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

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ESL *VIRTUAL Cultural English (Fall)
7:00-8:30pm
ESL *VIRTUAL Cultural English (Fall)
Wednesday, Dec. 1, 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, Dec. 1, 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
10am
Toddler Time Storytime: 18 months-2 1/2 years (Virtual) 10-10:30am
Wednesday, Dec. 1, 10am
(Wednesdays, Nov 10, 17, 24, Dec 1, 8, 10am )

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. A Zoom link w...read more

or call 201-670-5600.
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Italian World Language Cafe
1:00-2:00pm
 Italian World Language Cafe
Wednesday, Dec. 1, 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)
3:00pm-3:30pm
 All Booked (Facebook LIVE)
Wednesday, Dec. 1, 3:00pm-3:30pm
(Wednesdays, 3:00pm)

Need something new to read? Grab a warm beverage and tune in as RPL Librarians chat about their current reads. On Facebook Live @ridgewoodlibrarynj. December 1: YA Non-fiction Reads or a YA Biography
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Reading Pals (Onsite)
4:00pm-4:30pm
 Reading Pals (Onsite)
Wednesday, Dec. 1, 4:00pm-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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Teen Tech Club (Onsite)
4:00pm-5:00pm
 Teen Tech Club (Onsite)
Wednesday, Dec. 1, 4:00pm-5:00pm
(Wednesdays, Dec. 1, 8, 15 & 22, 4:00pm-5:00pm)

Tech guru Mr. Charles presents weekly STEAM classes to expand your mind. December 1, 8, 15 & 22: Hour of Code with Microsoft MakeCode.Registration required. For teens in 6-12 grade ONLY.

or call 201-670-5600.
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Reading Pals (Onsite)
4:30pm-5:00pm
 Reading Pals (Onsite)
Wednesday, Dec. 1, 4:30pm-5:00pm
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 2/Intermediate) Fall
9:30-11:00am
ESL *ONSITE Everyday English (Group 2/Intermediate) Fall
Thursday, Dec. 2, 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
10:30am
Move & Groove with Miss Jolie - Facebbook Live Event (Virtual) 10:30-11am
Thursday, Dec. 2, 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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(Virtual) Lunchtime Meditation with YogiJay
12:00-12:30pm
(Virtual) Lunchtime Meditation with YogiJay
Thursday, Dec. 2, 12:00-12:30pm
(Oct 14 & 28; Nov 11; Dec 2 & 9)

Take a break with Jason Mazar-Kelly for uplifting yoga, meditation, breathwork and mindful movement.All are welcome! Join us at the  Zoom link below or Facebook Live. Please click the link below to join the webinar:https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82812805248?pwd=cWJWOGRMbmxiYUI5VnVLM3U4ZEpY...read more

or call 201-670-5600.
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French World Langauge Cafe
2-3pm
 French World Langauge Cafe
Thursday, Dec. 2, 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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Homework Center (Onsite)
4:00-4:30 pm
 Homework Center (Onsite)
Thursday, Dec. 2, 4:00-4:30 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) - ONSITE
4:00pm
Read to a Dog with Abbey (Yellow Lab) - ONSITE
Thursday, Dec. 2, 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 Abbey (Yellow Lab) - ONSITE
4:15pm
Read to a Dog with Abbey (Yellow Lab) - ONSITE
Thursday, Dec. 2, 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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Homework Center (Onsite)
4:30-5:00 pm
 Homework Center (Onsite)
Thursday, Dec. 2, 4:30-5:00 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) - ONSITE
4:30pm
Read to a Dog with Abbey (Yellow Lab) - ONSITE
Thursday, Dec. 2, 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 Abbey (Yellow Lab) - ONSITE
4:45pm
Read to a Dog with Abbey (Yellow Lab) - ONSITE
Thursday, Dec. 2, 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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Baby & Me Storytime: Birth-18 months (Onsite) 10-10:30am
10am
Baby & Me Storytime: Birth-18 months (Onsite) 10-10:30am
Friday, Dec. 3, 10am
(Fridays, Nov 12, 19, Dec 3, 10, 17, 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.Please register for one Baby & Me each session (Monday OR Friday)Open to Ridgewood Library Cardh...read more

