πŸ”Š Make your own MP3 boombox

Iffy Books 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. #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. #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. #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. #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. #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. #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. #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. #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. #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. #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. #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. […]

πŸ“š Reading Group: ‘Eleutheria’ by Allegra Hyde

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

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.Β Donations accepted.

⚑️ Chip Set: A DIY Electronics Meetup

Iffy Books 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 […]

Behind the Scenes with PCW

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

Join us on Saturday, February 25th at 1:00 p.m. for a presentation by the folks at Philly Community Wireless. They'll tell us about the network they've built so far, where […]

πŸͺ‘ Hands-On Darning Workshop

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

On Sunday,Β February 25th at 3:30 p.m. we’re hosting a darning workshop and mending session. Total beginners welcome! Register:

πŸ… Grow Something! with Goda Trakumaite

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

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 […]

⚑️ Beginner Soldering Workshop

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

On Sunday, February 26th at 3:30 p.m. we're running a soldering workshop for beginners! Anyone can attend for free, but you'll need to buy a circuit board with components for […]

✏️ The Writing Room at Iffy Books

Iffy Books 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. […]

πŸ’» Command Line Beginners Meetup

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

On Thursday, March 2nd from 6–8 p.m. we’ll host a meetup for folks who want to learn more about the command line. Bring a laptop if you have one! Any […]

πŸ”’ First Friday Philly TOOOL Meetup

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

Join us Friday, March 3rd at 6 p.m. for a meetup run by the Philadelphia Chapter of the Open Organization of Lockpickers! > Come join us for our monthly First […]

⚑️ Get to Know Your Multimeter

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

On Saturday, March 4th at 3:30 p.m. we're hosting a workshop on how to use a multimeter, an essential tool for tinkering with electronics. You’ll learn to measure voltage, resistance, […]

πŸ” Send files securely with Magic Wormhole [Postponed]

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

We’re hosting a workshop on Magic Wormhole, an easy-to-use tool for transferring files between computers securely. We'll have a computer available for everyone who registers. Feel free to bring a […]

✏️ The Writing Room at Iffy Books

Iffy Books 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. […]

⚑️ Chip Set: A DIY Electronics Meetup

Iffy Books 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 every month. If you’re interested in circuits, microcontrollers, and/or single-board computers, stop by […]

πŸš‚ Model Internet Club

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

Friday, March 10th is the first meeting of the Model Internet Club at Iffy Books. Our goal is to build an offline network for fun and learning. We'll have routers, […]

✏️ The Writing Room at Iffy Books

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

This week's writing group will end at 7 p.m. because we're hosting a poetry reading. Wednesdays 5–8 p.m. (5–7 p.m. the last Wednesday of the month) Come co-work with other […]

A Reading by Dylan Angell, Mark He & Christy Davids

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

On Wednesday, March 15th at 7 p.m. we'll host a poetry reading by Dylan Angell (Durham), Mark He (Brooklyn), and Christy Davids (Philly). See you there! We'll be welcoming Dylan […]

🐧 Linux Fest at Iffy Books

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

Stop by on Saturday, March 18th (12–8 p.m.) for Linux Fest at Iffy Books! We'll have 10+ Linux distributions running that anyone can try, and we'll have talks and discussions […]

πŸ’ΎπŸŒΎ Permacomputing Meetup

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

Our March permacomputing meetup is on Sunday, 3/19 at 1:00 PM EST. You can join us in person at Iffy Books (319 N. 11th St. #2I, PHL) or via Jitsi […]