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Anime & Manga Discussion Group for Kids & Teens

Mon, December 11, 2017 4:00 P.M.
Ramonita G. de Rodriguez Library

Children ages 11 and up and teens are invited to explore Japanese animation, comics and pop culture! Get to know different anime and manga series and try your hand at fan activities. For more information, contact Sara Palmer, Children's Librarian, at 215-686-1768 or palmers@freelibrary.org.

Young Adult School Age Discussion and Participation Film Screening Children Movies & Television Anime & Manga

Teen Council Meetup

Mon, December 11, 2017 4:30 P.M.
Lillian Marrero Library

Please join Ms. Mieka to discuss matters important to you! Ages 12-17  

Young Adult Discussion and Participation

Nonprofit Nerds Meetup: BYOL (Bring Your Own Laptop) | Excel

Mon, December 11, 2017 6:00 P.M.
Regional Foundation Center at Parkway Central Library

Ready to take your Excel skills to the next level and increase your spreadsheet productivity? Join us for a special workshop by Dan Bradley of Bradley Analytics on everything you ever wanted to know about Excel, but were afraid to ask! By the end of this workshop, you will be able to: …

Adult Discussion and Participation Speakers and Lectures Workshops and Enrichment RFC Program Calendar Fundraising Nonprofit

Ingredients Across Borders: Cinnamon

Mon, December 11, 2017 6:00 P.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

This collaborative program highlights the culinary uses of cinnamon across borders, as one of many ingredients that have moved and adapted from culture to culture. Our presenters will each with participants to prepare a culturally relevant recipe while learning about the roots and routes of the…

Adult Young Adult Community Events Discussion and Participation Workshops and Enrichment Culinary Literacy New Americans

Fair Districts of PA monthly meeting

Mon, December 11, 2017 6:30 P.M.
Walnut Street West

League of Women Voters of PA and Fair Districts of PA will meet to discuss gerrymandering, voter registration, and voters rights.

Adult Senior Discussion and Participation Politics

Adult Sit & Chat

Tue, December 12, 2017 12:30 P.M.
Lillian Marrero Library

Please join Ms. Mieka to sit and chat about anything and everything! Ages 18+

Adult Discussion and Participation

Social Justice Read Aloud

Tue, December 12, 2017 4:00 P.M.
Cecil B. Moore Library

Practice your reading skills and explore the library’s books with Miss Kayla. We will feature books and stories that showcase and reflect current social issues. All readers are welcome to listen, read aloud, and participate in group discussions. This program is intended for children ages 8…

School Age Discussion and Participation Social Justice

Full! Expert Office Hours: Strategic Planning for Nonprofits

Wed, December 13, 2017 11:30 A.M.
Regional Foundation Center at Parkway Central Library

Registration is currently full. If you would like to be added to the wait list please fill out the registration form. We will let you know if a spot becomes available.  The Regional Foundation Center is pleased to offer Expert Office Hours with Volunteer Executive Consultants (VEC)…

Adult Discussion and Participation Workshops and Enrichment RFC Program Calendar Fundraising Nonprofit

Geekscape

Wed, December 13, 2017 3:30 P.M.
Teen Center at Parkway Central Library

Hang out in the Teen Center and geek out about all your favorite fandoms!

Young Adult Discussion and Participation Comics & Graphic Novels Games and Gaming Movies & Television Teens

Author Talk: Daniel Biddle & Murray Dubin

Wed, December 13, 2017 6:30 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Authors Daniel Biddle and Murray Dubin will present their book Tasting Freedom: Octavius Catto and the Battle for Equality in Civil War America and sign copies of the book, which will be available for purchase. In Tasting Freedom, Daniel Biddle and Murray Dubin chronicle the life of the…

Adult Discussion and Participation History Book Clubs

Animal Rights - Talk & Discussion

Wed, December 13, 2017 7:00 P.M.
Education Philosophy and Religion Department at Parkway Central Library