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, Dec. 3, 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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In-Person Tech Labs
1-3pm
 In-Person Tech Labs
Friday, Dec. 3, 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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Teen Take Out (Onsite)
4:00pm-5:00pm
 Teen Take Out (Onsite)
Friday, Dec. 3, 4:00pm-5:00pm
(Fridays, Dec. 3, Jan. 7 & Feb. 4, 4:00pm-5:00pm)

Crafters unite. Stop by the library and pick up a DIY Teen Take Out Kit. While supplies last.
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Teen Games Day (Onsite)
4:00pm-5:00pm
 Teen Games Day (Onsite)
Friday, Dec. 3, 4:00pm-5:00pm
(Fridays, Dec. 3, Jan. 7 & Feb. 4, 4:00pm-5:00pm)

Challenge your friends to our selection of video games!Registration required. For teens in 6-12 grade ONLY.

or call 201-670-5600.
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Morning Stories. Ridgewood Library Cardholder. all ages (Onsite), 10:30-11am
10:30am
Morning Stories. Ridgewood Library Cardholder. all ages (Onsite), 10:30-11am
Saturday, Dec. 4, 10:30am
(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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Cut That Cable (Hybrid)
11am-12pm
 Cut That Cable (Hybrid)
Saturday, Dec. 4, 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

or call 201-670-5600.
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Baby & Me Storytime: Birth-18 months (Onsite) 10-10:30am
10am
Baby & Me Storytime: Birth-18 months (Onsite) 10-10:30am
Monday, Dec. 6, 10am
(Mondays, Nov 8, 15, 22,29, Dec 6, 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, Dec. 6, 1:30pm
(Mondays, Nov 8, 15, 22, 29, Dec 6, 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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1st Grade Book Club, (Onsite) Mondays, 4-4:30pm
4:00 - 4:30pm
1st Grade Book Club, (Onsite) Mondays, 4-4:30pm
Monday, Dec. 6, 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)
4:00pm-4:30pm
 Reading Pals (Onsite)
Monday, Dec. 6, 4:00pm-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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Reading Pals (Onsite)
4:30pm-5:00pm
 Reading Pals (Onsite)
Monday, Dec. 6, 4:30pm-5:00pm
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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Girls Who Code (Virtual)
5:00pm-6:00pm
 Girls Who Code (Virtual)
Monday, Dec. 6, 5:00pm-6:00pm
(Mondays, Dec. 6, 13 & 20, Jan. 10, 24 & 31, Feb. 7, 14 & 28, 5:00pm-6:00pm)

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 all sessions. For teen girls in 6-8 grade ONLY. (ZOOM meeting link will be provided after registration and the day of the program).

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, Dec. 7, 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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Tales for Tykes Storytime: 2 1/2-4 years (Onsite) 11-11:30am
11am
Tales for Tykes Storytime: 2 1/2-4 years (Onsite) 11-11:30am
Tuesday, Dec. 7, 11am
(Tuesdays, Nov 9, 16, 23, 30, Dec 7, 11am)

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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Toddler Time Storytime: 18 months-2 1/2 years (Onsite) 10-10:30am
10am
Toddler Time Storytime: 18 months-2 1/2 years (Onsite) 10-10:30am
Tuesday, Dec. 7
(Tuesdays, Nov 9, 16, 23, 30, Dec 7, 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, Dec. 7, 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, Dec. 7, 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 Ace (Golden Retriever) - ONSITE
4:00PM
Read to a Dog with Ace (Golden Retriever) - ONSITE
Tuesday, Dec. 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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Read to a Dog with Ace (Golden Retriever) - ONSITE
4:15PM
Read to a Dog with Ace (Golden Retriever) - ONSITE
Tuesday, Dec. 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 Ace (Golden Retriever) - ONSITE
4:30PM
Read to a Dog with Ace (Golden Retriever) - ONSITE
Tuesday, Dec. 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 Ace (Golden Retriever) - ONSITE
4:45PM
Read to a Dog with Ace (Golden Retriever) - ONSITE
Tuesday, Dec. 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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ESL *VIRTUAL Cultural English (Fall)
7:00-8:30pm
ESL *VIRTUAL Cultural English (Fall)
Wednesday, Dec. 8, 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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Book Circle (Virtual) (*Next mtng THURS, Nov 11)
7pm
Book Circle (Virtual) (*Next mtng THURS, Nov 11)
Wednesday, Dec. 8, 7pm
(Nov 11, Dec 8, Jan 12, Feb 9)

