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English Classes

Wed, September 12, 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

Book Discussion

Wed, September 12, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Oak Lane Library

Bill Holmes, who led us in a fascinating discussion of the book "Forging Freedom:  the formation of Philadelphia's Black Community 1720-1840" back in June, will be returning to dig into " The Philadelphia Negro: A Social Study"  by W. E. B. Dubois. Copies…

Adult Senior Discussion and Participation Book Clubs

Edible Alphabet - Learning English Through Cooking!

Thu, September 13, 2018 10:00 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 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m  September 11 - November 1 Where: Culinary Literacy Center, Parkway Central Library, Fourth Floor 1901 Vine…

Adult New Americans Cooking & Nutrition Free Library of Philadelphia Language Study New Americans ESL ESL - English as a Second Language

Mouse and Keyboard

Thu, September 13, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Torresdale Library

Students will learn basic computer skills and increase their confidence using a mouse and keyboard. Sign-up is not required, but space is limited

Adult Computer Classes Hot Spots Computers

T’ai Chi

Thu, September 13, 2018 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

Chat and Chew Focus Group

Thu, September 13, 2018 5:30 P.M.
Logan Library

Would you like to have a say in what happens at your library?  We'd love your feed back on library programs, services and other types of resources you would like to see at the library.  We'll meet from 5:30 p.m - 7:00 p.m. and all are welcome.

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Discussion and Participation Free Library of Philadelphia

Recipes from the Paw Paw Patch

Thu, September 13, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

Join the Philadelphia Orchard Project and chef Ari Miller for a collaborative approach to using the season’s harvests of paw paw, or Asimina triloba, a mango-sized fruit indigenous to North America. Much of the paw paw tree’s native habitat has been destroyed by development; all the…

Adult Young Adult Senior Workshops and Enrichment Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition

Leading Voices: Dolly Chugh | The Person You Mean to Be: How Good People Fight Bias

Thu, September 13, 2018 7:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Cost: $15

Tickets on sale September 7, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. Forbes.com columnist Dr. Dolly Chugh is a professor of management and organizations at the New York University Stern School of Business and an expert on unconscious bias and the unethical behavior exhibited by ordinary people. She has written on…

Adult Author Events Speakers and Lectures Author Events - Ticketed Series Author Events Business & Economics Psychology Science Self-Help Business & Entrepreneurs Social Science

Headshots at the BRIC!

Fri, September 14, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Business Resource and Innovation Center at Parkway Central Library

Get a FREE headshot photo taken at the Business Resource & Innovation Center (BRIC)! Headshots are a new service for entrepreneurs, nonprofit professionals, job seekers, and more! Use your photo to enhance your professional portfolio and make your LinkedIn profile stand out among the…

Adult Business RFC Program Calendar Business & Economics Nonprofit Jobs & Job Seekers Business & Entrepreneurs Patents & Trademarks

World Builders Writing Club

Sat, September 15, 2018 9:00 A.M.
Parkway Central Library

Bring your writing and be inspired by feedback and by new and exciting tips and tools. The Writing Club focuses on projects in the genre of science fiction, fantasy, paranormal and other stories with a supernatural element, but memoirs and urban fiction are welcome.  Readings of 5-10…

Adult Other Great Programs

Saturday Stroll

Sat, September 15, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Kingsessing Library

Calling all Nature Explorers! Join us for a Saturday Stroll from Kingsessing Library to Bartram's Garden. Explore nature themes along the walk. Enjoy FREE Boating at Bartram's Garden from 11 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. Children younger than 12 must be accompanied by an adult.

Adult Young Adult School Age Preschool Toddler Senior Family Programs Environment & Nature Philadelphia Animals and Nature

In Our Nature: Flora and Fauna of the Americas

Now through Sat, September 15, 2018 5:00 P.M.
Rare Book Department at Parkway Central Library

An Exhibition in the Rare Book Department's William B. Dietrich Gallery (3rd floor) April 9 - September 15, 2018 The ecology of the Western Hemisphere has been shaped by human intervention. Landscapes and wildlife have been helped, hindered, moved, lost, displaced, and replaced, including a…

Adult Young Adult Senior Exhibitions Art Environment & Nature Literacy Rare Books, Manuscripts, & Digital Collections Science Social Science Special Collections History Animals and Nature Humanities Book Arts

The Arborists of Philadelphia's Parks & Recreation

Now through Sat, September 15, 2018 5:00 P.M.
Business Resource and Innovation Center at Parkway Central Library

An Exhibition in the Business Resource and Innovation Center (2nd floor) April 24 - September 15, 2018 Throughout Spring and Summer every corner of the Free Library of Philadelphia will be taking inspiration from In Our Nature: Flora and Fauna of the Americas - an exhibition in our Rare Book…

Adult Young Adult Senior Discussion and Participation Exhibitions Art Environment & Nature Science Animals and Nature

Tripod : People, Places, Portraits

Now through Sat, September 15, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Art Department at Parkway Central Library

Drexel University , Canon Solutions America , and Canon USA have collaborated to introduce an innovative year-long project series with Writers Room and Mighty Writers called Tripod . During the 2017-2018 school year, six groups of three writers--drawn from the community, Drexel, and local high…

Adult Young Adult Senior Exhibitions Art Philadelphia Photography

Budgeting for the Rest of Us

Mon, September 17, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Queen Memorial Library

Join us as we learn the bare bones of budgeting: timing and amount of your income, adding savings, paying bills on-time, and creating an allowance to cap spending.  This workshop helps participants start the budgeting process if they have never started before with actionable ways to start…

Adult Senior Other Great Programs Personal Finance & Investing

Job Lab

Mon, September 17, 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

Mindfulness Meditation | Chair Yoga

Mon, September 17, 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, September 17, 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

Anime, Manga & Gaming Meetup for Adults and Older Teens

Mon, September 17, 2018 5:30 P.M.
Ramonita G. de Rodriguez Library

Adults and teens 16 and up are invited to meet up for ongoing screenings, conversation and gaming sessions! Bring your love for different series and get to know new titles. For more information, contact Sara Palmer, Librarian, at 215-686-1768 or palmers@freelibrary.org.

Adult Young Adult Discussion and Participation Film Screening Movies & Television Anime & Manga

English Classes

Mon, September 17, 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
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