🔓 TOOOL Lock Picking Meetup

Iffy Books 404 S. 20th St., Philadelphia, United States

The third Friday of every month from 6–8 p.m. we host a meetup run by the Philadelphia Chapter of the Open Organization of Lockpickers. > Come join us for our monthly open pick night at Iffy Books! Whether you’re a novice who just stumbled upon LockpickingLawyer, a seasoned safecracker, or somewhere in between, come join […]

🚂 Model Internet Club

Iffy Books 404 S. 20th St., Philadelphia, United States

The Model Internet Club meets again on Saturday, June 22nd, 1:00–5:00 p.m. Newcomers are welcome. The network is up and running! We now have a DHCP server, a DNS server with custom domain names, and handful of websites running as virtual hosts in Apache. We now have a wi-fi access point and a chat server. […]

💾🌾 Iffy Books Permacomputing Meetup

Iffy Books 404 S. 20th St., Philadelphia, United States

The Iffy Books Permacomputing Meetup is every fourth Sunday at 1:00 PM ET. You can join us in person at Iffy Books (404 S. 20th St., PHL) or via Jitsi Meet. ➡️ Meetup Link From Permacomputing.net: Permacomputing is a more sustainable approach to computer and network technology inspired by permaculture. Permacomputing is both a concept and a community […]

📚 Philly Socialists Reading Group: ‘Neither Vertical nor Horizontal: A Theory of Political Organization’ by Rodrigo Nunes

Iffy Books 404 S. 20th St., Philadelphia, United States

We're reading Neither Vertical nor Horizontal: A Theory of Political Organization by Rodrigo Nunes. How do we organize in a world after both Occupy and the Sanders campaign? A decade ago, a wave of mass mobilisations described as “horizontal” and “leaderless” swept the planet, holding the promise of real democracy and justice for the 99%. […]

Event Series ✏️ The Writing Room

✏️ The Writing Room

Iffy Books 404 S. 20th St., Philadelphia, United States

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.

🪐 Speculative Futures Reading Group: ‘Always Coming Home’ by Ursula K. Le Guin

Iffy Books 404 S. 20th St., Philadelphia, United States

The Speculative Futures reading group meets on Wednesday, June 26th at 7 p.m. to discuss the book Always Coming Home by Ursula K. Le Guin. Hope to see you there! Get the audiobook on Libro.fm Midway through her career, Le Guin embarked on one of her most detailed, impressive literary projects, a novel that took […]

🏠 Host a Website at Home

Iffy Books 404 S. 20th St., Philadelphia, United States

▶ How-to zine on GitHub Join us on Friday, June 28th from 2–5 p.m. for the workshop Host a Website at Home. You’ll learn to run an Apache web server on a single-board computer, letting you host a website from your home internet connection. Then you’ll register a domain name (or create a subdomain for a […]

📡 Meshtastic 101

Iffy Books 404 S. 20th St., Philadelphia, United States

On Saturday, June 29th at 1:00 p.m. we’re hosting an introduction to Meshtastic, an application that lets you send private text messages over the air using pocket-sized LoRa radios. We’ll show you how to flash the latest Meshtastic firmware to the device and customize the settings. Here’s a link to our zine on LoRa + Meshtastic. Register

Event Series ✏️ The Writing Room

✏️ The Writing Room

Iffy Books 404 S. 20th St., Philadelphia, United States

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.

Event Series 💻 Philly 2600 Meetup

💻 Philly 2600 Meetup

Iffy Books 404 S. 20th St., Philadelphia, United States

> The Philly 2600 meeting is a monthly gathering of local hackers, phreaks, nerds, geeks, activists, tinkerers, developers, infosec professionals, and other interesting people.

📚 Philly Socialists Reading Group: ‘Neither Vertical nor Horizontal: A Theory of Political Organization’ by Rodrigo Nunes

Iffy Books 404 S. 20th St., Philadelphia, United States

We’re reading Neither Vertical nor Horizontal: A Theory of Political Organization by Rodrigo Nunes. How do we organize in a world after both Occupy and the Sanders campaign? A decade ago, a wave of mass mobilisations described as “horizontal” and “leaderless” swept the planet, holding the promise of real democracy and justice for the 99%. […]

Event Series ✏️ The Writing Room

✏️ The Writing Room

Iffy Books 404 S. 20th St., Philadelphia, United States

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.

