Join us for upcoming events, classes and programs at Ridgewood Public Library.
 Limit by event type:
Tuesday, Apr. 20, 9:30-11:00AM (March 16, 18, 23, 25, April 6,8, 13, 15, 20, 22, 27, 29, May 4, 6, 11, 13, 9:30-11:00AM)

This class concentrates on the essentials of reading, writing, speaking, and listening.
Advanced beginner/low intermediate level
Tuesdays & Thursdays 9:30-11:00am
March 16, 18, 23, 25, April 6, 8, 13, 15, 20, 22, 27, 29, May 4, 6, 11, 13
Questions:  Please contact Victoria Schnure at vschnure@ridgewoodlibrary.org 
*Classes open ONLY to students currently registered in the 2020-21 ESL program.
**Registration is required for Zoom invitation.

Tuesday, Apr. 20, 10:30am (Tuesdays, April 13, 20, 27, May 4 & 11, 10:30am)
Join us for a five week session: Virtual for songs, stories and fingerplay to enjoy with your Toddler
Open to Ridgewood Library/KidsCard holders ages 18 months-2.5 years
 
Tuesday, Apr. 20, 1:00-2:15pm (Tuesdays, March 16, 23, April 6, 13, 20, 27, May 4, 11, 1:00-2:15PM)
Would you like to read a book together? Join us for a weekly discussion. This is for intermediate/advanced-level students.*
Tuesdays, 1:00-2:15pm
March 16, 23, April 6, 13, 20, 27, May 4, 11
*Registration is open to currently enrolled ESL students.
**Registration is required for Zoom invitation.
Questions, please contact:
Victoria Hilditch, ESL Coordinator
vhilditch@ridgewoodlibrary.org
Tuesday, Apr. 20, 4-5 pm
Grades 3-9. Tuesdays and Thursdays, 4-5pm. Get help from top RHS student volunteers. Register for a (1) one hour 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. (Details and Zoom meeting link will be emailed after registration and the day of program). Sponsored by The Friends of the Library .
Tuesday, Apr. 20, 4-5 pm
Grades 3-9. Tuesdays and Thursdays, 4-5pm. Get help from top RHS student volunteers. Register for a (1) one hour 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. (Details and Zoom meeting link will be emailed after registration and the day of program). Sponsored by The Friends of the Library .
Tuesday, Apr. 20, 4-5 pm
Grades 3-9. Tuesdays and Thursdays, 4-5pm. Get help from top RHS student volunteers. Register for a (1) one hour 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. (Details and Zoom meeting link will be emailed after registration and the day of program). Sponsored by The Friends of the Library .
Tuesday, Apr. 20, 4-5 pm
Grades 3-9. Tuesdays and Thursdays, 4-5pm. Get help from top RHS student volunteers. Register for a (1) one hour 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. (Details and Zoom meeting link will be emailed after registration and the day of program). Sponsored by The Friends of the Library .
Tuesday, Apr. 20, 4-5pm

NEW DAY OF THE WEEK. NOW ON TUESDAYS AT 4PM 
Registration required. Want to practice your Spanish conversational skills? Join fellow Spanish-language students in this World Languag
é 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: erosner@ridgewoodlibrary.org.

If you are new to the group, please email as well as register here so we can add you to the zoom link list.

Tuesday, Apr. 20, 4:00pm
For readers and pre-readers in Pre-K through grade 5 who wish to practice their reading skills by reading to a lovable 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 can choose to have a 15-minute virtual or in person private sitting with the animal.
Please note: for virtual appointments parents will receive a Zoom link to access the session. (Details will be emailed prior to event.)
Tuesday, Apr. 20, 4:15pm
For readers and pre-readers in Pre-K through grade 5 who wish to practice their reading skills by reading to a lovable 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 can choose to have a 15-minute virtual or in person private sitting with the animal.
Please note: for virtual appointments parents will receive a Zoom link to access the session. (Details will be emailed prior to event.)
Tuesday, Apr. 20, 4:30pm
For readers and pre-readers in Pre-K through grade 5 who wish to practice their reading skills by reading to a lovable 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 can choose to have a 15-minute virtual or in person private sitting with the animal.
Please note: for virtual appointments parents will receive a Zoom link to access the session. (Details will be emailed prior to event.)
Tuesday, Apr. 20, 4:45pm
For readers and pre-readers in Pre-K through grade 5 who wish to practice their reading skills by reading to a lovable 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 can choose to have a 15-minute virtual or in person private sitting with the animal.
Please note: for virtual appointments parents will receive a Zoom link to access the session. (Details will be emailed prior to event.)
Wednesday, Apr. 21, 7:00-8:30PM (Wednesdays, March 17, 24, April 7, 14, 21, 28, May 5, 12, 7:00-8:30PM)

