Tagged Virtual Programs

Upcoming Programs to Jumpstart Your Job Search and Boost Workplace Skills

Is your 2024 New Year’s resolution finding a new or better job, or improving skills needed in your current job? Then you can count on the Free Library to help you keep this resolution! We are pleased to announce a stream…

Score Your Summer Job With the Help of Free Virtual Career Workshops

Summer is a great time to relax, go on vacation, discover a new passion, or enjoy the new weather — so now is the time to work on your professional goals to set your summer up for success!  Check out upcoming virtual…

Spring Into a New Career With Free Virtual Career Workshops

Spring is the season of growth and renewal. Do your new goals include getting a new job, pivoting to a new field, or learning some new skills?  Check out upcoming virtual career workshops for jobseekers at the…

Start Your 2023 Career Goals with Free Virtual Career Workshops!

Do your New Year's Resolutions include getting a new job, pivoting to a new field, or learning some new skills?  Check out upcoming virtual career workshops for jobseekers at the Free Library, brought to you by…

Work Towards a New Career with Virtual Career Workshops!

It's that time of year where staying warm in the comfort of your home sounds so nice. Why not work on getting your next job or learning a new skill from the comfort of your home! Check out upcoming virtual career workshops…

Fall into a new Career with Virtual Career Workshops at the Free Library of Philadelphia!

Have you been meaning to revise your resume, but are not sure how to get started? Would you like to learn new skills to conquer your next job interview? Are you interested in making your LinkedIn profile stand…

The lyrical speaker: Finding your own voice through poetry!

“La poesía es un espacio de libertad/ Poetry is a space of freedom”. Carlos José Pérez Sámano, Mexican poet and writer Poetry explores the language and its limitations. It’s a way to get…

Leamos! (Let’s Read!) Literacy Program

by Nathalie Marquez, Language and Learning Center Intern The Languages and Learning Center has launched the Leamos! ( Let’s Read! ) literacy program, with both virtual and in-person classes , to teach Spanish-speaking adults how…

Hangin’ with Hank: Imagining Louise

by Germaine Ingram On Sunday, February 13, at 6:00 p.m., live on YouTube , I’ll be in conversation with the tap/jazz aficionado and irrepressible raconteur Hank Smith on his every-so-often show Hangin’ with Hank .…

Celebrating Black History Month at the Free Library

This February, the Free Library is proud to commemorate Black History Month , honoring the triumphs and achievements of Black Americans throughout U.S. history and celebrating Black history, culture, and heritage. Black History Month…

Adult Literacy Book Club's Winter Book Selection

Join the Adult Literacy Book Club, presented by the Free Library's Languages and Learning Center and Beyond Literacy . Improve your reading skills while reading and discussing interesting books! Don't always have a lot of time…

Improve Your Reading Comprehension Skills with the Free Library

The Free Library has many resources and programs for Philadelphians of all ages to improve their reading skills! Read, Baby, Read is a Free Library initiative focused on encouraging early literacy development among infants and young…

Grip: A Poem, Book, and Raven

Updated Wednesday, December 15, 2021 4:20 p.m. One of the most popular attractions of the Free Library's Rare Book Department is Grip the Raven, the late lamented pet of author Charles Dickens. A few years ago, we shared Grip's…

Frenemies: The Strange Friendship of JFK and Richard Nixon

The 1960 presidential campaign was close, hard-fought, and left both sides feeling embittered. Kennedy’s final margin of victory was less than 115,000 votes out of nearly 70 million cast.  Nixon was convinced that the Kennedy…

Let's Speak Arabic!

Manuscripts of the Muslim World and Al-Bustan Seeds of Cultural are offering free, virtual Arabic Conversational Classes! There are many reasons to learn conversational Arabic... There are over ten words for "love". It’s…

Hear Me Out Event Series Begins a New Year of Virtual Dialogues!

