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How to Spot Fake News Online

Wed, October 17, 2018 3:30 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Take this class and what will happen next will shock you! You won’t believe how informed you will become!  Seriously though, how can you tell reliable news sources online from fake ones?  In this class we will discuss the different types of fake “news” articles, how…

Adult Discussion and Participation Workshops and Enrichment Computer Classes Computers Newspapers, Magazines, & Journals

Home Buyer's Workshop

Wed, October 17, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Wynnefield Library

First time home buyers and investors information workshop.

Adult Young Adult Senior Workshops and Enrichment

Storytime and Block Play

Thu, October 18, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Falls of Schuylkill Library

Stories and songs followed by playtime with our wooden blocks.  Recommended for ages 2 to 6, accompanied by an adult; siblings are always welcome.  Imagine, build, and create!   Groups must call the children's librarian to schedule separate appointments (216-685-2093).

Preschool Toddler Workshops and Enrichment Family Programs Children Literacy Mathematics STEM Wooden Block Party

Business Startup Basics

Thu, October 18, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Business Startup Basics Presented by Rob Goza Lead Economic Development Specialist with the U.S. Small Business Administration “Is Starting a Business For You?” This workshop will lay the groundwork to help entrepreneurs launch a business idea and understand the steps to building a…

Adult Business Community Events Workshops and Enrichment Business & Economics Business & Entrepreneurs

Log Off & Chill

Thu, October 18, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Lovett Memorial Library

Tweens and teens are encouraged to join us for some fun activites.  Together we will explore communicating with one another in a safe environment, talk about our real feelings and learn how to de-escalate our anger. We will be joined by Lynette Medley M.Ed. - Founder/CEO - No More…

Young Adult School Age Workshops and Enrichment

Literacy Thursday| Spooky Story Cubes

Thu, October 18, 2018 4:30 P.M.
Thomas F. Donatucci, Sr. Library

Story-telling, letter-writing, poem-crunching, and crafty fun with words. For additional information, please contact the librarian at 215-685-1755.  LEAP (Literacy Enrichment Afterschool Program) homework help and literacy activities offered for grades K-12 while school is in…

Young Adult School Age LEAP Workshops and Enrichment Children Teens

Teen Third Thursday

Thu, October 18, 2018 4:30 P.M.
Frankford Library

Come have fun doing various activities and games. Snacks provided. Teens Only

Young Adult Workshops and Enrichment Teens

Family Science Exploration!

Fri, October 19, 2018 3:30 P.M.
Philadelphia City Institute

Join us for interactive explorations of different science concepts. Learn about sound, magnetism, balance, air, and more through simple experiments. These programs are supported by a grant from the Philadelphia City Institute Board of Managers.

School Age Family Programs Workshops and Enrichment Children Family Science

The Picture Book Masterclass: A Six-Month Intensive Workshop (Part III)

Sat, October 20, 2018 9:30 A.M.
Children's Literature Research Collection at Parkway Central Library

“The Picture Book Masterclass” is an intensive mentoring program for intermediate to advanced illustrators who wish to develop their manuscript into a submission-ready dummy in six months. This Workshop series is divided into three full-day sessions.  The faculty for the…

Adult Senior Career Workshops Workshops and Enrichment Art Education Book Arts

Tangled Deed/Title Transfer, Property Rights, Tax Issue and Estate Planning Workshop

Sat, October 20, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Charles Santore Library

If you have questions regarding any of the above listed issues, representatives from the City of Philadelphia Revenue Bureau, Water Department, Department of Deeds and Records, Philadelphia Corporation for Aging and estate planning attorney will be on hand to assist.  Open to all. …

Adult Senior Workshops and Enrichment Seniors

Spanish for Beginners

Sat, October 20, 2018 12:00 P.M.
Walnut Street West

Interested in learning Spanish? Come join our free ongoing Spanish Language workshop, led by workstudy students from the University of Pennsylvania.

Adult Young Adult School Age Workshops and Enrichment Language Study

This Is What Democracy Moves Like

Sat, October 20, 2018 1:00 P.M.
Logan Library

Learn elements of African and Carribean dance which originated from moves of activism or expressions of solidarity--some of which we still see in today's hip hop, during a free workshop. Also, hear from a civic engagement group about the issues at stake during the upcoming election.…

Adult Young Adult Community Events Workshops and Enrichment Midterms Matter

Business Startup Basics

Mon, October 22, 2018 3:00 P.M.
Roxborough Library

  “Is Starting a Business For You?” This workshop will lay the groundwork to help entrepreneurs launch a business idea and understand the steps to building a business. Learn what it takes to start a successful business! This workshop is presented by Rob Goza - Lead Economic…

Adult Workshops and Enrichment Business Community Events Business & Economics Business & Entrepreneurs

Monday Teen Writers | Defeat Your Inner Editor

Mon, October 22, 2018 4:30 P.M.
Thomas F. Donatucci, Sr. Library

Brainstorm with a novelist, join our online classroom, and get prepared for National Novel Writing Month! For additional information, please contact the librarian at 215-685-1755.  LEAP (Literacy Enrichment Afterschool Program) homework help and literacy activities offered for…

Young Adult LEAP Workshops and Enrichment Teens

Email & Social Media Marketing

Mon, October 22, 2018 5:30 P.M.
Wynnefield Library

Email & Social Media Marketing: A Money Making Marriage You will get a plan and learn best practices for tackling your online marketfng challenges.

Adult Workshops and Enrichment Business & Entrepreneurs

UPenn Science Fun for Kids & Teens

Tue, October 23, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Walnut Street West

Do you want to learn how make slime? What about extracting DNA from a strawberry? Graduate students and faculty from UPenn will visit our library to conduct fun and exciting hands-on science experiments. No registration necessary, just come on by!

Young Adult School Age Workshops and Enrichment Children Teens STEM

Please Eat the Daisies

Tue, October 23, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Bushrod Library

Want to wow your guests at your next gathering? Learn how to make these creative and fun edible Vegetable and Fruit Centerpieces!      * Melon Carousel      * Squash terrine      * Tomato roses      * Zucchini and…

Adult Young Adult Senior Workshops and Enrichment Cooking & Nutrition Crafts & Hobbies

This Is What Democracy Quilts Like

Wed, October 24, 2018 5:30 P.M.
Ramonita G. de Rodriguez Library

Decorate your own neighborhood-inspired quilt square with quilter and storyteller Mama Carla Wiley, and take part in roundtable discussions about how we can work towards a shared community vision. The squares will later be sewn together into a community quilt that will be unveiled during…

Adult Workshops and Enrichment Arts and Crafts Programs Midterms Matter

Homebuying Seminar

Wed, October 24, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Lovett Memorial Library

Thinking of buying a home? Learn all there is to know about shopping for a home, negotiating the price, and financing in this worksop led by the Philadelphia Federal Credit Union.   This free workshop runs from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m.

Adult Workshops and Enrichment House & Home

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
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