Wednesdays, 7:00-8:30pm* (unless noted)*Thursday, November 11Wed, Dec 8: Hamnet by Maggie O'Farrell Wed, Jan 12: Shakespeare in a Divided America by Maggie O'Farrell Wed, Feb 9: Miss Benson's Beetle by Rachel JoyceQuestions? Please contact Lorri: LSteinbacher@rid...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, Dec. 8, 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
10am
Toddler Time Storytime: 18 months-2 1/2 years (Virtual) 10-10:30am
Wednesday, Dec. 8, 10am
(Wednesdays, Nov 10, 17, 24, Dec 1, 8, 10am )

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. A Zoom link w...read more

or call 201-670-5600.
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Reading Pals (Onsite)
4:00pm-4:30pm
 Reading Pals (Onsite)
Wednesday, Dec. 8, 4:00pm-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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Teen Tech Club (Onsite)
4:00pm-5:00pm
 Teen Tech Club (Onsite)
Wednesday, Dec. 8, 4:00pm-5:00pm
(Wednesdays, Dec. 1, 8, 15 & 22, 4:00pm-5:00pm)

Tech guru Mr. Charles presents weekly STEAM classes to expand your mind. December 1, 8, 15 & 22: Hour of Code with Microsoft MakeCode.Registration required. For teens in 6-12 grade ONLY.

or call 201-670-5600.
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Reading Pals (Onsite)
4:30pm-5:00pm
 Reading Pals (Onsite)
Wednesday, Dec. 8, 4:30pm-5:00pm
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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Reel Voices: "On Broadway" (Onsite)
7:00pm
Reel Voices: "On Broadway" (Onsite)
Wednesday, Dec. 8, 7:00pmReel Voices: On Broa
On Broadway (2020; US; PG; 1h 47m) - screening in the Ridgewood Library Auditorium. No speaker. For anyone who loves theater, this contemporary history of Broadway is a pure joy! As audiences prepare for the return of live theater after an unprecedented absence of 18 months, an all-star ca...read more

or call 201-670-5600.
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Teen Creative Writing (Onsite)
7:00pm-8:00pm
 Teen Creative Writing (Onsite)
Wednesday, Dec. 8, 7:00pm-8:00pm
Master the art of making things up with Ms. Rosa. December 8: Character Gifting - Pick a character and write about how you or another character would give them the perfect gift. Describe their reaction too.Registration required. For teens in 6-12 grade ONLY.

or call 201-670-5600.
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Homespun Handcrafts: Snow Covered Mason Jars (Virtual)
9am
Homespun Handcrafts: Snow Covered Mason Jars (Virtual)
Wednesday, Dec. 8, 9am
Pick up a kit with all of the materials you need to make a cool project. Then watch our YouTube tutorial to learn how to make the craft. Kits available for pickup starting Wednesday, 12/8 at 9am.

