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Tue, March 27, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Understand the importance of saving and know where your money is spent. Get the tools to create a realistic budget. Presented by the Philadelphia Federal Credit Union Free! No registration required.

Adult Young Adult Workshops and Enrichment Personal Finance & Investing

Mystery Book Club

Tue, March 27, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Andorra Library

Love a good mystery?  Enjoy talking about books?  Join us for a Mystery Book Club.  We will be meeting on the last Tuesday of the month, from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. Stop by to see what we are reading next.

Adult Senior Discussion and Participation Book Clubs

Lesbian Herstory Archives: Preserving Our Legacy

Tue, March 27, 2018 7:00 P.M.
Literature Department at Parkway Central Library

Queer Herstory: Voices of the past, present, and future. In this second part of a two part series, representatives from the Lesbian Herstory Archives, affiliates of the Barbara Gittings Collection, and participants from the Philadelphia and New York City’s LGBTQ community…

Adult Young Adult Speakers and Lectures Free Library of Philadelphia Women's History Month LGBTQ Social Justice

Peter Carey | A Long Way from Home with Alan Hollinghurst | The Sparsholt Affair

Tue, March 27, 2018 7:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Cost: $15.00
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A writer who “luxuriates in language” ( San Francisco Chronicle ), Peter Carey is the author of 15 quirky and daring novels, including Parrot and Olivier in America , Bliss , Oscar and Lucinda , and The True History of the Kelly Gang , the latter two of which won the Man Booker…

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Urban League Career Development | Rediscover yourself, Find your future, Make New Choices!

Wed, March 28, 2018 12:30 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

This FREE Career Development course will include the following topics: Identifying your gifts or talents Job or education placement assistance Creating an impactful resume Strengthening interviewing skills Assertiveness training Assistance with job placement, creating a resume, and strengthening…

Adult Career Workshops

Book Discussion Group

Wed, March 28, 2018 1:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Join us for a book discussion. This month we'll discuss Art Spiegelman's powerful graphic novel  "Maus".   To register and borrow a copy of the book, please see Mr. Kessler in the Humanities Department, or call 215-685-0513.  Most sessions will take place in the…

Adult Discussion and Participation Literature Book Clubs

ESL Class

Wed, March 28, 2018 1:30 P.M.
Independence Library

Free weekly ESL class for English language learners every Wednesday from 1:30 to 3:00 p.m. All are welcome! Please email instructor Nad Rosenberg for more information at

Adult New Americans New Americans ESL

Intermediate ESL classes

Wed, March 28, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

This two and a half hour long class meets twice a week on Tuesdays and Wednesdays during the school year. This class is free and registration is not required, however, regular attendance is recommended. Questions? Call the librarian at 215-685-1758.

Adult New Americans New Americans ESL

Let’s Speak English! | For International Adults

Wed, March 28, 2018 5:00 P.M.
Independence 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 New Americans New Americans ESL

Mr. P's Cool Tech Talk

Wed, March 28, 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

Craft & Chat

Wed, March 28, 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

Film Screening | Away from Her

Wed, March 28, 2018 5:30 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

In honor of Women's History Month, please join us for a free screening of Away from Her, a film by acclaimed director Sarah Polley. This program will be held on the library's lower level; we regret that there is no elevator.

Adult Senior Film Screening Women's History Month

The Rape of Lucrece, adapted and performed by the Philadelphia Artists’ Collective

Wed, March 28, 2018 6:00 P.M.
The Rosenbach

“A tour-de-force performance, riveting and absolutely accessible.”—Toby Zinman, Philadelphia Inquirer In the dark of night, a violent crime is committed—and nothing will ever be the same. Dan Hodge adapts and performs in this one-man interpretation of…

Adult Senior Other Great Programs Speakers and Lectures Performing Arts Rosenbach Museum & Library Shakespeare in the World

Authors Up Close: Lilli De Jong by Janet Benton

Wed, March 28, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Join us for a conversation with author Janet Benton about her debut novel Lilli De Jong . In 1883 Philadelphia, an unmarried Quaker mother has few options when she keeps her baby, rather than give her up to one of the city’s orphanages. Her life is further upended when she loses…

Adult Speakers and Lectures Author Events - Free Series Women's History Month

English Language Circle

Wed, March 28, 2018 6:30 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Join us for a free weekly conversation hour.  Build your confidence in speaking English while meeting other international adults, in a casual learning environment.

Adult New Americans New Americans ESL

Mitch Landrieu | In the Shadows of Statues: A White Southerner Confronts History

Wed, March 28, 2018 7:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Cost: $15.00, $30 optional single ticket + book
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New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu made waves in 2017 with a “stunningly eloquent” speech about race in America (CNN) in which he explained his decision to remove four Confederate statues from his city, arguing that “there is a difference between remembrance of history and…

Adult Author Events Speakers and Lectures Author Events - Ticketed Series African American Author Events Biography & Autobiography Politics General Research History Hearing Loop

Creating Sustainable Funding from Individual Donors: A Proven Model

Thu, March 29, 2018 1:00 P.M.
Regional Foundation Center at Parkway Central Library

In this highly engaging session, you will learn how to implement a systematic process for engaging and developing relationships with mission-focused individual donors. You’ll learn how to create a culture of philanthropy in your organization, how to make your organization more visible…

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Book Discussion Group

Thu, March 29, 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

T’ai Chi

Thu, March 29, 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 & Fitness

Knitting for All Ages!

Thu, March 29, 2018 3:00 P.M.
Roxborough Library

Bring your needs, yarn and a project to work on (if you have one).  Knitters of all skill levels, and ages are welcome. We'll be here from 3:00 until about 5:45 p.m.

Adult Young Adult Senior Family Programs Knitting
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