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

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Baby & Me Storytime: Birth-18 months (Onsite) 10-10:30am
10:00 am
Baby & Me Storytime: Birth-18 months (Onsite) 10-10:30am
Friday, Oct. 1, 10:00 am
(Fridays, Sept 24, Oct 1, 8, 15, 22, 10 a.m.)

Join us onsite for Baby & Me 5 week session. Stories, songs and fingerplay designed to help you and your baby develop pre-reading skills.Registration required. Please register for one Baby Class/session.Open to Ridgewood Library Cardholders

or call 201-670-5600.
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Teen Games Day (Onsite)
4-5 pm
 Teen Games Day (Onsite)
Friday, Oct. 1, 4-5 pm
Challenge your friends to our selection of video games. Registration required, space is limited.

or call 201-670-5600.
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Storytime with Fireman John, (Onsite), 4-4:30pm
4:00pm
Storytime with Fireman John, (Onsite), 4-4:30pm
Friday, Oct. 1, 4:00pm
Hear stories and learn about Fire Safety from Ridgewood's Fire Sub Code Official,  Lt. John Young.Ages 3 & up with adultAll individauls over 2 must wear a mask and social distance. 

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Morning Stories. Ridgewood Library Cardholder. all ages (Onsite), 10:30-11am
10:30 am
Morning Stories. Ridgewood Library Cardholder. all ages (Onsite), 10:30-11am
Saturday, Oct. 2, 10:30 am
(Saturdays, Oct 2, 23, Nov 6, 20, 27, Dec 4, 11, 18, 10:30am)

Join us for stories and songs.Open to Ridgewood Library Cardholders. Children must be superived by an adult.All adults and children must wear masks and mantain social distancing.

or call 201-670-5600.
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300 Years of American Quilts
1:00pm
 300 Years of American Quilts
Saturday, Oct. 2, 1:00pm
The following is information for the onsite option of this presentationThis slide show presents a timeline of how quilts developed in America, how styles evolved, how history inspired quiltmakers in the past and continues to do so. Guest speaker::  Dana Balsamo, quilt collector, dealer, ap...read more
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300 Years of American Quilts
1:00pm
 300 Years of American Quilts
Saturday, Oct. 2, 1:00pm300 Years of America
Webinar
Guest speaker: Dana Balsamo, quilt collector, dealer, appraiser, and auctioneer.This slide show presents a timeline of how quilts developed in America, how styles evolved, how history inspired quiltmakers in the past and continues to do so. This event will be held both onsite and via Zoom. ...read more

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Baby & Me Storytime: Birth-18 months (Onsite) 10-10:30am
10:00 am
Baby & Me Storytime: Birth-18 months (Onsite) 10-10:30am
Monday, Oct. 4, 10:00 am
(Mondays, Sept 20, 27, Oct 4, 11, 18, 10am)

Join us for Baby & Me 5 week session. Stories, songs and fingerplay designed to help you and your baby develop pre-reading skills.Registration required. Adults and siblings over 2 must wear masks.Open to Ridgewood Library Cardholders

or call 201-670-5600.
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PreK Story & Craft - ages 4 & up (Onsite) 1:30-2pm
1:30pm
PreK Story & Craft - ages 4 & up (Onsite) 1:30-2pm
Monday, Oct. 4, 1:30pm
(Mondays, Sept 20, 27, Oct 4, 11, 18, 1:30pm)

Join us for PreK Story & Craft 5 week session. Listen to stories and create a craft.Registration required. Children must wear masksOpen to Ridgewood Library Cardholders

or call 201-670-5600.
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Girls Who Code (Virtual)
3:30pm-4:30pm
 Girls Who Code (Virtual)
Monday, Oct. 4, 3:30pm-4:30pm
(Sep 13, 20, 27, Oct 4, 18, 25, Nov 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29, 3:30 pm )
Girls Who Code (Virt
Use Computer Science to change the world! Join a sisterhood of supportive peers and together we will learn fun and simple online coding.Registration required. For teen girls in 6-8 grade ONLY.

or call 201-670-5600.
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1st Grade Book Club, (Onsite) Mondays, 4-4:30pm
4:00 - 4:30pm
1st Grade Book Club, (Onsite) Mondays, 4-4:30pm
Monday, Oct. 4, 4:00 - 4:30pm
(Mondays, Oct 4, Nov 1, Dec 6, Jan 10, Feb 7, Mar 7, Apr 4, May 2, Jun 6, 4:00- 4:30pm)

For Ridgewood students entering first grade. The program will be held at the library.Each month we will read a book together. No advanced preparation is required.All children will need to wear a mask.

or call 201-670-5600.
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Reading Pals (Onsite)
4:00 pm
 Reading Pals (Onsite)
Monday, Oct. 4, 4:00 pm
For readers and pre-readers, schedule a one-to-one reading session with one of our teen volunteers. Please specify age, virtual or onsite appointment upon registration. Zoom meeting link will be emailed the morning of appointment.

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Reading Pals (Onsite)
4:30pm
 Reading Pals (Onsite)
Monday, Oct. 4, 4:30pm
For readers and pre-readers, schedule a one-to-one reading session with one of our teen volunteers. Please specify age, virtual or onsite appointment upon registration. Zoom meeting link will be emailed the morning of appointment.

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Toddler Time Storytime: 18 months-2 1/2 years (Onsite) 10-10:30am
10-10:30am
Toddler Time Storytime: 18 months-2 1/2 years (Onsite) 10-10:30am
Tuesday, Oct. 5, 10-10:30am
(Tuesdays, 9/21, 9/28, 10/5, 10/12 & 10/19, 10am)

Join us for Toddler Time 5 week session. Registration required. Adults and children 2 & over must wear masks.Open to Ridgewood Library Cardholders

or call 201-670-5600.
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Tales for Tykes Storytime: 2 1/2-4 years (Onsite) 11-11:30am
11:00 am
Tales for Tykes Storytime: 2 1/2-4 years (Onsite) 11-11:30am
Tuesday, Oct. 5, 11:00 am
(Tuesdays, Sept 21, 28, Oct 5, 12 & 19, 11:00 am)

Join us for Tales for Tykes 5 week session. Registration required. Adults and children 2 & over must wear masks.Open to Ridgewood Library Cardholders

or call 201-670-5600.
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Read to a Dog with Liberty (Golden Retriever)
4:00pm
Read to a Dog with Liberty (Golden Retriever)
Tuesday, Oct. 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 in-person private s...read more
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Homework Center Teen Volunteer Orientation (Onsite)
4- 5 pm
Homework Center Teen Volunteer Orientation (Onsite)
Tuesday, Oct. 5, 4- 5 pm
Available to academically-qualified Ridgewood card holders in grades 10-12, with volunteer application signed by a teacher or guidance counselor. Provide after-school help for students in grades 3-9 in a variety of academic subjects. Mandatory orientation for returning and new volunteers. 

or call 201-670-5600.
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Read to a Dog with Liberty (Golden Retriever)
4:15pm
Read to a Dog with Liberty (Golden Retriever)
Tuesday, Oct. 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 in-person private s...read more

or call 201-670-5600.
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Read to a Dog with Liberty (Golden Retriever)
4:30pm
Read to a Dog with Liberty (Golden Retriever)
Tuesday, Oct. 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 in-person private s...read more
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Read to a Dog with Liberty (Golden Retriever)
4:45pm
Read to a Dog with Liberty (Golden Retriever)
Tuesday, Oct. 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 in-person private s...read more
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WLC: Spanish Conversation (Virtual)
6-7pm
WLC: Spanish Conversation (Virtual)
Tuesday, Oct. 5, 6-7pm
WLC Spanish is back, now on TUESDAYS AT 6PMRegistration required. Want to practice your Spanish conversational skills? Join fellow Spanish-language students in this World Language Café series led by a Spanish-speaking volunteer. Our volunteer will guide participants in an hour ...read more

or call 201-670-5600.
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Valley: Talking Sugars (virtual)
7pm
Valley: Talking Sugars (virtual)
Tuesday, Oct. 5, 7pm
Learn about prediabetes and how to prevent or delay onset of disease.Eirene John, MD, family practiceRegister here: https://www.valleyhealth.com/events/talking-sugars
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Navigating College Admissions Successfully and the Importance of Community Service, (Virtual)
7- 8 pm
Navigating College Admissions Successfully and the Importance of Community Service, (Virtual)
Tuesday, Oct. 5, 7- 8 pm
We are offering this Zoom presentation to help families understand how COVID-19 has changed the college admissions landscape and how it will affect Juniors, Sophomores and Freshmen.This recent college admissions cycle has turned out to be the most competitive to date. The reason is that most college...read more

or call 201-670-5600.
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Toddler Time Storytime: 18 months-2 1/2 years (Virtual) 10-10:30am
10:00 am
Toddler Time Storytime: 18 months-2 1/2 years (Virtual) 10-10:30am
Wednesday, Oct. 6, 10:00 am
(Wednesdays, Sept 22, 29, Oct 6, 13 & 20, 10 am)

Join us via Zoom for Toddler Time 5 week session. Stories, songs and fingerplay designed to help you and your Toddler develop pre-reading skills.Please register for on Toddler Time (on-site or virtual) for each session. Registration required. Open to Ridgewood Library Cardholders

or call 201-670-5600.
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Italian World Language Cafe
1:00-2:00pm
 Italian World Language Cafe
Wednesday, Oct. 6, 1:00-2:00pm
(Wednesdays, Sept 8 & 22; Oct 6 & 20; Nov 17; Dec 1 & 15,1-2pm)

