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Geekscape

Wed, November 29, 2017 3:30 P.M.
Teen Center at Parkway Central Library

Hang out in the Teen Center and geek out about all your favorite fandoms!

Young Adult Discussion and Participation Comics & Graphic Novels Games and Gaming Movies & Television Teens

Email Basics

Wed, November 29, 2017 4:00 P.M.
Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library

Learn to use e-mail and set up your own free account.  It will be helpful if you have some basic computer or typing skills, but not required.

Adult Computer Classes Computers

Gaming!

Wed, November 29, 2017 4:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Come play video games on the big screen! Get on your feet with Wii games. For teens and school-aged children.

School Age Family Programs Children Games and Gaming

Gaming!

Wed, November 29, 2017 4:00 P.M.
Whitman Library

Come play video games on the big screen! Get on your feet with Wii games. For teens and school-aged children.

School Age Family Programs Children Games and Gaming

LEAP | DIY

Wed, November 29, 2017 4:30 P.M.
Thomas F. Donatucci, Sr. Library

Get your hands dirty with Maker projects, building challenges, snack-making, robots, and more! Materials provided. This program is part of LEAP (Literacy Enrichment Afterschool Program) that provides homework help and literacy activities offered for grades K-12 while school is in session.

Young Adult LEAP Crafts & Hobbies

Let’s Speak English! | For International Adults

Wed, November 29, 2017 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…

Adult New Americans New Americans ESL

Fantasy Roleplaying Club

Wed, November 29, 2017 5:30 P.M.
Walnut Street West

CALLING ALL BRAVE WARRIORS AND WIZARDS! Are you interested in Dungeons & Dragons? Ever wanted to play a tabletop roleplaying game(RPG)? Unleash your inner-nerd and come play with us! This new group will meet weekly on Wednesday evenings from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. This is a basic introduction to…

Young Adult School Age Other Great Programs Games and Gaming

Chess Club

Wed, November 29, 2017 5:30 P.M.
Walnut Street West

Join other kids (ages 6-18), to learn and play chess. Wednesdays from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Applications are available upstairs on the Second Floor. Adult volunteers needed!  Contact: wswlibraryfriends@gmail.com. Programming coordinated through The Friends of Walnut Street West Library.

Young Adult School Age Other Great Programs Chess

Craft & Chat

Wed, November 29, 2017 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,…

Adult Young Adult Arts and Crafts Programs Crafts & Hobbies Crochet Knitting

PAWS for Reading—Read with Sophie!

Wed, November 29, 2017 5:30 P.M.
Ramonita G. de Rodriguez Library

We are delighted to host Library PAWS for Reading, a series of programs of PAWS for People that gives children a chance to read aloud to a well-trained therapy animal in order to improve their reading and communication skills. Since pets don't correct mistakes, the pressure to "perform" is off…

School Age Family Programs Children Family PAWS Read to a Dog

AAUW Work Smart: Salary Negotiation Workshop for Women

Wed, November 29, 2017 5:30 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Women working full time in the United States typically are paid just 80 percent of what white men are paid, a gap of 20 percent — and it’s even worse for women of color. Attend this FREE salary negotiation workshop to gain the skills and confidence to successfully negotiate your…

Adult Workshops and Enrichment Jobs & Job Seekers

Learn to Use Email

Wed, November 29, 2017 5:45 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Learn how to use email and create your own Email account. 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.…

Adult Computer Classes Computers

Introduction to MS Word

Wed, November 29, 2017 6:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Learn to use the program Microsoft Word to type & format documents.  

Adult Computer Classes Computers

Knitting and Crocheting Circle: Craft for a Cause!

Wed, November 29, 2017 6:00 P.M.
Charles Santore Library

This is an informal get together for neighborhood people who knit and crochet. For the next 6 weeks we will be meeting every week to make hats, scarves and mittens to donate to clients of Women Against Abuse. Stop by, hang out or drop off items you make at home.    

Adult Family Programs Crafts & Hobbies Crochet Knitting

Fiber Craft Group

Wed, November 29, 2017 6:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Fiber artists are invited to join us every Wednesday from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.  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 Arts and Crafts Programs Art Crafts & Hobbies Crochet Knitting

Yoga for Adults

Wed, November 29, 2017 6:30 P.M.
Whitman Library

An inclusive yoga class for people of all skill levels and abilities. Mats are available, or you can bring your own. Wear something comfortable and come to the library for wellness, stretching, and relaxation.

Adult Family Programs Yoga

Sit and Stitch

Wed, November 29, 2017 6:30 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

English Conversation Circle

Wed, November 29, 2017 6:30 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Join us for a free weekly conversation hour. Build your confidence in speaking English while meeting other international adults in a casual learning environment.

Adult New Americans New Americans ESL

Pajama Party Storytimes

Wed, November 29, 2017 6:30 P.M.
Torresdale Library

Join us for songs, stories and a bedtime snack.  Wear your pajamas to the library and bring your favorite stuffed toy.  For children ages 2 to 5 years old, with an accompanying adult. 

Preschool Toddler Family Programs Storytimes Children Family

Walter Isaacson | Leonardo da Vinci

Wed, November 29, 2017 7:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Cost: $15.00
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Event Completely Sold Out! Released just weeks after the tech guru’s death, Walter Isaacson’s “staggering” ( The New York Times ) portrait of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs instantly became an international bestseller. Isaacson has also penned bios of Benjamin Franklin,…

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