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TimeEventLocationAudience
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
11 a.m.E-Reader & Tablet Help @ the Riverdale Branch Library
Learn how to download free e-books from the New York Public Library. Get help on using your iPad, Kindle or other tablet or e-reader. First come, first served. Tuesdays @ 11:00 a.m. (some exceptions, please check the online calendar or branch calendar) *Tablet users need to know their device password to download apps. **Kindle users need to know their Amazon account username (e-mail address associated with account) and password.
Riverdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
11:30 a.m.Toddler Story Time-- April
Toddlers (walking to 36 months) and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, and fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood.
Riverdale LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
3:30 p.m.Afternoon Adventures
Children ages 3 to 8 years old are encouraged to come and enjoy a minute multi-activity story-time. In the program children will take pleasure in the listening of picture book stories, and creating an exciting craft
Riverdale LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
5:30 p.m. Reception: Art Without Borders
About The Exhibit Art is the great connector, as proven here in the stories about seven Eastern European female artists who share their immigration experience and their ways to acclimate themselves into American culture. These seven artists all work in different mediums; their shared experiences create a common thread, weaving their Eastern European roots into their American lifestyles. For the most part modern immigrants have succeeded in assimilating into mainstream American style and it’s…
Riverdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Businesspeople,
Adults
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
11:30 a.m.New Walkers Storytime
Babies that are just walking and their parents/caregivers can enjoy story-time with great books, lively songs, finger-play and meet other babies in the neighborhood! Hope to see you there!
Riverdale LibraryFamilies
2 p.m.One-on-One Computer Assistance
One-on-One Computer Assistance Come to the Riverdale branch and sit down with a Librarian for a 30 minute individualized computer appointment. Learn how to open a new e-mail account, save documents, browse the Internet, download NYPL e-books, etc. Make a list and ask questions. E-reader, tablet and smart phone users are welcome. Wednesdays, 2-4 p.m. by appointment only. Call 718-549-1212 .
Riverdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
3:30 p.m.Insects and Arachnids
Many people don't realize just how amazing insects can be! Did you know that insects can provide food? Did you know that insects are the largest grouping of animals we have? Come learn what makes an insect an insect by identifying certain species. We will also explore their relatives, the arachnids, to discover what's similar or different. Through the use of multimedia presentations and live ambassador animals, participants can understand the benefit of insects and spiders in our world. Recommen…
Riverdale LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thursday, April 23, 2015
11 a.m.Open Computer Lab @ Riverdale Branch Library
Attention new computer users: Come to the Riverdale Library and get assistance on using the computers. Do you need to learn how to open a free e-mail account or practice going online and exploring the Internet? How about learning how to save a document or copy and paste text? Come to this open lab and ask questions and learn from doing. First come, first served. Thursdays @ 11:00 a.m. (some exceptions, please check the online calendar or branch calendar). First come, first served.…
Riverdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
11:30 a.m.Baby Storytime Pre-Walkers
Babies from birth to walking and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs, and rhymes. Meet other babies in the neighborhood.
Riverdale LibraryParents/Caregivers
5 p.m.Music @NYPL presents: Metropolitan of Klezmer
Celebrating Immigrant Heritage Week A music celebration with Metropolitan Klezmer. They'll perform new and old regional and popular songs with Russian-Jewish roots. Featuring traditional and original instrumentals, and songs in Yiddish, Russian and English. Metropolitan Klezmer is hailed as “one of the finest American klezmer bands” by Songlines Magazine (UK). They perform an exhilarating range of musical treasure with astonishing agility and refreshing depth. Formed in 1994, this group of exc…
Riverdale LibraryAdults
Friday, April 24, 2015
11 a.m.Explorations of Color
This free art workshop taught by Miguel Cossio is for adults 55 and over. Participants in this art residency will experiment with color and light by working in various mediums such as pastel, watercolor and collage. Participants will explore the theory and science of mixing colors, creating new shades of colors (or hues), learn about cool and warm colors and how this affects our moods and emotions. Participants will work in various painting styles such as abstract, realism (still life) and sur…
Riverdale Library50+,
Adults
Saturday, April 25, 2015
2:30 p.m. We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: Riverdale Library- April 2015
We Are New York is an Emmy Award-winning half hour TV show created to help people practice English. Each story is about everyday situations, like going to the doctor or talking to your child's teacher. The characters speak slowly and clearly. Intermediate Level English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) learners will have the opportunity to learn Englishby watching We Are New York videos. Come to the library and meet other people who are practicing English, just like you. This program…
Riverdale LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
11:30 a.m.Toddler Story Time-- April
Toddlers (walking to 36 months) and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, and fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood.
