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Hypnosis & Your Health: Everything You Wanted to Know

Tue, October 2, 2018 7:00 P.M.
Education Philosophy and Religion Department at Parkway Central Library

Eric Spiegel, Ph.D. will speak about his experience with hypnosis and its portrayal in the media.  Eric Spiegel, Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist and practice director of  Attune Philadelphia Therapy Group .  He is the President of the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis…

Adult Young Adult Health Programs Speakers and Lectures Body, Mind & Spirit Health & Fitness Self-Help Health

Craft & Chat

Wed, October 3, 2018 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

Fiber Craft Group

Wed, October 3, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Blanche A. Nixon/Cobbs Creek Library

Bring your latest project and enjoy an evening of crafting and conversation with fellow artists. Assistance with knitting and crochet projects usually available. All skill levels welcome. 

Adult Young Adult Senior Arts and Crafts Programs Crochet Knitting

Let's Speak English! For International Adults

Wed, October 3, 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

Yoga

Wed, October 3, 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

Chess Club

Thu, October 4, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Nicetown-Tioga Library

Do you like to play chess?  Do you want to learn how to play, or how to play better? Join us for a friendly game.  All level players are welcome and some instruction is available.  For ages 8 and up.  We'll be playing from 4:00 until 6:00 p.m.

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Other Great Programs Chess

Teen Reading Lounge: An Interactive Book Club for Teenagers

Thu, October 4, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Attention teens in grades 7-12! Are you looking for a community service opportunity this year? Are you passionate about your world and your future? Then, please join us for the Fall Session of Teen Reading Lounge (TRL). We will explore the topic of women’s rights through a series of…

Young Adult Discussion and Participation Teen Reading Lounge

Log Off & Chill

Thu, October 4, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Lovett Memorial Library

Tween and teens are encouraged to join us for some fun activites.  Together we will explore communicating with one another in a safe environment, talk about our real feelings and learn how to de-escalate our anger. We will be joined by Lynette Medley M.Ed. - Founder/CEO - No More…

Young Adult School Age Workshops and Enrichment

Yoga for adults!

Thu, October 4, 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

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

Thu, October 4, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Logan 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

Job Fair

Fri, October 5, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Meet employers! Bring your résumé! Wear your best! Employers will be recruiting for customer service, sales, education, law enforcement, information technology, production, retail, driving, warehouse, and more! FREE. No registration required. 

Adult Young Adult Career Workshops Jobs & Job Seekers Philadelphia Job Fairs

Friday Gaming

Fri, October 5, 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

A Book Club run by Teens, for Teens

Sat, October 6, 2018 11:30 A.M.
Fumo Family Library

Attention teens in grades 7-12! Are you looking for a community service opportunity this year? Are you passionate about reading? Do you want to join a book club run by teens for teens? Then, please join us for Teen Titles To sign up, please email klebanoffa@freelibrary.org, stop by the Reference…

Young Adult Discussion and Participation Teens Book Clubs

Teen Book Club

Sat, October 6, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Logan Library

Do you love to read?  Do you like to talk about what you are reading?   We'll choose a different young adult book to read each month, form different genres, styles and authors.  Participants will help select the books.  Snacks will be provided.  Stop by and see…

Young Adult Discussion and Participation Book Clubs

Saturday Crafternoons

Sat, October 6, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Fox Chase Library

Calling crafters of all experience levels: come craft with us at the library! Join us for some basic instruction, idea sharing, coordinated projects, and good company. No experience necessary. Intended for adults and young adults. 

Adult Young Adult Senior Arts and Crafts Programs arts & crafts

Quest Film Screening

Sat, October 6, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Lillian Marrero Library

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. This screening is part of the Free Library's #midtermsmatter program series, which are…

Adult Young Adult School Age Film Screening Midterms Matter

Where the Wild Things Are (in PA)

Sat, October 6, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Lovett Memorial Library

Learn about some local wildlife and hear about how injured birds and other animals can be helped.  This interesting program is presented by Wildlife Rehabilitation Support of PA, who's work is to suppor the work of wildlife rehabilitators in the state, and to educate the community…

Young Adult School Age Preschool Senior Family Programs Animals and Nature

Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America

Sat, October 6, 2018 2:30 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

James Forman Jr. visits the Blackwell Library for a reading and discussion of his Pulitzer Prize Winning book, Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America.

Adult Young Adult Senior Discussion and Participation Speakers and Lectures African American

Health & Wellness Information Workshop

Tue, October 9, 2018 3:00 P.M.
Paschalville Library

Blood pressure screening and information on trending health topics. 

Adult Young Adult Senior Health Programs Health & Fitness

Teens Cook!

Tue, October 9, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Teens in grades 7-12, please join us for a series of free, fun-filled programs! We’ll learn simple techniques for cooking healthy and delicious meals. We will meet on the following Tuesdays at 4:00 pm: October 9, November 13, December 18 AND the following Saturdays at 10:00 am: October 27,…

Young Adult Health Programs Cooking & Nutrition Health
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