Tagged Education

Our Five Senses: A Family Friendly, Interactive Exhibition On Display until February 1, 2020

Our Five Senses connects the science of the senses with the mind and the literary experience. Unique materials in the exhibition cross three centuries of human discovery. Visitors will learn about their identity, perceptions, and…

14 Week Beginner Spanish Learning Circle

Are you interested in learning Spanish or brushing up on your existing Spanish language skills? Have you ever started an online course only to lose motivation a few sessions in and never finish? Do you want to meet new people and…

Edible Alphabet - Learning English Through Cooking!

Adults are invited to this FREE English class.  Each week we read, write, and speak in English--and cook a meal together! Mondays 10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m October 21, 2019 - December 2, 2019 Attendance is preferred at…

Edible Alphabet - Learning English Through Cooking!

Adults are invited to this FREE English class.  Each week we read, write, and speak in English--and cook a meal together! Mondays 10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m October 21, 2019 - December 2, 2019 Attendance is preferred at…

Edible Alphabet - Learning English Through Cooking!

Adults are invited to this FREE English class.  Each week we read, write, and speak in English--and cook a meal together! Fridays 10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m October 11, 2019 - November 22, 2019 Attendance is preferred at all 6…

Edible Alphabet - Learning English Through Cooking!

Adults are invited to this FREE English class.  Each week we read, write, and speak in English--and cook a meal together! Mondays 10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m October 21, 2019 - December 2, 2019 Attendance is preferred at…

Edible Alphabet - Learning English Through Cooking!

Adults are invited to this FREE English class.  Each week we read, write, and speak in English--and cook a meal together! Fridays 10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m October 11, 2019 - November 22, 2019 Attendance is preferred at all 6…

Edible Alphabet - Learning English Through Cooking!

Adults are invited to this FREE English class.  Each week we read, write, and speak in English--and cook a meal together! Fridays 10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m October 11, 2019 - November 22, 2019 Attendance is preferred at all 6…

Edible Alphabet - Learning English Through Cooking!

Adults are invited to this FREE English class.  Each week we read, write, and speak in English--and cook a meal together! Mondays 10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m October 21, 2019 - December 2, 2019 Attendance is preferred at…

Edible Alphabet - Learning English Through Cooking!

Adults are invited to this FREE English class.  Each week we read, write, and speak in English--and cook a meal together! Mondays 10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m October 21, 2019 - December 2, 2019 Attendance is preferred at…

Edible Alphabet - Learning English Through Cooking!

Adults are invited to this FREE English class.  Each week we read, write, and speak in English--and cook a meal together! Fridays 10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m October 11, 2019 - November 22, 2019 Attendance is preferred at all 6…

Edible Alphabet - Learning English Through Cooking!

Adults are invited to this FREE English class.  Each week we read, write, and speak in English--and cook a meal together! Mondays 10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m October 21, 2019 - December 2, 2019 Attendance is preferred at…

Edible Alphabet - Learning English Through Cooking!

Adults are invited to this FREE English class.  Each week we read, write, and speak in English--and cook a meal together! Fridays 10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m October 11, 2019 - November 22, 2019 Attendance is preferred at all 6…

High School Choices Program

Come see what the difference High Schools have to offer your child.  We will have informaiton on all local schools, City-Wide schools, and Select Enrollment schools, as well as many of the top charter schools. We have information…

Edible Alphabet - Learning English Through Cooking!

Adults are invited to this FREE English class.  Each week we read, write, and speak in English--and cook a meal together! Fridays 10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m October 11, 2019 - November 22, 2019 Attendance is preferred at all 6…

Census 2020 - Start Here

Representatives from the U.S. Census Bureau will answer your questions about the upcoming census and discuss how working toward a complete and accurate count can benefit your community. Partnership and employment opportunities will also…

Edible Alphabet - Learning English Through Cooking!

Adults are invited to this FREE English class.  Each week we read, write, and speak in English--and cook a meal together! Wednesdays 10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m September 4, 2019 - October 9, 2019 Attendance is preferred…

Edible Alphabet - Learning English Through Cooking!