Want to practice your Italian conversational skills? Join fellow Italian-language students in this World Language Café series led by a certified Italian teacher with years of experience. For more information, please email: ask@ridgewoodlibrary.org.

or call 201-670-5600.
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All Booked (Facebook LIVE)
3:00 pm
 All Booked (Facebook LIVE)
Wednesday, Oct. 6, 3:00 pm
Need something new to read? Grab a cool beverage and tune in as RPL Librarians chat about their current reads. On Facebook Live @ridgewoodlibrarynj.This month's subject- Horror reads.
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Reading Pals (Onsite)
4:00 pm
 Reading Pals (Onsite)
Wednesday, Oct. 6, 4:00 pm
For readers and pre-readers, schedule a one-to-one reading session with one of our teen volunteers. Please specify age, virtual or onsite appointment upon registration. Zoom meeting link will be emailed the morning of appointment.
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Teen Tech Club (Onsite Program)
4:00 pm
 Teen Tech Club (Onsite Program)
Wednesday, Oct. 6, 4:00 pm
(October 6, 13, 20 & 27, 4 pm)

Tech guru, Mr. Charles presents weekly STEAM classes to expand your mind. Registration required. For teens in 6-12 grade ONLY.

or call 201-670-5600.
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Creative Kids with Marcia Matthews: Robert Delauney - Ages 4 & up with adult, (Onsite), 4-4:45pm.
4:00pm
Creative Kids with Marcia Matthews: Robert Delauney - Ages 4 & up with adult, (Onsite), 4-4:45pm.
Wednesday, Oct. 6, 4:00pm
Learn about the artist, Robert Delauney with Marcia Matthews. Open to Ridgewood Library Cardholders ages 4 & up. Children must be accompanied by an adult. All adults and children over the age of 2 must wear masks. Register for one of the Robert Delauney classes.

or call 201-670-5600.
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Reading Pals (Onsite)
4:30 pm
 Reading Pals (Onsite)
Wednesday, Oct. 6, 4:30 pm
For readers and pre-readers, schedule a one-to-one reading session with one of our teen volunteers. Please specify age, virtual or onsite appointment upon registration. Zoom meeting link will be emailed the morning of appointment.
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Create an Eco-Friendly Garden (Sustainability Series) (Virtual)
7pm
Create an Eco-Friendly Garden (Sustainability Series) (Virtual)
Wednesday, Oct. 6, 7pmCreate an Eco-Friend
Master gardener Lourdes Osorio explains how gardeners can help restore our unbalanced ecosystems by creating habitats for the many beneficial insects that risk extinction. She will discuss garden design, plant selection, and "micro-habitat" maintenance to ensure your garden can support pol...read more

or call 201-670-5600.
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Stream: Access Ridgewood & Reel Voices Present "25 Prospect Street" (Virtual)
7:00pm
Stream: Access Ridgewood & Reel Voices Present "25 Prospect Street" (Virtual)
Wednesday, Oct. 6, 7:00pm
Valerie Jensen, a former school teacher, transforms an abandoned bank into the Prospector Theater. She creates a state-of-the-art movie palace that provides opportunities for people with disabilities.A viewing  link will be sent to registered patrons. Link will be available form 10/6 - 10/9&nbs...read more

or call 201-670-5600.
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Move & Groove with Miss Jolie - Facebbook Live Event (Virtual) 10:30-11am
10:30am
Move & Groove with Miss Jolie - Facebbook Live Event (Virtual) 10:30-11am
Thursday, Oct. 7, 10:30am
(Thursdays, July 8, Sept 2, 16, Oct 7, 21, Nov 11, 18, Dec 2, 16, 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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French World Langauge Cafe
2-3pm
 French World Langauge Cafe
Thursday, Oct. 7, 2-3pm
(Sept 9, 23, Oct 7, 21, Nov 4, 18, Dec 2 & 16)

Class is currently full. To be added to the waitlist, please email ask@ridgewoodlibrary.orgWant to practice your French conversational skills? Join fellow French-language students in this World Language Café series led by an French-speaking volunteer.For more information, pleas...read more
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Getting Started with Gedmatch
2:00pm
 Getting Started with Gedmatch
Thursday, Oct. 7, 2:00pmGetting Started with
Webinar
Fred will talk about using the popular Gedmatch.com website. Includes creating a new account, uploading your DNA, and doing your first DNA tests. Includes discussion of the latest user interface changes.GSBC Extra Event, Online WebinarGuest speaker: Fred VossRegistration required: https://...read more
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Read to a Dog with Daisy & Gracie (Golden Retrievers)
4:00pm
Read to a Dog with Daisy & Gracie (Golden Retrievers)
Thursday, Oct. 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 in-person private s...read more
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Graphic Novel Book Club - Grades 4-5, (Virtual) Thursdays 4-5pm
4:00-5:00pm
Graphic Novel Book Club - Grades 4-5, (Virtual) Thursdays 4-5pm
Thursday, Oct. 7, 4:00-5:00pm
(Thursdays, Oct 7, Nov 4, Jan 6, Feb 3, Mar 3, Apr 6, May 5, Jun 2)

For Ridgewood students only entering grades 4-5.Join us monthly via Zoom for some lively graphic novel book discussions.All registered participants will receive a Zoom link prior to the event.An email will be sent to all registered participants with information regarding the first book in advance. C...read more

or call 201-670-5600.
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Read to a Dog with Daisy & Gracie (Golden Retrievers)
4:15pm
Read to a Dog with Daisy & Gracie (Golden Retrievers)
Thursday, Oct. 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 in-person private s...read more

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Read to a Dog with Daisy & Gracie (Golden Retrievers)
4:30pm
Read to a Dog with Daisy & Gracie (Golden Retrievers)
Thursday, Oct. 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 in-person private s...read more

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Read to a Dog with Daisy & Gracie (Golden Retrievers)
4:45pm
Read to a Dog with Daisy & Gracie (Golden Retrievers)
Thursday, Oct. 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 in-person private s...read more
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Homework Center Teen Volunteer Orientation (Onsite)
7-8 pm
Homework Center Teen Volunteer Orientation (Onsite)
Thursday, Oct. 7, 7-8 pm
Available to academically-qualified Ridgewood card holders in grades 10-12, with volunteer application signed by a teacher or guidance counselor. Provide after-school help for students in grades 3-9 in a variety of academic subjects. Mandatory orientation for returning and new volunteers. 

or call 201-670-5600.
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Stream: Access Ridgewood & Reel Voices Present "25 Prospect Street" Virtual
Stream: Access Ridgewood & Reel Voices Present "25 Prospect Street" Virtual
Friday, Oct. 8
(Oct 8, Oct 9, Oct 10, Oct 11, all day )

Stream: Access Ridgewood & Reel Voices Present "25 Prospect Street" (Virtual)Ridgewood Public Libraryor call 201-670-5600.Valerie Jensen, a former school teacher, transforms an abandoned bank into the Prospector Theater. She creates a state-of-the-art movie palace that provides opportu...read more
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Baby & Me Storytime: Birth-18 months (Onsite) 10-10:30am
10:00 am
Baby & Me Storytime: Birth-18 months (Onsite) 10-10:30am
Friday, Oct. 8, 10:00 am
(Fridays, Sept 24, Oct 1, 8, 15, 22, 10 a.m.)

Join us onsite for Baby & Me 5 week session. Stories, songs and fingerplay designed to help you and your baby develop pre-reading skills.Registration required. Please register for one Baby Class/session.Open to Ridgewood Library Cardholders

or call 201-670-5600.
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Access Ridgewood & Reel Voices Present "25 Prospect Street" (Onsite) 1:00-2:30pm
1:00pm
Access Ridgewood & Reel Voices Present "25 Prospect Street" (Onsite) 1:00-2:30pm
Friday, Oct. 8, 1:00pm
Valerie Jensen, a former school teacher, transforms an abandoned bank into the Prospector Theater. She creates a state-of-the-art movie palace that provides opportunities for people with disabilities.Stream the film or join us in person. Limited capacity, social distancing and masks required. 

or call 201-670-5600.
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ESL *ONSITE Coffee Break Out Sessions (Fall)
1:00-2:00pm
ESL *ONSITE Coffee Break Out Sessions (Fall)
Friday, Oct. 8, 1:00-2:00pm
Connect with fellow ESL students in small groups of 3-4 people for casual conversation.Icebreaker activities will be provided.All levels welcome. Registration is required for each session.Fridays, Sep 24, Oct 8, Oct 22, Nov 12, Nov 19, Dec 3, Dec 17, 1-2pmQuestions, please contact:Victoria Schn...read more

or call 201-670-5600.
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Seeing Eye Dog Educational Program - Cosponsored by Access Ridgewood and Caring Eyes Puppy Club of Bergen County, ages 4 & up with adult (Onsite) 4-4:45pm
4:00pm
Seeing Eye Dog Educational Program - Cosponsored by Access Ridgewood and Caring Eyes Puppy Club of Bergen County, ages 4 & up with adult (Onsite) 4-4:45pm
Friday, Oct. 8, 4:00pm
Join our friends from Caring Eyes Puppy Club of Bergen County.Learn how specially trained Seeing Eye dogs are trained and enhance the independence, dignity and self-confidence of people who are blind.Meet puppies and their puppy raisers from Caring Eyes Puppy Club and S...read more

or call 201-670-5600.
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Manga/Anime Club (Onsite)
4-5 pm
 Manga/Anime Club (Onsite)
Friday, Oct. 8, 4-5 pm
Enjoy reading manga and watching anime together. Whether you’re a newbie or a long time fan you won’t want to miss outRegistration required, space is limited. For teens in 6-12 grade ONLY.

