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Knitting and Crocheting Circle

Wed, October 24, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Charles Santore Library

If you’re crafty, come hang out with us and make something!  This is an informal get-together for neighorhood people who knit or crochet.  Now meeting weekly! All levels welcome.  

Adult Family Programs Crafts & Hobbies Crochet Knitting

Conversational ESL

Wed, October 24, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Walnut Street West

Join our new Conversation Group at the Walnut Street West Library to practice your English language skills in a relaxed and informal setting. 

Adult Young Adult Senior New Americans New Americans ESL

The Wagner Free Institute of Science presents:A History of Cartography: From Antiquity to Longitude

Wed, October 24, 2018 6:15 P.M.
Independence Library

When we interact with maps through our in-dash GPS systems or on Google Earth on our phones, we rarely think about how maps actually work. Maps are complicated and confusing instruments that function on many levels, silently shaping how we view the world. Rather than consider maps as more or…

Adult Other Great Programs History

This Is What Democracy Reads Like: A Conversation with Wilson Goode

Wed, October 24, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library

Join a conversation with the Honorable W. Wilson Goode, former mayor of Philadelphia, about his new book Black Voters Mattered: A Philadelphia Story . Dr. Goode will be in conversation with Rev. James H. Buck, Jr., Senior Pastor of Grace Baptist Church in Germantown.  Dr. Goode and Rev.…

Adult Young Adult School Age Speakers and Lectures African American Literature Philadelphia Philadelphia History Politics Midterms Matter

Yoga

Wed, October 24, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Fishtown Community Library

Wipe away the stress of the week and get your body and mind ready for a relaxing weekend. Decompress, unwind, and relax and start your weekend off the right way. Brittany from Roots2Rise will be our instructor.      

Adult Young Adult Health Programs Body, Mind & Spirit Yoga

Yoga for Adults

Wed, October 24, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Whitman Library

An inclusive yoga class for people of all skill levels and abilities. Mats are available, or you can bring your own. Wear something comfortable and come to the library for wellness, stretching, and relaxation.

Adult Family Programs Yoga

English Language Circle

Wed, October 24, 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

Let's Speak English! For International Adults

Wed, October 24, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Senior Services at Parkway Central Library

Join our weekly conversation hour. Topics may involve small talk, holidays and customs, and common slang.  Practice speaking in a casual environment-no exams!  Meet other international adults.  The program is free.  Regristration is required.  Call the Senior…

Adult Young Adult Senior Discussion and Participation New Americans Central Senior Services Calendar New Americans ESL - English as a Second Language

Grow with Google

Wed, October 24, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Business Resource and Innovation Center at Parkway Central Library

Explore Google My Business , a free tool, to connect with your customers on Google Search and Maps and get hands-on help with your listing. Presented by Randi Penfil , public speaker for Google’s Get Your Business Online Program , and Donna Botti , owner of Delos Incorporated . The event…

Adult Business Business & Entrepreneurs

Concert Series| The Gabe Preston Quartet

Wed, October 24, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

The Gabe Preston Quartet is a Philly-based jazz quartet that explores the possibilities of chord-less music. Some music dates back as early as the Gerry Mulligan quartet of the 1950s, while other music is original work written by Gabe Preston himself, who is currently a music student at Temple…

Adult Other Great Programs Music

Bop and Cha-Cha

Wed, October 24, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Greater Olney Library

Every Wednesday at 6:30! Join us for a fun time! Learn how to Bop and Cha-Cha, or show off your moves. No experience necessary.

Adult Young Adult Other Great Programs dance

ESL Conversation Group

Wed, October 24, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Charles Santore Library

This group is a great way to practice speaking everyday English. ALL are welcome.

Adult New Americans New Americans ESL

Fall for Chamber Music

Wed, October 24, 2018 7:00 P.M.
Music Department at Parkway Central Library

Dolce Suono Ensemble launches “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 some of Philadelphia’s…

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Live Performances Music

René Redzepi and David Zilber | The Noma Guide to Fermentation

Wed, October 24, 2018 7:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

EVENT COMPLETELY SOLD OUT. René Redzepi is chef and co-owner of Copenhagen’s Michelin two-star restaurant Noma, recognized an astounding four times as the best in the world. He is one of Time ’s 100 Most Influential People in the World and the subject of two full-length…

Adult Speakers and Lectures Author Events - Ticketed Series Author Events Cooking & Nutrition

Building Food and Farm Policy from the Ground Up

Thu, October 25, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

BUILDING FOOD AND FARM POLICY FROM THE GROUND UP: Working collectively to advance food and farm policies by and for our communities Price: $30* Pre-registration is required by October 17 via Eventbrite: https://tinyurl.com/ya56gdbe *Includes lunch How does public policy affect your work,…

Adult Senior Community Events Discussion and Participation Workshops and Enrichment Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition Health

Open Computer Lab

Thu, October 25, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Work on a special project and get one-on-one assistance. Lab is open for 2 hours. This class is offered on a first come, first served basis and space is limited. Register in the lab, by signing the clipboard.

Adult Computer Classes Other Great Programs Hot Spots

CareerLink

Thu, October 25, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Holmesburg Library

Looking for a job? Or a better one? Stop in to see CareerLink! Browse jobs and apply. 10:00 AM-12PM

Adult Career Workshops Jobs & Job Seekers

T’ai Chi

Thu, October 25, 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 and Wellness Body, Mind & Spirit Health & Fitness

Book Discussion Group

Thu, October 25, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Please join our book discussion group for Adults at the Philadelphia City Institute.  We meet on the last Thursday of every month, at 2:00 p.m. in the meeting room.  For our current title and a copy of the book, please inquire at the Reference Desk. All book discussions will be held in…

Adult Other Great Programs Fiction Book Clubs

Keyboard Shortcuts: Copy + Paste

Thu, October 25, 2018 3:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Learn to use the power in your keyboard to simplify computer tasks.  This class is offered on a first come, first served basis. We encourage attendees to come 15 minutes before the start of the class to get a registration ticket at the reference desk, in the Magazines and Newspapers…

Adult Computer Classes Computers
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