🎊 We’re open on New Year’s Day

Iffy Books (319 N. 11th St.) 319 N. 11th St. #2I, Philadelphia, PA, United States

We'll be open from noon to 6 p.m. on New Year's Day! Stop by and see our new space on the second floor (room 2I).

✏️ The Writing Room at Iffy Books

Iffy Books (319 N. 11th St.) 319 N. 11th St. #2I, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Want to get some writing done? Come co-work with other writers from 5–8 p.m. at Iffy Books. Writers and projects of any type are welcome. The session will be organized […]

πŸ”“ TOOOL Lock Picking Meetup

Iffy Books (319 N. 11th St.) 319 N. 11th St. #2I, Philadelphia, PA, United States

On Friday, January 6th we're hosting a TOOOL meetup from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Stop by and get some lock picking practice! All are welcome, including beginners.

🧸 Toy Quieting Workshop

Iffy Books (319 N. 11th St.) 319 N. 11th St. #2I, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Does your kid have a toy that's so loud it's driving you up the wall? Are you just curious about electronics and sound? Join us January 7th at 1 p.m. […]

✏️ The Writing Room at Iffy Books

Iffy Books (319 N. 11th St.) 319 N. 11th St. #2I, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Want to get some writing done? Come co-work with other writers from 5–8 p.m. at Iffy Books. Writers and projects of any type are welcome. The session will be organized […]

πŸ’» Command Line Beginners Meetup

Iffy Books (319 N. 11th St.) 319 N. 11th St. #2I, Philadelphia, PA, United States

On Thursday, January 12th from 6–8 p.m. we’ll host a meetup for folks who are learning about the command line. Bring a laptop if you have one! Any OS is […]

πŸŽ‰ Spacewarming Party on the Second Floor

Iffy Books (319 N. 11th St.) 319 N. 11th St. #2I, Philadelphia, PA, United States

On Friday, January 13th we're having a party in our new space. It's bigger, with windows! We're in the same building, on the second floor in 2I. Stay tuned for […]

Workshop: Spread ideas with a pocket wi-fi portal

Iffy Books (319 N. 11th St.) 319 N. 11th St. #2I, Philadelphia, PA, United States

On Saturday, January 14th (3:30–5:30 p.m.) we're running our workshop Spread ideas with a pocket wi-fi portal. You'll learn to program a Wemos D1 development board (based on an ESP8266 […]

⚑️ Beginner Circuit Workshop

Iffy Books (319 N. 11th St.) 319 N. 11th St. #2I, Philadelphia, PA, United States

OnΒ Sunday, January 15th at 3:30 p.m. we’re hosting an electronics workshop for beginners! We’ll use A Beginner’s Guide to Circuits by Øyvind Nydal Dahl as our guide. This workshop is […]

✏️ The Writing Room at Iffy Books

Iffy Books (319 N. 11th St.) 319 N. 11th St. #2I, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Want to get some writing done? Come co-work with other writers from 5–8 p.m. at Iffy Books. Writers and projects of any type are welcome. The session will be organized […]

Bleeding Control Basics

Iffy Books (319 N. 11th St.) 319 N. 11th St. #2I, Philadelphia, PA, United States

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 […]

πŸ”Š Cassette + Vinyl Digitization Clinic

Iffy Books (319 N. 11th St.) 319 N. 11th St. #2I, Philadelphia, PA, United States

On Saturday, January 21st we’re running an audio digitization clinic! Bring a cassette tape or record from noon to 7 p.m. and we’ll help you make a digital copy. If […]

πŸ’ΎπŸŒΎ Permacomputing Meetup

Iffy Books (319 N. 11th St.) 319 N. 11th St. #2I, Philadelphia, PA, United States

We're hosting a permacomputing meetup on Sunday, January 22nd at 1:00 PM EST. You can join us in person at Iffy Books (319 N. 11th St. #2I, PHL) or via […]

πŸ“š Reading Group: ‘Too Like the Lightning’ by Ada Palmer

Iffy Books (319 N. 11th St.) 319 N. 11th St. #2I, Philadelphia, PA, United States

For our January reading group, we'll discuss Ada Palmer's Too Like the Lightning, a utopian vision of a world that has radically reimagined, among other things, transportation, citizenship, and communication. […]