or call 201-670-5600.
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Q&A with "25 Prospect Street" producer Mike "Munchie" Santini cosponsored by Access Ridgewood and RPL’s Reel Voices, (Virtual) 7-7:45pm
7:00pm
Q&A with "25 Prospect Street" producer Mike "Munchie" Santini cosponsored by Access Ridgewood and RPL’s Reel Voices, (Virtual) 7-7:45pm
Friday, Oct. 8, 7:00pm
Join "25 Prospect Street" producer Mike "Munchie" Santini for a Q&A.Stream the film anytime 10/6-10/9 or view it in-person in the Library Auditorium on 10/8 @ 1pm (Separate registration required for streaming or in person viewing)A Zoom link will be sent the morning of the ev...read more

or call 201-670-5600.
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Stream: Access Ridgewood & Reel Voices Present "25 Prospect Street" Virtual
Stream: Access Ridgewood & Reel Voices Present "25 Prospect Street" Virtual
Saturday, Oct. 9
(Oct 8, Oct 9, Oct 10, Oct 11, all day )

Stream: Access Ridgewood & Reel Voices Present "25 Prospect Street" (Virtual)Ridgewood Public Libraryor call 201-670-5600.Valerie Jensen, a former school teacher, transforms an abandoned bank into the Prospector Theater. She creates a state-of-the-art movie palace that provides opportu...read more
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Stream: Access Ridgewood & Reel Voices Present "25 Prospect Street" Virtual
Stream: Access Ridgewood & Reel Voices Present "25 Prospect Street" Virtual
Sunday, Oct. 10
(Oct 8, Oct 9, Oct 10, Oct 11, all day )

Stream: Access Ridgewood & Reel Voices Present "25 Prospect Street" (Virtual)Ridgewood Public Libraryor call 201-670-5600.Valerie Jensen, a former school teacher, transforms an abandoned bank into the Prospector Theater. She creates a state-of-the-art movie palace that provides opportu...read more
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Access Weekend Friends to Friends Community Church Service (Virtual) 7-8pm
7:00pm
Access Weekend Friends to Friends Community Church Service (Virtual) 7-8pm
Sunday, Oct. 10, 7:00pm
Friends to Friends Community Church joyfully welcomes and serves people with disabilities. Registration requiredA Zoom link will be provided to registered participants

or call 201-670-5600.
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Stream: Access Ridgewood & Reel Voices Present "25 Prospect Street" Virtual
Stream: Access Ridgewood & Reel Voices Present "25 Prospect Street" Virtual
Monday, Oct. 11
(Oct 8, Oct 9, Oct 10, Oct 11, all day )

Stream: Access Ridgewood & Reel Voices Present "25 Prospect Street" (Virtual)Ridgewood Public Libraryor call 201-670-5600.Valerie Jensen, a former school teacher, transforms an abandoned bank into the Prospector Theater. She creates a state-of-the-art movie palace that provides opportu...read more
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Baby & Me Storytime: Birth-18 months (Onsite) 10-10:30am
10:00 am
Baby & Me Storytime: Birth-18 months (Onsite) 10-10:30am
Monday, Oct. 11, 10:00 am
(Mondays, Sept 20, 27, Oct 4, 11, 18, 10am)

Join us for Baby & Me 5 week session. Stories, songs and fingerplay designed to help you and your baby develop pre-reading skills.Registration required. Adults and siblings over 2 must wear masks.Open to Ridgewood Library Cardholders

or call 201-670-5600.
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PreK Story & Craft - ages 4 & up (Onsite) 1:30-2pm
1:30pm
PreK Story & Craft - ages 4 & up (Onsite) 1:30-2pm
Monday, Oct. 11, 1:30pm
(Mondays, Sept 20, 27, Oct 4, 11, 18, 1:30pm)

Join us for PreK Story & Craft 5 week session. Listen to stories and create a craft.Registration required. Children must wear masksOpen to Ridgewood Library Cardholders

or call 201-670-5600.
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Cooking with Calvin (Video Tutorial)
4 pm-5pm
Cooking with Calvin (Video Tutorial)
Monday, Oct. 11, 4 pm-5pm
Prepare tasty meals and desserts with professional chef Calvin. Video tutorial available on Teen Website @ 4pm  Episode 33, Jello Cake
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Reading Pals (Onsite)
4:00 pm
 Reading Pals (Onsite)
Monday, Oct. 11, 4:00 pm
For readers and pre-readers, schedule a one-to-one reading session with one of our teen volunteers. Please specify age, virtual or onsite appointment upon registration. Zoom meeting link will be emailed the morning of appointment.

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Reading Pals (Onsite)
4:30 pm
 Reading Pals (Onsite)
Monday, Oct. 11, 4:30 pm
For readers and pre-readers, schedule a one-to-one reading session with one of our teen volunteers. Please specify age, virtual or onsite appointment upon registration. Zoom meeting link will be emailed the morning of appointment.
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RPL Pub Trivia: Jurassic Park
8:00PM
 RPL Pub Trivia: Jurassic Park
Monday, Oct. 11, 8:00PMRPL Pub Trivia: Jura
"Hold on to your butts!" Jurassic Park is up next for RPL Pub Trivia on Monday, October 11, 8pm at Park West Tavern. We've spared no expense in preparing our questions, so be prepared to show us just how clever you are.We are back onsite at Park West Tavern located on 30 Oak Stree...read more

or call 201-670-5600.
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Bookworms Book Club Grades 4-5 w/ parent, (Virtual) Tuesdays, 7:30-8:30pm
7:30 - 8:30pm
Bookworms Book Club Grades 4-5 w/ parent, (Virtual) Tuesdays, 7:30-8:30pm
Tuesday, Oct. 12, 7:30 - 8:30pm
(Tuesdays, Oct 12, Nov 9, Dec 14, Jan 11, Feb 8, Mar 8, Apr 5, May 10, Jun 14, 7:30-8:30pm)

Join us monthly for a lively book discussion via Zoom. This program is for Ridgewood students entering grades 4 and 5 with a parent or caregiver.All registered participants will receive a Zoom link prior to the event.An email with information regarding the first book will be sent in advance. Copies ...read more

or call 201-670-5600.
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ESL *ONSITE Everyday English (Group 1/Advanced Beginner/Low Intermediate) Fall
9:30-11:00am
ESL *ONSITE Everyday English (Group 1/Advanced Beginner/Low Intermediate) Fall
Tuesday, Oct. 12, 9:30-11:00am
(Oct 12, 19, 26, Nov 9, 16, 30, Dec 7, 14)

Work on essentials of reading, writing, speaking & listening while learning about American traditions & history.Advanced beginner/low intermediate Tuesdays, 9:30-11:00amOct 12, 19, 26, Nov 9, 16, 30, Dec 7, 14*Registration is required.Fee: $15/RW; $40/out of town per 8-week sessionQuest...read more

or call 201-670-5600.
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Toddler Time Storytime: 18 months-2 1/2 years (Onsite) 10-10:30am
10-10:30am
Toddler Time Storytime: 18 months-2 1/2 years (Onsite) 10-10:30am
Tuesday, Oct. 12, 10-10:30am
(Tuesdays, 9/21, 9/28, 10/5, 10/12 & 10/19, 10am)

Join us for Toddler Time 5 week session. Registration required. Adults and children 2 & over must wear masks.Open to Ridgewood Library Cardholders

or call 201-670-5600.
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Tales for Tykes Storytime: 2 1/2-4 years (Onsite) 11-11:30am
11:00 am
Tales for Tykes Storytime: 2 1/2-4 years (Onsite) 11-11:30am
Tuesday, Oct. 12, 11:00 am
(Tuesdays, Sept 21, 28, Oct 5, 12 & 19, 11:00 am)

Join us for Tales for Tykes 5 week session. Registration required. Adults and children 2 & over must wear masks.Open to Ridgewood Library Cardholders

or call 201-670-5600.
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ESL *ONSITE Book Group (Fall)
1:00-2:15pm
 ESL *ONSITE Book Group (Fall)
Tuesday, Oct. 12, 1:00-2:15pm
(Tuesdays, Oct. 12, 19, 26, Nov. 9, 16, 30 & Dec. 7, 14, 1pm)

Would you like to read a book together? Join us for a weekly discussion. This is for intermediate/advanced-level students.Tuesdays, 1:00-2:15pmOctober 12 - December 14 (No classes Nov. 2 and Nov. 23)*Registration is requiredQuestions, please contact:Victoria Hilditch, ESL Coordinatorvhildi...read more
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Read to a Dog - CANCELLED
4:00pm
 Read to a Dog - CANCELLED
Tuesday, Oct. 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 in-person private s...read more

or call 201-670-5600.
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Homework Center (Onsite)
4:00 pm -4:30 pm
 Homework Center (Onsite)
Tuesday, Oct. 12, 4:00 pm -4:30 pm
Grades 3-9. Tuesdays and Thursdays, 4-5pm. Get help from top RHS student volunteers. Register for a 30 minute appointment with a volunteer on days offered. Please specify grade, subject, virtual or onsite appointment upon registration. Questions? Contact Justin Kontonicolaou, YA Librarian, 201-670-5...read more
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Homework Center (Onsite)
4:00 pm -4:30 pm
 Homework Center (Onsite)
Tuesday, Oct. 12, 4:00 pm -4:30 pm
Grades 3-9. Tuesdays and Thursdays, 4-5pm. Get help from top RHS student volunteers. Register for a 30 minute appointment with a volunteer on days offered. Please specify grade, subject, virtual or onsite appointment upon registration. Questions? Contact Justin Kontonicolaou, YA Librarian, 201-670-5...read more

or call 201-670-5600.
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2nd Grade Book Club Tuesdays (Virtual), 4-4:45pm
4:00-4:45pm
2nd Grade Book Club Tuesdays (Virtual), 4-4:45pm
Tuesday, Oct. 12, 4:00-4:45pm
(Tuesdays, Oct 12, Nov 9, Dec 14, Jan 11, Feb 8, Mar 8, Apr 5, May 10, Jun 14, 4-4:45pm)

