Join us for upcoming events, classes and programs at Ridgewood Public Library!
 Limit by event type:
Tuesday, Apr. 7, 7pm
To register: 800-825-5391 or valleyhealth.com/events
Tuesday, Apr. 7, 7:00-8:30pm

Knit One Read Too.  Learn or help others to knit, crochet, embroider, stitch as we preview best of new books. Group meets the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month; 7:30-8pm.  
All are welcome; no registration required.
Staff Kitchen, Reference Level
For information, vhilditch@ridgewoodlibrary.org
 or contact Victoria at 201-670-5600, ext. 133.  

Tuesday, Apr. 7, 9am
Weekly walks at Vets resume. 
Wednesday, Apr. 8, 12:00 (Wednesdays, 12 p.m.)
Beginner Italian conversation is full, please contact Kerri for more information: kwallace@ridgewoodlibrary.org
Wednesday, Apr. 8, 4:00 -5:00 pm (March 4, 11,18, 25 April 1& 8 @ 4-5 pm )
Teens create you can a video for Summer Reading 2020!
  • March 4 and 11: Brainstorm sessions
  • March 18 and 25: Filming sessions
  • April 1 and 8: Editing sessions (Final submission due April 8)
All programs are available only to teens (who live and/or go to school in Ridgewood) in Grades 6 - 12. Registration required. Please note that this program is a series and you will be registering for all six (6) sessions.  Sponsored by Friends of the Ridgewood Library.
Wednesday, Apr. 8, 4:00pm
For readers and pre-readers in Pre-K through grade 5 who wish to practice their reading skills by reading to a loveable dog. Pre-readers must be able to explain the events happening in a story book, even if they are unable to read the words. The child will have a 15 minute virtual private sitting with the animal.
Please note: parents will need to create a Zoom account to access the session. (Details will be sent prior to event.)
Wednesday, Apr. 8, 4-5pm (Wednesdays, Jan 8, 15, 22, 29, Feb 5, 12, 19, 26, Mar 4, 11, 18, 25, Apr 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29, 4-5pm)

Want to practice your Spanish conversational skills? Join fellow Spanish-language students in this World Languagé Cafe series led by a Spanish-speaking volunteer. Our volunteer will guide participants in an hour of casual, basic, and engaging conversational Spanish for adults.
Contact Elias for more information. 201-670-5600 x 160.

Wednesday, Apr. 8, 4:15pm
For readers and pre-readers in Pre-K through grade 5 who wish to practice their reading skills by reading to a loveable dog. Pre-readers must be able to explain the events happening in a story book, even if they are unable to read the words. The child will have a 15 minute virtual private sitting with the animal.
Please note: parents will need to create a Zoom account to access the session. (Details will be sent prior to event.)
Wednesday, Apr. 8, 4:30pm
For readers and pre-readers in Pre-K through grade 5 who wish to practice their reading skills by reading to a loveable dog. Pre-readers must be able to explain the events happening in a story book, even if they are unable to read the words. The child will have a 15 minute virtual private sitting with the animal.
Please note: parents will need to create a Zoom account to access the session. (Details will be sent prior to event.)
Wednesday, Apr. 8, 4:45pm
For readers and pre-readers in Pre-K through grade 5 who wish to practice their reading skills by reading to a loveable dog. Pre-readers must be able to explain the events happening in a story book, even if they are unable to read the words. The child will have a 15 minute virtual private sitting with the animal.
Please note: parents will need to create a Zoom account to access the session. (Details will be sent prior to event.)
Wednesday, Apr. 8, 7:00-8:30pm
Led by Lorri Steinbacher
All are welcome. 
Art Studio, First Floor
For information: lsteinbacher@ridgewooodlibrary.org
Thursday, Apr. 9, 10:00am
How to find and use land records to tell your family story. Deeds reveal a lot about location, financial status, neighbors, and family that sometimes can be found nowhere else. Beginners and experienced genealogists are welcome.  Registration and a small fee are required ($5 for Ridgewood residents and GSBC members; $10 for visitors).
Instructor:  Peggy Norris
Thursday, Apr. 9, 2:00 pm
Registration is full. Please contact Kerri for more information: kwallace@ridgewoodlibrary.org
Thursday, Apr. 9, 4:00pm
Join us for new STEM challenges during each workshop (Grades 2-3)
Open to Ridgewood Library/KidsCard Holders
Thursday, Apr. 9, 4:00pm
For readers and pre-readers in Pre-K through grade 5 who wish to practice their reading skills by reading to lovable dogs. Pre-readers must be able to explain the events happening in a story book, even if they are unable to read the words. The child will have a 15 minute virtual private sitting with the animal(s).
Please note: parents will receive a Zoom link to access the session. (Details will be emailed prior to event.)
Thursday, Apr. 9, 4:15pm
For readers and pre-readers in Pre-K through grade 5 who wish to practice their reading skills by reading to lovable dogs. Pre-readers must be able to explain the events happening in a story book, even if they are unable to read the words. The child will have a 15 minute virtual private sitting with the animal(s).
Please note: parents will receive a Zoom link to access the session. (Details will be emailed prior to event.)
Thursday, Apr. 9, 4:30pm
For readers and pre-readers in Pre-K through grade 5 who wish to practice their reading skills by reading to lovable dogs. Pre-readers must be able to explain the events happening in a story book, even if they are unable to read the words. The child will have a 15 minute virtual private sitting with the animal(s).
Please note: parents will receive a Zoom link to access the session. (Details will be emailed prior to event.)
Thursday, Apr. 9, 4:45pm
For readers and pre-readers in Pre-K through grade 5 who wish to practice their reading skills by reading to lovable dogs. Pre-readers must be able to explain the events happening in a story book, even if they are unable to read the words. The child will have a 15 minute virtual private sitting with the animal(s).
Please note: parents will receive a Zoom link to access the session. (Details will be emailed prior to event.)
Saturday, Apr. 11, 2:00pm
The program focusses on historical highlights of New Jersey's 21 counties. Sites and events include: deserted villages, a castle, the country's oldest seaside hotel, canals, railroads, America's first coast-to-coast highway and "the trial of the century." Guest speaker Phil Jaeger

All welcome, no registration required
POSTPONED - ESL Cult
Monday, Apr. 13, 9:30-11:00am
Ridgewood Library ESL Dept 
*This Land is Your Land: American Culture & Customs Series with ESL Tutor Janine Lanzisera


CUT FROM THE SAME CLOTH: IDIOMS
Monday, March 30: 9:30-11:00am
Do idioms tickle your funny bone? Join us the learn the meaning behind these everyday expressions!


*Registration is required; free for RW residents/$5 for visitors
Attendee must be able to carry on a simple conversation in English. 
Sponsored by Ridgewood Library ESL Department.
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