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Chess Club

Wed, September 27, 2017 5:30 P.M.
Walnut Street West

Join other kids (ages 6-18), to learn and play chess. Wednesdays from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Applications are available upstairs on the Second Floor. Adult volunteers needed!  Contact: wswlibraryfriends@gmail.com. Programming coordinated through The Friends of Walnut Street West Library.

Young Adult School Age Other Great Programs Chess

Take Charge of Your Credit and Change Your Life

Wed, September 27, 2017 5:30 P.M.
Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library

Can you benefit from smart money habits? This workshop is simple, interactive and designed to help build habits to improve your financial situation.  We will talk about: Goal setting and budgeting Credit Reports and Scores 101 Practical ways to boost your credit scores before a dispute;…

Adult Discussion and Participation Personal Finance & Investing

Intro to Microsoft Excel

Wed, September 27, 2017 5:30 P.M.
Torresdale Library

An introduction to Microsoft Excel. No sign-up required, but space is limited.

Adult Computer Classes Computers Technology

Craft & Chat

Wed, September 27, 2017 5:30 P.M.
Ramonita G. de Rodriguez Library

Do you crochet, knit, cross-stitch, or do other kinds of handwork? Are you learning a new kind of craft? Please join our weekly Craft & Chat at the Rodriguez Library! Bring ongoing projects or start a new one. Limited supplies of certain materials are available.   For more information,…

Adult Young Adult Arts and Crafts Programs Crafts & Hobbies Crochet Knitting

PAWS for Reading—Read with Sophie!

Wed, September 27, 2017 5:30 P.M.
Ramonita G. de Rodriguez Library

We are delighted to host Library PAWS for Reading, a series of programs of PAWS for People that gives children a chance to read aloud to a well-trained therapy animal in order to improve their reading and communication skills. Since pets don't correct mistakes, the pressure to "perform" is off…

School Age Family Programs Children Family PAWS Read to a Dog

Keyboard Shortcuts: Copy + Paste

Wed, September 27, 2017 5:45 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Learn to use the power in your keyboard to simplify computer tasks.  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…

Adult Computer Classes Hot Spots Computers

E-Gadget Help

Wed, September 27, 2017 6:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Bring your phone, tablet or laptop for troubleshooting. Learn to download free eBooks, movies& magazines.

Adult Computer Classes Computers

Sit and Stitch

Wed, September 27, 2017 6:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Join a circle of knitters and crocheters for an informal evening of needlecrafts.  Any skill level welcome, though formal instruction will not be guaranteed. All are welcome!

Adult Family Programs Crafts & Hobbies Crochet arts & crafts

Author Talk: Jennifer Lin

Wed, September 27, 2017 6:00 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

In her book Shanghai Faithful, Philadelphia journalist Jennifer Lin dramatizes five generations of her Chinese family, bringing to life the history of Protestant Christianity in China in a period spanning the Opium War through to the Cultural Revolution and into the present. The compelling cast…

Adult Speakers and Lectures

Conversational ESL

Wed, September 27, 2017 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

Make Money by Doing Good: Exploring Jobs in the Social Sector

Wed, September 27, 2017 6:00 P.M.
Regional Foundation Center at Parkway Central Library

Nonprofits have long served a need in their communities that the private sector or government have been unable address. But as more individuals and businesses start to think about how they can give back to their communities, nonprofits are no longer the gold standard for doing good. With this…

Adult Other Great Programs RFC Program Calendar Nonprofit Jobs & Job Seekers

Fiber Craft Group

Wed, September 27, 2017 6:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Fiber artists are invited to join us every Wednesday from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.  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 Arts and Crafts Programs Art Crafts & Hobbies Crochet Knitting

Yoga for Adults

Wed, September 27, 2017 6:30 P.M.
Whitman Library

An inclusive yoga class for people of all skill levels and abilities. Mats are available, or you can bring your own. Wear something comfortable and come to the library for wellness, stretching, and relaxation.

Adult Family Programs Yoga

Pajama Party Storytimes

Wed, September 27, 2017 6:30 P.M.
Torresdale Library

Join us for songs, stories and a bedtime snack.  Wear your pajamas to the library and bring your favorite stuffed toy.  For children ages 2 to 5 years old, with an accompanying adult. 

Preschool Toddler Family Programs Storytimes Children Family

Introduction to MS Word

Thu, September 28, 2017 10:00 A.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Learn to use the program Microsoft Word to type & format documents.  

Adult Computer Classes Computers

Open Computer Lab

Thu, September 28, 2017 10:00 A.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Work on a special project and get one-on-one assistance.  This class is offered on a first come, first served basis and space is limited. Register in the lab, by signing the clipboard.

Adult Computer Classes Other Great Programs Computers

Preschool Open House

Thu, September 28, 2017 10:00 A.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Groups and families with children ages 3-5 are invited to our Thursday morning Open Houses. Kids will get a chance to: Read and enjoy books Play with each other in our interactive play space Register for library cards Borrow books and other library materials Attend storytime at 10:15 a.m. and…

Preschool Family Programs Children

Open Computer Lab

Thu, September 28, 2017 10:00 A.M.
Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library

Work on your own project in our computer lab.

Adult Computer Classes Hot Spots Computers

Museum Adventures at the Rosenbach

Thu, September 28, 2017 10:00 A.M.
The Rosenbach

Calling all pre-schoolers! Come play with us on the last Thursday morning of every month. We’ll read a story together and then embark on a treasure hunt through the Rosenbach brothers’ glitzy Rittenhouse Square home to discover things that relate to the story. Afterward, families are…

Preschool Toddler Family Programs Children Rosenbach Museum & Library

Nonprofit Legal Clinic

Thu, September 28, 2017 10:00 A.M.
Regional Foundation Center at Parkway Central Library

Attend this  PhillyVIP  legal clinic to ask an attorney about corporate governance issues, trademarks and logos, employees and consultants, contracts and other nonprofit legal issues. Attorneys will walk clients through PhillyVIP/LawWorks' Nonprofit Legal Assessment Checklist…

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