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Drop-in Writing Help from University of Pennsylvania Faculty

Mon, February 25, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Free help with: Resumes Cover Letters Filling out Forms ( unable to help with legal, financial, or tax documents) Writing Projects College/School Papers Letters

Adult Other Great Programs Career Workshops Free Library of Philadelphia Programs & Services

Friends of Whitman Library Meeting

Mon, February 25, 2019 6:30 P.M.
Whitman Library

Curious about getting involved with your library? The Friends of the Whitman Library will be holding their monthly meeting. This meeting is free and open to the public, new friends are welcome. Topics to be discussed are library advocacy, our letter writing campaign, future programming and…

Adult Community Events

ESL Conversation Group

Mon, February 25, 2019 6:30 P.M.
Charles Santore Library

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

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

Bella Vista Book Club

Mon, February 25, 2019 6:30 P.M.
Charles Santore Library

Get together with your neighbors to discuss great books!  This month, the Book Club will be discussing Rules of Civility by Amor Towles .  

Adult Other Great Programs Book Clubs

Yoga

Mon, February 25, 2019 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

PDPH Overdose Awareness & Reversal Training

Mon, February 25, 2019 6:30 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

With Philadelphia, and the nation, in the grips of an opioid overdose crisis, the Philadelphia Department of Public Health is now offering FREE training on overdose awareness and overdose reversal using naloxone, or Narcan. Trainings will be held at the Free Library of Philadelphia. Drug abuse…

Adult Health Programs Community Events Health

Spinning Yarns

Mon, February 25, 2019 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

Authors Up Close: Marquis Bey

Mon, February 25, 2019 6:30 P.M.
Falls of Schuylkill Library

Cost: FREE

Marquis Bay will discuss his new book " Them Goon Rules:  Essays on Radical Black Feminism" (due out February 2019), which reads like a critical memoir and queries the function and implications of politicizing Blackness, Black feminism, and queerness. " Them Goon Rules"…

Adult Young Adult Senior Black History Month Author Events African American Author Events Philadelphia Teens Social Justice

“LIVE at the Writers House” featuring One Book, One Philadelphia

Mon, February 25, 2019 7:00 P.M.
Kelly Writers House, 3805 Locust Walk

To explore the themes raised in Jesmyn Ward's novel, Sing, Unburied, Sing , a group of writers and a musical guest will share original work for a recording of the WXPN/Kelly Writers House collaboration "LIVE at the Writers House." For more information on this free event, email…

Adult Community Events Live Performances One Book, One Philadelphia One Book, One Philadelphia

Mysterious Traveler All Stars - Winter 2019 Concert

Mon, February 25, 2019 7:00 P.M.
Music Department at Parkway Central Library

The  Mysterious Travelers  are back! After their magnificent  One Book - Report performance in July 2018, the Mysterious Traveler All Stars take the stage once again at the Montgomery Auditorium at the  Parkway Central Library . The new concert features a…

Adult Community Events Black History Month Mysterious Travelers Music Hearing Loop

Get Your Pitch On! Nonprofit Edition

Tue, February 26, 2019 10:00 A.M.
Business Resource and Innovation Center at Parkway Central Library

Pitching isn't just for entrepreneurs and venture capitalists! Nonprofits need to have their elevator pitch ready to go in order to effectively advocate for their organization and mission. This interactive workshop will include pitching best practices, dos and don'ts,…

Adult Workshops and Enrichment RFC Program Calendar Fundraising Nonprofit

English as a Second Language Class

Tue, February 26, 2019 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

GWHS Tech Squad Help

Tue, February 26, 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…

Adult Senior Workshops and Enrichment Community Events Computer Classes Computers Databases & Electronic Resources Digital Collections ebooks Technology Digital Media Seniors Digital Magazines

Open Computer Lab

Tue, February 26, 2019 12:00 P.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.

Adult Senior Computer Classes Other Great Programs Hot Spots Computers

Email Basics

Tue, February 26, 2019 12:00 P.M.
Frankford Library

Learn to use e-mail and set up your own free account, upload attachments, and learn how to navigate your email with our Digital Resource Specialist.  Also, utilize our new laptops for extended time.

Adult Computer Classes Computers Technology

Career Lab

Tue, February 26, 2019 12:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

CareerLink will host a session to answer questions and provide support to job-seekers, as well as introduce you to CareerLink Services. We highly recommend bringing a digital copy of your resume (flash drive or e-mail)!

Adult Career Workshops

ESL Class - Beginner/ Low Intermediate

Tue, February 26, 2019 12:30 P.M.
Charles Santore Library

This 2-hour class runs once a week, on Tuesdays from mid-January to May.  Some basic knowledge of English is expected. Skill level will be assessed in class.  This class is free and registration is not required, however, regular attendance is recommended. Questions?  Call the…

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

Urban Medicine Cabinet

Tue, February 26, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Nicetown-Tioga Library

Make and take home first aid ointment, herbal steam, and headache lozenges, while learning about the beneficial properties of specific herbs and flowers, and using a variety of apothecary tools and seasonally fresh grown ingredients from Nyambi Naturals Farm.

Adult Young Adult Health Programs One Book, One Philadelphia Health

Book Discussion: Men We Reaped and Sing, Unburied, Sing

Tue, February 26, 2019 4:30 P.M.
David Cohen Ogontz Library

Sit down at your local library to discuss the connections between Jesmyn Ward’s memoir Men We Reaped and her novel, Sing, Unburied, Sing .   Reading the book beforehand is not required to join! Free books will be given out on a first-come basis.  

Adult Discussion and Participation Black History Month One Book, One Philadelphia Literature One Book, One Philadelphia

Office Hours: Penn Law Intellectual Property Clinic

Tue, February 26, 2019 5:00 P.M.
Business Resource and Innovation Center at Parkway Central Library

Got a question to ask a lawyer?   Entrepreneurs, nonprofit directors, artists and inventors: you can reserve an appointment to attend free consultations with the Penn Law Intellectual Property Clinic .  Student Counselors (together with their…

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