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ESL Class

Fri, July 14, 2017 12:30 P.M.
Walnut Street West

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

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Fitness Friday: Tai Chi

Fri, July 14, 2017 3:00 P.M.
Central Senior Services at Parkway Central Library

The Senior Center at Parkway Central Library is hosting a seven week series of Friday afternoon Tai Chi classes: June 2 - July 14, 2017. Sessions are free and open to adults (and young adults) of all ages. Call ahead to reserve a spot. Check-in at Central Senior Services for exact…

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Cartooning Workshop for All Ages

Fri, July 14, 2017 3:00 P.M.
Oak Lane Library

Come spend a few hours with our neighbor, Cartoonist Jamar Nicholas, as he guides you through the basics of drawing your own great cartoons, characters, or comics.  Pencils and paper provided - just bring your imagination!

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Bibliococktails: The Murders in the Rue Morgue

Fri, July 14, 2017 7:00 P.M.
The Rosenbach

Edgar Allan Poe invented the detective story and the clever protagonist C. Auguste Dupin before the word "detective" had even been coined. Join us as we reinvent this harrowing tale with a mysterious new cocktail and a deep dive into literature's first whodunit. 21 and over.

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Kevin Hearne | Besieged with Chuck Wendig | Star Wars: The Aftermath Trilogy and Fran Wilde | Updraft

Fri, July 14, 2017 7:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Cost: FREE

In conversation with Dena Heilik, Department Head of Philbrick Hall, the fiction department of the Central Branch of the Free Library of Philadelphia.  Kevin Hearne is the author of the New York Times bestselling Iron Druid Chronicles, the ancient-Celtic-meets-contemporary-mayhem…

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English as a Second Language Class

Sat, July 15, 2017 3:15 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

FREE English as a second language CLASSES 8 week course for non-native English speakers provided at no cost by West Philadelphia community members Please join us for more ESL classes and English tutoring this summer! Our classes are open to all nationalities and skill levels and are…

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Sundays on Stage: Charlotte Blake Alston

Sun, July 16, 2017 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!  Montgomery Auditorium Parkway Central Library 1901 Vine Street All programs begin at 2:00 p.m. Doors open at…

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Family Movie Day

Mon, July 17, 2017 1:00 P.M.
Wynnefield Library

Enjoy a great movie with your family. Snacks will be provided.

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Mindful Meditation

Mon, July 17, 2017 1:30 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Join us and bring attention to your body and breathe in this relaxing half hour. 

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Chair Yoga for Adults

Mon, July 17, 2017 2:00 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Ground your mind and body with chair yoga. Chair yoga is a twist on traditional yoga making it accessible for any age. This program is for adults.

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Craft Circle

Mon, July 17, 2017 2:00 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Bring a favorite craft such as knitting, crocheting, quilting, coloring, or cross-stitch to work on at the library. A limited supply of yarn and coloring pages will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Crafters of all ages and levels of experience are welcome. This program will be…

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ESL Class

Mon, July 17, 2017 5:00 P.M.
Walnut Street West

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

Adult Senior New Americans New Americans ESL

English Conversation Group

Mon, July 17, 2017 5:30 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Please join us for a free conversation hour as you build your confidence in speaking English. Topics may involve small talk, holidays and customs, and common slang. Participants will get to practice speaking in a casual environment and meet other international adults. This program will be held…

Adult New Americans New Americans ESL

Family Movie Night

Mon, July 17, 2017 6:00 P.M.
Oak Lane Library

Join us for a family movie in the Community Meeting Room.  Refreshments will be served. June 19:       Moana July 17:       Kubo and the Two Strings August 21:   Selma, Lord, Selma

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Library Gardens Program | Pruning Workshop

Mon, July 17, 2017 6:00 P.M.
Oak Lane Library

Do you have questions about pruning your bushes and shrubs?  Sally McCabe, from the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society will be here to teach us how to do it right.  This program will take place outside, in our garden.

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English Language Conversation Group

Mon, July 17, 2017 6:30 P.M.
Chestnut Hill Library

Are you looking for a place to practice English?  Join us for a weekly group, where all levels are welcome.  We'll meet on Mondays, from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m.  Come one time, or all the time.  This group is for adults.  

Adult New Americans New Americans ESL

Flags: Woven Symbols of Culture and History

Mon, July 17, 2017 7:00 P.M.
Social Science and History Department at Parkway Central Library

No one has died defending a yield sign. No one has pledged allegiance to a park plaque. What makes a piece of colored fabric so different from all the other signs and symbols we encounter every day? Join us as Simon M. Joseph explores where flags came from, where they're going, and the…

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WURD's Summer of Freedom Library Tour

Tue, July 18, 2017 10:00 A.M.
Blanche A. Nixon/Cobbs Creek Library

WURD 900am celebrates their seventh annual Summer of Freedom tour at Free Library! Join The Mojo host Stephanie Renee, broadcasting LIVE, as she explores topical issues, plays great tunes, and interviews insightful people, including Library folks! Upcoming broadcasts, listed below, run from…

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Ask-a-Nurse

Tue, July 18, 2017 10:00 A.M.
Parkway Central Library

Every Tuesday, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., an on-site nurse will be available at a table in the lobby to check blood pressures, measure blood sugar, and answer any health questions you might have for free! This month, small presentations on how to stay healthy for the new year will be…

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Family Storytime

Tue, July 18, 2017 10:30 A.M.
Richmond Library

Miss Meghan invites children of all ages and their families to join her for stories, songs and activities. Daycares must make separate appointments.

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