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Google Search

Mon, November 26, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Bustleton Library

Students will learn how to conduct Google searches and learn basic attributes of search engines. Please call (215-685-0472) or visit branch to sign-up.

Adult Young Adult Senior Computer Classes Hot Spots Computers

Spinning Yarns

Mon, November 26, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

For those who knit and crochet, bring your latest project and enjoy a relaxing, low-key evening of crafting at the library.  All fiber arts are welcome. This program is intended for adults.    

Adult Senior Arts and Crafts Programs arts & crafts

Google Search

Tue, November 27, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Bustleton Library

Students will learn how to conduct Google searches and learn basic attributes of search engines. Please call (215-685-0472) or visit branch to sign-up.

Adult Young Adult Senior Computer Classes Hot Spots Computers

Saturday Crafternoons

Sat, December 1, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Fox Chase Library

Calling crafters of all experience levels: come craft with us at the library! Join us for some basic instruction, idea sharing, coordinated projects, and good company. No experience necessary. Intended for adults and young adults. 

Adult Young Adult Senior Arts and Crafts Programs arts & crafts

Sundays on Stage: The Nutcracker

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

Presented by Pages to Pirouettes, bring the whole family to hear the story of Marie and the Nutcracker Prince and their journey to the Land of the Sweets,  then see it come to life to the enchanting music of Tchaikovsky. This Sundays on Stage tradition closes with a ballet lesson for the…

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

Monday Poets| Raquel Salas Rivera & Wes Matthews

Mon, December 3, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Literature Department at Parkway Central Library

WES MATTHEWS was born in Detroit and began writing poetry at age 10. He is a two-time Brave New Voices competitor, a 2016 TEDx speaker, and winner of the 2018 Philly Slam League All-Star Poetry Slam. His work can be found in Detroit Free Press , Eunoia Review , Dreginald Magazine , and in other…

Adult Young Adult Senior Speakers and Lectures Monday Poets Reading Series African American Literature Poetry

Adult Diabetes Education Program

Wed, December 5, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Join us for an educational program on Diabetes. Topics include What is going on inside your body when you have diabetes What are the common medications used for diabetes Day to day management of diabetes How to prevent the complications of diabetes Tips on Healthy Eating and Overall Wellness…

Adult Senior Health Programs Health and Wellness Philadelphia Seniors Health

Fiber Craft Group

Wed, December 5, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Blanche A. Nixon/Cobbs Creek Library

Bring your latest project and enjoy an evening of crafting and conversation with fellow artists. Assistance with knitting and crochet projects usually available. All skill levels welcome. 

Adult Young Adult Senior Arts and Crafts Programs Crochet Knitting

Saturday Crafternoons

Sat, December 8, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Fox Chase Library

Calling crafters of all experience levels: come craft with us at the library! Join us for some basic instruction, idea sharing, coordinated projects, and good company. No experience necessary. Intended for adults and young adults. 

Adult Young Adult Senior Arts and Crafts Programs arts & crafts

Paramita Meditation Workshop Series

Sat, December 8, 2018 2:30 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Please join Beth Adelson for a free, six-session Paramita Meditation workshop series. The Buddha taught us how to find contentment by dispelling any suffering that life events may bring. In this series, we will learn about and try out the Paramita practices, the practices which build consistent…

Adult Senior Other Great Programs Health & Fitness Yoga

Sundays on Stage: Eda Ne Kakati (From the Past to the Present)

Sun, December 9, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Ssuuna is a dancer, drummer, singer, songwriter, and reggae artist from Uganda with a wide range of performance experience. In this interactive show, you will learn a song in Luganda, the language of Uganda! Montgomery Auditorium Doors open at 1:30 p.m. Free Admission! Seating is on a…

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

Philadelphia Reads W.E.B. Du Bois----Today's reading and discussion: The Sorrow Songs

Sun, December 9, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Social Science and History Department at Parkway Central Library

Discover the power of W.E.B. Du Bois’ ideas and their significance in our time.  This reading group focuses on the “The Souls of Black Folk,” his seminal study of African-American civilization at the turn of the 20th Century.  Led by Du Bois scholar and activist, Dr.…

Adult Young Adult Senior Discussion and Participation African American Philadelphia History Social Science

Job Lab

Mon, December 10, 2018 12:00 P.M.
Nicetown-Tioga Library

Are you looking for a job and finding that everyone requires online applications?  We can help you! Space may be limited; first come, first served.  From 12:00 p.m. to 2::00 p.m.

Adult Senior Other Great Programs Jobs & Job Seekers

Online Safety

Mon, December 10, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Bustleton Library

Students will learn best practices for increasing their safety and privacy online. Please call (215-685-0472) or visit branch to sign-up.

Adult Young Adult Senior Computer Classes Hot Spots Computers

2nd Monday Writers Group

Mon, December 10, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Oak Lane Library

Are you a writer who needs some motivation and encouragement? We can provide this, as well as technical skills and information that can direct you towards completing tasks for publication and discovery.  A great support group no matter what stage of the process you are in,…

Adult Senior Workshops and Enrichment Art Literature

Online Safety

Tue, December 11, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Bustleton Library

Students will learn best practices for increasing their safety and privacy online. Please call (215-685-0472) or visit branch to sign-up.

Adult Young Adult Senior Computer Classes Hot Spots Computers

Adult Diabetes Education Program

Wed, December 12, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Join us for an educational program on Diabetes. Topics include What is going on inside your body when you have diabetes What are the common medications used for diabetes Day to day management of diabetes How to prevent the complications of diabetes Tips on Healthy Eating and Overall Wellness…

Adult Senior Health Programs Health and Wellness Philadelphia Seniors Health

Book Talk | Queen: Complete Works

Wed, December 12, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Falls of Schuylkill Library

This year marks the 45th anniversary of Queen's debut album, and now, their story is being told on the big screen in the biopic "Bohemian Rhapsody".  Join Georg Purvis, author of Queen:  Complete Works , in a discussion of the band's meteoric rise from humble art/glam…

Adult Young Adult Senior Speakers and Lectures Music

Adult Book Club

Fri, December 14, 2018 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 Salvage the Bones , by Jesmyn Ward.  A hurricane builds over a town in the Gulf of…

Adult Senior Discussion and Participation Literature Book Clubs

Family Cooking Class: The Perfect Omelet

Sat, December 15, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

Chef Chris Paul and nutritionist Leigh-Ann Charles-Paul are back with a family cooking class for caregivers and their children ages 8-12. As a special brunch dish or everyday breakfast staple, omelettes offer an adaptable approach to a budget-friendly and nutrient-dense meal. Participants will…

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