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Resume and Job Help

Mon, April 23, 2018 1:00 P.M.
Tacony Library

Create a resume. Get help with online job searching and applications.   Classes are limited to 12. No registration required, please arrive 10 minutes prior to class start time.

Adult Computer Classes Computers Jobs & Job Seekers

Open Computer Lab

Mon, April 23, 2018 3:30 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Use a computer for up to 2 hours. Assistance from library staff is available.  

Adult Computer Classes Career Workshops Computers

Meatless Mondays

Mon, April 23, 2018 4:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Join Chef Char Nolan for an all-ages vegan cooking class! All levels of experience welcome.  

Adult Young Adult Health Programs Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition Health

Board Games

Mon, April 23, 2018 5:00 P.M.
Whitman Library

You can play Scrabble, Chess, Monopoly, and other board games.  

Adult Young Adult Other Great Programs Board Games and Role-Playing

Advanced ESL Class

Mon, April 23, 2018 5:00 P.M.
Walnut Street West

PEDAL@GSE ESL Classes are FREE for adults (17 years+); Registration is preferred. Advanced Class: Mondays from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Novice Class: Wednesdays from 3:00 p.m to 5:00 p.m Intermediate Class: Fridays from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. REGISTER IN PERSON AT THE LIBRARY. Classes…

Adult Senior New Americans New Americans ESL

The Annual Maurice English Poetry Reading: Paul Muldoon

Mon, April 23, 2018 5:30 P.M.
The Rosenbach

The Maurice English Poetry Reading, established by Helen Drutt English and Deirdre Elena English to honor the memory of the late poet Maurice English, presents each year a distinguished poet for readings in Philadelphia and New York. Previously held at Storm King Art Center in New York,…

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

English Conversation Group

Mon, April 23, 2018 5:30 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Please join us for a free conversation hour as you build your confidence in speaking English. Topics may involve small talk, holidays and customs, and common slang. Participants will get to practice speaking in a casual environment and meet other international adults. This program will be held…

Adult New Americans New Americans ESL

Breaking Down the Hog: The Ham

Mon, April 23, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

Join owner and head butcher of La Divisa Meats, Nick Macri, as we break down a hog by primal cuts. Each class will focus on a different cuts, giving a better understanding of each area, including how best to prepare and cook it. This class focuses on the Ham. We will learn how to break down…

Adult Workshops and Enrichment Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition

Queer Poetry: A Panel Discussion

Mon, April 23, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Independence Library

Is there a queer aesthetic? Is queer identity a liberation or a liability? Is gay passé? Does labelling a poem “queer” limit access for “mainstream” readers? The participating poets,  Marion Bell, Kai Davis, Montgomery Maxton, and Stephen Potter, will begin by…

Adult Discussion and Participation LGBTQ Poetry

Yoga

Mon, April 23, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Charles Santore Library

Monday night yoga for all levels with certified instructor. Adults and teens of all skill levels are welcome to participate.  Please, bring your own mat.  New participants will be asked to sign a waiver. 

Adult Young Adult Health Programs Body, Mind & Spirit Yoga

ESL Conversation Group

Mon, April 23, 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

Spinning Yarns

Mon, April 23, 2018 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

The Future of Holocaust Commemoration: Living Memory

Mon, April 23, 2018 7:00 P.M.
Social Science and History Department at Parkway Central Library

Shoah is a Hebrew term that has come to describe the Holocaust. While this tragedy has been a defining moment of our history, the most meaningful and appropriate ways to remember and commemorate the Shoah are less certain. Join Temple University Professor, Dr. Laura Levitt, as she discusses how…

Adult Young Adult Speakers and Lectures Religion Social Science History Humanities

Leslie Jamison | The Recovering: Intoxication and Its Aftermath

Mon, April 23, 2018 7:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Cost: FREE

In conversation with Marty Moss-Coane, host of Radio Times on WHYY Leslie Jamison is the author of the bestselling essay collection The Empathy Exams , a personal and probing look at pain and how we understand others’ suffering, praised for “its ethical generosity, the palpable sense…

Adult Author Events Speakers and Lectures Author Events - Free Series Author Events Biography & Autobiography Body, Mind & Spirit Medical Psychology General Research Hearing Loop

Project Planning for Nonprofit Organizations

Tue, April 24, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Regional Foundation Center at Parkway Central Library

Do you have a project to make happen? This workshop uses the example of planning a large Shakespearean production to help you understand how to handle the myriad details. You’ll learn how to organize, budget, and calendarize a project, and how to track all of these strands. We’ll use…

Adult Discussion and Participation Speakers and Lectures Workshops and Enrichment Other Great Programs RFC Program Calendar Fundraising Nonprofit

ESL Class

Tue, April 24, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Whitman Library

English Language Class is provided by the Center for Literacy. To register, please call 215-474-1235 ext. 229 and ask for English Test Days, or speak to a librarian for more details.

Adult New Americans Language Study ESL

Urban League Career Development | Rediscover yourself, Find your future, Make New Choices!

Tue, April 24, 2018 10:00 A.M.
The Urban League of Philadelphia

This FREE Career Development course will include the following topics: Identifying your gifts or talents Job or education placement assistance Creating an impactful resume Strengthening interviewing skills Assertiveness training Assistance with job placement, creating a resume, and strengthening…

Adult Career Workshops

Computer Basics

Tue, April 24, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Tacony Library

An introduction to using a computer for users with no previous computer experience.   Classes are limited to 12. No registration required, please arrive 10 minutes prior to class start time.

Adult Computer Classes Computers

English as a Second Language Class

Tue, April 24, 2018 11:00 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 ESL

Laptop Lab: Email Basics

Tue, April 24, 2018 12:00 P.M.
Frankford Library

Learn to use e-mail and set up your own free account. 

Adult Computer Classes Computers Technology
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