๐Ÿชก Hands-On Darning Workshop

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

On Sunday, November 13th at 1:00 p.m. we'll host a darning workshop and mending session. Total beginners welcome! Register:

โœ๏ธ The Writing Room at Iffy Books

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

Want to get some writing done? Come co-work with other writers from 5โ€“8 p.m. at Iffy Books. Writers and projects of any type are welcome. The session will be organized into three 40-minute units of silent writing with 10-minute breaks and accountability check-ins in-between. BYO coffee, water, computer chargers, notepads, etc. See you there!

Bleeding Control Basics

Iffy Books 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 application. This class doesnโ€™t provide any kind of certification, and is just meant to provide essential information to as many people as possible. This workshop […]

๐Ÿ˜ An introduction to Mastodon & the fediverse

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

Are you looking for an alternative to Twitter? Join us Saturday, November 19th at 1:00 p.m. for a Mastodon/fediverse onboarding session with Nelson Chu Pavlosky (@skyfaller@jawns.club). Nelson is an admin and mod at jawns.club, a Philly-centric Mastodon instance. You'll learn about Mastodon's history, how it works, and how it fits into the wider fediverse. We'll […]

๐Ÿ’พ๐ŸŒพ Permacomputing Meetup

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

Our next permacomputing meetup is on Sunday, November 20th at 1:00 PM EST. You can join us in person at Iffy Books (319 N. 11th St. #3E, PHL) or via Jitsi audio stream. โžก๏ธ Jitsi Stream Link

โœ๏ธ The Writing Room at Iffy Books

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

Want to get some writing done? Come co-work with other writers from 5โ€“8 p.m. at Iffy Books. Writers and projects of any type are welcome. The session will be organized into three 40-minute units of silent writing with 10-minute breaks and accountability check-ins in-between. BYO coffee, water, computer chargers, notepads, etc. See you there!

Closed Thursday, 11/24

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

We'll be closed on Thursday, November 24th. On Friday we'll open at noon and close at 9 p.m. Photo by CakeWalk

โ—ผ๏ธ Philly ABC Monthly Letter Writing Event

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

On Monday, November 28th the Philadelphia Anarchist Black Cross is hosting their monthly letter writing event at Iffy Books. Come out and write letters to anarchist prisoners! What is Anarchist Black Cross (ABC)? ABC chapters around the world autonomously support people who are imprisoned for their thoughts and actions for justice and freedom from oppression, […]

๐Ÿ’พ Philly 2600 Meetup

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

The Philly 2600 meetup in December will be at Iffy Books on Friday, 12/2, starting around 6:00 p.m. See you then! The January Philly 2600 meetup is at 30th Street Station. The Philly 2600 meeting is a monthly gathering of local hackers, phreaks, nerds, geeks, activists, tinkerers, developers, infosec professionals, and other interesting people. Philly […]

๐Ÿ“˜ Reading & discussion with Mary F.E. Ebeling, author of ‘Afterlives of Data: Life and Debt Under Capitalist Surveillance’

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

Join us Saturday, December 3rdย  at 2:00 p.m. for a reading & discussion with Mary F.E. Ebeling, author of Afterlives of Data: Life and Debt Under Capitalist Surveillance (University of California Press, 2022). โžก๏ธ Video Stream Link What our health data tell American capitalism about our valueโ€”and how that controls our lives. Afterlives of Dataย follows […]

โœ๏ธ The Writing Room at Iffy Books

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

Want to get some writing done? Come co-work with other writers from 5โ€“8 p.m. at Iffy Books. Writers and projects of any type are welcome. The session will be organized into three 40-minute units of silent writing with 10-minute breaks and accountability check-ins in-between. BYO coffee, water, computer chargers, notepads, etc. See you there!

๐ŸŽต Modular 101: A Crash Course in Modular Synthesis with Jerry Kaba

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

Modular Synths 101: In this crash course you will learn the basics of sound design with a modular synthesizer.ย  We will cover all the basic components from shaping sound waves to the end of chain effects, a little synth history, and debate west coast vs east coast style!ย  No experience needed. This is an introductory […]

๐ŸŒ… UnTechCon 1 Meetup at Iffy Books

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

Join us at Saturday, December 10th at 6:00 a.m. (yes, really) until noon and participate in UnTechCon 1! It's a virtual unconference organized by Geeks for Social Change in the UK. We'll have coffee and donuts! UnTechCon 1 FAQ Learn more and buy tickets for UnTechCon Register for the meetup:

โ„๏ธ Philly Makers Syndicate Presents: A Holiday Vendor Bender!

