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TimeEventLocationAudience
Saturday, August 29, 2015
2:30 p.m. We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: Riverdale Library- August 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
Monday, August 31, 2015
10:15 a.m. Books on Blankets
Come join us as we share some stories on the front lawn!
Riverdale LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
2 p.m.Words With Friends: Scrabble at Riverdale
If words work you up and crossword puzzles keep you going, come to Riverdale and share your passion with you friends every Tuesday afternoon for a lively game of Scrabble.
Riverdale LibraryAdults
Wednesday, September 16, 2015
1 p.m.Book Discussion Group: A Spool of Blue Thread by Anne Tyler
The Riverdale Branch Library meets the third Wednesday of every month @ 1:00 p.m. This month the group will be discussing A Spool of Blue Thread by Anne Tyler 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, October 15, 2015
6 p.m.Avoiding Scams and Fraud
Statistics show that criminals scam victims out of billions of dollars every year using various types of fraudulent activities. Avoid becoming a victim yourself. Learn how to recognize the tricks of a con artist and the tell-tale warning signs of a scam. Presented by Jay Stevens.
Riverdale LibraryAdults
Wednesday, October 21, 2015
1 p.m.Book Discussion Group: Lila by Marilynne Robinson
The Riverdale Branch Library meets the third Wednesday of every month @ 1:00 p.m. This month the group will be discussing Lila by Marilynne Robinson 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
Wednesday, November 4, 2015
4 p.m.Gross Biology
Through the Gross Biology series, discover what’s inside of them, how their body works hard to keep them healthy and why it is important for each one of us to make healthy choices. Ages 4 and up. Presented by Children's Museum of Manhattan.
Riverdale LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wednesday, November 18, 2015
1 p.m. Book Discussion Group: The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History by Elizabeth Kolbert
The Riverdale Branch Library meets the third Wednesday of every month @ 1:00 p.m. This month the group will be discussing The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History by Elizabeth Kolbert 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
4 p.m.Gross Biology
Through the Gross Biology series, discover what’s inside of them, how their body works hard to keep them healthy and why it is important for each one of us to make healthy choices. Ages 4 and up. Presented by Children's Museum of Manhattan.
Riverdale LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tuesday, November 24, 2015
4 p.m.Manga Drawing Workshop
Do you have the next manga series ready to pour through your fingertips? Join Ivan Velez and learn how to draw your own characters, plot your stories, and more! All materials will be provided. For ages 12 to 18 years old.
Riverdale LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wednesday, November 25, 2015
4 p.m.Gross Biology
Through the Gross Biology series, discover what’s inside of them, how their body works hard to keep them healthy and why it is important for each one of us to make healthy choices. Ages 4 and up. Presented by Children's Museum of Manhattan.
Riverdale LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wednesday, December 16, 2015
1 p.m. Book Discussion Group: The Boys in The Boat by Daniel James Brown
The Riverdale Branch Library meets the third Wednesday of every month @ 1:00 p.m. This month the group will be discussing The Boys in The Boat by Daniel James Brown 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
Wednesday, January 20, 2016
1 p.m. Book Discussion Group: The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
The Riverdale Branch Library meets the third Wednesday of every month @ 1:00 p.m. This month the group will be discussing The Book Thief by Markus Zusak 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
Wednesday, February 17, 2016
1 p.m. Book Discussion Group: Fences by August Wilson
The Riverdale Branch Library meets the third Wednesday of every month @ 1:00 p.m. This month the group will be discussing Fences by August Wilson. 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
Wednesday, March 16, 2016
1 p.m. Book Discussion Group: Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng
The Riverdale Branch Library meets the third Wednesday of every month @ 1:00 p.m. This month the group will be discussing Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng 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
Wednesday, April 20, 2016
1 p.m.Book Discussion Group: Chronicle of a Death Foretold by Gabriel Garcia-Marquez
The Riverdale Branch Library meets the third Wednesday of every month @ 1:00 p.m. This month the group will be discussing Chronicle of A Death Foretold by Gabriel Garcia-Marquez 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
Wednesday, May 18, 2016
1 p.m.Book Discussion Group: Astonish Me by Maggie Shipstead
The Riverdale Branch Library meets the third Wednesday of every month @ 1:00 p.m. This month the group will be discussing Astonish Me by Maggie Shipstead 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
Wednesday, June 15, 2016
1 p.m.Book Discussion Group: The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion
The Riverdale Branch Library meets the third Wednesday of every month @ 1:00 p.m. This month the group will be discussing The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion 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
Wednesday, July 20, 2016
1 p.m. Book Discussion Group: A Girls is a Half-Formed Thing by Eimar McBride
The Riverdale Branch Library meets the third Wednesday of every month @ 1:00 p.m. This month the group will be discussing A Girld is a Half-Formed Thing by Eimar McBride 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
Wednesday, August 17, 2016
1 p.m.Book Discussion Group: The Wright Brothers by David G. McCullough
The Riverdale Branch Library meets the third Wednesday of every month @ 1:00 p.m. This month the group will be discussing The Wright Brothers by David G. McCullough 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

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