Join us monthly via Zoom for a lively book discussion for Ridgewood students entering second grade.All registered participants will be emailed a Zoom link prior to the event.Information regarding the first book will be emailed to all registered participants in advance. Copies of the book will be ava...read more

or call 201-670-5600.
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Read to a Dog - CANCELLED
4:15pm
 Read to a Dog - CANCELLED
Tuesday, Oct. 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 in-person private s...read more
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Read to a Dog - CANCELLED
4:30pm
 Read to a Dog - CANCELLED
Tuesday, Oct. 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 in-person private s...read more
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Homework Center (Onsite)
4:30 pm -5:00 pm
 Homework Center (Onsite)
Tuesday, Oct. 12, 4:30 pm -5:00 pm
Grades 3-9. Tuesdays and Thursdays, 4-5pm. Get help from top RHS student volunteers. Register for a 30 minute appointment with a volunteer on days offered. Please specify grade, subject, virtual or onsite appointment upon registration. Questions? Contact Justin Kontonicolaou, YA Librarian, 201-670-5...read more

or call 201-670-5600.
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Homework Center (Onsite)
4:30 pm -5:00 pm
 Homework Center (Onsite)
Tuesday, Oct. 12, 4:30 pm -5:00 pm
Grades 3-9. Tuesdays and Thursdays, 4-5pm. Get help from top RHS student volunteers. Register for a 30 minute appointment with a volunteer on days offered. Please specify grade, subject, virtual or onsite appointment upon registration. Questions? Contact Justin Kontonicolaou, YA Librarian, 201-670-5...read more

or call 201-670-5600.
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Read to a Dog - CANCELLED
4:45pm
 Read to a Dog - CANCELLED
Tuesday, Oct. 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 in-person private s...read more

or call 201-670-5600.
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WLC: Spanish Conversation (Virtual)
6-7pm
WLC: Spanish Conversation (Virtual)
Tuesday, Oct. 12, 6-7pm
WLC Spanish is back, now on TUESDAYS AT 6PMRegistration required. Want to practice your Spanish conversational skills? Join fellow Spanish-language students in this World Language Café series led by a Spanish-speaking volunteer. Our volunteer will guide participants in an hour ...read more

or call 201-670-5600.
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ESL *VIRTUAL Cultural English (Fall)
7:00-8:30pm
ESL *VIRTUAL Cultural English (Fall)
Wednesday, Oct. 13, 7:00-8:30pm
(Oct 13, 20, 27, Nov 10, 17, Dec 1, 8, 15)

Explore American literature, film, art, and more via ZOOM. Link provided prior to first class.Intermediate/Advanced. Wednesdays, 7:00-8:30pmOct 13, 20, 27, Nov 10, 17, Dec 1, 8, 15*Registration is required.Fee: $15/RW; $40/out of town per 8-week sessionQuestions, please contact:Victoria Schnure...read more

or call 201-670-5600.
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ESL *ONSITE American Slang (Fall)
10:00-11:15am
ESL *ONSITE American Slang (Fall)
Wednesday, Oct. 13, 10:00-11:15am
(Wednesdays, Oct 13, 20, 27, Nov 10, 17, Dec 1, 8, 15)

Get hooked on conversation with this fun and engaging weekly drop-in class. All levels welcome.Wednesdays, 10:00-11:15amOctober 13 - December 15 (No classes Nov. 3 and Nov. 24)*Registration is requiredQuestions, please contact:Victoria Hilditch, ESL Coordinatorvhilditch@ridgewoodlibrary.org
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Toddler Time Storytime: 18 months-2 1/2 years (Virtual) 10-10:30am
10:00 am
Toddler Time Storytime: 18 months-2 1/2 years (Virtual) 10-10:30am
Wednesday, Oct. 13, 10:00 am
(Wednesdays, Sept 22, 29, Oct 6, 13 & 20, 10 am)

Join us via Zoom for Toddler Time 5 week session. Stories, songs and fingerplay designed to help you and your Toddler develop pre-reading skills.Please register for on Toddler Time (on-site or virtual) for each session. Registration required. Open to Ridgewood Library Cardholders

or call 201-670-5600.
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Word Basics (Virtual)
2-3:30pm
 Word Basics (Virtual)
Wednesday, Oct. 13, 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.In order to make sure we can better tailor th...read more

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Halloween Costume Swap (Sustainability Series, Jr. Edition) (Onsite)
3:00-4:00pm
Halloween Costume Swap (Sustainability Series, Jr. Edition) (Onsite)
Wednesday, Oct. 13, 3:00-4:00pm
(Wed, Oct 13, 3-4pm & Mon, Oct 19, 3-5pm)
Halloween Costume Sw
If you missed the Saturday, September 25 swap, we've added two more days to pick up "new" costumes.Wednesday, October 13, 3-4pmMonday, October 18, 3-5pmNo registration required.Questions: Email Larissa or call (201) 670-5600 x137We will limit attendance to maintain social distancing.A ...read more
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Reading Pals (Onsite)
4:00 pm
 Reading Pals (Onsite)
Wednesday, Oct. 13, 4:00 pm
For readers and pre-readers, schedule a one-to-one reading session with one of our teen volunteers. Please specify age, virtual or onsite appointment upon registration. Zoom meeting link will be emailed the morning of appointment.

or call 201-670-5600.
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Teen Tech Club (Onsite Program)
4:00 pm
 Teen Tech Club (Onsite Program)
Wednesday, Oct. 13, 4:00 pm
(October 6, 13, 20 & 27, 4 pm)

Tech guru, Mr. Charles presents weekly STEAM classes to expand your mind. Registration required. For teens in 6-12 grade ONLY.

or call 201-670-5600.
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Creative Kids with Marcia Matthews: Jean Arp - Ages 4 & up with adult, (Onsite), 4-4:45pm.
4:00pm
Creative Kids with Marcia Matthews: Jean Arp - Ages 4 & up with adult, (Onsite), 4-4:45pm.
Wednesday, Oct. 13, 4:00pm
Learn about the artist, Jean Arp with Marcia Matthews. Open to Ridgewood Library Cardholders ages 4 & up. Children must be accompanied by an adult. All adults and children over the age of 2 must wear masks. Register for one of the Jean Arp classes.

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Reading Pals (Onsite)
4:30 pm
 Reading Pals (Onsite)
Wednesday, Oct. 13, 4:30 pm
For readers and pre-readers, schedule a one-to-one reading session with one of our teen volunteers. Please specify age, virtual or onsite appointment upon registration. Zoom meeting link will be emailed the morning of appointment.

or call 201-670-5600.
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Reel Voices: "The Mole Agent" (Virtual)
6:30-8:30pm
Reel Voices: "The Mole Agent" (Virtual)
Wednesday, Oct. 13, 6:30-8:30pmReel Voices: The Mol
The Mole Agent (2020; Chile; NR; 1h 24m) And 83-year old is hired to infiltrate and observe a nursing home. 2021 Academy Award nominee for Best DocumentarySpeaker: Maite Alberdi, Director of The Mole Agent DirectorJoin Zoom Meetinghttps://us02web.zoom.us/j/82954300342?pwd=eGt2allUbnlzakN4Z...read more

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Homespun Handcrafts: Book Pumpkin (Virtual)
9am
Homespun Handcrafts: Book Pumpkin (Virtual)
Wednesday, Oct. 13, 9am
Give an old book new life by turning it into a pumpkin. You'll pick up a kit with the materials needed to make an orange pumpkin along with instructions. A YouTube tutorial will also be provided. This craft requires a scissor which will not be in the kit.Kits are available starting October 13th ...read more
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ESL *ONSITE Everyday English (Group 2/Intermediate) Fall
9:30-11:00am
ESL *ONSITE Everyday English (Group 2/Intermediate) Fall
Thursday, Oct. 14, 9:30-11:00am
(Oct 14, 21, 28, Nov 11, 18, Dec 2, 9, 16)

Work on essentials of reading, writing, speaking & listening while learning about American traditions & history.Intermediate level  Thursdays, 9:30-11:00amOct 14, 21, 28, Nov 11, 18, Dec 2, 9, 16*Registration is required.Fee: $15/RW; $40/out of town per 8-week sessionQuestions, ple...read more
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Morning Stories. Ridgewood Library Cardholder. all ages (Onsite), 10:30-11am
10:30 am
Morning Stories. Ridgewood Library Cardholder. all ages (Onsite), 10:30-11am
Thursday, Oct. 14, 10:30 am
(Thursdays, Sept 9, 23, 30, Oct 14, 28, Nov 4, Dec 9, 23, 30, 10:30am)
Morning Stories. Rid
Join us for stories and songs. Open to Ridgewood Library Cardholders. Children must be superived by an adult.All adults and children over 2 yrs must wear masks and mantain social distancing. 

