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Let's Speak English | For International Adults

Mon, October 22, 2018 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

Monday Meditation

Mon, October 22, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Falls of Schuylkill Library

This simple workshop will provide a foundation for gaining mindfulness through meditation.  The meditations will utilize calming and energizing techniques to introduce ways to gain self-awareness, and a peaceful state of mind.  Join us courtesy of the KIND Institute and the Urban…

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Discussion and Participation Health Programs Health

Who Killed the Lindbergh Baby?

Tue, October 23, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Fox Chase Library

On March 1, 1932, the twenty-month old son of noted aviator Charles Lindbergh was kidnapped from his home near Highlands, New Jersey. On May 12, his decaying body was discovered nearby. Bruno Richard Hauptmann was arrested for the crime, tried, was found guilty, and was executed. Writer H.L.…

Adult Discussion and Participation Speakers and Lectures History

New and Expectant Parents Group

Tue, October 23, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Queen Memorial Library

Bring baby and meet new families in your neighborhood! Get support and education from other parents. Iced tea and snacks provided. For additional information, please call the librarian at 215-685-1899.  

Adult Discussion and Participation Health

Kids Can Cook

Tue, October 23, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Queen Memorial Library

Healthy Cooking class for school-aged children, taught by serv-safe certified cooking instructor Keisha Prosser. Learn about food safety, prepare a full meal, and then help eat what you’ve created! For additional information, please call the librarian at 215-685-1899.  

Young Adult School Age Discussion and Participation Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition Health

Know Your Courts! Court Basics 101

Tue, October 23, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Learn about the organization and procedures of the PA Judicial System. Topics: the different subject matters of each court, knowing your way around the courtroom, how judges are selected and how you can be an informed citizen.   Presented by Pennsylvanians for Modern Courts

Adult Young Adult Senior Discussion and Participation

Chat-n-Chew Book Club

Tue, October 23, 2018 6:00 P.M.
West Oak Lane Library

Do you love to read?  Do you like to talk?  If you do, please consider joining the West Oak Lane Library's book group. We will meet approximately every five weeks.  Stop in the library and see what we will be reading. This evening we will be discussing Elaine T.…

Adult Senior Discussion and Participation African American Book Clubs

Choosing a Medicare Plan

Wed, October 24, 2018 12:30 P.M.
Independence Library

Join us for an educational seminar by Benefits Consultant Dan Yody.  Understand  your options when enrolling with Medicare, retiring, or reviewing your benefits each year.

Adult Discussion and Participation

Let's Speak English | For International Adults

Wed, October 24, 2018 3:00 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

Who Killed the Lindbergh Baby?

Wed, October 24, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Fox Chase Library

On March 1, 1932, the twenty-month old son of noted aviator Charles Lindbergh was kidnapped from his home near Highlands, New Jersey. On May 12, his decaying body was discovered nearby. Bruno Richard Hauptmann was arrested for the crime, tried, was found guilty, and was executed. Writer H.L.…

Adult Discussion and Participation Speakers and Lectures History

Let's Speak English! For International Adults

Wed, October 24, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Senior Services at Parkway Central Library

Join our weekly conversation hour. Topics may involve small talk, holidays and customs, and common slang.  Practice speaking in a casual environment-no exams!  Meet other international adults.  The program is free.  Regristration is required.  Call the Senior…

Adult Young Adult Senior Discussion and Participation New Americans Central Senior Services Calendar New Americans ESL - English as a Second Language

Building Food and Farm Policy from the Ground Up

Thu, October 25, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

BUILDING FOOD AND FARM POLICY FROM THE GROUND UP: Working collectively to advance food and farm policies by and for our communities Price: $30* Pre-registration is required by October 17 via Eventbrite: https://tinyurl.com/ya56gdbe *Includes lunch How does public policy affect your work,…

Adult Senior Community Events Discussion and Participation Workshops and Enrichment Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition Health

Teen Reading Lounge: An Interactive Book Club for Teenagers

Thu, October 25, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Attention teens in grades 7-12! Are you looking for a community service opportunity this year? Are you passionate about your world and your future? Then, please join us for the Fall Session of Teen Reading Lounge (TRL). We will explore the topic of women’s rights through a series of…

Young Adult Discussion and Participation Teen Reading Lounge

Portable Studio Workshop

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

Come take part in free theater workshops led by the Wilma Theater's team of professional artists, as part of the theater's Portable Studio!  Meet and work with professional Wilma artists in our library Experience a production from the Wilma's current season -  Mr.…

Adult Senior Discussion and Participation Other Great Programs Performing Arts

A Mile in My Shoes Book Club

Sat, October 27, 2018 12:00 P.M.
Fox Chase Library

This book club will start a discussion and build understanding of people living in our world but experiencing this world very differently than we do. Through this book club, we will read stories that take on some tough topics about subjects kids have probably encountered, but might want to…

School Age Discussion and Participation Children Book Clubs

Philadelphia Reads W.E.B. Du Bois----Today's reading and discussion: Of Alexander Crummell

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

Let's Speak English | For International Adults

Mon, October 29, 2018 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

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

New and Expectant Parents Group

Tue, October 30, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Queen Memorial Library

Bring baby and meet new families in your neighborhood! Get support and education from other parents. Iced tea and snacks provided. For additional information, please call the librarian at 215-685-1899.  

Adult Discussion and Participation Health
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