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, Dec. 9, 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
10:30am
Morning Stories. Ridgewood Library Cardholder. all ages (Onsite), 10:30-11am
Thursday, Dec. 9, 10:30am
(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) Lunchtime Meditation with YogiJay
12:00-12:30pm
(Virtual) Lunchtime Meditation with YogiJay
Thursday, Dec. 9, 12:00-12:30pm
(Oct 14 & 28; Nov 11; Dec 2 & 9)

Take a break with Jason Mazar-Kelly for uplifting yoga, meditation, breathwork and mindful movement.All are welcome! Join us at the  Zoom link below or Facebook Live. Please click the link below to join the webinar:https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82812805248?pwd=cWJWOGRMbmxiYUI5VnVLM3U4ZEpY...read more

or call 201-670-5600.
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Homework Center (Onsite)
4:00 pm -4:30 pm
 Homework Center (Onsite)
Thursday, Dec. 9, 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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Read to a Dog with Harper (Black Lab) - ONSITE
4:00pm
Read to a Dog with Harper (Black Lab) - ONSITE
Thursday, Dec. 9, 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
Thursday, Dec. 9, 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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Homework Center (Onsite)
4:30 pm -5:00 pm
 Homework Center (Onsite)
Thursday, Dec. 9, 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 Harper (Black Lab) - ONSITE
4:30pm
Read to a Dog with Harper (Black Lab) - ONSITE
Thursday, Dec. 9, 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

or call 201-670-5600.
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Read to a Dog with Harper (Black Lab) - ONSITE
4:45pm
Read to a Dog with Harper (Black Lab) - ONSITE
Thursday, Dec. 9, 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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Wreath Making (Onsite)
7pm
 Wreath Making (Onsite)
Thursday, Dec. 9, 7pm
Create a festive holiday wreath using winter foliage.

or call 201-670-5600.
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Baby & Me Storytime: Birth-18 months (Onsite) 10-10:30am
10am
Baby & Me Storytime: Birth-18 months (Onsite) 10-10:30am
Friday, Dec. 10, 10am
(Fridays, Nov 12, 19, Dec 3, 10, 17, 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.Please register for one Baby & Me each session (Monday OR Friday)Open to Ridgewood Library Cardh...read more

or call 201-670-5600.
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In-Person Tech Labs
1-3pm
 In-Person Tech Labs
Friday, Dec. 10, 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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Sustainability Series: Winter Birding in the Meadowlands (ONSITE at Meadowlands)
10:00-11:30am
Sustainability Series: Winter Birding in the Meadowlands (ONSITE at Meadowlands)
Saturday, Dec. 11, 10:00-11:30amSustainability Serie
Even in winter, the New Jersey Meadowlands is habitat for dozens of bird species. Join expert birder and Bergen County Audubon Society President Don Torino to spot wintering birds and learn how they keep themselves warm and fed.Bring binoculars if you have them.Meet at 2 DeKorte Park Plaza, Lyn...read more

or call 201-670-5600.
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Morning Stories. Ridgewood Library Cardholder. all ages (Onsite), 10:30-11am
10:30am
Morning Stories. Ridgewood Library Cardholder. all ages (Onsite), 10:30-11am
Saturday, Dec. 11, 10:30am
(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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Reading Pals (Onsite)
4:00pm-4:30pm
 Reading Pals (Onsite)
Monday, Dec. 13, 4:00pm-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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World Explorers - Mexico Ages 5-8, (Onsite), 4-4:45pm.
4:00pm
World Explorers - Mexico Ages 5-8, (Onsite), 4-4:45pm.
Monday, Dec. 13, 4:00pm
Sing songs, learn dances and make a craft from MexicoOpen to Ridgewood Library Cardholders ages 5-8. All children must wear masks
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Reading Pals (Onsite)
4:30pm-5:00pm
 Reading Pals (Onsite)
Monday, Dec. 13, 4:30pm-5:00pm
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.

Registration required, begins Dec 13.
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Girls Who Code (Virtual)
5:00pm-6:00pm
 Girls Who Code (Virtual)
Monday, Dec. 13, 5:00pm-6:00pm
(Mondays, Dec. 6, 13 & 20, Jan. 10, 24 & 31, Feb. 7, 14 & 28, 5:00pm-6:00pm)

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 all sessions. For teen girls in 6-8 grade ONLY. (ZOOM meeting link will be provided after registration and the day of the program).

