Filters On: Age: Adult

Clear filters

Showing 181 to 200 of 667

E-Gadget Helpdesk

Thu, February 28, 2019 3:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Do you have a new gadget  - iPad, iPod, tablet, smart phone, etc? Come learn how to use it to download books, & magazines, stream music & movies for free from our website.  You will need to have an active library card and pin number to make use of this service.…

Adult Senior Other Great Programs Computer Classes Computers Databases & Electronic Resources ebooks

Open Computer Lab

Thu, February 28, 2019 3:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Work on a special project and get one-on-one assistance. Lab is open for 2 hours. This class is offered on a first come, first served basis and space is limited. Register in the lab, by signing the clipboard.

Adult Senior Computer Classes Other Great Programs Hot Spots Computers

A Free Tour of Philadelphia: The Changing City Exhibition

Thu, February 28, 2019 3:00 P.M.
Rare Book Department at Parkway Central Library

Come and learn about our city’s exciting, dynamic, and often forgotten history with a guided tour of Philadelphia: The Changing City exhibition. The tour will be led by an exhibition curator in the Dietrich Gallery in the Rare Book Department , which is located on the third floor of the…

Adult Young Adult School Age Other Great Programs African American Art Digital Collections Education Family Free Library of Philadelphia Programs & Services Health & Fitness Philadelphia History Rare Books, Manuscripts, & Digital Collections Special Collections Teens History printmaking architecture Changing City

Let's Speak English | For International Adults

Thu, February 28, 2019 3:00 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

Book Discussion: Sing, Unburied, Sing

Thu, February 28, 2019 5:00 P.M.
Bushrod Library

Sit down at your local library to discuss this year’s One Book, One Philadelphia selection, a novel about family and time.   Reading the book beforehand is not required to join! Free books will be given out on a first-come basis.  

Adult Discussion and Participation Black History Month One Book, One Philadelphia Literature One Book, One Philadelphia

Yoga for adults!

Thu, February 28, 2019 6:30 P.M.
Thomas F. Donatucci, Sr. Library

Wipe away the stress of the week and get your body and mind ready for a relaxing weekend. Decompress, unwind, and relax and start your weekend off the right way. Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. except the second Thursday of every month. Please bring a mat.     

Adult Young Adult Health Programs Body, Mind & Spirit Yoga

Hands-On Tour: Picturing Cervantes

Thu, February 28, 2019 6:30 P.M.
The Rosenbach | 2008 Delancey Place, Philadelphia, PA 19103

Join us in a new evening time slot for Hands-On Tours. “Picturing Cervantes” explores the ways Don Quixotehas been imagined and illustrated through the centuries, featuring remarkable drawings and prints by notable artists such as Gustave Doré and Honoré Daumier.…

Adult Other Great Programs Art Literature Rare Books, Manuscripts, & Digital Collections Rosenbach Museum & Library

Don Winslow | The Border

Thu, February 28, 2019 7:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Cost: FREE

The author of numerous international bestselling crime novels, Don Winslow is the recipient of dozens of awards and spots on myriad best-books-of-the-year lists. These books include The Winter of Frankie Machine , The Force , and Savages , for which he wrote the screenplay for the Oliver…

Adult Author Events Speakers and Lectures Author Events - Free Series Author Events Fiction Literature Politics Hearing Loop

Laptops for Tax Time

Fri, March 1, 2019 11:00 A.M.
Tacony Library

Laptops for Tax Time Need computer access and a space to spread out and file your taxes?  We’ve got that! Reserve one of private study rooms for 3 hours.  Bring your own laptop and use our free Wifi Or use one our laptops while you’re here!  Call to reserve your…

Adult Senior Other Great Programs Computers

BAE Cafe: Breastfeeding Awareness & Empowerment

Fri, March 1, 2019 11:00 A.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Meet up with other breastfeeding parents! Receive the latest breastfeeding information from a breastfeeding expert FREE Breastfeeding supplies Snacks SEPTA tokens provided Babies welcome For more information: Contact: Dr. Meg Kawan kawanmb@email.chop.edu or Jabina Coleman, LSW, IBCLC…

Adult Health Programs

First Friday Genealogy

Fri, March 1, 2019 12:00 P.M.
Independence Library

Our genealogy roundtable is held the first Friday of each month from 12:00 to 2:00 p.m.  All are welcome regardless of experience from beginners to advanced. Bring your questions, brick walls, and successes and share with an enthusiastic group of amateur genealogists.    

