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Computer Basics

Wed, March 20, 2019 12:00 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

Computer Tutoring

Wed, March 20, 2019 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

Lankenau Live Healthy Series: Coping with Caregiver Stress

Wed, March 20, 2019 2:30 P.M.
Wynnefield Library

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

Young Adult School Age Health Programs Health & Fitness

Mindful Breathing Workshop

Wed, March 20, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Cecil B. Moore Library

This three-part workshop will help older kids and teens learn skills and exercises to manage the wide range of emotions we experience throughout each day. Space is limited; please contact the Children’s Librarian at hoskinsonk@freelibrary.org to register.

Young Adult School Age Health Programs LEAP Health and Wellness Body, Mind & Spirit Children Family Teens Health

STEAM Wednesdays

Wed, March 20, 2019 4:30 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Join us for a new experiment or fun game that challenges your mind! LEAP (Literacy Enrichment Afterschool Program) homework help and literacy activities offered for grades K-12 while school is in session.

Young Adult School Age LEAP Games and Gaming Science

Dungeons & Dragons Club

Wed, March 20, 2019 4:30 P.M.
Lovett Memorial Library

Join us to play this popular game.  The starter adventure is Lost Mine of Phandlever.  This story has demons, dragons and the black spider.  For ages 12 - 18. Group will meet on Wednesdays, from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m.

Young Adult Other Great Programs Games and Gaming

Your Wide World

Wed, March 20, 2019 4:30 P.M.
Thomas F. Donatucci, Sr. Library

Science experiments, cultural celebrations, geography games, little known history, and other surprises that are part of your big, wide, world. This program is part of LEAP (Literacy Enrichment Afterschool Program) that provides homework help and literacy activities offered for grades K-12…

Young Adult School Age LEAP

Fantasy Roleplaying Club

Wed, March 20, 2019 5:30 P.M.
Walnut Street West

CALLING ALL BRAVE WARRIORS AND WIZARDS! Are you interested in Dungeons & Dragons? Ever wanted to play a tabletop roleplaying game(RPG)? Unleash your inner-nerd and come play with us! This new group will meet weekly on Wednesday evenings from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. This is a basic introduction to…

Young Adult School Age Other Great Programs Games and Gaming

Kids' Chess Club

Wed, March 20, 2019 5:30 P.M.
Walnut Street West

Join other kids (ages 6-18), to learn and play chess. Wednesdays from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Applications are available upstairs on the Second Floor. Adult volunteers needed!  Contact: wswlibraryfriends@gmail.com. Programming coordinated through The Friends of Walnut Street West Library.

Young Adult School Age Other Great Programs Chess

Shakespeare in the World Lecture Series: Shakespeare and the Law

Wed, March 20, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Literature Department at Parkway Central Library

Lecture will be held in Room 405. It's often said that people "bargain in the shadow of the law." But they also write in that same legal shadow. Shakespeare's plays are enriched by the legal culture in which they were created, but they question that culture as…

Adult Young Adult Senior Speakers and Lectures Literature Shakespeare in the World

Knitting and Crocheting Circle

Wed, March 20, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Charles Santore Library

Join us for an informal get together for neighborhood people who knit and crochet. 

Adult Young Adult Senior Arts and Crafts Programs Other Great Programs Crochet Knitting

Writing Assistance

Wed, March 20, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Charles Santore Library

Do you want to make your resume stand out, or put the finishing touches on college essay?   Or, maybe you need help filling out forms.  Never fear! Faculty members from the University of Pennsylvania will be on hand to help, on Wednesday evenings.  Drop by!

Adult Young Adult Career Workshops

Jewelry Making for Teens

Wed, March 20, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Greater Olney Library

Create a piece of beaded jewelry. Supplies provided. Ages 12 and up.

Young Adult Arts and Crafts Programs Teens arts & crafts

Democracy and Truth: a Short Philadelphia History

Wed, March 20, 2019 6:30 P.M.
Literature Department at Parkway Central Library

What is democracy?  It's a word often debated; a word we often overhear; a word with many subtleties and connotations; a word held dear by many throughout the world.  Join University of Pennsylvania's Walter H. Annenberg Professor of History Dr. Sophia Rosenfeld as she presents…

Adult Young Adult Discussion and Participation Other Great Programs Speakers and Lectures Free Library of Philadelphia Free Library of Philadelphia Programs & Services Philadelphia Philadelphia History Social Science History

Yoga

Wed, March 20, 2019 6:30 P.M.
Fishtown Community Library

Wipe away the stress of the week and get your body and mind ready for a relaxing weekend. Decompress, unwind, and relax and start your weekend off the right way. Brittany from Roots2Rise will be our instructor.      

Adult Young Adult Health Programs Body, Mind & Spirit Yoga

ESL Conversation Group

Wed, March 20, 2019 6:30 P.M.
Charles Santore Library

This group is a great way to practice speaking everyday English.  ALL are welcome.

Adult Young Adult Senior New Americans New Americans ESL - English as a Second Language

Computer Tutoring

Thu, March 21, 2019 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

Chess Club

Thu, March 21, 2019 4:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Learn to play chess or improve your game! Students of all ages, and all levels welcome.  Register with Prashant at GhoksheP@freelibrary.org.  

Young Adult School Age Other Great Programs Chess

Teen Third Thursday

Thu, March 21, 2019 4:30 P.M.
Frankford Library

Come have fun doing various activities and games. Snacks provided. Teens Only

Young Adult Workshops and Enrichment Teens
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