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Virtual Read to a Dog with Nibbles (Pug)
4:00pm
Virtual Read to a Dog with Nibbles (Pug)
Thursday, Oct. 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

or call 201-670-5600.
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Homework Center (Onsite)
4:00 pm -4:30 pm
 Homework Center (Onsite)
Thursday, Oct. 14, 4:00 pm -4:30 pm
Grades 3-9. Tuesdays and Thursdays, 4-5pm. Get help from top RHS student volunteers. Register for a 30 minute appointment with a volunteer on days offered. Please specify grade, subject, virtual or onsite appointment upon registration. Questions? Contact Justin Kontonicolaou, YA Librarian, 201-670-5...read more
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Creative Kids with Marcia Matthews: Jean Arp - Ages 4 & up with adult, (Onsite), 4-4:45pm.
4:00pm
Creative Kids with Marcia Matthews: Jean Arp - Ages 4 & up with adult, (Onsite), 4-4:45pm.
Thursday, Oct. 14, 4:00pm
Learn about the artist, Jean Arp with Marcia Matthews. Open to Ridgewood Library Cardholders ages 4 & up. Children must be accompanied by an adult. All adults and children over the age of 2 must wear masks. Register for one of the Jean Arp classes.

or call 201-670-5600.
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Virtual Read to a Dog with Nibbles (Pug)
4:15pm
Virtual Read to a Dog with Nibbles (Pug)
Thursday, Oct. 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

or call 201-670-5600.
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Virtual Read to a Dog with Nibbles (Pug)
4:30pm
Virtual Read to a Dog with Nibbles (Pug)
Thursday, Oct. 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

or call 201-670-5600.
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Homework Center (Onsite)
4:30 pm -5:00 pm
 Homework Center (Onsite)
Thursday, Oct. 14, 4:30 pm -5:00 pm
Grades 3-9. Tuesdays and Thursdays, 4-5pm. Get help from top RHS student volunteers. Register for a 30 minute appointment with a volunteer on days offered. Please specify grade, subject, virtual or onsite appointment upon registration. Questions? Contact Justin Kontonicolaou, YA Librarian, 201-670-5...read more

or call 201-670-5600.
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Virtual Read to a Dog with Nibbles (Pug)
4:45pm
Virtual Read to a Dog with Nibbles (Pug)
Thursday, Oct. 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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Excel Basics (Virtual)
7-8:30pm
 Excel Basics (Virtual)
Thursday, Oct. 14, 7-8:30pm
Virtual
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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Baby & Me Storytime: Birth-18 months (Onsite) 10-10:30am
10:00 am
Baby & Me Storytime: Birth-18 months (Onsite) 10-10:30am
Friday, Oct. 15, 10:00 am
(Fridays, Sept 24, Oct 1, 8, 15, 22, 10 a.m.)

Join us onsite for Baby & Me 5 week session. Stories, songs and fingerplay designed to help you and your baby develop pre-reading skills.Registration required. Please register for one Baby Class/session.Open to Ridgewood Library Cardholders

or call 201-670-5600.
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Combined Teen Volunteer Orientations (Onsite)
4-5 pm
Combined Teen Volunteer Orientations (Onsite)
Friday, Oct. 15, 4-5 pm
Learn how to become a Collection Specialist and about our Teen Volunteer Opportunities. Orientations are mandatory and an hour long for NEW applicants. Returning volunteers, please email the Teen Department at teens@ridgewoodlibrary.org. Applications and forms will be available after orientations. V...read more

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Author Visit: Alexsandra Starling Reads "Elephant in the Kitchen" all ages (Onsite), 10:30-11am
10:30am
Author Visit: Alexsandra Starling Reads "Elephant in the Kitchen" all ages (Onsite), 10:30-11am
Saturday, Oct. 16, 10:30amAuthor Visit: Alexsa
Join us for a book reading and activity.Open to Ridgewood Library Cardholders. Children must be superived by an adult.All adults and children over 2 yrs must wear masks and mantain social distancing. 

or call 201-670-5600.
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Cut That Cable (Hybrid)
11am-12pm
 Cut That Cable (Hybrid)
Saturday, Oct. 16, 11am-12pmCut That Cable (Hybr
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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Sunday Concert: Movie "Night" with Ridgewood Symphony Orchestra
2pm
Sunday Concert: Movie "Night" with Ridgewood Symphony Orchestra
Sunday, Oct. 17, 2pmSunday Concert: Movi
Artistic Director, Kyunghun Kim, will discuss some movies and their award-winning soundtracks. He will also perform musical highlights from the Orchestra's upcoming concert on October 22.This event will be held in the auditorium. There is an attendance limit of 40 people and everyone must r...read more
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Baby & Me Storytime: Birth-18 months (Onsite) 10-10:30am
10:00 am
Baby & Me Storytime: Birth-18 months (Onsite) 10-10:30am
Monday, Oct. 18, 10:00 am
(Mondays, Sept 20, 27, Oct 4, 11, 18, 10am)

Join us for Baby & Me 5 week session. Stories, songs and fingerplay designed to help you and your baby develop pre-reading skills.Registration required. Adults and siblings over 2 must wear masks.Open to Ridgewood Library Cardholders

or call 201-670-5600.
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Excel Intermediate (Virtual)
1-2:30pm
 Excel Intermediate (Virtual)
Monday, Oct. 18, 1-2:30pm
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 and it takes a lot to master it. This next step on your journey to understanding the complexities of the program covers tables, absolute & relative reference...read more

or call 201-670-5600.
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PreK Story & Craft - ages 4 & up (Onsite) 1:30-2pm
1:30pm
PreK Story & Craft - ages 4 & up (Onsite) 1:30-2pm
Monday, Oct. 18, 1:30pm
(Mondays, Sept 20, 27, Oct 4, 11, 18, 1:30pm)

Join us for PreK Story & Craft 5 week session. Listen to stories and create a craft.Registration required. Children must wear masksOpen to Ridgewood Library Cardholders

or call 201-670-5600.
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Halloween Costume Swap (Sustainability Series, Jr. Edition) (Onsite)
3:00-5:00pm
Halloween Costume Swap (Sustainability Series, Jr. Edition) (Onsite)
Monday, Oct. 18, 3:00-5:00pm
(Wed, Oct 13, 3-4pm & Mon, Oct 19, 3-5pm)
Halloween Costume Sw
If you missed the Saturday, September 25 swap, we've added two more days to pick up "new" costumes.Wednesday, October 13, 3-4pmMonday, October 18, 3-5pmNo registration required.Questions: Email Larissa or call (201) 670-5600 x137We will limit attendance to maintain social distancing.A ...read more
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Girls Who Code (Virtual)
3:30pm-4:30pm
 Girls Who Code (Virtual)
Monday, Oct. 18, 3:30pm-4:30pm
(Sep 13, 20, 27, Oct 4, 18, 25, Nov 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29, 3:30 pm )
Girls Who Code (Virt
Use Computer Science to change the world! Join a sisterhood of supportive peers and together we will learn fun and simple online coding.Registration required. For teen girls in 6-8 grade ONLY.

or call 201-670-5600.
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Teen Art Class with Ms. Julia (Onsite Program)
4-5pm
Teen Art Class with Ms. Julia (Onsite Program)
Monday, Oct. 18, 4-5pm
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.Registration required. For teens in 6-12 grade ONLY.
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Reading Pals (Onsite)
4:00 pm
 Reading Pals (Onsite)
Monday, Oct. 18, 4:00 pm
For readers and pre-readers, schedule a one-to-one reading session with one of our teen volunteers. Please specify age, virtual or onsite appointment upon registration. Zoom meeting link will be emailed the morning of appointment.

or call 201-670-5600.
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Reading Pals (Onsite)
4:30 pm
 Reading Pals (Onsite)
Monday, Oct. 18, 4:30 pm
For readers and pre-readers, schedule a one-to-one reading session with one of our teen volunteers. Please specify age, virtual or onsite appointment upon registration. Zoom meeting link will be emailed the morning of appointment.
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ESL *ONSITE Everyday English (Group 1/Advanced Beginner/Low Intermediate) Fall
9:30-11:00am
ESL *ONSITE Everyday English (Group 1/Advanced Beginner/Low Intermediate) Fall
Tuesday, Oct. 19, 9:30-11:00am
(Oct 12, 19, 26, Nov 9, 16, 30, Dec 7, 14)

Work on essentials of reading, writing, speaking & listening while learning about American traditions & history.Advanced beginner/low intermediate Tuesdays, 9:30-11:00amOct 12, 19, 26, Nov 9, 16, 30, Dec 7, 14*Registration is required.Fee: $15/RW; $40/out of town per 8-week sessionQuest...read more

or call 201-670-5600.
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Toddler Time Storytime: 18 months-2 1/2 years (Onsite) 10-10:30am
10-10:30am
Toddler Time Storytime: 18 months-2 1/2 years (Onsite) 10-10:30am
Tuesday, Oct. 19, 10-10:30am
(Tuesdays, 9/21, 9/28, 10/5, 10/12 & 10/19, 10am)

Join us for Toddler Time 5 week session. Registration required. Adults and children 2 & over must wear masks.Open to Ridgewood Library Cardholders

or call 201-670-5600.
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In-Person Tech Labs
11am-1pm
 In-Person Tech Labs
Tuesday, Oct. 19, 11am-1pmIn-Person Tech Labs
Answering your burning questions about most things tech related. Need help with zoom? Want a quick primer on streaming? Looking to clean your iphone's photos but don't know where to start? Our intrepid team of tech whisperers (aka our lovely staff and teen volunteers) are here to help every ...read more
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Tales for Tykes Storytime: 2 1/2-4 years (Onsite) 11-11:30am
11:00 am
Tales for Tykes Storytime: 2 1/2-4 years (Onsite) 11-11:30am
Tuesday, Oct. 19, 11:00 am
(Tuesdays, Sept 21, 28, Oct 5, 12 & 19, 11:00 am)