Adults are invited to this FREE English class.  Each week we read, write, and speak in English--and cook a meal together! Wednesdays 10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m September 4, 2019 - October 9, 2019 Attendance is preferred…

Baby Play Group

Creative Play for children birth to 18 months old and their caregivers!  Children's Department Story Hour Room. Free. No registration required.  School, camp, and daycare groups - please call to schedule a…

Baby Storytime

Enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, music, movement, and lots of fun! Storytime will be followed by a half hour playgroup.  For children birth through 18 months and their caregivers. Groups, please call to register.  

Returning Citizens - Resources

Resources for Returning Citizens.

Returning Citizens - Prison Memoirs

Books written by and about former prisoners, both famous and infamous.

ERIC (Educational Resource Information Center)

The Educational Resources Information Center (ERIC) is a national information system designed to provide users with ready access to an extensive body of education-related literature. ERIC, established in 1966, is supported by the…

Educator's Reference Complete *

Access over 1,100 academic journals and ERIC database reports in the field of education. Key subject areas include administration, bilingual education, child development and psychology, funding, health education, technology, and testing.

Melinda Gates | The Moment of Lift: How Empowering Women Changes the World
In conversation with John Green

Ranked by  Forbes  as the third most powerful woman in the world, Melinda Gates has been on a 20-year mission to solve some of the world’s most pressing problems. Through her work as co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation—the…

Maxwell King | The Good Neighbor: The Life and Work of Fred Rogers with David Newell “Mr. McFeely” of Mister Rogers' Neighborhood

In conversation with award-winning journalist Tracey Matisak It’s a beautiful day in the neighborhood as we welcome Maxwell King, author of The Good Neighbor , a personal, professional, and artistic biography of Fred Rogers. A figure as…

Bryan Caplan | The Case Against Education: Why the Education System Is a Waste of Time and Money

Watch the video here . Dubbed the “anti-Tiger Mom,” contrarian economist Bryan Caplan is the author of the “wickedly subversive” ( Wall Street Journal ) parenting manifesto Selfish Reasons to Have More Kids , which argues that parenting…

Dr. Nadine Burke Harris | The Deepest Well: Healing the Long-Term Effects of Childhood Adversity

Watch the video here . Pioneering physician Dr. Nadine Burke Harris is a longtime crusader for targeting care to vulnerable and traumatized children. Her prolific work on the link between toxic stress and chronic illnesses includes more…

John Waters | Make Trouble

In conversation with Jason Freeman “A greater National Treasure than 90 percent of the people who are given ‘Kennedy Center Honors’ ( The Washington Post ), filmmaker, actor, and writer John Waters was also lovingly described as “The…

Kory Stamper | Word by Word: The Secret Life of Dictionaries

Watch the video here . A lexicographer for the Merriam-Webster dictionary, Kory Stamper discusses the subtleties of the English language in the venerable volume’s popular “Ask the Editor” video series. Her writing has appeared in The…

Camille Paglia | Free Women, Free Men: Sex, Gender, Feminism

Watch the video here . “At once outrageous and compelling, fanatical and brilliant” ( The Washington Post ), Camille Paglia is the author of the 700-page seminal discourse on paganism, sex, and art, Sexual Personae: Art and Decadence…

Melissa Clark | Dinner: Changing the Game

Watch the video here . In conversation with Maureen Fitzgerald, Food Editor, The Philadelphia Inquirer One of America’s most beloved food writers, Melissa Clark writes the New York Times column “A Good Appetite” and hosts its weekly…

Juvenile In Justice | Panel discussion moderated by Solomon Jones with Marsha Levick, Richard Ross, Naomi Goldstein and Johnny Perez

In the United States, solitary confinement of youth is routinely employed in a majority of states, despite a recent ban on the practice in federal prisons. Over the past several months, the Free Library of Philadelphia’s Regional…

Angela Duckworth | Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance

Psychologist Angela Duckworth posits that the secret to success lies less in I.Q. and talent than it does in self-control and acutely focused persistence—in a word, grit. A 2013 MacArthur Fellow and University of Pennsylvania psychology…