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Novice ESL Class

Wed, October 25, 2017 12:30 P.M.
Walnut Street West

PEDAL@GSE ESL Classes are FREE for adults (17 years+); Registration is preferred. Advanced Class: Mondays from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Novice Class: Wednesdays from 3:00 p.m to 5:00 p.m Intermediate Class: Fridays from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. REGISTER IN PERSON AT THE LIBRARY. Classes…

Adult Senior New Americans New Americans ESL

ESL Class – Intermediate

Wed, October 25, 2017 12:30 P.M.
Charles Santore Library

This two hour long class runs once a week on Wednesdays from September to early December.  This class is free and registration is not required, however, regular attendance is recommended. Questions?  Call the librarian at 215-686-1766.  

Adult New Americans New Americans ESL

Book Discussion Group

Wed, October 25, 2017 1:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Join us for a book discussion. This month we'll discuss Joan Didion's "Slouching Towards Bethlehem".  This program includes an audio lecture from The Skeptic's Guide to Great Books. To register and borrow a copy of the book, please see Mr. Kessler in the Humanities…

Adult Discussion and Participation Literature Book Clubs

ESL Classes at the Library

Wed, October 25, 2017 2:00 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Join us to practice your english skills. No need to register, walk-ins welcome.

Adult Senior Discussion and Participation New Americans

Computer Class

Wed, October 25, 2017 2:00 P.M.
Haverford Library

A Digital Resource Specialist is available to help you develop your computer skills and provide guidance on email basics, resume writing, e-gadgets, and more.  

Adult Senior Computer Classes Technology

Computer Basics

Wed, October 25, 2017 2:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Computer Basics: For users with no previous computer experience learn to use the mouse, learn to search the internet and sign up for email 2:00PM - 4:00PM  Located Ground Floor, Training Lab 

Adult Senior Computer Classes Computers

Media Minutes with the People's Media Collection

Wed, October 25, 2017 3:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Trainers from the People's Media Collection will walk participants through how to film, edit, and share videos using tablets and smartphones. Some skills you'll walk away with include: framing shots, interviewing people, basic film editing, adding effects to videos and sharing your…

Adult Young Adult Senior Workshops and Enrichment Digital Media

A Taste of African Heritage

Wed, October 25, 2017 4:00 P.M.
Oak Lane Library

This six-week, hands-on cooking program is presented by Einstein's Nutrition Education Program.  Topics covered will include: Traditional Herbs & Spices Greens & Whole Grains Beans & Rice Tubers & Stews Fruits & Vegetables Attendees will also learn about the African…

Adult Senior Health Programs African American Cooking & Nutrition

Let’s Speak English! | For International Adults

Wed, October 25, 2017 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, October 25, 2017 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

Microsoft Word Intermediate

Wed, October 25, 2017 5:45 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Learn additional skills to navigate this popular computer program 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 Magazines and…

Adult Computer Classes Hot Spots Computers

Animals in the Archives

Wed, October 25, 2017 6:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Join Archives Month Philly  for an evening filled with activities, prizes, fantastic beasts, and more – all based on animals from the archives! More than a dozen local archival institutions will be joining the Special Collections Division of the Free Library of Philadelphia on October…

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Community Events Family Programs Other Great Programs Workshops and Enrichment Pets Special Collections Animals and Nature

Resumes & Jobs

Wed, October 25, 2017 6:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Create a     resume or bring in your own for  critique. Learn to maximize your online job searching.  

Adult Computer Classes Computers

Fiber Craft Group

Wed, October 25, 2017 6:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Fiber artists are invited to join us every Wednesday from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.  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 Arts and Crafts Programs Art Crafts & Hobbies Crochet Knitting

Animals in the Archives: Dog Treats with Waggies by Maggie and Friends

Wed, October 25, 2017 6:00 P.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

Roll up your sleeves and get ready to mix, shape and bake biscuits for your canine companion! Waggies by Maggies and Friends is a non-profit dog treat company committed to employing people with intellectual disabilities. Experienced bakers from Waggies will offer participants with a variety of…

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Workshops and Enrichment Family Programs Community Events Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition Disabilites & Accessibility Nonprofit Animals and Nature

PAWS at the Library

Wed, October 25, 2017 6:00 P.M.
Children's Literature Research Collection at Parkway Central Library

Philadelphia is celebrating American Archives Month by featuring  Animals in the Archives.   As part of this celebration, the Special Collections Division of the Free Library of Philadelphia welcomes PAWS to Parkway Central for an evening of animals and adoptions.  Stop…

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Community Events Family Programs Other Great Programs Workshops and Enrichment Pets Special Collections Animals and Nature

The Wagner Free Institute of Science presents: A Selective History of 19th Century American Entomology with Professor Greg Cowper.

Wed, October 25, 2017 6:15 P.M.
Fishtown Community Library

This course will examine the field of Entomology—the study of insects—through the lens of 19th century American, and chronologically explore the entomologists, their work, the science, and the insects that were influential during this important era of discovery.  

Adult Other Great Programs History

The Wagner Free Institute of Science presents: The Cosmos: A History of Modern Astronomy by Professor Darin Hayton.

Wed, October 25, 2017 6:15 P.M.
Independence Library

When astronomers in the early 17th century turned the newly-invented telescope at the heavens, they saw things people had never seen before. These new observations challenged accepted ideas about the size, age, and very nature of the universe, as well as our place in it. From Galileo’s…

Adult Other Great Programs History

Prepare for the Unexpected: Urban Emergency Preparedness

Wed, October 25, 2017 6:30 P.M.
Falls of Schuylkill Library

What could happen when floods, fire, pandemic, tornadoes, or other disasters affect your community?  Where will you go?  What would you do? Learn valuable planning and survival techniques that may one day save your life, or the lives of those you love.  This free workshop is…

Adult Young Adult Senior Discussion and Participation

Yoga for Adults

Wed, October 25, 2017 6:30 P.M.
Whitman Library

An 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
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