Join us for upcoming events, classes and programs at Ridgewood Public Library!
 Limit by event type:
Wednesday, Nov. 20, 9:30-11:30am (Wednesdays, Oct 30, Nov 13 & 20, 9:30-11:30am)
3 sessions; 2 hours each
10/30; 11/13 & 11/20

Learn how to best navigate the iCloud Apps in this hands-on instructor-led 3-part series. Establish an understanding of how to backup your Mail, Contacts, Calendars, Safari, Keychain, Music, Podcasts, Photos and more. 

Advanced registration and pre-payment required to guarantee your seat.
Participants will also receive access to lynda.com for duration of series.
Preferred Prequresite: iOS Fundamentals

$75/RW; $120/Visitors
Wednesday, Nov. 20, 9:30-10:00 AM (Wednesday, November 13, 20, 27, December 4 & 11, 9:30AM)
Join us for a half hour of books, songs, fingerplay and more.
Children ages 2 1/2 yrs. up to 4 yrs. with or without parent/caregiver; no siblings please.
Please note that your child must be the required age on the first day of class, and may only be placed in one of the times listed.
Wednesday, Nov. 20, 10:00 - 11:00am (Wednesdays,10:00 - 11:00am)
Senior volunteer Uncle Bob would love to read with you.

No registration required. Sign in with Ridgewood Library card or KidsCard upon arrival.
Wednesday, Nov. 20, 10:15-10:45 AM (Wednesdays, November 13, 20, 27, December 4 & 11, 10:15AM)
Join us for a half hour of books, songs, fingerplay and more.
Children ages 18 months up to 2 1/2 yrs. with parent/caregiver; no siblings please.
Please note that your child must be the required age on the first day of class, and may only be placed in one of the times listed.
Wednesday, Nov. 20, 12:00 pm
For more information contact Sabrina: kwallace@ridgewoodlibrary.org.

Registration is required.
Wednesday, Nov. 20, 1:00-2:00pm
Led by Lorri Steinbacher
All are welcome. 
Library Auditorium
For information: lsteinbacher@ridgewooodlibrary.org
Wednesday, Nov. 20, 1:00 pm
The Italian cafe is currently filled. Please contact Sabrina to be added to a waiting list: kwallace@ridgewoodlibrary.org
Wednesday, Nov. 20, 4:00-4:45 PM
Please select ONE date: Wed, Nov 20 OR Fri, Nov 22 OR Fri, Dec 13. Ages 4 & up.
Wednesday, Nov. 20, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Think you have what it takes to escape the library? Please register for one session only. All programs are available only to teens (who live and/or go to school in Ridgewood) in Grades 6 - 12 unless noted otherwise.  Registration required.  Sponsored by The Friends of the Library .
Wednesday, Nov. 20, 4:00pm
For readers and pre-readers in Pre-K through grade 5, unaccompanied by a caregiver, who wish to practice their reading skills by reading to a loveable, certified therapy 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 private sitting with the animal and its owner.
Wednesday, Nov. 20, 4-5pm (Wednesdays, Oct 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, Nov 6, 13, 20, Dec 4, 11 & 18, 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, Nov. 20, 4:15pm
For readers and pre-readers in Pre-K through grade 5, unaccompanied by a caregiver, who wish to practice their reading skills by reading to a loveable, certified therapy 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 private sitting with the animal and its owner.
Wednesday, Nov. 20, 4:30pm
For readers and pre-readers in Pre-K through grade 5, unaccompanied by a caregiver, who wish to practice their reading skills by reading to a loveable, certified therapy 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 private sitting with the animal and its owner.
Wednesday, Nov. 20, 4:45pm
For readers and pre-readers in Pre-K through grade 5, unaccompanied by a caregiver, who wish to practice their reading skills by reading to a loveable, certified therapy 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 private sitting with the animal and its owner.
Wednesday, Nov. 20, 7:00-8:30pm
*Registration required.
To register, please contact Lisa Trent at: 
LTrent@ridgewoodlibrary.org or (201) 670-5600 
Library Auditorium
Thursday, Nov. 21, 9:30-10:00 AM (Thursdays, November 14, 21, December 5, 12 & 19, 9:30 AM)
Join us for a half hour of books, songs, fingerplay and more. Siblings welcome.
Please note that your child must be the required age on the first day of class, and may only be placed in one of the times listed.
Thursday, Nov. 21, 10:30-11 AM (Thursdays, 10:30 AM)
Stories and songs for all ages. No registration required. Sign in with your Ridgewood Library/KidsCard upon arrival.
Thursday, Nov. 21, 12:30 pm -2:00 pm (Thursdays, January 24, February 28, March 28, April 25, May 23,September 26, October, 24, November 21, & December19, 12:30 pm)
Member-led world affairs discussion group sponsored by Foreign Policy Association.  The group meets once a month to discuss readings from the 2019 Great Decisions Briefing Book. 
  • Registration is required
  • Purchase of Briefing Book for 2019 is  required
  • Payment and book distribution in January 2019
Any questions, please contact Victoria Hilditch at vhilditch@ridgewoodlibrary.org or 201-670-5600 x133.
Thursday, Nov. 21, 4:00-4:45 PM (Thursdays, October 17, November 21 & December 19, 4:00 PM)
Books are available at circulation.
Thursday, Nov. 21, 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Grades 3-9. Tuesdays and Thursdays, 4-6pm. Study on your own or get help from top RHS student volunteers. Register for a 30 minute appointment with a volunteer on days offered. Please specify grade and subject upon registration. Questions? Contact Justin Kontonicolaou, YA Librarian, 201-670-5600, ext. 112 or jkontonicolaou@ridgewoodlibrary.org. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library .
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