Join us for upcoming events, classes and programs at Ridgewood Public Library.
 Limit by event type:
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, 9:30-11:00am
Oct 12, 19, 26, Nov 9, 16, 30, Dec 7, 14
*Registration is required.
Fee: $15/RW; $40/out of town per 8-week session
Questions, please contact:
Victoria Schnure, ESL Assistant Coordinator & Instructor
vschnure@ridgewoodlibrary.org
Tuesday, Oct. 26, 11am-1pm
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 Tuesday and Friday. Questions are limited to those that can be answered in under 20 minutes. If you have need for more time and would like one-on-one help, email ask@ridgewoodlibrary.org or call 201-670-5600x130 to schedule.

Please note: due to capacity limits, we may ask you to wait outside the room if you are not being actively helped. We thank you for your understanding and patience.
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, 1:00-2:15pm
October 12 - December 14 (No classes Nov. 2 and Nov. 23)
*Registration is required
Questions, please contact:
Victoria Hilditch, ESL Coordinator
vhilditch@ridgewoodlibrary.org
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 sitting with the animal.
 
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 sitting with the animal.
 
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 sitting with the animal.
 
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 sitting with the animal.
 
Tuesday, Oct. 26, 6-7pm
WLC Spanish is back, now on TUESDAYS AT 6PM
Registration 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 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, 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, CNM
Register here: https://www.valleyhealth.com/events/menopause-tis-season-0
Wednesday, Oct. 27, 7PM (Wednesday 9/29; Wednesday 10/27; Tuesday 11/30; Wednesday 12/29)
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. 
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, 7:00-8:30pm
Oct 13, 20, 27, Nov 10, 17, Dec 1, 8, 15
*Registration is required.
Fee: $15/RW; $40/out of town per 8-week session
Questions, please contact:
Victoria Schnure, ESL Assistant Coordinator & Instructor
vschnure@ridgewoodlibrary.org
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, 10:00-11:15am
October 13 - December 15 (No classes Nov. 3 and Nov. 24)
*Registration is required
Questions, please contact:
Victoria Hilditch, ESL Coordinator
vhilditch@ridgewoodlibrary.org
Wednesday, Oct. 27, 4:00pm
Conduct a science experiment with Ms Victoria
All children (and adults) must wear masks.
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. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library .
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.

Sponsored by The Friends of the Ridgewood Library.
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. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library .
Wednesday, Oct. 27, 7:00pm
Medicare Part D Prescription Plans - Time to Re-evaluate
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 reivew of costs and options using medicare.gov
A Zoom link will be sent to registered participants.
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, 9:30-11:00am
Oct 14, 21, 28, Nov 11, 18, Dec 2, 9, 16
*Registration is required.
Fee: $15/RW; $40/out of town per 8-week session
Questions, please contact:
Victoria Schnure, ESL Assistant Coordinator & Instructor
vschnure@ridgewoodlibrary.org
Morning Stories. Rid
Thursday, Oct. 28, 10:30 am (Thursdays, Sept 9, 23, 30, Oct 14, 28, Nov 4, Dec 9, 23, 30, 10:30am)
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.
 
Thursday, Oct. 28, 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=cWJWOGRMbmxiYUI5VnVLM3U4ZEpYQT09
Passcode: 934551

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