🎤 Audio Recording Basics

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

On Saturday, April 1st at 1:00 p.m. we're running a free workshop on the basics of recording audio. We'll discuss mic technique, audio hardware, recording conditions, and software options. Everyone […]

✏️ 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. […]

Philly 2600 Meetup + TOOOL Meetup

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

The Philly 2600 meetup will be at Iffy Books on Friday, April 7th, starting around 6:00 p.m. > The Philly 2600 meeting is a monthly gathering of local hackers, phreaks, nerds, geeks, activists, tinkerers, […]

☀️ Make a Solar Zoetrope

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

Join us on Saturday, April 8th at 1:00 p.m. and make your own solar-powered zoetrope! This workshop is suitable for beginners and kids. No experience necessary. A zoetrope is one […]

🎤 A Reading with Steve Orth, Connie Yu, and Alexa Smith

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

On Saturday, April 8th we're hosting a poetry reading with Steve Orth, Connie Yu, and Alexa Smith. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., reading at 7:00. See you there!

⚡️ Intro to Surface Mount Soldering

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

On Sunday, April 9th at 6:00 p.m. we're hosting a workshop on surface mount soldering. This is an intermediate-level workshop, so it's best if you have some soldering experience already. […]

🌳 Letter Writing for Forest Defenders in ATL

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

On Tuesday, April 11th at 6 p.m. we're writing letters to ATL forest defenders, in solidarity with the ATL Week of Resiliency. See you there!

Virtual Meshtastic Meetup

Jitsi Meet (iffybooks.club)

We're hosting a virtual meetup on Tuesday, April 11th at 7 p.m. to help Meshtastic users across Philly get connected. Our goal is to make a wireless chat network across […]

✏️ 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 and […]

🚂 Model Internet Club

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

The Model Internet Club meets again on Friday, April 14th at 6 p.m. Our goal is to build an offline network for fun and learning. We’ll have routers, switches, servers, and […]

🎤 Audio Recording Basics

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

On Saturday, April 15th at 3:30 p.m. we’re running a free workshop on the basics of recording audio. We’ll discuss mic technique, audio hardware, recording conditions, and software options. Everyone will […]

💾🌾 Iffy Books Permacomputing Meetup

Our next permacomputing meetup is on Sunday, April 16th at 1:00 PM EST. You can join us in person at Iffy Books (319 N. 11th St. #2I, PHL) or via Jitsi […]

🧶 Learn to Crochet!

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

On Sunday, Sunday, April 16th at 3:30 p.m. we're hosting a crochet workshop for beginners. We'll have supplies to share, as well as yarn and crochet hooks for sale. Register: […]

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. […]

💻 Hackers’ Assembly: Shodan for Defense

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

This month's topic will be "Shodan for Defense." The speaker for this month is Leonardo Serrano. Leonardo has spent the past 8 years running various events in the Philadelphia area […]

Raise the Sun: A QTBIPOC Zine Workshop

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

Raise the Sun: A QTBIPOC Zine Workshop on Friday, April 21st, 2023 will combine the spirit of Iffy Books’s zine collection and the aesthetics of solarpunk. We will discuss our relationships […]

🌺 Let’s Make Wildflower Seed Balls!

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

Stop by Iffy Books on Saturday, April 22nd from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. and make your own seed balls with native wildflower seeds. We'll have plenty of supplies to […]

🎉 DVAA Everyday Futures Fest Block Party

Da Vinci Art Alliace 704 Catharine St., Philadelphia, PA, United States

We'll be at the Everyday Futures Fest Block Party on Sunday, April 23rd, 12–5 p.m. at 7th and Catharine St. See you there!

✏️ 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. […]

📚 Reading Group: ‘The Three-Body Problem’ by Cixin Liu

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

On Wednesday, April 26th at 7:00 p.m. we'll meet to discuss the novel The Three-Body Problem by Cixin Liu. Stop by Iffy Books and get a paperback copy for $17.99, […]

⚡️ 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 and […]

Collide Zine Live Reading + Open Mic

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

Join us for a night to celebrate COLLIDE zine's third issue at Iffy Books in the Vox Populi Art Gallery building in Chinatown. Enjoy light refreshments and Iffy's charming new […]

Meshtastic 101

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

On Sunday, April 30th at 6:00 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. Here's […]

✏️ 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. […]

Network-Wide Ad Blocking with Dave Slinger

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

On Thursday, May 4th at 6:30 p.m. we're hosting a presentation on network-wide ad blocking with Pi-hole and AdGuard Home. Dave Slinger will show you how to get started and […]

🔒 First Friday Philly TOOOL Meetup

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

On Friday, May 5th at 6 p.m. we're hosting a meetup run by the Philadelphia Chapter of the Open Organization of Lockpickers. > Come join us for our monthly First […]

Iglesias Garden May Day

Cesar Andreu Iglesias Garden 425 Arlington St., Philadelphia, PA, United States

We'll be at the Iglesias Garden May Day celebration on May 6th. See you there! 🚨¡ guarde la fecha para nuestra primera fiesta del año! 🚨(English below) SABADO 6 DE […]

📘 West Philly Spring Zine Fest

The Rotunda 4014 Walnut St., Philadelphia, PA, United States

We'll be at the Rotunda with a table full of zines and books on Saturday, May 6th. New Zine Show Incoming! West Philly Spring Zine Fest is happening at The […]

☀️ Make a Solar Zoetrope

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

Join us on Sunday, May 7th at 1:00 p.m. and make your own solar-powered zoetrope! This workshop is suitable for beginners and kids. No experience necessary. A zoetrope is one […]

✏️ 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. […]