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ESL Class - Beginner

Tue, February 27, 2018 12:30 P.M.
Charles Santore Library

This 2-hour class runs once a week on Tuesdays from January to early 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…

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Octavius V. Catto: A Legacy for the 21st Century

Tue, February 27, 2018 1:00 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Octavius V. Catto was a 19th century civil rights activist, scholar, athlete, and community leader. In September 2017 a coalition of community activists, scholars, and public servants had the joy of dedicating a memorial at City Hall to this local hero, making him the first individual African…

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Intermediate ESL classes

Tue, February 27, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

This two and a half hour long class meets twice a week on Tuesdays and Wednesdays during the school year. This class is free and registration is not required, however, regular attendance is recommended. Questions? Call the librarian at 215-685-1758.

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Open Computer Lab

Tue, February 27, 2018 3:00 P.M.
Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library

Work on your own project in our computer lab.

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Open Computer Lab

Tue, February 27, 2018 3:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Use a computer for up to 2 hours. Assistance from library staff is available.  

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Family Cooking for Black History Month

Tue, February 27, 2018 4:30 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Join Chef Chris Paul for a hands-on cooking program for Black History Month. Create healthy and nutritious versions of common Soul Food recipes. This program is geared towards school-aged children and their families. 

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Basics of Small Business Bookkeeping

Tue, February 27, 2018 5:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Community College of Philadelphia and The Commerce Department from the City of Philadelphia will present a bookkeeping workshop about the Basics of Small Business Bookkeeping. Leanr about the importance of a business budget, understanding accounting language, managing cash flow, and using and…

Adult Business Business & Entrepreneurs

Chat-n-Chew Book Club

Tue, February 27, 2018 6:00 P.M.
West Oak Lane Library

Do you love to read?  Do you like to talk?  If you do, please consider joining the West Oak Lane Library's book group. We will meet approximately every five weeks and have books scheduled up through September.  Stop in the library and see what we will be reading. This evening…

Adult Senior Discussion and Participation African American Book Clubs

Turn Your Side Hustle into a Full-Time Job - A Freelance February Event

Tue, February 27, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Workplace at Parkway Central Library

Are you ready to take your side hustle full-time? Join Marta Rusek (Digital Storyteller and organizer of the Nonprofit Nerds Philly Meetup ) and C. Todd Hestand (founder of Side Arts ) for a crash course on what you need to know to get started, how to find clients, how to develop your…

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Ingredients Across Borders: Sumac

Tue, February 27, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

Join the Free Library's Culinary Literacy Center and Al-Bustan Seeds of Culture for a very special evening highlighting sumac, a significant ingredient in cuisines of the Americas and the Middle East. Chef Anan Zahr will show everyone how to prepare musakhan, a popular farmer's dish from…

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Mystery Book Club

Tue, February 27, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Andorra Library

Love a good mystery?  Enjoy talking about books?  Join us for a Mystery Book Club.  We will be meeting on the last Tuesday of the month, from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. Stop by to see what we are reading next.

Adult Senior Discussion and Participation Book Clubs

Havertown Community Event with Jacqueline Woodson

Tue, February 27, 2018 7:00 P.M.
Haverford Middle School, 1701 Darby Rd., Havertown, PA

The Haverford Township Free Library will host Jacqueline Woodson for a reading and discussion of Another Brooklyn , the 2018 One Book, One Philadelphia selection.  RSVP for this free event is encouraged: www.haverfordlibrary.org/event/onebook 

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Live at the Writers House

Tue, February 27, 2018 7:00 P.M.
Kelly Writers House, 3805 Locust Walk

Exploring themes raised in Another Brooklyn , LGTBQ+ writers will share their work for a recording of the WXPN/Kelly Writers House collaboration series. For more information, please visit writing.upenn.edu.     

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Michio Kaku | The Future of Humanity: Terraforming Mars, Interstellar Travel, Immortality, and Our Destiny Beyond Earth

Tue, February 27, 2018 7:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Cost: $15.00
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AUDITORIUM SOLD OUT. IN-HOUSE SIMULCAST TICKETS AVAILABLE. “Erudite and compelling” ( Chicago Tribune ), theoretical physicist and futurist Dr. Michio Kaku is a renowned popularizer of science and co-founder of String Field Theory, continuing Einstein’s quest to discover a…

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English as a Second Language Class

Wed, February 28, 2018 10:00 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

Old-school Motown Dance Party

Wed, February 28, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Senior Services at Parkway Central Library

Central Senior Services concludes its observance of Black History Month with an Old-school Motown Dance Party featuring music by leading African American Artists of the 60’s and 70’s.

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Black History Month Challenge

Wed, February 28, 2018 12:00 P.M.
Haverford Library

Participants will use their visual skills and historical knowledge to identify images of famous African American individuals from Philadelphia. The first participant to correctly identify all the images displayed will take home a special gift. Contest runs from February 1 to February 28.  

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Open Computer Lab

Wed, February 28, 2018 12:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Work on a special project and get one-on-one assistance.  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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Novice ESL Class

Wed, February 28, 2018 12:30 P.M.
Walnut Street West

PEDAL@GSE ESL Classes are FREE for adults (17 years+); Registration is preferred. Advanced Class: Mondays from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Novice Class: Wednesdays from 3:00 p.m to 5:00 p.m Intermediate Class: Fridays from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. REGISTER IN PERSON AT THE LIBRARY. Classes…

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ESL Class - Intermediate

Wed, February 28, 2018 12:30 P.M.
Charles Santore Library

This 2 hour long class runs twice a week on Wednesdays and Fridays in February.  Class will return to meeting on Wednesday only in March and April.  This class is free and registration is not required, however, regular attendance is recommended. Questions?  Call the librarian at…

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