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#5WomenArtists: Women in Cartography

Now through Sun, March 31, 2019 5:00 P.M.
Map Collection at Parkway Central Library

This March, the Free Library’s Special Collections Division is celebrating Women’s History Month by answering a challenge asked by the  National Museum of Women in the Arts : “Can you name five women artists?” We can! Can you? Let us help you by presenting examples…

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Exhibitions Special Collections Maps Women's History Month

#5WomenArtists: Women in the Print and Picture Collection

Now through Sun, March 31, 2019 5:00 P.M.
Print and Picture Collection at Parkway Central Library

This March, the Free Library’s Special Collections Division is celebrating Women’s History Month by answering a challenge asked by the  National Museum of Women in the Arts : “Can you name five women artists?” We can! Can you? Let us help you by presenting examples…

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Exhibitions Art Photography Special Collections Maps Women's History Month Print and Picture Collection

Spinning Yarns

Mon, April 1, 2019 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

Monday Poets | Open Mic

Mon, April 1, 2019 6:30 P.M.
Literature Department at Parkway Central Library

MONDAY POETS at the Free Library of Philadelphia in 2018-2019 includes two open mic programs. One was held in January, and one will be held  on April 1st. It will be dedicated to hearing from poets who may or may not have published their work, but either way…

Adult Young Adult Senior Live Performances Monday Poets Reading Series Performing Arts Poetry

Recycling Realities

Mon, April 1, 2019 6:30 P.M.
Falls of Schuylkill Library

This 8-week course will survey current recycling technologies and policies, with an emphasis on the recovery of value from municipal solid wastes.  In addition to addressing the recycling of glass, paper products, food wastes, and traditional common metals, special attention will be paid to…

Adult Senior Speakers and Lectures Discussion and Participation Environment & Nature Science

First Monday Writers Group

Mon, April 1, 2019 6:30 P.M.
Oak Lane Library

Are you a writer who needs some motivation and encouragement? We can provide this, as well as technical skills and information that can direct you towards completing tasks for publication and discovery.  A great support group no matter what stage of the process you are in,…

Adult Senior Workshops and Enrichment Art Literature

Computer Boot Camp: Week 4 of 6

Tue, April 2, 2019 10:30 A.M.
Tacony Library

Computer Basics-Week 4: Email Join us on Tuesdays from 10:30AM - 12:30PM REGISTRATION IS A MUST! *Please register in advance with Ms. McDowell DRS by phone 215-685-8755 or email McDowellL@freelibrary.org * **This is a full 6 week course. Please plan to attend in its entirety.**  

Adult Senior Computer Classes Hot Spots Computers

Meditation for Adults

Tue, April 2, 2019 10:30 A.M.
Greater Olney Library

Learn basic meditation techniques and their benefits. For adults.

Adult Senior Health Programs Other Great Programs meditation

Email Basics

Tue, April 2, 2019 12:00 P.M.
Frankford Library

Learn to use e-mail and set up your own free account, upload attachments, and learn how to navigate your email with our Digital Resource Specialist.  Also, utilize our new laptops for extended time.

Adult Senior Computer Classes Hot Spots Computers Technology

Tai Chi

Tue, April 2, 2019 12:00 P.M.
Andorra Library

Join us for a healthy and stress relieving break in the middle of your day.  Our instructor, Henry Vuong, has been studying Tai Chi since childhood.  This free, 8-week program is sponsored by Friends of Andorra Library.  Space is limited and advance registration is…

Adult Senior Health Programs Health & Fitness Tai Chi

Mah Jongg Open Play

Tue, April 2, 2019 1:30 P.M.
Andorra Library

Do you know how to play American Mah Jongg?  If so, join an enthusiastic group of players on Tuesday afternoons. We will use the Official Standard Hands and Rules of the National Mah Jongg League - please bring your official score card to play.  We will be playing a medium-paced game…

Adult Senior Other Great Programs Games and Gaming

AARP Tax Preparation

Wed, April 3, 2019 10:30 A.M.
West Oak Lane Library

Volunteers from AARP will be available from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. to offer free, in-person tax preparation service for seniors. Reservations required. Call 215-685-2843 to make an appointment.

