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Breast Health Information for All

Tue, June 6, 2017 6:00 P.M.
Andorra Library

A representative from the Linda Creed Breast Cancer organization will host an informative presentation on breast health for all, including the LGBT community. The mission of  Linda Creed Breast Cancer.org  "to fight breast cancer through community-based education and…

Adult Health Programs Medical 30 Days of Gay

Raven Society Rooftop Biergarten

Tue, June 6, 2017 6:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Join the Raven Society , the Library's young professionals group to kick off the summer in style. The Biergarten is an important Free Library fundraising event which includes music, light bites, and an open bar featuring beer provided by event sponsor, Dogfish Head. For the first time ever,…

Adult Other Great Programs Foundation Events Fundraising Philadelphia

Sam Calagione with Patrick E. McGovern | Ancient Brews: Rediscovered and Re-created

Tue, June 6, 2017 7:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Cost: FREE

Sam Calagione is a beer expert and founder of Delaware’s Dogfish Head Craft Brewery, one of America’s fastest growing independent breweries. The star of the Discovery Channel program Brew Masters , he was a Small Business Association Businessman of the Year and a 2010 Huffington Post…

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English as a Second Language

Wed, June 7, 2017 4:30 P.M.
Kingsessing Library

FREE English as a Second Language CLASSES Join us for an 8 week course for non-native English speakers provided at no cost by West Philadelphia community members. All skill levels and nationalities welcome! The Wednesday class meet from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. The Saturday class meets from…

Adult Young Adult New Americans Literacy ESL

Block Building Party

Wed, June 7, 2017 5:00 P.M.
Frankford Library

Join librarian Mr. Pagan and build a city with our collection of over 2,000 blocks.  Children ages 6 and up are encouraged to build, create and play!  We'll meet on the first Wednesday of the month - come one time, or all the time!

School Age Other Great Programs Wooden Block Party

Photo Op with Kevin Hart | I Can’t Make This Up: Life Lessons

Wed, June 7, 2017 5:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Cost: $27 General Admission
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PHILLY, WE HEARD YOU. We've reconfigured the event as a Photo Op (with a pre-signed book) and it has moved to the library. Anyone who bought tickets to the event at Temple will receive a full refund. Tickets to the new event at the Free Library will go on sale to the public at noon on…

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Let’s Speak English! | For International Adults

Wed, June 7, 2017 5:00 P.M.
Independence Library

Join us for a weekly conversation hour and build your confidence in speaking English. Topics may include: small talk, holidays, customs, and common slang. You can practice speaking English in a casual and relaxed environment without examinations. You will be able to make friends with other…

Adult New Americans New Americans ESL

Pride Month Movie Screening

Wed, June 7, 2017 5:30 P.M.
Blanche A. Nixon/Cobbs Creek Library

You are invited to a screening of “Philadelphia” the 1993 film which was one of the first mainstream films to acknowledge HIV/AIDS, homosexuality, and homophobia.  Light refreshments will be served.

Adult Young Adult Senior Film Screening LGBTQ LGBTQ 30 Days of Gay

English Conversation Circle

Wed, June 7, 2017 6:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Join us for a free weekly conversation hour. Build your confidence in speaking English while meeting other international adults in a casual learning environment.

Adult New Americans New Americans ESL

An Evening with Bobby Rydell: Meet and greet book signing

Wed, June 7, 2017 6:00 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Born and raised in South Philadelphia, Teen Idol Singing Sensation Bobby Rydell’s new book “Teen Idol On The Rocks” details Bobby’s public triumphs, private demons and behind the scenes stories. He was known as one of Frank Sinatra’s favorite singers and a movie…

Adult Other Great Programs Music History

Movie Night: In and Out

Wed, June 7, 2017 6:00 P.M.
Torresdale Library

In and Out: A midwestern teacher questions his sexuality after a former student makes a comment about him at the Academy Awards. Starring Kevin Kline, Joan Cusack and Tom Selleck. Light refreshments will be served.

Adult Film Screening 30 Days of Gay

Breast Health Information for All

Wed, June 7, 2017 6:00 P.M.
Fishtown Community Library

A  representative from the Linda Creed Breast Cancer organization will give an informative presentation on breast health for all, including the LGBT community. “The mission of Linda Creed Breast Cancer.org is to fight breast cancer through community-based education and referral,…

Adult Other Great Programs Health & Fitness LGBTQ Health 30 Days of Gay

Fiber Craft Group

Wed, June 7, 2017 6:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Fiber artists are invited to join us every Wednesday from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.  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 Arts and Crafts Programs Art Crafts & Hobbies Crochet Knitting

Expand Your Network: A Supplier Diversity Networking Event

Wed, June 7, 2017 6:30 P.M.
Business Resource and Innovation Center at Parkway Central Library

Join the Independence Business Alliance and the BRIC to meet local LGBT business and nonprofit leaders and learn how supplier diversity can help grow your organization. Light refreshments will be served- a great opportunity to network with other business professionals! 6:30 to 8:00pm Business…

Adult Business Business & Entrepreneurs 30 Days of Gay

Pajama Party Storytime!

Wed, June 7, 2017 6:30 P.M.
Falls of Schuylkill Library

Join us for songs, stories and a bedtime snack.  Wear your pajamas to the library and bring your favorite stuffed toy.  For children ages 2 to 5 years old, along with an accompanying adult. Space may be limited - first come, first served.

Preschool Other Great Programs Storytimes

A Taste of African Heritage

Wed, June 7, 2017 6:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Diabetes is not a part of African heritage. Neither is heart disease. Together, we can reclaim health by reclaiming history. Traditionally, African American ancestors ate a delicious, plant-based diet that was high in flavor and naturally low in cholesterol, sugars, and excess sodium. A Taste of…

Adult Senior Health Programs Workshops and Enrichment Culinary Literacy African American Cooking & Nutrition Health & Fitness Health

Summer Concert Series

Wed, June 7, 2017 6:30 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Featuring The Narberth Project – New Twists on Jazz Classics Jerry Tanenbaum, Drums Judy Aaron, Tenor Sax Robert Munich, Piano Jon Flora, Bass Sponsored by JOTSS, Jazz and Other Soulful Sounds

Adult Young Adult School Age Family Programs Music

Preschool Storytime

Thu, June 8, 2017 11:00 A.M.
Wynnefield Library

Join Ms. Susan for stories, songs, and interactive play.

Preschool Toddler Family Programs Storytimes Children Family

Arabic Storytime

Thu, June 8, 2017 11:30 A.M.
Walnut Street West

Join Mrs. Shirin Mohammad for storybooks read in Arabic.

Preschool Toddler Family Programs Storytimes Children Family

Creative Crochet with Ms. Traci

Thu, June 8, 2017 5:30 P.M.
Paschalville Library

Join Ms. Traci for Creative Crochet! Beginners are welcome!

Young Adult School Age Arts and Crafts Programs Crafts & Hobbies Crochet
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