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Become a AARP Literacy Tutor

Thu, January 17, 2019 10:30 A.M.
Northeast Regional Library

You are needed! If you are 50+ you are invited to volunteer to tutor and mentor a young student.  Join us to learn more about the opportunity to become a literacy tutor in Philadelphia's public and charter schools during the 2018-2019 school year.  

Senior Workshops and Enrichment

Drop-In Computer Help with Maryam

Fri, January 18, 2019 10:00 A.M.
Charles Santore Library

Do you need some one-on-one help using your computer, tablet or smart phone? Maryam is here 2 days a week to help beginning mid-January to May from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Adult Young Adult Senior Computer Classes Computers Technology

Become a AARP Literacy Tutor

Fri, January 18, 2019 10:30 A.M.
Northeast Regional Library

You are needed! If you are 50+ you are invited to volunteer to tutor and mentor a young student.  Join us to learn more about the opportunity to become a literacy tutor in Philadelphia's public and charter schools during the 2018-2019 school year.  

Senior Workshops and Enrichment

CityLife Clinic: Adult Nutrition Workshop

Fri, January 18, 2019 10:30 A.M.
Walnut Street West

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 Nutrition Initiative (AUNI) is a program of the Netter Center for Community Partnerships at…

Adult Senior Health Programs Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition Education Health

Computer Basics: Resume Creation

Fri, January 18, 2019 3:00 P.M.
Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library

Create, format, and save an effective resume and cover letter.   Prerequisite:  Computer Basics: Keyboard & Mouse

Adult Senior Computer Classes Computers Jobs & Job Seekers

Drop-In Computer Help with Maryam

Sat, January 19, 2019 10:00 A.M.
Charles Santore Library

Do you need some one-on-one help using your computer, tablet or smart phone? Maryam is here 2 days a week to help beginning mid-January to May from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Adult Young Adult Senior Computer Classes Computers Technology

Film Screening: I am Not Your Negro: James Baldwin and Race in America (2016)

Sat, January 19, 2019 2:00 P.M.
Kingsessing Library

This Oscar-nominated documentary narrated by Samuel L. Jackson explores the continued peril America faces from institutionalized racism. In 1979, James Baldwin wrote a letter to his literary agent describing his next project, Remember This House . The book was to be a revolutionary, personal…

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Film Screening One Book, One Philadelphia Literacy Movies & Television One Book, One Philadelphia

Computer Boot Camp: Week 3 of 6

Tue, January 22, 2019 10:30 A.M.
Tacony Library

Computer Basics-Week 3: Internet Join us on Tuesdays from 10:30AM - 12:30PM REGISTRATION IS A MUST! *Please register in advance with Ms. McDowell DRS by phone 215-685-8755 or email McDowellL@freelibrary.org * **This is a full 6 week course. Please plan to attend in its entirety.**  

Adult Senior Computer Classes Computers

GWHS Tech Squad Help

Tue, January 22, 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…

Adult Senior Workshops and Enrichment Community Events Computer Classes Computers Databases & Electronic Resources Digital Collections ebooks Technology Digital Media Seniors Digital Magazines

Healthy Cooking Workshop

Tue, January 22, 2019 1:30 P.M.
Kingsessing Library

Join us for a six week cooking series, A Taste of African Heritage, which celebrates the healthy food traditions of the African Diaspora. Educators from the Food Trust will share low-cost cooking ideas, nutrition tips, tastings, and give-aways! For more information and to register, please…

Adult Senior Health Programs Health and Wellness Cooking & Nutrition

Cyber Age Politics: News Industry Reform

Tue, January 22, 2019 1:30 P.M.
Chestnut Hill Library

You are invited to explore, discover, discern, learn & appreciate this talk, as part of our 2019 Speaker Series. Political communication is theater and rhetoric through media.  In this entertaining slide show, local author Stan Cutler will explore our polarized condition, the…

Adult Senior Speakers and Lectures Philadelphia Politics

Kensington Through Our Eyes

Now through Tue, January 22, 2019 4:00 P.M.
McPherson Square Library

A photographic exhibition in partnership with the McPherson Square Library and Kensington Voice.  All ages welcome and snacks will be provided. 

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Exhibitions Photography

Anatomy Eats, Part Three: The Musculoskeletal System

Tue, January 22, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

This class is the third in a series that explores physiological systems of the body by way of cuisine and anatomy. The third class will feature the musculoskeletal system. We will get the chance to taste diaphragm, tendon, and aspic, as prepared by chef Ari Miller, while physician Jonathan…

Adult Young Adult Senior Community Events Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition

Yoga for Adults

Tue, January 22, 2019 7:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

An inclusive yoga class for people of all skill levels and abilities.  Wear something comfortable and come to the library for wellness, stretching, and relaxation.

Adult Young Adult Senior Health Programs Workshops and Enrichment Yoga

Intermediate ESL Class

Wed, January 23, 2019 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

Theater and Storytelling Workshops

Wed, January 23, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Logan Library

Come take part in free theater workshops led by the Wilma Theater's team of professional artists, as part of the theater's Portable Studio!  Meet and work with professional Wilma artists in our library Share stories and ideas.  No prevous acting experience is required. Sessions…

Adult Senior Discussion and Participation Other Great Programs Performing Arts

Shakespeare in the World Lecture Series: Shakespeare and Love

Wed, January 23, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Literature Department at Parkway Central Library

Lecture will be held in Room 405. “What is love?” Feste sings in Twelfth Night. It is a question that Shakespeare keeps coming back to in his plays and poems. Where does love come from? How does one fall in love? Why do we become so crazy in love? What are the different kinds of…

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

Knitting and Crocheting Circle

Wed, January 23, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Charles Santore Library

Join us for an informal get together for neighborhood people who knit and crochet.  Due to popular demand, this program now meets every week.  Bring a project to work on with us.  

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

Conversational ESL

Wed, January 23, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Walnut Street West

Join our new Conversation Group at the Walnut Street West Library to practice your English language skills in a relaxed and informal setting. 

Adult Young Adult Senior New Americans New Americans ESL

Fiber Craft Group

Wed, January 23, 2019 6:30 P.M.
Blanche A. Nixon/Cobbs Creek Library

Bring your latest project and enjoy an evening of crafting and conversation with fellow artists. Assistance with knitting and crochet projects usually available. All skill levels welcome. 

Adult Young Adult Senior Arts and Crafts Programs Crochet Knitting
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