Join us for upcoming events, classes and programs at Ridgewood Public Library.
 Limit by event type:
Friday, May 7, 10:30am (Fridays, April 16, 23, 30, May 3 & 14, 10:30am )
Join us for a five week session: Virtual for Story & Craft for your 4-5 year old preschooler
Open to Ridgewood Library/KidsCard holders ages 4-5
Craft materials will be available for pick up at the Library one week prior to the class
 
Friday, May 7, 4:00 pm
Crafters unite. Stop by the library and pick up a DIY Teen Take Out Kit. Then watch Ms. Justin video tutorial. While supplies last.
Video tutorial available on Teen Website @ 4pm. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.
Saturday, May 8, 10:30am
Join Auntie Claudia, Ms Theresa and Ms Robin for this fun Mother's Day Themed Storytime
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Monday, May 10, 10:30am (April 12, 19, 26, May 3 & 10, 10:30am)
Join us for a five week session: Virtual for songs, stories and fingerplay to enjoy with your baby
Open to Ridgewood Library/KidsCard holders ages birth-18 months
 
Meditation and Balan
Monday, May 10, 12:00 pm (May 10, 13, 17, 20, 24, & 27, 12 p.m.)
Jason Mazar-Kelly (YogiJay) is back for more meditation and balance. Join us on Mondays and Thursdays at noon to reset your day. Register for a Zoom Invitation or contact Kerri for more information: kwallace@ridgewoodlibrary.org. Sponsored by Friends of the Ridgewood Public Library.
GSBC Extra!  Stitche
Monday, May 10, 2:00pm
While quilts have decorated our beds and kept us warm for two centuries, they also tell the stories about our families and our communities.  This slide lecture features quilts selected for the Bergen County Quilt and Coverlet Show (which is postponed).   Genealogy helps us understand the quilts and quilts can enrich our genealogy. Peggy Norris is a member of the Genealogical Society of Bergen County, American Quilt Study Group and Brownstone Quilters.
GSBC Extra Event
2-3:30pm
Registration required:  https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/5485794878308520975
Questions? Contact Sarah Kiefer 201-670-5600 x135 or skiefer@ridgewoodlibrary.org Sponsored by Genealogical Society of Bergen County.
Monday, May 10, 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 .
Monday, May 10, 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 .
Reel Voices: Linda R
Monday, May 10, 7:00pm

Virtual Screening: 7:00pm
(2019; US; PG-13; 1h35m) Musical biography of the iconic artist whose extraordinary vocal range and ambition created unforgettable songs across rock, pop, country, folk ballads, American standards, classic Mexican music and soul.
NO SPEAKER


Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88471993835?pwd=dnRNUjlVU3FFNEtLRlJ6ZDFiQUcwUT09

Meeting ID: 884 7199 3835
Passcode: 011879


Questions, Roberta: RPanjwani@ridgewoodlibarary.org

Sponsored by Friends of the Library .
Tuesday, May 11, 9:30-11:00AM (March 16, 18, 23, 25, April 6,8, 13, 15, 20, 22, 27, 29, May 4, 6, 11, 13, 9:30-11:00AM)

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

Tuesday, May 11, 10:30am (Tuesdays, April 13, 20, 27, May 4 & 11, 10:30am)
Join us for a five week session: Virtual for songs, stories and fingerplay to enjoy with your Toddler
Open to Ridgewood Library/KidsCard holders ages 18 months-2.5 years
 
Tuesday, May 11, 1:00-2:15pm (Tuesdays, March 16, 23, April 6, 13, 20, 27, May 4, 11, 1:00-2:15PM)
Would you like to read a book together? Join us for a weekly discussion. This is for intermediate/advanced-level students.*
Tuesdays, 1:00-2:15pm
March 16, 23, April 6, 13, 20, 27, May 4, 11
*Registration is open to currently enrolled ESL students.
**Registration is required for Zoom invitation.
Questions, please contact:
Victoria Hilditch, ESL Coordinator
vhilditch@ridgewoodlibrary.org
Tuesday, May 11, 4:00
For readers and pre-readers in Pre-K through grade 5 who wish to practice their reading skills by reading to a lovable therapy dog. Pre-readers must be able to explain the events happening in a story book, even if they are unable to read the words. The child can choose to have a 15-minute virtual or in person private sitting with the animal.
Please note: for virtual appointments parents will receive a Zoom link to access the session. (Details will be emailed prior to event.)
Tuesday, May 11, 4:00pm (Tuesdays, Oct 13, Nov 10, Dec 8, Jan 12, Feb 9, March 9, April 13, May 11, June 14, 4:00pm)
Join us via Zoom. Book information will be sent to students prior to the first meeting
For Ridgewood 2nd grade students
A Zoom link will be sent to registered participants the morning of the program
 
Tuesday, May 11, 4-5 pm
Grades 3-9. Tuesdays and Thursdays, 4-5pm. Get help from top RHS student volunteers. Register for a (1) one hour appointment with a volunteer on days offered. Please specify grade and subject upon registration. Questions? Contact Justin Kontonicolaou, YA Librarian, 201-670-5600, ext. 112 or jkontonicolaou@ridgewoodlibrary.org. (Details and Zoom meeting link will be emailed after registration and the day of program). Sponsored by The Friends of the Library .
Tuesday, May 11, 4-5 pm
Grades 3-9. Tuesdays and Thursdays, 4-5pm. Get help from top RHS student volunteers. Register for a (1) one hour appointment with a volunteer on days offered. Please specify grade and subject upon registration. Questions? Contact Justin Kontonicolaou, YA Librarian, 201-670-5600, ext. 112 or jkontonicolaou@ridgewoodlibrary.org. (Details and Zoom meeting link will be emailed after registration and the day of program). Sponsored by The Friends of the Library .
Tuesday, May 11, 4-5 pm
Grades 3-9. Tuesdays and Thursdays, 4-5pm. Get help from top RHS student volunteers. Register for a (1) one hour appointment with a volunteer on days offered. Please specify grade and subject upon registration. Questions? Contact Justin Kontonicolaou, YA Librarian, 201-670-5600, ext. 112 or jkontonicolaou@ridgewoodlibrary.org. (Details and Zoom meeting link will be emailed after registration and the day of program). Sponsored by The Friends of the Library .
Tuesday, May 11, 4-5 pm
Grades 3-9. Tuesdays and Thursdays, 4-5pm. Get help from top RHS student volunteers. Register for a (1) one hour appointment with a volunteer on days offered. Please specify grade and subject upon registration. Questions? Contact Justin Kontonicolaou, YA Librarian, 201-670-5600, ext. 112 or jkontonicolaou@ridgewoodlibrary.org. (Details and Zoom meeting link will be emailed after registration and the day of program). Sponsored by The Friends of the Library .
Tuesday, May 11, 4-5pm
NEW DAY OF THE WEEK. NOW ON TUESDAYS AT 4PM 
Registration required. Want to practice your Spanish conversational skills? Join fellow Spanish-language students in this World 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.
Tuesday, May 11, 4:00 pm
Join us in rereading (or reading for the first time!) our recent YA favorites before some exciting new releases. Then tune in for Ms. Rosa’s video discussion about each section.  May 11: Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo, Chapters 1-21
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