πŸŒΎπŸ’Ύ Permacomputing Meetup + Slide Rule Demo

Iffy Books 319 N. 11th St. #3E, Philadelphia, PA

The Iffy Books Permacomputing Meetup is on the last Thursday of every month. Hope to see you there! This month we’re running a demo on how to use a slide rule, an analog tool that lets you do precise multiplication and division operations. To join this meeting, connect to the following server with the Mumble […]

βœ’οΈ Hands-on workshop: Design a flyer with Scribus

Iffy Books 319 N. 11th St. #3E, Philadelphia, PA

At this workshop you'll learn to design a flyer with Scribus, a free desktop publishing tool similar to Ad*be InD*sign. Scribus runs on Windows, macOS, and Linux. Register for Design a flyer with Scribus Date: May 28, 2022, 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Address: 319 N. 11th St. #3E, Philly, PA Suggested donation: $10 (waived […]

πŸ”“ Intro to Lock Picking

Iffy Books 319 N. 11th St. #3E, Philadelphia, PA

Stop by and learn to pick a lock! We'll have to plenty of locks and tools to practice with.

πŸ’» Philly 2600 Meetup

Iffy Books 319 N. 11th St. #3E, Philadelphia, PA

The next Philly 2600 meetup is Friday, June 3 at Iffy Books. Trash Panda Village will be open too! Iffy Books 319 N. 11th St. #3E Philly, PA

πŸŽ₯ TPB AFK: The Pirate Bay Away from Keyboard

Iffy Books 319 N. 11th St. #3E, Philadelphia, PA

On Monday, 6/6 we're hosting a free screening of TPB AFK (2013), a documentary following three of The Pirate Bay's founders as they stood trial in Sweden beginning in 2009. A classic of free culture cinema.

✏️ The Writing Room @ Iffy Books

Iffy Books 319 N. 11th St. #3E, Philadelphia, PA

Want to get writing done this summer? Come co-work with other writers from 5–8 pm every Tuesday for the months of June and July. Writers and projects of any type are welcome. The session will be organized into 3 40-minute "units" of silent writing with 10-minute breaks and accountability check-ins in-between. Facilitated by trained writing […]

Bleeding Control Basics

Presented by Philadelphia 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 many people as possible. Registration:

⚑️ Breadboard Night

Iffy Books 319 N. 11th St. #3E, Philadelphia, PA

Thursday, June 9 is Breadboard Night at Iffy Books! We’ll have plenty of breadboards, electronic components, and example circuits for y’all to play with. Stop by 5–8 PM. This event is free! If you build a circuit you want to keep, you can pay for the parts and take it home.

πŸŽ₯ Resist Climate Inaction

Iffy Books 319 N. 11th St. #3E, Philadelphia, PA

On Friday, June 10 at 7PM we're screening Resist Climate Inaction, a 12-minute film from Blockade Australia that everyone should see. This event is free! We'll have a discussion after the screening for anyone who wants to hang out and chat.  

Anti-Copyright Meetup

Iffy Books 319 N. 11th St. #3E, Philadelphia, PA

We’re hosting an anti-copyright meetup on Sunday, June 12 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. All are welcome! Iffy Books 319 N. 11th St. #3E Philly, PA

✏️ The Writing Room @ Iffy Books

Iffy Books 319 N. 11th St. #3E, Philadelphia, PA

Want to get writing done this summer? Come co-work with other writers from 5–8 pm every Tuesday for the months of June and July. Writers and projects of any type are welcome. The session will be organized into 3 40-minute "units" of silent writing with 10-minute breaks and accountability check-in's in between. Facilitated by trained […]

πŸŽ₯ Crass: There is No Authority But Yourself

Iffy Books 319 N. 11th St. #3E, Philadelphia, PA

On June 16 we're hosting a free screening of the documentary Crass: There is No Authority But Yourself (2006), directed by Alexander Oey. Hope to see you there! From Wikipedia: > There is No Authority But Yourself is a Dutch film directed by Alexander Oey documenting the history of anarchist punk band Crass. The film […]

⌨️ Typewriter Party

Do you have a typewriter you never get to show off? Bring it to the Iffy Books Typewriter Party on Friday, June 17, 6–9 PM. We'll have drinks and snacks! It'll be fun!  

✏️ The Writing Room @ Iffy Books

Iffy Books 319 N. 11th St. #3E, Philadelphia, PA

Want to get writing done this summer? Come co-work with other writers from 5–8 pm every Tuesday for the months of June and July. Writers and projects of any type are welcome. The session will be organized into 3 40-minute "units" of silent writing with 10-minute breaks and accountability check-in's in between. Facilitated by trained […]

πŸ”Š Audio Visualization Lab

Iffy Books 319 N. 11th St. #3E, Philadelphia, PA

What's the difference between a waveform and a spectrogram? What do these blobs and squiggles in my audio editor mean? What are the limitations of audio visualization? If you're curious about questions like these, this is the event for you! Registration:

πŸŽ₯ Resist Climate Inaction

Iffy Books 319 N. 11th St. #3E, Philadelphia, PA

Change of plans! We’re screening Resist Climate Inaction today at 5:30 pm and 6:00 pm so y’all can make the protest at City Hall. On Friday, June 24 at 7PM we're screening Resist Climate Inaction, a 12-minute film from Blockade Australia that everyone should see. This event is free! We'll have a discussion after the […]

πŸ’ΎπŸŒΎ Permacomputing Meetup

Iffy Books 319 N. 11th St. #3E, Philadelphia, PA

Our June permacomputing meetup is on Sunday, 6/26 at 1:00 PM EDT. Join us in person at the shop, or via Mumble audio stream! ➑️ Download Mumble Mumble server: 134.209.32.64 Port: 64738

✏️ The Writing Room @ Iffy Books

Iffy Books 319 N. 11th St. #3E, Philadelphia, PA

Want to get writing done this summer? Come co-work with other writers from 5–8 pm every Tuesday for the months of June and July. Writers and projects of any type are welcome. The session will be organized into 3 40-minute "units" of silent writing with 10-minute breaks and accountability check-in's in between. Facilitated by trained […]

πŸ“š Reading Group: The Dispossessed by Ursula K. Le Guin

Iffy Books 319 N. 11th St. #3E, Philadelphia, PA

Ursula K Le Guin's The Dispossessed is a thought experiment in anarchist practice, a meditation on individual relationships as a model for political action, a treatise on the philosophy and physics of time, a climate change novel, and so full of other things that it didn't have room for the communal pickle barrels.* Join us […]

πŸ—“ First Friday at Iffy Books!

Iffy Books 319 N. 11th St. #3E, Philadelphia, PA

On Friday, July 1 we're hosting a reception for First Friday from 6–9 PM. We'll have drinks and music β€” should be fun!