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Family Academy: Courses & Training

Tue, March 5, 2019 5:00 P.M.
Logan Library

Learn where you live!  We have a series of courses throughout the school year where you can learn about great subjects to help you and your children excel.  The courses are free, a meal is provided, childcare is available (if you pre-register), and language interpretation is available…

Adult Discussion and Participation Education Family

Urban Medicine Cabinet

Tue, March 5, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Andorra Library

Make and take home first aid ointment, herbal steam, and headache lozenges, while learning about the beneficial properties of specific herbs and flowers, and using a variety of apothecary tools and seasonally fresh grown ingredients from Nyambi Naturals Farm. Space is limited and preregistration…

Adult Young Adult Health Programs One Book, One Philadelphia Health

Theatrecraft: The Hedgerow’s Moby-Dick

Tue, March 5, 2019 6:00 P.M.
The Rosenbach | 2008 Delancey Place, Philadelphia, PA 19103

Actors and the director from the new production of Moby-Dick will perform a scene and talk about their process. This event includes a ticket to see the full performance of  Moby-Dick this spring at the Hedgerow Theatre. Director Kittson O’Neill works with members of the cast to…

Adult Live Performances Other Great Programs Literature Rosenbach Museum & Library

Yoga for Adults

Tue, March 5, 2019 7:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

An inclusive yoga class for people of all skill levels and abilities.  Wear something comfortable and come to the library for wellness, stretching, and relaxation.

Adult Young Adult Senior Health Programs Workshops and Enrichment Yoga

ENAensemble presents the Serial Opera Project

Tue, March 5, 2019 7:00 P.M.
Music Department at Parkway Central Library

ENAensemble’s new Serial Opera project is a multi-month performance of a new chamber opera. Each month, the next scene will be premiered, along with solo and chamber music performances by ENAensemble’s players. The opera, with a premise by the award-winning author and librettist…

Adult Live Performances Music Performing Arts

Brittney Cooper | Eloquent Rage: A Black Feminist Discovers Her Superpower with Rebecca Traister | Good and Mad: The Revolutionary Power of Women’s Anger

Tue, March 5, 2019 7:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Cost: FREE

In converation with Rebecca Traister , author of Good and Mad: The Revolutionary Power of Women’s Anger Examining the intersections of race, gender, and politics in a popular monthly Cosmo column, Brittney Cooper is also a professor of women’s and gender studies and Africana studies…

Adult Author Events Black History Month Speakers and Lectures Author Events - Free Series African American Author Events Politics Social Science Hands-On History

English as a Second Language Class

Wed, March 6, 2019 10:00 A.M.
Paschalville Library

The Paschalville Community Group provides English as a Second Language Classes for students of all levels. Registration for new students is held on Tuesday at 12:30 p.m.

Adult New Americans New Americans ESL

Frankenstein: An Interactive Experience

Wed, March 6, 2019 12:00 P.M.
Literature Department at Parkway Central Library

Frankenstein has been tantalizing readers since its publication in January, 1818. The novel not only raises moral and ethical questions, it challenges scientific thought. The Literature Department of the Free Library of Philadelphia, in partnership with Pure Expression, invites you to journey…

Adult Young Adult Live Performances Free Library of Philadelphia Free Library of Philadelphia Programs & Services Literature Humanities

ESL (English as a Second Language) Class

Wed, March 6, 2019 12:30 P.M.
Wyoming Library

Mondays and Wednesdays from 12:30 - 3:30 pm. Testing every second Wednesday of the month. *New students must be tested before starting ESL Classes      

Adult New Americans New Americans ESL

Holy Family University Book Discussion: Sing, Unburied, Sing

Wed, March 6, 2019 12:45 P.M.
Holy Family University Philadelphia Campus Library, 9801 Frankford Ave.

This student book club, open to the public, will discuss heritage, the future, multigenerational families, and other themes in Jesmyn Ward's novel.   

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

CareerLink: One on One Job Search

Wed, March 6, 2019 2:30 P.M.
Tacony Library

Looking for a job? Or a better one? Stop in to see CareerLink! Browse jobs and apply. 2:30-4:30PM

Adult Senior Career Workshops Computers Jobs & Job Seekers

Last Building Bridges with Books Family Night of the School Year!

Wed, March 6, 2019 3:30 P.M.
Blanche A. Nixon/Cobbs Creek Library

Want to make reading FUN?  Come to the library and get a jump start on summer with literacy games, free books, prizes, and fun for everyone!  Families of K-3rd grade students from Add B. Anderson Elementary are invited to join us at Cobbs Creek Library for a Building Bridges with Books…

Adult School Age Family Programs Children Family Building Bridges with Books

Last Building Bridges with Books Family Night of the School Year!

Wed, March 6, 2019 3:30 P.M.
Haverford Library

Want to make reading FUN?  Come to the library and get a jump start on summer with literacy games, free books, prizes, and fun for everyone!  Families of K-3rd grade students from Commodore John Barry Elementary are invited to join us at Haverford Library for a Building Bridges with…

Adult School Age Family Programs Children Family Building Bridges with Books

Last Building Bridges with Books Family Night of the School Year!

Wed, March 6, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Ramonita G. de Rodriguez Library

Want to make reading FUN?  Come to the library and get a jump start on summer with literacy games, free books, prizes, and fun for everyone!  Families of K-3rd grade students from James R. Ludlow Elementary are invited to join us at Rodriguez Library for literacy games, free books,…

Adult School Age Family Programs Children Family Building Bridges with Books

Film Screening: I am Not Your Negro: James Baldwin and Race in America (2016)

Wed, March 6, 2019 4:30 P.M.
Lillian Marrero Library

This Oscar-nominated documentary narrated by Samuel L. Jackson explores the continued peril America faces from institutionalized racism. In 1979, James Baldwin wrote a letter to his literary agent describing his next project, Remember This House . The book was to be a revolutionary, personal…

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Film Screening One Book, One Philadelphia Literacy Movies & Television One Book, One Philadelphia

Book Discussion: Sing, Unburied, Sing

Wed, March 6, 2019 4:30 P.M.
Nicetown-Tioga 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

Let’s Speak English! | For International Adults

Wed, March 6, 2019 5:00 P.M.
Independence 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 New Americans New Americans ESL

Sit and Stitch

Wed, March 6, 2019 6:00 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

Re-Claiming Our Legacy: Black Masculinity in Art & Media

Wed, March 6, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

How can art be used as a tool for social justice, especially in response to narratives in mainstream news media? How do artists work with their communities in the creative process, and what stories can and should be documented?  Inspired by the lives of the men in Jesmyn Ward’s novel…

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

English Language Circle

Wed, March 6, 2019 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
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