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Conversational ESL

Wed, June 27, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Walnut Street West

Join our new Conversation Group at the Walnut Street West Library to practice your English language skills in a relaxed and informal setting. 

Adult Young Adult Senior New Americans New Americans ESL

Personal Budgeting

Wed, June 27, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Roxborough Library

Are you overspending and not saving enough money?  We can help you understand the importance of saving and knowing where your money is spent.  Get the tools to create a realistic budget.  From 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. This seminar is presented by the Philadelphia Federal Credit Bureau…

Adult Senior Discussion and Participation Personal Finance & Investing

Family Fun Night

Wed, June 27, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library

Enjoy a different family-friendly activity each week.  For children of all ages (youngsters should bring their adult caregiver).

Young Adult School Age Preschool Toddler Senior Family Programs Family Summer Reading

Mystery Book Club

Wed, June 27, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Oak Lane Library

Are you interested in discussing murder, mystery and mayhem?  This new summer book club will be led by librarian Deb Ahrens.  Tonight we'll be discussing Murder at the Brightwell , by Ashley Weaver.  Stop in to borrow a copy.

Adult Senior Discussion and Participation Summer Reading Humanities Book Clubs

Fiber Craft Group

Wed, June 27, 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

Knitting for All Ages!

Thu, June 28, 2018 3:00 P.M.
Roxborough Library

Bring your needs, yarn and a project to work on (if you have one).  Knitters of all skill levels, and ages are welcome. We'll be here from 3:00 until about 5:45 p.m.

Adult Young Adult Senior Family Programs Knitting

Painting with Miss Irene

Thu, June 28, 2018 4:00 P.M.
West Oak Lane Library

Unlease your inner artist with us.  Drawing and color instruction, as well as supplies, will be provided.  Enjoy yourself and get in the creativity zone. Space is limited to 14 (from school-aged to adult).

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Workshops and Enrichment Art Summer Reading

Meet the Author | Alex Kudera

Thu, June 28, 2018 4:30 P.M.
Walnut Street West

Philadelphia native Alex Kudera's award-winning adjunct novel, Fight for Your Long Day (Atticus Books), was drafted in a walk-in closet during a summer in Seoul, South Korea. In 2016, he published Auggie's Revenge with Beating Windward Press as well as a Classroom Edition of Fight for…

Adult Young Adult Senior Discussion and Participation Speakers and Lectures

CityLife Clinic: Adult Nutrition Workshop

Fri, June 29, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Walnut Street West

This workshop, led by a registered dietitian, is being offered by the Agatston Urban Nutrition Initiative's Adult and Senior Nutrition Program in conjunction with CityLife Clinics. The Agatston Urban Nutrition Initiative (AUNI) is a program of the Netter Center for Community Partnerships at…

Adult Senior Health Programs Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition Education Health

Summer Storytime

Fri, June 29, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Oak Lane Library

Join us for a themed storytime, for preschool age children (along with an adult).  This week's theme is  Campfire storytime .

Adult School Age Preschool Toddler Senior Other Great Programs Storytimes Summer Reading

Novice ESL Class

Fri, June 29, 2018 12:30 P.M.
Walnut Street West

PEDAL@GSE ESL Classes are FREE for adults (17 years+); Registration is preferred. REGISTER IN PERSON AT THE LIBRARY. Classes sponsored by the Penn GSE Educational Linguistics Division.

Adult Senior New Americans New Americans ESL

Resume Building Workshop

Fri, June 29, 2018 3:00 P.M.
Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library

We can help you turn your job history information into a professional resume, or, help you improve your current one.  It will be helpful to have some basic computer skills to get the most out of this workshop.  Space is limited -first come, first served.

Adult Senior Computer Classes Computers Jobs & Job Seekers

Exhibition - Pride & Picture Books: Queer Identity in Children's Literature

Now through Fri, June 29, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Children's Literature Research Collection at Parkway Central Library

LGBTQ+ people comprise a minority group that spans all societies and cultures.  In recent years, queer culture has been examined and celebrated across all reading levels in children’s literature.  In honor of Pride Month, the Children’s Literature Research Collection is…

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Exhibitions Art Children Education Literacy Literature Rare Books, Manuscripts, & Digital Collections Special Collections Teens History Free Library of Pride children's literature

Pride Month Film Series | Bashment

Sat, June 30, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

JJ is on the cusp of winning the Urban Slam finals with his lyrical prowess. However he's white, from the countryside, and gay—three things that don't mix well in London's outlaw urban music scene.

Adult Young Adult Senior Film Screening Free Library of Pride

Exhibition - About Face: Hidden Faces in Art and Nature

Mon, July 2, 2018 9:00 A.M.
Children's Literature Research Collection at Parkway Central Library

Why do we see faces in everything?  The reason is “pareidolia” (pair-E-dole-ia), a psychological occurrence that causes people to see patterns in random stimuli.  This often leads to people seeing faces in objects where there isn't one and causes people…

Adult Young Adult School Age Preschool Senior Other Great Programs Art Children Education Environment & Nature Family Literature Rare Books, Manuscripts, & Digital Collections Special Collections Animals and Nature children's literature

Storytime in the Park

Mon, July 2, 2018 6:15 P.M.
Falls of Schuylkill Library

Meet at the Turtle statue in McMichael Park and we'll enjoy a summer evening storytime.  Feel free to wear your pajamas and bring a favorite stuffed toy, along with a blanket to sit on.  Best for ages 2 to 6, and siblings are always welcome.  Rain date will be the 2nd…

Adult School Age Preschool Toddler Senior Community Events Storytimes Family Summer Reading

Healthy Cooking Workshop

Tue, July 3, 2018 1:30 P.M.
Kingsessing Library

Join the Food Trust for a series of free healthy cooking workshops that includes: Low-cost Cooking Ideas Nutrition Tips Food Tastings Giveaways For more information and to register, please contact: Chalise Saunders | csaunders@thefoodtrust.org Funded by USDA's Supplemental Nutrition…

Adult Senior Health Programs Health and Wellness Cooking & Nutrition

Movies at the Library

Tue, July 3, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library

Watch a kid-friendly film with us - all rated PG!  Kids of all ages are welcome.

Young Adult School Age Preschool Toddler Senior Film Screening Movies & Television Summer Reading

Knitting for All Ages!

Thu, July 5, 2018 3:00 P.M.
Roxborough Library

Bring your needs, yarn and a project to work on (if you have one).  Knitters of all skill levels, and ages are welcome. We'll be here from 3:00 until about 5:45 p.m.

Adult Young Adult Senior Family Programs Summer Reading Knitting

Painting with Miss Irene

Thu, July 5, 2018 4:00 P.M.
West Oak Lane Library

Unlease your inner artist with us.  Drawing and color instruction, as well as supplies, will be provided.  Enjoy yourself and get in the creativity zone. Space is limited to 14 (from school-aged to adult).

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Workshops and Enrichment Art Summer Reading
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