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Exhibition - Diverse Flowers Make A Bouquet: A Celebration of Latinx Culture

Now through Fri, September 28, 2018 9:00 A.M.
Children's Literature Research Collection at Parkway Central Library

Between September 15th and October 15th, the United States celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month, recognizing the Hispanic and Latinx Americans whose cultures have influenced and improved our nation.  This mini-exhibition in the Central Children's Department acknowledges…

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Exhibitions Art Education Family Rare Books, Manuscripts, & Digital Collections Special Collections children's literature

Job Fair

Fri, September 28, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Paschalville Library

Meet employers! Bring your résumé! Wear your best! Employers will be recruiting for customer service, sales, retail, driving, warehouse, and more! FREE. No registration required. 

Adult Young Adult Career Workshops Jobs & Job Seekers Philadelphia Job Fairs

Computer Basics

Fri, September 28, 2018 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

Friday Gaming

Fri, September 28, 2018 3:30 P.M.
Cecil B. Moore Library

Enjoy a selection of board games, card games, and Wii games after school every Friday. Intended for school-age children through teens. Day care groups must call to schedule a separate appointment.

Young Adult School Age Family Programs Children Family Games and Gaming Board Games and Role-Playing

Teen Advisory Council

Fri, September 28, 2018 3:30 P.M.
Nicetown-Tioga Library

Do you want to have a say in what type of programs happen at your library?  Attend a meeting - your opinions matter!  Bring a friend, and your great ideas.  

Young Adult Other Great Programs

Mighty Writers Comics Workshop

Fri, September 28, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Greater Olney Library

The Mighty Writers organization, which provides writing workshops throughout the year in Philadelphia, has invited the Free Library to help celebrate their MightyFest four-day literacy festival which will take place September 27-30!!   Explore your creativity and develop storytelling…

Young Adult School Age Discussion and Participation Family Programs Children Comics & Graphic Novels

Friends Book Sale

Sat, September 29, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Tacony Library

Friends Book Sale   from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Adult Young Adult Community Events

Sock Knitting Workshop

Sat, September 29, 2018 12:00 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Always wanted to try knitting socks, but we're too intimidated? Using Tin Can Knits Rye sock pattern, http://www.tincanknits.com/pattern-SC-rye.html, Jenn will take you through basic sock construction using worsted weight yarn and the small diameter knitting method of your choice. The…

Adult Young Adult Arts and Crafts Programs Family Knitting

MightyFest Comics & Confidence Workshop

Sat, September 29, 2018 2:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Presented in partnership with Mighty Writers, students of all ages are invited to learn the basic elements of comic book creation. Come and create your own character and draw your very first adventure in this exciting workshop!

Young Adult School Age Discussion and Participation Family Programs Children Comics & Graphic Novels

Lisa Thomas-Laury | Author Talk

Sat, September 29, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Wynnefield Library

Join us for conversation and questions with special guest, Lisa Thomas-Laury. Lisa Thomas-Laury is a West Virginia native who made Philadelphia her home in 1978 when she became WPVI - 6abc's first black, female television news anchor. Thomas-Laury is a broadcast trailblazer - turned - author…

Adult Young Adult Senior Speakers and Lectures

Author Event | Alisa Melekhina

Sat, September 29, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Alisa Melekhina, internationally ranked chess master and author of Reality Check: What the Ancient Game of Chess Can Teach You About Success in Modern Competitive Settings will share insights from her inspirational book that can be adopted and used by anyone wishing to create a more successful…

Adult Young Adult Senior Other Great Programs Chess Humanities

Meatless Monday

Mon, October 1, 2018 4:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Join Chef Char Nolan for an all-ages vegan cooking class. All levels of experience welcome.

Adult Young Adult Health Programs Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition Health

Google Search

Mon, October 1, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Bustleton Library

Students will learn how to conduct Google searches and learn basic attributes of search engines. Please call (215-685-0472) or visit branch to sign-up.

Adult Young Adult Senior Computer Classes Hot Spots

Deborah Harkness | Time's Convert

Mon, October 1, 2018 7:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Cost: FREE

Working “her own form of literary alchemy by deftly blending fantasy, romance, history, and horror” (Chicago Tribune), Deborah Harkness is the no. 1 New York Times bestselling author of the witches-meet-vampires All Souls book trilogy. Acclaim for this work’s historical and…

Adult Young Adult Author Events Speakers and Lectures Author Events - Free Series Author Events Fiction Literature

Google Search

Tue, October 2, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Bustleton Library

Students will learn how to conduct Google searches and learn basic attributes of search engines. Please call (215-685-0472) or visit branch to sign-up.

Adult Young Adult Senior Computer Classes Hot Spots Computers

Teen Tuesdays: Games

Tue, October 2, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Nicetown-Tioga Library

What games will be playing this week?  

Young Adult Other Great Programs Games and Gaming

Bat Night: An International Celebration of the Role of Bats in Nature

Tue, October 2, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Andorra Library

Join us for some batty fun!  This is your chance to learn more about these fascinating nocturnal creatures.  We'll listen to thier chirping on our Bat Seeker - Echolocation device.  Learn why bats matter and how we can support the habitat they depend on, and, participate in a…

Adult Young Adult Senior Other Great Programs Animals and Nature

Please Eat the Daisies

Tue, October 2, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Want to wow your guests at your next gathering? Learn how to make these creative and fun edible Vegetable and Fruit Centerpieces!      * Melon Carousel      * Squash terrine      * Tomato roses      * Zucchini and…

Adult Young Adult Senior Workshops and Enrichment Cooking & Nutrition Crafts & Hobbies

This Is What Democracy Reads Like: A Conversation with Wilson Goode

Tue, October 2, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Charles L. Durham Library

Join a conversation with the Honorable W. Wilson Goode, former mayor of Philadelphia, about his new book  Black Voters Mattered: A Philadelphia Story . Dr. Goode will talk about how essential voting and elections are to our communities. Learn the history of an era of…

Adult Young Adult School Age Speakers and Lectures African American Literature Philadelphia Philadelphia History Politics Midterms Matter

Super Science + Tech Tuesdays

Tue, October 2, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Logan Library

Join us on an exploration into the worlds of Astronomy, Chemistry, Energy, Music, Physics, Robotics, and the Universe in general! Each week we'll conduct a different experiment and collaborate on a differnent creation.  What will it be today? Program is for all aged scientists and…

Young Adult School Age Family Programs Science Technology STEM
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