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Neighborhood in Action

Mon, October 29, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Fishtown Community Library

This workshop will help participants identify how they may organize service projects and other activities in their communities to address needs. Global Citizen is a non-profit organization dedicated to civic engagement among diverse groups through volunteering, education, community building,…

Adult Other Great Programs

Let's Speak English | For International Adults

Mon, October 29, 2018 5:30 P.M.
Ramonita G. de Rodriguez 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 Discussion and Participation New Americans New Americans ESL - English as a Second Language

English Conversation Group

Mon, October 29, 2018 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

Anime, Manga & Gaming Meetup for Adults and Older Teens

Mon, October 29, 2018 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 Classes

Mon, October 29, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Tacony Library

Free English Classes in Tacony for New Americans provided by the IndoChinese-American Council  Call 215-457-0272 ext 108 for information or to register. All levels welcome!  

Adult New Americans New Americans ESL ESL - English as a Second Language

Online Safety

Mon, October 29, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Bustleton Library

Students will learn best practices for increasing their safety and privacy online. Please call (215-685-0472) or visit branch to sign-up.

Adult Young Adult Senior Computer Classes Hot Spots Computers

Philly Bop! Ballroom Dance Class

Mon, October 29, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Walnut Street West

Mr. Willie Bryant, professional dance instructor, will be teaching us the Philly Bop Dance which is based upon the 1920’s era of Lindy Hop, Jitterbug and East Coast Swing tradition. Everyone is welcome to participate.

Adult Young Adult Senior Other Great Programs Philadelphia dance

Drop-in Writing Help from University of Pennsylvania Faculty

Mon, October 29, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Free help with: Resumes Cover Letters Filling out Forms ( unable to help with legal, financial, or tax documents) Writing Projects College/School Papers Letters

Adult Other Great Programs Career Workshops Free Library of Philadelphia Programs & Services

Author Talk: Tony Evangelisto

Mon, October 29, 2018 6:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Author Tony Evangelisto tells the story of Southern High School and its famous stars. Copies of the book will be available for purchase with proceeds used for programs at Southern.  

Adult Speakers and Lectures Philadelphia

The Wagner Free Institute of Science presents: Entomological Musings: The Wondrous World of Insects

Mon, October 29, 2018 6:15 P.M.
Fishtown Community Library

This new course will introduce Entomology, the study of insects, and continue discussion of the Insect Orders, the groups in which insects are divided. Students will learn about the evolution of insect groups across geologic time, classification, morphology, diversity, and behavior. Each week…

Adult Other Great Programs History

This Is What Democracy Reads Like: A Conversation with Wilson Goode

Mon, October 29, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Wynnefield Library

Join a conversation with the Honorable W. Wilson Goode, former mayor of Philadelphia, about his new book  Black Voters Mattered: A Philadelphia Story . Dr. Goode will talk about how essential voting and elections are to our communities. Learn the history of an era of…

Adult Young Adult School Age Speakers and Lectures African American Literature Philadelphia Philadelphia History Politics Midterms Matter

Spinning Yarns

Mon, October 29, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

For those who knit and crochet, bring your latest project and enjoy a relaxing, low-key evening of crafting at the library.  All fiber arts are welcome. This program is intended for adults.    

Adult Senior Arts and Crafts Programs arts & crafts

Scary Story Festival

Mon, October 29, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Fox Chase Library

Come spin your spookiest tale at the library! Storytellers of all ages welcome. You can tell your own original story, or share your favorite folk tale or written work. We're dying to hear what you have to share! For information, please call 215-685-0547. 

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Other Great Programs Holiday Storytimes

ESL Conversation Group

Mon, October 29, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Charles Santore Library

This group is a great way to practice speaking everyday English. ALL are welcome.

Adult New Americans New Americans ESL

Yoga

Mon, October 29, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Charles Santore Library

Yoga with a certified instructor. Whether you’re new to yoga or a seasoned practitioner, you’re welcome to join us!  For all levels.   Please bring your own mat, and new participants will be asked to sign a waiver.

Adult Young Adult Health Programs Body, Mind & Spirit Yoga

East Falls Performers' Evening

Mon, October 29, 2018 7:30 P.M.
Falls of Schuylkill Library

Join us for our 28th annual event.  The evening will include a diverse menu of entertainment - instrumentalists, vocalists, stand-up commedians, and dancers.  Bring your friends and neighbors.  This popular community event is sponsored by the Friends of Fall of Schuylkill…

Adult Young Adult School Age Preschool Senior Live Performances Performing Arts

Online Safety

Tue, October 30, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Bustleton Library

Students will learn best practices for increasing their safety and privacy online. Please call (215-685-0472) or visit branch to sign-up.

Adult Young Adult Senior Computer Classes Hot Spots Computers

English as a Second Language Class

Tue, October 30, 2018 11:00 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

ESL Class - Beginner/ Low Intermediate

Tue, October 30, 2018 12:30 P.M.
Charles Santore Library

This 2-hour class runs once a week on Tuesdays.  Some basic knowledge of English is expected. Skill level will be assessed in class.  This class is free and registration is not required, however, regular attendance is recommended. Questions?  Call the librarian at 215-686-1766.

Adult New Americans New Americans ESL

New and Expectant Parents Group

Tue, October 30, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Queen Memorial Library

Bring baby and meet new families in your neighborhood! Get support and education from other parents. Iced tea and snacks provided. For additional information, please call the librarian at 215-685-1899.  

Adult Discussion and Participation Health
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