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English Conversation Group: Art and Architecture

Mon, October 26, 2020 9:00 A.M.
Virtual

Join us to learn and practice English while discussing famous art and architecture of Philadelphia. Every Monday, starting October 5, 2020. 9-10:15 am This program is virtual and will take place on Zoom. Register using the link here. 

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Virtual Mindfulness Meditation via Facebook Live

Mon, October 26, 2020 10:00 A.M.
Fumo Family Library

Join Miss Abbe on Mondays at 10:00 a.m. live ( Fumo Family Library ) for some calm Mindfulness Meditation using a body scan and breathing techniques, ground your body and mind. 

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Virtual Program - Arabic/English Language and Cultural Exchange

Mon, October 26, 2020 11:30 A.M.
Virtual Program

Interested in learning Arabic and helping Arabic speakers practice English? Come join our free cultural connections group on video call, where we will explore language, customs, foods, and other aspects of culture.   11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. To register, email…

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Virtual Spanish Conversation Group

Mon, October 26, 2020 1:00 P.M.
Virtual

Mondays and Thursdays 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. This FREE online class will build your knowledge and confidence in the Spanish language all while introducing you to other Spanish-speaking adults in a causal, fun learning environment. Register here or email adultlearning@freelibrary.org

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Virtual English Conversation Circle

Mon, October 26, 2020 3:00 P.M.
Virtual Program

Join us for a free conversation circle. Build your confidence in speaking English while meeting other international adults in a casual learning environment. 3:00-4:30 p.m. every Monday and Wednesday. Email adultlearning@freelibrary.org to register. 

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Virtual Adult Book Club

Mon, October 26, 2020 7:00 P.M.
Lillian Marrero Library

Interested in joining the Virtual Adult Book Club hosted by Lillian Marrero Library? Our first book will be "All About Love" by bell hooks. If yes, then please fill out this form .

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COVID-19 Fraud Prevention Virtual Seminar

Tue, October 27, 2020 2:00 A.M.
Roxborough Library

Scammers are taking advantage of unsuspecting consumers more than ever during the COVID-19 pandemic. Don't be a victim. Join us for a virtual seminar on Tuesday, October 27 from 2:00-3:00 p.m. Learn how to protect yourself from: Economic Impact Scams Senior Scams Online Retail Scams…

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Virtual English Conversation Group

Tue, October 27, 2020 10:00 A.M.
Kensington Library

Join us for a free conversation circle. Build your confidence in speaking English while meeting other international adults in a casual learning environment. Contact adultlearning@freelibrary.org and palmers@freelibrary.org  to register (Zoom)

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Virtual Program: Edible Alphabet English

Tue, October 27, 2020 10:30 A.M.
Virtual Program

Adults are invited to this FREE online English class. Each week we read, write, and speak in English--and cook a meal together (at our own homes, connected through videocall).   This class will meet on: TUESDAYS and THURSDAYS from 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. October 27, 2020 -…

Adult Senior Discussion and Participation Workshops and Enrichment New Americans Culinary Literacy Language Study English Language Learners Languages and Learning Center Culinary Literacy Cooking and Nutrition Virtual Programs

Digital Dialogue Series: Co-Learning to Build a Good Food System

Tue, October 27, 2020 5:30 P.M.
Parkway Central Library

Six conversations with community and civic leaders whose work reimagines our food system in Philadelphia and in cities across the country. Register for this free virtual series at digitaldialogue.eventbrite.com Get Healthy Philly (GHP) believes that all people should live to their fullest…

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Virtual English Conversation Group

Tue, October 27, 2020 6:00 P.M.
Virtual Program

Join us for a free weekly conversation hour. Build your confidence in speaking English while meeting other international adults in a casual learning environment. 6:00-7:30 pm every Tuesday. Email adultlearning@freelibrary.org to register. 

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Tea with Tuesday: Virtual Adult Book Club

Tue, October 27, 2020 7:00 P.M.
McPherson Square Library

Interested in joining the Virtual Adult Book Club hosted by McPherson Library? Our book will be "Long Bright River" by Liz Moore. If yes, then please email Ms. Tuesday at ChalmersT@freelibrary.org .

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Online Intermediate English Class

Wed, October 28, 2020 10:00 A.M.
Charles Santore Library

Join us for a FREE Intermediate English class online, taught by graduate students in the University of Pennsylvania TESOL program.   10 a.m. - 11 a.m.  Wednesdays and Fridays September 23 - November 13, 2020 To register, click the link here.   For more information, email…

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Mindfulness Meditation via Instagram Live

Wed, October 28, 2020 10:00 A.M.
Fumo Family Library

Join Miss Abbe on Mondays at 10:00 a.m. on Instagram Live for some calm Mindfulness Meditation using body scan and breathing techniques, ground your body and mind. 

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Community PEDAL English Classes

Wed, October 28, 2020 10:00 A.M.
Walnut Street West

All classes will meet online via Zoom Penn GSE will be offering 3 levels of ESL instruction this fall for adult (17+) English language learners in Philadelphia.  Teachers will determine each student’s level after the first class. To learn which level is right for you, visit the PEDAL…

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Virtual Program: Edible Alphabet English

Wed, October 28, 2020 10:30 A.M.
Lillian Marrero Library

Adults are invited to this FREE online English class. Each week we read, write, and speak in English--and cook a meal together (at our own homes, connected through videocall).   This class will meet on: WEDNESDAYS from 10:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. September 23, 2020 - December 16,…

Adult Senior Discussion and Participation Workshops and Enrichment New Americans Culinary Literacy Language Study English Language Learners Languages and Learning Center Culinary Literacy Cooking and Nutrition Virtual Programs

French Conversation Circle

Wed, October 28, 2020 11:00 A.M.
Virtual

Bonjour! Salut! Bonsoir! Join the Languages and Learning Center’s newest class: The French Conversation Circle! This FREE online class will build your knowledge and confidence in the French language all while introducing you to other French-loving adults in a casual and fun learning…

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Online English Conversation Class

Wed, October 28, 2020 12:30 P.M.
Virtual Program

Wednesdays 12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.   Practice English listening and speaking online while the library is closed to the public. Every week, participants will listen to/watch clips from Voice of America's 'Learning English' series and converse in English.    Class is…

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Virtual English Conversation Circle

Wed, October 28, 2020 3:00 P.M.
Virtual Program

Join us for a free conversation circle. Build your confidence in speaking English while meeting other international adults in a casual learning environment. 3:00-4:30 p.m. every Monday and Wednesday. Email adultlearning@freelibrary.org to register. 

Adult Senior Discussion and Participation New Americans Language Study English Language Learners Languages and Learning Center Virtual Programs

Online English Conversation Group

Wed, October 28, 2020 6:00 P.M.
Virtual

Join us for a free online English conversation circle. Build your confidence in speaking English while meeting other international adults in a casual learning environment. 6:00-7:00 p.m. every Wednesday starting October 28, 2020.  Email adultlearning@freelibrary.org to register or click…

Adult Senior Discussion and Participation New Americans Language Study English Language Learners Languages and Learning Center Virtual Programs