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Coffee & Coloring

Fri, July 27, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Whitman Library

Color away your stress and enjoy a beverage with other community members. All coloring supplies, tea, and coffee will be provided.

Adult Family Programs Discussion and Participation Summer Reading

Sip & Swipe Cafe

Fri, July 27, 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

College Applications and You!

Fri, July 27, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Logan Library

Do you want a little help filling out college applications?  Could you use some assistance getting started on your college process?  Join us from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. when a reps from Shippensburg University will be on hand to help. Bring your questions.

Adult Young Adult Discussion and Participation Education

Queer Lit Lunch Club

Fri, July 27, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

LGBTQ teens and allies are invited to enjoy lunch and a discussion of recently published young adult books with queer characters and themes. Free books will be distributed! Please register for this program by emailing hoopese@freelibrary.org, calling 215-685-6621, or stopping by the Reference…

Young Adult Discussion and Participation LGBTQ Free Library of Pride

Let's Speak English | For International Adults

Mon, July 30, 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

Around the World Adventures with Books

Tue, July 31, 2018 1:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Book club for grades 4th through 6th. Take an adventure around the world with books. 

School Age Discussion and Participation Summer Reading Book Clubs

Create Your Own Hero

Tue, July 31, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library

Put your imagination to work and pen your own stories for characters you create. Participants will design comic book art, to carry on the ancient tradition of the traveling storyteller. Program provided by Yumi Odum - founder of East Coast Black Age of Comics Convention. For creative kids, ages…

School Age Discussion and Participation Other Great Programs Art Comics & Graphic Novels Summer Reading

Chat-n-Chew Book Club

Tue, July 31, 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

From Surviving to Thriving: Innovative Approaches to Nonprofit Sustainability

Wed, August 1, 2018 9:00 A.M.
Regional Foundation Center at Parkway Central Library

The sustainable nonprofit: rarer even than the mythical unicorn? Not so! The Regional Foundation Center and PANO are teaming up to co-host “From Surviving to Thriving”  to demystify and bring to life conversations about, with, and for local nonprofits on the path to…

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

Around the World Adventures with Books

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

Book club for grades 1 through 3rd. Take an adventure around the world with books. 

School Age Discussion and Participation Summer Reading Book Clubs

How to Spot Fake News Online

Wed, August 1, 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 Computer Classes Workshops and Enrichment Computers Newspapers, Magazines, & Journals

Get Your Diploma, or Two!

Thu, August 2, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Logan Library

Are you an adult looking to finish your high school degree? Thinking about applying to college? Are you planning on taking the GED? We'll share the info you need to accomplish your goal.  Refreshments will be provided.  Space may be limited and pre-registration is suggested. …

Adult Discussion and Participation Other Great Programs Education GED

Birding the Reservoir

Fri, August 3, 2018 8:00 A.M.
Andorra Library

Please join JoAnne Woods (Andorra Library) and Kris Soffa (Friends of the Wissahickon Trail Ambassador and Parks and Recreation Commission) for birding and a tour of the Upper Roxborough Reservoir Preserve.  We'll learn about the Reservoir's history; why and how this land was saved,…

Adult Young Adult Senior Discussion and Participation Other Great Programs Philadelphia Animals and Nature

Coffee & Coloring

Fri, August 3, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Whitman Library

Color away your stress and enjoy a beverage with other community members. All coloring supplies, tea, and coffee will be provided.

Adult Family Programs Discussion and Participation Summer Reading

Sip & Swipe Cafe

Fri, August 3, 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

First Friday Genealogy

Fri, August 3, 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

Queer Lit Lunch Club

Fri, August 3, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

LGBTQ teens and allies are invited to enjoy lunch and a discussion of recently published young adult books with queer characters and themes. Free books will be distributed! Please register for this program by emailing hoopese@freelibrary.org, calling 215-685-6621, or stopping by the Reference…

Young Adult Discussion and Participation LGBTQ Free Library of Pride

Anime & Manga Discussion Group for Kids & Teens

Mon, August 6, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Ramonita G. de Rodriguez Library

Children ages 11 and up and teens are invited to explore Japanese animation, comics and pop culture! Get to know different anime and manga series and try your hand at fan activities. For more information, contact Sara Palmer, Children's Librarian, at 215-686-1768 or palmers@freelibrary.org.

Young Adult School Age Discussion and Participation Film Screening Children Movies & Television Anime & Manga

Let's Speak English | For International Adults

Mon, August 6, 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
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