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Saturday Stroll

Sat, August 18, 2018 9:00 A.M.
Kingsessing Library

Calling all Nature Explorers! Join us for a Saturday Stroll from Kingsessing Library to Bartram's Garden. Explore nature themes along the walk. Enjoy FREE Boating at Bartram's Garden from 11 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. Children younger than 12 must be accompanied by an adult.

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Secrets of the Schuylkill Boat Ride, Free Library of Philadelphia

Thu, August 23, 2018 6:45 P.M.
Rare Book Department at Parkway Central Library

Join the Free Library for a fun-filled riverboat tour that highlights the past, present and future of the Schuylkill River. Discover the sights, sounds, and nearly 300 years of history of the “hidden river”. This adventure is inspired by the Library’s exhibition, In Our Nature:…

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The Publisher is Ambitious: William Bartram's Travels

Thu, September 6, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Rare Book Department at Parkway Central Library

William Bartram’s Travels was an unprecedented mix of literary genres—part travel book, part scientific record and description — a romantic narrative, an ethnography of Southern native peoples, and an exposition by Bartram on natural and theological philosophy. When the…

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Career Resource Fair

Wed, September 12, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Workplace at Parkway Central Library

Meet with career and workforce development organizations that provide free and low cost access to resources and tools to help you get ahead in your job search. Plus, have your resume professionally reviewed and get a free headshot! Tabler information coming soon! This…

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Saturday Stroll

Sat, September 15, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Kingsessing Library

Calling all Nature Explorers! Join us for a Saturday Stroll from Kingsessing Library to Bartram's Garden. Explore nature themes along the walk. Enjoy FREE Boating at Bartram's Garden from 11 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. Children younger than 12 must be accompanied by an adult.

Adult Young Adult School Age Preschool Toddler Senior Family Programs Environment & Nature Philadelphia 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…

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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

Job Fair

Thu, September 20, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Meet employers! Bring your résumé! Wear your best! Local companies—including the University of Pennsylvania, SEPTA, U.S. Post Office, ShopRite, Temple University, NursePartners, Prime Legacy Security, PA CareerLink, and more— will be on hand and recruiting/interviewing…

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Author Talk: James Wolfinger

Wed, September 26, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Author James Wolfinger will present his book Running the Rails: Capital and Labor in the Philadelphia Transit Industry and sign copies of the book, which will be available for purchase. Running the Rails tells the history of Philadelphia’s sprawling public transportation system, including…

Adult Speakers and Lectures Philadelphia Philadelphia History

Job Fair

Fri, September 28, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Paschalville Library

Meet employers! Bring your résumé! Wear your best! Employers will be recruiting for customer service, sales, retail, driving, warehouse, and more! FREE. No registration required. 

Adult Young Adult Career Workshops Jobs & Job Seekers Philadelphia Job Fairs

Job Fair

Fri, October 5, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Meet employers! Bring your résumé! Wear your best! Employers will be recruiting for customer service, sales, education, law enforcement, information technology, production, retail, driving, warehouse, and more! FREE. No registration required. 

Adult Young Adult Career Workshops Jobs & Job Seekers Philadelphia Job Fairs

Words at Play - Play Party: We Love Nature!

Sat, October 6, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Cecil B. Moore Library

Join the Philadelphia Museum of Art for a fun exploration of nature. FREE fun for families with children ages birth - 5 years. Siblings welcome. Healthy snacks will be provided. For more information call Youth Services and Programs: 215-686-5372

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Intro to Mozzarella

Wed, October 10, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

In this workshop, we'll learn about milk, Pennsylvania's local dairy culture, and the basics of pasta filata cheeses. Alex Jones will demonstrate and sample a quick-set mozzarella recipe that's easy to make at home with raw milk and a few simple ingredients. Alex Jones is a writer,…

Adult Workshops and Enrichment Culinary Literacy Philadelphia

Words at Play - Play Party: We Love Nature!

Sat, October 13, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Widener Library

Join the Philadelphia Museum of Art for a fun exploration of nature. FREE fun for families with children ages birth - 5 years. Siblings welcome. Healthy snacks will be provided. For more information call Youth Services and Programs: 215-686-5372

Preschool Toddler Family Programs Words at Play Vocabulary Initiative Art Children Family Free Library of Philadelphia Programs & Services Literacy Philadelphia arts & crafts

Words at Play - Play Party: Food, Glorious Food!

Sat, November 3, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Cecil B. Moore Library

Yum! Join the Philadelphia Museum of Art for stories, rhymes and an art project about delicious food. FREE fun for families with children ages birth - 5 years. Siblings welcome. Healthy snacks will be provided. For more information call Youth Services and Programs: 215-686-5372

Preschool Toddler Family Programs Words at Play Vocabulary Initiative Art Children Family Free Library of Philadelphia Programs & Services Literacy Philadelphia arts & crafts

Words at Play - Play Party: Food, Glorious Food!

Sat, November 10, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Widener Library

Yum! Join the Philadelphia Museum of Art for stories, rhymes and an art project about delicious food. FREE fun for families with children ages birth - 5 years. Siblings welcome. Healthy snacks will be provided. For more information call Youth Services and Programs: 215-686-5372

Preschool Toddler Family Programs Words at Play Vocabulary Initiative Art Children Family Free Library of Philadelphia Programs & Services Literacy Philadelphia arts & crafts

Author Talk: Irene Levy Baker

Wed, November 14, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

  Author Irene Levy Baker will present her book Unique Eats and Eateries of Philadelphia and sign copies of the book, which will be available for purchase. The book tells the sweet and spicy stories behind 90 Philadelphia’s restaurants and Irene will share some of those stories plus…

Adult Speakers and Lectures Philadelphia Philadelphia History

Comforting Fall Side Dishes

Mon, November 19, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Fall is all about cozy sweaters and warm, comforting foods. Savor the flavors of fall with Chef Dolores as we create crowd-pleasing sides that feature the best produce of this chilly-weather season. Come ready to taste dishes that will complement any meal and might even steal the show!

Adult Young Adult Discussion and Participation Workshops and Enrichment Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition Family Philadelphia Teens Seniors Health

Words at Play - Play Party: Get Creative!

Sat, December 1, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Cecil B. Moore Library

What can you make? Join the Philadelphia Museum of Art for stories, rhymes and to create your own masterpiece. FREE fun for families with children ages birth - 5 years. Siblings welcome. Healthy snacks will be provided. For more information call Youth Services and Programs: 215-686-5372

Preschool Toddler Family Programs Words at Play Vocabulary Initiative Art Children Family Free Library of Philadelphia Programs & Services Literacy Philadelphia arts & crafts

Adult Diabetes Education Program

Wed, December 5, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

Join us for an educational program on Diabetes. Topics include What is going on inside your body when you have diabetes What are the common medications used for diabetes Day to day management of diabetes How to prevent the complications of diabetes Tips on Healthy Eating and Overall Wellness…

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