Is it morally wrong to eat animal products? Is it acceptable for companies to test products on animals in ways that risk harming or killing them? Is hunting a morally acceptable recreational activity? Professor Brian Berkey, from the Wharton School of Business, will introduce arguments on…

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Discussion and Participation Speakers and Lectures Social Science Animals and Nature

Reading and Tea | Senior Book Club

Thu, December 14, 2017 2:00 P.M.
Logan Library

Do love to read?  Do you like to talk?  Then join us for a book club.  Our first selection is Zora Neale Hurston's Their Eyes Were Watching God .  All participants will receive their own copy of the book.  Enjoy tea, cookies and great conversation with us.

Senior Discussion and Participation Seniors

Let’s Speak English: Conversation Groups for International Adults

Fri, December 15, 2017 10:00 A.M.
Lillian Marrero Library

These weekly conversation hours will allow adult language learners to build their confidence and skills in conversational English in a relaxed and friendly environment. Conversation topics change week to week and are determined by group interest.

Adult Discussion and Participation New Americans New Americans ESL - English as a Second Language

Social Networking

Fri, December 15, 2017 2:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Learn how to use social networking sites such as Facebook and set up your own Facebook account.  This class is offered on a first come, first served basis. We encourage attendees to arrive 15 minutes before the start of the class to get a registration ticket at the reference desk, in…

Adult Computer Classes Discussion and Participation Other Great Programs Workshops and Enrichment Hot Spots Computers

Moonlit Roses Phantom Club

Fri, December 15, 2017 3:30 P.M.
Teen Center at Parkway Central Library

The Moonlit Roses Phantom Club is a teen-led program that will discuss all things Phantom of the Opera, such as fan-fiction, trivia, and the history behind the story. It will focus on many of the adaptations of Phantom of the Opera, including Leroux’s book, Webber’s musical, and even…

Young Adult Discussion and Participation Performing Arts Teens Book Clubs

500 Woman Scientists - Philly Pod Meeting

Sat, December 16, 2017 10:00 A.M.
Walnut Street West

500 Women Scientists, Philly Pod is a group of self-identifying women in science. We stand together to promote STEM education, to support each other in all aspects of our careers, and to advocate for a fact-based public dialogue. Join us for our monthly meeting to discuss what we have been…

Adult Young Adult Discussion and Participation Science STEM

Science Fiction Roleplaying Club

Sat, December 16, 2017 10:30 A.M.
Walnut Street West

CALLING ALL SUPER HEROES, ALIENS, AND ZOMBIE HUNTERS! Are you interested in Science Fiction? Have you ever wanted to play a tabletop role-playing game (RPG)? Unleash your inner-nerd and come play with us! Our group currently meets on Saturday mornings from 10:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. No…

Young Adult School Age Discussion and Participation Games and Gaming Board Games and Role-Playing

Teen Council Meetup

Mon, December 18, 2017 4:30 P.M.
Lillian Marrero Library

Please join Ms. Mieka to discuss matters important to you! Ages 12-17  

Young Adult Discussion and Participation

Anime, Manga & Gaming Meetup for Adults and Older Teens

Mon, December 18, 2017 5:30 P.M.
Ramonita G. de Rodriguez Library

Adults and teens 16 and up are invited to meet up for ongoing screenings, conversation and gaming sessions! Bring your love for different series and get to know new titles. For more information, contact Sara Palmer, Librarian, at 215-686-1768 or palmers@freelibrary.org.

Adult Young Adult Discussion and Participation Film Screening Movies & Television Anime & Manga

The Falls Book Group

Mon, December 18, 2017 6:30 P.M.
Falls of Schuylkill Library

At our December monthly meeting we will discuss Arlie Hochschild's Strangers on Their Own Land: Anger and Mourning on the American Right.

Adult Young Adult Senior Discussion and Participation Book Clubs
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