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Open Computer Lab

Thu, August 24, 2017 10:00 A.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Use a computer for up to 2 hours. Assistance from library staff is available.  

Adult Computer Classes Career Workshops Computers

CareerLink Workshop

Thu, August 24, 2017 11:00 A.M.
Kingsessing 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

Edible Alphabet: English as a Second Language

Thu, August 24, 2017 12:00 P.M.
Whitman Library

Learn English at the Whitman Library with Edible Alphabet, a FREE class that teaches English through cooking.  This class runs on Thursdays, from 12:00 - 3:00 p,m.  Edible Alphabet is a comprehensive program that seeks to fulfill the need in Philadelphia for…

Adult Young Adult New Americans Culinary Literacy New Americans ESL

E-Gadget Help Desk

Thu, August 24, 2017 3:30 P.M.
Katharine Drexel Library

Need help with your phone, tablet, E-Reader, or laptop? Want to download E-books to read at home? Bring your device to our new E-Gadget Helpdesk! No appointment necessary. Tuesdays and Thursdays 3:30 to 6:00 p.m.

Adult Young Adult Computer Classes Computers

Urban Agriculture Open House

Thu, August 24, 2017 5:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

You’re invited to the Second Annual Urban Agriculture Open House, co-presented by the Food Policy Advisory Council and the Free Library's Culinary Literacy Center. This fall the City of Philadelphia is gearing up to develop a city-wide strategic plan that will guide…

Adult Young Adult Senior Community Events Discussion and Participation Workshops and Enrichment Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition Crafts & Hobbies Nonprofit New Americans Philadelphia Business & Entrepreneurs History Animals and Nature

Indego Bicycle Street Skills

Thu, August 24, 2017 6:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Do you want to try Indego , but need to build a little more confidence in your city biking skills? Indego Street Skills is a FREE 90 minute class that will give you the knowledge to start bicycling safely in Philadelphia. We cover everything you need to know to have fun and be safe. Includes: ?…

Adult Young Adult Health Programs Environment & Nature Health & Fitness Sports & Recreation Bicycling

Savoring Summer Fruits

Thu, August 24, 2017 6:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Join cookbook author Marisa McClellan and fruit farmer Ben Wenk for a fresh take on preserving the summer's abundant harvest. Marisa will demonstrate how to make Spicy Tomato Chutney and a low sugar Peach Jam and Ben will share stories on what goes into bringing all that luscious fruit to…

Adult Senior Health Programs Workshops and Enrichment Culinary Literacy

Volunteer with AARP

Fri, August 25, 2017 10:00 A.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Meet representatives from AARP Experience Corps and learn about volunteer opportunities to assist children with reading. Interested? Contact Nadiyah at 267-592-4459 or email nowens@aarp.org

Adult Young Adult Other Great Programs

Open Computer Lab

Fri, August 25, 2017 10:00 A.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Use a computer for up to 2 hours. Assistance from library staff is available.  

Adult Computer Classes Career Workshops Computers

CityLife Clinic: Adult Nutrition Workshop

Fri, August 25, 2017 10:30 A.M.
Walnut Street West

FREE Cooking and Nutrition Workshops every Friday in January from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. 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…

Adult Discussion and Participation Health Programs Workshops and Enrichment Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition Education Health

Chess Club

Fri, August 25, 2017 3:00 P.M.
Walnut Street West

Please drop in for a relaxed game of chess. This free chess gatheringis open to everyone, young and old. For more information, please email: jaronmcneill999@gmail.com or visit on Instagram at @ljaron_

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Other Great Programs Chess

Stories Alive: Family Story Hour for Incarcerated Parents and Their Children

Sat, August 26, 2017 10:00 A.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Stories Alive gives incarcerated parents the opportunity to read and connect with their children during a live videoconference call. Families who participate will get books to take home and keep! Stories Alive is available to children and caregivers with family members at the Curran-Fromhold and…

Adult Young Adult School Age Preschool Toddler Senior Family Programs Storytimes Children Family Literacy Social Justice

Open Computer Lab

Mon, August 28, 2017 12:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Use a computer for up to 2 hours. Assistance from library staff is available.  

Adult Computer Classes Career Workshops Computers

ESL Conversation Group

Mon, August 28, 2017 1:00 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

English Conversation Group

Mon, August 28, 2017 5:30 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Please join us for a free conversation hour as you build your confidence in speaking English. Topics may involve small talk, holidays and customs, and common slang. Participants will get to practice speaking in a casual environment and meet other international adults. This program will be held…

Adult New Americans New Americans ESL

A Taste of African Heritage

Mon, August 28, 2017 5:30 P.M.
David Cohen Ogontz Library

This 4-week nutrition and hands-on cooking program will teach you about:  traditional herbs and spices, greens, whole grains, fruits, vegetables, tubers, stews and more!   This is supported by Einstein's Nutrition Education Program.  Space is limited and pre-registration is…

Adult Health Programs African American Body, Mind & Spirit Cooking & Nutrition Health

Uke Jam

Mon, August 28, 2017 6:00 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Bring joy and music to your life! Learn to play the Ukulele. It's easy and fun. Don't have a ukulele? You can borrow one at the Central Library at 19th and Vine Streets. All ages and levels welcome.

Adult Young Adult School Age Family Programs Music Summer Reading

Introduction to MS Word

Mon, August 28, 2017 6:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Learn to use the program Microsoft Word to type & format documents.  

Adult Computer Classes Computers

Conversational ESL

Mon, August 28, 2017 6:00 P.M.
Walnut Street West

Join our new Conversation Group at the Walnut Street West Library, practice your English language skills in a relaxed and informal setting. This eight part workshop series will run until August 28th, with future series installments to follow.

Adult Young Adult Senior New Americans New Americans ESL

Movie Monday

Mon, August 28, 2017 6:00 P.M.
Oak Lane Library

Come watch a movie with us.  This week it's Much Ado About Nothing - Shakespeare's play featuring Denzel Washington (rated PG-13).

Adult Young Adult Film Screening Movies & Television
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