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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

Healthy Cooking Workshop

Fri, November 9, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Join us for a free healthy cooking workshop that includes: low cost cooking ideas, nutrition tips, food tastings, and giveaways! To register, please contact Chalise Saunders csaunders@thefoodtrust.org | 267-658-4148

Adult Young Adult Senior Health Programs Cooking & Nutrition Health & Fitness

Logan Library Turns 100!

Sat, November 10, 2018 1:00 P.M.
Logan Library

Come celebrate 100 years in the Logan community with us! Enjoy a fashion show, a rap group, authors Trapeta Mayson and M.K. Asante, and much, much mor. This is an all-ages event and light refreshments will be served.

Adult Young Adult School Age Preschool Toddler Senior Community Events Free Library of Philadelphia

Saturday Crafternoons

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

Calling crafters of all experience levels: come craft with us at the library! Join us for some basic instruction, idea sharing, coordinated projects, and good company. No experience necessary. Intended for adults and young adults. 

Adult Young Adult Senior Arts and Crafts Programs arts & crafts

Paramita Meditation Workshop Series

Sat, November 10, 2018 2:30 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Please join Beth Adelson for a free, six-session Paramita Meditation workshop series. The Buddha taught us how to find contentment by dispelling any suffering that life events may bring. In this series, we will learn about and try out the Paramita practices, the practices which build consistent…

Adult Senior Other Great Programs Health & Fitness Yoga

Achieving Immortality Series – Four Great Poets and the Cultures that Shaped Them

Sun, November 11, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Senior Services at Parkway Central Library

Who Was Dante? A special Veteran’s Day presentation by distinguished poet and Princenton University Professor Susan Stewart . The fourth and final lecture in the series! 4th Floor Skyline Room

Adult Young Adult Senior Speakers and Lectures Central Senior Services Calendar Biography & Autobiography Literature Poetry

Spinning Yarns

Mon, November 12, 2018 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

2nd Monday Writers Group

Mon, November 12, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Oak Lane Library

Are you a writer who needs some motivation and encouragement? We can provide this, as well as technical skills and information that can direct you towards completing tasks for publication and discovery.  A great support group no matter what stage of the process you are in,…

Adult Senior Workshops and Enrichment Art Literature

Live, Eat, Breathe, Sleep, Be Healthy

Tue, November 13, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Haddington Library

An introduction to the importance of a balance between healthy nutrition and staying active.  Discuss nutrients needed in the body and the importance of physical activity.  Presented by Lankenau Medical Center educators.

Adult Young Adult Senior Health Programs Health & Fitness

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

Yoga for Adults

Tue, November 13, 2018 7:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

An inclusive yoga class for people of all skill levels and abilities.  Wear something comfortable and come to the library for wellness, stretching, and relaxation.

Adult Young Adult Senior Health Programs Workshops and Enrichment Yoga

Live, Eat, Breathe, Sleep, Be Healthy

Wed, November 14, 2018 4:30 P.M.
Wynnefield Library

An introduction to the importance of a balance between healthy nutrition and staying active.  Discuss nutrients needed in the body and the importance of physical activity.  Presented by Lankenau Medical Center educators.

Adult Young Adult Senior Health Programs Health & Fitness

Campus Hunger: How Students Face and Fight Food Insecurity

Wed, November 14, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

In this interactive class, we will learn more about how Philadelphia-area university students are addressing barriers to food access on their campuses and beyond. Get hands-on as we make challah, a braided yeast bread, and enjoy generous samples alongside sweet and savory spreads while sharing…

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Community Events Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition

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

Becoming U.S.: Food and Culture

Thu, November 15, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

Food is one of the strongest identifiers of place and home, and as such it can unite and separate us. This unique program will feature a panel discussion and cooking demonstration with culinary leaders in Philadelphia whose identities have informed their approach to cooking and food as vehicles…

Adult Young Adult Senior Community Events Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition
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