Game Night: Solarpunk Futures

Iffy Books (319 N. 11th St.) 319 N. 11th St. #2I, Philadelphia, PA, United States

OnΒ Thursday, January 26th at 6:30 p.m. we'll play a round of the tabletop storytelling game Solarpunk Futures.Solarpunk Futures is a storytelling game where players imagine the pathways to a desirable […]

Philadelphia Creators Meetup

Iffy Books (319 N. 11th St.) 319 N. 11th St. #2I, Philadelphia, PA, United States

A new meetup for creators in Philly! You can find more info on Facebook: Philadelphia Creators Meetup

✏️ The Writing Room at Iffy Books

Iffy Books (319 N. 11th St.) 319 N. 11th St. #2I, Philadelphia, PA, United States

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 […]

Letter Writing for 6 Forest Defenders in Atlanta Denied Bail

Iffy Books (319 N. 11th St.) 319 N. 11th St. #2I, Philadelphia, PA, United States

On Thursday, February 2nd at 6 p.m. we're hosting a letter writing event for six Atlanta Forest defenders who have been denied bail. Bring a pen!

πŸ”“ Philly 2600 Meetup + TOOOL Meetup

Iffy Books (319 N. 11th St.) 319 N. 11th St. #2I, Philadelphia, PA, United States

The Philly 2600 meetup will be at Iffy Books on Friday, February 3rd, starting around 6:00 p.m. > The Philly 2600 meeting is a monthly gathering of local hackers, phreaks, […]

🧲 Data Destruction Day

Iffy Books (319 N. 11th St.) 319 N. 11th St. #2I, Philadelphia, PA, United States

On Saturday, February 4th we're hosting a data destruction event at Iffy Books. Join us at 1 p.m. for a workshop on several command-line tools for securely deleting data on […]

πŸ”Š Make your own MP3 boombox

Iffy Books (319 N. 11th St.) 319 N. 11th St. #2I, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Join us at 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, February 5th and make your own MP3 boombox! We'll use the DFPlayer Mini MP3 player board (below), which has an SD card slot […]

Philly ABC Letter Writing for Alex Stokes

Iffy Books (319 N. 11th St.) 319 N. 11th St. #2I, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Philly ABC is back with our regular letter-writing events this month featuring Alex Stokes, an antifascist prisoner sentenced to 20 years for defending himself and others from armed Proud Boys […]

✏️ The Writing Room at Iffy Books

Iffy Books (319 N. 11th St.) 319 N. 11th St. #2I, Philadelphia, PA, United States

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 […]

⚑️ Chip Set: A DIY Electronics Meetup

Iffy Books (319 N. 11th St.) 319 N. 11th St. #2I, Philadelphia, PA, United States

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 […]

🐘 An introduction to Mastodon & the fediverse

Iffy Books (319 N. 11th St.) 319 N. 11th St. #2I, Philadelphia, PA, United States

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 […]

πŸ”₯ Make a DIY Tent-Safe Heater Pt. 1

Iffy Books (319 N. 11th St.) 319 N. 11th St. #2I, Philadelphia, PA, United States

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 […]

πŸ’ΎπŸŒΎ Permacomputing Meetup

Iffy Books (319 N. 11th St.) 319 N. 11th St. #2I, Philadelphia, PA, United States

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 […]

πŸ”₯ Make a DIY Tent-Safe Heater Pt. 2

Iffy Books (319 N. 11th St.) 319 N. 11th St. #2I, Philadelphia, PA, United States

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 […]

✏️ The Writing Room at Iffy Books

Iffy Books (319 N. 11th St.) 319 N. 11th St. #2I, Philadelphia, PA, United States

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 […]

Trashpanda Village Security Meetup

Iffy Books (319 N. 11th St.) 319 N. 11th St. #2I, Philadelphia, PA, United States

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 […]

Bleeding Control Basics

Iffy Books (319 N. 11th St.) 319 N. 11th St. #2I, Philadelphia, PA, United States

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 […]

✏️ The Writing Room at Iffy Books

Iffy Books (319 N. 11th St.) 319 N. 11th St. #2I, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Wednesdays 5–8 p.m. (5–7 p.m. the last Wednesday of the month) Come co-work with other writers in three 40-minute units of silent writing. Writers and projects of any type welcome. […]