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Chinese Language Storytime

Tue, November 28, 2017 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

Beginner ESL Class

Tue, November 28, 2017 12:30 P.M.
Charles Santore Library

This 2-hour class runs once a week on Tuesdays from September to early December.  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…

Adult New Americans New Americans ESL

Adult Sit & Chat

Tue, November 28, 2017 12:30 P.M.
Lillian Marrero Library

Please join Ms. Mieka to sit and chat about anything and everything! Ages 18+

Adult Discussion and Participation

Baby Storytime

Tue, November 28, 2017 1:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Babies aged 6 months to 15 months along with their caregivers are invited to participate in stories, songs, and fingerplays.

Toddler Family Programs Storytimes Children Family

Computer Basics

Tue, November 28, 2017 2:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

2:00-4:00 PM  For users with no previous computer experience learn to use the mouse, learn to search the internet and sign up for email Located Ground Floor, Training Lab 

Adult Computer Classes Computers Databases & Electronic Resources ebooks

Intermediate ESL classes

Tue, November 28, 2017 2:00 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

This two and a half hour long class meets twice a week on Tuesdays and Wednesdays during the school year. This class is free and registration is not required, however, regular attendance is recommended. Questions? Call the librarian at 215-685-1758.

Adult New Americans New Americans ESL

Open Computer Lab

Tue, November 28, 2017 2:30 P.M.
Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library

Work on your own project in our computer lab.

Adult Computer Classes Computers

Maker Jawn

Tue, November 28, 2017 3:00 P.M.
Cecil B. Moore Library

Community members of all ages are welcome to learn new skills, explore various projects, and create. Come and make stuff with us! Children under 6 must be accompanied by a responsible caregiver. Daycare groups and preschools must call to schedule an appointment.

School Age Family Programs Makers & Makerspaces STEM

Open Computer Lab

Tue, November 28, 2017 3:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Use a computer for up to 2 hours. Assistance from library staff is available.  

Adult Computer Classes Career Workshops Computers

Get HYPE Philly! Healthy You. Positive Energy.

Tue, November 28, 2017 3:30 P.M.
Teen Center at Parkway Central Library

Teens roll up your sleeves, cook good food, bust a move and dig into urban agriculture. 

Young Adult Other Great Programs Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition Teens Get HYPE Philly

Get HYPE Philly! Healthy You. Positive Energy.

Tue, November 28, 2017 3:30 P.M.
Ramonita G. de Rodriguez Library

Teens roll up your sleeves, cook good food, bust a move and dig into urban agriculture. 

Young Adult Other Great Programs Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition Teens Get HYPE Philly

Teen Tuesday with Get HYPE!

Tue, November 28, 2017 3:30 P.M.
Teen Center at Parkway Central Library

Join us for a special Teen Tuesday with our friends at  Get HYPE Philly!  This Teen Tuesday will feature a cooking element where we learn to make healthy food and snacks! This program will be located in Room 108. Get HYPE! is a high-energy collective impact initiative…

Young Adult Health Programs Body, Mind & Spirit Cooking & Nutrition Health & Fitness Teens Get HYPE Philly Health

Basic Computer Skills Workshop

Tue, November 28, 2017 4:00 P.M.
Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library

A hands-on, introductory class designed for individuals with no previous computer skills. It is helpful if you have some typing skills.  This class runs from 4:00 until 6:00 p.m.

Adult Computer Classes Computers

Teen Grab Bag

Tue, November 28, 2017 4:00 P.M.
Wynnefield Library

Come to the library to make fun crafts, work on poetry, or play games! Something different every week! For teens ages 12 to 17.

Young Adult Arts and Crafts Programs Crafts & Hobbies Teens

Social Justice Read Aloud

Tue, November 28, 2017 4:00 P.M.
Cecil B. Moore Library

Practice your reading skills and explore the library’s books with Miss Kayla. We will feature books and stories that showcase and reflect current social issues. All readers are welcome to listen, read aloud, and participate in group discussions. This program is intended for children ages 8…

School Age Discussion and Participation Social Justice

LEAP | Games Galore

Tue, November 28, 2017 4:30 P.M.
Thomas F. Donatucci, Sr. Library

Develop a new habit with our vast and rotating collection of tabletop games. Bring a friend or make some new ones! This program is part of LEAP (Literacy Enrichment Afterschool Program) that provides homework help and literacy activities offered for grades K-12 while school is in session.

Young Adult School Age LEAP Board Games and Role-Playing

Coding Kickstart! Intro to HTML/CSS

Tue, November 28, 2017 5:30 P.M.
Business Resource and Innovation Center at Parkway Central Library

Join the  New York Code + Design Academy (NYCDA) as the team from their Philly campus teaches a crash course in HTML and CSS, the basics of coding. Enjoy the elegant atmosphere at the Parkway Central Library while gaining a few new tech skills and creating a basic webpage. You'll…

Adult Business Computers Jobs & Job Seekers Business & Entrepreneurs

Make Soup without Recipes

Tue, November 28, 2017 6:00 P.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

Starting with an assortment of typical winter groceries, Joy Manning and Marisa McClellan, food writers and co-hosts of the Local Mouthful podcast will teach you how to turn pantry staples and crisper odds and ends into warming, healthy soups for cold nights. This class will…

Adult Young Adult Senior Workshops and Enrichment Community Events Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition

Lawrence O’Donnell | Playing with Fire: The 1968 Election and the Transformation of American Politics

Tue, November 28, 2017 6:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Cost: $15.00
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EVENT COMPLETELY SOLD OUT Lawrence O’Donnell is the host of MSNBC’s The Last Word , one of cable television’s most watched news and political commentary programs. In addition to writing for a variety of periodicals, including The New York Times , The Washington Post , and The…

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Pajama Storytime

Tue, November 28, 2017 6:30 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Pajama Storytime | Tuesday evenings at 6:30 p.m.  Join us for stories, songs, rhymes, music, movement, and lots of fun!  For children ages infant to five and their caregivers. Optional: wear pajamas and bring your favorite stuffed animal.  Pajama Play Group |  Tuesday…

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