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ShopRite Presents Nutrition: Diabetes Nutrition

Thu, March 7, 2019 11:00 A.M.
Torresdale Library

McMenamin ShopRite's Dietician Nikita will be here to show us carbohydrate counting, glucose management, and meal planning! Program lasts approximately 90 minutes, and space is limited.

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

Frankenstein: An Interactive Experience

Thu, March 7, 2019 12:00 P.M.
Literature Department at Parkway Central Library

A unique experience retelling the story of Frankenstein and exploring his world through a series of extraordinary objects. Frankenstein is an intimate audio and hands-on experience that takes you on a journey through the life and memories of Dr. Frankenstein and allows you to explore his…

Adult Young Adult Live Performances Workshops and Enrichment Other Great Programs Free Library of Philadelphia Free Library of Philadelphia Programs & Services Literature Humanities

Chess Club

Thu, March 7, 2019 4:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Learn to play chess or improve your game! Students of all ages, and all levels welcome.  Register with Prashant at  

Young Adult School Age Other Great Programs Chess

Book Discussion: Ghost Boys

Thu, March 7, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Queen Memorial Library

Sit down at your local library to discuss social injustice and its role in Jewell Parker Rhodes’ novel, Ghost Boys .   Reading the book beforehand is not required to join! Free books will be given out on a first-come basis.  

Young Adult School Age Discussion and Participation Black History Month One Book, One Philadelphia Literature One Book, One Philadelphia Teens

Road Trip Workshop

Thu, March 7, 2019 4:30 P.M.
Haddington Library

Dreamers of all ages are invited to discuss where we’ve been, where we want to go, and map out future road trips in the form of a collage.

Adult Young Adult School Age Arts and Crafts Programs Family Programs One Book, One Philadelphia Art Family One Book, One Philadelphia

Creative Crochet with Ms. Traci

Thu, March 7, 2019 5:30 P.M.
Paschalville Library

Join Ms. Traci for Creative Crochet! Beginners are welcome!

Young Adult School Age Arts and Crafts Programs Art Crafts & Hobbies Crochet Knitting

Film Screening: Down in the Delta (1998)

Thu, March 7, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Lawncrest Library

In this film directed by Maya Angelou, a single mother from a tough Chicago neighborhood spends a summer at her family's home in rural Mississippi. (Rated PG-13)

Adult Young Adult School Age Film Screening One Book, One Philadelphia One Book, One Philadelphia

Yoga for adults!

Thu, March 7, 2019 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

CareerLink Workshop

Fri, March 8, 2019 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

Go Digital

Fri, March 8, 2019 3:00 P.M.
Widener Library

Looking for sample CDL tests? Studying for the ASVB? Want to update your resume or learn new skills? You can start here and go everywhere with our free Digital Learning Databases. If you don't have a Library card, we'll help you apply during our event. Your card is the key to a wealth of…

Adult Young Adult Senior Computer Classes Databases & Electronic Resources

Friday Games and Puzzles

Fri, March 8, 2019 3:30 P.M.
Cecil B. Moore Library

Enjoy a selection of games, puzzles, and Wii games after school every Friday. Ages 7 and up. Programs subject to change. Day care groups and schools must call ahead to schedule an appointment.

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

Book Arts Workshop: Longstitch

Sat, March 9, 2019 10:00 A.M.
Art Department at Parkway Central Library

Registration will open Tuesday, February 19th at 12:00pm Called long-stitch because of the long stitches visible on the spine of the book, this non-adhesive binding technique dates back to the Middle Ages. Participants will be taught the basic sewing technique and will make an…

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

Community Care with Blew Kind: Poetry Workshop with Tea & Talks

Sat, March 9, 2019 1:00 P.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

Blew Kind is the founder and owner of Franny Lou's Porch, a coffee and tea shop in Kensington that is dedicated to providing space for people to connect, rest, and mobilize. She is a lover of the African diaspora, poetry, teaching, dance, and sustainable business. Blew is committed to…

Adult Young Adult Senior Community Events Discussion and Participation Workshops and Enrichment Culinary Literacy

DIY with Abigail

Sat, March 9, 2019 1:00 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

We’ll make something new that you can take home with you every time we meet, such as bouncy balls and some fun crafts that the group suggests! For kids in grades K-12.   

Young Adult School Age Arts and Crafts Programs arts & crafts

Rabble-Rousing Film Festival

Sat, March 9, 2019 1:30 P.M.
Lovett Memorial Library

Let's get together and see how some of the controversial movies from the past hold up.  What have we learned, how far have we come, how far do we still have to go, and how do we get where we want to be?  Watch a movie with us and we'll discuss it afterwards.  What a great…

Adult Young Adult Senior Film Screening Discussion and Participation Movies & Television

Hands-on History at The Free Library, Parkway Central

Sat, March 9, 2019 2:00 P.M.
Rare Book Department at Parkway Central Library

From Blimps to Buildings: Exploring Philadelphia through Historic Photographs and Maps Before the advent of Google Maps and online satellite images, people relied on printed maps and aerial photographs. Come learn about the history of these “outdated” resources, and how they can be…

Adult Young Adult Senior Family Programs Speakers and Lectures Workshops and Enrichment Philadelphia Special Collections Maps Print and Picture Collection Changing City Hands-On History

Map-Making Workshop

Sat, March 9, 2019 2:00 P.M.
Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library

What would you do without GPS? Explore old and new maps, and different forms of navigation, as we create our own maps to our favorite places.

Adult Young Adult School Age Arts and Crafts Programs Family Programs One Book, One Philadelphia Maps

Urban Medicine Cabinet

Sat, March 9, 2019 2:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Make and take home first aid ointment, herbal steam, and headache lozenges, while learning about the beneficial properties of specific herbs and flowers, and using a variety of apothecary tools and seasonally fresh grown ingredients from Nyambi Naturals Farm.

Adult Young Adult Health Programs One Book, One Philadelphia Health

Family Tree Workshop

Sat, March 9, 2019 2:00 P.M.
Torresdale Library

Working together, children will use finger-painting and adults will learn to construct a family tree that can be added to for years to come.

Adult Young Adult School Age Preschool Family Programs Arts and Crafts Programs One Book, One Philadelphia Art Family One Book, One Philadelphia
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