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English Conversation Group

Mon, January 28, 2019 5:30 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Please join us for a free conversation hour as you build your confidence in speaking English. Topics may involve small talk, holidays and customs, and common slang. Participants will get to practice speaking in a casual environment and meet other international adults. This program will be held…

Adult New Americans New Americans ESL

Let's Speak English | For International Adults

Mon, January 28, 2019 5:30 P.M.
Ramonita G. de Rodriguez 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 Discussion and Participation New Americans New Americans ESL - English as a Second Language

Yoga Workshop

Mon, January 28, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Join the Friends of PCI for their next series of yoga workshops. All levels of expertise are invited. Bring your own mat or towel. Registration for each session is required; please sign up at the PCI Reference Desk.  

Adult Other Great Programs Health and Wellness Body, Mind & Spirit Yoga Health

Creole Cooking Class

Mon, January 28, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

The novel Sing, Unburied, Sing is set in the heart of Creole Country on the Gulf Coast of Mississippi, east of New Orleans and south of the Delta. Join Chef Kurt Evans for a Creole-inspired cooking class, and dive into the coastal ingredients of this region and the many cultural influences that…

Adult Discussion and Participation Workshops and Enrichment One Book, One Philadelphia One Book, One Philadelphia

Self-Care Workshop

Mon, January 28, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Fishtown Community Library

Join personal chef and community food educator Shayla Dorsey as she leads participants through hands-on activities to combat stress on a budget.  

Adult Young Adult Health Programs Workshops and Enrichment One Book, One Philadelphia One Book, One Philadelphia Self-Help

Book To Movie Night-Ready Player One

Mon, January 28, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Literature Department at Parkway Central Library

Our first film series for 2019 asks the question: what was better, the book or the movie? Ready Player One  will be the first movie of this four-part series. The movie will begin promptly at 6:00 pm.  Please register at Eventbrite: https://book2movie.eventbrite.com Parkway Central…

Adult Film Screening Literature Movies & Television

Creole Cooking Class

Mon, January 28, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

The One Book, One Philadelphia 2019 featured novel,  Sing, Unburied, Sing,  is set in the heart of Creole Country on the Gulf Coast of Mississippi, east of New Orleans and south of the Delta. Join Chef Kurt Evans for a Creole-inspired cooking class, and dive into the coastal…

Adult Workshops and Enrichment Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition One Book, One Philadelphia

Book Discussion: Sing, Unburied, Sing

Mon, January 28, 2019 6:30 P.M.
Charles Santore 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

Amulets Workshop

Mon, January 28, 2019 6:30 P.M.
Oak Lane Library

Learn how to create an amulet for power and protection-- like the gris-gris bag Jojo’s grandfather makes for him.

Adult Young Adult School Age Arts and Crafts Programs Family Programs One Book, One Philadelphia One Book, One Philadelphia arts & crafts

Spinning Yarns

Mon, January 28, 2019 6:30 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

For those who knit and crochet, bring your latest project and enjoy a relaxing, low-key evening of crafting at the library.  All fiber arts are welcome. This program is intended for adults.    

Adult Senior Arts and Crafts Programs arts & crafts

Computer Boot Camp: Week 4 of 6

Tue, January 29, 2019 10:30 A.M.
Tacony Library

Computer Basics-Week 4: Email Join us on Tuesdays from 10:30AM - 12:30PM REGISTRATION IS A MUST! *Please register in advance with Ms. McDowell DRS by phone 215-685-8755 or email McDowellL@freelibrary.org * **This is a full 6 week course. Please plan to attend in its entirety.**  

Adult Senior Computer Classes Computers

GWHS Tech Squad Help

Tue, January 29, 2019 11:10 A.M.
Bustleton Library

Do you need help with your email, social media accounts (facebook, instagram, twitter, snapchat), smartphone, tablet, laptop, or the internet? Come and see our community partners from GWHS! Students will be here to help on their lunch period for approximately 30 minutes on selected…

Adult Senior Workshops and Enrichment Community Events Computer Classes Computers Databases & Electronic Resources Digital Collections ebooks Technology Digital Media Seniors Digital Magazines

Open Computer Lab

Tue, January 29, 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

Email Basics

Tue, January 29, 2019 12:00 P.M.
Frankford Library

Learn to use e-mail and set up your own free account, upload attachments, and learn how to navigate your email with our Digital Resource Specialist.  Also, utilize our new laptops for extended time.

Adult Computer Classes Computers Technology

ESL Class - Beginner/ Low Intermediate

Tue, January 29, 2019 12:30 P.M.
Charles Santore Library

This 2-hour class runs once a week, on Tuesdays.  Some basic knowledge of English is expected. Skill level will be assessed in class.  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

Civil War Medicine: What Went Right

Tue, January 29, 2019 1:30 P.M.
Chestnut Hill Library

You are invited to explore, discover, discern, learn & appreciate this talk, as part of our 2019 Speaker Series. The extraordinary levels of battlefield carnage during the Civil War demanded a new, scientific approach to medicine - previously an art. Documentary filmmaker Carole…

Adult Senior Speakers and Lectures Medical Philadelphia Science History

Healthy Cooking Workshop

Tue, January 29, 2019 1:30 P.M.
Kingsessing Library

Join us for a six week cooking series, A Taste of African Heritage, which celebrates the healthy food traditions of the African Diaspora. Educators from the Food Trust will share low-cost cooking ideas, nutrition tips, tastings, and give-aways! For more information and to register, please…

Adult Senior Health Programs Health and Wellness Cooking & Nutrition

Intro to Powerpoint

Tue, January 29, 2019 5:45 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Learn how to create presentations and more. 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 the Magazines and Newspapers Department. Space is limited.

Adult Computer Classes Computers

Understanding Credit

Tue, January 29, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Learn how credit works, how to obtain and analyze your own credit report, and what your credit score means. Also discussed: the effects of bankruptcy and what really affects your credit. Bring your questions! This workshop is presented by Miss Erin Ellis, Financial…

Adult Young Adult Senior Other Great Programs Workshops and Enrichment Business & Economics Education

Book Discussion: Sing, Unburied, Sing

Tue, January 29, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional 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
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