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Keeping it Real in Real Estate: First Time Home Buyers and Investors

Wed, March 27, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Oak Lane Library

Join us for a six-week workshop and you will learn: What Lenders are looking for Techniques for choosing the right Real Estate Agent How to be credit-worthy How to establish, restore, and rebuild your credit Tax advantages of home ownership About grants that are available, up to $10,000 Space is…

Adult Senior Discussion and Participation Workshops and Enrichment House & Home Personal Finance & Investing

ESL Conversation Group

Wed, March 27, 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

Documentary Film Screening: The Nurse With Purple Hair

Wed, March 27, 2019 7:00 P.M.
Lovett Memorial Library

This film focuses on Hospice care from the perspective of those it serves, and the people who provide the care.  The Nurse with the Purple Hair will be present at the screening, and available to answer questions afterwards. This program will run from 7:00 until 8:30 p.m.

Adult Senior Film Screening Discussion and Participation Health

Laptops for Tax Time

Thu, March 28, 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

Computer Tutoring

Thu, March 28, 2019 2:00 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

Open Computer Lab

Thu, March 28, 2019 3:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Work on a special project and get one-on-one assistance. Lab is open for 2 hours. This class is offered on a first come, first served basis and space is limited. Register in the lab, by signing the clipboard.

Adult Senior Computer Classes Other Great Programs Hot Spots Computers

E-Gadget Helpdesk

Thu, March 28, 2019 3:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Do you have a new gadget  - iPad, iPod, tablet, smart phone, etc? Come learn how to use it to download books, & magazines, stream music & movies for free from our website.  You will need to have an active library card and pin number to make use of this service.…

Adult Senior Other Great Programs Computer Classes Computers Databases & Electronic Resources ebooks

Children's Book Author: Floyd Cooper

Thu, March 28, 2019 3:30 P.M.
Logan Library

Floyd Cooper is an award-winning author who will be with us to read from his book Max and the Tag-Along Moon, and talk about how he works.  All ages are welcome!  This program is part of Books for Rising Readers, which is supported by the William Penn Foundation and Read by 4th.

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Art of the Pictorial Map

Thu, March 28, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Art Department at Parkway Central Library

Join Free Library of Philadelphia's  Map Collection  curator Megan MacCall for an exploration of the colorful art of pictorial maps! A popular trend during the 20th century, pictorial maps are creative and colorful, often imbibed with humor and historical narrative. The…

Adult Young Adult Senior Speakers and Lectures Arts and Crafts Programs Art Special Collections History Maps Hands-On History

Through this Lens: African American Photographers

Now through Fri, March 29, 2019 10:00 A.M.
Art Department at Parkway Central Library

This exhibition of books and other materials from the collections of the Art Department offers a look at the camera work of African American artists from the earliest days of photography to today. In addition to photographers like Augustus Washington, Gordon Parks and Lorna Simpson, this…

Adult Young Adult Senior Exhibitions Black History Month African American Art Biography & Autobiography Philadelphia History Photography History

Introduction to Microsoft Word

Fri, March 29, 2019 10:00 A.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Learn to use this popular computer program.  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 Newspapers Department. Space is…

Adult Senior Computer Classes Hot Spots Computers Databases & Electronic Resources

AARP Tax Preparation

Fri, March 29, 2019 10:30 A.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Volunteers from AARP offer free in-person tax preparation service for seniors. Reservations required. Call 215-803-6402 for appointment.

Senior Other Great Programs

Yoga at the Library

Fri, March 29, 2019 10:30 A.M.
Lovett Memorial Library

Join us for an hour-long, weekly yoga class which will offer participants a judgment free space for gentle movement, quiet meditation and guided breath work. Our aim will be to decrease perceived levels of stress, and increase overall well being. This class is recommended for all ages and…

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Other Great Programs Health Programs Yoga

Laptops for Tax Time

Fri, March 29, 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

CareerLink Workshop

Fri, March 29, 2019 1:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Build Your Job Skills, Find a Career! Sign up with a certified PA CareerLink Navigator to develop your resume, search for jobs, learn about job skills training, and connect directly with PA CareerLink resources. Please speak to a staff member to sign-up or call 215.686.7502 for more information.

Adult Young Adult Senior Career Workshops Jobs & Job Seekers

Computer Basics

Fri, March 29, 2019 1:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Welcome to Computer Basics! You will learn about the monitor, control buttons, and ports. You will also improve your mouse, keyboard, and typing skills.

Adult Young Adult Senior Computer Classes Technology

Citizenship Class Session

Sat, March 30, 2019 10:30 A.M.
Tacony Library

The IndoChinese American Council at Tacony Library will host an information session about free Citizenship Classes. To apply for classes, you must: -be 18 years or older -be able to read, speak, and write English -have a Green Card -live in Philadelphia, Bucks, Montgomery, Chester, or Delaware…

Adult Young Adult Senior New Americans Other Great Programs Citizenship Government Information New Americans Test Preparation

Settlement Music School Adult Jazz Ensemble Concert

Sat, March 30, 2019 12:00 P.M.
Charles Santore Library

Free concert by musicians from the renowned Settlement Music School.  Enjoy the music and refreshments!

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Other Great Programs Family Music

Investing Basics Workshop

Sat, March 30, 2019 2:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Learn about the stock market and the basics of investing from the non-profit BetterInvesting. Learn how to select stocks. No products will be sold. Free! No Registration required.

Adult Senior Workshops and Enrichment Personal Finance & Investing

#5WomenArtists: Women in Children's Literature

Now through Sun, March 31, 2019 1:28 P.M.
Children's Literature Research Collection at Parkway Central Library

This March, the Free Library’s Special Collections Division is celebrating Women’s History Month by answering a challenge asked by the National Museum of Women in the Arts : “ Can you name five women artists? ” We can! Can you? Let us help you by presenting examples of…

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