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Introduction to Microsoft Word

Tue, February 19, 2019 5:45 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Learn to use this popular computer program.  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 Department. Space is…

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In Conversation With The Rosenbach: Amit Chaudhuri

Tue, February 19, 2019 6:00 P.M.
The Rosenbach | 2008 Delancey Place, Philadelphia, PA 19103

Amit Chaudhuri is the author of  Friend of My Youth , a novel. Books will be available for purchase from Shakespeare & Co., Booksellers. The author will sign copies after the program. In  Friend of My Youth , novelist Amit Chaudhuri visits his childhood home of Bombay. The city,…

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Rain Check Workshop

Tue, February 19, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Andorra Library

Come to this workshop to learn how you can get a free rain barrel from Philadelphia Water! Reduced pricing for downspout planters, rain gardens, depaving, and permeable pavers will also be offered. PWD’s Rain Check program gives Philadelphia residents an opportunity to reduce pollution…

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Woke & Well-read Book Club: Sing, Unburied, Sing

Tue, February 19, 2019 7:00 P.M.
Big Blue Marble Bookstore, 551 Carpenter Lane

All are welcome at the Woke & Well-Read book club, which meets twice a month to discuss books that explore life through African American eyes. PLEASE NOTE: Two discussions of Sing, Unburied, Sing will take place; once on February 19 and once on February 20 (both at 7:00 p.m.)   Sing,…

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Pete Buttigieg | Shortest Way Home: One Mayor’s Challenge and a Model for America’s Future

Tue, February 19, 2019 7:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Cost: $15.00
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In conversation with Tamala Edwards , anchor, 6ABC Action News morning edition The multifaceted, 36-year-old progressive mayor of South Bend, Indiana, Pete Buttigieg is a Rhodes Scholar and Harvard graduate. Nearly a decade ago he left a successful career in business to return to his…

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English as a Second Language Class

Wed, February 20, 2019 10:00 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.

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Marriage Patterns of Black Women

Wed, February 20, 2019 11:00 A.M.
Senior Services at Parkway Central Library

African American women have long stood at the intersection of the gender-race cultural wars. They often feel compelled to break ranks with women, particularly white feminists, in order to support Black men. But, for various and sundry reasons, they don’t necessarily feel like that support…

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Workforce Wednesday –Resume Help

Wed, February 20, 2019 11:30 A.M.
McPherson Square Library

Resume Help from 11:30 to 1:30 p.m. with Ms. Tuesday.

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Open Computer Lab

Wed, February 20, 2019 12:00 P.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.

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Open Computer Lab

Wed, February 20, 2019 12:00 P.M.
Tacony Library

Use a computer for up to 3 hours. Assistance from library staff is available.  

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Drexel University Intercultural Book Circle: Sing, Unburied, Sing

Wed, February 20, 2019 12:00 P.M.
Drexel University’s James E. Marks Intercultural Center, 3225 Arch Street

This public book circle encourages openness, respect, and humility while engaging in dialogue around cultural topics and identity issues raised through literature. Lunch will be provided and a number of free books will be available on a first-come basis. To register for this free event, email…

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ESL Class - Intermediate

Wed, February 20, 2019 12:30 P.M.
Charles Santore Library

This 2 hour long class runs once a week on Wednesdays from mid-January to May. This class is free and registration is not required, however, regular attendance is recommended. Questions?  Call the librarian at 215-686-1766  

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ESL (English as a Second Language) Class

Wed, February 20, 2019 12:30 P.M.
Wyoming Library

Mondays and Wednesdays from 12:30 - 3:30 pm. Testing every second Wednesday of the month. *New students must be tested before starting ESL Classes      

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CareerLink Resume Workshop

Wed, February 20, 2019 2:30 P.M.
Tacony Library

Looking for a job? Or a better one? Stop in to see CareerLink! CareerLink will present a workshop on resume writing, online applications and free available resources.

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Computer Basics: Email

Wed, February 20, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library

Register for a (free) email account, discover how email works, and learn how to keep your information safe online.   Prerequisite: Computer Basics: Keyboard & Mouse

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Family Academy Courses & Training | Parenting Basics

Wed, February 20, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Queen Memorial Library

Learn where you live!  We have a series of courses throughout the school year where you can learn about great subjects to help you and your children excel.  The courses are free, a meal is provided, childcare is available (if you pre-register), and language interpretation is available…

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Urban Medicine Cabinet

Wed, February 20, 2019 5:00 P.M.
Haverford Library

Make and take home first aid ointment, herbal steam, and headache lozenges, while learning about the beneficial properties of specific herbs and flowers, and using a variety of apothecary tools and seasonally fresh grown ingredients from Nyambi Naturals Farm.

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Let’s Speak English! | For International Adults

Wed, February 20, 2019 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…

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Social Media

Wed, February 20, 2019 5:45 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Learn how to use social networking sites such as Facebook and set up your own Facebook account.  This class is offered on a first come, first served basis. We encourage attendees to arrive 15 minutes before the start of the class to get a registration ticket at the reference desk, in…

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