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Anime, Manga & Gaming Meetup for Adults and Older Teens

Mon, October 16, 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

Laptop Lounge

Mon, October 16, 2017 5:30 P.M.
Frankford Library

Brush up on your computer skills using our in-house laptops with our Digital Resource Specialist.  Space may be limited.

Adult Young Adult Computer Classes Computers

The School-to-Prison Pipeline

Mon, October 16, 2017 7:00 P.M.
Education Philosophy and Religion Department at Parkway Central Library

The School-to-Prison Pipeline is the set of policies and practices that have the result of pushing students out of schools and into adverse life outcomes such as employment insecurity, impoverishment, and incarceration. Deborah Gordon Klehr, the Executive Director of the Education Law Center-PA,…

Adult Young Adult Senior Speakers and Lectures Education Social Justice

Going Beyond The Headlines: What You Should Know About Russia

Tue, October 17, 2017 11:00 A.M.
Senior Services at Parkway Central Library

We're hosting experts from the University of Pennsylvania to help you to understand three nations vital to the future of the United States. In the second of the series, Dr. Benjamin Nathans , Associate Professor of History, University of Pennsylvania will discuss contemporary developments in…

Adult Young Adult Senior Speakers and Lectures Newspapers, Magazines, & Journals Politics Social Science

Teen Tuesday

Tue, October 17, 2017 3:30 P.M.
Teen Center at Parkway Central Library

For more than 10 years, Teen Tuesday has been an afternoon of snacks and socializing. Join us as we play our favorite board and video games, create arts and crafts projects, and enjoy some snacks! This program will be located in Room 108.

Young Adult Other Great Programs Games and Gaming Technology Teens Board Games and Role-Playing Video Games arts & crafts

Storytelling Workshop Series

Tue, October 17, 2017 6:30 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Join Storyteller Denise McCormack and adults and teens from the community for a fun and interactive workshop series on the art and benefits of storytelling. In this workshop we will learn the ins and outs of preparing and telling a personal tale. For more information and to sign-up e-mail or…

Adult Young Adult Discussion and Participation Workshops and Enrichment

Media Minutes with the People's Media Collection

Wed, October 18, 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, October 18, 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

Geekscape

Wed, October 18, 2017 3:30 P.M.
Teen Center at Parkway Central Library

Hang out in the Teen Center and geek out about all your favorite fandoms!

Young Adult Discussion and Participation Comics & Graphic Novels Games and Gaming Movies & Television Teens

Teen Anime Club

Wed, October 18, 2017 5:00 P.M.
Wynnefield Library

Teens interested in Anime are invited to join the Teen Anime Club!

Young Adult Other Great Programs Teens Anime & Manga

Craft & Chat

Wed, October 18, 2017 5:30 P.M.
Ramonita G. de Rodriguez Library

Do you crochet, knit, cross-stitch, or do other kinds of handwork? Are you learning a new kind of craft? Please join our weekly Craft & Chat at the Rodriguez Library! Bring ongoing projects or start a new one. Limited supplies of certain materials are available.   For more information,…

Adult Young Adult Arts and Crafts Programs Crafts & Hobbies Crochet Knitting

Meet the Authors | Natalie and Tricia Pompilio

Wed, October 18, 2017 6:30 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Cost: FREE

Authors Natalie and Tricia Pompilio will discuss their new book, Walking Philadelphia:  30 Walking Tours Exploring Art, Architecture, History and Little-Known Gems.  This book contains 30 self-guided tours, each jammed with fun facts, history lessons and little-known details.…

Adult Young Adult Senior Author Events Philadelphia Philadelphia History

Fundamentals of Banking

Wed, October 18, 2017 6:30 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Learn about different types of banking, the benefits of using a bank, services banks provide, and the protection afforded to customers.  This free workshop is provided by Citizens Bank and The Enterprise Center.  Register by calling 215-685-7433

Adult Young Adult Senior Workshops and Enrichment Personal Finance & Investing

CareerLink Workshop

Thu, October 19, 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

CareerLink Workshop

Thu, October 19, 2017 11:00 A.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 Career Workshops Jobs & Job Seekers

State Representative Morgan Cephas Mobile Office Hours

Thu, October 19, 2017 11:00 A.M.
Overbrook Park Library

STATE REPRESENTATIVE MORGAN CEPHAS is bringing State services to YOU! Staff will be on hand to assist with any state-related issues or programs including: Property Tax/Rent Rebate LIHEAP PACE/PACENET PennDOT Applications Mobile office hours are from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more information,…

Adult Young Adult Senior Other Great Programs Government Information

Resume Open Lab

Thu, October 19, 2017 11:00 A.M.
Frankford Library

Need help with your resume? Come to our resume open lab with extended laptop time.

Adult Young Adult Computer Classes Computers Jobs & Job Seekers

Tabletop Thursday

Thu, October 19, 2017 3:30 P.M.
Teen Center at Parkway Central Library

Get your game on at the Teen Center with RPG sessions and our expansive collection of board games!

Young Adult Other Great Programs Games and Gaming Teens Board Games and Role-Playing

Teen Reading Lounge: An Interactive Book Club for Teenagers

Thu, October 19, 2017 4:00 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Are you looking for a community service opportunity this year? Are you passionate about your world and your future? Do you enjoy reading, and want to hang out with other teens who also enjoy reading and talking about books? If you answered yes to any of these questions, consider joining Teen…

Young Adult Discussion and Participation Teen Reading Lounge
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