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Microsoft Word Basics

Thu, August 30, 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

Navigating the Special Education System

Thu, August 30, 2018 5:00 P.M.
Nicetown-Tioga Library

Are you interested in obtaining better special education services for your children? Joseph Sulpizio, an attorney from the Cuddy Law Firm, will provide information on how to obtain better educational services for children with special needs.  Mr. Sulpizio will share tips on navigating the…

Adult Discussion and Participation Education

CityLife Clinic: Adult Nutrition Workshop

Fri, August 31, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Walnut Street West

This workshop, led by a registered dietitian, is being offered by the Agatston Urban Nutrition Initiative's Adult and Senior Nutrition Program in conjunction with CityLife Clinics. The Agatston Urban Nutrition Initiative (AUNI) is a program of the Netter Center for Community Partnerships at…

Adult Senior Health Programs Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition Education Health

Email Basics

Fri, August 31, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Tacony Library

Learn how to set up an email account, send, and recieve emails. Classes are limited to 12. No registration required, please arrive 10 minutes prior to class start time.

Adult Computer Classes Computers Technology

Headshots at the BRIC!

Fri, August 31, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Business Resource and Innovation Center at Parkway Central Library

Get a FREE headshot photo taken at the Business Resource & Innovation Center (BRIC)! Headshots are a new service for entrepreneurs, nonprofit professionals, job seekers, and more! Use your photo to enhance your professional portfolio and make your LinkedIn profile stand out among the…

Adult Business RFC Program Calendar Business & Economics Nonprofit Jobs & Job Seekers Business & Entrepreneurs Patents & Trademarks

CareerLink Workshop

Fri, August 31, 2018 12:00 P.M.
Blanche A. Nixon/Cobbs Creek Library

Build Your Job Skills, Find a Career! Sign up with a certified PA CareerLink Navigator to develop your resume, search for jobs, learn about job skills training, and connect directly with PA CareerLink resources. Please speak to a staff member to sign-up or call 215.686.7502 for more information.

Adult Young Adult Senior Career Workshops Jobs & Job Seekers

Edible Alphabet - Learning English Through Cooking! (Aprender ingles a traves de cocinar!)

Fri, August 31, 2018 12:00 P.M.
Lillian Marrero Library

Adults are invited to this FREE English class.  Each week we read, write, and speak in English--and cook a meal together! Los adultos estan invitados a esta clase de ingels GRATIS. Cada semana leemos, escribimos y hablamos en ingles - y cocinamos juntos! Fridays 12:00 p.m. – 3:00…

Adult New Americans Cooking & Nutrition Free Library of Philadelphia Language Study New Americans ESL ESL - English as a Second Language

Computer Basics

Fri, August 31, 2018 1:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Welcome to Computer Basics! You will learn about the monitor, control buttons, and ports. You will also improve your mouse, keyboard, and typing skills.

Adult Young Adult Senior Computer Classes Technology

CareerLink Workshop

Fri, August 31, 2018 1:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Build Your Job Skills, Find a Career! Sign up with a certified PA CareerLink Navigator to develop your resume, search for jobs, learn about job skills training, and connect directly with PA CareerLink resources. Please speak to a staff member to sign-up or call 215.686.7502 for more information.

Adult Young Adult Senior Career Workshops Jobs & Job Seekers

Resume Building Workshop

Fri, August 31, 2018 3:00 P.M.
Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library

We can help you turn your job history information into a professional resume, or, help you improve your current one.  It will be helpful to have some basic computer skills to get the most out of this workshop.  Space is limited -first come, first served.

Adult Senior Computer Classes Computers Jobs & Job Seekers

Exhibition - Dog Days

Now through Fri, August 31, 2018 5:00 P.M.
Children's Literature Research Collection at Parkway Central Library

Originally named by the ancient Greeks for the appearance of the dog star Sirius in late July, the “dog days” of summer are often associated with the lazy heat of August and the heavy panting of our four-legged friends. Take a break from the heat inside the Free Library’s air…

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Exhibitions Education Family Literature Pets Rare Books, Manuscripts, & Digital Collections Special Collections Animals and Nature children's literature

Mock Interviews

Wed, September 5, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Workplace at Parkway Central Library

Join us for a mock interview session to conquer difficult interview questions, develop interview strategies, improve your communication skills, and reduce your stress before your next job interview! Practice your interview skills in a semiprivate space. Your mock interview will be sent to…

Adult Career Workshops RFC Program Calendar Jobs & Job Seekers

Basic Computing Skills Lab

Wed, September 5, 2018 2:30 P.M.
General Information Department at Parkway Central Library

Uncomfortable with a mouse? Need an email account?  Want to learn how to search the Internet? If you need to learn to use a computer, we can help you.  This open drop-in lab is for people who have no previous computer experience.  Location: Tech Lab, Ground Floor

Adult Computer Classes Computers

How to Spot Fake News Online

Wed, September 5, 2018 3:30 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Take this class and what will happen next will shock you! You won’t believe how informed you will become!  Seriously though, how can you tell reliable news sources online from fake ones?  In this class we will discuss the different types of fake “news” articles, how…

Adult Discussion and Participation Computer Classes Workshops and Enrichment Computers Newspapers, Magazines, & Journals

Monthly Family Health Fairs

Wed, September 5, 2018 4:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Join us at the South Philadelphia Library for a family-friendly health fair, including snacks and a nutrition lesson with Matthew Whipple, RD. Each month, you’ll have the opportunity to learn about health resources for your family from local organizations, get a lesson in hands-only CPR…

Adult Family Programs Health

Let’s Speak English! | For International Adults

Wed, September 5, 2018 5:00 P.M.
Independence Library

Join us for a weekly conversation hour and build your confidence in speaking English. Topics may include: small talk, holidays, customs, and common slang. You can practice speaking English in a casual and relaxed environment without examinations. You will be able to make friends with other…

Adult New Americans New Americans ESL

Craft & Chat

Wed, September 5, 2018 5:30 P.M.
Ramonita G. de Rodriguez Library

Do you crochet, knit, cross-stitch, or do other kinds of handwork? Are you learning a new kind of craft? Please join our weekly Craft & Chat at the Rodriguez Library! Bring ongoing projects or start a new one. Limited supplies of certain materials are available.   For more information,…

Adult Young Adult Arts and Crafts Programs Crafts & Hobbies Crochet Knitting

Garden Workshop | Home Composting

Wed, September 5, 2018 5:30 P.M.
Haverford Library

Learn how to make your own compost and how compost can benefit your garden. Classes are taught by PennState Extension Philadelphia Master Gardeners

Adult Young Adult Senior Workshops and Enrichment Environment & Nature

Rain Check Workshop

Wed, September 5, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Falls of Schuylkill Library

Come to this workshop to learn how you can get a free rain barrel from Philadelphia Water! Reduced pricing for downspout planters, rain gardens, depaving, and permeable pavers will also be offered. PWD’s Rain Check program gives Philadelphia residents an opportunity to reduce pollution…

Adult Senior Other Great Programs Environment & Nature

Bibliophiles Reading Group

Wed, September 5, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Oak Lane Library

Join us as we discuss How Dare the Sun Rise:  Memoires of a War Child, by Sandra Uwiringiyimana. Branch staff can assist you to obtain copies of the books, from the Free Library system. Are you interested in leading the discussion?  Do you have questions?  Contact Ms. Ahrens, the…

Adult Discussion and Participation Summer Reading Humanities Book Clubs
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