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Edible Alphabet - Learning English Through Cooking!

Tue, March 26, 2019 11:00 A.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

Adults are invited to this FREE English class.  Each week we read, write, and speak in English--and cook a meal together! Tuesdays and Thursdays 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m  March 26 - May 16 Attendance is preferred at all 16 classes.  Where: Languages and Learning Center (2nd…

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

Career Lab

Tue, March 26, 2019 12:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

CareerLink will host a session to answer questions and provide support to job-seekers, as well as introduce you to CareerLink Services. We highly recommend bringing a digital copy of your resume (flash drive or e-mail)!

Adult Career Workshops

Email Basics

Tue, March 26, 2019 12:00 P.M.
Frankford Library

Learn to use e-mail and set up your own free account, upload attachments, and learn how to navigate your email with our Digital Resource Specialist.  Also, utilize our new laptops for extended time.

Adult Computer Classes Computers Technology

Open Computer Lab

Tue, March 26, 2019 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.

Adult Senior Computer Classes Other Great Programs Hot Spots Computers

ESL Class - Beginner/ Low Intermediate

Tue, March 26, 2019 12:30 P.M.
Charles Santore Library

This 2-hour class runs once a week, on Tuesdays from mid-January to May.  Some basic knowledge of English is expected. Skill level will be assessed in class.  This class is free and registration is not required, however, regular attendance is recommended. Questions?  Call the…

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Friends Speaker Series | Truth vs. Fake News in the Trump Era

Tue, March 26, 2019 1:30 P.M.
Chestnut Hill Library

Join us for an examination of the historic relationships between presidents and the press; the role of a free press in the democratic process; the consolidation of corporate media power and the collapse of local news.  What can we, in our quest to become better informed citizens, do to…

Adult Senior Speakers and Lectures Newspapers, Magazines, & Journals Politics

The Mystery of Amelia Earhart

Tue, March 26, 2019 2:00 P.M.
Fox Chase Library

Famed aviation pioneer Amelia Earhart and her navigator, Fred Noonan, disappeared in July, 1937 while attempting to circumnavigate the globe. Exactly what happened to Amelia Earhart, where her plane went down, and whether she might have survived a crash landing has been debated for more than 80…

Adult Young Adult Senior Speakers and Lectures Other Great Programs History

Resume and Job Help

Tue, March 26, 2019 5:30 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Create a resume. Get help with online job searching and applications.

Adult Computer Classes Computers Jobs & Job Seekers

Internet Searching

Tue, March 26, 2019 5:45 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Learn to find the information you want on the internet. Class runs for two hours. This class is offered on a first come, first served basis. We encourage attendees to come 15 minutes before the start of the class to get a registration ticket at the reference desk, in the Magazines and…

Adult Senior Computer Classes Hot Spots Computers Databases & Electronic Resources

Course: Pride and Prometheus: Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice and Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein

Tue, March 26, 2019 6:00 P.M.
The Rosenbach | 2008 Delancey Place, Philadelphia, PA 19103

To register:  https://rosenbach.org/events/course-austen-and-shelley/ About the Course This course will explore perhaps the two most popular English language novels of the 19th century: Jane Austen’s  Pride and Prejudice  and Mary Shelley’s  Frankenstein .…

Adult Other Great Programs Literature Rosenbach Museum & Library

Vision 2020: Justice For All

Tue, March 26, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Social Science and History Department at Parkway Central Library

Women won the right to vote in 1920. Hear about the fight for the 19th Amendment, voting barriers that many women still face, and programs in 2020 marking 100 years of this women’s equality milestone. Panel #1 : This panel will focus on women’s history, specifically key moments…

Adult Young Adult Speakers and Lectures Discussion and Participation Law Social Science History Women's History Month

Yoga for Adults

Tue, March 26, 2019 7:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

An inclusive yoga class for people of all skill levels and abilities.  Wear something comfortable and come to the library for wellness, stretching, and relaxation.

Adult Young Adult Senior Health Programs Workshops and Enrichment Yoga

Albert Woodfox | Solitary: Unbroken by Four Decades in Solitary Confinement. My Story of Transformation and Hope

Tue, March 26, 2019 7:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Cost: $15.00
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In conversation with award-winning journalist Tracey Matisak. Falsely accused and convicted of a 1972 robbery in which a white guard was killed, Albert Woodfox served more than four decades in solitary confinement in Louisiana’s notoriously brutal Angola prison. Finding solidarity and…

Adult Author Events Speakers and Lectures Author Events - Ticketed Series African American Author Events Biography & Autobiography Body, Mind & Spirit General Research Social Science History

English as a Second Language Class

Wed, March 27, 2019 10:00 A.M.
Paschalville Library

The Paschalville Community Group provides English as a Second Language Classes for students of all levels. Registration for new students is held on Tuesday at 12:30 p.m.

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Computer Basics

Wed, March 27, 2019 12:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Welcome to Computer Basics! You will learn about the monitor, control buttons, and ports. You will also improve your mouse, keyboard, and typing skills.

Adult Young Adult Senior Computer Classes Technology

Open Computer Lab

Wed, March 27, 2019 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.

Adult Senior Computer Classes Other Great Programs Hot Spots Computers

ESL Class - Intermediate

Wed, March 27, 2019 12:30 P.M.
Charles Santore Library

This 2 hour long class runs once a week on Wednesdays from mid-January to May. This class is free and registration is not required, however, regular attendance is recommended. Questions?  Call the librarian at 215-686-1766  

Adult New Americans New Americans ESL - English as a Second Language

ESL (English as a Second Language) Class

Wed, March 27, 2019 12:30 P.M.
Wyoming Library

Mondays and Wednesdays from 12:30 - 3:30 pm. Testing every second Wednesday of the month. *New students must be tested before starting ESL Classes      

Adult New Americans New Americans ESL

Older Adult Lunch

Wed, March 27, 2019 1:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Make and enjoy a delicious plant-based lunch with Chef Char Nolan. Door prizes, recipes, and more. Try new healthy meat-free meals with AARP inspired recipes, and enjoy conversation with other adults 55+. Bring a friend! Registration required.  Call or stop by the library to sign up.

Adult Health Programs Culinary Literacy Health

Computer Tutoring

Wed, March 27, 2019 2:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Join us in the Lab for individualized assistance provided by our Digital Resource Specialist.

Adult Young Adult Senior Computer Classes Digital Media
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