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Snake Party!

Tue, April 24, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library

Snake expert Scott Prior will bring some of his favorite live snakes so we can get up-close-and-personal with these fascinating creatures.  You will learn about their behaviors and habitats, and have your questions answered.  If you are brave enough, you can pet one!

Adult Young Adult School Age Preschool Senior Discussion and Participation Animals and Nature

Putting Your Email on Steroids

Tue, April 24, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Business Resource and Innovation Center at Parkway Central Library

Many people have used email marketing at one time or another – sending monthly emails to “keep in touch." The only problem is, those emails don’t usually work to increase revenue. In this session you will learn techniques to use email to actually grow your business and…

Adult Business

Mystery Book Club

Tue, April 24, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Andorra Library

Love a good mystery?  Enjoy talking about books?  Join us for a Mystery Book Club.  We will be meeting on the last Tuesday of the month, from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. Stop by to see what we are reading next.

Adult Senior Discussion and Participation Book Clubs

Yoga for Adults

Tue, April 24, 2018 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

Gregory Pardlo | Air Traffic: A Memoir of Ambition and Manhood in America with Kevin Young | Brown: Poems

Tue, April 24, 2018 7:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Cost: $15.00
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“Intensely personal … funny and poignant” ( New York Times) , Gregory Pardlo’s poetry collection Digest won the 2015 Pulitzer Prize. An out-of-nowhere coup for the relatively unknown Columbia University MFA student and teacher, it was also nominated for an NAACP Image…

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

Fresh for All - a Philabundance Program

Wed, April 25, 2018 12:30 P.M.
Lillian Marrero Library

Every Wednesday there will be free fresh fruits and veggies for those who need them 12:30 - 1:30pm. site operates every week, year round everyone welcome, no ID or verification required Please bring your own bags or boxes Participation does not affect government benefits. For more informaiton…

Adult Community Events Other Great Programs Cooking & Nutrition

Book Discussion Group

Wed, April 25, 2018 1:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Join us for a book discussion. This month we'll discuss Yann Martel's "The Life of Pi".  This program includes an audio lecture from The Skeptic's Guide to Great Books and a film screening. To register and borrow a copy of the book, please see Mr. Kessler in the…

Adult Discussion and Participation Literature Book Clubs

ESL Class

Wed, April 25, 2018 1:30 P.M.
Independence Library

Free weekly ESL class for English language learners every Wednesday from 1:30 to 3:00 p.m. All are welcome! Please email instructor Nad Rosenberg for more information at

Adult New Americans New Americans ESL

Intermediate ESL classes

Wed, April 25, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

This two and a half hour long class meets twice a week on Tuesdays and Wednesdays during the school year. This class is free and registration is not required, however, regular attendance is recommended. Questions? Call the librarian at 215-685-1758.

Adult New Americans New Americans ESL

DNA & Genealogy

Wed, April 25, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Lovett Memorial Library

Learn about DNA and how it relates to genealogy with Northwest Village Network and Natline Thornton.

Adult Senior Discussion and Participation Genealogy

Let’s Speak English! | For International Adults

Wed, April 25, 2018 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

Craft & Chat

Wed, April 25, 2018 5:30 P.M.
Ramonita G. de Rodriguez Library

Do you crochet, knit, cross-stitch, or do other kinds of handwork? Are you learning a new kind of craft? Please join our weekly Craft & Chat at the Rodriguez Library! Bring ongoing projects or start a new one. Limited supplies of certain materials are available.   For more information,…

Adult Young Adult Arts and Crafts Programs Crafts & Hobbies Crochet Knitting

Wednesday Jazz Concert Series | Jack Saint Claire

Wed, April 25, 2018 6:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Please join us for a Jazz Concert presented by JOTSS-Jazz and Other Soulful Sounds. Free admission.

Adult Young Adult Other Great Programs Music

Sit and Stitch

Wed, April 25, 2018 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

Self Defense Class for Women

Wed, April 25, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Haverford Library

Join us for an eight class series to teach awareness strategies and tactics for preserving physical safety. The class will be taught by Grand Master William Hollman of The Southern Shaolin Academy.

Adult Young Adult Senior Other Great Programs

Scenes from The Importance of Being Earnest, performed by Hedgerow Theatre Company

Wed, April 25, 2018 6:00 P.M.
The Rosenbach

Hedgerow Theatre is gearing up to do the clever comedy The Importance of Being Earnest by the irreverent Oscar Wilde. As a sneak peek, we are bringing a scene with a few of our core company actors to the Rosenbach museum. Our Barrymore award-winning director, Dan Hodge, will also be in…

Adult Young Adult Discussion and Participation Other Great Programs Speakers and Lectures Fiction Rare Books, Manuscripts, & Digital Collections Rosenbach Museum & Library Special Collections

English Language Circle

Wed, April 25, 2018 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

Getting Results with Digital Marketing

Wed, April 25, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Business Resource and Innovation Center at Parkway Central Library

The web, social media, and the shift to mobile devices are transforming the way we live, work, shop, and do business. Consumers have integrated the web into their everyday lives and activities. Businesses and nonprofits need to do the same. In this seminar, learn how to make the most of some…

Adult Business

Philly Celebrates Jazz: Arpeggio Jazz Ensemble

Wed, April 25, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Falls of Schuylkill Library

Celebrate Jazz Appreciation Month in a free, family-friendly program with the Arpeggio Jazz Ensemble, featuring Warren Oree on bass. Warren and his band will play tunes and talk about the history of Philadelphia's jazz scene. Warren is a bassist, composer, educator, and producer…

Adult Young Adult Live Performances Other Great Programs Performing Arts

The Declaration, the Constitution, and American Identity: A Contrarian View

Wed, April 25, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Join Professor Kermit Roosevelt of the University of Pennsylvania Law School as he argues that the Declaration and the original Constitution are not the source of America’s fundamental values. Rather, our identity comes from the Reconstruction Constitution and the people who defeated the…

Adult Speakers and Lectures History
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