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Open Computer Lab

Mon, April 30, 2018 3:30 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

Exhibition - Backyard Birding

Now through Mon, April 30, 2018 3:57 P.M.
Children's Literature Research Collection at Parkway Central Library

Spring heralds in warmer weather, fresh flowers, and the return of certain species of birds.  Take a look outside.  What birds do you see around your neighborhood?  The pieces in this show feature items that include birds commonly found throughout Pennsylvania.  Original…

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Exhibitions Children Environment & Nature Rare Books, Manuscripts, & Digital Collections Animals and Nature children's literature

Board Games

Mon, April 30, 2018 5:00 P.M.
Whitman Library

You can play Scrabble, Chess, Monopoly, and other board games.  

Adult Young Adult Other Great Programs Board Games and Role-Playing

English Conversation Group

Mon, April 30, 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

Good Fiction Book Group

Mon, April 30, 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, April 30, 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

Community Meeting with 12th District Community Officers

Mon, April 30, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Paschalville Library

Join us for our monthly Police Service Area (PAS) community meeting. This is an opportunity for the community to interact with the police and an opportunity for the police to interact with the community. We are taking a collaborative approach to problems in the community, exchanging…

Adult Young Adult Senior Discussion and Participation

Author Talk: Thom Nickels

Mon, April 30, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Author Thom Nickels will discuss his book Philadelphia Mansions: Stories and Characters behind the Walls. Philadelphia's grand mansions and architectural treasures reflect its iconic status in American history, for each Greek Revival home and Corinthian column tells a compelling story of the…

Adult Speakers and Lectures Fiction Philadelphia Philadelphia History

Spinning Yarns

Mon, April 30, 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


Mon, April 30, 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

ESL Conversation Group

Mon, April 30, 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

Mysterious Travelers Featuring Rob Martino

Mon, April 30, 2018 7:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Arts on 1/8/87  Featuring Rob Martino Co-starring the collection & expertise of the librarians in the  Newspapers and Microfilm Center Rob Martino is Philadelphia based drummer, composer, and educator. Rob has studied with some world-class musicians, including Ralph…

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

John Sandford | Twisted Prey: A Lucas Davenport Novel

Mon, April 30, 2018 7:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Cost: FREE

John Sanford is the nom de plume of Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist John Camp, a respected Midwestern newspaperman with a decades-long career. He is the author of the  no. 1 New York Times -bestselling Prey series of books, featuring maverick Minnesota detective Lucas Davenport. His other…

Adult Author Events Speakers and Lectures Author Events - Free Series Author Events Fiction

Exhibition - Page & Panels: A Brief Glimpse at Graphic Novels

Tue, May 1, 2018 8:45 A.M.
Children's Literature Research Collection at Parkway Central Library

The world of graphic novels is all-encompassing.  Comic strips, wordless novels, and comic books have all influenced modern graphic novelists as they continue to expand the medium.  Today, stories of racial inequality, gender expression, and climate change share shelf space with…

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Other Great Programs Art Children Comics & Graphic Novels Education Literacy Literature Rare Books, Manuscripts, & Digital Collections Special Collections Teens History children's literature

ESL Class

Tue, May 1, 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

Introduction to Finding Grants

Tue, May 1, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Regional Foundation Center at Parkway Central Library

Discover what funders are looking for in nonprofits seeking grants. During this interactive workshop you will learn: who funds nonprofits, what funders want to know about organizations they are interested in funding, how to identify potential funders and make the first approach. Advance…

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

Urban League Career Development | Rediscover yourself, Find your future, Make New Choices!

Tue, May 1, 2018 10:00 A.M.
The Urban League of Philadelphia

This FREE Career Development course will include the following topics: Identifying your gifts or talents Job or education placement assistance Creating an impactful resume Strengthening interviewing skills Assertiveness training Assistance with job placement, creating a resume, and strengthening…

Adult Career Workshops

Internet and Computer Basics III-Websearching

Tue, May 1, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Bustleton Library

Learn how to effectively and safely search the Internet.  Some basic computer skills are helpful. Participant should have attended "Internet and Computer Basics I and II" before signing up for this session. Space is limited; pre-registration is required.

Adult Computer Classes Hot Spots Computers

English as a Second Language Class

Tue, May 1, 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

Laptop Lab: Email Basics

Tue, May 1, 2018 12:00 P.M.
Frankford Library

Learn to use e-mail and set up your own free account. 

Adult Computer Classes Computers Technology
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