Join us for Tales for Tykes 5 week session. Registration required. Adults and children 2 & over must wear masks.Open to Ridgewood Library Cardholders

or call 201-670-5600.
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ESL *ONSITE Book Group (Fall)
1:00-2:15pm
 ESL *ONSITE Book Group (Fall)
Tuesday, Oct. 19, 1:00-2:15pm
(Tuesdays, Oct. 12, 19, 26, Nov. 9, 16, 30 & Dec. 7, 14, 1pm)

Would you like to read a book together? Join us for a weekly discussion. This is for intermediate/advanced-level students.Tuesdays, 1:00-2:15pmOctober 12 - December 14 (No classes Nov. 2 and Nov. 23)*Registration is requiredQuestions, please contact:Victoria Hilditch, ESL Coordinatorvhildi...read more

or call 201-670-5600.
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Read to a Dog with Abbey (Yellow Lab)
4:00pm
Read to a Dog with Abbey (Yellow Lab)
Tuesday, Oct. 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 in-person private s...read more
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Homework Center (Onsite)
4:00 pm -4:30 pm
 Homework Center (Onsite)
Tuesday, Oct. 19, 4:00 pm -4:30 pm
Grades 3-9. Tuesdays and Thursdays, 4-5pm. Get help from top RHS student volunteers. Register for a 30 minute appointment with a volunteer on days offered. Please specify grade, subject, virtual or onsite appointment upon registration. Questions? Contact Justin Kontonicolaou, YA Librarian, 201-670-5...read more
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Read to a Dog with Abbey (Yellow Lab)
4:15pm
Read to a Dog with Abbey (Yellow Lab)
Tuesday, Oct. 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 in-person private s...read more

or call 201-670-5600.
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Read to a Dog with Abbey (Yellow Lab)
4:30pm
Read to a Dog with Abbey (Yellow Lab)
Tuesday, Oct. 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 in-person private s...read more
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Homework Center (Onsite)
4:30 pm -5:00 pm
 Homework Center (Onsite)
Tuesday, Oct. 19, 4:30 pm -5:00 pm
Grades 3-9. Tuesdays and Thursdays, 4-5pm. Get help from top RHS student volunteers. Register for a 30 minute appointment with a volunteer on days offered. Please specify grade, subject, virtual or onsite appointment upon registration. Questions? Contact Justin Kontonicolaou, YA Librarian, 201-670-5...read more

or call 201-670-5600.
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Read to a Dog with Abbey (Yellow Lab)
4:45pm
Read to a Dog with Abbey (Yellow Lab)
Tuesday, Oct. 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 in-person private s...read more

or call 201-670-5600.
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WLC: Spanish Conversation (Virtual)
6-7pm
WLC: Spanish Conversation (Virtual)
Tuesday, Oct. 19, 6-7pm
WLC Spanish is back, now on TUESDAYS AT 6PMRegistration required. Want to practice your Spanish conversational skills? Join fellow Spanish-language students in this World Language Café series led by a Spanish-speaking volunteer. Our volunteer will guide participants in an hour ...read more

or call 201-670-5600.
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ESL *VIRTUAL Cultural English (Fall)
7:00-8:30pm
ESL *VIRTUAL Cultural English (Fall)
Wednesday, Oct. 20, 7:00-8:30pm
(Oct 13, 20, 27, Nov 10, 17, Dec 1, 8, 15)

Explore American literature, film, art, and more via ZOOM. Link provided prior to first class.Intermediate/Advanced. Wednesdays, 7:00-8:30pmOct 13, 20, 27, Nov 10, 17, Dec 1, 8, 15*Registration is required.Fee: $15/RW; $40/out of town per 8-week sessionQuestions, please contact:Victoria Schnure...read more

or call 201-670-5600.
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ESL *ONSITE American Slang (Fall)
10:00-11:15am
ESL *ONSITE American Slang (Fall)
Wednesday, Oct. 20, 10:00-11:15am
(Wednesdays, Oct 13, 20, 27, Nov 10, 17, Dec 1, 8, 15)

Get hooked on conversation with this fun and engaging weekly drop-in class. All levels welcome.Wednesdays, 10:00-11:15amOctober 13 - December 15 (No classes Nov. 3 and Nov. 24)*Registration is requiredQuestions, please contact:Victoria Hilditch, ESL Coordinatorvhilditch@ridgewoodlibrary.org
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Toddler Time Storytime: 18 months-2 1/2 years (Virtual) 10-10:30am
10:00 am
Toddler Time Storytime: 18 months-2 1/2 years (Virtual) 10-10:30am
Wednesday, Oct. 20, 10:00 am
(Wednesdays, Sept 22, 29, Oct 6, 13 & 20, 10 am)

Join us via Zoom for Toddler Time 5 week session. Stories, songs and fingerplay designed to help you and your Toddler develop pre-reading skills.Please register for on Toddler Time (on-site or virtual) for each session. Registration required. Open to Ridgewood Library Cardholders

or call 201-670-5600.
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Italian World Language Cafe
1:00-2:00pm
 Italian World Language Cafe
Wednesday, Oct. 20, 1:00-2:00pm
(Wednesdays, Sept 8 & 22; Oct 6 & 20; Nov 17; Dec 1 & 15,1-2pm)

Want to practice your Italian conversational skills? Join fellow Italian-language students in this World Language Café series led by a certified Italian teacher with years of experience. For more information, please email: ask@ridgewoodlibrary.org.

or call 201-670-5600.
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Reading Pals (Onsite)
4:00 pm
 Reading Pals (Onsite)
Wednesday, Oct. 20, 4:00 pm
For readers and pre-readers, schedule a one-to-one reading session with one of our teen volunteers. Please specify age, virtual or onsite appointment upon registration. Zoom meeting link will be emailed the morning of appointment.

or call 201-670-5600.
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Teen Tech Club (Onsite Program)
4:00 pm
 Teen Tech Club (Onsite Program)
Wednesday, Oct. 20, 4:00 pm
(October 6, 13, 20 & 27, 4 pm)

Tech guru, Mr. Charles presents weekly STEAM classes to expand your mind. Registration required. For teens in 6-12 grade ONLY.

or call 201-670-5600.
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Creative Kids with Marcia Matthews: Roy Lichtenstein - Ages 4 & up with adult, (Onsite), 4-4:45pm.
4:00pm
Creative Kids with Marcia Matthews: Roy Lichtenstein - Ages 4 & up with adult, (Onsite), 4-4:45pm.
Wednesday, Oct. 20, 4:00pm
Learn about the artist, Roy Lichtenstein with Marcia Matthews. Open to Ridgewood Library Cardholders ages 4 & up. Children must be accompanied by an adult. All adults and children over the age of 2 must wear masks. Register for one of the Roy Lichtenstein classes.

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Reading Pals (Onsite)
4:30 pm
 Reading Pals (Onsite)
Wednesday, Oct. 20, 4:30 pm
For readers and pre-readers, schedule a one-to-one reading session with one of our teen volunteers. Please specify age, virtual or onsite appointment upon registration. Zoom meeting link will be emailed the morning of appointment.

or call 201-670-5600.
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Rodin Sculpture Found in NJ
7pm
 Rodin Sculpture Found in NJ
Wednesday, Oct. 20, 7pmRodin Sculpture Foun
Mallory Mortillaro thought she was taking on a simple part-time cataloging project in Madison, NJ. She soon found herself hunting for information about a mysterious marble bust of Napoleon that had been sitting in Madison's town hall building for almost 80 years, eventually obtaining the artwork...read more

or call 201-670-5600.
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Navigating College Admissions Successfully and the Importance of Community Service, (Virtual)
7- 8 pm
Navigating College Admissions Successfully and the Importance of Community Service, (Virtual)
Wednesday, Oct. 20, 7- 8 pm
We are offering this Zoom presentation to help families understand how COVID-19 has changed the college admissions landscape and how it will affect Juniors, Sophomores and Freshmen.This recent college admissions cycle has turned out to be the most competitive to date. The reason is that most college...read more

or call 201-670-5600.
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ESL *ONSITE Everyday English (Group 2/Intermediate) Fall
9:30-11:00am
ESL *ONSITE Everyday English (Group 2/Intermediate) Fall
Thursday, Oct. 21, 9:30-11:00am
(Oct 14, 21, 28, Nov 11, 18, Dec 2, 9, 16)

Work on essentials of reading, writing, speaking & listening while learning about American traditions & history.Intermediate level  Thursdays, 9:30-11:00amOct 14, 21, 28, Nov 11, 18, Dec 2, 9, 16*Registration is required.Fee: $15/RW; $40/out of town per 8-week sessionQuestions, ple...read more

or call 201-670-5600.
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Move & Groove with Miss Jolie - Facebbook Live Event (Virtual) 10:30-11am
10:30 am
Move & Groove with Miss Jolie - Facebbook Live Event (Virtual) 10:30-11am
Thursday, Oct. 21, 10:30 am
(Thursdays, July 8, Sept 2, 16, Oct 7, 21, Nov 11, 18, Dec 2, 16, 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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French World Langauge Cafe
2-3pm
 French World Langauge Cafe
Thursday, Oct. 21, 2-3pm
(Sept 9, 23, Oct 7, 21, Nov 4, 18, Dec 2 & 16)

