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Smartphone Basics

Tue, May 7, 2019 11:30 A.M.
Charles L. Durham Library

Learn the very basic of using a smart phone. Call to sign up and bring your smartphone the day of the workshop.

Adult Senior Workshops and Enrichment Technology Digital Media

Tai Chi

Tue, May 7, 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

Email Basics

Tue, May 7, 2019 12:00 P.M.
Frankford Library

Learn to use e-mail and set up your own free account, upload attachments, and learn how to navigate your email with our Digital Resource Specialist.  Also, utilize our new laptops for extended time.

Adult Senior Computer Classes Hot Spots Computers Technology

Friends Speaker Series | Music and Memory: The Power to Combat Dementia

Tue, May 7, 2019 1:30 P.M.
Chestnut Hill Library

Studies prove that playing and listening to music counteracts the negative effects of aging, such as memory loss, hearing loss and other sensory difficulties, social functioning and sense of identity. Concert pianist and educational expert Marja Kaisla will talk about the latest research on the…

Adult Senior Speakers and Lectures Music Health

Spanish Language Learning Circle - Information Session

Tue, May 7, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Education Philosophy and Religion Department at Parkway Central Library

Are you interested in learning Spanish or brushing up on your existing Spanish language skills? Have you ever started an online course only to lose motivation a few sessions in and never finish? Do you want to meet new people and explore adult learning opportunities at the library? Join us at…

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Philadelphia Federal Credit Union presents: Homebuying Workshop

Tue, May 7, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Homebuying Workshop Presented by the Philadelphia Federal Credit Union Learn about: Shopping for a home Negotiating the price Financing Mortgages   Free! To register, please call  (215) 934-3580

Adult Senior Speakers and Lectures House & Home

Ancient Wisdom & Modern Heartbreak: How Rome Helped Shape the U.S.

Wed, May 8, 2019 11:00 A.M.
Senior Services at Parkway Central Library

Explore the Roman world with distinguished professors from Princeton University and the University of Pennsylvania, who will weave together the connections between this ancient empire and our democratic republic today. Part 3: Roman Traditions Concerning Disgrace, Dishonor, and Oblivion A…

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Movie Time

Wed, May 8, 2019 1:00 P.M.
Charles L. Durham Library

Watch a good movie and participate in a short conversation about it with our movie-lover librarian.    

Adult Senior Film Screening Discussion and Participation Movies & Television

Fall for Chamber Music

Wed, May 8, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Music Department at Parkway Central Library

Dolce Suono Ensemble  returns to the Free Library with “Fall for Chamber Music”, their new 3-year project supported by the William Penn Foundation to engage new audiences in chamber music. They will present performances, coachings, and other interactive events in…

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Adult Book Club

Fri, May 10, 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 Trevor Noah:  Born a Crime , by Trevor Noah. The story of a mischievous young boy…

Adult Senior Discussion and Participation Literature Book Clubs

Building and Protecting Wealth Seminar

Sat, May 11, 2019 11:00 A.M.
Walnut Street West

Learn and discuss both short term and long term strategies to build and protect your assets.  Whitney Todd Yancey, Licensed Realtor, will discuss Power of Credit, Purchasing Real Estate for Personal or Investment Purposes, and Protecting Your Assets.

Adult Senior Workshops and Enrichment Personal Finance & Investing

Line by Logan | Fashion Show

Sat, May 11, 2019 2:00 P.M.
Logan Library

You are invited to our fashion extravaganza! Experience clothing conceptualized and brought to life on the runway - designed by our students and talented local designers.  You'll want to get here early to save a spot. Starts at 2:00 p.m. and runs through the afternoon.  

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Hands-on History at The Free Library, Parkway Central

Sat, May 11, 2019 2:00 P.M.
Rare Book Department at Parkway Central Library

In coordination with Tempesta di Mare GREAT BOOKS Classic Tales for Orchestra , Hands-on History explores literary masterpieces in Western literature that have inspired outstanding musical compositions. A selection of books and musical compositions will be shared, and on…

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Book Talk and Craft Hour

Mon, May 13, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Greater Olney Library

Bring a craft project you're working on and create while you chat about books! Limited craft supplies available.

Adult Senior Discussion and Participation Other Great Programs Book Clubs arts & crafts

Spinning Yarns

Mon, May 13, 2019 6:30 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

For those who knit and crochet, bring your latest project and enjoy a relaxing, low-key evening of crafting at the library.  All fiber arts are welcome. This program is intended for adults.    

Adult Senior Arts and Crafts Programs arts & crafts

Tai Chi

Tue, May 14, 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

Email Basics

Tue, May 14, 2019 12:00 P.M.
Frankford Library

Learn to use e-mail and set up your own free account, upload attachments, and learn how to navigate your email with our Digital Resource Specialist.  Also, utilize our new laptops for extended time.

Adult Senior Computer Classes Hot Spots Computers Technology

Whitman at 200: A Tea Party with Pastry Chef Nick Malgieri

Tue, May 14, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

Celebrate Walt Whitman’s 200th birthday with Pastry Chef Nick Malgieri. We will be enjoying three baked treats from the 19th century and with a tea party fit to celebrate Walt Whitman, America’s “poet of democracy.” This program is presented in partnership with the…

Adult Young Adult Senior Workshops and Enrichment Culinary Literacy

Fused Glass Jewelry

Thu, May 16, 2019 1:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Participants will create their own fused glass pendant or pair of fused glass earrings.

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Mindful Breathing & Yoga

Sat, May 18, 2019 10:30 A.M.
Falls of Schuylkill Library

Breath in.... and then out.... Join us for an introduction to mindful breathing and yoga.  Learn how to deal with your day through breathing and stretching away your stresses.  We suggest you wear comfortable clothing and feel free to bring your own yoga mat, if you have one. This is a…

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