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Randi Hutter Epstein | Aroused: The History of Hormones and How They Control Just About Everything

Tue, June 26, 2018 7:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Cost: FREE

Please join Randi on the launch date of her latest book, Aroused , which takes us on a guided tour through the intellectually arousing history and science of hormones. Randi’s prior book  Get Me Out: A History of Childbirth from the Garden of Eden to the Sperm Bank  won high…

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Job Seeking Toolkit

Wed, June 27, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Workplace at Parkway Central Library

Learn about Free Library resources to assist you in the job seeking process. We will discuss best practices, resume and cover letter writing, effective search strategies, and online resources. Advance registration is requested. Please email workplace@freelibrary.org to register. Wednesday,…

Adult Career Workshops Workshops and Enrichment Databases & Electronic Resources Jobs & Job Seekers

Resume Writing

Wed, June 27, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Lillian Marrero Library

Create a resume or bring in your own for critique, get help with online job search and applications.  

Adult Career Workshops Jobs & Job Seekers

Computer Basics

Wed, June 27, 2018 11:00 A.M.
General Information Department at Parkway Central Library

For users with no previous computer experience learn to use the mouse, search the internet, and sign up for email.

Adult Computer Classes Computers

Open Computer Lab

Wed, June 27, 2018 12:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

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

Adult Career Workshops Computer Classes Computers

E-Gadget Help

Wed, June 27, 2018 12:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Bring your phone, tablet or laptop for troubleshooting. Learn to download free eBooks, movies& magazines.

Adult Computer Classes Computers

Intermediate ESL Class

Wed, June 27, 2018 12:30 P.M.
Walnut Street West

PEDAL@GSE ESL Classes are FREE for adults (17 years+); Registration is preferred. REGISTER IN PERSON AT THE LIBRARY. Classes sponsored by the Penn GSE Educational Linguistics Division.

Adult Senior New Americans New Americans ESL

Adventures in Virtual Reality! (13+)

Wed, June 27, 2018 1:00 P.M.
Queen Memorial Library

Demo cutting edge virtual reality technology – the Oculus Rift – in a drop-in session guided by library staff. Board the International Space Station, get up close and personal with wildlife, travel the globe instantly, and more!

Adult Young Adult Other Great Programs Summer Reading

Book Discussion Group

Wed, June 27, 2018 1:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Join us for a book discussion. This month we'll discuss Jeffrey Eugenides' "The Marriage Plot".   To register and borrow a copy of the book, please see Mr. Kessler in the Humanities Department, or call 215-685-0513.  Most sessions will take place in the…

Adult Discussion and Participation Literature Book Clubs

Leon, Protector of the Playground

Wed, June 27, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Oak Lane Library

Jamar Nicholas, an East Oak Lane cartoonist will share the creation process for his newly published graphic novel.  He will also talk about the art of cartooning.  Fun for all ages.   

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Other Great Programs African American Art Author Events Summer Reading

Matinee Movie

Wed, June 27, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Haverford Library

Join us for a family friendly movie (G/PG) and enjoy a complimentary snack!

Adult Young Adult School Age Film Screening Family Movies & Television Summer Reading

Email Basics

Wed, June 27, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library

Learn to use e-mail and set up your own free account.  It will be helpful if you have some basic computer or typing skills, but not required.

Adult Computer Classes Computers

Let’s Speak English! | For International Adults

Wed, June 27, 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, June 27, 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 | Grow Vegetables

Wed, June 27, 2018 5:30 P.M.
Haverford Library

Learn which fruits and vegetables do best in containers, and learn how to grow your own veggies. Participants will get a free plant to take home. Classes are taught by PennState Extension Philadelphia Master Gardeners

Adult Young Adult Senior Workshops and Enrichment Environment & Nature

Queer Discoveries Film Series | Tongues Untied

Wed, June 27, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library

Join us for a screening of Tongues Untied , a documentary. Filmmaker Marlon Riggs gives a voice to communities of gay black men, presenting their cultures and perspectives on the world as they confront racism, homophobia and marginalization. Note -This has several historic Philadelphia…

Adult Senior Film Screening LGBTQ Free Library of Pride

Conversational ESL

Wed, June 27, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Walnut Street West

Join our new Conversation Group at the Walnut Street West Library to practice your English language skills in a relaxed and informal setting. 

Adult Young Adult Senior New Americans New Americans ESL

Personal Budgeting

Wed, June 27, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Roxborough Library

Are you overspending and not saving enough money?  We can help you understand the importance of saving and knowing where your money is spent.  Get the tools to create a realistic budget.  From 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. This seminar is presented by the Philadelphia Federal Credit Bureau…

Adult Senior Discussion and Participation Personal Finance & Investing

Rain Check Workshop

Wed, June 27, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Katharine Drexel 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 Other Great Programs Environment & Nature

Community Diabetes Prevention Program | Lose Weight and Help Prevent Diabetes

Wed, June 27, 2018 6:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Jefferson’s Center for Urban Health has trained Lifestyle Coaches who help you lose weight, become more active, and reduce stress. Overall PREVENT TYPE 2 DIABETES. Year – long program with weekly meetings for the first 6 months, then once or twice a month for the second 6 months.16…

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