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Computer Basics

Thu, September 19, 2019 2:00 P.M.
Kensington Library

This class will introduce you to basic computer skills like understanding how to utilize your mouse and keyboard, searching the internet, creating documents, and sending e-mail.  

Adult Senior Computer Classes Computers

Computer Tutoring

Thu, September 19, 2019 2:00 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

E-Gadget Helpdesk

Thu, September 19, 2019 3:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Do you have a new gadget  - iPad, iPod, tablet, smart phone, etc? Come learn how to use it to download books, & magazines, stream music & movies for free from our website.  You will need to have an active library card and pin number to make use of this service.…

Adult Senior Other Great Programs Computer Classes Computers Databases & Electronic Resources ebooks

Social Media

Thu, September 19, 2019 3:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Learn how to use social networking sites such as Facebook and set up your own Facebook account.  This class is offered on a first come, first served basis. We encourage attendees to arrive 15 minutes before the start of the class to get a registration ticket at the reference desk, in…

Adult Senior Computer Classes Other Great Programs Computers

Edible Alphabet in Italiano: Learn Italian Through Cooking at the Library

Thu, September 19, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Looking for a chance to brush up on your Italian language skills? Interested in meeting new people, learning to cook a new recipe and have a great time? Join us in the Culinary Literacy Center for a hands-on Italian language cooking class! Thursday, September 19, 2019 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm Culinary…

Adult Young Adult Senior Workshops and Enrichment Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition Education Language Study Bilingual Programs Languages and Learning Center

Portable Studio Workshop

Thu, September 19, 2019 6:00 P.M.
Logan Library

Come take part in free theater workshops led by the Wilma Theater's team of professional artists, as part of the theater's Portable Studio!  Meet and work with professional Wilma artist - Josh A. Campbell - in our library Experience a production from the Wilma's current…

Adult Senior Discussion and Participation Other Great Programs Performing Arts

Engage and Empower Workshop Featuring Local Author Fiona Harewood of I Did It ...You Can Too!

Thu, September 19, 2019 6:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Have you considered finishing your education but thought it would be too hard or that you were too old? Here's your chance! In her book, Fiona shares the trials and triumphs of her educational journey, helping you to realize that if she did it... you can too!  Along with motivating…

Adult Young Adult Senior Community Events Discussion and Participation Workshops and Enrichment Family Languages and Learning Center

Open Computer Lab

Fri, September 20, 2019 10:00 A.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Work on a special project and get one-on-one assistance. Lab is open for 2 hours. This class is offered on a first come, first served basis and space is limited. Register in the lab, by signing the clipboard.

Adult Senior Computer Classes Other Great Programs Computers

Yoga at the Library

Fri, September 20, 2019 10:30 A.M.
Lovett Memorial Library

Join us for an hour-long, weekly yoga class which will offer participants a judgment free space for gentle movement, quiet meditation and guided breath work. Our aim will be to decrease perceived levels of stress, and increase overall well being. This class is recommended for all ages and…

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Other Great Programs Health Programs Yoga

CityLife Clinic: Adult Nutrition Workshop

Fri, September 20, 2019 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

Park(ing) Day

Fri, September 20, 2019 10:30 A.M.
South Philadelphia Library

Come visit our temporary public park on Broad Street!  Sign up for a library card, make a healthy snack with Chef Char Nolan and pick up a new book!  Park(ing) Day is a global annual event intended to raise awareness for the need of parks in urban environments.  For more info…

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Community Events Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition Book Bike

Computer Basics: Keyboard & Mouse

Fri, September 20, 2019 12:00 P.M.
Hot Spot at the Village of Arts & Humanities | 2544 Germantown Ave | 19133

12:00 to 1:30 PM Learn computer terms and how to operate a keyboard and mouse Registration not required. Limited to 5 learners.  

Adult Senior Computer Classes Hot Spots Computers

CareerLink-Job Search Help

Fri, September 20, 2019 12:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Looking for a job? Or a better one?  One-on-one help with your resume, job search or interview. Stop in to see CareerLink! Browse jobs and apply. 12PM-2PM Free; no registration required.

Adult Senior Career Workshops Jobs & Job Seekers

Computer Basics

Fri, September 20, 2019 1:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Welcome to Computer Basics! You will learn about the monitor, control buttons, and ports. You will also improve your mouse, keyboard, and typing skills.

Adult Young Adult Senior Computer Classes Technology

Free Library Story Booth Recording Session

Fri, September 20, 2019 2:00 P.M.
Logan Library

Do you have stories to share? The Free Library Story Booth is coming to our library and is open for drop-in sessions. Step inside the booth for a casual interview, and have your voice recorded to be part of the neighborhood libraries oral history archive. The audio of your story will be posted…

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Discussion and Participation Other Great Programs Biography & Autobiography

Open Computer Lab

Fri, September 20, 2019 2:00 P.M.
Northeast Regional Library

Work on a special project and get one-on-one assistance. Lab is open for 2 hours. This class is offered on a first come, first served basis and space is limited. Register in the lab, by signing the clipboard.

Adult Senior Computer Classes Other Great Programs Computers

Computer Basics: Resume Creation

Fri, September 20, 2019 3:00 P.M.
Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library

Create, format, and save an effective resume and cover letter.   Prerequisite:  Computer Basics: Keyboard & Mouse

Adult Senior Computer Classes Computers Jobs & Job Seekers

Gentrification in Austin: Lessons Learned - Dr. Eric Tang

Fri, September 20, 2019 3:00 P.M.
Walnut Street West

A longtime community activist, Professor Tang's latest work centers on gentrification and the depopulation of African-American and Latino neighborhoods in Austin. Come hear about the lessons Dr. Tang has learned through the East Avenue Project and consider possible directions for…

Adult Young Adult Senior Discussion and Participation Philadelphia Social Science

Reality Check: What the Ancient Game of Chess Can Teach You About Success in Modern Competitive Settings

Fri, September 20, 2019 4:00 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Friday, September 20, 2019 4:00 p.m. Alisa Melekhina, internationally ranked chess master and author of Reality Check, will share insights from her inspirational book, that can be adapted and used by anyone wishing to create a more successful life. Alisa won a gold medal at the 2009 World Team…

Adult Young Adult Senior Other Great Programs Discussion and Participation Family Programs Chess Humanities

Intermediate Word

Sat, September 21, 2019 10:00 A.M.
Northeast Regional Library

 This class is offered on a first come, first served basis. We encourage people to come 15 minutes before the start of the class. Please come to the reference desk in the Magazines and Newspapers Department and get a ticket for the class. The first 12 people to show up for a given…

Adult Senior Computer Classes Computers Databases & Electronic Resources