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Advanced ESL Class

Mon, January 28, 2019 5:00 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

Spinning Yarns

Mon, January 28, 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

Computer Boot Camp: Week 4 of 6

Tue, January 29, 2019 10:30 A.M.
Tacony Library

Computer Basics-Week 4: Email 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 Computers

GWHS Tech Squad Help

Tue, January 29, 2019 11:10 A.M.
Bustleton Library

Do you need help with your email, social media accounts (facebook, instagram, twitter, snapchat), smartphone, tablet, laptop, or the internet? Come and see our community partners from GWHS! Students will be here to help on their lunch period for approximately 30 minutes on selected…

Adult Senior Workshops and Enrichment Community Events Computer Classes Computers Databases & Electronic Resources Digital Collections ebooks Technology Digital Media Seniors Digital Magazines

Healthy Cooking Workshop

Tue, January 29, 2019 1:30 P.M.
Kingsessing Library

Join us for a six week cooking series, A Taste of African Heritage, which celebrates the healthy food traditions of the African Diaspora. Educators from the Food Trust will share low-cost cooking ideas, nutrition tips, tastings, and give-aways! For more information and to register, please…

Adult Senior Health Programs Health and Wellness Cooking & Nutrition

Civil War Medicine: What Went Right

Tue, January 29, 2019 1:30 P.M.
Chestnut Hill Library

You are invited to explore, discover, discern, learn & appreciate this talk, as part of our 2019 Speaker Series. The extraordinary levels of battlefield carnage during the Civil War demanded a new, scientific approach to medicine - previously an art. Documentary filmmaker Carole…

Adult Senior Speakers and Lectures Medical Philadelphia Science History

Understanding Credit

Tue, January 29, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Learn how credit works, how to obtain and analyze your own credit report, and what your credit score means. Also discussed: the effects of bankruptcy and what really affects your credit. Bring your questions! This workshop is presented by Miss Erin Ellis, Financial…

Adult Young Adult Senior Other Great Programs Workshops and Enrichment Business & Economics Education

Intermediate ESL Class

Wed, January 30, 2019 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

Mindful Moments

Wed, January 30, 2019 1:00 P.M.
Lillian Marrero Library

Whether new or experienced with mindfulness, join us in Mindful Moments! 

Adult Senior Health Programs Body, Mind & Spirit Health

Theater and Storytelling Workshops

Wed, January 30, 2019 4:00 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 Share stories and ideas.  No prevous acting experience is required. Sessions…

Adult Senior Discussion and Participation Other Great Programs Performing Arts

READYHome Emergency Preparedness Workshop

Wed, January 30, 2019 5:00 P.M.
Queen Memorial Library

What kind of emergency may affect you? What supplies will you need? How do you make an emergency Go Bag? Where will you go if you need to evacuate?

Adult Senior Other Great Programs

Rain Check Workshop

Wed, January 30, 2019 5:30 P.M.
Oak Lane Library

Come to this workshop to learn how you can get a free rain barrel from Philadelphia Water! Reduced pricing for downspout planters, rain gardens, depaving, and permeable pavers will also be offered. PWD’s Rain Check program gives Philadelphia residents an opportunity to reduce pollution…

Adult Senior Other Great Programs Environment & Nature House & Home

Conversational ESL

Wed, January 30, 2019 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

Knitting and Crocheting Circle

Wed, January 30, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Charles Santore Library

Join us for an informal get together for neighborhood people who knit and crochet.  Due to popular demand, this program now meets every week.  Bring a project to work on with us.  

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

ESL Conversation Group

Wed, January 30, 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 Basics with Natalie

Thu, January 31, 2019 10:30 A.M.
Lillian Marrero Library

Learn computer basics with Natalie in our computer lab.

Adult Senior Computer Classes Computers

Chair Yoga

Thu, January 31, 2019 11:00 A.M.
Torresdale Library

Center your body and mind and improve balance in this FREE yoga class led by a certified instructor. All levels and abilities are welcome. Part of the Healthy Communities iniative. Refreshments will be served. * Healthy Communities is a partnership with the Free Library of Philadelphia and the…

Adult Senior Health Programs Health and Wellness Health & Fitness Yoga

GWHS Tech Squad Help

Thu, January 31, 2019 11:10 A.M.
Bustleton Library

Do you need help with your email, social media accounts (facebook, instagram, twitter, snapchat), smartphone, tablet, laptop, or the internet? Come and see our community partners from GWHS! Students will be here to help on their lunch period for approximately 30 minutes on selected…

Adult Senior Workshops and Enrichment Community Events Computer Classes Computers Databases & Electronic Resources Digital Collections ebooks Technology Digital Media Seniors Digital Magazines

Preventing Fraud & ID Theft

Thu, January 31, 2019 2:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Scam artists defraud millions of people a year.  You will lean ways to protect your personal information, and stop a scam. We’ll also discuss the laws that exist to protect you and help you understand the correct way to tackle Identity Theft. This workshop is presented by Philadelphia…

Adult Senior Other Great Programs Personal Finance & Investing

Laptops for Tax Time

Fri, February 1, 2019 11:00 A.M.
Tacony Library

Laptops for Tax Time Need computer access and a space to spread out and file your taxes?  We’ve got that! Reserve one of private study rooms for 3 hours.  Bring your own laptop and use our free Wifi Or use one our laptops while you’re here!  Call to reserve your…

Adult Senior Other Great Programs Computers
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