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ESL Class - Intermediate

Wed, February 21, 2018 12:30 P.M.
Charles Santore Library

This 2 hour long class runs twice a week on Wednesdays and Fridays in February.  Class will return to meeting on Wednesday only in March and April.  This class is free and registration is not required, however, regular attendance is recommended. Questions?  Call the librarian at…

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Open Computer Lab

Wed, February 21, 2018 1:00 P.M.
Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library

Work on your own project in our computer lab.

Adult Computer Classes Computers

ESL Class

Wed, February 21, 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 twnad@techw.com.

Adult New Americans New Americans ESL

P.E.A.C.H. | People Eating and Cooking Healthy

Wed, February 21, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

P.E.A.C.H. (People Eating and Cooking Healthy), empower adults and youth with the tools and knowledge needed to make healthier eating choices and lead more physically active lifestyles. Through cooking, eating together, sharing recipes and ideas for healthier eating and being physically active,…

Adult Young Adult Senior Health Programs Cooking & Nutrition Health & Fitness

Intermediate ESL classes

Wed, February 21, 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

Email Basics

Wed, February 21, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library

Learn to use e-mail and set up your own free account.  It will be helpful if you have some basic computer or typing skills, but not required.

Adult Computer Classes Computers

Pomades, Butters and Balms

Wed, February 21, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Paschalville Library

In Jacqueline Woodson’s featured books, having one’s hair done by a family member or neighbor shapes sensory-rich memories. Join Nyambi Naturals, learn how to make hair and body products that fit diverse needs, and take away samples and DIY recipes. 

Adult Young Adult Family Programs One Book, One Philadelphia One Book, One Philadelphia

Celebrate Chinese New Year and Welcome the Year of the Dog

Wed, February 21, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Join us as we celebrate the Chinese New Year and usher in the Year of the Dog. Students from Holy Redeemer Elementary School will perform exquisite traditional Chinese folk dances. The students will perform the traditional Lion Dance with drummers to chase away evil spirits and also usher a year…

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Let’s Speak English! | For International Adults

Wed, February 21, 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

Book Discussion of Another Brooklyn

Wed, February 21, 2018 5:00 P.M.
Frankford Library

The Frankford Library 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.

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

Craft & Chat

Wed, February 21, 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

Oscar Fever

Wed, February 21, 2018 5:30 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Please join us for a screening of one of this year’s Oscar nominated films, and share your predictions for the winners of the 2018 Academy Awards. This program will be held in the meeting room on the library’s lower level and we regret there is no elevator.

Adult Film Screening Movies & Television

Microsoft Excel Intermediate

Wed, February 21, 2018 5:45 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Learn how to format text, create tables and work with rows and columns beyond a beginner level.  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…

Adult Computer Classes Computers

Knitting and Crocheting Circle

Wed, February 21, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Charles Santore Library

This is an informal get together for neighborhood people who knit and crochet. Due to popular demand, this program now meets weekly.  

Adult Family Programs Crafts & Hobbies Crochet Knitting

Conversational ESL

Wed, February 21, 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

Civil War Medicine: What went right?

Wed, February 21, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

The American Civil War marked the violent birth of modern medicine. One million casualties would change the face of medicine. "Civil War Medicine" is a four-part documentary series currently in production. This lecture is presented by South Philadelphia resident, Carole…

Adult Health Programs Health

In Conversation with the Rosenbach: Kermit Roosevelt on Federalist Paper No. 46

Wed, February 21, 2018 6:00 P.M.
The Rosenbach

Federalist Paper No. 46 and the Relationship Between the States and the Nation Kermit Roosevelt will focus on Federalist Paper No. 46 as a means of addressing the failure of the authors of The Federalist Papers (and the drafters of the Constitution) to foresee…

Adult Young Adult Senior Other Great Programs Speakers and Lectures Government Information Politics Rosenbach Museum & Library History

The Nonprofit Nerds Guide to Freelancing - A Freelance February Event

Wed, February 21, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Regional Foundation Center at Parkway Central Library

What we'll do Are you a freelancer interested in working with mission-driven organizations? Is your nonprofit organization trying to hire a freelancer for short-term or long-term collaborations? Then you're in luck - this presentation is for freelancers AND the nonprofits that want to…

Adult Discussion and Participation Speakers and Lectures Workshops and Enrichment RFC Program Calendar Fundraising Nonprofit Jobs & Job Seekers

Mental Health, Trauma, and the African American Community: A Panel Discussion

Wed, February 21, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Join in a conversation about mental health issues in the African American community, including the impacts of traumatic experiences, disparity in access to mental health care, and the stigma around mental illnesses.  The panel, moderated by Jaynay Johnson, Co-founder of the Black Brain…

Adult Speakers and Lectures Career Workshops Black History Month One Book, One Philadelphia One Book, One Philadelphia

English Classes

Wed, February 21, 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:…

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