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Who's your granddaddy?

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

  Who's your granddaddy? A Genealogy Club for hobbyists and amateur genealogists looking to trace their roots, share their stories, find support for their interests, grow their research skills, and learn from the experts    Carol M. Sheaffer and Nancy C. Nelson of the…

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T’ai Chi

Thu, October 11, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Based on Chinese soft-style martial arts, modern T’ai Chi is best known as a gentle slow-motion exercise that improves balance, leg strength, relaxation, deep breathing, calmness, focus and alertness. Please wear comfortable clothing. Registration is required. To register, please call…

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Open Computer Lab

Thu, October 11, 2018 3:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Work on a special project and get one-on-one assistance. Lab is open for 3 hours. This class is offered on a first come, first served basis and space is limited. Register in the lab, by signing the clipboard.

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E-Gadget Helpdesk

Thu, October 11, 2018 3:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Do you have a new gadget  - iPad, iPod, tablet, smart phone, etc? Come learn how to use it to download books, & magazines, stream music & movies for free from our website.  You will need to have an active library card and pin number to make use of this service.…

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SmART Readers

Fri, October 12, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Roxborough Library

Join us for an exciting visual art and literacy program! A visiting artist will engage young children in fun art making experiences tied to literacy skills. Space may be limited. This program is sponsored by the Philadelphia Arts in Education Partnership. We'll meet on Fridays - October…

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Open Computer Lab

Fri, October 12, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Work on a special project and get one-on-one assistance. Lab is open for 3 hours. This class is offered on a first come, first served basis and space is limited. Register in the lab, by signing the clipboard.

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John Cena and Elbow Grease

Fri, October 12, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Children's Literature Research Collection at Parkway Central Library

Cost: FREE

Wrestler, actor, and humanitarian John Cena will visit the Free Library to discuss and read from his new picture book, Elbow Grease .  This exciting debut guides readers to understanding the importance of perseverance and believing in yourself.  The event includes a moderated…

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Open Computer Lab

Sat, October 13, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Work on a special project and get one-on-one assistance. Lab is open for 2 hours. This class is offered on a first come, first served basis and space is limited. Register in the lab, by signing the clipboard.

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Paramita Meditation Workshop Series

Sat, October 13, 2018 2:30 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Please join Beth Adelson for a free, six-session Paramita Meditation workshop series. The Buddha taught us how to find contentment by dispelling any suffering that life events may bring. In this series, we will learn about and try out the Paramita practices, the practices which build consistent…

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Job Lab

Mon, October 15, 2018 12:00 P.M.
Nicetown-Tioga Library

Are you looking for a job and finding that everyone requires online applications?  We can help you! Space may be limited; first come, first served.  From 12:00 p.m. to 2::00 p.m.

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Board Game Bonanza!

Mon, October 15, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Children's Department at Parkway Central Library

From Chutes and Ladders to Connect 4, from Bingo to Twister, play some games and make some friends!   Parkway Central Library Children's Department Ground Floor, 1901 Vine Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103 215.686.5369 ***Programs are subject to change*** Find us on…

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Read With A Dog!

Mon, October 15, 2018 4:15 P.M.
Falls of Schuylkill Library

School age kids are invited to come read with Wally, a certified therapy dog, and share a new book or an old favorite in a judgement free space.  Dogs love to hear stories! Space may be limited.

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Intelligent by Design Nonfiction Book Group | Create Dangerously: The Immigrant Artist at Work by Edwidge Danticat

Mon, October 15, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Independence Library

Do you enjoy reading? We read critically acclaimed nonfiction old and new. All readers welcome. For additional information, please call 215- 685-1633. In this deeply personal book, the celebrated Haitian-American writer Danticat reflects on art and exile. Inspired by Albert Camus and…

Adult Other Great Programs Book Clubs

The Wagner Free Institute of Science presents: Entomological Musings: The Wondrous World of Insects

Mon, October 15, 2018 6:15 P.M.
Fishtown Community Library

This new course will introduce Entomology, the study of insects, and continue discussion of the Insect Orders, the groups in which insects are divided. Students will learn about the evolution of insect groups across geologic time, classification, morphology, diversity, and behavior. Each week…

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Preschool Storytime

Tue, October 16, 2018 10:15 A.M.
Greater Olney Library

Join us on Tuesdays for themed read-alouds and interactive fingerplays, songs, and more!  For kids ages 2 to 5, along with an adult caregiver. Daycares and camps - please call to set up your own special visit.

Preschool Other Great Programs Storytimes Literacy

Autumn Storytime

Tue, October 16, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Lovett Memorial Library

Join Ms. Dana for stories, songs and silliness.  Recommended for children ages 2 and up, and their parents and caregivers.

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Preschool Storytime

Tue, October 16, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Welsh Road Library

Have fun with stories, songs and rhymes.  For kids ages 3 to 5, along with an adult caregiver. Daycares and camps - please call to set up your own special visit.

Preschool Other Great Programs Storytimes Literacy

Smartphone Basics

Tue, October 16, 2018 11:30 A.M.
Charles L. Durham Library

Learn the very basics of using a smart phone. Call to sign up and bring your smartphone the day of the workshop.

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Open Computer Lab

Tue, October 16, 2018 12:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Work on a special project and get one-on-one assistance. Lab is open for 2 hours. This class is offered on a first come, first served basis and space is limited. Register in the lab, by signing the clipboard.

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Bending the Binary: Celebrating National Coming Out Month

Tue, October 16, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Nicetown-Tioga Library

Explore the fluidity of gender expression from masculinity to feminity, and everything in between and outside of the gender norm.  Activities will include story sharing, fingernail painting, make up, tying ties, walking in heels and other forms of gender expression. This is a family…

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