Join us for upcoming events, classes and programs at Ridgewood Public Library.
 Limit by event type:
Cut That Cable (Virt
Saturday, Jun. 26, 11am-12pm
Free/RW; $5/Visitors
Cut 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 library's collection? And what's the best way to save money by cable cutting?
Class will be held virtualy via Zoom, with the link being sent out prior to the class.
Monday, Jul. 12, 7-8:30pm
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 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 your Excel data.
In order to make sure we can better tailor the class to the students, we ask that everyone take the Northstar Microsoft Excel Assessment Module. If you have any questions, please contact Elias at erosner@ridgewoodlibrary.org or call 201-670-5600x130
Class will be taught using Excel 2019 on Windows 10. If your version of Excel is older than 2013 or do not have access to it on your personal computer but still wish to take the class, please contact the library at 201-670-5600x130 or email ask@ridgewoodlibrary.org.
Thursday, Jul. 15, 4-6pm
Create a loom from scratch and learn how to use it in this two part MakerSpace workshop. During the first class (7/15), you will build your looms and during the second (7/22), you will learn how to use it. Hands on and fun for the whole family. Best of all, the program will be in person in the Ridgewood Library Auditorum.

Space is limited. All groups can have a maximum of 4 people, with a maximum of three looms per group. Groups can be family or a pod of friends. Only one person from each group needs to register. There is one registration list for both parts of the workshop. Anyone under the age of 14 must have an adult with them for the program. 

Cost: $5 per LOOM.
Thursday, Jul. 15, 5-6pm
Learn the basics and then book a practice session in our Livestream Lab. Perfect for small businesses, community groups or personal branding.

Program is virtual. Zoom link will be sent out prior to the class start.
Cut That Cable (Virt
Saturday, Jul. 17, 11am-12pm
Free/RW; $5/Visitors
Cut 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 library's collection? And what's the best way to save money by cable cutting?
Class will be held virtualy via Zoom, with the link being sent out prior to the class.
Thursday, Jul. 22, 4-6pm
Create a loom from scratch and learn how to use it in this two part MakerSpace workshop. During the first class (7/15), you will build your looms and during the second (7/22), you will learn how to use it. Hands on and fun for the whole family. Best of all, the program will be in person in the Ridgewood Library Auditorum.

Space is limited. All groups can have a maximum of 4 people, with a maximum of three looms per group. Groups can be family or a pod of friends. Only one person from each group needs to register. There is one registration list for both parts of the workshop. Anyone under the age of 14 must have an adult with them for the program. 

Cost: $5 per LOOM.
Wednesday, Aug. 4, 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 references, charts, page & printing layouts, and intermediate functions.
In order to make sure you are placed correctly, we ask that all students take the Northstar Microsoft Excel Assessment Module. A passing score is at least 85%. If you have any questions, please contact Elias at erosner@ridgewoodlibrary.org or call 201-670-5600x130
Class will be taught using Excel 2019 on Windows 10. If your version of Excel is older than 2013 or do not have access to it on your personal computer but still wish to take the class, please contact the library at 201-670-5600x130 or email ask@ridgewoodlibrary.org
Cut That Cable (Virt
Saturday, Aug. 7, 11am-12pm
Free/RW; $5/Visitors
Cut 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 library's collection? And what's the best way to save money by cable cutting?
Class will be held virtualy via Zoom, with the link being sent out prior to the class.
Thursday, Aug. 12, 11am-12pm
Learn the basics and then book a practice session in our Livestream Lab. Perfect for small businesses, community groups or personal branding.
Program is virtual. Zoom link will be sent out prior to the class start.
Friday, Aug. 13, 1-2:30pm
Free/RW; $5/Visitors
Word 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 the class to the students, we ask that everyone take the Northstar Microsoft Word Assessment Module. If you have any questions, please contact Elias at erosner@ridgewoodlibrary.org or call 201-670-5600x130
Class will be taught using Word 2019 on Windows 10. If your version of Word is older than 2013 or do not have access to it on your personal computer, please contact the library at 201-670-5600x130 or email ask@ridgewoodlibrary.org.
Internet Genealogy
Thursday, Sep. 23, 6:30pm
Genealogy Tech Class
Thursday September 23 from 6:30-8

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 research.  He will then go onto the Internet and show you how to find those records, family information and known and unknown relatives.

Laptop or tablet is not necessary, but be prepared to take notes.

Registration required.  Class fee is $5 for Ridgewood residents and GSBC members; $10 for visitors.

Questions?  Contact Sarah Kiefer at 201-670-5600 x135 or skiefer@ridgewoodlibrary.org Sponsored by Genealogical Society of Bergen County.
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