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Read, Baby, Read Walkers and Talkers Pajama Storytime

Wed, March 27, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Richmond Library

Dance, wiggle, and sing along in our fun storytime for young independent movers.  For babies and toddlers with their caregivers. Siblings welcome.  Text @Portrichmo to 81010 for text reminders!  Read, Baby, Read is a series of fun programs for babies, toddlers and their…

Toddler Baby Family Programs Storytimes Children Family

Teen Forensics

Wed, March 27, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Wynnefield Library

Helpful tips about pursuing a creer in the forensic science field, preparing for college, and how to find STEM programs.  For young people between the ages of 12 and 18   Presented by The Association of Women in Forensic Science

Young Adult Other Great Programs Teens STEM

Keeping it Real in Real Estate: First Time Home Buyers and Investors

Wed, March 27, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Oak Lane Library

Join us for a six-week workshop and you will learn: What Lenders are looking for Techniques for choosing the right Real Estate Agent How to be credit-worthy How to establish, restore, and rebuild your credit Tax advantages of home ownership About grants that are available, up to $10,000 Space is…

Adult Senior Discussion and Participation Workshops and Enrichment House & Home Personal Finance & Investing

Tenant Rights Workshop: Know Your Rights!

Wed, March 27, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Are you a renter? Have you struggled with: - Issues with your landlord or rental property? - Threats of eviction? - Concerns about getting priced out of your rental unit? - Discrimination in finding housing? - Questions about your rights as a renter? Come out to this workshop with the Tenant…

Adult Senior Discussion and Participation Workshops and Enrichment Philadelphia

The Mystery of Amelia Earhart

Wed, March 27, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Fox Chase Library

Famed aviation pioneer Amelia Earhart and her navigator, Fred Noonan, disappeared in July, 1937 while attempting to circumnavigate the globe. Exactly what happened to Amelia Earhart, where her plane went down, and whether she might have survived a crash landing has been debated for more than 80…

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Knife Skills with Chef Clara Park: Soup's On!

Wed, March 27, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

Join Chef Clara Park in learning and practicing knife skills and techniques, chopping it up in the kitchen! Beginners and more experienced cooks are all welcome! After going through a variety of cuts, Chef Clara will demonstrate how to use the cut vegetables to create two warming and comforting…

Adult Young Adult Senior Workshops and Enrichment Culinary Literacy

Sit and Stitch

Wed, March 27, 2019 6:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Join a circle of knitters and crocheters for an informal evening of needlecrafts.  Any skill level welcome, though formal instruction will not be guaranteed. All are welcome!

Adult Family Programs Crafts & Hobbies Crochet arts & crafts

English Language Circle

Wed, March 27, 2019 6:30 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Join us for a free weekly conversation hour.  Build your confidence in speaking English while meeting other international adults, in a casual learning environment.

Adult New Americans New Americans ESL


Wed, March 27, 2019 6:30 P.M.
Fishtown Community 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. Brittany from Roots2Rise will be our instructor.      

Adult Young Adult Health Programs Body, Mind & Spirit Yoga


Wed, March 27, 2019 6:30 P.M.
Whitman Library

A free, inclusive yoga class for people of all skill levels and abilities. Mats are available, or you can bring your own. Wear something comfortable and come to the library for wellness, stretching, and relaxation.

Adult Other Great Programs Yoga

Hands-On Tour: Book Arts

Wed, March 27, 2019 6:30 P.M.
The Rosenbach | 2008 Delancey Place, Philadelphia, PA 19103

Do you prefer to judge a book by its cover, or does the inside matter more? In this tour of book arts, we’ll take a look at various rare books in the Rosenbach collection, their aesthetics, their functions, how the processes in creating books inform how we use them today, and vice versa.…

Adult Other Great Programs Rare Books, Manuscripts, & Digital Collections Rosenbach Museum & Library

Film Screening: River Revival

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

John Randolph will discuss his short documentary film River Revival, the story of those who thought to reclaim the tidal Schuylkill River and its banks from its important industrial past to become the award winning park and trail it is today. 

Adult Other Great Programs

ESL Conversation Group

Wed, March 27, 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

Documentary Film Screening: The Nurse With Purple Hair

Wed, March 27, 2019 7:00 P.M.
Lovett Memorial Library

This film focuses on Hospice care from the perspective of those it serves, and the people who provide the care.  The Nurse with the Purple Hair will be present at the screening, and available to answer questions afterwards. This program will run from 7:00 until 8:30 p.m.

Adult Senior Film Screening Discussion and Participation Health

Chestnut Hill Library Contemporary Book Group

Wed, March 27, 2019 7:00 P.M.
Chestnut Hill Library

This group meets the 4th Wednesday of every month.  For more information and to reserve a copy of the month's selection, please contact the library at 215-685-9290. Spring book selections are: March 27th - In Extemis: The Life and Death of the War Correspondent Marie Colvin by Lindsey…

Adult Discussion and Participation Literature Book Clubs

Nathan Englander | with Thomas Mallon | Landfall

Wed, March 27, 2019 7:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Cost: $15.00
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Nathan Englander is the author of the story collections For the Relief of Unbearable Urges and What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank , a Pulitzer Prize finalist and winner of the Frank O’Connor International Short Story Award. In addition to his widely anthologized short…

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PreK Music & Movement

Thu, March 28, 2019 12:30 A.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Join us for Music & Movement with Mr. Ray! This is a time to sing, dance, and share stories. Free and no registration required. Groups please call the children's librarian for an appointment at 215-685-1866.    

Preschool Family Programs Children Music

Museum Adventures at The Rosenbach

Thu, March 28, 2019 10:00 A.M.
The Rosenbach | 2008 Delancey Place, Philadelphia, PA 19103

Calling all pre-schoolers! Come play with us on the last Thursday morning of every month. We’ll read a story together and then embark on a treasure hunt through the Rosenbach brothers’ glitzy Rittenhouse Square home to discover things that relate to the story. Afterward, families are…

Preschool Toddler Other Great Programs Children Rosenbach Museum & Library arts & crafts

Open Computer Lab

Thu, March 28, 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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