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Portable Studio Workshop

Thu, November 1, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Logan Library

Come take part in free theater workshops led by the Wilma Theater's team of professional artists, as part of the theater's Portable Studio!  Meet and work with professional Wilma artists in our library Experience a production from the Wilma's current season -  Mr.…

Adult Senior Discussion and Participation Other Great Programs Performing Arts

The Art of Herbert Crowley: An author talk with Justin Duerr

Thu, November 1, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Art Department at Parkway Central Library

Herbert Edmund Crowley was an almost entirely forgotten artist, sculptor, musician, and cartoonist upon his death in 1937. At one time during the early 20th. century he was seen as a rising star in the art world, but like many of the "lost generation," WWI as well as his own…

Adult Senior Speakers and Lectures Art Comics & Graphic Novels Free Library of Philadelphia Special Collections arts & crafts

Healthy Cooking Workshop

Fri, November 2, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Join us for a free healthy cooking workshop that includes: low cost cooking ideas, nutrition tips, food tastings, and giveaways! To register, please contact Chalise Saunders csaunders@thefoodtrust.org | 267-658-4148

Adult Young Adult Senior Health Programs Cooking & Nutrition Health & Fitness

This Is What Democracy Cooks Like

Sat, November 3, 2018 1:00 P.M.
Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library

Try delicious, healthy food samples, learn plant-based recipes, and take part in fun, food-centered crafts. Also, hear about food justice and how the legislative process affects what's on our kitchen tables. This program is co-presented by the Free Library's Culinary Literacy…

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Arts and Crafts Programs Community Events Workshops and Enrichment Culinary Literacy Midterms Matter

Murder Mystery Luncheon Theatre

Sat, November 3, 2018 1:00 P.M.
Tacony Library

It’s Murder at the Library!! Murder Mystery Luncheon Theatre Join us as Mr. Malcolm takes us through an afternoon of murder and mystery Enjoy lunch from Fink’s Hoagies For ages 15 and older Limited to 30 guests.  Please sign up in advance

Adult Young Adult Senior Discussion and Participation Live Performances Other Great Programs Performing Arts

Saturday Crafternoons

Sat, November 3, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Fox Chase Library

Calling crafters of all experience levels: come craft with us at the library! Join us for some basic instruction, idea sharing, coordinated projects, and good company. No experience necessary. Intended for adults and young adults. 

Adult Young Adult Senior Arts and Crafts Programs arts & crafts

Sundays on Stage: Yogapalooza! with Bari Koral

Sun, November 4, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Learn yoga with a dancing bear, pop like popcorn, “sleep” like a pony in the barn, fly like rocket ships, run with a gingerbread  man, relax in the garden and much more as we dance, stretch, sing and play to Bari’s award winning songs. Montgomery Auditorium Doors open at…

Young Adult School Age Preschool Toddler Senior Baby Family Programs Live Performances Sundays on Stage African American Children Family Music

Philadelphia Reads W.E.B. Du Bois----Today's reading and discussion: Of Alexander Crummell

Sun, November 4, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Social Science and History Department at Parkway Central Library

Discover the power of W.E.B. Du Bois’ ideas and their significance in our time.  This reading group focuses on the “The Souls of Black Folk,” his seminal study of African-American civilization at the turn of the 20th Century.  Led by Du Bois scholar and activist, Dr.…

Adult Young Adult Senior Discussion and Participation African American Philadelphia History Social Science

Work for Yourself @ 50+

Mon, November 5, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Business Resource and Innovation Center at Parkway Central Library

Have you ever dreamed about being your own boss? Let  Work for Yourself @ 50+  help you get started.  Work for Yourself @ 50+   is designed to help older adults learn the ins and outs of successful self-employment. Join us for an interactive workshop where…

Adult Senior Business Career Workshops Business & Entrepreneurs

Job Lab

Mon, November 5, 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

Medical Marijuana 101: Informational Session

Mon, November 5, 2018 6:00 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 Body, Mind & Spirit Seniors Health

Rolling Out The Dough: Pasta Redux

Mon, November 5, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

Back by popular demand! Join local chef Joan Jablonoski for a pasta making and tasting class. In a group setting, you will receive hands-on instruction on how to use pasta sheeters and your own hands to create fresh pasta dough and shapes. The class will include three pastas (pappardelle,…

Adult Young Adult Senior Community Events Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition

Spinning Yarns

Mon, November 5, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

For those who knit and crochet, bring your latest project and enjoy a relaxing, low-key evening of crafting at the library.  All fiber arts are welcome. This program is intended for adults.    

Adult Senior Arts and Crafts Programs arts & crafts

Yoga for Adults

Tue, November 6, 2018 7:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

An inclusive yoga class for people of all skill levels and abilities.  Wear something comfortable and come to the library for wellness, stretching, and relaxation.

Adult Young Adult Senior Health Programs Workshops and Enrichment Yoga

Achieving Immortality Series – Four Great Poets and the Cultures that Shaped Them

Wed, November 7, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Senior Services at Parkway Central Library

Who Was Geoffrey Chaucer? St. Joseph’s University Professor Paul Patterson helps us make important discoveries about “The Father of English Literature”. The third lecture in the series of four! Room 108

Adult Young Adult Senior Speakers and Lectures Central Senior Services Calendar Biography & Autobiography Literature Poetry

Shakespeare in the World Lecture Series: Shakespeare and Honor

Wed, November 7, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Literature Department at Parkway Central Library

Lecture will be held in Room 108. Variations of the word “honor” appear more than nine hundred times in Shakespeare’s plays and poems, but honor was a complex concept during the period, related to fame, family, rank, and behavior. How does that concept translate to our modern…

Adult Young Adult Senior Speakers and Lectures Literature Shakespeare in the World

3 Poets read 21 Poems

Wed, November 7, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Linda Pizzi, Maria Famà and Albert Tacconelli read from their newest work, 21 poems. Linsa Pizzi is a poet, writer, rock music critic, crafter, and Assistant Dean and Instructor at Arcadia University, Maria Famà is a poet, writer, and teacher, and the author of seven books of…

Adult Young Adult Senior Discussion and Participation Community Events Other Great Programs Author Events - Free Series Poetry

Fiber Craft Group

Wed, November 7, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Blanche A. Nixon/Cobbs Creek Library

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

Let's Speak English! For International Adults

Wed, November 7, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Senior Services at Parkway Central Library

Join our weekly conversation hour. Topics may involve small talk, holidays and customs, and common slang.  Practice speaking in a casual environment-no exams!  Meet other international adults.  The program is free.  Regristration is required.  Call the Senior…

Adult Young Adult Senior Discussion and Participation New Americans Central Senior Services Calendar New Americans ESL - English as a Second Language

Let's Speak English! For International Adults

Wed, November 7, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Senior Services at Parkway Central Library

Join our weekly conversation hour. Topics may involve small talk, holidays and customs, and common slang.  Practice speaking in a casual environment-no exams!  Meet other international adults.  The program is free.  Regristration is required.  Call the Senior…

Adult Young Adult Senior Discussion and Participation New Americans Central Senior Services Calendar New Americans ESL - English as a Second Language
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