Senior Other Great Programs Personal Finance & Investing

Blue-Collar Conservatism: Frank Rizzo's Philadelphia and Populist Politics by Timothy J. Lombardo

Wed, April 3, 2019 5:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

In 1971, Frank Rizzo became the first former police commissioner elected mayor of a major American city. Despite serving as a Democrat, Rizzo cultivated his base of support by calling for "law and order" and opposing programs like public housing, school busing, affirmative action, and…

Adult Young Adult Senior Other Great Programs Speakers and Lectures Cool Books Hot Topics Philadelphia Philadelphia History Politics

The Best Way to Sell a Home

Wed, April 3, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Chestnut Hill Library

Are you considering selling your home?  Not sure about the process? Local Real Estate Agent, Steve Buzogany will be here to discuss: What to expect from the process What your realistic options are in today's market How to prepare your home for sale How to choose a good realtor…

Adult Senior Discussion and Participation Other Great Programs House & Home

Keeping it Real in Real Estate: First Time Home Buyers and Investors

Wed, April 3, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Oak Lane Library

Join us for a six-week workshop and you will learn: What Lenders are looking for Techniques for choosing the right Real Estate Agent How to be credit-worthy How to establish, restore, and rebuild your credit Tax advantages of home ownership About grants that are available, up to $10,000 Space is…

Adult Senior Discussion and Participation Workshops and Enrichment House & Home Personal Finance & Investing

Celebrate Autism Awareness Month at Torresdale Library

Wed, April 3, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Torresdale Library

Presenters from SPIN will be on site to answer questions about accessing therapies and behavioral health services for children and youth on the Autism Spectrum.   Children can participate in sensory story time and interactive play with LEGOs, MagnaTabs and other sensory stimulating…

Adult Young Adult School Age Preschool Senior Community Events Family Programs Children Disabilites & Accessibility Family autism

Financial Empowerment Series

Wed, April 3, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Blanche A. Nixon/Cobbs Creek Library

Bridges to Wealth will present an interactive session on credit repair, reducing debt, and building wealth. Snacks will be served, Check weather-related (and other) schedule changes on our online calendar: www.bridgestowealth.org.

Adult Young Adult Senior Workshops and Enrichment Personal Finance & Investing

Authors Up Close: Austin Kleon at Philadelphia Brewing Co.

Wed, April 3, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Philadelphia Brewing Co. 2440 Frankford Ave, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19125

Cost: FREE

"I’m a writer who draws. I make art with words and books with pictures." Join New York Times bestselling author Austin Kleon as he launches his new book, Keep Going , a guide to staying creative in good times and bad. Kleon's books, including Steal Like An Artist and…

Adult Young Adult Senior Author Events Art Author Events Digital Media

“Diary Of A Beatlemaniac” Author Event

Wed, April 3, 2019 7:00 P.M.
Music Department at Parkway Central Library

Please join us on April 3 in Room 407 at Parkway Central to hear author Patricia Gallo-Stenman speak about her book “ Diary Of A Beatlemaniac : A Fab Insider’s Look at the Beatles Era. with a foreword by Larry Kane The book is a cultural exploration not only of who Beatlemaniacs were…

Adult Young Adult Senior Speakers and Lectures Author Events - Free Series Music

ShopRite Presents Nutrition: Traditional Food Made Better Cooking Demo

Thu, April 4, 2019 11:00 A.M.
Torresdale Library

McMenamin ShopRite's Dietician Nikita will be here to show us how to make traditional favorites "better for you"! Program lasts approximately 90 minutes, and space is limited. Topics include: -"better-for-you" foods approach (switch this ingredient for that ingredient)…

Adult Young Adult Senior Health Programs Workshops and Enrichment Cooking & Nutrition
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