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, Dec. 14, 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, Dec. 14, 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, Dec. 14, 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, Dec. 14, 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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2nd Grade Book Club Tuesdays (Virtual), 4-4:45pm
4:00-4:45pm
2nd Grade Book Club Tuesdays (Virtual), 4-4:45pm
Tuesday, Dec. 14, 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 with Liberty (Golden Retriever) - ONSITE
4:00PM
Read to a Dog with Liberty (Golden Retriever) - ONSITE
Tuesday, Dec. 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 in-person private s...read more

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

or call 201-670-5600.
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Read to a Dog with Liberty (Golden Retriever) - ONSITE
4:30PM
Read to a Dog with Liberty (Golden Retriever) - ONSITE
Tuesday, Dec. 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 in-person private s...read more
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Read to a Dog with Liberty (Golden Retriever) - ONSITE
4:45PM
Read to a Dog with Liberty (Golden Retriever) - ONSITE
Tuesday, Dec. 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 in-person private s...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, Dec. 15, 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, Dec. 15, 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

or call 201-670-5600.
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Italian World Language Cafe
1:00-2:00pm
 Italian World Language Cafe
Wednesday, Dec. 15, 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)
4:00pm-4:30pm
 Reading Pals (Onsite)
Wednesday, Dec. 15, 4:00pm-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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Teen Tech Club (Onsite)
4:00pm-5:00pm
 Teen Tech Club (Onsite)
Wednesday, Dec. 15, 4:00pm-5:00pm
(Wednesdays, Dec. 1, 8, 15 & 22, 4:00pm-5:00pm)

Tech guru Mr. Charles presents weekly STEAM classes to expand your mind. December 1, 8, 15 & 22: Hour of Code with Microsoft MakeCode.Registration required. For teens in 6-12 grade ONLY.

or call 201-670-5600.
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Reading Pals (Onsite)
4:30pm-5:00pm
 Reading Pals (Onsite)
Wednesday, Dec. 15, 4:30pm-5:00pm
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 2/Intermediate) Fall
9:30-11:00am
ESL *ONSITE Everyday English (Group 2/Intermediate) Fall
Thursday, Dec. 16, 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, Dec. 16, 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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Great Decisions (Onsite Group full; Virtual Option avail.)
12:30-2pm
Great Decisions (Onsite Group full; Virtual Option avail.)
Thursday, Dec. 16, 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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French World Langauge Cafe
2-3pm
 French World Langauge Cafe
Thursday, Dec. 16, 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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Homework Center (Onsite)
4:00 pm -4:30 pm
 Homework Center (Onsite)
Thursday, Dec. 16, 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, Dec. 16, 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 Maylee (Cavalier King Charles Spaniel) - ONSITE
4:00pm
Read to a Dog with Maylee (Cavalier King Charles Spaniel) - ONSITE
Thursday, Dec. 16, 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 Maylee (Cavalier King Charles Spaniel) - ONSITE
4:15pm
Read to a Dog with Maylee (Cavalier King Charles Spaniel) - ONSITE
Thursday, Dec. 16, 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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Homework Center (Onsite)
4:30 pm -5:00 pm
 Homework Center (Onsite)
Thursday, Dec. 16, 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 Maylee (Cavalier King Charles Spaniel) - ONSITE
4:30pm
Read to a Dog with Maylee (Cavalier King Charles Spaniel) - ONSITE
Thursday, Dec. 16, 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

or call 201-670-5600.
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Read to a Dog with Maylee (Cavalier King Charles Spaniel) - ONSITE
4:45pm
Read to a Dog with Maylee (Cavalier King Charles Spaniel) - ONSITE
Thursday, Dec. 16, 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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Adult Creative Writing (Onsite)
7pm
 Adult Creative Writing (Onsite)
Thursday, Dec. 16, 7pmAdult Creative Writi
Every third Thursday of the month. Details to come.Questions? ask@ridgewoodlibrary.org or 201-670-5600 ext. 130

