Join us for upcoming events, classes and programs at Ridgewood Public Library.

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Zoom Library Card Renewals
10:00 am
 Zoom Library Card Renewals
Saturday, Jan. 2, 10:00 am
Sign up to renew your library cards via Zoom. Please have proof of address ready (driver's license or bill). For more information contact, rgwdcirc@bccls.org.

or call 201-670-5600.
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Virtual Laughter Yoga @10:30am via Zoom
10:30am
Virtual Laughter Yoga @10:30am via Zoom
Saturday, Jan. 2, 10:30am
(Saturdays, Jan 2, 23, Feb 20, 10:30am)

Join Ms Natalie for this fun, interactive eventA Zoom link will be sent to registered patrons the morning of the event 

or call 201-670-5600.
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Zoom Library Card Renewals
2:00 pm
 Zoom Library Card Renewals
Sunday, Jan. 3, 2:00 pm
Sign up to renew your library cards via Zoom. Please have proof of address ready (driver's license or bill). For more information contact, rgwdcirc@bccls.org.

or call 201-670-5600.
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Virtual Baby & Me: Birth-18 Months
10:30am
Virtual Baby & Me: Birth-18 Months
Monday, Jan. 4, 10:30am
(Mondays, Jan 4, 11, 25, Feb 1 & 8, 10:30am)

Join us for a five week session: Virtual for songs, stories and fingerplay to enjoy with your babyOpen to Ridgewood Library/KidsCard holders ages birth-18 months 

or call 201-670-5600.
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Virtual 1st Grade Reading Club 4-4:30pm
4:00pm
Virtual 1st Grade Reading Club 4-4:30pm
Monday, Jan. 4, 4:00pm
(Mondays, Oct 5, Nov 2, Dec 7, Jan 4, Feb 1, March 1, April 5 and May 3, 4:00pm)

Join us via Zoom. No preparation necesssaryFor Ridgewood 1st grade studentsA Zoom link will be sent to registered participants the morning of the program 

or call 201-670-5600.
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Virtual Reading Pals
4:00 pm
 Virtual Reading Pals
Monday, Jan. 4, 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...read more
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Virtual Reading Pals
4:30 pm
 Virtual Reading Pals
Monday, Jan. 4, 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...read more
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Under Pressure: The Stress Factor and Building Resilience Before Transitioning to College (Zoom Program)
7:00 pm
Under Pressure: The Stress Factor and Building Resilience Before Transitioning to College (Zoom Program)
Monday, Jan. 4, 7:00 pm
This workshop will help teens and young adults identify stress and build resiliency as they transition into the college years or beyond their homes. After defining stress, identifying stressors in your life and understanding the impact stress has on everyone, this workshop will focus on coping tools...read more

or call 201-670-5600.
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ESL Virtual Everyday English (Winter)
9:30-11:00AM
ESL Virtual Everyday English (Winter)
Tuesday, Jan. 5, 9:30-11:00AM
(January 5, 7, 12, 14, 19, 21, 26, 28, February 2, 4, 9, 11, 23, 24, March 2, 4, 9:30-11:00am)

This class concentrates on the essentials of reading, writing, speaking, and listening.Advanced beginner/low intermediate levelTuesdays & Thursdays 9:30-11:00amJanuary 5, 7, 12, 14, 19, 21, 26, 28, February 2, 4, 9, 11, 23, 25, March 2, 4Questions:  Please contact Victoria Schnure at v...read more

or call 201-670-5600.
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Virtual Toddler Time: Ages 18m-2.5 years
10:30am
Virtual Toddler Time: Ages 18m-2.5 years
Tuesday, Jan. 5, 10:30am
(Jan 5, 12, 19, 26 & Feb 2, 10:30am)

Join us for a five week session: Virtual for songs, stories and fingerplay to enjoy with your ToddlerOpen to Ridgewood Library/KidsCard holders ages 18 months-2.5 years 

or call 201-670-5600.
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ESL Virtual Book Group (Winter)
1:00-2:15PM
 ESL Virtual Book Group (Winter)
Tuesday, Jan. 5, 1:00-2:15PM
(Tuesdays, January 5,12, 19, 26, February 2, 9, 23, March 2, 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, 1:00-2:15pmJanuary 5, 12, 19, 26, February 2, 9, 23, March 2*Registration is open to currently enrolled ESL students.**Registration is required for Zoom invitatio...read more

or call 201-670-5600.
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Virtual Read with Me-Storytime & Craft with RHS Teens 2-2:30pm
2:00PM
Virtual Read with Me-Storytime & Craft with RHS Teens 2-2:30pm
Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2:00PM
(Dec 3, 9, 15, 21, Jan 5 & 11, 2:00pm)

Join us for a fun virtual read aloud with RHS teens. After the story is read and discussed, engage in a hands-on activity. Arts and craft materials will be available for pick up at the library prior to the session.Whether your little one is a magician, baker, explorer or anything else they aspire to...read more

or call 201-670-5600.
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Virtual-Read to a Dog with Deacon (French Bulldog)
4:00pm
Virtual-Read to a Dog with Deacon (French Bulldog)
Tuesday, Jan. 5, 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 will have a 15 minute virtual private sit...read more
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Guess the YA Character (YouTube Video)
4:00 pm
Guess the YA Character (YouTube Video)
Tuesday, Jan. 5, 4:00 pm
(Tuesdays, December 1, January 5 & February 2, 4 pm )

Test your knowledge of YA books. Watch as Ms. Rosa portrays a YA character then submit your guess on the website form. First to guess correctly will win a bookish prize. Post available on Teen Website @ 4pm. 
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Virtual WLC: Spanish Conversation
4-5pm
Virtual WLC: Spanish Conversation
Tuesday, Jan. 5, 4-5pm
(Nov 17, Dec 1, 8, 15, & Jan 5, 12, 19, & 26 2021)

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 Languagé Cafe series led by a Spanish-speaking volunteer. Our volunteer will guide participants in an...read more

or call 201-670-5600.
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Virtual Homework Center
4-5pm
 Virtual Homework Center
Tuesday, Jan. 5, 4-5pm
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 jkontoni...read more
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Virtual Homework Center
4-5pm
 Virtual Homework Center
Tuesday, Jan. 5, 4-5pm
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 jkontoni...read more
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Virtual Homework Center
4-5pm
 Virtual Homework Center
Tuesday, Jan. 5, 4-5pm
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 jkontoni...read more

or call 201-670-5600.
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Virtual Homework Center
4-5pm
 Virtual Homework Center
Tuesday, Jan. 5, 4-5pm
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 jkontoni...read more

or call 201-670-5600.
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Virtual-Read to a Dog with Deacon (French Bulldog)
4:15pm
Virtual-Read to a Dog with Deacon (French Bulldog)
Tuesday, Jan. 5, 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 will have a 15 minute virtual private sit...read more
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Virtual-Read to a Dog with Deacon (French Bulldog)
4:30pm
Virtual-Read to a Dog with Deacon (French Bulldog)
Tuesday, Jan. 5, 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 will have a 15 minute virtual private sit...read more
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Virtual-Read to a Dog with Deacon (French Bulldog)
4:45pm
Virtual-Read to a Dog with Deacon (French Bulldog)
Tuesday, Jan. 5, 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 will have a 15 minute virtual private sit...read more
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ESL Virtual Cultural English (Winter)
7:00-8:30PM
ESL Virtual Cultural English (Winter)
Wednesday, Jan. 6, 7:00-8:30PM
(Wednesdays, January 6, 13, 20, 27, February 3, 10, 24, March 3, 7:00-8:30PM)

This class explores creative expression through various cultural lenses.Intermediate/advanced levelWednesdays 7:00-8:30pmJanuary 6, 13, 20, 27, February 3,10, 24, March 3Questions:  Please contact Victoria Schnure at vschnure@ridgewoodlibrary.org *Classes open ONLY to students current...read more

or call 201-670-5600.
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Virtual Tales for Tykes: Ages 2.5-4 years 10:30-11:00am
10:30am
Virtual Tales for Tykes: Ages 2.5-4 years 10:30-11:00am
Wednesday, Jan. 6, 10:30am
(Jan 6, 13, 20, 27, Feb 3, 1030.m.)

