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Discover Art at Your Neighborhood Library with Virtual Reality!

Mon, August 20, 2018 5:30 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Discover Art in this 2-Part Program! Visit South Philadelphia Library to look at the Barnes’ collections of art from around the world with Virtual Reality (VR) headsets. Sign up to attend one of two offered sessions. Light snacks will be provided! Session attendees and their guests…

Adult Young Adult Arts and Crafts Programs Community Events Discussion and Participation Workshops and Enrichment Art Humanities

Intermediate Grant Writing

Tue, August 21, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Regional Foundation Center at Parkway Central Library

Intermediate Grant Writing is a working session that will provide the opportunity for grant writers to receive extensive feedback on their proposals from peers and professionals in the nonprofit field. We will review aspects of a good grant proposal, practice writing an actual grant, and…

Adult Discussion and Participation Other Great Programs Workshops and Enrichment RFC Program Calendar Fundraising Nonprofit

Teen Writing Club

Tue, August 21, 2018 3:00 P.M.
Teen Center at Parkway Central Library

Practice your creative writing skills and find your voice! We'll have warm-up activities, take-home prompts, writing samples to talk about together, the opportunity to get constructive criticism from your peers, and snacks.   This program will be located in the Teen Center in Philbrick…

Young Adult Workshops and Enrichment Teens

Yoga for Adults

Tue, August 21, 2018 7:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

An inclusive yoga class for people of all skill levels and abilities.  Wear something comfortable and come to the library for wellness, stretching, and relaxation.

Adult Young Adult Senior Health Programs Workshops and Enrichment Yoga

Discover Art at Your Neighborhood Library with Virtual Reality!

Wed, August 22, 2018 5:30 P.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Discover Art in this 2-Part Program! Visit South Philadelphia Library to look at the Barnes’ collections of art from around the world with Virtual Reality (VR) headsets. Sign up to attend one of two offered sessions. Light snacks will be provided! Session attendees and their guests…

Adult Young Adult Arts and Crafts Programs Community Events Discussion and Participation Workshops and Enrichment Art Humanities

In the Kitchen with Brûlée Catering

Wed, August 22, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

Join James Rodebaugh, Brûlée Catering’s Executive Pastry Chef, as he teaches us his favorite candymaking techniques for Marshmallows and Salted Cashew Brittle. Chef Rodebaugh will walk participants through the culinary processes of aeration -- resulting in the…

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

Storytime and Block Play

Thu, August 23, 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

Indego Urban Riding Basics

Thu, August 23, 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

Teen Writing Club

Tue, August 28, 2018 3:00 P.M.
Teen Center at Parkway Central Library

Practice your creative writing skills and find your voice! We'll have warm-up activities, take-home prompts, writing samples to talk about together, the opportunity to get constructive criticism from your peers, and snacks.   This program will be located in the Teen Center in Philbrick…

Young Adult Workshops and Enrichment Teens

Storytime and Block Play

Thu, August 30, 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

How to Spot Fake News Online

Wed, September 5, 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 Computer Classes Workshops and Enrichment Computers Newspapers, Magazines, & Journals

Garden Workshop | Home Composting

Wed, September 5, 2018 5:30 P.M.
Haverford Library

Learn how to make your own compost and how compost can benefit your garden. Classes are taught by PennState Extension Philadelphia Master Gardeners

Adult Young Adult Senior Workshops and Enrichment Environment & Nature

Mad Scientists Club

Thu, September 6, 2018 4:30 P.M.
Welsh Road Library

Complete science experiments while having fun.  We may make a mess while exploring science concepts, so don't dress to impress.  For ages seven and above.

School Age Workshops and Enrichment Children STEM

2nd Monday Writers Group

Mon, September 10, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Oak Lane Library

Are you a writer who needs some motivation and encouragement? We can provide this, as well as technical skills and information that can direct you towards completing tasks for publication and discovery.  A great support group no matter what stage of the process you are in,…

Adult Senior Workshops and Enrichment Art Literature

Introduction to Fundraising Planning

Tue, September 11, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Regional Foundation Center at Parkway Central Library

Does your organization need help directing its fundraising efforts? Planning focuses your organization by setting fundraising priorities and helps give staff and board members a roadmap to success. Start thinking about your organization’s fundraising strategies! This introductory…

Adult Discussion and Participation Other Great Programs Workshops and Enrichment Speakers and Lectures RFC Program Calendar Fundraising Nonprofit

Expert Office Hours: Strategic Planning for Nonprofits

Wed, September 12, 2018 11:30 A.M.
Regional Foundation Center at Parkway Central Library

The Regional Foundation Center is pleased to offer Expert Office Hours with Volunteer Executive Consultants (VEC) from  RSVP . On the second Wednesday of each month, VECs will be available for 45-minute management one-on-one consulting sessions to assist you with a project or goal…

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

Garden Workshop | Eating from your Garden Year Round

Wed, September 12, 2018 5:30 P.M.
Haverford Library

Classes are taught by PennState Extension Philadelphia Master Gardeners

Adult Young Adult Senior Workshops and Enrichment Environment & Nature

Recipes from the Paw Paw Patch

Thu, September 13, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Culinary Literacy Center at Parkway Central Library

Join the Philadelphia Orchard Project and chef Ari Miller for a collaborative approach to using the season’s harvests of paw paw, or Asimina triloba, a mango-sized fruit indigenous to North America. Much of the paw paw tree’s native habitat has been destroyed by development; all the…

Adult Young Adult Senior Workshops and Enrichment Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition

Please Eat the Daisies

Mon, September 17, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Katharine Drexel 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

Introduction to Prospect Research

Tue, September 18, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Regional Foundation Center at Parkway Central Library

Prospect research plays a strategic role in fundraising. This workshop will outline the basics of prospect research that can help your organization uncover funding opportunities within your donor base. During this interactive workshop you will learn: how to identify individual prospects and…

Adult Discussion and Participation Other Great Programs Speakers and Lectures Workshops and Enrichment RFC Program Calendar Fundraising Nonprofit
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