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Sundays on Stage: Charlotte Blake Alston

Sun, July 8, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Master storyteller Charlotte Blake Alston will share stories and songs from the African and African American oral traditions. Come ready to clap, sing, and help tell the stories! This series is made possible by funding from the Philadelphia City Institute Board of Managers. Montgomery Auditorium…

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

Movie Madness

Mon, July 9, 2018 12:00 P.M.
Lawncrest Library

Family friendly films for viewers of all ages! 

Adult Young Adult School Age Film Screening Family Programs Family Movies & Television Summer Reading

Movie Madness

Mon, July 9, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Overbrook Park Library

Join us on Monday afternoons in the summer for a feature film.

Adult Young Adult School Age Film Screening Movies & Television Summer Reading


Mon, July 9, 2018 6:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

FREE training on how to reverse the effects of an opioid overdose using naloxone presented by the Philadelphia Department of Public Health. To register please go to Walk-ins are welcome!

Adult Health Programs Health

Health Mondays | What's the Deal with Fats?

Mon, July 9, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Addressing misconceptions and questions regarding sources of fats vs. refined fats.

Adult Health Programs Cooking & Nutrition Health


Mon, July 9, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Charles Santore Library

Yoga with a certified instructor. Whether you’re new to yoga or a seasoned practitioner, you’re welcome to join us!

Adult Young Adult Health Programs Body, Mind & Spirit Yoga

The “One Book” Report : Jacqueline Woodson’s Another Brooklyn in Sound and Song

Mon, July 9, 2018 7:00 P.M.
Music Department at Parkway Central Library

  Reserve your FREE!  ticket here: The 2018 One Book One Philadelphia selection was Jacqueline Woodson’s  Another Brooklyn . After an exciting season of discussions and programs about her novel, the Free Library of Philadelphia and the Philadelphia…

Adult Live Performances Mysterious Travelers Free Library of Philadelphia Programs & Services Music One Book, One Philadelphia

WURD Radio's Summer of Freedom Tour Returns to the Free Library!

Tue, July 10, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Oak Lane Library

Join WURD host Stephanie Renee from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. for a LIVE radio broadcast from your neighborhood library!

Adult Young Adult Senior Live Performances Community Events African American

Laptop Lab: Email Basics

Tue, July 10, 2018 12:00 P.M.
Frankford Library

Learn to use e-mail and set up your own free account, utilize our new laptops for extended time.

Adult Computer Classes Computers Technology

Author Talk: David S. Traub

Tue, July 10, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Discovering Philadelphia: Places Little Known carries on the mission launched by David Traub with his first book of photographs, Searching for Philadelphia. Once again, Traub introduces his readers to his “secret city”: a network of unique buildings, streets and places in the city…

Adult Other Great Programs Author Events - Free Series Philadelphia

Storytelling for Adults

Tue, July 10, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

This monthly meet-up for adults and teens will be an opportunity to listen to stories and tell your own, real or made-up.  Featured storytellers will go first and then everyone is invited to sign up to take the stage for up to 10 minutes.  To RSVP or for more information, contact…

Adult Young Adult Discussion and Participation

Beck Dorey-Stein | From the Corner of the Oval

Tue, July 10, 2018 7:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Cost: FREE

In conversation with Tamala Edwards, anchor, 6ABC Action News morning edition A White House stenographer from 2012 to 2017, Beck Dorey-Stein was serving cocktails in the D.C. area when she answered an unlikely Craigslist post that ultimately landed her in the Oval Office. As one of former…

Adult Author Events Speakers and Lectures Author Events - Free Series Author Events Biography & Autobiography Literature Politics

Workplace Wednesday: Resume Review

Wed, July 11, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Workplace at Parkway Central Library

Stop by the Workplace between 10:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. to have your resume reviewed by a hiring manager with over two decades of experience hiring, firing, and managing employees.  No registration is required! You will be seen on a first-come first-served basis. Wednesday, July…

Adult Career Workshops Jobs & Job Seekers

Computer Basics

Wed, July 11, 2018 11:00 A.M.
General Information Department at Parkway Central Library

For users with no previous computer experience learn to use the mouse, search the internet, and sign up for email.

Adult Computer Classes Computers

Adventures in Virtual Reality! (13+)

Wed, July 11, 2018 1:00 P.M.
Queen Memorial Library

Demo cutting edge virtual reality technology – the Oculus Rift – in a drop-in session guided by library staff. Board the International Space Station, get up close and personal with wildlife, travel the globe instantly, and more!

Adult Young Adult Other Great Programs Summer Reading

Afternoon Book Club

Wed, July 11, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Andorra Library

Love to read?  LIke to talk about what you've read?  Join us on the second Wednesday of the month from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. Stop by and see what we are reading next.  

Adult Senior Discussion and Participation Book Clubs

Snake Party!

Wed, July 11, 2018 3:00 P.M.
Tacony Library

Snake expert Scott Prior will bring some of his favorite live snakes so we can get up-close-and-personal with these fascinating creatures.  You will learn about their behaviors and habitats, and have your questions answered.  If you are brave enough, you can pet one! This program is…

Adult Young Adult School Age Preschool Discussion and Participation Summer Reading Animals and Nature

Let’s Speak English! | For International Adults

Wed, July 11, 2018 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

Book Discussion Group for Adults & Older Teens

Wed, July 11, 2018 5:30 P.M.
Ramonita G. de Rodriguez Library

Save the date for our monthly conversations about books—funny, serious, and everything in between. Titles for each month will be chosen by the group. Both teens and adults are welcome.  Contact the library to borrow a copy of each month’s selection. For more information,…

Adult Young Adult Discussion and Participation Book Clubs

Craft & Chat

Wed, July 11, 2018 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,…

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