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Lunch & Learn: Canva for Social Media

Thu, March 21, 2019 12:00 P.M.
Business Resource and Innovation Center at Parkway Central Library

Social media posts that include images can help increase your engagement by 650%! Learn how to use Canva, a free design tool, to up your visual content game. Some computers will be available for hands-on practice but we strongly encourage you to bring your own (fully-charged) laptop, tablet, or…

Adult Business Career Workshops RFC Program Calendar Nonprofit Jobs & Job Seekers Business & Entrepreneurs

Careerlink Drop In Help for Job Seekers

Thu, March 21, 2019 12:00 P.M.
Whitman Library

Looking for a new job or updating your resume? Stop in to speak with a Careerlink specialist for one on one help with applications, resumes, and job resources.

Adult Other Great Programs Jobs & Job Seekers

Parenting Workshop Series

Thu, March 21, 2019 12:00 P.M.
McPherson Square Library

A FREE 12-Week Program for parents that provides the following: Workshops and materials Refreshments Cash stipend of $100 upon completion of program Occasional door prizes Parenting Certificate upon completion of program Use letter or certificate for Court requirements. Please contact the…

Adult Family Programs Children Family

Computer Tutoring

Thu, March 21, 2019 2:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Join us in the Lab for individualized assistance provided by our Digital Resource Specialist.

Adult Young Adult Senior Computer Classes Digital Media

T’ai Chi

Thu, March 21, 2019 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 and Wellness Body, Mind & Spirit Health & Fitness

Let's Speak English | For International Adults

Thu, March 21, 2019 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

Computer Basics Workshop

Thu, March 21, 2019 3:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

A hands-on, introductory class designed for individuals with no previous computer skills. This class is offered on a first come, first served basis. We encourage attendees to arrive 15 minutes before the start of the class to get a registration ticket at the reference desk, in the Magazines…

Adult Senior Computer Classes Computers Databases & Electronic Resources

E-Gadget Helpdesk

Thu, March 21, 2019 3:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Do you have a new gadget  - iPad, iPod, tablet, smart phone, etc? Come learn how to use it to download books, & magazines, stream music & movies for free from our website.  You will need to have an active library card and pin number to make use of this service.…

Adult Senior Other Great Programs Computer Classes Computers Databases & Electronic Resources ebooks

E-Gadget Helpdesk

Thu, March 21, 2019 3:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

One-on-one assistance with learning more about how to use your own portable e-device: laptops, phones, tablets and more. Located 1st Floor Home Page Café 3:00 - 5:00 PM

Adult Computer Classes Computers Databases & Electronic Resources Digital Collections ebooks

Hands-On Tour: Discovering Native American History

Thu, March 21, 2019 6:00 P.M.
The Rosenbach | 2008 Delancey Place, Philadelphia, PA 19103

American history is the history of dialogues among the many peoples who have called—and call—America home. Highlighting The Rosenbach’s remarkable collection of books, manuscripts, and printed documents that reveal how Native Americans engaged with European and Euro-American…

Adult Other Great Programs Rare Books, Manuscripts, & Digital Collections Rosenbach Museum & Library History

Cheese: A Taste of Cross-Cultural History

Thu, March 21, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

At the intersection of food and culture, an emphasis on authenticity often shapes how culinary staples such as cheese are prepared and enjoyed – even with centuries of globalization to inform and complicate these narratives. In this class, we start with a seemingly quintessential cheese…

Adult Young Adult Senior Discussion and Participation Workshops and Enrichment Culinary Literacy

Yoga for adults!

Thu, March 21, 2019 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

The Future of Transportation in Philadelphia: Perspectives from Industry Leaders

Thu, March 21, 2019 7:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

How we move throughout the city and beyond is changing. How and when goods are delivered to us is changing, too. Could new transportation technology and services deliver solutions to long-standing problems? Could congestion, unproductive commute times, and dangerous crashes be a thing of the…

Adult Discussion and Participation Other Great Programs Speakers and Lectures Changing City

Adam Rutherford | Humanimal: How Homo sapiens Became Nature’s Most Paradoxical Creature A New Evolutionary History

Thu, March 21, 2019 7:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Cost: FREE

“A heady amalgam of science, history, a little bit of anthropology and plenty of nuanced, captivating storytelling” ( The New York Times Book Review ), Adam Rutherford’s A Brief History of Everyone Who Ever Lived delves into the ages-spanning story of our species through the…

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Open Computer Lab

Fri, March 22, 2019 10:00 A.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 Computers

Drop-In Computer Help with Maryam

Fri, March 22, 2019 10:00 A.M.
Charles Santore Library

Do you need some one-on-one help using your computer, tablet or smart phone? Maryam is here 2 days a week to help beginning mid-January to May from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Adult Young Adult Senior Computer Classes Computers Technology

Music & Dance for All Ages

Fri, March 22, 2019 10:30 A.M.
Roxborough Library

Merge Dance Studio will be here to engage us with music and dancing for all ages. This program is sponsored by Friends of Roxborough Library.

Adult Preschool Toddler Senior Other Great Programs Music dance

Yoga at the Library

Fri, March 22, 2019 10:30 A.M.
Lovett Memorial Library

Join us for an hour-long, weekly yoga class which will offer participants a judgment free space for gentle movement, quiet meditation and guided breath work. Our aim will be to decrease perceived levels of stress, and increase overall well being. This class is recommended for all ages and…

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Other Great Programs Health Programs Yoga

Laptops for Tax Time

Fri, March 22, 2019 11:00 A.M.
Tacony Library

Laptops for Tax Time Need computer access and a space to spread out and file your taxes?  We’ve got that! Reserve one of private study rooms for 3 hours.  Bring your own laptop and use our free Wifi Or use one our laptops while you’re here!  Call to reserve your…

Adult Senior Other Great Programs Computers

Edible Alphabet - Learning English Through Cooking! (Aprender ingles a traves de cocinar!)

Fri, March 22, 2019 11:00 A.M.
Lillian Marrero Library

Adults are invited to this FREE English class.  Each week we read, write, and speak in English--and cook a meal together! Los adultos estan invitados a esta clase de ingels GRATIS. Cada semana leemos, escribimos y hablamos en ingles - y cocinamos juntos! Fridays and Saturdays 11:00 a.m.…

Adult New Americans Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition New Americans ESL ESL - English as a Second Language English Language Learners
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