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TimeEventLocationAudience
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
11:30 a.m.Toddler Story Time-- May
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
3:30 p.m.Afternoon Adventures
Children ages three to eight years old are encouraged to come and enjoy a minute multi-activity story-time. In the program, children will read picture book stories and create an exciting craft.
Riverdale LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Saturday, May 30, 2015
12 noonTeen Book Review Club
Need Community service hours? Come into the Riverdale branch library and be apart of out Teen Book Reviewer Club. Students ages 12-18 may come in and do YA book reviews for community service hours.
Riverdale LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
2:30 p.m.We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: Riverdale Library- May 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, June 1, 2015
2 p.m. Riverdale Knitting Circle
Gather with other knitters, and perhaps pick up a few tips and tricks as you work on your own creations.
Riverdale LibraryAdults
Tuesday, June 2, 2015
11:30 a.m. Toddler Story Time-- June
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
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, June 3, 2015
11:30 a.m.Musica/Music
Children are immersed in the richness of the Spanish language as they participate in lively educational songs and typical rhymes and movements. Two native musicians guide students through using call and response techniques, visual aids, instruments and more. Best for children ages 0 to 3 years old with parent/caregiver. Presented by Mi Manzana.
Riverdale LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
4 p.m.The Super Hero in All of Us
A Summer Reading Kick-Off Celebration. Presto Pete, Incredulous Chris and the audience perform a number of feats similar to the fictional superheroes we all know and love, and at the same time impart important lessons on how these fictional characters can become real life inspirations. For children of all ages.
Riverdale LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
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
Monday, June 8, 2015
2 p.m. Riverdale Knitting Circle
Gather with other knitters, and perhaps pick up a few tips and tricks as you work on your own creations.
Riverdale LibraryAdults
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
11:30 a.m. Toddler Story Time-- June
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
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, June 10, 2015
11:30 a.m.Musica/Music
Children are immersed in the richness of the Spanish language as they participate in lively educational songs and typical rhymes and movements. Two native musicians guide students through using call and response techniques, visual aids, instruments and more. Best for children ages 0 to 3 years old with parent/caregiver. Presented by Mi Manzana.
Riverdale LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
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
Monday, June 15, 2015
2 p.m. Riverdale Knitting Circle
Gather with other knitters, and perhaps pick up a few tips and tricks as you work on your own creations.
Riverdale LibraryAdults
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
11:30 a.m. Toddler Story Time-- June
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
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, June 17, 2015
11:30 a.m.Musica/Music
Children are immersed in the richness of the Spanish language as they participate in lively educational songs and typical rhymes and movements. Two native musicians guide students through using call and response techniques, visual aids, instruments and more. Best for children ages 0 to 3 years old with parent/caregiver. Presented by Mi Manzana.
Riverdale LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
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
Monday, June 22, 2015
2 p.m. Riverdale Knitting Circle
Gather with other knitters, and perhaps pick up a few tips and tricks as you work on your own creations.
Riverdale LibraryAdults
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
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, June 24, 2015
11:30 a.m.Musica/Music
Children are immersed in the richness of the Spanish language as they participate in lively educational songs and typical rhymes and movements. Two native musicians guide students through using call and response techniques, visual aids, instruments and more. Best for children ages 0 to 3 years old with parent/caregiver. Presented by Mi Manzana.
Riverdale LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
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
Monday, June 29, 2015
2 p.m. Riverdale Knitting Circle
Gather with other knitters, and perhaps pick up a few tips and tricks as you work on your own creations.
Riverdale LibraryAdults
Tuesday, June 30, 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
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
Tuesday, July 7, 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
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, July 8, 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, July 9, 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, July 14, 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
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
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