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Open Computer Lab

Sat, February 16, 2019 2:30 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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Hands-on History at The Free Library: Better Philadelphia

Sat, February 16, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Art Department at Parkway Central Library

The Better Philadelphia exhibition of 1947 symbolized a key moment in Philadelphia’s history of planned change. Designed by planners and architects, the exhibition introduced visitors to the field of professional urban planning, and its longstanding tradition in Philadelphia. The…

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Pepper Pot Soup Changing the City

Sat, February 16, 2019 4:30 P.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

Food has the ability to shape a city’s culture, as much as a city’s culture can change it’s food. Philadelphia’s own pepper pot soup has its own folklore tales and legend dating back to the Revolutionary War. No matter how stirring the war tale may be, the real origin…

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ESL Class

Sun, February 17, 2019 1:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

A weekly class for English learners at the Beginner and Intermediate levels. Register with the librarian at 215-685-1866.      

Adult New Americans New Americans ESL

GED Class for Adults

Sun, February 17, 2019 1:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

TutorMe Adult Education will be holding on-going GED classes at Northeast Regional Library for students 16 and up every Saturday 10am-12pm and Sunday 1pm to 3pm.  TutorMe Adult Education offers a GED experience that goes beyond the average GED classroom to help you get closer to your…

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Communal Read-Aloud: A Wreath for Emmett Till

Sun, February 17, 2019 2:00 P.M.
Big Blue Marble Bookstore, 551 Carpenter Ln.

Jerome, the main character in Ghost Boys , is guided by the ghost of Emmett Till. Join Big Blue Marble Bookstore for this read-aloud and discussion of Marilyn Nelson’s profound and chilling book-length poem,  A Wreath for Emmett Till , a powerful elegy for the boy whose brutal killing…

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Poets of Fireside and Hearthside: Whittier and Dunbar

Sun, February 17, 2019 2:00 P.M.
The Rosenbach | 2008 Delancey Place, Philadelphia, PA 19103

Poets of Fireside and Hearthside: Reading Together about Race in America, with John Greenleaf Whittier and Paul Laurence Dunbar On February 17, 1866, the Quaker poet John Greenleaf Whittier published a poem titled “Snow-Bound: A Winter Idyl,” a charming tale of winter in New England.…

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Poetry Workshop: Using Forms to Contain Trauma

Sun, February 17, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Big Blue Marble Bookstore, 551 Carpenter Lane

This workshop will begin by studying poems that utilize form as a “container” for strong or traumatic content. Elliott batTzedek —a poet, activist, and teacher—will then lead participants through writing practice in three different short forms, considering how each form…

Adult Workshops and Enrichment One Book, One Philadelphia One Book, One Philadelphia

Blue Stoop Happy Hour

Sun, February 17, 2019 5:00 P.M.
W/N W/N Coffee Bar, 931 Spring Garden Street

Join community-driven literary project Blue Stoop at W/N W/N Coffee Bar for a reading by Philadelphia writers whose work relates to themes in Jesmyn Ward's Sing, Unburied, Sing . Beer, tea, and cocktails will be available for purchase. For more information about this free event, email…

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Introduction to Prospect Research

Tue, February 19, 2019 10:00 A.M.
Regional Foundation Center at Parkway Central Library

Prospect research plays a strategic role in fundraising. This workshop will outline the basics of prospect research that can help your organization uncover funding opportunities within your donor base. During this interactive workshop you will learn: how to identify individual prospects and…

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Computer Basics: Files & Folders

Tue, February 19, 2019 11:00 A.M.
Fox Chase Library

Learn how to organize files and folders on your computer.  Space may be limited.

Adult Senior Computer Classes Hot Spots Computers

English as a Second Language Class

Tue, February 19, 2019 11:00 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

Job Seeker: Resume Help

Tue, February 19, 2019 11:00 A.M.
Tacony Library

Create a resume. Get help with online job searching and applications.   Classes are limited to 12. No registration required, please arrive 10 minutes prior to class start time.

Adult Senior Computer Classes Hot Spots Computers Jobs & Job Seekers

GWHS Tech Squad Help

Tue, February 19, 2019 11:10 A.M.
Bustleton Library

Do you need help with your email, social media accounts (facebook, instagram, twitter, snapchat), smartphone, tablet, laptop, or the internet? Come and see our community partners from GWHS! Students will be here to help on their lunch period for approximately 30 minutes on selected…

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Email Basics

Tue, February 19, 2019 12:00 P.M.
Frankford Library

Learn to use e-mail and set up your own free account, upload attachments, and learn how to navigate your email with our Digital Resource Specialist.  Also, utilize our new laptops for extended time.

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Free Workshop for Job Seekers

Tue, February 19, 2019 12:00 P.M.
Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library

Looking for a job?  Get the help you need, right here at the library.  A representative from PA CareerlLik will be here from noon until 2:00 p.m. to help you: Update your resume Learn how to apply for jobs online Find out how to access resources through PA CareerLink

Adult Career Workshops Jobs & Job Seekers

Open Computer Lab

Tue, February 19, 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

CareerLink Resume Workshop

Tue, February 19, 2019 12:00 P.M.
Holmesburg Library

Looking for a job? Or a better one? Stop in to see CareerLink! Browse jobs, create a resume, and apply. 12PM - 2PM

Adult Senior Career Workshops Jobs & Job Seekers

ESL Class - Beginner/ Low Intermediate

Tue, February 19, 2019 12:30 P.M.
Charles Santore Library

This 2-hour class runs once a week, on Tuesdays from mid-January to May.  Some basic knowledge of English is expected. Skill level will be assessed in class.  This class is free and registration is not required, however, regular attendance is recommended. Questions?  Call the…

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Computer Basics: Keyboard & Mouse

Tue, February 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
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