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Craft & Chat

Wed, June 6, 2018 5:30 P.M.
Ramonita G. de Rodriguez Library

Do you crochet, knit, cross-stitch, or do other kinds of handwork? Are you learning a new kind of craft? Please join our weekly Craft & Chat at the Rodriguez Library! Bring ongoing projects or start a new one. Limited supplies of certain materials are available.   For more information,…

Adult Young Adult Arts and Crafts Programs Crafts & Hobbies Crochet Knitting

In Conversation with the Rosenbach: Bill Goldstein

Wed, June 6, 2018 6:00 P.M.
The Rosenbach

The World Broke in Two  tells the story of 1922, a pivotal year in literary history. In his talk, Bill Goldstein will describe the intellectual and personal journeys that year of four of the key writers of the 20th century – Virginia Woolf, T. S. Eliot, D. H. Lawrence and E. M.…

Adult Young Adult Senior Speakers and Lectures Literature Rosenbach Museum & Library

Zumba Class

Wed, June 6, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Wynnefield Library

Join us for our fun and invigorating Zumba classes. All fitness levels are welcome. ' Sponsored by the Friends of the Wynnefield Library

Adult Health Programs Health & Fitness Zumba

Summer Nights Unplugged

Wed, June 6, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Singer and Ukulele player, Ray Verna leads this open mic night.

Adult Other Great Programs Music Summer Reading

Bill Clinton & James Patterson | The President is Missing

Wed, June 6, 2018 7:30 P.M.
Irvine Auditorium | University of Pennsylvania | 3401 Spruce St. | Philadelphia, PA 19104

Cost: $50 Orchestra, $40 Mezzanine, $35 Balcony
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Tickets on sale April 20th at 10:00 a.m. Please join President Bill Clinton and the world’s bestselling author James Patterson as they discuss their forthcoming novel, The President is Missing , offering candid insights into their unique collaboration and research, as well as the timely…

Adult Author Events Author Events - Ticketed Series Author Events Fiction Politics American Presidency

Understand a Craft Beer Menu: How to Order What You’ll Really Enjoy

Wed, June 6, 2018 7:30 P.M.
Tacony Library

Celebrate Philly Beer Week: Understand a Craft Beer Menu: How to Order What You’ll Really Enjoy A workshop with samples led by local brewmaster Mike “Scoats” Scotese, owner of The Grey Lodge Pub For adults ages 21 and over only. Pre-registration required - For tickets…

Adult Other Great Programs Beer Gardens

Resume Assistance

Thu, June 7, 2018 12:00 P.M.
Frankford Library

Receive help building a resume or improving your current one. 

Adult Career Workshops Jobs & Job Seekers

Yoga for adults!

Thu, June 7, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Thomas F. Donatucci, Sr. Library

Wipe away the stress of the week and get your body and mind ready for a relaxing weekend. Decompress, unwind, and relax and start your weekend off the right way. Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. except the second Thursday of every month. Please bring a mat.     

Adult Young Adult Health Programs Body, Mind & Spirit Yoga

Sarah McBride | Tomorrow Will Be Different: Love, Loss, and the Fight for Trans Equality

Thu, June 7, 2018 7:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Cost: FREE

In conversation with State Representative Brian K. Sims , former staff counsel for policy and planning at the Philadelphia Bar Association. Sims recently stepped down as both the president of the board of directors of Equality Pennsylvania and as chairman of Gay and Lesbian Lawyers of…

Adult Author Events Speakers and Lectures Author Events - Free Series Author Events Biography & Autobiography LGBTQ Hearing Loop LGBTQ Social Justice Free Library of Pride

Birding with Books (and Apps!)

Fri, June 8, 2018 7:45 A.M.
Andorra Library

Join us for a 6 week birding program.  We will learn to identify local bird species using our collective knowledge, field guides, and apps.  No experience necessary.  We will meet at the Wissahickon Environmental Center, also known as the Tree House, and hike through the Andorra…

Adult Senior Other Great Programs Environment & Nature Animals and Nature

Immigrant Resources Fair

Sat, June 9, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Are you an immigrant to the United States? Would you like to learn about free resources available to you? Learn about English classes, citizenship, employment, housing, health, business assistance and more 10:00am – 1:00pm! Exhibitors: Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians, City of…

Adult Young Adult New Americans Community Events New Americans ESL - English as a Second Language

Jawns and Jams Craft & Flea Market

Sat, June 9, 2018 10:00 A.M.
DiSilvestro Rec Center

Come to DiSilvestro Rec Center located behind the library for a craft and flea market and visit the Free Library Book Bike! Vendors of all different backgrounds and styles, music, and more will be in attendance.

Adult Young Adult School Age Family Programs Book Bike

Autism Resource Fair

Sat, June 9, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Logan Library

Join us for a day to gather information from organizations who provide resources to families and individuals on the Autism spectrum.  The Fair will take place from 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.  For more information, please contact Mary at 215-685-9156. Refreshments will be available are…

Adult Young Adult Senior Community Events Discussion and Participation Other Great Programs Education

Build your Cat a Castle

Sat, June 9, 2018 12:00 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Come use our supplies to build your cat (or other small pet) a fun castle! Families and adults welcome. Only adults will use the sharp tools.  

Adult Young Adult Arts and Crafts Programs Family arts & crafts


Sat, June 9, 2018 12:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Join our new quilt group “Kuumba Quilters”.  Beginner and experienced quilters are welcome. Traditional and Art Quilting will be supported or just come and hang out while working on your own projects. Our group will meet on the 2nd Saturday of every month from 12:00 p.m. until…

Adult Young Adult Senior Arts and Crafts Programs Art Quilting

Crochet and Knitting Club

Sat, June 9, 2018 1:00 P.M.
Wynnefield Library

Join Sisters Interacting through Stitches , as they create items which are donated to local, national, and international organizations.  Club members are willing to teach the art of crocheting and knitting to interested adults and teens. All skill levels welcome.

Adult Young Adult Senior Arts and Crafts Programs Crafts & Hobbies Crochet Knitting

Zoo on Wheels!

Sat, June 9, 2018 1:00 P.M.
Queen Memorial Library

Meet live animals from four different continents at a “Zoo on Wheels: Around the World Safari” performance. This is part of the Queen Memorial Library’s Summer Kickoff Party, where you are also invited to make crafts, enjoy refreshments and live music, and learn about our…

Adult Young Adult School Age Preschool Senior Family Programs Summer Reading Animals and Nature

Bazmati Vice Live Performance

Sat, June 9, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Queen Memorial Library

Bazmati Vice is a local band with a far-reaching sound—funk, rock, jazz, and blues. They will join us to kick off the Summer of Wonder in wonderful, creative style!  

Adult Young Adult Live Performances Music Summer Reading

Philadelphia Reads W.E.B. Du Bois

Sun, June 10, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Social Science and History Department at Parkway Central Library

Discover the power of W.E.B. Du Bois’s 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

Summer Reading Kick-off

Mon, June 11, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Thomas F. Donatucci, Sr. Library

Discover the Magic of Summer at the Donatucci Library.  

Adult Young Adult School Age Preschool Toddler Family Programs Summer Reading
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