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Work for Yourself @ 50+

Wed, August 29, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Business Resource and Innovation Center at Parkway Central Library

Have you ever dreamed about being your own boss? Let  Work for Yourself @ 50+  help you get started.  Work for Yourself @ 50+   is designed to help older adults learn the ins and outs of successful self-employment. Join us for an interactive workshop where…

Adult Senior Business Career Workshops Business & Entrepreneurs

Conversational ESL

Wed, August 29, 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

Mystery Book Club

Wed, August 29, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Oak Lane Library

Are you interested in discussing murder, mystery and mayhem?  This new summer book club will be led by librarian Deb Ahrens.  Tonight we'll be discussing A Beautiful Blue Death , by Charles Finch.  We'll have 10 free books to give away for this discussion.  First…

Adult Senior Discussion and Participation Summer Reading Humanities Book Clubs

CareerLink Workshop

Thu, August 30, 2018 1:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Build Your Job Skills, Find a Career! Sign up with a certified PA CareerLink Navigator to develop your resume, search for jobs, learn about job skills training, and connect directly with PA CareerLink resources. Please speak to a staff member to sign-up or call 215.686.7502 for more information.

Adult Young Adult Senior Career Workshops Jobs & Job Seekers

Computer Tutoring

Thu, August 30, 2018 2:00 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

Knitting for All Ages!

Thu, August 30, 2018 3:00 P.M.
Roxborough Library

Bring your needs, yarn and a project to work on (if you have one).  Knitters of all skill levels, and ages are welcome. We'll be here from 3:00 until about 5:45 p.m.

Adult Young Adult Senior Family Programs Summer Reading Knitting

CityLife Clinic: Adult Nutrition Workshop

Fri, August 31, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Walnut Street West

This workshop, led by a registered dietitian, is being offered by the Agatston Urban Nutrition Initiative's Adult and Senior Nutrition Program in conjunction with CityLife Clinics. The Agatston Urban Nutrition Initiative (AUNI) is a program of the Netter Center for Community Partnerships at…

Adult Senior Health Programs Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition Education Health

CareerLink Workshop

Fri, August 31, 2018 12:00 P.M.
Blanche A. Nixon/Cobbs Creek Library

Build Your Job Skills, Find a Career! Sign up with a certified PA CareerLink Navigator to develop your resume, search for jobs, learn about job skills training, and connect directly with PA CareerLink resources. Please speak to a staff member to sign-up or call 215.686.7502 for more information.

Adult Young Adult Senior Career Workshops Jobs & Job Seekers

CareerLink Workshop

Fri, August 31, 2018 1:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Build Your Job Skills, Find a Career! Sign up with a certified PA CareerLink Navigator to develop your resume, search for jobs, learn about job skills training, and connect directly with PA CareerLink resources. Please speak to a staff member to sign-up or call 215.686.7502 for more information.

Adult Young Adult Senior Career Workshops Jobs & Job Seekers

Computer Basics

Fri, August 31, 2018 1:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Welcome to Computer Basics! You will learn about the monitor, control buttons, and ports. You will also improve your mouse, keyboard, and typing skills.

Adult Young Adult Senior Computer Classes Technology

Resume Building Workshop

Fri, August 31, 2018 3:00 P.M.
Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library

We can help you turn your job history information into a professional resume, or, help you improve your current one.  It will be helpful to have some basic computer skills to get the most out of this workshop.  Space is limited -first come, first served.

Adult Senior Computer Classes Computers Jobs & Job Seekers

Exhibition - Dog Days

Now through Fri, August 31, 2018 5:00 P.M.
Children's Literature Research Collection at Parkway Central Library

Originally named by the ancient Greeks for the appearance of the dog star Sirius in late July, the “dog days” of summer are often associated with the lazy heat of August and the heavy panting of our four-legged friends. Take a break from the heat inside the Free Library’s air…

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Exhibitions Education Family Literature Pets Rare Books, Manuscripts, & Digital Collections Special Collections Animals and Nature children's literature

Garden Workshop | Home Composting

Wed, September 5, 2018 5:30 P.M.
Haverford Library

Learn how to make your own compost and how compost can benefit your garden. Classes are taught by PennState Extension Philadelphia Master Gardeners

Adult Young Adult Senior Workshops and Enrichment Environment & Nature

The Publisher is Ambitious: William Bartram's Travels

Thu, September 6, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Rare Book Department at Parkway Central Library

William Bartram’s Travels was an unprecedented mix of literary genres—part travel book, part scientific record and description — a romantic narrative, an ethnography of Southern native peoples, and an exposition by Bartram on natural and theological philosophy. When the…

Adult Young Adult Senior Family Programs Speakers and Lectures Education Philadelphia Philadelphia History Science Special Collections History

Philadelphia Honey Festival at Bartram’s Garden

Sun, September 9, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Bartram’s Garden | 5400 Lindbergh Blvd. Philadelphia, 19143

Join the Free Library of Philadelphia Book Bike at Bartram's Garden for the Philadelphia Honey Festival. “Bartram’s Garden is proud to host the Philadelphia Honey Festival and spread awareness about how much we rely on honey bees. Honey Fest is a fun family event, and it also…

Adult Young Adult School Age Preschool Senior Family Programs Community Events Book Bike

Sundays on Stage: Zydeco A Go Go

Sun, September 9, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Creole Zydeco and Cajun 2-steps combine with funky New Orleans Rhythm & Blues and vintage Louisiana Rock & Roll into a spicy gumbo of irresistible dance music for all ages. Montgomery Auditorium Doors open at 1:30 p.m. Free Admission! Seating is on a first-come, first-seated basis. This…

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

Job Lab

Mon, September 10, 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

2nd Monday Writers Group

Mon, September 10, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Oak Lane Library

Are you a writer who needs some motivation and encouragement? We can provide this, as well as technical skills and information that can direct you towards completing tasks for publication and discovery.  A great support group no matter what stage of the process you are in,…

Adult Senior Workshops and Enrichment Art Literature

Chat-n-Chew Book Club

Tue, September 11, 2018 6:00 P.M.
West Oak Lane Library

Do you love to read?  Do you like to talk?  If you do, please consider joining the West Oak Lane Library's book group. We will meet approximately every five weeks and have books scheduled up through September.  Stop in the library and see what we will be reading. This evening…

Adult Senior Discussion and Participation African American Book Clubs

Welcome Fair for New Americans

Wed, September 12, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Paschalville Library

Join us between 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. to learn about resources for New Americans. Are you an immigrant or refugee? Do you have questions about living and working in the United States? At the Welcome Fair, we will have information on • jobs and careers • green cards and citizenship…

Adult Young Adult Senior New Americans Citizenship Jobs & Job Seekers ESL - English as a Second Language
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