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Job Lab

Mon, November 19, 2018 12:00 P.M.
Nicetown-Tioga Library

Are you looking for a job and finding that everyone requires online applications?  We can help you! Space may be limited; first come, first served.  From 12:00 p.m. to 2::00 p.m.

Adult Senior Other Great Programs Jobs & Job Seekers

Drop-In Computer Help with Maryam

Mon, November 19, 2018 12:00 P.M.
Charles Santore Library

Do you need some one-on-one help using your computer, tablet or smart phone? Maryam is here 3 days a week to help!

Adult Young Adult Senior Computer Classes Computers Technology

Advanced ESL Class

Mon, November 19, 2018 5:00 P.M.
Walnut Street West

PEDAL@GSE ESL Classes are FREE for adults (17 years+); Registration is preferred. REGISTER IN PERSON AT THE LIBRARY. Classes sponsored by the Penn GSE Educational Linguistics Division.

Adult Senior New Americans New Americans ESL

Medical Marijuana 101: Informational Session

Mon, November 19, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Fishtown Community Library

Pennsylvania’s new Medical Marijuana Program provides access to medical marijuana for patients with specific medical conditions. Learn about registration, certification, payment, and access.

Adult Senior Health Programs Health and Wellness Seniors Health

Monday Poets | Megan Gillespie & Al Tacconelli

Mon, November 19, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

MEGAN GILLESPIE is the current poet laureate of Montgomery County. Her work has appeared in  The Florida Review , New Delta Review , and  Cimarron Review . Her honors include fellowships from the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, the Millay Colony for the Arts, and Lector…

Adult Young Adult Senior Speakers and Lectures Monday Poets Reading Series Poetry

Spinning Yarns

Mon, November 19, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Fumo Family Library

For those who knit and crochet, bring your latest project and enjoy a relaxing, low-key evening of crafting at the library.  All fiber arts are welcome. This program is intended for adults.    

Adult Senior Arts and Crafts Programs arts & crafts

Computer Tutoring

Tue, November 20, 2018 5:30 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Join us in the Lab for individualized assistance provided by our Digital Resource Specialist.

Adult Young Adult Senior Computer Classes Digital Media

Town Hall Meeting: Bethel Burying Ground

Tue, November 20, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Logan Library

Join us to hear about the history of the site - a forgotten burying ground underneath Weccacoe playground in South Philadelphia - and offer suggestions and ideas about how to memorialize this location, and remember the individuals interred there.   Light refreshment will be served.

Adult Senior Discussion and Participation African American Philadelphia History

Anatomy Eats, Part Two: The Digestive System

Tue, November 20, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

This class is the second in a series that explores physiological systems of the body by way of cuisine and anatomy. The second class will feature the digestive system. We will get the chance to taste the liver, stomach, intestine, and tongue, as prepared by chef Ari Miller, while physician…

Adult Young Adult Senior Community Events Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition

Fiber Craft Group

Wed, November 21, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Blanche A. Nixon/Cobbs Creek Library

Bring your latest project and enjoy an evening of crafting and conversation with fellow artists. Assistance with knitting and crochet projects usually available. All skill levels welcome. 

Adult Young Adult Senior Arts and Crafts Programs Crochet Knitting

CityLife Clinic: Adult Nutrition Workshop

Fri, November 23, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Walnut Street West

This workshop, led by a registered dietitian, is being offered by the Agatston Urban Nutrition Initiative's Adult and Senior Nutrition Program in conjunction with CityLife Clinics. The Agatston Urban Nutrition Initiative (AUNI) is a program of the Netter Center for Community Partnerships at…

Adult Senior Health Programs Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition Education Health

CareerLink Workshop

Fri, November 23, 2018 1:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Build Your Job Skills, Find a Career! Sign up with a certified PA CareerLink Navigator to develop your resume, search for jobs, learn about job skills training, and connect directly with PA CareerLink resources. Please speak to a staff member to sign-up or call 215.686.7502 for more information.

Adult Young Adult Senior Career Workshops Jobs & Job Seekers

Crochet and Knitting Club

Sat, November 24, 2018 1:00 P.M.
Wynnefield Library

Join 'Sisters Interacting Through Stitches', as they create items which are donated to local, national, and international organizations.  In addition, club members are willing to teach the art of crocheting and knitting to interested adults and teens.   

Adult Young Adult Senior Arts and Crafts Programs Crafts & Hobbies arts & crafts

Saturday Crafternoons

Sat, November 24, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Fox Chase Library

Calling crafters of all experience levels: come craft with us at the library! Join us for some basic instruction, idea sharing, coordinated projects, and good company. No experience necessary. Intended for adults and young adults. 

Adult Young Adult Senior Arts and Crafts Programs arts & crafts

Philadelphia Reads W.E.B. Du Bois----Today's reading and discussion: The Sorrow Songs

Sun, November 25, 2018 2:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Discover the power of W.E.B. Du Bois’ ideas and their significance in our time.  This reading group focuses on the “The Souls of Black Folk,” his seminal study of African-American civilization at the turn of the 20th Century.  Led by Du Bois scholar and activist, Dr.…

Adult Young Adult Senior Discussion and Participation African American Philadelphia History Social Science

Job Lab

Mon, November 26, 2018 12:00 P.M.
Nicetown-Tioga Library

Are you looking for a job and finding that everyone requires online applications?  We can help you! Space may be limited; first come, first served.  From 12:00 p.m. to 2::00 p.m.

Adult Senior Other Great Programs Jobs & Job Seekers

Cyber Monday Holiday Shopping

Mon, November 26, 2018 12:00 P.M.
Tacony Library

Do Your Cyber Monday Holiday Shopping at the Library We have 15 computers and 13 laptops available for your Cyber Monday shopping If you get hung up or aren’t sure what you’re doing, our helpful Digital Resource Specialist will be on hand to assist you Computers can be reserved in…

Adult Young Adult Senior Community Events Computers

Drop-In Computer Help with Maryam

Mon, November 26, 2018 12:00 P.M.
Charles Santore Library

Do you need some one-on-one help using your computer, tablet or smart phone? Maryam is here 3 days a week to help!

Adult Young Adult Senior Computer Classes Computers Technology

Advanced ESL Class

Mon, November 26, 2018 5:00 P.M.
Walnut Street West

PEDAL@GSE ESL Classes are FREE for adults (17 years+); Registration is preferred. REGISTER IN PERSON AT THE LIBRARY. Classes sponsored by the Penn GSE Educational Linguistics Division.

Adult Senior New Americans New Americans ESL

Google Search

Mon, November 26, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Bustleton Library

Students will learn how to conduct Google searches and learn basic attributes of search engines. Please call (215-685-0472) or visit branch to sign-up.

Adult Young Adult Senior Computer Classes Hot Spots Computers