After a successful first year, Hear Me Out is back this fall for its second season of monthly dialogues across distance and difference. Hear Me Out is the first state-wide dialogue program of its kind. With connection at the heart of…

The Adult Literacy Book Club's Fall Book Selection

Join the Adult Literacy Book Club, presented by the Free Library's Languages and Learning Center and Beyond Literacy . Improve your reading skills while reading and discussing interesting books! Don't always have a lot of time…

Learn English with the Free Library and University of Pennsylvania GSE!

This fall, adults working on their English skills in Philadelphia will have several opportunities to learn and practice English with the Free Library's Languages and Learning Center and the University of Pennsylvania's…

Back to School Resources for Students, Families, and Teachers

Many students, parents, caregivers, and teachers are wondering what the upcoming school year is going to look like. The Free Library is here to help you!   Back to School Basics The first day of classes for Philadelphia School…

10 Great Reads from the Holmesburg Library Book Club

Since 2019, the Holmesburg Library's Book Club has met biweekly to discuss great modern literature, nineteenth-century classics, and historical nonfiction, to name just a few genres. Not even the pandemic could stop the book club…

Virtual Ask a Business Consultant: Office Hours with Temple Small Business Development Center

Temple Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is here to answer your business questions! This month, we're hosting virtual office hours with a business consultant who can help current and prospective entrepreneurs with a…

One Book, One Philadelphia: Signing Black in America

"SIGNING BLACK in AMERICA  is the first documentary about Black ASL: the unique dialect of American Sign Language (ASL) that developed within historically segregated African American Deaf communities. Black ASL today conveys an…

Encontrar Nuestra Voz: Taller de Poesía (Salón virtual) | Finding Our Voice: Poetry Workshop (Virtual room)

Nos complace presentar, Encontrar Nuestra Voz: Taller de Poesía , un evento que se llevará a cabo por cuarta vez en el marco del XVIII Festival Internacional de Poesía (FIP) Palabra en el Mundo , celebrando este…

Genes and Journeys: Bridging Gaps in Medical and Societal Accessibility

Join the Free Library of Philadelphia, All of Us Pennslyvania, SciStarter, Vision Zero Philadelphia, Citizens for Radioactive Radon Reduction, and the Network of the National Library of Medicine for an event where we take a…

VIRTUAL Office Hours: Penn Law Intellectual Property Clinic

Have a question to ask a legal professional about patents, trademarks, copyrights or trade secrets?   Entrepreneurs, nonprofit directors, artists and inventors: you can reserve an appointment to attend free consultations…

Microsoft Excel Functions Employers Value: Virtual Full Circle Career Workshop

Learn the Excel functions employers value: IF statements, VLOOKUP, TRIM, RIGHT and LEFT, plus a basic review of Basic Math (PEMDAS) for formula writing. To join, please register here . Zoom meeting information will be emailed upon…

Active Interviewing Strategies: Virtual Full Circle Career Workshop

An interview is an opportunity to sell (convince) an employer you are the best person for the job. In today’s competitive employment marketplace, job candidates need to take an active role in interviews. During this workshop you…

All About the New Digital SAT

Virtual via Zoom:  https://bit.ly/48jjzJQ Join Anna Moss of Mind the Test Tutoring for an information session on the brand new digital and adaptive SAT.  Anna has already tutored several international students for the new…

Microsoft Windows 11: Virtual Full Circle Career Workshop

Navigate Windows 11 by exploring different features and becoming more comfortable with terminology. Learn to create folders and move files, plus some valuable computer settings. To join, please register here . Zoom meeting information…

Art Book Club Online: March

This informal art book appreciation and art making group meets twice a month: once a month online through a video-free private chat and image-sharing Slack forum, and once in person in the Art Department. New club members…

QuickBooks 1 - Data Entry: Virtual Full Circle Career Workshop

Get started with QuickBooks by understanding the interface, learning common accounting terms, work with the chart of accounts, and how to add and edit QuickBooks lists. To join, please register here . Zoom meeting information will be…

VIRTUAL Office Hours: Penn Law Intellectual Property Clinic (REGISTRATION IS FULL)

REGISTRATION IS FULL . Have a question to ask a legal professional about patents, trademarks, copyrights or trade secrets?   Entrepreneurs, nonprofit directors, artists and inventors: you can reserve an appointment to attend…