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Media Minutes with the People's Media Collection

Wed, September 13, 2017 12:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Trainers from the People's Media Collection will walk participants through how to film, edit, and share videos using tablets and smartphones. Some skills you'll walk away with include: framing shots, interviewing people, basic film editing, adding effects to videos and sharing your…

Adult Young Adult Senior Workshops and Enrichment Digital Media

Media Minutes with the People's Media Collection

Wed, September 13, 2017 3:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Trainers from the People's Media Collection will walk participants through how to film, edit, and share videos using tablets and smartphones. Some skills you'll walk away with include: framing shots, interviewing people, basic film editing, adding effects to videos and sharing your…

Adult Young Adult Senior Workshops and Enrichment Digital Media

English Conversation Circle

Wed, September 13, 2017 6:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Join us for a free weekly conversation hour. Build your confidence in speaking English while meeting other international adults in a casual learning environment.

Adult New Americans New Americans ESL

Sit and Stitch

Wed, September 13, 2017 6:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Join a circle of knitters and crocheters for an informal evening of needlecrafts.  Any skill level welcome, though formal instruction will not be guaranteed. All are welcome!

Adult Family Programs Crafts & Hobbies Crochet arts & crafts

Author Talk: Thomas Keels

Wed, September 13, 2017 6:30 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Author Thomas Keels will read from his book Sesqui!: Greed, Graft, and the Forgotten World's Fair of 1926 and sign copies of the book, which will be available for purchase. In his fascinating history Sesqui!, noted historian Thomas Keels situates this ill-fated Sesqui-Centennial…

Adult Speakers and Lectures

Starting Up on the Right Foot with Intellectual Property

Wed, September 13, 2017 6:30 P.M.
Business Resource and Innovation Center at Parkway Central Library

This class addresses common intellectual property issues for entrepreneurs, startups, and growing businesses. Dimitri Dovas  will speak about the applicability of different types of intellectual property protection, patent and trademark searches, and employee and contractor…

Adult Business Business & Entrepreneurs Patents & Trademarks

Job Fair

Thu, September 14, 2017 10:00 A.M.
Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library

The Free Library is excited to announce a series of Job Fairs for 2017, made possible by the generous support of Citizens Bank. Join us at Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library on Thursday, September 14th from 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. to meet with employers recruiting for customer…

Adult Career Workshops Jobs & Job Seekers Job Fairs

CareerLink Workshop

Thu, September 14, 2017 11:00 A.M.
Eastwick 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 Career Workshops Jobs & Job Seekers

Edible Alphabet: English as a Second Language

Thu, September 14, 2017 12:00 P.M.
Whitman Library

Learn English at the Whitman Library with Edible Alphabet, a FREE class that teaches English through cooking.  This class runs on Thursdays, from 12:00 - 3:00 p,m.  Edible Alphabet is a comprehensive program that seeks to fulfill the need in Philadelphia for…

Adult Young Adult New Americans Culinary Literacy New Americans ESL

Philly Loves Romance - Avery Flynn | Kate Forest | Andrew Grey

Thu, September 14, 2017 6:30 P.M.
Philbrick Hall at Parkway Central Library

Cost: FREE

Fourth Floor Room 405 Join USA Today Bestseller Avery Flynn, and authors Kate Forest and Andrew Grey as they read from their latest releases and take Q&A. There's plenty of time for mingling before and after. USA Today bestselling romance author Avery Flynn…

Adult Author Events Author Events Romance

Nicole Krauss | Forest Dark with Nathan Englander | Dinner at the Center of the Earth

Thu, September 14, 2017 7:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Cost: $15.00
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A “fiction pioneer, toying with fresh ways of rendering experience and emotion” ( NPR ), Nicole Krauss is the bestselling author of the acclaimed novels Man Walks into a Room, The History of Love , and Great House . Named one of Granta’s Best Young American Novelists and The…

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CareerLink Workshop

Fri, September 15, 2017 11:00 A.M.
Eastwick 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 Career Workshops Jobs & Job Seekers

Stephen Greenblatt | The Rise and Fall of Adam and Eve

Fri, September 15, 2017 7:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Cost: $15.00
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Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award for The Swerve: How the World Became Modern , Stephen Greenblatt is widely acclaimed as the father of New Historicism, which strives to understand works of literature within their historical and social contexts. His other books include the New…

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Stories Alive: Family Story Hour for Incarcerated Parents and Their Children

Sat, September 16, 2017 10:00 A.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Stories Alive gives incarcerated parents the opportunity to read and connect with their children during a live videoconference call. Families who participate will get books to take home and keep! Stories Alive is available to children and caregivers with family members at the Curran-Fromhold and…

Adult Young Adult School Age Preschool Toddler Senior Family Programs Storytimes Children Family Literacy Social Justice

Live TV Broadcast—People's Media Collection

Sat, September 16, 2017 6:30 P.M.
West Oak Lane Library

The People's Media Collection amplifies the voices of the communities near West Oak Lane Library about the issues that matter most to them. This PhillyCAM project supports libraries as places where residents can access local information in new ways by creating media right in their…

Adult Young Adult School Age Discussion and Participation Live Performances Workshops and Enrichment Movies & Television

Mindfulness Meditation | Chair Yoga

Mon, September 18, 2017 1:30 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Ground your mind and body with Mindfulness Meditation and Chair Yoga. Spend a peaceful half-hour with a guided meditation. Chair yoga is a twist on traditional yoga, making it accessible for any age. This program is for adults.

Adult Family Programs Yoga

Craft Circle

Mon, September 18, 2017 2:00 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Bring a favorite craft such as knitting, crocheting, quilting, coloring, or cross-stitch to work on at the library. A limited supply of yarn and coloring pages will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Crafters of all ages and levels of experience are welcome. This program will be…

Adult Arts and Crafts Programs Crafts & Hobbies arts & crafts

Anime, Manga & Gaming Meetup for Adults and Older Teens

Mon, September 18, 2017 5:30 P.M.
Ramonita G. de Rodriguez Library

Adults and teens 16 and up are invited to meet up for ongoing screenings, conversation and gaming sessions! Bring your love for different series and get to know new titles. For more information, contact Sara Palmer, Librarian, at 215-686-1768 or palmers@freelibrary.org.

Adult Young Adult Discussion and Participation Film Screening Movies & Television Anime & Manga

English Conversation Group

Mon, September 18, 2017 5:30 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Please join us for a free conversation hour as you build your confidence in speaking English. Topics may involve small talk, holidays and customs, and common slang. Participants will get to practice speaking in a casual environment and meet other international adults. This program will be held…

Adult New Americans New Americans ESL

How to Prepare for Emergencies Workshop

Mon, September 18, 2017 6:00 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

This hour-long workshop will show you how to prepare for emergencies, discuss the different types of emergencies including what items a homeowner needs to evacuate or shelter in place. Some basic questions covered in this workshop include: *What kind of emergency may affect you? *What supplies…

Adult Family Programs Workshops and Enrichment
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