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Bilingual Storytime/Lectura de Cuentos Bilingüe

Wed, February 21, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Frankford Library

Spanish/English storytime. For children and their parents.  Stories read by Librarian Mr.Pagán. Para niños y sus padres. Leido por el bibliotecario Sr. Pagán.   

Preschool Toddler New Americans Family Programs Storytimes Children Bilingual Programs

Civil War Medicine: What went right?

Wed, February 21, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

The American Civil War marked the violent birth of modern medicine. One million casualties would change the face of medicine. "Civil War Medicine" is a four-part documentary series currently in production. This lecture is presented by South Philadelphia resident, Carole…

Adult Health Programs Health

In Conversation with the Rosenbach: Kermit Roosevelt on Federalist Paper No. 46

Wed, February 21, 2018 6:00 P.M.
The Rosenbach

Federalist Paper No. 46 and the Relationship Between the States and the Nation Kermit Roosevelt will focus on Federalist Paper No. 46 as a means of addressing the failure of the authors of The Federalist Papers (and the drafters of the Constitution) to foresee…

Adult Young Adult Senior Other Great Programs Speakers and Lectures Government Information Politics Rosenbach Museum & Library History

The Nonprofit Nerds Guide to Freelancing - A Freelance February Event

Wed, February 21, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Regional Foundation Center at Parkway Central Library

What we'll do Are you a freelancer interested in working with mission-driven organizations? Is your nonprofit organization trying to hire a freelancer for short-term or long-term collaborations? Then you're in luck - this presentation is for freelancers AND the nonprofits that want to…

Adult Discussion and Participation Speakers and Lectures Workshops and Enrichment RFC Program Calendar Fundraising Nonprofit Jobs & Job Seekers

Read, Baby, Read Walkers & Talkers Pajama Storytime

Wed, February 21, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Richmond Library

Dance, wiggle and sing along in our fun storytime for young independent movers. For children ages 12 months to 24 months with caregiver. Childcares and groups, please call the library to make an appointment. Pajamas optional. Read, Baby, Read is a series of fun programs for babies, toddlers and…

Toddler Baby Family Programs Storytimes Children

Sit and Stitch

Wed, February 21, 2018 6:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Join a circle of knitters and crocheters for an informal evening of needlecrafts.  Any skill level welcome, though formal instruction will not be guaranteed. All are welcome!

Adult Family Programs Crafts & Hobbies Crochet arts & crafts

English Classes

Wed, February 21, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Tacony Library

Free English Classes in Tacony for New Americans provided by the IndoChinese-American Council  Call 215-457-0272 ext 108 to register. Special assistance for adult students to help their children with school work and enrolling young children in daycare and school. All levels welcome! Note:…

Adult New Americans New Americans ESL ESL - English as a Second Language

Biochemistry of Your Medicine Cabinet and Beyond | 21st Century Medicine: Cell Therapy and the Promise of Personalized Medicine

Wed, February 21, 2018 6:15 P.M.
Independence Library

People regularly take medications for all kinds of conditions, from headaches and upset stomachs to cancer and deadly infections. This course will be a biochemist’s view of how the medicines we take – or hear about in the news – work. Each week will focus on a different drug or…

Adult Health Programs Health

Yoga for Adults

Wed, February 21, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Whitman Library

An inclusive yoga class for people of all skill levels and abilities. Mats are available, or you can bring your own. Wear something comfortable and come to the library for wellness, stretching, and relaxation.

Adult Family Programs Yoga

Fiber Craft Group

Wed, February 21, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Blanche A. Nixon/Cobbs Creek Library

Fiber artists and those wanting to learn are invited to join us. Bring your latest project and enjoy an evening of crafting and conversation with fellow artists. Assistance with knitting and crochet projects usually available. All skill levels welcome. 

Adult Young Adult Senior Arts and Crafts Programs Crochet Knitting

Family Reading Group: Another Brooklyn

Wed, February 21, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Falls of Schuylkill Library

To spark multigenerational conversations, we'll hear selected passages from the featured book - Another Brooklyn, companion books and other stories.  Be prepared to share your thoughts with the group.  This is a multi-age program. 

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Discussion and Participation One Book, One Philadelphia African American One Book, One Philadelphia

ESL Conversation Group

Wed, February 21, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Charles Santore Library

This group is a great way to practice speaking everyday English. ALL are welcome.

Adult New Americans New Americans ESL

Black History Month Program | Dick Gregory

Wed, February 21, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Torresdale Library

Celebrate Black History Month at the library with a presentation of photographs and a talk on the life of Dick Gregory.   Mr. Gregory was a pioneering comedian, civil rights activist., social critic and writer who passed away on August 19, 2017.    This special program will be…

Adult Black History Month Speakers and Lectures

English Language Circle

Wed, February 21, 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

Reviving and Reviewing the “Race Film”: The Watermelon Woman

Wed, February 21, 2018 7:00 P.M.
International House Philadelphia, 3701 Chestnut St.

Southerners new to Philadelphia via the Great Migration in the first half of the 19th century found the city’s few unsegregated movie houses venues for entertainment and community engagement. There, films made by and for African Americans were screened. Co-presented by the Wolf Humanities…

Adult Film Screening One Book, One Philadelphia One Book, One Philadelphia

Volunteer Orientation

Thu, February 22, 2018 4:00 A.M.
Lovett Memorial Library

Do you love the Lovett library?  Have you ever wondered about getting involved in what happens at your library?  Do you want to give back to our Mt. Airy Community? If you answered yes to any of these questions, join us for a volunteer orientation at our 21st Century library. …

Adult Young Adult Senior Discussion and Participation Free Library of Philadelphia

CareerLink Resume Workshop

Thu, February 22, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Holmesburg Library

Learn how to create your own resume and apply for jobs online.  Hosted by Pennsylvania CareerLink.   

Adult Career Workshops Jobs & Job Seekers

Open Computer Lab

Thu, February 22, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Work on a special project and get one-on-one assistance.  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 Computers

Open Computer Lab

Thu, February 22, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library

Work on your own project in our computer lab.

Adult Computer Classes Computers
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