Join us for upcoming events, classes and programs at Ridgewood Public Library!
 Limit by event type:
Wednesday, Oct. 21, 7:00-8:30pm (Wednesdays 10/14, 10/21, 10/28, 11/11, 11/18, 12/2, 12/9, 12/16, 7:00-8:30pm)

This class explores creative expression through various cultural lenses.
Intermediate/advanced level
Wednesdays 7:00-8:30pm
October 14, 21, 28, November 11, 18, December 2, 9, 16
Questions:  Please contact Victoria Schnure at vschnure@ridgewoodlibrary.org 
*Classes open ONLY to students currently registered in the 2020-21 ESL program.
**Registration is required for Zoom invitation.

Wednesday, Oct. 21, 10:30am
Join us for a five week session: Virtual for Stories, songs and fingerplay to enjoy with your Tyke
Open to Ridgewood Library/KidsCard holders ages 2.5-4 years

 
Wednesday, Oct. 21, 1:30-2:30PM (10/14, 10/21, 10/28, 11/11, 11/18, 12/2, 12/9, 12/16, 1:30-2:30PM)

Have a blast with this weekly group & get hooked on conversation.
All levels welcome.
Wednesdays 1:30-2:30pm
October 14, 21, 28, November 11, 18, December 2, 9, 16
Questions:  Please contact Victoria Hilditch at vhilditch@ridgewoodlibrary.org 
*Classes open ONLY to students currently registered in the 2020-21 ESL program.
**Registration is required for Zoom invitation.

Wednesday, Oct. 21, 4:00 pm
For readers and pre-readers, schedule a one-to-one reading session with one of our teen volunteers. An RPL staff member will monitor a 30 minute reading session. Please note: parents will receive a Zoom link to access the session. (Details and Zoom meeting link will be emailed after registration and the day of program). Sponsored by The Friends of the Library .
Wednesday, Oct. 21, 4:00 pm (Wednesdays, October 7, 14, 21 & 28, @ 4 pm )

Video tutorial available on Teen Website @ 4pm. This month's topic: 3D Coded Art with Tinkercad

Wednesday, Oct. 21, 4-5pm (October 14, 21, 28, Nov 4, 11, 18, Dec 2, 9, 16, & Jan 6, 2021)

Registration required. Want to practice your Spanish conversational skills? Join fellow Spanish-language students in this World Languagé Cafe series led by a Spanish-speaking volunteer. Our volunteer will guide participants in an hour of casual, basic, and engaging conversational Spanish for adults.
Contact Elias for more information: erosner@ridgewoodlibrary.org.

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

Wednesday, Oct. 21, 4:30 pm
For readers and pre-readers, schedule a one-to-one reading session with one of our teen volunteers. An RPL staff member will monitor a 30 minute reading session. Please note: parents will receive a Zoom link to access the session. (Details and Zoom meeting link will be emailed after registration and the day of program). Sponsored by The Friends of the Library .
Wednesday, Oct. 21, 7pm
Pick up a kit with all necessary materials to make styrofoam pumpkins. Then join us for a Zoom meeting to make the pumpkins together.

Free Ridgewood/$5 Visitors.

Registration is required for Zoom link.

Kits available at the Reference Desk starting October 12.

Questions? Elizabeth: egaidimas@ridgewoodlibrary.org
Wednesday, Oct. 21, 7:00pm

Join us via Zoom. A link will be sent the morning of the event.
Now 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 the Northwest Bergen Senior Center in Midland Park, for a review of costs and options using
medicare.gov.

 

Thursday, Oct. 22, 9:30-11:00am (10/13, 10/15, 10/20, 10/22, 10/27, 10/29, 11/10, 11/12, 11/17, 11/19, 12/1, 12/3, 12/8, 12/10, 12/15, 12/17, 9:30-11:00am)

This class concentrates on the essentials of reading, writing, speaking, and listening.
Advanced beginner/low intermediate level
Tuesdays & Thursdays 9:30-11:00am
October 13, 15, 20, 22, 27, 29, November 10, 12, 17, 19, December 1, 3, 8, 10, 15, 17
Questions:  Please contact Victoria Schnure at vschnure@ridgewoodlibrary.org 
*Classes open ONLY to students currently registered in the 2020-21 ESL program.
**Registration is required for Zoom invitation.