Join us for a five week session: Virtual for Stories, songs and fingerplay to enjoy with your TykeOpen to Ridgewood Library/KidsCard holders ages 2.5-4 years 

or call 201-670-5600.
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All Booked (Facebook LIVE)
1:00 pm
 All Booked (Facebook LIVE)
Wednesday, Jan. 6, 1:00 pm
Need something new to read? Grab a warm beverage and join as RPL Librarians chat about their current reads. Tune in Facebook Live @ridgewoodlibrarynj.This month's topic: YA reads with adult appeal (adult reads too)
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ESL Virtual American Slang (Winter)
1:30-2:30PM
ESL Virtual American Slang (Winter)
Wednesday, Jan. 6, 1:30-2:30PM
(Wednesdays, January 6, 13, 20, 27, February 3, 10, 24, March 3, 1:30-2:30PM)

Have a blast with this weekly group & get hooked on conversation.All levels welcome.Wednesdays 1:30-2:30pmJanuary 6, 13, 20, 27, February 3, 10, 24, March 3Questions:  Please contact Victoria Hilditch at vhilditch@ridgewoodlibrary.org *Classes open ONLY to students currently registered...read more

or call 201-670-5600.
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Teen Tech Club @home (Zoom Program)
4:00 pm
Teen Tech Club @home (Zoom Program)
Wednesday, Jan. 6, 4:00 pm
(Wednesdays, January 6,13, 20 & 27, 4 pm )

Tech guru, Mr. Charles presents weekly STEAM classes to expand your mind. This month's topic: Procreate (Digital Illustration App). iPads will be available for tech lending.Registration required. For teens in 6-12 grade ONLY. (Zoom meeting link will be emailed the day of program).

or call 201-670-5600.
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Virtual Reading Pals
4:00 pm
 Virtual Reading Pals
Wednesday, Jan. 6, 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...read more
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Virtual Reading Pals
4:30 pm
 Virtual Reading Pals
Wednesday, Jan. 6, 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...read more
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Create an Ecological Kitchen (Sustainability Series)
6:30 pm
Create an Ecological Kitchen (Sustainability Series)
Wednesday, Jan. 6, 6:30 pmCreate an Ecological
What will happen if you eat something after its "best-by date"? Can I eat broccoli stems? What about freezing cheese? Does compost attract undesirable animals? In this Sustainability Series program, Stacey Antine flexes her green thumb to show us how to maximize your kitchen's ecologic...read more

or call 201-670-5600.
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Introduction of Business Majors--NEW DATE
7:00 pm
Introduction of Business Majors--NEW DATE
Wednesday, Jan. 6, 7:00 pm
Speaker: Jason Park (NYU Stern) from Noble Klass Academy will introduce the core concentrations and related career tracks in the field of business.Registration required. For teens in 9-12 grade ONLY. (Zoom meeting link will be emailed the day of program).
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ESL Virtual Everyday English (Winter)
9:30-11:00AM
ESL Virtual Everyday English (Winter)
Thursday, Jan. 7, 9:30-11:00AM
(January 5, 7, 12, 14, 19, 21, 26, 28, February 2, 4, 9, 11, 23, 24, March 2, 4, 9:30-11:00am)

This class concentrates on the essentials of reading, writing, speaking, and listening.Advanced beginner/low intermediate levelTuesdays & Thursdays 9:30-11:00amJanuary 5, 7, 12, 14, 19, 21, 26, 28, February 2, 4, 9, 11, 23, 25, March 2, 4Questions:  Please contact Victoria Schnure at v...read more

or call 201-670-5600.
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Virtual Magical Melodies Facebook Live Concert with Chris Flynn
10:30am
Virtual Magical Melodies Facebook Live Concert with Chris Flynn
Thursday, Jan. 7, 10:30am
(January 7, Feb 4, March 4, 10:30am)

Join Chris Flynn of Magical Melodies  Sign in to Facebook for this fun event
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Jewish Genealogy
10:30am
 Jewish Genealogy
Thursday, Jan. 7, 10:30amJewish Genealogy
Webinar
What’s different about Jewish Genealogy?  This class will focus on Jewish naming patterns, how to find the elusive ancestral town, identifying if vital records for your ancestral town exist and where they can be located.  Many on-line resources including JewishGen.org will be covered...read more
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Jewish Genealogy
10:30am
 Jewish Genealogy
Thursday, Jan. 7, 10:30amJewish Genealogy
What’s different about Jewish Genealogy?  This class will focus on Jewish naming patterns, how to find the elusive ancestral town, identifying if vital records for your ancestral town exist and where they can be located.  Many on-line resources including JewishGen.org will be covered...read more

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Virtual Read with Me-Storytime & Craft with RHS Teens 1:00-1:30pm
1:00pm
Virtual Read with Me-Storytime & Craft with RHS Teens 1:00-1:30pm
Thursday, Jan. 7, 1:00pm
(December 1, 7, 11, 17, Jan 7 and 13 @ 1:00pm)

Join us for a fun virtual read aloud with RHS teens. After the story is read and discussed, engage in a hands-on activity. Arts and craft materials will be available for pick up at the library prior to the session.Whether your little one is a magician, baker, explorer or anything else they aspire to...read more

or call 201-670-5600.
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Virtual-Read to a Dog with Liberty (Golden Retriever)
4:00pm
Virtual-Read to a Dog with Liberty (Golden Retriever)
Thursday, Jan. 7, 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 will have a 15 minute virtual private sit...read more
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Virtual Homework Center
4-5pm
 Virtual Homework Center
Thursday, Jan. 7, 4-5pm
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 jkontoni...read more
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Virtual Homework Center
4-5pm
 Virtual Homework Center
Thursday, Jan. 7, 4-5pm
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 jkontoni...read more
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Virtual Homework Center
4-5pm
 Virtual Homework Center
Thursday, Jan. 7, 4-5pm
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 jkontoni...read more
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Virtual Homework Center
4-5pm
 Virtual Homework Center
Thursday, Jan. 7, 4-5pm
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 jkontoni...read more
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Virtual-Read to a Dog with Liberty (Golden Retriever)
4:15pm
Virtual-Read to a Dog with Liberty (Golden Retriever)
Thursday, Jan. 7, 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 will have a 15 minute virtual private sit...read more
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Virtual-Read to a Dog with Liberty (Golden Retriever)
4:30pm
Virtual-Read to a Dog with Liberty (Golden Retriever)
Thursday, Jan. 7, 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 will have a 15 minute virtual private sit...read more
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Virtual-Read to a Dog with Liberty (Golden Retriever)
4:45pm
Virtual-Read to a Dog with Liberty (Golden Retriever)
Thursday, Jan. 7, 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 will have a 15 minute virtual private sit...read more
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Cover 2 Cover Book Group
7pm
 Cover 2 Cover Book Group
Thursday, Jan. 7, 7pm
(Thursdays, January 7, February 4, March 4, 11am)

Upcoming Selections:One to Watch by Kate Stayman-LondonMy Sister, the Serial Killer by Oyinkan BraithwaiteHeld via ZoomQuestions? Kerri: kwallace@ridgewoodlibrary.org or 201-670-5600 ext.103

or call 201-670-5600.
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Reel Voices: Live Virtual Q&A with "The Antidote" Directors
8:30pm
Reel Voices: Live Virtual Q&A with "The Antidote" Directors
Thursday, Jan. 7, 8:30pmReel Voices: Live Vi
"The Antidote" (2020; US; NR; 1h28mm)Directed by Academy Award-nominee, Kahane Cooperman, and six-time Emmy winner, John Hoffman, this film aims to drive a national conversation about the roles that kindness, decency, compassion and respect play in a civilized, democratic society.January 7...read more
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Virtual PreK Story & Craft: Ages 4-5 years 10:30-11:00am
10:30am
Virtual PreK Story & Craft: Ages 4-5 years 10:30-11:00am
Friday, Jan. 8, 10:30am
(Jan 8, 15, 22, 29, Feb 5, 10:30am)

Join us for a five week session: Virtual for Story & Craft for your 4-5 year old preschoolerOpen to Ridgewood Library/KidsCard holders ages 4-5Craft materials will be available for pick up at the Library one week prior to the class 

or call 201-670-5600.
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Zoom Library Card Renewals
2:00
 Zoom Library Card Renewals
Friday, Jan. 8, 2:00
Renew your Library card online with Zoom. Please have proof of your Ridgewood address ready (driver's license/bill). For more information contact Kerri, kwallace@ridgewoodlibrary.org.

