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CityLife Clinic - Nutrition

Fri, May 26, 2017 10:30 A.M.
Walnut Street West

This workshop, led by a registered dietitian, is being offered by the Agatston Urban Nutrition Initiative's Adult and Senior Nutrition Program in conjunction with CityLife Clinics. The Agatston Urban Nutrition Initiative (AUNI) is a program of the Netter Center for Community Partnerships at the…

Adult Discussion and Participation Health Programs Workshops and Enrichment Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition Health

Science Fiction Roleplaying Club

Sat, May 27, 2017 10:30 A.M.
Walnut Street West

CALLING ALL SUPER HEROES, ALIENS, AND ZOMBIE HUNTERS! Are you interested in Science Fiction? Have you ever wanted to play a tabletop role-playing game (RPG)? Unleash your inner-nerd and come play with us! Our group currently meets on Saturday mornings from 10:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. No…

Young Adult School Age Discussion and Participation Games and Gaming Board Games and Role-Playing

Crochet and Knitting Club

Sat, May 27, 2017 1:00 P.M.
Wynnefield Library

Join Sisters Interacting Through Stitches , to create items which are donated to local, national, and international organizations.  Club members are willing to teach the art of crocheting and knitting to interested adults and teens.  All skill levels are welcome.

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

Resume Workshop

Wed, May 31, 2017 2:30 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Learn how to create or improve your resume. We'll help you answer these questions: What do recruiters look for in a resume? What is the best resume format for you? What are common mistakes to avoid? What can set your resume apart from others? It is highly recommended that you have basic typing…

Adult Career Workshops Computer Classes Discussion and Participation Hot Spots Jobs & Job Seekers

Teen Council

Wed, May 31, 2017 3:00 P.M.
West Oak Lane Library

Teens, are you looking for a place to connect with friends and talk about the things that matter to you? Meet with us in the library the last Wednesday of every month beginning January 25th from 3-4:30 p.m. Be a voice in your generation. You choose the guest speakers, pizza and soda provided,…

Young Adult Discussion and Participation Teens

Estate Planning Workshop: Trust and Estate Administration

Wed, May 31, 2017 6:00 P.M.
Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library

We will review the responsibilities of a Trustee while administering a trust, and of a Personal Representative/Executor while administering an estate.  We will explore the meaning of being a fiduciary in these roles, andl also review factors to consider when deciding who will serve in these…

Adult Discussion and Participation Personal Finance & Investing

Food for Thought | Cook, Chat, Chew

Thu, June 1, 2017 4:00 P.M.
Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library

Learn a recipe, make it, and then eat it! This program is for young people ages 12 to 18, and runs from 4:00 - 5:30 p.m, on the first Thursday of the month.  Space may be limited.  For questions, please contact Betsy or Alex.

Young Adult Discussion and Participation Cooking & Nutrition Teens

First Friday Genealogy

Fri, June 2, 2017 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

Pizza Party with Attic Youth Center

Mon, June 5, 2017 3:30 P.M.
David Cohen Ogontz Library

The Attic Youth Center will hold a discussion on the topic of how we can create safe spaces for LGBTQ students in the classroom, and at our libraries.  Discussion will focus on gaining a greater understanding of, and empathy for the LGBTQ community.  They will also share the…

Young Adult School Age Discussion and Participation LGBTQ 30 Days of Gay

Philadelphia Soda Tax & Soda Tasting

Mon, June 5, 2017 5:30 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

What is the Philadelphia Soda Tax and what drinks will be taxed? What are the benefits? Bring all your questions  and a straw to this informative presentation. If you like sugary drinks, your sweet tooth will be rewarded, so bring a straw. To answer questions we will have representatives…

Adult Discussion and Participation

Defining Your Audience: an Art & a Science

Tue, June 6, 2017 10:00 A.M.
Regional Foundation Center at Parkway Central Library

Free Tools to Find Your Customers and Use Your $ Wisely Arts and culture based nonprofits can benefit from utilizing the same tools and techniques of the for-profit businesses surrounding them. Learn how to use the free resources of the  Business Resource & Innovation Center  to…

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Social Justice Book Discussion

Mon, June 12, 2017 3:30 P.M.
Teen Center at Parkway Central Library

Teens in grades 7-12 are invited to participate in a discussion of important social justice issues. Participants will receive a free book and should sign up by visiting the Reference Desk, calling 215-686-5320, or emailing .

Young Adult Discussion and Participation Summer Reading Teens Social Justice

Summer Reading Kick-off Party

Mon, June 12, 2017 4:00 P.M.
Andorra Library

Are you curious about the wildlife you can see in Philadelphia?  A Wildlife Conservation Officer will be on hand to talk with us about what you might see, or hear.  They will have wildlife pelts, deer antlers, and other signs of wildlife.  You will also watch a short video about…

Young Adult School Age Discussion and Participation Summer Reading Animals and Nature

SOGIE for Teens

Tue, June 13, 2017 4:30 P.M.
West Oak Lane Library

Y-HEP at Philadelphia FIGHT will present a discussion on sexual orientation and gender identity and expression (SOGIE).  Get a basic understanding of the development and the variants of sexual orientations, and learn about conceptualizing what is gender, assigned sex, and gender…

Young Adult Discussion and Participation Body, Mind & Spirit Teens 30 Days of Gay

Movie Night: Trembling Before G-d

Tue, June 13, 2017 6:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Trembling Before G-d : Documentary film: What happens to Hasidic and Orthodox Jews who are gay.  80 minutes.  Discussion to follow.

Adult Discussion and Participation Film Screening 30 Days of Gay

FULL! Expert Office Hours: Fundraising

Wed, June 14, 2017 11:30 A.M.
Regional Foundation Center at Parkway Central Library

All appointment slots have been filled. Please contact the Regional Foundation Center if you would like to be added to the waiting list.  The Regional Foundation Center is pleased to offer Expert Office Hours with Volunteer Executive Consultants (VEC) from RSVP. On the second…

Adult Discussion and Participation Workshops and Enrichment RFC Program Calendar Fundraising Nonprofit

The Play's the Thing | Play Screenings and Discussion

Wed, June 14, 2017 2:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Join us for a series of screenings and discussions on these popular and classic plays.  Discussions will follow the films.  Today we will watch and discuss - Angels in America (Part 1), by Tony Kushner. A small number of hard copies may be available to borrow; some scripts might be…

Adult Discussion and Participation Film Screening Other Great Programs Workshops and Enrichment Literature Humanities

Teen Parent Talk and Take

Wed, June 14, 2017 3:00 P.M.
Nicetown-Tioga Library

Teen parents! Join us on the 2nd Wednesday of each month from 3:00 – 4:30 p.m. to learn about resources and opportunities for you and your child. Dates and Topics Coming Up: Wednesday, December 14th: Pizza party and holiday craft extravaganza! Participants will each receive 3 children's books to…

Young Adult Discussion and Participation Workshops and Enrichment Body, Mind & Spirit Family Health & Fitness House & Home Jobs & Job Seekers Personal Finance & Investing Self-Help Teens

Gender Identity Workshop for Kids

Wed, June 14, 2017 4:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

“Learn about gender, gender identity, and gender expression with a story, video, activity and discussion with a transgender friend of our library!”

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