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Headshots at the BRIC!

Fri, December 15, 2017 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…

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Social Networking

Fri, December 15, 2017 2:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Learn how to use social networking sites such as Facebook and set up your own Facebook account.  This class is offered on a first come, first served basis. We encourage attendees to arrive 15 minutes before the start of the class to get a registration ticket at the reference desk, in…

Adult Computer Classes Discussion and Participation Other Great Programs Workshops and Enrichment Hot Spots Computers

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

Sat, December 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…

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500 Woman Scientists - Philly Pod Meeting

Sat, December 16, 2017 10:00 A.M.
Walnut Street West

500 Women Scientists, Philly Pod is a group of self-identifying women in science. We stand together to promote STEM education, to support each other in all aspects of our careers, and to advocate for a fact-based public dialogue. Join us for our monthly meeting to discuss what we have been…

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Chinese Brush Painting with Derek Wang

Sat, December 16, 2017 10:00 A.M.
Parkway Central Library

Chinese Painting, or "GuoHua", is a unique art form with a long history. The earliest existing artwork can be traced to 200 AD, and used on the same mediums and tools that are in use today. The key elements in Chinese painting is line art with brush, and ink art, with unique effect on…

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Grand Reopening!

Sat, December 16, 2017 11:00 A.M.
Lovett Memorial Library

We will reopen to the public today with a full lineup of fun activities.  Bring your kids, bring your neighbors, bring your friends - from 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.. Stay tuned for more info on the day's schedule.

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Crochet and Knitting Club

Sat, December 16, 2017 1:00 P.M.
Wynnefield Library

Join Sisters Interacting through Stitches , as they create items which are donated to local, national, and international organizations.  Club members are willing to teach the art of crocheting and knitting to interested adults and teens. All skill levels welcome.

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Family Holiday Baking

Sat, December 16, 2017 1:00 P.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

Caregivers with children ages seven and up will make three different seasonal sweets while building ​confidence​ ​and​ ​culinary​ ​skills. We​ ​will​ ​have​ ​three​ ​dessert​ ​stations to encourage​ ​Making,​ ​Tasting​ ​and​ ​Playing. ​ ​Decorate​ ​your​ ​own​ ​seasonal cupcake, make and taste…

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Sisterhood Matters

Sat, December 16, 2017 1:00 P.M.
Walnut Street West

Mentoring for women between the ages of 18 and 30 years old.

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Computer Basics Workshop

Sat, December 16, 2017 2:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

A hands-on, introductory class designed for individuals with no previous computer skills. This class is offered on a first come, first served basis. We encourage attendees to arrive 15 minutes before the start of the class to get a registration ticket at the reference desk, in the Magazines…

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Open Computer Lab

Sat, December 16, 2017 2:00 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

Miniature Wearable Book Workshop

Sat, December 16, 2017 2:00 P.M.
Oak Lane Library

A miniature book is a book smaller than 3 inches in any direction that has been worn and carried in pockets for hundreds of years. In this workshop participants will sew two miniature blank case bindings that we will then made into a pair of earrings or two pendants with cords.…

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Saturday Concert Series | West Philadelphia Orchestra

Sat, December 16, 2017 3:00 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Please join us for a holiday concert with the West Philadelphia Orchestra, featuring Gregg Mervine (drums), Jim Parker (tuba), Hayley Varhol and Larry Toft (baritone horns), David Fishkin (sax), Patrick Hughes (trumpet). West Philadelphia Orchestra is a brass band that has been active in…

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Open Computer Lab

Sat, December 16, 2017 3:00 P.M.
Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library

Work on your own project in our computer lab.

Adult Computer Classes Computers

Speaker Series | Charles Santore, Jr.

Sat, December 16, 2017 3:00 P.M.
Charles Santore Library

Cost: FREE

"Notable individuals who have enriched our community in many ways will be appearing at the Charles Santore Library to share their ideas and inspiring personal stories. The first of these speakers will be Charles Santore, Jr., the son and namesake of the famous Philadelphian for whom our…

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Christmas Concert

Sat, December 16, 2017 3:30 P.M.
Walnut Street West

Christmas Songs performed on saxophone.

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Sundays on Stage: Samba to Salsa's A Journey Through Latin Percussion

Sun, December 17, 2017 2:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Samba to Salsa celebrates the traditions of Latin and Brazilian percussiontaking you on a journey through the origins, history and classic rhythms of samba, salsa, and more. This series is made possible by funding from the Philadelphia City Institute Board of Managers. Montgomery Auditorium…

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Open Computer Lab

Mon, December 18, 2017 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

Mon, December 18, 2017 10:00 A.M.
Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library

Work on your own project in our computer lab.

Adult Computer Classes Computers

English as a Second Language Class

Mon, December 18, 2017 10:00 A.M.
Paschalville Library

The Paschalville Community Group provides English as a Second Language Classes for students of all levels. Registration for new students is held on Tuesday at 12:30 p.m.

Adult New Americans ESL
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