or call 201-670-5600.
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Create the Perfect Resume (Zoom Program)
4 pm
Create the Perfect Resume (Zoom Program)
Friday, Jan. 8, 4 pm
For teens only! If you've never had a resume, or if you'd like to polish one you already have, this workshop will help you look your best. Share your final draft with Ms. Brookes for feedback and tips specifically for you. 

or call 201-670-5600.
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The Bored Librarian Gets Crafty (Video Tutorial)
4 pm
The Bored Librarian Gets Crafty (Video Tutorial)
Friday, Jan. 8, 4 pm
Crafters unite. Stop by the library and pick up a DIY Teen Take Out Kit. Then watch Ms. Justin video tutorial. While supplies last.Video tutorial available on Teen Website @ 4pm.
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Virtual Storytime with RHS DECA students Facebook Live
10:30am
Virtual Storytime with RHS DECA students Facebook Live
Saturday, Jan. 9, 10:30am
Join a few of our talented RHS DECA students as they read stories, sing songs and provide funSign in to Facebook for this fun event
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Rave On Concert: *POSTPONED*
7:30pm
 Rave On Concert: *POSTPONED*
Sunday, Jan. 10, 7:30pm
The music of Buddy Holly, Ray Orbison and other Rock & Roll legends.Registration required for Zoom link.

or call 201-670-5600.
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Virtual Baby & Me: Birth-18 Months
10:30am
Virtual Baby & Me: Birth-18 Months
Monday, Jan. 11, 10:30am
(Mondays, Jan 4, 11, 25, Feb 1 & 8, 10:30am)

Join us for a five week session: Virtual for songs, stories and fingerplay to enjoy with your babyOpen to Ridgewood Library/KidsCard holders ages birth-18 months 

or call 201-670-5600.
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Part One: “Picturing” Your Research—Finding, Procuring, and Preserving Images
2:00pm
Part One: “Picturing” Your Research—Finding, Procuring, and Preserving Images
Monday, Jan. 11, 2:00pmPart One: “Pic
Webinar
Part one (Monday, 11 January 2021 @ 2pm) will focus on how to understand and preserve the images you may have lingering in your photo albums and shoeboxes. We’ll also look at ways to find images in online collections, how photos can bring deeper meaning to your research, introduce some ar...read more
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Virtual Read with Me-Storytime & Craft with RHS Teens 2-2:30pm
2:00PM
Virtual Read with Me-Storytime & Craft with RHS Teens 2-2:30pm
Monday, Jan. 11, 2:00PM
(Dec 3, 9, 15, 21, Jan 5 & 11, 2:00pm)

Join us for a fun virtual read aloud with RHS teens. After the story is read and discussed, engage in a hands-on activity. Arts and craft materials will be available for pick up at the library prior to the session.Whether your little one is a magician, baker, explorer or anything else they aspire to...read more

or call 201-670-5600.
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Virtual Teen Program: Cooking with Calvin
4 pm
Virtual Teen Program: Cooking with Calvin
Monday, Jan. 11, 4 pm
Tune in and watch cooking tutorials by Mr. Calvin. Video tutorial available on Teen Website @ 4pm.  Episode 21
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Virtual Reading Pals
4:00 pm
 Virtual Reading Pals
Monday, Jan. 11, 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...read more
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Virtual Reading Pals
4:30 pm
 Virtual Reading Pals
Monday, Jan. 11, 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...read more
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Teen Creative Writing (Zoom Program)
7:00 pm
Teen Creative Writing (Zoom Program)
Monday, Jan. 11, 7:00 pm
Master the art of making things up with Ms. Caitlin. This month's prompt:Winter Vacation - tell the story of someone who gets to go on vacation in a fictional setting (Neverland, Hogwarts, The Shire, Stars Hollow, etc...)Registration required. For teens in 6-12 grade ONLY. (Zoom meeting lin...read more

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Virtual RPL Trivia: Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
7:00PM
Virtual RPL Trivia: Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
Monday, Jan. 11, 7:00PM
Marvelous Mrs. Maisel takes the stage for our first Virtual RPL Trivia for 2021! Join us on Monday, January 11 at 7pm on Zoom to test what you know about the award-winning comedy. Ages 18 and up. 

or call 201-670-5600.
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The Genius of Les Paul
7:00pm
 The Genius of Les Paul
Monday, Jan. 11, 7:00pm
The genius and the achievements of Les Paul covers many areas.  He is best known for the invention of the solid body electric guitar.  Of course, he is also known as a very successful recording start with his wife Mary Ford.   He and Mary sold more records between the years of 19...read more

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ESL Virtual Everyday English (Winter)
9:30-11:00AM
ESL Virtual Everyday English (Winter)
Tuesday, Jan. 12, 9:30-11:00AM
(January 5, 7, 12, 14, 19, 21, 26, 28, February 2, 4, 9, 11, 23, 24, March 2, 4, 9:30-11:00am)

This class concentrates on the essentials of reading, writing, speaking, and listening.Advanced beginner/low intermediate levelTuesdays & Thursdays 9:30-11:00amJanuary 5, 7, 12, 14, 19, 21, 26, 28, February 2, 4, 9, 11, 23, 25, March 2, 4Questions:  Please contact Victoria Schnure at v...read more

or call 201-670-5600.
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Getting the Most from Your iPhone
10-11am
Getting the Most from Your iPhone
Tuesday, Jan. 12, 10-11am
Free/RW; $5/VisitorsGetting the Most from Your iPhone will help you, well, get the most out of your iPhone, from setting alarms to working facetime to increasing font size and much more.This class will be taught on iOS 14. If you need help updating your phone, please call 201-670-5600 ext. 130 or st...read more
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Virtual Toddler Time: Ages 18m-2.5 years
10:30am
Virtual Toddler Time: Ages 18m-2.5 years
Tuesday, Jan. 12, 10:30am
(Jan 5, 12, 19, 26 & Feb 2, 10:30am)

Join us for a five week session: Virtual for songs, stories and fingerplay to enjoy with your ToddlerOpen to Ridgewood Library/KidsCard holders ages 18 months-2.5 years 

or call 201-670-5600.
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ESL Virtual Book Group (Winter)
1:00-2:15PM
 ESL Virtual Book Group (Winter)
Tuesday, Jan. 12, 1:00-2:15PM
(Tuesdays, January 5,12, 19, 26, February 2, 9, 23, March 2, 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, 1:00-2:15pmJanuary 5, 12, 19, 26, February 2, 9, 23, March 2*Registration is open to currently enrolled ESL students.**Registration is required for Zoom invitatio...read more

or call 201-670-5600.
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Virtual-Read to a Dog with Jep & Monty (Great Pyrenees/Anatolian Shepherd mix)
4:00pm
Virtual-Read to a Dog with Jep & Monty (Great Pyrenees/Anatolian Shepherd mix)
Tuesday, Jan. 12, 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 will have a 15 minute virtual private sit...read more
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Virtual 2nd Grade Book Club 4-4:30pm
4:00pm
Virtual 2nd Grade Book Club 4-4:30pm
Tuesday, Jan. 12, 4:00pm
(Tuesdays, Oct 13, Nov 10, Dec 8, Jan 12, Feb 9, March 9, April 13, May 11, June 14, 4:00pm)

Join us via Zoom. Book information will be sent to students prior to the first meetingFor Ridgewood 2nd grade studentsA Zoom link will be sent to registered participants the morning of the program 

or call 201-670-5600.
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Virtual WLC: Spanish Conversation
4-5pm
Virtual WLC: Spanish Conversation
Tuesday, Jan. 12, 4-5pm
(Nov 17, Dec 1, 8, 15, & Jan 5, 12, 19, & 26 2021)

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 Languagé Cafe series led by a Spanish-speaking volunteer. Our volunteer will guide participants in an...read more

