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English Conversation Group

Mon, February 26, 2018 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

Laptop Lounge

Mon, February 26, 2018 5:30 P.M.
Frankford Library

Brush up on your computer skills using our in-house laptops with our Digital Resource Specialist.  Space may be limited.

Adult Young Adult Computer Classes Computers

English Classes

Mon, February 26, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Tacony Library

Free English Classes in Tacony for New Americans provided by the IndoChinese-American Council  Call 215-457-0272 ext 108 to register. Special assistance for adult students to help their children with school work and enrolling young children in daycare and school. All levels welcome! Note:…

Adult New Americans New Americans ESL ESL - English as a Second Language

Soup for you– a two-part soup series

Mon, February 26, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Soup lovers rejoice! We’re celebrating the best seasonal veggies winter has to offer with soup-making tips and suggestions from Chef Dolores. We’ll be creating two vegetarian-friendly soups that are sure to warm your soul, whatever your food preferences. Two weeks later we’ll…

Adult Young Adult Health Programs Cooking & Nutrition Health

Breaking Down the Hog: The Loin

Mon, February 26, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

Join owner and head butcher of La Divisa Meats, Nick Macri, as we break down a hog by primal cuts. Each class will focus on a different cuts, giving a better understanding of each area, including how best to prepare and cook it. Learn the big deal about living high off the hog. This class…

Adult Workshops and Enrichment Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition

Good Fiction Book Group

Mon, February 26, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Independence Library

Join us the last Monday of the month from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. We read critically acclaimed fiction, old and new.  No stress. No tests. Just congenial conversation with other fiction lovers.  Please call or email librarian Marianne Banbor to sign up for the book group, and get the title…

Adult Other Great Programs Book Clubs

Cutting the Cord (on Cable TV)

Mon, February 26, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Bustleton Library

Discover TV and movies beyond cable.  Learn about different services and devices that can help you finally cut the cord with cable TV.  It is suggested that you bring along your library card and PIN.  Space may be limited; first come, first served.

Adult Computer Classes Hot Spots Computers

New Topics in Contemporary Physics

Mon, February 26, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Falls of Schuylkill Library

Presented by the Wagner Institute and Professor Paul J. Angiolillo - This course will explore the latest developments in physics, including the very recent discovery of gravity waves, the advancing field of planet hunting, and the science of biophysics. The course will also consider the…

Adult Young Adult Senior Speakers and Lectures Mathematics Science

ESL Conversation Group

Mon, February 26, 2018 6:30 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

Yoga

Mon, February 26, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Charles Santore Library

Monday night yoga for all levels with certified instructor. Adults and teens of all skill levels are welcome to participate.  Please, bring your own mat.  New participants will be asked to sign a waiver. 

Adult Young Adult Health Programs Body, Mind & Spirit Yoga

Bella Vista Book Club

Mon, February 26, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Charles Santore Library

This month's book is the One Book One Philadelphia selection, Another Brooklyn, by Jacqueline Woodson. Join the Conversation!

Adult Other Great Programs One Book, One Philadelphia Book Clubs

Bella Vista Book Club

Mon, February 26, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Charles Santore Library

Join this friendly group to discuss a new book each month.  This month’s selection is The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion.

Adult Other Great Programs One Book, One Philadelphia Book Clubs

Spinning Yarns

Mon, February 26, 2018 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

Falls Book Group

Mon, February 26, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Falls of Schuylkill Library

For our February selection we will be discussing Another Brooklyn, by Jacqueline Woodson.  

Adult Discussion and Participation One Book, One Philadelphia African American One Book, One Philadelphia Book Clubs

Mysterious Travelers Featuring Jeff Scull

Mon, February 26, 2018 7:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Soundtrack for a Wordless Novel Featuring Jeff Scull Co-starring the collection & expertise of the librarians in the  Art Department Jeff Scull is a jazz guitarist, composer, and teacher who has been active in the Philadelphia Jazz scene for the past 15 years. He is a graduate of the…

Adult Live Performances Mysterious Travelers Free Library of Philadelphia Music Hearing Loop

Genre, Inspiration, and Process: A Conversation with Jacqueline Woodson

Tue, February 27, 2018 9:30 A.M.
Community College of Philadelphia, Center for Business & Industry, Room C2-28, Corner of 18th and Callowhill Streets, 215-751-8346

Jacqueline Woodson's Another Brooklyn is a novel that reads like prose poetry, while Brown Girl Dreaming is a memoir in verse. Discover how she melds genres in her works. Large groups should RSVP to kmcquain@ccp.edu for this free event. 

Adult One Book Author and Featured Events One Book, One Philadelphia One Book, One Philadelphia

Prospect Research and the Small Nonprofit

Tue, February 27, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Regional Foundation Center at Parkway Central Library

Effective prospect research for nonprofit organizations takes strategic thinking and a solid understanding of your organization resources. In this two hour, facilitator-led discussion you will: learn the principals involved in prospect research be introduced to research tools designed to aid…

Adult Discussion and Participation Other Great Programs Workshops and Enrichment RFC Program Calendar Fundraising Nonprofit

ESL Class

Tue, February 27, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Whitman Library

English Language Class is provided by the Center for Literacy. To register, please call 215-474-1235 ext. 229 and ask for English Test Days, or speak to a librarian for more details.

Adult New Americans Language Study ESL

Typing Tutorial

Tue, February 27, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Kensington Library

Want to know the basics of touch typing? Learn, then practice your skills with in this seven-week series of online interactive exercises.  Sign Up! Call 215-685-9996 or visit Kensington Library’s front desk before January 16, 2017. It’s free to participate, and no computer…

Adult Computer Classes Computers Online Learning

English as a Second Language Class

Tue, February 27, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Paschalville Library

The Paschalville Community Group provides English as a Second Language Classes for students of all levels. Registration for new students is held on Tuesday at 12:30 p.m.

Adult New Americans ESL
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