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In Conversation With The Rosenbach: Thomas H. Keels

Wed, March 20, 2019 6:00 P.M.
The Rosenbach | 2008 Delancey Place, Philadelphia, PA 19103

Liberty and Justice for a Few: America Celebrates the Sesqui Thomas H. Keels is the author of  Sesqui! Greed, Graft, and The Forgotten World’s Fair of 1926 . The fair was meant to be the greatest international exposition the world had ever seen. It became known as the “Flop…

Adult Other Great Programs Rosenbach Museum & Library History In Conversation with the Rosenbach

Sit and Stitch

Wed, March 20, 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

Shakespeare in the World Lecture Series: Shakespeare and the Law

Wed, March 20, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Literature Department at Parkway Central Library

Lecture will be held in Room 405. It's often said that people "bargain in the shadow of the law." But they also write in that same legal shadow. Shakespeare's plays are enriched by the legal culture in which they were created, but they question that culture as…

Adult Young Adult Senior Speakers and Lectures Literature Shakespeare in the World

Writing Assistance

Wed, March 20, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Charles Santore Library

Do you want to make your resume stand out, or put the finishing touches on college essay?   Or, maybe you need help filling out forms.  Never fear! Faculty members from the University of Pennsylvania will be on hand to help, on Wednesday evenings.  Drop by!

Adult Young Adult Career Workshops

Knitting and Crocheting Circle

Wed, March 20, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Charles Santore Library

Join us for an informal get together for neighborhood people who knit and crochet. 

Adult Young Adult Senior Arts and Crafts Programs Other Great Programs Crochet Knitting

ESL Conversation Group

Wed, March 20, 2019 6:30 P.M.
Charles Santore Library

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

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

Poetry Club

Wed, March 20, 2019 6:30 P.M.
Holmesburg Library

Come join us for our brand new POETRY CLUB! Share your favorite poem, or share one that you created.This program is for adults.

Adult Senior Other Great Programs Workshops and Enrichment Discussion and Participation Poetry

Friends Discussion Group | Yes, Learning is Fun!

Wed, March 20, 2019 6:30 P.M.
Chestnut Hill Library

Come join a seasoned early education teacher who will share her many hands-on ideas for helping your little one become excited and engaged in learning, and reading readiness.  Children are welcome to join the discussion.  Many materials and ideas for different ages and learning modes…

Adult Preschool Senior Speakers and Lectures Other Great Programs Education Literacy

Historic Architecture of West and Northwest Philadelphia

Wed, March 20, 2019 6:30 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Minardi will give a talk on the varied residential architecture of West and Northwest Philadelphia. The author has written three books about historic architecture in Philly and serves on the Board of Governors of the University City Historical Society. In 2014 he received the Save Our Sites…

Adult Other Great Programs Philadelphia Philadelphia History Photography

Democracy and Truth: a Short Philadelphia History

Wed, March 20, 2019 6:30 P.M.
Literature Department at Parkway Central Library

What is democracy?  It's a word often debated; a word we often overhear; a word with many subtleties and connotations; a word held dear by many throughout the world.  Join University of Pennsylvania's Walter H. Annenberg Professor of History Dr. Sophia Rosenfeld as she presents…

Adult Young Adult Discussion and Participation Other Great Programs Speakers and Lectures Free Library of Philadelphia Free Library of Philadelphia Programs & Services Philadelphia Philadelphia History Social Science History

Author Talk: Kenneth Finkel

Wed, March 20, 2019 6:30 P.M.
Falls of Schuylkill Library

Insight Philadelphia: Historical Essays Illustrated  will discussed by the author.  Mr. Finkel is a professor of history at Temple University and is the author of nine books on Philadelphia. He was a former curator of prints and photographs at the Library Company of Philadelphia,…

Adult Senior Speakers and Lectures Author Events Philadelphia History

Yoga

Wed, March 20, 2019 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

English Language Circle

Wed, March 20, 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

Yoga

Wed, March 20, 2019 6:30 P.M.
Whitman Library

A free, 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 Other Great Programs Yoga

Open Computer Lab

Thu, March 21, 2019 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 Computers

Open Computer Lab

Thu, March 21, 2019 11:00 A.M.
Tacony Library

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

Adult Senior Computer Classes Hot Spots Computers

Resume and Job Help

Thu, March 21, 2019 11:00 A.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Create a resume. Get help with online job searching and applications.

Adult Computer Classes Computers Jobs & Job Seekers

Laptops for Tax Time

Thu, March 21, 2019 11:00 A.M.
Tacony Library

Laptops for Tax Time Need computer access and a space to spread out and file your taxes?  We’ve got that! Reserve one of private study rooms for 3 hours.  Bring your own laptop and use our free Wifi Or use one our laptops while you’re here!  Call to reserve your…

Adult Senior Other Great Programs Computers

Crime and Mysteries Bookish Club

Thu, March 21, 2019 11:30 A.M.
Whitman Library

Do you love a good mystery? Join us on the third Thursday of each month for a casual chat about our favorite detective series, true crime podcasts, unsolved cases, cozy mysteries and more.  We’ll pick a different book to read and discuss each month, but there’s no pressure to…

Adult Senior Discussion and Participation Book Clubs

Resume Assistance

Thu, March 21, 2019 12:00 P.M.
Frankford Library

Receive help building a resume or improving your current one utilizing our new laptops for extended time.

Adult Career Workshops Jobs & Job Seekers
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