First Unitarian Church of Philadelphia 2125 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Philly Makers Syndicate presents: A Holiday Vendor Bender! 3โ€“9 PM, December 10th at The First Unitarian Church of Philadelphia - 25+ vendors and 4 bands upstairs between two rooms at The First Unitarian Church of Philadelphia. There will be hot food available in the connecting hallway between spaces. - The church has a BYOB WITH […]

โ—ผ๏ธ Philly ABC Fundraiser

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

On Sunday, December 11th we'll host a fundraiser for Philadelphia Anarchist Black Cross. Stay tuned for more details! What is Anarchist Black Cross (ABC)? ABC chapters around the world autonomously support people who are imprisoned for their thoughts and actions for justice and freedom from oppression, also known as political prisoners or prisoners of war. […]

โšก๏ธ Beginner Circuit Workshop

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

On Sunday, December 11th at 3:30 p.m. we'll host an electronics workshop for beginners! We'll use A Beginnerโ€™s Guide to Circuits by ร˜yvind Nydal Dahl as our guide, and we'll have kits for sale with all the components you'll need. We'll also have parts everyone can share. Stay tuned for more info and registration! Register: […]

โœ๏ธ The Writing Room at Iffy Books

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

Want to get some writing done? Come co-work with other writers from 5โ€“8 p.m. at Iffy Books. Writers and projects of any type are welcome. The session will be organized into three 40-minute units of silent writing with 10-minute breaks and accountability check-ins in-between. BYO coffee, water, computer chargers, notepads, etc. See you there!

๐Ÿ’ป Command Line Beginners Meetup

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

On Thursday, November 13th from 6โ€“9 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 fine: macOS, Windows, or Linux. We'll have drinks and snacks! This will be an informal meetup, without a set program or start time. We'll have […]

โ˜Ž๏ธ PhilTel Payphone Install Party

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

On Saturday, December 17th starting at 2 p.m., the folks at PhilTel will install a free payphone on the wall outside Iffy Books and we'll have a party to celebrate. See you there! Iffy Books is located at 319 N. 11th St. #3E, PHL (third floor). At the entrance, ring the doorbell labeled "Vox Populi" […]

๐Ÿ’พ๐ŸŒพ Permacomputing Meetup

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

Our next permacomputing meetup is on Sunday, December 18th at 1:00 PM EST. You can join us in person at Iffy Books (319 N. 11th St. #3E, PHL) or via Jitsi audio stream. โžก๏ธ Jitsi Stream Link

โœจ Iffy Market at Black Box

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

Iffy Market is on! Presented by Iffy Books and Bonk, with help from Vox Populi. When: Wednesday, December 21st from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Where: The Black Box space at Vox Populi, across the hall from Iffy Books Address: 319 N. 11th St., PHL (3rd floor) Books & Zines:Dead Drop DistroHere and Now ZinesIffy […]

Bleeding Control Basics

Iffy Books 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 application. This class doesnโ€™t provide any kind of certification, and is just meant to provide essential information to as many people as possible. This workshop […]

๐ŸŒง Closing at 8 p.m. due to unpleasant weather

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

We're closing up an hour early tonight (at 8 p.m.) so we can get home before the worst of the cold. See you next week in our new space!

Closed December 24th & 25th

We're closed December 24th and 25th. Sorry for the inconvenience! We'll reopen Wednesday, December 28th in room #2I, our new space on the second floor.

โœ๏ธ The Writing Room at Iffy Books

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

Want to get some writing done? Come co-work with other writers from 5โ€“8 p.m. at Iffy Books. Writers and projects of any type are welcome. The session will be organized into three 40-minute units of silent writing with 10-minute breaks and accountability check-ins in-between. BYO coffee, water, computer chargers, notepads, etc. See you there!

๐ŸŽŠ We’re open on New Year’s Day

Iffy Books 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).

โœ๏ธ The Writing Room at Iffy Books

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

Want to get some writing done? Come co-work with other writers from 5โ€“8 p.m. at Iffy Books. Writers and projects of any type are welcome. The session will be organized into three 40-minute units of silent writing with 10-minute breaks and accountability check-ins in-between. BYO coffee, water, computer chargers, notepads, etc. See you there!

๐Ÿ”“ TOOOL Lock Picking Meetup

Iffy Books 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.

๐Ÿงธ Toy Quieting Workshop

Iffy Books 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. for a hands-on workshop on how to quiet or silence kids' electronic toys. Bring an electronic toy to modify and we'll walk you through the […]

โœ๏ธ The Writing Room at Iffy Books

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

Want to get some writing done? Come co-work with other writers from 5โ€“8 p.m. at Iffy Books. Writers and projects of any type are welcome. The session will be organized into three 40-minute units of silent writing with 10-minute breaks and accountability check-ins in-between. BYO coffee, water, computer chargers, notepads, etc. See you there!

๐Ÿ’ป Command Line Beginners Meetup

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

On Thursday, January 12th from 6โ€“8 p.m. weโ€™ll host a meetup for folks who are learning about the command line. Bring a laptop if you have one! Any OS is fine: macOS, Windows, or Linux. This will be an informal meetup, without a set program or start time. Weโ€™ll have a few command-line experts on […]

๐ŸŽ‰ Spacewarming Party on the Second Floor

Iffy Books 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 more details.