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First Friday Genealogy

Fri, November 2, 2018 12:00 P.M.
Independence Library

Monthly brown bag discussion group with occasional speakers meets every first Friday  from 12:00 to 2 p.m.  Open to the public and anyone with an interest in genealogy or family history. Brought to you by The National Archives of Philadelphia, The Free Library, and the Genealogical…

Adult Discussion and Participation Genealogy General Research

Healthy Cooking Workshop

Fri, November 2, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Join us for a free healthy cooking workshop that includes: low cost cooking ideas, nutrition tips, food tastings, and giveaways! To register, please contact Chalise Saunders csaunders@thefoodtrust.org | 267-658-4148

Adult Young Adult Senior Health Programs Cooking & Nutrition Health & Fitness

Murder Mystery Luncheon Theatre

Sat, November 3, 2018 1:00 P.M.
Tacony Library

It’s Murder at the Library!! Murder Mystery Luncheon Theatre Join us as Mr. Malcolm takes us through an afternoon of murder and mystery Enjoy lunch from Fink’s Hoagies For ages 15 and older Limited to 30 guests.  Please sign up in advance

Adult Young Adult Senior Discussion and Participation Live Performances Other Great Programs Performing Arts

This Is What Democracy Cooks Like

Sat, November 3, 2018 1:00 P.M.
Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library

Try delicious, healthy food samples, learn plant-based recipes, and take part in fun, food-centered crafts. Also, hear about food justice and how the legislative process affects what's on our kitchen tables. This program is co-presented by the Free Library's Culinary Literacy…

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Arts and Crafts Programs Community Events Workshops and Enrichment Culinary Literacy Midterms Matter

Crochet Club

Sat, November 3, 2018 1:30 P.M.
Kingsessing Library

Come experience the joy of crochet. Whether you’re a beginner or have been crocheting for years, you’ll have fun in this club led by a crochet artist from the community.

Adult Young Adult School Age Other Great Programs Crafts & Hobbies Crochet arts & crafts

Portable Studio: Our Stories

Sat, November 3, 2018 2:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Portable Studio Artists Jess Conda and Bethlehem Roberson are professional Philadelphia artists who use theater and music to inspire and explore the boundless ways we all can tell stories, real or imagined, and from different perspectives. In the Wilma Theater’s Portable Studio, you will:…

Adult Young Adult Other Great Programs Discussion and Participation Children

Councilman Bobby Henon

Sat, November 3, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Join us for a presentation by Councilman Henon. He will speak about three main topics: • The sugar tax: collection, effectiveness, and how it is spent • School funding, rebuilding, and future challenges • Health care, advocacy, ACA, and Medicare His presentation will be followed…

Adult Young Adult Community Events Discussion and Participation Speakers and Lectures Government Information Affordable Care Act

Quest Film Screening

Sat, November 3, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Called "A portrait of an American Family,"  Quest  is an intimate, moving documentary that captures ten years in the life of a North Philadelphia family. This screening is part of the Free Library's #midtermsmatter program series, which are…

Adult Young Adult School Age Film Screening Midterms Matter

Saturday Crafternoons

Sat, November 3, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Fox Chase Library

Calling crafters of all experience levels: come craft with us at the library! Join us for some basic instruction, idea sharing, coordinated projects, and good company. No experience necessary. Intended for adults and young adults. 

Adult Young Adult Senior Arts and Crafts Programs arts & crafts

Cookbook Club

Sat, November 3, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Do you enjoy cooking and eating with friends? Join us one Saturday a month as we explore a new cookbook. We’ll each choose a recipe from the featured cookbook, prepare it at home, and bring it to the library, where we will share a meal together. Registration is required and space is…

Adult Health Programs Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition Health

Philadelphia Reads W.E.B. Du Bois----Today's reading and discussion: Of Alexander Crummell

Sun, November 4, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Social Science and History Department at Parkway Central Library

Discover the power of W.E.B. Du Bois’ ideas and their significance in our time.  This reading group focuses on the “The Souls of Black Folk,” his seminal study of African-American civilization at the turn of the 20th Century.  Led by Du Bois scholar and activist, Dr.…

Adult Young Adult Senior Discussion and Participation African American Philadelphia History Social Science

Work for Yourself @ 50+

Mon, November 5, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Business Resource and Innovation Center at Parkway Central Library

Have you ever dreamed about being your own boss? Let  Work for Yourself @ 50+  help you get started.  Work for Yourself @ 50+   is designed to help older adults learn the ins and outs of successful self-employment. Join us for an interactive workshop where…

Adult Senior Business Career Workshops Business & Entrepreneurs

Job Lab

Mon, November 5, 2018 12:00 P.M.
Nicetown-Tioga Library

Are you looking for a job and finding that everyone requires online applications?  We can help you! Space may be limited; first come, first served.  From 12:00 p.m. to 2::00 p.m.

Adult Senior Other Great Programs Jobs & Job Seekers

Beginner/Intermediate English Language Class

Mon, November 5, 2018 12:30 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

A weekly class for English learners at the Beginner and Intermediate levels. Register with the librarian at 215-685-1866.

Adult New Americans New Americans ESL

Mindfulness Meditation | Chair Yoga

Mon, November 5, 2018 12:30 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Ground your mind and body with Mindfulness Meditation and Chair Yoga. Spend a peaceful half-hour with a guided meditation. Chair yoga is a twist on traditional yoga, making it accessible for any age. This program is for adults. Newcomers please attend the 12:30 p.m. class. Our 2:00 p.m. Chair…

Adult Family Programs Health and Wellness Body, Mind & Spirit Yoga

Mindfulness Meditation | Chair Yoga

Mon, November 5, 2018 1:30 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Ground your mind and body with Mindfulness Meditation and Chair Yoga. Spend a peaceful half-hour with a guided meditation. Chair yoga is a twist on traditional yoga, making it accessible for any age. This program is for adults. Newcomers please attend the 12:30 p.m. class. Our 2:00 p.m. Chair…

Adult Family Programs Health and Wellness Body, Mind & Spirit Yoga

Quest Film Screening

Mon, November 5, 2018 5:30 P.M.
Independence Library

Called "A portrait of an American Family,"  Quest  is an intimate, moving documentary that captures ten years in the life of a North Philadelphia family. This screening is part of the Free Library's #midtermsmatter program series, which are an opportunity to learn…

Adult Young Adult School Age Film Screening Midterms Matter

English Conversation Group

Mon, November 5, 2018 5:30 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Please join us for a free conversation hour as you build your confidence in speaking English. Topics may involve small talk, holidays and customs, and common slang. Participants will get to practice speaking in a casual environment and meet other international adults. This program will be held…

Adult New Americans New Americans ESL

Let's Speak English | For International Adults

Mon, November 5, 2018 5:30 P.M.
Ramonita G. de Rodriguez Library

Join us for a weekly conversation hour and build your confidence in speaking English. Topics may include: small talk, holidays, customs, and common slang. You can practice speaking English in a casual and relaxed environment without examinations. You will be able to make friends with other…

Adult Discussion and Participation New Americans New Americans ESL - English as a Second Language

Grant Workshop: Finding and Applying for Grants

Mon, November 5, 2018 5:30 P.M.
Walnut Street West

Please note: this program is will be held at the Walnut Street West Library. This interactive workshop will cover best practices for searching for grants, applying for grants, and writing a successful grant proposal. It will also introduce participants to grant databases available at the…

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