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In Conversation With The Rosenbach Mini-Series: The Legacy of the Thirteenth Amendment, with Eric Motley

Thu, January 24, 2019 6:00 P.M.
The Rosenbach | 2008 Delancey Place, Philadelphia, PA 19103

Eric L. Motley, Ph.D., is an executive vice president at the Aspen Institute, responsible for Institutional Advancement and governance. He previously served as Vice President and Executive Director of National Programs and prior to that he served as Vice President and Managing Director of…

Adult Other Great Programs Speakers and Lectures Rosenbach Museum & Library

Film Screening: I am Not Your Negro: James Baldwin and Race in America (2016)

Thu, January 24, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Lawncrest Library

This Oscar-nominated documentary narrated by Samuel L. Jackson explores the continued peril America faces from institutionalized racism. In 1979, James Baldwin wrote a letter to his literary agent describing his next project, Remember This House . The book was to be a revolutionary, personal…

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Killer of Sheep: Screening and Seminar

Thu, January 24, 2019 6:30 P.M.
Bryn Mawr Film Institute, 824 W. Lancaster Ave.

This elegiac film captures the frustrations and false starts of poverty, as well as moments of simple joy and transcendence, while following a family struggling to stay afloat and maintain their closeness in the downtrodden Watts neighborhood of Los Angeles. In conjunction with the 7:15 p.m.…

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Yoga for adults!

Thu, January 24, 2019 6:30 P.M.
Thomas F. Donatucci, Sr. Library

Wipe away the stress of the week and get your body and mind ready for a relaxing weekend. Decompress, unwind, and relax and start your weekend off the right way. Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. except the second Thursday of every month. Please bring a mat.     

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Volunteer for SCORE Philadelphia-Help Small Business Owners

Fri, January 25, 2019 9:00 A.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Drop in from 9-11 AM to learn how to be a SCORE Volunteer and Counselor. Use your skills and experience to offer advice to help small businesses succeed. You can make a difference! Free. To register,  visit  https://conta.cc/2PVR3tt   

Adult Senior Business Business & Economics

E-Resources for Adult Literacy Educators

Fri, January 25, 2019 10:00 A.M.
Education Philosophy and Religion Department at Parkway Central Library

The Free Library's databases complement classroom instruction and tutoring for adult literacy students. Lean about GED, HiSET Test Prep, English language learning, workforce development, and basic literact skills. REGISTRATION: adultlearningdatabases.eventbrite.com

Adult Workshops and Enrichment Databases & Electronic Resources Education Free Library of Philadelphia Free Library of Philadelphia Programs & Services Homework Help & Study Aids Online Learning Test Preparation GED ESL

Open Computer Lab

Fri, January 25, 2019 10:00 A.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Work on a special project and get one-on-one assistance. Lab is open for 2 hours. This class is offered on a first come, first served basis and space is limited. Register in the lab, by signing the clipboard.

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Drop-In Computer Help with Maryam

Fri, January 25, 2019 10:00 A.M.
Charles Santore Library

Do you need some one-on-one help using your computer, tablet or smart phone? Maryam is here 2 days a week to help beginning mid-January to May from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Adult Young Adult Senior Computer Classes Computers Technology

CityLife Clinic: Adult Nutrition Workshop

Fri, January 25, 2019 10:30 A.M.
Walnut Street West

This workshop, led by a registered dietitian, is being offered by the Agatston Urban Nutrition Initiative's Adult and Senior Nutrition Program in conjunction with CityLife Clinics. The Agatston Urban Nutrition Initiative (AUNI) is a program of the Netter Center for Community Partnerships at…

Adult Senior Health Programs Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition Education Health

GWHS Tech Squad Help

Fri, January 25, 2019 11:10 A.M.
Bustleton Library

Do you need help with your email, social media accounts (facebook, instagram, twitter, snapchat), smartphone, tablet, laptop, or the internet? Come and see our community partners from GWHS! Students will be here to help on their lunch period for approximately 30 minutes on selected…

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CareerLink

Fri, January 25, 2019 12:00 P.M.
Bustleton Library

Looking for a job? Or a better one? Stop in to see CareerLink! Browse jobs and apply. 12-2PM

Adult Career Workshops Jobs & Job Seekers

Computer Basics Workshop

Fri, January 25, 2019 2:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

A hands-on, introductory class designed for individuals with no previous computer skills. This class is offered on a first come, first served basis. We encourage attendees to arrive 15 minutes before the start of the class to get a registration ticket at the reference desk, in the Magazines…

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Computer Basics Workshop-The Cloud

Fri, January 25, 2019 3:00 P.M.
Fox Chase Library

What is "the cloud"? Learn the basics at this workshop. Space may be limited.

Adult Senior Computer Classes Computers

Romeo and Juliet: Meet the Director and Dramaturg

Fri, January 25, 2019 3:00 P.M.
Independence Library

A contemporary retelling of the William Shakespeare classic, Romeo and Juliet , is coming to Philadelphia this season, directed by Blanka Zizka, founder of the acclaimed Wilma Theater. Meet Ms. Zizka and the show's Dramaturg, Walter Bilderback, at a discussion and Q&A, in…

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Burns Night at The Rosenbach

Fri, January 25, 2019 6:00 P.M.
The Rosenbach | 2008 Delancey Place, Philadelphia, PA 19103

Celebrate the Bard of Ayrshire, Robert Burns, with a raucous evening of readings, music, and whisky!  This event is for ages 21 and up. A whisky tasting will be included with admission. Seating is limited, and advance registration is strongly recommended. For tickets, visit …

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Uncle Bobbie’s Friday Night Film: Daughters of the Dust

Fri, January 25, 2019 7:00 P.M.
The People's Education Center, 5445 Germantown Ave.

In Julie Dash’s classic film set in 1902, a family in the Gullah community off the coast of South Carolina keeps ancestral rituals and customs of West Africa alive. As the younger generation prepares to make the journey to the mainland, the family faces a crossroads between past and…

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Intermediate Word

Sat, January 26, 2019 10:00 A.M.
Northeast Regional Library

 This class is offered on a first come, first served basis. We encourage people to come 15 minutes before the start of the class. Please come to the reference desk in the Magazines and Newspapers Department and get a ticket for the class. The first 12 people to show up for a given…

Adult Computer Classes

Book Arts Workshop: Illuminated Letters

Sat, January 26, 2019 10:00 A.M.
Art Department at Parkway Central Library

Registration for this free workshop opens at 12:00 noon on Wednesday, January 2 Before the printing press, hand-written manuscript pages were adorned with golden letters, decorative borders, and intricate illustrations. In this workshop, we’ll draw Medieval-style versal letters,…

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Drop-In Computer Help with Maryam

Sat, January 26, 2019 10:00 A.M.
Charles Santore Library

Do you need some one-on-one help using your computer, tablet or smart phone? Maryam is here 2 days a week to help beginning mid-January to May from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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Chinese New Year Celebration and Performances

Sat, January 26, 2019 10:30 A.M.
Parkway Central Library

Join the Free Library of Philadelphia and WE Cultural Exchange Institute to celebrate the Chinese New Year at the Parkway Central Library! Experience martial arts, folk music, and the dances of various cultures. Performances will include Tai-Chi, Yoga dance and song, Tibetan dance, Chinese folk…

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