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This Is What Democracy Cooks Like

Sat, November 3, 2018 1:00 P.M.
Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library

Try delicious, healthy food samples, learn plant-based recipes, and take part in fun, food-centered crafts. Also, hear about food justice and how the legislative process affects what's on our kitchen tables. This program is co-presented by the Free Library's Culinary Literacy…

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Arts and Crafts Programs Community Events Workshops and Enrichment Culinary Literacy Midterms Matter

Murder Mystery Luncheon Theatre

Sat, November 3, 2018 1:00 P.M.
Tacony Library

It’s Murder at the Library!! Murder Mystery Luncheon Theatre Join us as Mr. Malcolm takes us through an afternoon of murder and mystery Enjoy lunch from Fink’s Hoagies For ages 15 and older Limited to 30 guests.  Please sign up in advance

Adult Young Adult Senior Discussion and Participation Live Performances Other Great Programs Performing Arts

Crochet Club

Sat, November 3, 2018 1:30 P.M.
Kingsessing Library

Come experience the joy of crochet. Whether you’re a beginner or have been crocheting for years, you’ll have fun in this club led by a crochet artist from the community.

Adult Young Adult School Age Other Great Programs Crafts & Hobbies Crochet arts & crafts

Councilman Bobby Henon

Sat, November 3, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Join us for a presentation by Councilman Henon. He will speak about three main topics: • The sugar tax: collection, effectiveness, and how it is spent • School funding, rebuilding, and future challenges • Health care, advocacy, ACA, and Medicare His presentation will be followed…

Adult Young Adult Community Events Discussion and Participation Speakers and Lectures Government Information Affordable Care Act

Saturday Crafternoons

Sat, November 3, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Fox Chase Library

Calling crafters of all experience levels: come craft with us at the library! Join us for some basic instruction, idea sharing, coordinated projects, and good company. No experience necessary. Intended for adults and young adults. 

Adult Young Adult Senior Arts and Crafts Programs arts & crafts

Cookbook Club

Sat, November 3, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Do you enjoy cooking and eating with friends? Join us one Saturday a month as we explore a new cookbook. We’ll each choose a recipe from the featured cookbook, prepare it at home, and bring it to the library, where we will share a meal together. Registration is required and space is…

Adult Health Programs Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition Health

Quest Film Screening

Sat, November 3, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Called "A portrait of an American Family,"  Quest  is an intimate, moving documentary that captures ten years in the life of a North Philadelphia family. This screening is part of the Free Library's #midtermsmatter program series, which are…

Adult Young Adult School Age Film Screening Midterms Matter

Philadelphia Reads W.E.B. Du Bois----Today's reading and discussion: Of Alexander Crummell

Sun, November 4, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Social Science and History Department at Parkway Central Library

Discover the power of W.E.B. Du Bois’ ideas and their significance in our time.  This reading group focuses on the “The Souls of Black Folk,” his seminal study of African-American civilization at the turn of the 20th Century.  Led by Du Bois scholar and activist, Dr.…

Adult Young Adult Senior Discussion and Participation African American Philadelphia History Social Science

Work for Yourself @ 50+

Mon, November 5, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Business Resource and Innovation Center at Parkway Central Library

Have you ever dreamed about being your own boss? Let  Work for Yourself @ 50+  help you get started.  Work for Yourself @ 50+   is designed to help older adults learn the ins and outs of successful self-employment. Join us for an interactive workshop where…

Adult Senior Business Career Workshops Business & Entrepreneurs

Job Lab

Mon, November 5, 2018 12:00 P.M.
Nicetown-Tioga Library

Are you looking for a job and finding that everyone requires online applications?  We can help you! Space may be limited; first come, first served.  From 12:00 p.m. to 2::00 p.m.

Adult Senior Other Great Programs Jobs & Job Seekers

Mindfulness Meditation | Chair Yoga

Mon, November 5, 2018 12:30 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Ground your mind and body with Mindfulness Meditation and Chair Yoga. Spend a peaceful half-hour with a guided meditation. Chair yoga is a twist on traditional yoga, making it accessible for any age. This program is for adults. Newcomers please attend the 12:30 p.m. class. Our 2:00 p.m. Chair…

Adult Family Programs Health and Wellness Body, Mind & Spirit Yoga

Beginner/Intermediate English Language Class

Mon, November 5, 2018 12:30 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

A weekly class for English learners at the Beginner and Intermediate levels. Register with the librarian at 215-685-1866.

Adult New Americans New Americans ESL

Mindfulness Meditation | Chair Yoga

Mon, November 5, 2018 1:30 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Ground your mind and body with Mindfulness Meditation and Chair Yoga. Spend a peaceful half-hour with a guided meditation. Chair yoga is a twist on traditional yoga, making it accessible for any age. This program is for adults. Newcomers please attend the 12:30 p.m. class. Our 2:00 p.m. Chair…

Adult Family Programs Health and Wellness Body, Mind & Spirit Yoga

Quest Film Screening

Mon, November 5, 2018 5:30 P.M.
Independence Library

Called "A portrait of an American Family,"  Quest  is an intimate, moving documentary that captures ten years in the life of a North Philadelphia family. This screening is part of the Free Library's #midtermsmatter program series, which are an opportunity to learn…

Adult Young Adult School Age Film Screening Midterms Matter

English Conversation Group

Mon, November 5, 2018 5:30 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Please join us for a free conversation hour as you build your confidence in speaking English. Topics may involve small talk, holidays and customs, and common slang. Participants will get to practice speaking in a casual environment and meet other international adults. This program will be held…

Adult New Americans New Americans ESL

Let's Speak English | For International Adults

Mon, November 5, 2018 5:30 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

Rolling Out The Dough: Pasta Redux

Mon, November 5, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

Back by popular demand! Join local chef Joan Jablonoski for a pasta making and tasting class. In a group setting, you will receive hands-on instruction on how to use pasta sheeters and your own hands to create fresh pasta dough and shapes. The class will include three pastas (pappardelle,…

Adult Young Adult Senior Community Events Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition

Medical Marijuana 101: Informational Session

Mon, November 5, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Pennsylvania’s new Medical Marijuana Program provides access to medical marijuana for patients with specific medical conditions. Learn about registration, certification, payment, and access.

Adult Senior Health Programs Health and Wellness Body, Mind & Spirit Seniors Health

Mouse and Keyboard

Mon, November 5, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Bustleton Library

Students will learn basic computer skills and increase their confidence using a mouse and keyboard. Please call (215-685-0472) or visit branch to sign-up.

Adult Computer Classes Hot Spots Computers

English Classes

Mon, November 5, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Tacony Library

Free English Classes in Tacony for New Americans provided by the IndoChinese-American Council  Call 215-457-0272 ext 108 for information or to register. All levels welcome!  

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