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Virtual Homework Center
4-5pm
 Virtual Homework Center
Tuesday, Jan. 12, 4-5pm
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 jkontoni...read more
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Virtual Homework Center
4-5pm
 Virtual Homework Center
Tuesday, Jan. 12, 4-5pm
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 jkontoni...read more
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Virtual Homework Center
4-5pm
 Virtual Homework Center
Tuesday, Jan. 12, 4-5pm
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 jkontoni...read more
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Virtual Homework Center
4-5pm
 Virtual Homework Center
Tuesday, Jan. 12, 4-5pm
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 jkontoni...read more
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Virtual-Read to a Dog with Jep & Monty (Great Pyrenees/Anatolian Shepherd mix)
4:15pm
Virtual-Read to a Dog with Jep & Monty (Great Pyrenees/Anatolian Shepherd mix)
Tuesday, Jan. 12, 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 will have a 15 minute virtual private sit...read more
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Virtual-Read to a Dog with Jep & Monty (Great Pyrenees/Anatolian Shepherd mix)
4:30pm
Virtual-Read to a Dog with Jep & Monty (Great Pyrenees/Anatolian Shepherd mix)
Tuesday, Jan. 12, 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 will have a 15 minute virtual private sit...read more
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Virtual-Read to a Dog with Jep & Monty (Great Pyrenees/Anatolian Shepherd mix)
4:45pm
Virtual-Read to a Dog with Jep & Monty (Great Pyrenees/Anatolian Shepherd mix)
Tuesday, Jan. 12, 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 will have a 15 minute virtual private sit...read more
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Virtual Bookworms Book Group Gr 4-5 with parents 7:30-8:30pm
7:30pm
Virtual Bookworms Book Group Gr 4-5 with parents 7:30-8:30pm
Tuesday, Jan. 12, 7:30pm
(Tuesdays, Oct 13, Nov 10, Dec 8, Jan 12, Feb 9, March 9, April 13, May 11 & June 8, 7:30pm)

Join us via Zoom. Book information will be sent to students prior to the first meetingFor Ridgewood 4th & 5th grade students with adultA Zoom link will be sent to registered participants the morning of the program 

or call 201-670-5600.
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ESL Virtual Cultural English (Winter)
7:00-8:30PM
ESL Virtual Cultural English (Winter)
Wednesday, Jan. 13, 7:00-8:30PM
(Wednesdays, January 6, 13, 20, 27, February 3, 10, 24, March 3, 7:00-8:30PM)

This class explores creative expression through various cultural lenses.Intermediate/advanced levelWednesdays 7:00-8:30pmJanuary 6, 13, 20, 27, February 3,10, 24, March 3Questions:  Please contact Victoria Schnure at vschnure@ridgewoodlibrary.org *Classes open ONLY to students current...read more

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Virtual Tales for Tykes: Ages 2.5-4 years 10:30-11:00am
10:30am
Virtual Tales for Tykes: Ages 2.5-4 years 10:30-11:00am
Wednesday, Jan. 13, 10:30am
(Jan 6, 13, 20, 27, Feb 3, 1030.m.)

Join us for a five week session: Virtual for Stories, songs and fingerplay to enjoy with your TykeOpen to Ridgewood Library/KidsCard holders ages 2.5-4 years 

or call 201-670-5600.
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SmartTalks: How to Survive a Public Shaming
1:00 pm
SmartTalks: How to Survive a Public Shaming
Wednesday, Jan. 13, 1:00 pmSmartTalks: How to S
Jon Ronson, the author of So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed, speaks with former U.S. Representative Katie Hill about why she was publicly shamed and how she can put it behind her. They discuss other examples of public shaming and how gender factors into the equation. Who determines the appropriat...read more

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Virtual Read with Me-Storytime & Craft with RHS Teens 1:00-1:30pm
1:00pm
Virtual Read with Me-Storytime & Craft with RHS Teens 1:00-1:30pm
Wednesday, Jan. 13, 1:00pm
(December 1, 7, 11, 17, Jan 7 and 13 @ 1:00pm)

Join us for a fun virtual read aloud with RHS teens. After the story is read and discussed, engage in a hands-on activity. Arts and craft materials will be available for pick up at the library prior to the session.Whether your little one is a magician, baker, explorer or anything else they aspire to...read more

or call 201-670-5600.
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ESL Virtual American Slang (Winter)
1:30-2:30PM
ESL Virtual American Slang (Winter)
Wednesday, Jan. 13, 1:30-2:30PM
(Wednesdays, January 6, 13, 20, 27, February 3, 10, 24, March 3, 1:30-2:30PM)

Have a blast with this weekly group & get hooked on conversation.All levels welcome.Wednesdays 1:30-2:30pmJanuary 6, 13, 20, 27, February 3, 10, 24, March 3Questions:  Please contact Victoria Hilditch at vhilditch@ridgewoodlibrary.org *Classes open ONLY to students currently registered...read more

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Creative Writing with Ms. Rosa: New Year Adventures
4:00-5:00PM
Creative Writing with Ms. Rosa: New Year Adventures
Wednesday, Jan. 13, 4:00-5:00PM
Through this virtual program Ms. Rosa will help you express yourself through stories. The January theme is New Year Adventures. Grades 4-5. Please note: parents will receive a Zoom link to access the session. (Details will be emailed prior to event.)

or call 201-670-5600.
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Teen Tech Club @home (Zoom Program)
4:00 pm
Teen Tech Club @home (Zoom Program)
Wednesday, Jan. 13, 4:00 pm
(Wednesdays, January 6,13, 20 & 27, 4 pm )

Tech guru, Mr. Charles presents weekly STEAM classes to expand your mind. This month's topic: Procreate (Digital Illustration App). iPads will be available for tech lending.Registration required. For teens in 6-12 grade ONLY. (Zoom meeting link will be emailed the day of program).

or call 201-670-5600.
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Virtual Reading Pals
4:00 pm
 Virtual Reading Pals
Wednesday, Jan. 13, 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...read more
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Virtual Reading Pals
4:30 pm
 Virtual Reading Pals
Wednesday, Jan. 13, 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...read more

or call 201-670-5600.
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Bereavement and Loss with West Bergen Mental Health
7:00 pm
Bereavement and Loss with West Bergen Mental Health
Wednesday, Jan. 13, 7:00 pmBereavement and Loss
Michael Tozzoli, CEO of West Bergen Mental Healthcare will discuss coping strategies for those who maybe grieving a loss during the pandemic.Closed captions provided by TotalCaption.Register for a Zoom invitation. Fore more information contact kwallace@ridgewoodlibrary.org, 201-670-5600 x 103.

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Book Circle
7pm
 Book Circle
Wednesday, Jan. 13, 7pm
(Wednesdays, January 13, February 10, March 10, April 14, May 12)

Join Assistant Director Lorri Steinbacher in reading selected novels.Upcoming Selections:January 13: The Dutch House by Ann PatchettFebruary 10: Inge's War by Svenja O'DonnellCurrently held via Zoom.For more info, contact Lorri: lsteinbacher@ridgewoodlibrary.org or 201-67...read more

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ESL Virtual Everyday English (Winter)
9:30-11:00AM
ESL Virtual Everyday English (Winter)
Thursday, Jan. 14, 9:30-11:00AM
(January 5, 7, 12, 14, 19, 21, 26, 28, February 2, 4, 9, 11, 23, 24, March 2, 4, 9:30-11:00am)

This class concentrates on the essentials of reading, writing, speaking, and listening.Advanced beginner/low intermediate levelTuesdays & Thursdays 9:30-11:00amJanuary 5, 7, 12, 14, 19, 21, 26, 28, February 2, 4, 9, 11, 23, 25, March 2, 4Questions:  Please contact Victoria Schnure at v...read more

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Virtual Move & Groove with Miss Jolie - Facebbook Live Event
10:30am
Virtual Move & Groove with Miss Jolie - Facebbook Live Event
Thursday, Jan. 14, 10:30am
(Thursday, Jan 14, Feb 18, March 18, April 1, May 13, June 10, 10:30am)

