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Biochemistry of Your Medicine Cabinet and Beyond | A Day in the Life

Wed, February 28, 2018 6:15 P.M.
Independence Library

People regularly take medications for all kinds of conditions, from headaches and upset stomachs to cancer and deadly infections. This course will be a biochemist’s view of how the medicines we take – or hear about in the news – work. Each week will focus on a different drug or…

Adult Health Programs Health

Yoga for Adults

Wed, February 28, 2018 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

English Language Circle

Wed, February 28, 2018 6:30 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Join us for a free weekly conversation hour.  Build your confidence in speaking English while meeting other international adults, in a casual learning environment.

Adult New Americans New Americans ESL

ESL Conversation Group

Wed, February 28, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Charles Santore Library

This group is a great way to practice speaking everyday English. ALL are welcome.

Adult New Americans New Americans ESL

Preventing Fraus and ID Theft

Wed, February 28, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Greater Olney Library

Scam artists defraud millions of people a year. PFCU will help you learn ways to protect your personal information and stop a scam.  They will also discuss the laws that exist to protect you and help you understand the correct way to tackle identity theft. This event is free, but please…

Adult Workshops and Enrichment

#YouToo? Your Rights & Remedies for Sexual Harassment

Wed, February 28, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Carol E. Tracy, Executive Director of the Women’s Law Project, and Nancy Ezold, attorney focused on employment law and litigation, will discuss identifying and responding to sexual harassment in the workplace. Q&A to follow discussion. This program will be held in the meeting room on…

Adult Other Great Programs Social Justice

Architectural History of East Falls

Wed, February 28, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Falls of Schuylkill Library

Local historian Joseph Minardi will share an inspiring presentation on Philadelphia's most dynamic period of residential growth - 1890 - 1920.  Much of East Falls' loveliest buildings came out of these two decades, which Joe will highlight with images from his private…

Adult Young Adult Senior Speakers and Lectures Philadelphia History architecture

Poetry Is Not a Luxury: A Book Club

Wed, February 28, 2018 7:00 P.M.
Big Blue Marble Bookstore, 551 Carpenter Ln.

Read a selection of poems about the Great Migration—including works by Terrance Hayes, Tyehimba Jess, Crystal Williams, Elizabeth Alexander, and Lyrae Van Clief-Stefanon—all written in response to The Migration Series by artist Jacob Lawrence. For more information please…

Adult Workshops and Enrichment One Book, One Philadelphia One Book, One Philadelphia

Black Artists in the Philadelphia Fine Print Workshop

Now through Wed, February 28, 2018 9:00 P.M.
Print and Picture Collection at Parkway Central Library

In honor of Black History Month, the Print and Picture Collection Hallway Gallery is featuring works by African American artists from both the Print and Picture Collection and the Children's Literature Research Collection . Black Artists in the Philadelphia Fine Print Workshop  features…

Adult Young Adult School Age Exhibitions Black History Month African American Art printmaking Print and Picture Collection

Resume Open Lab

Thu, March 1, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Frankford Library

Need help with your resume? Come to our resume open lab with extended laptop time.

Adult Young Adult Computer Classes Computers Jobs & Job Seekers

State Representative Morgan Cephas Mobile Office Hours

Thu, March 1, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Overbrook Park Library

STATE REPRESENTATIVE MORGAN CEPHAS is bringing State services to YOU! Staff will be on hand to assist with any state-related issues or programs including: Property Tax/Rent Rebate LIHEAP PACE/PACENET PennDOT Applications Mobile office hours are from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more information,…

Adult Young Adult Senior Other Great Programs Government Information

T’ai Chi

Thu, March 1, 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 & Fitness

Knitting for All Ages!

Thu, March 1, 2018 3:00 P.M.
Roxborough Library

Bring your needs, yarn and a project to work on (if you have one).  Knitters of all skill levels, and ages are welcome. We'll be here from 3:00 until about 5:45 p.m.

Adult Young Adult Senior Family Programs Knitting

Let's Speak English | For International Adults

Thu, March 1, 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

Artist lecture: Emily Erb

Thu, March 1, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Art Department at Parkway Central Library

A Richmond, Virginia native, textile painter Emily Erb (b. 1982) has lived and worked in Philadelphia, PA since 2001. In 2005, Erb completed her BFA in painting at the Tyler School of Art and later earned her MFA from the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts in 2012. Although she was first…

Adult Young Adult Senior Speakers and Lectures Art Free Library of Philadelphia

Steven Pinker | Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress

Thu, March 1, 2018 7:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Cost: $15.00, $38.00 optional single + book
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Auditorium sold out. In-house simulcast tickets available. Possessed of “the kind of academic superbrain that can translate otherwise impenetrable statistics into a meaningful narrative of human behaviour” ( Sunday Times ), cognitive scientist and linguist Steven Pinker is the author…

Adult Author Events Speakers and Lectures Author Events - Ticketed Series Author Events General Research Science History Humanities Hearing Loop

Music & Dance for All Ages

Fri, March 2, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Roxborough Library

Jeannette's School of Dance will be here to engage us with music and dancing for all ages.

Adult Preschool Toddler Senior Other Great Programs Music dance

CityLife Clinic: Adult Nutrition Workshop

Fri, March 2, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Walnut Street West

This workshop, led by a registered dietitian, is being offered by the Agatston Urban Nutrition Initiative's Adult and Senior Nutrition Program in conjunction with CityLife Clinics. The Agatston Urban Nutrition Initiative (AUNI) is a program of the Netter Center for Community Partnerships at…

Adult Senior Health Programs Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition Education Health

Headshots at the BRIC!

Fri, March 2, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Business Resource and Innovation Center at Parkway Central Library

Get a FREE headshot photo taken at the Business Resource & Innovation Center (BRIC)! Headshots are a new service for entrepreneurs, nonprofit professionals, job seekers, and more! Use your photo to enhance your professional portfolio and make your LinkedIn profile stand out among the…

Adult Business RFC Program Calendar Business & Economics Nonprofit Jobs & Job Seekers Business & Entrepreneurs

First Friday Genealogy

Fri, March 2, 2018 12:00 P.M.
Independence Library

Monthly brown bag discussion group with occasional speakers meets every first Friday  from 12:00 to 2 p.m.  Open to the public and anyone with an interest in genealogy or family history. Brought to you by The National Archives of Philadelphia, The Free Library, and the Genealogical…

Adult Discussion and Participation Genealogy General Research
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