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Sisters in Freedom

Thu, March 7, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Oak Lane Library

In honor of Women's History Month we will be watching a portion of the film Sisters in Freedom: The Daring Battle to End Slavery . This film tells the story of the brave women, both black and white, who banded together to fight slavery for decades before the Emancipatoin Proclamation. This…

School Age Discussion and Participation Film Screening Other Great Programs History Women's History Month

Sisters in Freedom

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

In honor of Women's History Month we will be watching a portion of the film Sisters in Freedom: The Daring Battle to End Slavery . This film tells the story of the brave women, both black and white, who banded together to fight slavery for decades before the Emancipatoin Proclamation. This…

School Age Discussion and Participation Film Screening Other Great Programs History Women's History Month

Last Building Bridges with Books Family Night of the School Year!

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

Want to make reading FUN?  Come to the library and get a jump start on summer with literacy games, free books, prizes, and fun for everyone!  Families  of K-3rd grade students from James J. Sullivan Elementary are invited to join us at Tacony Library for a Building Bridges with…

Adult School Age Family Programs Children Family Building Bridges with Books

Last Building Bridges with Books Family Night of the School Year!

Thu, March 7, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Want to make reading FUN?  Come to the library and get a jump start on summer with literacy games, free books, prizes, and fun for everyone!  Families of K-3rd grade students from W. C. Bryant Promise Academy are invited to join us at Blackwell Regional Library for a Building Bridges…

Adult School Age Family Programs Children Family Building Bridges with Books

Family Academy Courses & Training | Raising Confident Children

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

Learn where you live!  We have a series of courses throughout the school year where you can learn about great subjects to help you and your children excel.  The courses are free, a meal is provided, childcare is available (if you pre-register), and language interpretation is available…

Adult Discussion and Participation Education Family

Family Academy Courses & Training | Emotional Intelligence for Parents and Caregivers

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

Learn where you live!  We have a series of courses throughout the school year where you can learn about great subjects to help you and your children excel.  The courses are free, a meal is provided, childcare is available (if you pre-register), and language interpretation is available…

Adult Discussion and Participation Education Family

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

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

Adult Book Club

Fri, March 8, 2019 10:30 A.M.
Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library

Do love reading and talking about what you are reading?  Join us on the 2nd Friday of the month for our book club - we'll be meeting from 10:30 a.m. until noon. This month's selection is Stay With Me , by Ayobami Adebayo. In Nigeria, Yejide and Akin have agreed polyamy is…

Adult Senior Discussion and Participation Literature Book Clubs

Edible Alphabet - Learning English Through Cooking! (Aprender ingles a traves de cocinar!)

Fri, March 8, 2019 11:00 A.M.
Lillian Marrero Library

Adults are invited to this FREE English class.  Each week we read, write, and speak in English--and cook a meal together! Los adultos estan invitados a esta clase de ingels GRATIS. Cada semana leemos, escribimos y hablamos en ingles - y cocinamos juntos! Fridays and Saturdays 11:00 a.m.…

Adult New Americans Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition New Americans ESL ESL - English as a Second Language

Book Discussion: Sing, Unburied, Sing

Fri, March 8, 2019 1:00 P.M.
Independence Library

Sit down at your local library to discuss this year’s One Book, One Philadelphia selection, a novel about family and time.   Reading the book beforehand is not required to join! Free books will be given out on a first-come basis.  

Adult Discussion and Participation Black History Month One Book, One Philadelphia Literature One Book, One Philadelphia

Digital Learning Database Demonstrations

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

First Listen: Writing Workshop at Why Not Prosper

Sat, March 9, 2019 10:00 A.M.
Why Not Prosper, 717 E Chelten Ave.

In the 2019 One Book, One Philadelphia featured novel,  Sing, Unburied, Sing , stories are connected through a song without words. In this public writing workshop, we’ll use deep-listening activities to write untold stories and hear the perspectives of others. Connect with women in…

Adult Workshops and Enrichment Community Events One Book, One Philadelphia One Book, One Philadelphia

She Academy

Sat, March 9, 2019 11:00 A.M.
Wynnefield Library

SHE Academy is a girl-led enrichment program designed to engage girls (K through 8) in activities that develop their social-emotional skills to become great leaders. Topics include: Self-esteem/Self love, Goal setting/vision boards, Health and Wellness, Teambuilding, Etiquette, Service…

School Age Discussion and Participation

Edible Alphabet - Learning English Through Cooking! (Aprender ingles a traves de cocinar!)

Sat, March 9, 2019 11:00 A.M.
Lillian Marrero Library

Adults are invited to this FREE English class.  Each week we read, write, and speak in English--and cook a meal together! Los adultos estan invitados a esta clase de ingels GRATIS. Cada semana leemos, escribimos y hablamos en ingles - y cocinamos juntos! Fridays and Saturdays 11:00 a.m.…

Adult New Americans Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition New Americans ESL ESL - English as a Second Language

The Wagner Free Institute of Science Presents: Environmental Geology: Humans and the Earth

Sat, March 9, 2019 12:00 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

This course will introduce environmental geology—the study of the interaction between humans and their geological environments. It will focus on topics in geology that are most relevant to the human experience, including geological impacts on human health, economics and culture, as well as…

Adult Workshops and Enrichment

Cookbook Club

Sat, March 9, 2019 12:30 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Do you enjoy cooking and eating with friends? Join us one Saturday a month as we explore a new cookbook. We’ll each choose a recipe from the featured cookbook, prepare it at home, and bring it to the library, where we will share a meal together. Registration is required and space is…

Adult Health Programs Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition Health

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
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