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Indego Urban Riding Basics

Thu, October 25, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Are you interested in urban bicycling but want some tips for navigating city streets? Or are you a veteran bicyclist who wants to learn how to use Indego Bike share? All are welcomed to join this free class that will give you the knowledge and confidence to start bicycling safely in…

Adult Young Adult Workshops and Enrichment Bicycling

This Is What Democracy Reads Like: A Conversation with Wilson Goode

Thu, October 25, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Kingsessing Library

Join a conversation with the Honorable W. Wilson Goode, former mayor of Philadelphia, about his new book  Black Voters Mattered: A Philadelphia Story . Dr. Goode will talk about how essential voting and elections are to our communities. Learn the history of an era of…

Adult Young Adult School Age Speakers and Lectures African American Literature Philadelphia Philadelphia History Politics Midterms Matter

Yoga for adults!

Thu, October 25, 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

Quest Film Screening

Fri, October 26, 2018 1:00 P.M.
Queen Memorial Library

Called "A portrait of an American Family,"  Quest  is an intimate, moving documentary that captures ten years in the life of a North Philadelphia family. This screening is part of the Free Library's #midtermsmatter program series, which are…

Adult Young Adult School Age Film Screening Midterms Matter

Friday Gaming

Fri, October 26, 2018 3:30 P.M.
Cecil B. Moore Library

Enjoy a selection of board games, card games, and Wii games after school every Friday. Intended for school-age children through teens. Day care groups must call to schedule a separate appointment.

Young Adult School Age Family Programs Children Family Games and Gaming Board Games and Role-Playing

Teen Advisory Council

Fri, October 26, 2018 3:30 P.M.
Nicetown-Tioga Library

Do you want to have a say in what type of programs happen at your library?  Attend a meeting - your opinions matter!  Bring a friend, and your great ideas.  

Young Adult Other Great Programs

Teens Cook!

Sat, October 27, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Teens in grades 7-12, please join us for a series of free, fun-filled programs! We’ll learn simple techniques for cooking healthy and delicious meals. We will meet on the following Tuesdays at 4:00 pm: October 9, November 13, December 18 AND the following Saturdays at 10:00 am: October 27,…

Young Adult Health Programs Cooking & Nutrition Health

Halloween Bash

Sat, October 27, 2018 1:00 P.M.
Logan Library

Come celebrate Halloween at Philadelphia's most haunted library! Be lead on a Spooky Specter Story Walk, zap some zombies with Nuclear Nerf Balls, and view a terrifically terrifying twist to Thriller. Taste some deliciously creepy refreshments.  Fun for all ages - from 1:00 to 4:00…

Young Adult School Age Preschool Other Great Programs Children

Crochet and Knitting Club

Sat, October 27, 2018 1:00 P.M.
Wynnefield Library

Join 'Sisters Interacting Through Stitches', as they create items which are donated to local, national, and international organizations.  In addition, club members are willing to teach the art of crocheting and knitting to interested adults and teens.   

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

Saturday Crafternoons

Sat, October 27, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Fox Chase Library

Calling crafters of all experience levels: come craft with us at the library! Join us for some basic instruction, idea sharing, coordinated projects, and good company. No experience necessary. Intended for adults and young adults. 

Adult Young Adult Senior Arts and Crafts Programs arts & crafts

Sundays on Stage: Keepers of the Culture

Sun, October 28, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

The rich legacy of the African Oral Tradition has been preserved in the stories told among the African American communities that survived and thrive in Philadelphia.  Come hear this rich tapestry of tales told by members of Keepers of the Culture. Montgomery Auditorium Doors open at 1:30…

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

Philadelphia Reads W.E.B. Du Bois

Sun, October 28, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Social Science and History Department at Parkway Central Library

Discover the power of W.E.B. Du Bois’ ideas and their significance in our time.  This reading group focuses on the “The Souls of Black Folk,” his seminal study of African-American civilization at the turn of the 20th Century.  Led by Du Bois scholar and activist, Dr.…

Adult Young Adult Senior Discussion and Participation African American Philadelphia History Social Science

Anime, Manga & Gaming Meetup for Adults and Older Teens

Mon, October 29, 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

Online Safety

Mon, October 29, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Bustleton Library

Students will learn best practices for increasing their safety and privacy online. Please call (215-685-0472) or visit branch to sign-up.

Adult Young Adult Senior Computer Classes Hot Spots Computers

Philly Bop! Ballroom Dance Class

Mon, October 29, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Walnut Street West

Mr. Willie Bryant, professional dance instructor, will be teaching us the Philly Bop Dance which is based upon the 1920’s era of Lindy Hop, Jitterbug and East Coast Swing tradition. Everyone is welcome to participate.

Adult Young Adult Senior Other Great Programs Philadelphia dance

Are You Ready For ZOMBIES?!

Mon, October 29, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Tacony Library

Are You Ready For…ZOMBIES!? What is a zombie? Where did they come from? Who is responsible for foisting them on us? How have they evolved? Why are they so popular? As a lifelong genre aficionado and author of two apocalyptic novels, Bryan Way feels he may be something of an authority.…

Young Adult Discussion and Participation Cool Books Hot Topics Fiction Teens Teen Reading Lounge

This Is What Democracy Reads Like: A Conversation with Wilson Goode

Mon, October 29, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Wynnefield Library

Join a conversation with the Honorable W. Wilson Goode, former mayor of Philadelphia, about his new book  Black Voters Mattered: A Philadelphia Story . Dr. Goode will talk about how essential voting and elections are to our communities. Learn the history of an era of…

Adult Young Adult School Age Speakers and Lectures African American Literature Philadelphia Philadelphia History Politics Midterms Matter

Scary Story Festival

Mon, October 29, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Fox Chase Library

Come spin your spookiest tale at the library! Storytellers of all ages welcome. You can tell your own original story, or share your favorite folk tale or written work. We're dying to hear what you have to share! For information, please call 215-685-0547. 

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Other Great Programs Holiday Storytimes

Online Safety

Tue, October 30, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Bustleton Library

Students will learn best practices for increasing their safety and privacy online. Please call (215-685-0472) or visit branch to sign-up.

Adult Young Adult Senior Computer Classes Hot Spots Computers

Teen Tuesdays: Teen Reads

Tue, October 30, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Nicetown-Tioga Library

What will be reading this week?  

Young Adult Other Great Programs Book Clubs
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