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Edible Alphabet: English as a Second Language

Thu, September 21, 2017 12:00 P.M.
Whitman Library

Learn English at the Whitman Library with Edible Alphabet, a FREE class that teaches English through cooking.  This class runs on Thursdays, from 12:00 - 3:00 p,m.  Edible Alphabet is a comprehensive program that seeks to fulfill the need in Philadelphia for…

Adult Young Adult New Americans Culinary Literacy New Americans ESL

Recipes for Change with Catzie Vilayphonh

Thu, September 21, 2017 6:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Join multimedia artist Catzie Vilayphonh for a special evening of food and storytelling. This program, presented in partnership with the Office of Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown and The Philadelphia Commission for Women, is part of Welcoming Week. Welcoming Week is an annual series of…

Adult Young Adult Senior Workshops and Enrichment Discussion and Participation Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition Citizenship Literacy New Americans Humanities

Get Your Free Senior SEPTA pass!

Fri, September 22, 2017 10:30 A.M.
Northeast Regional Library

10:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Meet representatives from: State Rep. Kevin Boyle’s Office, APPRISE (Medicare), AARP, CARIE (Senior Advocacy), Clarifi (Credit and Debt Education), Community Legal Services, Klein Life (Social Services), and more! Free Senior SEPTA pass: Must be at least 65 years…

Adult Other Great Programs Seniors

CareerLink Workshop

Fri, September 22, 2017 11:00 A.M.
Kingsessing Library

Build Your Job Skills, Find a Career! Sign up with a certified PA CareerLink Navigator to develop your resume, search for jobs, learn about job skills training, and connect directly with PA CareerLink resources. Please speak to a staff member to sign-up or call 215.686.7502 for more information.

Adult Young Adult Career Workshops Jobs & Job Seekers

Adam Gopnik | At the Strangers' Gate: Arrivals in New York

Fri, September 22, 2017 7:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Cost: $15.00
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In conversation with Meg Wolitzer , bestselling author of The Interestings among many novels. A writer for The New Yorker for more than three decades, Adam Gopnik is the author of Paris to the Moon, Angels and Ages: A Short Book About Darwin, Lincoln, and Modern Life , and The Table Comes…

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Immigration Resources Fair | New Americans

Sat, September 23, 2017 11:00 A.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Are you a new immigrant to the Philadelphia area? Would you like to learn about resources available to you? Stop by and you can learn about employment, housing, health, English classes, and more! PARTIAL LIST OF EXHIBITORS: Esperanza Immigration Legal Services Welcoming Center for New…

Adult Young Adult Family Programs Family New Americans

Book Discussion Group

Sat, September 23, 2017 11:00 A.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Join us for a book discussion. This month we'll discuss Sandra Cisnero's "The House on Mango Street".  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…

Adult Discussion and Participation Literature Book Clubs

Mindfulness Meditation | Chair Yoga

Mon, September 25, 2017 1:30 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Ground your mind and body with Mindfulness Meditation and Chair Yoga. Spend a peaceful half-hour with a guided meditation. Chair yoga is a twist on traditional yoga, making it accessible for any age. This program is for adults.

Adult Family Programs Yoga

English Conversation Group

Mon, September 25, 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

Business Plan Toolkit

Mon, September 25, 2017 5:30 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Do you have a great idea, but are unsure where to start?  Do you feel overwhelmed by the idea of writing a business plan? Join BRIC   librarians who will teach you how to use  free  library resources to research your business plan professionally!  This intensive, two…

Adult Business Business & Entrepreneurs

E-book Workshop

Mon, September 25, 2017 6:30 P.M.
Bustleton Library

Learn how easy it is to start enjoying E-books!  Bring your dedicated e-reader and learn how to access, and start downloading free E-books (or audiobooks, movies and music) from the Free Library's website.  You will also need your library card and PIN to participate.  Space…

Adult Computer Classes Hot Spots Databases & Electronic Resources

Michael Solomonov and Steven Cook | Federal Donuts: The (Partially) True Spectacular Story

Mon, September 25, 2017 7:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Cost: FREE

In conversation with Tom Henneman, Bob Logue, and Felicia D’Ambrosio Lauded for bringing the Middle Eastern, North African, Mediterranean, and Eastern European influences from Solomonov’s titular Philadelphia restaurant to readers’ home kitchens, Michael Solomonov and Steven…

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Microsoft Excel 101

Tue, September 26, 2017 10:30 A.M.
Bustleton Library

We will offer an introduction to Microsoft's popular spreadsheet program - Excel 2010.  Some basic computer skills will be helpful. Space is limited; pre-registration is required.

Adult Computer Classes Hot Spots Computers

English as a Second Language Class

Tue, September 26, 2017 12:30 P.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

History of the Book

Tue, September 26, 2017 1:00 P.M.
Oak Lane Library

The Free Library's Traveling Treasures program is a one-hour,hands-on exploration of book history.  Participants will be encouraged to touch and feel rare materials, as they explore books from around the world, and learn how they have changed over 5,000 years.  For tweens and up.

Adult Young Adult Other Great Programs Rare Books, Manuscripts, & Digital Collections

You Can Quit Smoking!

Tue, September 26, 2017 1:00 P.M.
Lawncrest Library

If you are ready to gain control and stop smoking, we are here to help! This 4-week program is offered by the Fox Chase Cancer Center and will help you learn to live smoke-free! Get help understanding addiction, learning about nicotine replacement therapy, coping with urges and stresses and…

Adult Health Programs Health & Fitness

William Taubman | Gorbachev with Yuri Slezkine | House of Government

Tue, September 26, 2017 7:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Cost: FREE

William Taubman won the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award for Khrushchev: The Man and His Era , a portrait of the Soviet leader “unlikely to be surpassed any time soon in either richness or complexity” ( New York Times Book Review ). The Bertrand Snell…

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English as a Second Language Class

Wed, September 27, 2017 10:00 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

Media Minutes with the People's Media Collection

Wed, September 27, 2017 12:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Trainers from the People's Media Collection will walk participants through how to film, edit, and share videos using tablets and smartphones. Some skills you'll walk away with include: framing shots, interviewing people, basic film editing, adding effects to videos and sharing your…

Adult Young Adult Senior Workshops and Enrichment Digital Media

Book Discussion Group

Wed, September 27, 2017 1:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Join us for a book discussion. This month we'll discuss Sandra Cisnero's "The House on Mango Street".  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…

Adult Discussion and Participation Literature Book Clubs
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