Join us via Facebook Live for silliness, stories, music and fun! Miss Jolie brings a twist to classic children's music in addition to original interactive songs.
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Happier in Just 10 Minutes
1pm
 Happier in Just 10 Minutes
Thursday, Jan. 14, 1pm
Bestselling author, organizer and humorist Jamie Novak inspires clutter free living.Registration required for Zoom link.
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Virtual-Read to a Dog with Nibbles (Pug)
4:00pm
Virtual-Read to a Dog with Nibbles (Pug)
Thursday, Jan. 14, 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 will have a 15 minute virtual private sit...read more
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Virtual Homework Center
4-5pm
 Virtual Homework Center
Thursday, Jan. 14, 4-5pm
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 jkontoni...read more
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Virtual Homework Center
4-5pm
 Virtual Homework Center
Thursday, Jan. 14, 4-5pm
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 jkontoni...read more
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Virtual Homework Center
4-5pm
 Virtual Homework Center
Thursday, Jan. 14, 4-5pm
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 jkontoni...read more
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Virtual Homework Center
4-5pm
 Virtual Homework Center
Thursday, Jan. 14, 4-5pm
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 jkontoni...read more
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Virtual-Read to a Dog with Nibbles (Pug)
4:15pm
Virtual-Read to a Dog with Nibbles (Pug)
Thursday, Jan. 14, 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 will have a 15 minute virtual private sit...read more
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Virtual-Read to a Dog with Nibbles (Pug)
4:30pm
Virtual-Read to a Dog with Nibbles (Pug)
Thursday, Jan. 14, 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 will have a 15 minute virtual private sit...read more
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Virtual-Read to a Dog with Nibbles (Pug)
4:45pm
Virtual-Read to a Dog with Nibbles (Pug)
Thursday, Jan. 14, 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 will have a 15 minute virtual private sit...read more
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College Admissions Seminar presented by NKA
7:00-8:00 pm
College Admissions Seminar presented by NKA
Thursday, Jan. 14, 7:00-8:00 pm
College Admissions Seminar, Key Factors That Make Your Child's Application Stand OutNoble Klass Academy is back and wants to help you understand the process and strategies to maximize your chance of admission.Presenter, Rosemari Nam, Esq. Head Consultant of NaMu Consulting and moderator: Justin ...read more
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Virtual PreK Story & Craft: Ages 4-5 years 10:30-11:00am
10:30am
Virtual PreK Story & Craft: Ages 4-5 years 10:30-11:00am
Friday, Jan. 15, 10:30am
(Jan 8, 15, 22, 29, Feb 5, 10:30am)

Join us for a five week session: Virtual for Story & Craft for your 4-5 year old preschoolerOpen to Ridgewood Library/KidsCard holders ages 4-5Craft materials will be available for pick up at the Library one week prior to the class 

or call 201-670-5600.
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Expand Your Job Search Using Library Resources
11am-12pm
Expand Your Job Search Using Library Resources
Friday, Jan. 15, 11am-12pm
Free/RW; $5/VisitorsClass will be held virtualy via Zoom, with the link being sent out prior to the class.Searching for Jobs, whether you're new to the workforce, looking for a different job, or looking to change careers, can be tough and time consuming. This class will teach you how to use site...read more

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Art Class with Miss Julia (Zoom Program)
4 pm
Art Class with Miss Julia (Zoom Program)
Friday, Jan. 15, 4 pm
Let your creativity flow. Join Miss Julia as we watch an episode of Bob Ross’s, The Joy of Painting and then we’ll try to create happy trees together. Registration is required to reserve supplies as well as receipt of zoom link.Registration required. For teens in 6-12 grade ONLY. (Zoom m...read more
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Reel Voices: "Through a Lens Darkly"
7:00-9:00pm
Reel Voices: "Through a Lens Darkly"
Friday, Jan. 15, 7:00-9:00pmReel Voices: Through
7pm SCREENING: Through a Lens Darkly: Black Photographers and the Emergence of a People (2014; US; NR; 1h32m) explores the history of Black photography and representation, and how contemporary artists use this material as inspiration in their visual storytelling.8:30pm LIVE VIRTUAL Q&A: with Rev...read more

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Virtual Saturday Facebook Live Storytime
10:30
Virtual Saturday Facebook Live Storytime
Saturday, Jan. 16, 10:30
(Saturday, Dec 26, Jan 16,Feb 6, March 20, 10:30am)

Join one of our Youth Services Staff members for stories, songs and funSign in to Facebook for this event
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ESL Virtual Everyday English (Winter)
9:30-11:00AM
ESL Virtual Everyday English (Winter)
Tuesday, Jan. 19, 9:30-11:00AM
(January 5, 7, 12, 14, 19, 21, 26, 28, February 2, 4, 9, 11, 23, 24, March 2, 4, 9:30-11:00am)

This class concentrates on the essentials of reading, writing, speaking, and listening.Advanced beginner/low intermediate levelTuesdays & Thursdays 9:30-11:00amJanuary 5, 7, 12, 14, 19, 21, 26, 28, February 2, 4, 9, 11, 23, 25, March 2, 4Questions:  Please contact Victoria Schnure at v...read more

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Virtual Toddler Time: Ages 18m-2.5 years
10:30am
Virtual Toddler Time: Ages 18m-2.5 years
Tuesday, Jan. 19, 10:30am
(Jan 5, 12, 19, 26 & Feb 2, 10:30am)

Join us for a five week session: Virtual for songs, stories and fingerplay to enjoy with your ToddlerOpen to Ridgewood Library/KidsCard holders ages 18 months-2.5 years 

or call 201-670-5600.
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Jewish Genealogy
10:30am
 Jewish Genealogy
Tuesday, Jan. 19, 10:30am
Webinar
What’s different about Jewish Genealogy?  This class will focus on Jewish naming patterns, how to find the elusive ancestral town, identifying if vital records for your ancestral town exist and where they can be located.  Many on-line resources including JewishGen.org will be covered...read more
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Virtual Meditation for Relaxation and Stress Relief
11:00 am
Virtual Meditation for Relaxation and Stress Relief
Tuesday, Jan. 19, 11:00 amVirtual Meditation f
Start the year off right with meditation. Meditation is opened for all levels. Space is limited and you must register for each individual session which will be held on Zoom. Priority will be given to Ridgewood residents. For more information, please email Kerri, kwallace@ridgewoodlibrary.org. 2...read more
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ESL Virtual Book Group (Winter)
1:00-2:15PM
 ESL Virtual Book Group (Winter)
Tuesday, Jan. 19, 1:00-2:15PM
(Tuesdays, January 5,12, 19, 26, February 2, 9, 23, March 2, 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, 1:00-2:15pmJanuary 5, 12, 19, 26, February 2, 9, 23, March 2*Registration is open to currently enrolled ESL students.**Registration is required for Zoom invitatio...read more

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Virtual-Read to a Dog with Emme (Golden Retriever)
4:00pm
Virtual-Read to a Dog with Emme (Golden Retriever)
Tuesday, Jan. 19, 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 will have a 15 minute virtual private sit...read more
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Virtual WLC: Spanish Conversation
4-5pm
Virtual WLC: Spanish Conversation
Tuesday, Jan. 19, 4-5pm
(Nov 17, Dec 1, 8, 15, & Jan 5, 12, 19, & 26 2021)

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 Languagé Cafe series led by a Spanish-speaking volunteer. Our volunteer will guide participants in an...read more

or call 201-670-5600.
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Virtual Homework Center
4-5pm
 Virtual Homework Center
Tuesday, Jan. 19, 4-5pm
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 jkontoni...read more
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Virtual Homework Center
4-5pm
 Virtual Homework Center
Tuesday, Jan. 19, 4-5pm
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 jkontoni...read more
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Virtual Homework Center
4-5pm
 Virtual Homework Center
Tuesday, Jan. 19, 4-5pm
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 jkontoni...read more

or call 201-670-5600.
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Virtual Homework Center
4-5pm
 Virtual Homework Center
Tuesday, Jan. 19, 4-5pm
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 jkontoni...read more

or call 201-670-5600.
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Virtual-Read to a Dog with Emme (Golden Retriever)
4:15pm
Virtual-Read to a Dog with Emme (Golden Retriever)
Tuesday, Jan. 19, 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 will have a 15 minute virtual private sit...read more
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Virtual-Read to a Dog with Emme (Golden Retriever)
4:30pm
Virtual-Read to a Dog with Emme (Golden Retriever)
Tuesday, Jan. 19, 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 will have a 15 minute virtual private sit...read more
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Virtual-Read to a Dog with Emme (Golden Retriever)
4:45pm
Virtual-Read to a Dog with Emme (Golden Retriever)
Tuesday, Jan. 19, 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 will have a 15 minute virtual private sit...read more
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ESL Virtual Cultural English (Winter)
7:00-8:30PM
ESL Virtual Cultural English (Winter)
Wednesday, Jan. 20, 7:00-8:30PM
(Wednesdays, January 6, 13, 20, 27, February 3, 10, 24, March 3, 7:00-8:30PM)

This class explores creative expression through various cultural lenses.Intermediate/advanced levelWednesdays 7:00-8:30pmJanuary 6, 13, 20, 27, February 3,10, 24, March 3Questions:  Please contact Victoria Schnure at vschnure@ridgewoodlibrary.org *Classes open ONLY to students current...read more

or call 201-670-5600.
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Virtual Tales for Tykes: Ages 2.5-4 years 10:30-11:00am
10:30am
Virtual Tales for Tykes: Ages 2.5-4 years 10:30-11:00am
Wednesday, Jan. 20, 10:30am
(Jan 6, 13, 20, 27, Feb 3, 1030.m.)

