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Yoga for Adults

Wed, May 2, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Whitman Library

An inclusive yoga class for people of all skill levels and abilities. Mats are available, or you can bring your own. Wear something comfortable and come to the library for wellness, stretching, and relaxation.

Adult Family Programs Yoga

English Language Circle

Wed, May 2, 2018 6:30 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

Fiber Craft Group

Wed, May 2, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Blanche A. Nixon/Cobbs Creek Library

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 Senior Arts and Crafts Programs Crochet Knitting

Author Talk: David Goodwin

Wed, May 2, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Cost: FREE

Author David Goodwin will discuss his book LEFT BANK OF THE HUDSON: Jersey City and the Artists of 111 1st Street. A former tobacco-company warehouse turned artist colony in Jersey City, N.J., serves as a microcosm of American urban development in the age of globalization. . . This close study…

Adult Author Events Author Events History

Alan Stern and David Grinspoon | Chasing New Horizons: Inside the Epic First Mission to Pluto

Wed, May 2, 2018 7:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Cost: FREE

The principal investigator of the New Horizons mission to Pluto, a planetary scientist, and an aerospace executive and consultant, Dr. Alan Stern has participated in a mind-blowing 29 space missions and has served in the loftiest strata of contemporary American space exploration. The chair of…

Adult Young Adult Author Events Speakers and Lectures Author Events - Free Series Author Events Environment & Nature Science Technology

ESL Class

Thu, May 3, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Whitman Library

English Language Class is provided by the Center for Literacy. To register, please call 215-474-1235 ext. 229 and ask for English Test Days, or speak to a librarian for more details.

Adult New Americans Language Study ESL

Resume Assistance

Thu, May 3, 2018 12:00 P.M.
Frankford Library

Receive help building a resume or improving your current one. 

Adult Career Workshops Jobs & Job Seekers

Knitting for All Ages!

Thu, May 3, 2018 3:00 P.M.
Roxborough Library

Bring your needs, yarn and a project to work on (if you have one).  Knitters of all skill levels, and ages are welcome. We'll be here from 3:00 until about 5:45 p.m.

Adult Young Adult Senior Family Programs Knitting

Yoga for adults!

Thu, May 3, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Thomas F. Donatucci, Sr. Library

Wipe away the stress of the week and get your body and mind ready for a relaxing weekend. Decompress, unwind, and relax and start your weekend off the right way. Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. except the second Thursday of every month. Please bring a mat.     

Adult Young Adult Health Programs Body, Mind & Spirit Yoga

Jake Tapper | The Hellfire Club

Thu, May 3, 2018 7:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Cost: $15.00
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Auditorium sold out. A limited number of simulcast tickets are available. Jake Tapper is anchor and Chief Washington Correspondent for CNN, where he hosts the weekday program The Lead with Jake Tapper and the Sunday morning show State of the Union . He is the former White House correspondent for…

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Birding with Books (and Apps!)

Fri, May 4, 2018 7:45 A.M.
Andorra Library

Join us for a 6 week birding program.  We will learn to identify local bird species using our collective knowledge, field guides, and apps.  No experience necessary.  We will meet at the Wissahickon Environmental Center, also known as the Tree House, and hike through the Andorra…

Adult Senior Other Great Programs Environment & Nature Animals and Nature

Headshots at the BRIC!

Fri, May 4, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Business Resource and Innovation Center at Parkway Central Library

Get a FREE headshot photo taken at the Business Resource & Innovation Center (BRIC)! Headshots are a new service for entrepreneurs, nonprofit professionals, job seekers, and more! Use your photo to enhance your professional portfolio and make your LinkedIn profile stand out among the…

Adult Business RFC Program Calendar Business & Economics Nonprofit Jobs & Job Seekers Business & Entrepreneurs

First Friday Genealogy

Fri, May 4, 2018 12:00 P.M.
Independence Library

Monthly brown bag discussion group with occasional speakers meets every first Friday  from 12:00 to 2 p.m.  Open to the public and anyone with an interest in genealogy or family history. Brought to you by The National Archives of Philadelphia, The Free Library, and the Genealogical…

Adult Discussion and Participation Genealogy General Research

A Taste of African Heritage

Fri, May 4, 2018 1:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Our six-week cooking program, A Taste of African Heritage, celebrates the healthy food traditions of the African diaspora. The program introduces participants to the rich cultural history of African heritage foods while providing them the tools they need to adopt this traditional way of eating…

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

Philly Slam League

Fri, May 4, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Teen Center at Parkway Central Library

Join Teen Central as we host the 8th season of the Philly Slam League. The Philly Slam League (PSL) is a non-profit organization that hosts poetry teams from Philadelphia-area high schools in a five-month intellectual and artistic competition.  Teams come together weekly throughout the…

Adult Young Adult Live Performances Performing Arts Poetry Teens

A Taste of African Heritage

Sat, May 5, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Lillian Marrero Library

A Taste of African Heritage brings the African Heritage Diet Pyramid to life, showing people how to eat and cook healthfully, traditionally, and enjoyably. With lesson plans that simultaneously teach history, nutrition, and cooking techniques, the program introduces participants to the rich…

Adult Community Events Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition

Unlocking Your Inner Composer Workshop 2, Series 1 with Susie Ibarra: Germantown

Sat, May 5, 2018 12:00 P.M.
Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library

Unlocking Your Inner Composer is a series of free workshops. Compose your own music and explore the sonic possibilities of saxophones and percussion! The workshops precede Color Theory 2.0,  a free concert by PRISM Quartet and composer/percussionists Susie…

Adult Young Adult Community Events Live Performances Other Great Programs Music Performing Arts

Knitting with Jenn - Intermediate Class

Sat, May 5, 2018 12:00 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

In this 6 week course, you will learn how to swatch for both flat pieces and in the round pieces, learn to knit in the round on both circular and double pointed needles, and learn how to cable and knit lace. Projects include a hat, a cabled coffee cup cozy, and a cable and lace cowl. You will be…

Adult Young Adult School Age Arts and Crafts Programs Knitting

Chair Yoga

Sat, May 5, 2018 12:00 P.M.
Queen Memorial Library

Janet Faulls is a Classical Vinyasa Yoga teacher who will lead a simple chair yoga program for adults and seniors.

Adult Other Great Programs Health & Fitness Yoga

Shakespeare Free Read-Aloud Group: Hamlet part 1

Sat, May 5, 2018 1:00 P.M.
The Rosenbach

Reading Shakespeare plays aloud not only offers a communal way to enjoy these great works but promotes a deeper understanding of Shakespeare’s poetry and wordplay. No acting experience is required to participate—just bring your voice! This event is completely free with advance…

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