutoring

Wed, August 15, 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

Garden Workshop | Seed Saving 101

Wed, August 15, 2018 5:30 P.M.
Haverford Library

This workshop will teach you how to collect and save seeds from your garden so that you have a collection of seeds for next year. Classes are taught by PennState Extension Philadelphia Master Gardeners

Adult Young Adult Senior Workshops and Enrichment Environment & Nature

Stone Fruit Three Ways with Marisa McClellan

Wed, August 15, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

Want to preserve summer stone fruit? Learn how to safely and deliciously can with Naturally Sweet Food in Jars author and blogger at Food in Jars, Marisa McClellan. She’ll show you how to make a batch of Nectarine Jam, Peach Chutney, and a Spiced Plum Shrub. She'll also…

Adult Senior Health Programs Workshops and Enrichment Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition

Conversational ESL

Wed, August 15, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Walnut Street West

Join our new Conversation Group at the Walnut Street West Library to practice your English language skills in a relaxed and informal setting. 

Adult Young Adult Senior New Americans New Americans ESL

WURD Radio's Summer of Freedom Tour Returns to the Free Library!

Thu, August 16, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Wynnefield Library

Join WURD host Stephanie Renee from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. for a LIVE radio broadcast from your neighborhood library!

Adult Young Adult Senior Live Performances Community Events African American

Computer Tutoring

Thu, August 16, 2018 2:00 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

Knitting for All Ages!

Thu, August 16, 2018 3:00 P.M.
Roxborough Library

Bring your needs, yarn and a project to work on (if you have one).  Knitters of all skill levels, and ages are welcome. We'll be here from 3:00 until about 5:45 p.m.

Adult Young Adult Senior Family Programs Summer Reading Knitting

Traveling Treasures

Thu, August 16, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Whitman Library

What is a book? Explore books from around the world, and how they have changed over 5,000 years of human history, from cuneiform to computer tablets! Traveling Treasures is a hands-on traveling special collection of rare literary artifacts, which participants can touch and feel. The chosen…

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Family Programs Other Great Programs Children Education Family Literacy Rare Books, Manuscripts, & Digital Collections Book Arts

Chief Inspector Art Matthews presents “Black in Blue”

Thu, August 16, 2018 5:00 P.M.
Overbrook Park Library

We welcome Retired Chief Inspector Art Matthews to discuss his book “Black in Blue”.  "Black in Blue" is a collection of photos and articles that commemorate some of the accomplishments of African Americans in law enforcement, who were primarily in the…

Adult Young Adult Senior Discussion and Participation Speakers and Lectures African American History

Stenton Star Gazing

Thu, August 16, 2018 7:00 P.M.
Logan Library

We'll meet at the library and then walk over to the  Stenton House , where we'll be met by Derek Pitts , Chief Astronomer at the Franklin Institute!  Together we will view stars and planets through a high powered telescope.  Refreshments will be provided.  Program may…

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Other Great Programs Environment & Nature Science Summer Reading STEM

WURD Radio's Summer of Freedom Tour Returns to the Free Library!

Fri, August 17, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Overbrook Park Library

Join WURD host Stephanie Renee from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. for a LIVE radio broadcast from your neighborhood library!

Adult Young Adult Senior Live Performances Community Events African American

CityLife Clinic: Adult Nutrition Workshop

Fri, August 17, 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

Senior Cinema - Captain America: Civil War

Fri, August 17, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Senior Services at Parkway Central Library

Join Central Senior Services for our end-of-summer, family-friendly Superhero Series. This week’s feature is “ Captain America: Civil War ” starring Chris Evans as Captain America and Robert Downey Jr as Iron Man. Free and open to the public, a nice break from the summer heat.…

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Film Screening Family Programs Central Senior Services Calendar Family Movies & Television Teens Seniors

CareerLink Workshop

Fri, August 17, 2018 12:00 P.M.
Blanche A. Nixon/Cobbs Creek Library

Build Your Job Skills, Find a Career! Sign up with a certified PA CareerLink Navigator to develop your resume, search for jobs, learn about job skills training, and connect directly with PA CareerLink resources. Please speak to a staff member to sign-up or call 215.686.7502 for more information.

Adult Young Adult Senior Career Workshops Jobs & Job Seekers

Computer Basics

Fri, August 17, 2018 1:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Welcome to Computer Basics! You will learn about the monitor, control buttons, and ports. You will also improve your mouse, keyboard, and typing skills.

Adult Young Adult Senior Computer Classes Technology

Resume Building Workshop

Fri, August 17, 2018 3:00 P.M.
Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library

We can help you turn your job history information into a professional resume, or, help you improve your current one.  It will be helpful to have some basic computer skills to get the most out of this workshop.  Space is limited -first come, first served.

Adult Senior Computer Classes Computers Jobs & Job Seekers

Saturday Stroll

Sat, August 18, 2018 9:00 A.M.
Kingsessing Library

Calling all Nature Explorers! Join us for a Saturday Stroll from Kingsessing Library to Bartram's Garden. Explore nature themes along the walk. Enjoy FREE Boating at Bartram's Garden from 11 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. Children younger than 12 must be accompanied by an adult.

Adult Young Adult School Age Preschool Toddler Senior Family Programs Environment & Nature Philadelphia Animals and Nature

Celebrating Summer’s Bounty: Flavor-Filled,Low Sodium Cooking

Mon, August 20, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

Come learn how to transform summer’s bounty of fruits and vegetables into simple and delicious dishes -- without all the extra sodium you’d typically find in packaged or restaurant foods. That’s now more important than ever, since nearly half of U.S. adults have high blood…

Adult Senior Health Programs Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition

Computer Tutoring

Tue, August 21, 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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