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Sip & Swipe Cafe

Fri, January 19, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Learn how to access the internet, email and more at Sip & Swipe Cafe®  Sip & Swipe Café® is a free, interactive, hands-on tablet learning session with a coach that guides you step-by-step through the process of gaining access to the internet, email and more. Tablets…

Senior Discussion and Participation Digital Media Seniors

Saundra Terrell: Water Thicker Than Blood, Book Talk and Signing

Sat, January 20, 2018 3:00 P.M.
Wynnefield Library

Join Saundra Terrell to discuss her book, "Water Thicker Than Blood".  In Water Thicker Than Blood, Terrell tells a story of love, family, sadness, and hurt, but mainly of the challenges we face when trying to forgive ourselves and others. Johnny Mae can never receive the…

Adult Young Adult Senior Speakers and Lectures

Guard Against Identity Theft

Mon, January 22, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Queen Memorial Library

This workshop provides an overview of identity theft (ID): what it is, the impact, prevention measures and recovery steps. Participants leave the class with information on how to prevent ID theft, how to obtain and use their credit report and steps to take to prevent or recover from being…

Senior Other Great Programs Seniors

Music around the World

Mon, January 22, 2018 4:30 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Join us for a musical and cultural journey around the world.  

Adult Young Adult Senior Family Programs Music

Vegan Basics for Non-Vegans

Tue, January 23, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

Have you heard about all the benefits of a plant-based diet but aren't sure where to start? The good news you don't need to go full vegan to get many of the health benefits, and you don't have to overhaul your entire fridge and pantry. In this class Joy Manning and Marisa McClellan…

Adult Young Adult Senior Health Programs Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition

Yoga for Adults

Tue, January 23, 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

Tenants Rights Workshop with The Enterprise Center and TURN

Wed, January 24, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

All community members are invited to this free tenant rights workshop presented by The Enterprise Center and TURN. Learn about your legal rights as a tenant and resources available to help address issues such as threat of eviction, disagreements with your landlord, substandard housing…

Adult Young Adult Senior Other Great Programs Social Justice

Best Day of My Life So Far: Storytelling Session for Older Adults

Thu, January 25, 2018 1:00 P.M.
Philadelphia Senior Center, 509 Broad St., 267-908-6922, bestdayofmylifesofar.org

“This is memory,” the refrain throughout Another Brooklyn , reminds readers stories connect us and shape meaning in our lives. Older adults are invited to gather around a table to write and then read their stories aloud. Best Day of My Life So Far  hosts national Storytelling…

Senior Community Events Discussion and Participation Workshops and Enrichment One Book, One Philadelphia One Book, One Philadelphia

Sip & Swipe Cafe

Fri, January 26, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Learn how to access the internet, email and more at Sip & Swipe Cafe®  Sip & Swipe Café® is a free, interactive, hands-on tablet learning session with a coach that guides you step-by-step through the process of gaining access to the internet, email and more. Tablets…

Senior Discussion and Participation Digital Media Seniors

Something Old, Something New: A Philadelphia Center for the Book Members' Exhibition

Now through Fri, January 26, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Art Department at Parkway Central Library

Members of Philadelphia Center for the Book were invited to submit book works from different years - something from early in their career as an artist, and something recent. The pieces, displayed together, demonstrate experimentation, developed skill, and sustained themes, giving the viewer…

Adult Young Adult Senior Exhibitions Art Book Arts

Sundays on Stage: Soul Steps

Sun, January 28, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Enjoy the engaging, high-energy step choreography which started among African-American fraternities and sororities as a means of unity and self-expression, and has deep roots in the migrant labor culture of South African gold mines. This series is made possible by funding from the Philadelphia…

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

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Trivia Contest

Tue, January 30, 2018 5:30 P.M.
Haverford Library

Test your knowledge of the great Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Fill out a trivia questionnaire for a chance to win some great prizes. Teen Prizes: 1st Place: $30 Target Gift Card 2nd Place: $10 Target Gift Card Adult Prizes: 1st Place: $30 Shoprite Gift Card 2nd Place: $10 Shoprite Gift Card…

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Community Events Other Great Programs Martin Luther King Jr

Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise

Thu, February 1, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Senior Services at Parkway Central Library

Central Senior Services kicks off its celebration of Black History with a showing of the critically acclaimed “Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise” – a documentary film that celebrates the life of the legendary Dr. Maya Angelou by weaving her words with rare and intimate archival…

Adult Young Adult Senior Black History Month Film Screening Central Senior Services Calendar

Sip & Swipe Cafe

Fri, February 2, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Learn how to access the internet, email and more at Sip & Swipe Cafe®  Sip & Swipe Café® is a free, interactive, hands-on tablet learning session with a coach that guides you step-by-step through the process of gaining access to the internet, email and more. Tablets…

Senior Discussion and Participation Digital Media Seniors

Teeny Tiny Tuesdays

Now through Tue, February 6, 2018 5:30 P.M.
Rare Book Department at Parkway Central Library

Join us after-hours in the Rare Book Department as we take out books that were just too small to be shown in our Big and Small, Books for All exhibition now on display. Examples may include a Bible smaller than your finger nail.   No reservations are…

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Exhibitions Family Programs Big and Small, Books for All

Yoga for Adults

Tue, February 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

Black Lives on the Front Line: A review of Blacks in the Military

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

Central Senior Services continues its celebration of Black History with an appreciation of African American veterans as John Hemphill leads a discussion of Black Lives on the Front Line: A review of Blacks in the Military ǁ Military History Club

Adult Young Adult Senior Black History Month Discussion and Participation Central Senior Services Calendar African American History Seniors

P.E.A.C.H. | People Eating and Cooking Healthy

Wed, February 7, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

P.E.A.C.H. (People Eating and Cooking Healthy), empower adults and youth with the tools and knowledge needed to make healthier eating choices and lead more physically active lifestyles. Through cooking, eating together, sharing recipes and ideas for healthier eating and being physically active,…

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

Sip & Swipe Cafe

Fri, February 9, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Learn how to access the internet, email and more at Sip & Swipe Cafe®  Sip & Swipe Café® is a free, interactive, hands-on tablet learning session with a coach that guides you step-by-step through the process of gaining access to the internet, email and more. Tablets…

Senior Discussion and Participation Digital Media Seniors

KUUMBA QUILTERS

Sat, February 10, 2018 12:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Join our new quilt group “Kuumba Quilters”.  Beginner and experienced quilters are welcome. Traditional and Art Quilting will be supported or just come and hang out while working on your own projects. Our group will meet on the 2nd Saturday of every month from 12:00 p.m. until…

Adult Young Adult Senior Arts and Crafts Programs Art Quilting
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