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The Wagner Free Institute of Science presents:A History of Cartography: From Antiquity to Longitude

Wed, September 26, 2018 6:15 P.M.
Independence Library

When we interact with maps through our in-dash GPS systems or on Google Earth on our phones, we rarely think about how maps actually work. Maps are complicated and confusing instruments that function on many levels, silently shaping how we view the world. Rather than consider maps as more or…

Adult Other Great Programs History

Open Computer Lab

Thu, September 27, 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

Preschool Storytime

Thu, September 27, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Fox Chase Library

. All preschool aged children are welcome to attend the Fox Chase Library story time Thursday mornings at 10:00, except for the third Thursday of the month Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and fun! For more information contact Christine Casperson at 215-685-0547

Preschool Other Great Programs Storytimes Literacy

Fall Storytime

Thu, September 27, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Chestnut Hill Library

Celebrate Fall with stories, songs and rhymes For children of all ages.  Young children must be accompanied by an adult care-giver.

School Age Preschool Toddler Other Great Programs Storytimes Family Literacy

T’ai Chi

Thu, September 27, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Based on Chinese soft-style martial arts, modern T’ai Chi is best known as a gentle slow-motion exercise that improves balance, leg strength, relaxation, deep breathing, calmness, focus and alertness. Please wear comfortable clothing. Registration is required. To register, please call…

Adult Other Great Programs Health and Wellness Body, Mind & Spirit Health & Fitness

Book Discussion Group

Thu, September 27, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Please join our book discussion group for Adults at the Philadelphia City Institute.  We meet on the last Thursday of every month, at 2:00 p.m. in the meeting room.  For our current title and a copy of the book, please inquire at the Reference Desk. All book discussions will be held in…

Adult Other Great Programs Fiction Book Clubs

Sight Word Game Day

Thu, September 27, 2018 3:00 P.M.
Walnut Street West

Game play can be a fun and exciting way to practice reading skills and sight word recognition. Each week Miss Echo will provide games for beginner readers to play that will improve fluency, pronunciation, and confidence in early readers. This activity is suggested for Pre-K through 3rd grade.

School Age Preschool Other Great Programs Literacy

E-Gadget Helpdesk

Thu, September 27, 2018 3:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Do you have a new gadget  - iPad, iPod, tablet, smart phone, etc? Come learn how to use it to download books, & magazines, stream music & movies for free from our website.  You will need to have an active library card and pin number to make use of this service.…

Adult Other Great Programs Computer Classes Computers Databases & Electronic Resources ebooks

SmART Readers

Thu, September 27, 2018 3:45 P.M.
Lovett Memorial Library

Students ages 7-12 can join us for an exciting visual art and literacy program! A visiting artist will engage students in fun art making experiences tied to literacy skills. Space may be limited. See the Children's Librarian for more information and to register. This program is…

School Age Arts and Crafts Programs Other Great Programs Art Literacy

Chess Club

Thu, September 27, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Nicetown-Tioga Library

Do you like to play chess?  Do you want to learn how to play, or how to play better? Join us for a friendly game.  All level players are welcome and some instruction is available.  For ages 8 and up.  We'll be playing from 4:00 until 6:00 p.m.

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Make Money by Doing Good: Exploring Jobs in the Social Sector

Thu, September 27, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Regional Foundation Center at Parkway Central Library

Nonprofits have long served a need in their communities that the private sector or government have been unable address. But as more individuals and businesses start to think about how they can give back to their communities, nonprofits are no longer the gold standard for doing good. With this…

Adult Other Great Programs RFC Program Calendar Nonprofit Jobs & Job Seekers

Open Computer Lab

Fri, September 28, 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

Welcome Fall - Preschool Party!

Fri, September 28, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Roxborough Library

Join us for music, games, crafts, snacks and  more! For all ages.

Preschool Toddler Other Great Programs Music arts & crafts

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

Open Computer Lab

Sat, September 29, 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

This is What Democracy Looks Like.... Vote!

Sat, September 29, 2018 11:30 A.M.
Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library

Are you registered to vote in November's election?  Meet members of the civic organization Power in the library lobby on September 22, 29, and October 6, 11:30 am - 2:00 pm. This is an opportunity to register to vote by the deadline (October 9!) and to send a postcard to your elected…

Adult Senior Other Great Programs Politics

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

Job Lab

Mon, October 1, 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

Board Game Bonanza!

Mon, October 1, 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

Spelling Bee | First Meeting

Mon, October 1, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Nicetown-Tioga Library

Do people tell you that you are a great speller?  Show off your skills by participating in our Spelling Bee, later this fall.  But first, let's test your level, determine the number of participants, get to know each other and enjoy some light refreshments.  For good spellers…

School Age Other Great Programs Children
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