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Philly Bop! Ballroom Dance Class

Sat, October 27, 2018 1:00 P.M.
Walnut Street West

Mr. Willie Bryant, professional dance instructor, will be teaching us the Philly Bop Dance which is based upon the 1920’s era of Lindy Hop, Jitterbug and East Coast Swing tradition. Everyone is welcome to participate.

Adult Young Adult Senior Other Great Programs Philadelphia dance

Spooky Saturday

Sat, October 27, 2018 1:00 P.M.
Mifflin triangle (East Passyunk Avenue + Mifflin St.)

Leaves are falling, a chill in the air and the days are shorter... it must be time for the Fall Fest and Spooky Saturday! Join us for a day of spooktacular fun with free activities for the kids, adults and even Fido, too! Shop from dozens of crafters, enjoy fall fare, participate in a costume…

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Community Events Book Bike

Crochet and Knitting Club

Sat, October 27, 2018 1:00 P.M.
Wynnefield Library

Join 'Sisters Interacting Through Stitches', as they create items which are donated to local, national, and international organizations.  In addition, club members are willing to teach the art of crocheting and knitting to interested adults and teens.   

Adult Young Adult Senior Arts and Crafts Programs Crafts & Hobbies arts & crafts

Saturday Crafternoons

Sat, October 27, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Fox Chase Library

Calling crafters of all experience levels: come craft with us at the library! Join us for some basic instruction, idea sharing, coordinated projects, and good company. No experience necessary. Intended for adults and young adults. 

Adult Young Adult Senior Arts and Crafts Programs arts & crafts

Paramita Meditation Workshop Series

Sat, October 27, 2018 2:30 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Please join Beth Adelson for a free, six-session Paramita Meditation workshop series. The Buddha taught us how to find contentment by dispelling any suffering that life events may bring. In this series, we will learn about and try out the Paramita practices, the practices which build consistent…

Adult Senior Other Great Programs Health & Fitness Yoga

Sundays on Stage: Keepers of the Culture

Sun, October 28, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

The rich legacy of the African Oral Tradition has been preserved in the stories told among the African American communities that survived and thrive in Philadelphia.  Come hear this rich tapestry of tales told by members of Keepers of the Culture. Montgomery Auditorium Doors open at 1:30…

Young Adult School Age Preschool Toddler Senior Baby Family Programs Live Performances Sundays on Stage African American Children Family Music

Virtual Reality @ the Library | Activate PHL

Sun, October 28, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library

Immerse yourself in interactive Virtual Reality (VR) experiences provided by the Free Library's VR Team. We will also have arts & crafts for kids, special BINGO games, refreshments, and drawings for a smartwatch or museum memberships.  From 2:00 to 4:30 p.m. Preregistration is not…

Young Adult School Age Senior Community Events Computers

Philadelphia Reads W.E.B. Du Bois----Today's reading and discussion: Of Alexander Crummell

Sun, October 28, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Social Science and History Department at Parkway Central Library

Discover the power of W.E.B. Du Bois’ ideas and their significance in our time.  This reading group focuses on the “The Souls of Black Folk,” his seminal study of African-American civilization at the turn of the 20th Century.  Led by Du Bois scholar and activist, Dr.…

Adult Young Adult Senior Discussion and Participation African American Philadelphia History Social Science

Job Lab

Mon, October 29, 2018 12:00 P.M.
Nicetown-Tioga Library

Are you looking for a job and finding that everyone requires online applications?  We can help you! Space may be limited; first come, first served.  From 12:00 p.m. to 2::00 p.m.

Adult Senior Other Great Programs Jobs & Job Seekers

Online Safety

Mon, October 29, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Bustleton Library

Students will learn best practices for increasing their safety and privacy online. Please call (215-685-0472) or visit branch to sign-up.

Adult Young Adult Senior Computer Classes Hot Spots Computers

Philly Bop! Ballroom Dance Class

Mon, October 29, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Walnut Street West

Mr. Willie Bryant, professional dance instructor, will be teaching us the Philly Bop Dance which is based upon the 1920’s era of Lindy Hop, Jitterbug and East Coast Swing tradition. Everyone is welcome to participate.

Adult Young Adult Senior Other Great Programs Philadelphia dance

Scary Story Festival

Mon, October 29, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Fox Chase Library

Come spin your spookiest tale at the library! Storytellers of all ages welcome. You can tell your own original story, or share your favorite folk tale or written work. We're dying to hear what you have to share! For information, please call 215-685-0547. 

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Other Great Programs Holiday Storytimes

Spinning Yarns

Mon, October 29, 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

East Falls Performers' Evening

Mon, October 29, 2018 7:30 P.M.
Falls of Schuylkill Library

Join us for our 28th annual event.  The evening will include a diverse menu of entertainment - instrumentalists, vocalists, stand-up commedians, and dancers.  Bring your friends and neighbors.  This popular community event is sponsored by the Friends of Fall of Schuylkill…

Adult Young Adult School Age Preschool Senior Live Performances Performing Arts

Online Safety

Tue, October 30, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Bustleton Library

Students will learn best practices for increasing their safety and privacy online. Please call (215-685-0472) or visit branch to sign-up.

Adult Young Adult Senior Computer Classes Hot Spots Computers

Intermediate ESL Class

Wed, October 31, 2018 12:30 P.M.
Walnut Street West

PEDAL@GSE ESL Classes are FREE for adults (17 years+); Registration is preferred. REGISTER IN PERSON AT THE LIBRARY. Classes sponsored by the Penn GSE Educational Linguistics Division.

Adult Senior New Americans New Americans ESL

Computer Tutoring

Wed, October 31, 2018 5:30 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Join us in the Lab for individualized assistance provided by our Digital Resource Specialist.

Adult Young Adult Senior Computer Classes Digital Media

Conversational ESL

Wed, October 31, 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

Let's Speak English! For International Adults

Wed, October 31, 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

Heavy: An American Memoir

Thu, November 1, 2018 5:45 P.M.
Kingsessing Library

Don't miss genre-bending author Kiese Laymon speak about his powerful and provocative memoir, exploring what the weight of a lifetime of secrets, lies, and deception does to a black body, a black family, and a nation teetering on the brink of moral collapse. A personal narrative that…

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