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Family Reading Group: Another Brooklyn

Sat, February 24, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Logan Library

To spark multigenerational conversations, we'll hear selected passages from the featured book Another Brooklyn , as well as companion books and other stories. Share your thoughts with the group. All ages welcome. 

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Discussion and Participation One Book, One Philadelphia African American One Book, One Philadelphia

Octavius V. Catto: A Legacy for the 21st Century

Sat, February 24, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Oak Lane Library

Interactive workshop for the whole family featuring hands-on activities, examination of primary sources, and a screening of History Making Productions' Octavius V. Catto: A Legacy for the 21st Century followed by a discussion led by local Catto experts. Octavius V. Catto was a 19th…

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Black History Month Family Programs African American Family Philadelphia Philadelphia History

Support Group for Asian LGBTQ Community

Sat, February 24, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Independence Library

This is a group aimed at providing support for Asian LGBTQ Community. All the group sessions will be held under confidentiality. We aim to provide sound support within the group and discuss issues related to identity, relationships, stress and other problems and solutions related to the Asian…

Adult Other Great Programs LGBTQ

Film Screening: Akeelah and the Bee

Sat, February 24, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

In honor of Black History Month, please join us for a free screening of the family-friendly film Akeelah and the Bee. This program will be held in the meeting room on the library’s lower level and we regret there is no elevator.

Adult Young Adult Black History Month Family Programs

Everybody Ready 3.0 | Personal Preparedness Training for Philadelphia Community Members

Sat, February 24, 2018 2:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

This 2-hour, interactive training is being offered by the Philadelphia Department of Public Health (PDPH) Bioterrorism & Public Health Preparedness (BT) Program.  Each individual who completes the training will receive a certificate of completion, a mini preparedness kit and Everybody…

Adult Health Programs Health

English Club

Sat, February 24, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Torresdale Library

Join our new group to meet people and practice speaking english in a relaxed atmosphere.  For more informaiton call Ann at 215.685.0494.

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

Open Computer Lab

Sat, February 24, 2018 3:00 P.M.
Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library

Work on your own project in our computer lab.

Adult Computer Classes Computers

Black History Month Film Screening: The Watsons Go to Birmingham

Sat, February 24, 2018 3:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Join us for a screening of the film adaptation of The Watsons Go to Birmingham – 1963, the story of an African-American family’s road trip from Flint, Michigan to Birmingham, Alabama in 1963 and the tragic events that take place. Based on the book by Christopher Paul Curtis.

Adult Young Adult School Age Black History Month Film Screening Family Programs

Sundays on Stage: Two of a Kind

Sun, February 25, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

The award-winning musical duo Two of a Kind presents an interactive family concert featuring songs about reading, books and the library, with lots of singing, movement, and puppets. This series is made possible by funding from the Philadelphia City Institute Board of Managers. Montgomery…

Adult Young Adult School Age Preschool Toddler Senior Family Programs Live Performances Sundays on Stage Children Family Music

Urban League Career Development | Rediscover yourself, Find your future, Make New Choices!

Mon, February 26, 2018 12:30 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

This FREE Career Development course will include the following topics: Identifying your gifts or talents Job or education placement assistance Creating an impactful resume Strengthening interviewing skills Assertiveness training Assistance with job placement, creating a resume, and strengthening…

Adult Career Workshops

Mindfulness Meditation | Chair Yoga

Mon, February 26, 2018 12:30 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Ground your mind and body with Mindfulness Meditation and Chair Yoga. Spend a peaceful half-hour with a guided meditation. Chair yoga is a twist on traditional yoga, making it accessible for any age. This program is for adults. Newcomers please attend the 12:30 p.m. class. Our 2:00 p.m. Chair…

Adult Family Programs Yoga

ESL Conversation Group

Mon, February 26, 2018 1:00 P.M.
Charles Santore Library

This group is a great way to practice speaking everyday English. ALL are welcome.

Adult New Americans New Americans ESL

Open Computer Lab

Mon, February 26, 2018 2:30 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Use a computer for up to 2 hours. Assistance from library staff is available.  

Adult Computer Classes Career Workshops Computers

Meatless Mondays

Mon, February 26, 2018 3:45 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Join Chef Char Nolan for Meatless Mondays, an interactive class on vegan cooking for all ages.

Adult Young Adult Health Programs Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition Health

Octavius V. Catto: A Legacy for the 21st Century

Mon, February 26, 2018 5:00 P.M.
Haverford Library

Interactive workshop for the whole family featuring hands-on activities, examination of primary sources, and a screening of History Making Productions' Octavius V. Catto: A Legacy for the 21st Century followed by a discussion led by local Catto experts. Octavius V. Catto was a 19th…

Adult Young Adult School Age Black History Month Family Programs African American Family Philadelphia Philadelphia History

Board Games

Mon, February 26, 2018 5:00 P.M.
Whitman Library

You can play Scrabble, Chess, Monopoly, and other board games.  

Adult Young Adult Other Great Programs Board Games and Role-Playing

Pomades, Butters and Balms

Mon, February 26, 2018 5:00 P.M.
Eastwick Library

In Jacqueline Woodson’s featured books, having one’s hair done by a family member or neighbor shapes sensory-rich memories. Join Nyambi Naturals, learn how to make hair and body products that fit diverse needs, and take away samples and DIY recipes. 

Adult Young Adult Black History Month Other Great Programs One Book, One Philadelphia One Book, One Philadelphia

Advanced ESL Class

Mon, February 26, 2018 5:00 P.M.
Walnut Street West

PEDAL@GSE ESL Classes are FREE for adults (17 years+); Registration is preferred. Advanced Class: Mondays from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Novice Class: Wednesdays from 3:00 p.m to 5:00 p.m Intermediate Class: Fridays from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. REGISTER IN PERSON AT THE LIBRARY. Classes…

Adult Senior New Americans New Americans ESL

Let's Speak English | For International Adults

Mon, February 26, 2018 5:30 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…

Adult Discussion and Participation New Americans New Americans ESL - English as a Second Language

Anime, Manga & Gaming Meetup for Adults and Older Teens

Mon, February 26, 2018 5:30 P.M.
Ramonita G. de Rodriguez Library

Adults and teens 16 and up are invited to meet up for ongoing screenings, conversation and gaming sessions! Bring your love for different series and get to know new titles. For more information, contact Sara Palmer, Librarian, at 215-686-1768 or palmers@freelibrary.org.

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