⚡️ Beginner Soldering Workshop

Iffy Books 404 S. 20th St., Philadelphia, United States

On the second Thursday of every month we run a soldering workshop for beginners! Anyone can attend for free, but you’ll need to buy a circuit board with components for $6 to complete the project. Here’s what’s included in the kit: 1 x Weevil-shaped PCB 2 x LEDs 1 x 47k Ohm resistor 1 x […]

🎉 Iffy Books 3rd Birthday Party

Iffy Books 404 S. 20th St., Philadelphia, United States

On Friday, July 12th we're having a party to mark 3 years since opening Iffy Books. Stay tuned for more details!

Event Series ✏️ The Writing Room

✏️ The Writing Room

Iffy Books 404 S. 20th St., Philadelphia, United States

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.

🩹 Bleeding Control Basics

Iffy Books 404 S. 20th St., Philadelphia, United States

Face masks required! 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 […]

🔓 TOOOL Lock Picking Meetup

Iffy Books 404 S. 20th St., Philadelphia, United States

The third Friday of every month from 6–8 p.m. we host a meetup run by the Philadelphia Chapter of the Open Organization of Lockpickers. > Come join us for our monthly open pick night at Iffy Books! Whether you’re a novice who just stumbled upon LockpickingLawyer, a seasoned safecracker, or somewhere in between, come join […]

Event Series ✏️ The Writing Room

✏️ The Writing Room

Iffy Books 404 S. 20th St., Philadelphia, United States

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.

Event Series 🎤 Audio Recording Basics

🎤 Audio Recording Basics

Iffy Books 404 S. 20th St., Philadelphia, United States

Join us for a workshop on the basics of recording audio! We’ll discuss mic technique, audio hardware, recording conditions, and software options. Everyone will get a chance to make a recording with Audacity and start editing with Reaper. Register  

💾🌾 Iffy Books Permacomputing Meetup

Iffy Books 404 S. 20th St., Philadelphia, United States

The Iffy Books Permacomputing Meetup is every fourth Sunday at 1:00 PM ET. You can join us in person at Iffy Books (404 S. 20th St., PHL) or via Jitsi Meet. ➡️ Meetup Link From Permacomputing.net: Permacomputing is a more sustainable approach to computer and network technology inspired by permaculture. Permacomputing is both a concept and a community […]

Event Series ✏️ The Writing Room

✏️ The Writing Room

Iffy Books 404 S. 20th St., Philadelphia, United States

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.

🎵 Open Cassette Mixtape Session

Iffy Books 404 S. 20th St., Philadelphia, United States

Bring a playlist on your phone/computer and we’ll help you record it to an audio cassette tape. We have plenty of tapes! We’ll host two sessions, at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. This event is free/by donation. Register for 1 p.m. Coming soon! Register for 3 p.m. Coming soon!  

Event Series 💻 Philly 2600 Meetup

💻 Philly 2600 Meetup

Iffy Books 404 S. 20th St., Philadelphia, United States

> The Philly 2600 meeting is a monthly gathering of local hackers, phreaks, nerds, geeks, activists, tinkerers, developers, infosec professionals, and other interesting people.

Event Series ✏️ The Writing Room

✏️ The Writing Room

Iffy Books 404 S. 20th St., Philadelphia, United States

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.

⚡️ Beginner Soldering Workshop

Iffy Books 404 S. 20th St., Philadelphia, United States

On the second Thursday of every month we run a soldering workshop for beginners! Anyone can attend for free, but you’ll need to buy a circuit board with components for $6 to complete the project. Here’s what’s included in the kit: 1 x Weevil-shaped PCB 2 x LEDs 1 x 47k Ohm resistor 1 x […]

Event Series ✏️ The Writing Room

✏️ The Writing Room

Iffy Books 404 S. 20th St., Philadelphia, United States

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.

Event Series 🔓 TOOOL Lock Picking Meetup

🔓 TOOOL Lock Picking Meetup

Iffy Books 404 S. 20th St., Philadelphia, United States

The third Friday of every month from 6–8 p.m. we host a meetup run by the Philadelphia Chapter of the Open Organization of Lockpickers. > Come join us for our monthly open pick night at Iffy Books! Whether you’re a novice who just stumbled upon LockpickingLawyer, a seasoned safecracker, or somewhere in between, come join […]