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Computer Boot Camp

Tue, October 30, 2018 3:00 P.M.
West Oak Lane Library

Take a crash course in computer basics with us - so you can become more comfortable using a computer.  Space is limited and advance registration is suggested; sign up by contacting Ms. Robinson, at the library. 3:00 to 4:30 p.m.  

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Basic Computer Skills Workshop

Tue, October 30, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library

A hands-on, introductory class designed for individuals with no previous computer skills. It is helpful if you have some typing skills.  This class runs from 4:00 until 5:00 p.m.

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Intro to Powerpoint

Tue, October 30, 2018 5:45 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Learn how to create presentations and more. This class is offered on a first come, first served basis. We encourage attendees to arrive 15 minutes before the start of the class to get a registration ticket at the reference desk, in the Magazines and Newspapers Department. Space is limited.

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This Is What Democracy Reads Like: A Conversation with Wilson Goode

Tue, October 30, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Join a conversation with the Honorable W. Wilson Goode, former mayor of Philadelphia, about his new book  Black Voters Mattered: A Philadelphia Story . Dr. Goode will talk about how essential voting and elections are to our communities. Learn the history of an era of…

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Lynsey Addario | Of Love & War

Tue, October 30, 2018 7:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Cost: $15
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Tickets on sale September 7, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. Often focusing on armed conflict, human rights issues, and women’s roles in traditional societies, Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist Lynsey Addario’s work regularly appears in The New York Times , National Geographic , and Time .…

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English as a Second Language Class

Wed, October 31, 2018 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.

Adult New Americans ESL

Open Computer Lab

Wed, October 31, 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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Intermediate ESL Class

Wed, October 31, 2018 12:30 P.M.
Walnut Street West

PEDAL@GSE ESL Classes are FREE for adults (17 years+); Registration is preferred. REGISTER IN PERSON AT THE LIBRARY. Classes sponsored by the Penn GSE Educational Linguistics Division.

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ESL Class - Intermediate

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

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

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Mr. Burns

Wed, October 31, 2018 2:00 P.M.
The Wilma Theater 265 S. Broad Street

Curated in collaboration with the Wilma’s Literary Department, the Free Library’s Book Bike will be rolling INTO The Wilma Theater stocked with books related to the Wilma’s 2018/19 season - this time for Mr. Burn, A Post-Electric Play. Facing an uncertain future, survivors…

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Let's Speak English | For International Adults

Wed, October 31, 2018 3:00 P.M.
Ramonita G. de Rodriguez Library

Join us for a weekly conversation hour and build your confidence in speaking English. Topics may include: small talk, holidays, customs, and common slang. You can practice speaking English in a casual and relaxed environment without examinations. You will be able to make friends with other…

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Halloween Party

Wed, October 31, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Join us after school for Halloween-themed activities and snacks. Costumes welcome!

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Fall Book Club

Wed, October 31, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Paschalville Library

Interested in reading and discussing popular books? Join us in the community room, light refreshments will be served. Questions? Contact Nyia Morrison at morrisonn@freelibrary.org    

Adult Discussion and Participation Book Clubs

Let’s Speak English! | For International Adults

Wed, October 31, 2018 5:00 P.M.
Independence Library

Join us for a weekly conversation hour and build your confidence in speaking English. Topics may include: small talk, holidays, customs, and common slang. You can practice speaking English in a casual and relaxed environment without examinations. You will be able to make friends with other…

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Craft & Chat

Wed, October 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,…

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Computer Tutoring

Wed, October 31, 2018 5:30 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

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

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Knitting and Crocheting Circle

Wed, October 31, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Charles Santore Library

If you’re crafty, come hang out with us and make something!  This is an informal get-together for neighorhood people who knit or crochet.  Now meeting weekly! All levels welcome.  

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Conversational ESL

Wed, October 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. 

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English Classes

Wed, October 31, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Tacony Library

Free English Classes in Tacony for New Americans provided by the IndoChinese-American Council  Call 215-457-0272 ext 108 for information or to register. All levels welcome!  

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Sit and Stitch

Wed, October 31, 2018 6:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Join a circle of knitters and crocheters for an informal evening of needlecrafts.  Any skill level welcome, though formal instruction will not be guaranteed. All are welcome!

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