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Sisters in Freedom

Tue, March 19, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Paschalville Library

Sisters in Freedom tells the remarkable story of daring Philadelphia women, both white and black, who fought to end slavery. Like all History Making Productions documentaries, the film features compelling reenactments, expert interviews, state-of-the art animations, and rich variety of…

Adult Young Adult Senior Discussion and Participation Film Screening History Women's History Month

Computer Basics: Keyboard & Mouse

Tue, March 19, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library

Learn computer terms and how to operate a keyboard and mouse.  

Adult Computer Classes Computers

Lip Balm Workshop

Tue, March 19, 2019 4:30 P.M.
Thomas F. Donatucci, Sr. Library

In this hands on workshop, participants will learn how to make all natural lip balm using herbs that are easy to grow in a home garden! Each participant will take home two tubes of lip balm from this workshop. This program is presented by Urbanstead. 

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Whose Streets? Community Tour

Tue, March 19, 2019 5:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Join Soil Generation, Philadelphia Student Union and POV for a free screening and conversation around the award-winning documentary film Whose Streets? by Sabaah Folayan and Damon Davis. Free and open to the public. Food will be available and child care will be provided. Entertainment…

Adult Young Adult Senior Community Events Film Screening Discussion and Participation

Resume and Job Help

Tue, March 19, 2019 5:30 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Create a resume. Get help with online job searching and applications.

Adult Computer Classes Computers Jobs & Job Seekers

Introduction to Microsoft Word

Tue, March 19, 2019 5:45 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Learn to use this popular computer program.  This class is offered on a first come, first served basis. We encourage attendees to come 15 minutes before the start of the class to get a registration ticket at the reference desk, in the Magazines and Newspapers Department. Space is…

Adult Senior Computer Classes Hot Spots Computers Databases & Electronic Resources

18th District Police Community Workshop

Tue, March 19, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Guest Speaker: Tara Smith  (Town Watch Integrated Service)  Town Watch Training Come out and bring a friend for an evening of information sharing.

Adult Senior Discussion and Participation Workshops and Enrichment Philadelphia

Carolyn Forché | What You Have Heard Is True: A Memoir of Witness and Resistance

Tue, March 19, 2019 7:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Cost: $15.00
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In conversation with Beth Kephart, the award-winning author of twenty-four books, including Going Over , Handling the Truth: On the Writing of Memoir , and Flow: The Life and Times of Philadelphia’s Schuylkill River . “An unflinching witness and eloquent mourner” ( The New…

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English as a Second Language Class

Wed, March 20, 2019 10:00 A.M.
Paschalville Library

The Paschalville Community Group provides English as a Second Language Classes for students of all levels. Registration for new students is held on Tuesday at 12:30 p.m.

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Open Computer Lab

Wed, March 20, 2019 12:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Work on a special project and get one-on-one assistance. Lab is open for 2 hours. This class is offered on a first come, first served basis and space is limited. Register in the lab, by signing the clipboard.

Adult Senior Computer Classes Other Great Programs Hot Spots Computers

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

ESL (English as a Second Language) Class

Wed, March 20, 2019 12:30 P.M.
Wyoming Library

Mondays and Wednesdays from 12:30 - 3:30 pm. Testing every second Wednesday of the month. *New students must be tested before starting ESL Classes      

Adult New Americans New Americans ESL

ESL Class - Intermediate

Wed, March 20, 2019 12:30 P.M.
Charles Santore Library

This 2 hour long class runs once a week on Wednesdays from mid-January to May. This class is free and registration is not required, however, regular attendance is recommended. Questions?  Call the librarian at 215-686-1766  

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

Movie Time

Wed, March 20, 2019 1:00 P.M.
Charles L. Durham Library

Watch a good movie and participate in a short conversation about it with our movie-lover librarian.    

Adult Senior Film Screening Discussion and Participation Movies & Television

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

Computer Basics

Wed, March 20, 2019 2:00 P.M.
Business Resource and Innovation Center at Parkway Central Library

For users with no previous computer experience: learn to use the mouse, search the internet, and sign up for email.. Please come to the BRIC, 2nd Floor, 2:00 - 3:30 PM to increase your skills on the computer.

Adult Computer Classes Computers Databases & Electronic Resources Digital Collections ebooks

CareerLink Interview and Job Search Strategies Workshop

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

Learn about interviews, questions asked and how to answer them in the best way! Learn about job search strategies! Learn how to do a successful job search that will lead to interviews!

Adult Senior Career Workshops Jobs & Job Seekers

Last Building Bridges with Books Family Night of the School Year!

Wed, March 20, 2019 3:30 P.M.
Queen Memorial Library

Want to make reading FUN?  Come to the library and get a jump start on summer with literacy games, free books, prizes, and fun for everyone!  Families of K-3rd grade students from Delaplaine McDaniel Elementary School are invited to join us at Queen Memorial Library for a Building…

Adult School Age Family Programs Children Family Building Bridges with Books

Womanist Wednesdays

Wed, March 20, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Lillian Marrero Library

C.R.E.A.M. workshop (Cash rules everything around me) Drop-in Wednesdays during March 4:00 - 6:00.  School age activities are avilable on the 2nd floor.   

Adult Other Great Programs

Let’s Speak English! | For International Adults

Wed, March 20, 2019 5:00 P.M.
Independence Library

Join us for a weekly conversation hour and build your confidence in speaking English. Topics may include: small talk, holidays, customs, and common slang. You can practice speaking English in a casual and relaxed environment without examinations. You will be able to make friends with other…

Adult New Americans New Americans ESL
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