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Let's Speak English | For International Adults

Mon, November 19, 2018 5:30 P.M.
Ramonita G. de Rodriguez 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 Discussion and Participation New Americans New Americans ESL - English as a Second Language

Comforting Fall Side Dishes

Mon, November 19, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Fall is all about cozy sweaters and warm, comforting foods. Savor the flavors of fall with Chef Dolores as we create crowd-pleasing sides that feature the best produce of this chilly-weather season. Come ready to taste dishes that will complement any meal and might even steal the show! This…

Adult Young Adult Discussion and Participation Workshops and Enrichment Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition Family Philadelphia Teens Seniors Health

African American Interest Book Discussion

Mon, November 19, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Philbrick Hall at Parkway Central Library

The African American Interest Book Discussion Group will hold its next meeting on November 19, 2018 in Room 405 from 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. We will discuss Swing Time by Zadie Smith. Light refreshments will be served. Please RSVP to librarian Lisa Hardy (215-686-5320)hardyl@freelibrary.org) by…

Adult Discussion and Participation African American

New and Expectant Parents Group

Tue, November 20, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Queen Memorial Library

Bring baby and meet new families in your neighborhood! Get support and education from other parents. Iced tea and snacks provided. For additional information, please call the librarian at 215-685-1899.  

Adult Discussion and Participation Health

Kids Can Cook

Tue, November 20, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Queen Memorial Library

Healthy Cooking class for school-aged children, taught by serv-safe certified cooking instructor Keisha Prosser. Learn about food safety, prepare a full meal, and then help eat what you’ve created! For additional information, please call the librarian at 215-685-1899.  

Young Adult School Age Discussion and Participation Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition Health

Town Hall Meeting: Bethel Burying Ground

Tue, November 20, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Logan Library

Join us to hear about the history of the site - a forgotten burying ground underneath Weccacoe playground in South Philadelphia - and offer suggestions and ideas about how to memorialize this location, and remember the individuals interred there.   Light refreshment will be served.

Adult Senior Discussion and Participation African American Philadelphia History

Philadelphia Reads W.E.B. Du Bois----Today's reading and discussion: The Sorrow Songs

Sun, November 25, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Social Science and History Department at Parkway Central Library

Discover the power of W.E.B. Du Bois’ ideas and their significance in our time.  This reading group focuses on the “The Souls of Black Folk,” his seminal study of African-American civilization at the turn of the 20th Century.  Led by Du Bois scholar and activist, Dr.…

Adult Young Adult Senior Discussion and Participation African American Philadelphia History Social Science

Let's Speak English | For International Adults

Mon, November 26, 2018 5:30 P.M.
Ramonita G. de Rodriguez 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 Discussion and Participation New Americans New Americans ESL - English as a Second Language

Anime, Manga & Gaming Meetup for Adults and Older Teens

Mon, November 26, 2018 5:30 P.M.
Ramonita G. de Rodriguez Library

Adults and teens 16 and up are invited to meet up for ongoing screenings, conversation and gaming sessions! Bring your love for different series and get to know new titles. For more information, contact Sara Palmer, Librarian, at 215-686-1768 or palmers@freelibrary.org.

Adult Young Adult Discussion and Participation Film Screening Movies & Television Anime & Manga

New and Expectant Parents Group

Tue, November 27, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Queen Memorial Library

Bring baby and meet new families in your neighborhood! Get support and education from other parents. Iced tea and snacks provided. For additional information, please call the librarian at 215-685-1899.  

Adult Discussion and Participation Health

Read by 4th Family Workshop

Tue, November 27, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Whitman Library

Do you have a K-4 child and want to learn how to help them with reading? Come to a free family (for parents and kids) reading workshop. Participants receive free books, snacks, and strategies to help your child! To register: Contact Reading Captain Erme at WhitmanReads@gmail.com or (267)…

Adult Discussion and Participation Other Great Programs Children Read by 4th

Let's Speak English | For International Adults

Wed, November 28, 2018 3:00 P.M.
Ramonita G. de Rodriguez 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 Discussion and Participation New Americans New Americans ESL - English as a Second Language

Introduction to Foundation Directory Online

Thu, November 29, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Regional Foundation Center at Parkway Central Library

Learn how to use everyone's favorite foundation funding database, Foundation Directory Online . The user-friendly interface makes it easy to find funders that are interested in supporting your organization's mission. During this workshop we will explore the database…

Adult Workshops and Enrichment Discussion and Participation RFC Program Calendar Fundraising Nonprofit

Teen Book Club

Sat, December 1, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Logan Library

Do you love to read?  Do you like to talk about what you are reading?   We'll choose a different young adult book to read each month, form different genres, styles and authors.  Participants will help select the books.  Snacks will be provided.  Stop by and see…

Young Adult Discussion and Participation Book Clubs

Let's Speak English | For International Adults

Mon, December 3, 2018 5:30 P.M.
Ramonita G. de Rodriguez 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 Discussion and Participation New Americans New Americans ESL - English as a Second Language

Addiction and loss: A conversation with Tony Luke Jr.

Mon, December 3, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Do you have a loved one struggling with addiction and are seeking help for them?  Tony Luke Jr. not only runs a world famous cheesesteak business in South Philadelphia, but also has personal experience with addiction-related loss and has counseled many community members on this…

Adult Discussion and Participation Self-Help

Kids Can Cook

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

Healthy Cooking class for school-aged children, taught by serv-safe certified cooking instructor Keisha Prosser. Learn about food safety, prepare a full meal, and then help eat what you’ve created! For additional information, please call the librarian at 215-685-1899.  

Young Adult School Age Discussion and Participation Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition Health

Let's Speak English | For International Adults

Wed, December 5, 2018 3:00 P.M.
Ramonita G. de Rodriguez 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 Discussion and Participation New Americans New Americans ESL - English as a Second Language

How to Spot Fake News Online

Wed, December 5, 2018 3:30 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Take this class and what will happen next will shock you! You won’t believe how informed you will become!  Seriously though, how can you tell reliable news sources online from fake ones?  In this class we will discuss the different types of fake “news” articles, how…

Adult Discussion and Participation Workshops and Enrichment Computer Classes Computers Newspapers, Magazines, & Journals

First Friday Genealogy

Fri, December 7, 2018 12:00 P.M.
Independence Library

Monthly brown bag discussion group with occasional speakers meets every first Friday  from 12:00 to 2 p.m.  Open to the public and anyone with an interest in genealogy or family history. Brought to you by The National Archives of Philadelphia, The Free Library, and the Genealogical…

Adult Discussion and Participation Genealogy General Research
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