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The Secret Cinema presents: Philadelphia - The Changing City

Mon, March 25, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Art Department at Parkway Central Library

The Free Library of Philadelphia is thrilled to partner with Philadelphia's beloved film screening series, The Secret Cinema , now in its 27th year.  As usual, The Secret Cinema will present selections from their collection shown on 16mm film onto a big screen. This…

Adult Young Adult Senior Film Screening Speakers and Lectures Other Great Programs Philadelphia Philadelphia History History Changing City

Spinning Yarns

Mon, March 25, 2019 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

Recycling Realities

Mon, March 25, 2019 6:30 P.M.
Falls of Schuylkill Library

This 8-week course will survey current recycling technologies and policies, with an emphasis on the recovery of value from municipal solid wastes.  In addition to addressing the recycling of glass, paper products, food wastes, and traditional common metals, special attention will be paid to…

Adult Senior Speakers and Lectures Discussion and Participation Environment & Nature Science

ESL Conversation Group

Mon, March 25, 2019 6:30 P.M.
Charles Santore Library

This group is a great way to practice speaking everyday English.  ALL are welcome.

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

Computer Boot Camp: Week 3 of 6

Tue, March 26, 2019 10:30 A.M.
Tacony Library

Computer Basics-Week 3: Internet Join us on Tuesdays from 10:30AM - 12:30PM REGISTRATION IS A MUST! *Please register in advance with Ms. McDowell DRS by phone 215-685-8755 or email McDowellL@freelibrary.org * **This is a full 6 week course. Please plan to attend in its entirety.**  

Adult Senior Computer Classes Hot Spots Computers

Open Computer Lab

Tue, March 26, 2019 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 Senior Computer Classes Other Great Programs Hot Spots Computers

Friends Speaker Series | Truth vs. Fake News in the Trump Era

Tue, March 26, 2019 1:30 P.M.
Chestnut Hill Library

Join us for an examination of the historic relationships between presidents and the press; the role of a free press in the democratic process; the consolidation of corporate media power and the collapse of local news.  What can we, in our quest to become better informed citizens, do to…

Adult Senior Speakers and Lectures Newspapers, Magazines, & Journals Politics

The Mystery of Amelia Earhart

Tue, March 26, 2019 2:00 P.M.
Fox Chase Library

Famed aviation pioneer Amelia Earhart and her navigator, Fred Noonan, disappeared in July, 1937 while attempting to circumnavigate the globe. Exactly what happened to Amelia Earhart, where her plane went down, and whether she might have survived a crash landing has been debated for more than 80…

Adult Young Adult Senior Speakers and Lectures Other Great Programs History

Internet Searching

Tue, March 26, 2019 5:45 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Learn to find the information you want on the internet. Class runs for two hours. This class is offered on a first come, first served basis. We encourage attendees to come 15 minutes before the start of the class to get a registration ticket at the reference desk, in the Magazines and…

Adult Senior Computer Classes Hot Spots Computers Databases & Electronic Resources

Yoga for Adults

Tue, March 26, 2019 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

AARP Tax Preparation

Wed, March 27, 2019 10:30 A.M.
West Oak Lane Library

Volunteers from AARP will be available from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. to offer free, in-person tax preparation service for seniors. Reservations required. Call 215-685-2843 to make an appointment.

Senior Other Great Programs Personal Finance & Investing

Open Computer Lab

Wed, March 27, 2019 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 Senior Computer Classes Other Great Programs Hot Spots Computers

Computer Basics

Wed, March 27, 2019 12:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Welcome to Computer Basics! You will learn about the monitor, control buttons, and ports. You will also improve your mouse, keyboard, and typing skills.

Adult Young Adult Senior Computer Classes Technology

Computer Tutoring

Wed, March 27, 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

Emotional Intelligence for Parents and Caregivers

Wed, March 27, 2019 5:00 P.M.
Holmesburg Library

Join this workshop, hosted by the School DIstrict of Philadelphia's Family Academy: Courses and Training! Register for this free class by calling 215-400-4180 option #5 or go to www.philasd.org/face/FACT  

Adult Senior Workshops and Enrichment Family

Microsoft Excel Intermediate

Wed, March 27, 2019 5:45 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Learn how to format text, create tables and work with rows and columns beyond a beginner level.  This class is offered on a first come, first served basis. We encourage attendees to come 15 minutes before the start of the class to get a registration ticket at the reference desk, in the…

Adult Senior Computer Classes Hot Spots Computers Databases & Electronic Resources

Knitting and Crocheting Circle

Wed, March 27, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Charles Santore Library

Join us for an informal get together for neighborhood people who knit and crochet. 

Adult Young Adult Senior Arts and Crafts Programs Other Great Programs Crochet Knitting

Knife Skills with Chef Clara Park: Soup's On!

Wed, March 27, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

Join Chef Clara Park in learning and practicing knife skills and techniques, chopping it up in the kitchen! Beginners and more experienced cooks are all welcome! After going through a variety of cuts, Chef Clara will demonstrate how to use the cut vegetables to create two warming and comforting…

Adult Young Adult Senior Workshops and Enrichment Culinary Literacy

The Mystery of Amelia Earhart

Wed, March 27, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Fox Chase Library

Famed aviation pioneer Amelia Earhart and her navigator, Fred Noonan, disappeared in July, 1937 while attempting to circumnavigate the globe. Exactly what happened to Amelia Earhart, where her plane went down, and whether she might have survived a crash landing has been debated for more than 80…

Adult Young Adult Senior Speakers and Lectures Other Great Programs History

Tenant Rights Workshop: Know Your Rights!

Wed, March 27, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Are you a renter? Have you struggled with: - Issues with your landlord or rental property? - Threats of eviction? - Concerns about getting priced out of your rental unit? - Discrimination in finding housing? - Questions about your rights as a renter? Come out to this workshop with the Tenant…

Adult Senior Discussion and Participation Workshops and Enrichment Philadelphia
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