✏️ The Writing Room at Iffy Books

Iffy Books 319 N. 11th St. #2I, Philadelphia, PA

Wednesdays 5–8PM (except the last week of the month) Come co-work with other writers in three 40-minute units of silent writing. Writers and projects of any type welcome. 10-minute breaks and accountability check-ins between units. BYO coffee, water, computer chargers, notepads, etc.

⚡️ Chip Set: A DIY Electronics Meetup

Iffy Books 319 N. 11th St. #2I, Philadelphia, PA

Chip Set is a DIY electronics meetup at Iffy Books on the second and fourth Thursday of each month (starting February 2023). If you're interested in circuits, microcontrollers, and/or single-board computers, stop by and make some friends! All ages and skill levels are welcome, including total newbies. This is an informal meetup, without a set […]

🐘 An introduction to Mastodon & the fediverse

Iffy Books 319 N. 11th St. #2I, Philadelphia, PA

Are you curious about Mastodon and the fediverse? Join us Saturday, February 11th at 1:00 p.m. for an introduction to federated social media with Nelson Chu Pavlosky. Nelson is an admin and moderator at jawns.club, a Philly-centric Mastodon server. You’ll learn about Mastodon's history, how it compares to legacy social media (e.g., Twitter), and how […]

🔥 Make a DIY Tent-Safe Heater Pt. 1

Iffy Books 319 N. 11th St. #2I, Philadelphia, PA

On February 11th and 12th we're hosting a two-day workshop on how to build a tent-safe heater that can burn isopropyl alcohol or ethanol. Workshop Day 1: Making the burner Workshop Day 2: Testing, wicking, caging  Register: Note: We have limited supplies for this event. Don't register unless you're sure you can make it to […]

💾🌾 Permacomputing Meetup

Iffy Books 319 N. 11th St. #2I, Philadelphia, PA

Our next permacomputing meetup is on Sunday, February 12th at 1:00 PM EST. You can join us in person at Iffy Books (319 N. 11th St. #2I, PHL) or via Jitsi audio stream. ➡️ Jitsi Stream Link From Permacomputing.net: Permacomputing is a more sustainable approach to computer and network technology inspired by permaculture. Permacomputing is […]

🔥 Make a DIY Tent-Safe Heater Pt. 2

Iffy Books 319 N. 11th St. #2I, Philadelphia, PA

On February 11th and 12th we're hosting a two-day workshop on how to build a tent-safe heater that burns isopropyl alcohol or ethanol. Workshop Day 1: Making the burner Workshop Day 2: Testing, wicking, caging  ➡️ Register here image by heater bloc via twitter

✏️ The Writing Room at Iffy Books

Iffy Books 319 N. 11th St. #2I, Philadelphia, PA

Wednesdays 5–8PM (except the last week of the month) Come co-work with other writers in three 40-minute units of silent writing. Writers and projects of any type welcome. 10-minute breaks and accountability check-ins between units. BYO coffee, water, computer chargers, notepads, etc.

Trashpanda Village Security Meetup

Iffy Books 319 N. 11th St. #2I, Philadelphia, PA

This meetup is focused on hands-on learning and networking for those interested in information security. In other words a place for people to learn more about computer security and the tools used by information security professionals. This group is starting out but with some input from all of you I'm sure it will be able […]

“Fuck a Cellicon Valley” Zine Launch and Social

Iffy Books 319 N. 11th St. #2I, Philadelphia, PA

Join us Sunday, February 19th at 3:30 p.m. to celebrate the launch of "Fuck a Cellicon Valley," a zine about a development plan that would displace residents and destroy wild space in the area around Bartam's North and Bartam's South. We'll have snacks and free zines! Read the zine Print the zine Here's an excerpt: After […]

Bleeding Control Basics

Iffy Books 319 N. 11th St. #2I, Philadelphia, PA

Presented by Untitled Medical Collective in association with Philly SRA, Bleeding Control Basics will go over first aid as it applies to severe bleeding. We will cover scene safety, injury assessment, basic bleeding control, and tourniquet application. This class doesn’t provide any kind of certification, and is just meant to provide essential information to as […]

📚 Reading Group: ‘Eleutheria’ by Allegra Hyde

Iffy Books 319 N. 11th St. #2I, Philadelphia, PA

For our February reading group, we’ll discuss Allegra Hyde’s cli-fi novel Eleutheria. See you Wednesday, February 22nd at 7 p.m.! This event is free. Donations accepted.

⚡️ Chip Set: A DIY Electronics Meetup

Iffy Books 319 N. 11th St. #2I, Philadelphia, PA

Chip Set is a DIY electronics meetup at Iffy Books on the second and fourth Thursday of each month (starting February 2023). If you're interested in circuits, microcontrollers, and/or single-board computers, stop by and make some friends! All ages and skill levels are welcome, including total newbies. This is an informal meetup, without a set […]

Book Launch for ‘Space Rogue: How the Hackers Known as L0pht Changed the World’

Iffy Books 319 N. 11th St. #2I, Philadelphia, PA

On Friday, February 24th at 6 p.m. we're hosting a book launch party for Space Rogue: How the Hackers Known as L0pht Changed the World by Cris Thomas. Stay tuned for details and preorder! In May 1998, the US Congress invited the seven members of the L0pht to testify on the state of government computer […]

Learn About Philly Community Wireless!

Iffy Books 319 N. 11th St. #2I, Philadelphia, PA

Join us on February 25th at 1 p.m. for a presentation by the folks at Philly Community Wireless. Stay tuned for more details! > We are a volunteer-led coalition of technologists and organizers working to build community controlled wireless internet networks in Philadelphia. We are committed to growing tech literacy, expanding internet access, and building […]

🍅 Grow Something! with Goda Trakumaite

Iffy Books 319 N. 11th St. #2I, Philadelphia, PA

Want to grow something this spring but not sure where to start? Have a community garden plot? A pot on your fire escape? A vacant lot on your block? In this very beginner garden planning workshop/group consultation, we’ll assess factors like space, time, basic plant needs and our desires to come up with a basic […]

⚡️ Beginner Soldering Workshop

Iffy Books 319 N. 11th St. #2I, Philadelphia, PA

On Sunday, February 26th at 3:30 p.m. we're hosting a soldering workshop for beginners. Stay tuned for details and registration!