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Mah Jongg Open Play

Tue, April 16, 2019 1:30 P.M.
Andorra Library

Do you know how to play American Mah Jongg?  If so, join an enthusiastic group of players on Tuesday afternoons. We will use the Official Standard Hands and Rules of the National Mah Jongg League - please bring your official score card to play.  We will be playing a medium-paced game…

Adult Senior Other Great Programs Games and Gaming

Birding the Reservoir: Early Morning Bird and Habitat Walk

Wed, April 17, 2019 8:30 A.M.
Andorra Library

Join PA Master Naturalist Kris Soffa and JoAnne Woods, of the library, for an early morning bird and habitat walk at the Upper Roxborough Resevoir Preserve.  Learn about the Reservoir's natural history, its importance as part of a migratory flyway, toad detour, and more! …

Adult Senior Other Great Programs Environment & Nature Animals and Nature

How Did Davy Die? Crockett at the Alamo

Wed, April 17, 2019 2:00 P.M.
Fox Chase Library

The Battle of the Alamo was a pivotal event in the Texas Revolution. On March 6, 1837, Mexican troops under General Santa Anna de Lopez launched a pre-dawn attack that killed all the defenders in the Alamo Mission near San Antonio de Bexar. One of the great mysteries of the Alamo was whether…

Adult Young Adult Senior Speakers and Lectures Other Great Programs History

Keeping it Real in Real Estate: First Time Home Buyers and Investors

Wed, April 17, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Oak Lane Library

Join us for a six-week workshop and you will learn: What Lenders are looking for Techniques for choosing the right Real Estate Agent How to be credit-worthy How to establish, restore, and rebuild your credit Tax advantages of home ownership About grants that are available, up to $10,000 Space is…

Adult Senior Discussion and Participation Workshops and Enrichment House & Home Personal Finance & Investing

How Did Davy Die? Crockett at the Alamo

Thu, April 18, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Fox Chase Library

The Battle of the Alamo was a pivotal event in the Texas Revolution. On March 6, 1837, Mexican troops under General Santa Anna de Lopez launched a pre-dawn attack that killed all the defenders in the Alamo Mission near San Antonio de Bexar. One of the great mysteries of the Alamo was whether…

Adult Young Adult Senior Speakers and Lectures Other Great Programs History

Drag Queen Storytime

Sat, April 20, 2019 11:00 A.M.
Lovett Memorial Library

Join Brittany Lynn for a fabulous storytime at the library!  For all ages.

Adult School Age Preschool Toddler Senior Other Great Programs Storytimes Free Library of Pride

Spinning Yarns

Mon, April 22, 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

Medical Marijuana 101: Informational Session

Mon, April 22, 2019 6:30 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Pennsylvania’s new Medical Marijuana Program provides access to medical marijuana for patients with specific medical conditions. Learn about registration, certification, payment, and access.

Adult Senior Health Programs Health and Wellness Seniors Health

Smartphone Basics

Tue, April 23, 2019 11:30 A.M.
Charles L. Durham Library

Learn the very basic of using a smart phone. Call to sign up and bring your smartphone the day of the workshop.

Adult Senior Workshops and Enrichment Technology Digital Media

Tai Chi

Tue, April 23, 2019 12:00 P.M.
Andorra Library

Join us for a healthy and stress relieving break in the middle of your day.  Our instructor, Henry Vuong, has been studying Tai Chi since childhood.  This free, 8-week program is sponsored by Friends of Andorra Library.  Space is limited and advance registration is…

Adult Senior Health Programs Health & Fitness Tai Chi

Email Basics

Tue, April 23, 2019 12:00 P.M.
Frankford Library

Learn to use e-mail and set up your own free account, upload attachments, and learn how to navigate your email with our Digital Resource Specialist.  Also, utilize our new laptops for extended time.

Adult Senior Computer Classes Hot Spots Computers Technology

Mah Jongg Open Play

Tue, April 23, 2019 1:30 P.M.
Andorra Library

Do you know how to play American Mah Jongg?  If so, join an enthusiastic group of players on Tuesday afternoons. We will use the Official Standard Hands and Rules of the National Mah Jongg League - please bring your official score card to play.  We will be playing a medium-paced game…

Adult Senior Other Great Programs Games and Gaming

Friends Speaker Series | What Happened to the Lenape? Early Delaware Valley Settlers and Native Americans

Tue, April 23, 2019 1:30 P.M.
Chestnut Hill Library

The Lenape, the folk who lived hereabouts when the early settlers came, seemed to have vanished into history.  Where did they go?  What was their relationship to the 17th Century Finns, Swedes, Dutch and English?  What happened to the people who once called Chesnut Hill their…

Adult Senior Speakers and Lectures Philadelphia History History

Literary Dishes with Chef Valerie Erwin

Tue, April 23, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Literature Department at Parkway Central Library

Our favorite meals that we eat and the books that we read stay with us years after we've eaten the last bite or turned the last page. Does the taste or aroma of your favorite plate of food evoke childhood memories? Can you remember scenes from your favorite childhood books? Have…

Adult Young Adult Senior Community Events Discussion and Participation Workshops and Enrichment Culinary Literacy

Literary Dishes with Chef Valerie Erwin

Tue, April 23, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

Our favorite meals that we eat and the books that we read stay with us years after we've eaten the last bite or turned the last page. Does the taste or aroma of your favorite plate of food evoke childhood memories? Can you remember scenes from your favorite childhood books? Have…

Adult Young Adult Senior Community Events Discussion and Participation Workshops and Enrichment Culinary Literacy

Movie Time

Wed, April 24, 2019 1:00 P.M.
Charles L. Durham Library

Watch a good movie and participate in a short conversation about it with our movie-lover librarian.    

Adult Senior Film Screening Discussion and Participation Movies & Television

Keeping it Real in Real Estate: First Time Home Buyers and Investors

Wed, April 24, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Oak Lane Library

Join us for a six-week workshop and you will learn: What Lenders are looking for Techniques for choosing the right Real Estate Agent How to be credit-worthy How to establish, restore, and rebuild your credit Tax advantages of home ownership About grants that are available, up to $10,000 Space is…

Adult Senior Discussion and Participation Workshops and Enrichment House & Home Personal Finance & Investing

Ancient Wisdom & Modern Heartbreak: How Rome Helped Shape the U.S.

Thu, April 25, 2019 11:00 A.M.
Senior Services at Parkway Central Library

Explore the Roman world with distinguished professors from Princeton University and the University of Pennsylvania, who will weave together the connections between this ancient empire and our democratic republic today. Part 2: The Daily Life of Ordinary Romans One can know Rome through the…

Adult Young Adult Senior Speakers and Lectures Central Senior Services Calendar Politics History

Edible Alphabet - Learning English Through Cooking!

Fri, April 26, 2019 9:15 A.M.
Independence Library

Adults are invited to this FREE English class.  Each week we read, write, and speak in English--and cook a meal together! Fridays 9:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m Saturdays 1:15 pm - 4:15 pm  April 26, 2019 - June 15, 2019 Attendance is preferred at all 16 classes.  Where:…

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

Book Arts Workshop: Storage books

Sat, April 27, 2019 9:00 A.M.
Art Department at Parkway Central Library

In this workshop you will construct a simple storage book made of folded card stock in which windows have been cut, held together with a spine. What is stored need not be flat, although it is easier to work with pieces that are less than about 1/16 inch thick. We will be making a model and then,…

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