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English as a Second Language Class

Wed, October 24, 2018 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.

Adult New Americans ESL

Achieving Immortality Series – Four Great Poets and the Cultures that Shaped Them

Wed, October 24, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Senior Services at Parkway Central Library

Who Was William Blake? Swarthmore College Professor Betsy Bolton explores the world of William Blake. The second lecture in the series of four! Montgomery Auditorium

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Open Computer Lab

Wed, October 24, 2018 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.

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Choosing a Medicare Plan

Wed, October 24, 2018 12:30 P.M.
Independence Library

Join us for an educational seminar by Benefits Consultant Dan Yody.  Understand  your options when enrolling with Medicare, retiring, or reviewing your benefits each year.

Adult Discussion and Participation

ESL Class - Intermediate

Wed, October 24, 2018 12:30 P.M.
Charles Santore Library

This 2 hour long class runs twice a week on Wednesdays.  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

Intermediate ESL Class

Wed, October 24, 2018 12:30 P.M.
Walnut Street West

PEDAL@GSE ESL Classes are FREE for adults (17 years+); Registration is preferred. REGISTER IN PERSON AT THE LIBRARY. Classes sponsored by the Penn GSE Educational Linguistics Division.

Adult Senior New Americans New Americans ESL

Let's Speak English | For International Adults

Wed, October 24, 2018 3:00 P.M.
Ramonita G. de Rodriguez 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…

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A Halloween Haunted House

Wed, October 24, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

The year is 1818. Something has gone terribly wrong in the lab of  Dr. Frankenstein. You will be a witness to this dreadful development.  Come celebrate one of the most gruesome ghost stories of all time and behold the frightful union of the monster and his bride. Crafts, games,…

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Nonprofit Job Fair

Wed, October 24, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Regional Foundation Center at Parkway Central Library

The Free Library is excited to announce a series of Job Fairs for 2018, made possible by the generous support of Citizens Charitible Foundation. Join us at Parkway Central Library on Wednesday, October 24 from 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. to meet with nonprofit employers and other local support…

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Let’s Speak English! | For International Adults

Wed, October 24, 2018 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

Brews & Views: Rooftop Beer Garden Pop-up

Wed, October 24, 2018 5:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Enjoy drinks on the Skyline Terrace and take in spectacular views of the city at the spring rooftop beer garden at the Free Library on the Parkway! Beers, wine, and refreshing cocktails are available to purchase along with a menu of snacks from Brûlée Catering. The seasonal menu…

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Craft & Chat

Wed, October 24, 2018 5:30 P.M.
Ramonita G. de Rodriguez Library

Do you crochet, knit, cross-stitch, or do other kinds of handwork? Are you learning a new kind of craft? Please join our weekly Craft & Chat at the Rodriguez Library! Bring ongoing projects or start a new one. Limited supplies of certain materials are available.   For more information,…

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This Is What Democracy Quilts Like

Wed, October 24, 2018 5:30 P.M.
Ramonita G. de Rodriguez Library

Decorate your own neighborhood-inspired quilt square with quilter and storyteller Mama Carla Wiley, and take part in roundtable discussions about how we can work towards a shared community vision. The squares will later be sewn together into a community quilt that will be unveiled during…

Adult Workshops and Enrichment Arts and Crafts Programs Midterms Matter

Computer Tutoring

Wed, October 24, 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.

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Microsoft Excel Intermediate

Wed, October 24, 2018 5:45 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Learn how to format text, create tables and work with rows and columns beyond a beginner level.  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…

Adult Computer Classes Computers

Who Killed the Lindbergh Baby?

Wed, October 24, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Fox Chase Library

On March 1, 1932, the twenty-month old son of noted aviator Charles Lindbergh was kidnapped from his home near Highlands, New Jersey. On May 12, his decaying body was discovered nearby. Bruno Richard Hauptmann was arrested for the crime, tried, was found guilty, and was executed. Writer H.L.…

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Haunted Library!

Wed, October 24, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Torresdale Library

Are you brave enough for the Ghouls to lead you through the Haunted Meeting Room? ! Start Halloween with a "scary" visit in our Haunted Library!  Not recommended for kids under 9, the Haunted Meeting Room will feature strobe and black lights, as well as scary…

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English Classes

Wed, October 24, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Tacony Library

Free English Classes in Tacony for New Americans provided by the IndoChinese-American Council  Call 215-457-0272 ext 108 for information or to register. All levels welcome!  

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Homebuying Seminar

Wed, October 24, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Lovett Memorial Library

Thinking of buying a home? Learn all there is to know about shopping for a home, negotiating the price, and financing in this worksop led by the Philadelphia Federal Credit Union.   This free workshop runs from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m.

Adult Workshops and Enrichment House & Home

Sit and Stitch

Wed, October 24, 2018 6:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Join a circle of knitters and crocheters for an informal evening of needlecrafts.  Any skill level welcome, though formal instruction will not be guaranteed. All are welcome!

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