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Fiber Craft Group

Wed, March 6, 2019 6:30 P.M.
Blanche A. Nixon/Cobbs Creek Library

Bring your latest project and enjoy an evening of crafting and conversation with fellow artists. Assistance with knitting and crochet projects usually available. All skill levels welcome. 

Adult Young Adult Senior Arts and Crafts Programs Crochet Knitting

ShopRite Presents Nutrition: Diabetes Nutrition

Thu, March 7, 2019 11:00 A.M.
Torresdale Library

McMenamin ShopRite's Dietician Nikita will be here to show us carbohydrate counting, glucose management, and meal planning! Program lasts approximately 90 minutes, and space is limited.

Adult Young Adult Senior Health Programs Workshops and Enrichment Cooking & Nutrition

Laptops for Tax Time

Thu, March 7, 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

Adult Book Club

Fri, March 8, 2019 10:30 A.M.
Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library

Do love reading and talking about what you are reading?  Join us on the 2nd Friday of the month for our book club - we'll be meeting from 10:30 a.m. until noon. This month's selection is Stay With Me , by Ayobami Adebayo. In Nigeria, Yejide and Akin have agreed polyamy is…

Adult Senior Discussion and Participation Literature Book Clubs

AARP Tax Preparation

Fri, March 8, 2019 10:30 A.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Volunteers from AARP offer free in-person tax preparation service for seniors. Reservations required. Call 215-803-6402 for appointment.

Senior Other Great Programs

Laptops for Tax Time

Fri, March 8, 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

Go Digital

Fri, March 8, 2019 3:00 P.M.
Widener Library

Looking for sample CDL tests? Studying for the ASVB? Want to update your resume or learn new skills? You can start here and go everywhere with our free Digital Learning Databases. If you don't have a Library card, we'll help you apply during our event. Your card is the key to a wealth of…

Adult Young Adult Senior Computer Classes Databases & Electronic Resources

Book Arts Workshop: Longstitch

Sat, March 9, 2019 10:00 A.M.
Art Department at Parkway Central Library

Registration will open Tuesday, February 19th at 12:00pm Called long-stitch because of the long stitches visible on the spine of the book, this non-adhesive binding technique dates back to the Middle Ages. Participants will be taught the basic sewing technique and will make an…

Adult Young Adult Senior Arts and Crafts Programs Art Crafts & Hobbies arts & crafts Book Arts

Rabble-Rousing Film Festival

Sat, March 9, 2019 1:30 P.M.
Lovett Memorial Library

Let's get together and see how some of the controversial movies from the past hold up.  What have we learned, how far have we come, how far do we still have to go, and how do we get where we want to be?  Watch a movie with us and we'll discuss it afterwards.  What a great…

Adult Young Adult Senior Film Screening Discussion and Participation Movies & Television

Hands-on History at The Free Library, Parkway Central

Sat, March 9, 2019 2:00 P.M.
Rare Book Department at Parkway Central Library

Before the advent of Google Maps and online satellite images, people relied on printed maps and aerial photographs. Come learn about the history of these “outdated” resources, and how they can be used today! Participants will look through select volumes of aerial photos and fire…

Adult Young Adult Senior Family Programs Speakers and Lectures Workshops and Enrichment Philadelphia Special Collections Maps Print and Picture Collection Changing City Hands-On History

Sundays on Stage: The Brave Little Tailor

Sun, March 10, 2019 2:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

With expressive masks, life-size puppets, original music and imaginative scenic effects, Enchantment Theatre Company brings this beloved story to life in its uniquely magical way! Montgomery Auditorium Doors open at 1:30 p.m. Free Admission! Seating is on a first-come, first-seated basis. This…

Young Adult School Age Preschool Toddler Senior Baby Family Programs Live Performances Sundays on Stage African American Children Family Music dance

Sisters in Freedom

Mon, March 11, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Blanche A. Nixon/Cobbs Creek Library

Sisters in Freedom tells the remarkable story of daring Philadelphia women, both white and black, who fought to end slavery. Like all History Making Productions documentaries, the film features compelling reenactments, expert interviews, state-of-the art animations, and rich variety of…

Adult Young Adult Senior Discussion and Participation Film Screening History Women's History Month

Thousand Dollar Dinner with Author Becky Diamond and Chef Adam Diltz

Mon, March 11, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

In the mid-19th century, Philadelphia invited seasoned New York culinarians to an extravagant dinner in response to a cooking challenge. Philadelphia chef James W. Parkinson rose to the challenge and created a seventeen-course meal known as the “Thousand Dollar Dinner.” Sourcing…

Adult Senior Community Events Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition Philadelphia History History

Spinning Yarns

Mon, March 11, 2019 6:30 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

For those who knit and crochet, bring your latest project and enjoy a relaxing, low-key evening of crafting at the library.  All fiber arts are welcome. This program is intended for adults.    

Adult Senior Arts and Crafts Programs arts & crafts

Senior Strength Training

Tue, March 12, 2019 11:30 A.M.
Fumo Family Library

Senior Strength Training will teach gentle energizing movements to help increase strength, improve balance and support daily living activities. Personal Trainer Lee Scottlorde will lead this class. Registration required. Limited class size. To register or for more information, please…

Senior Health Programs Health and Wellness Body, Mind & Spirit Health & Fitness Health

Sattriya Dance Company

Wed, March 13, 2019 6:30 P.M.
Bustleton Library

Philadelphia-based Sattriya Dance Company was established in 2009 by sisters-in-law Madhusmita Bora and Prerona Bhuyan with a mission to promote Sattriya, a 600-year-old dance from the Vaishnavite monasteries of Assam. Sattriya is a living art form, preserved and practiced by celibate monks,…

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Family Programs Live Performances Family dance

Laptops for Tax Time

Thu, March 14, 2019 2:00 P.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

AARP Tax Preparation

Fri, March 15, 2019 10:30 A.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Volunteers from AARP offer free in-person tax preparation service for seniors. Reservations required. Call 215-803-6402 for appointment.

Senior Other Great Programs

Laptops for Tax Time

Fri, March 15, 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

Spinning Yarns

Mon, March 18, 2019 6:30 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

For those who knit and crochet, bring your latest project and enjoy a relaxing, low-key evening of crafting at the library.  All fiber arts are welcome. This program is intended for adults.    

Adult Senior Arts and Crafts Programs arts & crafts
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