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Biochemistry of Your Medicine Cabinet and Beyond | 21st Century Medicine: Cell Therapy and the Promise of Personalized Medicine

Wed, February 21, 2018 6:15 P.M.
Independence Library

People regularly take medications for all kinds of conditions, from headaches and upset stomachs to cancer and deadly infections. This course will be a biochemist’s view of how the medicines we take – or hear about in the news – work. Each week will focus on a different drug or…

Adult Health Programs Health

Yoga for Adults

Wed, February 21, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Whitman Library

An inclusive yoga class for people of all skill levels and abilities. Mats are available, or you can bring your own. Wear something comfortable and come to the library for wellness, stretching, and relaxation.

Adult Family Programs Yoga

English Language Circle

Wed, February 21, 2018 6:30 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Join us for a free weekly conversation hour.  Build your confidence in speaking English while meeting other international adults, in a casual learning environment.

Adult New Americans New Americans ESL

ESL Conversation Group

Wed, February 21, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Charles Santore Library

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

Adult New Americans New Americans ESL

Family Reading Group: Another Brooklyn

Wed, February 21, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Falls of Schuylkill Library

To spark multigenerational conversations, we'll hear selected passages from the featured book - Another Brooklyn, companion books and other stories.  Be prepared to share your thoughts with the group.  This is a multi-age program. 

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Discussion and Participation One Book, One Philadelphia African American One Book, One Philadelphia

Fiber Craft Group

Wed, February 21, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Blanche A. Nixon/Cobbs Creek Library

Fiber artists and those wanting to learn are invited to join us. Bring your latest project and enjoy an evening of crafting and conversation with fellow artists. Assistance with knitting and crochet projects usually available. All skill levels welcome. 

Adult Young Adult Senior Arts and Crafts Programs Crochet Knitting

Black History Month Program | Dick Gregory

Wed, February 21, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Torresdale Library

Celebrate Black History Month at the library with a presentation of photographs and a talk on the life of Dick Gregory.   Mr. Gregory was a pioneering comedian, civil rights activist., social critic and writer who passed away on August 19, 2017.    This special program will be…

Adult Black History Month Speakers and Lectures

Reviving and Reviewing the “Race Film”: The Watermelon Woman

Wed, February 21, 2018 7:00 P.M.
International House Philadelphia, 3701 Chestnut St.

Southerners new to Philadelphia via the Great Migration in the first half of the 19th century found the city’s few unsegregated movie houses venues for entertainment and community engagement. There, films made by and for African Americans were screened. Co-presented by the Wolf Humanities…

Adult Film Screening One Book, One Philadelphia One Book, One Philadelphia


Wed, February 21, 2018 7:30 P.M.
Lovett Memorial Library

If you joined us for the  MLK Day Mt. Airy March for Martin, you got to hear a moving and personal story from Representative Chris Rabb, about his roots.  This evening, find out just how passionate about genealogy he is, and share in his knowledge of it.  This program is sponsored…

Adult Senior Discussion and Participation Genealogy

Volunteer Orientation

Thu, February 22, 2018 4:00 A.M.
Lovett Memorial Library

Do you love the Lovett library?  Have you ever wondered about getting involved in what happens at your library?  Do you want to give back to our Mt. Airy Community? If you answered yes to any of these questions, join us for a volunteer orientation at our 21st Century library. …

Adult Young Adult Senior Discussion and Participation Free Library of Philadelphia

CareerLink Resume Workshop

Thu, February 22, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Holmesburg Library

Learn how to create your own resume and apply for jobs online.  Hosted by Pennsylvania CareerLink.   

Adult Career Workshops Jobs & Job Seekers

ESL Class

Thu, February 22, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Whitman Library

English Language Class is provided by the Center for Literacy. To register, please call 215-474-1235 ext. 229 and ask for English Test Days, or speak to a librarian for more details.

Adult New Americans Language Study ESL

Computer Basics

Thu, February 22, 2018 10:00 A.M.
South Philadelphia Library

For users with no previous computer experience. Learn to type, use the mouse & sign up for email.  

Adult Computer Classes Computers

Preschool Open House

Thu, February 22, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Groups and families with children ages 3-5 are invited to our Thursday morning Open Houses. Kids will get a chance to: Read and enjoy books Play with each other in our interactive play space Register for library cards Borrow books and other library materials Attend storytime at 10:15 and 11:15…

Preschool Family Programs Children

Museum Adventure at the Rosenbach

Thu, February 22, 2018 10:00 A.M.
The Rosenbach

Calling all pre-schoolers! Come play with us on the last Thursday morning of every month. We’ll read a story together and then embark on a treasure hunt through the Rosenbach brothers’ glitzy Rittenhouse Square home to discover things that relate to the story. Afterward, families are…

School Age Preschool Toddler Baby Arts and Crafts Programs Children Rosenbach Museum & Library

Open Computer Lab

Thu, February 22, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Work on a special project and get one-on-one assistance.  This class is offered on a first come, first served basis and space is limited. Register in the lab, by signing the clipboard.

Adult Computer Classes Other Great Programs Computers


Thu, February 22, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Walnut Street West

Young children and families are invited to join us for stories, songs, and activities!

Preschool Toddler Family Programs Storytimes Children Family Literacy

Healthy Storytime

Thu, February 22, 2018 10:30 A.M.
South Philadelphia Library

 Learn about different health topic each month through stories and activities. Presented in partnership with the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. This program is held the fourth Thursday of each month.

Preschool Health Programs Storytimes Health

Make Some Noise! A Sing-Along for Toddlers

Thu, February 22, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Katharine Drexel Library

Music plays a big role for the children in Jacqueline Woodson’s books. Sing classic children’s songs and add your own twist with shakers and other fun sound-makers.

School Age Preschool Toddler Family Programs One Book, One Philadelphia Children One Book, One Philadelphia

CareerLink Workshop

Thu, February 22, 2018 11:00 A.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 Career Workshops Jobs & Job Seekers
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