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Oak Lane Bibliophiles Book Discussion

Wed, November 1, 2017 6:00 P.M.
Oak Lane Library

Join us as we discuss Born a Crime:  and Other Stories, by Trevor Noah. Branch staff can assist you to obtain copies of the books, from the Free Library system. Are you interested in leading the discussion?  Do you have questions?  Contact Ms. Ahrens, the branch manager. From 6 -…

Adult Discussion and Participation Humanities

In Conversation with the Rosenbach: Robin Black

Wed, November 1, 2017 6:00 P.M.
The Rosenbach

Local writers Robin Black and Liz Moore discuss the responsibilities, perils, challenges, and importance of making art during politically turbulent times. Is there room for creativity that doesn’t directly address today’s headlines? Is it possible to be a…

Adult Young Adult Senior Speakers and Lectures Rosenbach Museum & Library In Conversation with the Rosenbach

Friends of the Wynnefield Library Book Club

Wed, November 1, 2017 6:00 P.M.
Wynnefield Library

Come discuss the book Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins! To get a copy of the book please speak to the Adult/Teen Librarian, Raven Wylde, in the Adult Department of the Wynnefield Library, Make sure you have enough time to read the book before the discussion group on 11/1/17!

Adult Young Adult Senior Discussion and Participation Book Clubs

The Wagner Free Institute of Science presents: The Cosmos: A History of Modern Astronomy by Professor Darin Hayton.

Wed, November 1, 2017 6:15 P.M.
Independence Library

When astronomers in the early 17th century turned the newly-invented telescope at the heavens, they saw things people had never seen before. These new observations challenged accepted ideas about the size, age, and very nature of the universe, as well as our place in it. From Galileo’s…

Adult Other Great Programs History

The Wagner Free Institute of Science presents: A Selective History of 19th Century American Entomology with Professor Greg Cowper.

Wed, November 1, 2017 6:15 P.M.
Fishtown Community Library

This course will examine the field of Entomology—the study of insects—through the lens of 19th century American, and chronologically explore the entomologists, their work, the science, and the insects that were influential during this important era of discovery.  

Adult Other Great Programs History

Yoga for Adults

Wed, November 1, 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

English Conversation Circle

Wed, November 1, 2017 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

Sit and Stitch

Wed, November 1, 2017 6:30 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

The Great Hollywood Musicals!

Wed, November 1, 2017 6:30 P.M.
Falls of Schuylkill Library

Join us for an evening of lively discussion.  Movie-buff Paul Sofian returns by popular demand for a fun question and answer slide lecture on the great movie musicals-- Singing In The Rain , 42nd Street , West Side Story , Oklahoma , and many more!  Get to know behind the scenes…

Adult Senior Speakers and Lectures Movies & Television

Better Investing

Wed, November 1, 2017 6:30 P.M.
Business Resource and Innovation Center at Parkway Central Library

Want to learn how to start or grow your own stock portfolio with a small amount of cash? Through time-tested, common sense investing principles, Better Investing teaches investors how to make sense of company information and choose smart stocks. You'll learn to focus on what really matters…

Adult Business Personal Finance & Investing

Deb Perelman | Smitten Kitchen Every Day: Triumphant & Unfussy New Favorites

Wed, November 1, 2017 7:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Cost: FREE

Reading “like a conversation with a witty friend who can recommend the perfect nosh for any occasion” ( O, The Oprah Magazine ), Deb Perelman’s bestselling The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook won hearts and stomachs for its candid, can-do approach to good eating without complicated…

Adult Author Events Speakers and Lectures Author Events - Free Series Author Events Cooking & Nutrition Hearing Loop

Resume Open Lab

Thu, November 2, 2017 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

CareerLink Workshop

Thu, November 2, 2017 11:00 A.M.
Paschalville Library

Build Your Job Skills, Find a Career! Sign up with a certified PA CareerLink Navigator to develop your resume, search for jobs, learn about job skills training, and connect directly with PA CareerLink resources. Please speak to a staff member to sign-up or call 215.686.7502 for more information.

Adult Young Adult Career Workshops Jobs & Job Seekers

Elder Justice Info Session

Thu, November 2, 2017 1:00 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Know your rights! A representative from The Elder Justice & Civil Resource Center will be on hand to discuss civil litigation and other related issues.  The Center is a court-based resource center, located in City Hall, which offers a variety of services including free legal…

Adult Senior Discussion and Participation

Tai Chi for Adults with Darrell Bryant

Thu, November 2, 2017 1:30 P.M.
Oak Lane Library

A healthy and stress relieving break in the middle of your day: Tai Chi for Adults with Darrel Bryant, instructor.

Adult Health Programs Health & Fitness Tai Chi

E-Gadget Help Desk

Thu, November 2, 2017 3:00 P.M.
Katharine Drexel Library

Need help with your phone, tablet, E-Reader, or laptop? Want to download E-books to read at home? Bring your device to our new E-Gadget Helpdesk! Appointments are preferred but walk-ins are welcome, please call the library for details.  Mondays 12:00 - 3:00 p.m. Thursdays 3:00 to 6:00 p.m.

Adult Young Adult Computer Classes Computers

In Conversation with the Rosenbach: Michael Sims

Thu, November 2, 2017 6:30 P.M.
The Rosenbach

Long before 1984, Star Wars, or The Hunger Games, Victorian authors imagined a future where new science and technologies reshaped the world and universe they knew. The great themes of modern science fiction showed up surprisingly early: space and time travel, dystopian societies,…

Adult Young Adult Senior Speakers and Lectures Literature Rosenbach Museum & Library In Conversation with the Rosenbach

Ta-Nehisi Coates | We Were Eight Years in Power: An American Tragedy*

Thu, November 2, 2017 7:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Cost: $32.00 auditorium; $24.00 simulcast
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EVENT COMPLETELY SOLD OUT! Ta-Nehisi Coates won the 2015 National Book Award for Between the World and Me , a “searing meditation on what it means to be black in America today” ( New York Times ). Covering culture, politics, and social issues as a national correspondent for  The…

Adult Author Events Speakers and Lectures Author Events - Ticketed Series African American Author Events Biography & Autobiography Literature Politics

State Rep Jason Dawkins Satellite Office Hours

Fri, November 3, 2017 10:00 A.M.
Greater Olney Library

State Representative Jason Dawkins will hold satellite office hours Fridays 10-2. Speak to an office representative about community or state wide concerns. Receive help with a variety of state-related programs (PENNDOT, LIHEAP, Rent Rebate, etc.) Call the office of State Representative Jason…

Adult Community Events Government Information Politics

CityLife Clinic: Adult Nutrition Workshop

Fri, November 3, 2017 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
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