Join us for a five week session: Virtual for Stories, songs and fingerplay to enjoy with your TykeOpen to Ridgewood Library/KidsCard holders ages 2.5-4 years 

or call 201-670-5600.
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ESL Virtual American Slang (Winter)
1:30-2:30PM
ESL Virtual American Slang (Winter)
Wednesday, Jan. 20, 1:30-2:30PM
(Wednesdays, January 6, 13, 20, 27, February 3, 10, 24, March 3, 1:30-2:30PM)

Have a blast with this weekly group & get hooked on conversation.All levels welcome.Wednesdays 1:30-2:30pmJanuary 6, 13, 20, 27, February 3, 10, 24, March 3Questions:  Please contact Victoria Hilditch at vhilditch@ridgewoodlibrary.org *Classes open ONLY to students currently registered...read more

or call 201-670-5600.
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Teen Tech Club @home (Zoom Program)
4:00 pm
Teen Tech Club @home (Zoom Program)
Wednesday, Jan. 20, 4:00 pm
(Wednesdays, January 6,13, 20 & 27, 4 pm )

Tech guru, Mr. Charles presents weekly STEAM classes to expand your mind. This month's topic: Procreate (Digital Illustration App). iPads will be available for tech lending.Registration required. For teens in 6-12 grade ONLY. (Zoom meeting link will be emailed the day of program).

or call 201-670-5600.
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Virtual Reading Pals
4:00 pm
 Virtual Reading Pals
Wednesday, Jan. 20, 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...read more

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Virtual Reading Pals
4:30 pm
 Virtual Reading Pals
Wednesday, Jan. 20, 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...read more
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ESL Virtual Everyday English (Winter)
9:30-11:00AM
ESL Virtual Everyday English (Winter)
Thursday, Jan. 21, 9:30-11:00AM
(January 5, 7, 12, 14, 19, 21, 26, 28, February 2, 4, 9, 11, 23, 24, March 2, 4, 9:30-11:00am)

This class concentrates on the essentials of reading, writing, speaking, and listening.Advanced beginner/low intermediate levelTuesdays & Thursdays 9:30-11:00amJanuary 5, 7, 12, 14, 19, 21, 26, 28, February 2, 4, 9, 11, 23, 25, March 2, 4Questions:  Please contact Victoria Schnure at v...read more

or call 201-670-5600.
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Virtual Concert with Marlene Pillow - Facebbook Live Event
10:30am
Virtual Concert with Marlene Pillow - Facebbook Live Event
Thursday, Jan. 21, 10:30am
(Thursdays, Jan 14, Feb 25, March 25, April 15, May 20, June 17, 10:30 am)

Join Marlene PillowTune in to Ridgewood Library's  Facebook for this fun event
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Virtual 3rd Grade Book Club 4-4:30pm
4:00pm
Virtual 3rd Grade Book Club 4-4:30pm
Thursday, Jan. 21, 4:00pm
(Thursdays, October 22, November 19, December 17, January 21, February 18, March 18, April 15, May 20, June 17, 4:00pm)

Join us via Zoom. Book information will be sent to students prior to the first meetingFor Ridgewood 3rd grade studentsA Zoom link will be sent to registered participants the morning of the program 

or call 201-670-5600.
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Virtual-Read to a Dog with Daisy & Gracie (Golden Retrievers)
4:00pm
Virtual-Read to a Dog with Daisy & Gracie (Golden Retrievers)
Thursday, Jan. 21, 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 will have a 15 minute virtual private sit...read more
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Virtual Homework Center
4-5pm
 Virtual Homework Center
Thursday, Jan. 21, 4-5pm
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 jkontoni...read more
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Virtual Homework Center
4-5pm
 Virtual Homework Center
Thursday, Jan. 21, 4-5pm
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 jkontoni...read more
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Virtual Homework Center
4-5pm
 Virtual Homework Center
Thursday, Jan. 21, 4-5pm
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 jkontoni...read more
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Virtual Homework Center
4-5pm
 Virtual Homework Center
Thursday, Jan. 21, 4-5pm
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 jkontoni...read more

or call 201-670-5600.
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Virtual Homework Center
4-5pm
 Virtual Homework Center
Thursday, Jan. 21, 4-5pm
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 jkontoni...read more

or call 201-670-5600.
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Virtual-Read to a Dog with Daisy & Gracie (Golden Retrievers)
4:15pm
Virtual-Read to a Dog with Daisy & Gracie (Golden Retrievers)
Thursday, Jan. 21, 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 will have a 15 minute virtual private sit...read more
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Virtual-Read to a Dog with Daisy & Gracie (Golden Retrievers)
4:30pm
Virtual-Read to a Dog with Daisy & Gracie (Golden Retrievers)
Thursday, Jan. 21, 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 will have a 15 minute virtual private sit...read more
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Virtual-Read to a Dog with Daisy & Gracie (Golden Retrievers)
4:45pm
Virtual-Read to a Dog with Daisy & Gracie (Golden Retrievers)
Thursday, Jan. 21, 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 will have a 15 minute virtual private sit...read more

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Excel Basics (Virtual)
7-8:30pm
 Excel Basics (Virtual)
Thursday, Jan. 21, 7-8:30pm
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 ...read more

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Virtual PreK Story & Craft: Ages 4-5 years 10:30-11:00am
10:30am
Virtual PreK Story & Craft: Ages 4-5 years 10:30-11:00am
Friday, Jan. 22, 10:30am
(Jan 8, 15, 22, 29, Feb 5, 10:30am)

Join us for a five week session: Virtual for Story & Craft for your 4-5 year old preschoolerOpen to Ridgewood Library/KidsCard holders ages 4-5Craft materials will be available for pick up at the Library one week prior to the class 

or call 201-670-5600.
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Teen Games Day (Zoom Program)
4:00 pm
 Teen Games Day (Zoom Program)
Friday, Jan. 22, 4:00 pm
Challenge your friends and librarians to an afternoon of Mario Kart Tournaments and see who will come out on top.Instructions on how to play with us:1.Download Mario Kart Tour (available for Android or iOS).2.Link or create an Nintendo account.3.Clear one cup (four races) to unlock multiplayer mode....read more

or call 201-670-5600.
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Virtual Teen Program: Cooking with Calvin
4 pm
Virtual Teen Program: Cooking with Calvin
Friday, Jan. 22, 4 pm
Tune in and watch cooking tutorials by Mr. Calvin. Video tutorial available on Teen Website @ 4pm.  Episode 22
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Zoom Library Card Renewals
10:00am
 Zoom Library Card Renewals
Saturday, Jan. 23, 10:00am
Do you need to renew your Ridgewood Library Card? Meet us on Zoom with a valid ID (i.e. driver's license, utility bill) showing your Ridgewood address and we can renew for another 3 years. It just takes 5 minutes! Questions, call the Reference Desk: (201) 670-5600, x130 or email: ask@ridgew...read more

or call 201-670-5600.
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Virtual Laughter Yoga @10:30am via Zoom
10:30am
Virtual Laughter Yoga @10:30am via Zoom
Saturday, Jan. 23, 10:30am
(Saturdays, Jan 2, 23, Feb 20, 10:30am)

Join Ms Natalie for this fun, interactive eventA Zoom link will be sent to registered patrons the morning of the event 

or call 201-670-5600.
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Virtual Baby & Me: Birth-18 Months
10:30am
Virtual Baby & Me: Birth-18 Months
Monday, Jan. 25, 10:30am
(Mondays, Jan 4, 11, 25, Feb 1 & 8, 10:30am)

