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Let's Speak English! For International Adults

Wed, November 28, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Senior Services at Parkway Central Library

Join our weekly conversation hour. Topics may involve small talk, holidays and customs, and common slang.  Practice speaking in a casual environment-no exams!  Meet other international adults.  The program is free.  Regristration is required.  Call the Senior…

Adult Young Adult Senior Discussion and Participation New Americans Central Senior Services Calendar New Americans ESL - English as a Second Language

Writing Assistance with University of Pennsylvania Faculty

Wed, November 28, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Charles Santore Library

Need help with your resume, cover letter, college paper or filling out forms? Just drop in and teachers from the University of Pennsylvania will be on hand to advise you.

Adult Young Adult Career Workshops

READYHome

Wed, November 28, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Fox Chase Library

A free, 45 minute session that covers common hazards in Philadelphia and what you should do to prepare. This is an interactive workshop, suitable for children or adults, renters or homeowners - ALL Philadelphians! Free workshop materials include info, and Go Bag supplies. Basic topics: What kind…

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Other Great Programs House & Home

Yoga

Wed, November 28, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Fishtown Community Library

Wipe away the stress of the week and get your body and mind ready for a relaxing weekend. Decompress, unwind, and relax and start your weekend off the right way. Brittany from Roots2Rise will be our instructor.      

Adult Young Adult Health Programs Body, Mind & Spirit Yoga

CareerLink Workshop

Thu, November 29, 2018 1:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional 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 Senior Career Workshops Jobs & Job Seekers

Computer Tutoring

Thu, November 29, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Join us in the Lab for individualized assistance provided by our Digital Resource Specialist.

Adult Young Adult Senior Computer Classes Digital Media

Hip Hop Fundamentals

Thu, November 29, 2018 3:30 P.M.
McPherson Square Library

Hip Hop Fundamentals will be visiting the library for a live performance. They will demonstrate, explain, and explore the original Hip Hop music and dance, which has a deep, rich, and diverse history.   This program is sponsored by the Philadelphia DEA office. 

Young Adult School Age Family Programs Family dance

Quest Film Screening

Thu, November 29, 2018 3:45 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Called "A portrait of an American Family,"  Quest  is an intimate, moving documentary that captures ten years in the life of a North Philadelphia family.

Adult Young Adult School Age Film Screening

Afterschool Chess Club

Thu, November 29, 2018 4:30 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Fumo Family Library seeks students in grades K-8 to join our Chess Cub. All skill levels are welcome. Even if you have never played before, we will teach you.

Young Adult School Age Other Great Programs Chess

Literacy Thursdays

Thu, November 29, 2018 4:30 P.M.
Thomas F. Donatucci, Sr. Library

Join Ms. Emily for story-telling, letter-writing, poem-crunching, and crafty fun with words.  For additional information, please contact the librarian at 215-685-1755. LEAP (Literacy Enrichment Afterschool Program) homework help and literacy activities offered for grades K-12…

Young Adult School Age LEAP Literacy

Yoga for adults!

Thu, November 29, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Thomas F. Donatucci, Sr. Library

Wipe away the stress of the week and get your body and mind ready for a relaxing weekend. Decompress, unwind, and relax and start your weekend off the right way. Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. except the second Thursday of every month. Please bring a mat.     

Adult Young Adult Health Programs Body, Mind & Spirit Yoga

Drop-In Computer Help with Maryam

Fri, November 30, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Charles Santore Library

Do you need some one-on-one help using your computer, tablet or smart phone? Maryam is here 3 days a week to help!

Adult Young Adult Senior Computer Classes Computers Technology

Computer Basics

Fri, November 30, 2018 1:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Welcome to Computer Basics! You will learn about the monitor, control buttons, and ports. You will also improve your mouse, keyboard, and typing skills.

Adult Young Adult Senior Computer Classes Technology

CareerLink Workshop

Fri, November 30, 2018 1:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional 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 Senior Career Workshops Jobs & Job Seekers

#slayinspirecreate jr.

Fri, November 30, 2018 3:00 P.M.
Charles Santore Library

Learn about different artists and experiment with their style of artwork for yourself. Miss Becca will show different work by an artist and allow children to use different media to make art of their own. This program is intended for children 7 and up.

Young Adult Family Programs Art Teens

Explore games and more with Oculus Rift!

Fri, November 30, 2018 3:00 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

For ages 13 plus, this drop-in program is a way for you to spend up to 15 minutes using the Oculus Rift Virtual Reality headset! Lots of fun games! Lots of cool education programs.

Young Adult LEAP Teens Video Games

Friday Gaming

Fri, November 30, 2018 3:30 P.M.
Cecil B. Moore Library

Enjoy a selection of board games, card games, and Wii games after school every Friday. Intended for school-age children through teens. Day care groups must call to schedule a separate appointment.

Young Adult School Age Family Programs Children Family Games and Gaming Board Games and Role-Playing

Teen Advisory Council

Fri, November 30, 2018 3:30 P.M.
Nicetown-Tioga Library

Do you want to have a say in what type of programs happen at your library?  Attend a meeting - your opinions matter!  Bring a friend, and your great ideas.  

Young Adult Other Great Programs

Corridor of Culture: 100 Years of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway

Now through Fri, November 30, 2018 5:00 P.M.
First Floor Gallery West at Parkway Central Library

Between September 2017 and November 2018, all of Philadelphia will be celebrating the centennial of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. Since 1917, this grand avenue has connected Philadelphia’s City Hall with the entrance to Fairmount Park, linking the heart of our city to the natural wonders…

Adult Young Adult School Age Preschool Toddler Senior Exhibitions Philadelphia History Special Collections

Book Paper Scissors: Artists' Book Fair

Sat, December 1, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Art Department at Parkway Central Library

The Art Department teams up with the Philadelphia Center for the Book to present the 11th annual Book Paper Scissors Artists' Book Fair This festive event features artists' books, handmade paper, prints, zines, origami, blank books, and paper sculpture and jewelry. If it's…

Adult Young Adult Senior Arts and Crafts Programs Art arts & crafts Book Arts
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