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Email Basics

Fri, September 22, 2017 2:00 P.M.
Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library

Learn to use e-mail and set up your own free account.

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Introduction to Microsoft Word

Fri, September 22, 2017 2:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Learn to use this popular computer program.  This class is offered on a first come, first served basis. We encourage attendees to come 15 minutes before the start of the class to get a registration ticket at the reference desk, in the Magazines and Newspapers Department. Space is…

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Wii Fridays

Fri, September 22, 2017 3:00 P.M.
Kensington Library

Scare your friends in Luigi's Mansion, race down the track with Mario Kart, and build a whole new world in Minecraft! Come and play with us every Friday on the Wii U!

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Construction Kids

Fri, September 22, 2017 3:00 P.M.
Whitman Library

Design and build imaginative structures using LEGO, Mega Bloks, Magna Tiles, and Keva Planks. We have blocks for kids of all ages, from toddler to twelve! Children under 7 must bring a grown-up.

School Age Preschool Family Programs Children LEGO Wooden Block Party

Friday Builders

Fri, September 22, 2017 3:30 P.M.
Cecil B. Moore Library

Come build with us! We’ll use a rotating mix of Legos, Magnatiles, wooden blocks, cups, and more. Primarily intended for children ages 6-12 and their families. Siblings always welcome; soft play materials can be provided for infants and toddlers. Day care groups and preschools must call to…

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Construction Club

Fri, September 22, 2017 3:30 P.M.
Richmond Library

Children of all ages are invited to build with LEGOs, MagnaTiles, KEVA planks, Straws & Connectors, and more. Children under seven must be accompanied by an adult.

Preschool Family Programs

LEGO Club

Fri, September 22, 2017 3:45 P.M.
Andorra Library

Can't keep your hands out of a tub of LEGOs?  We can't either. Do you dream of building something amazing with LEGOs?  We do too! If this is you, come join us!  Work on the building assignment, check out a project in one of our many LEGO books, or let your imagination soar…

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My Art, My Voice with Mr. O

Fri, September 22, 2017 4:00 P.M.
Children's Department at Parkway Central Library

Join artist Arthur Ostroff for stories and art.  Free.  Fridays at 4 p,m, Children's Department, Parkway Central Library 1901 Vine Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103 *Programs are subject to change.* For more information, call 215.686.5369

School Age Arts and Crafts Programs Family Programs Art Children Education Family arts & crafts

Adam Gopnik | At the Strangers' Gate: Arrivals in New York

Fri, September 22, 2017 7:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

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In conversation with Meg Wolitzer , bestselling author of The Interestings among many novels. A writer for The New Yorker for more than three decades, Adam Gopnik is the author of Paris to the Moon, Angels and Ages: A Short Book About Darwin, Lincoln, and Modern Life , and The Table Comes…

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Storytime with Arts and Crafts

Fri, September 22, 2017 10:30 P.M.
Walnut Street West

Join us for stories followed by a craft project.

Preschool Arts and Crafts Programs Family Programs Storytimes

Paper Boxes and Storage Books Workshop with Amanda D'Amico

Sat, September 23, 2017 10:00 A.M.
Parkway Central Library

The Masu Box is a simple origami structure made of paper. This square box can be used to wrap gifts or store objects, but it can also be adapted with simple bookbinding techniques to make sculptural book objects. In this workshop, we will begin with a box and a lid, and we will play with these…

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Book Discussion Group

Sat, September 23, 2017 11:00 A.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Join us for a book discussion. This month we'll discuss Sandra Cisnero's "The House on Mango Street".  This program includes an audio lecture from The Skeptic's Guide to Great Books. To register and borrow a copy of the book, please see Mr. Kessler in the Humanities…

Adult Discussion and Participation Literature Book Clubs

Immigration Resources Fair | New Americans

Sat, September 23, 2017 11:00 A.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Are you a new immigrant to the Philadelphia area? Would you like to learn about resources available to you? Stop by and you can learn about employment, housing, health, English classes, and more! PARTIAL LIST OF EXHIBITORS: Esperanza Immigration Legal Services Welcoming Center for New…

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Open Computer Lab

Sat, September 23, 2017 11:00 A.M.
Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library

Work on your own project in our computer lab.

Adult Computer Classes Hot Spots Computers

Open House at the Rosenbach

Sat, September 23, 2017 12:00 P.M.
The Rosenbach

As part of  Smithsonian Magazine ’s Museum Day Live, the Rosenbach will open its doors and invite the public to explore our historic Rosenbach home and rare book library. This event is free and no advance registration is required.

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Follow Me Through the Gates

Sat, September 23, 2017 12:00 P.M.
Independence Library

Ty has lived in America her whole life, a whole 8 years! Her grandfather has not; he was born in China. Grandfather talks about China a lot, a whole lot. Ty doesn't know much about China, and she thinks Grandfather doesn't know much about her.  Azsori has lived in America her whole…

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Microsoft Excel Intermediate

Sat, September 23, 2017 2:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Learn how to format text, create tables and work with rows and columns beyond a beginner level.  This class is offered on a first come, first served basis. We encourage attendees to come 15 minutes before the start of the class to get a registration ticket at the reference desk, in the…

Adult Computer Classes Hot Spots Computers

Open Computer Lab

Sat, September 23, 2017 3:00 P.M.
Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library

Work on your own project in our computer lab.

Adult Computer Classes Hot Spots Computers

Annual Friends'

Sun, September 24, 2017 9:11 A.M.
Chestnut Hill Library

Join us for our annual “Fall for the Arts” book sale.  All proceeds benefit the library.  Stop by for your next great read.

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Toddler Storytime

Sun, September 24, 2017 10:30 A.M.
Ramonita G. de Rodriguez Library

Frolic into Fall with our Public Toddler Storytime!  Together, we'll explore stories, songs, and movement. These programs are intended primarily for children from one to three years of age and their caregivers. Siblings are always welcome. For more information, contact our Children's…

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