Riverdale LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
3:30 p.m.Afternoon Adventures
Children ages 3 to 8 years old are encouraged to come and enjoy a minute multi-activity story-time. In the program children will take pleasure in the listening of picture book stories, and creating an exciting craft
Riverdale LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
2 p.m.One-on-One Computer Assistance
One-on-One Computer Assistance Come to the Riverdale branch and sit down with a Librarian for a 30 minute individualized computer appointment. Learn how to open a new e-mail account, save documents, browse the Internet, download NYPL e-books, etc. Make a list and ask questions. E-reader, tablet and smart phone users are welcome. Wednesdays, 2-4 p.m. by appointment only. Call 718-549-1212 .
Riverdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
4:30 p.m.New Walkers Storytime
Babies that are just walking and their parents/caregivers can enjoy story-time with great books, lively songs, finger-play and meet other babies in the neighborhood! Hope to see you there!
Riverdale LibraryFamilies
Thursday, April 30, 2015
11 a.m.Open Computer Lab @ Riverdale Branch Library
Attention new computer users: Come to the Riverdale Library and get assistance on using the computers. Do you need to learn how to open a free e-mail account or practice going online and exploring the Internet? How about learning how to save a document or copy and paste text? Come to this open lab and ask questions and learn from doing. First come, first served. Thursdays @ 11:00 a.m. (some exceptions, please check the online calendar or branch calendar). First come, first served.…
Riverdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tuesday, May 5, 2015
11 a.m.E-Reader & Tablet Help @ the Riverdale Branch Library
Drop in and learn how to download free e-books from the New York Public Library. Get help on using your iPad, Kindle or other tablet or e-reader. First come, first served. Tuesdays @ 11:00 a.m. (some exceptions, please check the online calendar or branch calendar) *Tablet users need to know their device password to download apps. **Kindle users need to know their Amazon account username (e-mail address associated with account) and password.
Riverdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wednesday, May 6, 2015
2 p.m.One-on-One Computer Assistance
One-on-One Computer Assistance Come to the Riverdale branch and sit down with a Librarian for a 30 minute individualized computer appointment. Learn how to open a new e-mail account, save documents, browse the Internet, download NYPL e-books, etc. Make a list and ask questions. E-reader, tablet and smart phone users are welcome. Wednesdays, 2-4 p.m. by appointment only. Call 718-549-1212 .
Riverdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Thursday, May 7, 2015
11 a.m.Open Computer Lab @ Riverdale Branch Library
Attention new computer users: Drop into the Riverdale Library and get assistance on using the computers. Do you need to learn how to open a free e-mail account or practice going online and exploring the Internet? How about learning how to save a document or copy and paste text? Come to this open lab and ask questions and learn from doing. First come, first served. Thursdays @ 11:00 a.m. (some exceptions, please check the online calendar or branch calendar). First come, first served.…
Riverdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Monday, May 11, 2015
2 p.m.Jewelry Making with Gwendolyn Lawson
This hand on class will teach basic jewelry making techniques. From an assortment of GLASS beads you will create your own style of earrings, bracelets and necklaces. Discover how easy it is to design and make your own jewelry. No experience is necessary. All materials and tools are provided. Gwendolyn Jenkins-Lawson is a New York City self-taught artisan. Her unique style of jewelry design combines different glass textures, textiles and wood. Ms. Jenkins-Lawson has her own line of handcrafted…
Riverdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
11 a.m.E-Reader & Tablet Help @ the Riverdale Branch Library
Drop in and learn how to download free e-books from the New York Public Library. Get help on using your iPad, Kindle or other tablet or e-reader. First come, first served. Tuesdays @ 11:00 a.m. (some exceptions, please check the online calendar or branch calendar) *Tablet users need to know their device password to download apps. **Kindle users need to know their Amazon account username (e-mail address associated with account) and password.
Riverdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wednesday, May 13, 2015
2 p.m.One-on-One Computer Assistance
One-on-One Computer Assistance Come to the Riverdale branch and sit down with a Librarian for a 30 minute individualized computer appointment. Learn how to open a new e-mail account, save documents, browse the Internet, download NYPL e-books, etc. Make a list and ask questions. E-reader, tablet and smart phone users are welcome. Wednesdays, 2-4 p.m. by appointment only. Call 718-549-1212 .
Riverdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Thursday, May 14, 2015
11 a.m.Open Computer Lab @ Riverdale Branch Library
Attention new computer users: Drop into the Riverdale Library and get assistance on using the computers. Do you need to learn how to open a free e-mail account or practice going online and exploring the Internet? How about learning how to save a document or copy and paste text? Come to this open lab and ask questions and learn from doing. First come, first served. Thursdays @ 11:00 a.m. (some exceptions, please check the online calendar or branch calendar). First come, first served.…
Riverdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
5:30 p.m.Music @NYPL presents Cady Finlayson
Join us for some spirited Irish music. Cady Finlayson offers a spirited fiddle show with a global twist, blending traditional Irish tunes with world rhythms and American folk music. She has performed in 33 states at venues including Carnegie Hall, Cleveland's State Theatre, Town Hall, and the Great Irish Fair. Her latest CD, "Irish Coffee" received a nomination for "Best Celtic CD of 2007" by the NAR lifestyle Awards. Cady performs both with her full band and as a duo with French guitarist Vita…
Riverdale LibraryAdults
Tuesday, May 19, 2015
11 a.m.E-Reader & Tablet Help @ the Riverdale Branch Library
Drop in and learn how to download free e-books from the New York Public Library. Get help on using your iPad, Kindle or other tablet or e-reader. First come, first served. Tuesdays @ 11:00 a.m. (some exceptions, please check the online calendar or branch calendar) *Tablet users need to know their device password to download apps. **Kindle users need to know their Amazon account username (e-mail address associated with account) and password.
Riverdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
1 p.m. Book Discussion Group: Nemesis by Philip Roth
The Riverdale Branch Library meets the third Wednesday of every month @ 1:00 p.m. This month the group will be discussing Nemesis by Philip Roth Book club participants must reserve copies of each title through the Library's catalog system. Reserve your copy by placing a hold online at www.nypl.org or visiting your local branch.
Riverdale LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers
2 p.m.One-on-One Computer Assistance
One-on-One Computer Assistance Come to the Riverdale branch and sit down with a Librarian for a 30 minute individualized computer appointment. Learn how to open a new e-mail account, save documents, browse the Internet, download NYPL e-books, etc. Make a list and ask questions. E-reader, tablet and smart phone users are welcome. Wednesdays, 2-4 p.m. by appointment only. Call 718-549-1212 .
Riverdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Thursday, May 21, 2015
11 a.m.Open Computer Lab @ Riverdale Branch Library
Attention new computer users: Drop into the Riverdale Library and get assistance on using the computers. Do you need to learn how to open a free e-mail account or practice going online and exploring the Internet? How about learning how to save a document or copy and paste text? Come to this open lab and ask questions and learn from doing. First come, first served. Thursdays @ 11:00 a.m. (some exceptions, please check the online calendar or branch calendar). First come, first served.…
Riverdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
5:30 p.m.Picturing Riverdale, A Community Photo Essay
Help the Riverdale Branch Library showcase the beauty of Riverdale. Those who live, work, learn, shop and play in the neighborhood are invited to participate. Participants are encouraged to submit up to three 8 x 10 digital photographs of the Riverdale community. Selected photographs will be featured in a gallery exhibition in the branch from May 21st through June 9th. The opening reception will be Thursday, May 21st at 5:30 p.m. Simple guidelines: Photographs have to be of the Riverd…
Riverdale LibraryAdults
Thursday, June 4, 2015
11 a.m.Open Computer Lab @ Riverdale Branch Library
Attention new computer users: Drop into the Riverdale Library and get assistance on using the computers. Do you need to learn how to open a free e-mail account or practice going online and exploring the Internet? How about learning how to save a document or copy and paste text? Come to this open lab and ask questions and learn from doing. First come, first served. Thursdays @ 11:00 a.m. (some exceptions, please check the online calendar or branch calendar). First come, first served.…
Riverdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Friday, June 5, 2015
11 a.m.Explorations of Color
This free art workshop taught by Miguel Cossio is for adults 55 and over. Participants in this art residency will experiment with color and light by working in various mediums such as pastel, watercolor and collage. Participants will explore the theory and science of mixing colors, creating new shades of colors (or hues), learn about cool and warm colors and how this affects our moods and emotions. Participants will work in various painting styles such as abstract, realism (still life) and sur…
Riverdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tuesday, June 9, 2015
11 a.m.E-Reader & Tablet Help @ the Riverdale Branch Library
Drop in and learn how to download free e-books from the New York Public Library. Get help on using your iPad, Kindle or other tablet or e-reader. First come, first served. Tuesdays @ 11:00 a.m. (some exceptions, please check the online calendar or branch calendar) *Tablet users need to know their device password to download apps. **Kindle users need to know their Amazon account username (e-mail address associated with account) and password.
Riverdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thursday, June 11, 2015
11 a.m.Open Computer Lab @ Riverdale Branch Library
Attention new computer users: Drop into the Riverdale Library and get assistance on using the computers. Do you need to learn how to open a free e-mail account or practice going online and exploring the Internet? How about learning how to save a document or copy and paste text? Come to this open lab and ask questions and learn from doing. First come, first served. Thursdays @ 11:00 a.m. (some exceptions, please check the online calendar or branch calendar). First come, first served.…
Riverdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Friday, June 12, 2015
11 a.m.Explorations of Color
This free art workshop taught by Miguel Cossio is for adults 55 and over. Participants in this art residency will experiment with color and light by working in various mediums such as pastel, watercolor and collage. Participants will explore the theory and science of mixing colors, creating new shades of colors (or hues), learn about cool and warm colors and how this affects our moods and emotions. Participants will work in various painting styles such as abstract, realism (still life) and sur…
Riverdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tuesday, June 16, 2015
11 a.m.E-Reader & Tablet Help @ the Riverdale Branch Library
Drop in and learn how to download free e-books from the New York Public Library. Get help on using your iPad, Kindle or other tablet or e-reader. First come, first served. Tuesdays @ 11:00 a.m. (some exceptions, please check the online calendar or branch calendar) *Tablet users need to know their device password to download apps. **Kindle users need to know their Amazon account username (e-mail address associated with account) and password.
Riverdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wednesday, June 17, 2015
1 p.m.Book Discussion Group: The Sense of An Ending by Julian Barnes
The Riverdale Branch Library meets the third Wednesday of every month @ 1:00 p.m. This month the group will be discussing The Sense of An Ending by Julian Barnes Book club participants must reserve copies of each title through the Library's catalog system. Reserve your copy by placing a hold online at www.nypl.org or visiting your local branch.
Riverdale LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers
Thursday, June 18, 2015
11 a.m.Open Computer Lab @ Riverdale Branch Library
Attention new computer users: Drop into the Riverdale Library and get assistance on using the computers. Do you need to learn how to open a free e-mail account or practice going online and exploring the Internet? How about learning how to save a document or copy and paste text? Come to this open lab and ask questions and learn from doing. First come, first served. Thursdays @ 11:00 a.m. (some exceptions, please check the online calendar or branch calendar). First come, first served.…
Riverdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tuesday, June 23, 2015
11 a.m.E-Reader & Tablet Help @ the Riverdale Branch Library
Drop in and learn how to download free e-books from the New York Public Library. Get help on using your iPad, Kindle or other tablet or e-reader. First come, first served. Tuesdays @ 11:00 a.m. (some exceptions, please check the online calendar or branch calendar) *Tablet users need to know their device password to download apps. **Kindle users need to know their Amazon account username (e-mail address associated with account) and password.
Riverdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thursday, June 25, 2015
11 a.m.Open Computer Lab @ Riverdale Branch Library
Attention new computer users: Drop into the Riverdale Library and get assistance on using the computers. Do you need to learn how to open a free e-mail account or practice going online and exploring the Internet? How about learning how to save a document or copy and paste text? Come to this open lab and ask questions and learn from doing. First come, first served. Thursdays @ 11:00 a.m. (some exceptions, please check the online calendar or branch calendar). First come, first served.…
Riverdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
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