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9/11 and the Truther Movement

Sat, October 28, 2017 10:00 A.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Within days of the terrorist attacks on the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center, the Pentagon, and western Pennsylvania, conspiracy theories started flying regarding who was really accountable for the tragedy. The term “Truther” was born to describe someone who believed the Bush…

Adult Speakers and Lectures

Open Computer Lab

Sat, October 28, 2017 10:00 A.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Work on a special project and get one-on-one assistance.  This class is offered on a first come, first served basis and space is limited. Register in the lab, by signing the clipboard.

Adult Computer Classes Other Great Programs Computers

Stories Alive: Family Story Hour for Incarcerated Parents and Their Children

Sat, October 28, 2017 10:00 A.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Stories Alive gives incarcerated parents the opportunity to read and connect with their children during a live videoconference call. Families who participate will get books to take home and keep! Stories Alive is available to children and caregivers with family members at the Curran-Fromhold and…

Adult Young Adult School Age Preschool Toddler Senior Family Programs Storytimes Children Family Literacy Social Justice

Indian Breakfasts with Masala Meals

Sat, October 28, 2017 10:30 A.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

Curious to learn more about the flavors of India? Are you looking for new, simple, and healthy meal ideas? Start your day off with a delicious Savory Indian Breakfast! Join us for a hands-on, interactive, Indian vegetarian cooking demonstration. We will demonstrate how to…

Adult Young Adult Workshops and Enrichment Family Programs Culinary Literacy

Book Discussion Group

Sat, October 28, 2017 11:00 A.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Join us for a book discussion. This month we'll discuss Joan Didion's "Slouching Towards Bethlehem".  This program includes an audio lecture from The Skeptic's Guide to Great Books. To register and borrow a copy of the book, please see Mr. Kessler in the Humanities Department, or call…

Adult Discussion and Participation Literature Book Clubs

Open Computer Lab

Sat, October 28, 2017 11:00 A.M.
Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library

Work on your own project in our computer lab.

Adult Computer Classes Hot Spots Computers

A Taste of African Heritage

Sat, October 28, 2017 11:00 A.M.
South Philadelphia Library

A Taste of African Heritage, brings the  African Heritage Diet Pyramid  to life, showing people how to eat and cook healthfully, traditionally, and enjoyably through hands-on experience. With lesson plans that simultaneously teach history, nutrition, and cooking techniques, the…

Adult Health Programs Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition Health

Sweater Knit-Along!

Sat, October 28, 2017 12:00 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Don’t be intimidated by the idea of knitting sweaters.  Join Jenn and knit Tin Can Knits Flax, a seamless raglan sweater which is knitted in the round.  Basic knitting skills are required, and you will need to supply your own yarn and needles.  Download the pattern for free…

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Arts and Crafts Programs Knitting

Crochet and Knitting Club

Sat, October 28, 2017 1:00 P.M.
Wynnefield Library

Join Sisters Interacting through Stitches , as they create items which are donated to local, national, and international organizations.  Club members are willing to teach the art of crocheting and knitting to interested adults and teens. All skill levels welcome.

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

Dismantling Internalized Racism in African American Communities

Sat, October 28, 2017 1:00 P.M.
Kingsessing Library

Join the Friends of the Kingsessing Library for discussion and short documentaries on "Dismantling Internalized Racism in African American Communities".

Adult Young Adult Senior Discussion and Participation African American

A Taste of African Heritage

Sat, October 28, 2017 1:00 P.M.
Widener Library

Diabetes is not a part of African heritage. Neither is heart disease. Together, we can reclaim health by reclaiming history. Traditionally, African American ancestors ate a delicious, plant-based diet that was high in flavor and naturally low in cholesterol, sugars, and excess sodium. A Taste of…

Adult Black History Month Health Programs Workshops and Enrichment Culinary Literacy African American Health & Fitness Health

Jennifer Weiner | Little Bigfoot, Big City

Sat, October 28, 2017 2:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Cost: FREE

Jennifer Weiner is the “funny, fierce, feisty” ( Glamour ) no. 1  New York Times  bestselling author of more than a dozen novels that dive headlong into the ups and downs of relationships, careers, and family dynamics. With 11 million copies in print in 36 countries, her…

Adult Author Events Speakers and Lectures Author Events - Free Series Author Events Fiction Literature Philadelphia Hearing Loop

Saturday Concert Series | U Penn Student String Quartet

Sat, October 28, 2017 3:00 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Please join us for the second concert in our fall Saturday Concert Series. Andrew Park and Miru Osuga (violins), Valerie Bai (viola), and Curtis Kuo (cello) are part of a string quartet of seniors at the University of Pennsylvania who have performed repertoire by the Western classical…

Adult Family Programs Music

Open Computer Lab

Sat, October 28, 2017 3:00 P.M.
Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library

Work on your own project in our computer lab.

Adult Computer Classes Hot Spots Computers

Halloween at the Rosenbach

Sat, October 28, 2017 6:00 P.M.
The Rosenbach

In honor of history’s greatest monsters, join us for a celebration of mad science and medical oddities by exploring our Frankenstein & Dracula exhibition and trying your own questionable experiments. The historic Rosenbach home will be decked out in its Halloween finest, and…

Adult Other Great Programs Rosenbach Museum & Library

Edible Alphabet: Learning English Through Cooking

Mon, October 30, 2017 11:00 A.M.
Parkway Central Library

Adults are invited to this  FREE English as a Second Languag (ESL) class where students learn English through cooking.  This class is a part of a six-week series in the Culinary Literacy Center. To register, call 215-686-5323 or email kitchen@freelibrary.org.  

Adult Discussion and Participation Community Events Health Programs Culinary Literacy New Americans ESL ESL - English as a Second Language

E-Gadget Help Desk

Mon, October 30, 2017 12:00 P.M.
Katharine Drexel Library

Need help with your phone, tablet, E-Reader, or laptop? Want to download E-books to read at home? Bring your device to our new E-Gadget Helpdesk! Appointments are preferred but walk-ins are welcome, please call the library for details.  Mondays 12:00 - 3:00 p.m. Thursdays 3:00 to 6:00 p.m.

Adult Young Adult Computer Classes Computers

Laptop Lab and Computer Help

Mon, October 30, 2017 12:30 P.M.
Walnut Street West

From 12:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Work-study students are available to assist patrons in need of computer tutoring and instruction. The laptop lab can accommodate up to six patrons at a time, with laptops made available for use on a walk-in basis. For more information, please call 215-685-7671.

Adult Young Adult Senior Computer Classes Computers

Open Computer Lab

Mon, October 30, 2017 12:30 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Use a computer for up to 2 hours. Assistance from library staff is available.  

Adult Computer Classes Career Workshops Computers

ESL Conversation Group

Mon, October 30, 2017 1:00 P.M.
Charles Santore Library

This group is a great way to practice speaking everyday English. ALL are welcome.

Adult New Americans New Americans ESL
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