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Urban League Career Development | Rediscover yourself, Find your future, Make New Choices!

Wed, February 28, 2018 12:30 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

This FREE Career Development course will include the following topics: Identifying your gifts or talents Job or education placement assistance Creating an impactful resume Strengthening interviewing skills Assertiveness training Assistance with job placement, creating a resume, and strengthening…

Adult Career Workshops

Open Computer Lab

Wed, February 28, 2018 1:00 P.M.
Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library

Work on your own project in our computer lab.

Adult Computer Classes Computers

Book Discussion Group

Wed, February 28, 2018 1:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Join us for a book discussion. This month we'll discuss John LeCarre's "The Spy Who Came in From the Cold".  This program includes an audio lecture from The Skeptic's Guide to Great Books and a film screening. To register and borrow a copy of the book, please see Mr.…

Adult Discussion and Participation Literature Book Clubs

ESL Class

Wed, February 28, 2018 1:30 P.M.
Independence Library

Free weekly ESL class for English language learners every Wednesday from 1:30 to 3:00 p.m. All are welcome! Please email instructor Nad Rosenberg for more information at twnad@techw.com.

Adult New Americans New Americans ESL

P.E.A.C.H. | People Eating and Cooking Healthy

Wed, February 28, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

P.E.A.C.H. (People Eating and Cooking Healthy), empower adults and youth with the tools and knowledge needed to make healthier eating choices and lead more physically active lifestyles. Through cooking, eating together, sharing recipes and ideas for healthier eating and being physically active,…

Adult Young Adult Senior Health Programs Cooking & Nutrition Health & Fitness

Intermediate ESL classes

Wed, February 28, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

This two and a half hour long class meets twice a week on Tuesdays and Wednesdays during the school year. This class is free and registration is not required, however, regular attendance is recommended. Questions? Call the librarian at 215-685-1758.

Adult New Americans New Americans ESL

Open Computer Lab

Wed, February 28, 2018 2:30 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Use a computer for up to 2 hours. Assistance from library staff is available.  

Adult Computer Classes Career Workshops Computers

Contemporary African American Picture Book Artists

Now through Wed, February 28, 2018 4:30 P.M.
Children's Literature Research Collection at Parkway Central Library

This mini exhibition features books and artwork created by leading contemporary African American illustrators, including local illustrators Jerry Pinkney and Cal Massey.  The exhibition is housed outside of the Print and Picture Collection, located on the second floor of Parkway Central…

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Black History Month Exhibitions African American Art Children Special Collections

Let’s Speak English! | For International Adults

Wed, February 28, 2018 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

Fences

Wed, February 28, 2018 5:00 P.M.
Wynnefield Library

Join us for a screening of Fences. This film, based on the play by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright August Wilson, examines a working-class African American family.

Adult Senior Black History Month One Book, One Philadelphia One Book, One Philadelphia

Mr. P's Cool Tech Talk

Wed, February 28, 2018 5:30 P.M.
Frankford Library

Come to listen to a talk about the latest technologies, inventions and innovations out there and watch an interesting video about it. This fun and short program is good for children 9 and up, teens, and adults! You’ll be able to take home a picture of the tech and share it with family and…

Adult Young Adult School Age Discussion and Participation Technology

Craft & Chat

Wed, February 28, 2018 5:30 P.M.
Ramonita G. de Rodriguez Library

Do you crochet, knit, cross-stitch, or do other kinds of handwork? Are you learning a new kind of craft? Please join our weekly Craft & Chat at the Rodriguez Library! Bring ongoing projects or start a new one. Limited supplies of certain materials are available.   For more information,…

Adult Young Adult Arts and Crafts Programs Crafts & Hobbies Crochet Knitting

Social Networking

Wed, February 28, 2018 5:45 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Learn how to use social networking sites such as Facebook and set up your own Facebook account.  This class is offered on a first come, first served basis. We encourage attendees to arrive 15 minutes before the start of the class to get a registration ticket at the reference desk, in…

Adult Computer Classes Discussion and Participation Other Great Programs Workshops and Enrichment Hot Spots Computers

Knitting and Crocheting Circle

Wed, February 28, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Charles Santore Library

This is an informal get together for neighborhood people who knit and crochet. Due to popular demand, this program now meets weekly.  

Adult Family Programs Crafts & Hobbies Crochet Knitting

Conversational ESL

Wed, February 28, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Walnut Street West

Join our new Conversation Group at the Walnut Street West Library to practice your English language skills in a relaxed and informal setting. 

Adult Young Adult Senior New Americans New Americans ESL

Read, Baby, Read Early Literacy Workshop

Wed, February 28, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Join us for a fun, hands-on workshop for parents and caregivers to share activities that you can do with your baby and young toddler. Refreshments will be provided!  Read, Baby, Read is a series of fun programs for babies, toddlers and their families, using new library spaces and materials…

Adult Young Adult Toddler Baby Family Programs Children Family

Sit and Stitch

Wed, February 28, 2018 6:00 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Join a circle of knitters and crocheters for an informal evening of needlecrafts.  Any skill level welcome, though formal instruction will not be guaranteed. All are welcome!

Adult Family Programs Crafts & Hobbies Crochet arts & crafts

Get Your Pitch On! - A Freelance February Event

Wed, February 28, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Business Resource and Innovation Center at Parkway Central Library

This interactive workshop will include pitching best practices, dos and don'ts, team activities, and information on the Pitch Corner. The Pitch Corner will be open from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in order for you to practice! This program is being offered as part of…

Adult Career Workshops Business Workshops and Enrichment RFC Program Calendar Fundraising Nonprofit Jobs & Job Seekers Business & Entrepreneurs

Follow Along the Great Migration

Wed, February 28, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Oak Lane Library

Learn about the Great Migration through an interactive program in which participants move through different spaces in the library, each representing a city and each offering a unique activity and facts about different points in history. Refreshments will be provided.  This program runs…

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Family Programs One Book, One Philadelphia African American One Book, One Philadelphia

English Classes

Wed, February 28, 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 to register. Special assistance for adult students to help their children with school work and enrolling young children in daycare and school. All levels welcome! Note:…

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