Join us for a five week session: Virtual for songs, stories and fingerplay to enjoy with your babyOpen to Ridgewood Library/KidsCard holders ages birth-18 months 

or call 201-670-5600.
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Word Basics (Virtual)
2-3:30pm
 Word Basics (Virtual)
Monday, Jan. 25, 2-3:30pm
Free/RW; $5/VisitorsWord is more than just putting letters onto a page. Learn how to build a word document from the ground up and to get more out of your own documents. Class will be held virtualy via Zoom, with the link being sent out prior to the class.Required upon registration: Student must take...read more

or call 201-670-5600.
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Virtual Reading Pals
4:00 pm
 Virtual Reading Pals
Monday, Jan. 25, 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...read more
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Virtual Reading Pals
4:30 pm
 Virtual Reading Pals
Monday, Jan. 25, 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...read more
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Virtual Parenting in the Time of Covid-19: Strategies for Preschoolers with Dr. Kevin Giangrasso 7-8:30pm via Zoom
7:00pm
Virtual Parenting in the Time of Covid-19: Strategies for Preschoolers with Dr. Kevin Giangrasso 7-8:30pm via Zoom
Monday, Jan. 25, 7:00pm
Dr. Kevin Giangrasso, clinical psychologist, will discuss emotional issues related to Covid for PreSchool ParentsA Zoom link will be sent to registered patrons the day of the event

or call 201-670-5600.
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Silent Voices: Telling Stories of Your Female Immigrant Ancestors
7:00pm
Silent Voices: Telling Stories of Your Female Immigrant Ancestors
Monday, Jan. 25, 7:00pmSilent Voices: Telli
Webinar
GSBC Monthly Meeting (Webinar) 7-8:30pmMost historical records have been created for and/or about men, making it more challenging to research and write about female ancestors. This session will include: effective ways to discover your female ancestors and how to document the important roles their li...read more
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ESL Virtual Everyday English (Winter)
9:30-11:00AM
ESL Virtual Everyday English (Winter)
Tuesday, Jan. 26, 9:30-11:00AM
(January 5, 7, 12, 14, 19, 21, 26, 28, February 2, 4, 9, 11, 23, 24, March 2, 4, 9:30-11:00am)

This class concentrates on the essentials of reading, writing, speaking, and listening.Advanced beginner/low intermediate levelTuesdays & Thursdays 9:30-11:00amJanuary 5, 7, 12, 14, 19, 21, 26, 28, February 2, 4, 9, 11, 23, 25, March 2, 4Questions:  Please contact Victoria Schnure at v...read more

or call 201-670-5600.
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Virtual Toddler Time: Ages 18m-2.5 years
10:30am
Virtual Toddler Time: Ages 18m-2.5 years
Tuesday, Jan. 26, 10:30am
(Jan 5, 12, 19, 26 & Feb 2, 10:30am)

Join us for a five week session: Virtual for songs, stories and fingerplay to enjoy with your ToddlerOpen to Ridgewood Library/KidsCard holders ages 18 months-2.5 years 

or call 201-670-5600.
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ESL Virtual Book Group (Winter)
1:00-2:15PM
 ESL Virtual Book Group (Winter)
Tuesday, Jan. 26, 1:00-2:15PM
(Tuesdays, January 5,12, 19, 26, February 2, 9, 23, March 2, 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, 1:00-2:15pmJanuary 5, 12, 19, 26, February 2, 9, 23, March 2*Registration is open to currently enrolled ESL students.**Registration is required for Zoom invitatio...read more

or call 201-670-5600.
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Zoom Library Card Renewals
2:00pm
 Zoom Library Card Renewals
Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2:00pm
Do you need to renew your Ridgewood Library Card? Meet us on Zoom with a valid ID (i.e. driver's license, utility bill) showing your Ridgewood address and we can renew for another 3 years. It just takes 5 minutes! Questions, call the Reference Desk: (201) 670-5600, x130.

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Virtual-Read to a Pet with Chance (Golden mix)
4:00pm
Virtual-Read to a Pet with Chance (Golden mix)
Tuesday, Jan. 26, 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 pet. 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 wit...read more
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Virtual WLC: Spanish Conversation
4-5pm
Virtual WLC: Spanish Conversation
Tuesday, Jan. 26, 4-5pm
(Nov 17, Dec 1, 8, 15, & Jan 5, 12, 19, & 26 2021)

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 Languagé Cafe series led by a Spanish-speaking volunteer. Our volunteer will guide participants in an...read more

or call 201-670-5600.
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Virtual Homework Center
4-5pm
 Virtual Homework Center
Tuesday, Jan. 26, 4-5pm
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 jkontoni...read more
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Virtual Homework Center
4-5pm
 Virtual Homework Center
Tuesday, Jan. 26, 4-5pm
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 jkontoni...read more
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Virtual Homework Center
4-5pm
 Virtual Homework Center
Tuesday, Jan. 26, 4-5pm
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 jkontoni...read more
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Virtual Homework Center
4-5pm
 Virtual Homework Center
Tuesday, Jan. 26, 4-5pm
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 jkontoni...read more

or call 201-670-5600.
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Virtual Homework Center
4-5pm
 Virtual Homework Center
Tuesday, Jan. 26, 4-5pm
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 jkontoni...read more

or call 201-670-5600.
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Virtual-Read to a Pet with Chance (Golden mix)
4:15pm
Virtual-Read to a Pet with Chance (Golden mix)
Tuesday, Jan. 26, 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 pet. 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 wit...read more
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Virtual-Read to a Pet with Chance (Golden mix)
4:30pm
Virtual-Read to a Pet with Chance (Golden mix)
Tuesday, Jan. 26, 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 pet. 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 wit...read more
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Virtual-Read to a Pet with Chance (Golden mix)
4:45pm
Virtual-Read to a Pet with Chance (Golden mix)
Tuesday, Jan. 26, 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 pet. 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 wit...read more
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Zoom Library Card Renewals
5:00 pm
 Zoom Library Card Renewals
Tuesday, Jan. 26, 5:00 pm
Do you need to renew your Ridgewood Library Card? Meet us on Zoom with a valid ID (i.e. driver's license, utility bill) showing your Ridgewood address and we can renew for another 3 years. It just takes 5 minutes! Questions, call the Reference Desk: (201) 670-5600, x130 or email: ask@ridgew...read more

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Coping Strategies for a Prolonged Pandemic
7pm
Coping Strategies for a Prolonged Pandemic
Tuesday, Jan. 26, 7pm
RPL Valley Wellness PartnershipWe’ll learn stress reduction techniques to strengthen lifelong resiliency.Speaker: Jeanne Marron, Ph.D., community educator, West Bergen Mental HealthcareRegister here at valleyhealth.com/events or call 1-800-825-5391.
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ESL Virtual Cultural English (Winter)
7:00-8:30PM
ESL Virtual Cultural English (Winter)
Wednesday, Jan. 27, 7:00-8:30PM
(Wednesdays, January 6, 13, 20, 27, February 3, 10, 24, March 3, 7:00-8:30PM)

This class explores creative expression through various cultural lenses.Intermediate/advanced levelWednesdays 7:00-8:30pmJanuary 6, 13, 20, 27, February 3,10, 24, March 3Questions:  Please contact Victoria Schnure at vschnure@ridgewoodlibrary.org *Classes open ONLY to students current...read more

or call 201-670-5600.
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Virtual Tales for Tykes: Ages 2.5-4 years 10:30-11:00am
10:30am
Virtual Tales for Tykes: Ages 2.5-4 years 10:30-11:00am
Wednesday, Jan. 27, 10:30am
(Jan 6, 13, 20, 27, Feb 3, 1030.m.)

