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Smartphone Basics

Tue, October 23, 2018 11:30 A.M.
Charles L. Durham Library

Learn the very basics of using a smart phone. Call to sign up and bring your smartphone the day of the workshop.

Adult Senior Other Great Programs Technology

Chinese Language Storytime

Tue, October 23, 2018 11:30 A.M.
Walnut Street West

All storybooks are read in Chinese by local parents and volunteers. If you are interested in helping us provide other multilingual story time activities, please contact Jackie our Children's Librarian on the 2nd floor.

Preschool Toddler Family Programs New Americans Storytimes Children Bilingual Programs

ESL Class - Beginner/ Low Intermediate

Tue, October 23, 2018 12:30 P.M.
Charles Santore Library

This 2-hour class runs once a week on Tuesdays.  Some basic knowledge of English is expected. Skill level will be assessed in class.  This class is free and registration is not required, however, regular attendance is recommended. Questions?  Call the librarian at 215-686-1766.

Adult New Americans New Americans ESL

Medicare 101

Tue, October 23, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Thomas F. Donatucci, Sr. Library

Join us for an educational seminar by Dan Yody, Independent Benefit Consultant, to help you understand your options when enrolling with Medicare, retiring, or reviewing your benefits each year. We will answer your questions regarding Medicare Open Enrollment (October 15 – December 7),…

Adult Other Great Programs Government Information

Who Killed the Lindbergh Baby?

Tue, October 23, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Fox Chase Library

On March 1, 1932, the twenty-month old son of noted aviator Charles Lindbergh was kidnapped from his home near Highlands, New Jersey. On May 12, his decaying body was discovered nearby. Bruno Richard Hauptmann was arrested for the crime, tried, was found guilty, and was executed. Writer H.L.…

Adult Discussion and Participation Speakers and Lectures History

New and Expectant Parents Group

Tue, October 23, 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

Open Computer Lab

Tue, October 23, 2018 2:30 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Work on a special project and get one-on-one assistance. Lab is open for 3 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 Computer Classes Other Great Programs Hot Spots

SmART Readers

Tue, October 23, 2018 3:00 P.M.
Blanche A. Nixon/Cobbs Creek Library

Students ages 7-12 can join us for an exciting visual art and literacy program! A visiting artist will engage students in fun art making experiences tied to literacy skills. Space is limited and registration is encouraged! See the Children's Librarian for more information and to register.…

School Age Family Programs Art Children

Computer Boot Camp

Tue, October 23, 2018 3:00 P.M.
West Oak Lane Library

Take a crash course in computer basics with us - so you can become more comfortable using a computer.  Space is limited and advance registration is suggested; sign up by contacting Ms. Robinson, at the library. 3:00 to 4:30 p.m.  

Adult Computer Classes Computers

Teen Tuesday

Tue, October 23, 2018 3:30 P.M.
Teen Center at Parkway Central Library

For more than 10 years, Teen Tuesday has been an afternoon of snacks and socializing. Join us as we play our favorite board and video games, create arts and crafts projects, and enjoy some snacks! This program will be located in Room 108. Ages 12-18 welcome.

Young Adult Community Events Teens

UPenn Science Fun for Kids & Teens

Tue, October 23, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Walnut Street West

Do you want to learn how make slime? What about extracting DNA from a strawberry? Graduate students and faculty from UPenn will visit our library to conduct fun and exciting hands-on science experiments. No registration necessary, just come on by!

Young Adult School Age Workshops and Enrichment Children Teens STEM

Kids Can Cook

Tue, October 23, 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

Teen Tuesdays: Community Service

Tue, October 23, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Nicetown-Tioga Library

Do you need community service volunteer hours for school? Are you interested in doing something positive in the neighborhood? Come volunteer your time and help make your library, neighborhood, and world a better place!

Young Adult Other Great Programs

Stories and STEM

Tue, October 23, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Children's Department at Parkway Central Library

Join us as we engineer technological marvels, ponder mathematical puzzles and conduct scientific experiments inspired by your favorite picture books. Stories are for all ages, activities are best suited to school age patrons. Come for the story, stay for the science.    *Programs are…

School Age LEAP Literacy STEM

STEM Wednesdays | Monster Glow

Tue, October 23, 2018 4:30 P.M.
Thomas F. Donatucci, Sr. Library

Simple circuits, engineering challenges, video games, and slime recipes, oh my!  For additional information, please contact the librarian at 215-685-1755.  LEAP (Literacy Enrichment Afterschool Program) homework help and literacy activities offered for grades K-12 while…

Young Adult School Age Other Great Programs LEAP STEM

STEM Wednesdays | Ghost Slime

Tue, October 23, 2018 4:30 P.M.
Thomas F. Donatucci, Sr. Library

Simple circuits, engineering challenges, video games, and slime recipes, oh my!  For additional information, please contact the librarian at 215-685-1755.  LEAP (Literacy Enrichment Afterschool Program) homework help and literacy activities offered for grades K-12 while…

Young Adult School Age Other Great Programs LEAP STEM

Brews & Views: Rooftop Beer Garden Pop-up

Tue, October 23, 2018 5:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Enjoy drinks on the Skyline Terrace and take in spectacular views of the city at the spring rooftop beer garden at the Free Library on the Parkway! Beers, wine, and refreshing cocktails are available to purchase along with a menu of snacks from Brûlée Catering. The seasonal menu…

Adult Young Adult Other Great Programs Beer Gardens

Brews & Views: Rooftop Beer Garden Pop-up

Tue, October 23, 2018 5:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Enjoy drinks on the Skyline Terrace and take in spectacular views of the city at the spring rooftop beer garden at the Free Library on the Parkway! Beers, wine, and refreshing cocktails are available to purchase along with a menu of snacks from Brûlée Catering. The seasonal menu…

Adult Young Adult Other Great Programs Beer Gardens

Computer Tutoring

Tue, October 23, 2018 5:30 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

Chat-n-Chew Book Club

Tue, October 23, 2018 6:00 P.M.
West Oak Lane Library

Do you love to read?  Do you like to talk?  If you do, please consider joining the West Oak Lane Library's book group. We will meet approximately every five weeks.  Stop in the library and see what we will be reading. This evening we will be discussing Elaine T.…

Adult Senior Discussion and Participation African American Book Clubs
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