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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

Reading Faith Book Discussion | Another Brooklyn

Wed, January 10, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Church of the Holy Trinity, 1904 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA, 215-567-1267, htrit.org

In a three-part series, the Reading Faith book discussions will explore themes in Another Brooklyn through the lenses of race, community, and religion. Participants are invited to share how their faith affects their reading of the novel, and how the book informs their lived faith. January 10…

Adult Discussion and Participation One Book, One Philadelphia One Book, One Philadelphia

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

Introduction to Proposal Writing

Tue, January 16, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Regional Foundation Center at Parkway Central Library

This class will provide you with an overview of how to write a standard project proposal and will include hands-on exercises to help you develop a proposal outline. Advance registration is required as space is limited; please contact the RFC at erefrfc@freelibrary.org . Tuesday,…

Adult Discussion and Participation Other Great Programs Workshops and Enrichment RFC Program Calendar Fundraising Nonprofit

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

Reading Faith Book Discussion | Another Brooklyn

Wed, January 17, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Church of the Holy Trinity, 1904 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA, 215-567-1267, htrit.org

In a three-part series, the Reading Faith book discussions will explore themes in Another Brooklyn through the lenses of race, community, and religion. Participants are invited to share how their faith affects their reading of the novel, and how the book informs their lived faith. January 10…

Adult Discussion and Participation One Book, One Philadelphia One Book, One Philadelphia

Sip & Swipe Cafe

Fri, January 19, 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

Intermediate Grant Writing

Tue, January 23, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Regional Foundation Center at Parkway Central Library

Intermediate Grant Writing is a working session that will provide the opportunity for grant writers to receive extensive feedback on their proposals from peers and professionals in the nonprofit field. We will review aspects of a good grant proposal, practice writing an actual grant, and…

Adult Discussion and Participation Other Great Programs Workshops and Enrichment RFC Program Calendar Fundraising Nonprofit

Social Justice Read Aloud

Tue, January 23, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Cecil B. Moore Library

Practice your reading skills and explore the library’s books with Miss Kayla. We will feature books and stories that showcase and reflect current social issues. All readers are welcome to listen, read aloud, and participate in group discussions. This program is intended for children ages 8…

School Age Discussion and Participation Social Justice

Mr. P's Cool Tech Talk

Wed, January 24, 2018 5:30 P.M.
Frankford Library

Come to listen to a talk about the latest technologies, inventions and innovations out there and watch an interesting video about it. This fun and short program is good for children 9 and up, teens, and adults! You’ll be able to take home a picture of the tech and share it with family and…

Adult Young Adult School Age Discussion and Participation Technology

Reading Faith Book Discussion | Another Brooklyn

Wed, January 24, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Church of the Holy Trinity, 1904 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA, 215-567-1267, htrit.org

In a three-part series, the Reading Faith book discussions will explore themes in Another Brooklyn through the lenses of race, community, and religion. Participants are invited to share how their faith affects their reading of the novel, and how the book informs their lived faith. January 10…

Adult Discussion and Participation One Book, One Philadelphia One Book, One Philadelphia

Best Day of My Life So Far: Storytelling Session for Older Adults

Thu, January 25, 2018 1:00 P.M.
Philadelphia Senior Center, 509 Broad St., 267-908-6922, bestdayofmylifesofar.org

“This is memory,” the refrain throughout Another Brooklyn , reminds readers stories connect us and shape meaning in our lives. Older adults are invited to gather around a table to write and then read their stories aloud. Best Day of My Life So Far  hosts national Storytelling…

Senior Community Events Discussion and Participation Workshops and Enrichment One Book, One Philadelphia One Book, One Philadelphia

Teen Comic Book Club

Thu, January 25, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Blanche A. Nixon/Cobbs Creek Library

For fans of Comics, Graphic Novels, and Manga. Come hang out and discuss your favorite titles, recommend new books, make crafts and more!

Young Adult Discussion and Participation Comics & Graphic Novels Teens Anime & Manga

Sip & Swipe Cafe

Fri, January 26, 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

Book Discussion Group

Sat, January 27, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Join us for a book discussion. This month we'll discuss P. D. Jame's "Death of an Expert Witness".  This program includes an audio lecture from The Skeptic's Guide to Great Books and a film screening. To register and borrow a copy of the book, please see Mr. Kessler in the Humanities…

Adult Discussion and Participation Literature Book Clubs

Book Discussion Group

Wed, January 31, 2018 1:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Join us for a book discussion. This month we'll discuss P. D. Jame's "Death of an Expert Witness".  This program includes an audio lecture from The Skeptic's Guide to Great Books and a film screening. To register and borrow a copy of the book, please see Mr. Kessler in…

Adult Discussion and Participation Literature Book Clubs

Listening Group: Another Brooklyn

Wed, January 31, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Wynnefield Library

Listen to the audiobook of Another Brooklyn , hearing the the lyrical prose and how the story is interpreted when spoken out loud.     Part 1 | January 31 Part 2 | February 7 Part 3 | February 14  

Adult Young Adult Discussion and Participation One Book, One Philadelphia One Book, One Philadelphia

Sip & Swipe Cafe

Fri, February 2, 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

Book Discussion at Johnson House Historic Site

Fri, February 2, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Johnson House Historic Site, 6306 Germantown Ave.

Johnson House Historic Site, an 1800's station along the Underground Railroad, is a Center for Social Advocacy and a historic house museum that represents what everyday people have done and can do to make a difference in their community and beyond. Join museum staff for a…

Adult Community Events Discussion and Participation One Book, One Philadelphia One Book, One Philadelphia

Social Justice Read Aloud

Tue, February 6, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Cecil B. Moore Library

Practice your reading skills and explore the library’s books with Miss Kayla. We will feature books and stories that showcase and reflect current social issues. All readers are welcome to listen, read aloud, and participate in group discussions. This program is intended for children ages 8…

School Age Discussion and Participation Social Justice
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