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In Conversation with the Rosenbach: Kermit Roosevelt on Federalist Paper No. 46

Wed, February 21, 2018 6:00 P.M.
The Rosenbach

Federalist Paper No. 46 and the Relationship Between the States and the Nation Kermit Roosevelt will focus on Federalist Paper No. 46 as a means of addressing the failure of the authors of The Federalist Papers (and the drafters of the Constitution) to foresee…

Adult Young Adult Senior Other Great Programs Speakers and Lectures Government Information Politics Rosenbach Museum & Library History

Conversational ESL

Wed, February 21, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Walnut Street West

Join our new Conversation Group at the Walnut Street West Library to practice your English language skills in a relaxed and informal setting. 

Adult Young Adult Senior New Americans New Americans ESL

Fiber Craft Group

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

Fiber artists and those wanting to learn are invited to join us. 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

Family Reading Group: Another Brooklyn

Wed, February 21, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Falls of Schuylkill Library

To spark multigenerational conversations, we'll hear selected passages from the featured book - Another Brooklyn, companion books and other stories.  Be prepared to share your thoughts with the group.  This is a multi-age program. 

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Discussion and Participation One Book, One Philadelphia African American One Book, One Philadelphia

Genealogy

Wed, February 21, 2018 7:30 P.M.
Lovett Memorial Library

If you joined us for the  MLK Day Mt. Airy March for Martin, you got to hear a moving and personal story from Representative Chris Rabb, about his roots.  This evening, find out just how passionate about genealogy he is, and share in his knowledge of it.  This program is sponsored…

Adult Senior Discussion and Participation Genealogy

Volunteer Orientation

Thu, February 22, 2018 4:00 A.M.
Lovett Memorial Library

Do you love the Lovett library?  Have you ever wondered about getting involved in what happens at your library?  Do you want to give back to our Mt. Airy Community? If you answered yes to any of these questions, join us for a volunteer orientation at our 21st Century library. …

Adult Young Adult Senior Discussion and Participation Free Library of Philadelphia

Around the Table

Thu, February 22, 2018 3:30 P.M.
Kingsessing Library

Taking inspiration from the traditions of family reunions celebrated in This Is the Rope, participants will make reusable placemats and hear stories from Mama Carla Wiley. Wiley is a storyteller, educator and artist who weaves together multigenerational memories with activities for children that…

Adult Young Adult School Age Preschool Senior Black History Month Culinary Literacy

Going Forth - Jazz

Thu, February 22, 2018 3:30 P.M.
Nicetown-Tioga Library

Mr. Fred Simmons will talk about the jazz form of music from the 1960s to today.  The program will also include music by contemporary composers and his own original compositions.  Mr. Simmons is a pianist, educator and instructor.  

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Black History Month Speakers and Lectures African American Music

Dance to the Music!

Thu, February 22, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Oak Lane Library

Try your hand—or rather—feet, at some dance steps of the 1960s and ‘70s, and see their influence on how you and your friends dance today!  Please arrive a little early as space may be limited.  

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Other Great Programs One Book, One Philadelphia One Book, One Philadelphia dance

Look Your Best for Less!

Thu, February 22, 2018 6:30 P.M.
Logan Library

Join us for a night of fashion! Get pointers for shopping for the best, while spending less. Learn accessory placement and how to make your outfits pop. Get help presenting yourself in a fashionable, yet professional way. Topics include date night, business attire, casual/everyday wear, and…

Adult Senior Discussion and Participation

CityLife Clinic: Adult Nutrition Workshop

Fri, February 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

Music & Dance for All Ages

Fri, February 23, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Roxborough Library

Merge Dance Studio will be here to engage us with musi, dancing and stories for all ages.

Adult Preschool Toddler Senior Other Great Programs Music dance

ESL Class - Intermediate

Fri, February 23, 2018 12:30 P.M.
Charles Santore Library

This 2 hour long class runs twice a week on Wednesdays and Fridays in February.  Class will return to meeting on Wednesday only in March and April.  This class is free and registration is not required, however, regular attendance is recommended. Questions?  Call the librarian at…

Adult Young Adult Senior New Americans New Americans ESL

Resume Building Workshop

Fri, February 23, 2018 3:00 P.M.
Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library

We can help you turn your job history information into a professional resume, or, help you improve your current one.  It will be helful to have some basic computer skills to get the most out of this workshop.

Adult Senior Computer Classes Computers Jobs & Job Seekers

Stories Alive: Family Story Hour for Incarcerated Parents and Their Children

Sat, February 24, 2018 10:00 A.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Stories Alive gives incarcerated parents the opportunity to read and connect with their children during a live videoconference call. Families who participate will get books to take home and keep! Stories Alive is available to children and caregivers with family members at the Curran-Fromhold and…

Adult Young Adult School Age Preschool Toddler Senior Family Programs Storytimes Children Family Literacy Social Justice

Pathways Tax Prep - MUST RSVP

Sat, February 24, 2018 10:30 A.M.
Walnut Street West

To schedule an appointment, please visit http://pathwaysvita.com/schedule-your-appointment or call 610-543-5022 or 800-209- 2914  You must RSVP to attend the tax prep sessions. Space is limited!  

Adult Senior Workshops and Enrichment

Postcard Writing Campaign

Sat, February 24, 2018 11:00 A.M.
Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library

Join us to write postcards encouraging Mayor Kenney, and City Council to grant more government funding to our libraries! We will have everything you need, from 11:00 am until 2:00 pm.  All ages are welcome to participate. This program is hosted by the Friends of the Joseph E. Coleman…

Adult Young Adult School Age Senior Community Events Philadelphia Politics Social Justice

Cooking Class for Families and Teens

Sat, February 24, 2018 12:00 P.M.
Blanche A. Nixon/Cobbs Creek Library

Learn Knife Skills, Cooking, Baking, Food Safety, and Team Building with Ms. Kei the Mobile Cooking Teacher!

Adult Young Adult Senior Health Programs Culinary Literacy Cooking & Nutrition

Friends of the Logan Library

Sat, February 24, 2018 12:00 P.M.
Logan Library

Are you interested in taking on a leadership role at your library?  Do you want to help us secure additional resources?  Do you want to help plan programs here?  If yes, come and check out our Friends Group meeting and learn how you can help.  The meeting will run…

Adult Senior Discussion and Participation