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Read, Baby, Read Walkers & Talkers Storytime

Wed, October 24, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Richmond Library

Dance, wiggle and sing along in our fun storytime for young independent movers. Siblings welcome. Read, Baby, Read is a series of fun programs for babies, toddlers and their families, using new library spaces and materials to help develop language and literacy. Read, Baby, Read is made…

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English Classes

Wed, October 24, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Tacony Library

Free English Classes in Tacony for New Americans provided by the IndoChinese-American Council  Call 215-457-0272 ext 108 for information or to register. All levels welcome!  

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

Haunted Library!

Wed, October 24, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Torresdale Library

Are you brave enough for the Ghouls to lead you through the Haunted Meeting Room? ! Start Halloween with a "scary" visit in our Haunted Library!  Not recommended for kids under 9, the Haunted Meeting Room will feature strobe and black lights, as well as scary…

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Teen Forensics

Wed, October 24, 2018 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

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Sit and Stitch

Wed, October 24, 2018 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

The Wagner Free Institute of Science presents:A History of Cartography: From Antiquity to Longitude

Wed, October 24, 2018 6:15 P.M.
Independence Library

When we interact with maps through our in-dash GPS systems or on Google Earth on our phones, we rarely think about how maps actually work. Maps are complicated and confusing instruments that function on many levels, silently shaping how we view the world. Rather than consider maps as more or…

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This Is What Democracy Reads Like: A Conversation with Wilson Goode

Wed, October 24, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library

Join a conversation with the Honorable W. Wilson Goode, former mayor of Philadelphia, about his new book  Black Voters Mattered: A Philadelphia Story . Dr. Goode will talk about how essential voting and elections are to our communities. Learn the history of an era of…

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English Language Circle

Wed, October 24, 2018 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, October 24, 2018 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.      

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Let's Speak English! For International Adults

Wed, October 24, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Senior Services at Parkway Central Library

Join our weekly conversation hour. Topics may involve small talk, holidays and customs, and common slang.  Practice speaking in a casual environment-no exams!  Meet other international adults.  The program is free.  Regristration is required.  Call the Senior…

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Grow with Google

Wed, October 24, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Business Resource and Innovation Center at Parkway Central Library

Explore Google My Business , a free tool, to connect with your customers on Google Search and Maps and get hands-on help with your listing. Presented by Randi Penfil , public speaker for Google’s Get Your Business Online Program , and Donna Botti , owner of Delos Incorporated . The event…

Adult Business Business & Entrepreneurs

Bop and Cha-Cha

Wed, October 24, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Greater Olney Library

Every Wednesday at 6:30! Join us for a fun time! Learn how to Bop and Cha-Cha, or show off your moves. No experience necessary.

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Pajama Storytime

Wed, October 24, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Falls of Schuylkill Library

Join us for songs and stories to end your busy day and get you ready for bedtime.  You are encouraged to wear your pajamas to the library and bring along your favorite stuffed toy.  For children ages 7 and under, along with an adult.

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ESL Conversation Group

Wed, October 24, 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

Concert Series| The Gabe Preston Quartet

Wed, October 24, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

The Gabe Preston Quartet is a Philly-based jazz quartet that explores the possibilities of chord-less music. Some music dates back as early as the Gerry Mulligan quartet of the 1950s, while other music is original work written by Gabe Preston himself, who is currently a music student at Temple…

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Yoga for Adults

Wed, October 24, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Whitman Library

An 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.

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Fall for Chamber Music

Wed, October 24, 2018 7:00 P.M.
Music Department at Parkway Central Library

Dolce Suono Ensemble launches “Fall for Chamber Music”, their new 3-year project supported by the William Penn Foundation to engage new audiences in chamber music. They will present performances, coachings, and other interactive events in some of Philadelphia’s…

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René Redzepi and David Zilber | The Noma Guide to Fermentation

Wed, October 24, 2018 7:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Cost: $55/$40—couple + book/single + book
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  EVENT COMPLETELY SOLD OUT. René Redzepi is chef and co-owner of Copenhagen’s Michelin two-star restaurant Noma, recognized an astounding four times as the best in the world. He is one of Time ’s 100 Most Influential People in the World and the subject of two…

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Building Food and Farm Policy from the Ground Up

Thu, October 25, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

BUILDING FOOD AND FARM POLICY FROM THE GROUND UP: Working collectively to advance food and farm policies by and for our communities Price: $30* Pre-registration is required by October 17 via Eventbrite: *Includes lunch How does public policy affect your work,…

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Open Computer Lab

Thu, October 25, 2018 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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