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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

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

Nathan Englander | Kaddish.com 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…

Adult Author Events Speakers and Lectures Author Events - Ticketed Series Author Events Fiction Literature History Hearing Loop

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.

Adult Computer Classes Other Great Programs Hot Spots Computers

Laptops for Tax Time

Thu, March 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

Edible Alphabet - Learning English Through Cooking!

Thu, March 28, 2019 11:00 A.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

Adults are invited to this FREE English class.  Each week we read, write, and speak in English--and cook a meal together! Tuesdays and Thursdays 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m  March 26 - May 16 Attendance is preferred at all 16 classes.  Where: Languages and Learning Center (2nd…

Adult New Americans Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition New Americans ESL ESL - English as a Second Language English Language Learners

Resume Assistance

Thu, March 28, 2019 12:00 P.M.
Frankford Library

Receive help building a resume or improving your current one utilizing our new laptops for extended time.

Adult Career Workshops Jobs & Job Seekers

Parenting Workshop Series

Thu, March 28, 2019 12:00 P.M.
McPherson Square Library

A FREE 12-Week Program for parents that provides the following: Workshops and materials Refreshments Cash stipend of $100 upon completion of program Occasional door prizes Parenting Certificate upon completion of program Use letter or certificate for Court requirements. Please contact the…

Adult Family Programs Children Family

Tai Chi for Adults with Darrell Bryant

Thu, March 28, 2019 1:30 P.M.
Oak Lane Library

A healthy and stress relieving break in the middle of your day: Tai Chi for Adults with Darrel Bryant, instructor.

Adult Health Programs Health & Fitness Tai Chi

Computer Tutoring

Thu, March 28, 2019 2:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Join us in the Lab for individualized assistance provided by our Digital Resource Specialist.

Adult Young Adult Senior Computer Classes Digital Media

T’ai Chi

Thu, March 28, 2019 2:00 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Based on Chinese soft-style martial arts, modern T’ai Chi is best known as a gentle slow-motion exercise that improves balance, leg strength, relaxation, deep breathing, calmness, focus and alertness. Please wear comfortable clothing. Registration is required. To register, please call…

Adult Other Great Programs Health and Wellness Body, Mind & Spirit Health & Fitness

A Free Tour of Philadelphia: The Changing City Exhibition

Thu, March 28, 2019 3:00 P.M.
Rare Book Department at Parkway Central Library

Come and learn about our city’s exciting, dynamic, and often forgotten history with a guided tour of Philadelphia: The Changing City exhibition. The tour will be led by an exhibition curator in the Dietrich Gallery in the Rare Book Department , which is located on the third floor of the…

Adult Young Adult School Age Other Great Programs African American Art Digital Collections Education Family Free Library of Philadelphia Programs & Services Health & Fitness Philadelphia History Rare Books, Manuscripts, & Digital Collections Special Collections Teens History printmaking architecture Changing City

Let's Speak English | For International Adults

Thu, March 28, 2019 3:00 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

Open Computer Lab

Thu, March 28, 2019 3:00 P.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.

Adult Senior Computer Classes Other Great Programs Hot Spots Computers

E-Gadget Helpdesk

Thu, March 28, 2019 3:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Do you have a new gadget  - iPad, iPod, tablet, smart phone, etc? Come learn how to use it to download books, & magazines, stream music & movies for free from our website.  You will need to have an active library card and pin number to make use of this service.…

Adult Senior Other Great Programs Computer Classes Computers Databases & Electronic Resources ebooks

Drop-in Writing Help from University of Pennsylvania Faculty

Thu, March 28, 2019 3:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Free help with: Resumes Cover Letters Filling out Forms ( unable to help with legal, financial, or tax documents) Writing Projects College/School Papers Letters No reservations. First come, first served!

Adult Other Great Programs Career Workshops Free Library of Philadelphia Programs & Services

E-Gadget Helpdesk

Thu, March 28, 2019 3:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

One-on-one assistance with learning more about how to use your own portable e-device: laptops, phones, tablets and more. Located 1st Floor Home Page Café 3:00 - 5:00 PM

Adult Computer Classes Computers Databases & Electronic Resources Digital Collections ebooks

Children's Book Author: Floyd Cooper

Thu, March 28, 2019 3:30 P.M.
Logan Library

Floyd Cooper is an award-winning author who will be with us to read from his book Max and the Tag-Along Moon, and talk about how he works.  All ages are welcome!  This program is part of Books for Rising Readers, which is supported by the William Penn Foundation and Read by 4th.

Adult School Age Preschool Toddler Senior Family Programs Other Great Programs Author Events Literacy Read by 4th

Last Building Bridges with Books Family Night of the School Year!

Thu, March 28, 2019 3:30 P.M.
McPherson Square Library

Want to make reading FUN?  Come to the library and get a jump start on summer with literacy games, free books, prizes, and fun for everyone!  Families of K-3rd grade students from Lewis Elkin Elementary are invited to join us at McPherson Square Library for a Building Bridges with…

Adult School Age Family Programs Children Family Building Bridges with Books

Book Discussion: Sing, Unburied, Sing

Thu, March 28, 2019 5:00 P.M.
Bushrod Library

Sit down at your local library to discuss this year’s One Book, One Philadelphia selection, a novel about family and time.   Reading the book beforehand is not required to join! Free books will be given out on a first-come basis.  

Adult Discussion and Participation Black History Month Literature One Book, One Philadelphia
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