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Baby & Me Storytime: Birth-18 months (Onsite) 10-10:30am
10am
Baby & Me Storytime: Birth-18 months (Onsite) 10-10:30am
Friday, Dec. 17, 10am
(Fridays, Nov 12, 19, Dec 3, 10, 17, 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.Please register for one Baby & Me each session (Monday OR Friday)Open to Ridgewood Library Cardh...read more

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, Dec. 17, 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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In-Person Tech Labs
1-3pm
 In-Person Tech Labs
Friday, Dec. 17, 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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Manga/Anime Club (Onsite)
4:00pm-5:00pm
 Manga/Anime Club (Onsite)
Friday, Dec. 17, 4:00pm-5:00pm
(Fridays, Dec. 17, Jan. 21 & Feb. 18, 4:00pm-5:00pm)

Enjoy reading manga and watching anime together. Whether you’re a newbie or a long time fan, you won’t want to miss out. Registration required. For teens in 6-12 grade ONLY.

or call 201-670-5600.
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Morning Stories. Ridgewood Library Cardholder. all ages (Onsite), 10:30-11am
10:30am
Morning Stories. Ridgewood Library Cardholder. all ages (Onsite), 10:30-11am
Saturday, Dec. 18, 10:30am
(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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Teen Ugly Sweater Gingerbread Man (Onsite)
2:00pm-4:00pm
Teen Ugly Sweater Gingerbread Man (Onsite)
Saturday, Dec. 18, 2:00pm-4:00pm
Decorate an ugly sweater for your gingerbread man while watching a movie! Movie titles will be given during registration; the movie with the most votes wins the screening. Ugly sweater attire is strongly encouraged. Elf (2003; PG; 1hr 37m) Home Alone (1990; PG; 1hr 43m) The Nightmare Befor...read more

or call 201-670-5600.
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Sunday Concert: Florian Schantz Jazz Combo (Onsite)
2pm
Sunday Concert: Florian Schantz Jazz Combo (Onsite)
Sunday, Dec. 19, 2pm
Holiday and wintry music to start the season.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.

or call 201-670-5600.
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Reading Pals (Onsite)
4:00pm-4:30pm
 Reading Pals (Onsite)
Monday, Dec. 20, 4:00pm-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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Teen Art Class (Onsite Program)
4:00pm-5:00pm
 Teen Art Class (Onsite Program)
Monday, Dec. 20, 4:00pm-5:00pm
(Mondays, Dec. 20, Jan. 10 & Feb. 14, 4:00pm-5:00pm)

Let your creativity flow with a guided art tutorial.Registration required. For teens in 6-12 grade ONLY.

or call 201-670-5600.
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Reading Pals (Onsite)
4:30pm-5:00pm
 Reading Pals (Onsite)
Monday, Dec. 20, 4:30pm-5:00pm
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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Girls Who Code (Virtual)
5:00pm-6:00pm
 Girls Who Code (Virtual)
Monday, Dec. 20, 5:00pm-6:00pm
(Mondays, Dec. 6, 13 & 20, Jan. 10, 24 & 31, Feb. 7, 14 & 28, 5:00pm-6:00pm)

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 all sessions. For teen girls in 6-8 grade ONLY. (ZOOM meeting link will be provided after registration and the day of the program).

or call 201-670-5600.
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In-Person Tech Labs
11am-1pm
 In-Person Tech Labs
Tuesday, Dec. 21, 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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Read to a Pet - VIRTUAL
4:00pm
 Read to a Pet - VIRTUAL
Tuesday, Dec. 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 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

or call 201-670-5600.
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Read to a Pet - VIRTUAL
4:15pm
 Read to a Pet - VIRTUAL
Tuesday, Dec. 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 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

or call 201-670-5600.
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Read to a Pet - VIRTUAL
4:30pm
 Read to a Pet - VIRTUAL
Tuesday, Dec. 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 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

or call 201-670-5600.
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Read to a Pet - VIRTUAL
4:45pm
 Read to a Pet - VIRTUAL
Tuesday, Dec. 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 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

or call 201-670-5600.
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Reading Pals (Onsite)
4:00pm-4:30pm
 Reading Pals (Onsite)
Wednesday, Dec. 22, 4:00pm-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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Teen Tech Club (Onsite)
4:00pm-5:00pm
 Teen Tech Club (Onsite)
Wednesday, Dec. 22, 4:00pm-5:00pm
(Wednesdays, Dec. 1, 8, 15 & 22, 4:00pm-5:00pm)

