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Healthy Cooking Workshop

Fri, April 5, 2019 2:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Join us for a free healthy cooking workshop that includes: low cost cooking ideas, nutrition tips, food tastings, and giveaways! To register, please contact Chalise Saunders csaunders@thefoodtrust.org | 267-658-4148

Adult Young Adult Senior Health Programs Cooking & Nutrition Health & Fitness

Citizenship Class Session

Sat, April 6, 2019 10:30 A.M.
Tacony Library

The IndoChinese American Council at Tacony Library will host an information session about free Citizenship Classes. To apply for classes, you must: -be 18 years or older -be able to read, speak, and write English -have a Green Card -live in Philadelphia, Bucks, Montgomery, Chester, or Delaware…

Adult Young Adult Senior New Americans Other Great Programs Citizenship Government Information New Americans Test Preparation

Spanish Conversation Group

Sat, April 6, 2019 1:00 P.M.
Lovett Memorial Library

Join us for conversation and community. For intermediate Spanish speakers.  Spanish speakers who would like to improve their English are also welcome.  

Adult Young Adult Senior Discussion and Participation Other Great Programs Language Study

Coalition to Save the Libraries, 10 Years Later

Sat, April 6, 2019 2:00 P.M.
Kingsessing Library

Ten years ago, neighbors from Kingsessing and all across Philadelphia came together to save eleven library branches from being closed. Come celebrate with a panel of folks involved in that victory while considering how it relates to similar struggles today. 

Adult Young Adult Senior Community Events Discussion and Participation Free Library of Philadelphia

Sundays on Stage: Puppet Theatre Inside and Out

Sun, April 7, 2019 2:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Spark imaginations and encourage creative risks with this wonderful introduction to the puppet world, including an expert presentation of Aesop’s Fables with Steve Abrams. Montgomery Auditorium Parkway Central Library 1901 Vine Street   Free Admission!   Seating is on a…

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

Book Talk and Craft Hour

Mon, April 8, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Greater Olney Library

Bring a craft project you're working on and create while you chat about books! Limited craft supplies available.

Adult Senior Discussion and Participation Other Great Programs Book Clubs arts & crafts

Zero-Proof Cocktails with Olga Sorzano

Mon, April 8, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

Mocktails are so 2018! Welcome to the new era of refreshing sophisticated zero proof cocktails that will leave you feeling like you are not missing out at the party!  This fun educational class will teach you how to bring kombucha to a whole another level by using seasonal…

Adult Senior Workshops and Enrichment Culinary Literacy

Recycling Realities

Mon, April 8, 2019 6:30 P.M.
Falls of Schuylkill Library

This 8-week course will survey current recycling technologies and policies, with an emphasis on the recovery of value from municipal solid wastes.  In addition to addressing the recycling of glass, paper products, food wastes, and traditional common metals, special attention will be paid to…

Adult Senior Speakers and Lectures Discussion and Participation Environment & Nature Science

Spinning Yarns

Mon, April 8, 2019 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

Computer Boot Camp: Week 5 of 6

Tue, April 9, 2019 10:30 A.M.
Tacony Library

Computer Basics-Week 5: Google Search Join us on Tuesdays from 10:30AM - 12:30PM REGISTRATION IS A MUST! *Please register in advance with Ms. McDowell DRS by phone 215-685-8755 or email McDowellL@freelibrary.org * **This is a full 6 week course. Please plan to attend in its entirety.**  

Adult Senior Computer Classes Hot Spots Computers

Smartphone Basics

Tue, April 9, 2019 11:30 A.M.
Charles L. Durham Library

Learn the very basic of using a smart phone. Call to sign up and bring your smartphone the day of the workshop.

Adult Senior Workshops and Enrichment Technology Digital Media

Tai Chi

Tue, April 9, 2019 12:00 P.M.
Andorra Library

Join us for a healthy and stress relieving break in the middle of your day.  Our instructor, Henry Vuong, has been studying Tai Chi since childhood.  This free, 8-week program is sponsored by Friends of Andorra Library.  Space is limited and advance registration is…

Adult Senior Health Programs Health & Fitness Tai Chi

Email Basics

Tue, April 9, 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 Senior Computer Classes Hot Spots Computers Technology

Mah Jongg Open Play

Tue, April 9, 2019 1:30 P.M.
Andorra Library

Do you know how to play American Mah Jongg?  If so, join an enthusiastic group of players on Tuesday afternoons. We will use the Official Standard Hands and Rules of the National Mah Jongg League - please bring your official score card to play.  We will be playing a medium-paced game…

Adult Senior Other Great Programs Games and Gaming

Friends Speaker Series | CBD, THC and the ABCs of Medical Marijuana

Tue, April 9, 2019 1:30 P.M.
Chestnut Hill Library

Wanda Beilinson is a pharmacist and educator working in a state-licensed dispensary; she will be on hand to discuss: What are the forms of medical marijuana, and what are their effects? How does Pennsylvania's program work? What are the qualifying medical conditions? How does one register to…

Adult Senior Speakers and Lectures Health

AARP Tax Preparation

Wed, April 10, 2019 10:30 A.M.
West Oak Lane Library

Volunteers from AARP will be available from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. to offer free, in-person tax preparation service for seniors. Reservations required. Call 215-685-2843 to make an appointment.

Senior Other Great Programs Personal Finance & Investing

Movie Time

Wed, April 10, 2019 1:00 P.M.
Charles L. Durham Library

Watch a good movie and participate in a short conversation about it with our movie-lover librarian.    

Adult Senior Film Screening Discussion and Participation Movies & Television

Library Open House

Wed, April 10, 2019 5:00 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Friends of all ages, please join us as we celebrate National Library Week with crafts, trivia, prizes, and refreshments. We will also work together to create a community mural that celebrates our love of libraries. This program will be held in the meeting room on the library’s lower level…

Adult Young Adult Preschool Senior Family Programs Family

Keeping it Real in Real Estate: First Time Home Buyers and Investors

Wed, April 10, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Oak Lane Library

Join us for a six-week workshop and you will learn: What Lenders are looking for Techniques for choosing the right Real Estate Agent How to be credit-worthy How to establish, restore, and rebuild your credit Tax advantages of home ownership About grants that are available, up to $10,000 Space is…

Adult Senior Discussion and Participation Workshops and Enrichment House & Home Personal Finance & Investing

Personal Budgeting Workshop

Wed, April 10, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Roxborough Library

Are you overspending and not saving enough money? Do you need help with creating a budget? We will help you: Understand the importance of saving Track where your money is going Create a realistic budget Reorganize your budget to possibly reduce your bill and credit payments This program will be…

Adult Senior Workshops and Enrichment Personal Finance & Investing
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