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In Our Nature: Flora and Fauna of the Americas

Now through Sat, September 15, 2018 5:00 P.M.
Rare Book Department at Parkway Central Library

An Exhibition in the Rare Book Department's William B. Dietrich Gallery (3rd floor) April 9 - September 15, 2018 The ecology of the Western Hemisphere has been shaped by human intervention. Landscapes and wildlife have been helped, hindered, moved, lost, displaced, and replaced, including a…

Adult Young Adult Senior Exhibitions Art Environment & Nature Literacy Rare Books, Manuscripts, & Digital Collections Science Social Science Special Collections History Animals and Nature Humanities Book Arts

The Arborists of Philadelphia's Parks & Recreation

Now through Sat, September 15, 2018 5:00 P.M.
Business Resource and Innovation Center at Parkway Central Library

An Exhibition in the Business Resource and Innovation Center (2nd floor) April 24 - September 15, 2018 Throughout Spring and Summer every corner of the Free Library of Philadelphia will be taking inspiration from In Our Nature: Flora and Fauna of the Americas - an exhibition in our Rare Book…

Adult Young Adult Senior Discussion and Participation Exhibitions Art Environment & Nature Science Animals and Nature

Tripod : People, Places, Portraits

Now through Sat, September 15, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Art Department at Parkway Central Library

Drexel University , Canon Solutions America , and Canon USA have collaborated to introduce an innovative year-long project series with Writers Room and Mighty Writers called Tripod . During the 2017-2018 school year, six groups of three writers--drawn from the community, Drexel, and local high…

Adult Young Adult Senior Exhibitions Art Philadelphia Photography

Budgeting for the Rest of Us

Mon, September 17, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Queen Memorial Library

Join us as we learn the bare bones of budgeting: timing and amount of your income, adding savings, paying bills on-time, and creating an allowance to cap spending.  This workshop helps participants start the budgeting process if they have never started before with actionable ways to start…

Adult Senior Other Great Programs Personal Finance & Investing

Job Lab

Mon, September 17, 2018 12:00 P.M.
Nicetown-Tioga Library

Are you looking for a job and finding that everyone requires online applications?  We can help you! Space may be limited; first come, first served.  From 12:00 p.m. to 2::00 p.m.

Adult Senior Other Great Programs Jobs & Job Seekers

Mindfulness Meditation | Chair Yoga

Mon, September 17, 2018 12:30 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Ground your mind and body with Mindfulness Meditation and Chair Yoga. Spend a peaceful half-hour with a guided meditation. Chair yoga is a twist on traditional yoga, making it accessible for any age. This program is for adults. Newcomers please attend the 12:30 p.m. class. Our 2:00 p.m. Chair…

Adult Family Programs Health and Wellness Body, Mind & Spirit Yoga

Mindfulness Meditation | Chair Yoga

Mon, September 17, 2018 1:30 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Ground your mind and body with Mindfulness Meditation and Chair Yoga. Spend a peaceful half-hour with a guided meditation. Chair yoga is a twist on traditional yoga, making it accessible for any age. This program is for adults. Newcomers please attend the 12:30 p.m. class. Our 2:00 p.m. Chair…

Adult Family Programs Health and Wellness Body, Mind & Spirit Yoga

Anime, Manga & Gaming Meetup for Adults and Older Teens

Mon, September 17, 2018 5:30 P.M.
Ramonita G. de Rodriguez Library

Adults and teens 16 and up are invited to meet up for ongoing screenings, conversation and gaming sessions! Bring your love for different series and get to know new titles. For more information, contact Sara Palmer, Librarian, at 215-686-1768 or palmers@freelibrary.org.

Adult Young Adult Discussion and Participation Film Screening Movies & Television Anime & Manga

English Classes

Mon, September 17, 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 for information or to register. All levels welcome!  

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

Intelligent by Design Nonfiction Book Group

Mon, September 17, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Independence Library

Do you enjoy reading? We read critically acclaimed nonfiction old and new. All readers welcome.  All meetings are Monday evenings at 6:00 p.m. For additional information, please call 215- 685-1633. For this month, we are reading  Grant, Ron Chernow. This Pulitzer Prize and National…

Adult Other Great Programs Book Clubs

Unique Eats & Eateries of Philadelphia

Mon, September 17, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Cost: FREE

Join author Irene Levy Baker as she tells sweet and savory stories behind Philadelphia restaurants based on interviews with chefs and restaurateurs and seemingly endless eating. Get tips on how to get reservations at Philadelphia’s trendiest restaurants, discover where senior citizens dine…

Adult Author Events Philadelphia

Mouse and Keyboard

Mon, September 17, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Bustleton Library

Students will learn basic computer skills and increase their confidence using a mouse and keyboard. Please call (215-685-0472) or visit branch to sign-up.

Adult Computer Classes Hot Spots Computers

A Taste of Syria: Molokheya with Ossama Herkal

Mon, September 17, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

As part of Welcoming Week, join the Free Library's Culinary Literacy Center and Swarthmore College's Friends, Peace, and Sanctuary as we learn more about how to prepare Molokheya. Molokheya, a popular vegetable found in cuisine throughout the Middle East and North Africa,…

Adult Senior Community Events Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition

Please Eat the Daisies

Mon, September 17, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Katharine Drexel Library

Want to wow your guests at your next gathering? Learn how to make these creative and fun edible Vegetable and Fruit Centerpieces!      * Melon Carousel      * Squash terrine      * Tomato roses      * Zucchini and…

Adult Young Adult Senior Workshops and Enrichment Cooking & Nutrition Crafts & Hobbies

Edible Alphabet - Learning English Through Cooking!

Tue, September 18, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

Adults are invited to this FREE English class.  Each week we read, write, and speak in English--and cook a meal together! Tuesdays and Thursdays 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m  September 11 - November 1 Where: Culinary Literacy Center, Parkway Central Library, Fourth Floor 1901 Vine…

Adult New Americans Cooking & Nutrition Free Library of Philadelphia Language Study New Americans ESL ESL - English as a Second Language

Introduction to Prospect Research

Tue, September 18, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Regional Foundation Center at Parkway Central Library

Prospect research plays a strategic role in fundraising. This workshop will outline the basics of prospect research that can help your organization uncover funding opportunities within your donor base. During this interactive workshop you will learn: how to identify individual prospects and…

Adult Discussion and Participation Other Great Programs Speakers and Lectures Workshops and Enrichment RFC Program Calendar Fundraising Nonprofit

Mouse and Keyboard

Tue, September 18, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Bustleton Library

Students will learn basic computer skills and increase their confidence using a mouse and keyboard. Please call (215-685-0472) or visit branch to sign-up.

Adult Computer Classes Hot Spots Computers

How to Spot Fake News Online

Wed, September 19, 2018 3:30 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Take this class and what will happen next will shock you! You won’t believe how informed you will become!  Seriously though, how can you tell reliable news sources online from fake ones?  In this class we will discuss the different types of fake “news” articles, how…

Adult Discussion and Participation Computer Classes Workshops and Enrichment Computers Newspapers, Magazines, & Journals

Let’s Speak English! | For International Adults

Wed, September 19, 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

Craft & Chat

Wed, September 19, 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
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