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Family Academy Courses & Training | Big Emotions, Bigger Changes: Getting Comfortable out of Your Comfort Zone

Wed, December 12, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Queen Memorial Library

Learn where you live!  We have a series of courses throughout the school year where you can learn about great subjects to help you and your children excel.  The courses are free, a meal is provided, childcare is available (if you pre-register), and language interpretation is available…

Adult Discussion and Participation Education Family

Holiday Cookie Decorating Party

Wed, December 12, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Blanche A. Nixon/Cobbs Creek Library

Join us for a gingerbread cookie themed story time. After story time, each child will be able to decorate their own gingerbread cookie. 

School Age Preschool Toddler Family Programs Storytimes Holiday Storytimes

SmART Readers

Wed, December 12, 2018 4:30 P.M.
Torresdale Library

Students ages 7-12 can join us for an exciting visual art and literacy program! A visiting artist will engage students in fun art making experiences tied to literacy skills. Space is limited and registration is encouraged! See the Children's Librarian for more information and to register.…

School Age Family Programs Children

Let’s Speak English! | For International Adults

Wed, December 12, 2018 5:00 P.M.
Independence 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 New Americans New Americans ESL

Craft & Chat

Wed, December 12, 2018 5:30 P.M.
Ramonita G. de Rodriguez Library

Do you crochet, knit, cross-stitch, or do other kinds of handwork? Are you learning a new kind of craft? Please join our weekly Craft & Chat at the Rodriguez Library! Bring ongoing projects or start a new one. Limited supplies of certain materials are available.   For more information,…

Adult Young Adult Arts and Crafts Programs Crafts & Hobbies Crochet Knitting

Computer Tutoring

Wed, December 12, 2018 5:30 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

It's LIT for Little Brown Girls

Wed, December 12, 2018 5:30 P.M.
Oak Lane Library

Join us for an interactive book club for young girls of color.  We'll focus on books with characters that look like us!  For girls, ages 7 to 11.

School Age Discussion and Participation African American Book Clubs

Computer Basics Workshop

Wed, December 12, 2018 5:45 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

A hands-on, introductory class designed for individuals with no previous computer skills. This class is offered on a first come, first served basis. We encourage attendees to arrive 15 minutes before the start of the class to get a registration ticket at the reference desk, in the Magazines…

Adult Computer Classes Computers

Knitting and Crocheting Circle

Wed, December 12, 2018 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. Handmade scarves, hats and mittens for the clients of Women Against Abuse will be collected on December 12.

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

Writing Assistance

Wed, December 12, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Charles Santore Library

Do you want to make your resume stand out, or put the finishing touches on college essay?   Or, maybe you need help filling out forms.  Never fear! Faculty members from the University of Pennsylvania will be on hand to help, on Wednesday evenings.  Drop by!

Adult Young Adult Career Workshops

Sit and Stitch

Wed, December 12, 2018 6:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Join a circle of knitters and crocheters for an informal evening of needlecrafts.  Any skill level welcome, though formal instruction will not be guaranteed. All are welcome!

Adult Family Programs Crafts & Hobbies Crochet arts & crafts

English Classes

Wed, December 12, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Tacony Library

Free English Classes in Tacony for New Americans provided by the IndoChinese-American Council  Call 215-457-0272 ext 108 for information or to register. All levels welcome!  

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

Read, Baby, Read Little Movers Dance Party!

Wed, December 12, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Richmond Library

Dance! Groove! Play!  Have fun and encourage language skills using songs, instruments, stories and body movements. Expecting parents and siblings welcome. Read, Baby, Read is a series of fun programs for babies, toddlers and their families, using new library spaces and materials to help…

Toddler Baby Family Programs Storytimes Children

Author Talk: David Alan Johnson

Wed, December 12, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

David Alan Johnson will present his book Diploma Mill: The Rise and Fall of Dr. John Buchanan and the Eclectic Medical College of Pennsylvania and sign copies of the book, which will be available for purchase. Diploma Mill recounts the true story of America’s largest medical diploma mill…

Adult Speakers and Lectures Philadelphia History

Trademark Basics 2018

Wed, December 12, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Business Resource and Innovation Center at Parkway Central Library

Should you be concerned about intellectual property? If you want to create long-term business value and better protect your business, then YES! Increase your understanding of: • How trademarks, copyrights, patents, domain names, and business name registrations all differ • Why…

Adult Business Speakers and Lectures RFC Program Calendar Nonprofit Business & Entrepreneurs Patents & Trademarks

Let's Speak English! For International Adults

Wed, December 12, 2018 6:30 P.M.
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 New Americans ESL - English as a Second Language

Let's Speak English! For International Adults

Wed, December 12, 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

English Conversation group

Wed, December 12, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Senior Services at Parkway Central Library

Let's Speak English Join our weekly conversation hour. Topics may involve smaill talk, holidays and customs, and common slang. Practice speaking in a casual environment--no exams! Meet other international adults. The Program is free.  Registration  is required

Adult New Americans Central Senior Services Calendar New Americans

Yoga for Adults

Wed, December 12, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Whitman Library

A free, inclusive yoga class for people of all skill levels and abilities. Mats are available, or you can bring your own. Wear something comfortable and come to the library for wellness, stretching, and relaxation.

Adult Family Programs Yoga

Book Talk | Queen: Complete Works

Wed, December 12, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Falls of Schuylkill Library

This year marks the 45th anniversary of Queen's debut album, and now, their story is being told on the big screen in the biopic "Bohemian Rhapsody".  Join Georg Purvis, author of Queen:  Complete Works , in a discussion of the band's meteoric rise from humble art/glam…

Adult Young Adult Senior Speakers and Lectures Music
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