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Keyboard Shortcuts: Copy + Paste

Tue, January 22, 2019 5:45 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Learn to use the power in your keyboard to simplify computer tasks.  This class is offered on a first come, first served basis. We encourage attendees to come 15 minutes before the start of the class to get a registration ticket at the reference desk, in the Magazines and Newspapers…

Adult Computer Classes Computers

Anatomy Eats, Part Three: The Musculoskeletal System

Tue, January 22, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

This class is the third in a series that explores physiological systems of the body by way of cuisine and anatomy. The third class will feature the musculoskeletal system. We will get the chance to taste diaphragm, tendon, and aspic, as prepared by chef Ari Miller, while physician Jonathan…

Adult Young Adult Senior Community Events Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition

Book Discussion: Sing, Unburied, Sing

Tue, January 22, 2019 6:30 P.M.
West Oak Lane 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 One Book, One Philadelphia Literature One Book, One Philadelphia

Yoga for Adults

Tue, January 22, 2019 7:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

An inclusive yoga class for people of all skill levels and abilities.  Wear something comfortable and come to the library for wellness, stretching, and relaxation.

Adult Young Adult Senior Health Programs Workshops and Enrichment Yoga

Dani Shapiro | Inheritance: A Memoir of Genealogy, Paternity, and Love

Tue, January 22, 2019 7:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Cost: FREE

In conversation with Beth Kephart , the award-winning author of nineteen books, including Going Over , Handling the Truth: On the Writing of Memoir , and Flow: The Life and Times of Philadelphia’s Schuylkill River . Delivering “an eviscerating, raw honesty” ( New York Times…

Adult Author Events Speakers and Lectures Author Events - Free Series Author Events Biography & Autobiography Genealogy Literature General Research Science Hearing Loop

Creative Learning Group - for Preschoolers

Wed, January 23, 2019 10:30 A.M.
Andorra Library

Join other kids by gathering at the C r eative Learning Area in the Children’s Department. Miss Molly has put out many new, colorful, and fun manipulatives to play with! In addition to our wooden train set, puppets, and animals, the Creative Learning Area now has star builders, waffle…

Preschool Toddler Baby Other Great Programs Literacy Read by 4th

Open Climb

Wed, January 23, 2019 10:30 A.M.
Cecil B. Moore Library

Come take advantage of our new play space, featuring a climbing wall! Our redesign and educational toys encourage imaginative play that boosts children’s learning and development. This program is intended for families with children ages 3-5. Closed-toe shoes required. Use of wall…

Preschool Family Programs Health Programs Children Family Health


Wed, January 23, 2019 10:30 A.M.
Kingsessing Library

Join us on Wednesday mornings at 10:30 for storytime! Children aged 3-5 and their grownups are welcome – no sign up required. Just drop on by! Large groups please call in advance so we can be sure we have enough space

Preschool Family Programs Storytimes Children Literacy

Baby & Toddler Story Time Encore

Wed, January 23, 2019 11:00 A.M.
Children's Department at Parkway Central Library

Books, songs, rhymes and bounces for children (birth to 23 months) and their caregivers!. Encore Wednesday at 11 a.m.  Parkway Central Library Children's Department Ground Floor, 1901 Vine Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103 215.686.5369 ***Programs are subject to change*** Find us on…

Toddler Family Programs Children Family Literacy


Wed, January 23, 2019 12:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Looking for a job? Or a better one? Stop in to see CareerLink! Browse jobs and apply. 12PM-2PM

Adult Career Workshops Jobs & Job Seekers

Open Computer Lab

Wed, January 23, 2019 12:00 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 Computer Classes Other Great Programs Hot Spots

ESL (English as a Second Language) Class

Wed, January 23, 2019 12:30 P.M.
Wyoming Library

Mondays and Wednesdays from 12:30 - 3:30 pm. Testing every second Wednesday of the month. *New students must be tested before starting ESL Classes      

Adult New Americans New Americans ESL

Intermediate ESL Class

Wed, January 23, 2019 12:30 P.M.
Walnut Street West

PEDAL@GSE ESL Classes are FREE for adults (17 years+); Registration is preferred. REGISTER IN PERSON AT THE LIBRARY. Classes sponsored by the Penn GSE Educational Linguistics Division.

Adult Senior New Americans New Americans ESL

ESL Class - Intermediate

Wed, January 23, 2019 12:30 P.M.
Charles Santore Library

This 2 hour long class runs once a week on Wednesdays from mid-January to May. This class is free and registration is not required, however, regular attendance is recommended. Questions?  Call the librarian at 215-686-1766  

Adult New Americans New Americans ESL - English as a Second Language

First Listen: Writing Workshop at Philadelphia FIGHT

Wed, January 23, 2019 1:30 P.M.
Philadelphia FIGHT, 1233 Locust St.

In the 2019  One Book, One Philadelphia  featured novel,  Sing, Unburied, Sing , stories are connected through a song without words. In this public writing workshop, we’ll use deep-listening activities to write untold stories and hear the perspectives of others. Connect with…

Adult Workshops and Enrichment Community Events One Book, One Philadelphia One Book, One Philadelphia


Wed, January 23, 2019 2:30 P.M.
Tacony Library

Looking for a job? Or a better one? Stop in to see CareerLink! Browse jobs and apply. 2:30-4:30PM

Adult Career Workshops Jobs & Job Seekers

Science Wednesday

Wed, January 23, 2019 3:00 P.M.
Widener Library

Pretend to be scientists, research and experiment with basic chemistry, make paper circuits, and explore!

Young Adult School Age LEAP STEM

Let's Make Slime!

Wed, January 23, 2019 3:30 P.M.
Falls of Schuylkill Library

Let's make some slime together using different household ingredients.  For school-age kids.

School Age LEAP Arts and Crafts Programs arts & crafts


Wed, January 23, 2019 3:30 P.M.
Teen Center at Parkway Central Library

GEEK OUT! Hang out in the Teen Center and geek out about all your favorite fandoms! Play Dungeons and Dragons, Yugi-oh, Magic the Gathering, board games, and more. Work on a cosplay or a decorate a deck box. try a game you've never played before. Ages 12-18 welcome.

Young Adult Community Events Teens

Art Club

Wed, January 23, 2019 3:30 P.M.
Ramonita G. de Rodriguez Library

Come learn to draw with us!  Our Teen Leader Assistant, Amir will host a program for the children to learn how to draw.

School Age LEAP Family Programs Art Children Family Makers & Makerspaces Teens
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