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Exhibition - Diverse Flowers Make A Bouquet: A Celebration of Latinx Culture

Now through Fri, September 28, 2018 9:00 A.M.
Children's Literature Research Collection at Parkway Central Library

Between September 15th and October 15th, the United States celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month, recognizing the Hispanic and Latinx Americans whose cultures have influenced and improved our nation.  This mini-exhibition in the Central Children's Department acknowledges…

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Exhibitions Art Education Family Rare Books, Manuscripts, & Digital Collections Special Collections children's literature

Job Fair

Fri, September 28, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Paschalville Library

Meet employers! Bring your résumé! Wear your best! Employers will be recruiting for customer service, sales, retail, driving, warehouse, and more! FREE. No registration required. 

Adult Young Adult Career Workshops Jobs & Job Seekers Philadelphia Job Fairs

Computer Basics

Fri, September 28, 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

Friday Gaming

Fri, September 28, 2018 3:30 P.M.
Cecil B. Moore Library

Enjoy a selection of board games, card games, and Wii games after school every Friday. Intended for school-age children through teens. Day care groups must call to schedule a separate appointment.

Young Adult School Age Family Programs Children Family Games and Gaming Board Games and Role-Playing

Teen Advisory Council

Fri, September 28, 2018 3:30 P.M.
Nicetown-Tioga Library

Do you want to have a say in what type of programs happen at your library?  Attend a meeting - your opinions matter!  Bring a friend, and your great ideas.  

Young Adult Other Great Programs

Mighty Writers Comics Workshop

Fri, September 28, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Greater Olney Library

The Mighty Writers organization, which provides writing workshops throughout the year in Philadelphia, has invited the Free Library to help celebrate their MightyFest four-day literacy festival which will take place September 27-30!!   Explore your creativity and develop storytelling…

Young Adult School Age Discussion and Participation Family Programs Children Comics & Graphic Novels

Explore games and more with Oculus Rift!

Fri, September 28, 2018 4:30 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

For ages 13 plus, this drop-in program is a way for you to spend up to 15 minutes using the Oculus Rift Virtual Reality headset! Lots of fun games! Lots of cool education programs.

Young Adult LEAP Teens Video Games

Friends Book Sale

Sat, September 29, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Tacony Library

Friends Book Sale   from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Adult Young Adult Community Events

Lisa Thomas-Laury | Author Talk

Sat, September 29, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Wynnefield Library

Join us for conversation and questions with special guest, Lisa Thomas-Laury. Lisa Thomas-Laury is a West Virginia native who made Philadelphia her home in 1978 when she became WPVI - 6abc's first black, female television news anchor. Thomas-Laury is a broadcast trailblazer - turned - author…

Adult Young Adult Senior Speakers and Lectures

Author Event | Alisa Melekhina

Sat, September 29, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Alisa Melekhina, internationally ranked chess master and author of Reality Check: What the Ancient Game of Chess Can Teach You About Success in Modern Competitive Settings will share insights from her inspirational book that can be adopted and used by anyone wishing to create a more successful…

Adult Young Adult Senior Other Great Programs Chess Humanities

MightyFest Comics & Confidence Workshop

Sat, September 29, 2018 2:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Presented in partnership with Mighty Writers, students of all ages are invited to learn the basic elements of comic book creation. Come and create your own character and draw your very first adventure in this exciting workshop!

Young Adult School Age Discussion and Participation Family Programs Children Comics & Graphic Novels

Meatless Monday

Mon, October 1, 2018 4:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Join Chef Char Nolan for an all-ages vegan cooking class. All levels of experience welcome.

Adult Young Adult Health Programs Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition Health

Google Search

Mon, October 1, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Bustleton Library

Students will learn how to conduct Google searches and learn basic attributes of search engines. Please call (215-685-0472) or visit branch to sign-up.

Adult Young Adult Senior Computer Classes Hot Spots

Northwest Philly Community Meeting

Mon, October 1, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Lovett Memorial Library

Are you tired of lack of Saturday service, and short or inconsistent hours at your neighborhood library? Join with Friends of the Free Library groups and other community members in Northwest Philly to plan the push for full funding for the Free Library system! We are getting together to advocate…

Adult Young Adult Senior Discussion and Participation Free Library of Philadelphia

Monday Meditation

Mon, October 1, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Falls of Schuylkill Library

This simple workshop will provide a foundation for gaining mindfulness through meditation.  The meditations will utilize calming and energizing techniques to introduce ways to gain self-awareness, and a peaceful state of mind.  Join us courtesy of the KIND Institute and the Urban…

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Discussion and Participation Health Programs Health

Yoga

Mon, October 1, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Charles Santore Library

Yoga with a certified instructor. Whether you’re new to yoga or a seasoned practitioner, you’re welcome to join us!  For all levels.   Please bring your own mat, and new participants will be asked to sign a waiver.

Adult Young Adult Health Programs Body, Mind & Spirit Yoga

Children’s Chess Club

Mon, October 1, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Charles Santore Library

Learn to play or improve your game with Chess Coach Andrew.  Ages 6-18.  

Young Adult School Age Family Programs Children Teens Chess

Deborah Harkness | Time's Convert

Mon, October 1, 2018 7:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Cost: FREE

Working “her own form of literary alchemy by deftly blending fantasy, romance, history, and horror” (Chicago Tribune), Deborah Harkness is the no. 1 New York Times bestselling author of the witches-meet-vampires All Souls book trilogy. Acclaim for this work’s historical and…

Adult Young Adult Author Events Speakers and Lectures Author Events - Free Series Author Events Fiction Literature

Google Search

Tue, October 2, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Bustleton Library

Students will learn how to conduct Google searches and learn basic attributes of search engines. Please call (215-685-0472) or visit branch to sign-up.

Adult Young Adult Senior Computer Classes Hot Spots Computers

Teen Tuesdays: Games

Tue, October 2, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Nicetown-Tioga Library

What games will be playing this week?  

Young Adult Other Great Programs Games and Gaming
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