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Let's Speak English | For International Adults

Wed, October 31, 2018 3:00 P.M.
Ramonita G. de Rodriguez 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…

Adult Discussion and Participation New Americans New Americans ESL - English as a Second Language

Fall Book Club

Wed, October 31, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Paschalville Library

Interested in reading and discussing popular books? Join us in the community room, light refreshments will be served. Questions? Contact Nyia Morrison at morrisonn@freelibrary.org    

Adult Discussion and Participation Book Clubs

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

Teen Reading Lounge: An Interactive Book Club for Teenagers

Thu, November 1, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Attention teens in grades 7-12! Are you looking for a community service opportunity this year? Are you passionate about your world and your future? Then, please join us for the Fall Session of Teen Reading Lounge (TRL). We will explore the topic of women’s rights through a series of…

Young Adult Discussion and Participation Teen Reading Lounge

Portable Studio Workshop

Thu, November 1, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Logan Library

Come take part in free theater workshops led by the Wilma Theater's team of professional artists, as part of the theater's Portable Studio!  Meet and work with professional Wilma artists in our library Experience a production from the Wilma's current season -  Mr.…

Adult Senior Discussion and Participation Other Great Programs Performing Arts

First Friday Genealogy

Fri, November 2, 2018 12:00 P.M.
Independence Library

Monthly brown bag discussion group with occasional speakers meets every first Friday  from 12:00 to 2 p.m.  Open to the public and anyone with an interest in genealogy or family history. Brought to you by The National Archives of Philadelphia, The Free Library, and the Genealogical…

Adult Discussion and Participation Genealogy General Research

Murder Mystery Luncheon Theatre

Sat, November 3, 2018 1:00 P.M.
Tacony Library

It’s Murder at the Library!! Murder Mystery Luncheon Theatre Join us as Mr. Malcolm takes us through an afternoon of murder and mystery Enjoy lunch from Fink’s Hoagies For ages 15 and older Limited to 30 guests.  Please sign up in advance

Adult Young Adult Senior Discussion and Participation Live Performances Other Great Programs Performing Arts

Teen Book Club

Sat, November 3, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Logan Library

Do you love to read?  Do you like to talk about what you are reading?   We'll choose a different young adult book to read each month, form different genres, styles and authors.  Participants will help select the books.  Snacks will be provided.  Stop by and see…

Young Adult Discussion and Participation Book Clubs

Councilman Bobby Henon

Sat, November 3, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Join us for a presentation by Councilman Henon. He will speak about three main topics: • The sugar tax: collection, effectiveness, and how it is spent • School funding, rebuilding, and future challenges • Health care, advocacy, ACA, and Medicare His presentation will be followed…

Adult Young Adult Community Events Discussion and Participation Speakers and Lectures Government Information Affordable Care Act

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

Sun, November 4, 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

Let's Speak English | For International Adults

Mon, November 5, 2018 5:30 P.M.
Ramonita G. de Rodriguez 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…

Adult Discussion and Participation New Americans New Americans ESL - English as a Second Language

New and Expectant Parents Group

Tue, November 6, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Queen Memorial Library

Bring baby and meet new families in your neighborhood! Get support and education from other parents. Iced tea and snacks provided. For additional information, please call the librarian at 215-685-1899.  

Adult Discussion and Participation Health

Kids Can Cook

Tue, November 6, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Queen Memorial Library

Healthy Cooking class for school-aged children, taught by serv-safe certified cooking instructor Keisha Prosser. Learn about food safety, prepare a full meal, and then help eat what you’ve created! For additional information, please call the librarian at 215-685-1899.  

Young Adult School Age Discussion and Participation Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition Health

Webinar Watch Party: Secrets of Email Marketing Geniuses

Wed, November 7, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Regional Foundation Center at Parkway Central Library

Do you sign up for webinars and forget to attend? Do you find yourself nodding off while watching a webinar at your desk? If so, then join us for a more engaging webinar experience - a webinar watch party! Attendees are encouraged to come at 10:00am for coffee and networking. From 10:30am…

Adult Workshops and Enrichment Discussion and Participation RFC Program Calendar Fundraising Nonprofit

Let's Speak English | For International Adults

Wed, November 7, 2018 3:00 P.M.
Ramonita G. de Rodriguez 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…

Adult Discussion and Participation New Americans New Americans ESL - English as a Second Language

How to Spot Fake News Online

Wed, November 7, 2018 3:30 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Take this class and what will happen next will shock you! You won’t believe how informed you will become!  Seriously though, how can you tell reliable news sources online from fake ones?  In this class we will discuss the different types of fake “news” articles, how…

Adult Discussion and Participation Workshops and Enrichment Computer Classes Computers Newspapers, Magazines, & Journals

Let's Speak English! For International Adults

Wed, November 7, 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

Let's Speak English! For International Adults

Wed, November 7, 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

3 Poets read 21 Poems

Wed, November 7, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Linda Pizzi, Maria Famà and Albert Tacconelli read from their newest work, 21 poems. Linsa Pizzi is a poet, writer, rock music critic, crafter, and Assistant Dean and Instructor at Arcadia University, Maria Famà is a poet, writer, and teacher, and the author of seven books of…

Adult Young Adult Senior Discussion and Participation Community Events Other Great Programs Author Events - Free Series Poetry

Teen Reading Lounge: An Interactive Book Club for Teenagers

Thu, November 8, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Attention teens in grades 7-12! Are you looking for a community service opportunity this year? Are you passionate about your world and your future? Then, please join us for the Fall Session of Teen Reading Lounge (TRL). We will explore the topic of women’s rights through a series of…

Young Adult Discussion and Participation Teen Reading Lounge
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