Join us for a five week session: Virtual for Stories, songs and fingerplay to enjoy with your TykeOpen to Ridgewood Library/KidsCard holders ages 2.5-4 years 

or call 201-670-5600.
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ESL Virtual American Slang (Winter)
1:30-2:30PM
ESL Virtual American Slang (Winter)
Wednesday, Jan. 27, 1:30-2:30PM
(Wednesdays, January 6, 13, 20, 27, February 3, 10, 24, March 3, 1:30-2:30PM)

Have a blast with this weekly group & get hooked on conversation.All levels welcome.Wednesdays 1:30-2:30pmJanuary 6, 13, 20, 27, February 3, 10, 24, March 3Questions:  Please contact Victoria Hilditch at vhilditch@ridgewoodlibrary.org *Classes open ONLY to students currently registered...read more

or call 201-670-5600.
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Zoom Library Card Renewals
3:00pm
 Zoom Library Card Renewals
Wednesday, Jan. 27, 3:00pmZoom Library Card Re
Do you need to renew your Ridgewood Library Card? Meet us on Zoom with a valid ID (i.e. driver's license, utility bill) showing your Ridgewood address and we can renew for another 3 years. It just takes 5 minutes!Questions, call the Reference Desk: (201) 670-5600, x130.

or call 201-670-5600.
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Teen Tech Club @home (Zoom Program)
4:00 pm
Teen Tech Club @home (Zoom Program)
Wednesday, Jan. 27, 4:00 pm
(Wednesdays, January 6,13, 20 & 27, 4 pm )

Tech guru, Mr. Charles presents weekly STEAM classes to expand your mind. This month's topic: Procreate (Digital Illustration App). iPads will be available for tech lending.Registration required. For teens in 6-12 grade ONLY. (Zoom meeting link will be emailed the day of program).

or call 201-670-5600.
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Virtual Reading Pals
4:00 pm
 Virtual Reading Pals
Wednesday, Jan. 27, 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...read more
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Virtual Reading Pals
4:30 pm
 Virtual Reading Pals
Wednesday, Jan. 27, 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...read more
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Full-Moon Hikes (Sustainability Series)
7:00 pm
Full-Moon Hikes (Sustainability Series)
Wednesday, Jan. 27, 7:00 pmFull-Moon Hikes (Sus
NJ Monthly writer Monica Cardoza shows us another way to stay active and outside this winter. Monica will explain where to find full-moon hikes and how to get started, and she'll also share images of some beautiful moonlit treks.  Co-presented with Sustainable Ridgewood.

or call 201-670-5600.
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Homespun Handcrafts @ Home: Paper Chain Wall Hanging
7pm
Homespun Handcrafts @ Home: Paper Chain Wall Hanging
Wednesday, Jan. 27, 7pm
Pick up a kit with materials to make paper chain wall hangings. Then join us for a Zoom meeting to make the wall hangings together. Free Ridgewood/$5 Visitors.Registration is required for Zoom link.Kits available at the Reference Desk starting January 11th.Questions? Elizabeth: egaidimas@ridgew...read more
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Crafted Crimes Book Group
7pm
 Crafted Crimes Book Group
Wednesday, Jan. 27, 7pm
Join us to read various true crime books.Upcoming Selections:The Road to Jonestown by Jeff GuinFeb 24: TBD, Group VoteHeld via ZoomQuestions? Kerri: kwallace@ridgewoodlibrary.org or 201-670-5600 ext.103

or call 201-670-5600.
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ESL Virtual Everyday English (Winter)
9:30-11:00AM
ESL Virtual Everyday English (Winter)
Thursday, Jan. 28, 9:30-11:00AM
(January 5, 7, 12, 14, 19, 21, 26, 28, February 2, 4, 9, 11, 23, 24, March 2, 4, 9:30-11:00am)

This class concentrates on the essentials of reading, writing, speaking, and listening.Advanced beginner/low intermediate levelTuesdays & Thursdays 9:30-11:00amJanuary 5, 7, 12, 14, 19, 21, 26, 28, February 2, 4, 9, 11, 23, 25, March 2, 4Questions:  Please contact Victoria Schnure at v...read more

or call 201-670-5600.
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Zoom Library Card Renewals
10:00am
 Zoom Library Card Renewals
Thursday, Jan. 28, 10:00amZoom Library Card Re
Do you need to renew your Ridgewood Library Card? Meet us on Zoom with a valid ID (i.e. driver's license, utility bill) showing your Ridgewood address and we can renew for another 3 years. It just takes 5 minutes!Questions, call the Reference Desk: (201) 670-5600, x130.

or call 201-670-5600.
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Virtual Winter Storytime with Auntie Claudia
10:30am
Virtual Winter Storytime with Auntie Claudia
Thursday, Jan. 28, 10:30am
Join Auntie Claudia, Ms Theresa and Ms Robin for this fun Winter Themed StorytimeSign in to Facebook for this fun event
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Virtual-Read to a Pet with Ming Ling (Siamese cat)
4:00pm
Virtual-Read to a Pet with Ming Ling (Siamese cat)
Thursday, Jan. 28, 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 pet. 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 wit...read more
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Virtual World Explorers "Fairy Tales in History" Ages 4-7yrs 4:00-4:45pm
4:00pm
Virtual World Explorers "Fairy Tales in History" Ages 4-7yrs 4:00-4:45pm
Thursday, Jan. 28, 4:00pm
Join World Explorers for this enlightening class as we learn about Fairy Tales in HistoryOpen to Ridgewood Library Card holders ages 4-7yrsA Zoom link will be sent the morning of the event

or call 201-670-5600.
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Virtual Homework Center
4-5pm
 Virtual Homework Center
Thursday, Jan. 28, 4-5pm
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 jkontoni...read more

or call 201-670-5600.
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Virtual Homework Center
4-5pm
 Virtual Homework Center
Thursday, Jan. 28, 4-5pm
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 jkontoni...read more

or call 201-670-5600.
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Virtual Homework Center
4-5pm
 Virtual Homework Center
Thursday, Jan. 28, 4-5pm
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 jkontoni...read more
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Virtual Homework Center
4-5pm
 Virtual Homework Center
Thursday, Jan. 28, 4-5pm
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 jkontoni...read more
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Virtual-Read to a Pet with Ming Ling (Siamese cat)
4:15pm
Virtual-Read to a Pet with Ming Ling (Siamese cat)
Thursday, Jan. 28, 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 pet. 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 wit...read more
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Virtual-Read to a Pet with Ming Ling (Siamese cat)
4:30pm
Virtual-Read to a Pet with Ming Ling (Siamese cat)
Thursday, Jan. 28, 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 pet. 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 wit...read more
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Virtual-Read to a Pet with Ming Ling (Siamese cat)
4:45pm
Virtual-Read to a Pet with Ming Ling (Siamese cat)
Thursday, Jan. 28, 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 pet. 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 wit...read more
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Informational Interviewing
6:30pm
 Informational Interviewing
Thursday, Jan. 28, 6:30pm
Debra Stark of Ramapo College shares vital job search tips and skills.Registration required for Zoom link.

or call 201-670-5600.
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Virtual PreK Story & Craft: Ages 4-5 years 10:30-11:00am
10:30am
Virtual PreK Story & Craft: Ages 4-5 years 10:30-11:00am
Friday, Jan. 29, 10:30am
(Jan 8, 15, 22, 29, Feb 5, 10:30am)

Join us for a five week session: Virtual for Story & Craft for your 4-5 year old preschoolerOpen to Ridgewood Library/KidsCard holders ages 4-5Craft materials will be available for pick up at the Library one week prior to the class 

or call 201-670-5600.
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Teen Volunteer Orientations (Zoom Program)
4:00 pm
Teen Volunteer Orientations (Zoom Program)
Friday, Jan. 29, 4:00 pm
Learn how you can become a Virtual Reading Pal and Read to a Dog host teen volunteer. More information:https://www.ridgewoodlibrary.org/teenvolunteeropportunities.Registration required. For teens in 6-12 grade ONLY. (Zoom meeting link will be emailed the day of program)

or call 201-670-5600.
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Virtual Musical Munchkins @10:30am via Zoom
10:30am
Virtual Musical Munchkins @10:30am via Zoom
Saturday, Jan. 30, 10:30am
Join Musical Munchkins for this fun, interactive eventA Zoom link will be sent to registered patrons the morning of the eventWHAT TO HAVE ON HAND:  shakers, xylophone with mallet and/or 8 blocks, a scarf and a drum or plastic container to use as a drum.

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Cut That Cable
11am-12pm
 Cut That Cable
Saturday, Jan. 30, 11am-12pmCut That Cable
Free/RW; $5/VisitorsCut that Cable will help answer questions like: what's the difference between Peacock, Peacock Premium and Peacock Premium Plus. What was Quibi? Why are there different shows on Hulu & Disney+ despite both being owned by Disney? How do I stream from my...read more
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