Tagged Seniors

Connecting with Local Organizations Builds Library Community Engagement

The Free Library of Philadelphia’s Cluster Leaders – staff who supervise 5 to 8 neighborhood libraries grouped together geographically – recently discussed what the American Library Association calls the "domino…

#OneBookWednesday: The Best Stories – A Day at Philadelphia’s Senior Center

Last week, One Book, One Philadelphia joined a session of The Best Day of My Life So Far , which brings together older Philadelphians to write and share their stories. Younger folks are invited to listen, with the goal of getting…

Recap of TLC's 5th Annual Tech-Ed Conference

On Friday, October 6th, the Technology Learning Collaborative (TLC) hosted its 5th Annual Tech-Ed Conference at Parkway Central Library . This year’s theme was "Talking about i-Generation",  which showcased…

Monthly Military History Club Discusses Major Personalities and Battles of World War II

For the members of our Military History Club, each monthly meeting leads to a passionate and well-informed discussion about the major personalities and battles of World War II. The group is led by John Hemphill, a staff member of…

Are You the Poetry 'Type'?

What if an entire community wrote one line each on a vintage Underwood Typewriter to create a really, really, long poem? Would it bring world peace? Would love abound? Would we become a united nation?  One can hope, right? On April…

Adult Diabetes Education Program

Join us for an educational program on Diabetes. Topics include What is going on inside your body when you have diabetes What are the common medications used for diabetes Day to day management of diabetes How to prevent the complications…

Adult Diabetes Education Program

Join us for an educational program on Diabetes. Topics include What is going on inside your body when you have diabetes What are the common medications used for diabetes Day to day management of diabetes How to prevent the complications…

Adult Diabetes Education Program

Join us for an educational program on Diabetes. Topics include What is going on inside your body when you have diabetes What are the common medications used for diabetes Day to day management of diabetes How to prevent the complications…

Comforting Fall Side Dishes

Fall is all about cozy sweaters and warm, comforting foods. Savor the flavors of fall with Chef Dolores as we create crowd-pleasing sides that feature the best produce of this chilly-weather season. Come ready to taste dishes that will…

Medical Marijuana 101: Informational Session

Join us to learn more about the Pennsylvania Medical Marijuana program and how you or a loved one can gain legal access. We will also discuss topics including how medical marijuana can: Improve quality of life Reduce…

New York Times at the Library

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Discover fiction and non-fiction books that match your interests! Books and Authors (powered by Gale's popular What Do I Read Next? series) is for readers from every level of reading proficiency and enables users to explore the endless…