Class is currently full. To be added to the waitlist, please email ask@ridgewoodlibrary.orgWant to practice your French conversational skills? Join fellow French-language students in this World Language Café series led by an French-speaking volunteer.For more information, pleas...read more
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Read to a Dog with Benson (Labradoodle) - ONSITE
4:00pm
Read to a Dog with Benson (Labradoodle) - ONSITE
Thursday, Oct. 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 in-person private s...read more
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Homework Center (Onsite)
4:00 pm -4:30 pm
 Homework Center (Onsite)
Thursday, Oct. 21, 4:00 pm -4:30 pm
Grades 3-9. Tuesdays and Thursdays, 4-5pm. Get help from top RHS student volunteers. Register for a 30 minute appointment with a volunteer on days offered. Please specify grade, subject, virtual or onsite appointment upon registration. Questions? Contact Justin Kontonicolaou, YA Librarian, 201-670-5...read more

or call 201-670-5600.
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(VIRTUAL) 3rd Grade Book Club Thursdays, 4-5pm
4:00-5:00 pm
(VIRTUAL) 3rd Grade Book Club Thursdays, 4-5pm
Thursday, Oct. 21, 4:00-5:00 pm
(Thursdays, Oct 21, Nov 18, Dec 16, Jan 20, Feb 17, Mar 17, Apr 21, May 19, Jun 16, 4-5pm)

Join us via a Zoom for a lively book discussion each month.For Ridgewood students entering third grade.A Zoom link will be sent to all registered participants prior to the event.All registered participants will receive an email with information regarding the first book. Copies of the book will be av...read more

or call 201-670-5600.
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Read to a Dog with Benson (Labradoodle) - ONSITE
4:15pm
Read to a Dog with Benson (Labradoodle) - ONSITE
Thursday, Oct. 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 in-person private s...read more
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Read to a Dog with Benson (Labradoodle) - ONSITE
4:30pm
Read to a Dog with Benson (Labradoodle) - ONSITE
Thursday, Oct. 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 in-person private s...read more
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Homework Center (Onsite)
4:30 pm -5:00 pm
 Homework Center (Onsite)
Thursday, Oct. 21, 4:30 pm -5:00 pm
Grades 3-9. Tuesdays and Thursdays, 4-5pm. Get help from top RHS student volunteers. Register for a 30 minute appointment with a volunteer on days offered. Please specify grade, subject, virtual or onsite appointment upon registration. Questions? Contact Justin Kontonicolaou, YA Librarian, 201-670-5...read more

or call 201-670-5600.
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Read to a Dog with Benson (Labradoodle) - ONSITE
4:45pm
Read to a Dog with Benson (Labradoodle) - ONSITE
Thursday, Oct. 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 in-person private s...read more

or call 201-670-5600.
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Baby & Me Storytime: Birth-18 months (Onsite) 10-10:30am
10:00 am
Baby & Me Storytime: Birth-18 months (Onsite) 10-10:30am
Friday, Oct. 22, 10:00 am
(Fridays, Sept 24, Oct 1, 8, 15, 22, 10 a.m.)

Join us onsite for Baby & Me 5 week session. Stories, songs and fingerplay designed to help you and your baby develop pre-reading skills.Registration required. Please register for one Baby Class/session.Open to Ridgewood Library Cardholders

or call 201-670-5600.
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In-Person Tech Labs
1-3pm
 In-Person Tech Labs
Friday, Oct. 22, 1-3pmIn-Person Tech Labs
Answering your burning questions about most things tech related. Need help with zoom? Want a quick primer on streaming? Looking to clean your iphone's photos but don't know where to start? Our intrepid team of tech whisperers (aka our lovely staff and teen volunteers) are here to help every ...read more
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ESL *ONSITE Coffee Break Out Sessions (Fall)
1:00-2:00pm
ESL *ONSITE Coffee Break Out Sessions (Fall)
Friday, Oct. 22, 1:00-2:00pm
Connect with fellow ESL students in small groups of 3-4 people for casual conversation.Icebreaker activities will be provided.All levels welcome. Registration is required for each session.Fridays, Sep 24, Oct 8, Oct 22, Nov 12, Nov 19, Dec 3, Dec 17, 1-2pmQuestions, please contact:Victoria Schn...read more

or call 201-670-5600.
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Morning Stories. Ridgewood Library Cardholder. all ages (Onsite), 10:30-11am
10:30 am
Morning Stories. Ridgewood Library Cardholder. all ages (Onsite), 10:30-11am
Saturday, Oct. 23, 10:30 am
(Saturdays, Oct 2, 23, Nov 6, 20, 27, Dec 4, 11, 18, 10:30am)

Join us for stories and songs.Open to Ridgewood Library Cardholders. Children must be superived by an adult.All adults and children must wear masks and mantain social distancing.

or call 201-670-5600.
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18th Annual Genealogy Lock-In (Virtual)
1:00pm
18th Annual Genealogy Lock-In (Virtual)
Saturday, Oct. 23, 1:00pm
Virtual
Virtual Event, from 1pm-6pmCo-sponsored by the Ridgewood Public Library and the Genealogical Society of Bergen County, the 18th Annual Genealogy Lock-in offers genealogists of all levels the chance to: Spend the afternoon researching, learning and sharing.  Ask the experts your brick wall quest...read more

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Girls Who Code (Virtual)
3:30pm-4:30pm
 Girls Who Code (Virtual)
Monday, Oct. 25, 3:30pm-4:30pm
(Sep 13, 20, 27, Oct 4, 18, 25, Nov 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29, 3:30 pm )
Girls Who Code (Virt
Use Computer Science to change the world! Join a sisterhood of supportive peers and together we will learn fun and simple online coding.Registration required. For teen girls in 6-8 grade ONLY.

or call 201-670-5600.
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Reading Pals (Onsite)
4:00 pm
 Reading Pals (Onsite)
Monday, Oct. 25, 4:00 pm
For readers and pre-readers, schedule a one-to-one reading session with one of our teen volunteers. Please specify age, virtual or onsite appointment upon registration. Zoom meeting link will be emailed the morning of appointment.
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World Explorers - Israel Ages 5-8, (Onsite), 4-4:45pm.
4:00pm
World Explorers - Israel Ages 5-8, (Onsite), 4-4:45pm.
Monday, Oct. 25, 4:00pm
Sing songs, learn dances and make a craft from Israel Open to Ridgewood Library Cardholders ages 5-8. All children must wear masks

or call 201-670-5600.
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Reading Pals (Onsite)
4:30 pm
 Reading Pals (Onsite)
Monday, Oct. 25, 4:30 pm
For readers and pre-readers, schedule a one-to-one reading session with one of our teen volunteers. Please specify age, virtual or onsite appointment upon registration. Zoom meeting link will be emailed the morning of appointment.
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Inferential Genealogy
7:00pm
 Inferential Genealogy
Monday, Oct. 25, 7:00pmInferential Genealog
Webinar
Inferential Genealogy is how family historians can accurately deduce ancestors’ identities and many aspects of their lives by digging below “surface information” in genealogical records and combining information from several sources. Useful in many situations, inferential methodolo...read more
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ESL *ONSITE Everyday English (Group 1/Advanced Beginner/Low Intermediate) Fall
9:30-11:00am
ESL *ONSITE Everyday English (Group 1/Advanced Beginner/Low Intermediate) Fall
Tuesday, Oct. 26, 9:30-11:00am
(Oct 12, 19, 26, Nov 9, 16, 30, Dec 7, 14)

Work on essentials of reading, writing, speaking & listening while learning about American traditions & history.Advanced beginner/low intermediate Tuesdays, 9:30-11:00amOct 12, 19, 26, Nov 9, 16, 30, Dec 7, 14*Registration is required.Fee: $15/RW; $40/out of town per 8-week sessionQuest...read more

or call 201-670-5600.
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In-Person Tech Labs
11am-1pm
 In-Person Tech Labs
Tuesday, Oct. 26, 11am-1pmIn-Person Tech Labs
Answering your burning questions about most things tech related. Need help with zoom? Want a quick primer on streaming? Looking to clean your iphone's photos but don't know where to start? Our intrepid team of tech whisperers (aka our lovely staff and teen volunteers) are here to help every ...read more
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ESL *ONSITE Book Group (Fall)
1:00-2:15pm
 ESL *ONSITE Book Group (Fall)
Tuesday, Oct. 26, 1:00-2:15pm
(Tuesdays, Oct. 12, 19, 26, Nov. 9, 16, 30 & Dec. 7, 14, 1pm)

Would you like to read a book together? Join us for a weekly discussion. This is for intermediate/advanced-level students.Tuesdays, 1:00-2:15pmOctober 12 - December 14 (No classes Nov. 2 and Nov. 23)*Registration is requiredQuestions, please contact:Victoria Hilditch, ESL Coordinatorvhildi...read more

or call 201-670-5600.
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Read to a Dog with Harper (Black Lab) - ONSITE
4:00pm
Read to a Dog with Harper (Black Lab) - ONSITE
Tuesday, Oct. 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 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 in-person private s...read more
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Read to a Dog with Harper (Black Lab) - ONSITE
4:15pm
Read to a Dog with Harper (Black Lab) - ONSITE
Tuesday, Oct. 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 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 in-person private s...read more
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Read to a Dog with Harper (Black Lab) - ONSITE
4:30pm
Read to a Dog with Harper (Black Lab) - ONSITE
Tuesday, Oct. 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 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 in-person private s...read more
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Read to a Dog with Harper (Black Lab) - ONSITE
4:45pm
Read to a Dog with Harper (Black Lab) - ONSITE
Tuesday, Oct. 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 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 in-person private s...read more
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WLC: Spanish Conversation (Virtual)
6-7pm
WLC: Spanish Conversation (Virtual)
Tuesday, Oct. 26, 6-7pm
WLC Spanish is back, now on TUESDAYS AT 6PMRegistration required. Want to practice your Spanish conversational skills? Join fellow Spanish-language students in this World Language Café series led by a Spanish-speaking volunteer. Our volunteer will guide participants in an hour ...read more

or call 201-670-5600.
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Valley: Menopause: ’Tis the Season (virtual)
7pm
Valley: Menopause: ’Tis the Season (virtual)
Tuesday, Oct. 26, 7pm
Whether you're just starting, well into it or well past, join us to discuss what to expect next. Cristina Giambalvo, DNP, CNMRegister here: https://www.valleyhealth.com/events/menopause-tis-season-0
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Crafted Crimes Book Group
7PM
 Crafted Crimes Book Group
Wednesday, Oct. 27, 7PM
(Wednesday 9/29; Wednesday 10/27; Tuesday 11/30; Wednesday 1/5/22)

