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Laptops for Tax Time

Thu, April 11, 2019 2:00 P.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

Adult Book Club

Fri, April 12, 2019 10:30 A.M.
Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library

Do love reading and talking about what you are reading?  Join us on the 2nd Friday of the month for our book club - we'll be meeting from 10:30 a.m. until noon. This month's selection is An American Marriage , by Tayari Jones. Newlyweds Celestial and Roy are the embodiment…

Adult Senior Discussion and Participation Literature Book Clubs

Laptops for Tax Time

Fri, April 12, 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

Hands-on History at The Free Library, Parkway Central

Sat, April 13, 2019 2:00 P.M.
Rare Book Department at Parkway Central Library

Take history in the palm of your hand: turn pages, hold manuscripts, and handle artifacts with the Hands-on History series from the Free Library's Special Collections. Curiosity seekers age 13 and up are welcome! Registration is free, but required.  In this month's Hands-on History…

Adult Young Adult Senior Family Programs Speakers and Lectures Workshops and Enrichment Philadelphia Special Collections children's literature Hands-On History

Philadelphia: The Changing City

Now through Sat, April 13, 2019 5:00 P.M.
Rare Book Department at Parkway Central Library

October 10, 2018 – April 13, 2019 From river to skyline and stoop to stoop, Philadelphia has been re-formed and re-shaped throughout its history. Its transformation from bustling port to workshop of the world to World Heritage City and hub for education, medicine, and entrepreneurship has…

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Exhibitions Other Great Programs Citizenship Philadelphia Philadelphia History Photography Special Collections Maps Print and Picture Collection Changing City

Survivors and Casualties: Domestic Housing in Philadelphia During the 18th and 19th Centuries

Now through Sat, April 13, 2019 5:00 P.M.
Art Department at Parkway Central Library

Explore the long history of working-class housing in Philadelphia including the ubiquitous row home and the many residences that have disappeared in the name of progress. On display in the Art Department Hallway Gallery until mid-April, 2019

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Exhibitions Philadelphia Philadelphia History History architecture

Tai Chi

Tue, April 16, 2019 12:00 P.M.
Andorra Library

Join us for a healthy and stress relieving break in the middle of your day.  Our instructor, Henry Vuong, has been studying Tai Chi since childhood.  This free, 8-week program is sponsored by Friends of Andorra Library.  Space is limited and advance registration is…

Adult Senior Health Programs Health & Fitness Tai Chi

How Did Davy Die? Crockett at tha Alamo

Wed, April 17, 2019 2:00 P.M.
Fox Chase Library

The Battle of the Alamo was a pivotal event in the Texas Revolution. On March 6, 1837, Mexican troops under General Santa Anna de Lopez launched a pre-dawn attack that killed all the defenders in the Alamo Mission near San Antonio de Bexar. One of the great mysteries of the Alamo was whether…

Adult Young Adult Senior Speakers and Lectures Other Great Programs History

Fiber Craft Group

Wed, April 17, 2019 6:30 P.M.
Blanche A. Nixon/Cobbs Creek Library

Bring your latest project and enjoy an evening of crafting and conversation with fellow artists. Assistance with knitting and crochet projects usually available. All skill levels welcome. 

Adult Young Adult Senior Arts and Crafts Programs Crochet Knitting

How Did Davy Die? Crockett at the Alamo

Thu, April 18, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Fox Chase Library

The Battle of the Alamo was a pivotal event in the Texas Revolution. On March 6, 1837, Mexican troops under General Santa Anna de Lopez launched a pre-dawn attack that killed all the defenders in the Alamo Mission near San Antonio de Bexar. One of the great mysteries of the Alamo was whether…

Adult Young Adult Senior Speakers and Lectures Other Great Programs History

Medical Marijuana 101: Informational Session

Mon, April 22, 2019 6:30 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 Seniors Health

Tai Chi

Tue, April 23, 2019 12:00 P.M.
Andorra Library

Join us for a healthy and stress relieving break in the middle of your day.  Our instructor, Henry Vuong, has been studying Tai Chi since childhood.  This free, 8-week program is sponsored by Friends of Andorra Library.  Space is limited and advance registration is…

Adult Senior Health Programs Health & Fitness Tai Chi

Edible Alphabet - Learning English Through Cooking!

Fri, April 26, 2019 9:15 A.M.
Independence Library

Adults are invited to this FREE English class.  Each week we read, write, and speak in English--and cook a meal together! Fridays 9:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m Saturdays 1:15 pm - 4:15 pm  April 26, 2019 - June 15, 2019 Attendance is preferred at all 16 classes.  Where:…

Adult Senior New Americans Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition Education Language Study Literacy New Americans ESL ESL - English as a Second Language

Book Arts Workshop: Storage books

Sat, April 27, 2019 9:00 A.M.
Art Department at Parkway Central Library

In this workshop you will construct a simple storage book made of folded card stock in which windows have been cut, held together with a spine. What is stored need not be flat, although it is easier to work with pieces that are less than about 1/16 inch thick. We will be making a model and then,…

Adult Young Adult Senior Arts and Crafts Programs Art Crafts & Hobbies arts & crafts Book Arts

Edible Alphabet - Learning English Through Cooking!

Sat, April 27, 2019 1:15 P.M.
Independence Library

Adults are invited to this FREE English class.  Each week we read, write, and speak in English--and cook a meal together! Fridays 9:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m Saturdays 1:15 pm - 4:15 pm  April 26, 2019 - June 15, 2019 Attendance is preferred at all 16 classes.  Where:…

Adult Senior New Americans Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition Education Language Study Literacy New Americans ESL ESL - English as a Second Language

Sundays on Stage: Soul Steps

Sun, April 28, 2019 2:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Enjoy the engaging, high-energy step choreography which started among African-American fraternities and sororities as a means of unity and self-expression, and has deep roots in the migrant labor culture of South African gold mines. Montgomery Auditorium Parkway Central Library 1901 Vine Street…

Adult Young Adult School Age Preschool Toddler Senior Baby Family Programs Live Performances Sundays on Stage Children Family Music Hearing Loop

Tai Chi

Tue, April 30, 2019 12:00 P.M.
Andorra Library

Join us for a healthy and stress relieving break in the middle of your day.  Our instructor, Henry Vuong, has been studying Tai Chi since childhood.  This free, 8-week program is sponsored by Friends of Andorra Library.  Space is limited and advance registration is…

Adult Senior Health Programs Health & Fitness Tai Chi

Fiber Craft Group

Wed, May 1, 2019 6:30 P.M.
Blanche A. Nixon/Cobbs Creek Library

Bring your latest project and enjoy an evening of crafting and conversation with fellow artists. Assistance with knitting and crochet projects usually available. All skill levels welcome. 

Adult Young Adult Senior Arts and Crafts Programs Crochet Knitting

Edible Alphabet - Learning English Through Cooking!

Fri, May 3, 2019 9:15 A.M.
Independence Library

Adults are invited to this FREE English class.  Each week we read, write, and speak in English--and cook a meal together! Fridays 9:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m Saturdays 1:15 pm - 4:15 pm  April 26, 2019 - June 15, 2019 Attendance is preferred at all 16 classes.  Where:…

Adult Senior New Americans Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition Education Language Study Literacy New Americans ESL ESL - English as a Second Language

Spanish Conversation Group

Sat, May 4, 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
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