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Thursday, June 25, 2015
4 p.m.Wildlife Superheroes
Have you ever wondered why some of our most popular superheroes are often named after animals? Spiderman, Batman, and Aquaman all share traits with their particular animal namesake whether it be great strength, great stealth, or the ability to live underwater. A visit by a New Canaan Nature Center naturalist will give participants an up close look at several creatures with an array of “super” qualities that makes each a “wildlife superhero” in its own right. Come discover the story behind an a…
Riverside LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Friday, June 26, 2015
10 a.m.Bridge Club
Are you a Bridge buff? Put on your game face and show off your best plays. Join the fun and meet new friends! All players welcome!
Riverside LibraryAdults
12 noonLunchtime Play!
Monday through Friday from 12:00 to 2:00, the upstairs community room is open for lunchtime play. Toys will be available to play with while you and your little ones eat lunch.
Riverside LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Families,
Children
Saturday, June 27, 2015
10 a.m.Riverside Knitting Circle
Do you like to Knit? Crochet? Embroider? Whatever your passion, gather and socialize with others who share your interest, and perhaps pick-up a few tips and tricks as you work your own creations! Please bring your sewing supplies. Instructors available. Teens welcome!!
Riverside LibraryAdults,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
10 a.m.Board Games
A variety of board games for all ages and abilities will be provided for a morning of fun.
Riverside LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Children
12 noonBuild It: Straws & Connectors
What can you build? Demonstrate your engineering skills and creativity with straws and connectors.
Riverside LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
1 p.m.Music @NYPL presents Choro Down Neck
Choro Down Neck performs a variety of Brazilian popular styles, including choro, choro-samba, samba, bossa nova, and forro. Never heard of choro? Well, once you hear it, you'll never go back. The Brazilian choro has something for everyone; poignant, delicious, 19th-century harmonies combined with Afrocentric, syncopated rhythms reminiscent of ragtime and early American jazz; exquisite, exciting, and often virtuosic melodies, and the interlocking rhythms of the classical guitar and pandeiro. Th…
Riverside LibraryAdults
Monday, June 29, 2015
10 a.m.Connecting to the Cloud
Learn all about the Cloud; what it is and how you use it. Caption Prerequisites: Internet for Beginners
Riverside LibraryAdults
12 noonLunchtime Play!
Monday through Friday from 12:00 to 2:00, the upstairs community room is open for lunchtime play. Toys will be available to play with while you and your little ones eat lunch.
Riverside LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Families,
Children
3 p.m.Adventures of Captain Cocoa
A Summer Reading Kick-Off Celebration. Where our super hero Captain Cocoa learns everyone can be a hero and help keep the planet healthy. Presented by Central Park Zoo for children ages 4 and older.
Riverside LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tuesday, June 30, 2015
10:15 a.m.Toddler Story Time
Toddlers from 18 months to 3 years old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories and action songs, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood. Seating is limited to 30 children and tickets are distributed outside prior to the library's opening at 10:00. Your child must be present to collect a ticket. Come early for a spot!
Riverside LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
10:30 a.m.Bridge Club
Are you a Bridge buff? Put on your game face and show off your best plays. Join the fun and meet new friends! All players welcome!
Riverside LibraryAdults
11 a.m.Conversational Sign Language Workshop
Conversational signing is also known as "Signed English" and differs from American Sign Language (ASL) in sentence structure and complexity. This workshop consists of six (6) sessions and is designed to be a fun and relaxed way of learning of basic coversational signs that can be tailored to the interests of the group and used in everyday communication. Please Note: This workshop is limited to 8 participants. Please sign up at the Riverside Information Desk or call (212) 870-1810
Riverside LibraryAdults
12 noonLunchtime Play!
Monday through Friday from 12:00 to 2:00, the upstairs community room is open for lunchtime play. Toys will be available to play with while you and your little ones eat lunch.
Riverside LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Families,
Children
2 p.m.StayWell Exercise for Seniors
Join us for a free StayWell Exercise session designed for seniors. All participants must sign waiver before they join in. Please wear loose, comfortable clothing. Bring a yoga mat or beach towel. Call or stop by for futher details.
Riverside LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wednesday, July 1, 2015
3:30 p.m.Book Discussion: "Me Before You".
The Riverside Book Discussion Group will meet to discuss Me Before You by Jojo Moyes. They had nothing in common until love gave them everything to lose. Louisa Clark is an ordinary girl living an exceedingly ordinary life--steady boyfriend, close family--who has never been farther afield than their tiny village. She takes a badly needed job working for ex-Master of the Universe Will Traynor, who is wheelchair bound after a motorcycle accident.
Riverside LibraryAdults
Tuesday, July 7, 2015
11 a.m.Conversational Sign Language Workshop
Conversational signing is also known as "Signed Englis" and differs from the American Sign Language (ASL) in sentence structure and complexity. The workshop consists of six (6) sessions designed to be a fun and relaxed way of learning basic conversational signs that can be tailored to the interests of the group and used in every day communincation. Please note: This workshop is limited to 8 participants. Please sign up at the Riverside Branch Information Desk or call (212) 870- 1810
Riverside LibraryAdults
Saturday, July 18, 2015
1 p.m.Instant Shakespeare Company
The Instant Shakespeare Company presents a reading of William Shakespeare's, "The Tragedie of Anthony & Cleopatra".
Riverside LibraryAdults,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
3 p.m.Making Comics 101
A rundown on today's comics industry and what you need to get a comic book made. Basic character design, themes, targeting audiences, genres, scripting , writing, drawing, inking and printing will be touched upon as teens create their own premise and story 'bible' en route to creating their very own comic! Presented by Ivan Velez. For ages 12 to 18 years old.
Riverside LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wednesday, August 5, 2015
3:30 p.m.Book Discussion: "NW".
The Riverside Book Discussion Group will meet to discuss NW by Zadie Smith. This is the story of a city. The northwest corner of a city. Here you’ll find guests and hosts, those with power and those without it, people who live somewhere special and others who live nowhere at all. And many people in between. Every city is like this. Cheek-by-jowl living. Separate worlds.
Riverside LibraryAdults
Saturday, August 15, 2015
1 p.m.Instant Shakespeare Company
The Instant Shakespeare Company presents a reading of William Shakespeare's, "Measure for Measure".
Riverside LibraryAdults,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
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