Thursday, Oct. 22, 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.
Great Decisions Disc
Thursday, Oct. 22, 12:30-2pm (2/27/2020, 3/26/2020, 9/24/2020, 10/22/2020, 11/19/2020, 12/17/2020)
Foreign Policy Association's Great Decisions Group, a monthly member led discussion group.
Thursday, September 24, 12:30-2:00pm
Registration is required for Zoom invitation.

Watch the FPA film before the discussion - U.S. Relations with the Northern Triangle
For additional information, please contact Victoria Hilditch - vhilditch@ridgewoodlibrary.org

About Great Decisions
Member-led world affairs discussion group sponsored by the Foreign Policy Association.  The group meets once a month to discuss readings from the 2020 Great Decisions Briefing book. Registration & purchase of 2020 Briefing Book is required.
Thursday, Oct. 22, 4:00-5:00 pm
Grades 3-9. Tuesdays and Thursdays, 4-5pm. Get help from top RHS student volunteers. Register for a one (1) hour appointment with a volunteer on days offered. Please specify grade and subject upon registration. Questions? Contact Justin Kontonicolaou, YA Librarian, 201-670-5600, ext. 112 or jkontonicolaou@ridgewoodlibrary.org. (Details and Zoom meeting link will be emailed after registration and the day of program). Sponsored by The Friends of the Library .
Thursday, Oct. 22, 4:00-5:00 pm
Grades 3-9. Tuesdays and Thursdays, 4-5pm. Get help from top RHS student volunteers. Register for a one (1) hour appointment with a volunteer on days offered. Please specify grade and subject upon registration. Questions? Contact Justin Kontonicolaou, YA Librarian, 201-670-5600, ext. 112 or jkontonicolaou@ridgewoodlibrary.org. (Details and Zoom meeting link will be emailed after registration and the day of program). Sponsored by The Friends of the Library .
Thursday, Oct. 22, 4:00-5:00 pm
Grades 3-9. Tuesdays and Thursdays, 4-5pm. Get help from top RHS student volunteers. Register for a one (1) hour appointment with a volunteer on days offered. Please specify grade and subject upon registration. Questions? Contact Justin Kontonicolaou, YA Librarian, 201-670-5600, ext. 112 or jkontonicolaou@ridgewoodlibrary.org. (Details and Zoom meeting link will be emailed after registration and the day of program). Sponsored by The Friends of the Library .
Thursday, Oct. 22, 4:00-5:00 pm
Grades 3-9. Tuesdays and Thursdays, 4-5pm. Get help from top RHS student volunteers. Register for a one (1) hourappointment with a volunteer on days offered. Please specify grade and subject upon registration. Questions? Contact Justin Kontonicolaou, YA Librarian, 201-670-5600, ext. 112 or jkontonicolaou@ridgewoodlibrary.org. (Details and Zoom meeting link will be emailed after registration and the day of program). Sponsored by The Friends of the Library .
Thursday, Oct. 22, 4:00pm (Thursdays, October 22, November 19, December 17, January 21, February 18, March 18, April 15, May 20, June 17, 4:00pm)
Join us via Zoom. Book information will be sent to students prior to the first meeting
For Ridgewood 3rd grade students
A Zoom link will be sent to registered participants the morning of the program
 
Thursday, Oct. 22, 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 with the animal.
Please note: parents will receive a Zoom link to access the session. (Details will be emailed prior to event.)
Thursday, Oct. 22, 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 with the animal.
Please note: parents will receive a Zoom link to access the session. (Details will be emailed prior to event.)
Thursday, Oct. 22, 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 with the animal.
Please note: parents will receive a Zoom link to access the session. (Details will be emailed prior to event.)
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