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Movie Screening | Crooklyn

Mon, January 29, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Oak Lane Library

Spike Lee's vibrant semi-autobiographical portrait of a school teacher, her stubborn jazz musician husband and their five kids living in Brooklyn in 1973. 1994. Rated PG-13. 1 hour and 55 minutes.

Adult Young Adult Senior Film Screening One Book, One Philadelphia African American One Book, One Philadelphia

Yoga

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

Monday night yoga for all levels with certified instructor. Adults and teens of all skill levels are welcome to participate.  Please, bring your own mat.  New participants will be asked to sign a waiver. 

Adult Young Adult Health Programs Body, Mind & Spirit Yoga

New Topics in Contemporary Physics

Mon, January 29, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Falls of Schuylkill Library

Presented by the Wagner Institute and Professor Paul J. Angiolillo - This course will explore the latest developments in physics, including the very recent discovery of gravity waves, the advancing field of planet hunting, and the science of biophysics. The course will also consider the…

Adult Young Adult Senior Speakers and Lectures Mathematics Science

Teen Tuesday

Tue, January 30, 2018 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

UPenn Science Fun for Kids & Teens

Tue, January 30, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Walnut Street West

Do you want to learn how make slime? What about extracting DNA from a strawberry? Graduate students and faculty from UPenn will visit our library to conduct fun and exciting hands-on science experiments. No registration necessary, just come on by!

Young Adult School Age Workshops and Enrichment Children Teens STEM

Teen Anime Club

Tue, January 30, 2018 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

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Trivia Contest

Tue, January 30, 2018 5:30 P.M.
Haverford Library

Test your knowledge of the great Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Fill out a trivia questionnaire for a chance to win some great prizes. Teen Prizes: 1st Place: FIRE 7 Tablet with Alexa 2nd Place: $10 Target Gift Card Adult Prizes: 1st Place: FIRE 7 Tablet with Alexa 2nd Place: $10 Shoprite Gift…

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Community Events Other Great Programs Martin Luther King Jr

ESL Class - Intermediate

Wed, January 31, 2018 12:30 P.M.
Charles Santore Library

This two hour long class runs once a week on Wednesdays from January to early May.  This class is free and registration is not required, however, regular attendance is recommended. Questions?  Call the librarian at 215-686-1766  

Adult Young Adult Senior New Americans New Americans ESL

Geekscape

Wed, January 31, 2018 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

Email Basics | Part 2

Wed, January 31, 2018 5:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Learn how to stay safe online. We will review the following topics: Virus, Phishing, Spam, Email Scams, Spyware Emails, Strong Passwords, and Security Symbols for Web Addresses.

Adult Young Adult Senior Computer Classes Technology

Fantasy Roleplaying Club

Wed, January 31, 2018 5:30 P.M.
Walnut Street West

CALLING ALL BRAVE WARRIORS AND WIZARDS! Are you interested in Dungeons & Dragons? Ever wanted to play a tabletop roleplaying game(RPG)? Unleash your inner-nerd and come play with us! This new group will meet weekly on Wednesday evenings from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. This is a basic introduction to…

Young Adult School Age Other Great Programs Games and Gaming

Chess Club

Wed, January 31, 2018 5:30 P.M.
Walnut Street West

Join other kids (ages 6-18), to learn and play chess. Wednesdays from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Applications are available upstairs on the Second Floor. Adult volunteers needed!  Contact: wswlibraryfriends@gmail.com. Programming coordinated through The Friends of Walnut Street West Library.

Young Adult School Age Other Great Programs Chess

Craft & Chat

Wed, January 31, 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

Conversational ESL

Wed, January 31, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Walnut Street West

Join our new Conversation Group at the Walnut Street West Library to practice your English language skills in a relaxed and informal setting. 

Adult Young Adult Senior New Americans New Americans ESL

Craft Group

Wed, January 31, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Crafters are invited to join us every Wednesday from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.  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 Arts and Crafts Programs Art Crafts & Hobbies Crochet Knitting

Listening Group: Another Brooklyn

Wed, January 31, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Wynnefield Library

Listen to the audiobook of Another Brooklyn , hearing the the lyrical prose and how the story is interpreted when spoken out loud.     Part 1 | January 31 Part 2 | February 7 Part 3 | February 14  

Adult Young Adult Discussion and Participation One Book, One Philadelphia One Book, One Philadelphia

Fiber Craft Group

Wed, January 31, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Blanche A. Nixon/Cobbs Creek Library

Fiber artists and those wanting to learn are invited to join us. 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

Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise

Thu, February 1, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Senior Services at Parkway Central Library

Central Senior Services kicks off its celebration of Black History with a showing of the critically acclaimed “Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise” – a documentary film that celebrates the life of the legendary Dr. Maya Angelou by weaving her words with rare and intimate archival…

Adult Young Adult Senior Black History Month Film Screening Central Senior Services Calendar

Resume Open Lab

Thu, February 1, 2018 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

Black History Month Challenge

Thu, February 1, 2018 12:00 P.M.
Haverford Library

Participants will use their visual skills and historical knowledge to identify images of famous African American individuals from Philadelphia. The first participant to correctly identify all the images displayed will take home a special gift. Contest runs from February 1 to February 28.  

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