Adult Discussion and Participation Genealogy General Research

CareerLink Workshop

Fri, March 1, 2019 1:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional 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 Senior Career Workshops Jobs & Job Seekers

Hands-On Tour: Mary Shelley

Fri, March 1, 2019 3:00 P.M.
The Rosenbach | 2008 Delancey Place, Philadelphia, PA 19103

The young widow who kept her husband’s heart in her desk, the author of the first post-apocalyptic novel ( The Last Man ) and the immortal Frankenstein , Mary Shelley was so much more than a goth pin-up! After the fires of her legendary romantic youth were drowned, Mary Shelley embarked on…

Adult Other Great Programs Literature Rare Books, Manuscripts, & Digital Collections Rosenbach Museum & Library

Good Morning Yoga

Sat, March 2, 2019 10:30 A.M.
Kingsessing Library

A yoga class for people of all skill levels and abilities, made possible by the generous support of Studio 34. Mats are available, or you can bring your own. Must be 16 or older. 

Adult Other Great Programs Yoga

Prison Labor Tour and Book Discussion

Sat, March 2, 2019 11:00 A.M.
Eastern State Penitentiary, 2027 Fairmount Avenue

In the early 20th-century Jim Crow South, Parchman Farm—the Mississippi State Penitentiary—was created as a model for inmate labor, which impacted the economy of the state of Mississippi. Here in Philadelphia,  Eastern State Penitentiary  also served as a model prison,…

Adult Community Events Discussion and Participation Speakers and Lectures One Book, One Philadelphia One Book, One Philadelphia

GED Class for Adults

Sat, March 2, 2019 11:00 A.M.
Northeast Regional Library

TutorMe Adult Education will be holding on-going GED classes at Northeast Regional Library for students 16 and up every Saturday 10am-12pm and Sunday 1pm to 3pm.  TutorMe Adult Education offers a GED experience that goes beyond the average GED classroom to help you get closer to your…

Adult Young Adult Workshops and Enrichment Education GED

The Wagner Free Institute of Science Presents: Environmental Geology: Humans and the Earth

Sat, March 2, 2019 12:00 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

This course will introduce environmental geology—the study of the interaction between humans and their geological environments. It will focus on topics in geology that are most relevant to the human experience, including geological impacts on human health, economics and culture, as well as…

Adult Workshops and Enrichment

Spanish Conversation Group

Sat, March 2, 2019 1:00 P.M.
Lovett Memorial Library

Join us for conversation and community. For intermediate Spanish speakers.  Spanish speakers who would like to improve their English are also welcome.  

Adult Young Adult Senior Discussion and Participation Other Great Programs Language Study

GED Class for Adults

Sat, March 2, 2019 1:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

TutorMe Adult Education will be holding on-going GED classes at Northeast Regional Library for students 16 and up every Saturday 10am-12pm and Sunday 1pm to 3pm.  TutorMe Adult Education offers a GED experience that goes beyond the average GED classroom to help you get closer to your…

Adult Young Adult Workshops and Enrichment Education GED

Shakespeare Free Read-Aloud Group: Measure for Measure

Sat, March 2, 2019 1:00 P.M.
The Rosenbach | 2008 Delancey Place, Philadelphia, PA 19103

Reading Shakespeare’s plays aloud offers not only a communal way to enjoy these great works but also promotes a deeper understanding of Shakespeare’s poetry and wordplay. No acting experience is required to participate — just bring a copy of the play we’re reading……

Adult Other Great Programs Rosenbach Museum & Library
Narrow Events

Add Our Events to your Google Calendar: Author Events | Adult | Teen | Children