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Portable Studio Workshop

Thu, November 8, 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

Target: the Senator-A story about Power and the Abuse of Power Author Talk by Ralph Cipriano

Thu, November 8, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Social Science and History Department at Parkway Central Library

Target: the Senator - A Story about Power and the Abuse of Power is author Ralph Cipriano's gripping portrait of former state senator Vincent J. Fumo, whose thirty year political career ended when he was convicted of 137 counts of political corruption. Ralph Cipriano is a former staff writer…

Adult Young Adult Senior Discussion and Participation Speakers and Lectures Biography & Autobiography Philadelphia Politics

Adult Book Club

Fri, November 9, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library

Do love reading and talking about what you are reading?  Join us on the 2nd Friday of the month for our book club - we'll be meeting from 10:30 a.m. until noon. This month's selection is The Last Black Unicorn , by Tiffany Haddish..  By turns hilarious and brutally honest,…

Adult Senior Discussion and Participation Literature Book Clubs

She Academy

Sat, November 10, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Wynnefield Library

SHE Academy is a girl-led enrichment program designed to engage girls (K through 8) in activities that develop their social-emotional skills to become great leaders. Topics include: Self-esteem/Self love, Goal setting/vision boards, Health and Wellness, Teambuilding, Etiquette, Service…

School Age Discussion and Participation

Harry Potter Tournament

Sat, November 10, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Tacony Library

Calling All Harry Potter Fans! Celebrate the 20th anniversary of your favorite book series and get psyched for the next Fantastic Beasts movie! Enter our Jeopardy-style Harry Potter trivia tournament for a chance to win tickets to see Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald For fans ages…

Young Adult School Age Community Events Discussion and Participation Movies & Television children's literature

11.11.18 – The Centennial of the End of World War I

Tue, November 13, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Fox Chase Library

November 11 marks the end of “the war to end all wars,” in which nine million combatants and seven million civilians died. This program will emphasize America’s involvement in the war and will examine in detail the last hours leading up to Armistice at the eleventh hour of the…

Adult Discussion and Participation Speakers and Lectures History

New and Expectant Parents Group

Tue, November 13, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Queen Memorial Library

Bring baby and meet new families in your neighborhood! Get support and education from other parents. Iced tea and snacks provided. For additional information, please call the librarian at 215-685-1899.  

Adult Discussion and Participation Health

African American Museum in Philadelphia

Tue, November 13, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Join representatives from the African American Museum in Philadelphia to learn more about the volunteer docent program as well as the new exhibit, Audacious Freedom: African Americans in Philadelphia 1776-1876. Questions? Contact AAMP’s Education Coordinator at (215) 274-0380 ext. 249

Adult Young Adult Senior Discussion and Participation Workshops and Enrichment Other Great Programs African American Philadelphia History

Storytelling for Adults

Tue, November 13, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

This monthly meet-up for adults and teens will be an opportunity to listen to stories and tell your own, real or made-up.  Featured storytellers will go first and then everyone is invited to sign up to take the stage for up to 10 minutes.  To RSVP or for more information, contact…

Adult Young Adult Discussion and Participation

Expert Office Hours: Grant Writing

Wed, November 14, 2018 11:30 A.M.
Regional Foundation Center at Parkway Central Library

The Regional Foundation Center is pleased to offer Expert Office Hours with Volunteer Executive Consultants (VEC) from  RSVP . On the second Wednesday of each month, VECs will be available for 45-minute management one-on-one consulting sessions to assist you with a project or goal…

Adult Discussion and Participation Workshops and Enrichment RFC Program Calendar Fundraising Nonprofit

Let's Speak English | For International Adults

Wed, November 14, 2018 3:00 P.M.
Ramonita G. de Rodriguez Library

Join us for a weekly conversation hour and build your confidence in speaking English. Topics may include: small talk, holidays, customs, and common slang. You can practice speaking English in a casual and relaxed environment without examinations. You will be able to make friends with other…

Adult Discussion and Participation New Americans New Americans ESL - English as a Second Language

11.11.18 – The Centennial of the End of World War I

Wed, November 14, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Fox Chase Library

November 11 marks the end of “the war to end all wars,” in which nine million combatants and seven million civilians died. This program will emphasize America’s involvement in the war and will examine in detail the last hours leading up to Armistice at the eleventh hour of the…

Adult Discussion and Participation Speakers and Lectures History

Let's Speak English! For International Adults

Wed, November 14, 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 14, 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

We Drink the Rivers: A Fairmount Water Works Interpretive Center Presentation

Thu, November 15, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Whitman Library

Uncover the way Philadelphia’s drinking water system works. Learn how we are connected to our rivers, including past and present-day infrastructure that brings us clean and safe drinking water every day. Led by Philadelphia Water Department’s Drew Brown, Manager of Public Education.…

Adult Senior Other Great Programs Discussion and Participation Environment & Nature

Portable Studio Workshop

Thu, November 15, 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

Anime & Manga Discussion Group for Kids & Teens

Mon, November 19, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Ramonita G. de Rodriguez Library

Children ages 11 and up and teens are invited to explore Japanese animation, comics and pop culture! Get to know different anime and manga series and try your hand at fan activities. For more information, contact Sara Palmer, Children's Librarian, at 215-686-1768 or palmers@freelibrary.org.

Young Adult School Age Discussion and Participation Film Screening Children Movies & Television Anime & Manga

Let's Speak English | For International Adults

Mon, November 19, 2018 5:30 P.M.
Ramonita G. de Rodriguez Library

Join us for a weekly conversation hour and build your confidence in speaking English. Topics may include: small talk, holidays, customs, and common slang. You can practice speaking English in a casual and relaxed environment without examinations. You will be able to make friends with other…

Adult Discussion and Participation New Americans New Americans ESL - English as a Second Language

Comforting Fall Side Dishes

Mon, November 19, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Fall is all about cozy sweaters and warm, comforting foods. Savor the flavors of fall with Chef Dolores as we create crowd-pleasing sides that feature the best produce of this chilly-weather season. Come ready to taste dishes that will complement any meal and might even steal the show! This…

Adult Young Adult Discussion and Participation Workshops and Enrichment Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition Family Philadelphia Teens Seniors Health

African American Interest Book Discussion

Mon, November 19, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Philbrick Hall at Parkway Central Library

The African American Interest Book Discussion Group will hold its next meeting on November 19, 2018 in Room 405 from 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. We will discuss Swing Time by Zadie Smith. Light refreshments will be served. Please RSVP to librarian Lisa Hardy (215-686-5320)hardyl@freelibrary.org) by…

Adult Discussion and Participation African American
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