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Intermediate Grant Writing

Tue, January 23, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Regional Foundation Center at Parkway Central Library

Intermediate Grant Writing is a working session that will provide the opportunity for grant writers to receive extensive feedback on their proposals from peers and professionals in the nonprofit field. We will review aspects of a good grant proposal, practice writing an actual grant, and…

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Wii Wednesdays

Wed, January 24, 2018 4:30 P.M.
Frankford Library

Come play your favorite Wii games with Mr. Vince on the fourth Wednesday of the month.  For teens and school-aged kids.

Young Adult School Age Other Great Programs Games and Gaming Video Games

Tenants Rights Workshop with The Enterprise Center and TURN

Wed, January 24, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

All community members are invited to this free tenant rights workshop presented by The Enterprise Center and TURN. Learn about your legal rights as a tenant and resources available to help address issues such as threat of eviction, disagreements with your landlord, substandard housing…

Adult Young Adult Senior Other Great Programs Social Justice

Understanding Credit

Wed, January 24, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Learn how credit works, how to obtain and analyze your own credit report and what your credit score means. You’ll also learn how to reorganize your budget to possibly reduce your bill and credit payments.  This event is free, but please register by visiting the Events & Classes…

Adult Other Great Programs

Storytime with Miss Meredith

Thu, January 25, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Falls of Schuylkill Library

Join us for stories, rhymes, songs and fun, for children ages 2 to 6 years old, along with an adult.  Siblings are always welcome.   Daycares, camps and other groups should call ahead to see if there is space available.

Preschool Toddler Other Great Programs Storytimes

T’ai Chi

Thu, January 25, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Based on Chinese soft-style martial arts, modern T’ai Chi is best known as a gentle slow-motion exercise that improves balance, leg strength, relaxation, deep breathing, calmness, focus and alertness. Please wear comfortable clothing. Registration is required. To register, please call…

Adult Other Great Programs Health & Fitness

Board Game Bonanza!

Sat, January 27, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Come play at the library! Board games are back and we’ve got games galore for kids, teens and adults.  Learn to play Chess, Checkers, Scrabble, Settlers of Catan, Connect 4, banana grams, Jenga and more.  Bring your friends. You can even bring your own game – new or old,…

Young Adult School Age Other Great Programs Games and Gaming

Big and Small, Books For All | Miniature Albums

Mon, January 29, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Blanche A. Nixon/Cobbs Creek Library

A miniature book is a book smaller than 3 inches in size. These tiny books have have been worn and carried in pockets for hundreds of years. In this workshop, children will make a miniature album using traditional book binding techniques. All supplies will be provided. Big and Small, Books For…

Young Adult School Age Other Great Programs Children Crafts & Hobbies Family Special Collections Book Arts Big and Small, Books for All

Read With A Dog!

Mon, January 29, 2018 4:30 P.M.
Falls of Schuylkill Library

School age kids are invited to come read with Orchid, a certified therapy dog, and share a new book or an old favorite in a judgement free space.  Dogs love to hear stories! Space may be limited.

School Age Other Great Programs PAWS Read to a Dog

Good Fiction Book Group

Mon, January 29, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Independence Library

Do you enjoy reading? We read critically acclaimed fiction old and new. All readers welcome.  All meetings are Monday evenings at 6:00 p.m. For additional information, please call 215- 685-1633. For this month, we are reading  Sashenka by Simon Montefiore.

Adult Other Great Programs Book Clubs

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Trivia Contest

Tue, January 30, 2018 5:30 P.M.
Haverford Library

Test your knowledge of the great Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Fill out a trivia questionnaire for a chance to win some great prizes. Teen Prizes: 1st Place: $30 Target Gift Card 2nd Place: $10 Target Gift Card Adult Prizes: 1st Place: $30 Shoprite Gift Card 2nd Place: $10 Shoprite Gift Card…

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Community Events Other Great Programs Martin Luther King Jr

You Can’t Kill a Poet

Wed, January 31, 2018 6:30 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Poetry reading series for queer/trans/LGBT Philadelphia poets and writers to come together and share their work. Light refreshments will be served. If you are interested in reading at this event please contact Boston Gordon at bostn.gordon@gmail.com

Adult Other Great Programs LGBTQ Poetry Free Library of Pride

The Cost of Being a Girl

Wed, January 31, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Yasemin Besen-Cassino will present her book The Cost of Being a Girl and discuss how part-time high school jobs start the pay gap and socialize boys and girls into pay inequality. Yasemin Besen-Cassino is Professor of Sociology at Montclair State University. She is the author of Consuming Work:…

Adult Other Great Programs

T’ai Chi

Thu, February 1, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Based on Chinese soft-style martial arts, modern T’ai Chi is best known as a gentle slow-motion exercise that improves balance, leg strength, relaxation, deep breathing, calmness, focus and alertness. Please wear comfortable clothing. Registration is required. To register, please call…

Adult Other Great Programs Health & Fitness

Big and Small, Books For All | Miniature Albums

Thu, February 1, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Whitman Library

A miniature book is a book smaller than 3 inches in size. These tiny books have been worn and carried in pockets for hundreds of years. In this workshop, children will make a miniature album using traditional book binding techniques. All supplies will be provided. Big and Small, Books For All…

Young Adult School Age Other Great Programs Arts and Crafts Programs Children Family Special Collections Book Arts Big and Small, Books for All

Cookbook Club

Sat, February 3, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Do you enjoy cooking and sharing meals with friends? Join us one Saturday a month as we explore a new cookbook. We’ll each choose a recipe from the featured cookbook to make and bring for sharing with the group. On February 3, we will be preparing recipes from Love Real Food by Kathryne…

Adult Other Great Programs Cooking & Nutrition Health

Tune in, Rock Out!

Mon, February 5, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Richmond Library

In this activity that’s especially for tweens and teens, check out music from the sixties, seventies, and today--then compose your own beats and sounds!

Young Adult Other Great Programs One Book, One Philadelphia Music One Book, One Philadelphia

Cavity Busters!

Wed, February 7, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Lillian Marrero Library

Learn the importance of caring for and brushing your teeth.  Ms. Jeana and friends will be here to help you discover how healthy food habits =  strong teeth.   This program is designed for preschoolers and each child will receive a free goodie bag (while supplies last). …

Preschool Other Great Programs Family Programs Family Health

Wednesday Jazz Concert Series | Michael Andrews

Wed, February 7, 2018 6:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Please join us for a Jazz Concert presented by JOTSS-Jazz and Other Soulful Sounds. Free admission.

Adult Young Adult Other Great Programs Music

T’ai Chi

Thu, February 8, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Based on Chinese soft-style martial arts, modern T’ai Chi is best known as a gentle slow-motion exercise that improves balance, leg strength, relaxation, deep breathing, calmness, focus and alertness. Please wear comfortable clothing. Registration is required. To register, please call…

Adult Other Great Programs Health & Fitness
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