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Storytelling for Adults

Tue, December 11, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

This monthly meet-up for adults and teens will be an opportunity to listen to stories and tell your own, real or made-up.  Featured storytellers will go first and then everyone is invited to sign up to take the stage for up to 10 minutes.  To RSVP or for more information, contact…

Adult Young Adult Discussion and Participation

Workplace Wednesday: Resume Review

Wed, December 12, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Workplace at Parkway Central Library

Stop by the Workplace between 10:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. to have your resume reviewed by a hiring manager with over two decades of experience hiring, firing, and managing employees.  No registration is required! You will be seen on a first-come first-served basis. Wednesday, December…

Adult Career Workshops Jobs & Job Seekers


Wed, December 12, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Kingsessing Library

Join us on Wednesday mornings at 10:30 for storytime! Children aged 3-5 and their grownups are welcome – no sign up required. Just drop on by! Large groups please call in advance so we can be sure we have enough space

Preschool Family Programs Storytimes Children Literacy

Open Climb

Wed, December 12, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Cecil B. Moore Library

Come take advantage of our new play space, featuring a miniature rockwall! Our redesign encourages imaginative play that boosts children’s learning and development. This program is intended for families with children ages 3-5. Closed-toe shoes required. Use of wall subject to staff…

Preschool Family Programs Health Programs Children Family Health

Community Story Time

Wed, December 12, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Cecil B. Moore Library

Join us for our family & community story time! Children ages 0-5, their siblings, and their caregivers are invited for stories, songs, and movement. Day care groups and preschools must call ahead.

Preschool Toddler Baby Family Programs Storytimes Children Family

Storytimes at the Christmas Village

Wed, December 12, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Love Park

The Free Library will be providing festive storytimes at the Christmas Village on Wednesdays at 11 AM from Wednesday, November 28th to Wednesday, December 19th. You can find us on the Christmas Village stage with cozy blankets. 

School Age Preschool Toddler Community Events Family Programs Storytimes Children Family

Left On The Cutting Room Floor: Jefferson’s Original Version of the Declaration of Independence

Wed, December 12, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Senior Services at Parkway Central Library

Join us in Room 108 as Professor Rogers Smith of the University of Pennsylvania discusses edits to Jefferson's early drafts of the Declaration of Independence.  

Adult Senior Speakers and Lectures History

Baby & Toddler Story Time Encore

Wed, December 12, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Children's Department at Parkway Central Library

Books, songs, rhymes and bounces for children (birth to 23 months) and their caregivers!. Encore Wednesday at 11 a.m.  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…

Toddler Family Programs Children Family Literacy

Hora de cuentos en español para familias

Wed, December 12, 2018 11:15 A.M.
Ramonita G. de Rodriguez Library

Visite nuestra biblioteca para compartir cuentos, rimas y canciones, así como otras actividades. Se da la bienvenida a todos los miembros de la familia; el programa se dirige principalmente a niños y niñas pre-escolares. Si necesita más información al respecto,…

Preschool Toddler Family Programs Storytimes Children Family Bilingual Programs

Expert Office Hours: Board Development

Wed, December 12, 2018 11:30 A.M.
Regional Foundation Center at Parkway Central Library

The Regional Foundation Center is pleased to offer Expert Office Hours with Volunteer Executive Consultants (VEC) from  RSVP . On the second Wednesday of each month, VECs will be available for 45-minute management one-on-one consulting sessions to assist you with a project or goal…

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Open Computer Lab

Wed, December 12, 2018 12:00 P.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

ESL Class - Intermediate

Wed, December 12, 2018 12:30 P.M.
Charles Santore Library

This 2 hour long class runs twice a month on Wednesdays.  This class is free and registration is not required, however, regular attendance is recommended. Questions?  Call the librarian at 215-686-1766.

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

Job Search Support Group

Wed, December 12, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Please join us! We will talk about: · What challenges do you face in your job search? · How to improve your resume · What can you expect during the phone interview? · Types of questions can you expect in the face-to-face interview…

Adult Young Adult Baby Career Workshops Discussion and Participation Jobs & Job Seekers

Let's Speak English | For International Adults

Wed, December 12, 2018 3:00 P.M.
Ramonita G. de Rodriguez 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 Discussion and Participation New Americans New Americans ESL - English as a Second Language

You Code It!

Wed, December 12, 2018 3:30 P.M.
Bushrod Library

Join us for this hand-on STEM program as participants use coding to create dances and more.  

Young Adult School Age LEAP Children Teens STEM


Wed, December 12, 2018 3:30 P.M.
Teen Center at Parkway Central Library

GEEK OUT! Hang out in the Teen Center and geek out about all your favorite fandoms! Play Dungeons and Dragons, Yugi-oh, Magic the Gathering, board games, and more. Work on a cosplay or a decorate a deck box. try a game you've never played before. Ages 12-18 welcome.

Young Adult Community Events Teens

Holiday Pop-Up Cards with LEAP

Wed, December 12, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Holmesburg Library

Make your own Holiday Pop-Up Card with the LEAP Afterschool Program! This is a family program for school age children.

School Age Arts and Crafts Programs LEAP Children arts & crafts

Family Academy Courses & Training | Big Emotions, Bigger Changes: Getting Comfortable out of Your Comfort Zone

Wed, December 12, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Queen Memorial Library

Learn where you live!  We have a series of courses throughout the school year where you can learn about great subjects to help you and your children excel.  The courses are free, a meal is provided, childcare is available (if you pre-register), and language interpretation is available…

Adult Discussion and Participation Education Family

Beyond the Book - Mural Art

Wed, December 12, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Children's Department at Parkway Central Library

CCD's core LEAP school-age program. Sometimes we read, sometimes we create, but we always stretch our minds to inspire curiosity beyond the book.   *Programs are subject to change.* Find us on Facebook: Follow us on…

School Age LEAP Literacy

Gaming Garage

Wed, December 12, 2018 4:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Come and get hands on with the Nintendo Switch. Students of all ages can join us for games of Mario Kart, get on their feet with Just Dance 2018, or construct cool toys with Nintendo Labo kits. Drop-in, and no registration required.

School Age Other Great Programs Games and Gaming Video Games
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