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Garden Workshop | Eating from your Garden Year Round

Wed, September 12, 2018 5:30 P.M.
Haverford Library

Classes are taught by PennState Extension Philadelphia Master Gardeners

Adult Young Adult Senior Workshops and Enrichment Environment & Nature

Book Discussion

Wed, September 12, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Oak Lane Library

Bill Holmes, who led us in a fascinating discussion of the book "Forging Freedom:  the formation of Philadelphia's Black Community 1720-1840" back in June, will be returning to dig into " The Philadelphia Negro: A Social Study"  by W. E. B. Dubois. Copies…

Adult Senior Discussion and Participation Book Clubs

Chat and Chew Focus Group

Thu, September 13, 2018 5:30 P.M.
Logan Library

Would you like to have a say in what happens at your library?  We'd love your feed back on library programs, services and other types of resources you would like to see at the library.  We'll meet from 5:30 p.m - 7:00 p.m. and all are welcome.

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Discussion and Participation Free Library of Philadelphia

Recipes from the Paw Paw Patch

Thu, September 13, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

Join the Philadelphia Orchard Project and chef Ari Miller for a collaborative approach to using the season’s harvests of paw paw, or Asimina triloba, a mango-sized fruit indigenous to North America. Much of the paw paw tree’s native habitat has been destroyed by development; all the…

Adult Young Adult Senior Workshops and Enrichment Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition

Saturday Stroll

Sat, September 15, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Kingsessing Library

Calling all Nature Explorers! Join us for a Saturday Stroll from Kingsessing Library to Bartram's Garden. Explore nature themes along the walk. Enjoy FREE Boating at Bartram's Garden from 11 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. Children younger than 12 must be accompanied by an adult.

Adult Young Adult School Age Preschool Toddler Senior Family Programs Environment & Nature Philadelphia Animals and Nature

In Our Nature: Flora and Fauna of the Americas

Now through Sat, September 15, 2018 5:00 P.M.
Rare Book Department at Parkway Central Library

An Exhibition in the Rare Book Department's William B. Dietrich Gallery (3rd floor) April 9 - September 15, 2018 The ecology of the Western Hemisphere has been shaped by human intervention. Landscapes and wildlife have been helped, hindered, moved, lost, displaced, and replaced, including a…

Adult Young Adult Senior Exhibitions Art Environment & Nature Literacy Rare Books, Manuscripts, & Digital Collections Science Social Science Special Collections History Animals and Nature Humanities Book Arts

The Arborists of Philadelphia's Parks & Recreation

Now through Sat, September 15, 2018 5:00 P.M.
Business Resource and Innovation Center at Parkway Central Library

An Exhibition in the Business Resource and Innovation Center (2nd floor) April 24 - September 15, 2018 Throughout Spring and Summer every corner of the Free Library of Philadelphia will be taking inspiration from In Our Nature: Flora and Fauna of the Americas - an exhibition in our Rare Book…

Adult Young Adult Senior Discussion and Participation Exhibitions Art Environment & Nature Science Animals and Nature

Tripod : People, Places, Portraits

Now through Sat, September 15, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Art Department at Parkway Central Library

Drexel University , Canon Solutions America , and Canon USA have collaborated to introduce an innovative year-long project series with Writers Room and Mighty Writers called Tripod . During the 2017-2018 school year, six groups of three writers--drawn from the community, Drexel, and local high…

Adult Young Adult Senior Exhibitions Art Philadelphia Photography

Budgeting for the Rest of Us

Mon, September 17, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Queen Memorial Library

Join us as we learn the bare bones of budgeting: timing and amount of your income, adding savings, paying bills on-time, and creating an allowance to cap spending.  This workshop helps participants start the budgeting process if they have never started before with actionable ways to start…

Adult Senior Other Great Programs Personal Finance & Investing

Job Lab

Mon, September 17, 2018 12:00 P.M.
Nicetown-Tioga Library

Are you looking for a job and finding that everyone requires online applications?  We can help you! Space may be limited; first come, first served.  From 12:00 p.m. to 2::00 p.m.

Adult Senior Other Great Programs Jobs & Job Seekers

A Taste of Syria: Molokheya with Ossama Herkal

Mon, September 17, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

As part of Welcoming Week, join the Free Library's Culinary Literacy Center and Swarthmore College's Friends, Peace, and Sanctuary as we learn more about how to prepare Molokheya. Molokheya, a popular vegetable found in cuisine throughout the Middle East and North Africa,…

Adult Senior Community Events Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition

Please Eat the Daisies

Mon, September 17, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Katharine Drexel Library

Want to wow your guests at your next gathering? Learn how to make these creative and fun edible Vegetable and Fruit Centerpieces!      * Melon Carousel      * Squash terrine      * Tomato roses      * Zucchini and…

Adult Young Adult Senior Workshops and Enrichment Cooking & Nutrition Crafts & Hobbies

Benefits Resource Network

Tue, September 18, 2018 1:00 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Do you need help with Food or Medical Assistance? This workshop will help seniors find the resources they need. Bring your questions.

Senior Health Programs Health and Wellness Health

Internet Searching

Wed, September 19, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Torresdale Library

Students will be introduced to the internet and learn how to safely and effectively search the web. Sign-up is not required, but space is limited

Adult Young Adult Senior Computer Classes Hot Spots Computers

Film Screening: Because of the War

Thu, September 20, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Paschalville Library

About the Movie In West Africa and North America, four Liberian women use their music to address injustice and inspire action for social change. By telling the stories of Fatu Gayflor, Marie Nyenabo, Zaye Tete and Tokay Tomah, the Philadelphia Folklore Project aims to link Liberians of all…

Adult Young Adult Senior Film Screening

Chess Club

Thu, September 20, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Nicetown-Tioga Library

Do you like to play chess?  Do you want to learn how to play, or how to play better? Join us for a friendly game.  All level players are welcome and some instruction is available.  For ages 8 and up.  We'll be playing from 4:00 until 6:00 p.m.

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Other Great Programs Chess

Park(ing) Day

Fri, September 21, 2018 10:00 A.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Come visit our temporary public park! Sign up for a library card at the Free Library’s Book Bike, get a mini-recipe tutorial from Chef Char Nolan, and check out our cookbook selections. Our “parklet” will be located in a parking space in front of the library on the 1700…

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Community Events Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition Book Bike

PCOM Wellness Fest!

Sat, September 22, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine | 4170 City Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19131

Join the Free Library of Philadelphia Book Bike at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine for a Wellness Fest that will include childrens' activities, fitness, cooking demos, and live entertainment.    

Adult Young Adult School Age Preschool Senior Family Programs Book Bike

Chat and Chew Focus Group

Sat, September 22, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Logan Library

Would you like to have a say in what happens at your library?  We'd love your feed back on library programs, services and other types of resources you would like to see at the library.  We'll meet from 11:00 a.m - 12:30 p.m. and all are welcome.

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Discussion and Participation Free Library of Philadelphia

Crochet and Knitting Club

Sat, September 22, 2018 1:00 P.M.
Wynnefield Library

Join 'Sisters Interacting Through Stitches', as they create items which are donated to local, national, and international organizations.  In addition, club members are willing to teach the art of crocheting and knitting to interested adults and teens.   

Adult Young Adult Senior Arts and Crafts Programs Crafts & Hobbies arts & crafts
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