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Edible Alphabet - Learning English Through Cooking!

Sat, April 27, 2019 1:15 P.M.
Independence Library

Adults are invited to this FREE English class.  Each week we read, write, and speak in English--and cook a meal together! Fridays 9:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m Saturdays 1:15 pm - 4:15 pm  April 26, 2019 - June 15, 2019 Attendance is preferred at all 16 classes.  Where:…

Adult Senior New Americans Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition Education Language Study Literacy New Americans ESL ESL - English as a Second Language English Language Learners

April is National Poetry Month

Sat, April 27, 2019 2:00 P.M.
Oak Lane Library

East Oak Lane's Vernita Hall will join us and read from her newly published book  Where William Walked: Poems about Philadelphia and its people of color"   (Willow Books), winner of the Willow Books Grand Prize for Poetry. Vernita Hall is a lifelong Philadelphian and has…

Adult Young Adult Senior Speakers and Lectures African American Poetry

Business Plan: How to Write It!

Sat, April 27, 2019 2:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

    Learn how to write a Business Plan! Create your roadmap to success, attract investors and communicate your business idea! Presented by Morris Bracy of SCORE. Free! No registration required.  

Adult Young Adult Senior Business Business & Entrepreneurs

Sundays on Stage: Soul Steps

Sun, April 28, 2019 2:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Enjoy the engaging, high-energy step choreography which started among African-American fraternities and sororities as a means of unity and self-expression, and has deep roots in the migrant labor culture of South African gold mines. Montgomery Auditorium Parkway Central Library 1901 Vine Street…

Adult Young Adult School Age Preschool Toddler Senior Baby Family Programs Live Performances Sundays on Stage Children Family Music Hearing Loop

Spinning Yarns

Mon, April 29, 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

Tai Chi

Tue, April 30, 2019 12:00 P.M.
Andorra Library

Join us for a healthy and stress relieving break in the middle of your day.  Our instructor, Henry Vuong, has been studying Tai Chi since childhood.  This free, 8-week program is sponsored by Friends of Andorra Library.  Space is limited and advance registration is…

Adult Senior Health Programs Health & Fitness Tai Chi

Email Basics

Tue, April 30, 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 Senior Computer Classes Hot Spots Computers Technology

Edible Alphabet en Español: Learn Spanish Through Cooking at the Library

Tue, April 30, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

Looking for a chance to brush up on your Spanish language skills? Interested in meeting new people, learning to cook a classic Latin American dish and have a great time? Join us in the Culinary Literacy Center for our first ever Spanish language cooking class! Tuesday, April 30, 2019 6:00 pm -…

Adult Young Adult Senior Workshops and Enrichment Community Events Discussion and Participation Other Great Programs Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition Education Free Library of Philadelphia Free Library of Philadelphia Programs & Services Language Study Literacy Bilingual Programs

Keeping it Real in Real Estate: First Time Home Buyers and Investors

Wed, May 1, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Oak Lane Library

Join us for a six-week workshop and you will learn: What Lenders are looking for Techniques for choosing the right Real Estate Agent How to be credit-worthy How to establish, restore, and rebuild your credit Tax advantages of home ownership About grants that are available, up to $10,000 Space is…

Adult Senior Discussion and Participation Workshops and Enrichment House & Home Personal Finance & Investing

Edible Alphabet - Learning English Through Cooking!

Fri, May 3, 2019 9:15 A.M.
Independence Library

Adults are invited to this FREE English class.  Each week we read, write, and speak in English--and cook a meal together! Fridays 9:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m Saturdays 1:15 pm - 4:15 pm  April 26, 2019 - June 15, 2019 Attendance is preferred at all 16 classes.  Where:…

Adult Senior New Americans Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition Education Language Study Literacy New Americans ESL ESL - English as a Second Language English Language Learners

Job Fair

Fri, May 3, 2019 11:00 A.M.
Paschalville Library

FIND YOUR NEXT JOB. BETTER JOB, NEW JOB! Meet employers! Bring your résumé! Wear your best! Employers recruiting for customer service, sales, administration, manufacturing, security, warehouse work, and more!  

Adult Young Adult Senior Other Great Programs Jobs & Job Seekers Job Fairs

Book Arts Workshop: Flag books

Sat, May 4, 2019 10:00 A.M.
Art Department at Parkway Central Library

The flag book is one of the most popular and versatile book art structures. It is a simple construction that offers an energetic way to display images and/or words. Comprised of a simple accordion and “flags” the flag book can be designed in such a way that the flags and be…

Adult Young Adult Senior Arts and Crafts Programs Art Crafts & Hobbies arts & crafts Book Arts

Spanish Conversation Group

Sat, May 4, 2019 1:00 P.M.
Lovett Memorial Library

Join us for conversation and community. For intermediate Spanish speakers.  Spanish speakers who would like to improve their English are also welcome.  

Adult Young Adult Senior Discussion and Participation Other Great Programs Language Study

Philadelphia Chinese Opera Society

Sat, May 4, 2019 1:00 P.M.
Music Department at Parkway Central Library

Saturday May 4th in the Montgomery Auditorium  at Parkway Central. The Philadelphia Chinese Opera Society will give a FREE performance of the traditional art of Chinese Opera. Come to see the traditional art in a different and novel form! PCOS is proud of its contribution to enhancing the…

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Live Performances Other Great Programs

Edible Alphabet - Learning English Through Cooking!

Sat, May 4, 2019 1:15 P.M.
Independence Library

Adults are invited to this FREE English class.  Each week we read, write, and speak in English--and cook a meal together! Fridays 9:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m Saturdays 1:15 pm - 4:15 pm  April 26, 2019 - June 15, 2019 Attendance is preferred at all 16 classes.  Where:…

Adult Senior New Americans Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition Education Language Study Literacy New Americans ESL ESL - English as a Second Language English Language Learners

Sundays on Stage: Colors of India

Sun, May 5, 2019 2:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Join the four dancers of AATMA Performing Arts on an epic journey charting the exciting evolution of Indian dance. This dynamic performance focuses on the explosive rhythms found in Indian classical and folk dance, which eventually gave rise to the globally recognized Bollywood dance and music…

Adult Young Adult School Age Preschool Toddler Senior Baby Family Programs Live Performances Sundays on Stage Children Family Music Hearing Loop

Indian-ish with Priya Krishna

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

Cost: $30 single / $45 couple

Priya Krishna grew up eating a special kind of food. Born and Raised in Dallas, Texas by Indian immigrants, Priya’s mother Ritu cooked meals redolent of her Indian heritage, but infused with American ingredients that made for a specific kind of fusion cuisine that Priya lovingly classifies…

Adult Young Adult Senior Author Events Workshops and Enrichment Culinary Literacy

Spinning Yarns

Mon, May 6, 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

Monday Poets | “Whitman @ 200: Art and Democracy, featuring Leonard Gontarek and poets from the Poetry in Common Workshop.”

Mon, May 6, 2019 6:30 P.M.
Literature Department at Parkway Central Library

Walt Whitman's poetry spanned 19th century American life, and it is fitting that a bridge that crosses the Delaware river connecting Philadelphia and Camden, where he spent the last eighteen years of his life, is named for him. Although he travelled less in America in his…

Adult Young Adult Senior Speakers and Lectures Monday Poets Reading Series Poetry

First Monday Writers Group

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

Are you a writer who needs some motivation and encouragement? We can provide this, as well as technical skills and information that can direct you towards completing tasks for publication and discovery.  A great support group no matter what stage of the process you are in,…

Adult Senior Workshops and Enrichment Art Literature
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