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Media Minutes with the People's Media Collection

Wed, September 27, 2017 3:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Trainers from the People's Media Collection will walk participants through how to film, edit, and share videos using tablets and smartphones. Some skills you'll walk away with include: framing shots, interviewing people, basic film editing, adding effects to videos and sharing your…

Adult Young Adult Senior Workshops and Enrichment Digital Media

Make Money by Doing Good: Exploring Jobs in the Social Sector

Wed, September 27, 2017 6:00 P.M.
Regional Foundation Center at Parkway Central Library

Nonprofits have long served a need in their communities that the private sector or government have been unable address. But as more individuals and businesses start to think about how they can give back to their communities, nonprofits are no longer the gold standard for doing good. With this…

Adult Other Great Programs RFC Program Calendar Nonprofit Jobs & Job Seekers

Author Talk: Jennifer Lin

Wed, September 27, 2017 6:00 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

In her book Shanghai Faithful, Philadelphia journalist Jennifer Lin dramatizes five generations of her Chinese family, bringing to life the history of Protestant Christianity in China in a period spanning the Opium War through to the Cultural Revolution and into the present. The compelling cast…

Adult Speakers and Lectures

Sit and Stitch

Wed, September 27, 2017 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

Nonprofit Legal Clinic

Thu, September 28, 2017 10:00 A.M.
Regional Foundation Center at Parkway Central Library

Attend this  PhillyVIP  legal clinic to ask an attorney about corporate governance issues, trademarks and logos, employees and consultants, contracts and other nonprofit legal issues. Attorneys will walk clients through PhillyVIP/LawWorks' Nonprofit Legal Assessment Checklist…

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CareerLink Workshop

Thu, September 28, 2017 11:00 A.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Build Your Job Skills, Find a Career! Sign up with a certified PA CareerLink Navigator to develop your resume, search for jobs, learn about job skills training, and connect directly with PA CareerLink resources. Please speak to a staff member to sign-up or call 215.686.7502 for more information.

Adult Young Adult Career Workshops Jobs & Job Seekers

Edible Alphabet: English as a Second Language

Thu, September 28, 2017 12:00 P.M.
Whitman Library

Learn English at the Whitman Library with Edible Alphabet, a FREE class that teaches English through cooking.  This class runs on Thursdays, from 12:00 - 3:00 p,m.  Edible Alphabet is a comprehensive program that seeks to fulfill the need in Philadelphia for…

Adult Young Adult New Americans Culinary Literacy New Americans ESL

Book Discussion Group

Thu, September 28, 2017 2:00 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Please join our book discussion group for Adults at the Philadelphia City Institute.  We meet on the last Thursday of every month, at 2:00 p.m. in the meeting room.  For our current title and a copy of the book, please inquire at the Reference Desk. All book discussions will be held in…

Adult Other Great Programs Fiction Book Clubs

Poetry Reading and Open Mic

Thu, September 28, 2017 4:00 P.M.
Kingsessing Library

Join us for a celebration of poetry for seniors and the community at Kingsessing Library! Eugene Carrington will be reading and signing his book, Messenger Blues: Stories and Poems  Mature adults are welcome to share their talents To register: contact Rachel J. Hayes | 215-685-2690 |…

Adult Senior Other Great Programs Poetry

Indego Bicycle Street Skills

Thu, September 28, 2017 6:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Do you want to try Indego , but need to build a little more confidence in your city biking skills? Indego Street Skills is a FREE 90 minute class that will give you the knowledge to start bicycling safely in Philadelphia. We cover everything you need to know to have fun and be safe. Includes: ?…

Adult Young Adult Health Programs Environment & Nature Health & Fitness Sports & Recreation Bicycling

Salman Rushdie | The Golden House with Claire Messud | The Burning Girl

Thu, September 28, 2017 7:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Cost: $15.00, $32 optional ticket + Rushdie book
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“A master of perpetual storytelling” ( The New Yorker ), Salman Rushdie is the author of a dozen novels, including Shame, The Satanic Verses , and Midnight’s Children , winner of the Booker Prize in 1981 and the “Booker of Bookers” Prize in 1993. His other works…

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CareerLink Workshop

Fri, September 29, 2017 11:00 A.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Build Your Job Skills, Find a Career! Sign up with a certified PA CareerLink Navigator to develop your resume, search for jobs, learn about job skills training, and connect directly with PA CareerLink resources. Please speak to a staff member to sign-up or call 215.686.7502 for more information.

Adult Young Adult Career Workshops Jobs & Job Seekers

Saturday Concert Series: The PC Quartet

Sat, September 30, 2017 3:00 A.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Please join us for the first concert in our fall Saturday Concert Series. The PC Quartet, featuring Anthony Passante-Contaldi (leader, drums), Gabe Preston (bari sax), Max Hoenig (keys), Tim Ragsdale (bass), will be playing a solid mix of straight ahead and bossa nova jazz, from Dizzy Gillespie…

Adult Young Adult Family Programs Music

Mindfulness Meditation | Chair Yoga

Mon, October 2, 2017 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.

Adult Family Programs Yoga

English Conversation Group

Mon, October 2, 2017 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

Laptop Lounge

Mon, October 2, 2017 5:30 P.M.
Frankford Library

Brush up on your computer skills using our in-house laptops with our Digital Resource Specialist.  Space may be limited.

Adult Young Adult Computer Classes Computers

You Can Quit Smoking!

Tue, October 3, 2017 1:00 P.M.
Lawncrest Library

If you are ready to gain control and stop smoking, we are here to help! This 4-week program is offered by the Fox Chase Cancer Center and will help you learn to live smoke-free! Get help understanding addiction, learning about nicotine replacement therapy, coping with urges and stresses and…

Adult Health Programs Health & Fitness

Jennifer Egan | Manhattan Beach with Carmen Maria Machado | Her Body and Other Parties

Tue, October 3, 2017 7:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Cost: $15.00
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Jennifer Egan won the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award for the novel A Visit from the Goon Squad . Her other books of fiction include the National Book Award Finalist Look at Me , the bestselling The Keep , and The Invisible Circus , which was adapted into a movie…

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

Media Minutes with the People's Media Collection

Wed, October 4, 2017 12:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Trainers from the People's Media Collection will walk participants through how to film, edit, and share videos using tablets and smartphones. Some skills you'll walk away with include: framing shots, interviewing people, basic film editing, adding effects to videos and sharing your…

Adult Young Adult Senior Workshops and Enrichment Digital Media

Media Minutes with the People's Media Collection

Wed, October 4, 2017 3:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Trainers from the People's Media Collection will walk participants through how to film, edit, and share videos using tablets and smartphones. Some skills you'll walk away with include: framing shots, interviewing people, basic film editing, adding effects to videos and sharing your…

Adult Young Adult Senior Workshops and Enrichment Digital Media
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