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Book Discussion Group for Adults & Older Teens: Another Brooklyn

Wed, February 14, 2018 5:30 P.M.
Ramonita G. de Rodriguez Library

The Rodriguez Library Book Club for Adults and Older Teens will host a conversation about Another Brooklyn by Jacqueline Woodson, this year’s selection for One Book, One Philadelphia. Stop by soon to pick up your copy of the book! Quantities will be limited.  For more…

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Craft & Chat

Wed, February 14, 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,…

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Sit and Stitch

Wed, February 14, 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

Shakespeare in Love: Open Mic Poetry Night

Wed, February 14, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Literature Department at Parkway Central Library

Skyline Room   ~  6pm - 8pm  “The course of true love never did run smooth.” From Shakespeare, Lord Byron, Pablo Neruda, Langston Hughes, and more, we’re celebrating the greatest love poets from around the world on the most romantic day of the year! The…

Adult Senior Speakers and Lectures Shakespeare in the World

Listening Group: Another Brooklyn

Wed, February 14, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Wynnefield Library

Listen to the audiobook of Another Brooklyn , hearing the the lyrical prose and how the story is interpreted when spoken out loud.     Part 1 | January 31 Part 2 | February 7 Part 3 | February 14  

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Poet’s Corner

Wed, February 14, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Are you a poet who lacks an audience and a forum in which to share your work? Well…Blackwell Regional Library is hosting “ The Poet’s Corner” once a month where Poets can come out and share their work with other Poets and lovers of poetry. 

Adult Senior Discussion and Participation Poetry

English Classes

Wed, February 14, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Tacony Library

Free English Classes in Tacony for New Americans provided by the IndoChinese-American Council  Call 215-457-0272 ext 108 to register. Special assistance for adult students to help their children with school work and enrolling young children in daycare and school. All levels welcome! Note:…

Adult New Americans New Americans ESL ESL - English as a Second Language

Free Concert

Wed, February 14, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

In celebration of the Chinese New Year, please join us for a performance of traditional Chinese music and Western music played on the erhu, a two-string bowed musical instrument sometimes known as the Chinese violin, by Philadelphia musician, author, Qi- Gong and Erhu educator Qin Qian. This…

Adult Live Performances Music

English Language Circle

Wed, February 14, 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

Reviving and Reviewing the “Race Film”: Borderline

Wed, February 14, 2018 7:00 P.M.
International House Philadelphia, 3701 Chestnut St.

Southerners new to Philadelphia via the Great Migration in the first half of the 19th century found the city’s few unsegregated movie houses venues for entertainment and community engagement. There, films made by and for African Americans were screened. Co-presented by the Wolf Humanities…

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Resume Open Lab

Thu, February 15, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Frankford Library

Need help with your resume? Come to our resume open lab with extended laptop time.

Adult Young Adult Computer Classes Computers Jobs & Job Seekers

CareerLink Workshop

Thu, February 15, 2018 11:00 A.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 Career Workshops Jobs & Job Seekers

State Representative Morgan Cephas Mobile Office Hours

Thu, February 15, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Wynnefield Library

STATE REPRESENTATIVE MORGAN CEPHAS is bringing State services to YOU! Staff will be on hand to assist with any state-related issues or programs including: Property Tax/Rent Rebate LIHEAP PACE/PACENET PennDOT Applications Mobile office hours are from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more information,…

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Lunch & Learn: Create a Logo in Canva - A Freelance February Event

Thu, February 15, 2018 12:00 P.M.
Business Resource and Innovation Center at Parkway Central Library

Learn how to use Canva, a free design tool, to create a custom logo for your business or brand. No design experience necessary! This program is being offered as part of #FreelanceFebruary.  Some computers will be available for hands-on practice but we strongly encourage you to bring your…

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Temple Libraries' Book Club: Another Brooklyn

Thu, February 15, 2018 12:00 P.M.
Temple University, Paley Library Lecture Hall, 1210 Polett Walk, Ground Floor

Join the Temple University Libraries' Book Club to discuss Another Brooklyn . Drinks and light refreshments provided. 

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

Edible Alphabet: Learning English Through Cooking

Thu, February 15, 2018 12:00 P.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

Adults are invited to this FREE English class.  Each week we read, write, and speak in English--and cook a meal together! Date: Thursdays January 18, January 25, February 1, February 8, February 15, February 22 Time: 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Where: Culinary Literacy Center, Parkway…

Adult Discussion and Participation Community Events Health Programs Culinary Literacy New Americans ESL ESL - English as a Second Language

Best for PHL Challenge Workshop

Thu, February 15, 2018 12:00 P.M.
Business Resource and Innovation Center at Parkway Central Library

Attend a FREE workshop that enables a business or nonprofit to evaluate its impact on Philadelphia’s workers, communities, and the environment. The workshop also offers feedback about how the business or nonprofit might improve its operations and provides suggestions for some…

Adult Business RFC Program Calendar Nonprofit

T’ai Chi

Thu, February 15, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Based on Chinese soft-style martial arts, modern T’ai Chi is best known as a gentle slow-motion exercise that improves balance, leg strength, relaxation, deep breathing, calmness, focus and alertness. Please wear comfortable clothing. Registration is required. To register, please call…

Adult Other Great Programs Health & Fitness

Let's Speak English | For International Adults

Thu, February 15, 2018 3:15 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

Octavius V. Catto: A Legacy for the 21st Century

Thu, February 15, 2018 4:30 P.M.
Haddington Library

Interactive workshop for the whole family featuring hands-on activities, examination of primary sources, and a screening of History Making Productions' Octavius V. Catto: A Legacy for the 21st Century followed by a discussion led by local Catto experts. Octavius V. Catto was a 19th…

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