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Community Diabetes Prevention Program | Lose Weight and Help Prevent Diabetes

Wed, September 19, 2018 6:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Jefferson’s Center for Urban Health has trained Lifestyle Coaches who help you lose weight, become more active, and reduce stress. Overall PREVENT TYPE 2 DIABETES. Year – long program with weekly meetings for the first 6 months, then once or twice a month for the second 6 months.16…

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An evening with Vincent J. Fumo and author Ralph Cipriano

Wed, September 19, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Cost: FREE

Join us at Fumo Family Library for an evening of insight and candor with our eponymous and now former senator, South Philly’s own Vincent J. Fumo, as he speaks with Ralph Cipriano, author of Target: The Senator;  A Story About Power And Abuse of Power.

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Author Talk: Lisa Thomas-Laury

Wed, September 19, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Both on camera and off, Lisa Thomas-Laury's life seemed perfect- a glamorous job on television, a loving and successful husband, two great kids.  Then Lisa received news that wasn’t so good. The strange pains she’d noticed in her feet and ankles might signal a rare,…

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English Classes

Wed, September 19, 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!  

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Internet Searching

Wed, September 19, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Torresdale Library

Students will be introduced to the internet and learn how to safely and effectively search the web. Sign-up is not required, but space is limited

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Public Environmental Meeting

Wed, September 19, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Fishtown Community Library

Shaun Sykes of Aquaterra Technologies, Inc. will present findings of an environmental investigation at the site of 512 E. Girard Avenue.  

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Job Fair

Thu, September 20, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Meet employers! Bring your résumé! Wear your best! Local companies—including the University of Pennsylvania, SEPTA, U.S. Post Office, ShopRite, Temple University, NursePartners, Prime Legacy Security, PA CareerLink, and more— will be on hand and recruiting/interviewing…

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Medicare 101

Thu, September 20, 2018 11:30 A.M.
Fumo Family Library

Join us for an educational seminar by Dan Yody, Independent Benefit Consultant, to help you understand your options when enrolling with Medicare, retiring, or reviewing your benefits each year. We will answer your questions regarding Medicare Open Enrollment (October 15 – December 7),…

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T’ai Chi

Thu, September 20, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Based on Chinese soft-style martial arts, modern T’ai Chi is best known as a gentle slow-motion exercise that improves balance, leg strength, relaxation, deep breathing, calmness, focus and alertness. Please wear comfortable clothing. Registration is required. To register, please call…

Adult Other Great Programs Health and Wellness Body, Mind & Spirit Health & Fitness

Chess Club

Thu, September 20, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Nicetown-Tioga Library

Do you like to play chess?  Do you want to learn how to play, or how to play better? Join us for a friendly game.  All level players are welcome and some instruction is available.  For ages 8 and up.  We'll be playing from 4:00 until 6:00 p.m.

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Film Screening: Because of the War

Thu, September 20, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Paschalville Library

About the Movie In West Africa and North America, four Liberian women use their music to address injustice and inspire action for social change. By telling the stories of Fatu Gayflor, Marie Nyenabo, Zaye Tete and Tokay Tomah, the Philadelphia Folklore Project aims to link Liberians of all…

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Park(ing) Day

Fri, September 21, 2018 10:00 A.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Come visit our temporary public park! Sign up for a library card at the Free Library’s Book Bike, get a mini-recipe tutorial from Chef Char Nolan, and check out our cookbook selections. Our “parklet” will be located in a parking space in front of the library on the 1700…

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PCOM Wellness Fest!

Sat, September 22, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine | 4170 City Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19131

Join the Free Library of Philadelphia Book Bike at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine for a Wellness Fest that will include childrens' activities, fitness, cooking demos, and live entertainment.    

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Chat and Chew Focus Group

Sat, September 22, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Logan Library

Would you like to have a say in what happens at your library?  We'd love your feed back on library programs, services and other types of resources you would like to see at the library.  We'll meet from 11:00 a.m - 12:30 p.m. and all are welcome.

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Crochet and Knitting Club

Sat, September 22, 2018 1:00 P.M.
Wynnefield Library

Join 'Sisters Interacting Through Stitches', as they create items which are donated to local, national, and international organizations.  In addition, club members are willing to teach the art of crocheting and knitting to interested adults and teens.   

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Job Lab

Mon, September 24, 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.

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Mindfulness Meditation | Chair Yoga

Mon, September 24, 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

Mindfulness Meditation | Chair Yoga

Mon, September 24, 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

Meatless Monday Make and Take

Mon, September 24, 2018 4:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Join Chef Char Nolan for an all-ages vegan cooking class. Bring home a delicious plant-based meal. All levels of experience welcome.

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English Classes

Mon, September 24, 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!  

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