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Introduction to Corporate Giving

Tue, February 20, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Regional Foundation Center at Parkway Central Library

Is your organization ready to seek corporate support? Corporate grantmakers are different from traditional foundations in many ways. This class provides a basic overview of: The different types of corporate giving What motivates corporations to give How to find potential corporate partners Prior…

Adult Discussion and Participation Other Great Programs Workshops and Enrichment RFC Program Calendar Fundraising Nonprofit

Kids Can Cook!

Tue, February 20, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Queen Memorial Library

Mobile Cooking Teacher Keisha Prosser will guide us through constructing a simple, delicious family meal - from start to finish.  Learn about healthy cooking and food safety, and taste what you helped create!  This program is for school-age children. Ms. Prosser is ServSafe certified.

School Age Discussion and Participation Cooking & Nutrition

Social Justice Roundtable

Tue, February 20, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Logan Library

Are you interested in important issues in your community, your city, and even the world? Do you want to be a part of builidng conversations around issues of social justice? Check out our newly formed Social Justice Roundtable. All ages are welcome. Bring your enthusiasm!  

Young Adult School Age Senior Discussion and Participation Social Justice

Ricotta and Paneer with Alex Jones (Rescheduled from 1/8/18)

Tue, February 20, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

Back by popular demand! Learn the simple and delicious joy of making fresh cheeses at home with this class taught by cheesemonger and food writer Alex Jones. In just a few quick steps and with simple ingredients you probably already have in your kitchen, you can make your own milk ricotta and…

Adult Discussion and Participation Workshops and Enrichment Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition

Heroes of Harlem: Zora Neale Hurston & James Weldon Johnson

Wed, February 21, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Senior Services at Parkway Central Library

Temple University Professor Roland Williams, Jr . provides a compelling second look at the lives and work of two of the most remarkable writers that the Harlem Renaissance produced.  Hurston , an anthropologist and folklorist as well as a novelist, produced a timeless classic, Their Eyes…

Adult Young Adult Senior Black History Month Discussion and Participation Other Great Programs Speakers and Lectures Central Senior Services Calendar African American Art Seniors

Geekscape

Wed, February 21, 2018 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

Book Discussion of Another Brooklyn

Wed, February 21, 2018 5:00 P.M.
Frankford Library

The Frankford Library will host a conversation about Another Brooklyn by Jacqueline Woodson, this year’s selection for One Book, One Philadelphia. Stop by soon to pick up your copy of the book! Quantities will be limited.

Adult Discussion and Participation One Book, One Philadelphia One Book, One Philadelphia

The Nonprofit Nerds Guide to Freelancing - A Freelance February Event

Wed, February 21, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Regional Foundation Center at Parkway Central Library

What we'll do Are you a freelancer interested in working with mission-driven organizations? Is your nonprofit organization trying to hire a freelancer for short-term or long-term collaborations? Then you're in luck - this presentation is for freelancers AND the nonprofits that want to…

Adult Discussion and Participation Speakers and Lectures Workshops and Enrichment RFC Program Calendar Fundraising Nonprofit Jobs & Job Seekers

Family Reading Group: Another Brooklyn

Wed, February 21, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Falls of Schuylkill Library

To spark multigenerational conversations, we'll hear selected passages from the featured book - Another Brooklyn, companion books and other stories.  Be prepared to share your thoughts with the group.  This is a multi-age program. 

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Discussion and Participation One Book, One Philadelphia African American One Book, One Philadelphia

Volunteer Orientation

Thu, February 22, 2018 4:00 A.M.
Lovett Memorial Library

Do you love the Lovett library?  Have you ever wondered about getting involved in what happens at your library?  Do you want to give back to our Mt. Airy Community? If you answered yes to any of these questions, join us for a volunteer orientation at our 21st Century library. …

Adult Young Adult Senior Discussion and Participation Free Library of Philadelphia

Edible Alphabet: Learning English Through Cooking

Thu, February 22, 2018 12:00 P.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

Adults are invited to this FREE English class.  Each week we read, write, and speak in English--and cook a meal together! Date: Thursdays January 18, January 25, February 1, February 8, February 15, February 22 Time: 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Where: Culinary Literacy Center, Parkway…

Adult Discussion and Participation Community Events Health Programs Culinary Literacy New Americans ESL ESL - English as a Second Language

Let's Speak English | For International Adults

Thu, February 22, 2018 3:15 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…

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

Look Your Best for Less!

Thu, February 22, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Logan Library

Join us for a night of fashion! Get pointers for shopping for the best, while spending less. Learn accessory placement and how to make your outfits pop. Get help presenting yourself in a fashionable, yet professional way. Topics include date night, business attire, casual/everyday wear, and…

Adult Senior Discussion and Participation

Online Job Searching

Fri, February 23, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Want to apply for jobs through company web sites or popular job search sites such as CareerBuilder and Pa Career Link?  Please note:  Basic computer skills are required.   This class is offered on a first come, first served basis. We encourage attendees to come…

Adult Career Workshops Computer Classes Discussion and Participation Other Great Programs Workshops and Enrichment Computers Jobs & Job Seekers

Ending the Silence: A Mental Health Awareness Program for Teens

Fri, February 23, 2018 3:30 P.M.
West Oak Lane Library

Are you a middle or high school student struggling with issues of mental health?  Do you have questions about what you can do to help yourself or someone else?  Join us for a presentation by NAMI - the National Aliance on Mental Illness.  

Young Adult Discussion and Participation Teens Health

Happy Hour and Book Discussion

Fri, February 23, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

The Raven Society invites you to join us for a book club and happy hour celebrating this year’s One Book, One Philadelphia selection, Jacqueline Woodson’s  Another Brooklyn . Come mingle with the Library’s young professionals group in Parkway Central's…

Adult One Book Author and Featured Events Other Great Programs Discussion and Participation Foundation Events One Book, One Philadelphia Philadelphia Book Clubs

Science Fiction Roleplaying Club

Sat, February 24, 2018 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

Book Discussion Group

Sat, February 24, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Join us for a book discussion. This month we'll discuss John LeCarre's "The Spy Who Came in From the Cold".  This program includes an audio lecture from The Skeptic's Guide to Great Books and a film screening. To register and borrow a copy of the book, please see Mr. Kessler in the…

Adult Discussion and Participation Literature Book Clubs

Friends of the Logan Library

Sat, February 24, 2018 12:00 P.M.
Logan Library

Are you interested in taking on a leadership role at your library?  Do you want to help us secure additional resources?  Do you want to help plan programs here?  If yes, come and check out our Friends Group meeting and learn how you can help.  The meeting will run…

Adult Senior Discussion and Participation
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