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English Conversation Group

Mon, April 15, 2019 5:30 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Please join us for a free conversation hour as you build your confidence in speaking English. Topics may involve small talk, holidays and customs, and common slang. Participants will get to practice speaking in a casual environment and meet other international adults. This program will be held…

Adult New Americans New Americans ESL

Moonstone Poetry Presents: New Voices: Philadelphia’s Emerging Poets

Mon, April 15, 2019 6:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

A voice for everyone, listen, share, and connect with other writers. Join us for readings by emerging poets under the age of 25. An open reading follows the featured poets.  

Adult Young Adult Discussion and Participation Poetry

Yoga Workshop

Mon, April 15, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Join the Friends of PCI for their next series of yoga workshops. All levels of expertise are invited. Bring your own mat or towel. Registration for each session is required; please sign up at the PCI Reference Desk.  

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

Make and Take: Herbal Incense Cones & Smudges

Mon, April 15, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Whitman Library

Transform your herbs into incense for your home! In this hands on workshop, participants will learn how to make incense from all natural ingredients and oils. Participants will take home their own incense from this workshop. This program is presented by Urbanstead.

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Drop-in Writing Help from University of Pennsylvania Faculty

Mon, April 15, 2019 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

Mary Norris | Greek to Me: Adventures of the Comma Queen

Mon, April 15, 2019 7:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Cost: $15.00
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“A rollicking adventure into the origins of the apostrophe, the proliferation of profanity in American culture, and everything in between” ( San Francisco Chronicle ), Mary Norris’s bestselling Between You and Me: Confessions of a Comma Queen was a raucous, cheery memoir about…

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Tai Chi

Tue, April 16, 2019 12:00 P.M.
Andorra Library

Join us for a healthy and stress relieving break in the middle of your day.  Our instructor, Henry Vuong, has been studying Tai Chi since childhood.  This free, 8-week program is sponsored by Friends of Andorra Library.  Space is limited and advance registration is…

Adult Senior Health Programs Health & Fitness Tai Chi

Bill McKibben | Falter: Has the Human Game Begun to Play Itself Out?

Tue, April 16, 2019 7:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Cost: $15.00
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“The world’s best green journalist” ( Time ), Bill McKibben gave one of the earliest cautions about global warming with his 1989 book The End of Nature . His many other bestselling books about the environment include Deep Economy , Eaarth , and Oil and Honey ; as well as a…

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How Did Davy Die? Crockett at tha Alamo

Wed, April 17, 2019 2:00 P.M.
Fox Chase Library

The Battle of the Alamo was a pivotal event in the Texas Revolution. On March 6, 1837, Mexican troops under General Santa Anna de Lopez launched a pre-dawn attack that killed all the defenders in the Alamo Mission near San Antonio de Bexar. One of the great mysteries of the Alamo was whether…

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Business Plan Toolkit

Wed, April 17, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Business Resource and Innovation Center at Parkway Central Library

Learn to use free library resources to research your business plan professionally! Get an introduction to business plans and industry codes Start researching the competition Target your audience by learning to find and use demographic information Gain executive perspective by learning…

Adult Business Databases & Electronic Resources Free Library of Philadelphia Programs & Services Business & Entrepreneurs

Living Safely with Lead

Wed, April 17, 2019 6:30 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Lead is ubiquitous, found in soil and dust, paint, drinking water from lead plumbing, and consumer products. Learn to identify and live safely with lead poisoning hazards in your home and community. This workshop is a program of the Philadelphia Lead Hazard Awareness Project (LHAP), and will be…

Adult Discussion and Participation Environment & Nature

Yoga

Wed, April 17, 2019 6:30 P.M.
Fishtown Community 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. Brittany from Roots2Rise will be our instructor.      

Adult Young Adult Health Programs Body, Mind & Spirit Yoga

Crimes and Mysteries Bookish Club

Thu, April 18, 2019 11:30 A.M.
Whitman Library

Do you love a good mystery? Join us on the third Thursday of each month for a casual chat about our favorite detective series, true crime podcasts, unsolved cases, cozy mysteries and more.  We’ll pick a different book to read and discuss each month, but there’s no pressure to…

Adult Discussion and Participation Book Clubs

Lunch & Learn: Networking & LinkedIn

Thu, April 18, 2019 12:00 P.M.
Business Resource and Innovation Center at Parkway Central Library

Up your networking game! Some computers will be available for hands-on practice but we strongly encourage you to bring your own (fully-charged) laptop, tablet, or mobile device. A Free Library library card is required to access wifi. All sessions are free but registration is…

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How Did Davy Die? Crockett at the Alamo

Thu, April 18, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Fox Chase Library

The Battle of the Alamo was a pivotal event in the Texas Revolution. On March 6, 1837, Mexican troops under General Santa Anna de Lopez launched a pre-dawn attack that killed all the defenders in the Alamo Mission near San Antonio de Bexar. One of the great mysteries of the Alamo was whether…

Adult Young Adult Senior Speakers and Lectures Other Great Programs History

Emily Bazelon | Charged: The New Movement to Transform American Prosecution and End Mass Incarceration

Thu, April 18, 2019 7:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Cost: FREE

Emily Bazelon is the author of Sticks and Stones , “a humane and closely reported exploration” ( Wall Street Journal ) of school bullying and the empathetic steps students, parents, and teachers can take to mitigate this cruel phenomenon. A staff writer at The New York Times Magazine…

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English Conversation Group

Mon, April 22, 2019 5:30 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Please join us for a free conversation hour as you build your confidence in speaking English. Topics may involve small talk, holidays and customs, and common slang. Participants will get to practice speaking in a casual environment and meet other international adults. This program will be held…

Adult New Americans New Americans ESL

Yoga Workshop

Mon, April 22, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Join the Friends of PCI for their next series of yoga workshops. All levels of expertise are invited. Bring your own mat or towel. Registration for each session is required; please sign up at the PCI Reference Desk.  

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

Drop-in Writing Help from University of Pennsylvania Faculty

Mon, April 22, 2019 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

Medical Marijuana 101: Informational Session

Mon, April 22, 2019 6:30 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Pennsylvania’s new Medical Marijuana Program provides access to medical marijuana for patients with specific medical conditions. Learn about registration, certification, payment, and access.

Adult Senior Health Programs Health and Wellness Seniors Health
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