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Kwanzaa Celebration at the Library

Thu, December 21, 2017 4:30 P.M.
Logan Library

Join us for a Kwanzaa workshop that includes an explanation of the cultural holiday, a Kwanzaa craft and a sample of karamu foods.  Mama Carla will be here to oversee, from Progeny's Legacy Jamaa.  This is a family program and all are welcome, but space may be limited.

Young Adult School Age Preschool Toddler Senior Family Programs African American

CityLife Clinic: Adult Nutrition Workshop

Fri, December 22, 2017 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

Stories Alive: Family Story Hour for Incarcerated Parents and Their Children

Sat, December 23, 2017 10:00 A.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Stories Alive gives incarcerated parents the opportunity to read and connect with their children during a live videoconference call. Families who participate will get books to take home and keep! Stories Alive is available to children and caregivers with family members at the Curran-Fromhold and…

Adult Young Adult School Age Preschool Toddler Senior Family Programs Storytimes Children Family Literacy Social Justice

Sweater Knit-Along!

Sat, December 23, 2017 12:00 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Don’t be intimidated by the idea of knitting sweaters.  Join Jenn and knit Tin Can Knits Flax, a seamless raglan sweater which is knitted in the round.  Basic knitting skills are required, and you will need to supply your own yarn and needles.  Download the pattern for free…

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Arts and Crafts Programs Knitting

CityLife Clinic: Adult Nutrition Workshop

Fri, December 29, 2017 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

Bernstein the Conductor

Now through Tue, January 2, 2018 5:00 P.M.
Fleisher Collection at Parkway Central Library

The Free Library of Philadelphia and the Edwin A. Fleisher Collection of Orchestral Music are pleased to be a part of the global celebration BERNSTEIN AT 100. Kicking off August 25, 2017 and ending August 25, 2019, the Bernstein Office’s worldwide initiative will commemorate the…

Adult Young Adult Senior Exhibitions Special Collections

Yoga for Adults

Tue, January 2, 2018 7:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

An inclusive yoga class for people of all skill levels and abilities.  Wear something comfortable and come to the library for wellness, stretching, and relaxation.

Adult Young Adult Senior Health Programs Workshops and Enrichment Yoga

Sip & Swipe Cafe

Fri, January 5, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Learn how to access the internet, email and more at Sip & Swipe Cafe®  Sip & Swipe Café® is a free, interactive, hands-on tablet learning session with a coach that guides you step-by-step through the process of gaining access to the internet, email and more. Tablets…

Senior Discussion and Participation Digital Media Seniors

Computer Help

Mon, January 8, 2018 12:00 P.M.
Wynnefield Library

Make an appointment for one-on-one computer help with a Digital Resource Specialist. To request an appointment, email WadeW@freelibrary.org or WyldeR@freelibrary.org. Available every Monday! Or attend a class!  Class sessions are held Mondays at 1:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.…

Adult Young Adult Senior Computer Classes Computers Technology

Way-Too-Big Wednesdays

Now through Wed, January 10, 2018 5:30 P.M.
Rare Book Department at Parkway Central Library

Join us after-hours in the Rare Book Department as we take out books that were just too big to be shown in our Big and Small, Books for All exhibition now on display. Examples may include a 15th century handwritten scroll over fifteen-feet long that belonged to King Edward IV…

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Family Programs Exhibitions Children Family Special Collections

Adult Program Pizza Hour

Wed, January 10, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Blanche A. Nixon/Cobbs Creek Library

Have ideas for Adult programming and events at the library? Come on down! Pizza will be provided.

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Poet’s Corner

Wed, January 10, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Are you a poet who lacks an audience and a forum in which to share your work? Well…Blackwell Regional Library is hosting “ The Poet’s Corner” once a month where Poets can come out and share their work with other Poets and lovers of poetry. 

Adult Senior Discussion and Participation Poetry

Sip & Swipe Cafe

Fri, January 12, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Learn how to access the internet, email and more at Sip & Swipe Cafe®  Sip & Swipe Café® is a free, interactive, hands-on tablet learning session with a coach that guides you step-by-step through the process of gaining access to the internet, email and more. Tablets…

Senior Discussion and Participation Digital Media Seniors

KUUMBA QUILTERS

Sat, January 13, 2018 12:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Join our new quilt group “Kuumba Quilters”.  Beginner and experienced quilters are welcome. Traditional and Art Quilting will be supported or just come and hang out while working on your own projects. Our group will meet on the 2nd Saturday of every month from 12:00 p.m. until…

Adult Young Adult Senior Arts and Crafts Programs Art Quilting

MLK Day of Service Celebration with Sisters Interacting through Stitches

Sat, January 13, 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.  Club members are willing to teach the art of crocheting and knitting to interested adults and teens. All skill levels welcome.

Adult Young Adult Senior Arts and Crafts Programs Crafts & Hobbies Crochet Knitting

Meet the Author | Yani

Sat, January 13, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Logan Library

Join us for a discussion of two of author Yani's books.   "Love's Deadly Masquerade"  centers around domestic violence, and "Hoop Dreams Deflated" deals with many of the issues facing young inner city males, every day, while trying to stay focused on…

Adult Young Adult Senior Speakers and Lectures African American

Social Justice Roundtable

Tue, January 16, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Logan Library

Are you interested in important issues in your community, your city, and even the world?   Do you want to be a part of builidng conversations around issues of social justice? Check out our newly formed Social Justic Roundtable.  All ages are welcome, bring your enthusiasm.…

Young Adult School Age Senior Discussion and Participation Social Justice

Star Wars Movie Night for Adults and Teens

Wed, January 17, 2018 5:00 P.M.
Blanche A. Nixon/Cobbs Creek Library

Join us for a screening of Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015)

Adult Young Adult Senior Film Screening

Shakespeare in the World Lecture Series: Shakespeare and Sex

Wed, January 17, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Literature Department at Parkway Central Library

Room 108 We all know Shakespeare’s plays are rife with dirty puns, but what about actual sex? How did sex motivate the plot and was sex (or sexual activity) ever portrayed on stage? Were there things that would have been considered unacceptable to present or even hint at? This lecture will…

Adult Senior Speakers and Lectures Shakespeare in the World

State Representative Morgan Cephas Mobile Office Hours

Thu, January 18, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Overbrook Park Library

STATE REPRESENTATIVE MORGAN CEPHAS is bringing State services to YOU! Staff will be on hand to assist with any state-related issues or programs including: Property Tax/Rent Rebate LIHEAP PACE/PACENET PennDOT Applications Mobile office hours are from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more information,…

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