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Portable Studio Workshop

Thu, November 15, 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

In Conversation With The Rosenbach Mini-Series: The Legacy of the Thirteenth Amendment, with Douglas A. Blackmon

Thu, November 15, 2018 6:00 P.M.
The Rosenbach | 2008 Delancey Place, Philadelphia, PA 19103

Douglas A. Blackmon will be speaking on “Our Persistent Past: The Enduring Legacy of Slavery and America’s Corruption of the 13th Amendment” About the Author Douglas A. Blackmon is a Pulitzer Prize winning writer, scholar and filmmaker. His book,  Slavery by Another Name:…

Adult Other Great Programs Speakers and Lectures Rosenbach Museum & Library

Open Computer Lab

Fri, November 16, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Work on a special project and get one-on-one assistance. Lab is open for 2 hours. This class is offered on a first come, first served basis and space is limited. Register in the lab, by signing the clipboard.

Adult Computer Classes Other Great Programs Hot Spots

SmART Readers

Fri, November 16, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Roxborough Library

Join us for an exciting visual art and literacy program! A visiting artist will engage young children in fun art making experiences tied to literacy skills. Space may be limited. This program is sponsored by the Philadelphia Arts in Education Partnership. We'll meet on Fridays - October…

Preschool Arts and Crafts Programs Other Great Programs Art Literacy

Social Media

Fri, November 16, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Learn how to use social networking sites such as Facebook and set up your own Facebook account.  This class is offered on a first come, first served basis. We encourage attendees to arrive 15 minutes before the start of the class to get a registration ticket at the reference desk, in…

Adult Computer Classes Discussion and Participation Other Great Programs Workshops and Enrichment Computers

Hands-On Tour at The Rosenbach: Marianne Moore

Fri, November 16, 2018 3:00 P.M.
The Rosenbach | 2008 Delancey Place, Philadelphia, PA 19103

Poet Marianne Moore (born on November 15, 1887) broke free of tradition and reassembled the pieces in a new and sometimes confounding way. In this tour, we will study her letters, clippings and the objects she surrounded herself with to find out more about the sources for her revolutionary and…

Adult Other Great Programs Rosenbach Museum & Library


Fri, November 16, 2018 3:45 P.M.
Andorra Library

Can't keep your hands out of a tub of LEGOs?  We can't either. Do you dream of building something amazing with LEGOs?  We do too! If this is you, come join us!  Work on the building assignment, check out a project in one of our many LEGO books, or let your imagination soar…

School Age Other Great Programs LEGO

SAT Prep

Sat, November 17, 2018 12:00 P.M.
Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library

Are you a college bound high school student who is planning to take the SAT? Find out what to expect and how to prepare. Ypui'll get an overview of the subject sections and sample problems. This free program is open to all high school students and will run from 12:00 -3:00 p.m. To save your…

Young Adult Discussion and Participation Other Great Programs Test Preparation

Beowulf Mead-Aloud

Sat, November 17, 2018 1:00 P.M.
The Rosenbach | 2008 Delancey Place, Philadelphia, PA 19103

Hwaet! Join us as we turn The Rosenbach into an Anglo-Saxon Mead-Hall. We'll drink a batch of mead and Scandinavian ale from local brewer George Hart and read selections from the epic poem Beowulf in both Old and Modern English. This event is age 21 and up. Admission…

Adult Other Great Programs Rosenbach Museum & Library

Crochet Club

Sat, November 17, 2018 1:30 P.M.
Kingsessing Library

Come experience the joy of crochet. Whether you’re a beginner or have been crocheting for years, you’ll have fun in this club led by a crochet artist from the community.

Adult Young Adult School Age Other Great Programs Crafts & Hobbies Crochet arts & crafts

LGBTQ Teen Cafe

Sat, November 17, 2018 1:30 P.M.
Tacony Library

LGBTQ Teen Café 1:30-4:00 Air hockey!  Crafts!  Gaming!  Jigsaw puzzles!  Snacks! Learn something new, meet new friends, or come to just chill. Refreshments provided by Sawtown Tavern

Young Adult Other Great Programs LGBTQ Free Library of Pride

Portable Studio: Our Stories

Sat, November 17, 2018 2:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Portable Studio Artists Jess Conda and Bethlehem Roberson are professional Philadelphia artists who use theater and music to inspire and explore the boundless ways we all can tell stories, real or imagined, and from different perspectives. In the Wilma Theater’s Portable Studio, you will:…

Adult Young Adult Other Great Programs Discussion and Participation Children

Paramita Meditation Workshop Series

Sat, November 17, 2018 2:30 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Please join Beth Adelson for a free, six-session Paramita Meditation workshop series. The Buddha taught us how to find contentment by dispelling any suffering that life events may bring. In this series, we will learn about and try out the Paramita practices, the practices which build consistent…

Adult Senior Other Great Programs Health & Fitness Yoga

Job Lab

Mon, November 19, 2018 12:00 P.M.
Nicetown-Tioga Library

Are you looking for a job and finding that everyone requires online applications?  We can help you! Space may be limited; first come, first served.  From 12:00 p.m. to 2::00 p.m.

Adult Senior Other Great Programs Jobs & Job Seekers


Mon, November 19, 2018 3:00 P.M.
Overbrook Park Library

Join presenters from TechCORE for a variety of fun activities that will improve technical skills and pique your interests in S.T.E.M (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math). Play around with Scratch Computer Coding, littleBits Code Kit, and more! Online Sign Up  or visit the Overbrook…

Young Adult Other Great Programs Technology Teens STEM

Exploring Color in Food!

Mon, November 19, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Oak Lane Library

Ms. Karen will share a story about colors, and then we will make popcorn together, and enjoy some colorful toppings. Children under 7 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

School Age Other Great Programs Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition

Board Game Bonanza!

Mon, November 19, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Children's Department at Parkway Central Library

From Chutes and Ladders to Connect 4, from Bingo to Twister, play some games and make some friends!   Parkway Central Library Children's Department Ground Floor, 1901 Vine Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103 215.686.5369 ***Programs are subject to change*** Find us on…

School Age Other Great Programs Children Board Games and Role-Playing

Read With A Dog!

Mon, November 19, 2018 4:15 P.M.
Falls of Schuylkill Library

School age kids - ages  6 to 12 - are invited to come read independently with Wally, a certified therapy dog, and share a new book or an old favorite in a judgement free space.  Dogs love to hear stories! Space may be limited.

School Age Other Great Programs PAWS Read to a Dog

Game Time Mondays

Mon, November 19, 2018 4:30 P.M.
Thomas F. Donatucci, Sr. Library

Enjoy our large and rotating collection of tabletop games with our friendly LEAP staff. For additional information, please contact the librarian at 215-685-1755. LEAP (Literacy Enrichment Afterschool Program) homework help and literacy activities offered for grades K-12 while school is…

Young Adult School Age Other Great Programs Games and Gaming

Drop-in Writing Help from University of Pennsylvania Faculty

Mon, November 19, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Free help with: Resumes Cover Letters Filling out Forms ( unable to help with legal, financial, or tax documents) Writing Projects College/School Papers Letters

Adult Other Great Programs Career Workshops Free Library of Philadelphia Programs & Services
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