Pore over the details of infamous crimes at Crafted Crimes, a true crime book club.  Selected reading is available for checkout at the Circulation Desk. Meetings are held at the Ridgewood Public Library. 

or call 201-670-5600.
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ESL *VIRTUAL Cultural English (Fall)
7:00-8:30pm
ESL *VIRTUAL Cultural English (Fall)
Wednesday, Oct. 27, 7:00-8:30pm
(Oct 13, 20, 27, Nov 10, 17, Dec 1, 8, 15)

Explore American literature, film, art, and more via ZOOM. Link provided prior to first class.Intermediate/Advanced. Wednesdays, 7:00-8:30pmOct 13, 20, 27, Nov 10, 17, Dec 1, 8, 15*Registration is required.Fee: $15/RW; $40/out of town per 8-week sessionQuestions, please contact:Victoria Schnure...read more

or call 201-670-5600.
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ESL *ONSITE American Slang (Fall)
10:00-11:15am
ESL *ONSITE American Slang (Fall)
Wednesday, Oct. 27, 10:00-11:15am
(Wednesdays, Oct 13, 20, 27, Nov 10, 17, Dec 1, 8, 15)

Get hooked on conversation with this fun and engaging weekly drop-in class. All levels welcome.Wednesdays, 10:00-11:15amOctober 13 - December 15 (No classes Nov. 3 and Nov. 24)*Registration is requiredQuestions, please contact:Victoria Hilditch, ESL Coordinatorvhilditch@ridgewoodlibrary.org
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Reading Pals (Onsite)
4:00 pm
 Reading Pals (Onsite)
Wednesday, Oct. 27, 4:00 pm
For readers and pre-readers, schedule a one-to-one reading session with one of our teen volunteers. Please specify age, virtual or onsite appointment upon registration. Zoom meeting link will be emailed the morning of appointment.

or call 201-670-5600.
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Teen Tech Club (Onsite Program)
4:00 pm
 Teen Tech Club (Onsite Program)
Wednesday, Oct. 27, 4:00 pm
(October 6, 13, 20 & 27, 4 pm)

Tech guru, Mr. Charles presents weekly STEAM classes to expand your mind. Registration required. For teens in 6-12 grade ONLY.

or call 201-670-5600.
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Little Scientists - Ages 3-7 , (Onsite), 4-4:30pm.
4:00pm
Little Scientists - Ages 3-7 , (Onsite), 4-4:30pm.
Wednesday, Oct. 27, 4:00pm
Conduct a science experiment with Ms VictoriaAll children (and adults) must wear masks.
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Reading Pals (Onsite)
4:30 pm
 Reading Pals (Onsite)
Wednesday, Oct. 27, 4:30 pm
For readers and pre-readers, schedule a one-to-one reading session with one of our teen volunteers. Please specify age, virtual or onsite appointment upon registration. Zoom meeting link will be emailed the morning of appointment.

or call 201-670-5600.
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Medicare Part D-Cosponsored by Age Friendly Ridgewood (Virtual) 7-8pm via Zoom
7:00pm
Medicare Part D-Cosponsored by Age Friendly Ridgewood (Virtual) 7-8pm via Zoom
Wednesday, Oct. 27, 7:00pm
Medicare Part D Prescription Plans - Time to Re-evaluateNow is the time for seniors to choose a plan and for those on a Part D plan to re-evaluate in time for the enrollment period that runs from Oct 15-Dec 7. Please join Sheila Brogan, Co-chair Age Friendly Ridgewood and Geriatric Social Worker at ...read more

or call 201-670-5600.
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ESL *ONSITE Everyday English (Group 2/Intermediate) Fall
9:30-11:00am
ESL *ONSITE Everyday English (Group 2/Intermediate) Fall
Thursday, Oct. 28, 9:30-11:00am
(Oct 14, 21, 28, Nov 11, 18, Dec 2, 9, 16)

Work on essentials of reading, writing, speaking & listening while learning about American traditions & history.Intermediate level  Thursdays, 9:30-11:00amOct 14, 21, 28, Nov 11, 18, Dec 2, 9, 16*Registration is required.Fee: $15/RW; $40/out of town per 8-week sessionQuestions, ple...read more

or call 201-670-5600.
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Morning Stories. Ridgewood Library Cardholder. all ages (Onsite), 10:30-11am
10:30 am
Morning Stories. Ridgewood Library Cardholder. all ages (Onsite), 10:30-11am
Thursday, Oct. 28, 10:30 am
(Thursdays, Sept 9, 23, 30, Oct 14, 28, Nov 4, Dec 9, 23, 30, 10:30am)
Morning Stories. Rid
Join us for stories and songs. Open to Ridgewood Library Cardholders. Children must be superived by an adult.All adults and children over 2 yrs must wear masks and mantain social distancing. 
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Great Decisions (Onsite Group full; Virtual Option avail.)
12:30-2pm
Great Decisions (Onsite Group full; Virtual Option avail.)
Thursday, Oct. 28, 12:30-2pm
About Great DecisionsMember-led world affairs discussion group sponsored by the Foreign Policy Association.  The group meets once a month to discuss readings from the 2021 Great Decisions Briefing book. Registration for 2021 onsite group is full All are welcome to join on Zoom at the link below...read more

or call 201-670-5600.
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Read to a Dog with Darcy (Havanese) - ONSITE
4:00pm
Read to a Dog with Darcy (Havanese) - ONSITE
Thursday, Oct. 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 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 in-person private s...read more
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Homework Center (Onsite)
4:00 pm -4:30 pm
 Homework Center (Onsite)
Thursday, Oct. 28, 4:00 pm -4:30 pm
Grades 3-9. Tuesdays and Thursdays, 4-5pm. Get help from top RHS student volunteers. Register for a 30 minute appointment with a volunteer on days offered. Please specify grade, subject, virtual or onsite appointment upon registration. Questions? Contact Justin Kontonicolaou, YA Librarian, 201-670-5...read more
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Read to a Dog with Darcy (Havanese) - ONSITE
4:15pm
Read to a Dog with Darcy (Havanese) - ONSITE
Thursday, Oct. 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 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 in-person private s...read more
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Read to a Dog with Darcy (Havanese) - ONSITE
4:30pm
Read to a Dog with Darcy (Havanese) - ONSITE
Thursday, Oct. 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 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 in-person private s...read more
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Homework Center (Onsite)
4:30 pm -5:00 pm
 Homework Center (Onsite)
Thursday, Oct. 28, 4:30 pm -5:00 pm
Grades 3-9. Tuesdays and Thursdays, 4-5pm. Get help from top RHS student volunteers. Register for a 30 minute appointment with a volunteer on days offered. Please specify grade, subject, virtual or onsite appointment upon registration. Questions? Contact Justin Kontonicolaou, YA Librarian, 201-670-5...read more
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Read to a Dog with Darcy (Havanese) - ONSITE
4:45pm
Read to a Dog with Darcy (Havanese) - ONSITE
Thursday, Oct. 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 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 in-person private s...read more
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Internet Genealogy
6:30pm
 Internet Genealogy
Thursday, Oct. 28, 6:30pm
Internet Genealogy, using the Internet to find records, family information and known and unknown relatives.  Instructor Steven Gabai of the Genealogical Society of Bergen County will begin this program with a short slide show explaining the records that are important to your family history...read more

or call 201-670-5600.
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In-Person Tech Labs
1-3pm
 In-Person Tech Labs
Friday, Oct. 29, 1-3pmIn-Person Tech Labs
Answering your burning questions about most things tech related. Need help with zoom? Want a quick primer on streaming? Looking to clean your iphone's photos but don't know where to start? Our intrepid team of tech whisperers (aka our lovely staff and teen volunteers) are here to help every ...read more
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Halloween Puppy Parade (Onsite and Virtual-FB Live), 10:30-11:15am
10:30am
Halloween Puppy Parade (Onsite and Virtual-FB Live), 10:30-11:15am
Saturday, Oct. 30, 10:30am
Therapy dogs-in-training from Caring Eyes Puppy Club of NJ will be in costume on our library's lawn. Stop by for belly rubs or tune in on  Facebook Live to meet the pups. In case of inclement weather the parade will take place in the Auditorium with limited capacity. Masks will be required....read more
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Sunday Concert: Guthrie Brothers (Onsite)
2pm
Sunday Concert: Guthrie Brothers (Onsite)
Sunday, Oct. 31, 2pmSunday Concert: Guth
Relive the Simon and Garfunkel experience and timeless harmonies of Scarborough Fair, The Sound of Silence and more.This event will be held in the auditorium. There is an attendance limit of 40 people and everyone must register to attend. You will also have to wear a mask during the performance.
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