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The Legacy of the Reformation

Wed, April 25, 2018 7:00 P.M.
Education Philosophy and Religion Department at Parkway Central Library

The Free Library is proud to welcome Dr. Christopher Close of St. Joseph’s University  and  Dr. Christopher Atkins of the Philadelphia Museum of Art for a discussion of the Reformation, the revolution of mind and spirit which continues to this day! Beginning as a debate in…

Adult Speakers and Lectures Religion History Humanities

Chess Club

Wed, April 25, 2018 7:30 P.M.
Lovett Memorial Library

Play chess with us.  For all ages, and skill levels.

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Other Great Programs Chess

Open Computer Lab

Thu, April 26, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Work on a special project and get one-on-one assistance.  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 Computers

Open Computer Lab

Thu, April 26, 2018 10:00 A.M.
South Philadelphia Library

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

Adult Computer Classes Career Workshops Computers

ESL Class

Thu, April 26, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Whitman Library

English Language Class is provided by the Center for Literacy. To register, please call 215-474-1235 ext. 229 and ask for English Test Days, or speak to a librarian for more details.

Adult New Americans Language Study ESL

Computer Basics

Thu, April 26, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Tacony Library

An introduction to using a computer for users with no previous computer experience.   Classes are limited to 12. No registration required, please arrive 10 minutes prior to class start time.

Adult Computer Classes Computers

Resume Assistance

Thu, April 26, 2018 12:00 P.M.
Frankford Library

Receive help building a resume or improving your current one. 

Adult Career Workshops Jobs & Job Seekers

Book Discussion Group

Thu, April 26, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Please join our book discussion group for Adults at the Philadelphia City Institute.  We meet on the last Thursday of every month, at 2:00 p.m. in the meeting room.  For our current title and a copy of the book, please inquire at the Reference Desk. All book discussions will be held in…

Adult Other Great Programs Fiction Book Clubs

Resume and Job Search Help

Thu, April 26, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Learn how to create, edit, and update your resume and cover letter. Learn online job searching skills.  

Adult Young Adult Senior Computer Classes Jobs & Job Seekers Technology

E-Gadget Helpdesk

Thu, April 26, 2018 3:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Do you have a new gadget  - iPad, iPod, tablet, smart phone, etc? Come learn how to use it to download books, & magazines, stream music & movies for free from our website.  You will need to have an active library card and pin number to make use of this service.…

Adult Other Great Programs Computer Classes Computers Databases & Electronic Resources ebooks

Microsoft Word Basics

Thu, April 26, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library

This class is for beginner users to learn core aspects of this popular word processing program.  We'll introduce basic page setup, editing, cut/copy and paste, saving (especially to a flash drive), printing and more.  It will be useful to have some basic computer skills…

Adult Computer Classes Computers

Computer Tutoring

Thu, April 26, 2018 5:00 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 Other Great Programs Digital Media

Indego Urban Riding Basics

Thu, April 26, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Are you interested in urban bicycling but want some tips for navigating city streets? Or are you a veteran bicyclist who wants to learn how to use Indego Bike share? All are welcomed to join this free class that will give you the knowledge and confidence to start bicycling safely in…

Adult Young Adult Workshops and Enrichment Bicycling

Don't Sell Yourself Short!: Establishing Your Value in the Job Market

Thu, April 26, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Workplace at Parkway Central Library

Are you tired of applying for jobs online and not getting a response? The days of applying to jobs via online postings and getting called in for an interview are waning. Attend this interactive presentation to learn how to create a marketing plan for yourself! We will discuss the…

Adult Career Workshops Jobs & Job Seekers

Tarot, Herbs, and Elemental Magic

Thu, April 26, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Education Philosophy and Religion Department at Parkway Central Library

Earth, Air, Water, and Fire have long represented forces that shape our world - both physical and emotional. In this two-part workshop, we'll look at these elements in tarot and plant magic, covering the basic how-to of tarot and incorporating plants into that practice. This workshop is…

Adult Workshops and Enrichment Body, Mind & Spirit Crafts & Hobbies

Yoga for adults!

Thu, April 26, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Thomas F. Donatucci, Sr. Library

Wipe away the stress of the week and get your body and mind ready for a relaxing weekend. Decompress, unwind, and relax and start your weekend off the right way. Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. except the second Thursday of every month. Please bring a mat.     

Adult Young Adult Health Programs Body, Mind & Spirit Yoga

Jen Sincero | You Are a Badass at Making Money

Thu, April 26, 2018 7:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Cost: $15.00
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Jen Sincero is the no. 1 New York Times bestselling author of You Are a Badass: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life , a sass-filled self-help book for people who want better lives but don’t want to get caught reading a self-help book. She is a success coach…

Adult Author Events Speakers and Lectures Author Events - Ticketed Series African American Author Events Literature Poetry Hearing Loop

Introduction to Excel

Fri, April 27, 2018 10:00 A.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Class covers how to work with rows & columns, format sheets and apply simple math formulas.  

Adult Computer Classes Computers

Open Lab

Fri, April 27, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Join us in the lab for extended computer sessions.  Assistance provided by our Digital Resource Specialist.

Adult Young Adult Senior Computer Classes

Open Lab

Fri, April 27, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Join us in the lab for extended computer sessions.  Assistance provided by our Digital Resource Specialist.

Adult Young Adult Senior Computer Classes
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