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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

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

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

AARP Tax Preparation

Wed, March 20, 2019 10:30 A.M.
West Oak Lane Library

Volunteers from AARP will be available from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. to offer free, in-person tax preparation service for seniors. Reservations required. Call 215-685-2843 to make an appointment.

Senior Other Great Programs Personal Finance & Investing

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

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

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

Shakespeare in the World Lecture Series: Shakespeare and the Law

Wed, March 20, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Literature Department at Parkway Central Library

Lecture will be held in Room 405. It's often said that people "bargain in the shadow of the law." But they also write in that same legal shadow. Shakespeare's plays are enriched by the legal culture in which they were created, but they question that culture as…

Adult Young Adult Senior Speakers and Lectures Literature Shakespeare in the World

Knitting and Crocheting Circle

Wed, March 20, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Charles Santore Library

Join us for an informal get together for neighborhood people who knit and crochet. 

Adult Young Adult Senior Arts and Crafts Programs Other Great Programs Crochet Knitting

Author Talk: Kenneth Finkel

Wed, March 20, 2019 6:30 P.M.
Falls of Schuylkill Library

Insight Philadelphia: Historical Essays Illustrated  will discussed by the author.  Mr. Finkel is a professor of history at Temple University and is the author of nine books on Philadelphia. He was a former curator of prints and photographs at the Library Company of Philadelphia,…

Adult Senior Speakers and Lectures Author Events Philadelphia History

ESL Conversation Group

Wed, March 20, 2019 6:30 P.M.
Charles Santore Library

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

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

Poetry Club

Wed, March 20, 2019 6:30 P.M.
Holmesburg Library

Come join us for our brand new POETRY CLUB! Share your favorite poem, or share one that you created.This program is for adults.

Adult Senior Other Great Programs Workshops and Enrichment Discussion and Participation Poetry

Friends Discussion Group | Yes, Learning is Fun!

Wed, March 20, 2019 6:30 P.M.
Chestnut Hill Library

Come join a seasoned early education teacher who will share her many hands-on ideas for helping your little one become excited and engaged in learning, and reading readiness.  Children are welcome to join the discussion.  Many materials and ideas for different ages and learning modes…

Adult Preschool Senior Speakers and Lectures Other Great Programs Education Literacy

Laptops for Tax Time

Thu, March 21, 2019 11:00 A.M.
Tacony Library

Laptops for Tax Time Need computer access and a space to spread out and file your taxes?  We’ve got that! Reserve one of private study rooms for 3 hours.  Bring your own laptop and use our free Wifi Or use one our laptops while you’re here!  Call to reserve your…

Adult Senior Other Great Programs Computers

Open Computer Lab

Thu, March 21, 2019 11:00 A.M.
Tacony Library

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

Adult Senior Computer Classes Hot Spots Computers

Crime and Mysteries Bookish Club

Thu, March 21, 2019 11:30 A.M.
Whitman Library

Do you love a good mystery? Join us on the third Thursday of each month for a casual chat about our favorite detective series, true crime podcasts, unsolved cases, cozy mysteries and more.  We’ll pick a different book to read and discuss each month, but there’s no pressure to…

Adult Senior Discussion and Participation Book Clubs

Computer Tutoring

Thu, March 21, 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
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