Tech guru Mr. Charles presents weekly STEAM classes to expand your mind. December 1, 8, 15 & 22: Hour of Code with Microsoft MakeCode.Registration required. For teens in 6-12 grade ONLY.

or call 201-670-5600.
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Reading Pals (Onsite)
4:30pm-5:00pm
 Reading Pals (Onsite)
Wednesday, Dec. 22, 4:30pm-5:00pm
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.

Registration required, begins Dec 22.
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Morning Stories. Ridgewood Library Cardholder. all ages (Onsite), 10:30-11am
10:30am
Morning Stories. Ridgewood Library Cardholder. all ages (Onsite), 10:30-11am
Thursday, Dec. 23, 10:30am
(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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Read to a Dog - ONSITE
4:00pm
 Read to a Dog - ONSITE
Thursday, Dec. 23, 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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Read to a Dog - ONSITE
4:15pm
 Read to a Dog - ONSITE
Thursday, Dec. 23, 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 - ONSITE
4:30pm
 Read to a Dog - ONSITE
Thursday, Dec. 23, 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

or call 201-670-5600.
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Read to a Dog - ONSITE
4:45pm
 Read to a Dog - ONSITE
Thursday, Dec. 23, 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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Read to a Pet - VIRTUAL
4:00pm
 Read to a Pet - VIRTUAL
Tuesday, Dec. 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

or call 201-670-5600.
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Read to a Pet - VIRTUAL
4:15pm
 Read to a Pet - VIRTUAL
Tuesday, Dec. 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

or call 201-670-5600.
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Read to a Pet - VIRTUAL
4:30pm
 Read to a Pet - VIRTUAL
Tuesday, Dec. 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

or call 201-670-5600.
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Read to a Pet - VIRTUAL
4:45pm
 Read to a Pet - VIRTUAL
Tuesday, Dec. 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

or call 201-670-5600.
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Crafted Crimes Book Group
7:00
 Crafted Crimes Book Group
Wednesday, Dec. 29
(Wednesday 9/29; Wednesday 10/27; Tuesday 11/30; Wednesday 12/29)

32-34 Chestnut Street, Ridgewood
Pore over the details of infamous crimes at Crafted Crimes, a true crime book club in partnership with The Office Tavern & Grill. Selected reading is available for checkout at the Circulation Desk. Meetings are held at The Office Tavern & Grill in Ridgewood. 

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Engineering Scientists with Nancy Dickenson (onsite) -Grades 3-5
2:00pm
Engineering Scientists with Nancy Dickenson (onsite) -Grades 3-5
Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2:00pm
(Dec 29)

Full STEAM ahead with Nancy Dickinson! These workships will demonstrate the foundtions of science, technology & engineering.Registration required. Children must wear masksOpen to Ridgewood Library Cardholders in Grades 3-5

or call 201-670-5600.
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Morning Stories. Ridgewood Library Cardholder. all ages (Onsite), 10:30-11am
10:30am
Morning Stories. Ridgewood Library Cardholder. all ages (Onsite), 10:30-11am
Thursday, Dec. 30, 10:30am
(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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Read to a Dog - ONSITE
4:00pm
 Read to a Dog - ONSITE
Thursday, Dec. 30, 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 - ONSITE
4:15pm
 Read to a Dog - ONSITE
Thursday, Dec. 30, 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 - ONSITE
4:30pm
 Read to a Dog - ONSITE
Thursday, Dec. 30, 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

or call 201-670-5600.
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Read to a Dog - ONSITE
4:45pm
 Read to a Dog - ONSITE
Thursday, Dec. 30, 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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