This class explores creative expression through various cultural lenses.
Intermediate/advanced level
Wednesdays 7:00-8:30pm
March 17, 24, April 7, 14, 21, 28, May 5, 12
Questions:  Please contact Victoria Schnure at vschnure@ridgewoodlibrary.org 
*Classes open ONLY to students currently registered in the 2020-21 ESL program.
**Registration is required for Zoom invitation.

Wednesday, Apr. 21, 10:30am (Wednesdays, April 14, 21, 28, May 5 & 12, 10:30am)
Join us for a five week session: Virtual for Stories, songs and fingerplay to enjoy with your Tyke
Open to Ridgewood Library/KidsCard holders ages 2.5-4 years
 
Wednesday, Apr. 21, 1:30-2:30pm (March 17, 24, April 7, 14, 21, 28, May 5, 12, 1:30-2:30PM)

Have a blast with this weekly group & get hooked on conversation.
All levels welcome.
Wednesdays 1:30-2:30pm
March 17, 24, April 7, 14, 21, 28, May 5, 12
Questions:  Please contact Victoria Hilditch at vhilditch@ridgewoodlibrary.org 
*Classes open ONLY to students currently registered in the 2020-21 ESL program.
**Registration is required for Zoom invitation.

Wednesday, Apr. 21, 2:30-4pm
Free/RW; $5/Visitors.
Class will be held virtualy via Zoom, with the link being sent out prior to the class.
Excel is a complex program but it doesn't have to be. Take the first step on your journey to understanding with this class that covers the basics of formatting, formulas, and managing your Excel data.
Required upon registration: Student must take the Northstar Microsoft Excel Assessment Module. If you have any questions, please contact Elias at erosner@ridgewoodlibrary.org or call 201-670-5600x130
Class will be taught using Excel 2019 on Windows 10. If your version of Excel is older than 2013 or do not have access to it on your personal computer but still wish to take the class, please contact the library at 201-670-5600x130 or email ask@ridgewoodlibrary.org.
Wednesday, Apr. 21, 4:00 pm (Wednesdays, April, 7,14, 21 & 28, 4 pm )

Tech guru, Mr. Charles presents weekly STEAM classes to expand your mind. This month's classes will be on 3D printing.
Registration required. For teens in 6-12 grade ONLY. (Zoom meeting link will be emailed the day of program).

Sponsored by The Friends of the Ridgewood Library.
Wednesday, Apr. 21, 4:00 pm
For readers and pre-readers, schedule a one-to-one reading session with one of our teen volunteers. An RPL staff member will monitor a 30 minute reading session. Please note: parents will receive a Zoom link to access the session. (Details and Zoom meeting link will be emailed after registration and the day of program). Sponsored by The Friends of the Library .
Wednesday, Apr. 21, 4:30 pm
For readers and pre-readers, schedule a one-to-one reading session with one of our teen volunteers. An RPL staff member will monitor a 30 minute reading session. Please note: parents will receive a Zoom link to access the session. (Details and Zoom meeting link will be emailed after registration and the day of program). Sponsored by The Friends of the Library .
Wednesday, Apr. 21, 7pm
Pick up a kit with materials to paint terracotta pots. Then join us for a Zoom meeting to paint the pots together.
Registration is required to reserve a kit and for a link to the Zoom meeting.
Free for Ridgewood, $5 for visitors.
Please note, this program is intended for adults.
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