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The Gibson School of Music presents: The Sound of Music

Sat, February 23, 2019 1:00 P.M.
Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library

Students from the Gibson School of Music will perform excerpts from their recent production.  This short concert will take place in the Children's Department peformance "pit". For all ages!

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Donut Making for Families with Federal Donuts chef Matt Fein #2

Sat, February 23, 2019 2:00 P.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

Due to popular demand, we are offering a second class! Caregivers with children ages 5 to 12 are invited to participate in our sweetest family cooking class yet! We will be learning how to make donuts from scratch with Philadelphia’s own Federal Donuts chef Matt Fein. Together, we’ll…

Adult Young Adult School Age Preschool Senior Community Events Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition

Yoga for Beginners

Sat, February 23, 2019 2:00 P.M.
Andorra Library

Whether you are seeking health, joy, peace, love, success in the world or inner exploration, these simple techniques are designed to help you cut through the struggle and walk through life with ease.  This program is presented by the Isha Foundation,  is designed for ages 7 and up and…

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Health Programs Workshops and Enrichment Body, Mind & Spirit Yoga

Sundays on Stage: Titans of Song: A Musical Tribute to Paul Robeson and Marian Anderson

Sun, February 24, 2019 2:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Hear their dramatic stories - and glorious music - in this unique multimedia tribute created and performed by the musical group Follow the Drinking Gourd, which is composed of singers Ivan Woods and Beverly Owens and pianist Diane Goldsmith. Montgomery Auditorium Parkway Central Library 1901…

Adult Young Adult School Age Preschool Toddler Senior Baby Family Programs Live Performances Sundays on Stage Children Family Music Hearing Loop

Book Talk with Marquis Bey

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

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 Senior Black History Month Other Great Programs Speakers and Lectures African American Author Events Philadelphia Social Justice

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

Senior Strength Training

Tue, February 26, 2019 11:30 A.M.
Fumo Family Library

Senior Strength Training will teach gentle energizing movements to help increase strength, improve balance and support daily living activities. Personal Trainer Lee Scottlorde will lead this class. Registration required. Limited class size. To register or for more information, please…

Senior Health Programs Health and Wellness Body, Mind & Spirit Health & Fitness Health

Yoga for Adults

Tue, February 26, 2019 7:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

An inclusive yoga class for people of all skill levels and abilities.  Wear something comfortable and come to the library for wellness, stretching, and relaxation.

Adult Young Adult Senior Health Programs Workshops and Enrichment Yoga

Financial Empowerment Series

Wed, February 27, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Blanche A. Nixon/Cobbs Creek Library

Bridges to Wealth will present an interactive session on credit repair, reducing debt, and building wealth. Snacks will be served, Check weather-related (and other) schedule changes on our online calendar: www.bridgestowealth.org.

Adult Young Adult Senior Workshops and Enrichment Personal Finance & Investing

Author Talk: Laura Little

Wed, February 27, 2019 6:30 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Professor Laura E. Little will present her book Guilty Pleasures:  Law and Comedy in America  and sign copies of the book, which will be available for purchase.  Guilty Pleasures  is a multifaceted account of American law and humor that explores the constraints on humor,…

Adult Senior Speakers and Lectures Author Events Law

Laptops for Tax Time

Thu, February 28, 2019 11:00 A.M.
Tacony Library

Laptops for Tax Time Need computer access and a space to spread out and file your taxes?  We’ve got that! Reserve one of private study rooms for 3 hours.  Bring your own laptop and use our free Wifi Or use one our laptops while you’re here!  Call to reserve your…

Adult Senior Other Great Programs Computers

AARP Tax Preparation

Fri, March 1, 2019 10:30 A.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Volunteers from AARP offer free in-person tax preparation service for seniors. Reservations required. Call 215-803-6402 for appointment.

Senior Other Great Programs

Laptops for Tax Time

Fri, March 1, 2019 11:00 A.M.
Tacony Library

Laptops for Tax Time Need computer access and a space to spread out and file your taxes?  We’ve got that! Reserve one of private study rooms for 3 hours.  Bring your own laptop and use our free Wifi Or use one our laptops while you’re here!  Call to reserve your…

Adult Senior Other Great Programs Computers

Spanish Conversation Group

Sat, March 2, 2019 1:00 P.M.
Lovett Memorial Library

Join us for conversation and community. For intermediate Spanish speakers.  Spanish speakers who would like to improve their English are also welcome.  

Adult Young Adult Senior Discussion and Participation Other Great Programs Language Study

Spinning Yarns

Mon, March 4, 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

Monday Poets| Fran Baird & Nausheen Eusuf

Mon, March 4, 2019 6:30 P.M.
Literature Department at Parkway Central Library

FRAN BAIRD studied with David Ignatow in the 1980s and more recently at the Antioch Writers’ Workshop with Cathy Smith Bowers, John Drury and Jamey Dunham. He was nominated for a Pushcart prize in 2009 for his poem “Neshaminy,” published in the Schuylkill Valley Journal . He…

Adult Young Adult Senior Speakers and Lectures Monday Poets Reading Series Poetry

First Monday Writers Group

Mon, March 4, 2019 6:30 P.M.
Oak Lane Library

Are you a writer who needs some motivation and encouragement? We can provide this, as well as technical skills and information that can direct you towards completing tasks for publication and discovery.  A great support group no matter what stage of the process you are in,…

Adult Senior Workshops and Enrichment Art Literature

Senior Strength Training

Tue, March 5, 2019 11:30 A.M.
Fumo Family Library

Senior Strength Training will teach gentle energizing movements to help increase strength, improve balance and support daily living activities. Personal Trainer Lee Scottlorde will lead this class. Registration required. Limited class size. To register or for more information, please…

Senior Health Programs Health and Wellness Body, Mind & Spirit Health & Fitness Health

Yoga for Adults

Tue, March 5, 2019 7:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

An inclusive yoga class for people of all skill levels and abilities.  Wear something comfortable and come to the library for wellness, stretching, and relaxation.

Adult Young Adult Senior Health Programs Workshops and Enrichment Yoga

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

Wed, March 6, 2019 4:30 P.M.
Lillian Marrero 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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