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Literary Evening of Mexican Authors | Noche Literaria de Autores Mexicanos

Mon, September 18, 2017 6:00 P.M.
Charles Santore Library

The Charles Santore Library in conjunction with the Consulate of Mexico in Philadelphia is proud to invite you to a Literary Evening on Monday, September 18th and join us for a cultural Literary Evening to discuss Mexican authors through the ages. We will discuss authors like…

Adult Young Adult Workshops and Enrichment Art Literacy New Americans

Share Your, or Your Family's Immigration Story

Mon, September 18, 2017 6:30 P.M.
Chestnut Hill Library

How did you or your family come to America?  Whether it was through Ellis Island, through asylum seeking, or another way, we all have a fascinating story to tell.  Come share yours with us. Light refreshments served.

Adult Discussion and Participation Other Great Programs Family

Waging War on Immigration and Science

Mon, September 18, 2017 6:30 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Zack Pelta-Heller remembers his grandfather, a Holocaust survivor, immigrant, and inventor, in light of the highly controversial immigration ban President Trump proposed earlier this year. Zack Pelta-Heller is the Web Content Manager at the Chemical Heritage Foundation. His writing has appeared…

Adult Speakers and Lectures New Americans

Microsoft Word 101

Tue, September 19, 2017 10:30 A.M.
Bustleton Library

We will offer an introduction to Microsoft's popular word processing program - Word 2010.  Some basic computer skills will be helpful.  Space is limited; pre-registration is required.

Adult Computer Classes Hot Spots Computers

English as a Second Language Class

Tue, September 19, 2017 12:30 P.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

You Can Quit Smoking!

Tue, September 19, 2017 1:00 P.M.
Lawncrest Library

If you are ready to gain control and stop smoking, we are here to help! This 4-week program is offered by the Fox Chase Cancer Center and will help you learn to live smoke-free! Get help understanding addiction, learning about nicotine replacement therapy, coping with urges and stresses and…

Adult Health Programs Health & Fitness

Storytelling Workshop Series

Tue, September 19, 2017 6:30 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Join Storyteller Denise McCormack and adults and teens from the community for a fun and interactive workshop series on the art and benefits of storytelling.  In this workshop we will explore the rudiments of story and storytelling using traditional tales. For more information and to sign-up…

Adult Young Adult Discussion and Participation Workshops and Enrichment Teens

Launch Party & Book Signing! Girls Auto Clinic Glove Box Guide

Tue, September 19, 2017 7:00 P.M.
Business Resource and Innovation Center at Parkway Central Library

Let’s celebrate! On Tuesday, September 19 join the Free Library of Philadelphia in the Skyline Room & Terrace for the official book launch of Patrice Banks. The Girls Auto Clinic Glove Box Guide is the one-stop-do-it-herself-guide to auto maintenance! Be among the first to…

Adult Business Discussion and Participation Speakers and Lectures Business & Entrepreneurs Automotive

Tom Perrotta | Mrs. Fletcher

Tue, September 19, 2017 7:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Cost: FREE

“A daring chronicler of our most profound anxieties and human desires” ( Washington Post ), Tom Perrotta is the author of some of the most popular and critically acclaimed novels of our time, including Election , which was adapted into an Oscar-nominated film starring Matthew…

Adult Author Events Speakers and Lectures Author Events - Free Series Author Events Fiction Literature Movies & Television Hearing Loop

English as a Second Language Class

Wed, September 20, 2017 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

Live, Eat, Breathe, Sleep, Be Healthy

Wed, September 20, 2017 12:00 P.M.
Haverford Library

Stop by the library and have  a member of the Lankenau Medical Center staff check your blood pressure. Knowing your numbers can help you take the right steps to protect your heart.

Adult Young Adult Senior Health Programs Culinary Literacy Health & Fitness

Media Minutes with the People's Media Collection

Wed, September 20, 2017 12:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Trainers from the People's Media Collection will walk participants through how to film, edit, and share videos using tablets and smartphones. Some skills you'll walk away with include: framing shots, interviewing people, basic film editing, adding effects to videos and sharing your…

Adult Young Adult Senior Workshops and Enrichment Digital Media

Media Minutes with the People's Media Collection

Wed, September 20, 2017 3:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Trainers from the People's Media Collection will walk participants through how to film, edit, and share videos using tablets and smartphones. Some skills you'll walk away with include: framing shots, interviewing people, basic film editing, adding effects to videos and sharing your…

Adult Young Adult Senior Workshops and Enrichment Digital Media

Heritage Story Potluck

Wed, September 20, 2017 6:00 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Join us for an evening of food and story sharing.  Bring a favorite dish from your homeland and share stories about your country of origin and how you or your family came to America.  Mingle with your neighbors and have a good time! The program will be held in the meeting room on the…

Adult Other Great Programs Cooking & Nutrition Family New Americans

Yellow Butterflies in Autumn: Celebrating the 50 Years of the publication of “One Hundred Years of Solitude” by Gabriel García Márquez (Room 108)

Wed, September 20, 2017 6:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Gabriel García Márquez  from  anecdotal, journalistic, scenic, musical  perspective and his experience in Mexico. Discussion topics: Anecdotal Chronicles . S. Jenny Potes- Curci, (Cali-Colombia), MA in Spanish & Literature. The Reporter: Transition from…

Adult Young Adult Family Programs Speakers and Lectures Fiction Literature New Americans

AARP Foundation - Finances 50+

Wed, September 20, 2017 6:00 P.M.
Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library

Can you benefit from smart money habits? Our three-part series is simple, interactive and designed to help build habits to improve your financial situation.  Learn some easy ways to make measurable progress towards your financial goals. We encourage you to attend all three sessions.…

Adult Discussion and Participation Personal Finance & Investing

AARP Foundation - Finances 50+

Wed, September 20, 2017 6:00 P.M.
Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library

Can you benefit from smart money habits? Our three-part series is simple, interactive and designed to help build habits to improve your financial situation.  Learn some easy ways to make measurable progress towards your financial goals. We encourage you to attend all three sessions.…

Adult Discussion and Participation Personal Finance & Investing

Sit and Stitch

Wed, September 20, 2017 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!

Adult Family Programs Crafts & Hobbies Crochet arts & crafts

Grow Your Business with ReferenceUSA

Wed, September 20, 2017 6:30 P.M.
Business Resource and Innovation Center at Parkway Central Library

Learn how to use the ReferenceUSA database collection to work for your business! Follow along as we learn: How to use U.S. Businesses to begin your competitive analysis, employ vertical marketing, and generate sales leads How to find new prospects using U.S. New Movers/Homeowners How to use U.S.…

Adult Business Business & Entrepreneurs

CareerLink Workshop

Thu, September 21, 2017 11:00 A.M.
Kingsessing 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 Career Workshops Jobs & Job Seekers
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